Daily Archives: February 7, 2011

Taiwanese handset maker HTC began 2011 with an announcement at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas of three flavours of 4G phones for the leading operators in the US. The Thunderbolt should appear on Verizon’s LTE network by the spring, Sprint’s Wimax network will feature the Evo Shift and AT&T ‘s HSPA+ network has the Inspire from February 13. I have been testing the Inspire, which is very similar to the Desire HD, available in Europe and Asia. Read more

HP launched a new version of its TouchSmart PC today with a striking reclining screen. The ability to pitch the 610’s 23-inch touchscreen to a 60-degree angle makes for a new, more comfortable computing experience.

It’s an ideal machine for a kitchen and I spent a few hours playing in mine with the 610 over the weekend and will have a full review in this Friday’s Personal Technology column in the FT.  A first look on video is after the jump. Read more

The first week of The Daily, Rupert Murdoch’s iPad-only newspaper has crystallised my evolving view of what does, and does not, make for a successful news publication on the tablet.

From around the web:

  • TechCrunch has gathered all of the tech company advertising that appeared during the Super Bowl.
  • The New York Times reports that Yahoo plans to announce “a publishing platform for applications that would let users get personalized content on their phones and other mobile devices.”

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