HP 'iPad Killer' Specs Leaked
Tech blog publishes internal documents that show hardware, software, and pricing details for Windows-powered slate PC.
Five Reasons The iPad Stinks
After using the iPad for several days, its limitations are becoming more clear. Here are five things about the iPad that are completely annoying.
Microsoft To Announce Project Pink
Microsoft has steadfastly maintained that it wouldn't jump into the phone business, but rumors about Project Pink have been swirling for months. We still don't have any official information, other than Microsoft is ready to make an official announcement next week on April 12.
Hosted Exchange Service For Macs
Apptix, a provider of hosted Microsoft Exchange e-mail and other services, has announced full support for Mac OS X and the native Mac applications, including iPad sync.
Blu-ray Goes High Capacity
The BDXLspecification enables up to 128 GB of storage on write-once Blu-ray discs and 100 GB on rewritable discs.
iPad Users Reporting Wi-Fi Problems
It's barely 48 hours out of the gate and already those who bought the Apple iPad are reporting a serious flaw: poor Wi-Fi reception. Without the Internet, the iPad is DOA.
Apple To Introduce iPhone OS 4.0 April 8
Today Apple sent out press invitations to an event it is holding Thursday, April 8. At the event it will showcase iPhone operating system 4.0, which promises to be a major update to the iPhone's OS.
Review: Apple iPad Delivers Basic Office Tools
The iPad handles office fundamentals pretty well, but a significant e-mail weakness and its lack of cloud support are among the reasons it can't seriously be considered a laptop replacement.
Apple Says It Moved 300,000 iPads On Saturday
A press release from Apple hit the wires this morning, trumpeting the company's first-day sales of the iPad. It says on Saturday alone, 300,000 were delivered to those who pre-ordered in addition to those that were sold in Apple stores.
Apple Dimming Flash's Outlook?
The iPhone has been a game changer in the mobile space. With its world class mobile browser, it opened up the internet for the first time to true web browsing rather than running data through proxy servers that reformatted the data or anemic browsers that tried to reformat it for you so it would work on the small screens. One area that it, and its bigger brother the iPad, still can't do is Flash, but that may not matter as much anymore.
Inside Apple's iPad: FCC Teardown Photos
Check out 17 images of the guts of Apple's new game-changing Web slate, revealing tightly packed innards with Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and an ARM architecture processor.
Apple iPad First Impressions
UPS delivered my iPad at about 2PM this afternoon. I've spent several hours configuring it and playing around. So far, I've found it to be an impressive piece of technology that will change the way I work.
iFixit Tears Down iPad, Analyzes Its Guts
iFixit recently scored an Apple iPad and decided to perform a preliminary analysis of what makes the iPad so pretty on the inside. iFixit not only tore the thing apart, it provides step-by-step directions so you can do the same.
Microsoft Ditches "Series" In Windows Phone 7
After several years of calling their platform Windows Mobile, Microsoft changed it to Windows Phone 7 Series when it was officially announced at Mobile World Congress in February. Now it will simply be called Windows Phone 7.
Non-iPad Mobile News Items Worth Reading
Apple may be dominating headlines this week, but there's plenty else to read about. RIM delivered a disappointing earnings report, Palm has some economics it wants to share with you, Skyfire has an Android browser in development, Google's Buzz gets a minor facelift, and LinkedIn connects with BlackBerry.
Google Not Supporting The iPad?
Based on spending more than an hour trolling the iPad Apps Store, I can't find a single Google application or service that has been optimized for the iPad. How come? Google isn't the only one. Other major publishers haven't updated their apps, either.
Yahoo Partners With Healthline
Healthline aims to provide health information technology that will drive health-specific search and navigation on the Yahoo site.
iPhone Wins 'Most Satisfying' Award
Love it or hate it, the iPhone appears to make most users happy. How do we know this? J.D. Power and Associates named the iPhone winner of its 2010 smartphone customer satisfaction survey.
Apple Offers iPad Tours
Free workshops will help consumers learn more about Cupertinos's new tablet-style computing device.
iPad Apps Store Goes Live In iTunes
Even though the iPad isn't yet available to most people, Apple has launched the official list of iPad-optimized applications in the iTunes Apps Store.
Verizon Practically Giving Away Palm Phones For Free
Today Verizon Wireless rolled out a new promotion for Palm's lineup of webOS devices, the Pre Plus and Pixi Plus. Verizon has discounted the Pre Plus from $150 to just $50, and the Pixi Plus from $50 to $30 -- and that doesn't include the buy-one-get-one free offer. Fire sale?
Early iPad Reviews Paint Positive Picture
The usual, Apple-picked suspects have reviewed Apple's iPad, due on April 3. All of the reviews are generally positive, and offer only mild criticism of Apple's latest new gadget.
Proposed Ban On Texting For Truckers
In January, Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood issued a temporary texting ban for truckers. Now there is a proposal to make the ban permanent. What shocks me is that this is only happening now, in 2010. Texting has been a deadly distraction for years for drivers. Why has it taken the federal government so long to implement this?