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  • News: The Week in iPad Cases: Lock, stock, and two smoking barrels

    Gadget protection means different things to different people. For some, it's about making a fashion statement; for others, it's about keeping their devices away from sticky hands; and then there are those, like the military, whose jobs necessitate taking the concept of protection to the extreme. You'll be happy to hear that we've got them all covered in this week's iPad case roundup.

  • News: Artists reinvent Garbage Pail Kids

    Gallery 1988 has asked artists to put their own spin on 80s trading card classics Garbage Pail Kids for its latest exhibition.

  • News: Windows Phone 7, Day 15: Xbox Live Gaming on WP7

    All of the smartphone platforms have games of some sort, but only Windows Phone has Xbox Live. For today's 30 Days With Windows Phone 7, I'm going to play around--literally--with the games hub and Xbox Live capabilities.

  • News: iPhone 5 production delays reported

    iPhone 5 production could be behind schedule, it has been reported, with the tear-shaped design seemingly causing manufacturing issues.

  • News: Consumer Wrath Hits Netflix Hard

    Hell hath no fury like a consumer scorned--a fact Netflix is discovering since it restructured its pricing in July. One million consumers have bailed since the restructure, and the company's stock price is falling precipitously.

  • News: 26-Foot-Tall Rubik's Cube Is Even Harder to Solve

    It first appeared at Burning Man, providing a guiding light in the wastes, and now it's coming to Seattle's Pacific Science Center. What is it? Why, it's a huge 26-foot Rubik's cube that can actually be solved. It takes 3 people, however, and they stand apart from each other (60ft-Burning Man, 30ft-PacSci) and each participant only gets to rotate one axis. Created by Groove Studios, they call it the "Groovik's Cube."

  • News: Value of Intel-Google partnership on smartphones remains to be seen

    The Computerworld US story, "Value of Intel-Google partnership on smartphones remains to be seen," which posted to the newswire Friday, had an incorrect byline. The correct byline is Matt Hamblen. The story has been corrected on the newswire and online editors are asked to make the change on their sites

  • News: iPhone 5 rumor roll-up for the week ending Sept. 16

    We learn this week that the iPhone 5 is a "sight to behold" even though no one writing about it has actually beheld one. Far from dampening rumors, that vacuum of fact causes them to swell and blossom.

  • Opinion: Apps Created for Android, iPhone May Top 1 Million

    A milestone was hit today in the market for smartphone apps. There may be a million of them out there.

  • News: AT&T's LTE network to launch Sunday in 5 cities

    AT&T will officially launch its faster LTE wireless service on Sunday in five cities: Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Houston and San Antonio.

  • News: iPhone 5 will be 'fairly different' - report

    We don't have very long to wait until the iPhone 5 is launched, according to a new report.

  • Acer Iconia Tab A100 tablet

    Acer has started UK sales of its shrunk-down Iconia Android tablet. The Acer Iconia A100 is a 7in screen tablet that comes in 8GB and 16GB iterations and runs the Google Android 3.2 – the latest tweak to the Honeycomb operating system. Pricing starts at £249.

  • Opinion: Google Reportedly Working on Flipboard App Rival

    Google will soon launch a social news magazine for iPads and Android tablets called Propeller, according to reports. The app would compete with the popular Flipboard app on the iPad, which Google tried to buy but its offer was refused.

  • Opinion: Nonsense: Of Course PS Vita's Not Hitting the US Dec. 31

    It seems some in the media are comfortable speculating about the PS Vita's release date yet this year, right up to the point of phony baloney headlines based on obvious non sequiturs. ZDNet noticed Amazon's placeholder release date--December 31, 2011--for the PlayStation Vita and Wii U after reading a bizarrely straight-faced Washington Post story, and decided, well, that it was newsworthy...in the face of overwhelming evidence (and official word) otherwise.

  • Opinion: Windows 8: How Microsoft's PC Overhaul Will Take on Apple's iPad

    For Microsoft, the timing of Windows 8 looks to be just right. Here's why.

  • News: iPhone 5 'screen protectors' suggest elongated Home button

    Evidence that the iPhone 5 could have an elongated Home button has emerged in the form of screen protectors supposedly for the next-generation device.

  • News: Apple pulls 'Jew or not Jew' app from French App Store

    Apple has pulled a controversial app that told users which celebrities and public figures were Jewish from the French App Store.

  • News: MasterCard gives sneak peek into mobile payments future

    MasterCard on Thursday gave a sneak peek into the near future of mobile payment systems and said that the Google Wallet application is within weeks of being rolled out commercially.

  • News: Remains of the Day: I like big buttons

    More rumors about the iPhone 5's appearance surface, Google buys up yet another passel of patents, and Steve Jobs gets some praise from a surprising source. The remainders for Thursday, September 15, 2011 are just calling to say they love you.

  • News: RIM's PlayBook shipments drop in half

    PlayBook shipments dropped in half for Research In Motion during its second quarter, which also saw revenue continue to plummet.



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