Twitter Increases Character Limits To 280AUDIO: It's an idea that many in the tech world either love or hate...Twitter is doubling the length limit of tweets. Users will now be able to use up to 280 characters.
Brian Cooley: Apple Fights Perceptions With iOS 7 ReleaseApple has been hearing the drumbeat of murmurs that it is yesterday's (albeit very profitable and popular) news for at least a year now. That said, Apple had some tasty innovations at its developer's conference Monday.
Brian Cooley: No Windows Needed For Newest ComputersAs the PC industry sunsets into niche status over the next few years, we are getting a look at what's next: Computers, yes, but ones that feel more like mobile devices.
Tech Watch: 3D-Printed Gun Technology Unlikely To Open Weapon FloodgatesThe first 3D-printed gun to function in public is raising concerns, but its design and the freedom of the data that allows anyone to make one is the real tech story behind the headlines.
Tech Watch: Emergency Resources To Follow During A DisasterWhen the Boston Marathon bombing happened we all craved the latest, unfiltered information. The web is a solid way to get that, as long as you remember much of it is unfiltered and unchecked. Here are some places to start.
Court Rules Using Cell Phone For GPS Violates Hands-Free Driving LawsA fresh court ruling in California states that using a phone solely for navigation is a violation of hands-free laws.
Tech Watch: Could 'Facebook Phone' Be Ready For Unveiling?The long rumored "Facebook phone" might be coming at a Thursday morning event at the company's offices in Menlo Park. Or it might not be coming at all. It all depends on your definition of a "Facebook phone."
Tech Watch: T-Mobile Revamps The 2-Year PlanT-Mobile is doing away with the traditional and onerous 2-year contract to get a low price on a new phone. But, of course, it isn't that simple: In many ways they are simply re-casting the old subsidy/tying system.
Tech Watch: Body Monitoring Next Wave In Consumer Electronics2013 is shaping up to be the year of body measurement - pulse, temperature. activity and even sleep patterns.
Tech Watch: Mobile Highlights From MWC 2013The biggest event of the year for new mobile tech , the Mobile World Congress - or MWC, as it's called - is featuring an array of new smartphones, tablets and laptops.
Tech Watch: PlayStation 4 Set For LaunchThe first all-new PlayStation in seven years is about to debut on Wednesday, and gaming will be only part of the story.
Tech Watch: Array Of Tablets Challenge iPad For DominanceThe 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.
Tech Watch: Buying A New TV OnlineBuying a TV used to be an in-store experience, but increasingly people are making this big purchase online.
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.
TechWatch: Online Shopping Is Key To Black Friday SurvivalI 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.