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Buzz Out Loud 1531: Introducing: Googorola! (Podcast)

Google buys Motorola Mobility! Once we figure out that it's not actually a joke, we grabbed News.com senior writer Maggie Reardon to help break it all down for us. Upshot: patents, patents, and more patents, and a war with its hardware partners. And also, a sea change in the entire industry. So, no big deal. Also, Anonymous rides to war with San Francisco's subway system over free speech, and we're with Anonymous. And did Apple's amazing Photoshop skills kill Galaxy Tab sales in Europe? The plot thickens.

By August 15, 2011


Buzz Out Loud 1528: Is Apple killing its own app business? (Podcast)

Amazon and Vudu both launch full-featured Web apps for Apple's iPad to avoid the "Apple tax" and, in Amazon's case, so that they can actually have a link to their store in their mobile experience. Is Apple accidentally driving people toward a device-agnostic tech future? I hope so! Also, Nokia is out of North America, we're planning our visit to the Star Trek resort, and more Bronies than expected listen to BOL!

By August 10, 2011


Best games of E3

We run through the hottest new games to come out of the E3 games conference so far. See which titles we're most excited about in this video-packed, thumb-knackering roundup!

By June 8, 2011


Microsoft's Kin gets tribute site

Redmond's not-so-smart phone may not have lasted beyond infancy, but one online tribute site wants to make sure the product's memory lives on.

By July 2, 2010


QR code readers for your iPhone

Now that Google is using the two-dimensional bar codes as part of its local businesses listings program, it's all the more reason for an app to help read them.

By December 10, 2009


Toaster from an alternate timeline?

Kalorik Aztec Toaster packs familiar controls into a distinctive design.

By January 8, 2009


Learn to speak like an Aztec

By February 27, 2006


The Gizmo Report: Amazon's Kindle ebook reader (part 1)

Glaskowsky reports on his first eight days with Kindle. Part 1 of 2 (probably).

By November 30, 2007


180solutions sues allies over adware

The advertising software maker alleges that two partners loaded its ad-serving software onto people's PCs without first getting their consent.

By July 28, 2004


Pop-up toolbar spreads via IE flaws

Criminal charges could result for those who use Explorer vulnerabilities to trigger pop-up ads on PCs.

By June 9, 2004