Google Wallet became available on Nexus S 4G phones on Sprint's network this week.
Microsoft teases Windows 8, Sharp kills its Galapagos tablet, support for Netflix comes to more Android devices, and more.
Microsoft also offered an early release of the preview version of the OS for download to anyone who is interested.
These aren't your father's vending machines. Many of these new machines take cash, credit cards and, soon, payments from mobile phones.
Check out the highlights of the IFA consumer electronics show in Berlin. Tablets, 3D glasses, phones and many and more devices were on display.
Just days after introducing it at the IFA consumer electronics show, Samsung yanked the tablet after a German court order.
Normally in multiplayer games the screen is split, but with LG's Dual Play glasses and a 3DTV, each gamer can view a full screen.
Sony is offering a head-mounted display as an alternative for consumers who don't want to buy a 3D TV.
In World Tech Update this week, tablets are all the rage here at the IFA consumer electronics show in Berlin. Plus: new ultraportable laptops and cloud-connected cars.
Samsung hopes that it can convince consumers that the Galaxy Note is the bridge between smartphones and tablets.
The Galaxy Note, a 5.3-inch tablet/phone hybrid, is designed to be operated with either a finger or a stylus.
Billed as a cloud-connected automobile, Ford says its concept car will make decisions based on driver preferences.
At this week’s IFA consumer electronics show, Sony launched single- and dual-screen Android Honeycomb tablets that will interact with TVs and other Sony products.
IBM has developed new technology for weather prediction.
Steve Jobs resigns, Samsung Galaxy smartphones banned, Google is fined, RIM pilots a cloud-based music service, and more.