You need three things to compete with Apple's iPad tablet computer: A gorgeous, easy-to-use device that people will love, a bustling app store and an attractive price tag.
With the original iPad, Apple brought an attractive, easy-to-use tablet computer to the masses at a reasonable price — a feat numerous companies are trying to top.
After two weeks on buses, trains, planes as well as skis and on foot, the verdict is in. Digital devices are making headway but the printed guidebook isn't a relic yet.
The Motorola Atrix 4G, billed as "the world's most powerful smart phone," arrives with 2 gigahertz of processing power...
This year's Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas turned out to be the year of 4G. While no one seems to have a specific definition for "4G," the carriers, regardless of their wireless flavor of choice, are ready and willing to market around the term.
Dropcam makes it easy to view live video streams from its Ethernet-based IP cameras on Macs, PCs and the iPhone.
I've been looking for the perfect in-car hands-free Bluetooth system for awhile now. I've never been a fan of earpieces and while a couple of car kits have managed to impress, the Motorola Roadster covers just about everything, including some "special needs" of my own.
Libraries have been lending e-books for longer than there's been a Kindle, but until recently only a few devices worked with them.
If Santa's checking Facebook, a new app released just in time for Christmas might help you get the perfect gift...
Without the luxury of large device subsidies, carriers like Leap Wireless International/Cricket Communications and MetroPCS have been playing a waiting game on smartphones, hoping one day OEMs could deliver a full touchscreen experience that they could price aggressively for their value-conscious customer base.
The Defy from Motorola, a mid-range Android-based smartphone, is as a good a representative for its category as you'll find. While it's not an iPhone or an HTC Evo, it offers a durable, yet refined, smartphone experience for the user who may not need everything that a higher-end, more expensive model might include.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) ? When it comes to smartphones, Microsoft is itching to get back in the game.
At first glance, the iPad looked like a heavy, overgrown iPod Touch. After just a few months of use, however, this iPad skeptic realized that it's so much more...
Even with its highly publicized antenna problems, and perhaps in part because of those problems, the iPhone 4 has been a boon for case makers. Cases that normally serve to provide run-of-the-mill protection from scratches and drops were suddenly being promoted, by none other than Steve Jobs...
Lately I've been feeling very self-conscious when talking on the phone in public, and it's not because I'm worried about strangers listening in on my private conversations.
Hulu, the popular website with TV shows, now comes as a subscription-based application for iPhones and iPads.
Streaming music services like Pandora and Slacker are a hit, but they've left consumers wanting more.
As we found in a past review, "hands-free" Bluetooth units have not typically been entirely "hands-free." Most units involve pressing a button or turning a dial to navigate menus and trigger the device.
Love it or hate it, the iPhone 4 marks yet another step towards a more mature Apple. The company’s latest marvel exudes sophistication. The weight and design of it alone gives it the air of a PhD when compared to
The Samsung Galaxy S is looking like the sleeper hit of the summer smartphone releases. After announcements this week, Samsung’s latest Super AMOLED handset will be available with every major U.S. carrier by the end of the summer. The Galaxy
I am quickly falling in love with Snowtape, an app for the iPhone created by Vemedio. Snowtape streams Internet radio to the iPhone and then allows users to record and save songs from the broadcast.
From their humble beginnings as mobile Internet browsers to their recent evolution as barcode scanners, smartphones have become more than just a way to make a phone call on the go.
HTC's Evo 4G phone is fast, powerful and fun to use — as long as your heart isn't set on tapping into the speedier new network it was designed for.
When Google released its free turn by turn navigation service on the Droid, companies that manufacture stand alone GPS units saw their shares plummet. While Wall Street’s anxiety might have been at least partially warranted, after testing Navigon’s navigation app
Probably the most significant aspect of the Opera Mini browser for the iPhone is that it was approved by Apple. While the browser itself may load pages faster than the iPhone’s native Safari browser, Opera Mini’s full page browsing experience