Learning to deal with the downsides of a $3000 iPhone

Analyst Opinion - Well, the other shoe finally dropped along with Apple’s stock price and if you want the best iPhone with the best phone service it is going to cost you. While this clearly isn’t a problem if you are a billionaire, for the rest of us signing the related contract will likely be an “Oh my God, $3000!!!” moment.

Logitech's new webcams add greater picture quality

Fremont (CA) - Logitech has teamed with optical specialist Carl Zeiss to bring more clarity to webcam video, a format once markedly plagued with low resolution.The Quickcam Pro 9000 and the Quickcam Pro for Notebooks are the latest additions to Logitech's vast line of webcams.  The accessory manufacturer is the top seller of webcams, recently announcing the shipment of its 50 millionth unit.

Sandisk puts out industry's first 8 GB microSD card

Giving cell phone storage a boost just before the launch of the iPhone, Sandisk this week began shipping 8 GB microSDHC (Secure Digital High Capacity) cards.

Intel postpones Turbo Memory for desktop PCs

Intel Tigerton processors aim for September

Google Desktop swings onto Linux

Google Desktop was made available for Mac computers earlier this year, and now the computer search tool is available for Linux users.

AMD to debut Barcelona on September 10 – report

According to a report published by the Inquirer, AMD will be introducing its first quad-core processor on September 10.

AMD announces arrival of HD 2400 and 2600 graphics cards

AMD has announced the imminent arrival of its HD 2400 and 2600 mainstream graphics cards.

11n Draft 2.0 gear not working yet, but does anyone really care?

Sony reportedly not eying 100" and-larger LCD TV

Toshiba adds 4 GB microSDHC card to memory card lineup

Samsung to supply GDDR4 memory for 1GB ATI Radeon HD 2900 XT cards

Bogus security bulletin plants trojan horse on user PCs

Sophos warns about a fake Microsoft security that tries to lure users into downloading a patch that really is a trojan horse.

Half the world to use cell phones in 2007

A record breaking three billion people will have used a cell phone this year, according to estimates from a new survey.

Dell bundles online storage with computers

Dell has started bundling online storage with new Inspiron and XPS desktops and laptops.

Intel dominates Top 500 supercomputer ranking

The 29th list of the world’s 500 fastest supercomputers was released today, showing dramatic performance increases throughout. Intel processors are now installed in more than half of all supercomputers officially reported for the ranking.

iPhone line stand-ins charging $250

Some people with lots of time on their hands are offering to be line stand-ins for the Apple iPhone.

More security breaches at Los Alamos

Officials at the Los Alamos nuclear-weapons research lab are dealing with two more security breaches.

T-Mobile launches Hotspot@Home service

T-Mobile has launched their Hotspot@Home service which promises unlimited calls through wi-fi switching phones.

Amazon’s Gigabytes for Sale

Amazon is known for selling books and gadgets, but businesses can now purchase extra computing power and storage from the etailer.