Review: New iPad screen is eye-opening upgrade
(AP) -- Beware the new iPad, not because it's an inferior product, but because it's a superior one. Using one is like living the life of a millionaire for a day, then getting dumped back in your regular life. Your eyes are ...
Smartphones, laptops easy to trace but hard to recover
The stolen laptop sent its owner a hopeful message just hours after it had been spirited out of his south Minneapolis home. The message included the exact spot where the laptop had been taken and, conveniently, a photo covertly ...
Tablet computers added to British inflation 'basket'
Tablet computers like Apple's iPad and Samsung's Galaxy Tab have been added into the basket of goods used to measure official British inflation, the Office for National Statistics said Tuesday.
Weak growth seen in PC shipments this year: Gartner
Personal computer shipments are expected to remain weak this year amid growing competition from tablets and even high-powered smartphones, research company Gartner said Thursday.
'SimCity' game rebuilt for age of climate change
Climate change is coming to SimCity. A new version of the city-building computer game that factors in real-world consequences of energy choices has won endorsements from Twitter co-founder Biz Stone and the director of the ...
Microsoft sees future in Windows 8 amid iPad rise
(AP) -- Microsoft is scrambling to preserve what's left of its kingdom. Since the company released its Windows operating system in 1985, most of the sequels have been variations on the same theme. Not that ...
Internet service prevents cable tangle in presentations at conferences
To connect a laptop to an additional monitor, projector or even to a monitor wall, a special cable was required, until now. Researchers of the Saarland University's Intel Visual Computing Institute overcome ...
US iPad owners tend to be older, have money
US owners of iPads tend to be older and richer than people who buy rival tablet computers, according to a study released on Friday by NPD Group.
Stealing for science
Students at the University of Twente (The Netherlands) have stolen thirty laptops from various members of the universitys staff. They were not prosecuted for this, so they could just get on with their studies. Indeed, ...
Google bypassed Apple privacy settings: researcher (Update)
Google was under fire Friday after it was revealed the Internet giant's ad-targeting "cookies" bypassed track-blocking software on Apple's web browser for iPhones and computers.
GPS court ruling leaves US phone tracking unclear
A US Supreme Court decision requiring a warrant to place a GPS device on the car of a criminal suspect leaves unresolved the bigger issue of police tracking using mobile phones, legal experts say.
No future without scarce metals
It is not just in laptop computers, mobile telephones and LED screens that scarce metals are to be found but also in solar cells, batteries for mobile technologies and many other similar applications. The ...
Judge's order raises issue over encrypted evidence
A federal judge has ordered a woman to provide an unencrypted version of her laptop's hard drive in a ruling that raises the question of whether turning over a password amounts to self-incrimination.
High-tech gadget show opens doors in Vegas
The International Consumer Electronics Show kicked off on Tuesday with a dazzling array of high-tech gadgetry including ultra-thin laptops, snazzy smartphones, iPad rivals and flat-screen and 3D TVs.