It's the TUAW Daily Update, your source for Apple news in a convenient audio format. You'll get some the top Apple stories of the day in three to five minutes for a quick review of what's happening in the Apple world. You can listen to today's Apple stories by clicking the player at the top of...

July 28th 2014 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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Hilton Worldwide Holdings Inc. has spent over a half-billion dollars to provide new technology that will ease choosing hotel rooms, checking into hotels, and even unlocking the door to a room -- from your iPhone or iPad. As announced in a Wall Street Journal post yesterday, guests are already abl...

July 28th 2014 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Starwood isn't the only hotel chain that wants you to use your smartphone as a hotel room key; Hilton is launching an initiative that lets you use your Android or iOS device to control virtually every aspect of your stay. Later this summer, a Hilton app will let you choose your preferred room, ma...

July 28th 2014 at 12:31pm 0 Comments
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Tickets are only going on sale today, but already people are planning the most important part of BlizzCon: the parties. There's a whole crew of people planning to meet up at the Hilton, and if the past few years are any indication, all of the restaurants and bars around the area will be hosting roa...

May 16th 2009 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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Click to Hilton-size Vicious Cycle Software has announced that Virtual Heroes used the Vicious Engine to craft a Hilton hotel employee training game, which we first reported in January. The press release notes that the PSP game, titled Hilton Garden Inn Ultimate Team Play -- catchy -- was deployed t...

April 14th 2009 at 6:30pm 0 Comments
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As the HDTV movement continues to reshape the average hotel room experience, Hilton has made sure it doesn't get left behind. Recently, the chain launched 25 "home theater-like" Sight+Sound rooms at the Hilton Chicago O'Hare International Airport, while 30 guest rooms at the Hilton San Francisco re...

August 2nd 2007 at 10:49pm 0 Comments
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Ring any bells? It seems everyone's favorite Herbie Fully Loaded actress has gone and gotten her Blackberry compromised this week, which was then used to send her pals "disgusting and very mean messages." Lohan's spokesperson assures us that the messages weren't sent by Lindsay herself (whew), so if...

July 22nd 2006 at 12:49pm 0 Comments
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Okay, so maybe not hate completely.The eye-catching title of an essay from the latest installment of The Escapist puts the emphasis on the negative aspect of the love-hate relationship many industry vets have with E3, but there's surprisingly a lot of love for the trade show here, even if you don't...

May 23rd 2006 at 7:06pm 0 Comments
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The press release arrived with a subject line that screamed, "DON'T MISS THIS E3 CELEBRITY APPEARANCE." A split second away from hitting the delete hotkey, I paused when I noticed that Paris Hilton was the celeb who'd be making an appearance. But this will be no typical Paris Hilton gaming appearan...

May 10th 2006 at 9:45am 0 Comments