Google’s Android still faces challenges … a year on

After it has spent nearly a year on the market, analysts are reluctant to declare Android a success, but they say the platform could turn a corner in the next few months when

Published on: September 29th, 2009 Nancy Gorhing

SyncMaster P2370 — a great hybrid monitor for home-based workers

Many Canadian computer users are looking for devices that fit a double bill – productivity workhorse and downtime entertainment unit.This is especially so today, with telecommuting becoming increasingly popular, and the progressive growth

Published on: August 19th, 2009 Nestor Arellano

Samsung PN58A650 — Plasma display offers good value despite glitches

While the fundamentals of Samsung's high-end flat panel TVs are similar every series usually has a feature or two that stand out from the rest.The "showpiece" feature – in the case of the

Published on: August 17th, 2009 Joaquim P. Menezes

Samsung Galaxy offers stiff competition to iPhone 3G

Samsung Electronics gave the world a first look at its upcoming Galaxy handset, which runs Google's Android operating system, at the CommunicAsia exhibition in Singapore, where I had a chance to try it

Published on: June 17th, 2009 Sumner Lemmon

Ultimate guide to buying the perfect laptop for business

Whether you're buying for yourself or outfitting a department, shopping for a laptop today is a double-edged sword. The good news is that there's a huge variety to choose from, all with pros

Published on: June 2nd, 2009 Brian Nadel

Samsung PN63A650

The Samsung PN63A650 is a whopper of display – in every sense. At 63-inches diagonal it's by far the biggest Samsung TV we've reviewed this year, and is every bit as weighty as

Published on: January 8th, 2009 Joaquim P. Menezes

Phones of the future: a glimpse at 10 devices

So you decided to take the smart-phone plunge in 2008 and pick up an iPhone 3G or a T-Mobile G1, based on Google's Android. That's great. But consider yourself warned: You might soon

Published on: November 26th, 2008 Daniel Ionescu

Samsung BD-P1500 Blu-Ray player offers great value for money

Let's be clear: the Samsung BD-P1500 Blu-Ray player isn't going to knock your socks off. If you have your heart set on a full-featured Blu-Ray player, then this device probably isn't going to

Published on: October 21st, 2008 Joaquim P. Menezes

New Samsung handsets made from corn

Samsung Electronics on Monday unveiled two new mobile phones made with plastic made from corn as it expands initiatives aimed at being more nature-friendly. The W510 is the first mobile phone Samsung has

Published on: October 15th, 2008 Dan Nystedt. Martyn Williams and

More electronic companies going green, says Greenpeace

MANILA (04/09/2008) - While more IT companies are now taking significant steps toward going green, there is still a lot of work to do to protect the environment, says Greenpeace International, an environmental

Published on: October 1st, 2008 Jenalyn Rubio

SanDisk rejects Samsung

Download our latest podcast here.See all of our Podcasts or subscribe hereSanDisk has rejected an unsolicited takeover bid from hardware maker Samsung Electronics, saying that it undervalues the maker of flash storage cards.

Published on: September 18th, 2008 IDG News Service

Samsung LN52A650 LCD TV – spectacular performance at a fairly steep price

Looks are a distinguishing feature of the Samsung LN52A650 LCD TV.At first glimpse, what makes this flat panel 1020p HDTV so different from its competitors is the red-tinted display. Much like the Samsung

Published on: August 12th, 2008 Joaquim P. Menezes

Is Samsung Instinct really an iPhone killer?

Samsung announced the imminent release of its Instinct smart phone in Canada last week, a day before Rogers publicized pricing for the iPhone here.Perhaps the two announcements on the heels of one another

Published on: July 2nd, 2008 Joaquim P. Menezes

Samsung SyncMaster T220HD – Fabulous visual appeal, few accessories

Specs at a glance Monitor type: LCD; Size: 22 inches; Maximum/optimum resolution: 1680 x 1050, Computer connection through D-sub (analog) or DVI (digital) ports (the DVI cable is sold separately). Available colours: rose

Published on: June 17th, 2008 Joaquim P. Menezes