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How is Facetime on the iPad 2?

Facetime is one way to take advantage of the iPad 2's new cameras. But how is the video quality?

By Hayley Tsukayama  | March 10, 2011; 4:46 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (6)
Categories:  Apple, Gadgets, Tablets  
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Sony bumps PSPGo back to $200

The price hike is more than a little baffling.

By Hayley Tsukayama  | March 7, 2011; 1:08 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  Gadgets, Gaming  
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Looking back at great tech rumors

In Rob's column this week, he looks at the best ways to evaluate the many, many rumors that circulate about technology and gadgetry. Whether it's the latest tidbit about a much-anticipated gadget or game, a whisper about a new release date or the whiff of a tech-related scandal, the tech-obsessed among us are frantic to get the latest snippet of "news."

By Washington Post Editors  | March 4, 2011; 11:56 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (1)
Categories:  Digital culture, Gadgets, Mac, Microsoft  
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AT&T confirms hotspot feature

AT&T confirmed to CNET on Wednesday that it will be offering the iPhone hotspot feature built into the latest version of iOS to its users after Apple announced that iOS 4.3 will be available for download on March 11

By Hayley Tsukayama  | March 3, 2011; 12:49 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (17)
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Apple slashes original iPad price by $100

Apple, which announced the second-generation of its iPad tablet today has slashed the price of its predecessor, undoubedly hoping to clear out stock.

By Hayley Tsukayama  | March 2, 2011; 3:45 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
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Report: Suppliers say Apple to ship 6.5 million iPads in first quarter of 2011

A report from the Taiwanese tech news site Digitimes indicates that Apple is prepared to take orders for up to 6.5 million first- and second-generation iPads in the first quarter of 2011.

By Hayley Tsukayama  | March 2, 2011; 12:19 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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HP accuses RIM of ripping off WebOS for PlayBook, Hayley Tsukayama , March 2, 2011
Apple's iPad 2: the final rumor roundup, Hayley Tsukayama , March 2, 2011
iPad 2: Will Steve Jobs take the stage?, Hayley Tsukayama , March 1, 2011
Apple COO adds fuel to the cheap iPhone rumor, Hayley Tsukayama , March 1, 2011
AT&T to carry Amazon's 3G Kindle in stores, Hayley Tsukayama , February 28, 2011
Photo of white iPad exterior surfaces, Hayley Tsukayama , February 28, 2011
Sony PSP price drops to $129.99, Hayley Tsukayama , February 25, 2011
Nintendo announces 3DS game lineup for U.S., Hayley Tsukayama , February 23, 2011
Microsoft announces developers kit due this spring, Hayley Tsukayama , February 23, 2011
Verizon vs. AT&T: Which iPhone is faster?, Hayley Tsukayama , February 18, 2011
Report: Apple's new iPhone won't be smaller, just cheaper, Hayley Tsukayama , February 18, 2011
Visa finds a way to make your smartphone an e-wallet , Hayley Tsukayama , February 18, 2011
Lunch break reading: Watson wins big on 'Jeopardy!', Hayley Tsukayama , February 17, 2011
Sony: We will ban any PS3 hackers, Hayley Tsukayama , February 17, 2011
Are Zune's days numbered?, Hayley Tsukayama , February 17, 2011
Angry Birds will be on Windows Phone 7 and in 3D, Hayley Tsukayama , February 16, 2011
iPhone Nano rumors continue to swirl, Hayley Tsukayama , February 14, 2011
Xperia Play will be on Verizon, run Android 2.3, Hayley Tsukayama , February 14, 2011
Report: Apple to introduce cheaper iPhone, Hayley Tsukayama , February 11, 2011
iPad 3 to have Fall 2011 launch? Some say it makes sense, Hayley Tsukayama , February 10, 2011
Verizon iPhone 4 reactions, Hayley Tsukayama , February 10, 2011
Verizon iPhone in stores today, Hayley Tsukayama , February 10, 2011
Verizon iPhone might have antenna problems, too, Hayley Tsukayama , February 9, 2011
Report: iPad 2 in production, Hayley Tsukayama , February 9, 2011
OnStar reads your Facebook feed to you, Hayley Tsukayama , February 8, 2011
Report: Apple to eliminate boxed software?, Hayley Tsukayama , February 8, 2011
Verizon iPhone could have been international, Hayley Tsukayama , February 8, 2011
Verizon iPhone: Review Roundup, Hayley Tsukayama , February 7, 2011
Super Bowl ads: Tech edition, Hayley Tsukayama , February 7, 2011
Atrix to hit stores March 6 for $200 -- $500 with dock, Hayley Tsukayama , February 4, 2011
Super Bowl tech makes the game a social media event, Hayley Tsukayama , February 4, 2011
Xperia Play's first commercial leaked, Hayley Tsukayama , February 3, 2011
Report: New iPad spotted at The Daily launch, Hayley Tsukayama , February 3, 2011
Android Honeycomb debut set for Wednesday, Hayley Tsukayama , January 31, 2011
Report: Atrix docks may sell for $50, $60, Hayley Tsukayama , January 31, 2011
iPhone 4 owner sues Apple over cracked glass case, Hayley Tsukayama , January 28, 2011
Sony reveals new portable, codenamed the NGP, Hayley Tsukayama , January 27, 2011
IRS app tracks refund, gives tax tips, Hayley Tsukayama , January 26, 2011
Ahoy! White Google Nexus S spotted in Germany, Hayley Tsukayama , January 26, 2011
$20 a month for Verizon iPhone hotspot , Hayley Tsukayama , January 26, 2011
Report: Verizon to offer unlimited data plan for $30, Hayley Tsukayama , January 25, 2011
Barnes and Noble may phase out the Nook 3G, Hayley Tsukayama , January 25, 2011
iPhone 5: Top 5 rumors roundup, Hayley Tsukayama , January 24, 2011
Report: Xoom release date is Feb. 17, Hayley Tsukayama , January 24, 2011
Verizon releases first iPhone ad, Hayley Tsukayama , January 21, 2011
Acer says it's not getting rid of netbooks after all, Hayley Tsukayama , January 19, 2011
Nintendo 3DS will hit U.S. stores March 27 for $249.99, Hayley Tsukayama , January 19, 2011
Starbucks mobile payment debuts nationwide today, Hayley Tsukayama , January 19, 2011
Verizon iPhone antenna redesign may solve death grip, Hayley Tsukayama , January 14, 2011
Now that there's a Verizon iPhone, is Sprint next? , Hayley Tsukayama , January 13, 2011
Apple iOS 4.3 has built-in personal hotspot feature, Hayley Tsukayama , January 13, 2011
Sony takes legal action over PS3 hacks, Hayley Tsukayama , January 12, 2011
Verizon iPhone announcement expected Tuesday, Hayley Tsukayama , January 11, 2011
WSJ: Verizon will offer unlimited data plans for iPhone, Hayley Tsukayama , January 10, 2011
CES 2011: Day 3 preview, Hayley Tsukayama , January 8, 2011
Will Verizon announce iPhone next week?, Hayley Tsukayama , January 7, 2011
iPhone 3GS is now $49, Hayley Tsukayama , January 6, 2011
CES 2011: Day 1 preview, Hayley Tsukayama , January 6, 2011
T-Mobile, LG announce G-Slate tablet, Hayley Tsukayama , January 6, 2011
Microsoft to ship Windows for ARM processors, Rob Pegoraro , January 5, 2011
Netgear says it can fix your spotty WiFi, Hayley Tsukayama , January 5, 2011
Asus confirms Honeycomb tablets, smartphone, Hayley Tsukayama , January 5, 2011
CES 2011: iPad 2 case at CES in line with rumors, Hayley Tsukayama , January 5, 2011
Sharp, Samsung's competing 3D and tablet visions, Rob Pegoraro , January 5, 2011
Weekly video: Packing for CES, Rob Pegoraro , January 4, 2011
iPhone alarm problems subsiding, Hayley Tsukayama , January 4, 2011
Google may launch digital newsstand for Android, Hayley Tsukayama , January 3, 2011
CES 2011 Preview: Internet TVs, Hayley Tsukayama , December 31, 2010
Ten sci-fi predictions that came true by 2010, Hayley Tsukayama , December 31, 2010
Will Google compete with Verizon, AT&T in mobile market?, Hayley Tsukayama , December 30, 2010
CES 2011 Preview: Tablet, tablets everywhere, Hayley Tsukayama , December 29, 2010
HTC Thunderbolt photos leaked before CES, Hayley Tsukayama , December 29, 2010
iPad 2 may have three versions, March/April release date, Hayley Tsukayama , December 29, 2010
iPads used to help children with autism, Hayley Tsukayama , December 28, 2010
Nintendo warns 3DS is not for younger gamers, Hayley Tsukayama , December 28, 2010
Kindle 3 is Amazon's all-time bestseller, Hayley Tsukayama , December 27, 2010
Kinect hacks that'll make your jaw drop, Hayley Tsukayama , December 27, 2010
It's in the logo: Apple patents new antenna design , Hayley Tsukayama , December 24, 2010
The 'PlayStation phone' has a name: Xperia Play, Hayley Tsukayama , December 22, 2010
Microsoft hints at new version of Windows, Hayley Tsukayama , December 22, 2010
Online sales, smartphone use up in 2010 holiday season, Hayley Tsukayama , December 20, 2010
New iMac and Macbook Pro: Details surface, Hayley Tsukayama , December 16, 2010
Nokia delays E7 launch, Hayley Tsukayama , December 15, 2010
Barnes & Noble NookColor review, with video, Rob Pegoraro , December 7, 2010
Samsung Galaxy Tab: review, with video, Rob Pegoraro , November 30, 2010
Weekly video: Xbox Kinect, Rob Pegoraro , November 9, 2010
Google TV review, part 2: connecting to cable, Rob Pegoraro , October 26, 2010
Google TV review, part 1: setup and online, Rob Pegoraro , October 22, 2010
Steve Jobs, tech pundit (annotated version), Rob Pegoraro , October 19, 2010
HP plays its Palm cards: WebOS 2.0, Pre 2, Rob Pegoraro , October 19, 2010
Verizon to start selling the iPad. But who isn't?, Rob Pegoraro , October 14, 2010
Close up with Windows Phone 7, Rob Pegoraro , October 11, 2010
Battling media boxes: Apple TV vs. Roku, Rob Pegoraro , October 7, 2010
Google airs more details about Google TV, Rob Pegoraro , October 4, 2010
Apple TV unboxing report, Rob Pegoraro , October 4, 2010
RIM announces PlayBook tablet, Rob Pegoraro , September 27, 2010
Troubled tablets? RIM's 'BlackPad,' HP's Win 7 slate, Rob Pegoraro , September 24, 2010
Big ambitions for the small screen from Apple?, Rob Pegoraro , September 1, 2010
Belated BlackBerry Torch review, Rob Pegoraro , August 31, 2010
Playing with Sony's PlayStation Move controller, Rob Pegoraro , August 24, 2010
Microsoft's Kin smartphone: No, it kin't, Rob Pegoraro , July 1, 2010
iPhone 4: First-commute impressions, Rob Pegoraro , June 24, 2010
Barnes & Noble, Amazon slash e-reader prices, Rob Pegoraro , June 21, 2010
Why did you rush to pre-order an iPhone 4? , Rob Pegoraro , June 16, 2010
Apple introduces new iPhone 4, Rob Pegoraro , June 7, 2010
Two key Microsoft execs retiring early, Rob Pegoraro , May 25, 2010
An expanding Android universe, Rob Pegoraro , May 20, 2010
Google I/O, day two: And now, Android?, Rob Pegoraro , May 20, 2010
HP buys Palm for $1.2 billion, Rob Pegoraro , April 28, 2010
Palm on the block; users in a lurch?, Rob Pegoraro , April 12, 2010
Apple's iPad: Tool, toy or trap?, Rob Pegoraro , April 9, 2010
Apple's iPad: First impressions, Rob Pegoraro , April 3, 2010
Cell esteem: How to shop for wireless phone service, Rob Pegoraro , February 19, 2010
SD Card wins a quiet victory, Rob Pegoraro , February 2, 2010
Boxee and Hulu vie to bring Web video to your TV, Rob Pegoraro , January 29, 2010
Answers to (some) iPad questions, Rob Pegoraro , January 28, 2010
LIVE: Apple's iPad unveiling, Rob Pegoraro , January 27, 2010
Apple tablet hypefest nears, Rob Pegoraro , January 26, 2010
Apple to reveal 'latest creation' Jan. 27, Rob Pegoraro , January 19, 2010
The missing Microsoft influence at CES, Rob Pegoraro , January 8, 2010
The real opening day of CES, Rob Pegoraro , January 6, 2010
Spare me the 'Google Phone' hype, Rob Pegoraro , December 15, 2009
Following up: A month with Verizon's Droid, Rob Pegoraro , December 3, 2009
Another tech holiday shopping season begins, Rob Pegoraro , November 30, 2009
Verizon's Droid reboots its smartphone business, Rob Pegoraro , November 6, 2009
Verizon Wireless unveils Droid smartphone, Rob Pegoraro , October 28, 2009
Sidekick Users See Their Data Vanish Into a Cloud, Rob Pegoraro , October 12, 2009
Microsoft Launches Windows Mobile 6.5, Rob Pegoraro , October 6, 2009
Adobe Pushes for a Flash-ier Mobile Web, Rob Pegoraro , October 5, 2009
Welcome to MMS, iPhone Users, Rob Pegoraro , September 25, 2009
iPod Nano Adds FM, Video; Zune Tunes Into HD Radio, Rob Pegoraro , September 18, 2009
Tablet Tidbits, Rob Pegoraro , August 25, 2009
TomTom, Navigon iPhone GPS Apps Seem Lost, Rob Pegoraro , August 21, 2009
The iPhone Is Getting Easier to Dislike, Rob Pegoraro , August 4, 2009
Palm, Apple Continue iTunes-Syncing Battle, Rob Pegoraro , July 27, 2009
Post-Review Thoughts On Palm's Pre, Rob Pegoraro , July 1, 2009
Amazon's Kindle DX Turns A Page In E-Books, Rob Pegoraro , June 19, 2009
Tips For iPhone 3G S Shoppers, Rob Pegoraro , June 18, 2009
Apple's iPhone OS 3.0 Arrives Today, Rob Pegoraro , June 17, 2009
With The Pre, Palm Reboots Itself, Rob Pegoraro , June 12, 2009
Flip, Kodak Bring HD Video To Go, For Less, Rob Pegoraro , May 15, 2009
TomTom Links GPS To Web Traffic Data, Rob Pegoraro , April 17, 2009
HD Radio Backers Claim Progress, Rob Pegoraro , March 25, 2009
Apple Previews iPhone 3.0 Software, Rob Pegoraro , March 17, 2009
The Vanishing Full-Line Electronics Retailer, Rob Pegoraro , March 6, 2009
Kvetching About Amazon's Kindle 2, Rob Pegoraro , February 26, 2009
Microsoft Unveils New Windows Mobile Software, Rob Pegoraro , February 17, 2009
Amazon Unveils Kindle 2, Rob Pegoraro , February 9, 2009
What Should Your Next Car Stereo Connect To?, Rob Pegoraro , February 6, 2009
Phones To Watch, And One That Is A Watch, Rob Pegoraro , January 10, 2009
Palm Introduces Prē Smartphone, Rob Pegoraro , January 8, 2009
GPS + Web = Drive - Traffic, Rob Pegoraro , December 29, 2008
New BlackBerry Phones: Both Sweet And Sour, Rob Pegoraro , December 18, 2008
Now Accepting CES Coverage Requests, Rob Pegoraro , December 8, 2008
Gadget Guidance 2008: Leftovers , Rob Pegoraro , November 26, 2008
Gadget Guidance 2008: (Don't Call Them) MP3 Players, Rob Pegoraro , November 26, 2008
Gadget Guidance 2008: Digital Cameras, Rob Pegoraro , November 26, 2008
iPhone 2.2 Update Brings Better Maps, Rob Pegoraro , November 21, 2008
Smarter Phones Leave No Escape From the Web , Rob Pegoraro , October 27, 2008
T-Mobile G1 Arrives in Stores, Rob Pegoraro , October 22, 2008
Google's Android Arrives, Rob Pegoraro , October 16, 2008
What's The Cost of a Cheap Camera?, Rob Pegoraro , October 9, 2008
DVR Dilemma: Where Are Your TiVo Alternatives?, Rob Pegoraro , October 7, 2008
Computing For Cheapskates, Telecom For Tightwads, Rob Pegoraro , October 2, 2008
New Slingbox Adds HD Video, Keeps Some Old Issues, Rob Pegoraro , September 25, 2008
T-Mobile Unveils First Google Android Phone, Rob Pegoraro , September 23, 2008
iPod, Therefore I Write, Rob Pegoraro , September 18, 2008
Apple Remixes the iPod and iTunes, Rob Pegoraro , September 10, 2008
Rekindling Interest in Amazon's E-Book Reader, Rob Pegoraro , August 25, 2008
iPhone 3G First Impressions, Rob Pegoraro , July 14, 2008
Don't Run Out To Buy An iPhone Today, Rob Pegoraro , July 11, 2008
Instinct-ive Responses, Rob Pegoraro , July 3, 2008
Updated Google Maps For Palm Can Find Itself, Rob Pegoraro , June 24, 2008
Improving the iPod's Click Wheel, Rob Pegoraro , May 23, 2008
Microsoft's SPOT Watch Winds Down, Rob Pegoraro , April 25, 2008
Handhelds Without a Home, Rob Pegoraro , March 13, 2008
New Developments For the iPhone, Rob Pegoraro , March 7, 2008
Finding Some GPS Guidance, Rob Pegoraro , December 17, 2007
Verizon's Voyager, Rob Pegoraro , December 13, 2007
Focusing on Digital Picture Frames, Rob Pegoraro , December 12, 2007
Did Technology Speed Your Thanksgiving Trek?, Rob Pegoraro , November 26, 2007
How to Buy Smartphones and MP3 Players, Rob Pegoraro , November 22, 2007
Zune 2.0, Rob Pegoraro , November 15, 2007
Android: There's Some Real Software Here, Rob Pegoraro , November 13, 2007
Android Anticipation, or Anxiety?, Rob Pegoraro , November 8, 2007
Analyzing Google's "Android", Rob Pegoraro , November 6, 2007
Something New, Something Old From Palm and RIM, Rob Pegoraro , October 18, 2007
From iPhone to iBrick?, Rob Pegoraro , October 5, 2007
Robot Invasion Escalates, Rob Pegoraro , September 28, 2007
Is Your iPod Feeling Old Today?, Rob Pegoraro , September 20, 2007
Weighed Down By Power Bricks, Rob Pegoraro , September 6, 2007
Palm's Foleo Folds, Rob Pegoraro , September 5, 2007
Revisiting My iPhone Review, Rob Pegoraro , August 29, 2007
GPS Is My Co-Pilot, Rob Pegoraro , August 2, 2007
Simple Gifts: Jitterbug, Presto, Rob Pegoraro , July 26, 2007
And Yet More On the iPhone, Rob Pegoraro , July 5, 2007
iPhone First Impressions, Rob Pegoraro , June 30, 2007
iPhone Freakout Watch, Rob Pegoraro , June 29, 2007
Watt's Happening, Rob Pegoraro , June 28, 2007
iPhone iNsanity Continues, Rob Pegoraro , June 26, 2007
Revisiting Windows Mobile, Rob Pegoraro , June 7, 2007
Reset Runaround, Rob Pegoraro , June 5, 2007
Microsoft Scratches the "Surface", Rob Pegoraro , June 4, 2007
So This Is What Palm's Been Up To, Rob Pegoraro , June 1, 2007
Guided By GPS, Rob Pegoraro , May 29, 2007
Fed Up With Palm, Rob Pegoraro , May 24, 2007
Good Enough vs. New Enough, Rob Pegoraro , May 15, 2007
Dressing for Tech Success, Rob Pegoraro , May 14, 2007
Is A Lack of Web Radio a Turn-Off?, Rob Pegoraro , March 26, 2007
Pick A Card, Any Card--If You Can Find It, Rob Pegoraro , March 21, 2007
What's Up With Palm?, Rob Pegoraro , February 8, 2007
 
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