CES 2010 in Las Vegas

Google set to launch Nexus One at CES

Tomorrow is already one of the biggest tech events of 2010; the next will be later this month when Apple will supposedly release its much hyped tablet (iSlate?).Google is set to launch its own Android smartphone called Nexus One at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.Manufactured by HTC...

Lenovo “leaks” (aka markets) new ThinkPad models in advance of CES

Leaking is so trendy these days.December it was all about Google's Nexus One, which lit up the Blogosphere with photos, videos and endless posts about its specs. Funny thing those "leaks." Especially ones that provide full-blown review models to press (Engadget received a Nexus One and has complete unboxing...

Another 10 cool things about Moto Droid and Android – Part 2

The Moto Droid and Google's mobile operating system Android are proving to be a match made in smartphone heaven.It's been almost 2 months now since I picked up the phone at a local Verizon shop in San Jose. After about 10 years (maybe longer, I can't recall) on BlackBerry...

First impressions: Swype for Android (tested on Moto Droid)

Still in beta, the software has attracted significant attention in recent months.

Nexus One: Can Google transform yet another industry?

If we've learned one thing in tech over the past 24 months it's not to bet against Google (NASDAQ: GOOG). You need not look any further for an innovative engine or competitive culture than the $200B Mountain View giant. In some ways the company reminds me of Cisco in...

5 Android apps that deliver the wow factor (and might even be practical too!)

Even though the Android Market doesn't yet have the vast number of apps that iTunes does (16,000 vs. 80,000), there is plenty of good stuff out there.

Palm “only” loses $85M, smartphone shipments down 5% Q/Q – still at risk

Yes Palm Inc. (NASDAQ: PALM) makes a slick mobile operating system. WebOS, released in 2009 , has breathed new life into the struggling smartphone maker. They also make decent hardware, in the form of the somewhat successful Palm Pre and newer baby Palm Pixi.But, as we sometimes hate...

Android explosion, now serving 20,000 apps: Farts, yes. CRM, no.

Flatulence is big business.Or at least a fun mobile phone party prank. Especially if you own an Android-powered mobile smartphone.Type in "fart" in the Android Market and you'll find over 29 apps that will satisfy your inner bachelor. Plus you'll be the star at the family holiday gathering with...

Start-up JS-Kit renamed Echo, leads real-time Web 2.0 charge

Undeniably the here-and-now is the hottest game in Web 2.0—at least for the next ten minutes.Primarily because of Twitter, information flow is now virtually instantaneous. And while that's great, it can make it more challenging for Web publishers and Blogs (such as StarkSilverCreek) to stay in the game. How...

AT&T Wireless starts with New York and San Francisco on road to redemption

You have to give points to AT&T for at least starting in the right places.The much maligned wireless network division has promised to improve service starting in New York and San Francisco. Smart choices. Most of the media and tech writers that complain 7/24 about their iPhones on AT&T...