CNET rounds up five 5.1 speaker systems selling for less than $500, finding the Energy Take Classic 5.1 and the Pioneer SP-PK21BS to be exceptional values.
Taking a CPU intended for an 11-inch ultraportable and sticking it in a midsize system can potentially be a recipe for disaster. Gateway's 15-inch AMD Fusion-based NV51B05u avoids any major problems, but it could be better.
If 3D doesn't float your boat, why not spend some proper cash on your audio system instead, and get to enjoy a fully immersive, gimmick-free home-cinema experience?
Apple has released a small update to their Pro application support, which addresses problems with memory leaks, odd scrolling behavior, and misplaced interface element.
Xbench 1.0b4; Safari Task Bar 1.0; Creo Six Degrees 1.51; iCab X 2.9; CopyPaste X 1.5; more
South Korean electronics giant posts an operating profit of $8.2 billion for the first quarter, a 3.3 percent decline from the year-ago period.
Apple's having a one-day sale today. The prices are better than the RRPs, but unless you're buying accessories, the discounts are a disappointment.