Shimano has a camera to go up against GoPro

GoPro is the wild, crazy surfer dude of the consumer electronics world that has made its founder into the most fun billionaire in billionaire-dom. Shimano is a precision engineering company that serves the divas of the cycling and fishing worlds. Now, the two worlds of these companies are about to collide as Shimano gets into the compact sports camera market.

A teenage girl injured by combustible iPhone in her pocket

A report in the Portland Press Herald says that an eighth-grade girl from Kennebunk received burns on her thigh and back and was taken to hospital for treatment, all because her iPhone caught fire in her pants pocket before her class at school.

Lenovo's Windows 8 ThinkPad tablet has a $429 price tag



Lenovo recently debuted its ThinkPad 8 with 64GB of storage for $429. However, a $399 model with 32GB of storage is expected to hit the streets sometime in the near future. 



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.

Is Google losing control of the Android ecosystem?

ABI Research confirms that Android once again dominated the Q4 2013 shipment numbers for smartphone advanced operating systems with 77% market share of over 280 million smartphones shipped in Q4 2013.

Apple's iOS to duke it out for supremacy in your car

The next great battle for the hearts and minds of mobile computing is going to take place inside your car. A developer shows existing features in iOS 7.0.3 that are automobile-ready. Watch the video here.

$280 Toshiba Chromebook goes up for preorder


Toshiba's web-centric Chromebook is the first Chrome OS laptop to ship with a 13.3 display. 



Samsung and Google make sweet patent love to each other

The Korean electronics giant and the Android pater familias are probably not going to sue each other over a bunch of stuff because, they're pals, buddies, hate Apple, and do things for each other.  Group hug.

Intel's Bay Trail NUC is live for $140



Intel's Next Unit of Computing (NUC) is a small form factor PC designed by none other than Santa Clara itself.

Nvidia showcases Tegra in-car with the BMW i3

At CES, Nvidia showed off the breadth of its ambitions by showcasing the 192 core Tegra K1, and not just for next-gen gaming, but in-car, in an electric BMW i3. 

Snapdragon getting in the car with powerful graphics

At CES, Qualcomm is showing off the incursion of its Snapdragon processor into in-car infotainment systems through a partnership with in-car software developer QNX.

Slick Asus hybrid runs Windows & Android



Asus has debuted a “quad-mode” hybrid PC designed to run both Windows and Android. The 13.3-inch Transformer Book Duet TD300 allows users to easily switch between operating systems by simply pressing a button.



Sony at CES: The SmartWear Vision

Sony is getting into the fitband business and tying everything up nicely around its mobile phone business. At this year's CES, the company launched two versions of its Xperia Z1, and a complementary set of NFC enabled devices including a Bluetooth headset the SmartBand.

Panasonic’s 20-inch 4K Toughpad has a $7K price tag


Panasonic has introduced a 20-inch, 4K Toughpad with a rather hefty $7,000 price tag. Yes, seriously. 



Toshiba rolls out $280 (Haswell) Chromebook


Toshiba is jumping on the Chromebook bandwagon with a new 13-inch laptop designed to run the web-centric operating system. 


Acer’s Android (TA272) AIO is also a tablet


Acer has debuted a new Android-based all-in-one (AIO) desktop with a 27-inch, 2560 x 1440 pixel touchscreen display.

Owning an iPhone makes you king of stupid

The Daily Fail has released one of the dumbest stories we have ever seen claiming that iPhone users are more intelligent than the rest of the riff-raff who do not waste their cash on overpriced toys.

Report: Samsung ARM Chromebook upgrade due in 2014 



It’s been quite a while since Samsung debuted its popular $250 Chromebook, leaving many Chrome OS fans wondering when the company will launch a follow-up. 



HP debuts 11.6 inch Pavilion x2 2-in-1 PC (Silvermont)



Hewlett Packard’s (HP) Pavilion x2 11t is a Windows 8.1 tablet with an 11.6 inch display (1366 x 768 pixels) and detachable keyboard dock. 



Will Asus hybrid dual boot Windows and Android?


Asus is reportedly prepping a new laptop/tablet hybrid that features an Intel Haswell processor paired with a 1366 x 768 pixel display.