Stories by Matt Hamblen

Galaxy Tab sales hit 1 million, reports say

Samsung has sold 1 million Galaxy Tab tablet devices worldwide just two months after putting it on sale outside the U.S., and all four major wireless U.S. carriers starting sales in mid-November, according to a report.

Borders jumps into e-bookstore game

Borders Group Inc. launched an e-book store today with 1.5 million titles, coming somewhat late to the game but committed to grabbing a 17% market share in a year.

Microsoft exec talks up Windows Phone 7

LAS VEGAS -- Some users of <a href="http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9157598/Windows_Phone_7_a_good_start_but_questions_persist">Microsoft's Windows Phone Series 7</a> will face a major hurdle when the mobile OS appears in devices during the 2010 holiday season -- it isn't backwards compatible with Windows Mobile 6.5 and earlier versions.

Google CEO preaches 'mobile first'

<a href="http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9136345/Google_Update">Google</a> CEO Eric Schmidt put mobile devices squarely at the center of the computing universe in his first keynote at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona in an address that follows up mobile announcements including <a href="http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9149338/Continuing_coverage_Apple_s_iPad_tablet">Apple's iPad</a> and <a href="http://www.computerworld.com/s/article/9157598/Windows_Phone_7_A_good_start_but_questions_persist_">Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 Series</a> .

Windows Phone 7, Meego OS herald new start for smartphones

In separate announcements from Barcelona today, three traditional powerhouses in computing and communications -- Microsoft, Intel and Nokia -- kick-started major revamps to their technology to adapt to a quick-changing smartphone and mobile device market that's increasingly dominated by Google and Apple .