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Wii Gets Price Cut To $199 320

After watching Microsoft and Sony drop the prices on the Xbox 360 and the PS3, Nintendo has decided to jump in with a price cut as well. Starting September 27th, the Wii will cost $199 in North America, a $50 drop from the previous price. Japan will be getting a slightly smaller price cut, but Europe seems to be left out of this change. Nintendo is hoping this reduction and the release of New Super Mario Bros. Wii and Wii Fit Plus in the coming months will boost slipping sales rates.

Comment love podtrapper (Score 4, Interesting) 207

I've been a PodTrapper user since this past January, and I have recently started looking into BlackBerry Development myself. As his write-up makes clear, Marcus at Versatile Monkey has to be one of the best developers I've had the pleasure with interacting with. I really appreciate the 'insider' view of developing for BlackBerry, and I'm sure his observations will be useful for my own pursuits.

Comment Re:FFS NO NO NO!!!! (Score 1) 429

Phones are for PHONING!!!!! not texting, not taking pictures, nor playing mp3s, nor controlling radio controlled cars or anything else.. I hate having to learn to use my new nokias as it is, without piling in more crap. Whatever happened to "Do one job and do it well".. Seems nowadays it's lets cram as much crap into something that half works.

The exit is to the rear. Please turn in your geek card on the way out.

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Submission + - Owner of Apple has not contacted me

iProng writes: "While Apple has been the registered owner of the domain name for several years, the more recognizable domain of currently redirects to and a company which bills itself as "The Internet Phone Company." iProng contacted the current registered owner of the domain, Mike Kovatch, as to whether Apple or anyone else has recently made contact regarding the possible acquisition of the domain from him."

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