Peter SmithITworld Follow me on Google+

Peter Smith writes about personal technology for ITworld.

The opinions expressed in this blog are those of the author and do not necessarily represent those of ITworld, its parent, subsidiary or affiliated companies.

Logitech's Google TV Box Gets Turned on This Friday

October 6 event will introduce Logitech's line of products that support Google TV.


Apple TV Ships Soon, Probably With Omissions

Analysis: Apple may find it hard to deliver the promised 99-cent rentals of TV shows from major networks.


Sony Move Arrives: A Hands-Waving Report

Analysis: Is Sony's motion-controller just a Wii-too product?

Android Tablets: Google Says 'Yes' Then Says 'No'

The Android tablets are finally coming! But now Google says Froyo isn't optimized to work on them. Huh?


Android Tablet Deluge Is Just Beginning

After looking at what's headed our way, my biggest concern is the lack of the Android Market on so many of the new tablets.


Apple Event: Why iTV isn't a Game-Changer

Analysis: The launch -- if it even occurs next week -- is only the first step of a long journey to replace cable.


Playboy Plays a New Game

After launching The Smoking Jacket, a marginally safe-for-work website, Playboy expects to launch a new gaming label by the end of 2010.

Apple iMac Touch-Screen Patent: Brilliant Concept or Crazy Idea?

A January 2010 patent describes an iMac-like device that switches from OS X to iOS based on orientation -- a patent that poses more questions than it answers.

Major Retailer Predicts a Tablet Under Every Tree

Best Buy Mobile bullish on tablets for the 2010 holiday season.


Sony PSP2 Might Get Back-Facing Touch Pad

What makes this particular rumor interesting is that the source claims to have spoken to three different developers who've seen an early prototype behind closed doors.

Windows Phone 7: Microsoft Talks Games at Gamescom

According to the buzz at Gamescom in Cologne, all the things that Redmond promised way back last February are going to be ready for launch.


Google, Apple, Boxee Battle for Living Room Real Estate

The war for the living room/home theater is going to be as much about geography as it is about price.


Dude, Where's My Android Tablet?

We're almost halfway through Q3 of 2010, yet the deluge of Android tablets has yet to arrive -- here's a roundup of what's been going on.


The Verizon iPhone Rumor Mill Keeps Churning

TechCrunch and Electronista provide a couple of possibly vital clues in the whole Verizon/iPhone saga.


Will Droid 2 Make Droid Obsolete?

Analysis: With Droid 2 news seeping out, is there hope for the early adopters of the first model?