Google steals CES spotlight, and a page from Apple

December 29, 2009

When it comes to blockbuster product introductions, Apple is king. So it’s not surprising that Google, which is looking to challenge Apple’s iPhone dominance, is stealing a page from the Steve Jobs & Co. playbook.

Dell tablet rumored for CES

December 11, 2009

dellThe latest buzz online is that Dell is planning to unveil a tablet PC, possibly using the gala Consumer Electronics Shows in Las Vegas next month for its debut. The details provided by gadget site Pocket-lint are a little bare, but the technology zeitgeist is tablet-obsessed at the moment, so the rumor is raising plenty of eyebrows.

Google Chrome OS coming next week…maybe

November 13, 2009

It’s been four months since Google dropped a bombshell with its announcement that it is getting into the PC operating system game, in a direct challenge to Microsoft and Apple.

Not the Droid you’re looking for?

November 6, 2009

After a few weeks of mysterious adverts promising a better alternative to iPhone, Motorola’s $200 Droid phone finally hit the shelves in Verizon wireless stores on Friday. Unsurprisingly, the launch failed to attract anything like the frenzy of an iPhone launch, which had people camping out for days at its peak.

Apple iPhone China debut underwhelms some

November 3, 2009

Apple’s iPhone launched in China last Friday with plenty of fanfare, but the sales numbers so far appear a little light. China Unicom, the iPhone’s carrier in the country, said Tuesday it has signed up 5,000 iPhone subscribers since the launch, below what some analysts were expecting.

Motorola faces iPhone with Droid army

October 28, 2009

Verizon Wireless and Motorola have unveiled what could be their best shot yet in the battle against Apple Inc’s iPhone — the long expected Droid. Motorola says Droid is the most technically advanced smartphone out there. Its promises:

Microsoft shows off Windows 7 touch-screen features

October 22, 2009

Microsoft highlighted new multi-touch features on the range of new PCs as it launched Windows 7 in New York on Thursday.

In latest green move, Apple quits U.S. Chamber

October 5, 2009

Apple, which made news in environmental circles recently with its new approach to environmental accounting, took another high-profile action on climate change Monday when it resigned its membership in the U.S. Chamber of Commerce over the group’s environmental policies.

Did Apple buy mapping company Placebase?

October 1, 2009

Although the company isn’t saying anything, it appears as if Apple has purchased a small Web mapping service called Placebase.

Apple’s new OS off to strong start

September 17, 2009

Apple’s new Snow Leopard operating system has hit the ground running, according to research data released Thursday