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  • News: The Week in iPad Cases: Wakka wakka wakka

    My earliest memory of Pac-Man is how quickly it devoured my weekly allowance--one quarter at a time, it made its way through each bit of my seven-year-old self's disposable income like so many dots. So it's funny to see Pac-Man make an unexpected appearance in this week's iPad-case roundup. But don't worry--if ghosts and little dots aren't your thing, there's plenty more in our weekly mix of new protection products.

  • Opinion: iPhone 5 Said to Have Curved Glass Screen

    The iPhone 5, Apple's next-gen smartphone, could have a curved glass display similar to Samsung's Nexus S, according to the latest supply chain rumors from DigiTimes. In support of this theory, Apple reportedly purchased around 300 glass-cutting machines to ramp up production ahead of an expected iPhone 5 release later this year.

  • Opinion: Music matters

    In recent reviews round-ups, we’ve put the spotlight on the visual experience of PCs and peripherals, from monitors and projectors to 3D TVs and laptops. Here, the focus moves to sound.

  • News: Analyst: Foxconn Explosion Could Lead to iPad Shortages

    The tech world is abuzz again with worries about shortages of popular products, this time because of an explosion at a Chinese factory that killed two people.

  • News: Expensify Adds Receipt Scanning

    Tracking expenses on the road can be a massive productivity breakdown for busy road warriors, particularly if you don't have a fairly effortless way to get all your receipts captured into your expense reporting system. I know more than a few hardcore business travelers for whom a jumble of paper slips at the bottom of the laptop bag usually turns into weeks of procrastination before finally sitting down to organize, record, categorize, and report every little latté purchase or taxi ride from a long trip. The new Expensify app for Android and iOS could be just what these folks need.

  • How-Tos: Using iTunes' Restore From Backup command

    Earlier this week, my friend and Macworld colleague, Dan Frakes, posted a series of tweets lamenting a frustrating problem he was having with his iPhone. It began with a seemingly innocuous act: charging his iPhone overnight. The next morning, Dan's iPhone had "reset"--with the result that the ordering of his home screen icons was jumbled and all his painstakingly assembled folder organization was gone.

  • Opinion: Samsung's E-Reader Screens Boast 16.7 Million Colors

    Much of the buzz coming out of the SID Display Week 2011 International Symposium conference in Los Angeles this week is about high-resolution screens for tablets capable of 2560-by-1600 resolution -- five times that of the iPad's 1024-by-768 display. But Samsung, makers of those eye-popping screens, also unveiled new e-reader screens that use the colored oils of "electrowetting" and can show up to 16.7 million colors.

  • News: iPhone 5 rumor rollup for the week ending May 20

    This week's iPhone 5 rumor roundup features information on The Date from that hotbed of Apple smartphone rumors, St. Albans, Hertfordshire; more slips from Verizon's loose-lipped CFO; LTE prospects in Red China; how the iPhone 5 is causing a slump in global smartphone cells; a new SIM card standard that will extend Apple's control over identity stuff; and why new tables in the Apple stores mean iPhone 5 will have NFC.

  • News: iPad 2 supply constraints ease

    Analysts believe that component supply issues affecting the number of iPad 2 units Apple could produce have eased significantly.

  • Feature: Why your smartphone battery doesn't last

    If your awesome new smartphone is to have any hope of lasting longer than a day on one charge, it's going to need more power than a typical lithium ion battery can deliver.

  • News: No-one wants 3D TV: Ovum

    Technology analyst Ovum has released a report on the state of 3D TV programming around the world, saying that broadcasters are uninterested in investing in the expertise and technology required to create 3D programming. This means the amount of 3D programming on TV in Australia is unlikely to increase in 2011, with coverage restricted to special sporting events like the [[artnid:344634|State of Origin football]] matches and [[artnid:359104|NRL grand final]].

  • Rollei iPhone lens adds super-zoom

    German camera brand Rollei has put its name to a telephoto zoom lens that adds 8x zooming to the iPhone

  • News: Final nominations announced for Macworld Awards

    Now in its 16th year, the Macworld Awards are THE event in the UK Mac calendar, recognising the products and vendors that make a significant contribution throughout the year.

  • News: Sharp's Android smartphone will go global

    Sharp is preparing to launch a new Aquos smartphone in markets around the world, it said Friday.

  • News: ARM: Intel has tough road into mobile market

    Intel made a big splash saying it's going to focus on the mobile market, but its rival in the space says the chip maker has an uphill climb ahead.

  • News: Future iPhone will support China Mobile's 4G network

    Future versions of Apple's iPhone will support China Mobile's fourth generation (4G) network, China's largest mobile carrier said, a sign that it will eventually offer the iconic device to its 600 million customers.

  • News: Liberty Media offers to buy Barnes & Noble

    U.S. bookseller Barnes & Noble might have found a buyer. On Thursday the maker of the Nook e-reader said it has received an acquisition proposal from media conglomerate Liberty Media.

  • Opinion: Amazon Adds Electronics to Trade-In Program

    Amazon has expanded its product trade-in program to include electronics, so if you're saddled with obsolete or unwanted gadgets -- including tablets, smartphones, MP3 players, digital cameras, GPS units, and more -- you can unload them for Amazon.com gift certificates.

  • Opinion: Gartner: Android Dominates Smartphone Sales Worldwide

    Another day, another report saying Android rules the smartphone world, this time from Gartner.

  • News: Gaming firms must sail past China's pirates to cash in

    Although the game was developed in the U.S., the concept behind Plants vs. Zombies knows no cultural bounds for Chinese fans like 27-year-old Sai Na.



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