Google has acquired mobile app prototyping firm Pixate to bolster its design team.
Google has acquired mobile app prototyping firm Pixate to bolster its design team.
Do you have too many items on your todo list or in your email inbox? If so, you might want to learn some of the insider techniques and tools our own David Gewirtz has put into practice to keep his very busy schedule under control.
Weak smartphone sales have prompted another round of job cuts at BlackBerry.
Apple and CEO Tim Cook aren't telling you how many Apple Watch units sold in the first full quarter of availability, but there are plenty of breadcrumbs for educated guesses.
Microsoft Surface chief Panos Panay is taking over engineering for all of Microsoft's premium devices. And Outlook, Exchange, OneDrive and SharePoint are becoming even more closely aligned.
The newest apps offer something for those in the field, business travelers and mortgage professionals, with two of them gaining support for the Apple Watch.
The Dashboard app can access a range of Square's analytics features, such as top selling items and new vs. returning customers.
Surprisingly, it may not be be juggernaut Xiaomi to first crack 100 million smartphone shipments for a China-based company. Huawei is on the move.
Verizon's second quarter showed how the telecom giant is fending off price competition from the likes of T-Mobile. Tablet additions are a key focus.
Smartphone subscribers will outpace that of feature phones in 2016 and account for 80 percent of Asia-Pacific's overall mobile user base by 2019.
Get.com launches a mobile app that lets users compare and access credit card deals, adding that banks in the country still lack mobile-friendly processes.
Qualcomm is reportedly looking at multiple alternatives ranging from layoffs to a breakup ahead of its earnings report.
Over the last few months, Evernote co-founder Phil Libin had been expected to step down from his CEO role.
The online-based vacation rental hub first launched its Business Travel program roughly one year ago.
PayPal's opening estimates ranged from $43 to $48 per share, although early morning trading settled closer to $40 per share.
The Galaxy S6 might be a more modern handset, and it might look more like the iPhone, but it's debatable as to whether it's a better design than the Galaxy S5.
Here are five industries that the Apple Watch is going to disrupt. There may be more, but these are the five that are going to feel the entry of the Apple Watch the most.
Samsung has finally unveiled its long-awaited and much-rumored flagship smartphone. Well, two smartphones to be accurate. Joining the standard Galaxy S6 is the Galaxy S6 Edge that features a dual-curve display.
The redesign of Samsung's Galaxy S6 included the adoption of Google's Material Design approach as well as a hardware overhaul.
HTC made the right move by moving the UltraPixel camera to the front and adding in a more standard camera to the back. Software isn't yet final, but initial results are encouraging.
This 8-inch Windows tablet is the first with Lenovo's Anypen technology that enables using any pen or pencil to write or draw on the screen. We go hands on with it to see how it fares.
The Android phone won't win any awards for performance, but the addition of LTE networking makes the device a strong contender for entry-level bring-your-own-device users.
Apple's next-generation mobile software is expected to land on iPhones and iPads later this year in a widely anticipated public beta. Here's what we hope to see.
Take your Android tablet to work with these apps. Track your time, stay on top of what you need to do, and collaborate with colleagues.
Samsung is rolling out its Android Lollipop update for existing Galaxy S5 owners. The update integrates Material Design with Samsung TouchWiz and things look great.
From powerhouses to light 2-in-1 models, these laptops -- including two ThinkPads and a MacBook Pro -- should all run Windows 10 like champs.
We asked Siri and Cortana the same questions to see whether the Apple -- or Microsoft -- personal assistant gave the best answer to our questions for work and leisure.
Whether you're working remotely for the day or on an extended business trip, packing the right tools can make you a lot more productive.
Telstra has opened its Customer Insights Centre (CIC) in Sydney for enterprise and business clients, with the high-tech 3,600 square metre facility boasting a 300-person auditorium, a workshop, collaboration spaces, partner pop-up installations, a restaurant, and a broadcast studio.
The iPad is a capable tool for work but requires good apps to provide the needed functionality. These 10 apps will go a long way to meeting the needs of most iPad users. You can't work all the time so we threw in a hot new game for down time.
Once you've found out what the weather's like in Ukraine, and asked what the meaning of life is, Apple's Siri assistant can seem pretty useless — doubly so, if you're in Australia. But if you team it up with Wolfram Alpha, you can get some nice results to questions with substance.
At the Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer talks about why users should buy a Windows phone rather than an Android device: "You don’t need to be a computer scientist to use a Windows phone and you do to use and Android phone."
A pivotal moment in Apple's history, CEO Steve Jobs announces iTunes for Windows on October 16, 2003. Jobs stated at the time, "It's probably the best Windows app ever written." The release was also considered a good strategic move by Apple because, for the first time, Windows users could buy music from Apple's online store, giving them a feel for the Apple user experience.
Apple's senior vice president of marketing, Philip Schiller, announces the latest version of the company's smartphone, the iPhone 4S. The new phone features an A5 chip, dual-core graphics, a longer battery life, better camera, and both CDMA and GSM.
At Apple's headquarters, Apple's senior vice president of marketing, Philip Schiller, unveils new iPod Nano features, including a new multitouch icon screen, new sensors for runners, and the ability to wear the device as a watch. The Nano comes in 7 colors, in an 8GB version for $129 and a 16GB version for $149.
Every time a new tablet computer hits the market, experts speculate whether it could be the one to take down Apple's iPad. CNET's Kara Tsuboi explains why Amazon's Kindle Fire could be its stiffest competition yet.
If you need a Windows 8.1 computer that's flexible enough to be a tablet, a laptop (if you add the optional keyboard) and even (if you add the optional docking station) a desktop PC, then the Surface Pro 3 manages the trade-offs as well as anything on the market.
The Precision M2800 is an impressive mobile workstation. We have just a couple of niggles: the touchpad is too small, and we'd prefer the top-of-the-range model's 128GB SSD to be bigger.
If you're seeking a well-specified mobile workstation with plenty of configuration options, Fujitsu's Celsius H730 is a worthy contender. It's not cheap, but the PalmSecure palm-vein authentication looks like a valuable addition.
Until this keyboard arrived, Android tablet owners were dependent on the tablet maker to build a keyboard just for their tablet. This universal keyboard case takes a unique approach to work for everyone.
The LG G3 is an elegant high-end Android smartphone with a superb 5.5-inch screen, a high-quality 13-megapixel main camera, a fast quad-core SoC, intelligent UI skinning and an admirably restrained set of software extras.
HP's 14-inch EliteBook Folio 1040 G1 combines ultrabook elegance with MIL-STD 810G robustness. It has a great screen and performs well, but lacks integrated VGA and Ethernet ports. You'll pay a premium price too.
The G Pad 8.3 is a well-thought-out tablet. Some may find the software extras a bit much, but there's a lot of utility in there. The hardware spec, like the device as a whole, is good value for money.
Aimed at a variety of vertical markets, the Xplore Bobcat clads an Atom-based Windows tablet in a rugged and customisable chassis.
The thin, lightweight and stylish Kira-101's standout feature is its high-resolution 13.3-inch touchscreen. It delivers solid performance and good battery life, but the price is high.
If you're looking for a rugged Windows 8.1 tablet that's relatively compact and lightweight, Panasonic's 7-inch, 540g, 18mm-thick Toughpad FZ-M1 is a good option. It's expensive, though, and battery life could be better.
The Moto E redefines the functionality to be found at the budget end of the smartphone market.
Samsung has done a good job with the Galaxy S5. Software bloat has been pared down and a few useful new features added, while the technical specifications are superb and battery life is good. Design purists may bemoan the plastic chassis, but the Galaxy S5 is still a worthy successor to last year's model.
Every inch the premium high-end smartphone, the Xperia Z2 delivers excellent performance, screen quality and camera resolution without compromising battery life. However, the abundance of third-party apps may confuse some users, and we noticed that the handset sometimes runs hot.
This affordable 8-inch Atom-based (Bay Trail) Windows 8.1 tablet has a nice IPS screen and delivers all-day battery life under light usage modes. Limited screen size, internal storage and processing power will prevent it from being more than a companion device for mobile professionals though.
The HTC One (M8) ticks most of our boxes: design, build and performance are all excellent, there's no app overload, and HTC Sense is improving with every iteration. Battery life could be better and some of the camera tools may seem unnecessary, but overall it's a winner.