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  • Opinion: How to Buy a Cheap HDTV

    At some deal sites, you can find a 40-inch, 120Hz, LED-edgelit 1080p TV from a smaller-name company for about $500. So why should you pay significantly more for an LG, Panasonic, Samsung, Sony, or Vizio model?

  • News: Samsung Omnia W launches low-cost Windows Mango phone

    Samsung has launched the Omnia W, its first smartphone based on Windows Phone 7.5, also known as Mango. The phone is aggressively priced at about €310 before taxes and subsidies, following in the footsteps of HTC's Radar.

  • News: Majority of US consumers prefer 3DTV

    The majority of consumers believe 3DTV is better than standards HDTV, says Panasonic.

  • News: Android: King of the Smartphones

    The smartphone war this year has been won definitively by Android, which is expected to maintain a wide lead through 2015, according IDC data.

  • News: Huawei unveils new Honor smartphone with long battery life

    Chinese mobile phone manufacturer Huawei announced a new Android smartphone that the company says has a battery life of up to three days on a single charge.

  • News: KDDI accelerates smartphone shift, stays mum on iPhone

    KDDI, Japan's second-largest mobile operator, on Monday announced a new range of smartphones, accompanying services, and a low-cost pricing plan, but stayed mum on whether it would offer Apple's new iPhone next year.

  • News: LightSquared to defend project in open letter in newspapers

    LightSquared said late Sunday that it planned to run the next day in major newspapers in the U.S. an open letter explaining its position over the controversy surrounding its LTE (long-term evolution) network, particularly concerns about its interference with GPS (global positioning system).

  • Opinion: Android Users: Advice To Protect Your Phones

    Android smartphone users can take some commonsense precautions to protect their personal data from being stolen -- important advice considering an app developer purports to know how to take the information in under 60 seconds.

  • News: Arduino Rules at Maker Faire New York

    Arduino might as well exploded all over last weekend's Maker Faire in New York City, because it was everywhere. There was a whole new tent dedicated to it, four panels to just explain what it was, and more manufacturers than I knew even existed. It's Arduino Fever

  • News: Weekly Wrap: Fear, Photos, and 'Flix

    Each week, we're faced with an impossible task when we try to round up the best Macworld stories of the week gone by--because everything we publish is, as you'd expect, pretty great. But we've made a series of Sophie's choices, and we're proud to offer you this roundup of articles worth clicking on, if you missed them earlier this week. And heck, if you already read them once, they're even better the second time around.

  • News: The Week in iPad Cases: Mirror, mirror on the wall

    This week's iPad-case roundup shows that the Smart Cover has had a profound impact on the way case vendors design their wares. Instead of trying to replace the Smart Cover, a growing number of manufacturers are creating protection that integrates with Apple's cover, addressing its flaws and enhancing its functionality.

  • News: Google Wallet rollout going "kind of slow," Google rep says

    Google Wallet has run into technical glitches during its rollout, although the extent of the problems is not clear.

  • News: Heavenly motion-captures dancers for new BBC graphics

    Heavenly has rebranded BBC Entertainment, one of channels run by BBC Worldwide, the commercial arm of the BBC.

  • Opinion: Blockbuster Movie Pass Wants to Compete with Netflix

    Over the past few months Netflix has made some controversial decisions--a price hike and an announcement that the video service would spin off its DVD-by-mail service--that have upset a goodly section of the company's customers. The real question is: Can other providers capitalize on Netflix customer dissatisfaction?

  • Opinion: Nyan Cat Sneaks Into Spotify's Latest Update

    Love it or hate it, the trippy internet sensation Nyan Cat is slowly starting to take over the computing world. If you still haven't seen the hundreds of variations of the YouTube cat meme (my personal favorite is the Jackson 5 remix), then you may have just managed to avoid the Nyan Cat games, animated wallpapers, and Windows 7 loading bar.

  • News: Windows Phone 7, Day 21: "Mango" Does Multitasking--Mostly

    30 Days With Windows Phone 7: Day 21

  • News: DISH, Blockbuster Announce $10/Month Alternative to Netflix

    DISH Networks and Blockbuster announced a Blockbuster Movie Pass service for movies, TV shows, and game rentals that starts at $10-a-month for existing customers. Both Dish and Blockbuster hope the service, that combines streaming movies and TV shows as well a DVD and game delivery, will give disgruntled Netflix customers a clear alternative. Blockbuster was purchased by DISH earlier this year.

  • News: iPhone 5 rumor roll-up for the week ending Sept. 23

    There's was an almost palpable shudder through the iOSsphere when a Wall Street Journal tech blog reported this week that iPhone 5 will be announced Oct. 4. If they can find someplace to announce on the West Coast, which may be doubtful according to PC Magazine.

  • News: Crashplan Mobile comes to App Store and Android Market

    Code 42 Software has announced the launch of Crashplan Mobile, a companion backup app for iOS and Android.

  • News: iPhone, iPad and Mac sales estimates raised by Goldman Sachs

    Investment bank Goldman Sachs reckons that sales of the iPhone, iPad and Mac "could sharply exceed our prior expectations", according to a report.



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