OneCare dead, Xbox update, Zune, Yahoo/Microsoft, IE8, and more.
- Microsoft Kills OneCare, Plans Free "Morro"
- Xbox New Experience; new games Left 4 Dead and Far Cry 2
- New Zune prices on flash devices, accessories
- Zune 3.1 with a few new features
- Rent to Own: Zune Pass subscribers now get 10 free tracks per month
- Internet Explorer 8 Beta 3 is on the way
- Windows Mobile: IE 6 only on new devices
- Holiday recommendations:
- If you have an iPod: Universal Dock ($49) + AV cable ($49)
- If you have a Zune: Home AV Pack (dock, remote, cables - $59)
- Otherwise… WD TV HD Media Player ($129 + USB hard drive, memory key)
Tip of the week: Students: Get Microsoft products cheap with Microsoft DreamSpark
Plus - Microsoft IT Academy Student Pass: Free e-learning courses
Software of the week: Zune 3.1 - Excellent even if you don't have a device