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posted in June 2010
Engineers working on the handset will transfer to the Windows Phone 7 development team.
Authors can almost double the amount they receive from sales of digital books priced 20% or more below the list price for the physical book version.
At least 30 laptops have been reported to overheat causing casings and keyboards to warp and reaching temperatures hot enough to burn users.
Supply chain management issues that delayed pre-order shipments dates combined with the new smartphone's technical glitches, could spell opportunity for competitors according to iSuppli.
Positioned to meet a projected nine-fold increase in consumer household digital media storage by 2014, the drive can store up to 120 HD movies, 1,500 video games and more for approximately 8 cents per gigabyte.
The app doesn't allow text search or e-book purchases from within the app, but Amazon says it will add those features in the near future.
The 3.5-inch LCD Retina display screen is the most expensive component at $28.50.
The e-book application can play audio and video on Apple's iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch and enables publishers to add instruction videos to how-to books, readings from authors and other add-ons.
Microsoft Internet Explorer continues to dominate with more than half the U.S. browser market, but Chrome has moved past Apple Safari into third place behind Mozilla Firefox.
Domain names written entirely in Chinese script are expected to make sites more accessible to Chinese language users.
After years of rejecting applications to establish .XXX, ICAAN's board has voted to move forward with the adult entertainment industry domain.
ComScore reports that 183 million U.S. Internet users watched almost 34 billion videos in May with YouTube accounting for 43.1% of the market.
The multi-screen ad campaign will promote the electric Chevrolet Volt on PCs, mobile phones, and with Kinect Joy Rides for the Xbox 360.
The quad-core 4122 is among the processors codenamed Lisbon aimed at cloud computing environments and the lowest-priced server chip AMD has ever sold.
Responding to Amazon Kindle and Barnes & Noble Nook price cuts, Borders is including a $20 gift card and credit toward future purchases.
The top-of-the-line AS8943G is a desktop replacement multimedia or gaming laptop, the Timeline X models are highly portable, and two Aspire laptops balance portability and power.
Within hours of Barnes & Noble announcing a price drop for its Nook electronic reader, Amazon responded with a price reduction.
Nook 3G prices have been slashed in addition to the new Wi-Fi only e-reader that includes AT&T hotspot access.
AMD chips power all four lightweight laptops introduced by Acer; the pair with Atom processors have a claimed eight-hour battery life and the pair with Athlon II Neo processors top six hours.
A Forrester Research reports says that tablet-style or slate computers, such as the Apple iPad, will outsell netbooks in two years.
TrfiDef 3D technology supports displaying movies and pictures in 3D with polarize glasses and the laptop includes Lenovo technology that supports combining hard disk drives with SSDs.
Retailers will be required to post the amount of radiation emitted by a cell phone or face fines under regulation given preliminary approval by the City Board of Supervisors.
The next few weeks will be "rocky," the microblogging site said, due to technical problems and increased traffic during the World Cup.
While shipments of Apple, Blackberry, and Android-based devices are on the rise, sales of Nokia devices are declining.
Netbooks have been the driving PC sales for more than year, but the slate computers, led by Apple's iPad, are predicted to grab market share in the second half of the year.
Two ultra-thin laptops and another two entertainment models with high-definition displays, LED backlighting and available 3D headline the announced update to the Toshiba notebook line.
The Mac computer now sports an Nvidia GeForce 320M processor, an HDMI output for connecting the computer to an HDTV, and a smaller footprint.
Users can now track elevation, temperature, and wind speed imported from a GPS device in Google Earth.
The iPhone still accounts for more than half of mobile web usage, but Android phones' share is growing rapidly while BlackBerry and iPhone are losing market share.
The 10U rack-mount server uses 75% less power and space than comparable x86 volume servers, says the company.
Cisco Quad integrates content management systems with voice, video, and social networking into a single workspace for desktop, iPhone, or iPad.
A formal request to preserve all documents related the disclosure of 114,000 email addresses of Apple iPad owners has been issued to Gawker as part of an FBI investigation.
The policy announced on Monday may prevent Google from distributing advertising on the smartphone.
The May milestone for Tweets marks an almost 100% increase in the monthly volume of 140-character or shorter messages posted in December when Twitter hit the 1 billion mark.
More screen sizes and Intel Wireless Display technology in select models that allows content streaming to a digital TV are the eye-catching features.
Seductive features of the iPhone 4, such as videoconferencing, may have tongues wagging now, but the smartphone's features may be a letdown for users.
Scheduling automatic printing of Web content, like the daily news, is among the services HP is launching with its ePrintCenter and e-All-in-One printers.
Easy to use videoconferencing is the head-turning feature of the latest iPhone and the FaceTime application may pressure wireless carriers to provide more bandwidth.
Due to a lack of user interest, Microsoft announced plans to end the Bing cashback program at the end of July.
Readers of Yelp restaurant reviews can now make reservations through OpenTable without leaving Yelp and use the same email account for both sites.
After pictures were leaked online, Samsung has confirmed that it will release a tablet computer in the second half of 2010, but declined to offer details.
Gizmodo already lifted the veil on the next iPhone prototype, but Steve Jobs is still expected to announce some surprises that generate excitement including iPhone software changes.
Research firm Gartner has raised its 2010 forecast for global semiconductor revenue, attributing the change to a better-than-expected market recovery from the economic recession.
The Linaro joint venture will develop common tools and low-level OS code to attract developers to the now-fragmented mobile Linux market.
Samsung has leaked a picture of its 7-inch Android OS touchscreen tablet computer.
FCC chairman Julius Genachowski says deploying 4G wireless networks quickly is key to driving innovation and taking advantage of mobile broadband.
Target, the only brick-and-mortar store selling the Amazon Kindle, will introduce the electronic reader at stores nationwide this Sunday.
Despite the appealing flexibility of the category-spanning MeeGo scalable device and application platform remains little known and unproven among third-party developers.
MSI's Wind Pad and Asus' Eee Pad, the latest entries in the tablet PC market, are expected to be low-cost challengers to Apple's slate computer.
The dual-core Atom processor, code-named Canoe Lake, makes half-inch-thick netbooks possible and will be available in time for the holiday shopping season.
The new Knight's Corner processor is based on Intel's many-core architecture and draws on the Larrabee advanced graphics chip the company placed on hold last year.
The viewer software for digital magazines will be available on smartphones and iPad-style slate computers and includes features such as image rotation and touch-based navigation.