Apple spends $171 to build iPhone 4, says expert

Apple Inc.'s iPhone 4 costs the company about $171 to build, a Wall Street analyst said today, giving the new device a profit margin of more than 61 per cent.Materials and parts for

Published on: June 30th, 2010 Gregg Keizer

iPhone 4 users report signal problems, expert says antenna to blame

Reports of call and data signal strength problems in the new iPhone 4 have a basis in fact, a hardware expert said Thursday.Later in the day, Apple acknowledged that holding the iPhone 4

Published on: June 28th, 2010 Gregg Keizer

3D TV hamstrung by aesthetic, technical and medical barriers

After decades of being a gimmick confined to midnight movies, 3-D has finally hit the big time, with a slew of 3-D-enhanced films streaming out of Hollywood. And it's not just an IMAX

Published on: June 21st, 2010 Serdar Yegulalp

9 surefire ways to protect your iPad and the data on it

The recent AT&T data leak underscores the need for iPad security precautions.The U.S. telco wanted to make logging into its 3G data plan dashboard a little easier on their iPad customers so they

Published on: June 16th, 2010 Mitch Wagner

Clean tech can mean big business for small innovative firms

It should not be a surprise that tech industry titans, including Microsoft's chairman and former CEO, Bill Gates, are pushing the U.S. to dramatically increase spending for clean energy technology. The IT links

Published on: June 14th, 2010 Patrick Thibodeau

Can the Apple iPad replace all your other devices?

What, precisely, is the iPad? Compared with its iconic ancestors, the iPod and the iPhone, that's a surprisingly tough question to answer. It runs the same operating system as the iPhone --but you

Published on: May 3rd, 2010 Harry McCracken

iPad, iPhone, BlackBerry, Android now in HP-Palm’s sights

I guess it's innemitable. With recent announcement of Hewlett-Packards purchase of Palm Inc. the idea of a "iPhone killer" will eventually surface. Of course, why would HP bother to snap up the ailing

Published on: April 30th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Warning

Have you been eyeing that gorgeous 3D television lately? You may want to put the brakes on your desire to have exotic aliens and super heroes zoom into your living room. A warning

Published on: April 26th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

How to sell your old gadgets for the best possible price

It's not your fault they keep making faster processors, slicker smartphones, and bigger TVs. You didn't ask them to invent an HD camcorder that fits in your pocket. The important part is, they

Published on: April 21st, 2010 Patrick Miller

iPad surges into the market

The iPad launch is the death knell for Kindle - 300,000 iPads sold on day one in the USA alone. The day Apple launched its eagerly awaited iPad, Sony was running ads offering

Published on: April 15th, 2010 ITBusiness Staff

Video games industry not gung-ho about 3D

On the one hand, 3D could be turn into the format war between HD and Blu-Ray where the video games industry can play a part in determining how we handle the 3D experience.

Published on: January 15th, 2010 AJ Glasser

JooJoo Web tablet hands-on

I had a chance to play with a pre-production model of Fusion Garage's JooJoo Web tablet, which has been covered in controversy over the last week or so. Enough with the drama--let's see

Published on: December 10th, 2009 Patrick Miller

Top tech quotes of 2009

As the year draws to a close, we thought about the memorable quotes related to IT and offer, in no particular order, 15 that stuck with us.Hey! You! Get off of my cloud!"If

Published on: December 9th, 2009 Nancy Weil

8 horrendous technology failures

Let's face it: Technology seems made to stop working. Screens crack, circuits short, and power supplies abruptly conk out. It's all part of the complex and confounding ecosystem of electronics.The worst, though, is

Published on: October 23rd, 2009 J.R. Raphael