OLPC Deals With Microsoft, Windows Coming To $100 Laptop

May 16, 2008

Microsoft signed a deal with One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) to bring Windows to the XO Laptop..Boston (ChattahBox) - Microsoft signed a deal with One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) to bring Windows to the XO Laptop.

The deal between Microsoft and OLPC is huge for the group hoping to sell the XO Laptop to developing countries and their governments. Read more

Wii Sells More Than PS3, Xbox 360 Combined In April

May 16, 2008

According to the market research firm NPD, the Nintendo Wii managed to sell more consoles than the PS3 and Xbox 360 combined in April, with an overall growth in video game sales of 47% from the same period last year.Boston (ChattahBox) - According to the market research firm NPD, the Nintendo Wii managed to sell more consoles than the PS3 and Xbox 360 combined in April, with an overall growth in video game sales of 47% from the same period last year.

Sales for the month of April were pushed by the top game, Grand Theft Auto IV on the PS3 and Xbox 360, followed by the number two release, Mario Kart Wii. Read more

T-Mobile Ready To Launch 3G Network Across U.S.

May 5, 2008

T-Mobile is now apparently set and ready to launch their 3G wireless network.  They will launch the 3G network first in New York City, and then expanding throughout 2008 to many markets across the U.S..Boston (ChattahBox) - T-Mobile is now apparently set and ready to launch their 3G wireless network. They will launch the 3G network first in New York City, and then expanding throughout 2008 to many markets across the U.S.

By the end of 2008, T-Mobile is confident that they will have the 3G network available in all major cities across the U.S. Read more

Apple iTunes Films Releasing Same Day As New DVDs

May 2, 2008

Apple has struck deals with major movie studios to allow new films to release on the iTunes Store the same day they are released on DVD...Washington (ChattahBox) - Apple has struck deals with major movie studios to allow new films to release on the iTunes Store the same day they are released on DVD.

This should give Apple a huge jump over the competition such as Amazon and others who also sell movies through digital distribution. Apple will receive new releases via the iTunes Store, at a big of a higher price than older films. Read more

Sony PSP Sells More Than Nintendo DS, Wii Combined In April

May 2, 2008

 Sony has announced that their PlayStation Portable (PSP) has managed to sell more than the Nintendo DS and Wii combined in Japan in the month of April...Tokyo (ChattahBox) - Sony has announced that their PlayStation Portable (PSP) has managed to sell more than the Nintendo DS and Wii combined in Japan in the month of April.

The numbers come from game magazine publisher Enterbrain. Read more

Bush Lacks Quick Fix To Lower Gas Prices

May 1, 2008

 U.S. President George W. Bush has come out and stated that he has no quick fix to try and cure the rising gas prices in the U.S..Washington (ChattahBox) - U.S. President George W. Bush has come out and stated that he has no quick fix to try and cure the rising gas prices in the U.S.

Bush stated that the only possible fix would be to suspend federal gasoline taxes this summer. This could give some type of relief as the prices per gallon continue to go up. Read more

Dell Continuing Windows XP Installations After June Deadline

April 28, 2008

Dell has revealed that they will continue sales of Windows XP beyond the June 30, 2008 deadline set by Microsoft..Boston (ChattahBox) - Dell has revealed that they will continue sales of Windows XP beyond the June 30, 2008 deadline set by Microsoft.

Except for ultra low-cost PCs and notebooks, Microsoft has a deadline set for June 30, 2008 to stop selling XP. Read more