Toshiba introduces four new HD DVD notebooks

Toshiba has begun offering six new notebooks today, four of which include HD DVD drives as standard feature. The technology is moving quickly into the mainstream with HD DVD notebooks now being offered from $1150.

WiMax handheld gaming device announced

Chicago (IL) – Posdata showcased what the company claims to be the first mobile gaming platform with WiMax capability.      

Dell unveils new flagship notebook with PhysX card

New York (NY) – Dell has introduced a new gaming notebook and claims the XPS M1730 is the first that includes Ageia's mobile PhysX card.      

Apple shoots out patch to fix 10 iPhone bugs

Apple this week released an iPhone update to fix 10 flaws, the majority of which are related to the mobile Safari Internet browser.

Disney pulls plug on mobile phone service

Disney has announced that it will stop offering specialized cell phone service by the end of the year.

Palm announces $100 consumer smartphone

New York (NY) – Smartphones aren't just for business users anymore: Palm will begin selling the entry-level "Centro" through Sprint in mid-October.      

Nokia celebrates Ferrari anniversary with $25,000 phone

Helsinki (Finland) - Nokia has begun selling a new luxury phone in partnership with Ferrari to commemorate the automobile's 60th anniversary. The Ascent Ferrari 60 phone is available now from stores around the world at a suggested retail price of 18,000 euros ($25,400).  The phone comes from Vertu, Nokia's luxury handset company.

T-Mobile debuts luxurious Sidekick

T-Mobile has added its highest-end Sidekick to the multimedia phone library, set to retail for $300.

A sticker that can lock down notebooks

East Longmeadow (MA) – Secure-It has introduced a new kit that promises to be more effective in locking down notebooks and tracking down stolen computers.    

Sony takes Vaio notebooks into the mainstream

San Diego (CA) – Sony unveiled a new entry-level Vaio notebook series that will include notebooks with a starting price of $750.    

Apple warns customers not to unlock their iPhones

Apple today released for the first time an official statement addressing iPhone unlocking software.

Alienware increases hard drive capacity in its notebooks to 640 GB

Half a terabyte of space is still a lot of storage room, for any type of client computer, desktop or notebook. But if you are looking for even more space on a notebook, then Alienware may be an option for you.

Intel's Penryn refresh platform to integrate support for Blu-ray, HD DVD

San Francisco (CA) – Intel will update its mobile Penryn processor, which is scheduled to launch as part of the current "Santa Rosa" platform late this year, with the "Montevina" platform in the first half of 2008.    

IDF: Intel to dump Microsoft as OS supplier for Mobile Internet Devices?

San Francisco (CA) – The second day of IDF kicked off with an extensive presentation of the company's upcoming mobile products and Intel's Mobile Internet Devices – short "MID" – platform took the center stage. The big news: Intel apparently is planning without Microsoft and uses Apple's iPhone design as a template for second-gen MIDs that will also offer traditional cellphone features.  

AT&T announces availability of Wi-Fi Blackberry

AT&T will begin offering the Wi-Fi equipped Blackberry 8820 to its customers tomorrow.

Sprint launches device to get better indoor reception

Sprint has launched a device that helps a mostly-overlooked problem - boosting cell phone reception indoors.

O2 gets nod for UK iPhone

Britons eagerly waiting for their own version of the iPhone now have a service provider confirmed for the local November 9th launch.

Study reveals cell phone users suffer "ringxiety"

A new study suggests that more than two thirds of American cell phone users have heard their phone ringing when no one was calling.

Sprint launches universal mobile shopping application

Sprint today unveiled Mobile Shopper, a tool that allows customers to browse through dozens of online retailers in a cell phone-friendly interface.

Report says cell phones have no short-term health risks

Mobile phone usage has no significant effects on your brain for the first 10 years, according to a new report from a British research group.