$8,000 Phone Runs No Apps

A Danish company has created a cellphone that it believes will last virtually forever. While in theory the Æ+Y handset could save money as you’ll never need to upgrade, that’s not the case in reality. That’s because it costs €6,000 or roughly US$8,000. And if you’re wondering whether such a handset would become obsolete as […]

IBM’s Brain-Mimicking Silicon Chips

Didn’t these scientists ever watch Terminator or any other sci-fi movies where the computers gained sentience and proceeded to eliminate humanity? When the computers rise up and rebel, we all have scientists at IBM to thank: Each of IBM’s brain-mimicking silicon chips is a few square millimetresin size and holds a grid of 256 parallel […]

Sony Slashes Prices on PS3

  Sony is cutting prices on the PS3 and will finally be at or below the price of the Xbox 360. It’s also releasing a bargain-basement priced PSP in Europe, albeit with limited features. The price cuts mean the 160GB PS3 now drops from $299 to $249, while $299 will now buy you the 320GB […]