YouTube's weapon against crude commentsYouTube's latest change could clean up cruddy comments, Electronic Arts may give up its football dominance, and these apps will school you in note-taking.
We're scoring a touchdown against comment trolls average -- and -- you've seen an update. YouTube is hoping to reduce its -- population by offering a way for users to go by their real names. -- -- your YouTube account head on over -- settings click advanced. And you'll be able to start using your Google+ account -- -- -- identity. Before you make the change you can review your past activity. And delete any comments you'd rather not associate with your real name and does -- that enjoy the past time of writing -- commentary increasing like Hispanic. -- -- to hide behind your existing handles. And it -- you switch over you can always switch it back if you change your mind. Videogame publisher electronic arts. Has had a monopoly over -- holding the exclusive rights to create games with it -- and it fell and he deadly but those days may be numbered. Back in two -- eight. EA was sued for making these deals all the big -- and it was argued that. This violated antitrust and consumer protection laws and that it -- Well for years later those lawyers say EA has agreed to a settlement which includes looking -- the exclusive rights to and see deadly games. For at least five years and its settlement still needs to be approved by the court but it's past. It also means anyone who bought an 80 logging could get a refund about two dollars to seven dollars -- game and that's even old gamecube games. In other news is if you bought a new Mac computer on or after June 11 you can get a free upgrade to the mountain -- operating system which is expected to be released this week. For everyone else -- -- -- a twenty dollar download from the Mac App Store. -- -- -- its first earnings report as a public company on Thursday afternoon analysts will be hanging onto every word about its plans for mobile and how I can make more money. And in the latest speculation over the next Apple product hard to keep track of there are so many. One analyst says we should expect iPad me to be revealed September around the same time as the new iPod. There's only a few weeks left -- summer before school starts up so time to get prepared. For the iPad toting college bound you'll -- -- get familiar with some note taking apps like Evernote which lets you add police nose or draw sketches and the paid version allows for larger file upload it -- -- a stylus. And CNET you can buy an extensive back to school gadget roundup to help you find all the devices you need to start your right. That I'll that he doesn't station can be found at cnet.com slash update our state is in New York -- --