Beta Watch

This month's sites: Personal financial forecasting, music mixing and sharing, and people finding.

12 Promising New Web Sites and Services

At two conferences this week--Demo Fall 2008 and TechCrunch50--developers unveiled more than a 100 new Web sites and services. Here are a dozen of our favorites.

Beta Watch

This month's beta sites are an off-line Web e-mail service, an alternative to Wikipedia, and a green-rating service for tech and other products.

Beta Watch

New online services: Webon, Pageonce, WhereIStand.

First Reviews: iPhone 3G Improved, but Still Flawed

Reviewers fault battery life, 3G coverage, and service-plan costs. But the sound quality and download speeds are much improved.

on techhive.com

Windows XP Departs: Good Riddance or Sad Farewell?

Two of PC World's most opinionated editors weigh in on whether Microsoft Windows XP's departure is bad for PC users or the best thing that could happen to computing.

on techhive.com

Beta Watch

New online services from FindHow, Slingpage, and Scribd.