Snow Leopard Will Not Support PowerPCs After All

It looks like our initial source was mistaken because the Snow Leopard developer preview build contains a document stating that it's compatible with Intel only. Sorry PowerPC. But even if Apple were to release a Snow Leopard for the aging platform, there's no way that developers could take advantage of the software's… » 6/11/08 1:54pm 6/11/08 1:54pm

Internal AT&T Memo Details Contract Free Rate Plans, Handset Must be …

One of our sources at AT&T has leaked to us an internal document; the memo details the process for obtaining a contract bundle without the obligatory 1 or 2-year commitment term. The basis for the non-commitment bundles is the customer must pay for the handset in full, losing the subsidized rate that is offered with… » 1/24/08 7:35am 1/24/08 7:35am

PlayStation 3 XviD Playback Update: It Works, Kinda

Huzzah! I've discovered why XviD files didn't work in the PlayStation DivX Playback test. Apparently, streaming over Windows Media Player 11 does not work for any XviD files and most DivX files, but it does work fine if you load the files onto an external USB drive or burn it to a DVD. But there's a workaround, kind… » 12/18/07 12:42pm 12/18/07 12:42pm

More Details on Zune Social Networking Features

This is not text messaging and it's not even on the Zune itself. This is just a document illustrating how the Zune Social networking features will work in the software on your PC. You're sending messages—pointers to songs or albums—with your own notes to your friends, which are shown in the inbox portion of the… » 10/20/07 6:00pm 10/20/07 6:00pm

Apple Confirms October 26th Leopard Ship Date, Preorders Start Now

Click to viewThe horse has spoken: The eagerly anticipated, occasionally delayed Mac OS 10.5 Leopard is finally shipping. It will be available in 10 days, on Friday, October 26th, at 6pm in Apple Stores and at authorized resellers. Leopard may be the most ambitious MacOS update since the switch to OS X, with new… » 10/16/07 8:30am 10/16/07 8:30am

Actually, the iPhone Battery Will Last Longer Than 400 Charges

Click to viewSome good news for the iPhone's battery. Everyone, including us, originally reported that the iPhone battery loses life after 300-400 charges, needing to be replaced. People were mad. The mainstream media picked it up, getting all huffy. Turns out, that's bullshit. Apple's site clearly says that the… » 7/10/07 7:47pm 7/10/07 7:47pm

Alienware-Killer: Ultra Gaming EXO Prototype PC

Here's a differentiating factor among PCs: The EXO Ultra Gaming PC, built by ex-Alienware system designer Garrett Bain, will be running GPUs chosen from the top ~1% of all NVidia's GPUs from a particular manufacturer. (That's unique.) Looks like now that the big corporations have bought up all the bigger boutique PC… » 6/22/07 3:25pm 6/22/07 3:25pm