Review: Samsung fuses tablet, camera
In the few weeks I've been testing the Samsung Galaxy Camera, I've been trying to figure out which market Samsung is out to capture.
Microsoft describes 2012 as 'epic,' but 2013 has its obstacles
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has been known to use hyperbolic adjectives, but was he on the mark when he described 2012 as "the most epic in Microsoft history"?
Google Play growing fast, survey finds
Google's online Play shop of applications for Android-powered smartphones or tablets is growing fast, a report released Thursday by market tracker Distimo said.
Supercomputing on the XPRESS track: Sandia aims to create exascale computing operating system
(Phys.org)—In the stratosphere of high-performance supercomputing, a team led by Sandia National Laboratories is designing an operating system that can handle the million trillion mathematical operations per second of ...
Brazil company sells cellphones with iPhone name (Update)
It's not your Apple's iPhone. A Brazilian company has begun selling smartphones in Brazil with the iPhone brand after winning the legal right to use the name in Latin America's biggest country. Adding insult ...
Samsung is top 2012 phone brand, ousting Nokia
Samsung has overtaken Nokia as the top mobile phone brand for 2012 and has opened up a decisive lead over Apple in the smartphone market, a research firm said Tuesday.
Big NSF grant funds research into training robots to work with humans
What if robots and humans, working together, were able to perform tasks in surgery and manufacturing that neither can do alone?
Google Maps return to iPhone with new mobile app (Update)
Google Maps has found its way back to the iPhone.
Mobile Internet forcing computers to evolve
The shift to smartphones and tablets became a landslide this year, crushing desire for laptop computers and pressuring manufacturers to adapt to the mobile Internet era.
iSolated: Bad Apple Maps directions lead to desert
(AP)—The city of Mildura is not at the end of a dirt road in the Australian bush, in tire-choking desert sand far from food and water. Unfortunately, Apple's much-maligned mapping application thinks it ...
Android extends global smartphone lead, survey finds
Google's Android operating system will power more than two-thirds of smartphones sold worldwide in 2012, and will remain the dominant platform for at least the next four years, a survey showed Tuesday.
Tips for holiday tablet shoppers
One item sure to be on many holiday shopping lists this year is a tablet. But which one to choose?
Microsoft: Windows 8 selling well despite PC slump
Microsoft says the latest version of its Windows operating system is off to a great start. Yet it remains unclear whether the revamped software will win over enough people to revive the slumping personal computer market.
Apple sacks exec in maps fiasco
Apple has ousted the executive who oversaw the mobile maps program which was a spectacular flop, a report said Tuesday.