The long awaited Xbox 360 price cut is now a reality - beginning tomorrow (August 8) the price of the games console will fall by up to $50.
Adrian Kingsley-Hughes sifts through the marketing hyperbole and casts his critical eye over the latest technological innovations to find out which products make the grade and which don't.
Adrian Kingsley-Hughes is an internationally published technology author who has devoted over a decade to helping users get the most from technology.
I began My Linux Experience back at the end of February and over the past five months I've managed to spend a fair bit of time dabbling and experimenting with a variety of Linux distros. Over these months I've learned a lot - a lot about Linux, a lot about the Linux community and a lot about myself and how I look at and interact with PCs.
Lenovo is to start offering Linux-powered notebooks as an alternative to Windows. This means that now two of the top three PC makers will have a Linux line.
Vista compatibility with legacy software wouldn't be so much of an issue if Virtual PC 2007 and users could run older versions of Windows on Vista PCs. The problem is that while Virtual PC 2007 is a reasonable virtualization environment given the price ($0), is a good arms reach away from being the product that it should be.
I'm always wary of stories labels as "true story" but if this is true, this guy really wanted an iPhone.
It's a fact of life that every company is looking for ways to cut costs in order to increase profit margins. One quick and easy way for companies to do this is to supply (and if the company is in the business of building PCs, fit) the cheapest and nastiest fasteners possible.
Virus Bulletin security certification body tested a number of antivirus software solutions for 64-bit versions of Windows Vista and discovered that security firms are struggling to provide satisfactory protection for the operating system and users.
So, Microsoft has announced that ad-supported copies of the Works suite will be made available within the next few months. While I'm no fan of having applications stuffed full of ads running on my PC, this could be a hit.
Yesterday the Consumer Protection Board in New York called on Apple to make it easier and less expensive for users to replace the iPhone's battery once it's comes to the end of its life.
It's the beginning of the end for the 20 year old technology.