In Iowa, Specter endorsement haunts Rick Santorum

As Rick Santorum rises in the polls, the Republican presidential candidate is receiving fresh scrutiny over his endorsement of moderate Republican incumbent Arlen Specter against a strong conservative challenger in the 2004 GOP Senate primary in his home state of Pennsylvania. Read more from the original source…

Down in polls, Bachmann preaches at the pulpit

It was tempting to read everything as metaphor Sunday morning in church with Michele Bachmann, struggling toward the finish line in Iowa where voters will cast the first ballots of the 2012 presidential season on Tuesday. Read more from the original source…

Romney’s First Name a Mystery

A new 60 Minutes/Vanity Fair poll finds just 6% of all those surveyed knew that Mitt Romney’s real first name was actually Willard. About 20% thought Mitt was his real name, while 18% picked Mitchell and 8% chose Milton. Read more from the original source…

Gingrich Concedes Iowa

Newt Gingrich admitted it’s not likely he’ll win the Iowa caucuses tomorrow, NBC News reports. Said Gingrich: “I don’t think I’m going to win. If you look at the numbers, that volume of negativity has done enough damage.” But he quickly added: “Whatever I do tomorrow night will be a victory because I’m still standing.” […]

Romney Solidifies New Hampshire Lead

The latest Suffolk tracking poll in New Hampshire shows Mitt Romney leading with 43%, followed by Ron Paul at 17%, Jon Huntsman at 9% and Newt Gingrich at 8%. Key finding: “Romney is not only widening his margin in New Hampshire, his supporters are now the least likely to change their minds between now and […]

Five Paths to 270

Obama campaign manager Jim Messina’s plan “is not to go after every state Obama carried in 2008; instead he will be content to recapture the 251 electoral votes that John Kerry won in 2004 and build from there,” Newsweek reports. He sees five paths to the 270 electoral votes needed: “The West Path would add […]

LG to Demo 3D Ultra-Def Behemoth at CES

LG Electronics will show off an 84-inch 3D Ultra Definition TV at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas in January. The world’s largest 3D TV will offer 8 million pixels at 3840 x 2160 screen resolution — four times that of existing full HDTV screens, LG asserted. Features include 3D Depth Control, which lets […]

Intel Gallops Up Cedar Trail

Intel announced its third-generation Atom mobile processor-based platform, code-named “Cedar Trail,” on Wednesday. It consists of two dual-core mobile processors, the N2600 and N2800, and two that target entry-level desktop and other solutions, the D2500 and D2700. The platform introduces new features such as Intel Wireless Music and Intel Wireless Display, which let users stream […]

Can Apple Convince Me I Want a Smaller TV?

Even before Steve Jobs admitted to his biographer that he had cracked the modern television nut, Apple fans have long suspected — and hoped — that Apple’s little hobby Apple TV set-top box was just a stepping stone to a bigger and better HDTV living room experience. The latest rumors throw fuel on the fire: […]

Leaked Road Map Offers Glimpse of Future Windows Phones

A road map for the future development of the Windows Phone OS has apparently been leaked. The new information comes in the wake of a recent flurry of criticism over Windows Phone’s performance in the smartphone market. The road map is purportedly accurate as of October 2011. If that’s true, it could alleviate some critics’ […]