Friday, July 18, 2008

The Dark Knight Ascends

Moviegoers have been lined up around the block, watching middle-of-night showings and cheering for the new Batman film, The Dark Knight. How will it fare in the weekend box office with all the ticket sales during the week? We'll have more on Monday. Meanwhile, did you see the movie? Did you wait in line for hours? Post your reviews and stories here!

Wal-Mart & Dell Come Up With Solutions

As if Wal-Mart could expand even more, word is out that the goliath retailer is teaming up with computer manufacturer Dell to offer in-store computer repairs and consulting as well as installation of flat-screen TVs and home theater systems sold at Wal-Mart. They service line is to be called Solution Stations. DailyTech has the full story. Look out Geeks, here comes Wally!

Wii Music: More Than Just A Video Game

In a report from E3 by Michael McWhertor, Wii Music, Nintendo's newest innovation, has been called better than a video game. The company hopes to attract the rest of the marketplace who isn't playing Guitar Hero or Rock Band. The fact is, Wii Music is educational and great for getting kids through adults into their groove. Read all about it at

Tuesday, July 15, 2008

Sony Packs A Punch At E3

The battle of the gaming titans got a little hotter today at E3 in Los Angeles as Sony unveiled its 80 GB Playstation 3, at a price point of $399. The units will hit the market this September. This is Sony's retort to Microsoft's 80 GB Xbox which the company showcased on Sunday.

An equally powerful punch came when Sony announced that PlaystationStore is now selling downloadable video for PS3 and PSP. 20th Century Fox, Lionsgate Entertainment, MGM Studios, Paramount Pictures, Sony Pictures Entertainment, Warner Bros. Entertainment are among the giants lending their content to Sony's impressively-sized library.

Sony's adherence to Marlin Digital Rights Management might ease up some of the frustration consumers experience when dealing with protected content.

Monday, July 14, 2008

Updates on Sales, Finding the iPhone 3G

One million units of the iPhone 3G sold in the first three days of its release. For perspective, it took Apple 74 days to sell the first million first generation units. You can read more about their sales at Information Week today.
In case you're in the market for iPhone 3G and can't find them, Apple maintains that they're available in most Apple retail store. You can visit Apple where they update iPhone availability nightly after 9 pm.