ITworld Personal Tech http://www.itworld.com/taxonomy/term/29/all en In memoriam: Apple's most important iPod models through the years http://www.itworld.com/slideshow/164123/memoriam-apples-most-important-ipod-models-through-years-436498 <!--paging_filter--><p>In the wake of Apple's recent decision to retired the iPod Classic, let's take a look back at the progression of the device that changed the music industry.</p> <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/slideshow/164123/memoriam-apples-most-important-ipod-models-through-years-436498" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Personal Tech Tue, 16 Sep 2014 20:18:00 +0000 kgerich 436498 at http://www.itworld.com Find a job using Google Alerts http://www.itworld.com/consumerization-it/436481/find-job-using-google-alerts Set up alerts to have job opportunities delivered to your inbox<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/consumerization-it/436481/find-job-using-google-alerts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/consumerization-it/436481/find-job-using-google-alerts#comments Consumerization of IT Personal Tech Tip google alerts jobs Tips work Tue, 16 Sep 2014 18:52:56 +0000 Melanie Pinola 436481 at http://www.itworld.com The crazy cellphone ideas of 2004 http://www.itworld.com/slideshow/164106/crazy-cellphone-ideas-2004-436470 <!--paging_filter--><p>Take a look back at the futuristic cellphone ideas of a decade ago.</p> <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/slideshow/164106/crazy-cellphone-ideas-2004-436470" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Mobile & Wireless Personal Tech Tue, 16 Sep 2014 16:51:00 +0000 kgerich 436470 at http://www.itworld.com Researchers' new app outs iPhone and Android phone energy hogs http://www.itworld.com/436462/researchers-new-app-outs-iphone-and-android-phone-energy-hogs A free iOS and Android smartphone and tablet app that singles out what takes the biggest toll on your device batteries and also illustrates fragmentation of Apple and Android mobile OSes.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/436462/researchers-new-app-outs-iphone-and-android-phone-energy-hogs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/436462/researchers-new-app-outs-iphone-and-android-phone-energy-hogs#comments Mobile & Wireless Personal Tech Opinion Tue, 16 Sep 2014 19:47:57 +0000 IDGNS staff 436462 at http://www.itworld.com Is Panasonic's CM1 a camera or a smartphone? http://www.itworld.com/436397/panasonics-cm1-camera-or-smartphone You&#039;d be forgiven for thinking Panasonic&#039;s latest gadget is a smartphone. It&#039;s a slim rectangle with a touchscreen and LTE connectivity.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/436397/panasonics-cm1-camera-or-smartphone" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/436397/panasonics-cm1-camera-or-smartphone#comments Personal Tech News Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:25:58 +0000 IDGNS staff 436397 at http://www.itworld.com The many faces of the Microsoft Minecraft acquisition http://www.itworld.com/personal-tech/436324/many-faces-microsoft-minecraft-acquisition Microsoft couldn&#039;t be happier with its new role as steward of Minecraft, but having the founder jumping ship could cast a shadow on the deal<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/personal-tech/436324/many-faces-microsoft-minecraft-acquisition" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/personal-tech/436324/many-faces-microsoft-minecraft-acquisition#comments Business Mobile & Wireless Offbeat Personal Tech News Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:03:00 +0000 pasmith 436324 at http://www.itworld.com A wireless router may someday charge your mobile devices http://www.itworld.com/436240/wireless-router-may-someday-charge-your-mobile-devices For all intents and purposes, the new Apple Watch is not a mobile device that uses wireless charging. While its charging cable uses magnetic inductive coupling, the wire must still physically attach to the watch in order to work.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/436240/wireless-router-may-someday-charge-your-mobile-devices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/436240/wireless-router-may-someday-charge-your-mobile-devices#comments Mobile & Wireless Personal Tech News Tue, 16 Sep 2014 01:32:35 +0000 IDGNS staff 436240 at http://www.itworld.com Microsoft buys Minecraft maker Mojang for $2.5 billion http://www.itworld.com/personal-tech/436239/microsoft-buys-minecraft-maker-mojang-25-billion Microsoft has agreed to buy Mojang, the Swedish developer of the Minecraft PC and console game, for $2.5 billion, the companies announced Monday.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/personal-tech/436239/microsoft-buys-minecraft-maker-mojang-25-billion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/personal-tech/436239/microsoft-buys-minecraft-maker-mojang-25-billion#comments Business IT Management Personal Tech Software News Mon, 15 Sep 2014 13:21:02 +0000 IDGNS staff 436239 at http://www.itworld.com How to stop Netflix from automatically playing the next episode in a series? http://www.itworld.com/answers/topic/personal-tech/question/how-stop-netflix-automatically-playing-next-episode-series <p>One Netflix feature that many people seem to like is autoplay, which automatically plays the next show in a series. I am not one of those people. I tend to watch a lot of anime when I’m turning in for the night, and I sometimes fall asleep. The next few episodes will play and I have to find the episode where I feel asleep.</p> <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/answers/topic/personal-tech/question/how-stop-netflix-automatically-playing-next-episode-series" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Personal Tech autoplay Netflix stop autoplay Sat, 13 Sep 2014 03:37:50 +0000 cchecca 436041 at http://www.itworld.com Choose the right iPhone 6 size for you with this printable template http://www.itworld.com/consumerization-it/435975/choose-right-iphone-6-size-you-printable-template IPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus? This makes it easier to decide<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/consumerization-it/435975/choose-right-iphone-6-size-you-printable-template" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/consumerization-it/435975/choose-right-iphone-6-size-you-printable-template#comments Consumerization of IT Mobile & Wireless Personal Tech Tip iPhone iPhone 6 iPhone 6 Plus Tips Fri, 12 Sep 2014 18:31:50 +0000 Melanie Pinola 435975 at http://www.itworld.com Which is the more important product announcement, the iPhone 6 or the Apple Watch? http://www.itworld.com/answers/topic/personal-tech/question/which-more-important-product-announcement-iphone-6-or-apple-wat <p>So, what is the most important product just announced by Apple. The iPhone is clearly a very important and profitable product, but the Apple Watch could be a product that exceeds expectations in the same way the iPad did upon launch. Over time, is the Apple Watch going to be as central to the Apple experience as the iPhone?&nbsp;</p> Personal Tech Apple Watch iPhone 6 Fri, 12 Sep 2014 03:32:33 +0000 nbetolli 435862 at http://www.itworld.com How to get rid of U2 album that Apple pushed onto iTunes? http://www.itworld.com/answers/topic/personal-tech/question/how-get-rid-u2-album-apple-pushed-itunes <p>Ok, I may be in the minority, but I really don’t care for U2. Well, ok, sure they were pretty good on the Boy, War and Joshua Tree albums, but that was a long time ago. Apple just forced the new U2 album into my iTunes library. Thanks, but no thanks.</p> <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/answers/topic/personal-tech/question/how-get-rid-u2-album-apple-pushed-itunes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Personal Tech apple itunes U2 Fri, 12 Sep 2014 03:18:38 +0000 Aryton 435861 at http://www.itworld.com Verizon's mobile TV service due in mid-2015 http://www.itworld.com/mobile-wireless/435782/verizons-mobile-tv-service-due-mid-2015 Will offer both major networks and custom channels.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/mobile-wireless/435782/verizons-mobile-tv-service-due-mid-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/mobile-wireless/435782/verizons-mobile-tv-service-due-mid-2015#comments Mobile & Wireless Personal Tech News Fri, 12 Sep 2014 10:15:00 +0000 pasmith 435782 at http://www.itworld.com Home Depot hack led to hundreds of thousands of dollars stolen from users' bank accounts http://www.itworld.com/consumerization-it/435763/home-depot-hack-led-hundreds-thousands-dollars-stolen-users-bank-accounts This is why I don&#039;t use debit cards to make purchases<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/consumerization-it/435763/home-depot-hack-led-hundreds-thousands-dollars-stolen-users-bank-accounts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/consumerization-it/435763/home-depot-hack-led-hundreds-thousands-dollars-stolen-users-bank-accounts#comments Consumerization of IT Personal Tech Security Tip Credit cards debit cards home depot identity theft security Tips Thu, 11 Sep 2014 18:45:32 +0000 Melanie Pinola 435763 at http://www.itworld.com Apple takes on Levi’s [CARTOON] http://www.itworld.com/mobile-wireless/435754/apple-takes-levi-s-cartoon The new, bigger iPhones may impact your wardrobe<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/mobile-wireless/435754/apple-takes-levi-s-cartoon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/mobile-wireless/435754/apple-takes-levi-s-cartoon#comments Business Cloud Computing Hardware Internet IT Management Mobile & Wireless Offbeat Personal Tech News Apple cartoon clothes cloud comic computers cyberculture humor Internet iPhone iPhone 6 iPhone 6 Plus jokes Mobile news pants security social media technology Tim Cook web Fri, 12 Sep 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Phil Johnson 435754 at http://www.itworld.com