Articles by Johnathan Davis

Macbook Air versus Sony Vaio Z (2012)

The companies now clash once again, each with flagship products in a category that pushes the envelope of form and function: the ultraportable-class notebook computer.

Groupon Takes Aim At PayPal With Payment Service

Groupon Inc. is testing a payment service that will allow merchants to accept credit cards using its infrastructure, media reports said, pushing the coupon company into a market space already occupied by PayPal and Square.

Sleep Apnea May Increase Cancer Death Risk

Sleep apnea is already linked to a host of health problems, but according to new research, it can also raise your risk of dying from cancer. Cancer patients with sleep apnea have a higher risk of dying from their cancer than those without sleep apnea, researchers said.

When And Where To Watch The 'Ring of Fire' Solar Eclipse

A spectacular solar eclipse, dubbed the ring of fire, will be visible to people in certain parts of the world Sunday night and Monday morning -- depending on location -- but live broadcasts will make it available to anyone with an Internet connection.

Texting Drivers Take Eyes Off Road 5 Seconds On Average: Study

More than 5,000 people die each year as a result of being distracted while driving, and a new study indicates that teens and cell phones make for the most volatile combination. It is estimated that of all drivers under age 20 involved in fatal crashes, 16 percent were distracted -- the highest proportion of any age group.

ARM, Intel Battle Heats Up

Low-power processor maker ARM Holdings PLC (Nasdaq: ARMH) is stepping up the rhetoric against chip rival Intel Corp. (Nasdaq: INTC), saying it expects to take more of Intel's share in the notebook personal-computer market than Intel can take from it in the smartphone market.

Larger iPhone 5 May Have Been Jobs' Final Work

Apple Inc.'s refresh of its top-selling iPhone is likely to include a larger screen, reflecting the final wishes of Steve Jobs and putting it in a class of devices previously defined by rivals.

Lawmakers Strike Payroll Tax Deal

House of Representatives Speaker John Boehner on Thursday caved in to a growing chorus of criticism from both within and outside his Republican party and agreed to a short-term deal to extend a payroll tax cut for 160 million Americans.

iPhone 5 May Sport 4-Inch Display

Apple's next iPhone may sport a larger display, putting in line with some of its Android based competitors, and mark a departure from the current form-factor used since the iPhone first appeared in 2007.

Apple iPhone 5 May be Your Next Wallet

The next-generation Apple iPhone, already being dubbed the iPhone 5 by analysts, may hold more than just media and contacts. Advancements in near field communications technology, or NFC, can turn Apple's venerable iPhone into a digital wallet.

Google+ Ad Takes Aim at Facebook [VIDEO]

Google is taking measures to prop up its fledging social networking initiative, Google+, targeting a mass audience with its first commercial on national television.

Black Friday 2011: Chaos Sweeps Nation on Retailers' Big Day

Alongside sales and long lines, some shoppers were greeted with violence as American consumers embarked on what is traditionally the year's largest shopping day. Shoppers pepper-sprayed one another in the battle for bargains, while at least one shopper was shot for her merchandise.

The Big Winner in the iPhone 4S: Sony

Apple was able to dodge concerns that its new iPhone 4S underwhelmed as anticipation leaned towards a new iPhone 5, but record sales is reassuring not only Apple, but Sony.

Voice Powered iPhone 5 Will 'Set the Standard'

Apple is hosting a press conference at its headquarters later Tuesday, where it is expected to end 15 months of speculation and anticipation with the unveiling of its next smartphone -- the iPhone 5.

Blackberry Playbook Not Abandoned ... Yet

Research in Motion rebuffed speculation that it was following HP's footsteps in abandoning its poor performing Playbook tablet, but the move highlights its difficulties penetrating Apple's dominant market position.

Amazon Kindle Fire Threatens Netflix Too

Amazon rolled out its much anticipated Kindle Fire on Wednesday, its first fully fledged tablet computer posing a threat to Apple's iPad empire. But other players may also need to watch out.

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