Faster Forward: gadgets


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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 01:27 PM ET, 08/10/2011

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 imports banned in most of Europe

Imports of Samsung’s slim tablet are temporarily halted due to Apple suit.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:27 PM ET, 08/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tablets, Gadgets

Posted at 09:39 AM ET, 08/05/2011

HP slashes TouchPad price for the weekend

Just a month into its time on the market, the HP TouchPad is getting a one-weekend price cut to $399

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:39 AM ET, 08/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tablets, Gadgets

Posted at 08:50 AM ET, 08/01/2011

Report: Apple partner Foxconn adding 1 million robots to workforce

Foxconn, which produces Apple iPhones and iPads, is reportedly adding 1 million robots over the next three years

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:50 AM ET, 08/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Tablets, Mobile, Gadgets

Posted at 04:29 PM ET, 07/27/2011

Report: Xoom to get LTE upgrade in September

The Motorola Xoom is set to get an LTE upgrade.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:29 PM ET, 07/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tablets, Gadgets

Posted at 10:17 AM ET, 07/26/2011

Samsung Galaxy Tab 4G to hit Verizon July 28

The sleek Samsung Galaxy Tab hits Verizon’s 4G LTE network this week.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:17 AM ET, 07/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tablets, Gadgets, Mobile

Posted at 05:16 PM ET, 07/22/2011

Apple’s sharper retina display iPad on its way

LG Display CEO Kwon Young-soo says that the company is making a retina display for the iPad.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:16 PM ET, 07/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile, Gadgets, Tablets

Posted at 09:08 AM ET, 07/20/2011

Apple launches new MacBook Air, Mac Mini, Thunderbolt display

Apple introduced several new products including a refreshed MacBook Air

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:08 AM ET, 07/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Computers, Gadgets

Posted at 01:07 PM ET, 07/19/2011

Toshiba Thrive has a sleeping bug

Some Toshiba Thrive units are going to sleep and refusing to wake up.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:07 PM ET, 07/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tablets, Gadgets

Posted at 01:58 PM ET, 07/18/2011

Apple victory means Android headache over patents

Apple scored a win its patent fight against HTC, spelling trouble for Android

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:58 PM ET, 07/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Google, Mobile, Gadgets, Tablets

Posted at 01:10 PM ET, 07/15/2011

Harry Potter tech: Moving greeting cards on the horizon?

PragmatIC printing company is working on greeting cards with paper-thin circuits.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:10 PM ET, 07/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gadgets

Posted at 12:48 PM ET, 07/13/2011

AT&T announces 4G LTE devices

AT&T says two LTE devices and the HP Touchpad 4G will hit stores soon.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:48 PM ET, 07/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gadgets, Mobile

Posted at 04:28 PM ET, 07/11/2011

Microsoft CEO Ballmer says Windows is company’s backbone

At Microsoft’s Worldwide Partners Conference, Steve Ballmer talked about the company’s direction.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:28 PM ET, 07/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Windows, Mobile, Tablets, Gadgets

Posted at 03:56 PM ET, 07/11/2011

Google launches integrated e-reader, the iriver Story HD

Google’s first integrated e-reader, the iriver Story HD, will hit Target stores this weekend.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:56 PM ET, 07/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ebooks, tablets, gadgets

Posted at 09:19 AM ET, 07/11/2011

Apple to add iPad HD?

An iPad with a sharper display could cap off “The Year of the iPad 2”

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:19 AM ET, 07/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tablets, Apple, Gadgets

Posted at 11:26 AM ET, 07/08/2011

Toshiba Thrive set for Best Buy launch

Toshiba’s first Android tablet, the Thrive, will hit shelves at Best Buy this Sunday.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:26 AM ET, 07/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tablets, Gadgets

Posted at 12:13 PM ET, 07/06/2011

Report: New iPhone coming in Q3

Supply line sources hint at a thinner, lighter iPhone

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:13 PM ET, 07/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile, Gadgets

Posted at 08:59 AM ET, 07/06/2011

Apple ‘iPad 3’ reports conflict

A new iPad could hit stores in October ... or not.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:59 AM ET, 07/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Tablets, Gadgets

Posted at 10:33 AM ET, 06/30/2011

HP TouchPad gets mixed early reviews

Some panned it, but others say it’s the best alternative to the iPad

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:33 AM ET, 06/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tablets, Gadgets

Posted at 07:47 PM ET, 06/18/2011

How to use the gadgets you get for Father’s Day

Some basic tips for setting up devices, getting connected and moving files

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  07:47 PM ET, 06/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gadgets

Posted at 11:50 AM ET, 06/17/2011

Sony releases teaser for new tablets

The S1 and S2 feature in the first of five ads for the tablets.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:50 AM ET, 06/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tablets, Gadgets

Posted at 03:20 PM ET, 06/15/2011

Chromebooks go on sale

Google Chromebooks are available on Amazon and BestBuy.com.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:20 PM ET, 06/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Gadgets

Posted at 04:48 PM ET, 06/09/2011

HP Touchpad coming July 1

The 9-inch tablet will start at $499.99

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:48 PM ET, 06/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tablet, Gadgets

Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 06/09/2011

BlackBerry PlayBook now available through Sprint

Sprint started carrying the WiFi version of RIM’s tablet

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:02 AM ET, 06/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tablets, Gadgets

Posted at 11:54 AM ET, 06/06/2011

HTC EVO 3D, EVO View 4G coming June 24

Sprint’s 3D phone (sans glasses) and 4G version of the HTC Flyer hit stores this month.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:54 AM ET, 06/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Gadgets, Tablets

Posted at 12:35 PM ET, 06/02/2011

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 available June 17

The Samsung tablet will premiere in New York on June 8 before hitting stores nationwide.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:35 PM ET, 06/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gadgets, tablets

Posted at 12:05 PM ET, 05/31/2011

Nintendo cuts DS Lite price to $99.99

Nintendo slashed the handheld’s price by about $30 and will rebrand six of Mario games with red packaging.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:05 PM ET, 05/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, gadgets

Posted at 09:34 AM ET, 05/27/2011

Tablets running Microsoft OS to preview next week?

Microsoft may preview a tablet operating system set to launch next year

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:34 AM ET, 05/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Microsoft, Tablets, Gadgets

Posted at 08:56 AM ET, 05/25/2011

HTC Flyer Review: Solid, but pricey

The HTC tablet is versatile with a few features that set it apart, but a big price tag, too

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:56 AM ET, 05/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tablets, Gadgets

Posted at 05:01 PM ET, 05/20/2011

HTC Flyer gets an official release date: May 22

The HTC Flyer got an official release date from Best Buy -- eager customerss can pick up the new 7-inch tablet in stores on May 22.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:01 PM ET, 05/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  tablets, gadgets

Posted at 11:05 AM ET, 05/20/2011

Verizon dropping unlimited plans, mulling family data plans

Verizon said it will end its unlimited plans this summer but is mulling family data plans.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:05 AM ET, 05/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gadgets, Tablets

Posted at 04:51 PM ET, 05/19/2011

Apple’s next iPhone will be more international, Verizon says

A Verizon official says its next version of the iPhone will work in as many countries as AT&T’s.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:51 PM ET, 05/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile, Gadgets

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 05/18/2011

New, cheaper Nook may debut next week

The new Nook is expected to be a black-and-white e-Ink version of its predecessor

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:00 PM ET, 05/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tablets, Gadgets

Posted at 10:16 AM ET, 05/17/2011

Report: Amazon prepping two Android tablets

Amazon may launch two super-fast tablets codenamed “Coyote” and “Hollywood.”

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:16 AM ET, 05/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tablets, Gadgets

Posted at 12:08 PM ET, 05/16/2011

Control this Japanese accessory with your mind

A Japanese company called Neurowear has introduced a high-tech headband that wearers control with their brains.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:08 PM ET, 05/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gadgets

Posted at 11:54 AM ET, 05/16/2011

RIM recalls about 1,000 PlayBook tablets

Research in Motion discovered some PlayBooks sold at Staples stores cannot properly install setup software.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:54 AM ET, 05/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tablets, Gadgets

Posted at 11:05 AM ET, 05/13/2011

Amazon CEO fans tablet rumor flames in interview

In an interview with Consumer Reports, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos said to “stay tuned” when asked about the possibility of an Amazon tablet.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:05 AM ET, 05/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gadgets, Tablets

Posted at 11:39 AM ET, 05/12/2011

Is Google competing against itself with the Chromebook?

It’s puzzling that the company is releasing this laptop when it’s so invested in its Android tablets.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:39 AM ET, 05/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Tablets, Gadgets

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

Google I/O: Chromebooks starting at $20/month

Google announced Wednesday an entirely new kind of computer: the Chromebook.

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

Posted at 11:10 AM ET, 05/11/2011

Samsung hands out 10.1-inch Galaxy Tab at Google conference

Samsung passed out thousands of Android-patterned tablets at Google’s I/O Developers Conference.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:10 AM ET, 05/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tablets, Gadgets

Posted at 10:24 AM ET, 05/11/2011

Reports: Google to offer students Chrome laptops for $20 per month

Google is reportedly planning to launch a program to offer students Chrome laptops for between $10 and $20 a month.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:24 AM ET, 05/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Gadgets

Posted at 04:47 PM ET, 05/10/2011

Google I/O: Android 3.1, Ice Cream Sandwich, Music Beta

Google offered up three announcements at today’s I/O Developers Conference

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:47 PM ET, 05/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Tablets, Gadgets

Posted at 12:18 PM ET, 05/09/2011

Sound-powered cellphones in development

Simply talking into your cellphone could eventually squeeze a few more minutes of battery life into your call.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:18 PM ET, 05/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gadgets, Mobile

Posted at 01:17 PM ET, 05/06/2011

HTC Flyer stylus will be sold separately

Best Buy product page confirms stylus will be $79.99.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:17 PM ET, 05/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gadgets, Tablets

Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 05/06/2011

Apple is the second-largest smartphone vendor; Nokia remains No. 1

Nokia remains No. 1, but Apple has bumped RIM’s BlackBerry from the runner-up position.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:59 AM ET, 05/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Apple, Google, Gadgets

Posted at 04:38 PM ET, 05/05/2011

Review: BlackBerry PlayBook

With solid hardware and great portability, the PlayBook’s lack of really useful apps is all the more disappointing. Here’s a breakdown of what the tablet has to offer.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:38 PM ET, 05/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gadgets, Tablets

Posted at 12:52 PM ET, 05/04/2011

AT&T announces HP Veer for May 15

AT&T will begin selling the HP Veer, a small sliding 4G phone on for $99 with a two-year contract.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:52 PM ET, 05/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mobile, gadgets

Posted at 02:01 PM ET, 05/03/2011

RIM, Microsoft team up for Bing on BlackBerry

RIM and Microsoft team up to take on Google with Bing for BlackBerry

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:01 PM ET, 05/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Microsoft, Mobile, Gadgets

Posted at 01:39 PM ET, 05/03/2011

Report: Amazon moving ahead on tablet

Amazon may be moving ahead with its plans for a tablet due in late 2011.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:39 PM ET, 05/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  E-Books, Tablets, Gadgets

Posted at 01:03 PM ET, 05/02/2011

Research in Motion announces new phones, official Facebook app for tablets

RIM announced its PlayBook tablet will get its own Facebook app.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:03 PM ET, 05/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gadgets, Tablets

Posted at 12:30 PM ET, 04/27/2011

Android squeaks by iPhone as the most wanted smartphone

31.1 percent of respondents in a Nielsen study said they want an Android smartphone; 30 percent said iPhone.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:30 PM ET, 04/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Google, Mobile, Gadgets

Posted at 09:20 AM ET, 04/27/2011

Apple announces white iPhone in stores Thursday

It’s official, folks: the white iPhone 4 will be in stores on Thursday.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:20 AM ET, 04/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile, Gadgets, Digital Culture

Posted at 01:18 PM ET, 04/26/2011

Asus Eee Pad Transformer goes on sale in the U.S.

The Asus EEE Transformer went on sale in the U.S. today, but good luck finding one

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:18 PM ET, 04/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gadgets, Tablets

Posted at 10:49 AM ET, 04/26/2011

Sony shows off two new tablets

Sony tries its hand at the tablet market with two new Honeycomb devices.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:49 AM ET, 04/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tablets, Gadgets

Posted at 02:35 PM ET, 04/25/2011

Would you buy the iPhone 5 if it looked like this?

Joshua Topolsky’s mockup of the iPhone 5 is turning heads

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:35 PM ET, 04/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Gadgets, Mobile

Posted at 12:31 PM ET, 04/25/2011

Nook Color, now with Froyo, apps, Flash support

Barnes & Noble released a new update to the Nook Color on Monday.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:31 PM ET, 04/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  E-Books, Gadgets, Tablets

Posted at 10:44 AM ET, 04/25/2011

HTC Flyer presale starts today at Best Buy

Presales of the HTC Flyer start today at Best Buy.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:44 AM ET, 04/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tablets, Gadgets

Posted at 02:11 PM ET, 04/21/2011

Report: RIM sold 45,000 PlayBooks on its opening day

Analyst reports estimate that the BlackBerry PlayBook had a decent showing on its first day, selling about 45,000 units, the Economic Times reported.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:11 PM ET, 04/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tablets, Gadgets

Posted at 11:37 AM ET, 04/21/2011

Would you buy an Amazon tablet?

Tech reporter Peter Rojas speculates Amazon and Samsung have already teamed up.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:37 AM ET, 04/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Amazon, Tablets, Gadgets

Posted at 02:57 PM ET, 04/19/2011

Review Roundup: T-Mobile G-Slate

The T-Mobile G-Slate comes out Wednesday, for $529.99, with a two-year data contract and a $100 mail-in rebate.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:57 PM ET, 04/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tablets, Gadgets

Posted at 12:59 PM ET, 04/19/2011

Report: 64GB White iPhone video surfaces

Clips show Expose-like multitasking, a new file interface and Facebook integration

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:59 PM ET, 04/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Apple, Gadgets

Posted at 05:30 PM ET, 04/14/2011

Apple’s new releases fix Facetime, 3G problems

Apple pushed out a new update, iOS 4.3.2, today to fix some annoying issues with Facetime.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:30 PM ET, 04/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Gadgets, Mobile

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 04/14/2011

Report: White iPhone coming at the end of April

Bloomberg Businessweek reported that the white iPhone will launch at the end of April.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:00 AM ET, 04/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile, Gadgets

Posted at 02:27 PM ET, 04/12/2011

RIM promotes PlayBook with a haiku contest

PlayBook haikus flood Twitter as customers vie for 20 free tablets.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:27 PM ET, 04/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tablets, Gadgets

Posted at 10:51 AM ET, 04/12/2011

HTC Sensation gets official

HTC Sensation will be on T-Mobile this summer.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:51 AM ET, 04/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Gadgets

Posted at 09:59 AM ET, 04/11/2011

Adobe Photoshop’s three new touch apps

Adobe to release three new apps for the iPad for Photoshop functionality on your tablet.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:59 AM ET, 04/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tablets, Gadgets

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

Best Buy: We’re not being blacklisted by Apple

Best Buy dispelled rumors that it’s in a dust-up with Apple over the iPad 2

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

Posted at 02:43 PM ET, 04/07/2011

How addicted are you to your gadgets?

How long can you go without your gadgets before the anxiety sets in?

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:43 PM ET, 04/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gadgets, Mobile, Digital Culture

Posted at 12:06 PM ET, 04/07/2011

G2x, Sidekick 4G in stores April 20

T-Mobile announce the G2x’s will be here in mid-April for $199.99 with contract

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:06 PM ET, 04/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Gadgets

Posted at 04:46 PM ET, 04/06/2011

WiFi Galaxy Tab available April 10

Samsung announced that the WiFi Galaxy Tab will be in stores April 10

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:46 PM ET, 04/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gadgets, Tablets

Posted at 05:30 PM ET, 04/05/2011

Sprint releases MiFi 3G/4G hotspots

The Novatel MiFi is about the size of a credit card and reportedly has download speeds 10 times faster than its 3G predecessor.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:30 PM ET, 04/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gadgets, Mobile

Posted at 04:24 PM ET, 04/05/2011

As the Apple turns...

Two fantastic Apple rumors popped up today and fell just as quickly.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:24 PM ET, 04/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Gadgets, Mobile

Posted at 10:22 AM ET, 04/05/2011

Nook eliminates paywall for New York Times subscribers

Not to be outdone by Amazon and its Kindle, Barnes & Noble announced that Nook owners with a subscription to the New York Times will also be able to go behind its new paywall for free.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:22 AM ET, 04/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gadgets

Posted at 09:24 AM ET, 04/05/2011

Sony NGP may be delayed by Japan earthquake

Sony’s next-generation portable, or NGP, may face launch delays as a result of damage to Sony’s facilities in Japan.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:24 AM ET, 04/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Gadgets, Mobile

Posted at 02:36 PM ET, 04/04/2011

AT&T raises iPhone upgrade prices

AT&T adds $50 to price customers must pay to upgrade the iPhone early or off-contract.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:36 PM ET, 04/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Gadgets, Apple

Posted at 02:11 PM ET, 04/04/2011

Jailbreak app store lands Toyota ad deal

Toyota is the first major company to begin advertising on Cydia, one of the main Web stores for jailbroken apps.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:11 PM ET, 04/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Gadgets, Mobile, Tablets

Posted at 12:55 PM ET, 04/04/2011

Report: iPhone 5 to have Sony 8 MP camera?

Sony’s chief executive appears to have confirmed the rumors.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:55 PM ET, 04/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile, Gadgets, Tablets

Posted at 02:46 PM ET, 04/01/2011

eBay releases iPad 2 sales

eBay's iPad 2 sales shows higher rate of resale in U.S.

By  |  02:46 PM ET, 04/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gadgets, Tablets

Posted at 12:54 PM ET, 03/31/2011

‘NoDo’ rolling out to some T-Mobile phones

Owners of the Dell Venue Pro and the HTC HD7 should be seeing the Windows Phone 7 “NoDo” update soon.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:54 PM ET, 03/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Windows, Mobile, Gadgets

Posted at 10:32 AM ET, 03/31/2011

HTC Flyer ad released to YouTube

Showing off the specs of its upcoming Flyer tablet, HTC has released a six-minute video touting the gadget’s best assets to YouTube

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:32 AM ET, 03/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gadgets, Tablets

Posted at 03:20 PM ET, 03/30/2011

RIM: No BlackBerry Messenger on iOS in April

Research in Motion has shot down a rumor that its BlackBerry messaging app would be available on iOS April 26.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:20 PM ET, 03/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Gadgets

Posted at 09:32 AM ET, 03/30/2011

Report: Windows Phone 7 to get NFC mobile payments

Microsoft may be joining the NFC party, according to a report from Bloomberg.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:32 AM ET, 03/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Microsoft, Windows, Mobile, Gadgets, Google, Apple

Posted at 05:35 PM ET, 03/29/2011

Analyst predicts Windows Phone will overtake iPhone by 2015

A recent report from a market analysis firm predicts that the Windows Phone 7 will overtake the iPhone by 2015.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:35 PM ET, 03/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Microsoft, Apple, Mobile, Gadgets

Posted at 03:18 PM ET, 03/29/2011

Nintendo says 3DS sales ‘best ever’ for handhelds

Nintendo issued a statement saying the 3DS was its best-selling handheld

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:18 PM ET, 03/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Gadgets

Posted at 05:00 PM ET, 03/28/2011

HTC Flyer coming to T-Mobile?

A leaked promotion from T-Mobile shows the HTC Flyer is coming to the network.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:00 PM ET, 03/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gadgets, Tablets

Posted at 04:42 PM ET, 03/28/2011

iPad 2 coming to Radio Shack tomorrow

iPad 2 coming to 500 Radio Shack locations tomorrow

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:42 PM ET, 03/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Gadgets, Tablets

Posted at 09:55 AM ET, 03/28/2011

Report: Apple delaying iOS 5 launch to coincide with new iPad

TechCrunch reported that Apple will break with its normal release schedule and hold iOS 5 until the fall, when it will launch with a new iPad.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:55 AM ET, 03/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Gadgets, Mobile

Posted at 01:04 PM ET, 03/25/2011

All about Color, the new photo-sharing app

The new social app Color had people all abuzz yesterday. The app, which launched on Wednesday with $41 million in funding, shares user pictures with anyone else using the app within about 150 feet.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:04 PM ET, 03/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Gadgets, Digital Culture

Posted at 10:45 AM ET, 03/25/2011

Cherry Blossom Festival: there’s an app for that

The cherry blossom festival is great fun, but can also be a little overwhelming to navigate.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:45 AM ET, 03/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, gadgets

Posted at 03:09 PM ET, 03/24/2011

iPad 2 shipping wait time at three to four weeks

A bit of good news for those still waiting to order the iPad 2 online: at last glance, the shipping estimate for the tablet has gone down to three to four weeks from four to five weeks.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:09 PM ET, 03/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Tablets, Gadgets

Posted at 03:15 PM ET, 03/23/2011

Report: iPhone 5 in trial production

A report from the China Daily indicates that Apple has started trial production the next iteration of its popular smartphone.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:15 PM ET, 03/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile, Gadgets

Posted at 12:22 PM ET, 03/23/2011

Sprint announces HTC EVO 3D, EVO View

Sprint made a splash at the opening day of CTIA’s annual conference for CEO Dan Hesse’s comments on the proposed AT&T, T-Mobile merger, but it also unveiled some long-awaited goodies for gadget-lovers.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:22 PM ET, 03/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Sprint, Tablets, Mobile, Gadgets

Posted at 06:51 PM ET, 03/22/2011

New advances in intellectual-property litigation from Microsoft, Apple

If it’s Tuesday, it must be time to blog about incumbent tech firms turning to the courts to sue competitors for alleged abuses of their intellectual property.

By Rob Pegoraro  |  06:51 PM ET, 03/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tablets, Gadgets

Posted at 04:35 PM ET, 03/22/2011

Samsung unveils new Galaxy Tab in two sizes

Samsung’s reveals new 8.9- and 10-inch Galaxy Tab

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:35 PM ET, 03/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tablets, Gadgets

Posted at 02:18 PM ET, 03/22/2011

‘NoDo’ is a go

Microsoft releases its NoDo update for the Windows Phone 7

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:18 PM ET, 03/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Windows, Mobile, Gadgets

Posted at 04:12 PM ET, 03/21/2011

Report: Apple working on NFC, but maybe not for iPhone 5

Another iPhone near-field communication rumor has surfaced, but this time with a twist. This rumors says that the iPhone will have near-field technology, but that the iPhone 5 may not.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:12 PM ET, 03/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Google, Mobile, Gadgets

Posted at 01:12 PM ET, 03/21/2011

Sprint Nexus S 4G coming this spring

Google’s phone is headed to Sprint and its WiMax network this spring

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:12 PM ET, 03/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Sprint, Mobile, Google, Gadgets

Posted at 01:20 PM ET, 03/18/2011

AT&T focuses on jailbroken iPhones

The company is looking at jailbroken handsets that enable tethering.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:20 PM ET, 03/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile, Gadgets

Posted at 10:42 AM ET, 03/18/2011

iPhone 5 NFC rumors conflict ... again

A fresh report from Forbes sends rumor mill in its original direction again.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:42 AM ET, 03/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  apple, mobile, gadgets

Posted at 01:13 PM ET, 03/17/2011

Apple stock recovering after JMP Securities downgrade

Apple stock fell Wednesday after JMP downgrade

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:13 PM ET, 03/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  apple, tablets, gadgets

Posted at 09:58 AM ET, 03/17/2011

Report: iPhone 5 case drawings show few changes

A rendering of an iPhone 5 case has been making the rounds this morning, and the biggest news from it seems to be that there isn’t much to report.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:58 AM ET, 03/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  apple, mobile, gadgets

Posted at 10:11 AM ET, 03/16/2011

Apple fans line up again for iPad 2

Apple released a second shipment of iPad 2 tablets to its Apple stores this morning, and customers are lining up again to get their hands on the new tablet.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:11 AM ET, 03/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  apple, tablets, gadgets

Posted at 09:33 AM ET, 03/16/2011

Verizon iPhone has about 12 percent of the market

Verizon has taken about one-eighth of the iPhone market, according to Chitika ad agency.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:33 AM ET, 03/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  apple, mobile, gadgets

Posted at 11:04 AM ET, 03/15/2011

HTC Thunderbolt will be here Thursday

Verizon’s first 4G phone has hit a lot of delays, but will finally drop on St. Patrick’s Day

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:04 AM ET, 03/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mobile, gadgets

Posted at 09:57 AM ET, 03/15/2011

Report questions rumor of NFC in Apple’s iPhone 5

A report from the UK indicates that Apple will not be putting NFC in its iPhone 5, but Google is embracing the technology and launching NFC programs in San Francisco and New York City.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:57 AM ET, 03/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mobile, gadgets

Posted at 02:49 PM ET, 03/11/2011

South by Southwest kicks off

Today is the first day of South by Southwest. What’s in store for the festival?

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:49 PM ET, 03/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  gadgets, digital culture

Posted at 02:08 PM ET, 03/11/2011

Finding a new life for your old iPad

The latest model of the iPad drops on Friday, leaving some with a tablet to spare. What can you do with that old iPad? Here are some suggestions.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:08 PM ET, 03/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  apple, gadgets, tablets

Posted at 12:12 PM ET, 03/11/2011

Microsoft confirms “NoDo” delay

The next update will include tweaks to the system such as a copy and paste feature for Windows phones.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:12 PM ET, 03/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mobile, microsoft, gadgets

Posted at 09:26 AM ET, 03/11/2011

iPad shipping time estimates climb

iPad shipping estimates were up to two to three weeks by early today.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:26 AM ET, 03/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  apple, gadgets, tablets

Posted at 09:14 AM ET, 03/11/2011

Analysts predict Apple could sell 600,000 iPads today

Apple could sell up to 600,000 iPad 2 tablets by the end of the day, analysts say.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:14 AM ET, 03/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  apple, gadgets, tablets

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

Poll: Have you bought the iPad 2?

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:03 PM ET, 03/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  apple, tablets, gadgets

Posted at 04:48 PM ET, 03/10/2011

Reports: HTC Thunderbolt launch next week?

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:48 PM ET, 03/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mobile, gadgets, google

Posted at 04:46 PM ET, 03/10/2011

How is Facetime on the iPad 2?

Facetime is one way to take advantage of the iPad 2’s new cameras. But how is the video quality?

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:46 PM ET, 03/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  apple, tablets, gadgets

Posted at 04:38 PM ET, 03/10/2011

Kinect breaks sales record

The Kinect has broken the Guinness World Record for the fastest-selling consumer electronics device.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:38 PM ET, 03/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  gaming, gadgets, microsoft

Posted at 03:50 PM ET, 03/10/2011

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:50 PM ET, 03/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  google, mobile, gadgets

Posted at 08:47 AM ET, 03/10/2011

iPad 2 Review Roundup

The iPad 2 is a worthy successor to the iPad, but maybe not a must-buy for current owners

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:47 AM ET, 03/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  apple, tablets, gadgets

Posted at 11:29 AM ET, 03/09/2011

AT&T or Verizon: who has the better data network? Well, it depends

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:29 AM ET, 03/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mobile, apple, gadgets

Posted at 11:22 AM ET, 03/08/2011

Report: Apple iOS 4.2 may drop today, not Friday

There’s a rumor going around that Apple will release the next version of its iOS Tuesday, instead of its expected release date on Friday to coincide with the first sales of the iPad 2.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:22 AM ET, 03/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mobile, apple, gadgets