Microsoft touching up Windows 8 to address gripes (Update)
Microsoft is retooling the latest version of its Windows operating system to address complaints and confusion that have been blamed for deepening a slump in personal computer sales.
Review: BlackBerry Q10, the keyboard strikes back
The BlackBerry has finally caught up to the world of touch-screen smartphones. It took time—six years, from the launch of the first iPhone—and it may be too late to save the company that makes it. But ...
Facebook tweaks Android phones to build new 'Home' (Update 4)
With its new "Home" on Android gadgets, Facebook is trying to prove that a company doesn't have to make a smartphone or operating system to define how people interact with mobile technology. The audacious ...
Review: Google laptop impressive, but not for all
Google's first high-end laptop, the Chromebook Pixel, is an impressive machine. It feels light and comfortable in my hands and on my lap. Its high-resolution display makes photos look sharp and video come ...
Review: BlackBerry Z10 delivers, but doesn't stand out
The BlackBerry Z10 went on sale Friday in the U.S., and BlackBerry loyalists will like the improvements that come with the new smartphone and operating system. But for consumers who are looking for an alternative ...
'Facebook phone' may ring true April 4 (Update)
Facebook fueled fresh talk Friday about its own mobile phone after the leading social network scheduled a press announcement for next week.
New smartphone platforms eye inroads in hot market
A handful of new smartphone platforms are expected to become available this year, challenging the stranglehold of the two market leaders, Google's Android and Apple's iOS.
Chrome OS thwarts attack attempts in Pwnium challenge
Android rises to top—in malware threats, survey shows
The Android operating system accounted for 79 percent of all malware infections on smartphones, and the threat is multiplying, a security firm said Thursday.
HP to make $169 Android tablet, eschewing Windows
Hewlett-Packard Co. is making a tablet computer that uses Google's Android operating system, steering clear of Microsoft's latest tablet-oriented version of Windows, the company said Sunday.
Apple blocks Java on Macs due to vulnerabilities (Update)
Some Mac users were taken by surprise Thursday as their computers stopped running programs written using the Java programming language after Apple blocked Java due to security problems.
BlackBerry launches long-awaited comeback campaign
A new generation of more versatile BlackBerry smartphones is finally about to hit the market after excruciating delays allowed mobile devices made by Apple, Samsung and others to build commanding leads in ...
Review: Microsoft Office pricey, but good value
As much as I like Google Docs for word processing and spreadsheets, I find the online software clunky at times. So I was skeptical when I heard Microsoft is trying to sell its new version of Office as an ...
Mozilla unveils preview smartphones in new push
The Mozilla Foundation on Tuesday unveiled two preview smartphones as it invited developers to try its new open-source mobile operating system challenging Apple's iOS and Google's Android.