Facebook's new Timeline: 7 things you need to know

You didn’t think the year would end without one more big change on Facebook, did you?

Meet Timeline, which (like it or not) turns your old Facebook wall into a visual representation of your life, complete with all your posts and literally starting from the day you were born. Find out what you need to know about Timeline, along with 5 key privacy tips.

Also this week: Check out our 2011 holiday shopping guide, featuring everything from iPads and Roombas to digital photo frames and pocket-sized video projectors. We’ve also got apps and online services for keeping you organized during the holiday rush, as well as bargain gift picks and 10 tech-minded gift card ideas.

Facebook’s new Timeline feature: 7 things you need to know
Get the scoop on “Timeline,” the new Facebook feature that weaves your Facebook posts, photos, and other “life events” into a linear, visual, and public story. Read more…

2011 Holiday Gift Guide: gadgets, tech gear, apps, and more2011 Holiday Gift Guide: gadgets, tech gear, apps, and more
From iPads and Roombas to flying alarm clocks and voice-recording smartpens, we’ve got the perfect gadget for the loved ones on your holiday shopping list. Read more…

10 must-have apps for the iPad
Got a new iPad? Here are 10 apps you should download now, ranging from news and video apps to virtual fashion catalogs and video chat courtesy of Skype. Read more…

5 privacy tips for locking down your Timeline on Facebook
Read on for three ways to wipe—or at least hide—updates, photos, activity from your apps (like Spotify), or any other less-than-flattering Timeline posts. Read more…

Holiday Gift Guide: Home theater gear for the living room and beyond
Among our picks: a pair of streaming TV set-top boxes (can you say Apple TV?); one remote control to rule them all; and a pocket-sized HD projector. Read more…

Podcast 007: Facebook’s new Timeline feature; last-minute holiday shopping tips
This week, we take on Timeline, the new Facebook feature that weaves your posts into a visual timeline of your life. Also: last-minute holiday shopping tips. Read more…

5 must-have organizational apps for the holidays
We’ve rounded up a few apps and web sites that’ll help organize your gift lists, find the lowest prices for your picks, and manage your holiday get-together. Read more…

Holiday Gift Guide: 10 tech gifts under $20Holiday Gift Guide: 10 tech gifts under $20
From a tiny mobile speaker and a Kindle reading light to an iPhone armband case and MP3-playing sunglasses, we’ve got 10 tech gifts that won’t break the bank. Read more…

How to create an iPhone calendar event or contact directly from email
Get an invitation to a can’t-miss event in your iPhone’s email inbox? If so, you’re just a few taps away from marking the date in your mobile calendar. Read more…

Holiday Gift Guide: 10 tech-minded gift card ideas
So, don’t have a clue what to give your favorite gadget hound for the holidays, or are you simply pressed for time? Here’s a simple solution: a gift card. Read more…

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