Categories: Portables

Apple iPad Hack Homes in on 'Common Problem' McAfee CTO Says

Posted by: Cliff Edwards on June 11

Though AT&T made headlines when a glitch in its Web site accidentally exposed e-mail addresses of 114,000 iPad owners, such Web-site issues are "common," says McAfee CEO George Kurtz [http://siblog.mcafee.com/cto/i-have-an-ipad%e2%80%a6i-admit-it/]....

The Inspiration behind Netbooks

Posted by: Steve Hamm on December 11

Suddenly, Netbooks are all the rage. Turns out the UMPC (ultramobile) form factors were a bit too small and too expensive to make a mass market, but the Netbook is...

The Crossover year for Portable Computing

Posted by: Steve Hamm on December 08

The long-predicted crossover has arrived. More laptop computers will be sold this year than desktop computers. But it's actually a double-crossover year. Handhelds and other ultra-small devices, in the form...

PC Manufacturers Recall More Sony Batteries

Posted by: Cliff Edwards on October 30

Remember the brouhaha a couple of years ago when Sony took the heat for failing to tell consumers immediately about a problem with its notebook pc batteries? The electronics giants...

Lenovo X300 versus MacBook Air

Posted by: Steve Hamm on February 19

I really lucked out when Steve Jobs announced the MacBook Air at MacWorld. I had been following the development of Lenovo's ThinkPad X300 since it was first conceived back in...

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