Computing
Apple

Square goes after the traditional cash register using the iPad

While small business owners spend thousands of dollars a year on maintaining slow, outdated point-of-sale systems, Square is rolling out an elegant solution with the help of the iPad.
Computing

Raspberry Pi mini computer sells out after taking 700 orders per second

The Raspberry Pi finally went on sale last week, with interest in the tiny computer so huge that the two websites selling the device crashed. In fact, orders were coming in at the rate of 700 per second.
Computing

Abu Dhabi takes full control of AMD former chipmaking unit

The Abu Dhabi government has taken full ownership GlobalFoundries, AMD's former microchip manufacturing facility — but AMD will remain a primary customer.
Apple

Viral video: Amazing iPad 3 concept includes 3D holograms

With the announcement of the iPad 3 just a few days away, a 3D animation studio is taking advantage of the excitement over the new product launch with a futuristic, concept video of the popular tablet.
Computing

Chrome still trying to catch Firefox; IE still dropping, says Net Applications

In February, Net Applications finds Firefox was still the number two browser, as both Internet Explorer and Chrome lost share.
Computing

Leap Day brings down Microsoft’s Azure cloud service

Microsoft is touting its Azure services as a reliable cloud platform for enterprises and apps...yet it was thrown for a loop by February 29.
Product Review

Dell Inspiron 14z Review

Dell Inspiron 14z Review.
Computing

Windows 8 Consumer Preview: What works and what doesn’t

Our unfiltered thoughts on the good and bad aspects of Microsoft's newly released Windows 8 Consumer Preview. It's looking better, but we've got a long way to go before this is ready for prime time.
Computing

EU agencies: Google’s new privacy policy breaks the law

France's data protection agency and EU Justice Commissioner Viviane Reding have both come out against Google's new unified privacy policy, saying it likely violates EU law.
Android Army

Google’s privacy shift is March 1: Everything you need to know

Google's new all-encompassing privacy policy goes into effect March 1: now's your last change to think about the change (and maybe adjust your settings) if you're concerned about what Google tracks about you.
Computing

Eye-Fi raises $20 million and reaffirms its commitment to mobile

Eye-Fi gets some new money and focuses on partnering with mobile networks to go post-PC.