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Apple's event could be time for more than a WatchThe "Spring Forward" March 9 Apple event could hold some surprises in store, the FCC votes in favor of Net neutrality rules, and ToeJam & Earl rock Kickstarter to make a funky return.
Net neutrality wins a big battle. And it's almost Apple watch time. I'm Bridget Carey, and this is your CNet update. [MUSIC] So we have net neutrality, the Apple watch, and Toe Jam and Earl. Ooh boy, there is a lot a news to talk about, so let's jump right in with Apple. The company sends out invites to press for an event in San Francisco on March 9th, and it teases us with the phrase Spring Forward. Of course, that's a cheeky little time joke for revealing more details about the Apple watch, but there could be more than just the smart watch. Apple could show off the long fabled iPad Pro. A 13 inch iPad tablet or maybe a new 12 inch MacBook Air. We shall see There's also buzz about a new smart watch announced by LG, The LG Urbane LTE. It's the first every smart watch that runs on a 4G network. So, you don't need a smart phone to use it. You can make calls right from the watch, but it does need its own data plan. But don't confuse this model with the one you heard about a few days ago. The LG watch, Urbane, runs on Android. This is the urbane LTE which looks the same but it doesn't run Android, it actually runs its own special LG operating system. And also in the world of mobile, Google is offering a sweet deal to store your music library for free. Google play music now let's you upload 50,000 music files for. Free to stream on your Android or iPhone through an app. Apple and Amazon have services to store music, but they cost $25 a year. And in news that can impact the future of life as we know it on the Internet, the Federal Communications Commission has voted in favor of net neutrality rules that will prevent Internet providers. From blocking or slowing down traffic on wired and wireless networks. And it also stops those fast lanes you hear about. As to now allow an operator like Comcast or Verizon charge a website like Netflix a fee to reach customers faster than others. But things won't change over night. Once the official ruling is presented to the public, which could be days or weeks, then internet providers against the extra regulations will take this to court and a lawsuit could drag on for years. Net neutrality won the FCC's vote, but there's a round two to this fight. And that's the only historic news .The classic cult video game ToeJam and Earl is making a come back. And the original creators are asking for funding support on Kickstarter to create a sequel in the way they always wanted it to be done. In the original game you play as hip rapping aliens that crashed on earth and you try to find spaceship pieces while avoiding bogus earthlings. The new design has a retro 90s vibe with the same great funk music fans love. Homeys can get presents for donating, but if you give $10,000, you could become a character in the game. There goes my savings. That's your tech news update. There's always more at cnet.com. From our studios in New York, I'm Bridget Carey. [MUSIC]