Weekend news picks (02.02)

By on February 2, 2008, 8:19 PM
Crysis, Orange Box exceed sales expectations [...] Crysis was a strong performer, stating the game went "platinum," which likely means it sold a million units worldwide despite its initially modest performance in the US. Shacknews.

Biggest Quarterly Gain in Graphics Shipments in Six Years According to JPR total graphics shipments were up 106 million units representing a 17% increase over Q3 2007 and the biggest quarter to quarter increase in six years. Compared to Q4 2006 shipments were up a strong 27%. DailyTech.

Third undersea cable cut in Middle East A third undersea cable was cut on Friday, just two days after two breaks near Egypt disrupted Web access in parts of the Middle East and Asia, Indian-owned cable network operator FLAG Telecom said. Reuters.

What the BlackBerry Update Means for You BlackBerry owners rejoice! The upcoming BlackBerry 4.5 software will vault your Pearls and Curves into the top ranks of multimedia devices. PCMag.

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