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  • News: White iPod touch on the way?

    More evidence that Apple plans to release a white iPod touch has emerged after a Japanese website discovered a white headphone jack for the device.

  • News: Lost iPhone prototype case - two plead not guilty

    Two suspects in an incident that led to the loss of an iPhone 4 protoype in a bar in California last year have pleaded not guilty to charges of misdemeanor theft.

  • News: Special PS3 Revealed for Studio Ghibli's Upcoming Game

    While it's not quite as classy as using the game's logo, Ni No Kuni is getting a special edition PS3 for its upcoming Japanese release. The gold-colored system comes with a matching controller and a copy of the game.

  • News: Netflix Loses Movie Partner Starz

    Ok, this isn't really "gaming" news, but since a lot of you, like me, probably spend just as much time on your console watching Netflix as you do playing games, we thought we'd help spread the word about Starz ditching Netflix. According to the L.A. Times, "Premium cable network Starz Entertainment will end its deal to provide movies to http://www.gamepro.com/article/news/221052/netflix-jacking-up-prices-by-50/, a surprise decision that will deprive the popular online video service of its most valuable source of recently released movies."

  • News: Dungeon Siege III DLC Adds Higher Level Cap, Enchantment

    Action RPGs such as Dungeon Siege III are ripe for expansion packs and downloadable content due to their easily extendable gameplay. Previous iterations in the series saw retail-based expansions offering considerable amounts of new gameplay, but we live in the downloadable age now, so it's likely we'll see new content in smaller, more regular spurts.

  • Video: Video: Panasonic launches 3D camcorders, announces 3D partnerships

    Panasonic debuted a new 3D camcorder at the IFA consumer electronics show this week. The HDC-z-ten thousand has a 6 and a half megapixel sensor and can shoot 1080p HD video. It also has two new image stabilization systems, which according to Panasonic makes it easier to shoot in low light.

  • News: Acer unveils Aspire S3 Ultrabook

    Today at IFA in Berlin Acer officially unveiled the new thin and light Aspire S3 Ultrabook. We've already brought you our first impressions with photographs and a video but after today's event we can add a few details.

  • News: Use Skype and GarageBand to make a podcast that sounds great

    I’ve been doing a lot of podcasting lately. In the last year I’ve probably edited and posted something like 85 different podcast episodes, between my half-time duties on the Macworld Podcast and the podcasts I do in my personal time. During that time I’ve learned a whole lot about what to do—and just as importantly, what not to do—in order to make a podcast that sounds good.

  • News: Cyber crime, still a priority

    "$10,000, Expert, Please, Help, are some of the common words that compose emails used to lure innocent victims by cyber criminals" says Longe Oluminde Babatope, a cyber-security expert from Nigeria. Longe adds that most of these emails are rich in vocabularies, when such words form 5% of an email, with special characters and different reply links, then these emails should immediately be marked as spam.

  • Opinion: How to Emulate Any Console on Your PC

    When you think "PC gaming," you probably think about games you play with a mouse and keyboard--everything from Grim Fandango to World of Warcraft. But savvy gamers know that the hardware that powers their PCs isn't so different from the hardware found in an everyday game console. Thanks to the work of legions of troglodytic emulator-developing heroes over the past 15 years or so, your PC can run almost any game from most of the dedicated game consoles taking up space in your living room (or your attic)--and we'll show you how.

  • Opinion: John's Background Switcher Keeps Desktop Wallpaper Fresh

    Wallpaper switchers are not a new invention. If you’ve ever found yourself bored with a background image that once seemed beautiful and dramatic, you may have felt the need for such a tool. However, few applications (and even fewer free applications) mature over time to become as capable and impressive as John’s Background Switcher.

  • Opinion: 30 Days With Windows Phone 7

    Today starts a new "30 Days" series. This month I am abandoning my iPhone 4 to spend 30 Days With Windows Phone 7. I have an HTC HD7S with Windows Phone 7, and I am all set to see what Microsoft's mobile OS has to offer.

  • News: IT in cars will reduce road fatalities

    New safety technologies, rather than the banning of mobile device use in cars, will have a major role to play in reducing the number of road fatalities during the next 10 years, according to motoring researchers and academics.

  • News: Assassin's Creed Revelations Multiplayer Beta Starts Soon

    Those looking forward to giving the Assassin's Creed Revelations multiplayer modes a thorough checking out can get set for a weekend of carnage from today.

  • News: Sniper: Ghost Warrior Coming to iOS

    The successful -- if not exactly critically acclaimed -- snipe 'em up series is headed to Apple's portable devices next year.

  • News: Nexon Adds Good Karma to Prepaid Cards

    Free to play operator Nexon has launched a rebranded range of prepaid cards for players to purchase items in its games, and is throwing in a free bit of good karma with every one purchased.

  • News: Lone Wolf Gamebook Series Comes to Kindle

    E-book readers are perfect for interactive stories such as the Choose Your Own Adventure and Fighting Fantasy franchises. Enter the Lone Wolf series, hailing from 1984.

  • Opinion: Sony Says It Added 3 Million PSN Users Since Revival

    "It's alive!" to basically paraphrase Sony CEO Howard Stringer's take on the PlayStation Network, since the hacker-plagued online gaming service finally lumbered back to life mid-May. Stringer spoke at the IFA electronics trade show in Berlin yesterday and reportedly said PSN sales are now higher than they were before the attack forced Sony to shutter and begin rebuilding the service mid-April.

  • News: Roku 2 delivers cheap, easy video streaming

    The last update to Roku’s line of portable streaming video players came in 2010, right as Apple was announcing the all-new Apple TV ( Macworld rated 4 out of 5 mice ). Roku’s tiny devices were overshadowed by Apple’s even tinier (though heavier) black box. This year Roku has updated its players yet again, adding features while outdoing the Apple TV with boxes that are smaller and lighter than Apple’s $99 player.

  • How-Tos: How to lock apps on a BlackBerry

    Here is how you can lock specific apps on your BlackBerry for free and subsequently hand over your BlackBerry, safe in the knowledge that important emails and messages won't be read by the wrong people.



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