FCC doesn’t buy Verizon’s throttling rationale, wants all carriers to explain themselves

On Friday, Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler dismissed Verizon’s reasoning for throttling certain mobile broadband users, and announced that the Commission was questioning other mobile carriers’ throttling policies as well, Reuters reports. Verizon’s policy, which it announced in late July and … Continue reading

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The Week in iPad Cases: In the saddle

In the saddle This week’s roundup of new iPad cases features sleek designs, the highest-quality materials, and some great ways to keep your tablet safe wherever you go. aBagon The Louis Vuitton (iPad Air; $999) sports a checkered-pattern design on … Continue reading

The Binge-Watch List: The Killing won’t stay buried

It’s not hard to find TV shows to watch these days. But finding good ones to watch amid all the streaming video services fighting for your attention and your eyeballs? That’s more of a challenge. Every other week, we’ll help … Continue reading

You Should Play: Total War Battles: Shogun

These days, keeping up with games can be a full-time job. So how do you separate the signal from the noise, the wheat from the chaff, the Temple Runs from the Temple Jumps? Allow us to help by regularly selecting … Continue reading

Our favorite iOS Apps, August edition

What iOS apps are Macworld’s staffers loving this month? Check in with Serenity Caldwell, Dan Frakes, and the rest of the crew.

FCC requires text-to-911 from carriers, apps

The Federal Communications Commission voted Friday to require U.S. mobile carriers and many text-messaging apps to enable users to text emergency dispatch centers, even after questions about whether the centers will be ready by the deadline. The commission’s vote requires … Continue reading

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With Amazon Wallet, the company gets to see what you still buy in the real world

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has always sold investors and analysts on the future—the company’s immediate strategy is about attracting customers, not just amassing profits. Even as Amazon bled money to the tune of $126 million last quarter, the silver lining … Continue reading


ET deals: Inspiron 11 quad-Core convertible for $400, FreedomPop MiFi, more

Convertibles have come a long way since the clunky swiveling stylus-needing days of yore, and Dell’s new Inspiron 11 is one of the latest 360-degree multi-mode convertibles to hit the market. Right now you can grab one for just $400 … Continue reading

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New Nexus 9 leak points to 64-bit Nvidia Tegra K1, 4GB of RAM, and 2560×1600 screen

The Nexus 9 leaks continue to roll in, making Google’s next tablet look like a real beast.

Missing Pieces: A fish plays Pokemon, Mario Kart becomes Mercedes Kart, and more must-know games news

A fish is playing Pokemon. A dictatorship banned a game about dictatorships. Someone is suing over 1080p resolutions (or lack thereof). Evolve is delayed. And yet the news I’m saddest about this week? Ryse is coming to PC. Ugh. Fish … Continue reading