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.

Asian Shares Up On U.S. Earnings; Euro Steadies

Asian shares rose Thursday as strong corporate profits from U.S. bellwethers allayed fears of a slowdown in earnings while the euro steadied after being hit by reported comments from German Chancellor Angela Merkel that rekindled fears about the euro zone debt crisis.

If Intel Catches Cold, Does Tech Get Pneumonia?

Intel (Nasdaq: INTC), the No. 1 chipmaker, Tuesday reported decent second-quarter financials but spooked investors and Silicon Valley with the dreaded news: third-quarter sales will be worse than expected.

Intel Beats Estimates In 2Q, But Cuts Forecast

Intel Corp. (Nasdaq: INTC), the largest semiconductor manufacturer, beat expectations in the second quarter, but reduced its revenue forecast for the year as China's economy is expected to slow.

Reading Pakistan, By The Numbers

Is Pakistan an enemy of the United States? For the past two years, the Obama administration has doggedly maintained that the South Asian nation remains a vital American ally, even as it has grappled with what it itself admits is a ?complicated? relationship.

Amazon Joins Smartphone Wagon With New Android Phone

The smartphone phenomenon has found its latest suitor in Amazon. Following the footsteps of Apple, mobile handset manufacturers, including giants such as Nokia, Samsung and HTC, forayed into the high technology market and witnessed significant change of fortunes. Now, the segment has attracted a new contender with Amazon's reported entry into the market.

Google I/O 2012: Rumors That Are Likely To Become Announcements At This Year?s Developers Conference

Apple had its time to shine earlier in June, and now its Google?s turn. Google I/O 2012, the company?s annual developer?s conference, is expected to unveil the next Android operating system and its upcoming release in its Nexus-brand of devices. The keynote is set to launch in only a couple of hours, and here?s the final roundup of last minute rumors and what to expect from the search engine giant?s spotlight moment.

Apple Delays MacBook Pro With Retina Display Shipping: Why Do Launch Orders Need Another Month?

If you hoped pre-ordering a new MacBook Pro with Retina Display would make you the first one on your block with Apple's latest, greatest laptop, think again. Many customers that placed orders for Apple's 15-inch Retina Display-powered MacBook Pro were originally quoted a 7-10 day waiting period. Those same customers are now receiving e-mails from Apple, stating their beautiful new laptops won't ship until or after July 25.

iPhone '5' Rumors: Is Apple's 'Mini Dock Connector' Actually A Thunderbolt Port? [PICTURES]

Several tech sites claim that Apple has built smaller dock connectors for its new phone, dubbed the iPhone '5,' by some. Three independent manufacturers have agreed the 19-pin port is in the works, but one extremely interesting fact mentioned was the size of the 19-pin port: Apparently, the new mini dock connector is very similar to the size of the Thunderbolt port available on many current MacBook laptops. That got me thinking: What if that is a Thunderbolt port?

Microsoft Surface Tablet Unveiled: Everything To Know About The New Windows 8 Device, From Price To Features

After long-winded predictions and speculations from critics and fans alike, Microsoft has announced its new line of Surface tablets that will be running Windows 8. As the company began to unveil more information about its upcoming operating system, it?s no surprise that a tablet device is in the works. Microsoft made the announcement at its press event on June 18, giving audiences a taste of just what a Microsoft-made tablet can do.