RIM Swings To A Q4 2012 Loss, Sees Several Execs Depart

March 31, 2012

Things aren’t looking up for RIM, but then again, everyone already knew that. Research In Motion is continuing their slide, with their Q4 2012 earnings report making official the expectation that things weren’t rosy in Waterloo. Along with reporting a net loss of $125 million for the quarter, the company only sold ~11 million BlackBerry […]

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Google To Sell Partner Tablets Directly

March 31, 2012

Remember when Google sold the original Nexus One smartphone directly from their website? It was a short-lived experiment, as the company determined they weren’t ready (or willing, perhaps) to install the support infrastructure needed to properly serve customers and provide tech support for the phone. But now, with Android tablets falling well…

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LG Begins Mass Production Of World’s First Flexible E-Paper Display

March 31, 2012

LG has officially begun the process of mass producing the world’s first plastic electronic paper display (EPD) that is designed to be used in eBooks. LG’s EPD measures 6 inches and offers a resolution of 1024×768. This display offers a paper-like reading experience on a plastic substrate that is as slim as cell phone protection […]

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Half Of US Mobile Subscribers Have A Smartphone

March 31, 2012

According to new data from Nielsen, half of all mobile phone subscribers in the United States have a smartphone. Nielsen’s data shows a significant growth in smartphone adoption over the past few years. Approximately one year ago, smartphone penetration was found to be at 36 percent. Recent data from Nielsen that was compiled through February…

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New RIM CEO Fires Top Executives, Reports Massive Losses, Kills Future Guidance

March 31, 2012

When RIM fired its previous team of co-CEOs, Jim Balsillie and Mike Lazaridis, but replaced them with quiet insider Thorsten Heins, there was concern that the latter was too closely wedded to RIM’s old guard to be able to deliver the kind of change the company needs. That idea has just been chucked squarely out […]

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Hot Deals of the Day: Dell Vostro Notebook, Inspiron Desktop, Linksys Router and More

March 31, 2012

We know many of you are counting down the minutes until the end of the work day on this final Friday in March, but before you rush out and get your party on, we’ve got a fresh batch of HOT deals for you, courtesy of our friends at LogicBuy. On tap for your all today, […]

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MasterCard Investigating "Massive" Data Breach, Visa Affected Too

March 31, 2012

As you head into the weekend getting ready to party and celebrate the end of another long and grueling work week, take some time to keep tabs on your MasterCard and Visa accounts. If you don’t, you could be in for a rude awakening when you go to pay for drinks and find out that […]

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49: HotHardware’s Two and A Half Geeks Webcast – March 30, 2012

March 31, 2012

In this latest episode of HotHardware’s Two and Half Geeks, Marco and Iyaz discuss our recent reviews of the Lenovo IdeaPad U300s ultrabook, the new Apple iPad, AMD’s FirePro V3900 pro graphics card, and iBuyPower’s Erebus GT gaming PC. They also talk about, NVIDIA’s new GeForce GTX 680 and GT 640M GPUs based on the […]

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Need More Storage? Hard Drive Prices Reportedly Set to Drop Next Month

March 31, 2012

Are you starting to run low on storage space? Before you bite the bullet and pay an inflated price for another hard drive to store your expanding collection of lolcats or whatever else it is that’s hogging your HDD, you might want to consider hanging tight for another month. If you can, you could end […]

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HP Folio 13 Pops Up at Walmart for $798

March 31, 2012

Intel has never been bashful about the fact that it envisions Ultrabooks selling for less than a grand, and as time goes on, we’re starting to see more and more models hit that sub-$1,000 price point. One of the better looking deals out there can be found at Walmart, where you can pick up a […]

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