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BlackBerry Storm

The BlackBerry Storm: Your Top 20 Questions, Answered

On Monday, I asked Gearlog readers to ask me everything they wanted to know about the new BlackBerry Storm 9530 for Verizon Wireless. Now I have the answers....

BlackBerry Bold

BlackBerry Bold

When Apple released the iPhone in July 2007, it changed the wireless game forever. But while some have been frozen by the iPhone assault, others have responded with a slew of new devices. The latest come from BlackBerry maker RIM in the form of the BlackBerry Storm and the BlackBerry Bold. Today I got my hands on the much-delayed BlackBerry Bold that was launched on the AT&T network in the U.S. After less than an hour it was clear to me that this might just be the best BlackBerry on the market...

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Harmony One Remote

For the past year or so, Logitech has been treading a bit of water with its line of well-regarded Harmony remotes. Sure, it made some incremental improvements--and even came out with higher-end tablet touch-screen model, the Harmony 1000. But part of the reason behind the lack of advancement seems to have been that Logitech's designers were focused on developing the product....

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iPhone 3G 3.0 Firmware Update

Today was Apple’s iPhone 3.0 Software event, and iPhone users will now have to think up a bunch of other things to moan about in its wake. Among the laundry list of over 100 new feature additions are some of the most frequently talked about omissions, including Cut, Copy & Paste, MMS, landscape keyboard support for....

Palm Treo Pro

Palm Treo Pro

ZDNet Editor in Chief Larry Dignan recently picked up a Dell Inspiron Mini 9 Ubuntu Netbook and pinged me for tech support questions regarding his new toy — he couldn’t get it functioning on his home wireless network. We tried a couple of different combinations...

Blue Tooth Devices

Overview of After Market PDA Bluetooth Accessories

Bluetooth is one of the latest marketing buzzwords for PDAs and cellular phones, along with PCs and especially laptops. It is a wireless technology designed to let products....

xGPS - GPS for iPhone / iPod touch

xGPS - GPS for iPhone / iPod touch

xGPS will Turn your iPhone into a True GPS device with Turn-By-Turn Voice Navigation. If you have not jumped on to the iPhone hacking bandwagon then xGPS might just be the reason for jailbreaking your iPhone...

Apple iPhone 3G

Apple iPhone 3G

More than a year ago, much of the tech-savvy world was swept by iPhone mania. U.S. television news coverage was nonstop.

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LG Vu CU920 TV

Today was Apple’s iPhone 3.0 Software event, and iPhone users will now have to think up a bunch of other things to moan about in its wake. Among the laundry list of over 100 new feature additions are some of the most frequently talked about omissions, including Cut, Copy & Paste, MMS, landscape keyboard support for....

HD Ready

Choosing Your HDTV Television

To take full advantage of the great number of HDTV stations you can get with your satellite system, you will want a television with a breathtaking picture...

Garmin Nuvis 760

Garmin Nüvis 760

Last spring Consumer Reports magazine picked the Garmin Nüvi 760 as the best all-around GPS-based portable navigation device...

Handbrake DVD to MP4 Converter

DVD to MP4 Converter Software - How to Watch DVDs on an iPod, Zune, PSP or Apple TV

Do you ever watch or listen to a video that you love, and feel like you just need to have the song on your portable video player? Well, there's a fast, fun and easy way to rip DVDs and convert just what you need into MP4 files...

Garmin Nuvis 760

Tips for Keeping a Leash on Your PDA's Data

Built-in and third-party security tools can help protect your PDA, even if you let it out of your hands. Ever felt that pang of panic when you can't find your PDA? Even if you can't keep your personal digital assistant....

Lexar Eye Fi 2gb SD Card

Lexar Eye-Fi 2GB SD Card

Clearly, there is nothing in Western culture more burdensome than connecting your camera or memory card to a computer every time you want to inflict the lousy pictures you take on your friends and family. Too hard! Eye Fi solves this....

Nokia E71 Smartphone Review

Nokia E71 Smartphone Review

Impossibly slim, sleek, classy metal back, smoky colors. . . one could imagine James Bond carrying the Nokia E71 if he were a man of words rather than action. The E71's predecessor, the Nokia E61 E62 in the US once a good looking phone...

T-Mobile G1 Google Android Phone

T-Mobile G1 Google Android Phone

Is T-Mobile G1 Google Android Phone good enough to take on the iPhone? David Pogue gets his hands on one to find out.

Bankrupt Mortgage Lenders

Can Data Breaches Be Expected From Bankrupt Mortgage Lenders?

It's no secret that there are plenty of companies in the US that discard sensitive documents by dumping them unceremoniously: leave it by the curb, drive it to...

XBOX 360

XBOX 360 Experience

Microsoft on Wednesday officially launched New Xbox Experience, a service that combines the company's Xbox 360 gaming console and Xbox Live online network into a platform for streaming Netflix...

Zune Third Generation

Zune gets tuneup

I'm a recovering Zune hater. Having had a chance to test Microsoft's latest 16-gigabyte flash memory Zune – the one that's a direct competitor to Apple's new iPod Nano line – I am impressed.

Apple iPhone 3G 2.2 software update

Apple iPhone 3G 2.2 software update

We check out the new mapping features and improved stability of the latest Apple iPhone 2.2 software update. There's really no reason to hold off on downloading the Apple iPhone 2.2 software update...

Apple Netbook?

Why Apple and Google need to get into the Netbook business

ZDNet Editor in Chief Larry Dignan recently picked up a Dell Inspiron Mini 9 Ubuntu Netbook and pinged me for tech support questions regarding his new toy — he couldn’t get it functioning on his home wireless network. We tried a couple of different combinations...

Apple iTouch 2.2

Why the iPod Touch Didn't Get Google Street View

The new 2.2 update for the iPhone brings a lot of great new features. Google Street View, direct viewing, listening and download of podcasts and a few small but neat tweaks. The iPod Touch also got a 2.2 upgrade, but it lacks one headline feature...

Sling Box Pro

Sling Media goes up against YouTube and Hulu to grab eyeballs for online video

That you are going to be watching a lot of video on the Web--that's something that everyone in Silicon Valley takes for granted. But where are you going to be watching it? That's up for grabs. And so companies are lining up...

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Consumer Electronics 2008 Gift Guide

Yes, Virginia, there is an economic funk. And too many bum 401(k) statements have made Santa more "No! No! No!" than "Ho! Ho! Ho!"...

Acer M900 Tempo

Acer M900 Tempo

Acer’s entry into the smartphone sector is going to start with a huge burst of activity in 2009. It plans to release a multitude of smartphone handsets breaking into double figures. However, the Taiwanese manufacturer is starting off with...
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