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Apple licenses Mini DisplayPort for free

Apple is hoping to spur adoption of the Mini DisplayPort Connector by offering it for free licensing to interested parties.

QuickTime update allows SD movies on external displays

An update to QuickTime fixes an issue with Apple's Mini DisplayPort that prevented standard definition movies from playing on external displays.

EFF: Apple DisplayPort DRM will lead to more piracy

HDCP protection built into iTunes purchased content keeps those using new Apple laptops from being able to play content on many external displays.

LED Cinema Display now shipping

Apple’s new 24-inch LED Cinema Display is now shipping to some lucky buyers.

Black Friday will be big despite lousy economy, survey says

Consumer Reports expects spending on Black Friday—the day after Thanksgiving—to be strong.

The Macalope Weekly: Leopards and monopolies and DRM! Oh, my!

This week, the Macalope looks into rumors of Snow Leopard's early release, Psytar's monopoly claims dismissed, and Apple's adoption of more DRM.

Mini DisplayPort to Dual-Link DVI adapter delayed

Apple has sent notifications to customers who ordered a MiniDisplay Port to Dual-Link DVI adapter, informing them that orders won’t ship until December 18.

HDCP annoyance on new MacBooks, MacBook Pros

Our pals over at Infinite Loop and Engadget are reporting that while Apple’s new laptops might have snazzy Mini DisplayPorts, some iTunes content is all sewn up in High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP) ridiculousness—a new version of DRM for video that requires all devices in the chain of video transmission to be authorized to play back content.

Most TV makers fail recycling test in U.S.

Nine of 17 TV makers surveyed on their recycling programs in the U.S. scored an F grade in a recent survey.

Apple discontinues 23-inch Cinema Display

Apple officially discontinued its 23-inch Cinema Display on Tuesday, making way for recently announced 24-inch LED Cinema.

LCD makers express regret over U.S. price-fixing fines

Asian LCD makers fined by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) expressed regret over the price-fixing schemes that led to...

LCD makers settle price-fixing charges, agree to fines

Three electronics manufacturers—LG Display, Sharp and Chunghwa Picture Tubes—have agreed to plead guilty and pay a combined $585 million in criminal fines for conspiring to fix the prices of liquid crystal display (LCD) panels.

DisplayPort: What you need to know

When it introduced its new laptops this week, Apple also introduced a new term to the vocabulary of Mac users—DisplayPort. Peter Cohen takes a closer look at this emerging industry standard and how it could benefit Mac users.

DisplayLink 1.0 software released

DisplayLink drivers -- which enable USB-equipped monitors to connect to the Mac -- have finally reached 1.0.

Summary: Apple overhauls laptop lineup, intros new monitor

We summarize the major announcements coming out of Tuesday’s laptop-themed Apple event at the company’s headquarters.