Daily Debrief: iPhone 3G woes Video
A high-profile chip designer is leaving IBM for Apple, causing IBM to file a non-compete lawsuit and creating much speculation over Apple's possible renewed interest in the server market. On this Daily Debrief, CNET's Kara Tsuboi and Tom Krazit discuss the clubby world of chip designers, why IBM cares so much and what this hiring could mean for Apple, a company best known for consumer products.
In two weeks, Apple fans will finally be able to get their hands on the iPhone 3G. In Friday's edition of the Daily Debrief, CNET News.com's Kara Tsuboi and Tom Krazit discuss the phone's new activation process and other rumors swirling around out there in the blogosphere.
The first Android smartphone is finally on sale. So how does it compare against the iPhone and what's in it for programmers? Charles Cooper and Kent German get into the details on the CNET News Daily Debrief.
In Thursday's edition of the Daily Debrief, CNET's Kara Tsuboi meets up with CNET Senior Editor Kent German at the CTIA Wireless show at San Francisco's Moscone convention center. German describes the must-have phones of the season, the growing texting trend, and how LG is banking on purple to be the new black.
It's been a month since the debut of Apple's iPhone 3G. CNET's Kara Tsuboi and Tom Krazit discuss the mixed bag of company news since July 11. On one hand, CEO Steve Jobs claims that it has sold $30 million in iPhone applications; on the other, users have complained of sub-par 3G connectivity via AT&T.
If you're planning on waiting in line for a new iPhone 3G on Friday, there are some key items to bring along--aside from snacks and amusements. In Wednesday's edition of the Daily Debrief, CNET News' Kara Tsuboi and Tom Krazit discuss what you can expect in the purchase process, and what a few early reviewers had to say about the phone.
In Thursday's Daily Debrief, CNET News.com's Kara Tsuboi and Dan Farber discuss the state of the company more than four months after Microsoft's takeover bid. What do all the recent staff departures mean and why hasn't Yahoo better articulated its plan to move forward?
In time for the holiday season, Apple CEO Steve Jobs announced new iPod hardware and software upgrades. In Tuesday's edition of the Daily Debrief, CNET's Kara Tsuboi and Tom Krazit discuss the event and the latest announcements. Expect sleeker body iPod designs, enhanced iTunes features, and a software upgrade intended to fix some iPhone glitches.
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.
Quarter after quarter, Apple seems to roll out its strategy of under-promising and then ultimately over-delivering. In Tuesday's edition of the Daily Debrief, CNET News reporters Kara Tsuboi and Tom Krazit discuss the Q2 earnings report and what product revisions Apple will release in the second half of 2008. Here's a hint: hold off on buying that MacBook or iPod Touch.