Microsoft Plans to Roll Out Cheaper Xbox in Japan

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Although the Xbox 360 has been, in many regards, a success for Microsoft, Japan has yet to embrace the console like the rest of the world, preferring instead Nintendo's Wii and Sony's Playstation 3. Tokyo-based...

Dell's AMD boxes vastly cheaper than Intel

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How cheap are they? How about the cheapest AMD-based Dimension E521 for less than half of the cheapest Core 2 Duo-based system. How about almost half of the cheapest Pentium D-based system? If you hunt...

Cheaper broadband is critical for next-gen consoles

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Is your slow internet connection preventing next-generation consoles from reaching their full potential? According to Kaz Hirai Sony Computer Entertainment America president it is. He feels that it's necessary that broadband needs to...

Nokia's New N-Gage May Sell Cheaper Than Announced

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The world's largest mobile phone maker Nokia started shipping its revamped N-Gage gaming phone on Wednesday, and said due to operator subsidies it could sell cheaper than previously flagged. Nokia said the phone could...

Push for cheaper Microsoft deals now

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Licensing discounts on the cards as Redmond shows signs of cracking. Microsoft customers could win big discounts as the software giant comes under increasing pressure to reduce licensing costs or lose deals...

MPs' bid for cheaper iPod batteries

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Concern over the lifespan of the iPod's rechargeable battery has reached the House of Commons, with 11 MPs putting their names to a motion calling for Apple to ensure that replacement batteries are plentiful in...

Study Finds Windows Cheaper Than Linux

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A Microsoft-sponsored white paper from research group IDC, which compares the total cost of ownership of Microsoft's Windows 2000 and Linux server environments across five enterprise computing workload situations at 104 companies, found that the...

Action for cheaper videogames

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Thanks Josh for this one. "It's hardly a controversial statement, is it? Nobody likes paying £40-£45 (50-60 Euros) for a new videogame, especially when it only cost 40p to make. And the truth...

CD-R Gets Cheaper

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In the second quarter of 2001, renewed capacity expansion kept supply above demand, and CD-R discs fell to US$0.14 a unit. Ritek did go back up to US$0.22-0.24, but the recent increase in demand has...

Cheaper P4 systems hit markets

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The low-priced Pentium 4 desktop has arrived. As expected, PC makers on Monday launched a bevy of new computers that combine Pentium 4 processors with standard memory. These machines don't perform as well...

New cheaper Pentium 4 systems on the horizon

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PC manufacturers will push the Pentium 4 toward wide circulation on Monday with new computers that for the first time wed the chip with standard memory, rather than Rambus memory. Virtually every...

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