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Apple to Ship 8-10M iPads

The Apple iPad may not be for everyone, but it looks like pre-orders are going well. Apple will...

RadioShack Gets iPhone, Talks with Best Buy?

RadioShack, the 89-year old chain could wind up as part of Best Buy? Even as RadioShack begins selling...

Pioneer Ships Car AV Sans Navi

Pioneer’s new AV head units keep the price down by making navigation optional. Shipping now, the in-dash AVH-P3200BT...

Kenwood Adds Lifetime Traffic

Kenwood USA has begun shipping its flagship DVD/navigation receiver, the DNX9960, that adds free traffic for the life...

Nelkin Leaves Panasonic for Sanyo

By Amy Gilroy Industry veteran Andy Nelkin will leave Panasonic and head for Sanyo as North American president...

Get Ready for $99 eReaders

By Amy Gilroy eReaders at $99 that are not connected to any particular bookstore are expected to flood...

ICE Launches TV Spot

In Car Experts (ICE), a car stereo buying group launched a TV spot for its retailer members. The...

Samsung Joins HTC with 4G Phone

At CTIA Wireless this year, 4G phones are becoming a reality, Android superphones are sweeping the show and...

Tourists Love NYC Apple Store

Apple’s New York City retail stores have become such tourist attractions that more tourists are taking photos of...

Kobo $149 eReader Heads to Borders

By Amy Gilroy Kobo, the eBook retailer, is launching its own $149 eReader to be sold through bookstores...

Ford Ships 2 Million Sync Radios

By Amy Gilroy The Ford Sync—the coolest factory radio-- has been installed on more than two million cars,...

3D Gaming Heats Up

By Amy Gilroy 3D may be “interesting” in the TV market at this early stage, but in gaming...

iTag App Finds Your Phone

A new iTag Android app helps you find your lost phone, even when it is set to silent...

4G Rolls Out to More Cities

Sprint announced the names of additional cities that will receive 4G service this year including Los Angeles and...

Sprint 4G Evo Phone at CTIA

By Amy Gilroy Updated! The CTIA Wireless show opens today with Sprint finally showing off its 4G Evo...

Pioneer Lets Go of 2 Execs

In more downsizing for the car AV industry Pioneer Electronics has let go of two execs: Michael Townsen,...

CE to Grow Despite Lower Incomes

Another agency is forecasting growth in consumer electronics overall this year. iSuppli said it expects a 3.2 percent...

Can AT&T Help Palm?

Palm’s “Pre Plus” and “Pixi Plus” smartphones will start selling through AT&T (joining Verizon and Sprint), but will...

A Quarter of Phones to have WiFi in 2012

Wi-Fi continues to infiltrate not just smartphones, but feature cellphones, as hotspots proliferate in the home and office....

MESA Selects Concept for Video

The Mobile Electronics Specialists of America (MESA)— the buying group expected to represent a $1/2 billion in car...