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  • News: Weekly Wrap: Firmware updates, Thunderbolt gadgets, more

    It's been another busy week here at Macworld, and not just because of a steadily escalating prank war between editors Philip Michaels and Dan Miller. We've covered interesting iOS and Mac apps; Lion tricks and issues; accessories; Windows 8; and plenty more. In case you missed any of the good stuff this past week, here's a roundup of our biggest and best stories (in easily-digestible list format!) to bring you up to Thunderbolt speed.

  • News: Netflix apologizes, spins off DVD service

    Netflix CEO Reed Hastings has two messages for all of you who feel jilted by the company's action this year to split its DVD and streaming video services. First: "It's not you, it's me." Second: "We're doubling down."

  • News: Former cybersecurity czar Clarke says smartphones, digital certificates create huge security problems

    Former White House cybersecurity adviser Richard Clarke, author of the book "Cyber War," served 19 years in the Pentagon, intelligence community and State Department. At the firm he founded, Good Harbor Consulting, he advises clients on security risk management; is an on-air consultant for ABC News; and also teaches at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government.

  • News: Verizon to sell sub-$100 Pantech Breakout

    Verizon Wireless will sell an LTE smartphone, the Pantech Breakout, starting Thursday for the breakout price of less than $100 after a rebate.

  • News: Appcelerator opens mobile marketplace for developers

    Appcelerator, whose Titanium platform is used to develop cross-platform apps for smartphones and tablets, has opened Open Mobile Marketplace, a store where developers can download modules to expand the functionality of Titanium and more easily add features to their apps, the company said on Monday.

  • News: AT&T's Houston LTE network offers good speeds, study finds

    AT&T's new Houston LTE network offers users' high data speeds, but poorer-than-expected network latency, according to Signals Research.

  • News: Save Money and Get a Second Line by Making Calls Over Wi-Fi

    If you frequently use a mobile phone for business calls and text messages, you know that the fees from your carrier can add up quickly. But with suitable apps and programs, you can add an office line that lets you use Wi-Fi to make voice calls and send texts from your mobile device or desktop at no extra charge, using the Internet service you already pay for. Having a second phone line for business also can help you separate your work from your personal life.

  • News: iPhone 5 to be targeted by new Samsung legal onslaught

    Reports from Korea indicate that Samsung planning to take Apple to court over the iPhone 5 in the latest round of an ongoing legal battle.

  • News: Google Wallet now live, at least in one San Francisco coffee shop

    Google Wallet appears to be live in the field today, based on a photograph of a payment terminal in a coffee shop in San Francisco.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.



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