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Word out of HTC is that they're considering the possibility of owning their own operating system. No names named, but webOS is on the minds of industry watchers. Regardless, the big question is: should HTC bother owning an OS?
In an age where Touch is King in User Experience there are still quite a few folks out there who use keyboards and a mouse. And there are folks who use multiple computers with those peripherals hanging off of them.
If I wanted to be skeptical or cynical I would begin this post by saying we've heard this every time a new version of Windows has been released.
Been fielding a good number of private questions as of late regarding tablet options and alternatives to OneNote, specifically Android- and iPad-based ones. Trend seems to be growing, so I thought I should address it publicly. Beats turning it into my email signature.
GMail has become the go to web/cloud email service for so many. In some ways you can call it Google's flagship product. So, why then is it constantly plagued with a slowness that makes it seem like Google just doesn't care anymore? It doesn't happen all the time, but...
A job opening shows Microsoft is working on fixing the poor integration between WIndows Phone and Windows.
HP killed off WebOS, a look at who should buy WebOS and why.
Interesting. Samsung has apparently put a halt to the roll out of the TouchWiz update for the Galaxy Tab 10.1 according to reports at Android Police.
Developer Better Android gets their developer account suspended for no apparent reason. Might they be the victim of mistaken identity?
Google TV devices are getting an update to Honeycomb, and already a beta version has been leaked. Here's what to expect from Google TV 2.0.
HP promised that an update for webOS 3.0 was coming in July. August 1 technically isn't July, but when you're dealing with these kind of things, I guess you might want to call it close enough.
Skype just released version 5.5 with Facebook chat, posting, and news feed integration. We go hands-on to determine if this is a just-have update.
5 trends that drive personalization on the web, and where it might take us.
Apple released its second iOS update within two weeks, this one bringing 4.3.5. It patches security vulnerabilites.
iOS 5 beta 4 was seeded to developers today. It is available as an OTA delta update for those already on iOS 5 beta 3.
Apple has unleashed OS X Lion on the world. I'm sure this weekend will see lots of folks choosing to upgrade for the $29 price. Now that Apple has christened the age we're in as the post-PC age, you have to look at what Lion brings to the table in that context, and many...
Apple announced that downloads of Mac OS X Lion surpassed one million on its first day of availability.
I bit the bullet and installed OS X 10.7 (Lion) on my iMac. The install went pretty well and I'm just now getting a chance to explore a bit under the hood.
A YouTuber is showing off video screen captures of build 7989 of Windows 8, including a run through of the on-screen keyboard, a.k.a. Tablet Input Panel or TIP.
Microsoft recently suggested that one operating system will power all of our devices. Unfortunately for them, it won't be theirs.
BGR has shared three photos of a slate tablet running Windows 8 at a Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference presentation on Tuesday.
Microsoft is holding all sorts of events today to trumpet its release of Office 365 today. Office 365 is the business and Enterprise cloud solution aimed at those businesses who want to have their employees working and collaborating in the Cloud.
MG Siegler of TechCrunch has a post up about what he calls the future of computing. Not only does he believe it this future of how we interact with our data and the machines that help us do that, but he says it is not only useful but beautiful. The company in questio...
The new split keyboard for the iPad delivers a better typing experience and gives the iPad another edge against Android tablets.
Ping! Chirp! Boop! Whatever. Notifications and talk about notifications are all the rage and have been for some time. Now that Apple looks to have finally addressed its lousy notification system by essentially copying how Android does that, the talk about notifications ...
DC Comics is relaunching their entire line with same-day digital and print release. See how to get them on iOS, Android, and the Web.
Windows 7 enthusiast Justin Campana has put together a wonderful custom interface for a fully touch-optimized environment on his ASUS Eee EP121. Beautiful.
Hands on with Google Music Beta for the web and Android smartphones.
Somewhere I'm thinking Rupert Murdoch might be contemplating moving his corporate offices to Belgium. A few days ago the Belgian Court of Appeals upheld a lower court ruling that essentially says Google infringes copyright by linking to Belgian newspapers, and thus deni...
Adobe has rolled out its PhotoShop companion Apps for the iPad. There are three of them, Adobe Eazel, Adobe Nav and Adobe Color Lava.
Forget market share. Microsoft is trying to hang on to whatever mind share it can. It looks like Redmond is dusting off the I'm A PC advertising theme with some new twists in order to stay relevant.
It always amazes me that tech companies love to let things leak right before they can break the news themselves. But I guess that's what keeps the world spinning around.
If you're an Android user and feel like you might be missing out when it comes to using Apple's AirPlay feature to stream your music to another device then you're in luck.
On the one hand you could simply say, it's about time. On the other hand in the treacherous world of protecting business models that are at risk of fading away you should say, this looks like progress. When Apple unveiled the iPad everyone who was anyone who had any ...
Speech recognition. Some think it is the holy grail of mobile computing. It just makes sense doesn't it? You've got a device that you talk into for phone calls and you should be able to just talk to it and make it do what you want, right? But anyone who has ever looked ...