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Technology 05 Apr 2010 | 12:00 AM

The iPad in consumer hands now

b>SAN FRANCISCO:/bThe iPad has landed on store shelves in the United States.

Technology 05 Apr 2010 | 12:00 AM

How Apple’s iPad measures up

b>SAN FRANCISCO:/bApple Inc says its tablet-style iPad computer represents a whole new category of consumer-electronic devices, ideal for watching videos, surfing the Internet and reading electronic books.

Technology 09 Apr 2010 | 12:00 AM

Computers can read minds now

b>NEW YORK:/bMind reading may no longer be the domain of psychics and fortune tellers - now some computers can do it, too

Technology 22 Apr 2010 | 12:00 AM

Facebook widens reach to tailor broader Web

b>NEW YORK/b>: Facebook is spreading its wings to the broader Web with new tools that will allow users to see personalised versions of websites they visit elsewhere.

Technology 27 Apr 2010 | 12:00 AM

‘The Internet will fail’ and other erroneous tech predictions

IN 1995 American astronomer and author Clifford Stoll told the world that 'The truth i[s] no online database will replace your daily newspaper, no CD-ROM can take the place of a competent teacher and no computer network will change the way government works.'

Technology 30 Apr 2010 | 12:00 AM

Colour, animated E-Ink is on the way

AMONG the many e-reading advantages touted by iPad converts are the device's abilities to run animation and display full-colour images. But don't give up on E-Ink readers just yet: The next generation of E-Ink will up the e-reader ante, reports tech journal i>The Red Ferret/i>, following a conversation with E-Ink vice-president of marketing Sriram Peruvemba.

Technology 25 May 2010 | 12:00 AM

Japanese team finds material that could make super disc

b>TOKYO/b>: A Japanese research team has found a material that could be used to make a low-price super disc with data storage capacity thousands of times greater than a DVD, the lead scientist said.

Technology 31 May 2010 | 12:00 AM

Acer unveils e-book reader

b>BEIJING:/bThanks to the Amazon Kindle and Apple iPad, e-books are gaining in popularity and with hundreds of new titles coming out every day and the latest company to enter the fray is Acer, with its LumiRead e-book.

Technology 01 Jun 2010 | 12:00 AM

AsusTek unveils tablet computer

b>TAIPEI:/bTaiwan's AsusTek Computer Inc unveiled a tablet computer that runs on Microsoft's Windows 7 operating system, joining a slew of manufacturers trying to tap demand for the sleek devices following Apple's launch of the iPad.

Technology 08 Jun 2010 | 12:00 AM

HP injecting Internet technology into printers

b>SAN FRANCISCO/b>: The rise of smartphones has presented Hewlett-Packard with a problem.