Netbooks could suffer deathblow from iPad, tablets

Apple Inc.'s (NASDAQ: AAPL) iPad may soon put a stake in the heart of netbooks, research analysts predict.The momentum is rapidly shifting from netbooks to tablets, said experts at Forrester Research and DisplaySearch

Published on: June 29th, 2010 Gregg Keizer

Apple iPhone 4: Design nerds triumph over usability

The creation of a consumer electronics product involves input from a wide range of people, including marketers, engineers and usability experts. The task of product leadership is to pick and choose among competing

Published on: June 29th, 2010 Mike Elgan

Geek 101: Multitasking and your smartphone

Multitasking is generally understood as the ability of an operating system to run several applications at once. While the definition is fairly simple, as we've seen with releases of Android OS and Apple

Published on: June 28th, 2010 Chris Head

Steve Jobs’ tips for beating presentation panic

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) boss Steve Jobs had a serious and embarrassing Wi-Fi problem to deal with. It was plain to the thousands in attendance and the tons more people watching online: On

Published on: June 9th, 2010 Thomas Wailgum

Meet Apple’s new iPhone 4G, coming to Canada in July

Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) CEO Steve Jobs on Monday announced the fourth-generation iPhone during a keynote speech at the Worldwide Developers Conference in San Francisco.The smartphone will be priced at US$199 for a

Published on: June 7th, 2010 Agam Shah

4 cool Computex gadgets that aren’t tablets

There were a number of cool new gadgets on display at the Computex Taipei 2010 electronics show, but many were overlooked due to the thirst for iPad-like tablet devices.Here are four nifty non-tablet

Published on: June 7th, 2010 Dan Nystedt

Computex showcases over a dozen Apple iPad alternatives

Companies showed off over a dozen new rivals for the Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) iPad at Computex this year, including a nifty 10-inch touchscreen tablet that docks into a speaker from Compal Electronics.The

Published on: June 4th, 2010 Dan Nystedt

Apple’s iPad Canadian launch not a barnstormer

Much of the initial gusto that greeted the Canadian launch of the iPad Friday subsided as the day wore on.There were early reports of fans camping out at mall entrances across the country

Published on: June 1st, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Mobile business apps shake up

In the thriving and highly-competitive consumer mobile applications (apps) marketplace, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) and Google Inc. (NASDAQ: GOOG) are well out in front. In the enterprise space, the landscape is a little

Published on: May 31st, 2010 Jeff Jedras

Five wacky and weird Apple-related crimes

An iPad theft in which a victim's finger was ripped off along with his iPad add to a growing list of Apple products attracting oddball crooks and offbeat crimes. Most tech related thefts

Published on: April 21st, 2010 Jared Newman

Windows phone? There’s no app for that

Looking for the niftiest new mobile app? You might find it on an iPhone or an Android device, but not on a Windows phone. Developers' apathy and a fast-falling market share mean that

Published on: April 19th, 2010 Preston Gralla

Leaked HP slate specs reveal weaknesses

Following the release of a new video displaying the features and capabilities of the upcoming Hewlett Packard Co. (NYSE: HPQ) Slate tablet PC, the specs of the device have apparently been leaked. The

Published on: April 7th, 2010 Tony Bradley

How to make your Apple iPad a virtual desktop

If you haven't heard yet, Apple Inc. (NASDAQ: AAPL) released a new device this past weekend called the Apple iPad. It's basically a computer and an iPhone rolled into one, but, like, 8

Published on: April 6th, 2010 Jon Brodkin

Tales from the line-up for an Apple iPad

Saturday morning, I found myself in déjà vu land all over again, as they say. I spent the morning standing in line outside the Washington Square Apple Store in Tigard, Oregon--standing in nearly

Published on: April 5th, 2010 Rob Griffiths