ITworld Offbeat http://www.itworld.com/taxonomy/term/45/all en Nintendo's New 3DS: a whole new gaming console or just a forced upgrade? http://www.itworld.com/personal-tech/436982/nintendos-new-3ds-whole-new-gaming-console-or-just-forced-upgrade Nintendo&#039;s new handheld gaming console offers a lot of improvements over the old one, but the name is causing people to look at it as a minor upgrade.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/personal-tech/436982/nintendos-new-3ds-whole-new-gaming-console-or-just-forced-upgrade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/personal-tech/436982/nintendos-new-3ds-whole-new-gaming-console-or-just-forced-upgrade#comments Mobile & Wireless Offbeat Personal Tech Opinion Fri, 19 Sep 2014 10:13:00 +0000 pasmith 436982 at http://www.itworld.com Amazon deal doesn't stop Twitch.tv from adding Chromecast support http://www.itworld.com/personal-tech/436506/amazon-deal-doesnt-stop-twitchtv-adding-chromecast-support Also, Disney, iHeartRadio and DramaFever get Chromecast support.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/personal-tech/436506/amazon-deal-doesnt-stop-twitchtv-adding-chromecast-support" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/personal-tech/436506/amazon-deal-doesnt-stop-twitchtv-adding-chromecast-support#comments Business Mobile & Wireless Offbeat Personal Tech News Wed, 17 Sep 2014 10:04:00 +0000 pasmith 436506 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 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 Microsoft details Xbox One October update features http://www.itworld.com/personal-tech/435596/microsoft-details-xbox-one-october-update-features Also, analyst says Xbox One sales were up in August, but about that launch in Japan...<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/personal-tech/435596/microsoft-details-xbox-one-october-update-features" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/personal-tech/435596/microsoft-details-xbox-one-october-update-features#comments Business Offbeat Personal Tech News Thu, 11 Sep 2014 10:02:00 +0000 pasmith 435596 at http://www.itworld.com Why do so many TV programs cover up the Apple logo? http://www.itworld.com/answers/topic/offbeat/question/why-do-so-many-tv-programs-cover-apple-logo <p>This may not be the most important mystery in the world, but for a long time I’ve wondered why the logo on Apple laptops (it’s almost always a PowerBook). I assume there is some legal reason behind it, but that's just a guess.</p> Offbeat apple Apple logo Powerbook TV Thu, 04 Sep 2014 19:59:17 +0000 ernard 434638 at http://www.itworld.com Microsoft has a great deal on the Xbox One, Sony spreads Playstation 4 Remote Play to mobile devices http://www.itworld.com/personal-tech/434634/microsoft-has-great-deal-xbox-one-sony-spreads-playstation-4-remote-play-mobile Also we get an inkling of the cost of the consumer Oculus Rift, and Xbox Live Gold members get a free weekend of Forza 5.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/personal-tech/434634/microsoft-has-great-deal-xbox-one-sony-spreads-playstation-4-remote-play-mobile" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/personal-tech/434634/microsoft-has-great-deal-xbox-one-sony-spreads-playstation-4-remote-play-mobile#comments Mobile & Wireless Offbeat Personal Tech News Fri, 05 Sep 2014 10:12:00 +0000 pasmith 434634 at http://www.itworld.com Breaking up gets Uber-awkward [CARTOON] http://www.itworld.com/cloud-computing/434611/breaking-gets-uber-awkward-cartoon Thanks to the Internet, social media and, now, ride-sharing services, getting away from your ex is harder than ever<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/cloud-computing/434611/breaking-gets-uber-awkward-cartoon" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/cloud-computing/434611/breaking-gets-uber-awkward-cartoon#comments Cloud Computing Internet Offbeat Personal Tech News cartoon cloud comic computers cyberculture humor Internet jokes Mobile news relationships security social media technology Uber web Fri, 05 Sep 2014 10:00:00 +0000 Phil Johnson 434611 at http://www.itworld.com Explore the planets of Destiny using Google Street View technology http://www.itworld.com/personal-tech/434273/explore-planets-destiny-using-google-street-view-technology Can&#039;t wait for Destiny to launch next week? Here&#039;s an online tool to help scratch the itch until next Tuesday.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/personal-tech/434273/explore-planets-destiny-using-google-street-view-technology" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/personal-tech/434273/explore-planets-destiny-using-google-street-view-technology#comments Offbeat Personal Tech News Wed, 03 Sep 2014 10:04:00 +0000 pasmith 434273 at http://www.itworld.com Alienware reveals new Area-51, Nintendo announces New 3DS http://www.itworld.com/personal-tech/434057/alienware-reveals-new-area-51-nintendo-announces-new-3ds Also a few notes from Sony&#039;s pre-Tokyo Game Show press conference.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/personal-tech/434057/alienware-reveals-new-area-51-nintendo-announces-new-3ds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/personal-tech/434057/alienware-reveals-new-area-51-nintendo-announces-new-3ds#comments Hardware Offbeat Personal Tech News Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:03:00 +0000 pasmith 434057 at http://www.itworld.com Between DragonCon and PAX, Labor Day Weekend is the best weekend of the year for geeks http://www.itworld.com/personal-tech/433682/dragoncon-and-pax-labor-day-weekend-best-weekend-year-geeks Here&#039;s how to keep tabs on happenings at DragonCon and PAX remotely. Also the XBox One September update arrives early, and brings with it some handy SmartGlass improvements<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/personal-tech/433682/dragoncon-and-pax-labor-day-weekend-best-weekend-year-geeks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/personal-tech/433682/dragoncon-and-pax-labor-day-weekend-best-weekend-year-geeks#comments Offbeat Personal Tech News Fri, 29 Aug 2014 10:05:00 +0000 pasmith 433682 at http://www.itworld.com Unified Communications http://www.itworld.com/business-intelligence/433122/unified-communications <!--paging_filter--><p> This eGuide examines some recent trends in unified communications and explores how users are making the most of the technology to benefit their organizations. 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