In a nod to the tough economic environment, mega-retailer Wal-Mart is offering a selection of one-day in-store specials, a few of which caught our eye, including a sub-$300 laptop.
A Wal-Mart press release says the company will be offering a "$298 Compaq CQ-139WM 15.4" laptop with 2GB RAM and 160GB hard drive." The Compaq brand name (which HP usually saves for bottom of the barrel junk) is almost enough to scare us off, and we've asked HP for information on this specific model, including what CPU is has. But, if you've only got $… Read more
Obviously, there are some more important events happening on this Tuesday, but in case you're interested in hopping in one line to the next, the RIM BlackBerry Bold is now officially available for purchase through AT&T.
The highly anticipated smartphone can be yours for $299.99 with a two-year contract and after rebates and discounts. The carrier reports that there have been lines 20 to 25 people deep at some stores in New York, Boston, and Chicago. Has anyone gone out to buy their Bold today? If so, did you have to wait in any lines? Let … Read more
BlackBerry users have been waiting for Documents To Go, an excellent document viewer that's been besting native viewers on mobile phones, for years. On Tuesday, Data Viz ended the impatient toe-tapping with Documents To Go Premium Edition 1.005 and its new companion PDF-viewer, PDF To Go.
The Premium Edition of Documents To Go ($49.99 for a yearly subscription or $69.99 for a lifetime license), builds on the Standard Edition that comes preloaded on the BlackBerry Bold (review), which also officially released in the U.S. today.
This pro version lets you read, fully edit, and create … Read more
I'm always a fan of how the kitchen looks when the counters are gleaming and clutter-free, but that's not always realistic in a functional kitchen. But what to do with all those countertop appliances when counter space is at a premium? And if I'm leaving my appliances out for ease of use, where exactly am I supposed to cook?
Black and Decker has a nice solution with a new line of SpaceMaker appliances that install under the cabinets, leaving the counters clear. The line includes a can opener/knife sharpener, a mini food processor/grinder, a toaster … Read more