Two Sources Claim Apple is Working on a Netbook

Apple Inc. (AAPL) is planning to launch a netbook computer with a touch screen monitor as early as the second half of this year, two people close to the situation told Dow Jones Newswires Tuesday. The mini laptop computers will likely have monitor screens that are between 9.7-inches and 10-inches, one person, who declined to […]

$200 iTunes Gift Cards Sell for $2.60 On Chinese Website

Some clever hackers have been able to crack the algorithm Apple uses for their gift cards allowing them to create gift certificate generators. All the sellers are actually selling are the the code which are sent directly to the customer who then inputs it into their iTunes account, and some of these sellers are selling […]

Wintek Supplying Touch Panels For Apple Netbook?

According to a Comercial Times report Wintek is supplying touch panels for an upcoming Apple netbook which should ship in 3Q 2009. Wintek revealed that it is currently working with Apple to develop some new products, but it said it does not know what applications the new products are for. There doesn’t seem to be […]

Windows 7 Allows You to Completely Turn Off Most Major Features

A few days ago word got around that almost every major feature of Windows 7 can be completely turned off. That means the actual data for those features won’t be loaded by the operating system. This is obviously made for security conscious customers but will be useful to a lot of Windows power users. But […]

Apple Updates Consumer Desktop Line And More

Here’s a quick run down of what Apple released yesterday: Apple Keyboard Compact design of the Apple wireless keyboard without the need for battery switching and with the benefit of two USB 2.0 ports AirPort Extreme Base Station Simultaneous dual-band Wi-Fi broadcasts on both 2.4GHz and 5GHz bands so you have maximum range and full […]

Facebook’s Peter Thiel Confirms Twitter Purchase Attempt

In Facebook’s first public confirmation of the talks, Thiel said the parties disagreed over price and structure when they seriously considered a deal last fall. “It became pretty clear it wasn’t going to happen,” Thiel says from the mid-Manhattan office of his hedge fund Clarium Capital. “The deal would have to be done with Facebook […]