The Daily Engadget: Xbox 360 Price Cut, WSJ Says Jobs Focused on Tablet
Xbox 360 Price Cut Shows Up in Target Ad
If you had any lingering doubt about the Xbox 360 getting a price cut, check out next week's Target ad. It clearly shows the 60-gigabyte model dropped to $249, and the 120-gigabyte model down to $299.
Steve Jobs Said to be Focusing on Apple Tablet
The rumors of an Apple tablet just won't die, and now it's the Wall Street Journal getting in on the fun. The paper reports that "people familiar with the matter" say that Jobs is extremely focused on the new Apple tablet.
RIM Buys Torch Mobile
BlackBerrys do a lot of things right, but Web surfing isn't really one of them. However, RIM (creator of the BlackBerry) has just bought mobile browser developer Torch Mobile, which could mean good things are in store.
Microsoft Delivers OneApp Framework
If there's a problem with cell phones, it's that there are so many of them, and so few of those are compatible with each other. Microsoft is hoping to get rid of that latter complication with its OneApp framework, which would enable one application to run on hundreds of different handsets.
New Walkman Players Ship Next Month
Sony's new S and E Series Walkman players will be available in August. The 2.4-inch LCD-equipped S series starts at $110 (with 8 gigabytes of storage), and the slightly smaller 2-inch starts at $80 with 8 gigabytes.
Robots Kiss on Television
We'll let your mind take you where you want on this, but the truth lies after the click: footage of the first TV robot kiss.
Simon the Robot Is Cute, Boring
Yes, it's another robot, but this one's bound to get your sympathy. He looks a little down, but he is awfully cute. Plus, he seems to have the ability to put things into other things, which is, well, mildly advanced anyway.