The Apple Watch (as seen in the gallery above) officially goes on sale today, but don't expect to see the traditional queues around the block at the nearest Apple Store. For Apple, well known for its high profile and often rather self-congratulatory launch days where early buyers are applauded by staff as they leave the store with their newly-acquired gadgets, the Watch's debut … [Read more...] about No queues please: Apple Watch gets a low-key debut
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Will my Pittsburgh Steelers win the Super Bowl this year? Will the New England Patriots overcome Tom Brady's four game suspension? Will the Rams flourish in Los Angeles? Die-hard fans pay $49.99 a month for DirecTV's NFL Sunday Ticket to find out. For cord-cutters, it's not so easy. Now, DirecTV has made it easier to get Sunday Ticket without paying for a DirecTV subscription, … [Read more...] about How to watch NFL football online this fall
The Apple Watch is, first and foremost, an iPhone accessory. It might be even more than that eventually, a truly independent gadget, but a vast majority of its current core functions -- making calls, sending messages, getting information, even playing any third-party games -- require your iPhone to be on, have Internet service, and be paired with the Watch via Bluetooth or a … [Read more...] about Here’s what you can do on the Apple Watch without your iPhone
Judging the Apple Watch's success or failureThe first round of reviews of the Apple Watch is out. And, while most reviewers liked the Apple Watch, they also noted some problems with it. Since the Apple Watch marks Apple's entry into an entirely new product category, many people will be waiting to see if it succeeds or fails. But how do we judge success or failure in the case of … [Read more...] about Will the Apple Watch succeed or fail?
Game consoles aren't just stand-alone boxes anymore -- it's increasingly about what you can do with them online. To help you decide which is best for you, CNET.com.au puts the Xbox 360's Xbox Live!, the PlayStation 3's PlayStation Network, and the Nintendo Wii's online service head-to-head in a detailed comparison to see what kind of experience each console offers.For a quick … [Read more...] about Gaming online: Which console is best?
You know you should back up your data. But whether it's the cost, the setup, or the hassle of swapping discs or shuttling around hard drives, most of us find a million excuses not to get the job done. So wouldn't it be great if you could click on a few buttons and ensure that your data was backed up regularly? Thanks to a new breed of online services, it's possible to copy … [Read more...] about Easy online backups
When Elliot Klein conceived his version of the dotcom dream, to create a lost-and-found service for laptop and handheld computer users, he believed he was filling an important market niche. And to his credit,Klein knew he needed some big-time help. Returnme.com?which was inspired by Klein’s losing his address book in a New York City taxi in 1998?would need capabilities … [Read more...] about Partnerships Between Online Companies and Brick-and-Mortar Companies Can Benefit Both
Whenever Apple releases a new product category the Internet is flooded with snarky, negative comments that imply that the product is a failure. We saw it with the first iPhone and also the iPad. And, of course, you just knew the nattering nabobs of negativity where going to lash out against the Apple Watch and they have...with gusto!But I have an Apple Watch, it came four days … [Read more...] about The five biggest Apple Watch myths and lies
Now that shoppers can snag a good 4K TV under $500, more and more people are looking for content that takes full advantage of the additional resolution. With a 4K set, you can enjoy downright gorgeous viewing from some of your favorite television shows and movies.In order to access and watch 4K content, however, there are some caveats. Since it’s nearly all available … [Read more...] about Where to Get 4K Content: Netflix, Amazon, YouTube and More
Apple will hold a media event today in the San Francisco at the Yerba Buena Center for Arts. The Apple "Spring Forward" event is expected to be mostly about the Apple Watch launch.The Apple March 9 event will streamed live again on the Apple.com site starting at 10am PDT. Live streaming video requires Apple's Safari 5.1.10 or later on OS X v10.6.8 or later and Safari on iOS 6.0 … [Read more...] about Apple March 9 Apple Watch Event Live Online Video Stream Starts At 10am PDT