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Light & Land adds India and Australia to its photographic tours

Light & Land adds India and Australia to its photographic tours

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Light & Land has announced its tour dates for 2009, and has added a number of new locations to range of photographic trips. Founder of Light & Land Charlie Waite, will be leading brand new tours to Kerala in India during November 2009. It's a 12-day tour... >>

Apple patents remote iTunes access via iPhone

Apple patents remote iTunes access via iPhone

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Apple could in the future allow iPhone and iPod touch users to stream music from their home iTunes library so they could listen to their favourite music on the go. The move, discovered by AppleInsider via a patent application, could mean that Apple could... >>

Leaf introduces 56-megapixel AFi 10 camera

Leaf introduces 56-megapixel AFi 10 camera

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Its been nearly a month since Hasselblad introduced its whopping 50-megapixel camera, with its equally whopping price tag of $37,000. But already, the Hasselblad has been out-pixelled by the Leaf AFi 10. Weighing in at 56 megapixels, the Leaf AFi 10 medium... >>

Ratchet & Clank Future: Tools of Destruction - PS3
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Ratchet & Clank Future: Tools of Destruction - PS3

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The PS3 may be a classy console, but where’s the games? What we need is an old school classic – something fun with big guns. It was only a matter of time before PS2 staples Ratchet and Clank popped up on Sony’s new toy. They’re about the closest... >>

Rock Meivo LCD TV
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Rock Meivo LCD TV

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Media oriented LCD TVs may be a little outside Rock's typical array of power notebooks, but that hasn't stopped it producing the Meivo E4300. Designed to offer a total solution for those who want to watch television, browse the Internet, manage DVDs and... >>

IFA 2007: Altec Lansing launch Nobi Nokia speaker system

IFA 2007: Altec Lansing launch Nobi Nokia speaker system

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Altec Lansing has released a new speaker designed to fit the new Nokia XpressMusic 5310 and 5610 handsets at IFA 2007 in Berlin, Germany. The new speakers, called Nobi, will be a portable speaker system that allows user to share music on the go. Small... >>

IFA 2007: Kodak officially announces V1233, V1253 and Z812 I

IFA 2007: Kodak officially announces V1233, V1253 and Z812 I

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Kodak has confirmed the launch of the Kodak EasyShare models; The Kodak EasyShare V1233, V1253 and Z812 IS we reported on last week. The Kodak EasyShare Z812 IS Megazoom digital camera will offer a 12x optical zoom lens and 8 megapixels and come in the... >>

IFA2007: Sony launch BDP-S500 and BDP-S300 Blu-ray players

IFA2007: Sony launch BDP-S500 and BDP-S300 Blu-ray players

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Sony has announced two new Blu-ray players at IFA 2007 in Berlin, Germany. The new players, called the BDP-S300 and BDP-S500 will offer 1080p support and a host of other features. According to Sony, the new S300 will be a mass appeal model, while the... >>

Shooter - DVD
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Shooter - DVD

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Fresh from his scene stealing turn in The Departed, Mark Wahlberg takes lead billing in this Jason Bourne style action thriller about a government sharp shooter wrongly accused of assassinating the US president. When a black ops mission deep in the African... >>

Kia shows off its new three-door

Kia shows off its new three-door

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Kia has released the second preview image of the Pro-cee’d, the third model in the cee’d family of cars designed for Europe and made in Slovakia. "We wanted to make Pro-cee’d as ‘sporty’ as cee’d could possibly be, while still remaining a... >>

Sony PSP slim details revealed

Sony PSP slim details revealed

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Sony is close to announcing a newer slimline version of its Portable PlayStation handheld console according to reports online. The new version of the PSP, which will follow in the footsteps on the PlayStation and PlayStation 2 in getting a new slimline... >>

Cyberlink Media Deluxe Pro - PC
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Cyberlink Media Deluxe Pro - PC

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If you’ve just gone to the expense of upgrading your PC to include Windows Vista you may not be looking to spend more on extending the multimedia functions of Media Centre – that is if your version came with it in the first place. However, Cyberlink... >>

Harman Kardon unveils new satnav

Harman Kardon unveils new satnav

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Harman Kardon promise its new satnav will drive you, play to you and be lighter for you. Guide + Play is a pocket-sized device combining a navigation system for Western Europe with a MP3 player. It features built-in video player for those waiting for... >>

Fancy toilet plays music and lights up the night

Fancy toilet plays music and lights up the night

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Fancy a toilet with a difference, or a toilet that does things to keep you occupied while on the throne - here is the latest Japanese invention. Japanese toilet manufacturer Inax has just released their 2007 Satis Asteo Washlet toilet. The new throne... >>

Evesham introduces HD multimedia PC

Evesham introduces HD multimedia PC

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Evesham has introduced a new desktop with all the HD qualities for video enthusiasts. Specs on the 8600 GTS are hot stuff, for amateur pros out there take a look at it. It includes Intel’s Core 2 Duo processor and 2GBs of DDR2 RAM. Storage is extraordinary... >>

ThinkOutside BoomTube H20 speakers
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ThinkOutside BoomTube H20 speakers

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In a market swimming with 2.1 speakers it's difficult to find a product that stands out from the crowd. Combining a sub and separate speakers into a portable travel solution isn’t something we’ve seen a lot of, but ThinkOutside's BoomTube H20 certainly... >>

Tirminal launches free file transfer service

Tirminal launches free file transfer service

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Those of you used to trying to send large files to people know what a pain it is. Even a zipped file can take ages to send via email, even if you're just trying to send photos to a friend. There's a new file transfer solution on the block, however, and... >>

Tesco internet phone adapter makes VoIP calling easier

Tesco internet phone adapter makes VoIP calling easier

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Tesco have released an interesting new gizmo that should make it easier for people to adopt VoIP calling. The Tesco Internet Phone Adapter converts a traditional landline handset to making calls over the Internet instead of over a telephone line. It means... >>

Transformer truck and tank

Transformer truck and tank

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Transformers fans, a treat for you: the Optimus Prime Battle Rig Plaster. Although it looks like an innocent-enough truck, and a rather small one at that, it turns, with a few quick flicks of the wrist, into a dart firing tank-like machine. We thought... >>

Early Daylight Savings time shift causes problems

Early Daylight Savings time shift causes problems

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Daylight savings time is moving earlier in the US and some other countries, proving a headache for IT professionals and businesses. With less than a year to fix calendars and timers, it's been a struggle to get it done on time for this weekend's time... >>

Google adds photos to Maps

Google adds photos to Maps

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Google has added photos to Google Maps local search, to make destinations easier to spot. Once businesses get their photos up on the site, you'll be able to view a map along with images of a storefront or road. This can be immensely helpful if you're... >>

Arcam launches high-end iPod rDock

Arcam launches high-end iPod rDock

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Arcam has released its first dock for iPods, the rDock. The dock is a standalone device that you then connect to your existing speakers or Hi-Fi system. It's designed for use with the Arcam Solo and Solo Movie system, but works with other as well. It... >>

PMA 2007: Sony A-ST1AM Sync Terminal Adaptor announced

PMA 2007: Sony A-ST1AM Sync Terminal Adaptor announced

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Sony has announced a new flash Sync Terminal Adaptor for its Alpha100 DSLR camera. The new FA-ST1AM Sync Terminal Adaptor connects the Alpha100 to the vast majority of pro studio and location flash systems. Integrated in the adaptor is a protection circuit... >>

Turkey bans YouTube

Turkey bans YouTube

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Turkey is under a YouTube blackout after one of its courts banned it for posting a video insulting Turkishness. Prosecutors to the court recommended the total ban after a video appeared that insulted the founder of modern Turkey, Mustafa Kema Ataturk,... >>

Epson launches EMP business projectors

Epson launches EMP business projectors

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Epson has launched two new projectors mainly designed for business use with extra brightness for viewing in light rooms. The EMP 1810 and EMP 1815 both features 3500 lumens of light, as well as XGA resolution, and a 1.6x zoom lens. Designed for easy maintenance,... >>

Sony announces online worlds of Home and LittleBigPlanet

Sony announces online worlds of Home and LittleBigPlanet

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Sony has announced finally made clear its plans for the connected aspect of the PS3 by announcing two new games and discussing its Game 3.0 strategy. Game 3.0 sounds a bit like Web 2.0, focusing on online collaboration and user-generated content. It's... >>

Bluetooth Gateway facilitates media streaming in cars

Bluetooth Gateway facilitates media streaming in cars

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Intel and Parrot have teamed up to offer a new Bluetooth entertainment solution to car owners. The new Bluetooth Gateway is a small hub hidden in the dashboard of the car that then streams audio and visuals from ultra mobile PCs. The Gateway even incorporates... >>

Jeeves clock wakes you with soothing messages

Jeeves clock wakes you with soothing messages

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And now, Pocket-lint's second featured alarm clock of the day. This model from Voco promises to way you with the gentle and soothing voice of Jeeves, aka Stephen Fry. Every morning it wakes you with a different phrase that will most likely wake you with... >>

New Cubelite Kits make it easier to shoot product images

New Cubelite Kits make it easier to shoot product images

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More products for the budding studio photographer or eager eBay seller looking to improve picture quality. The Collapsible Studio Cubelite Kit takes the Cubelite concept further, and lets you pack up a whole mobile studo. The kit is supplied with two... >>

Amazon Unbox in TiVo goes live

Amazon Unbox in TiVo goes live

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Amazon's downloading service for TiVo has been made live today, after first being announced in early February. Amazon Unbox in TiVo means that the combined forces of the two companies will reach 1.5 million TiVo subscribers in the US. TiVo runs a similar... >>

Microsoft's VoIP software for Office nearly ready for beta release

Microsoft's VoIP software for Office nearly ready for beta release

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Microsoft has today announced that a beta version of its VoIP software integrated into Office will soon be available. Office Communications Server 2007 and Office Communicator 2007 will be distributed to certain business testers later this month. Voice... >>

Pinnacle launches two TV tuners for Mac

Pinnacle launches two TV tuners for Mac

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Hot on the heels of Pinnacle's various product announcements over the last 2 days comes another one. The company is entering the market for Mac peripherals with two new USB TV tuners, Pinnacle TV for Mac Sticks. The Pinnacle TV for Mac DVB-T Stick lets... >>

Philips immersive technologies to melt Second Life world into the real world

Philips immersive technologies to melt Second Life world into the real world

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Second Life residents may soon be able to wander their avatars around the virtual world and unexpectedly feel a cool breeze or be blinded by light in the real world. Philips is licensing its "ambient experiences" technology to Rivers Run Red in order... >>

Google updates Desktop to beta 5

Google updates Desktop to beta 5

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Google has released a beta of its Desktop application, which now includes major visual changes to its gadgets and sidebar. Google Disktop 5 beta's sidebar has now been altered to blend in better with the your ordinary desktop, while some gadgets have... >>

Apple announced Phofilmusigner free seminars for creative pros

Apple announced Phofilmusigner free seminars for creative pros

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In conjunction with Apple Solution Experts, Rapid Group, Apple has said that it will be hosting two free seminars for creative professionals at the end of the month in Bracknell on March 26th and in Bournemouth on March 28th. Each all-day event is broken... >>

Nokia Software Updater available for free download

Nokia Software Updater available for free download

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Nokia has announced that its Software Updater for mobile phones is now available to all Nokia customers for download.Previously available only to those who visit a Nokia service point, it's now available to download from Nokia's site, and lets you get... >>

Microsoft adds LifeCam VX-3000 webcam to its range

Microsoft adds LifeCam VX-3000 webcam to its range

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Microsoft has added a couple of new products to its hardware range, one a webcam and the other a package of hardware to help you on the go. The LifeCam VX-3000 joins the VX-6000, and features a Windows LiveCall Button on top of it so that you can quickly... >>

PMA 2007: Kodak announces four compacts

PMA 2007: Kodak announces four compacts

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Kodak is showcasing four new cameras, updates to previous models, as well as a new easy printer dock at PMA. The first two cameras are the Easyshare Z712 IS and the Z885, which promise high ISO and a zoom range longer than your average compact. The Z712... >>

Nikon rumoured to release 18-megapixel D3

Nikon rumoured to release 18-megapixel D3

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It seems that diehard Nikon fans are still holding out for a full-frame DSLR, despite the company's emphasis on its commitment to a smaller sensor size. Now one website has details of a rumoured D3, a successor to the D2X, that was apparently unveiled... >>

Pinnacle launches PCTV DVB-T Flash Stick with onboard memory

Pinnacle launches PCTV DVB-T Flash Stick with onboard memory

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Pinnacle has launched another TV tuner for your PC, this one a USB-style stick. The PCTV DVB-T Flash Stick is an external USB2 device that combines a tuner with software that turns your computer into a personal video recorder and 1GB of memory. Unlike... >>

Two out of five US households with a TV have a videogame console

Two out of five US households with a TV have a videogame console

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Although a whopping 41.1% of households in the US have some sort of gaming console, it's still the hardcore gamers who dominate playing time. This is according to an exhaustive study by Nielsen research that covers the last quarter of 2004 through to... >>

Details on Archos 704-WiFi portable media player emerge

Details on Archos 704-WiFi portable media player emerge

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Details have emerged about Archos' newest portable video player, the 704-WiFi, its largest so far. It's quite hefty at 22oz but boasts a large 7-inch touchscreen to make viewing video that much easier. Storage is taken care of with an 80GB hard drive,... >>

Wikipedia editor, theologian and professor, uncovered as a fraud

Wikipedia editor, theologian and professor, uncovered as a fraud

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Wikipedia has come under fire again, this time because one of its most prominent editors has turned out to be a fraud. The open online encyclopedia is a collaborative effort that allows anyone to add or change information. Recently an editor known only... >>

Robot pet prototype doubles as a PC

Robot pet prototype doubles as a PC

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Oh the weird and wonderful gadgets that appear when you least expect them. How about a combined robot pet, PC, and air freshener? The prototype is one of the entries to a Microsoft design competition, and is simply called the Pussy Cat. It's designed... >>

Digital Foci unveils basic photo storage device

Digital Foci unveils basic photo storage device

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Digital Foci has launched a new Photo Safe portable hard drive with greater storage capacity. The Photo Safe now comes in 40GB, 80GB, and 120GB, and are priced accordingy. The device doesn't boast a particularly large, nor colour, screen, but rather a... >>

Google CEO indicates closer ties to Apple

Google CEO indicates closer ties to Apple

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Microsoft may be jabbing at Google's soft underbelly by attacking its book project, but Google has thrown a punch in the form of a hint that it may be aligning more closely with Apple. "I will tell you that Google and Apple are doing more and more things... >>

Google "systematically violates copyright" says Microsoft

Google "systematically violates copyright" says Microsoft

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Microsoft is going on the offensive today and attacking Google for practices relating to its Google Books Search, the chief rival to Microsoft's Live Search Books. Google "systematically violates copyright", Microsoft lawyer Thomas Rubin will say at a... >>

Swiss Security shields your wireless network

Swiss Security shields your wireless network

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If your unsecured Wi-Fi network worries you, bhv Software may have just the application for you. Swiss Security Wireless Security is a new security package that guarantees protection from unwanted access by your neighbours or passers-by by monitoring... >>

BT Reveal adds chic styling to the landline phone market

BT Reveal adds chic styling to the landline phone market

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BT has introduced a new landline phone, the BT Reveal, that is designed to make a style statement. The BT Reveal combines a cordless handset that's concealed in a glossy black stand complete with glowing blue light. The base unit provides a digital answering... >>

Panasonic announces new Wi-Fi Skype phone, the KX-WP1050

Panasonic announces new Wi-Fi Skype phone, the KX-WP1050

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Panasonic has announced availability and details of its latest VoIP wireless phone, the snappily-named KX-WP1050. The phone's Skype certification means that users can easily access their Skype accounts and take advantage of free Skype-to-Skype calls,... >>