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January 14, 2013 at 9:39 AM

CES: Finding console clues – a PlayStation 4K?

With all the hoopla at last week’s Consumer Electronics Show, you’d never guess it was missing a few hugely important products that are about to be released by two of the industry’s biggest players. I’m talking about new versions of Microsoft’s Xbox and Sony’s PlayStation that are expected to debut later this year. They’re potentially the…


Comments | Topics: 4K TV, Bill Gates, ces

October 29, 2012 at 2:11 PM

Apple iOS chief Forstall leaving in shakeup

Apparently there has also been a storm in Cupertino, Calif. Apple today abruptly announced a reorganization of its executive ranks that includes the departure of Scott Forstall, head of its iOS mobile software group. Forstall will be an adviser to Chief Executive Tim Cook until he leaves the company next year. Forstall — who grew up in…


Comments | Topics: Apple, apple, iOS

October 8, 2012 at 10:10 AM

With Wii U, Nintendo reimagines TV interface

At first, you might think Nintendo is flat-out crazy. The company is launching a new $300 game console amid the biggest slump in video-game sales in years. It’s also taking on Apple, Microsoft, Google, and everyone else selling new Web tablets this holiday season. The defining feature of Nintendo’s new Wii U is its GamePad controller —…


Comments | Topics: apple tv, Digital media, digital TV

September 13, 2012 at 8:09 AM

Nintendo Wii U out Nov. 18, starts at $300 (updated with video)

Nintendo finally revealed details of its upcoming Wii U, which will start the next generation of video game consoles amid growing competition from online and mobile games. The company will begin selling the console – which features a tablet-like controller with a 6.2-inch touchscreen – on Nov. 18 for $300. That’s for a model with…


Comments | Topics: call of duty black ops II, Gadgets & products, Games & entertainment

September 10, 2012 at 9:43 AM

Thoughts on Amazon’s new Kindles: Ads, phones and more

SANTA MONICA, Calif. — Here are six more thoughts on’s Kindle launch — one for every new model the ambitious Seattle tech giant introduced at Thursday’s launch gala inside an airplane hangar here. Don’t dismiss the rumors of a Kindle smartphone just yet. It’s still early days for Amazon’s Kindle business, which could release phones and…


Comments | Topics: "with offers", 4G, ads

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