Review: $99 WikiReader is a pocket encyclopedia
(AP) -- When I was a kid, my dad bought a copy of the Encyclopedia Britannica. It had 32 volumes and took up 4 feet in the book case. I loved to sit on the couch and flip through it, reading articles at random.
Japanese car makers out to electrify Tokyo show
Move over hybrids -- the biggest buzz at this year's Tokyo Motor Show looks set to come from electric cars as the dream of affordable zero-emission vehicles moves closer to reality.
Makers hope new 'ultrathin' notebooks fill a niche
Those in the market for a laptop this fall will find a batch of new, mid-priced models that promise less weight and longer battery life than traditional notebook computers, but more performance -- and a bigger ...
HP Introduces ProBook 5310m and Pavilion dm3 Notebooks
HP today introduced the world's thinnest full-performance notebook PC as well as a slim, stylish consumer notebook that delivers an optimal balance of mobility, performance and affordability.
Microsoft program will return sound
Q. I recently removed the Roxio Easy Media Creator program from my Toshiba laptop, but I think the process also removed my system's sound. I've updated the system drivers, but when I check properties for the sound devices, ...
Have gear, will travel: Testing the industry's slickest netbooks
Sacrificing a small amount of performance in favor of convenience and travel ease, netbooks are all the rage. It's easy to see why. While they won't let you play next year's hottest PC titles, they can handle a round or ...
Windows 7 on the way: What should you do?
Now that Microsoft has finished Windows 7, computer users may be wondering what to do next.
Computer battery life sparks highly charged debate
Benny Villanueva recalls being in a Starbucks rushing to finish a college paper that was due when his laptop battery, which he'd been led to believe would last hours, conked out after only about 30 minutes.
iPhone 3G S has slew of new features
If you've been thinking of buying an iPhone, the release of the iPhone 3G S makes it a lot easier to join Apple's telecom family. But if you already own an iPhone, deciding whether to buy this new model is ...
The iPhone: My new hang-up
The cell phone -- a gift and a curse. It's the gadget I love to hate.
First Smartphone with 1GHZ Processor (w/ Video)
Review: New Intel chips power skinny laptops
(AP) -- Tiny, cheap laptops known as netbooks have been a big success. But not everyone likes their small screens and keyboards, and their processors aren't powerful enough for some common tasks, like playing ...
New battery technology extends life of bomb disposal robots
Safe removal of roadside bombs and improvised explosive devices (IEDs) is critical in hostile environments. Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) crews often rely on remotely operated robots to disarm explosives ...
The Future is Ultra-Thin: Intel Introns New Ultra-Low Voltage Chips
Today at Computex, Intel Corporation introduced four new processors, including a low-power version and a value chipset, to usher in mainstream "ultra-thin" laptops.