Brian Cooley’s Tech Watch
CNET editor-at-Large Brian Cooley said Amazon is the latest company to jump into the tablet market and has a decent chance at competing with Apple’s iPad.
Hewlett Packard will make one last run of its TouchPad tablet following a run on the product which caused many retailers to sell out.
Research in Motion is revamping its smartphones with plans to introduce the Android OS to its Blackberry line next year.
The state legislature is poised to pass a bill that would prevent law officials from searching the smartphones or other electronic devices of people they arrest without a search warrant.
Palo-Alto-based Hewlett-Packard Co. said Thursday that it will discontinue its tablet computer and smartphone products and may sell or spin off its PC division, bowing out of the consumer businesses.
Facebook has stopped letting pharmaceutical companies disable the comment section on its site.
Thirty years ago tomorrow, IBM unveiled the personal computer that some say changed the world. It was the 5150 machine that made a big leap forward.
Time Warner said it has lost 130,000 cable subscribers in its last fiscal quarter. This comes as the industry is becoming increasingly concerned with people cutting the cord to cable.
Many people have already traded in their cell phones for smart phones and new research shows more people are starting to upgrade their TV sets.
Tablet computers are proving to be a hot item with new sales figures showing a 300 percent jump from a year ago. The popularity of tablets are definitely taking a chunk out of notebook sales, however.