Why Google Television will NOT make money

[eminimall products=”watch” channel=”electrogeek_post_watch”] Google CEO Eric Schmidt has long been seeking to realize his “fantasy” of controlling the media budgets of all advertisers, across all media. Unfortunately for Google’s advertising diversification dreams, however, the targeted fantasy remains off-target. Google has a fine track record in announcing myriads of advertising tests, betas, trials…and in achieving massive …

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Acer passes Toshiba for third place in mobile PC sales

[eminimall products=”laptop” channel=”electrogeek_post_laptop”] Acer Inc. unseated Toshiba Corp. from its third-place spot in worldwide mobile PC sales during the fourth quarter of last year, according to market researcher iSuppli Corp. Hewlett-Packard Co. saw the strongest year-on-year growth and retained first place. ISuppli is the first to confirm Acer’s step up in the PC rankings, although …

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Greenpeace trashes Apple again

[eminimall products=”apple” channel=”electrogeek_post_apple”] Greenpeace has again targeted Apple in its latest Guide to Greener Electronics, a report which ranks major electronics manufacturers on their environmental policies and practices. But is Apple really putting its technology ahead of the environment? With a score of 2.7 out of 10, Greenpeace placed Apple at the bottom of the …

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Resident Evil 4 Wii confirmed for summer

[eminimall products=”Wii” channel=”electrogeek_post_Wii”] Capcom redesigns zombie action game’s control scheme to work with Nintendo’s motion-sensing controller; Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles confirmed for Wii. Like a rotting husk of an ex-person reanimated in a grotesque mockery of the laws of nature, Capcom’s GameCube hit Resident Evil 4 takes its sweet time in getting places. GameSpot’s …

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Harris Poll: Users balk at Vista upgrade

[eminimall products=”Windows Vista” channel=”electrogeek_post_vista”] Microsoft Corp. did a great job getting out the word about Windows Vista, a Harris Poll published yesterday said. But the marketing blitz hasn’t generated big sales. According to an online survey conducted by Harris Interactive, 87% of the 2,200 American adults polled said they were aware of Vista. The overwhelming …

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