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FCC to investigate Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) for blocking wireless communication

BART authorities come under investigation by the FCC for shutting down cell phone service in response to protests.

Mobile

Pew Internet Study: ‘13% of cell owners pretended to be using their phone’

A new study reveals interesting statistics about the average cell phone

Cool Tech

Microsoft launches Windows 8 blog, indicates possible early editions

Microsoft announced an interactive blog and Twitter account to open discourse on Windows 8.

Computing

Björk introduces the ‘app album’

Forget iTunes, forget downloading, forget subscription services: Albums wrapped up in apps might be the future of accessing new music.

Mobile

Lollipop Chainsaw’s ‘cheerleader slices zombies’ gameplay pops up in new trailer

The debut trailer for Lollipop Chainsaw, the next game from Suda 51 and Grasshopper manufacture, is filled with chainsaw-wielding cheerleader-fueled zombie mayhem.

Gaming

Gears of War 3 will be viewable in stereoscopic 3D

Epic Games Rod Fergusson, executive producer on Gears of War 3, confirms that the September release will include a display mode for stereoscopic 3D TVs.

Gaming

Is Lucasarts developing an open-world RPG?

A new job posting for a gameplay engineer position at LucasArts suggests that the studio may be working on a console-based open-world RPG.

Gaming

Report: Apple testing 4G iPhone

When we'll see it, no one knows. But for now, be comforted by the thought that Apple is getting on board with 4G.

Apple

Android and WP7 app revenues disappoint, even for Mortal Kombat

An experiment shows Windows Phone 7 app revenue outpacing Android for a Mortal Kombat game guide, but the celebration will be cheap. The guide only brought in $16 in combined revenue from both platforms.

Android Army

Time Warner buys midwest cable company Insight for $3 bln

Time Warner Cable has announced it will be paying $3 billion in case to acquire midwest cable operator Insight Communications.

Computing

Sony solicits suggestions for PlayStation Vita peripherals from fans

Sony polls the fan community on what PlayStation Vita peripherals they would like to see, with the clear front runner being some kind of external UMD drive.

Gaming

French carrier makes reference to an ‘iPhone 5’

We're still unsure what it will look like, when it will be released, or how many of them there will be - but here's one clue we will be seeing an iPhone 5 at Apple's next launch.

Apple

Nokia partners with China Mobile for Windows Phone 7 devices

Nokia is starting to line up partners for the launch of its first Windows Phone 7 devices, and the first pick is China Mobile.

Mobile

BlackBerry Bold 9930 coming to Verizon August 25

Verizon Wireless will have the BlackBerry Bold 9930 on August 25, featuring BlackBerry OS 7 and both a touch display and the famous BlackBerry keypad.

Mobile

Hercules XPS 101 Review

Review: The Hercules XPS 101 multimedia speaker system dazzles with sharp design, but grates on music lovers with fatiguing highs and overly thumpy bass.

  • Pros: Excellent look and feel , Above-average subwoofer…
  • Cons: Fatiguing treble at close range , Subwoofer EQ geared for…