May 22, 2008

Google Sees a Gain in Search Share, Rest all See a Drop in April

According to ComScore, number of search queries fell to 10.6 billion, a drop of 2 percent in April compared to March. All the major search providers saw a drop in search share except Google. The company gained 1.8 percent compared to March and reached 61.6 percent search share. Read More

GameStop Takes Microsoft Zune Off the Shelves

Video game retailer GameStop has decided to pull the plug on Microsoft’s Zune MP3 player because of insufficient sales. This will definitely put a big hurdle in Microsoft’s attempt to grow Zune sales, as GameStop has more than 4,400 stores and losing a big distribution channel will hurt Microsoft. Read More

May 21, 2008

Apple’s iTunes Customers Targeted by New Phishing Scam

A new phishing scam targeting iTunes users via a spam email message has been reported by a security company on Monday. The spam email message informs the user that they must correct a problem with their iTunes account. Read More

May 19, 2008

Two Out of Every Three Computers Sold are Macs in Over $1,000 Price Range

NPD data for first quarter shows Apple’s retail market share is 14% but two third of the computers sold are Macs for PCs costing $1,000 or more. "In notebooks they're growing two times the market," said Stephen Baker, NPD's vice president of industry analysis. “Windows notebooks had "zero percent" growth year over year.” Read More

Third Party Case Render Reveals 3G iPhone Designs

XSKN, a company that designs cases for iPhone has revealed a case design on it website described as an “iPhone 3G” case. The case is slightly different from the one that the company sells for present generation iPhone and matches the specs released by iLounge few days ago. Read More

Rumor: Apple working on a Bluetooth Multitouch Keyboard and Apple TV Update

Macenstein has posted an email they received from a reader that shows the new keyboard and talks about the upcoming Apple TV update. The new Bluetooth keyboard has the same all aluminum design and chiclet keys but adds a touch-sensitive area on the right. Read More

Microsoft Now Wants Parts of Yahoo! “Yahoo!’s Search and Advertising”

Microsoft said on Sunday that it is crawling back to Yahoo, to bargain an unspecified deal with the company. The software giant has proposed an alternative that would involve a transaction with Yahoo, but not an acquisition of all of Yahoo. Read More

May 18, 2008

Wii Topped Combined Sales of Xbox, PS3, PS2 and PSP for April

Wii again topped the sales chart for the month of April according to the latest data from NPD group. Even though the biggest release ever in video game history “Grand Theft Auto” was only released for Xbox and PS3 and not for Wii. Wii sold 714,200 units in April. Read More