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Apple AirPlay in Your TV? Rumor Has It.

Apple’s modest foray into the living room could get a lot more serious if the company expands its AirPlay service to televisions.

Currently, AirPlay only supports streaming audio for third-party devices. This allows users to play their iTunes libraries through stereo systems from partnering companies, such as Bowers & Wilkins and …

40% of Social Network Users Attacked by Malware

The newest battleground for malware attacks? Facebook and Twitter. And, according to the experts, it’s one of the most productive for the attackers. Why? Well, people can’t help but click social links.

Last December, the anti-virus firm Sophos discovered that 40% of social network users had encountered malicious attacks. Despite …

Facebook to Stream Preseason MLB Games for Free

Not content with partnering with Warner Bros. to stream movie rentals through the site, Facebook is continuing to build its web video offerings by teaming with Major League Baseball to offer free pre-season games live until the end of the month.

According to MLB.com’s CEO, Bob Bowman, the partnership is actually less about Facebook’s …

Live TV Comes to iPad, But You’ll Have to Stay Home

You know you want to watch live TV on your iPad, because what else are you going to watch live on your iPad, right?

Well now you can, courtesy an app from Time Warner Cable Inc. — full disclosure, Time Warner Cable was divested from our parent company, Time Warner, in 2009 — that’ll allow your totable Apple slate with its glossy …

CEA Pushes To Standardize 3D Glasses

Good news everyone: For those of you that hate the fact that each brand of 3D TV comes with its own set of glasses, the Consumer Electronic Association (CEA) is trying to standardize frames among all brands.

According to TG Daily, the U.S. trade organization that oversees the electronic industry is trying to get companies to allow …

Study: The iPad is the Biggest Problem with iPad Magazines

The future of magazines may be digital – but that doesn’t necessarily mean that it’s a good thing for magazines. A new study suggests that iPad magazines have one major drawback when compared to their print editions: The iPad itself.

A study carried out by Bonnier, publisher of Popular Science, Parenting and other special interest …

In Defense of Targeted TV Ads

This week we learned that cable and satellite TV companies are beginning to show targeted advertisements to viewers. That is, they can beam custom-tailored commercials to individual households even if they’re tuned to the same program.

For example, a 17-year-old male watching Watson on Jeopardy! might get a commercial for the Xbox, …

Advertisers Watch You Watch TV to Better Sell You Products

Apparently, it’s no longer in stereotype Russia that television watches you. Ever searching for new and better ways to target commercials at the right audiences, television companies and advertisers have managed to create a new way of making sure that you see – or fast-forward through – exactly the kinds of commercials that appeal to you …

Warner Bros Releases Streaming Movie Rentals Through Facebook

What’s that? You haven’t seen that movie that all of your Facebook friends have “liked”? Well, Warner Bros. has become the first movie studio to offer an immediate fix for such social network faux pas, by launching a test program allowing users to rent and watch movies on Facebook itself.

Facebook users in the US will be able to rent …

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