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Hulu hooks up with Showtime to make internet TV more like cable

Showtime is following HBO's lead and launching an internet-only version of its service in July, but cutting the cable doesn't mean the bundle is going away. In a first for Hulu, it's adding the network as a premium option similar to the way it's offered with cable TV. While Showtime by itself will …

How to make your Gmail address public without going nuts

At a time when we're all socially connected, making your email address publicly available is often the friendly and approachable thing to do.<p>It can …

Apple will fix your older MacBook Pro's video problems for free

Did you snag a MacBook Pro before 2014 only to run into corrupted video, no video at all or spontaneous reboots? You won't have to shell out for a fix if you're out of warranty. After more than a year of reports, Apple is launching a repair program that will mend your laptop for free if its …

How to Beat Online Price Discrimination

A new study found that major e-commerce retailers show some users different prices or a different set of results.<p>Do you think you can find the lowest …

Apple begins selling iTunes gift cards in United Arab Emirates ahead of first Apple Store opening

Apple has started selling iTunes gift cards in electronics retailers throughout the United Arab Emirates, according to photos posted by AbsoluteGeek.com. This is the first time these cards have been available in this market.<p>The change is part of a larger move into the region by Apple’s retail arm, …

This Free App Will Solve Math Problems For You

Need more help with math problems than a calculator can provide? There’s now an app for that.<p>PhotoMath promises to help solve simple linear equations and other math problems by “reading” questions with the help of your smartphone camera.<p>But an answer isn’t all you’ll get from this free app. …

Apple warns of new iCloud threat

Online storage service attacked via vulnerable security certificates, says Apple, as activists point finger at Chinese government<p>Apple has posted a new security warning for users of its iCloud online storage service amid reports of a concerted effort to steal passwords and other data from people …

Microsoft releases Office for Mac 2011 patch with critical bug fixes and security updates

Microsoft has released Office for Mac 2011 version 14.4.5, which includes critical bug fixes and security improvements. You can download the free 113 MB patch from Microsoft’s website. The change notes from Microsoft are below:<p>This update fixes critical issues and also helps to improve security. It …

iOS 8 How-to: Use Camera to enter in credit card info

With iOS 7, Apple added a new feature in iBooks, iTunes and the App Store that allowed users to scan iTunes gift cards with the device’s camera rather than manually entering the string of characters on the back of the card. Now in iOS 8, you can use the device’s camera to scan and enter credit card …

Hulu makes peace with Apple’s 30 percent cut, enables in-app billing in latest iPhone update

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Vladislav Proshkin / Shutterstock.com<p>Hulu’s latest iPhone app update will cost the company dearly — but it may be worth …

Roku tries out screen mirroring from phones and PCs

Roku has unveiled its latest shot in the increasingly-crowded set-top box wars: screen mirroring. Even Microsoft and Firefox OS are lining up to challenge Google's Chromecast and Apple's AirPlay, so Roku had to compete somehow. Launching in beta, Roku's version of the tech works from (some) …

Apple's new iCloud tool can show if a used iPhone is stolen

The market for used iPhones is fraught with risk, because you may end up paying hundreds of dollars for a locked off device, or worse -- one that appears legit but can't make calls. However, Apple has just revealed an iCloud tool that lets you check a device's activation lock status. All you'll …

UK Apple TV Viewers: Now TV Adds New Entertainment and Sky Movies Passes Channels

UK Apple TV owners can now enjoy an expanded lineup, as home entertainment provider Sky has added to its Apple TV offerings with its expanded NOW TV …

Sky's finally increasing the prices of its Now TV packages

It was back in May that Sky announced that Now TV bundles would cost you a little more each month, but never got around to implementing the rise. Five months later, and the company has now decided that the increases (£2 for Entertainment, £1 for Movies) will begin on October 16th. In exchange for …

Apple Launches Guide for Android Users Switching to iPhone

Ahead of the launch of the large-screened iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, Apple has released a detailed support document that walks Android users through moving data from their Android devices to the iPhone.<p>The document includes information on moving email accounts to the iPhone, giving Android users …

Apple Finalizes Lineup for 2014 iTunes Festival in London, Starts Tonight

Apple has posted its final lineup for this year's iTunes Festival in London, which starts tonight and now includes acts such as Placido Domingo, SBTRKT, Friend Within, Kate Simko & London Electronic Orchestra, Imelda May and The Mirror Trap. Deadmau5 will headline tonight's list of opening acts as …

NFL Now channel added to Apple TV w/ instant in-game highlights, live events and press conferences, more

Earlier this month we reported that the NFL network was testing its NFL Now service as a channel on the Apple TV. The subscription sports service launch followed a few days later with apps for iPhone and iPad in tow, and today the Apple TV channel has arrived as well. While the football channel …

10 Things You Didn't Know Your iPhone Could Do

You may be missing out on some of the iPhone's most powerful features.<p><b>1. Take Siri to School</b>Tired of Siri pronouncing things wrong? Next time she screws something up, tell her "That's not how you pronounce X," and then pronounce it for her. She'll give it another try, and offer you a few options …

T-Mobile launches an app to unlock your smartphone

It took T-Mobile just one week to launch a phone unlocking app after President Obama signed the phone unlocking bill into law.<p>Not known for missing a chance to antagonize the excesses of market giants AT&T and Verizon, the launch of the app should be seen as partly symbolic. T-Mobile CEO John …

5 reasons I won’t buy Amazon’s Fire Phone

Amazon recently launched its own smartphone,  to the surprise of absolutely nobody, and it has some interesting features that might catch the eye of the consumer.<p>It has 3D, for starters. Of course, that’s nothing new. Others have tried 3D screens before, and these didn’t really change the world . …

Obama signs cell phone unlocking bill; It is now officially legal to unlock your phone

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>It is now legal to unlock a cell phone in the United States. As promised, President Barack Obama signed the Unlocking Consumer …

This Site Lets You Check If A Hotel’s WiFi Sucks Before It’s Too Late

There are lots of things that review sites should rank hotels on, but don’t. Is it known for bed bugs? Is the “heated pool” only heated during summer when the sun is out? How many ghosts live there? How fast is the WiFi?<p>This site won’t help you with all of those, but it <i>will</i> help you with that last …

Unlocking phones in the US will soon be legal

Congress passes unlocking bill, and Obama plans to sign<p>Consumers in the US will soon be able to legally unlock their phones for use on other wireless networks. The House of Representatives unanimously passed a bill this afternoon legalizing cell phone unlocking, following the lead of the US Senate …

TSA blocking uncharged mobile devices from flights at some international airports

International travelers will have to make sure they charge all their devices before boarding their flights. In an announcement made Sunday, the TSA now plans on blocking flyers with uncharged phones and electronic devices at certain undisclosed airports in Europe, Africa, and the Middle East. In …

Apple adds $50, $100 bonus gift cards with back-to-school discounted prices

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Although it feels as if summer just began, Apple’s(s aapl) back-to-school promotions are now available. On Tuesday, the Apple …

Roku's remote control app comes to Windows Phones and tablets

This is not a great day for developers of the various third-party Roku apps available at the Windows Store. It's an excellent day, however, for those who've been waiting on a free remote control app direct from the company itself. The app is compatible with Windows Phones as well touchscreen …

Matching Google, Microsoft ups OneDrive free storage to 15GB

Things are getting cloudier at Microsoft. Office 365 or OneDrive users are about to see their cloud storage lockers get bigger.<p>Microsoft says it will now give OneDrive users 15GB of free cloud storage, up from the previous 7GB allotment.<p>This bring’s Microsoft’s OneDrive offering into parity with …

What's the Difference Between My Photo Stream and Camera Roll?

<b>UPDATE, Sept. 18, 2014:</b> Where is Camera Roll in iOS 8? Find out <b>how to find your photos in iOS 8</b>.<p>You're snapping away photos with your iPhone, and see …