Virgin Blue has announced details of its new long haul carrier and flagship aircraft, moving a step closer to offering an alternative service on the trans-pacific route. The announcement comes after it yesterday received approval from Australia's International Air Services Commission to operate return non-stop services to the US from late 2008, and immediately follows Qantas' unveiling of further details about its Airbus A380 fleet and new 'premium economy' class.
Avis Australia has upgraded its Australia-wide rental car operation with Wyse thin clients, rolling out 400 units to over 150 rental stations nationally in place of the IBM SNA terminals used previousl.
The in-cabin technology of the new Qantas' Airbus A380, due to take-off in Australia from August 2008, caters for gadget gurus with features such as PC power and Internet access. For flight crews there is wireless communication and PDA connectivity for inflight management.
Sony's new VPL-C series of data projectors includes five new models for use in mid-sized conference rooms and classrooms. Business users will be particularly interested in the network-ready VPL-CX125 and VPL-CX155 models, which retail at $3,895 and $4,295 respectively.
Sex sells, and computer viruses posing as nude images of female movie stars Nicole Kidman, Angelina Jolie and Natalie Portman form the basis of the latest Trojan virus email doing the rounds of Windows-based computers.
Apple appears to be taking on all comers, launching a web-based photo sharing service to take on the likes of Photobucket and Flickr on the same day it fired a shot across Microsoft's bow with an upgraded iWorks 08.