Daily Debrief: Hot hardware, cell phone trends Video
BlackBerry fans rejoice. For the holiday season, Research In Motion and Verizon Wireless will sell their first touch-screen offering, the Storm. In Wednesday's Daily Debrief, CNET's Kara Tsuboi talks with CNET Reviews senior editor Bonnie Cha about its innovative typing features and how it measures up to Apple's iPhone.
In this edition of the Daily Debrief, CNET's Kara Tsuboi chats with Crave's head writer, Erica Ogg, who has just returned from Ceatec, the giant Japanese electronics show. Hear about the gadgets that blew her mind, trends we can expect to see in stateside, cool robots, and a ramen noodle shop that will leave her pining for next year's show.
On this edition of the Daily Debrief, CNET's Kara Tsuboi talks with senior writer Stephen Shankland about the constantly evolving features on Gmail, Google's Web-based e-mail program. From calendar modules to colored stars to quick access to your Google Docs, Shankland explains how the popular service is trying to become the one-stop shopping landing page to compete with Microsoft and Yahoo.
This fall, smartphone veteran Palm will release the Treo Pro, its latest and long-awaited offering, into the crowded market. In Wednesday's edition of the Daily Debrief, CNET's Kara Tsuboi and Senior Editor Bonnie Cha discuss what consumers can expect from this sleek, updated model and whether this handheld will help the company refresh its image.
In Thursday's edition of the Daily Debrief, CNET'S Kara Tsuboi and Ina Fried discuss Fried's upcoming special report, "Borders of Computing." Earlier this year, Fried traveled to Brazil and Colombia to observe the role technology plays in the lives of average South Americans.
Hoping to put the Microsoft Zune's Wi-Fi capabilities to the test, CNET senior writer Ina Fried traipsed through the city of San Francisco in search of hot spots to download and stream music. On Monday's edition of the Daily Debrief with CNET's Kara Tsuboi, she explains her mixed results but still makes a case for the anti-iPod MP3 player.
After more than a year of anticipation and speculation, Google's Android phone finally has a body to call home. CNET Review's senior editor Bonnie Cha got her hands on the HTC device and gives it an overall favorable review. On this edition of the Daily Debrief, she tells CNET's Kara Tsuboi why the phone has so much potential, but also some clunky hardware designs that limit its ability to compete with Apple's iPhone.
In Thursday's edition of the Daily Debrief, CNET's Kara Tsuboi and Stefanie Olsen discuss the rise in popularity of female bloggers and why one former journalist feels that they need to band together.
On Thursday's edition of the Daily Debrief, CNET's Kara Tsuboi and Ina Fried discuss Microsoft's latest advertising campaign, which not so subtly targets Apple's mocking "I'm a Mac" ads. Don't expect to see Jerry Seinfeld, though, in the new television spots, premiering Thursday evening.
On Monday's edition of the Daily Debrief, Kara Tsuboi and Dawn Kawamoto of CNET News discuss both Carl Icahn's and Microsoft's long-running pursuit of the company and the latest move to oust Yahoo's board.