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  • Canon Intros Slim 12X Zoom Camera, Baby-Friendly Features

    In addition to the ultra-powerful PowerShot G1 X announced this morning at CES 2012, Canon added two pocketable PowerShot point-and-shoots to its lineup today. Both new cameras offer "Intelligent IS," an automated feature that adjusts optical image stabilization according to whether the cameras are capturing in wide-angle, macro, full telephoto, or mounted on a tripod.

  • News: Netflix launches in the UK

    US online movie streaming service Netflix has been made available in the UK and Ireland.

  • News: Sky to integrate Zeebox into its mobile apps

    Sky is to integrate Zeebox, a social media platform for use when watching TV, into its mobile phone apps after purchasing a 10 percent stake in the company.

  • News: iPhone built for China Telecom gains regulator approval

    A version of the Apple's iPhone built for China Telecom's networks has received approval from a Chinese regulator, putting the iconic smartphone closer in the hands of customers of the mobile operator.

  • News: USB 3.0 to reach smartphones, tablets by year end

    USB 3.0 ports will reach smartphones and tablets by the end of the year or early next year, the USB standards setting organization said on Sunday.

  • News: Lenovo gets a jump on Apple in smart TVs

    Lenovo on Sunday announced its first smart TV that will recognize voice commands and run Android 4.0 applications, getting a jump over Apple's rumored pursuit of TVs with advanced features.

  • News: Acer to offer free cloud service, shows super-slim ultrabook

    Acer kicked off the Consumer Electronics Show on Sunday by previewing a free cloud service for storing images and other documents online, and showing a novel ultrabook that hides its I/O ports in a hidden pop-up section at the back.

  • News: Samsung Galaxy Note to get US debut at CES?

    It looks like the Samsung Galaxy Note will be making an appearance at CES after all, complete with AT&T branding.

  • Opinion: 6 Tech Bargains for 2012

    Procrastination is not often a virtue but when it comes to electronics, it often is.

  • News: Sony denies report it will promote No. 2 Kazuo Hirai to run company from April

    Sony on Saturday denied a report that it has decided to promote the head of its consumer product division, Kazuo Hirai, to lead the company from April.

  • News: Weekly Wrap: Remembering 2011, predicting 2012

    Saturday is for lovers. Specifically, lovers of one story at Macworld that can link them back to the best content we published over the past week. And that, dear friends, is the sole raison d'être (literally, "Etre's raisin") for the Weekly Wrap. In fact, since we took last Saturday off, this time we'll wrap up stories from the past two weeks. Of course, that forces us to be even choosier with which articles we choose to highlight, but we're not here to make friends.

  • News: The Week in iPhone Cases: New beginnings

    Welcome to a new year! With the holidays behind us and the 2012 Consumers Electronic Show about to begin, case manufacturers are ramping up their production schedule. Which, of course, means that it's time for another one of Macworld's world-famous iPhone-case roundups.

  • Opinion: Sizzle Turns to Fizzle: Managing CES Expectations

    Next week Las Vegas will be overflowing with media and consumers in town to see vendors from around the world show off cutting edge technology at CES 2012. However, based on recent history, the chance that you'll actually ever see the gadgets in real life -- or that they'll live up to the hype if you do -- seems relatively slim.

  • News: RIM to scrap two more BlackBerry devices?

    BlackBerry maker Research in Motion is rumoured to have scrapped two of the three handsets that it was planning to introduce in 2012, including one that was originally intended to be the first device to run the BlackBerry 10 operating system, formerly known as QNX.

  • News: Nearly 1 in 3 US Households Owns 4 or More TVs

    Sure, smartphones and tablets are nice, but Americans really, really love their TVs. A new Nielsen study shows that almost one in three U.S. households--35.9 million, to be exact--owns four or more televisions.

  • News: Quad-core chips for iOS devices?

    Apple's iOS 5.1 beta seems to contain references to quad-core iPhone and iPad chips.

  • News: Wall Street Beat: Tech may be a bright spot in tough economy

    Tech stocks ended the first trading week of 2012 on an upbeat note even though both Forrester and Gartner this week forecast slowing growth in IT spending, due mainly to concerns about the global economy.

  • News: Six CES 2012 stories to watch

    The six things we'll be following most closely at this year's Consumer Electronics Show.

  • News: Casio develops technology to send data visually between devices

    Casio has developed a new way to send information between smartphones and other gadgets, encoding it visually in small sets of flashing pixels that appear on the screen of one device and are read by the camera of another.

  • Opinion: Barnes & Noble: Pros, Cons of Selling Off Nook

    For a company better known for its box stores than computing boxes, Barnes & Noble has done an impressive job of carving a technological place for itself in the burgeoning e-reader and tablet hardware market. Now it seems the company wants to cash in on all that hard work and take a back seat to companies like Amazon and Apple by spinning off its Nook hardware business, or possibly selling it entirely. Is it a good idea? Is it a dumb idea? Here are some pros and cons.

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