iPad apps beautiful but unusable, says report

The first generation of iPad apps has some pretty serious usability problems, according to a report from the Norman Nielsen Group.

Phantom Ray flying wing to take off by year-end

Boeing has unveiled its Phantom Ray unmanned flying wing, and says it'll have it in the air by the end of the year.

Digital Storm touts vertically cooled gaming rig

Digital Storm has debuted a new vertically cooled gaming rig. The PC - dubbed Black|OPS Assassin - is reportedly capable of minimizing heat buildup from a three-way SLI configuration of Nvidia's GTX 480s with minimal fan noise.

Twitter fixes embarrassing security glitch

Twitter is back to normal after fixing a rather embarrassing security glitch that allowed users to forcibly add celebrity members of the popular social networking site to their "followers" list.

Apple's Gianduia is not a Flash killer

No, Apple's nascent Gianduia platform will not kill Flash for the masses. That is what HTML5 is for - at least according to Steve Jobs.

iPad stealthware spotted in the wild

A stealthware app that is reportedly capable of silently monitoring activity on jailbroken Apple iPads has been released into the wild.

Hackers target WordPress in large scale attack

Hackers have reportedly targeted a number of websites powered by the popular WordPress platform.


Android captures second place in mobile OS race

Google's Android has trounced Apple's iPhone OS by capturing the coveted number-two position among smartphone operating systems.

SiBeam chipset combines super-fast wireless specs

Super-fast wireless video could get a touch more straightforward, with the launch of a new chipset from SiBeam which combines both the WirelessHD and WiGig specifications.

Obama criticizes generation iPad

US president Barack Obama has criticized the iPad and Xbox 360 for transforming relevant information into a "diversion" and putting "new pressures" on democracy.

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.

Borders launches $150 Kobo eReader

Borders has entered the rather crowded eReader space with the launch of a $150 device dubbed "Kobo."

Is Apple’s iPad killing off netbooks?

Is Apple’s slick and unstoppable iPad slowly killing off netbook sales? Well, Morgan Stanley analyst Katy Huberty seems to think so.

ARM eyes lucrative server market

ARM is currently the undisputed heavyweight champion of the global mobile marketplace. However, the company has recently accelerated development of low-powered server chips in response to what it describes as "customer demand."

Archos touts $200 Android tablet

Archos has announced a $200 Android-powered tablet with a 7-inch (800x480) touch screen. 



Apple narrows RIM's lead in smartphone market

Apple is catching up fast with Research In Motion in the smartphone market, according to IDC.

iPad users are rich old men

iPad users are male, rich and enjoy using Flickr, according to a Yahoo user analysis.

Apple slams the door on gay iPhone app

Gay New Yorkers who may have wanted a useful resource to finding the best spots in the city have just been shut down by Apple with its latest app rejection.

LG details Ally smartphone specs

LG has revealed additional details about its Android-powered smartphone known as Ally. The  device - which is expected hit the streets on May 20 - will feature a sliding QWERTY keyboard, 3.2-inch touchscreen and run Android OS 2.1.

Unmanned helicopter autonomously resupplies US troops

Kaman Aerospace and Lockheed Martin have transformed a K-MAX helicopter into an unmanned "aerial truck" capable of autonomously resupplying US troops at forward operating bases (FOBs) in Afghanistan.