|In its mission to remain relevant in the age of Apple's (AAPL) iPhone and Research in Motion's (RIMM) BlackBerry, Palm (PALM) has begun offering the Centro smartphone through Sprint (S). After a 90-day exclusive period with that carrier, the phone might be available through the other majors, Verizon Wireless (VZ), AT&T (T) and T-Mobile (DT). Will it be enough to put the shine back on Palm? View the gallery, and judge for yourself. || NEXT>>|
LOUD AND CLEAR. Thanks to top-sellers like Motorola (MOT), Research in Motion (RIMM) and Apple (AAPL), Bluetooth wireless technology has finally come into its own as a means of connecting gadgets. From a Microsoft (MSFT) mouse with a built-in laser pointer to a Plantronics (PLT) headset that juggles music and calls, take a look at what gear is likely to start turning heads ... and emptying wallets. || NEXT>>Jon Fortt - Sep 13, 2007 9:15 AM ET
(1/9) SILVER AND BLACK. Seagate (STX), the largest maker of hard drives, today unveiled a line of Maxtor OneTouch 4 drives that bring some style to home data storage ($100 - $360). The drives, which work both with Apple's (AAPL) Macs and with PCs running Microsoft (MSFT) Windows, are the latest example of the company's determination to distance itself from competitors such as Western Digital (WDC). How? By becoming MOREJon Fortt - Sep 6, 2007 9:38 AM ET
(1/5) VIEW THE GALLERY. Apple (AAPL) CEO Steve Jobs on Wednesday brought a new look and new features to the company's most popular iPod. Not only should this give Apple a boost heading into the holiday season, it's an answer to competitors like SanDisk (SNDK), Sony (SNE) and Microsoft (MSFT) who are hoping to whittle away at Apple's market share. The new nano comes in four colors, and MOREJon Fortt - Sep 5, 2007 5:56 PM ET
(1/7) Nokia (NOK) unveiled its line of multimedia phones, its attempt to take Apple (AAPL) and its iPhone and iPod lines head on. Nokia, the global leader in cell phones, has relatively modest share in the U.S. market, where Research in Motion (RIMM) leads in advanced phones and Motorola (MOT) leads overall. Today's announcement also puts the major U.S. carriers, Verizon (VZ), AT&T (T), Sprint (S) and T-Mobile (DT) MOREJon Fortt - Aug 29, 2007 1:30 PM ET
(1/8) IN THIS CORNER. SanDisk (SNDK), the number-two maker of MP3 players, is rolling out its latest challenge to Apple (AAPL) and the iPod: The Sansa Clip, which goes head to head with the iPod shuffle. The Clip is available in September, in black, red, blue and pink. While the shuffle is still smaller and sleeker, the Clip has a tiny screen, a tiny price tag, and other features MOREJon Fortt - Aug 27, 2007 7:42 AM ET
(1/10) Sure, Research in Motion's (RIMM) BlackBerry is a sexy phone today, with availability through major carriers like Verizon Wireless (VZ), AT&T (T), Sprint (S) and T-Mobile (DT). It's also tops in U.S. smartphone market share, defying the excitement around Apple's (AAPL) new iPhone, and Nokia's (NOK) rival devices. But this e-mail masterpiece had humble beginnings ....
|| NEXT>>Jon Fortt - Aug 17, 2007 7:56 AM ET
(1/7) Apple's (AAPL) iPhone might be the latest game-changing cell phone with its touch screen and media-friendly software, but it's by no means the first. Motorola (MOT) had many early breakthroughs, and Palm (PALM) and Research in Motion (RIMM) took it to another level. It all began nearly 25 years ago ....
|| NEXT>>Jon Fortt - Aug 13, 2007 6:00 AM ET
(1/6) On Tuesday, August 7, 2007, Apple (AAPL) introduced iMacs with a new aluminum and glass design.
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