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Steven Sinofsky to leave Microsoft

11/12/2012, Steven Sinofsky who was the executive in charge of hot Microsoft products like Office, Windows 7, Windows 8 and Surface is going to leave Microsoft according to inside sources. Sinofsky has been working at Microsoft for about 23 years, and will be...

More Microsoft Hardware a Possibility, says CEO

10/25/2012, “Is it fair to say we’re going to do more hardware? Obviously we are. We did our first piece of non-Xbox hardware when we launch the Surface. Where we see important opportunities to set a new standard, yeah, we’ll dive in.” It is...

US Immigration switches from Blackberry to iPhone

10/22/2012, It has been reported by Reuters that the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency is switching from Blackberry to iPhone as the “standard-issue” handset for its employees. So far, about 17600 employees are scheduled to get an iPhone, a...

Google profits leaked, miss lofty expectations, stock tanks 10%

10/18/2012, Earlier today, the Google filing to the SEC has been published early (an error from RR Donnelley, apparently) and the financial details for the 3rd quarter have been revealed: $14.1B in revenues for $2.18B in profits. While most companies would only dream...

iPad mini gross margins scrutinized by stock analysts

10/12/2012, As you may know, an Apple iPad mini is now just about certain and the iPad mini details are still bubbling up well ahead of the launch (reuters has confirmed the rumored Oct 23 launch). As they continue to come out, analysts are scrambling to estimate...

HP CEO hints at a future smartphone

09/14/2012, Back in 2010, when HP acquired Palm, hopes were high about the company. The $1.2 billion deal allowed HP to make use of Palm’s OS on its tablets and smartphones. It was expected that the deal would finally allow HP to take off in the smartphone...

OnLive to continue operations under new management [official]

08/19/2012, OnLive has changed a lot since last Friday when the company was “restructured” into a new company according to a recent official announcement. To do so, all the assets of OnLive Inc were sold to the new company. The good news for customers is...

iPhone, iPad and Macs could be banned on Aug 24

08/19/2012, It has been practically impossible to read the news without seeing something about a lawsuit involving Apple recently. The iPhone maker has gone and sued many companies involved in making smartphones and tablets, and its fight with Samsung has been...

OnLive Game Streaming Company Goes Under

08/19/2012, OnLive, the most prominent game streaming company is no more. The Company has apparently been experiencing financial difficulties, and had to lay off about half of its staff. People left the company with boxes late on Friday. The company says that its...

GoPago equips local merchants with 4G tablets, for free

08/07/2012, GoPago is a mobile application that people can use to “end the lines” at local stores. Basically, folks can browse and order for food/drinks from local stores with their smartphones. The interesting bit is that stores which accepts Gopago...

HTC Q2 profit down 60%

08/03/2012, The first financial quarter of HTC was already difficult, but many observers had hoped that the HTC One line of product (which is actually very good) would have lifted the company relatively quickly. Unfortunately, and as we expected,  that is not the...