Smart thinking and GPS combine to aid sweet dreams on the train
Some of the world's largest makers of consumer electronics are facing a new round of financial uncertainty thanks to a currency crisis that threatens to send their cash flow plummeting.
Everyone knows Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has a big mouth, but he spent a trip to Tokyo this week explaining why he wants to be heard even more than before.
Things seem to be looking up for the much-criticised One Laptop Per Child venture after Uruguay become the first country to supply the cheap computer to all of its primary school children.
Remember how a week ago we looked at the row brewing between Apple and Google over Google Voice? Well, this time it's US phone carrier AT&T that's getting in on the action too.
Next time you have an unsatisfactory customer-service experience, instead of complaining to the company concerned, it might be beneficial to let it all out on Twitter.
HP isn't exactly the coolest of PC vendors, but a new launch in Japan promises to change all that in an instant.
Fans of all things wireless will be pleased to hear that the world's first 4G mobile phone network is on schedule to launch next year regardless of who backs it.
If you were in Tokyo this week and popped into the Digital Publishing Fair just outside the capital city, you may have been surprised to spot some rather daring 'tribute' products.
As old-fashioned CRT television become rapidly redundant and are replaced by LCDs and plasma displays a new problem has arisen in terms of what to do with the bulky old sets.
After our quick look yesterday at the first day of sales of the new iPhone 3G S in the UK, the US joined the party with bigger-than-expected crowds eager to snap up the new handset.
With the advent of iPhone OS 3.0 and its support for paying for applications by monthly subscription, we've already seen the first pay-as-you-go app hit the headlines for all the wrong reasons.
If a planned Japanese experiment using mobile phones to track disease carriers proves successful it could help limit pandemics like the current swine flu outbreak.
Remember that notion that the cheapest version of Windows 7 would be hobbled so it could run just three applications simultaneously? Well, according to Microsoft, that crazy plan has been scrapped.