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Apple reiterates commitment to Final Cut Pro X, mentions new features coming in 2012

Rolling out a new version of the Disqus system

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We’re currently transitioning all sites using Disqus over to a new version of the JavaScript code. This is what’s loaded on websites and enables reading, posting, and other interactions with the Disqus system. What’s noticeably different? Nothing for now. This is the first rollout of a major revision to the...
Rolling out a new version of the Disqus system
Microsoft's Xbox head: 'If you're backwards compatible, you're really backwards'
Nintendo killing news, weather, and other built-in Wii apps on June 28th

IZABO Video with iPhones

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IZABO Video with iPhones is a post from Chris PirilloFunky band IZABO created their newest music video – On my way – using a whole lot of iPhones.Izabo’s music has been described as a “Brilliant, action packed combination of Psychedelic Rock, Disco, Punk and Arabic spices.” Featuring high-to-ultra-high vocals, twisting...
IZABO Video with iPhones

WSJ: Sony will use Gaikai streaming tech to play PS3 games on the PS4

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We're just a few days away from Sony's February 20th "see the future of" PlayStation event where we expect to see the next edition of its home console, and the rumor mill is buzzing. The latest one tonight comes from the Wall Street Journal, with a report that connects...
WSJ: Sony will use Gaikai streaming tech to play PS3 games on the PS4
Nintendo uses low price to explain away Wii Mini's missing features

Nintendo Wii U review

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More Info Nintendo's Wii U tablet controller and the death of your TV's remote control Editorial: Why America's most popular gaming genre likely won't work on Nintendo's new console Take a very, very close look at the round-edged Wii U proprietary discs Nintendo's new console is an anomaly in...
Nintendo Wii U review

WiGig, the next generation of Wi-Fi

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The Wi-Fi Alliance and the Wireless Gigabit Alliance have been working diligently on the next generation of high-speed, consumer Wi-Fi…and its name is WiGig. WiGig, which will run on the 60 GHz  (yes, Gigahertz) spectrum, can reportedly reach speeds of up to 7 gigabits per second. In all likelihood...
WiGig, the next generation of Wi-Fi
Microsoft Is Backing Down From One Of Windows 8's Boldest Changes

Apple can finish what Microsoft's Steven Sinofsky started

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Apple should stick to its guns, keep laptops and tablets clearly distinct, but make iPads easier to love by business usersIn 2007, Microsoft introduced a new version of Windows called Vista, a grand name for what turned out to be an embarrassing dud. (Memories of my first and determining interaction...
Apple can finish what Microsoft's Steven Sinofsky started

Option announces new 4G chipset compatible with Windows 8

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Belgian wireless outfit Option has produced a 4G modem that takes up the same space inside a netbook or tablet as the company's previous 3G-enabled model. The GTM801 is based around Qualcomm's universal-standard Gobi MDM9215 and, even better, is already designed to support Windows 8 -- so we can at...
Option announces new 4G chipset compatible with Windows 8

Nintendo to Wii owners: the Wii U is an entirely new system, not just an upgrade

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The difference between the Wii and Wii U are readily apparent to most contemporary gamers, but some consumers are having trouble telling them apart. "Some have the misunderstanding that the Wii U is just Wii with a pad for games," Nintendo president Satoru Iwata told Investors last week, "others...
Nintendo to Wii owners: the Wii U is an entirely new system, not just an upgrade

Bloomberg: Next Xbox features an AMD x86 chip, making backwards compatibility difficult

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The Xbox 360 successor may not support Xbox 360 game discs, according to a Bloomberg report. The issue arises from the as-yet-unannounced console's chip, which allegedly comes from AMD and, like the PlayStation 4, uses x86 architecture (like a PC). Resultantly, backwards compatibility would have to be handled on...
Bloomberg: Next Xbox features an AMD x86 chip, making backwards compatibility difficult
Everything you need to know about the PlayStation 4 (so far)

Nintendo boss Iwata apologizes to Wii U early adopters

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Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has apologized to Wii U early adopters for what he believes was a less than ideal experience out of the box. Some Wii U users complained that on setting up their new console, they had to endure a lengthy update process before they could start gaming...
Nintendo boss Iwata apologizes to Wii U early adopters

First Public Draft: Taking the Wraps off of OAuth 2.0

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The OAuth 2.0 draft specification is out there. The efforts the group working on the specification are paying off in the form of an IETF working group submission. One thing that is clear is that there is a natural tension in following the processes of IETF and the hyper-innovation cycle...
First Public Draft: Taking the Wraps off of OAuth 2.0

Apple Is Creating An E-Waste Problem

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What happens when you change one port? Quite a lot, actually. Apple introduced the 30-pin iPod port on April 28, 2003. That makes the technology – a fairly streamlined solution for 2003 – nine years old and, thanks to the iPhone’s popularity, essentially ubiquitous. Now, however, as news leaks about...
Apple Is Creating An E-Waste Problem
Why Build is Microsoft's most important event ever

Sony announces PlayStation 4, touts speed and social but media vision unclear

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A lot has changed since Sony last announced an update to its video game console in 2006. Since that time, the era of discs and cartridges has receded and consumers have entered a world of cloud and mobile computing. Meanwhile, the PlayStation has lost ground to Nintendo and Xbox while...
Sony announces PlayStation 4, touts speed and social but media vision unclear
Sony Likely To Unveil PlayStation 4 On Feb. 20, But We'll Need To See More Than A Spec Show
Sony confirms that the PlayStation 4 won't play PS3 games natively

Apple to Provide Adapter for Smaller iPhone Dock Connector

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With Reuters becoming the latest publication to report that the next iPhone will include a smaller dock connector, many are continuing to wonder what will happen with legacy accessories that take advantage of the current 30-pin dock connector that has been in use since 2003. Casings for iPhone 4S (left)...
Apple to Provide Adapter for Smaller iPhone Dock Connector

Wii U Too Soon?

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Wii U Too Soon?: Speaking of the Wii U, here's Engadget's review by Ben Gilbert. It features an important note near the top: Note: Nintendo delayed TVii into December, and the majority of promised functionality was not made available to reviewers ahead of the console's November 18th release date (including...
Wii U Too Soon?

Advanced OOP & PHP5

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This post follows on from my first article “Getting Started with OOP & PHP5” which introduced the basics of Object Orientated Programming and what that looks like in PHP. This time around we’ll look at some more advanced concepts and some more practical examples of building code, covering use of...
Advanced OOP & PHP5
Everything you need to know about the Xbox One (so far)

Winter Is Coming: The Great iPhone Cable Shortage Of 2012

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How many iOS charger cables do you own? You know, the 30-pin connector that’s been packaged alongside every iPod, iPhone and iPad for as long as I can remember. Personally, I own seven. Each of my friends and colleagues has (at the very least) more than one of these wires....
Winter Is Coming: The Great iPhone Cable Shortage Of 2012

Qualcomm's Next-Generation Gobi Platform Consolidates Mobile Standards Support for Future iOS Devices

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Qualcomm today announced the launch of its fifth-generation Gobi reference platform that seeks to pack support for nearly all of the major worldwide mobile standards into a single chip. While the reference platform is not ready in time for inclusion in the iPad 3, it does pave the way for...
Qualcomm's Next-Generation Gobi Platform Consolidates Mobile Standards Support for Future iOS Devices
Microsoft's Big Plans For The Surface Pro? Colorful New Touch Covers!
Why Microsoft is failing with Windows RT (and what it can do about it)
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