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My weekly Starbucks run landed on the morning after Starbucks updated their iOS app with Passbook support. Made my morning that much brighter.
Who wins the Windows Phone name game? How about the one actually called "Windows Phone"?
iPhone 5 looks good enough for me, but let's face it, "good enough" isn't what people expect from Apple. If I was in charge, it would have been more awesome
Based on our exclusive photos of an iPad Mini engineering sample, this is what we think it might look like in the glass and plastic flesh.
With or without Windows 8, Fujitsu's product cycle is moving forward. But worry not, their new Windows 7 tablets are built with the next version of Windows in mind.
Microsoft's purchase of Perceptive Pixel, a giant touchscreen computer maker, points to big things to come.
The iPhone launched five years ago, forever changing the computing landscape. And yet the iPhone's life has barely begun.
Analyst Patrick Moorhead claims Microsoft's OEM partners are "enraged" that Microsoft used their inside knowledge of OEM designs to build their new Surface tablet.
The New York Times describes the "hardware missteps" that led to the new Microsoft Surface. Reinforces my idea that Microsoft should license their Surface technology.
Attention everyone who thinks a keyboard is the key to beating the iPad: 2009 called. They want their thoroughly disproved idea that tablets need keyboards back.
Stunned. That's the only word to describe my reaction this week after seeing Microsoft turn on all their hardware partners as they reboot their entire strategy.
With the Surface tablet, Microsoft is now in direct competition with their hardware partners. Here's why it had to happen and how it might help not hurt relations.
Okay, Microsoft, I admit it: I am impressed. As of right now, I expect to make the new Surface my next Windows tablet. I just wish it didn't look like it was designed for people who don't like tablets.
Ahead of today's expected tablet-related announcement from Microsoft, gaming site Shifted2u has posted tech specs for "XBox Surface," a "Tablet Computing Device."
Examining Apple's site for unannounced details on iOS 6, I noticed the Siri dialogue on iPad is too tall. Art error or hint of what's to come?
How Steve Jobs' first iPhone call went to voice mail and other gems shared by former Apple "F**kchop", Andy Grignon.
Finally a convertible tablet that A) actually converts between slate and laptop modes and B) innovates over all the usual designs - the dual-screen ASUS Taichi.
ASUS has shown off Intel-based Windows 8 and ARM-based Windows RT convertibles.
If Apple wants to get into the TV set business, the hardware needs to be great. No, not great. Superior to anything currently on the market, far beyond what most are predicting.
Lot of chatter recently about the next iPhone being bigger. I'm not quite buying it, but I do think a larger iPhone makes sense IF it's targeting the right audience, and that's not power users.
Sharing service Bump launches a service to bump photos to your PC over the web. Fun! Plus, I have a tip to make it work better.
Continuing their celebrity-based ad campaign for the iPhone 4S, Apple has released two new spots featuring John Malkovich, and they are everything you'd expect.
Rugged tablets are on the march. DRS Technologies is deploying three new models, an update to the Windows 7-based X7, one with the same body running the Android OS, and a good old Windows 7 convertible.
While iCloud helped make my Hawaii trip worry-free tech-wise, the element of my iPhone I found most relaxing was Voice Control. If you ever question the value of voice control, an easy cure is to use it while walking to and along the beach.
Took a trip home to Hawaii the other week. A bit last minute so I had to leave the wife (and cats) behind. It was basically a repeat of a trip I'd taken six years ago. Not much changed there, but my connectivity options this time sure did.
I said all eyes should be on Verizon this quarter to see if Droid could push back the iPhone's advance. Well, it's here and it didn't.
With the news that Apple contract manufacturer Foxconn will raise wages to compensate for cutting hours, people are starting to wonder what this will mean for manufacturing costs in China.
Android isn't a platform; it's a meta-platform, a platform upon which other platforms are built.
Marvel Comics rolled out a three-pronged digital strategy over the weekend intended to use digital power to save print comics. Will it work?
Today's touchscreens may seem instantly responsive, but Microsoft Research shows us how they could be so much faster.
Apple has something for us to see today. And touch. Could that "touch" be textured touchscreen technology from Senseg?
Who knows what surprises the super-secretive Apple might have tomorrow? Here are ten Apple announcements that would be truly surprising.
"Real artists ship" is one pearl of wisdom left by Steve Jobs that Apple seems to have taken to heart lately, and it's one that everyone else really needs to apply.
After losing on its home turf to the iPhone last quarter, the Droid brand is stepping up with its strongest showing yet, backed by new models and great deals. But will it be enough?