Will iPhone multimedia traffic overwhelm WiFi networks?

Be careful what you wish for. The iPhone has realized the old promise of the mobile Web. But it's not clear whether the wireless networks can handle the load.With news that Apple's little

Published on: April 22nd, 2008 Ephraim Schwartz

Four hot tips on taking great pictures for business and fun

It's not expensive gear or fancy software that separates great photographers from ordinary ones. After all, even $200 pocket-sized digital cameras are more advanced than the contraptions that Ansel Adams used to take

Published on: April 22nd, 2008 David Johnson

Is the iPhone killing the Net?

Is the iPhone killing the 'Net? That's the question posed by Oxford University Professor Jonathan Zittrain in his new book, The Future of the Internet and How to Stop It. Zittrain is a

Published on: April 11th, 2008 Carolyn Duffy Marsan

Seven tech tips for travelling knowledge workers

This article brings together the best ideas offered by nearly two dozen readers who wrote to share tech tips from their international travels. When Stranded, Consult Your Internet Tablet"Last summer I spent a

Published on: April 10th, 2008 James A. Martin

A compact, cost-effective speaker system for iPhones and iPods

When we reviewed Logic 3's US$30 iStation Traveller, a tiny speaker system for iPods, we found it to be a fine value and surprisingly good-sounding for such a small and inexpensive product. The

Published on: April 2nd, 2008 Dan Frakes

New Apple TV offers swift and simple access to online multimedia content

Although the Apple TV first shipped on March 21, 2007, it didn't get an overhaul for almost a year. During that year, the device, which promised to bring digital media (music, photos and

Published on: March 28th, 2008 Ryan Faas

Blackberry vs. iPhone – which device will business users back

When Apple's iPhone stormed on the scene last year, it was heralded by users as the BlackBerry killer. While some IT departments were willing to find workarounds, most kept the device at arm's

Published on: March 24th, 2008 Lisa Hoover

Ten technology combos that are changing how we work and live

If there's one thing the digital revolution has taught us, it's that we shouldn't get too attached to anything. Technology has a way of seizing long-held ideas and entrenched industries and turning them

Published on: March 20th, 2008 Dan Tynan

10 broken tech ideas and how to fix them

Sometimes a technology idea is too good to be true. A flexible keyboard, Internet voting and watching feature films on your smart phone are examples.Today, these concepts are still evolving, but they're broken

Published on: March 7th, 2008 John Brandon

How businesses can benefit from e-readers

More than a decade after the first clunky electronic books appeared, a new push is underway to get readers to curl up with digital versions of their favorite best-sellers. But despite backing from

Published on: February 20th, 2008 Ed Sutherland

A sneak peek at iPhone 1.1.3

When last we visited our friendly neighborhood iPhone, iPhone Software Update 1.1.2 had rolled down the pipes, bringing it with a handful of mostly unremarkable changes. Late last year, our appetites were whetted

Published on: January 17th, 2008 Dan Moren

Will MacBooks move to 3G?

Banners hanging at Macworld Expo on Monday read, "2008: There's something in the air," suggesting wireless news to come in CEO Steve Jobs' keynote Tuesday morning.Faster cellular service for the iPhone is already

Published on: January 16th, 2008 Stephen Lawson