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Hollywood pushes movie streaming standard, UltraViolet

The Digital Entertainment Content Ecosystem (DECE), a group of 58 Hollywood studios and technology companies, is pinning its hopes for the future of entertainment on UltraViolet, an online digital locker that would allow you to buy a movie once, and stream it over the Internet for free on any other compatible devices.

Written by Daniel Ionescu21 July 10 02:17

Twitter Warns Even More Downtime To Come

Following two rough weeks of buggy service, Twitter warned its users that more downtime should be expected over the next two weeks. The outages affecting Twitter have been the worst since last October, said Sean Garett, the company's head of communications.

Written by Daniel Ionescu16 June 10 23:40

iPhone 4: What You Need To Know

Here are all the details on what Apple's new smartphone will offer, and when you can get your hands on the goods.

Written by Daniel Ionescu09 June 10 10:25

Sprint Claims Record Sales For HTC Evo 4G

Sprint announced on Monday it sold a record number of the Android-based smartphones on the phone's first day of availability on Friday, June 4. The carrier did not give any specific figures, but said it saw temporary shortages of the device at some of its U.S. stores.

Written by Daniel Ionescu08 June 10 00:01

Android gets iTunes-like media player with DoubleTwist

DoubleTwist introduced a free media player application for Google Android phones, which rivals the default media player on the platform. DoubleTwist's app not only plays music and videos in a clean interface, but also has a desktop counterpart for iTunes-like syncing.

Written by Daniel Ionescu04 June 10 01:05

'Lost' -- The Top 5 Websites

Soon, we will be watching the culmination of six years of ABC's drama Lost. After so many twists and turns in the plot, you would have thought that nobody is keeping count anymore.

Written by Daniel Ionescu24 May 10 06:52

Non-US iPad Users Get First Glimpse of Their App Store

Country-specific iPad App Stores are showing up one week early than expected for international users who bought an iPad from eBay or Craigslist, before the tablet officially becomes available in their country.

Written by Daniel Ionescu20 May 10 23:46

iPhone 4.0 Beta Hints At AT&T Tethering, Finally

The fourth beta of the iPhone 4.0 OS hints that AT&T might finally enable Internet tethering, after the carrier failed to activate the feature for almost a year since Apple introduced the capability.

Written by Daniel Ionescu20 May 10 05:09

12 Essential Android Games

3D games are becoming more common on Google's Android OS, and in this slideshow we've gathered some of the best to get you started. Even those titles without snazzy graphics are pretty addictive. Let's take a look.

Written by Daniel Ionescu10 May 10 13:05

Top 10 Android Apps for Entertainment

Here's a look at some of the best apps for your Android phone that will keep you entertained for hours, wherever you are.

Written by Daniel Ionescu06 May 10 08:40

Spotify iPhone app approved: Apple relaxing rules?

Monday appears to mark an important Apple App Store milestone with the introduction of a European digital music service app called Spotify Mobile that competes squarely with iTunes. In the past Apple has barred programs from its App Store it viewed as offering features that duplicate functionality already available on the iPhone such as Google Voice.

Written by Daniel Ionescu08 Sept. 09 05:22

Twitter to bolster tools with 'retweet' function

Micro-blogging service Twitter says it is working on a new tool to help you "retweet." Retweeting is jargon for re-posting something posted (or tweeted) by another user. Retweeting typically gives credit to the original poster. In offering this feature Twitter is just playing catch-up to what 3rd party apps already do.

Written by Daniel Ionescu15 Aug. 09 00:11

Microsoft plus Yahoo: it's all about Google

Yahoo's announcement of a <a href="http://www.pcworld.com/article/169253/its_official_microsoft_and_yahoo_agree_to_10_year_partnership.html??tk=rel_news">10-year deal</a> with Microsoft did not mention Google, but we all know what Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz was talking about in her blog post aimed at users.

Written by Daniel Ionescu31 July 09 01:53

Windows 7 upgrade FAQ

Microsoft is readying its next major release of the Windows operating system. After months of demos, early testing, beta releases, and finally announced launch plans, here's what you can expect in an upgrade.

Written by Daniel Ionescu27 June 09 03:11
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