Tech Watch

A fair goer tries out the textunes eBook reader app on an Apple iPad at the Leipzig Book Fair on March 15, 2012 on the fairgrounds in Leipzig, eastern Germany. (Robert Michael/AFP/Getty Images)

Tech Watch: Array Of Tablets Challenge iPad For Dominance

The iPad is still synonymous with the concept of a tablet, but Apple’s tablets have now slipped below 50% of all tablets sold. So what’s taken their place? An array of tablets that are generally smaller, cheaper but still basically equivalent to an iPad.

02/05/2013

Televisions on display at an electronics store. (CBS)

Tech Watch: Buying A New TV Online

Buying a TV used to be an in-store experience, but increasingly people are making this big purchase online.

11/27/2012

A man navigates with Windows 8 on a Tablet on November 14, 2012 in Paris. (Fred Dufor/AFP/Getty Images)

Tech Report: Does Windows 8 Have Microsoft In Trouble?

Analysts are continuing to hammer Microsoft following the release of its Windows 8 operating system, saying its partly to blame for slow PC sales.

11/21/2012

(Photo Illustration by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

TechWatch: Online Shopping Is Key To Black Friday Survival

I find Black Friday and Cyber Monday to be crass plays on retail instincts and getting us to buy things based on price, not need. But having said that, here are some tips on how to handle the twin days of retail madness.

11/20/2012

CNET Editor at large Brian Cooley holds (L-R) a Google Nexus 7 and an iPad Mini. (CBS)

Tech Watch: Three Hot Trends In Tablets

Not since the iPad arrived has there been such an explosion of new tablet tech to choose from.

11/13/2012

A Duracell Instant USB charger. (Duracell)

Tech Watch: Keeping Your Phone Charged When Power Is Out

You never know when its going to come: storm, wind, earthquake or fire can all knock out power for an extended period.

10/30/2012

Apple Introduces A New iPad

Tech Watch: Apple Expected To Unveil New iPad Mini At San Jose Event

As Apple rumors go, this one is perhaps the most unanimous: A new, smaller iPad is on the way.

10/22/2012

Best Buy store in Colma (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Tech Watch: Best Buy Ramps Up Competition With Online Retaliers

Amid fierce competition between brick-and-mortar stores and online retailers, Best Buy will reportedly price match Amazon.com and other major online outlets. Notorious for excluding online retailers from its price match policy, Best Buy’s latest move may deter consumers from using it’s stores as a “showroom.”

10/16/2012

A Hyundai Veloster (CNET/CBS)

Tech Watch: Top 5 Inexpensive High-Tech Cars

You don’t have to spend more than the average for a new car that has a nice dose of tech and modern engineering.

10/02/2012

(Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Tech Watch: iPhone 5 Flaws May Keep New Buyers Away

The iPhone 5 is a great phone, but it’s been awhile since Apple was the only serious choice and this phone doesn’t change that.

09/25/2012

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