French carrier issues emergency iOS4 warning

Liberté, égalité, fraternité and a baguette? Certainly. Apple iOS4 running on the humble iPhone 3G? Non, merci. 



New battery technology could let phones charge in minutes

Cellphones can recharge in a matter of minutes with a new battery technology developed by the Department of Energy and Vorbeck Materials.

Bluetooth 4 spec reduces energy consumption by 90%

Bluetooth has approved a next-gen spec that will allow future wireless devices to operate for years on just a tiny, button-sized battery.

Electric vehicle offers powerful acceleration

The Tecnalia Technological Corporation has built a totally electric car that can reach 140 kilometers per hour in 10 seconds.

Entry-level MacBook gets 10 hour battery life

Apple has updated its entry-level $999 MacBook with a 2.4GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor, Nvidia GeForce 320M graphics and a 10-hour battery.

Report: HP prepping WebOS-powered tablet

Hewlett Packard (HP) is reportedly prepping a WebOS-powered tablet that could be released as early as the third quarter of 2010.

Report: MSI to launch Android and Win 7 tablets at Computex

MSI is reportedly planning to launch a number of Android and Windows 7 tablet devices at Computex in June.

RIM refreshes Blackberry lineup

RIM has introduced two new Blackberry smartphones: the classic Bold 9650 and compact Pearl 3G.



Low-power Bluetooth spec announced

The next generation of Bluetooth gadgets is less likely to just sit in a drawer, following the launch of a new low-energy version of the technology.

Android-powered iPad clone spotted in the wild

A Chinese-based company has introduced an Android-powered iPad clone that can be purchased for as little as $130-$198.

Buy a battery, get an iPad free

Apple is so determined that its users shouldn't touch its batteries that it's promising a free replacement iPad to anyone whose machine won't hold a charge.

HAL tablet takes on pricey iPad

Haleron has taken on Apple's overpriced iPad with an Android-powered tablet that features a 800 x 480 TFT LCD touchscreen along with a VIA 600 MHz processor.

Microsoft says Windows 7 does not ruin notebook batteries

Microsoft has vehemently rebuffed claims that its Windows 7 operating system is responsible for causing the alleged and rapid degradation of notebook batteries. 

Future cars could have the battery on the outside

Cars, mobile phones and computers could be powered by their bodywork, thanks to new battery technology.