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New lawsuit says Apple violating media playback patents

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A new lawsuit, filed through the US District Court for the Northern District of California, accuses Apple of using media patents in spite of negotiations for them breaking down. A company called EPL Holdings says that on January 28th, 2002, it met with Tony Fadell, Apple's senior VP for the...
New lawsuit says Apple violating media playback patents

NVIDIA details how its Jetson development kit creates smart, seeing cars

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Developing a high-end in-car infotainment system can present challenges that don't exist in other platforms -- you're juggling core car systems, a myriad of sensors and media playback in a testbed on wheels. NVIDIA has just explained how it's uniting those elements with its new, lengthily-titled Jetson Automotive Development...
NVIDIA details how its Jetson development kit creates smart, seeing cars

Apple Patent A Reminder That It's Working On Google Glass-Style Wearable Tech, Too

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An Apple patent published yesterday by the USPTO and unearthed by Patently Apple is a reminder that Apple was actually working on wearable tech in the form of content-delivery glasses, at least on paper, long before Google debuted Google Glass. Apple originally filed a patent for its own Glass Project...
Apple Patent A Reminder That It's Working On Google Glass-Style Wearable Tech, Too

Roccat Connects Your PC To Your Smartphone For Power-Gaming

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One of the more interesting PC accessories of the last few years was the now-infamous Optimus keyboard, which replaced every key with a tiny display that could be customized for games and software. At $1500, it was kind of a stretch. More recently, Razer’s Blade laptop and an unreleased keyboard...
Roccat Connects Your PC To Your Smartphone For Power-Gaming

Philips outs TV media hub with Netflix, YouTube, more

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Philips has entered the set-top media player segment with its own HMP2000. It connects to displays using HDMI and home networks over integrated Wi-Fi, though there is no Ethernet connection. It does sport a USB port for local media playback, however. Preloaded apps let users connect to Netflix, YouTube, and...
Philips outs TV media hub with Netflix, YouTube, more

Boxee officially pulls the plug on PC client

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Want to run Boxee on your PC or Mac? Then hurry up; Boxee is removing all copies of its PC-based app from its servers by the end of the day Tuesday to fully concentrate on the Boxee Box. The company announced the move late last year, and Boxee VP of Marketing...
Boxee officially pulls the plug on PC client
Purported Xbox 720 To Cost $299 With Blu-ray Support, Kinect 2 And Virtual Reality In Time For Holiday 2013

Are books and the internet about to merge?

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The difference between ebooks and the internet, is minimal, and we should be glad the two are growing closer and closerIt's easy to forget that the world wide web as we know it today evolved from an early attempt to put books on the internet. When Tim Berners-Lee envisaged what...
Are books and the internet about to merge?

Motorola's latest ITC complaint against Apple targets newer iOS devices and Macs, messaging and sync

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Motorola filed its most recent ITC complaint against Apple so late into last week that the court system couldn't immediately provide more details; we're only just seeing documents now that the weekend is over. As it stands, the case involves seven patents that mostly touch on staple technologies of...
Motorola's latest ITC complaint against Apple targets newer iOS devices and Macs, messaging and sync

Google/Motorola claims Apple infringes seven patents, relate to Siri, location-based reminders

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Google’s new Motorola Division has filed a patent lawsuit against Apple with the United States International Trade Commission, according to the Wall Street Journal. In this lawsuit, Motorola claims that Apple violated seven patents with its iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch iOS products and even Macs. As detailed by...
Google/Motorola claims Apple infringes seven patents, relate to Siri, location-based reminders

Google TV will get its own version of AirPlay

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Google will bring AirPlay-like functionality to its Google TV platform, allowing users to play and control media directly from their Android tablet or handset, GigaOM has learned. The functionality will first be available via Google’s YouTube app, but the company wants to eventually open it up to third-party app developers...
Google TV will get its own version of AirPlay

Apple Granted 35 Patents Covering Playback on Multitouch Displays, Instant Messaging and Much More

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On March 26, 2013, The US Patent and Trademark Office officially published a series of 36 newly granted patents for Apple. In this particular report we cover playback controls and variable rate media playback methods using a multitouch display, instant messaging multiple recipients and a list of twenty-five other patents...
Apple Granted 35 Patents Covering Playback on Multitouch Displays, Instant Messaging and Much More

Readdle's Documents is a lean but powerful iPad app for file management, document viewing and media playback

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The iPad is often lauded for its lack of file management, letting users store, edit and share their media files without the hassle of using a file explorer type app. Those that create and send documents on their tablets often resort to Dropbox to store their files and third-party apps...
Readdle's Documents is a lean but powerful iPad app for file management, document viewing and media playback
Apple TV 3 impressions: What took so damn long?

Apple sued for allegedly infringing on media playback patents it discussed licensing in 2002

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Never far from a patent lawsuit (whether its the one accusing or being accused of infringement), Apple has been named in a new California suit that alleges Apple has infringed upon licensing a media playback patent owned by EPL Holdings that allows device owners to play back audio and video...
Apple sued for allegedly infringing on media playback patents it discussed licensing in 2002

Documents by Readdle Rolls Out for iPhone

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Back in January, we brought you news on Readdle’s Documents for iPad, which we called a lean but powerful file-management app, which also enabled document-viewing and media playback. And now this is also available for the smaller-screened form factor of the iPhone and iPod touch. As we noted at the...
Documents by Readdle Rolls Out for iPhone
Dell's 'Project Ophelia' Android-powered MHL stick turns TVs into cloud computers

Microsoft's Courier 'digital journal': exclusive pictures and details

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We've been dying to know more about Microsoft's Courier tablet / e-book device ever since we first caught wind of it last September, and while our entreaties to Mr. Ballmer went unanswered, we just learned some very interesting information from an extremely trusted source. We're told Courier will function...
Microsoft's Courier 'digital journal': exclusive pictures and details

Mystery key on iPad keyboard = Dashboard?

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Filed under: Accessories, Rumors, iPadOne of the accessories that will be available for the iPad at its launch is a dock with a full-sized keyboard. On the top row of the keyboard, where the Escape, F1 - F12, and Eject keys are on a standard Mac keyboard, are 14 keys...
Mystery key on iPad keyboard = Dashboard?

Tritton Warhead 7.1 two-way headset for Xbox 360 now shipping

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Companies are no strangers to superlatives where new kit is concerned and Mad Catz is definitely no exception. With the release of its newest flagship, the Tritton Warhead 7.1, the outfit's claiming a novelty in the Xbox 360 space, labeling these cans as the "first... to deliver two-way communication"...
Tritton Warhead 7.1 two-way headset for Xbox 360 now shipping
Apple patent application shows Smart Cover with a flexible secondary display
Apple sued for alleged patent infringement in iPhone and iPad

Ubuntu for Android gives smartphones a full Linux desktop

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Canonical in the run-up to Mobile World Congress sought to change the approach to smartphone use with Ubuntu for Android. Going beyond even Motorola's Webtop, it promises a full Ubuntu Linux desktop with a windowed environment when the smartphone is mounted in a dock and attached to both an HDMI...
Ubuntu for Android gives smartphones a full Linux desktop

Proposed Encrypted Media Support in HTML5 Sparks DRM Debate on W3C Mailing List

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A proposal drafted by Microsoft, Google and Netflix to add support for encrypted media playback in HTML5, has sparked a debate on the W3C (World Wide Web......
Proposed Encrypted Media Support in HTML5 Sparks DRM Debate on W3C Mailing List

WSJ: Microsoft working on $99 video-streaming set-top box

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Microsoft is looking to create a set-top box for media playback, according to one report. Continuing previous rumors, the software giant is working on a device that will allow users to sign onto Xbox Live and use its apps to view streaming video, effectively cloning the non-gaming aspects of the...
WSJ: Microsoft working on $99 video-streaming set-top box

ZAGG reveals ZAGGKeys PRO, PRO Plus keyboards for iPad

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Accessory maker ZAGG has announced two new Bluetooth keyboards for the iPad, the ZAGGKeys PRO and PRO Plus. Both feature iOS function keys for things like the Home button, copy and paste, and media playback. The two are also similar in concept to Logitech's Ultrathin Keyboard Cover, optionally attaching to...
ZAGG reveals ZAGGKeys PRO, PRO Plus keyboards for iPad
U.S. Galaxy S IV Screenshots Leak, Backing Up Smart Scroll Claims And Some Hardware Specs

VLC 2.0 arriving with all-new UI, native full screen in Lion, Blu-ray support, more

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This slideshow requires JavaScript. VideoLAN, the organization behind the open-source cross-platform VLC media player, is gearing up to launch VLC 2.0, a total rewrite of the program sporting an all-new user interface on the Mac platform and welcome new capabilities. Available on Mac OS X, Windows and a variety of...
VLC 2.0 arriving with all-new UI, native full screen in Lion, Blu-ray support, more

Researcher: UPnP flaws expose millions of networked devices to remote attacks

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Tens of millions of network-enabled devices including routers, printers, media servers, IP cameras, smart TVs and more can be attacked over the Internet because of dangerous flaws in their implementation of the UPnP (Universal Plug and Play) protocol standard, security researchers from Rapid7 said Tuesday in a research paper....
Researcher: UPnP flaws expose millions of networked devices to remote attacks

Can We Finally Take OUYA Seriously?

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Revolutionary. A flop. A disruption. Just another Kickstarter project doomed to a life of delays, cancellations, and a disappointing product. OUYA could be any – or all – of those things. We won’t know if the OUYA will be a success until well after its debut next year, but we...
Can We Finally Take OUYA Seriously?
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