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  • Opinion: Nintendo 3DS Price Slashed $80

    Nintendo 3DS retail price, come on down, you're the next contestant on "the price wasn't right, so we're slashing it." Yep, Nintendo's marking the 3DS down an astonishing $80—from $250 to $170—not six months after the "no-glasses 3D" handheld launched in the U.S. on March 27th. The new price goes into effect August 12th, which I'd wager makes the 3DS a contender for "fastest post-launch price drop (by one-third) ever."

  • News: China's Alibaba unveils new mobile OS

    Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group has launched its own mobile operating system for handsets and tablets in its home country, with the aim of promoting its online products in its home country as both Android and Apple's iOS devices grow in popularity.

  • News: E-book author uses digital platform to raise money for war veterans

    A British author is donating the proceeds from digital sales of his two novels to The British Limbless Ex-Servicemen's Association. One of the novels is set during World War I. The novels can be read on an Apple iPad, Amazon Kindle, Sony Reader, a laptop or a PC screen. BLESMA is linked with the Help For Heroes campaign

  • News: Sony reports Q1 loss, cuts full-year outlook

    Sony reported a net loss for the three month period from April to June as the company dealt with unfavorable exchange rates, cut-throat competition in the consumer electronics business, and a hacking attack on its online gaming network.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Negative charge

    One customer finds himself on the receiving end of a pack of Lions, the masses are still eagerly awaiting the next iPhone, and the expression "crazy like a Fox" takes on a whole new meaning. The remainders for Wednesday, July 27, 2011 are coming soon to a browser near you.

  • News: iPads to kick Android tablet butt until 2015, report says

    Apple iPads will continue to dominate the tablet market for the next couple of years, but market watcher Informa Telecoms & Media expects Android tablets to significantly cut the gap by 2015.

  • News: Leaked Images of AT&T-Branded Samsung Galaxy S II Surface

    Samsung Galaxy S II, the hot Android smartphone you still can't buy in the United States, made an appearance in some leaked images the feature a sliding QWERTY keyboard. The phone is headed to AT&T, and the photos from Boy Genius Report show a different version of the device, which has not been introduced publicly anywhere else in the world.

  • Opinion: Nine Creepy Apps

    There was an old Andy Griffith episode involving a stranger who arrived in Mayberry and knew so much about the townspeople and the goings-on of the town that it was as if he’d lived there for years. Everyone was mystified, but it turned out that the stranger was getting his information from the local paper, which he’d been receiving in the mail.

  • Feature: 8 great websites for book reviews

    PC Advisor readers reveal their favourite literary and book-review websites.

  • News: Freesat gives viewers access to ITV Player

    Freesat, the free satellite TV service from the BBC and ITV, has made ITV's online catch-up TV service available to its viewers.

  • First Windows "Mango" Phone unveiled

    The first smartphone based on the new "Mango" edition of Microsoft's Windows Phone platform was unveiled on Wednesday in Tokyo.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Heavier than air

    Rumors say Apple may be super-sizing the MacBook Air, but they also speculate that you may soon be talking to your iPhone. In fact, these are all just weapons being prepared for the oncoming patent war. And just what will it take to get kicked out of an Apple Store? One man sets out to find the truth. The remainders for Tuesday, July 26, 2011 are service with a smile.

  • News: InterDigital sues Nokia, Huawei and ZTE

    InterDigital on Tuesday said it has filed complaints with the U.S. International Trade Commission and federal court against Nokia, Huawei and ZTE, charging the companies with patent infringement.

  • News: Avatar Kinect Adds Facial Expressions to Your Avatars

    Microsoft’s in-house Kinect Fun Labs have been working on their own hacks--and now, thanks to their work, you can make your own virtual talk show with Avatar Kinect.

  • News: Microsoft's OneNote app for iPhone comes to UK

    Microsoft has announced version 1.2 of its OneNote app for iPhone, which is the first version to become available to customers in the UK, Ireland, Canada, Australia and New Zealand.

  • News: Mozilla's Boot to Gecko: A Mobile OS that Could Succeed

    Mozilla, the makers of the Firefox browser, hopes to revolutionize the modern operating system with Boot to Gecko, a universal-platform OS primary aimed at mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets that could theoretically drive futuristic desktops as well.

  • News: RIM job cuts renew takeover speculation

    RIM's stock fell to its lowest point in five years, after it announced plans to cut 11% of its workers to "optimize" costs. The bargain stock price is fueling a new round or speculation that RIM may be bought out. But the most likely candidates lack the cash, or a reason, to do so.

  • News: Google Books Bows to New Apple App Store Rules

    Google's iOS Books app that was quietly removed from the Apple App Store over the weekend reappeared late Monday, fully compliant with the new App Store rules. The Google Books iOS app, introduced in December, is now in line with Apple's newly enforced rules that ban links bypassing Apple's own in-app purchase mechanism.

  • Asus G74Sx 17.3in Republic of Gaming laptop launches

    Asus has started selling the 17.3in-screen Republic of Gaming high-spec laptop it first demonstrated at Computex in June. The Asus G74Sx ROG laptop has a minimum of 8GB of DDR3 RAM, a 1.5TB hard drive and comes with 3D as an optional extra.

  • News: Mozilla to build mobile OS for the Web

    Mozilla has launched a new project to build an operating system for mobile devices that will run applications primarily on the Web.



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