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iPad Mini Rumor Mill Heats Up

1 year ago |

If you just can't wait for a smaller Apple tablet to arrive on the scene, the latest rumor suggests you might be waiting longer than tech watchers first thought.

Are Shoppers Ready for Mobile Payments?

1 year ago |

As major players sign on and the technology advances, mobile payments may become more common -- if the options don't confuse the buying public.

Apple-Samsung Jurors Say Video Testimony, E-Mails Were Persuasive

1 year ago |

The jury foreman says testimony from Samsung executives made it "absolutely" clear the patent infringement was done on purpose.

USB Swiss Army Drives Lose Security, Prompting Refund

1 year ago |

Many customers will have paid a hefty premium for the pocket knives on the basis that each came with a flip-out secure USB stick as a feature.

Phishing Attack Targets Users With Fake BlackBerry ID Email

1 year ago |

An attached file is loaded up with malware to take over the victim's computer should he or she open it.

Amazon's Glacier Storage Service Could Give Tape a Run for Its Money

1 year ago |

Amazon has opened up a market for archival storage in the clouds, analysts say, one that others have tried but gave up on.

Apple's $1 Billion Win Over Samsung: Q&A

1 year ago |

The first round is over, but the battle continues. A patent attorney explains what may be ahead in design, innovation, the market, and of course the appeals and the next confrontations.

In Wake of Samsung-Apple Ruling, Nokia Stands on Solid Ground

1 year ago |

The Windows Phone interface offers a distinctly different appearance and operation compared to the first smartphones that followed the iPhone.

TechHive: Three-Minute Tech--4K Resolution

1 year ago |

In our Three-Minute Tech series, we tell you everything you really need to know about a technology in three minutes or less.

Behind the Wheel With Cadillac's High-tech CUE

1 year ago |

The high-tech ride, available in 2013 cars, features a system that mixes customizable displays with voice control.

Rivals Rush to Announce Products Before Apple's New iPhone

1 year ago |

Although Apple is not confirming anything, its competitors have scheduled events intended to steal some of the spotlight and drain the anticipation of the next-generation iPhone.

The New Kindle Fire -- What It Needs to be a Hit

1 year ago |

The first Kindle Fire redefined what an inexpensive tablet could be. But with the rumored iPad Mini on the way, is being inexpensive good enough?

Google Changes 'I'm Feeling Lucky' Button

1 year ago |

Feeling Stellar? Hungry? Or still just lucky? Google's homepage now conducts searches with a range of emotions for a variety of results.

Go Online to Plan a Great Vacation

1 year ago |

Help ensure that your vacation is a memorable pleasure, instead of a never-to-be-forgotten nightmare, by doing the necessary research.

Mercalli Easy Video Stabilizer Removes the Shakes and Jitters From Footage

1 year ago |

Pros may need more control over the process, which can be found in proDAD's more expensive offerings, but the average user should be more than pleased with the results of this software.