Category: Technology

Apple’s newest iPad: What to expect on Oct. 23

Apple’s newest iPad: What to expect on Oct. 23

A round-up of what the analysts are saying FORTUNE –It’s the worst-kept secret in Silicon Valley. Even before Apple (AAPL) issued press invitations for Tuesday’s special event in San Jose, anybody who was paying...

BORDERLANDS 2: CAPTAIN SCARLETT AND HER PIRATE’S BOOTY REVIEW

BORDERLANDS 2: CAPTAIN SCARLETT AND HER PIRATE’S BOOTY REVIEW

When the credits rolled at the end of Borderlands 2, I knew I loved it. Its exceptional writing, fun combat, constant stream of loot, fun quests and the sense of place sucked me into...

Windows RT Is Having an Identity Crisis

Windows RT Is Having an Identity Crisis

If you don’t keep a close eye on tech blogs–and, perhaps, even if you do–you’d be forgiven for not knowing that Microsoft will launch two new versions of Windows on October 26. One of...

If Nokia Disappears, Don’t Blame CEO Steve Elop

If Nokia Disappears, Don’t Blame CEO Steve Elop

Stephen Elop: True believer. (Photo by  Chris Ratcliffe/Bloomberg) Stephen Elop does not appear to be interested in eating my brain. At least not yet. The Nokia CEO is on a couch at the company’s San Francisco p.r. firm, holding court...

Can Microsoft’s New Xbox Music Service Do What Zune Couldn’t?

Can Microsoft’s New Xbox Music Service Do What Zune Couldn’t?

Microsoft has big plans for its new Xbox Music service when Windows 8 arrives on Oct. 26 and Windows Phone 8 a few days later on Oct. 29, but if you’re a gamer and...

Motor Trend SUV of the year: Mercedes GL

Motor Trend SUV of the year: Mercedes GL

By Peter Valdes-Dapena @PeterDrives October 15, 2012: 6:27 AM ET   NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — The Mercedes-Benz GL, a large luxury SUV, was named SUV of the Year by Motor Trend, the magazine announced Monday. The GL...

SoftBank buying 70% stake in Sprint

SoftBank buying 70% stake in Sprint

By Charles Riley @CNNMoneyTechOctober 15, 2012: 9:31 AM ET   Sprint Nextel is the third-largest wireless carrier in the U.S. HONG KONG (CNNMoney) — Sprint Nextel on Monday said that it has agreed to...

Samsung’s Galaxy S III Mini Is a Flagship Smartphone in Name Only

Samsung’s Galaxy S III Mini Is a Flagship Smartphone in Name Only

For some reason, Samsung’s Galaxy S III Mini has become the talk of the tech blogosphere, even though the phone doesn’t look all that special. Here’s the spec list, straight from Samsung: 4-inch, 800-by-480...

Apple’s iPad mini unveiling reportedly set for Oct. 23

Apple’s iPad mini unveiling reportedly set for Oct. 23

An analyst who says he’s handled a “pilot” model reports that it fits “like a glove” The iPad and a mock-up of its little sister. Image: 9to5Mac FORTUNE — The drumroll in advance of...

Amazon Confirms It Makes No Profit On Kindles

Amazon Confirms It Makes No Profit On Kindles

In an interview with the BBC on Wednesday, Jeff Bezos admitted that Amazon sells the Kindle Paperwhite and Kindle Fire HD at cost, making the company literally no profit on the devices. “We sell the hardware at our...