High-Flying Solar Power Zephyr Glider Breaks Own World Record With 3.5 Day Flight

Last we heard from the U.K.'s high altitude Zephyr glider, it was unofficially breaking the record for longest unmanned flight »8/24/08 3:00pm8/24/08 3:00pm. That was back in 2007, when the record was a paltry 30 hours, and the Zephyr was able to manage a 54 hour flight, thanks to its solar powered batteries. On Friday, the Zephyr flew that and…


Rumor: XBox 360 "Jasper" Motherboard Set For 8/08 Release

According to Dean Takahashi of the Mercury News, Microsoft is developing a new motherboard codenamed "Jasper." The upgrade promises to shrink the ATI graphics chip to 65nm and reduce the size of the memory chips as well. If true, this could reduce build costs and the heat problems that have plagued the 360. Although… »10/10/07 5:50pm10/10/07 5:50pm

Rumor Rater: Xbox 360 Core Gone, Premium Pricedrop, HDMI Port

A german site, Xbox-Archiv, has a few interesting rumors from "good sources" inside Microsoft (German division?). These sources tell them that the Xbox 360 Core edition will be canned, the Premium will have a price drop to 299 Euros down from 399 Euros, and a new edition (Codenamed Zephyr) will come in at 399 Euros… »3/13/07 5:30pm3/13/07 5:30pm