Twitter may develop its own clients

A major investor in Twitter has hinted that he'd like to see the site creating its own mobile and desktop clients.

Report: Microsoft eyes cloud computing shift

Microsoft's recent decision to end its support for Intel's Itanium architecture may indicate a paradigm business shift towards cloud computing and virtualization.

Girls just want to have fun...with Glo!?

Yes, like Cyndi Lauper once said, girls just want to have fun! But do they need Glo to do it?

Report: iPad cost Apple $260 to build

An analysis conducted by ISuppli Corp has found that Apple's iPad tablet cost the Cupertino-based company approximately $259.60 to manufacture.

Electronics thieves caught thanks to iPhone GPS

A man who had prior convictions for burglary and grand theft is back behind bars after he made the mistake of stealing an iPhone that had the GPS tracking app Mobile Me installed.

11% of young adults will check texts during sex

Things are getting hot and sweaty when all of the sudden you hear that sound: a new text notification. What do you do? If you'd actually interrupt sex to check the message, you're not alone.

Vodafone to offer web browsing on low-end handsets

Vodafone has announced plans to put the Opera Mini browser on low-cost handsets for customers in the developing world.

AMD targets workstation market with ATI FirePro V8800

AMD has introduced a high-end graphics card targeted at the lucrative workstation market.

Delta in-flight Wi-Fi hits 1 million users

More than 430 aircraft on Delta's mainline fleet now are equipped to offer Wi-Fi service while passengers are above 10,000 feet in the air, and more than 1 million customers have logged onto the digital mile-high club.

Report: iPad's A4 processor features three-layer design

A thorough teardown of Apple's iPad has revealed that the once-enigmatic tablet is powered by an ARM A4 processor with a unique, three-layer design.

What the Generation 2 iPad should look like


I’ve been watching the feeds from folks who bought the initial wave of non-3G iPads (why you would get one of these without 3G is beyond me) and think we can come up with an initial list of things that folks will want in generation 2.

Google launches campaign to promote Buzz privacy settings

Google has kicked off a campaign to promote its redesigned Buzz social networking platform, which now boasts improved privacy features such as auto-following.

Will Android dominate the smartphone market?

Google’s Android operating system has managed to increase its smartphone market share by a respectable 5.2 percent in just three months.

Western Digital deploys 600GB VelociRaptor

Western Digital has refreshed its VelociRaptor lineup with two new 10,000 RPM SATA hard drives.

Yelp rejigs site to counter extortion claims

Yelp is attempting to sidestep criticism of its business review service with an overhaul of its website.

Software keeps car in the right lane

Researchers from North Carolina State University have developed a system that allows a car to stay in its lane without human control.

Blu-ray doubles storage capacity

The Blu-ray Disc Association (BDA) has announced a new high-capacity format, more than doubling the amount of storage capacity.

Microsoft to announce Project Pink phones next week

Microsoft is set to unveil its Project Pink phones as early as next week, with the products on sale just a month later.

Cinese cyberspies target Dalai Lama

Researchers have uncovered a Chinese cyber-espionage network which they say has been used to spy on the Dalai Lama as well as the Indian government and military.

The iPad undergoes "Will It Blend?" treatment

It wouldn't be a new Apple product launch without the most rigorous stress test known to man: "Will It Blend?" Blendtec's Tom Dickson sees what happens when an iPad is ground to a bunch of dust.