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Report: US regulators interested in Apple subscriptions

U.S. regulators are looking at the conditions Apple has set for media companies that want to distribute subscription content through the App Store, according to a Wall Street Journal report.

Sony unveils professional OLED monitors

Sony will soon begin selling a professional monitor that contains the largest commercial organic light-emitting diode (OLED) screen yet produced.

iPhone attack reveals passwords in six minutes

Researchers in Germany say they've been able to reveal passwords stored in a locked iPhone in just six minutes and they did it without cracking the phone's passcode.

Japan's JVC shrinks super high-def projector

The road to higher-than-high-def television has taken another step forward with the development of a projector by JVC that is less than half the size and a quarter the weight of previous devices.

CEA: CES in 2011 was likely biggest in three years

This year's Consumer Electronics Show attracted some 140,000 people, easily surpassing pre-show estimates and beating the two prior events.

Lady Gaga unveils Polaroid sunglasses camera, printer

Almost a year to the day since Polaroid said it was signing on Lady Gaga as its creative director, the popular singer unveiled on Thursday the fruits of her labor at the imaging company.

Sony shows futuristic 3D head-mounted display

Sony is working on a futuristic head-mounted display that immerses the viewer in 3D video.

Toshiba's Android tablet unveiled, due in coming months

Toshiba will join the tablet race later this year with an Android-powered computer based on an Nvidia Tegra processor.

Tablets, 4G and auto-tech to lead next week's CES

You don't need superhuman precognition to know what will be big at next week's International Consumer Electronics Show: tablet computers. Companies have been...

Video: Gadgets 2010 year in review

Smartphones and tablets stole the gadget headlines in 2010 as the innovation spotlight turned away from consumer electronics and back to computing. Here's a look at the top gadgets of 2010.

LG to show monster, mobile 3D TVs at CES

LG Electronics plans to unveil 3D televisions at both ends of the size spectrum at next week's International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

Sony, Nikon, SanDisk plan faster Compact Flash cards

Sony, Nikon and SanDisk have developed a new specification for CompactFlash memory cards.

Samsung develops see-through screens to replace windows

Samsung Electronics has developed see-through flat-panel screens intended to be used as high-tech windows and showed them in Japan.

Color comes to E Ink, LG electronic-paper displays

The first electronic paper displays that can show color were unveiled by E Ink and LG on Wednesday at the Flat Panel Display International show in Japan.

4G coming to New York, LA, San Francisco this year

Clearwire is launching its 4G WiMax network in New York, San Francisco and Los Angeles before the end of the year, it said Monday.