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Nexus 7 (2013) vs. Kindle Fire HDX (7 inch)
September 27, 2013
Nexus 7 (2013) vs. Kindle Fire HDX (7 inch)
Two new hi-res tablets made for two kinds of users: Which is for you?
Nexus 7 (2013) vs. Kindle Fire HDX (7 inch)
Nissan’s Autonomous Car Cleared for Public Road Testing in Japan
September 27, 2013
Nissan’s Autonomous Car Cleared for Public Road Testing in Japan
The Japanese government issues its first license for a self-driving vehicle.
Nissan’s Autonomous Car Cleared for Public Road Testing in Japan
Amazon Unveils $139 Kindle Fire HD, Premium Kindle Fire HDX Tablets
September 26, 2013
Amazon Unveils $139 Kindle Fire HD, Premium Kindle Fire HDX Tablets
The online retailer also introduced a 24-hour virtual help desk called MayDay.
Amazon Unveils $139 Kindle Fire HD, Premium Kindle Fire HDX Tablets
Samsung Will Show Off a Curved-Display Smartphone Next Month
September 25, 2013
Samsung Will Show Off a Curved-Display Smartphone Next Month
Company executives confirmed the unnamed handset at an event in Seoul.
Samsung Will Show Off a Curved-Display Smartphone Next Month
It Only Costs Apple $199 to Build an iPhone 5s, $173 for 5c
September 25, 2013
It Only Costs Apple $199 to Build an iPhone 5s, $173 for 5c
Both new iPhones are cheaper to produce than the competition’s handsets.
It Only Costs Apple $199 to Build an iPhone 5s, $173 for 5c
Premium Over Plastic: iPhone 5s Outselling 5c More Than 3-to-1
September 24, 2013
Premium Over Plastic: iPhone 5s Outselling 5c More Than 3-to-1
Apple’s iPhone 5s has proven more popular than the 5c, even in China.
Premium Over Plastic: iPhone 5s Outselling 5c More Than 3-to-1
iTunes Radio Review: Unsocial Pandora With a Twist of Spotify
September 23, 2013
iTunes Radio Review: Unsocial Pandora With a Twist of Spotify
iTunes Radio will do nothing to dispel concerns that post-Steve Jobs Apple is struggling to innovate.
iTunes Radio Review: Unsocial Pandora With a Twist of Spotify
In Photos: Tokyo Game Show 2013
September 20, 2013
In Photos: Tokyo Game Show 2013
Asia’s biggest video game expo returns to Japan, bringing with it next-generation consoles.
In Photos: Tokyo Game Show 2013
Hiroshi Yamauchi, Nintendo’s Video Gaming Pioneer, Dies at 85
September 20, 2013
Hiroshi Yamauchi, Nintendo’s Video Gaming Pioneer, Dies at 85
Ex-chief was the force behind Nintendo’s transition from playing cards to video games.
Hiroshi Yamauchi, Nintendo’s Video Gaming Pioneer, Dies at 85
Sony Commits to Indie Developers; “Real Name Registration” for PS4 Accounts
September 19, 2013
Sony Commits to Indie Developers; “Real Name Registration” for PS4 Accounts
The new PlayStation Camera will support voice and facial recognition.
Sony Commits to Indie Developers; “Real Name Registration” for PS4 Accounts
Tokyo Game Show 2013: Sony Expects to Sell 5 Million PS4 Consoles
September 19, 2013
Tokyo Game Show 2013: Sony Expects to Sell 5 Million PS4 Consoles
SCE President: PlayStation 4 is “consumer focused, developer inspired.”
Tokyo Game Show 2013: Sony Expects to Sell 5 Million PS4 Consoles
LG G Pad vs. Nexus 7 (2013): Small But Powerful Android Tablets
September 18, 2013
LG G Pad vs. Nexus 7 (2013): Small But Powerful Android Tablets
LG’s upcoming slate will be a worthy challenger to Google’s popular Nexus 7.
LG G Pad vs. Nexus 7 (2013): Small But Powerful Android Tablets
iPhone 5s Expected to Sell Out on Launch Day
September 18, 2013
iPhone 5s Expected to Sell Out on Launch Day
Limited inventory of the new iPhone 5s will lead to early shortages, with the gold model likely to be first to go.
iPhone 5s Expected to Sell Out on Launch Day
iTokyo: Do Apple’s Most Die-Hard Fans Shop in Ginza?
September 17, 2013
iTokyo: Do Apple’s Most Die-Hard Fans Shop in Ginza?
Even a typhoon couldn’t stop some of Apple’s most faithful Japanese supporters.
iTokyo: Do Apple’s Most Die-Hard Fans Shop in Ginza?
Haswell Chromebooks: More Power and Extended Battery Life
September 13, 2013
Haswell Chromebooks: More Power and Extended Battery Life
Acer, HP, and Toshiba will offer three new Chrome OS-powered clamshells by year’s end.
Haswell Chromebooks: More Power and Extended Battery Life
New Asus PadFone Infinity: Smartphone-Tablet Hybrid
September 13, 2013
New Asus PadFone Infinity: Smartphone-Tablet Hybrid
Refreshed version of the current PadFone Infinity will sport a Snapdragon 800 CPU.
New Asus PadFone Infinity: Smartphone-Tablet Hybrid
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