Google launched a new cloud-based music and video service Tuesday, but it may not be enough to compete with Apple's digital behemoth.
As tablets and other mobile devices get more popular, the Techmate team wonders if it's a fad or the end of the PC.
Fortune's Michael Copeland says the new iPad has enough features to keep it ahead of other tablets like the Motorola Xoom.
Hewlett-Packard's WebOS gives it flexibility to get away from Microsoft's Windows operating system on its products.
Hewlett-Packard unveils its upcoming webOS tablets and says the software will soon run on its PCs as well.
The movie rental company has focused on cheaper, older films for its streaming catalog to keep costs down.
Motorola's Atrix stole the show at CES this year, while T-Pain's mic and weight-loss body shakers left attendees going "huh?"
In the battle for the hearts and minds of the Techmate crew this Christmas, Apple wins while Cisco's Umi flops.
By partnering with Facebook, MySpace is outsourcing its social features to current champion of the social-Web.
CEO Steve Jobs called Apple TV a hobby, but the Techmate guys think the revamped product could become a hit with consumers.
The Techmate guys discuss whether Apple's latest iPod offerings are enough to reverse declining sales of the portable music player.
The chipmaker looks to bolster its mobile footing by acquiring the security software company.
While still dominant in search, and gaining in mobile, Google's stock has been relatively flat for several years.
The company cut its KIN touch-screen cell phone line weeks after its launch, and shutters its Bing cashback shopping program.
Amazon, Apple and Barnes and Noble each feature eBook readers targeted to different types of consumers.
The chipmaker has dominated the PC market for decades, but lags behind Apple, Nvidia and Qualcomm with its mobile processors.
Your future office may have touch walls, motion-sensing computers and a desk made of touch screens.
Fortune's Jon Fortt and Philip Elmer-DeWitt discuss Apple's shift away from desktops to portable computing including the iPhone and iPad.
Apple's competitors may release tablet computers this fall, but they will struggle to beat Apple's software and services.
Between free WiFi at the ballpark, high-tech scouting and dynamic ticket pricing, the Giants are embracing technology.
As workers spend more time on Facebook and Linkedin, companies are developing social-networking services for the office.
Mark Zuckerberg defends his website's practices as he unveils new, simpler tools.
Steve Ballmer says his company's approach to tablets is based around Windows 7, not the upcoming Windows Phone 7 OS.
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer explains why he thinks Google's mobile strategy is flawed.
Intel CEO Paul Otellini and Logitech CEO Gerald Quindlen explain why they think Google's TV service will not repeat past web tv failures.
The tech giant unveils a new open-source video codec and throws its support behind HTML5 at its Google I/O conference.
Google's recent acquisition of mobile ad startup AdMob is drawing a lengthy review from the Federal Trade Commission.
Steve Jobs writes Adobe's Flash off as lame technology, unwelcome on Apple's iPhone and iPad.
Apple's iPhone and a stable of phones running Google's Android OS may threaten the survival of the Blackberry.
The recently found iPhone prototype spurred Fortune's Michael Copeland to ruminate on what tech gizmos he'd like to find at a bar.
Mark Pincus, CEO of social-gaming startup Zynga, says Facebook's approach to the Web puts it up against Google.
In its quest for Internet dominance, Facebook unveils new tools that make it easier for users to 'like' everything.
Fortune's Michael Copeland expects Apple's good earnings run to continue with strong iPad sales and a new iPhone on the horizon.
Now that 2010's Fortune 500 list is out, Techmate debates which companies are likely to rise or fall on the list in 2015.
Apple's new iPhone operating system has multitasking capabilities and potentially lucrative in-app advertising.
Pandora founder, Tim Westergren, shows off his new app and discusses why the iPad will bring his company a new audience.
Apple loyalists are clamoring for their iPads, but it's unclear how normal users will take to the tablet.
Both software platforms foster innovation, but in a different way.
CEO Jeff Weiner says his online network is targeting half-a-billion professionals.
The Techmate crew debates whether the search giant will pull out over China censorship, spying and hacking concerns.
Techmate tackles Apple iPad pre-orders, Cisco's new router hype, and how Pink Floyd may change digital music.
Web-conferencing software and cheap digital video cameras are reducing the need for costly business travel.
Computer maker's shares fall more than 5% after the company reports a drop in fiscal fourth-quarter earnings.
The Techmate guys are not fans of Google Buzz, the search company's latest foray into social networking.
The Techmate guys discuss phone makers latest plans to try and knock out the iPhone plus the ongoing mess at MySpace.
The Techmate guys break down what Apple's newest gadget and ponder who the target market is for the iPad.
Fortune's Jon Fortt and Philip Elmer-DeWitt discuss whether Apple's tablet was worth the wait.
The internet is abuzz with rumors of Apple's tablet, but will tablets live up to the hype?
FCC chief says the popular devices use fifty times more wireless spectrum than older phones.
New features on the company's upcoming smartphones allow the handsets to function as wireless broadband routers.