Stories by David Haskin

  • Will Apple TV be bigger than iPhone?

    Not surprisingly, then, some industry experts say Apple TV, due to be released in the U.S. this month, will be a huge iPod-like success, doing for digital video what the iPod did for audio. Some even think Apple TV could be bigger than Apple's much-ballyhooed iPhone, which will be released in June.

  • Samsung unveils its iPhone killer

    Samsung unveiled a new media-centric phone clearly designed to be an iPhone killer and said it will show off the device at this week's 3GSM World Conference in Barcelona, Spain.

  • Zune's fascinating potential

    Looking at Microsoft's Zune as just another media player misses the point. The player itself has its virtues, but it is clearly only one part of Microsoft's effort to replicate Apple Computer's wildly successful iPod/iTunes media ecosystem.

  • The cloudy future of mobile Linux

    Linux has been mentioned as a potentially leading platform for mobile devices for as long as there have been mobile devices. However, mobile Linux is still largely missing in action. The new crop of high-visibility smart phones such as the Samsung BlackJack, the Nokia E62 and the Treo 680 are based on Microsoft's Windows Mobile, the Symbian and the aging Palm OS platforms.