Adobe: Flash for Android to arrive in June

Kevin Lynch has confirmed that Adobe will launch its Flash Player (10.1) for Android smartphones in June.

Microsoft axes vaporware Courier tablet

Microsoft has unceremoniously cancelled development of its folding, two-screen prototype tablet known as Courier.

Is that an Intel chip in your Sony TV?

Sony is planning to unveil a new lineup of home entertainment devices that will be powered by Intel processors and Google-coded software.

Microsoft says Android phones infringe its patents

Microsoft has laid claim to aspects of Google's Android operating system, signing a patent deal with cellphone maker HTC.

Apple vs. Gizmodo: Was the 1984 ad a prediction of the Apple to come?

There are times I admire Apple and there are times when I wonder if the folks there have lost their collective minds.

Xbox 360: Over 40 million served

Despite recent lagging sales of Microsoft's game console, it has managed to jump over the 40 million unit milestone worldwide, though there's still a lot of catch-up to do if it is to ever eclipse Wii sales.

Microsoft touts Windows 7 Touch Pack

Microsoft has debuted its Windows 7 Touch Pack for the eager PC masses. 

Microsoft: Project Natal to save the world from button overload

A Microsoft spokesperson has claimed that Natal will eventually replace the "multitude" of buttons and remote control devices in living rooms throughout the world. 

Facebook wants a smarter, more personalized web

Mark Zuckerberg has unveiled a redesigned Facebook platform that will allow websites to "personalize experiences" and "build out" an extensive graph of connections.

Report: Microsoft prepping new version of Windows Live

Microsoft is preparing to launch a new version of Windows Live, which has apparently been dubbed "Wave 4" by a team of very bored marketeers.

Microsoft men have more friends

Microsoft employees are the most sociable on the web, according to analyst NetProspex, with nearly five times as many friends as IBMers.

Microsoft takes on software pirates with regional crime labs

Microsoft has established nine regional crime labs around the world to counter the supposed scourge of software counterfeiting.

Microsoft shifts desktop management to the Cloud

Microsoft has introduced a cloud-based service designed to simplify the remote management of desktop PCs. 

US games industry on the mend

US games sale are finally on the rise again, according to NPD Group, with Nintendo's games platforms, new Pokemon games and Sony's God of War III all doing well.

Microsoft defends reports of exploited foreign workers

Microsoft makes billions. The kids who make its mouse? 52 cents an hour, according to a report published by the International Labor Committee.

Google touts Twitter archive search as Microsoft plays catch up

Google has introduced a new feature that allows users to trawl the murky depths of public Twitter archives.

The Microsoft Kin: The Blue Collar Phone


Often those of us who live with technology get excited about how much a new product can do and forget that most folks don’t want a Swiss Army Knife product nor do they want a Porsche, they want something simple and affordable that does the few things they want to do well.

Microsoft ships American jobs overseas

WTF? Microsoft is sending jobs abroad in a new outsourcing deal and deserves to be teabagged.


Samsung goes mobile with Microsoft's PlayReady technology

Samsung has announced that it will deploy Microsoft's PlayReady technology in its consumer devices to facilitate the easy transfer of content between TVs, mobile phones, set-top boxes and other devices.

Microsoft targets "social generation" with new Kin phone

Microsoft has introduced a new Windows-based phone designed specifically for individuals who need help in "actively navigating" their social lives.