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Report: T-Mobile to announce Google phone Sept. 23

Posted September 17, 2008 - 11:15 am

T-Mobile USA will become the first company in the world to announce a mobile phone based on Google's Android OS at a New York press conference  

4 mini laptops: Which is best?

Posted September 16, 2008 - 3:12 pm

Like a diamond, a digital media player or a rare coin, the latest mini-notebooks are good things in small  

Stephen Colbert to be humanity's new Adam

Posted September 16, 2008 - 1:57 pm

Once disease, famine, or robot uprising has wiped out all human life, how will our species be repopulated? The digitized DNA of a few select individuals will be sent to the International Space Station to provide the basis of a new human

Google shows Android running on a phone

Posted September 16, 2008 - 1:25 pm

Google provided a glimpse of its Android operating system running on a mobile phone for the first time in Europe on Tuesday, in a limited viewing ahead of its imminent  

GSM group to push new mobile services

Posted September 16, 2008 - 1:15 pm

Proponents of the mobile services portion of the Rich Communication Suite Initiative hope it will get a boost as industry organization GSM Association takes charge of the  

Apple vs. Hollywood

Posted September 15, 2008 - 9:25 pm

The day that the iTunes Store launched, I remember saying to a friend that "This is a license to print  

As App Store banning continues, iPhone developers protest

Posted September 15, 2008 - 4:49 pm

App banning: it's all the rage these  

RIM launches free instant messenger apps for BlackBerry

Posted September 15, 2008 - 4:36 pm

Research In Motion (RIM), the BlackBerry maker, on Wednesday announced free AIM and ICQ instant messenger applications for RIM smartphones, as well as AOL Mail on BlackBerry, at the CTIA Wireless IT and Entertainment event in San  

BlackBerry Pearl 8220: Next Great Smartphone?

Posted September 15, 2008 - 4:30 pm

It's no secret that BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion (RIM) has tried to expand its traditional customer base beyond the enterprise in recent  

Robot rebellion update

Posted September 15, 2008 - 4:10 pm

Faithful ITwhirled readers remember the horrifying prospect of mechanical apes and robotic pilots joining forces against

20 amazing, amusing and alarming IT facts

Posted September 15, 2008 - 2:43 pm

A new report warns that the cost from lost productivity at work related to the new NFL season could add up to  

Great gadgets for the digital nomad

Posted September 15, 2008 - 2:27 pm

When you're on the road, you can't call upon the resources that officebound employees  

3G modems for laptops booming

Posted September 15, 2008 - 2:19 pm

Fast cellular modems for laptops are flying out the door as business users hit the road and tire of looking for wifi hotspots, an ABI Research analyst said  

IPhone 2.1 jailbroken, unlock hack in circulation

Posted September 15, 2008 - 2:05 pm

IPhone (and iPod touch) Software  

September's coolest electronics

Posted September 15, 2008 - 11:36 am

When it comes to new gadgets there's nothing better than a product that breaks ground in a market sector or does something genuinely  

EA drops pursuit of Grand Theft Auto publisher

Posted September 15, 2008 - 10:27 am

EA (Electronic Arts) is giving up plans to acquire rival computer games software company Take-Two Interactive, publisher of Grand Theft Auto, and has terminated merger discussions with the company, it said  

How smart is Apple's Genius?

Posted September 12, 2008 - 6:52 pm

So I was eventually able to download iTunes 8, which, as noted, intrigued me most for its Genius recommendation  

HTC Touch Diamond smartphone

Posted September 12, 2008 - 3:27 pm

HTC's Touch Diamond ($350 with a two-year contract) is a well-designed Windows Mobile smart phone whose compact, candy-bar design widens its  

3G in China: one country, three standards

Posted September 12, 2008 - 2:11 pm

If China Mobile made any splash as a top-level sponsor of the Beijing Olympics, it was for its limited deployment of TD-SCDMA (Time Division-Synchronous Code Division Multiple Access) 3G (third-generation) telephony service in the Olympic cities, except Hong  

Apple releases iPhone 2.1 update

Posted September 12, 2008 - 1:52 pm

As Apple CEO Steve Jobs promised during the "Let's Rock" press event in San Francisco earlier this week, Apple on Friday delivered iPhone  

Xbox 360 sales double after price drop, says Microsoft

Posted September 11, 2008 - 8:40 pm

Microsoft on Thursday was quick to remind cohorts that price drops work, days after the company slashed the price of the Xbox 360 for a second time last  

RIM steps up consumer push

Posted September 11, 2008 - 5:17 pm

RIM, typically considered an enterprise device developer, continues to push its consumer strategy with new services announced Thursday, including MySpace and Tivo applications and a music service for BlackBerry  

Greenpeace praises greener iPod range

Posted September 11, 2008 - 4:47 pm

Greenpeace has issued a release in which the environmental crusaders have heaped praise on Apple's new environmentally-friendly iPod  

The mysterious "Mac": A computer from the people who brought you the iPhone

Posted September 11, 2008 - 2:47 pm

So it's nearly a month into my stint as a genuine Apple blogger and I have barely even touched upon the thing that actually sucked me into Steve Jobs' orbit, which is the  

Rise of the machines: Robot helicopter, mechanical ape to join forces?

Posted September 11, 2008 - 11:49 am

Short-sighted scientists at Stanford University have taught a small computer-controlled robot helicopter to fly by imitating a skilled human pilot, not realizing the short distance between this move and the creation of killer cybernetic attack aircraft that will go mad and kill us
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