Awesome touchscreen sets Sony’s mini e-reader apart

No matter how slick an e-reader's physical design, it's hard to resist the urge to touch the screen. Now you can easily use the screen to navigate, with the Sony Reader Pocket Edition

Published on: October 8th, 2010 Melissa J. Perenson

Sony enhances search, social networking with SharePoint 2010

Sony Electronics, the division of Sony Corporation that designs and develops the company's cameras, computers, TVs and other devices, is making a broad move to SharePoint 2010 to improve search, social networking and

Published on: June 1st, 2010 Jeff Radecki

Power-packed smartphones headed to Mobile World Congress

With only a few more days until the Mobile World Congress begins in Barcelona, Spain, rumors are flying about which new phones, apps, and operating systems will be making an appearance. Will we

Published on: February 12th, 2010 Ginny Mies

What you should know about 3D TV

Like it or not, 3D HDTV is here, and could make a huge splash in the consumer electronics market over the coming years. It seems like only yesterday when 1080p and 120Hz were

Published on: January 22nd, 2010 David Ayala

10 gadget patents that would make awesome products

Gadget patents can change the world, as everyone from Alexander Graham Bell to Steve Jobs has proved. Some of our favorite gadget-related patents, however, are for technologies and products that haven't changed much

Published on: January 22nd, 2010 Harry McCracken

Four camcorders for awesome Web video projects

There has never been a better time to capture your own video for your projects. While there are a wealth of truly professional camcorders out there – capturing in high-end formats such as

Published on: January 12th, 2010 Rob Mead

Salesforce woos small firms with $9 per month contact manager app

On-demand CRM (customer relationship management) vendor Salesforce.com on Tuesday will announce Contact Manager Edition, an application aimed at companies with just one or two employees.The offering is priced at US$9 per user per

Published on: September 3rd, 2009 Chris Kanaracus

Let a thousand touch screen PCs bloom – with Windows 7

Apple Inc. may still be coy about whether it plans to launch a touch-screen tablet computer this year, but Windows PC makers are forging right ahead. In the past three weeks, five leading

Published on: September 3rd, 2009 Eric Lai

10 of tech’s biggest missed opportunities

Some of the biggest high-tech deals never happened. Some of the most promising products and services never came to be. Why? Because the people and companies involved didn't realize what they were letting

Published on: August 19th, 2009 Dan Tynan

12 great ways to bring Web video to your living room TV

Panasonic TH-50PZ850U Plasma TV With Viera Cast • Web content: Picasa Web Albums, YouTube • Network connection: Ethernet • Price: $1800 (no hard drive) An appealing idea underlies the Viera Cast Internet features

Published on: March 24th, 2009 Harry McCracken

Stop DRM from becoming a “privacy nightmare”

Canadian iTunes users were delighted when Apple announced, last month, that it had cut deals with three of the largest music labels – Warner Music, Sony BMG and Universal Music Group – to

Published on: February 17th, 2009 Jennifer Kavur

Browser flaw paves way for “undetectable” phishing attack

With the help of about 200 Sony PlayStations, an international team of security researchers have devised a way to undermine the algorithms used to protect secure Web sites and launch a nearly undetectable

Published on: December 31st, 2008 Robert McMillan

Top five portable notebooks and netbooks under $1000

Say good-bye to costly computers. These five netbooks and laptops are quick, easy, and available on the cheap. HP Mini 1000 Netbook The HP Mini 1000 is HP's second-generation foray into the netbook

Published on: December 2nd, 2008 Darren Gladstone

Ouch! – Why SQL injections really sting and how to protect yourself

"SQL injection" – the phrase seems forbidding, and the reality it signifies is quite sinister.In fact this concept was mostly unknown just a few months ago, but now Web site developers around the

Published on: October 24th, 2008 Brian Jackson