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  • How-Tos: HDMI vs. Component Video

    A "Comcast gentleman" told Shari26 to replace her HDMI cables with component ones. She asked the HDTV & Home Theater forum for advice.

  • Opinion: Steve Jobs Resigns: 5 Things to Watch For

    Apple cofounder Steve Jobs has stepped down permanently as company CEO, and many observers are asking what's next for the popular technology company now that its visionary leader is gone. Jobs was succeeded by Tim Cook, who has served as Apple's chief operating officer since 1998. Jobs, while no longer CEO, will remain at Apple as the company's board chairman.

  • News: Kenya tells providers to turn off counterfeit mobile phones

    The Communications Commission of Kenya (CCK) has directed mobile phone service providers to switch off all counterfeit handsets from their networks in an attempt to stem a flood of Chinese counterfeit phones.

  • How-Tos: Take great underwater shots

    Brightly colored landscapes, intriguing sea life large and small, and the shadowy hulks of rusting shipwrecks are only some of the photographic subjects that await you and your underwater camera. There are few places more beautiful to photograph but, like scuba diving, underwater photography requires an understanding of this strange but intriguing environment.

  • News: The Last Time Apple Was Without Jobs

    Just how visionary is Steve Jobs? It’s a loaded question that’s hard to answer. When Jobs and his friend Steve Wozniak cofounded Apple computers in 1976, it would have been impossible to tell that their computers would—at least in the first decade of the 21st century-- remake the way the world interacts with technology. But for at least a decade in its storied life, Apple was on the brink of becoming a second-tier brand, if not collapsing completely.

  • News: Steve Jobs' resignation 'end of an era'

    Steve Jobs' resignation as the CEO of Apple will not disrupt the company's product plans in the short-term, but could dull its ability to dazzle consumers down the road.

  • ViewSonic PJD5223 3D projector debuts

    ViewSonic has launched a range of 3D projectors that offer a budget alternative to buying a 3D TV. The ViewSonic PJD5 Series DLP projectors have XGA and WXGA resolutions, operate at 120Hz - ideal for 3D viewing - and HDMI connectors so they can be used with a Sony PlayStation 3 or a 3D Blu-ray player

  • News: Registration for Macworld's App Create Sessions opens

    You can now register for Macworld's App Create Sessions where our app experts will be on hand to tell you everything you need to know about creating and publishing a successful app.

  • News: RIM starts trial of music service, launching later this year

    Research In Motion is testing a cloud-based music service around its BlackBerry Messenger, that it plans to offer commercially later this year.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Ad infinitum, and beyond

    If you thought Apple would just dash off its iPhone 5 commercial at the last moment, then you don't know Apple, my friend. Meanwhile, the Netherlands weighs in on the Apple vs. Samsung case, iTunes gains share for digital movie downloads, and Windows 8 provides more information than you require. Stay on target for the remainders for Wednesday, August 24, 2011.

  • News: Steve Jobs resigns as Apple CEO; Tim Cook takes helm

    Apple co-founder Steve Jobs has stepped down from his position as CEO of the company and Tim Cook, Apple's chief operating officer, has been named to take the helm, Apple announced Wednesday.

  • News: StackMob aims mobile cloud platform at Heroku customers

    StackMob hopes to make it easier for Heroku's customers to extend their applications to mobile phones, by adding its service as a Heroku add-on.

  • Opinion: Time Warner Cable to Bundle Slingbox for Top Subscribers

    Time Warner Cable is set to bundle a Slingbox for those who subscribe to its $99-per-month Wideband Internet service, according to a New York Times report. The cable provider would basically subsidize the total cost of the $300 device in a move to avoid litigation with cable programmers who demand extra payments for live TV streams on anything other than your TV set.

  • Opinion: Sprint Apple iPhone 5 Rumor: Five Questions

    The latest iPhone rumor is a big one: Sprint will reportedly be getting Apple's iPhone 5 along with AT&T and Verizon wireless when the phone launches in mid-October, according to the Wall Street Journal's unnamed sources.

  • Opinion: Apple Gets Ban on Samsung Galaxy S, SII, Ace Smartphones

    Despite accusations that it may have altered photos of Samsung's Galaxy S smartphones to strengthen its case, Apple has succeeded in getting a Dutch court to ban the sale of three phones that it claims are too similar to the iPhone.

  • News: Asia Pacific CE desires surveyed

    Among Chinese respondents, HDTVs were the second most cited device when considering CE purchase intentions in the next six months.

  • News: Apple to produce 58 million iPhones in Q3, Q4 2011

    Apple will post two bumper quarters for iPhone production in the second half of 2011, FBR Capital Markets analyst Craig Berger reckons.

  • News: Electricity-Harvesting Device May Put Power in Your Steps

    Two researchers at the University of Wisconsin in Madison have discovered a novel way to generate enough energy from walking to keep small electronic devices powered.

  • News: Booktrack Thinks E-Books Need Sound Effects and Soundtracks

    Have you ever wanted to listen along to the music of Beethoven as you finger-swipe through the pages of A Clockwork Orange on your iPad, or "enjoy" the novel's grisly action as audio sound effects? New York startup Booktrack is gunning for exactly this by adding musical scores and ambient noises to e-books.

  • News: Dutch court slams brakes on Samsung Android phone sales in Europe

    A Dutch court Tuesday issued a European Union-wide injunction ordering the immediate halt of sales for Samsung's Android-based Galaxy smartphones.



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