GO
Loading...

Consumer Electronics

More

  • Did Sony Reveal Enough to Hype PlayStation 4? Thursday, 21 Feb 2013 | 3:05 AM ET
    Marc Cerny, lead architect of PlaySation 4, introduces the BioShock4, the new controller for Sony's PlayStation 4 at a news conference February 20, 2013 in New York.

    The unveiling of Sony's highly anticipated PlayStation 4 (PS4) – its first video game console in seven years – may be touted as a major step in turning around the struggling tech giant's fortunes, but one analyst said the firm didn't reveal enough.

  • Will the PlayStation 4 Give Sony the Boost It Needs? Saturday, 16 Feb 2013 | 1:16 AM ET
    Marc Cerny, lead architect of PlaySation 4, introduces the BioShock4, the new controller for Sony's PlayStation 4 at a news conference February 20, 2013 in New York.

    The launch of PlayStation 4 this week is more than the start of a new cycle for Sony, it's an essential step in rebuilding the firm as a corporation.

  • Dell CEO Agrees to Lower Shares' Value to Push Buyout Thursday, 14 Feb 2013 | 1:50 PM ET

    Dell Chief Executive Michael Dell, aiming to clinch a $24.4 billion deal to take the No. 3 PC maker private, has agreed to value his 16 percent stake about 2 percent below the offer price.

  • Apple Smartwatch Beyond 'Experimentation Phase': Report Wednesday, 13 Feb 2013 | 10:40 AM ET

    Apple has 100 employees working on a smartwatch, signaling that the company is past the experimental period in creating the new device, according to a recent report.

  • The Future of Pizza Lies in Mobile Phones Tuesday, 12 Feb 2013 | 10:55 PM ET

    Mobile devices and other digital platforms are the future of pizza, with a growing number of Australians and New Zealanders using their mobile phones to make an order.

  • Samsung Emerges as a Potent Rival to Apple’s Cool Monday, 11 Feb 2013 | 5:58 AM ET

    The South Korean manufacturer's Galaxy S III smartphone is the first device to run neck and neck with Apple's iPhone in sales. The NYT Reports.

  • Apple and Samsung, Frenemies for Life Sunday, 10 Feb 2013 | 9:11 AM ET
    An Apple iPad 2 and iPhone 4S smartphone, left, and a Samsung Electronics Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet computer and Galaxy S III smartphone.

    Samsung starts gaining market share, hurting Apple Inc's margins and stock price and threatening its reign as the king of cool in consumer electronics.

  • Marco Rubio Said What?     Thursday, 7 Feb 2013 | 2:48 PM ET

    Florida Senator Marco Rubio tweeted one reason why he might be choosing Samsung over Apple.

  • E-Cigarettes: Escaping the Smoke Wednesday, 6 Feb 2013 | 11:31 AM ET

    Smokers seeking alternatives to cigarettes have found cause for optimism in electronic cigarettes, which use vapor to simulate tobacco smoke, and look and feel almost like the real thing, minus the unpleasant smoke, odor and ash.

  • A customer shops for a video game to purchase.

    Why things don't look good for the videogame industry.

  • Gaming China: Easing Rules Won't Help US Makers Saturday, 2 Feb 2013 | 4:48 PM ET

    Analysts say the potential impact on major U.S. video game publishers will likely be minimal from China lifting its ban on video game consoles.

  • Sony Playstation Meeting Ignites Talk of PS4 Friday, 1 Feb 2013 | 3:08 AM ET
    A DualShock 3 wireless controller for Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.'s PlayStation 3 (PS3).

    Sony will this month host its first major Playstation meeting in two years, sparking a flare-up in online speculation the Japanese consumer electronics giant is preparing to unveil the successor to its 70 million-selling PS3 games console. Sony declined to say whether it would release a new product at the meeting in New York on Feb. 20. "

  • Sharp Rebounds, Makes a Profit in December Quarter Friday, 1 Feb 2013 | 1:47 AM ET

    Sharp rebounded to a third-quarter operating profit on Friday, improving the bailed-out consumer electroncs maker's chances of convincing lenders and shareholders that it is a viable company.

  • Could the BlackBerry Be 'Cool' Again?     Wednesday, 30 Jan 2013 | 3:13 PM ET

    CNBC's Jon Fortt offers insight on his interview with Research In Motion's CEO Thorsten Heins on the day his company launched its BlackBerry 10. Discussing their take on its new product, and the stock's future, with Tim Stevens, Engadget; Michael Copeland, WIRED; and Michael Genovese, MKM Partners.

  • Herb on the Street: Death of the Camera?     Wednesday, 30 Jan 2013 | 2:47 PM ET

    Sales of "point-and-shoot" digital cameras are declining as investors shift to smartphones, with CNBC's Herb Greenberg.

  • CNBC's Jon Fortt speaks to Research In Motion's CEO Thorsten Heins about the company's BlackBerry 10 launch, his expectations for 2013 in the competitive mobile industry, and plans for the tablet market.

  • Unveiling of BlackBerry 10     Wednesday, 30 Jan 2013 | 1:10 PM ET

    CNBC's Jon Fortt reports the BlackBerry 10 is taking direct aim at Apple's iPhone and Google's Android; and Shaw Wu, Sterne Agee senior technology analyst, discusses where the stock could be headed now.

  • RIM's 'Moment of Truth'     Wednesday, 30 Jan 2013 | 12:15 PM ET

    Discussing the rally's next leg, with Michael Ryan, UBS Wealth Management; and the new BlackBerry has finally arrived, with CNBC's Jon Fortt; and Don Yacktman, Yacktman Asset Management, shares his take on Research in Motion's new product and whether it can succeed in its "moment of truth."

  • Has Apple Lost Its Cool Factor? Tuesday, 29 Jan 2013 | 3:55 PM ET
    An employee shows an Apple's iPhone 4s (L) and a Samsung's Galaxy S3 (R).

    Has Apple lost its edge with the college crowd? Jane Wells headed to California State University to find out what the students had to say.

  • New iPad: Good, Bad & the Ugly     Tuesday, 29 Jan 2013 | 11:03 AM ET

    CNBC's Jon Fortt reports Apple's new iPad with 128GB storage capacity is likely to be good for Apple's margins because its price at $800 is $300 higher than its basic iPad. Dan Ackerman, CNET.com senior editor, shares his opinions.