HP’s Slate 500 tablet goes on sale for US$800

Hewlett-Packard Co. on Friday said its highly anticipated Slate 500 tablet--the company's first such device--is now available for purchase.Targeted at businesses, the tablet will come with an 8.9-inch screen and run Microsoft's Windows

Published on: October 22nd, 2010 Agam Shah

Apple’s iPhone 4 makes its debut

Apple Inc. on Monday announced the next version of the iPhone, called the iPhone 4, during Steve Jobs’s keynote to kick off the company’s Worldwide Developers Conference. Updated designApple says the iPhone 4 is 9.3mm

Published on: June 7th, 2010 jonathan seff

Dell to launch Android-powered tablet this summer

Dell Corp. on Tuesday announced launch plans for its Android-based Dell Streak handheld tablet, while also confirming that the device will get an upgrade to the Flash-capable Android 2.2 later this year. The

Published on: May 25th, 2010 Ian Paul

Microsoft introduces ‘social phone,’ Kin

Hoping to lure the Facebook and Twitter crowds, Microsoft introduced its Kin mobile phones Monday.With hardware built by Sharp, the Kin will come in two models: the Kin One, and a wider, more

Published on: April 12th, 2010 Robert McMillan

A peek at HTC’s potential Android, WinMo plans

HTC Corp.'s roadmap for the first half of 2010 was supposedly leaked over the weekend, revealing what may be a lineup of new Android and Windows Mobile phones.The leak purportedly shows scanned images from

Published on: December 8th, 2009 Ian Paul

Polycom CEO talks mobile telepresence

Videoconferencing is available for desktops and even through specially designed rooms called telepresence systems, but on wireless handhelds? According to Robert Hagerty, who has been CEO of Polycom Inc. for 10 years, it

Published on: March 8th, 2009 Matt Hamblen

Five steps to a fantastic Webinar

Someone taps you on the shoulder and says, "We scheduled a Webinar to show off the important technology the company has developed. And since you know it better than anyone else, we decided

Published on: February 18th, 2009 Denise Persson

Lessons from the origin of democracy

I was visiting Greece last week to spend some time with my family. I'm always amazed at the tenacity and inventiveness of my fellow Greeks. They actually manage to get things done in

Published on: October 20th, 2008 Andreas Antonopoulos

Fuel cell company teams up to work on ultra-portable PC

TOKYO - Fuel-cell developer MTI Micro and a South Korean electronics company plan to jointly develop a fuel-cell powered ultra-portable PC. New York-based MTI will work with Seoul-based NeoSolar, which already has an

Published on: July 9th, 2008 Martyn Williams