Amy Gilroy

Amy Gilroy

Amy has been reporting on the consumer electronics industry since cellphones and compact disc players were first introduced. She's worked for numerous industry publications and was a senior editor at This Week in Consumer Electronics (TWICE) magazine for 15 years.

Garmin Finally Shows Android Nuvifone

Garmin is expanding its GPS/smartphone line, announcing features on its first Android-based nuvifone promised a year ago. The...

MyerEmco To Close All Stores

MyerEmco AudioVideo, the family-owned consumer electronics chain of 55 years, will close its doors within the next 60...

Volvo Gets Audyssey Sound Assist

Ever wondered who is providing the sound processing in your car? Well if you plan to drive a...

Google Tests High Speed Broadband

Yikes. Today Google told us it is testing the broadband business in a limited trial to up to...

Audiovox Buys INViSiON

Hoping to expand its OEM car video sales, Audiovox Corporation purchased INViSiON Industries, it announced today. Audiovox acquired...

Apple iPad Gets “App Fund”

Source: http://www.fiercewireless.com/press-releases/veteran-media-and-internet-executives-launch-multimillion-dollar-appfund-finance-deve

Navigon GPS App Links to Twitter, Facebook

UPDATED!! Navigon’s newest version of its GPS app for the iPhone now adds a direct connection to Facebook...

TomTom Valentine PND

Even before TomTom ships its new low-cost GPS device called the Ease, the company is offering a limited...

Smartphones Gained 40% in Q4

Few will be shocked to learn that smartphone shipments worldwide surged almost 40 percent in the fourth quarter...

Tele Atlas CEO May Be Replaced

http://www.gpsbusinessnews.com/Tele-Atlas-CEO-gone_a2021.html Source: GPS Business News

Samsung Wants to Triple Smartphone Sales in 2010

http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/02/04/AR2010020403720.html Source: Reuters via Washington Post

Adorama Holds iPhone Photo Contest

Adorama, a landmark New York camera store, has been deluged with entries to its iPhone photography contest, it...

Does Microsoft Stiffle Innovation?

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/02/04/opinion/04brass.html

Over 3 Million Kindles to Sell in 2010

If you are wondering how many Amazon Kindle eReaders will sell this year, the answer is 3.1 million,...

Sirius XM Adds BlackBerry App

Not that it should make a big difference in your retail sales of satellite radio equipment, but Sirius...

Google’s Version of Apple’s iPad?

Reports of a Google tablet emerge. Source: Chromium via Huffington Post

Mobile DTV Sees Hurdles

Mobile DTV-- free over-the-air TV for portables and car TV products-- could be a boon to the portable...

Lower-Powered Laptops Due

New Intel chips to drive lower-laptops. Source: CNET

Tablets to hit 57M by 2015

Media Tablets Like iPad to hit 57M by 2015 Media tablets like the Apple iPad are expected to...

Sirius XM to Hit 22.5 Subs by 2015

So where does Sirius XM stand in the new age of Internet radio, Ford Sync radios with Pandora...