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  • Opinion: Researchers Turn iPhone Into 350x Microscope on the Cheap

    Take a close look at the images above. They look like fairly typical (and fairly awesome) photos taken with a microscope, except...they were taken with an iPhone. The highly detailed snaps are magnified an impressive 350 times thanks to a recently created microscopic lens, and it was all done for around $50.

  • News: Canon's Winning Customer Support: How They Do It

    In our annual Reliability and Service survey, where we ask PCWorld readers to assess their experience with the tech products and tech support they've used in the previous year, Canon always earns high ratings for customer service in its product categories (specifically, printers and cameras, though last year we couldn't rate the company's camera service and support because we received too few responses on those measures). After reading some of the glowing praise that Canon customers have volunteered on behalf of the company's help system, I was curious to see the place that handles its tech support.

  • News: iPad Rules Tablet Web Traffic

    The Apple iPad is by far the most popular tablet device used to browse the Web, according to the latest figures from comScore. Android tablets are nowhere to be seen, as the research found iPads deliver more than 97 percent of all U.S. tablet traffic, totaling a higher share of Internet use than iPhones.

  • News: Net-connected TVs to become a focus for Opera

    Internet-connected TVs are the next major focus, for browser developer Opera, at least.

  • News: Roku releases $50 LT model, adds HBO Go channel

    On Tuesday, Roku introduced a new entry-level model to its streaming video player lineup, and announced the imminent addition of an HBO Go channel for all Roku devices.

  • News: Nokia puts compression technology in mobile browser

    The latest additions to Nokia's phone portfolio, the C2-05 and the X2-05, come with a new browser that uses Nokia's own compression technology to deliver content faster, the company said in a blog post on Tuesday.

  • News: Gadget Show Live 2012 tickets go on sale

    Tickets for Gadget Show Live 2012 – the UK’s largest consumer tech event, taking place at Birmingham’s NEC from 11-15 April – are now on sale.

  • News: Canon projector makes 80-inch screen from an inch away

    Canon's new projector can produce 80-inch images when positioned an inch away from a screen or wall, it announced on Tuesday.

  • News: The complete iPhone 4S buying guide

    The iPhone 4S will make its long-awaited debut this week. If you're planning to get one, make sure you check out Macworld's comprehensive buying guide first.

  • News: iPhone 4S pre-orders top one million in first 24 hours

    Apple has announced pre-orders of its iPhone 4S topped one million in a single day, surpassing the previous record of 600,000 held by the iPhone 4.

  • News: Five Siri alternatives that give your older iPhone a voice

    After last week’s iPhone 4S unveiling, Siri was one of the most talked-about features. With Siri, the iPhone 4S will be able to answer just about anything you ask it, from the weather report to nearby points of interest. It can also read messages and notifications aloud and even let you dictate messages of your own instead of relying on the phone’s on-screen keyboard.

  • News: This Lego Battlestar Is Six Feet Long!

    We’ve seen some pretty crazy cool Lego machinations and Lego replicas but this six-foot-long Battlestar probably tops all of them. This massive Battlestar Bezerk inspired by the re-imagined original Battlestar Galactica from Razor took Lego enthusiast Garry King in two months to build.

  • News: Google, Samsung right to delay Nexus Prime, analysts say

    Steve Jobs' was praised worldwide as a business visionary following his death last week. Analysts say Jobs' death also had immediate business impacts for both Apple products and those Android-based machines sold by rivals.

  • News: Macworld Superguide sale: Save on 16 popular titles

    Here at Macworld, we pride ourselves on offering helpful tips, tricks, and information not only through our magazine and on our website, but through our popular Superguide book series. As we approach our sixth anniversary, we're moving our webstore; to celebrate, we're cleaning house and offering you, our readers, up to 50 percent off 16 of our Superguide titles, available as printed books and CDs.

  • News: 1M iPhone 4S pre-orders prove naysayers wrong, say analysts

    Critics who last week lambasted Apple's new iPhone 4S as a lukewarm upgrade have been proved wrong by record first-day sales, analysts said today.

  • News: Samsung confirms Nexus Prime launch delay out of respect for Jobs

    Samsung has confirmed that it decided to delay the launch of the Nexus Prime handset, which will be the first to run Android 4.0 - aka Ice Cream Sandwich - out of respect to Steve Jobs.

  • News: iPhone 4S Breaks New Apple Pre-Order Record - 1 Million in 24 Hours

    Apple says pre-orders of its iPhone 4S, unveiled last week, topped one million in a single day shattering all previous pre-order records for all Apple products. That's 400,000 more than the first-day figure for the launch of the iPhone 4 less than a year and a half ago. Total sales from actual launch day when the iPhone 4 hit stores reached 1.7 million.

  • News: Microsoft Kills Zune for Good (Probably)

    After a week of confusion, Microsoft's Zune HD is officially no more.

  • News: Cold Office? Keep Your Mouse Hand Warm with the ValueRays Warm Mouse

    If I was the marketing person for ValueRays, I'd license the catchy Brendan Benson song "Cold Hands, Warm Heart," and tweak it to become, "Cold Hands, Warm Mouse." (Actually, I hate when advertisers ruin songs this way--but this is just such a perfect fit!)

  • News: iPhone 4S first-day orders top 1M

    First-day orders for the iPhone 4S hit 1 million on Friday, easily breaking the single-day record of 600,000 first-day sales for the iPhone 4 set last year, Apple announced today.


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