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  • News: Apple's Siri-Enabled TV: 4 Problems

    Apple may soon let you throw away your television remote and instead simply tell your TV what to do with commands like, "Switch to the Jets game on ESPN at 6 p.m." At least, that is reportedly Apple's vision for a new TV running a version of Siri, Apple's digital personal assistant that debuted recently on the iPhone 4S.

  • News: iPhone 5 rumor roll-up for the week ending Oct. 28

    The iOSsphere hungers for news about iPhone 5. It can't let go of LTE, and new images of what the Next iPhone will look like again rear their Photoshopped pixels. Contemplating a quad-core mobile processor causes swooning.

  • News: Fix a Lion file-opening hang in Mac OS X 10.7.2

    Acorn, my favorite image editor, was giving me trouble. Whenever I’d open a file in the app, the image would appear immediately—but then the app would hang for five, 20, even 60 seconds. I saw the spinning beach ball of doom, and couldn’t do anything else in the app. I was running the latest version of Lion and the latest version of Acorn, and I checked with a few of my fellow Acorn-using Macworld coworkers; not one of them was having my issue.

  • News: Windows Phone Apollo: What We Know So Far

    With Windows Phone Mango showing up in new smartphones and rolling out to old ones, it's time to look ahead to the next big update to Microsoft's mobile operating system, code-named Apollo.

  • News: EU countries must devote 800MHz band to wireless broadband by 2013

    Europe’s Council of Ministers has said that all European Union countries must make the 800 MHz band available for wireless broadband services by January 1, 2013 as part of an ambitious deal agreed on Friday.

  • News: Small carriers question FCC's phone subsidy reform

    The U.S. Federal Communications Commission's vote Thursday to shift long-time telephone subsidies to broadband deployment generated praise in the telecom industry, but other groups questioned the move.

  • News: Number of fake antivirus attacks has decreased considerably, researchers say

    The frequency of attacks that distribute fake antivirus software, a long-time pillar of the underground economy, has decreased considerably in recent months. However, security researchers warn that the industry is not yet dead and new versions of attacks continue to be released.

  • News: New Tsunami Trojan variant discovered

    Security researchers have discovered a new variant of the Tsunami Trojan targeting Mac OS, which can be used to turn your Mac into a 'bot' that participates in DDoS attacks.

  • News: Internap launches first public OpenStack cloud

    Look out Amazon. OpenStack is shaping up to be a game changer in the cloud world. Today, Atlanta-based Internap Network Services announced the launch of the first public cloud built on OpenStack.

  • News: Wall Street Beat: Enterprise IT, smartphones boost tech earnings

    Third-quarter earnings reports from major tech vendors continued to pour in this week, confirming upbeat trends for enterprise software and emerging markets but mixed results for hardware and components.

  • Video: Video: Amazon boosts Kindle Fire, Sony to buy Sony Ericsson and more

    Coming up on World Tech Update this week Nokia launches two Windows Phones, Sony buys Sony Ericsson, Amazon boosts Kindle Fire production, Wikileaks stops publishing classified files and new technology tracks researchers at MIT.

  • Video: Video: Sony to buy Sony Ericsson

    The Japanese electronics maker says it will pay Ericsson €1.05 billion for its share of the business and related patents.

  • News: Apple Patents New Multitouch, 3-D Gestures

    A new Apple patent reveals the company is looking into ways to integrate more gesturing into the iPad and other devices, a la Tom Cruise's holographic glove-controlled system in Minority Report.

  • News: Three Surprising Things About Hard Drive Defragging

    Back in the bad old days of computing, hard-drive defragmentation was a big deal. You needed a quality third-party “defragger,” and you needed to run it regularly—at least once a month—to ensure optimal system performance.

  • News: Germany and Romania in hot water over data retention

    Germany and Romania are caught between a rock and a hard place over data retention.

  • News: Showdown Looms Over New Controversial Anti-piracy Bill

    California Democrat, Rep. Zoe Lofgren, believes that a controversial new anti-piracy bill introduced Wednesday in the House of Representatives could mean "the end of the Internet as we know it." Hollywood, content creators, and groups such as the Teamsters, on the other hand, support the bill arguing it will save and protect U.S. jobs.

  • News: How to Calibrate Your Monitor

    If you're an avid photographer, you've probably shot tons of photos, investing a large chunk of your time and disposable income in a digital SLR camera. And you’ve spent even more time learning the ins and outs of photography, including lighting, composition, and image editing. So why don’t your photos look better than they do?

  • News: Government CIOs are undervalued, official audit report finds

    Just two central government CIOs out of a possible 17 surveyed sit on their department’s boards, a National Audit Office (NAO) survey has found.

  • News: Five Scary Social Media Horror Stories

    Whether it’s on Yelp, Amazon, or anywhere else that potential clients see your business, a negative review can have scary consequences. It’s also a dirty trick that competitors can use to slag your company; all they need is to set up a personal account on a site that looks like it's from a regular customer and bingo, your reputation is toast.

  • News: Pros and Cons of Google+ for Google Apps

    Businesses using Google Apps can finally join the Google+ party. Google+, the Google social network, now lets users join using Gmail addresses associated with Google Apps accounts, and Google has added some features that add value for these business users as well.



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