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Posted at 10:55 AM ET, 08/31/2012

#Eastwooding is the Twitter meme of the day

Ladies and gentlemen: Meet #eastwooding, a meme riffing off Clint Eastwood’s Thursday speech at the Republican National Convention

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:55 AM ET, 08/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:06 PM ET, 05/24/2012

Did you invest in Facebook?

As part of our continuing coverage of Facebook's IPO, we're looking to chat with the company’s shareholders.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:06 PM ET, 05/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:55 AM ET, 05/18/2012

Facebook IPO: Are you going to buy?

Let us know if you’re going to invest in Mark Zuckerberg’s social network.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:55 AM ET, 05/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:47 AM ET, 04/23/2012

In online video, minorities find an audience

A disproportionate share of YouTube’s top personalities are minorities, a striking contrast to mainstream TV’s popular shows.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:47 AM ET, 04/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:10 PM ET, 04/09/2012

Facebook buys Instagram: Social media users react

Facebook announced Monday that it will acquire the photo-sharing software company Instagram for the sum of $1 billion. The announcement was met with a flurry of responses on social media.

By Mark S. Luckie  |  02:10 PM ET, 04/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 03/19/2012

Apple’s cash hoard: What would you have done with it?

If you had $98 billion in your coffers, how would you spend it?

By Michelle Williams  |  10:45 AM ET, 03/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:49 PM ET, 03/07/2012

Apple’s newest iPad unveiled: Live tweets

By Washington Post staff  |  01:49 PM ET, 03/07/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:32 AM ET, 02/16/2012

Apple OS X Furrsions

Apple is running out of big cats for the names of its operating system. What animal should it turn to next?

By Washington Post editors  |  11:32 AM ET, 02/16/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Technology, Innovations

Posted at 06:10 PM ET, 01/13/2012

Who makes Apple’s products?

Read the list of companies that manufacture Apple’s products.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  06:10 PM ET, 01/13/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple

Posted at 10:44 AM ET, 01/12/2012

CES 2012: What is this #MysteryGadget?

Amid the sometimes familiar televisions and appliances that are trotted out for critics and buyers are a whole host of gadgets whose uses aren’t as obvious.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:44 AM ET, 01/12/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 01:33 PM ET, 01/11/2012

CES 2012: What is this #MysteryGadget?

Amid the sometimes familiar televisions and appliances are a whole host of gadgets whose uses aren’t as obvious.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:33 PM ET, 01/11/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CES

Posted at 05:17 PM ET, 01/10/2012

CES 2012: What is this #MysteryGadget?

What is this contraption? Tell us, using #MysteryGadget on Twitter.

By T.J. Ortenzi  |  05:17 PM ET, 01/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:11 PM ET, 01/09/2012

Today in Tech: CES 2012, Day ‘0’

A recap of today’s CES announcements, a day before the show officially begins.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  06:11 PM ET, 01/09/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 07:37 PM ET, 01/05/2012

Today in Tech: Barnes & Noble Nook, Google’s tablet, CES preview

Shares of Barnes & Noble plummeted Thursday after the company’s announced that it will explore options to spin-off its Nook digital unit.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  07:37 PM ET, 01/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:30 PM ET, 12/22/2011

Today in Tech: Santa Tracker, Steve Jobs’s Grammy, Nook Tablet

Santa Tracker, Steve Jobs’s Grammy, Nook Tablet

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:30 PM ET, 12/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, cybersecurity, Apple

Posted at 10:25 PM ET, 12/21/2011

Today in Tech: Kindle Fire, ‘spear-phishing,’ SOPA and Carrier IQ

Kindle Fire, ‘spear-phishing,’ SOPA and Carrier IQ

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:25 PM ET, 12/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:06 PM ET, 12/20/2011

Today in Tech: SOPA delayed, YouTube’s year, Jon Bon Jovi death hoax

SOPA delayed, YouTube’s year, Jon Bon Jovi death hoax

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:06 PM ET, 12/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:36 PM ET, 12/08/2011

Today in Tech: OnLive, HP Touchpad and Twitter’s new look

OnLive, HP Touchpad and Twitter’s new look.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:36 PM ET, 12/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:21 PM ET, 12/07/2011

Today in Tech: Tech stocking stuffers, Facebook, Apple store in Grand Central

Tech stocking stuffers, Facebook, Apple store in Grand Central.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  06:21 PM ET, 12/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 08:53 PM ET, 12/06/2011

Today in Tech: Galaxy Nexus; Apple, publishers eyed by EU; .xxx goes live

Galaxy Nexus; Apple, publishers eyed by EU; .xxx goes live

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:53 PM ET, 12/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:53 PM ET, 12/05/2011

Today in Tech: Xbox Live, Carrier IQ, Facebook to acquire Gowalla

Also: Carrier IQ draws scrutiny; Facebook to acquire Gowalla

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:53 PM ET, 12/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Facebook, Microsoft, Mobile

Posted at 11:15 PM ET, 12/02/2011

Today in Tech: Carrier IQ, Zynga, free speech and cellphones

Carrier IQ, Zynga, free speech and cellphones

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:15 PM ET, 12/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:56 PM ET, 12/01/2011

Today in Tech: Carrier IQ draws consumer, lawmaker questions

Carrier IQ, Apple’s Siri, YouTube redesigned

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  06:56 PM ET, 12/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:35 PM ET, 11/28/2011

Today in Tech: Cyber Monday, Cyber Monday, Cyber Monday

Deals dominated Monday as retailers showed off their deepest discounts and shoppers raced to beat each other to online storefronts before the stock ran out.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:35 PM ET, 11/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Online shopping

Posted at 08:22 PM ET, 11/21/2011

Today in Tech: Apple market share, Galaxy Nexus, AT&T fends off attempted hack

Apple market share, Galaxy Nexus, AT&T fends off attempted hack

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:22 PM ET, 11/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:07 PM ET, 11/18/2011

Today in Tech: Galaxy Nexus, Black Friday, ‘Skyward Sword’

Also Black Friday and ‘Skyward Sword’

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  06:07 PM ET, 11/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Google, Wikipedia, Mobile

Posted at 05:06 PM ET, 11/17/2011

Today in Tech: Google Music; Black Friday; Amazon’s plans for a phone?

Google Music; Black Friday; Amazon’s plans for a phone?

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:06 PM ET, 11/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  IP, Amazon, Mobile, Online shopping, Google

Posted at 06:23 PM ET, 11/16/2011

Today in Tech: Google Music, Facebook spam, Apple as carrier?

Google Music, Facebook spam, Apple as carrier?

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  06:23 PM ET, 11/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:45 PM ET, 11/14/2011

Today in Tech: Kindle Fire reviews, Black Friday deals, iTunes Match released

An overview of the reviews on the Kindle Fire, the best deals on Black Friday, and Apple releases iTunes Match.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  06:45 PM ET, 11/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Google, Amazon, Online Music

Posted at 05:23 PM ET, 11/11/2011

Today in Tech: Apple battery issues, Steam confirms hack, unlocked iPhone 4S on sale

Apple battery issues, Steam confirms hack, unlocked iPhone 4S on sale

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:23 PM ET, 11/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Facebook, Apple, Gaming

Posted at 06:08 PM ET, 11/10/2011

Today in Tech: Wal-Mart releases Black Friday ad, Siri’s British voice speaks up; Apple updates iOS 5 bugs

Wal-Mart releases Black Friday ad.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  06:08 PM ET, 11/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:18 PM ET, 11/08/2011

Today in Tech: iPhone 4S gets a nod; Panasonic plans Toughpad tablets; a security flaw in Apple’s App Store

The iPhone 4S gets a recommendation, Panasonic plans Toughpad tablets, and a security flaw is found in Apple’s App Store.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  06:18 PM ET, 11/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:51 PM ET, 11/07/2011

Today in Tech: Steve Jobs was a ‘tweaker,’ B&N’s new Nook, Apple trying Siri on other phones?

B&N launches new Nook, Steve Jobs was a “tweaker,” B&N’s new nook, Apple trying Siri on other phones?

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:51 PM ET, 11/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:18 PM ET, 11/04/2011

Today in Tech: Google’s inside jokes, Siri’s outage and Amazon’s next Fire

Google plants easter eggs, Siri goes silent and Amazon may already be planning a next-gen Fire

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  06:18 PM ET, 11/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:18 PM ET, 11/03/2011

Today in Tech: Apple admits iOS5 bug, Google Offers goes national; Amazon launches Kindle Owners’ Lending Library

Apple admits iOS5 bug, Google Offers goes national; Amazon launches Kindle Owners’ Lending Library.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:18 PM ET, 11/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Groupon, E-Readers, Tablets, Gadgets, Google, Apple

Posted at 06:02 PM ET, 11/02/2011

Today in Tech: Tim Cook’s Apple; a new Nook Color?; Black Friday deals

Tim Cook’s Apple; a new Nook Color?; Black Friday deals

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  06:02 PM ET, 11/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Gaming, Mobile, Online shopping, E-Readers, Apple

Posted at 05:57 PM ET, 11/01/2011

Today in Tech: Google Reader redesign, Gmail on the iPhone

Google Reader redesign, Gmail on the iPhone, Apple keeps quiet about battery issues.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:57 PM ET, 11/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:43 PM ET, 10/31/2011

Today in Tech: Steve Jobs’s last words, TouchPad isn’t gone yet, LTE comes to D.C.

Steve Jobs’s last words, the TouchPad isn’t quite gone yet, and LTE come to D.C.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  06:43 PM ET, 10/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:19 PM ET, 10/14/2011

Watch: A conversation with Siri, Apple’s iPhone assistant

Getting to know the virtual assistant on Apple’s iPhone 4S.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:19 PM ET, 10/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile

Posted at 11:08 AM ET, 10/13/2011

iOS upgrades: How was your experience?

Some had no problems at all, while others have bricked their phones and tablets.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:08 AM ET, 10/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:15 PM ET, 10/06/2011

Steve Jobs commencement speech: Life — and death — in his words

Watch Jobs’s now-famous speech

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:15 PM ET, 10/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple

Posted at 11:49 AM ET, 10/06/2011

What was your first Apple product? (Image Poll)

Whether you were bitten by the Apple bug decades ago, or are a recent convert, we want to know: What was your first Apple product?

By Andrea Caumont  |  11:49 AM ET, 10/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:07 AM ET, 09/30/2011

RIM denies rumors it’s dropping the PlayBook

Best Buy has slashed the price of RIM’s tablet.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:07 AM ET, 09/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tablets, Gadgets

Posted at 05:29 PM ET, 09/29/2011

Google launches real-time analytics tool

How many people are on your site at this very second?

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:29 PM ET, 09/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google

Posted at 02:31 PM ET, 09/29/2011

Staples, Best Buy to get the Amazon Kindle Fire

Staples and Best Buy have both announced they will sell Amazon’s new line of Kindles.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:31 PM ET, 09/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tablets, Gadgets

Posted at 06:46 PM ET, 09/28/2011

Amazon Kindle: Everything you need to know in one post

Amazon introduced three readers, an Android tablet called the Kindle Fire and a new Web browser

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  06:46 PM ET, 09/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 03:14 PM ET, 09/28/2011

Toshiba offers 7-inch Thrive

Toshiba’s new tablet is a more portable version of its versatile sibling

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:14 PM ET, 09/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tablets, Gadgets

Posted at 11:34 AM ET, 09/28/2011

Amazon’s Kindle Fire: The Twitter-verse reacts

Here’s what Twitter users are saying about the latest entrant into the tablet computer market.

By Sarah Halzack  |  11:34 AM ET, 09/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:14 PM ET, 09/27/2011

Mojang, Bethesda are going to court over similarly named games

Game developers Mojang and Bethesda are going to court over games that seem too similarly named.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:14 PM ET, 09/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 12:07 PM ET, 09/27/2011

Apple wants to ‘Talk iPhone’ Oct. 4

The invitation doesn’t mention the iPhone 5 by name and or whether Apple will launch a revamped iPhone 4, an iPhone 5, or both

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:07 PM ET, 09/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile

Posted at 06:19 PM ET, 09/26/2011

Share your ‘circles’ with other Google Plus users

Google Plus users will be able to share “circles” with others (but without names).

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  06:19 PM ET, 09/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Social networking

Posted at 03:07 PM ET, 09/26/2011

HTC Amaze 4G, Samsung Galaxy S II are T-Mo’s newest 4G phones

T-Mobile’s adding two more smartphones to its fastest HSPA+ network

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:07 PM ET, 09/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile

Posted at 10:12 AM ET, 09/26/2011

Netflix, DreamWorks sign a deal

Netflix and DreamWorks

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:12 AM ET, 09/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Online video

Posted at 04:56 PM ET, 09/23/2011

Bing introduces Daily Deals

Bing announced Friday that it’s dipping its toe into the daily deals space an aggregator.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:56 PM ET, 09/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Online shopping

Posted at 03:51 PM ET, 09/23/2011

Dish, Blockbuster introduce Movie Pass

Blockbuster introduces a streaming video and disc-by-mail service for Dish subscribers.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:51 PM ET, 09/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Online Video

Posted at 12:12 PM ET, 09/23/2011

Can Meg Whitman save Hewlett-Packard?

There is some uncertainty about the company’s board and whether Whitman will be able to turn the company around.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:12 PM ET, 09/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  HP

Posted at 03:40 PM ET, 09/22/2011

Facebook changes: Share more, do more

Facebook is trying to be your one-stop shop for the Web

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:40 PM ET, 09/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Facebook

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 09/22/2011

f8: Facebook CEO Zuckerberg introduces Timeline

Facebook is revamping the user profile in a complete “Timeline,” CEO Mark Zuckerberg says, and The Post has an app.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:00 PM ET, 09/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  social networking

Posted at 12:38 PM ET, 09/22/2011

Report: Whitman to replace Apotheker as HP’s CEO

Former head of eBay will reportedly replace Leo Apotheker as CEO of Hewlett-Packard.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:38 PM ET, 09/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  HP

Posted at 06:00 AM ET, 09/22/2011

f8: Facebook redesign, new features expected

Facebook is expected to have a few more features up its sleeve.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  06:00 AM ET, 09/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Social Networking, Facebook

Posted at 05:40 PM ET, 09/21/2011

Pandora redesigns its site, ditches listening caps

The company has done away with the listening caps that prompted some users to pay up for the site

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:40 PM ET, 09/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Online Music

Posted at 01:01 PM ET, 09/21/2011

S. Korea leads the world in download speeds

South Korea smokes the rest of the world in download speeds; one U.S. city cracks the top 10.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:01 PM ET, 09/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Digital Culture

Posted at 10:48 AM ET, 09/21/2011

Report: Apple’s iPhone event will be Oct. 4

Apple’s iPhone event is expected in the first week of October.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:48 AM ET, 09/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 06:56 PM ET, 09/20/2011

HTC Rhyme: On Verizon, for $199

The 3.7-inch smartphone costs $199 with a two-year contract from Verizon.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  06:56 PM ET, 09/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile

Posted at 05:44 PM ET, 09/20/2011

Microsoft, Comcast try to bridge the digital divide

Microsoft and Comcast launch programs to help lower-income families

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:44 PM ET, 09/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:18 PM ET, 09/20/2011

Google Plus, now for everyone

Google is throwing open the G+ doors as it moves into beta

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:18 PM ET, 09/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Social networking

Posted at 09:33 AM ET, 09/20/2011

Google officially rolls out Google Wallet

Google is sending its Wallet app to Sprint Nexus S 4G phones in an over-the-air update.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:33 AM ET, 09/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Mobile

Posted at 02:24 PM ET, 09/19/2011

Netflix to split into two businesses

Netflix will split into two businesses, one for streaming and one for DVDs.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:24 PM ET, 09/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Netflix

Posted at 02:19 PM ET, 09/16/2011

Reports: Google works on ‘Propeller,’ a Flipboard competitor

Google is reportedly working on its own magazine-style news reader

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:19 PM ET, 09/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google

Posted at 12:05 PM ET, 09/16/2011

MeriTalk awards honor good, simple IT ideas

MeriTalk announced the winner of its Merit Awards.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:05 PM ET, 09/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Politics and policy

Posted at 10:29 AM ET, 09/16/2011

ITC to review HTC, Apple ruling

The International Trade Commission will review decision that found HTC violated two Apple patents.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:29 AM ET, 09/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tablets, mobile, Apple, Google, HTC

Posted at 06:03 PM ET, 09/15/2011

AmazonLocal headed to Kindle with ads

Amazon’s Kindle with Special Offers is now also a coupon portal.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  06:03 PM ET, 09/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  E-Books

Posted at 05:27 PM ET, 09/15/2011

PlayStation Vita’s U.S. launch: Dec. 31?

Two major retailers are now listing the handheld’s debut as Dec. 31.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:27 PM ET, 09/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 03:56 PM ET, 09/15/2011

YouTube offers new editing tools

YouTube is now offering a basic suite of editing tools on its site.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:56 PM ET, 09/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, online video

Posted at 12:47 PM ET, 09/15/2011

United Nations to launch app for education, action

The UN is launching its first education and outreach app for the iPhone on Thursday in an effort to streamline its mobile presence and encourage users to take action on key global issues.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:47 PM ET, 09/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Digital Culture

Posted at 04:59 PM ET, 09/14/2011

Microsoft's Ballmer: Windows 8 has seen 500,000 downloads

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer made a surprise appearance at the BUILD developer conference on Wednesday.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:59 PM ET, 09/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  microsoft, tablets, mobile

Posted at 12:58 PM ET, 09/14/2011

Sony announces PlayStation Vita launch for Japan

Sony announced at the Tokyo Game Show that it will launch its next-generation handheld, the Vita, in Japan.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:58 PM ET, 09/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 10:08 AM ET, 09/14/2011

Google unveils flight search tool

Google Flight Search challenges sites such as Kayak and Orbitz.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:08 AM ET, 09/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google

Posted at 01:10 PM ET, 09/13/2011

Target site down as Missoni collection launches

A new line of clothing from the fashion house Missoni brought down Target’s Web site as eager shoppers flocked to get the high-fashion duds.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:10 PM ET, 09/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Online Shopping

Posted at 12:08 PM ET, 09/13/2011

Living Social offers half-off deal at Whole Foods

Living Social is offering another huge half-off deal, this time at Whole Foods.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:08 PM ET, 09/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Online Shopping

Posted at 09:32 AM ET, 09/13/2011

Nintendo 3DS will record in 3D

Nintendo announced Tuesday that the 3DS will be able to record video in 3D starting this November.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:32 AM ET, 09/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 05:50 PM ET, 09/12/2011

Gowalla revamps, launches a new site

Gowalla has launched a new site with a new purpose.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:50 PM ET, 09/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mobile

Posted at 04:22 PM ET, 09/12/2011

Should HTC buy webOS?

HTC is reportedly considering snapping up HP’s webOS operating system.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:22 PM ET, 09/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 09/12/2011

Nintendo confirms right thumbstick coming to 3DS

Nintendo confirmed that it is adding a right thumbstick attachment to the 3DS

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:47 AM ET, 09/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  gaming

Posted at 09:16 AM ET, 09/12/2011

Amazon aims for book rental service, report says

Amazon is reportedly in talks with publishers to launch a book rental service.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:16 AM ET, 09/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  e-Books

Posted at 07:22 PM ET, 09/09/2011

Twitter hits 100 million active users

Twitter says it has 100 million active users and about about 50 million log in every day.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  07:22 PM ET, 09/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Social networking

Posted at 05:15 PM ET, 09/09/2011

Flash content will run on your iPhone

Adobe has modified its Flash player to work on iOS devices.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:15 PM ET, 09/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile, Tablets

Posted at 01:24 PM ET, 09/09/2011

Windows 8 boot time will be much faster, Microsoft says

Microsoft showed off a super-fast boot time for Windows 8

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:24 PM ET, 09/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Microsoft

Posted at 10:52 AM ET, 09/09/2011

Michael J. Fox Foundation gets matching grant from Google’s Brin

Sergey Brin is matching up to $50 million in donations, including money raised by Nike’s auction of the Mag shoes

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:52 AM ET, 09/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google

Posted at 03:10 PM ET, 09/08/2011

Google discloses energy use

One 60-watt bulb left running for three hours — that’s how much energy Google said its servers use per user, per month.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:10 PM ET, 09/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google

Posted at 12:58 PM ET, 09/08/2011

Facebook remembers 9/11 anniversary with app, concert coverage

Facebook is livestreaming tonight’s Kennedy Center memorial concert and letting people share their memories

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:58 PM ET, 09/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Facebook, Digital Culture

Posted at 11:46 AM ET, 09/08/2011

Amazon, California lawmakers strike a tax deal

Amazon.com struck a deal with California legislative leaders to ward off an online sales tax for up to a year. No word yet on whether Gov. Jerry Brown agrees.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:46 AM ET, 09/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Politics and policy, Online shopping

Posted at 06:35 PM ET, 09/07/2011

Google Docs suffers outage

Google Docs was hit with an outage Wednesday evening.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  06:35 PM ET, 09/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google

Posted at 05:12 PM ET, 09/07/2011

Shared links have a short lifespan

How long is the Facebook and Twitter news cycle? About three hours.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:12 PM ET, 09/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Twitter, Facebook, Digital Culture

Posted at 10:19 AM ET, 09/07/2011

Nokia taking entries for signature tune makeover

Nokia is asking users across the globe to submit their variations on the company’s famous theme.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:19 AM ET, 09/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile

Posted at 09:20 AM ET, 09/07/2011

Droid Bionic will be available Sept. 8 for $299.99

Verizon announced the Motorola Droid Bionic is hitting shelves Sept. 8

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:20 AM ET, 09/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Gadgets

Posted at 06:11 PM ET, 09/06/2011

Droid Bionic scavenger hunt kicks into full gear

Motorola and Verizon are sending smartphone buyers on a scavenger hunt across the Web for one of fall’s hottest new devices, the Droid Bionic.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  06:11 PM ET, 09/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Google

Posted at 03:04 PM ET, 09/06/2011

Over a quarter of American adults use mobile location-based services

Americans are slow to adopt checking-in, but many look for directions and recommendations.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:04 PM ET, 09/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Digital Culture

Posted at 10:47 AM ET, 09/06/2011

Apple Hong Kong store shows company zeroing in on Asian market

Apple is reportedly planning to build its first-ever store in Hong Kong, as the company turns its focus to a ripe market in Asia.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:47 AM ET, 09/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile, International

Posted at 05:59 PM ET, 09/02/2011

‘Modern Warfare 3’ multiplayer preview released

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:59 PM ET, 09/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 03:50 PM ET, 09/02/2011

Google’s Schmidt misquoted, said he couldn’t ‘stay’ on Apple’s board

Google Chairman Eric Schmidt had been falsely quoted as saying he couldn’t stand Apple’s board of directors.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:50 PM ET, 09/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Google, Microsoft

Posted at 01:50 PM ET, 09/02/2011

iPhone 4 prototype theft suspects say they’re not guilty

Brian Hogan and Sage Wallower did not appear in court, but pleaded not guilty to all charges.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:50 PM ET, 09/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile

Posted at 06:38 PM ET, 09/01/2011

Starz cuts ties with Netflix

Faster Forward: Starz is pulling out of Netflix, leaving streaming much less worthwhile

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  06:38 PM ET, 09/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Online video

Posted at 05:33 PM ET, 09/01/2011

Chrome turns 3, Google celebrates Web’s history

Google’s Chrome browser marked its third birthday Thursday.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:33 PM ET, 09/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Digital Culture

Posted at 11:52 AM ET, 09/01/2011

IFA 2011: Samsung Note wants to be your one and only

Samsung has released new smartphones, new tablets and now the Galaxy Note that’s a strange combination of both.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:52 AM ET, 09/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Gadgets, Tablets

Posted at 02:22 PM ET, 08/31/2011

AT&T announces HTC Jetstream LTE tablet, Galaxy S II

AT&T announced that it will carry its first LTE/HPSA+ tablet, the HTC Jetstream

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:22 PM ET, 08/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Tablets, Gadgets

Posted at 09:05 AM ET, 08/31/2011

Apple not ‘streaming’ iTunes? Mostly a semantics issue

Apple’s iTunes in the Cloud lets you listen to songs without storing them locally — but is it streaming?

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:05 AM ET, 08/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, online music, mobile

Posted at 04:26 PM ET, 08/30/2011

More $99 HP TouchPad shipments headed your way

Hewlett-Packard is producing one last run of TouchPads.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:26 PM ET, 08/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tablets, gadgets

Posted at 12:22 PM ET, 08/30/2011

Windows 8 adding ribbon to Explorer

For easier navigation, Microsoft is giving Windows Explorer the Office treatment.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:22 PM ET, 08/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Microsoft, Computers

Posted at 09:59 AM ET, 08/30/2011

Netflix plans to change on Thursday

Netflix users have a choice to make this week, as the company’s deadline for changing its rates hits.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:59 AM ET, 08/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  online video

Posted at 01:47 PM ET, 08/29/2011

Zynga IPO is ‘delayed’

Zynga is reportedly “delaying” its IPO because of a volatile market.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:47 PM ET, 08/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 12:02 PM ET, 08/29/2011

Report: Apple’s new iPhone screen under 4 inches

Supplier sources have said that Apple’s next iPhone will have, at most, a 3.7-inch screen.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:02 PM ET, 08/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile

Posted at 09:36 AM ET, 08/29/2011

Schmidt: Google Plus is for those who want to use their real names

Google chairman Eric Schmidt said Google Plus is an “identity service”.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:36 AM ET, 08/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Social Networking, Privacy

Posted at 04:42 PM ET, 08/26/2011

GameStop to offer $50 certificate for removing coupons

GameStop apologizes for pulling coupons from Deus Ex with a $50 gift card

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:42 PM ET, 08/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 01:57 PM ET, 08/26/2011

Apple TV, Google TV could be headed for a showdown

Apple and Google are both reportedly poised to shift their efforts to conquering the living room.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:57 PM ET, 08/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple

Posted at 12:59 PM ET, 08/26/2011

Hurricane Irene: Protect your pictures, records and other data with a backup

In storm preparations, you should take some time to think about your electronics.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:59 PM ET, 08/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Security

Posted at 11:00 AM ET, 08/26/2011

Hacking guru Comex joins Apple as intern

Comex, the hacker known for jailbreaking the iPhone, is now an intern at Apple

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:00 AM ET, 08/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile

Posted at 09:43 AM ET, 08/26/2011

Facebook announces f8 developer conference

The social network could announce one or two big new features after the Sept. 22 gathering.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:43 AM ET, 08/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Facebook

Posted at 09:22 AM ET, 08/26/2011

Report: Verizon won’t carry the Galaxy S II

The Galaxy S II is not headed for the nation’s largest wireless carrier.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:22 AM ET, 08/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Verizon

Posted at 02:10 PM ET, 08/25/2011

Tim Cook to Apple employees: ‘Apple is not going to change’

In a company-wide e-mail to Apple employees, new CEO Tim Cook promised to stay the course

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:10 PM ET, 08/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple

Posted at 02:07 PM ET, 08/25/2011

GameStop pulls copies of ‘Deus Ex’ from shelves

GameStop reportedly removes “Deus Ex” from shelves after OnLive waiver controversy.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:07 PM ET, 08/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 08/25/2011

Verizon, Intuit team up for mobile payments

Verizon and Intuit are rolling out a mobile payment inititiative.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:00 PM ET, 08/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Verizon, Mobile

Posted at 10:17 AM ET, 08/25/2011

Steve Wozniak: Steve Jobs had all the business sense

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak credits Steve Jobs with Apple’s success.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:17 AM ET, 08/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple

Posted at 09:33 AM ET, 08/25/2011

Apple’s new CEO: Who is Tim Cook?

Who is Tim Cook? An Apple veteran who’s pretty used to running the show.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:33 AM ET, 08/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple

Posted at 08:40 AM ET, 08/25/2011

Steve Jobs resigns: Reactions to the end of an era

Reactions to the announcement that Steve Jobs has resigned as Apple’s chief executive.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:40 AM ET, 08/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:48 PM ET, 08/24/2011

Google links up “plus-one” button with Google Plus

Google explains the “plus-one” button, which has perplexed users since March.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:48 PM ET, 08/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Social networking

Posted at 05:18 PM ET, 08/24/2011

WikiLeaks crowdsources to pull gems from latest doc dump

WikiLeaks has asked its Twitter followers to use the #wlfind

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:18 PM ET, 08/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cybersecurity, Politics and Policy, International

Posted at 03:04 PM ET, 08/24/2011

Facebook offers emergency prep advice from FEMA

Facebook is talking to FEMA, the National Weather Service and the Red Cross about disaster preparation.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:04 PM ET, 08/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Facebook, Twitter

Posted at 02:50 PM ET, 08/24/2011

Facebook has 1 trillion page views

According to statistics posted by Google’s ad subsidiary, DoubleClick Wednesday, Facebook tops Google’s list of the 1,000 most-visited sites.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:50 PM ET, 08/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Facebook

Posted at 01:12 PM ET, 08/24/2011

Samsung, Apple IP fight heats up in Europe

A Dutch court has ordered an injunction against Samsung smartphones.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:12 PM ET, 08/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tablets, Gadgets

Posted at 12:18 PM ET, 08/24/2011

Apple iPhone rumor roundup: August edition

As we inch closer to the expected release date of the iPhone 5, rumors run rampant

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:18 PM ET, 08/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:06 AM ET, 08/24/2011

WikiLeaks releases thousands of new cables

WikiLeaks has released thousands of new cables dealing with China and Libya.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:06 AM ET, 08/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Politics and Policy

Posted at 05:55 PM ET, 08/23/2011

Facebook changes privacy controls

The social network will allow users to pre-approve which photos are tagged with their names.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:55 PM ET, 08/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Facebook

Posted at 04:53 PM ET, 08/23/2011

DC Earthquake Twitter account opened immediately

Someone is already tweeting as the DC earthquake

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:53 PM ET, 08/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Twitter, digital culture

Posted at 04:43 PM ET, 08/23/2011

Sprint iPhone could signal the end of unlimited plans

Could Sprint be getting the iPhone?

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:43 PM ET, 08/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Apple

Posted at 12:04 PM ET, 08/23/2011

Report: Apple building a cheaper 8GB iPhone4

Apple is reportedly planning on releasing a cheap 8GB iPhone 4

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:04 PM ET, 08/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile

Posted at 11:24 AM ET, 08/23/2011

Amazon, Google should be happy after online music locker ruling

A N.Y. federal court found that online music lockers have some copyright infringement protection.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:24 AM ET, 08/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Online music

Posted at 10:36 AM ET, 08/23/2011

Report: Apple’s iPhone 5 is GSM/CDMA, test logs show

Apple’s iPhone 5 is likely a dual GSM/CDMA phone, according to app developer logs.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:36 AM ET, 08/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile

Posted at 10:14 AM ET, 08/23/2011

Facebook launches Miramax eXperience app

Facebook users can now watch full-length Miramax movies online.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:14 AM ET, 08/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Facebook, Online Video

Posted at 09:16 AM ET, 08/23/2011

HP Touchpad, HP Pre 3 still in high demand despite being discontinued

Customers can’t get enough of the HP TouchPad and HP Pre 3 smartphone, even though the products have been discontinued.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:16 AM ET, 08/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tablets, gadgets, mobile

Posted at 05:08 PM ET, 08/22/2011

TouchPad will live on with Android ports, WebOS developers

The HP tablet, the TouchPad, has sold out and been sold off

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:08 PM ET, 08/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tablets, Gadgets

Posted at 03:58 PM ET, 08/22/2011

Hulu bids due this week

Bids for Hulu are due Wednesday, and many major players — Yahoo, Google, Amazon — are said to considering bids

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:58 PM ET, 08/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Online video

Posted at 12:45 PM ET, 08/22/2011

Report: iPhone components surface for new phone

Pictures of a battery, back camera and headphone/earphone jack have surfaced on a supplier Web site.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:45 PM ET, 08/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile

Posted at 12:22 PM ET, 08/22/2011

Google Plus launches verified accounts

The new feature is meant to let people become more comfortable including people in their Circles, the company said.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:22 PM ET, 08/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Social networking

Posted at 10:18 AM ET, 08/22/2011

Welcome back to the Internet, Libya

Libya is back online after 171 days of virtual silence.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:18 AM ET, 08/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:37 AM ET, 08/22/2011

GroupMe to be acquired by Skype; text messaging in trouble?

Skype has agreed to acquire GroupMe as the mobile messaing landscape continues to change.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:37 AM ET, 08/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Skype, Mobile, Digital Culture

Posted at 08:49 AM ET, 08/22/2011

TouchPad sales soar after HP discontinues, drops price

The TouchPad is selling out after HP announced that it’s going to discontinue it and all WebOS devices on Thursday.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:49 AM ET, 08/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tablets, Gadgets

Posted at 05:38 PM ET, 08/19/2011

Report: AT&T veep says iPhone 5 coming in early October

An AT&T vice president has reportedly told employees that the iPhone 5 will go on sale in early October

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:38 PM ET, 08/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile

Posted at 05:33 PM ET, 08/19/2011

OED now includes retweet, sexting and cyberbullying

Woot! New techy terms are now officially a part of the Oxford English Dictionary.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:33 PM ET, 08/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Digital Culture

Posted at 12:44 PM ET, 08/19/2011

HP, Google actions bolster arguments of post-PC era

Is the PC really dead? Tech business moves this week suggest companies think so.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:44 PM ET, 08/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tablets, Gadgets, Mobile

Posted at 12:03 PM ET, 08/19/2011

HP and Apple, Google and Motorola: Let’s chat!

Join us for a 1 p.m. chat about this week’s major tech developments.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:03 PM ET, 08/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Apple, Tablets, Gadgets

Posted at 11:34 AM ET, 08/19/2011

‘Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword’ on sale Nov. 20

The next installment of the Zelda franchise, “Skyward Sword,” will be on shelves Nov. 20.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:34 AM ET, 08/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 10:33 AM ET, 08/19/2011

AT&T streamlines text messaging plans, will eliminate $10 plan

AT&T is cutting its $10, 1000-message plan, citing consumer preference for unlimited texts.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:33 AM ET, 08/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile

Posted at 09:47 AM ET, 08/19/2011

NBA 2K12 announces full lineup of legends

Karl Malone, Hakeem Olajuwon and Scottie Pippen are among those joining 2K12’s lineup of legends.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:47 AM ET, 08/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 06:18 PM ET, 08/18/2011

HP CEO: Shutting down WebOS ‘difficult but necessary’

HP Chief Executive Leo Apotheker said that WebOS operations will end by the Q4 2011.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  06:18 PM ET, 08/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Tablets, Gadgets

Posted at 05:11 PM ET, 08/18/2011

HP kills WebOS devices after poor sales

HP will end production of the TouchPad and other WebOS devices.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:11 PM ET, 08/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Tablet, Gadgets

Posted at 04:23 PM ET, 08/18/2011

Google adds weather to maps

Google has added weather conditions to Google Maps.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:23 PM ET, 08/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google

Posted at 04:19 PM ET, 08/18/2011

San Francisco BART leak highlights hacker ethics split

A hacker has posted information about BART transit officers — and at least one member of the Anonymous hacker collective isn’t happy about it..

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:19 PM ET, 08/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Cybersecurity

Posted at 01:13 PM ET, 08/18/2011

Report: Hewlett-Packard to spin off PC business, buy software company

Hewlett-Packard is planning to spin off its PC business and acquire software company Autonomy Corp in a $10 billion acquisition, Bloomberg reports.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:13 PM ET, 08/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Computers

Posted at 12:18 PM ET, 08/18/2011

Report: Android users use apps more than Web

A Nielsen report shows that smartphone owners turn more often to apps than smartphone browsers.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:18 PM ET, 08/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Digital Culture

Posted at 09:52 AM ET, 08/18/2011

Google Magnifier has music downloads and reviews

Google has launched an online music magazine, Google Magnifier, that will let beta users of its Google Music service find new songs and free tracks.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:52 AM ET, 08/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Online music

Posted at 07:42 PM ET, 08/17/2011

T-Mobile joins the BlackBerry Bold 9900 party

T-Mobile announced it will carry the BlackBerry 9900, its first BlackBerry 4G smartphone

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  07:42 PM ET, 08/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, RIM

Posted at 07:11 PM ET, 08/17/2011

New Apple store? Glass storefront proposed in Santa Monica

A report filed with the City of Santa Monica, Calif., features a building that looks a lot like an Apple store.

By Jessica Sabbah and Hayley Tsukayama  |  07:11 PM ET, 08/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple

Posted at 02:49 PM ET, 08/17/2011

Skype WiFi now available on iOS devices

Skype over WiFi is now officially available for the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:49 PM ET, 08/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Skype

Posted at 12:41 PM ET, 08/17/2011

Apple’s new HQ is not bigger than the Pentagon

A report that Apple’s new headquarters in Cupertino will be bigger than the Pentagon appears to be wrong, says Fortune’s Phillip Elmer-DeWitt.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:41 PM ET, 08/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple

Posted at 10:44 AM ET, 08/17/2011

StumbleUpon takes a more targeted approach

StumbleUpon is launching the “Explore Box” to let users better tailor their Web wanderings.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:44 AM ET, 08/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Digital culture, social networking

Posted at 10:10 AM ET, 08/17/2011

Jackie Chan death hoax hits Twitter again

Facebook page follows the first hoax that was reported on Twitter, but the martial arts movie star seems to be alive, as usual.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:10 AM ET, 08/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Digital culture

Posted at 10:09 AM ET, 08/17/2011

Apple lawsuits continue as judge relaxes Samsung Galaxy ban in Europe

A German court has partially lifted a ban it placed on imports of the Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 10.1, which Apple contends copies its iPad.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:09 AM ET, 08/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  IP, Apple, International

Posted at 09:05 PM ET, 08/16/2011

Google Plus members value their privacy

A selling point of Google Plus proves to be true — 48 percent of users reportedly haven’t made a public post

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:05 PM ET, 08/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Social networking

Posted at 06:08 PM ET, 08/16/2011

Sony cutting PlayStation 3 price to $249

Sony’s price cut makes the PS3 more competitive with the Xbox.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  06:08 PM ET, 08/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 01:58 PM ET, 08/16/2011

President Obama can now be ‘mayor’ on Foursquare, too

The White House announced on its blog Monday night that it has joined the check-in service Foursquare.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:58 PM ET, 08/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Social Networking, Politics and policy

Posted at 01:01 PM ET, 08/16/2011

Verizon selling BlackBerry Bold 9930

You can nab the BlackBerry Bold 9930 on Verizon’s Web site for $249.99 with a two-year contract

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:01 PM ET, 08/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile

Posted at 11:57 AM ET, 08/16/2011

AT&T’s first LTE devices to launch Aug. 21

AT&T is releasing LTE-capable devices on Aug. 21, though LTE availability is limited.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:57 AM ET, 08/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Gadgets

Posted at 11:49 AM ET, 08/16/2011

Report: Apple’s next iPad won’t debut before Christmas

A report from Apple’s supply chain says that the tablet’s release has been delayed

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:49 AM ET, 08/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Tablets, Gadgets

Posted at 10:15 AM ET, 08/16/2011

Apple releases OSX Lion thumb drive

Apple has started selling thumb drives loaded with OS X Lion.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:15 AM ET, 08/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Computers

Posted at 10:04 AM ET, 08/16/2011

Microsoft starts Windows 8 blog with a dose of humility

Microsoft is humble as its starts its blog about the development of its next operating system.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:04 AM ET, 08/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Microsoft, Computers

Posted at 06:25 PM ET, 08/15/2011

Microsoft: We welcome all device partners

Microsoft says it now has the only equal opportunity platform

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  06:25 PM ET, 08/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Google, Microsoft

Posted at 05:18 PM ET, 08/15/2011

Americans use cell phones to stave off boredom, avoid each other

A new study from the Pew Internet and American Life Project in cellphone use has some interesting results

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:18 PM ET, 08/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Digital culture

Posted at 05:10 PM ET, 08/15/2011

Microsoft is discontinuing the glossy Xbox

Microsoft is moving back to a matte finish on the Xbox in the next few weeks.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:10 PM ET, 08/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 01:55 PM ET, 08/15/2011

Why the Google - Motorola deal makes sense...and why it doesn’t

Google and Motorola Mobility announced they’re joining forces in a $12.5 billion deal that could have a whole lot of impact on the tech industry.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:55 PM ET, 08/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Mobile

Posted at 12:08 PM ET, 08/15/2011

Firefox 6 available for download

Ahead of its official release, Firefox 6 is already finding its way onto the computers of eager Mozilla fans.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:08 PM ET, 08/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mozilla

Posted at 11:15 AM ET, 08/15/2011

Google agrees to acquire Motorola Mobility

In Google’s largest acquisition to date, the company has agreed to acquire Motorola Mobility for $12.5 billion.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:15 AM ET, 08/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Mobile

Posted at 10:46 AM ET, 08/15/2011

Airbnb launches promised insurance, security programs

Short-term rental site Airbnb launches its $50,000 insurance program and 24-hour hotline

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:46 AM ET, 08/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Digital Culture

Posted at 07:45 PM ET, 08/12/2011

Report: Apple will not hold a Sept. 7 event, after all

A trusted Apple blogger reports his sources deny Apple will hold a Sept. 7 event

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  07:45 PM ET, 08/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile

Posted at 06:43 PM ET, 08/12/2011

Low-priced plans for data-hungry families

Verizon and Comcast both have new plans that get you ’net access for $20 a month.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  06:43 PM ET, 08/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile

Posted at 03:15 PM ET, 08/12/2011

Target offers another 3DS trade-in deal

Target is running a promotion for those who want to trade-in their old Nintendo handhelds

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:15 PM ET, 08/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 02:02 PM ET, 08/12/2011

Report: Apple announcing the iPhone 5 on Sept. 7

Coming to us from the Japanese blog Kodawarisan is the speculation that Apple’s big event will take place Sept. 7.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:02 PM ET, 08/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile

Posted at 01:15 PM ET, 08/12/2011

Samsung Galaxy S II launch expected this month

Samsung has scheduled a media event this month that may be the announcement of the U.S. launch of the Galaxy S II.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:15 PM ET, 08/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile

Posted at 11:27 AM ET, 08/12/2011

Report: Rovio seeking $1.2 billion valuation

Can the “Angry Birds” creator keep up its momentum?

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:27 AM ET, 08/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 08:54 AM ET, 08/12/2011

Google Plus adds games

Google announced that it’s adding games to its Google Plus social network

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:54 AM ET, 08/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Social Networking, Google, Facebook

Posted at 05:20 PM ET, 08/11/2011

Shortmail: A new approach to e-mail

Shortmail is a messaging service that caps messages at 500 characters

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:20 PM ET, 08/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  E-mail

Posted at 03:40 PM ET, 08/11/2011

Weekend Nintendo 3DS sale: $99 for GameStop rewards members

GameStop Rewards members can trade-in an old DSi, DSiXL or DSLite for a $99 3DS this weekend

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:40 PM ET, 08/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 02:11 PM ET, 08/11/2011

Report: Apple researching projectors in their devices?

Patently Apple reports that Apple is researching the idea of putting projectors in their devices

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:11 PM ET, 08/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile, Computers

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 08/11/2011

HTC invests $300 million in Beats by Dr. Dre

HTC announced that it’s investing $300 million in Beats Electronics, with plans to bring a line of HTC devices with the audio technology.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:30 PM ET, 08/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile

Posted at 11:53 AM ET, 08/11/2011

Facebook faces down phone number rumors

Facebook had to address user worry about how the site displays phone numbers.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:53 AM ET, 08/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Social Networking, Privacy

Posted at 11:15 AM ET, 08/11/2011

Sony and LG settle patent disputes

Both companies settle 24 intellectual property disputes, agreeing to cross-license patents.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:15 AM ET, 08/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  IP

Posted at 10:47 AM ET, 08/11/2011

Should Nintendo jump on mobile?

Investors are reportedly pressuring Nintendo to make the jump to mobile platforms

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:47 AM ET, 08/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Mobile

Posted at 06:42 PM ET, 08/10/2011

Twitter makes photo-sharing a snap

Twitter has launched its own photo-sharing tool, now available to everyone on the site.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  06:42 PM ET, 08/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Twitter, Social Networking

Posted at 06:06 PM ET, 08/10/2011

Facebook ‘operation’ shows off Anonymous’s cracks

The mainstream Anonymous Twitter said that ‘OpFacebook’ comes from a smaller group.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  06:06 PM ET, 08/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Social Networking, Security

Posted at 04:16 PM ET, 08/10/2011

Apple valued higher than Exxon Mobil as markets close

Apple passed Exxon Mobil in market value for the first time Tuesday, but took the crown Wednesday.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:16 PM ET, 08/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple