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To support World AIDS Day, Apple will promote (RED) in its products and retail store logos

To support World AIDS Day, Apple will promote (RED) in its products and retail store logos

Apple has joined the ranks of businesses around the world honoring World AIDS Day. Held since 1988, the global community holds this day as a time when everyone can unite in their “fight against HIV, show their support for people living with HIV, and to commemorate people who have died.” For Apple, one of the steps its ...

How to Spread Your Music Across the Web

How to Spread Your Music Across the Web

Cloud storage has transformed the way digital music collectors access their media. But with so many competing hosting services, which should you choose? How about: All of them. Here's how to sync your music collection throughout the cloud. iTunes: Apple's supplemented its ubiquitous media management program in 2011 with ...

5 Features iTunes 11 Still Needs

5 Features iTunes 11 Still Needs

iTunes 11 is the best thing to happen to Apple's media hub in a long time. But while the cosmetic changes are nice, there are still plenty of underlying problems with iTunes that need to be addressed. At its core, iTunes is still just a shopping mall with a snazzy jukebox attached. But it could be so much more. Here are ...

Leaked Redbox Instant Details Reveal Cheap, Netflix-Killing Prices

Leaked Redbox Instant Details Reveal Cheap, Netflix-Killing Prices

Thanks to a (now password protected) page on Redbox's support site, details on the company's joint streaming venture with Verizon have finally surfaced. While the potential Netflix competitor has a smaller catalog of offerings, the $6 a month subscription rate should be enough to garner a few converts. Plus, screenshots ...

Apple likely to launch streaming radio service in 2013, long before Apple’s TV service

Apple likely to launch streaming radio service in 2013, long before Apple’s TV service

Apple has been rumored to be prepping a streaming radio service for more than a year now, and according to a number of recent reports it looks like 2013 will finally see the company’s Pandora competitor become a reality. BTIG analyst Richard Greenfield on Friday issued a note clarifying that Apple’s streaming radio ...

This Is How Microsoft’s Kinect Actually Works

This Is How Microsoft’s Kinect Actually Works

In 2010, Microsoft unveiled a new Xbox 360 accessory it said would change the way gamers played. The Kinect was the first motion controlled gaming system that didn’t require a controller, instead allowing players to use their whole body to move the game. While the Nintendo Wii popularized motion controls with its ...

This Robot Runs on Sewage Waste

This Robot Runs on Sewage Waste

Scientists in the UK have developed a robot that is powered with sewage waste, or, in more layman’s terms, poo. Called the EcoBot III, it’s entirely powered by energy processed by its microbial fuel cells, which turn waste into energy. Using this mechanism, a robot could be capable of refueling itself autonomously by ...

Apple releases iTunes 11 with improved interface and expanded iCloud integration

Apple releases iTunes 11 with improved interface and expanded iCloud integration

Apple released iTunes 11 on Thursday, the latest version of its music, movie and app hub for the Mac and Windows computers. The new iTunes has been redesigned from the ground up with a completely new interface and more iCloud-centric features. The new iTunes features a wide array of new features, including a fresh new ...

Nintendo’s Iwata ‘very sorry’ for Wii U’s launch omissions

Nintendo’s Iwata ‘very sorry’ for Wii U’s launch omissions

Nintendo President Satoru Iwata has apologized for the Wii U's missing features at launch. "Personally I think that users should be able to use all the functions of a console video game machine as soon as they open the box," Iwata told IGN in an interview published yesterday. "So I feel very sorry for the fact that ...

Groupon partners with Major League Baseball to become its official daily deals site for its 30 clubs

Groupon partners with Major League Baseball to become its official daily deals site for its 30 clubs

Groupon has just hit a home run. The daily deals site announced that it is now the choice service for Major League Baseball’s interactive media and Internet company. Through this deal, the MLB will handle the deals from its 30 clubs right through the GrouponLive events platform. GrouponLive, the online ticketing deals ...