Microsoft has teamed up with PC vendors to promote the delayed Vista OS by offering PC buyers worldwide a free upgrade coupon, as a way of encouraging them to buy a Vista-capable PC as early as possible, according to market sources, citing information leaked from Taiwan-based PC makers.
Despite their lack in capacity and lofty price tags, Flash hard drives may become a serious threat for traditional hard drives in notebook computers. In-stat analyst Frank Dickson believes that solid state disk (SSD) storage may "dethrone the hard drive as the top laptop storage choice within 10 years."
HP has announced two new Intel Xeon based workstations (xw640 and xw8400) that it claims are ideal for users in design and engineering, video and 3D animation businesses as well as original equipment manufacturers.
COMMENT: Oh dear everyone is up in arms about the new Sony Ad for a white PSP. And oh dear it's getting bucket loads of publicity for Sony around the world from TV to radio to magazines and web sites and guess what - it isn't costing Sony a cent.