Cafe conquerors use high-tech gadgets to make public spaces their own... for hours
Increasingly "plugged-in" customers are grabbing extra seats, counter space and table tops by using cell phones, laptops and cups of steaming hot coffee to shield others from seemingly public spaces, according to two marketing ...
Apple iPad outmuscles Android in global tablet sales
Apple's iPad outmuscled its Android-powered tablet computer rivals in early 2012, in a global market suffering from post-holiday hangover, a survey showed Thursday.
Pixel Qi says it has a tablet screen as good as iPad' Retina but uses far less power
Yahoo CEO to outline his strategy with 1Q results
(AP) -- Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson is expected to elaborate on his turnaround plans when the beleaguered Internet company releases its first-quarter results.
How to protect personal data on devices you plan to sell
Thinking of selling or giving away your smartphone or laptop computer? If you have a BlackBerry or an iPhone, go right ahead. But if you have an Android phone or a computer running Windows XP, you may want to hold off.
Apple plans nation's biggest private fuel cell energy project in NC
North Carolina will be home to the nation's largest private fuel cell energy project, a nonpolluting, silent power plant that will generate electricity from hydrogen.
Quad-core Snapdragon S4 is firing up for laptop wars
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 ...