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Digital apocalypse: the road to destruction

Without warning, a power station shuts down. Moments later, others. Cities are blacked out, but in the grid control room the screens show nothing wrong. Simultaneously, air traffic control fails, as do traffic lights. It's the Digital Apocalypse.

February 16, 2011

Lenovo marks five years in IBM split

It didn't end up buying Palm but Chinese PC maker says it's riding high and focused on "game-changing plays" in mobile Internet and digital home entertainment, five years after buying IBM's PC business.

May 4, 2010 by

Who should buy Palm? Intel, of course.

With Intel clearly putting more and more resources into embedded systems development on Linux and device hypervisors, Palm would be a natural candidate for acquisition.My Editor-in-Chief and colleague Larry Dignan wrote a great synopsis this morning of the possible and most likely Palm buy-out suitors that could show their hands over the next few weeks and months.

April 12, 2010 by

Shortcovers partners with Borders, changes name to Kobo

I've been enjoying Shortcovers for a few months on my Google Android and iPhone devices and loved that the books were easy to access on multiple platforms. I actually just included some good info on using Shortcovers content on my new B&N nook thanks to their EPUB format. We now hear that Shortcovers has been rebranded as Kobo with their major financing coming from Borders. You should still be able to access purchased content from Kobo on the nook due to the Adobe Digital Editions support and cross platform titles. There are now mobile clients for BlackBerry, Palm WebOS, iPhone, and Android smartphones as well as ereaders like the nook and Sony Reader.

December 16, 2009 by

Palm webOS touts iTunes sync, Twitter search, App Catalog

Palm announced today at The Wall Street Journal's D: All Things Digital conference never-before revealed features of the its webOS platform, including "media sync," the integration of Twitter in universal search, and a beta version of its App Catalog.The new features will be ready in time for the $199 Pre smartphone's June 6 launch.

May 28, 2009 by

Five great cameras for summer

Summer travel is just around the corner, and now would be a great time to start shopping for a new digital camera. Here's a round-up of five point-and-shoots on the market you could take on the road.

May 17, 2009 by

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