Stories by Jared Newman

BlackBerry 10 devices are probably dead

BlackBerry has stopped producing phones with its in-house operating system as the company focuses on a more secure Android.

Written by Jared Newman12 April 16 02:55

Blackberry CEO: Tablets are doomed

Blackberry CEO Thorsten Heins has made a bold prediction:Tablets don't have much of a future.

Written by Jared Newman30 April 13 17:48

Four challenges Facebook will face after the IPO

When Facebook goes public, it will enter a new world full of shareholder meetings, earnings reports, and the constant pressure to turn an increasingly bigger profit. But the Facebook IPO isn't just about making money; it's also about expanding the network, in pursuit of Mark Zuckerberg's vision of a more connected world. With that in mind, here are four challenges Facebook will face after its public offering is complete:

Written by Jared Newman16 May 12 07:07

Kindle Fire dominates US Android tablet sales

Never underestimate the power of a cheap, well-marketed tablet like Amazon's Kindle Fire. According to Comscore, the Kindle Fire accounts for 54.4 percent of Android tablets sold in the United States.

Written by Jared Newman28 April 12 10:21

Windows 8 tablets: What we think we know

With the launch of Apple's new iPad out of the way, it's time to look ahead to the next big tablet launch on the horizon.

Written by Jared Newman17 March 12 06:23

123456: The worst passwords of 2011

Internet users never learn. No matter how many times we hear about obvious, hackable passwords, people keep using them. And the situation doesn't seem to be getting better.

Written by Jared Newman19 Nov. 11 07:24

What smartphones will be like in 2012

Since the advent of the first modern smartphone--arguably the original Apple iPhone in 2007--the power of these mobile computing devices that also happen to make phone calls has advanced by leaps and bounds.

Written by Jared Newman12 Nov. 11 01:31

Apple's iPhone 4S battery troubles now joined by new problems

Apple says it's still investigating battery drain issues with the iPhone 4S after some users complained that the iOS 5.0.1 update didn't solve their problems. But now Apple is facing new gripes that the iOS 5.0.1 update is causing more problems with the iPhone 4S including; microphone failures, Wi-Fi signal loss, and cellular network reception issues, according to reports.

Written by Jared Newman12 Nov. 11 07:45