Confusion, inflexibility worsen Windows Phone 7 glitch

The software glitch afflicting some Samsung Windows Phone 7 users is being magnified by an apparent lack of coordination among the key players in Microsoft's mobile environment.After complaints from end users, Microsoft has

Published on: February 24th, 2011 John Cox

LG to rollout 3D smartphone and tablet

LG fired two important shots in the smartphone and tablet wars here at Mobile World Congress, announcing the Optimus 3D smartphone and the LG Optimus Pad, an Android Honeycomb-based tablet.The Optimus 3D, LG

Published on: February 15th, 2011 Mark Sullivan

Uphill battle seen for new Nokia-Microsoft partnership

After ending days of speculation and announcing an agreement that would make Windows Phone 7the primary operating system for its smartphones Nokia and new partner Microsoft now face a long uphill battle against

Published on: February 14th, 2011

Looking for love? That iPad (probably) won’t help

Retrevo's latest Valentine's Day-themed study answers the question that's been on all of our minds: will girls (or guys) be impressed by my iPad/Droid X/sexy laptop/3D HDTV?!   We finally have an answer:

Published on: February 12th, 2011 IDG News Service

Samsung Sliding PC 7 Windows tablet preview

At CES this year, Samsung introduced a unique Windows tablet, a hybrid tablet and laptop. The screen slides down above the keyboard and acts just like the iPad but if you need to

Published on: February 1st, 2011 Yale Holder

Three fast and fun Microsoft Kinect hacks

We follow the latest emerging trends in tech here at PCWorld, so we've been hooked on the Microsoft Kinect hacking scene. We decided to try some projects for ourselves and show you how

Published on: January 31st, 2011 David Daw

Media tablets: More than ‘executive jewelry’

 At a recent industry event, I was asked if I agreed with the term "executive jewelry" to describe media tablets. I'd argue that most people who pre-ordered or stood in line to buy

Published on: January 28th, 2011 Krista Napier

Yahoo moves to IPv6 despite access woes

Yahoo is forging ahead with a move to IPv6 on its main Web site by year-end despite worries that up to 1 million Internet users may be unable to access it initially.Yahoo's massive

Published on: January 20th, 2011 Carolyn Duffy Marsan

How to overclock your Android phone

WARNING: Overclocking is not for the faint of heart. Do not attempt to hack your phone unless you understand and accept the risks of turning it into a useless "brick." The Android v.

Published on: January 6th, 2011 Keir Thomas

Android tablets, faster Intel chips, 3D tech at 2011 CES

Each year, as the tech world converges on Las Vegas for the giant Consumer Electronics Show, a few common themes emerge. This year, expect those themes to centre on fast laptops and desktops

Published on: January 4th, 2011 Edward Albro

10 tech devices you’ve been paying too much for

The holiday shopping frenzy is in full swing, and gift buyers everywhere are picking up the hottest high-tech items on their lists--from digital cameras to laptops, and everything in between. What some buyers

Published on: December 24th, 2010 Todd R. Weiss

CDs, DVDs top iPads as favourite Christmas gift choice

Forget the iPad. It’s not the Samsung S Captivate or the HTC Sound 7 phone either or the Kinect sensor for Xbox.  While sales of Apple’s iPad is expected to hit the roof

Published on: November 28th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

iOS 4.2 updates iPad with multitasking, printing

The iPad has been embraced as a business tool despite some very vocal naysayers proclaiming it a mere consumer toy with no place in the business world. The iOS 4.2 update--expected to be

Published on: November 23rd, 2010 Tony Bradley and Dan Moren

Cloud-based app secures Android phones

Lookout Mobile Securityhas created a paid client application that makes use of the vendor's cloud-based service to secure Android smartphones. Lookout Premium adds new features for greater privacy, remote lock, remote wipe, and

Published on: November 4th, 2010 John Cox