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Entries by Bianca Bosker from 01/2010

Apple Tablet Rumors (UPDATED): The Ultimate Guide To 'iTablet' Talk (PICTURES)

Posted 01.01.2010 | Technology

UPDATED 1/27/2010 7:45 AM ET: Apple is expected to announce its Apple 'iTablet' today. Follow the 'iTablet' Apple Tablet event on Twitter here. We'll...

Beautiful People Dating Site Axes 5,000 Members For Gaining Weight Over Holidays

Posted 01.04.2010 | Technology

Dating and social network site BeautifulPeople.com has axed some 5,000 members following complaints that they had gained weight. The members were s...

How The 'Apple Tablet' Could Revolutionize Media

Posted 01.04.2010 | Technology

Apple's tablet has the potential to change the way we consume and pay for media--many different types of media--as substantially as the company revolu...

Virtual Space Station Auctioned Off For $330,000 In Real Money

Posted 01.04.2010 | Technology

Sold: One virtual space station for $330,000 in real money. It may sound insane, but the buyers and sellers here clearly believe there's gold in the v...

Bono Internet Policing Idea Draws Fire

Posted 01.04.2010 | Technology

Bono, frontman of rock band U2, has warned the film industry not to make the same mistakes with file-sharing that have dogged the music industry. W...

iPhone TV Remote To Debut At CES

Posted 01.04.2010 | Technology

L5 Technology is using this week's CES trade show in Las Vegas to debut the L5 Remote, a $50 accessory (paired with a free application) that turns you...

Hydrofill Converts Water Into Power For Your Gadgets

Posted 01.04.2010 | Technology

The HydroFill extracts hydrogen gas from water and stores it in Hydrostik cartridges with a metal alloy that absorbs the hydrogen. To then charge elec...

Nokia Asks ITC To Ban iPhone, iPod, MacBook Imports, Files New Lawsuit Against Apple

Posted 01.04.2010 | Technology

Looks like Nokia is going all-out in its patent fight with Apple: in addition to the lawsuit it's filed over GSM standards and last week's Internation...

Consumer Electronics Show 2010: What Awesome New Tech To Expect

Posted 01.04.2010 | Technology

The great and the good from the world of gadgets will be heading to Las Vegas next week for the Consumer Electronics Show. But what new technology can...

Skiff Reader: The Largest Yet Thinnest eBook Reader To Date

Posted 01.04.2010 | Technology

It's bigger than any Kindle or device from B&N. Optimized for magazines and newspapers, the Skiff Reader offers a durable 11.5-inch (1600 x 1200) "Met...

Major Apple Product Announcement Set For January 27, Source Says

Posted 01.04.2010 | Technology

So that rumored Apple event everyone's been jawing about these past few weeks? It's on and it's going to be a big deal. Sources in position to know...

NASA Kepler Telescope Discovers Mystery Space Objects

Posted 01.04.2010 | Technology

WASHINGTON — NASA's new planet-hunting telescope has found two mystery objects that are too hot to be planets and too small to be stars. The Ke...

Apple To Ship Tablet Device In March, WSJ Reports

Posted 01.04.2010 | Technology

The Wall Street Journal reports that Apple is planning to ship a tablet device in March, following the unveiling of the new device in January. Apple...

Apple To Buy Quattro Wireless For $275 Million: RUMOR

Posted 01.05.2010 | Technology

Apple is set to announce that it has acquired Quattro Wireless for $275 million, several sources confirmed....

Nexus One Review: Google Phone "Just Another Android Smartphone"

Posted 01.05.2010 | Technology

The device, a Snapdragon-powered, HTC-built phone looks -- on paper, at least -- like the ultimate Android handset, combining a newly tweaked and tigh...

FTC To Probe Cloud Computing's Security, Privacy Implications

Posted 01.05.2010 | Technology

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is investigating the privacy and security implications of cloud computing, according to a recent filing with the Fe...

Nexus One RELEASE: Google Phone Goes On Sale

Posted 01.05.2010 | Technology

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — It's official: Google Inc. will sell its own mobile phone in an effort to protect its online advertising empire as peopl...

Child Finds Penis Picture On Used PSP Christmas Gift

Posted 01.05.2010 | Technology

Ten-year-old Kade Goodman's coveted Christmas gift from his father, a PSP gaming system, came with a rude shock: a picture of a penis. KETV reports...

New Device Prints Human Organs, Tissue

Posted 01.05.2010 | Technology

Print-on-demand technology -- utilized by companies like Vistaprint and CafePress -- has become widely implemented over the last decade as digital pri...

Use A Magic Mouse To Control The iPhone (VIDEO)

Posted 01.05.2010 | Technology

The iPhone's touchscreen was made to work with your fingers--but what if you wanted to use a mouse with the handset, instead of poking it? Good new...

Nexus One REVIEW (PHOTOS, VIDEO, UPDATED): The "Best Android Phone To Date"

Posted 01.05.2010 | Technology

*See photos below* UPDATE 1/5/10 2:05PM ET: Looking for a Nexus One review now that Google has officially unveiled its new phone? We've got the scoop...

Discovery, Imax, Sony To Form 3D TV Channel

Posted 01.05.2010 | Media

Discovery, Imax and Sony are forming a joint venture for a 3-D television channel, two people with knowledge of the deal said Tuesday. The joint ve...

ESPN To Launch 3D Network In June

Posted 01.05.2010 | Media

NEW YORK — ESPN is looking to ride one of the next big waves in consumer electronics with a new 3-D sports channel. The network, owned by the W...

Banned Words Of 2010: 15 Terms That Should Be Banished This Year

Posted 01.05.2010 | Books

Here's another New Year's resolution to add to your list: scrub 15 "overused" and "useless" words from your vocabulary. Lake Superior State Universi...

Eye-Fi Pro X2: Self-Erasing Photo Memory Card Wirelessly Uploads Pics

Posted 01.05.2010 | Technology

Eye-Fi is unveiling its new generation of photo memory cards that can automatically upload photos to web sites directly from digital cameras. The c...