Mobile Phone Sales Strong In Q3
Apple, RIM, HTC and Motorola have been unaffected by component shortages, but Nokia has struggled with supplies of AMOLED and semiconductor components for low-cost handsets, according to ABI Research.
Samsung Galaxy Tab Teardown
When Apple introduced the iPad, many were probably disappointed to learn that it would run the same operating system found on Apple's iPhone and iPod Touch devices. "Isn't the iPad just a big iPhone?" people wondered. Samsung has a similar problem to overcome with the Galaxy Tab. Isn't the Tab, which runs Google's Android 2.2 Froyo operating system (the same one found on nearly a dozen smartphones), really just a big Android phone? The answer is yes and no. In this slideshow, we take a look unde
PayPal Banks On Mobile Payments
The payments provider launched a two-click Mobile Express Checkout service and added functionality to its Mobile Payments Library, among other upgrades.
LimeWire Ordered To Shut Down
A N.Y. judge says the music file-sharing site must now disable its software, five months after losing a copyright infringement suit.
Barnes & Noble Introduces Color Nook
The Apple iPad faces a challenge from the bookseller's color touch screen e-reader as a platform for books and periodicals, an industry analyst says.
Apple Won't Push Flash Player Updates
Flash updates will no longer arrive with Apple security updates, and new MacBook Air arrives without Flash installed, one week after the company distanced itself from Java.
Amazon Kindle Sets Sales Record
On the eve of a "major announcement" from rival Barnes & Noble, Amazon.com said it has sold more e-readers this quarter than ever before.
Sony PSP Go Down To $199
The Nintendo DS, the main rival to Sony's portable gaming device, sold more than four times as many units in August.
Sony Terminates Walkman
The iconic cassette player will soon disappear from Japanese store shelves, marking the end of the one-time dominant music player.
Apple iPad Helps Ease EMR Concerns
ClearPractice's Nimble e-health record product running on the iPad has convinced some nervous doctors that digital charts aren't so bad after all.
Google Chrome 7 Is Just A Tune-Up
With the latest version of the Google Chrome browser, all the changes are under the hood, including lots of bug fixes and improved HTML 5 support.
Microsoft To Launch Online PC Game Store
Games For Windows Marketplace plans to offer a host of popular PC games for download from Microsoft and other publishers, including Halo, Gears of War and Grand Theft Auto.
AMD Intros Radeon HD 6800 Cards
Competing with Nvidia's GeForce GTX 460, the HD 6870 and 6850 gaming graphics card take advantage of Microsoft's DirectX 11 technology in Windows 7.
Nvidia Unveils 3D Software For HDTV
3DTV Play software allows notebook and desktop users to play games, view photos and watch Blu-ray movies on big screens in three dimensions.