Remember the netbook? If you head to a warehouse club store, you can occasionally still spot them available for sale, but at least one research firm claims the end is nigh for the little notebooks that could(n't).
Plenty of paper has been saved thanks to the iPhone and other portable devices: we no longer need to jot down lists and phone numbers or even snag the daily newspaper. As such, the Little Printer’s concept of bringing paper back into our phone-centric lifestyles feels like a novelty, but it’s hard to turn away such an adorable device. Still, much as we might want the Little Printer in our homes, considering its abundance of charm, we can’t figure out when or why we’d actually need it.
Samsung Electronics may be flying high with US$7.7 billion in profits for the first three months of the year, but all that money may be making the company's chairman a little nervous, if history is any indication.
Many of our readers are probably iPhone owners, so you may have met Thursday's news about Facebook Home with a shrug or even a groan -- after all, what are the odds it will ever come to iOS? (Slim to less than none.) True Facebook junkies will probably be setting their alarm clock early on April 12 to download it anyway. Missed the news? Get caught up with our overnight recap below...
It's always a good day when you wake up and find a shiny new version of your favorite app, and today is that day for Plex for iOS users, with the media player adding mobile server abilities on top of a stack of other improvements.
Oh, Google… now you've gone and done it! The biggest shocker on Wednesday was tucked away inside a blog post detailing a number of lesser services the search giant decided were no longer relevant, but the tech world wasted no time lamenting the loss of Google Reader, which the company plans to give a dirt nap on July 1. The petitions to keep it alive are already out in full force, but something tells us Google won't be changing its mind on this one...
Drinking and driving is no laughing matter, but how can casual drinkers know when they've had too much to be on the road? Starting this summer, they'll be able to plug the Breathometer into their iPhone and find out immediately.