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Seven terrible phone design disasters (pictures)

These cell phone design elements should have remained blueprints forever.

9 Images By Aug. 20, 2013


SimCity first update today fixes problems, reduces disasters

A bunch of problems with controversial build'em-up SimCity are to be fixed in a first update at 9pm tonight.

By Apr. 22, 2013


Personal digital disasters

Don't let technology ruin your life. Here's some of the worst tech disasters, and how to avoid them.

By Apr. 1, 2011


Supermoons and disasters: an ongoing story

March 19 sees the moon come very close to Earth, a phenomenon sometimes called a supermoon. Some say supermoons often coincide with disasters; others pooh-pooh a causal link.

By Mar. 12, 2011


SXSW responds to Japan disasters

As the festival opens, a Web site is launched trying to get attendees to donate funds to help those most affected by the devastating earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan. But donations are flowing slowing.

By Mar. 11, 2011


Disasters, economic malaise whack chip industry

Tough times are hitting the semiconductor business, with analyst firm IHS predicting only meager revenue growth this year.

By Nov. 17, 2011


Can we count on cell networks in disasters?

Ten years after the 9/11 attacks, experts say wireless networks are more reliable than ever. But that still may not be enough when traffic spikes.

By Sep. 7, 2011


Ripple effect of Japan disasters on consumer electronics (podcast)

Jim Handy, a semiconductor analyst for market research firm Objective Analysis, sees some impact but no likely immediate shortages or price jumps of end-user products.

By Mar. 14, 2011


Top 5 personal digital disasters (video)

Don't let technology ruin your life. Here are some of the worst personal tech disasters, and how to avoid them.

By Apr. 3, 2011


Troubleshoot notebook hardware disasters

When your laptop computer goes on the fritz, start your search for a solution with the usual suspects: the battery, memory modules, and hard drive.

By Mar. 4, 2009