This is the lowest price we've ever seen for this doodad that allows you to play your MP3 files through any radio. If you're a first-time Google Checkout user, you can bring the price down to 99 cents, and who can beat that? Advanced electronics for a buck! Not bad.
We all need a little backup sometimes. Fortunately, Circuit City's running a discount on Western Digital's 1TB My Book Essential edition external hard drive. Currently listed elsewhere at $350 or more, its easy install and flexible USB/Firewire interface make it a good choice for all your backup needs. Check out the CNET.com product overview for details on compatibility, speed, and performance.
What: Western Digital 1TB My Book Essential edition external hard drive How much: $279.99 Shipping: Free Where: Circuit City (via LogicBuy) When: Through unknown date Click here for CNET.com's Western Digital 1TB My Book Essential edition external hard drive product overview.… Read more
For those who are iPhoneless, for moral or fiscal reasons, wouldn't it be cool to use the same headset for talking on the phone and listening to music? And what if it muted the music for the duration of the call? You wouldn't have to switch devices when you're walking along engrossed in the Brandenburg Concerti and your broker calls to say sell, sell, sell! You won't have to undo one set of headphones and reload a second pair just because your mamita calls you in the midst of Fat Joe's 1993 classic, "Shorty'… Read more
This week on the Real Deal podcast, Tom and I tackle wikis. Using lessons from the giant Wikipedia, we look at how to set up a wiki for your own business or interest, and what to expect from its users.
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MySpace and Skype are set to announce on Wednesday that the eBay-owned telephony client will be providing voice chat services for the News Corp.-owned social network's instant messaging client, MySpaceIM. Financial terms of the partnership were not disclosed.
Through this deal, MySpace users will be able to link their profiles to Skype accounts, and will be able to place voice chat calls through the MySpaceIM client or the Skype client to both Skype and MySpace members--but if your MySpace profile is set to "private," you will be exempt from calls from people who aren't on … Read more
If you're like a lot of urbanites, your PC or laptop is also your media center, home theater, and audio system. If your apartment is 120 square feet and you're paying $1300 a month in rent (hello San Francisco!), you want to save space and dollars, so an array of conventional speakers may not be an option for full-on audiophilic indulgence.
Harman Kardon to the rescue. The HK SoundSticks are legendary among computerists, design fans, and aficionados of ultraclear sound. And with this "II" version, they work equally well with a PC or a Mac. You'… Read more
As we enter the final week of September, there are a slew of nicely-priced tech toys at your local stores. Historically speaking, this is always a good time to find some deals and if you're in the mood for a new HDTV or Digital Camera, now is as good a time as any. So keep reading and look for some of the best deals this week. And as always, if you find another that I may have missed, please let us know and include it in the comments.… Read more
We don't often list a refurbished gadget as a "Hot deal," but this one's an exception, since the price is so remarkably low.
When CNET News.com reporter Daniel Terdiman went on his 2006 Road Trip, the Magellan RoadMate 3000T is the Global Positioning System, or GPS, device he brought along.
Terdiman is not alone in feeling that the RoadMate 3000T is accurate and, with good resolution and responsive controls, easy to use. While it's not the sleekest or smallest GPS tool, being designed primarily for in-car use, its features set it apart from the … Read more
The main competitor to Logitech's famed G5 gaming mouse, Razer's DeathAdder boasts better axial accuracy and greater customizability--differences which you may enjoy discovering in splendid detail over at sister site CNET Reviews. Please note, this mouse is made for right-handers, so lefties may have an issue with the thumb buttons. Check out the full review for information on system compatibility before you buy.
Not an avid gamer myself, I can only point out that the mouse sports an intimidating reptilian name and a neat glowing blue tri-snake-ular logo. Allow me to quote from colleague Rich Brown, who provides … Read more
Is it just me or did the time fly? Just one week ago, I was telling you about great Sunday deals from your local ads, and now I've got a whole net set of them. This week looks like another big one with deals on everything from computers to software.
Take a look:… Read more