Matt Peckham

Matt Peckham writes about games and general technology for TIME. His work has appeared in Variety, The Washington Post, The New York Times, ABC News, MSNBC, The Sci-Fi Channel and others. He has an M.A. in English from Creighton University and lives in Michigan. Drop him a line here.

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Apple’s iPad Poised to Dominate Through 2020?

Everything’s coming up roses for Apple’s iPad in 2011, and that’s bound to continue for at least the next decade or so, predicts Needham & Company analyst Charlie Wolf. In fact the investment firm just bumped its target price for Apple’s stock to $540 and projects sales of 54 million iPads and 108 million iPhones in 2012.

Is the guy …

Anonymous and LulzSec Fire Back at Police with Lethal Data Dump

Members of the AntiSec hacking collective claim they’ve just pulled off their biggest heist-and-post yet, ostensibly dumping 10GB of confidential data purloined from U.S. law enforcement agencies in retaliation for the recent arrests of alleged Anonymous and LulzSec hackers.

Dubbed “Shooting Sherrifs Saturday,” the info-dump …

Charge Your iPhone with Your Headphones! Wait, What?

Look out, your next iOS device may do away with that fussy charging cable and cradle. In its place? A pair of earbuds. Yep, I said earbuds. Those things you stick in your ears to listen to music, or maybe use to lasso a pen off your desk if you’re lazy (as well as adept at making lassos out of earphones, which probably means you’d be …

PS Vita Bumped to 2012—Your Move, Nintendo

It’s a decision sure to thrill Nintendo: Sony says its upcoming PlayStation Vita uber-gaming handheld won’t make it to the U.S. or U.K. this year after all, though it may still launch in Japan, as planned. Yep, all those rumors floating about in the wake of the Japanese earthquake and tsunami about the device missing its planned …

Did We Fumble the World’s Largest Cyberattack?

It’s looking like the world’s biggest cyberattack, and also like it’s been transpiring under our noses. That’s according to a report released today by security firm McAfee detailing the company’s investigation of massive intrusions into over 70 international companies, including governments and non-profit organizations, which occurred …

New Honda Civic Won’t Get Consumer Reports Thumbs Up

The Honda Civic’s one of those cars you expect to find perenially perched atop almost any Consumer Reports “best of” annual rankings lists. And that placement’s no small thing. Consumer Reports styles itself as an informational bulwark for consumers, with a mission to “test products, inform the public, and protect consumers.” In 2010, …

Skype for iPad Appears, Vanishes, Reappears

Skype for iPad briefly surfaced on Apple’s App Store this morning, promising to unlock net-based voice and video calling for tablet aficionados, but the app mysteriously disappeared just as quickly. In its wake: a puzzling “temporarily removed” note.

A quick scan of the company website and official Twitter feed solves the mystery: …

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