Nov. 18, 2009: "It was just a month ago that Motorola’s Droid emerged as the best-equipped competitor to Apple’s popular iPhone, but another HTC phone is reportedly waiting in the wings to best them both."
August 12, 2009: "The American obsession with low-priced products — especially electronics — is actually bad for the individual consumer. According to one expert, the race to the bottom cramps innovation, speeds the decline of successful industries and alters our expectations of product quality.
Are thinning margins and the economics of cheap ruining our attitudes?"
May 6, 2009: "From the first moment I picked up Amazon’s new large-format e-reader, the Kindle DX, I liked it. The plastic was smooth to the touch, the flat e-ink screen was easy on the eyes, and the large 9.7-in. screen only magnified just how thin the device really is.
Octover 6, 2009: "The Google Android mobile operating system currently runs on less than 2 percent of the world’s smartphones, but research firm Gartner predicts the platform will grow to 14 percent of the global smartphone market in 2012 — beating Apple’s iPhone, Windows Mobile and RIM’s BlackBerry platforms."
November 20, 2009: "Just awhile ago, news reports were popping up with sneak peak videos and details about the much-awaited, upcoming Google Chrome OS release. But as of a few hours ago, it looks like we can sample it for ourselves."
October 28, 2009: "Motorola's Droid made a big splash two weeks ago when it debuted in a Verizon teaser ad during prime-time across the country and slammed America’s favorite smartphone, the Apple iPhone. Now that it’s finally been fully revealed, it’s clear that the Droid has become the yardstick by which all Android smartphones are to be measured."
May 1, 2009: "Got a kid who is about to graduate high school and pestering you for a laptop to accompany him or her on the great adventure that is higher education? Here’s a list of machines that can get the homework done and allow for a little play, too."
March 25, 2009: "The announcement of the Dell Adamo luxury thin-and-light laptop (above) reminded consumers that yes, there exists a market in between the white-hot Netbook segment and the ever-larger desktop replacement segment. Indeed, fully-featured thin-and-light laptops are still here for those of us who need portability and horsepower under the hood (and hey, a little style, too).
But where’s the value proposition? Just how much Adamo can you get versus Air, or Envy, or Vaio Z?
Here’s a statistical head-to-head comparison to figure that out."
October 6, 2008: "The user’s guide to the highly-anticipated Blackberry Storm was leaked by the ever-intrepid BoyGeniusReport, who posted exclusive images on their website. Second, and more importantly, news of the Blackberry Application Center has emerged."
November 24, 2009: "Best Buy on Tuesday announced that it will bolster its Black Friday deals with a $197 HP laptop. Available in-store beginning Friday, Nov. 27, the HP laptop features an Intel Celeron 900 processor, 2GB memory and a 160GB hard drive."
November 11, 2009: "Yes, it’s that time of the year again — the time when retailers across the U.S. mark down products to bargain levels to kick off the holiday shopping season, move goods off the shelves and move the year’s profit needle from red to black.
But fear not. ZDNet’s Ultimate Black Friday guide for 2009 will digest all those rumored sales specials for you by gadget category — so you can find the electronics and gadgets you’re looking for in one spot."
June 25, 2009: "In February, I asked ZDNet readers for the free, lightweight applications they simply can’t live without. After tallying the suggestions in the comments and via e-mail — and there were an awful lot of good suggestions, believe me — here are the 25 most popular."