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Wake up your Mac with your iPhone

You can use your iPhone to wake your Mac, provided both are on the same local network.

By April 4, 2014


CNET hosting NSA surveillance event tonight: Join us!

You're invited to a public event tonight in downtown San Francisco that we're co-hosting with the Internet Society to discuss the National Security Agency's bulk surveillance programs.

By October 2, 2013


Cable companies say they won't disconnect accused pirates

Verizon and Time Warner Cable say they won't pull the plug on customers as a result of piracy complaints from Hollywood movie studios and record labels as part of the "six strikes" program.

By November 15, 2012


Liquidmetal and Apple's path to becoming Skynet

Rumors that Apple will use an alloy with sci-fi characteristics in the next iPhone are like an energy drink for a paranoid imagination.

By April 20, 2012


CellControl curbs phone cravings on the road

CellControl virtually links your cell phone to your car and blocks incoming calls when you're driving. It also blocks use of text and e-mail messages.

By September 8, 2009


USAA app lets iPhone users deposit checks

With USAA's updated iPhone, customers can take a picture of a check and deposit the funds directly to their bank accounts.

By August 11, 2009


Buzz Out Loud 841: Real-time apocalypse

Microsoft is putting Office online. No time soon, but it will happen. Also Netflix will stream movies in HD. Not until mid-November. And only for Xbox Live paying members. But hey, why would we want to satisfy anyone now.

By October 29, 2008


Launchpad Chicken: MobileMe and sync trouble

Jean-Louis Gassée looks into Apple's MobileMe launch misfire and whether the company is capable of running a worldwide wireless data synchronization service for tens of millions of users.

By August 11, 2008


Red Hat earnings rise on business sales

Corporate subscriptions boost first-quarter income for the Linux company, which is making gains on Novell.

By June 28, 2006


New and Noteworthy: Rumors flying hours before Apple introduction; Investors sour on Apple

New and Noteworthy: Rumors flying hours before Apple introduction; Investors sour on Apple

By October 12, 2005