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  • The 3D TV fad is already over

    3D television programming may be out before it was ever in, according to industry analysts. In fact, the BBC just cancelled its 3D programming indefinitely.

    Written by Lucas Mearian09 July 13 20:07
  • What's the matter with Microsoft?

    Microsoft's had a tough year already. It's retreated from flubs in licensing, the design of its flagship Windows OS and most recently, innovations it wanted to bake into the Xbox One. SO what's going on?

    Written by Gregg Keizer25 June 13 15:59
  • Bang & Olufsen shows off first new headphones in 25 years

    Bang & Olufsen has produced its first set of over-the-ear headphones and the first new headphones it's released in more than 25 years. The Danish company is also selling new ear buds that offer good sound reproduction in an understated, but classy, look.

    Written by Lucas Mearian21 June 13 19:20
  • The time is right for an 'IT petting zoo'

    Being a visionary within a corporation lead to playing with a lot of consumer toys, and that's exactly the point. Play, have fun and discover what does or doesn't work in your company.

    Written by Lucas Mearian05 June 13 10:07
  • Opinion: 8 myths about the smartwatch revolution

    By the time Apple ships its rumored 'iWatch' smartwatch, it will be entering an already crowded market. That's a good thing, says columnist Mike Elgan.

    Written by Mike Elgan23 March 13 10:41
  • Physicians may be marginalized as mobile tech engages us in healthcare

    Dr. Eric Topol, a cardiologist and professor of genomics took aim at the medical community, calling for the end to paternal medicine and annual checks and the beginning a consumer-centered healthcare, where patients own their own data, including their genomes for drug treatment.

    Written by Lucas Mearian06 March 13 11:12
  • One reliable prediction for 2013: BYOD still a bear for IT

    Next year could well be the year that many IT leaders finally start to get their mobile computing management house in order. But it will be severa more before the get a handle on it, one analyst said.

    Written by Matt Hamblen14 Dec. 12 13:07
  • Nearly half of IT shops ignore BYOD

    A multinational survey more than 3,000 workers revealed that they believe their IT shops turn a blind eye toward the use of mobile devices for business purposes, either because theyre unaware of it or because theyre actively ignoring it.

    Written by Lucas Mearian29 Nov. 12 11:15