Afternoon News: Alltel's Pearl 8130, $6 Billion Ink Over-Charge and Broken Zune Song Tags

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• The American Consumer Institute estimates that consumers overpay for printer ink by $6 billion a year, since there is no competition in the market of printer ink. [Cameratown via Gadget Lab]
• Alltel will be releasing its version of the BlackBerry Pearl 8130 just in time for the holidays, with a price of $149 after a two-year contract. [Alltel via Crave]
• In response to a Zune song tagging problem, Microsoft has set up a support page with not so simple instructions for fixing incorrect song tags. [Microsoft via Gadget Lab]

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pepe the king prawn

why, oh why do you fools post posts about stuff you've already posted? you know, we all can just click the "next" link and see the other articles.

are you on some kind of commission or something? oh wait...