Welcome to Thursday evening everyone – we received some pretty big news this afternoon, so let’s just jump in! Microsoft announced today that we’ll be able snag a Surface Pro starting in January, with the 64GB model demanding $899 and the 128GB model going for $999. Apple launched iTunes 11 today, complete with a brand new user interface and iCloud at every turn, so get those updates going. We also heard that Google is looking to deliver information to you before you even search for it, which is pretty cool but also a little bit creepy.
There’s a new trailer for the 2014 Corvette that seems to tease something along the lines of a digital instrument panel, and today NVIDIA released GeForce 310.64 beta drivers, seemingly in preparation for the incoming launch of Far Cry 3. The new Humble THQ Bundle has arrived and it lets you name your price on a collection of big THQ games including Saints Row: The Third, Metro 2033, and Darksiders, so be sure to check that out if you game on PC. Krell Industries announced today that it will be supplying the sound system in the 2014 Acura RLX, while Meryll Lynch thinks it won’t be long before we see T-Mobile offering the iPhone.
VLC has launched a Kickstarter campaign for its Windows 8 app, and the HTC HD2, a phone that originally shipped with Windows Phone 6.5, has been given a Windows Phone 8 port. Barnes & Noble’s Q2 financial results show the company spending a lot on digital content to keep up with Amazon and Apple, and the big G announced today that Google Drive will soon be getting support for website publishing. Gameloft’s GT Racing: Motor Academy was given new Red Bull-themed cars today, and the popSLATE iPhone case comes with an e-ink display, but it needs your help over at Indiegogo.
As always, we also have a few original articles up on the site this evening. Don Reisinger tells us why Nintendo’s new Wii Mini is a bad idea, while we went eyes-on with both the BMW i3 Concept Coupe and BMW i8 Concept Spyder at the LA Auto Show. That does it for tonight’s Evening Wrap-Up, we hope you enjoy the rest of your night folks!