Archive for March, 2008

Google turned the lights out »

Google users in the United States will notice today that we “turned the lights out” on the Google.com homepage as a gesture to raise awareness of a worldwide energy conservation effort called Earth Hour. As to why we don’t do this permanently – it saves no energy; modern displays use the same amount of power […]

MetroPCS expands service to Las Vegas »

MetroPCS today announced the launch of its flat-rate unlimited wireless service in Las Vegas, providing the Las Vegas area more flexible wireless options. Customers of MetroPCS pay by the month, no by the minute, and do not require a yearly contract, or deposit. Wireless plans range from $30 to $50 per month with no limit […]

Dell offers Blu-ray notebooks starting at $879 »

Now that HD-DVD is out of the picture it seems that Blu-ray is becoming more affordable every day. The Dell Inspiron 1525 with optional Blue-ray drive starts at $879, The laptop features a 15.4 inch high definition wide aspect display with 720p resolution. It also includes a HDMI port for you home theatre buffs out […]

British airlines to offer in-flight mobile phone service »

Passengers travelling on British airlines could soon be allowed to use their mobile phones while flying. The UK’s communications regulator Ofcom has given the go-ahead for systems to be installed on British-registered planes so passengers can make and receive calls and text messages. But before passengers can start dialing and texting from their seats, the […]

SoCal Edison plans to cover rooftops with solar panels »

We’ve seen a few massive solar farms pop up out west, but it looks like Southern California Edison is taking a different approach: instead of cluttering up the desert, the company plans to build a distributed solar array on the rooftops of commercial buildings throughout SoCal. The plan is to spend $875M over five years […]

Break your back with a quad-core laptop »

This 12-pound laptop has an Intel desktop quad-core CPU and three hard drives. I want one! read more | digg story