Boston Acoustics has introduced three wireless subwoofers that will become part of its Classic series. The three are the CPS 8Wi, an eight-inch, 200-watt unit that will retail for $399; the CPS 10Wi, a 10-inch, 300-watt device that will cost $499; and the CPS 12Wi, a 12-inch, 400-watt system that will retail for $599.
The ongoing price war over hot holiday items is just the beginning of a battle between Wal-Mart and Amazon. The two major retailers increasingly have been encroaching on each other's turf over the past few months.
Four of 10 video gamers who participated in a recent study by NPD Group said that they had purchased a video game on impulse during the past six months. Of those, the study went on to say, 40% said game packaging was a key ingredient in their purchase and 25% said in-store demonstrations persuaded them to buy.
D&H Distributing will be offering Satellite and Qosmio laptops to retailers, including e-tailers, thanks to a newly signed agreement with Toshiba. D&H will also offer a suite of laptop-related accessories as part of the deal.
The Japanese release of Toshiba's Qosmio Q30 laptop marks the genre's first inclusion of an HD DVD-R drive. Toshiba has yet to announce its international launch plans for the computer, which also features HDMI output, a 320GB hard disk and a digital TV tuner.