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Intel’s Streaming TV Ambitions Are Real, And Huge

February 12th, 2013 | by Gizmodo

Intel has just confirmed what was previously only a rumor ; it's entering the set-top box business in a major way. As the Verge reports , we're talking "live television, catch-up television, on-demand, [and] a set of applications." In other words, the golden goose. All those questions, though, are what will define the service as a success or failure


Yes, Apple Is Cutting Down iPhone 5 Orders, and It Isn’t Giving Any Explanation

January 15th, 2013 | by Gizmodo

The New York Times confirmed today that Apple is drastically cutting iPhone 5 orders , just as the Wall Street Journal and Nikkei of Japan reported yesterday . Apple hasn't answered the reports, even while there is really no excuse not to do so except the perfectly fine "because we don't want to." Yet, Apple hasn't offered any explanation—even while their stock continues to dive! dive! dive! faster than James Cameron's submarine.


Microsoft Just Bought a Company That’ll Help the Xbox Win Your Living Room

January 3rd, 2013 | by Gizmodo

Microsoft just bought R2 Studios, a company that Apple and Google were both after , to help the Xbox continue its assault on living rooms across the world. R2 Studios, which was founded by Blake Krikorian (the guy who also made the Slingbox), apparently "works on" technology related to distributing and displaying digital media on televisions. Basically, it's more of Microsoft seeing the Xbox as a set top box as opposed to just a gaming device


Evil Apple Geniuses, Ways The World Could (But Didn’t) End, Squeezing Boobs …

December 22nd, 2012 | by Gizmodo

It's almost the end of the year and almost the end of the world. Then again, depending on who you ask it's always almost the end of the world. In the meantime we've got tales of evil Apple geniuses, the best photos and most important gadgets of the year, Amazon security loopholes, real James Bond gadgets, boobs, and a new Earth-like planet for you to peruse.


5 Features iTunes 11 Still Needs

November 30th, 2012 | by Gizmodo

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.



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