Lenovo made headlines earlier this year when it took Motorola Mobility off of Google's hands, giving it a boost in smartphone markets outside of its usual stomping grounds. But that wasn't the first time it snatched up another company for industry leverage. In 2005, IBM gave up majority control of...
May 11th 2014 at 11:00am
Let's be frank: most Windows Phone users already have some form of navigation on hand, whether it's Nokia's Here Drive+ beta or one of the alternatives. However, it rarely hurts to have a free choice like MapQuest's new app for Windows Phone 8. The suite offers voiced, turn-by-turn directions for...
June 11th 2013 at 9:21am
It's inevitable that these two 5-inch tabletphones -- the Dell Streak 5 on the left and the Lenovo LePad S2005 on the right -- are to meet in the Chinese capital. With the exception of the slightly taller body on the S2005 everything else are suspiciously similar, especially the button and camer...
November 29th 2011 at 9:38pm
In internet time, 2005 might as well be the last century. Christopher Nolan was just beginning to tackle a new series of Batman films, many Joystiq writers hadn't even begun their illustrious careers and Blizzard North was rumored to be hard at work on Diablo 3. That is until Blizzard North was clo...
February 17th 2011 at 4:30pm
PC World has
created a list of the tech winners and losers of
2005. Apple made the list 3 times. How is that possible you ask? Well, Apple Computer (remember they still make
computers!) was listed as both a winner and a loser.Apple was a winner thanks to%uFFFD the Mac mini, the
new iPod, and Intel i...
December 28th 2005 at 3:30pm
you just can't get enough of those pesky "year in
review" pieces, but this one's a little different. Next Generation have tried to capture the gaming events of
2005 in twelve pictures, more or less one a month. Sadly, many of the pictures chosen seem to be added as afterthoughts
December 23rd 2005 at 12:30pm