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Why an Apple TV game console is a no-brainer

How can Apple make a splash in 2013? By unleashing the Apple TV to play games. It's easier and far more effective than you'd think.<p>For almost as long as there's been a rumor of a next-gen Apple TV, there's been a rumor of an Apple game console. In a year where Apple's product portfolio has been …

Smart TV

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 reported to use huge 3450mAh battery

Advertisement<p>36 Comments<p>The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 speculation just got bigger. Literally. According to a tipster at PhoneArena, Samsung’s forthcoming …

How Big Is Amazon’s Kindle Business? Morgan Stanley Takes a Crack at It.

We’ve already learned not to expect Amazon to divulge Kindle sales numbers, but Morgan Stanley Research is taking a crack at estimating it for us.<p>In …

Morgan Stanley

Ultra Mobile now offering free international calling alongside global SMS

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: Thinkstock<p>When I profiled Ultra Mobile, a virtual operator serving foreign nationals living in the U.S., in June I was …

Disney Infinity imagineers the ultimate fan mash-up video game

Ever hear about the filibuster episode of <i>Parks and Recreation</i> where guest star comedian Patton Oswalt rants on about a crazy crossover movie between Star Wars and Marvel Comics superheroes?<p>The odds of such a film ever happening are extremely low for obvious reasons of sanity, despite both …

Walt Disney Company

Arcade game rental service will deliver 'Donkey Kong' to your door

There's no doubt that the old arcade machines of the '80s carry a certain amount of cachet, but they're also a lot of work to find and refurbish, and they're generally not too cheap either. If you're out in California, there's a new company that's trying to make it easier to have a cabinet in your …

In The Future, Google Glass Makes Your Face A Trading Floor So You Can Never Escape Your Portfolio

More and more, wearable computing seems like a very bad idea that will only serve to make it impossible for any of us to disconnect for any amount of time at all. In case you need further proof, take a look at this concept video from Fidelity Labs, which is an early development partner for Google …

The Rise Of The Renting And Sharing Economy Could Have Catastrophic Ripple Effects

Now, "rent" is becoming the new "own," according to market strategists at ConvergEx Group, who warn that the ripple effects of such a trend could be "catastrophic."<p>"Americans of every demographic are flocking to services like Airbnb, Taskrabbit, and Bag Borrow or Steal for one overwhelming reason: …

Housing

BlackBerry puts up 'for sale' sign, with Fairfax emerging as potential buyer

BlackBerry Ltd., the technology company from Waterloo, Ont., that changed the way millions of people work and communicate, has put itself up for sale, a victim of rapid change in an industry it helped create.<p>One of Canada's best-known investors has emerged as a potential buyer. Executives at …

Business (Canada)

Apple’s September 10 Event Date For Next iPhone Gets A Strong, If Unofficial Confirmation

If you’re in the habit of scheduling time off for key Apple product unveilings, it’s pretty safe to book September 10. The date was floated this weekend by AllThingsD for a press event and official unveiling, and now The Loop’s Jim Dalrymple has confirmed that date. Dalrymple, apart from being the …