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Faster Forward: April 4, 2010 - April 10, 2010

Apple's iPad: Tool, toy or trap?

If you'd like to get people to talk to you at a crowded event, bring an iPad. You'll be holding forth before new friends in no time. And why not? The iPad is the closest thing I've ever seen to the Newspad of Arthur C. Clarke's "2001: A Space Odyssey"...

By Rob Pegoraro  |  April 9, 2010; 11:35 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (58)
Categories:  Gadgets  
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Apple's next iPhone software adds multitasking, more or less

Apple introduced the next version of the iPhone's operating system--also used on the iPod Touch and the iPad--at an event on its Cupertino, Calif., campus Thursday morning. (Note: I've updated this post.) The big news: This update will bring something that resembles multitasking to some of those devices. While iPhone...

By Rob Pegoraro  |  April 8, 2010; 2:45 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (20)
Categories:  Gadgets , Mac , Mobile  
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Court cuts FCC's net-neutrality power; now what?

The Federal Communications Commission saw most of its authority to regulate Internet access sawed off by a federal court decision yesterday. Now what? As my colleague Cecilia Kang explains in a front-page story today, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit ruled unanimously that the FCC exceeded its...

By Rob Pegoraro  |  April 7, 2010; 12:15 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (46)
Categories:  Policy and politics , Telecom  
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Yelp dumps 'Favorite Review' feature, shows 'Filtered' write-ups

Yelp announced two changes to its review system last night that it hopes will quell accusations of extortion. First, the San Francisco-based site, which collects user reviews of local businesses, services and other places, will allow people to see write-ups that had been whisked out of sight by its automatic...

By Rob Pegoraro  |  April 6, 2010; 10:16 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (11)
Categories:  Digital culture , Social media  
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PostPoints tip: Take your HDTV out of "torch mode"

The image settings that make a new high-definition TV look great in a store probably won't work as well in your home, with its dimmer lighting and more confined spaces. If your HDTV now seems less attractive in your living room than it did in the showroom, press its remote's...

By Rob Pegoraro  |  April 6, 2010; 9:19 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (0)
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