Lenovo is Google's nudge stick against Samsung

Hot on the heels of buying up IBM's PC server business, the Chinese manufacturing giant just took the loss-making smartphone manufacturing business of Google. It is these billion dollar debt and more debt transactions piled on top of loss making businesses that have stymied our desire to enter the Fortune 500.

Headline: $99 Dell Venue 8 Pro. Truth: more like $199.

The great thing about Internet content is that it is superficial and if you dig deeper you'll find that it ain't what you think it is. Unless it is pictures of cute cats. No one gets that wrong. So, beware all those headlines about bargain Windows tablets.

Intel netbooks: dead form factor resurrected?

Five years ago the market was abuzz with talk of cheap netbooks based on Intel’s Atom processors and AMD’s upcoming low-end APUs. Then Steve Jobs took to the stage with the first iPad in tow and the rest is history – netbooks died out faster than any PC form factor in recent history.

Apple to unveil iPhone 5, but what else?

 It's pretty much a given at this point that Apple will show off its newest iPhone in early October, but what else does it have up its sleeve?

Nokia's N9 is incapable of joining Android's fight against Apple

It is said that "sisu" is perhaps the word which best characterizes the Finnish people.

Is there a tablet or an iPad market?

Is there really a tablet market out there?

Opinion: Android versus iOS - it’s all about the apps

The current legal battle between Apple and Samsung is certainly a hot topic for discussion.

On ARM and Imagination

I was looking at Imagination Technologies’ share price the other day and noticed that it went down, for the first time in almost a year and a half.

Windows Phone 7's gaming should make it sell, but is it?

It's a number that is lukewarm at best for Microsoft's much-anticipated new mobile platform. According to reports, the company sold 40,000 units in launch sales. That spans the handful of devices and two mobile carriers that put Windows Phone 7 phones in stock this week.

Windows Phone 7 outgaming the competition

Microsoft is leveraging its Xbox LIVE gaming universe to set its mobile strategy apart from the competition. It just might work.

Blaming it on Apple, 57% of consumers will never buy an iPhone 4

A new study shows that consumers have an overwhelmingly negative reaction to the iPhone 4's "Antennagate" debacle, likely moreover because of Apple's bewildering apathetic response to the problem than the actual problem itself.

Samsung gives Galaxy S phones to those who renounced iPhone

In the latest twist of the guerrilla marketing warfare over the iPhone 4's reception problems, Samsung has begun shipping out free phones to people who posted negative messages about the iPhone 4 on their Twitter account.

Apple becomes a bigger crybaby, attacks Droid X

Apparently Apple still needs to feel better about itself after its iPhone 4 press conference earlier this month, as it is now seemingly on a mission to belittle every other smartphone on the market.

5 Apps You Can Build With New Android App Inventor

Somewhere inside of you is a Steve Jobs, a Bill Gates, a Mark Zuckerberg, stinking up the place with fabulosity. So, go make an App, today is your day.

The iPhone Display: Another Accident Waiting to Happen

If you thought the recent problems with the iPhone antennae were a bid deal, you might want to think again. The display leaves a lot to be desired.

Is Apple Losing it?

The iPhone 4 problems, when it comes to new phones, are hardly new to Apple or to any vendor.  Yes the phones are crashing, yes the battery life of some suck (try the 4G Evo), and yes the antenna design was a really bad idea in hindsight.

The iPhone 4 Glass Busted

The iPhone 4 was released into the wild, only to find itself amidst a host of avid fans and critics. Maybe it doesn't matter that it had problems. Maybe that's part of the plan.

iPhone iOS4 problems require new level help

Apple releases phone troubleshooting manuals online. IT managers clamber for iPhones to save tech support jobs.

Thousands line-up for crappy reception

The Internets are abuzz with news of thousands of people camping out for new phones that have serious design flaws. This phenomenon is known as "I believe everything Geezer Mossberg says."

Apple's tablet: a developers POV

Colling Ruffenach of icodeblog.com takes an Apple developers journey through the possibilities of Jobs' Tablet.