U.S. toy giant Toys R Us is getting into the
burgeoning market for tablet computers with a new device aimed
squarely at kids, the company announced Monday.
Amazon announced its latest line of e-readers, notably the Kindle Fire HD (in two sizes) and a new, souped-up Kindle Fire at a reduced price point from the original. However, media sources soon confirmed that with the more-affordable Kindle Fire and the new HD tablets came mandatory advertisements. CNET has confirmed, however, that after about a day of widespread negative social media feedback, Amazon has changed its position.
Your teenager says he needs an iPhone. Naturally. While you may think Apple's smartphone sounds like more of a "want" than a "need," it's not as crazy or as expensive a request as it sounds.
Amazon's new Kindle Fire HD boasts a much more vibrant screen than the original tablet that came out about a year ago.
Amazon is planning two new versions of its Kindle Fire tablet to be announced next week, including an advertising supported model that will be offered to users at a substantial discount, The Wall Street Journal reported Friday.
Amazon says its Kindle Fire tablet is sold out, ahead of a Sept. 6 event at which it is widely expected to unveil a new version of the device.
Amazon has sold out of its Kindle Fire
tablet, the web retailer announced Thursday, just days before it is
expected to announce a new version of the popular mobile gadget.
Wisconsin voters registering to vote at the polls in November will be able to display a utility bill or bank statement on their smartphone or computer screen to prove their address, state election officials decided Tuesday.
After a hail of bullets erupted on a busy morning in front of the Empire State Building last week, many people found themselves with a front-row seat to the grisly crime scene, whether they liked it or not.
It's a common sight at concerts in the modern technology era -- smartphones are no longer merely an accessory to make a phone call or send a text. At concerts, they're seemingly a necessity -- a vessel to capture a few minutes of musical history for some or, for others, a reason to brag to friends on social media. But what most concertgoers may not realize is that the two-minute video they posted might be breaking the law.
Posts from the social media service Twitter are providing researchers at the University of Wisconsin-Madison a new way to study bullying among kids, the school said Wednesday.
From January through April of this year, online thieves have stolen more than 12 million pieces of personal information, a 200 percent increase since 2010.
Cerebral palsy leaves Tynesha unable to vocalize, so she uses the application TouchChat, one of many text to speech programs available on the iPad. Previously, Tynesha would type her responses onto her cell phone in text form for people to read, which was difficult and time-consuming.
Consumers aren't very interested in using social media like Facebook and Twitter through vehicle systems, according to previously unpublished research discussed Wednesday at a conference in Novi.
Just after midnight, Blizzard announced "Diablo III Now Live--Evil is Back," and fans voracious for the third game in the classic Diablo series could finally satisfy their dungeon-crawling needs. But rather than being treated to the paradise of hacking and slashing through virtual hell, Diablo III fans were subjected to a different kind of hell.