Articles By Dan Nystedt

Adobe’s Flash coming to Honeycomb tablets soon

Adobe says Flash support for tablets based on Google's upcoming "Honeycomb" version of the Android operating system will be available "within a few weeks".Honeycomb is the first version of Android designed for tablet

Published on: February 22nd, 2011 Dan Nystedt

Motorola Xoom tablet with Android 3.0 unveiled at CES

Motorola finally unveiled its highly anticipated tablet, the Xoom, with a 10.1-inch touchscreen with the latest version of Google's Android mobile software on board, formerly called Honeycomb.Google worked with Motorola and chip maker

Published on: January 10th, 2011 Dan Nystedt

Smartphones are dogs’ best friend in Taiwan

JINSHAN, TAIWAN - It takes about an hour to lure the stray dog into a steel cage with food. During that time, Sean McCormack, a co-founder of the Society for Prevention of Cruelty

Published on: October 22nd, 2010 Dan Nystedt

Electronics device manufacturer hikes pay to curb suicides

Foxconn plans to raise pay again for workers in Shenzhen, China, to put a stop to a string of suicides at its main factory there, a campus of over 300,000 workers.The company has

Published on: June 8th, 2010 Dan Nystedt

3D TV viewing without glasses coming by 2015

Taiwan's Industrial Technology Research Institute (ITRI) displayed a 42-inch glasses-free 3D LCD TV this week, and the company can currently make them with screens as large as 65 inches, according to Stephen Jeng,

Published on: June 1st, 2010 Dan Nystedt

Wikipedia founder hails Google’s China stand, urges Microsoft to follow suit

A co-founder of popular online encyclopedia Wikipedia praised Google for its decision to stop censoring Internet searches in China and called on other major U.S. companies, including Microsoft and Facebook, to follow."Personal hooray,

Published on: March 24th, 2010 Dan Nystedt

How your BlackBerry makes you a target for spies

IPhone lovers and other smartphone users should take heed: A security researcher showed ways to spy on a BlackBerry user during a presentation Wednesday, including listening to phone conversations, stealing contact lists, reading

Published on: October 8th, 2009 Dan Nystedt

PC makers don’t seem crazy about Chrome

Most PC vendors Google listed on its blog as partners for its new Chrome operating system say they're evaluating the software but have not committed to creating devices around it.And that's a far

Published on: July 14th, 2009 Dan Nystedt

Hot apps the coolest feature of Google’s Dream phone

T-Mobile, Google and High Tech Computer (HTC) unveiled the highly anticipated Android phone in New York on Tuesday, and I got a chance to try out the new handset at HTC's office in

Published on: September 25th, 2008 Dan Nystedt

Chip makers’ memory glut woes worse than expected

A memory chip glut this year has already caused companies to curtail orders of new production line machinery, but the lack of any sign of a rebound has caused at least one industry

Published on: September 9th, 2008 Dan Nystedt

IT could have warned of Myanmar cyclone

The growing disaster in Myanmar caused by Cyclone Nargis could have been at least partly avoided had people living in the path of the storm been warned, the head of the Association of

Published on: May 9th, 2008 Dan Nystedt

Dual-boot Windows cum Linux laptops being developed

The One Laptop Per Child Project (OLPC) and Microsoft are working together to develop a dual-boot system to put both Linux and Windows on laptops aimed at kids in developing countries, the head

Published on: January 10th, 2008 Dan Nystedt

One-Laptop-Per-Child project paves way for low-cost computing

Critics of the One-Laptop-Per-Child (OLPC) Project like to point out that it has not yet lived up to its goal of putting US$100 notebooks in the hands of millions of kids in poor

Published on: December 21st, 2007 Dan Nystedt

Gateway notebooks on the way

The new Gateway will launch a complete line of notebook PCs as one of many steps to revitalize its business after merging with Acer, an Acer executive said Friday."Gateway's problem in the U.S.

Published on: October 26th, 2007 Dan Nystedt

Wiki CEO talks about lunacy and lack of profits

Gil Penchina, CEO of Wikia Inc., showed up for a recent interview in a brown T-shirt that said “Wikia” in yellow letters on the front, and “Lunatic” on the back.“We have a monopoly

Published on: August 18th, 2007 Dan Nystedt