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Faster Forward: May, 2011

Posted at 04:29 PM ET, 05/31/2011

For federal workers, BlackBerry slips as device of choice

The Post reported today that the federal government is seeing increased demand from its workers to switch from the BlackBerry to other devices like the iPhone, Droid or iPad.

By Sarah Halzack  |  04:29 PM ET, 05/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:51 PM ET, 05/31/2011

Twitter snatches up AdGrok

Twitter makes its second major acquisition this month, with AdGrok.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:51 PM ET, 05/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Social media

Posted at 02:50 PM ET, 05/31/2011

‘Call of Duty: Elite’ — a social experience for gamers

Activision will charge a monthly fee for the social networking service.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:50 PM ET, 05/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 01:42 PM ET, 05/31/2011

Sony: PlayStation Network will be fully restored this week

Sony will bring its PlayStation store back online by the end of the week

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:42 PM ET, 05/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 12:44 PM ET, 05/31/2011

Twitter to launch photo-sharing service, reports say

Twitter is expected to l take on Twitpic and yfrog with a new photo-sharing service.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:44 PM ET, 05/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Social media

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 11:12 AM ET, 05/31/2011

Apple to repair MacBooks that have problem with cases

Customers can get service for MacBooks that have problems with rubber on the bottom of laptop cases.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:12 AM ET, 05/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple

Posted at 10:06 AM ET, 05/31/2011

Facebook poised to hit 700 million users

The social networking site has gotten a boost in Brazil, Indonesia

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:06 AM ET, 05/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Social media

Posted at 09:20 AM ET, 05/31/2011

Apple CEO Steve Jobs to introduce iOS 5, OS X Lion, iCloud

Steve Jobs will give the keynote speech at next week’s Apple WWDC

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:20 AM ET, 05/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple

Posted at 08:31 PM ET, 05/30/2011

Is your work-issued smartphone a help or a hindrance?

Some senior officials would prefer to use for work the Android phones, iPhones, tablet computers, or web-based e-mail systems they use in their personal lives.

By Sarah Halzack  |  08:31 PM ET, 05/30/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:21 PM ET, 05/27/2011

Google sued by PayPal over wallet program

PayPal sued Google and two former employees for stealing secrets

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:21 PM ET, 05/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Mobile, Online shopping

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

How much do you trust Google?

Google’s motto is “Don’t be evil,” but it often isn’t perceived that way

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:05 PM ET, 05/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Privacy, Online Shopping

Posted at 01:24 PM ET, 05/27/2011

Sony drops hints about the PlayStation 4

The company said it’s already paying for research into a new console

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:24 PM ET, 05/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 05/27/2011

Apple, Samsung to partner for new iPad screen?

Despite reports, industry sites say Apple’s unlikely to use AMOLED in its next iPad

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:47 AM ET, 05/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Tablets

Posted at 10:24 AM ET, 05/27/2011

Skype releases easy fix for Microsoft, Mac fix coming

An update fixes a Skype glitch that locked some users out

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:24 AM ET, 05/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Windows, Mac, Skype

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 08:49 AM ET, 05/27/2011

Lisa Kudrow will host the 15th annual Webbys

Kudrow also won for her online series, “Web Therapy”

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:49 AM ET, 05/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Digital Culture

Posted at 03:28 PM ET, 05/26/2011

Xperia Play Review: Lots of potential, a few problems

The Xperia Play still has a way to go before it stands a shot at replacing the PlayStation Portable or the DS in my gadget collection. If it gets decent games soon, it could be the start of a lucrative line for Sony.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:28 PM ET, 05/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Mobile, Google

Posted at 01:15 PM ET, 05/26/2011

Google Wallet, Google Offers unveiled at event

The Web giant announces a way to find deals and pay on your phone.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:15 PM ET, 05/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Mobile

Posted at 11:37 AM ET, 05/26/2011

Sony offers free ID theft protection

Sony makes good on its promise to customers.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:37 AM ET, 05/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Security

Posted at 10:55 AM ET, 05/26/2011

Apple malware program evolves

Malware will download without a password.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:55 AM ET, 05/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Security

Posted at 09:43 AM ET, 05/26/2011

Lady Gaga’s latest for 99 cents at Amazon, again

After crashing Amazon servers Monday, Gaga’s album is back up for almost nothing

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:43 AM ET, 05/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Online Music

Posted at 09:32 AM ET, 05/26/2011

Skype down for some; Company offers fix

Skype suffered an outage Thursday morning.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:32 AM ET, 05/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Skype, Microsoft

Posted at 04:28 PM ET, 05/25/2011

Sony store still down, will return by month’s end

Sony can’t make good on its “Welcome Back” promises until its PlayStation store comes back

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:28 PM ET, 05/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Security

Posted at 03:02 PM ET, 05/25/2011

AT&T announces first five LTE cities

LTE service from AT&T will hit Dallas, Houston, Chicago, Atlanta and San Antonio this summer

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:02 PM ET, 05/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile

Posted at 01:16 PM ET, 05/25/2011

Apple will release malware fix

Apple posted instructions on how to remove the MacDefender malware and will release fix in an update.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:16 PM ET, 05/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mac

Posted at 01:07 PM ET, 05/25/2011

Twitter acquires TweetDeck

Twitter formally announced that it has acquired TweetDeck, a popular Twitter client.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:07 PM ET, 05/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Social Media

Posted at 11:26 AM ET, 05/25/2011

Kindle 3G now comes with ads, too

Amazon introduced a cheaper, ad-supported version of its Kindle 3G

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:26 AM ET, 05/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Online shopping, e-Books

Posted at 11:09 AM ET, 05/25/2011

Apple approves 500,000 apps

An infographic shows games and books are the most popular in the apps store. The value of all Apple’s live apps is $891,982.92. The average price of an app is $3.64

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:09 AM ET, 05/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, mobile

Posted at 10:19 AM ET, 05/25/2011

Serious games to be featured at Tech@State conference

Socially conscious games take front at center at State Dept. conference

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:19 AM ET, 05/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Politics and Policy

Posted at 09:10 AM ET, 05/25/2011

YouTube users upload two days of video per minute

The site released some interesting statistics in honor of its sixth birthday.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:10 AM ET, 05/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Online Video

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 01:21 PM ET, 05/24/2011

Microsoft shows off new ‘Mango’ Windows Phone update

The new platform has better multi-tasking, threaded messaging and integration with Facebook, Bing and Skype

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:21 PM ET, 05/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Microsoft, Windows, Mobile

Posted at 12:03 PM ET, 05/24/2011

Modern Warfare 3 trailer released

Modern Warfare 3, Call of Duty’s next installment, promises tons of explosions.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:03 PM ET, 05/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 11:23 AM ET, 05/24/2011

Barnes & Noble unveils new Nook

The major bookstore introduced its new 6-inch, lightweight, black-and-white reader on Tuesday.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:23 AM ET, 05/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  E-Books

Posted at 11:12 AM ET, 05/24/2011

Twitter acquisition of TweetDeck pops up again in reports

For the third time, reports that Twitter has bought TweetDeck make the rounds with no announcement from the companies.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:12 AM ET, 05/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Social media

Posted at 09:53 AM ET, 05/24/2011

Sony hit with attacks in Greece and Japan

Attacks on music sites in last two days add to Sony’s woes.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:53 AM ET, 05/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Security

Posted at 04:40 PM ET, 05/23/2011

Square mobile cash-register system lets you pay, no card required

Payment start-up Square is trying to kill the cash register with its new mobile service.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:40 PM ET, 05/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:50 PM ET, 05/23/2011

Living Social, Groupon more than just a fad

Those top two sites pull in big business, and with Groupon’s IPO expected any day, Living Social is also eyeing expansion.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:50 PM ET, 05/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Online shopping

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 05/23/2011

Microsoft CEO Ballmer promises ‘500 new features’ for the Windows Phone 7

That’s what Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer promises for the Windows Phone 7.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:00 PM ET, 05/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Windows, Mobile

Posted at 10:53 AM ET, 05/23/2011

Sprint, Google Voice customers face overage charges

Customers who’ve switched their Sprint phone numbers to their Google Voice numbers are facing some unexpected overage charges, ZDNet reports.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:53 AM ET, 05/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Google

Posted at 10:07 AM ET, 05/23/2011

Apple partner Foxconn confirms third death, cause of explosion

Foxconn, the Chinese company that manufactures Apple iPads, confirmed that a third worker has died after suffering injuries in a factory explosion.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:07 AM ET, 05/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Tablets

Posted at 09:04 AM ET, 05/23/2011

Apple’s next iPhone to have curved screen?

A report from suppliers says Apple may be planning a curved screen on its next iPhone

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:04 AM ET, 05/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile, Google

Posted at 10:47 PM ET, 05/20/2011

Apple seals streaming music deals with Sony and Warner, report says

A new report says Apple has now signed deals with Sony and Warner, along with EMI.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:47 PM ET, 05/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Music

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 04:06 PM ET, 05/20/2011

Zuckerberg: Kids under 13 should be able to use Facebook

At education summit, Facebook founder says social networking could be a kids’ tool, too.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:06 PM ET, 05/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Privacy, Social media

Posted at 01:26 PM ET, 05/20/2011

Apple partner Foxconn hit by factory blast

An explosion Friday at Foxconn, the company that produced Apple’s iPads, has killed at least two people and injured 16.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:26 PM ET, 05/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Tablets

Posted at 01:11 PM ET, 05/20/2011

Samsung Galaxy S II: Strong early reviews overseas and in U.S.

The much-anticipated phone is getting raves overseas and in early U.S. reviews.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:11 PM ET, 05/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Google

Posted at 11:51 AM ET, 05/20/2011

Sony hit with phishing scam on Thailand home page

Sony hit as it tries to beef up security.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:51 AM ET, 05/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Security

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 10:49 AM ET, 05/20/2011

‘Zombie Apocalypse’ CDC post crashes site

A post about how to prepare for a “zombie apocalypse” on the Center for Disease control Web site crashed the site.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:49 AM ET, 05/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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 03:37 PM ET, 05/19/2011

What’s the best way to handle online privacy agreements?

What’s the best way to handle online privacy? A Calif. bill suggests doing it all up front.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:37 PM ET, 05/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 02:33 PM ET, 05/19/2011

Amazon now sells more eBooks than print books

Amazon announced today that it now sells more eBooks than books.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:33 PM ET, 05/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Tablet, Amazon

Posted at 02:13 PM ET, 05/19/2011

Twitter changes third-party apps privacy policy

Twitter changes third-party apps privacy policy to show more information on outside clients

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:13 PM ET, 05/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Social Media

Posted at 12:59 PM ET, 05/19/2011

LinkedIn IPO hits $9 billion -- a new tech bubble?

Does LinkedIn IPO herald a new tech bubble?

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:59 PM ET, 05/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 10:37 AM ET, 05/19/2011

Report: Apple makeover planned for 10-year retail anniversary

Apple’s reportedly planning a makeover for its 10-year retail anniversary

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:37 AM ET, 05/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple

Posted at 09:11 AM ET, 05/19/2011

Report: Apple signs with EMI for cloud music rights

Apple reportedly signs with EMI, edging closer to cloud-based iTunes.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:11 AM ET, 05/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Google

Posted at 09:07 AM ET, 05/19/2011

Valve will not show a game at E3 this year

Sorry Half-Life fans: Valve announced it will not be showcasing any new games at E3 this year.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:07 AM ET, 05/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 09:30 PM ET, 05/18/2011

iPhone 5 roundup: speculation on NFC, edge-to-edge screen

The latest speculation on the next iteration of Apple’s popular smartphone.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:30 PM ET, 05/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile

Posted at 03:28 PM ET, 05/18/2011

Sony: Password system weakness found, but no new attack

Sony said Wednesday that its password system had a weakness, but there has been no new attack on its network

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:28 PM ET, 05/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Security

Posted at 01:55 PM ET, 05/18/2011

Video of Wii 2 supposedly leaked from developer

A suspicious video has surfaced online showing what the upload claims is a presentation on “Project Cafe,” aka the Wii 2.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:55 PM ET, 05/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 01:14 PM ET, 05/18/2011

Google fixing Android security flaw

Google is rolling out a fix that addresses a security flaw found in over 90 percent of Android phones.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:14 PM ET, 05/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Mobile

Posted at 12:16 PM ET, 05/18/2011

Reports: Sony PlayStation Network still vulnerable to attack

A weakness in the Sony's PSN password reset system could lead to a breach, some gaming outlets say.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:16 PM ET, 05/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Security

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 10:29 AM ET, 05/18/2011

Report: MacBook Air refresh coming in June or July

Apple is reportedly planning a MacBook Air refresh for June or July.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:29 AM ET, 05/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Computers

Posted at 03:43 PM ET, 05/17/2011

L.A. Noire, Rockstar’s new game, gets high marks as high art

Rockstar’s new game, gets high praise as high art.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:43 PM ET, 05/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 01:08 PM ET, 05/17/2011

Sprint, Verizon at the top in customer satisfaction

Sprint got some good news today — its customers are among the happiest in the industry.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:08 PM ET, 05/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile

Posted at 12:32 PM ET, 05/17/2011

T-Mobile adds free WiFi calling to plans

T-Mobile offers free WiFi calling for some Even More and Even More Plus customer

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:32 PM ET, 05/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile

Posted at 11:28 AM ET, 05/17/2011

Xperia Play, Sony Ericsson’s PlayStation phone, available from Verizon next week

Sony Ericsson’s PlayStation Phone will be in stores on May 26

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:28 AM ET, 05/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Mobile

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 09:47 AM ET, 05/17/2011

Sony offers free games as part of ‘Welcome Back’ package

Sony offers up to four free games as part of “Welcome Back” package following the service outage caused by a hacker attack.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:47 AM ET, 05/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:32 PM ET, 05/16/2011

Bing, Facebook want you to ‘like’ your search results

Bing and Facebook announced that the social media site’s “like” button can be integrated into search results.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:32 PM ET, 05/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Microsoft, Social Media, Google, Facebook

Posted at 05:23 PM ET, 05/16/2011

Apple, Rovio pick up gaming Guinness World Records

The iPhone 4 is the fastest-growing handheld gaming platform in the world

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:23 PM ET, 05/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Gaming, Mobile

Posted at 01:02 PM ET, 05/16/2011

Is this Evan Longoria YouTube video too good to be true?

Is this viral video of Evan Longoria making a spectacular catch real?

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:02 PM ET, 05/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Digital Culture

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 11:03 AM ET, 05/16/2011

Lady Gaga hits 10 million Twitter followers

Lady Gaga became the first person on Twitter to hit a whopping 10 million followers.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:03 AM ET, 05/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Social Media

Posted at 10:27 AM ET, 05/16/2011

Sony restores PlayStation Network, Sony Online Entertainment

After 26 days, Sony restores PlayStation Network, Sony Online Entertainment

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:27 AM ET, 05/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 04:45 PM ET, 05/13/2011

Classroom discussions go digital

Using social media in the classroom, some teachers lead class discussions virtually.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:45 PM ET, 05/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Digital Culture

Posted at 04:13 PM ET, 05/13/2011

Google News goes local

Google News will feed mobile users news about the area around them

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:13 PM ET, 05/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google

Posted at 02:43 PM ET, 05/13/2011

Twitpic dust-up calls attention to confusion over online photo rights

Twitpic is facing backlash over a tweak to its terms of service for online photo rights.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:43 PM ET, 05/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Politics and Policy

Posted at 01:57 PM ET, 05/13/2011

YouTube hit with a short outage

Friday the 13th is hitting Google in a big way: just as the Blogger network began stumbling back to its feet, YouTube was hit with an outage.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:57 PM ET, 05/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 12:11 PM ET, 05/13/2011

Blogger begins restoring posts as outage continues

Blogger begins restoring posts as its outage continues

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:11 PM ET, 05/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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 10:06 AM ET, 05/13/2011

Xbox leads the pack as gaming industry enjoys an April boost

April was kind to the game industry, and the Xbox led the pack.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:06 AM ET, 05/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 09:20 AM ET, 05/13/2011

Facebook restores other Mark Zuckerberg’s profile

Having a famous name left Mark Zuckerberg, a lawyer from Indiana, without a Facebook profile.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:20 AM ET, 05/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Social media

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

Nintendo eShop to launch June 6

The Nintendo eShop will launch on June 6 in advance of E3.

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

Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 05/12/2011

Twitter for Mac gets a new look

Twitter for Mac gets a new look, with multiple windows and auto-complete options

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:30 PM ET, 05/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Social Media, Mac

Posted at 03:15 PM ET, 05/12/2011

Facebook lets you tag Pages in photos

A minor tweak on Facebook now lets users tag Pages in photos on the site.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:15 PM ET, 05/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Social Media

Posted at 02:56 PM ET, 05/12/2011

Apple says policy dictates no iAds in kids’ apps

An app developer grumbled that Apple has changed its policy on iAds for kids, but the company says it’s the status quo.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:56 PM ET, 05/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile, Privacy

Posted at 01:23 PM ET, 05/12/2011

Facebook acknowledges anti-Google campaign

Facebook admits that it paid a PR firm to highlight privacy concerns in “Social Circle” feature.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:23 PM ET, 05/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Social Media, Google, Facebook

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 02:24 PM ET, 05/11/2011

Angry Birds bursts onto the Web

Rovio announced Angry Birds is coming to the Web

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:24 PM ET, 05/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 01:23 PM ET, 05/11/2011

Pricing a major point at AT&T, T-Mobile merger hearing

AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson was asked to swear that a merger would lower prices.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:23 PM ET, 05/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile

Posted at 12:29 PM ET, 05/11/2011

Facebook says it fixed leak that opened info to third-parties

Facebook says it fixed a leak on its network that could share information with third parties without users’ knowledge.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:29 PM ET, 05/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Social media

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 09:53 AM ET, 05/11/2011

Groupon launches Groupon Now pilot in Chicago

The daily deals site is now an instant deals site.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:53 AM ET, 05/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Online shopping, Mobile

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 04:17 PM ET, 05/10/2011

Sony: PlayStation network likely to take ‘a few more days’ to get back up

Nearly three weeks after shutting down its PlayStation Network, Sony has no solid timeline for when it will be back

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:17 PM ET, 05/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Security

Posted at 02:55 PM ET, 05/10/2011

Popular alternatives to Skype

Microsoft bought Skype this morning; what other services are out there?

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:55 PM ET, 05/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Microsoft, Skype

Posted at 10:56 AM ET, 05/10/2011

Report: Google launching music service Tuesday

Google is expected to launch Music Beta, a cloud-based music locker, on Tuesday

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:56 AM ET, 05/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Online Music, Amazon, Google, Apple

Posted at 10:27 AM ET, 05/10/2011

Microsoft buys Skype for $8.5 billion

The companies said Skype will support Microsoft devices such as the Xbox, Kinect and Windows Phone.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:27 AM ET, 05/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Microsoft, Skype

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

Facebook a growing source for news, report says

Social media, particularly Facebook, are a growing source for news.

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

Posted at 04:53 PM ET, 05/09/2011

YouTube expands movie rentals

YouTube will offer 3,000 more movie titles for rent, for users inside the U.S.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:53 PM ET, 05/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Online Video

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 05/09/2011

Groupon, LiveNation partner for concert deals

Groupon and LiveNation, the parent company of Ticketmaster, have teamed up to offer customers deals on concerts.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:00 PM ET, 05/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Online Shopping

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

Report: Sony may have stopped third attack

CNET reported Monday that Sony may have been able to ward off a third attack on its networks.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:01 PM ET, 05/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Security

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 10:14 AM ET, 05/09/2011

Sony delays PlayStation Network relaunch

Sony announced Friday that it has delayed the relaunch of its PlayStation Network and has not set a new date for service restoration.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:14 AM ET, 05/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Security

Posted at 05:29 PM ET, 05/06/2011

Report: Next Xbox spotted at EA studio

Rumor has it a prototype of the next Xbox is out to developers

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:29 PM ET, 05/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 04:07 PM ET, 05/06/2011

Samsung Infuse 4G hits AT&T on May 15

Samsung Infuse 4G hits AT&T on May 15, for $199.99

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:07 PM ET, 05/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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 12:37 PM ET, 05/06/2011

Google takes its street view tech inside for Business Photos

Google announced that a Street View-like service for businesses will launch soon.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:37 PM ET, 05/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google

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 10:58 AM ET, 05/06/2011

Everest climber tweets from the top of the world

Kenton Cool, a British mountaineer, became the first person to send a Twitter message from the top of Mount Everest on Thursday.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:58 AM ET, 05/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Social Media

Posted at 09:38 AM ET, 05/06/2011

Sony CEO Stringer apologizes for hacked services, promises ID theft protection

Sony CEO Howard Stringer promises ID theft insurance in a response to a widespread hacking attack. The company says services will be back up “in the coming days.”

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:38 AM ET, 05/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Security

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 03:33 PM ET, 05/05/2011

Pac-Man, Portal, Heavy Rain among games headed to Smithsonian

The Smithsonian American Art Museum revealed Thursday which 80 games made it into its exhibition, “The Art of Video Games.”

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:33 PM ET, 05/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 01:22 PM ET, 05/05/2011

Cloud computing, security and you

Join The Post and Symantec’s Francis DeSouza to talk about security and the cloud.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:22 PM ET, 05/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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

Anonymous denies breaching Sony servers, again

Anonymous said that it is not responsible for the credit card theft during a Sony breach and has never stolen credit card information as part of its attacks.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:09 PM ET, 05/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Security

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

White House hosts student webinar on Osama bin Laden’s death

The White House will take to the Web today to talk about Osama bin Laden’s death with students and teachers.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:22 PM ET, 05/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Politics and policy, Digital culture

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

HTC Flyer gets a shipping estimate

The HTC Flyer will be shipping to pre-order customers May 22-27, according to Best Buy’s Web site.

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

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

Report: Apple changing the way it delivers updates

A report from 9 to 5 Mac cited several unnamed sources who said that Apple is prepping over-the-air updates after the initial release of iOS 5, ditching its current system of sending updates through iTunes.

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

Posted at 08:58 AM ET, 05/05/2011

Sony details PlayStation Network attack, but no timeline for service restoration

The second service attacked by hackers has no timeline for when it will be back up.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:58 AM ET, 05/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Security

Posted at 04:32 PM ET, 05/04/2011

Apple releases update to iOS 4.3.3 that fixes location bug

Apple released an iOS update today that changes a file that stored location data.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:32 PM ET, 05/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Mobile, Security

Posted at 03:03 PM ET, 05/04/2011

Cyber attack was large-scale, Sony says

Hacked firm implies Anonymous may have had something to do with first breach.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:03 PM ET, 05/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Security, Politics and Policy

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 12:28 PM ET, 05/04/2011

Vote for your favorite Google Doodle

Google opened voting for its annual Doodle 4 Google contest on Wednesday, showing off the work of 40 young regional finalists from across the country.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:28 PM ET, 05/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 09:35 AM ET, 05/04/2011

Nintendo slashes price of the Wii

Nintendo’s Wii now costs $149 and includes MarioKart and a Wii wheel

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:35 AM ET, 05/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 03:20 PM ET, 05/03/2011

American TV ownership falls for first time since ’92

Fewer U.S. households are expected to own televisions in 2012 than in 2011, according to a Nielsen report.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:20 PM ET, 05/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Digital Culture

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 10:47 AM ET, 05/03/2011

Report: Twitter buys TweetDeck

TechCrunch reports that the social network bought TweetDeck for $40 to $50 million.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:47 AM ET, 05/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Social media

Posted at 10:44 AM ET, 05/03/2011

Apple unveils new iMacs

Apple unveiled new iMacs on its Web site Tuesday.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:44 AM ET, 05/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 11:40 PM ET, 05/02/2011

Sony hit by second security breach by hackers

Sony will not attend a hearing on data security on Wednesday by the House subcommittee on Commerce,

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:40 PM ET, 05/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

Posted at 05:22 PM ET, 05/02/2011

Man who live-tweeted bin Laden raid hacked

Sohaib Athar, the man who unknowingly live-tweeted the raid that led to the death of Osama bin Laden has been hacked, according to the security company Websense and a tweet from Athar.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:22 PM ET, 05/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)

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

Sony online division shuts down site

Sony's online entertainment division,has shut down after discovering "an issue that warrants enough concern for us to take the service down effective immediately," according to the division's Web site.

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

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 11:11 AM ET, 05/02/2011

How the Web found out about Osama bin Laden’s death

News of bin Laden’s death broke first on Twitter.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:11 AM ET, 05/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Social media, digital culture

 

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