Archive for Mar 24, 2008

SlashDeal: Refurbished 3rd-Gen iPod Nano 4GB (Silver) for $99

SlashDeal: Refurbished 3rd-Gen iPod Nano 4GB (Silver) for $99

Buy.com has a nice deal going right now for 3rd generation iPod Nano 4GB (Silver only). You can get it for only $99. It’s a reconditioned unit (refurbished) and comes with 60-days warranty only. Apple store is selling the same iPod nano for $129 refurbished – but it comes with one-year warranty. It’s a good steal overlooking the fact that it has only two months of warranty and not totally brand new unit.

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Fujitsu unveils MHZ2 BJ 320GB 2.5-inch drive – Spins at 7200RPM

Fujitsu unveils MHZ2 BJ 320GB 2.5-inch drive – Spins at 7200RPM

Not long ago, 320GB 2.5-inch 5400RPM hard drives storm the market. Fujitsu has speed things up a little by announcing the MHZ2 BJ 320GB 7200RPM 2.5-inch drive.

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Fujitsu LifeBook U810, T2010, P1620 and S6510 received Novell YES Certification

Fujitsu LifeBook U810, T2010, P1620 and S6510 received Novell YES Certification

Four Fujitsu LifeBook laptops is now Novell YES Certified for SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop. The LifeBook U810, T2010, P1620 and S6510 have been heavily tested with SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop distribution to ensure the compatibility.

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SlashGear Review – Ultra Products m998 Mid-Tower ATX Case

Last week I received an Ultra Products m998 Mid-Tower ATX Case for review. I love new PC cases, and have never used one from Ultra before, so I was excited to test it out. Before getting into the review, I'd like to mention that I am almost obsessive about my cable management (a couple of years as a networking admin will do that to you). So I generally take my sweet time and try to find creative ways to position the cables neatly out of the way without the use of such semi-permanent tools like zip ties. Enough about me though, on to the review!

Rock Band Weekly DLC – Six from Boston

Guess what tomorrow is? No, not your anniversary, though if it is you'd better have gotten your spouse something damn good. They've put up with you longer than any person should, and that deserves a special gift. Where was I? Oh yes, Rock Band DLC. This week we're getting a double-dose of Boston. Hit the jump for this week's smokin tracks.

Bungie makes Halo 3 Heroic Pack free this Tuesday

If you're an avid fan of the Halo franchise, you are no doubt awaiting the release of the Legendary Map Pack. While there is still a little less than a month to wait (April 15) before it is launched, Bungie has decided to stir up some excitement by letting you download their Heroic Map Pack for free.

Activision apologizes to Wii owners with a special faceplate

If you're a Wii owner and picked up a copy of Guitar Hero III: Legends of Rock, you probably noticed that the sound output options weren't exactly up to snuff. If that's the case, you likely sent off your disc and were forced to be without your game for much longer than you'd like. Don't worry though, Activision has your back, as you'll be getting something extra special with your disc.

Limited Edition Grand Theft Auto IV Xbox 360

How many of you are stoaked about the Grand Theft Auto IV release next month. While I'm sure that there are plenty of you that just don't get into the GTA games, this is easily one of the most-anticipated titles of the year. In celebration, Microsoft has cooked up a special limited edition Grand Theft Auto IV Xbox 360.

Microsoft finally makes things right with gamer

I'm sure that you all remember the story from a few weeks ago about the gamer that had his prized Xbox 360 scrubbed clean at a repair depot. The guy had collected signatures and artwork from a number of important people in the gaming industry, and then had it scrubbed clean by a technician. Bungie was more than happy to hook the guy up with some cool swag, however, Microsoft had been strangely quiet on the matter. Until now that is.

Pricing and availability released for Guitar Hero: On Tour

Just last week we brought you the details on Guitar Hero: On Tour, the latest addition to the Guitar Hero franchise. As the name implies, you'll be able to take this game anywhere, as it is for the Nintendo DS. The main information we were missing was the price and street date. Hit the jump for the official word on both.

LG Vu signs arrive at ATT stores

The LG Vu isn’t all that exciting of a device on its own, but Qualcomm’s MediFLO mobile TV service that works with the device is quite impressive. There have been several, horrible attempts at mobile TV, but I think this one might work.

Intel Nehalem processors getting ‘Smackdown’

“Smackdown” is the codename for this motherboard that has been fitted for Nehalem processors. Nehalem is Intel’s next micro architecture for their processors and isn’t due out until much later this year.