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MobiBlue Cube 3 – even smaller-er

MobiBlue Cube 3 – even smaller-er

This is the successor to the Cube 2 and will hopefully have a better user interface as that was one of CNet’s main complaints of the Cube 2. It still has the OLED screen, FM Tuner, and 2GB of storage space.

This player also has support for MP3 and WMA formats which makes it PlaysForSure compatible. Other than the relatively low storage capacity, possibly difficult to navigate UI, there is the $99 price that you’ll have to get over.

Toshiba X205 line expanded by two new SLI-packing models

Toshiba X205 line expanded by two new SLI-packing models

The two new models are the X205-SLi5 and the X205-SLi6. They both come packing SLI graphics from NVIDIA, 45nm dual core processors from Intel, and HDMI outs for connecting the notebooks to your home theater system/HDTV.

The SLi5 is packing a Core 2 Duo T8300 processor running at 2.4GHz and two NVIDIA GeForce 8600M GT’s with 512MB GDDR3 VRAM. It also has 3GB of RAM and 2 160GB 7200RPM HDDs, if those are running in RAID 0 Striped, this could be a really, really fast notebook.

Microsoft Wireless Mouse 3000 gets new special edition colors for the Spring

Microsoft Wireless Mouse 3000 gets new special edition colors for the Spring

These mice are a classic, but a fan favorite. They might even be, dare I say, the best mobile mice you can get, and they almost never change. But, they recently received a Special Edition color upgrade including two fruits, a plant, and two creams.

Those colors are Pomegranate, which is red; Dragon Fruit, which is dark pink; Aloe, which is green; Milk Chocolate, which is brown; and Crème Brule, which is khaki colored. Also, regardless of my own personal opinion of how great this mouse is, it was the number on best selling notebook mouse in the U.S.

Verizon performing preventative maintenance on video networks

Verizon performing preventative maintenance on video networks

With the Digital TV switch coming relatively soon Verizon has already started making moves in their customers favor to make the transition almost transparent to them. First off, they are phasing out the analog versions of all channels they already offer up digital versions of to customers with their set top boxes.