Apple iPad Seizing Netbook Market Share
Declining notebook prices overall and the success of Apple's tablet computer combined to drive down netbook sales in the second quarter, according to DisplaySearch.
AT&T To Refresh GoPhone Plans
In advance of the Windows 7 Phone launch, the carrier will introduce new unlimited talk and text options or unlimited talk and text with metered data use on Oct. 3.
15 Green Tech Innovations
Cost-savings and energy efficiencies go hand-in-hand. The poor economy and a collective awareness of the finite resources available to the world are encouraging businesses to invest in green technologies. In fact, 60% of companies now have green criteria for their technology purchases, a Forrester Research study found. Cutting costs is the primary motivator, while real or anticipated regulatory issues and pressure from buyers also ranked high, the report said. Only 30% were driven by their desir
Giving The Web Its Voice
Recent announcements, such as Google's addition of voice calling in Gmail, along with the partnership between Facebook and Skype, could be heralding a new age of interactivity for the Web. And talking with your voice on the web could become almost as common as typing.
Toshiba Launches 3D Laptops
Satellite A665-3D Series upconverts 2D video through software, allowing users to play games, movies, and photos in 3D without buying additional devices.
Nintendo 3DS To Ship In March
The portable 3D gaming device doesn't require us of special glasses and may help reverse a sales slump for the Wii console maker.
MetroPCS Intros LTE In Dallas
Long-term evolution service plans priced at $55 or $60 a month, which includes voice calls, texting, and unlimited 4G web.
Hulu Plus Coming To TiVo, Roku
TiVo will make the premium online video service available to its Premiere digital video recorder subscribers, while Roku will offer it via its media player that streams web content to a digital TV.
AOL To Buy TechCrunch
The acquisition adds Michael Arrington's influential tech-focused blog network to AOL's growing stable of professionally created content sources.
HTC Merge Headed To Verizon
The CDMA version of the HTC Desire Z, known in the U.S. as the T-Mobile G2, may be joining the carrier's lineup based upon leaked photos and a model number.
Sony Ericsson Drops Symbian
Google's Android OS has been the focus of new platform work, though the company will continue to support Symbian phones.
Kno Announces Single Screen Tablet
The education-focused tablet is a less expensive alternative to the previously announced dual-screen tablet focused on providing textbooks, course materials and other content for the classroom.
Apple Dominates Tech Headlines
A study of mainstream news organizations' technology coverage shows enthusiasm for Apple and a focus on positive stories slightly more often than negative ones.