Microsoft Has Now Sold 60 Million Windows 8 Licenses

It was announced back in November that Microsoft had sold 40 million Windows 8 licenses in one month. It was a pretty impressive figure at the time, and Microsoft was plenty proud of its early success. Now it’s been a…

The AP Will Run Ads (Sponsored Tweets) for Samsung

The Associated Press, one of America’s most venerable news organizations, is selling out its Twitter feed for the very first time. And we can thank Samsung and CES for it. According to the AP, Samsung will be the first company…

CES 2012: Celebrity Appearances Didn’t Actually Do Much Good

Using big name celebrities to push products is usually good marketing strategy. When people see an entertainer they know and like pushing a product, it makes the product more memorable, and makes them more inclined to buy it. Well, that’s…

CES 2012: Samsung Denies That Jobs “Cracked” The iTV

If this year’s Consumer Electronics Show, which ends today, could be said to have a theme, it would have to be HDTVs. New and remarkable TV designs were unveiled by Sony, LG, Samsung, and others. Yet one widely-rumored TV that…

Gaikai Predicts Death Of Game Consoles

What would happen if one of the big three console manufacturers dropped out of the console race? That is what was hinted at CES this week when Nanea Reeves, CPO of Gaikai, predicted that one of the current console makers…

Rupert Murdoch Tweets About MySpace: We Screwed Up In Every Way Possible

Rupert Murdoch is fairly new to the Twitterverse, but his tweets have captured a lot of attention in that short time. He’s out at CES, and has been offering quick little bytes of commentary about it. Here are a few…

CES 2012: Nintendo Shows Off Wii U Console

Nintendo is showing off their forthcoming Wii U console at CES today, according to various reports. It appears that not much has changed since the console was announced at the 2011 E3 conference, but the hands-on experience is generating a…

CES 2012: Samsung Shows Off Transparent LCD Smart Window

Earlier today we covered Samsung’s remarkable new OLED TV. In a year where the newest and best TVs seem to be the unofficial theme of CES, this one stood out from the crowd for its remarkable display technology. Well, it…

CES 2012: Smartphone Integration Reaches Hilarious New Heights

For the business worker who needs a phone in their phone, Nvoxia has you covered. File this one under silly and unnecessary, the Invoxia NVX 610 being shown off at CES combines a desktop phone with an iPod, iPhone or…

CES 2012: Boxee Gets A Facebook App

At CES today Boxee announced the launch of a new Facebook app that will allow users to post their viewing choices to their Facebook Timeline. After two minutes of viewing, Boxee publishes what you’re watching to Facebook, where it shows…

Meet The iPhone Case Made Out Of Space Shuttles

This new iPhone case is out of this world – literally. Divoti, makers of expensive magnetic health bracelets, revealed their new Case Titan for iPhone 4/4S at CES. The case is made out of the same titanium that is used…

CES 2012: Ebay Projects $8 Billion In 2012

Ebay CEO John Donahoe announced at CES 2012 yesterday that “eBay is projecting 2012 global mobile gross merchandise volume (GMV) to surpass $8 billion.” As Zach Walton reported yesterday, Paypal also projects that its payment volume will be $7 billion…

CES 2012: Samsung’s OLED TV Rakes In Awards

There has been no shortage of amazing things on display at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show. The unofficial themes of the show this year have been TVs and thinner gadgets. Some of the biggest buzz, though, has come from Samsung’s…

CES 2012: Education, Innovation Key To Growth

In the midst of the technology gauntlet that is CES, some people still took time out to talk about education and innovation as it relates to the tech industry. A panel of CEOs from Xerox, Ford and Verizon spoke on…

CES 2012: Issa, Wyden Blasting SOPA, Promoting OPEN

Two congressmen are at CES proclaiming the good news of OPEN and the evils of SOPA. PCMag is reporting that Rep. Darrell Issa and Sen. Ron Wyden, co-sponsors of the OPEN Act, are at CES talking about SOPA and how…

CES 2012: E Ink Shows Off New Color Display

Ever since Amazon brought E Ink displays to the world’s attention with the first Kindle reader, e-reader users have been clamoring for color displays on their devices. Now it seems that they might soon get their wish. E Ink has…

iPad 3, iPhone 5 Rumored To Feature Powerful Graphics

When the iPhone 5 and iPad 3 finally are revealed, they could be much more powerful than before. Imagination Technologies announced at CES that they have developed the first IP cores in their PowerVR Series6 GPU core line: the PowerVR…

CES 2012: A Cellphone Powered By A Single AA Battery

Phones today use rechargeable batteries, but SpareOne is bringing back the good ol’ AA. At CES, XPAL Power revealed the SpareOne cell phone that can run for up to 15 years on standby mode. It does through XPAL Power’s patented…

CES 2012: Atlona LinkCast Delivers HD Video To Your TV Wirelessly

Atlona, a company that specializes in digital connectivity technology, announced their new LinkCast system today at CES. The system, which has won an Innovations Design and Engineering Award, transmits HD video signal wirelessly and seamlessly from a variety of devices…

CES 2012: eBay, PayPal Investing Heavily In Mobile Transactions

The mobile payment industry is booming and the eBay company is at the center of it. eBay was involved in two industry panels during CES that discussed the future of digital and mobile payment industries. The company was able to…