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Macworld Coverage

Macworld begins today with a keynote from Apple. Steve Jobs won’t be coming and the Apple Store is down, so I’m curious to see what will come out of today. Look for our coverage after 1PM EST.

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BREAKING: Apple iTMS To Go DRM-free

Stop the presses! Hold the phone! Did you hear? Apple is getting rid of DRM! Yay! This is so awesome! Know why? Because, ah…. Uh….hmm. Mrrr…rzp? Yeah, nevermind. Nobody buys music anyway and those who do probably don’t give a shit about DRM. Big whoop. Apple will most likely announce some kind of pricing scheme deal as well during Macworld. ...

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Fight Back: CES Spam From D-Link

Every year, around the end of November up until CES in January, PR flacks email me and other writers constantly, begging for them to stop by their booth at CES so they can show off some shitty product. There are exceptions of course and there are a few good PR people left thank goodness, but let me show you what ...

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Celebrity Twitter Accounts Hacked

Yesterday morning, the Fox News Twitter account posted breaking news that Bill O Riley is gay. To me this is no new news at all but to everyone else this comes as a complete surprise. It turns out that several celebrities have had their Twitter accounts hijacked, accompanied of course by phony posts desecrating their “good” name. Among the victims ...

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The Wrong Case: Energy Consumption and Television

The LA Times is running a piece about how flat-screen televisions aren’t energy efficient and how California is going to impose rules on energy consumption and all that other hippie shit. I call bullshit. Know why? Because less than 5 years ago, no one had a flat-screen HDTV except the extremely wealthy. Everyone had those old, shitty, big ass CRT ...

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Steve Jobs Has Hormonal Problems

Steve Jobs is a lot like a teenage girl. He is all about the outfits, obsesses about his foes and is dealing with hormone issues. Wait, what? That’s right. The Wall Street Journal posted this excerpt of a statement from Steve Jobs: my doctors think they have found the cause a hormone imbalance that has been robbing me of ...

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MD5 Algorithm Hacked By Playstation 3 Cluster

No joke. The MD5 algorithm, which is used widespread around the web for encryption, has been broken. A group of researchers used a cluster of PS3s to create a forged certificate authority, essentially enabling them to break into SSL-encrypted sites. HTTPS? Gone. There is no security. Sure, most of us don’t have 200 Playstation 3s sitting at home but if ...

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Over 4 Minutes of Watchmen Footage Leaked

Watchmen Exclusive Pumped for the upcoming Watchmen flick that’s directed by Zack Snyder? You betcha. Despite the torrent of legal issues surrounding the film, FOX and Warner Bros., News Corp felt compelled to leak a behind-the-scenes video to MySpace the other day and the result is a video tour de force. Never before has a superhero/supervillian movie based on a ...

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Netbooks To Run Google Android OS?

The question isn’t can Android run on a netbook, but rather, when will it come pre-installed on a netbook? What you see above isn’t photoshopped; it’s the work of the VentureBeat/MobileFacts crew who spent four hours compiling Android to work on an Asus EEEPC 1000H. Everything works, including network connectivity, sound, graphics and other hardware. They argue that Google’s Android ...

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