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Thursday: July 28, 2011

More people returned Logitech's Google TV box than actually purchased it in the first quarter.More people returned Logitech's Google TV box than actually purchased it in the first quarter.

Ouch, with news this bad it can only mean one thing... price drop! If you are so bold to purchase one of these boxes you'll only be paying $99 bucks as opposed to the $249 you would have originally had to spend. You'll learn to love the clunky interface and all it's complicated intricacies, that is unless your cable company hasn't blocked you from using it. Good luck!

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Dumb @ 2:56 PM | Tags (10) | boxes | clunky | google | googletv | interface | logitech | pricedrop | q1 | returns | revue |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 5 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Nintendo decides to drop price of the 3DS from $249 to $169.Nintendo decides to drop price of the 3DS from $249 to $169.

But that's not all! If you were an early adopter and have managed to come out of the ordeal eye-strain free you'll have twenty free games waiting for you for being such a loyal customer. Those free games will be comprised of titles from Nintendo's eShop - ten of which have to be NES and the other ten GBA... but hey, free games!

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 2:47 PM | Tags (6) | 3ds | engadget | free | games | nintendo | pricedrop |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 5 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: March 10, 2010

Three reasons as to why the iPad won't see a quick price drop after it's release.Three reasons as to why the iPad won't see a quick price drop after it's release.

This should be pretty easy to figure out especially if you happened to be an early iPhone adopter (such as myself) from way back in 2007.  One would conclude that Apple y wouldn't repeat the same mistake although it was nice quite nice to get some free Apple money.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 7:08 AM | Tags (9) | ipad | price | drop | apple | iphone | early | adopters | credit | mistake |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 14 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: November 30, 2009

Dropping the price of the Wii turned out to be a smart move for Nintendo.Dropping the price of the Wii turned out to be a smart move for Nintendo.

But following the Wii's price cut in October, the console experienced a turnaround, surging to 127,000 units per week versus 93,000 units per week in September.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 1:42 PM | Tags (9) | nintendo | wii | console | price | drop | cut | gaming | videogames | gamasutra |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 6 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: November 4, 2009

Thirteen of the most overpriced iPhone apps currently available on the app store.Thirteen of the most overpriced iPhone apps currently available on the app store.

Yes folks, there is actually an app that can set you back $1,000 at this very moment. On the plus side, if you have the money to burn you'll be awarded with some kind of digital VIP status for bars and night clubs. Whoopie.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 7:27 AM | Tags (8) | apple | iphone | apps | store | wired | overpriced | pricey | vip |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 41 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: October 19, 2009

Wolfram Alpha app priced out at fifty bucks for your beloved iPhone.Wolfram Alpha app priced out at fifty bucks for your beloved iPhone.

The folks behind Wolfram|Alpha would like you to know that this application is a great day-to-day replacement calculator. Uh, no thanks, I'll just stick with your free website.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Dumb @ 7:34 AM | Tags (8) | alpha | app | apple | application | iphone | overpriced | pricey | wolfram |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 13 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Friday: October 16, 2009

Sony will have yet another version of the PS3 to sell just in time for the holidays.Sony will have yet another version of the PS3 to sell just in time for the holidays.

New version will have expanded storage (250 gigabyte hard drive) and a $350 price tag.  Fifty bucks less gets you the 120 gigabyte model which is almost identical to what Microsoft offers for the Xbox Elite version.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 7:31 AM | Tags (7) | gaming | holidays | pricey | ps3 | sony | storage | videogames |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 9 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: October 8, 2009

Sony pulls the curtain back on world's lightest laptop.Sony pulls the curtain back on world's lightest laptop.

For $1,299 you can get a Sony laptop that weighs in at a mere 1.6 pounds with an eleven inch screen. Other specs include a 2ghz processor and a battery with 12-14 hour lifespan (debatable given on how you use the laptop).

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Gadgets @ 8:04 AM | Tags (8) | affordable | laptop | lightest | netbook | price | sony | vaio | weight |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 22 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Amazon's Kindle device can now be yours for just $259.Amazon's Kindle device can now be yours for just $259.

With Wednesday's $40 reduction on the Kindle, the device now costs $259. It debuted in 2007 at $399 and started this year at $359, before another price cut in July.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Gadgets @ 7:32 AM | Tags (7) | amazon | kindle | price | cut | reduction | competition | abcnews |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 3 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Wednesday: October 7, 2009

Nintendo has had enough price cuts for one year.Nintendo has had enough price cuts for one year.

Oh well, theres always next year. In the meantime, Nintendo wants you to enjoy playing New Super Mario Bros and Zelda: Spirit Tracks. Have fun.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 3:06 PM | Tags (5) | nintendo | wii | price | cuts | gamasutra |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 2 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: September 29, 2009

CNN pulls the curtain back on their very own iPhone app.CNN pulls the curtain back on their very own iPhone app.

All of the latest and greatest breaking news can be on your iPhone,  but you'll have to pay $1.99 first.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Interesting @ 8:06 AM | Tags (9) | app | apple | appstore | cnn | iphone | ipod | news | price | yahoo |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 9 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: September 24, 2009

A brand new Nintendo Wii can now be yours for just $199.A brand new Nintendo Wii can now be yours for just $199.

The Nintendo announcements echoes moves by Sony and Microsoft, who have slashed the cost of the PlayStation 3 (PS3) and Xbox 360 as the countdown to Christmas shopping begins.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 7:42 AM | Tags (8) | 199 | cut | holidays | nintendo | price | reduction | shopping | wii |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 7 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Thursday: September 17, 2009

Five things to hate about HDTV according to MSNBC.Five things to hate about HDTV according to MSNBC.

MSNBC doesn't care for black bars. Or television stations that don't broadcast correctly. Or overpriced HDMI cables. Or the messy artform that is color calibration. I don't like them either.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Technology @ 4:28 PM | Tags (10) | 1080i | 1080p | 720 | calibration | hatred | hdmi | hdtv | hidef | msnbc | overpriced |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 39 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Tuesday: September 15, 2009

Wii price drop accidentally announced via upcoming Toys R Us ad?Wii price drop accidentally announced via upcoming Toys R Us ad?

According to the leaked flyer, the Nintendo Wii can be all yours for just $199 starting on September 27th.

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Video Games @ 7:43 AM | Tags (7) | nintendo | wii | price | drop | toysrus | ad | gamespot |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 11 Clicks | Posted by Vin


Monday: September 14, 2009

The AppleTV gets a brand new hundred dollar price drop.The AppleTV gets a brand new hundred dollar price drop.

Your gateway to iTunes on your television site will now set you back just $229 instead of the previous price of $329. Oh, and you can kiss the forty gigabyte model goodbye. C'est la vie!

Posted to Weekdaily filed in Apple @ 4:42 PM | Tags (11) | apple | appletv | gateway | itunes | media | music | television | tv | video | price | drop |  | Discuss (0) |  | facebook | twitter | 8 Clicks | Posted by Vin


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