Category Archives: Gaming

Exclusive: BCBG exploring sale, may fetch $1 billion – sources

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Fashion house BCBG Max Azria Group Inc, whose clothing has been worn by celebrities such as Beyonce and Angelina Jolie, is exploring a potential sale that…

Samsung takes on iPad Mini with Galaxy Note 8.0

Samsung Electronics is beefing up its tablet range with a competitor to Apple’s iPad Mini that sports a pen for writing on the screen.The Korean company announced on Sunday in…

BlackBerry launches first BB10 device in India at $800

MUMBAI (Reuters) – BlackBerry launched its first smartphone from its BlackBerry 10 line in India on Monday, pricing the phone at 43,490 rupees ($800). The touch-screen BlackBerry Z10 phone, which…

Asus Fonepad preview: Decent tablet, terrible phone

Why? Seriously, Asus (2357). Why? This question bears asking, as going hands-on with Asus’ new Fonepad truly requires some big hands. Single-handed operation is a thing of the past. Remember when diminutive phones were…

Samsung plans to conquer the workplace with KNOX mobile security suite

Samsung (005930) has set up a very ambitious goal for itself: It wants to become the Android vendor that corporate America can trust. At Mobile World Congress on Monday, Samsung…

BlackBerry takes another hit as Pentagon opens network to iPhone, Android phones

BlackBerry’s (BBRY) struggling platform will remain a part of the Department of Defense’s mobile strategy for the time being, however it will begin to see increased competition from the iPhone…

Firm says 90% chance BlackBerry 10 flops

Industry watchers are still mixed on whether or not BlackBerry (BBRY) can pull off the incredible comeback it is currently attempting. Some big firms are seeing signs of life while…

No word from Microsoft on Office for iPad

SEATTLE (Reuters) – A top Microsoft Corp executive side-stepped questions on Tuesday about any plans the software maker may have to bring its Office suite of applications to Apple Inc’s…

New study reveals some surprising demographic data for tablet owners

There are some clear signs that the iPad owner base os older than the iPhone owner base, such as the stronger popularity of bingo and hidden object games on the…

Noted BlackBerry bull changes tune

After insisting that BlackBerry (BBRY) shares would rebound throughout 2011 and 2012 as the stock plummeted, Macquarie Capital Markets cut its price target earlier this month to $11 with a…

Does the world need another new mobile OS? Firefox and ZTE think so

The new ZTE (0763) Open is perhaps more significant for what it’s not than what it is. The handset does not run Android, iOS, Windows Phone, BlackBerry 10 or Tizen….

Tegra 4 performance crushes current-gen processors

NVIDIA’s (NVDA) next-generation processors won’t be available in devices until later this year, however early benchmarks have revealed that the new chipset will be worth the wait. Engadget ran a…

Apple to hand out iTunes credits in settlement

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — Apple has agreed to give more than $100 million in iTunes store credits to settle a lawsuit alleging that the iPhone and iPad maker improperly…

HP Slate 7 preview: HP’s return to tablets is better than expected

My first reaction when I learned HP (HPQ) was going to build an Android tablet was, “Dear God, why?” But after playing around with the tablet a bit and seeing…

Apple outlook lowered on fear it cannot ‘innovate’ and ‘disrupt’ at pace set by Steve Jobs

Apple (AAPL) is expected to sit atop the consumer electronics industry for quite some time to come, but the company’s stock continues to take a beating as growth inevitably slows…

BlackBerry Z10 outselling iPhone 5, Galaxy S III at major Canadian retailer

Following a string of analyst downgrades — and a note from MKM Partners suggesting there’s a 90% chance BlackBerry 10 flops — BlackBerry (BBRY) got a boost Monday on news…

Canadian government warns BBM PIN-to-PIN messaging is ‘most vulnerable method of communicating on a BlackBerry’

Canadian government agency Public Safety Canada, which is tasked with overseeing cyber-security across all federal departments, has issued a memo warning government workers that communicating using BlackBerry Messenger PIN-to-PIN messaging is “the most…

Purported fifth-gen iPad cases reveal new iPad mini-inspired design

A number of reports have suggested that Apple (AAPL) plans to redesign its fifth-generation iPad to resemble the smaller iPad mini. Purported images of the next-generation tablet surfaced last month that…

Apple CEO promises investors 'great stuff' to come

CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — Apple CEO Tim Cook sought to reassure shareholders worried about the company’s sagging stock price that the iPhone and iPad maker is on the verge of…

Upcoming iOS update fixes exploit used by evasi0n jailbreak

An upcoming iOS update will patch an exploit used by the evasi0n jailbreaking tool that allows iPhone, iPad and iPod touch users to jailbreak their Apple (AAPL) devices. The tool was…