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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...

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...

Adorama Holds iPhone Photo Contest

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

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...

Mobile DTV Sees Hurdles

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

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...

Mobile Phones: 1.13 Billion Units and Growing

Wondering where all the growth is in consumer electronics?  Today we're getting the confirmation that much of it...

Samsung Now Larger Than HP

After a strong fourth quarter which brought Samsung's consolidated sales to $118 billion, the company is now larger...

iPad’s Not a Kindle Killer

It looks like the Apple  iPad will not be a Kindle-killer after all, said some analysts. Amazon’s  Kindle...

Infinity Car Exits Best Buy

CEoutlook has confirmed that Best Buy has dropped Infinity’s car audio line from its mix, shortly after parting...

iPad Finally Appears at $499

Apple finally introduced its iPad—looking like a larger, more user friendly and robust iPhone (without the phone part)--...

Analysts Weigh-in on Apple iSlate

A slightly more sober outlook on the Apple “iSlate” tablet and its possibilities is being offered by analysts...

Car Stereo: 12V Board Approves Second Industry Awareness Promo

The 12-Volt Initiative, formed by a group of key car AV suppliers and retailers to raise awareness of car...

Rockford Exits Best Buy

Rockford Fosgate said today it will  no longer ship to Best Buy as of May this year, confirming a rumor circulated...

Apple Tablet’s Impact Beyond Games, E-Readers

So many consumer electronics categories could be made or undone by the Apple tablet to be announced on...