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posted in April 2010
Chip revenue was also up 40% in the first quarter, indicating that PC makers are seeing the fruits of an improving economy.
Steve Jobs cites security, poor performance and no support for touch-based interfaces as problems with Adobe's cross-platform browser plug-in.
The iPhone OS 4, HTML 5, and potentially a new iPhone will be spotlighted at Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference.
Hewlett-Packard and Wyse Technology intend to use the operating system for thin clients.
The 45-nanometer Phenom II X6 enables PC enthusiasts to tune system performance, customize settings, and tune memory.
A California district attorney is trying to determine whether laws were broken over the tech blog's payment for an unreleased iPhone.
Cloudhopper powers mobile messaging campaigns. Terms were not disclosed.
The music service allows subscribers to store music for listening on mobile devices even without an Internet connection.
Verizon Wireless owner Vodafone will start carrying the Android smartphone in its UK stores this month.
The pathway to using Palm and its Web OS as a gateway to the U.S. smartphone market is fraught with challenges, analysts say.
A Windows 2000 Server security patch released last week does not address the underlying issue effectively, company says.
A flawed antivirus software update misclassified a critical Windows XP file as a malicious program, sending PCs into endless reboot cycles.
The navigation-focused smartphone will be the successor to Garmin's Nuvifone A50.
Major themes in the latest release include pervasive virtualization, improved scalability and availability, and increased power efficiency, Red Hat says.
More than half of adults surveyed disagreed with the concept that files stored online are safer than files stored locally on a hard drive.
Agnilux was founded by people involved in making the application processor used to power the iPad. Terms were not disclosed.
Half of U.S. teens surveyed say they send 50 or more SMS text messages a day, or 1,500 a month.
The slimmed-down version of the social networking site provided access to just the fundamentals of the full-fledged site.
Stroke, seizure, and motion sickness are among the potential health effects from watching 3D televisions.
Overdrive, a Sprint mobile hotspot device, can connect up to five Wi-Fi-enabled devices to Sprint's 4G service, the carrier says.
Tandberg's videoconferencing product line will be folded into the networking company's TelePresence portfolio.
The Android 2.1handset will ship April 29 to customers who pre-order the HTC smartphone.
Orders placed today for the 3G version of the Apple slate will be shipped May 7.
The increase in first quarter desktop sales was fueled in part by higher sales of specialized designs, such as all-in-one PCs.
Sandy Bridge chips, set to go into production in late 2010, are based on a next-generation microarchitecture.
The Flip SlideHD video recorder has 16 GB of storage for recording up to four hours of 1280 x 720 video.
Notable sales drivers during what CEO Paul Otellini called the company's "best first quarter ever" were Intel's Core i3, i5 and i7 processors for laptops.
The update gives Apple's top-selling computers faster processors, higher performing graphics, and longer battery life.
An Android tablet PC from Google and a two-screen slate from Microsoft may join devices from Acer, Dell, Hewlett-Packard, and Lenovo to vie with Apple's iPad.
Developers are concerned that Twitter's acquisition of Atebits and addition of new features to the micro-blogging site will gut their businesses.
Acquisition could marry Blackberry to in-vehicle entertainment systems.
Buyout will help fuel Nokia's push to broaden its presence in the location-based services market.
Revisions are being considered to comply with the Comcast court ruling that invalidated the Federal Communications Commission's Net neutrality policy.
"Memristor" technology could take chip performance beyond limitations imposed by Moore's Law.
The smartphone operating system upgrade adds more than 100 features, including multitasking, enhanced enterprise security, and a unified e-mail inbox.
The analyst firm said U.S. IT spending would grow by 8.4% in 2010 because of higher gains in sales of communications equipment.
Apple is reaping a gross profit margin of almost 50% on each unit sold, analysis indicates.
Computer maker says its new tablet may have trouble connecting to wireless networks under certain conditions.
With employees already proficient in mouse-and-keyboard setups, touch-enabled computers aren't likely to make corporate inroads any time soon, study says.
Google's mobile device platform is making inroads against offerings from Microsoft and Palm.
The carrier will give Apple iPhone owners up to $350 for swapping their smartphone for an HTC HD2.
An interest in mini-notebooks and slate computers will drive 2010 portable PC sales, researcher says.
The BDXLspecification enables up to 128 GB of storage on write-once Blu-ray discs and 100 GB on rewritable discs.
Terms of the social networking site's deal to acquire the online photo archiving site were not disclosed.
Dr. Henry Edward Roberts was a mentor to Microsoft co-founders Bill Gates and Paul Allen.
Healthline aims to provide health information technology that will drive health-specific search and navigation on the Yahoo site.
Palm has lost market share as Android smartphones continue to gain ground.
Tiffany said the latest court decision leaves room for the jeweler to pursue claims of false advertising against the online auction site.
Open source developers now have access to the fledgling mobile operating system's source code.
The software maker also announced price cuts to existing models of the portable music player.