Articles By Bob Brown

Will retina display shortage impact iPad 3 supply?

Apple Inc.  hasn't even announced the iPad 3 yet, but tablet watchers are already fretting that the company might not have enough of them to meet early demand due to a short of

Published on: March 1st, 2012 Bob Brown

Save the date: March 7 could be Apple’s iPad 3 launch date

Apple has sent out invitations to an event that presumably will involve the unveiling of the much anticipated iPad 3 tablet computer.The event, for which Apple teases, "We have somethingyou really have to

Published on: February 28th, 2012 Bob Brown

Unix inventor Dennis Ritchie dead at 70

Dennis Ritchie, the software developer who brought the world the Cprogramming language and Unix operating system, has died at the age of 70.Ritchie (known by the username "dmr") was part of a dynamic

Published on: October 13th, 2011 Bob Brown

Windows Phone 7 sells 1.5 million devices

Microsoft's efforts to become relevant in a smartphone market dominated by rivals such as Apple and Google appear to paying off: Windows Phone 7 sales have topped 1.5 million since they began early

Published on: December 22nd, 2010 Bob Brown

Apple iPad puts a dent in netbook sales

Apple's iPad tablet computer is indeed taking a big bite out of planned netbook sales, according to market watcher ChangeWave, confirming a trend that companies ranging from AMD to Best Buy have cited

Published on: November 3rd, 2010 Bob Brown

Three in four tweets ignored

If a Tweet is posted on the Web and nobody sees it, is it worth the bother?That's essentially the question social media analytics company Sysomos posed in a survey of 1.2 billion posts

Published on: October 14th, 2010 Bob Brown

50 choice blogs for the latest on iPhone, Blackberry and Android devices

There's quite a collection of good and colorful blogs that track iPhones, Android devices, BlackBerries and other smartphones and no shortage of overlapping coverage among them (How many different "scoops" on the Android-powered

Published on: February 5th, 2010 Bob Brown

Oracle adds Sun to long list of recent acquisitions

Oracle hasn't been shy in recent years about snapping up other companies, including big-name outfits such as BEA Systems, PeopleSoft and Siebel Systems. SLIDE SHOW:Oracles 5 industry shaking moves Here's a quick rundown

Published on: April 21st, 2009 Bob Brown