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Kasperksy Lab today released the second retail edition of its Internet security applications.
Internet Security 7.0 and Anti-Virus 7.0 are available immediately as electronic downloads from the company's Web site; they will hit Best Buy's shelves this month and be widely available in September, said Randy Drawas, Kaspersky's marketing VP.
This TWICE webinar, hosted by senior editor Alan Wolf, will take a look at what may be the hottest CE products at retail that will be sold during the all-important fourth quarter. Top technologies, market strategies and industry trends will be discussed with industry analysts and executives.
Palm will offer Michael Jordan special editions of the m100 and m500 to be sold online and through select stores, the company said.
This summer, the new models will ship offering special cosmetics with Michael Jordan's signature and with a software bundle selected by the famous NBA athlete.
DVD hardware manufacturers Toshiba and Samsung are teaming with DVD video software retailers for several DVD software rental promotions.
Toshiba said it is teaming with national video chain Hollywood Video to offer consumers who purchase select Toshiba DVD-Video players 10 free DVD rentals (approximately a $30 value). The offer is good at "more than 1,800 Hollywood Video locations across the U.S," and consumers are not required to rent any additional titles to qualify.
LA PUENTE, CALIF. — Kinyo's TA-927 surround sound system is shipping with a $49.95 suggested retail. It is billed as a 4.1 Game Zone system with 550 watts of total output through four pre-amplified satellite speakers and a dedicated subwoofer that is housed in a wooden enclosure.
Loewe, the high-end German TV line introduced by Sensory Science here last year, announced major price reductions for its three 4:3 SDTV-capable digital televisions.
The move came as the line's U.S. distributor, Sensory Science, fine-tunes the assortment to reflect the changing marketplace, company executives said.
Intel's USB evangelist Steve Whalley was at RetailVision touting the advantages of the technology. Whalley said USB version 2.0, which offers data transfer rates up to 200Mbps, should be finalized by the end of the year. He expected some of the first Easy PC computers, which eliminate the serial and parallel ports and offer unique non-PC-like form factors, to be available in the second half of the year.