2011 December 18

Talkcast tonight 10pm ET: Reviewing the year that was

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It’s time again for the TUAW Talkcast ! We’ll be live on our usual TalkShoe meeting place , podcast fates and bandwidth permitting, starting at 10 pm Eastern time. Given the calendar alignment this year, with both Christmas and New Year’s Eve falling on our normal Sunday chatterbox timeslot, this may be the final regularly-scheduled talkcast of 2011; I won’t rule out a show on Christmas night, or one on a special day/time during the week of 12/26, but I think the 31st is pretty well booked up

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Holiday Gift Guide: iMovie-friendly video cameras

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Funny thing about video cameras: you can spend an arbitrarily large amount of money on them , if you want. The line between the kind of equipment used exclusively by professionals and the stuff you might find in the gear bag of a weekend Scorsese has become so blurred that an $8,000 Canon HD camera no longer seems completely inappropriate for an Amazon wishlist

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Haifa may host Apple innovation center

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The Israeli business publication Calcalist reported this week that Apple plans to site an innovation center (translation, original here ) in the northern Israel city of Haifa, close to the country’s leading technical university. The site points to a visit by Apple R&D VP Ed Frank to the area, and also notes that Apple appears to be in talks to acquire chip technology firm Anobit .

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