ConsumerWatch: Seniors Get Help From Virtual Animated Pets Backed By Human CaregiversA Bay Area startup has developed an elder-care computer system that features an adorable animated avatar masking a real live human caretaker.
Larry Magid: Amazon Unveils 2 New Versions Of Kindle TabletAmazon unveiled two new versions of its Kindle Fire tablet and they include a new feature called ‘Mayday’. Our technology expert explains the feature and why he wants to buy this product.
Apple's Grip On China Tablet Market LoosensApple's grip on China's tablet market has loosened as Asian tech companies increase sales with cheaper Android tablet computers, a market report showed Thursday.
Tech Report: PC Sales Down 14 Percent In 2013It's been a rough year so far for the PC. Research firm IDC reports that PC sales were down 14 percent in the first three months of the year.
Judge Invalidates Half Of $1B Award Against Samsung In Fight With AppleA federal judge in San Jose is erasing nearly half of the $1 billion in damages that a jury decided Samsung Electronics should pay Apple in a high-profile trial over the smartphone and tablet computer patents.
Tech Report: Microsoft’s Surface Pro Tablet Falls Flat Microsoft's highly-anticipated Surface Pro tablet goes on sale starting on Saturday, but our tech analyst tested the product explains why he didn't fall in love.
Tech Report: Apple's Expected iPad Mini To Compete With Microsoft’s SurfaceApple is holding a press event next Tuesday where it's highly expected to introduce a miniature iPad, but not to be outdone, Microsoft is set to release its Surface tablet at the end of October.
Tech Report: Hewlett Packard’s Envy x2—Half Tablet, Half LaptopThe ShowStoppers Digital Holidays event in New York is currently previewing some of the tech items that will be released between now and the holidays.
Tech Report: Amazon Unveils New Kindle Tablets, E-ReadersKCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid said the world's largest Internet retailer is looking to get a bigger share of the booming tablet market.
State Educators Applaud No Child Left Offline Initiative To Expand Technology In The ClassroomAs part of his No Child Left Offline initiative, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson has created a task force which he said recommends the expansion of technology in the classroom.
Tech Report: New Microsoft Office Suite Integrates Cloud Computing, Tablets Microsoft unveiled an updated version of its popular Office Suite at a presentation at San Francisco’s Metreon Monday that integrates social media and cloud computing.
Tech Report: Microsoft & Apple Set To Release New Operating SystemsOur technology analyst says Windows 8, coming in October is great for tablets, but not so much for his laptop and Apple's new OS is due out later this month.
Oracle CEO Mulled Expansion Into SmartphonesLarry Ellison acknowledged Oracle's interest in diversifying beyond its main business of database software while testifying Tuesday on the second day of a trial pitting two high-tech bellwethers.
Oracle Focuses On Google Emails In Android TrialOracle intends to rely heavily on Google’s own internal emails to prove Google’s top executives knew they were stealing a popular piece of technology to build the Android software that now powers more than 300 million smartphones and tablet computers.
Discounted Hewlett-Packard Tablets Fly Off The ShelvesHP slashed the prices of the TouchPad to $99, this after the company announced it was discontinuing its table computer and smartphone business last week.