Computing
Computing

Study finds media addiction prevalent among college students

In an era where many refer to their phones as a "CrackBerry," a new study finds (perhaps not surprisingly) that media addiction runs high among college students.
Apple

Best Buy allegedly ‘blacklisted’ by Apple over iPad 2 sales (Update)

Rumor has it that Best Buy and Apple are at odds, which has put the electronics retail giant's sales of the iPad 2 on hold. But who is angry with whom remains a mystery.
Buying Guides

Spring brings splash of color to laptop aisles

Laptop manufacturers now elbow for eyes with bright colors and unique designs as they compete with the growing tablet market, and each other.
Computing

Samsung teams with John Legend, donates $1 million worth of tech to schools

Earlier today, Samsung was joined by John Legend to announce the winners of a $1 million contest that will provide needed technology to a number of schools across the country. Our event coverage, pictures, and a bit of video are below.
Computing

Facebook gets technical, announces Open Compute Project

Facebook is using its powers for good and opening up its social-centric data servers and centers.
Cars

Microsoft and Toyota partner on Azure car services

Microsoft and Toyota are partnering on a global telematics platform for cars...all powered by Microsoft's Azure cloud computing platform.
Apple

Apple may have caused BlackBerry PlayBook delay

The release of Research In Motion's BlackBerry PlayBook tablet may have been pushed back one month due to the lack of touch screens brought on by an Apple's hunger for iPad 2 components.
Computing

Google adding malware warning system to Chrome

Google is planning a new malware warning system for Chrome 12 that will target specific files, instead of just potentially malicious websites.
Apple

Go Spartans! Steve Wozniak to speak at Michigan State University commencement

Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak will speak at Michigan State University's spring graduation ceremony on May 6.
Computing

Google overhauling YouTube with channels, pro content

Google is hard at work giving YouTube the Hollywood treatment and turning it into a premium-content competitor with organized channels and professionally produced video.
Cars

Microsoft and Toyota announce cloud-based vehicle platform

Microsoft and Toyota today announced a joint $12 million (1 billion yen) investment in a new cloud computing platform for electric and hybrid vehicles. The first cars to use the service, powered by Windows Azure, will launch in 2012.
Computing

Anonymous takes down PlayStation website; UPDATE: Anon explains attack on Sony

The infamous Anonymous is it again, this time taking on Sony and possibly its technology defense firm to boot.