In a bid to increase its presence in the mobile space, Microsoft has purchased ScreenTonic, a mobile ad company, for an undisclosed cash amount.
Waterloo (ON) - Research in Motion (RIM) has cut the ribbon on its newest Blackberry phone, the Curve 8300. RIM says it is the smallest and lightest Qwerty phone to be released under the Blackberry name.
The 8300, which sports a unique curved design, has a thickness of just 0.6 inches and tips the scales at 3.9 ounces. It sports a backlit screen with a resolution of 320x240. All the Blackberry staples are here, including the trackball, pre-installed media player, and Bluetooth.
Apple has announced a software update that should help MacBook and MacBook Pro owners with some battery problems.
Acer has joined the long list of computer manufacturers to announce a voluntary recall of Sony made lithium-ion notebook batteries.
A consortium of companies including Nokia, LG, Samsung, Sony and MasterCard are to turn cell phones into mobile wallets, allowing consumers to pay for goods and services simply by swiping their phone as they would a credit card
Research in Motion is working on an emulator to make Windows Mobile based devices, such as the Palm Treo, work like a Blackberry.
New software from Research in Motion (RIM) will enable all BlackBerry wireless applications to run on smartphones from rival handset makers.
13-year-old Morgan Pozgar texted her way to the bank, pocketing the $25,000 grand prize in LG's national text messaging contest.
Research in Motion says it recent BlackBerry outage was caused by a server-side software glitch.
For several hours last night, millions of BlackBerry users weren’t able to receive or send emails because of a service interruption.
Digitimes today refreshed the speculation that Google could soon become a player in the cellphone market. According to the company, HTC has begun manufacturing the handsets and will be shipping by the end of this year.
Samsung and Nokia have joined forces to work on a universal mobile TV platform that could help to bring interoperability to a medium that's currently rife with proprietary boundaries.
The USB Implementers Forums has announced a new charging specification that increases the current available to devices.
Sharp is working on new LCD panels that could bring sharper, faster-moving images to cell phone screens.
Toshiba today announced six new notebooks. Three notebooks include Intel’s 802.11n debut chipset “Kedron”, one offers a 17” screen for less than $1000 and if you need lots of storage space than Toshiba offers up to 280 GB on two hard drives.
Irvine (CA) – The next generation of portable hard drive capacity has arrived. Toshiba is first to move offer 200 GB of storage space in an external, portable 2.5” hard drive.While it will be increasingly difficult for hard drives in the 1.8” class to defend themselves against approaching flash-based solid state disks (SSDs), the 2.5” arena appears to be seeing accelerating development as well as a moiré and more competitive environment.