Microsoft: plucky underdog or retail road kill? Microsoft opened 2 stores last October in a timid challenge to Apple's hit chain. Storage Bits revisits one and an Apple store to see how it's working out. Location, location, location 50% of the world's Microsoft stores are in Scottsdale Arizona, a mere 120 miles from Storage Bits' mountain home. Monday I revisited the store I … [Read more...] about Store Wars: Microsoft vs Apple
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[Last updated on November 24: Borders] Start counting the days...Black Friday is almost here. Some of us dread it, while others prepare months in advance. Don't forget, even if you're shopping for others, this is probably the best time of year to take care of getting some tech goodies for yourself. If you haven't already marked your calendar for November 26, you should do so … [Read more...] about ZDNet’s Ultimate Black Friday 2010 guide to deals and steals
The folks at TYLT have some cool mobile accessories and recently held a successful Kickstarter campaign for their new Energi+ backpack. I have been using it for a couple of weeks and think the 13 pockets, large internal storage compartment, and 10,400 mAh battery will appeal to the road warrior. Just about everyone on my Sounder train has a backpack of some sort as they commute … [Read more...] about TYLT Energi+ Backpack Review: Power and functionality to please the road warrior
"When I arrived at CERN [European Organization for Nuclear Research], I immediately felt that it was science heaven," Alberto Pace, IT data and storage services group leader, told ZDNet. The challenges he faces here, the home of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), are "unmatched in many areas", he says. Pace and his team get to be part of the most exciting scientific experiment in … [Read more...] about Inside the Large Hadron Collider: How IT powers the greatest experiment in history
posted on 20 Oct 2010, 01:46 0 1. me. (Posts: 28; Member since: 10 Oct 2009) sorry verizon, got to go, tired of waiting .The Droid is wasting all my lunch time till it gets something done. Hope att is good as verizon posted on 12 Jun 2010, 19:58 0 2. wade1968 (Posts: 224; Member since: 12 Apr 2010) me ask about at&t from those who are on AT&T make a pros … [Read more...] about Comments for : AT&T corporate stores are confirmed to open at 7AM for the iPhone 4 launch?
Check out our review of the Apple iPhone 5C smartphone.This week, for the first time ever, Apple is expected to announce not one but two new iPhone models. The rumored “iPhone 5S” will likely be joined by another model, the “iPhone 5C.” You’ll remember the S in iPhone 4S stood for Siri, and the S in 5S may stand for Security, if it comes … [Read more...] about Color? Control? China? What does the C in iPhone 5C stand for?
Retail used to be a lot simpler. If you wanted to sell more headphones, you’d rent a display stand and put more headphones in stores. Maybe you’d take out an advertisement in the newspaper or on TV to ensure that people came into the store. Brick and mortar gave way to online shopping, and then to showrooming, and then to webrooming, but even that’s changing. … [Read more...] about Exclusive: Beaten by Beats, here’s how Monster is reinventing itself
It's the eve of San Diego Comic-Con, the biggest source of entertainment news between the industry and fans, and DC Comics has declared July 23, 2014, Batman Day. And writer Brad Meltzer's retelling of the origin story in "Detective Comics #27" for the event. It's free online and in stores. Get the Free Tracker App to find a Nintendo Switch in Stock Batman's the company's … [Read more...] about Batman Day: Brad Meltzer On Why Batman’s ‘Cultural Shield’ Protects Us All
The highly anticipated ToysRUs Black Friday 2016 sale comes into focus. ToysRUs today announced its stores nationwide will open at 5pm (local time) on Thanksgiving Day, November 24 and remain open through 11pm on Friday, November 25 for 30 hours of continuous shopping. "Our customers have voted at the doors year after year, and they continue to want the option to get an early … [Read more...] about ToysRUs Black Friday 2016 Sale Begins 5pm Thanksgiving And Lasts 30 Hours
With statistics revealing that nearly half of Americans are planning to use a digital device (desktop, laptop, smartphone or tablet) as a primary means of purchasing holiday gifts versus just over 33-percent of folks planning to beat the streets and shop in-store, digital mobile consumerism has clearly come of age. I myself am indelibly on the hunt for great gifts and … [Read more...] about The Luxe List: Holiday Gift Picks 2016