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VIDEO: Smartwatch Maker Basis Reportedly Looking To Sell To Anyone

18 Feb

VIDEO: Smartwatch Maker Basis Reportedly Looking To Sell To Anyone

Basis wants to talk to anyone who will listen. Apple, Google, Samsung and Microsoft are all reportedly in talks to acquire the smartwatch maker.

VIDEO: Google Teams Up With Foxconn For Robotics Efforts

12 Feb

VIDEO: Google Teams Up With Foxconn For Robotics Efforts

Google has paired up with Foxconn, which manufactures Apple iPhones and iPads, on future robotics ventures.

VIDEO: Mossberg’s Swan Song: 20 Years of Personal Tech

18 Dec

VIDEO: Mossberg’s Swan Song: 20 Years of Personal Tech

Remember the Apple Newton? How about Netscape? Even if these products did not last until the present, they left their mark in the evolution of personal technology. For his final WSJ video column, Walt Mossberg takes us through the last 20 years.

VIDEO: U.S. Tech Companies Call For More Controls On Surveillance

10 Dec

VIDEO: U.S. Tech Companies Call For More Controls On Surveillance

Eight major U.S. web companies, including Apple, Google and Facebook, made a joint call on Monday for tighter controls on how governments collect personal data, intensifying the furor over online surveillance.

VIDEO: Mossberg Reviews the Dell Venue 7 Tablet

4 Dec

VIDEO: Mossberg Reviews the Dell Venue 7 Tablet

There is nothing impressive about the Dell Venue 7 tablet except the price. Walt Mossberg tells us that if you’re looking for a tablet that is very affordable but do not mind the more modest features, it may be the tablet for you. (Photo: Dell)

VIDEO: IPad Mini’s Color Range Still A Shade Shy Of The Best

19 Nov

VIDEO: IPad Mini’s Color Range Still A Shade Shy Of The Best

Two new analyses of the Retina iPad mini display reveal that the device has the same color gamut as the now year-old standard iPad mini. That means its color range is narrower than that of not just the iPad Air, but rival tablets like the Nexus 7 and Kindle Fire HDX 8.9. According to Anandtech’s […]

VIDEO: Pfizer’s Prescription For BlackBerry-Using Employees: IPhone And Android

15 Nov

VIDEO: Pfizer’s Prescription For BlackBerry-Using Employees: IPhone And Android

Interim CEO John Chen says BlackBerry isn’t dwelling on the past, but looking to the future . Unfortunately for the languishing smartphone maker, some of its big clients are doing the same, even in spite of Blackberry’s new products. Other companies, like Pfizer, are responding to the uncertainty around Blackberry’s business by beginning to phase […]

VIDEO: Motorola Pitches New Smartphone For Its Affordability

14 Nov

VIDEO: Motorola Pitches New Smartphone For Its Affordability

Google’s Motorola Mobility unit unveiled a lower-cost smartphone Wednesday, seeking to jump-start sales by targeting consumers who can’t afford higher-end devices from bigger rivals. The phone will be sold in more than 30 countries and aims to pack enough power, screen resolution and features to make it a real alternative at an affordable price, said […]

VIDEO: Apple Maps Way More Popular Than Google Maps On iOS

12 Nov

VIDEO: Apple Maps Way More Popular Than Google Maps On iOS

Marketing data shows that despite a bad start, Apple’s Maps app has taken a large chunk out of Google Maps’ user base.

VIDEO: Samsung: Winning Big With Affordable Smartphones

6 Nov

VIDEO: Samsung: Winning Big With Affordable Smartphones

In this year’s list, tech giants like Apple, Microsoft, IBM and Google held their winning positions from 2012, but Samsung made a notable new appearance in the top ten. Samsung increased its brand value by 53% this year and, with $181 billion in revenues, is outperforming even Apple in sales. Short story: make smartphones affordable […]