[tag]Intel[/tag] has ‘silently’ launched its new Intel Core Duo 2.33Ghz processor and is selling at $600 (Php31,200.00) Say what?! It’s faster and top of the line, but hey it comes at a heavy price. Most would say, “Hold back and wait for [tag]Core Duo[/tag] 2 to come out very soon.”
Meanwhile, Forbes Magazine has just launched its Top 100 [tag]Celebrities[/tag] of 2006 list and the line-up pretty much reflects the most recent trend in the world of hollywood, primtime TV and sports.
The Top 10 include:
1. [tag]Tom Cruise[/tag]
2. Rolling Stones
3. Oprah Winfrey
5. Tiger Woods
6. Steven Spielberg
7. Howard Stern
8. 50 Cent
9. Cast of The Sopranos
10. [tag]Dan Brown[/tag]
Yes, that’s Dan Brown in the Top 10 of the list, where [tag]J.K. Rowling[/tag] and John Grisham are down at 19 and 80 respectively. The movie may have sucked, but the lucky son of a gun has gotten away with it.
Formula 1 superstar Michael Schumacher gains over Tom Hanks, they’re 30 and 31 respectively while Kobe Bryant is in at 25 ahead of NBA legend Michael Jordan who’s at 26. On top of them all, [tag]American Idol[/tag] judge [tag]Simon Cowell[/tag] is at 29. Completing the list at 100 is Ty Pennington…honestly, I haven’t heard of her before.
Lastly, BusinessWeek Online has presented the Best Product Design of 2006. Asian designers has improved compared to last year, they took a quarter of this year’s awards. Products range from snazzy [tag]computers[/tag] to elegant and state-of-the-art tea makers. Check out the links and be in awe of human ingenuity.