Best Buy to sell Barnes & Noble Nook

Barnes & Noble has decided to reach beyond of its own retail empire to sell the Nook, its branded e-book reader, and will begin making the device available to Best Buy.

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.

Google overhauls cloud-based Docs

Forget Microsoft Office and its bloated, creeping feature syndrome!

Desperate Apple junkies pay $2,260 for iPad

A number of desperate Apple junkies in India have apparently managed to stave off painful withdrawal symptoms by shelling out over $2,000 for a single iPad.

Seagate drives to come with movies preloaded

In the first deal of its kind, Seagate is to start selling external hard drives with Paramount movies preloaded.

Report: Google prepping Android tablet for imminent launch

Google is reportedly poised to enter the crowded tablet marketplace with an Android-based e-reader that will "function like a computer."

Sharp announces four-color 3D LCD displays

Sharp has announced the first four-primary-color 3D LCD, claiming it will give a brighter image than current models with very little ghosting.

Palm 'looking for a buyer' - HTC and Lenovo in the frame

Palm has put itself up for sale and is actively looking for bids this week, according to Bloomberg.

3,000 people have paid their Mercedes-Benz lease through iPod, iPhone

Mercedes-Benz Financial announced that it has received more than $2.5 million in lease and loan payments through its groundbreaking iPhone app, the first of its kind to let users manage their auto payments through a mobile app.

Twitter buys out maker of top mobile Tweeting app

Looking back, it was pretty inevitable. Twitter has acquired an independent developer to take full rights of its third-party Twitter client, the one that was widely regarded as the best such app on the iPhone.

"Universal search" feature comes to Google Mobile

Google's newest smart search functionality, which tries to guess what question you're asking and answers it before you even hit "search," is now available on the online giant's mobile platform as well.

Nefarious Koobface worm rears its ugly head on Facebook

The nefarious Koobface worm of digital yore has made a dangerous comeback by rearing its ugly head on Facebook.

OCZ touts next-gen SATA II SSDs

Wicked! OCZ has introduced the Vertex 2 and Agility 2 SATA II 2.5" Solid State Drive (SSD) series.

Microsoft plans security patch blitzkrieg

The Redmond-based behemoth known as Microsoft has confirmed that it will be issuing 11 security bulletins on Patch Tuesday to fix a whopping 25 vulnerabilities in Windows, Office and Exchange.

Nokia buys location software company MetaCarta

Nokia has acquired MetaCarta, a Cambridge, Massachusetts-based location services provider.

Apple details iPhone OS 4 specs

Apple has previewed its long-awaited iPhone OS 4 software and released a beta version to iPhone Developer Program members.

Steve Jobs says new iPhone OS will support true multitasking

Steve Jobs has assured the rapturous Apple faithful that iPhone OS 4 will offer true multitasking support for third-party applications.

Report: "Widespread" USB 3 adoption delayed until 2011

A new report claims that USB 3 will not see "widespread adoption" until at least late 2011 due to Intel's lack of "direct" support.

HP accelerates Moore's Law with new memory architecture

A recent discovery by a team of Hewlett Packard researchers could eventually help redefine the capabilities, speed and capacity of conventional memory.

Android challenges Apple's repressive ecosystem

Are developers finally tiring of Apple's repressive and controlling guidelines for third-party iPhone apps?