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Why Do We Keep Making Ebooks Like Paper Books?

Comparing books to ebooks is like comparing mechanical watches to digital watches, or manual cars to automatic cars. No one doubts the convenience, …

T-Mobile, Audi drop price of in-car Wi-Fi to $15/month over 30 months

"Audi connect" prices fall from $600 to just $450 over 2.5 years.<p>On Thursday, Audi and T-Mobile announced a new data plan that will allow drivers to …

Can a One-Two Punch of Launches Help HTC Fight Back?

Taiwanese phone maker HTC is hoping that two key product launches this month will give it a much-needed boost.<p>The company announced the One back in …

Galaxy S4

California judge rules anti-texting laws also ban using a phone's map while driving

The debate over distracted driving laws has mostly focused on texting, but a California court ruling has confirmed that any cellphone use that takes a driver's hands off the wheel is fair game. Law professor Orin Kerr has uncovered a court case from late March in which the judge determined using a …

Will a third major platform benefit Android users ?

Google and Apple are the two companies that provide the dominant operating systems in the mobile industry. Microsoft and BlackBerry (formerly RIM) are struggling to regain some relevance, while companies new to the game, such as Amazon, Ubuntu, and Mozilla are also aiming to take a bite of this …

Apps

Daggers out for Windows 8, plaudits for the iPad

Windows 8 could not escape the critical gaze of the media -- and even Dell -- this week. Meanwhile, the iPad's three-year mark was feted by the press.<p>The war on Windows 8 continued this week. But there's probably something more to that than an unpopular operating system.<p>The week began with Dell -- …

Microsoft Windows

Microsoft’s Mobile Comeback Isn’t Happening

<b>We’re only talking about the world’s biggest software company and the future of computers. So far, it’s still basically irrelevant.</b><p>To Microsoft’s …