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Multiplayer Gaming Goes Fullscreen with LG's 3D Dual Play Glasses

Normally in multiplayer games the screen is split, but with LG's Dual Play glasses and a 3DTV, each gamer can view a full screen.


Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 Mysteriously Vanishes

Just days after introducing it at the IFA consumer electronics show, Samsung yanked the tablet after a German court order.


Sony's Head-Mounted Personal 3D Viewer

Sony is offering a head-mounted display as an alternative for consumers who don't want to buy a 3D TV.


Tablets Galore at the IFA Show in Berlin

In World Tech Update this week, tablets are all the rage here at the IFA consumer electronics show in Berlin. Plus: new ultraportable laptops and cloud-connected cars.


Samsung Galaxy Note: Small Tablet or Big Smartphone?

Samsung hopes that it can convince consumers that the Galaxy Note is the bridge between smartphones and tablets.


Samsung Galaxy Note May Revive the Stylus

The Galaxy Note, a 5.3-inch tablet/phone hybrid, is designed to be operated with either a finger or a stylus.


Ford Evos Car Will Connect to the Cloud

Billed as a cloud-connected automobile, Ford says its concept car will make decisions based on driver preferences.


Sony Shows New Android Tablets at IFA in Berlin

At this week’s IFA consumer electronics show, Sony launched single- and dual-screen Android Honeycomb tablets that will interact with TVs and other Sony products.


IBM Develops New Weather Prediction Software

IBM has developed new technology for weather prediction.

Jobs Resigns, Google Fined, and RIM's Cloud Service

Steve Jobs resigns, Samsung Galaxy smartphones banned, Google is fined, RIM pilots a cloud-based music service, and more.

Text of Steve Jobs' Letter to Apple Employees

Steve Jobs sent the following letter to Apple employees and board members upon his resignation as CEO Wednesday.

Intel Pledges $300 Million for Thin Laptops

Intel plans to invest $300 million in companies that develop new technologies for "Ultrabooks," super-thin laptops designed to compete with Apple's MacBook Air.

Microsoft Tops US Game Market for Seventh Straight Month

Microsoft said its XBox 360 console sold 277,000 units in July, giving it a 45 percent share for the current generation of game boxes.

World Tech Update, August 4, 2011

Sony promises a ship date for its PlayStation Vita, an airline offers in-flight movies and TV shows over Wi-Fi, Google Chrome intros two noteworthy upgrades and more.

Japanese Care Robot Lifts Patients From Bed To Wheelchair

This is "RIBA-II," a robot designed to help with the tough task of lifting patients from their mattress into a wheelchair.