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iPhone accounts for three quarters of mobile internet use in the UK

iPhone accounts for three quarters of mobile internet use in the UK

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Google-owned AdMob has revealed that the Apple iPhone is far and away the biggest player in the world's mobile internet market, if October's online activity is considered. AdMob has released its statistics for October that look at how many "requests"... >>

BT Vision names best music video of the decade

BT Vision names best music video of the decade

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BT has gone ahead and announced the results of its "Best of the Decade" music video vote. The poll, by BT Vision Music, collated 200,000 votes from music fans across the globe for their favourite rock and pop video. Rhianna has been crowned queen of the... >>

TomTom highlights Map Share in light of Cumbria floods

TomTom highlights Map Share in light of Cumbria floods

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In light of the recent floods in Cumbria, TomTom is drawing its customers' attention to how to update their UK maps, using TomTom Map Share technology.   Map Share lets TomTom users add to, update and personalise the maps on their device - and share... >>

Orange offers two new "connected laptops"

Orange offers two new "connected laptops"

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Orange has announced two new "connected laptops", the Asus 1005HGO and the Compaq CQ61 and two new mobile broadband dongles. The 10.1-inch Asus 1005HGO with embedded SIM card is an Orange exclusive. Offering Windows 7 starter and weighing 1.27kg, it's... >>

Vodafone to give away mobile internet on free Friday

Vodafone to give away mobile internet on free Friday

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In an effort to "launch the Christmas countdown" with 28 shopping days until the big day, Vodafone has announced it is to give away free mobile internet to all its consumer customers this Friday. On 27 November Vodafoners "will be able to check out where... >>

PC World launches three new Advents

PC World launches three new Advents

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PC World has added to is own-brand Advent range with the launch of a new gaming PC, the Centurion, a desktop space-saving PC, the Firefly, and a lightweight laptop, the Verona. The 13-inch Advent Verona gets Windows 7, an Intel Celeron ULV 743 processor,... >>

MovieWedge mini bean bag iPhone stand available

MovieWedge mini bean bag iPhone stand available

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We've seen both ultra-simple and ultra-stylish stands for the iPhone before, but this takes the biscuit as the most flexible - literally - as it's a modified mini bean bag."Have you ever tried watching a movie on your iPod touch or iPhone only to realize... >>

BT Openzone to be available in 4500 more hotel bedrooms

BT Openzone to be available in 4500 more hotel bedrooms

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BT Openzone's wireless internet access will soon be available in 4500 more hotel bedrooms, thanks to a just-done deal. Macdonald Hotels & Resorts has signed up to the BT scheme and will offer the Wi-Fi in all its properties across the UK by the end of... >>

iPlayer's launch on Freesat is delayed

iPlayer's launch on Freesat is delayed

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While it was due to go live towards the end of November, Freesat has announced that the BBC's iPlayer catch up service will now launch in closed beta on the satellite platform on 7 December.This beta version of iPlayer for Freesat will only be available... >>

Motorola Milestone up for £439 UK pre-order

Motorola Milestone up for £439 UK pre-order

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The Motorola Milestone, the non-Verizon variant of the Droid by Motorola, has seen an online UK retailer put the new, high-end handset up for pre-order.If SuperETrader is to be believed, we can expect the Milestone to touchdown in the UK on 7 December... >>

Google planning "all-out assault" on mobile market with gPhone

Google planning "all-out assault" on mobile market with gPhone

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New gPhone whispers suggest that Google is gearing up for no less than "an all-out assault on the mobile phone market". The report, from The Times, states that the new, Google-branded handset we've heard about of late will encompass "the first comprehensive... >>

Tesco to offer the iPhone

Tesco to offer the iPhone

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Here in the UK supermarket behemoth Tesco has announced it is to offer the Apple iPhone in time for Christmas - a real sign of how mass market the handset is to become.Going back 2 years, at launch the iPhone was only available on one network - O2 - and... >>

BlackBerry Media Sync 3.0 released

BlackBerry Media Sync 3.0 released

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A new version of BlackBerry Media Sync has been made available by RIM updating the software to version 3.0.Media Sync 3.0 allows BlackBerry users to sync their desktop iTunes or Windows Media Player music with via USB "simply and quickly". In addition... >>

Philips offers personalised PhotoFrames

Philips offers personalised PhotoFrames

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Philips is offering a new gift service with its PhotoFrame range of digital picture frames that sees the displays customisable for a more personal gift. Those buying one of the frames at the Philips Online Shop can use the service - for free - to pre-load... >>

Twitter's Biz Stone talks IPO, advertising

Twitter's Biz Stone talks IPO, advertising

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Twitter co-founder Biz Stone has re-iterated the wish to keep hold of the micro-blogging site, rather than sell out wholesale, but has said an initial public offering could be on the cards for the future. "We are definitely not interested in selling the... >>

Sony Ericsson Satio withdrawn from sale

Sony Ericsson Satio withdrawn from sale

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It seems Sony Ericsson's new high-end Satio handset is suffering from "issues" as the UK's biggest mobile phone retailer, Carphone Warehouse, as well as Phones 4U, have withdrawn the device from sale. As the Satio is "temporarily" withdrawn from Carphone... >>

Sony offers James Patterson-themed Reader

Sony offers James Patterson-themed Reader

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After chucking out a special edition Reader for fans of romance fiction, Sony has now announced it is to offer another limited edition model of the Reader Pocket Edition, this time for thriller fans. The James Patterson model features the Alex Cross novel,... >>

Olympus Pen E-P1 gets Swarovski treatment

Olympus Pen E-P1 gets Swarovski treatment

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The retro-styled Micro Four Thirds Olympus Pen E-P1 digi-cam has been ruined, sorry enhanced with a "dazzling makeover" by Crystal Roc. Now covered in hundreds of "sparkling" Swarovski crystals it will be available exclusively to order from Harrods' Micro... >>

State-of-the-art "First ELSE" Linux-based touchphone unveiled

State-of-the-art "First ELSE" Linux-based touchphone unveiled

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The "First ELSE", described as a new "state-of-the-art mobile device" from Israeli design house Emblaze Mobile has finally been unveiled at a London launch event which Pocket-lint attended. The First ELSE focuses on a "unique user experience" with the... >>

Creative unveils third gen Vado HD with new design

Creative unveils third gen Vado HD with new design

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Creative has announced the third generation Vado HD pocket video camcorder, claiming to combine a "sleek design with stunning HD video quality". The new model is said to see improved quality of video in low light or brightly lit conditions, gets external... >>

Nokia announces 6700 slide and Nokia 7230

Nokia announces 6700 slide and Nokia 7230

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Nokia has announced two new 3G slider phones, the Nokia 6700 slide and Nokia 7230, said to be "made for the design-conscious consumer and optimised for socialising and sharing with those closest to you".   Available in a range of colours the Nokia 6700... >>

Gameloft: iPhone game sales 400 times that of Android

Gameloft: iPhone game sales 400 times that of Android

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A mobile phone gaming company has delivered a blow to the Android platform - in PR terms at the very least - by unfavourably comparing it to Apple's rival offering and revealing it is to cut funding for its Android products. A senior executive from the... >>

Truphone calls to America to be free on Thanksgiving

Truphone calls to America to be free on Thanksgiving

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Truphone has announced a Thanksgiving gift for all its users, with a 12-hour window for free calls to the States on 26 November. All calls made via Truphone to both mobile and landline phones in the United States will be free "so that friends and family... >>

Second iPhone worm targets ING customers, "clearly malicious"

Second iPhone worm targets ING customers, "clearly malicious"

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While what was said to be the first iPhone worm merely annoyed jail-broken iPhoners by installing Rick Astley wallpaper, a second is said to be "clearly malicious". Security company F-Secure has discovered the worm that's specifically targeting those... >>

Ultimate Ears iPhone app offers decibel meter

Ultimate Ears iPhone app offers decibel meter

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Logitech-owned Ultimate Ears has announced the launch of a new, free to download iPhone app that offers an interesting feature - a sound pressure level meter that will tell you the decibel level of anything you care to point your phone at.Aside from that,... >>

O2 offers HTC HD2 free on £45 per month tariffs

O2 offers HTC HD2 free on £45 per month tariffs

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While Vodafone got the exclusive on the new HTC HD2 for a few short weeks, the high-end Windows phone is now available in the UK through O2.O2 has offered various HTC-made phones before, but the HD2 marks the first time the operator has allowed an actual... >>

Sony launches colourful 3-in-1 digital voice recorders

Sony launches colourful 3-in-1 digital voice recorders

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Sony's latest generation of digital voice recorders is angled firmly at the consumer and student market with colourful finishes and MP3-playing abilities. The slimline ICD-UX200, ICD-UX300 and ICD-UX300F are lightweight 3-in-1 devices that offer voice... >>

Microsoft offers money for News Corp to de-Google its content

Microsoft offers money for News Corp to de-Google its content

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The Rupert Murdoch saga over Google making News Corp content widely available for people to "steal" has taken an interesting turn according to recent insider reports, suggesting Microsoft has been invited to enter talks with the media giant on the topic.... >>

Dell Mini 3i smartphone launches on China Mobile

Dell Mini 3i smartphone launches on China Mobile

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American computer manufacturer Dell has announced the launch of its new Android-based smartphone, the Dell Mini 3i, on China Mobile.The global debut of the phone in China sees the new handset available in "red passion" or the slightly dubious sounding... >>

Palm Pre 1.3.1 update heading to the UK

Palm Pre 1.3.1 update heading to the UK

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Palm has revealed that the latest update for its Palm Pre smartphone is heading across the pond to Europe. Those with a Pre on Telefonica (so, O2) networks in the UK, Ireland, Germany, and Spain can expect an automatic update to webOS 1.3.1 "soon", the... >>

Spotify announces Symbian app

Spotify announces Symbian app

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Spotify has expanded its mobile reach with a launch onto the Symbian platform - a potentially huge new audience spanning around half of the global smartphone market. As well as a large range of Nokia handsets, the app will also run on a selection of Sony... >>

Philips announces 9704 range of "LED Pro" televisions

Philips announces 9704 range of "LED Pro" televisions

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Need another televisual tech phrase to add to the mix? Sure you do, and today's word comes from Philips with its new 9704 TV range that offers "LED Pro" technology. Clearly better than just TVs marketed as LED sets, the "Pro" 9704 range offers "sensational... >>

Asus G51J Nvidia 3D Vision notebook announced

Asus G51J Nvidia 3D Vision notebook announced

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Asus has announced the launch of the world's first Nvidia 3D Vision notebook, the G51J, that offers a 3D experience on the small screen with the help of special glasses. A niche offering to say the least, it's notable for offering a 120Hz 3D Vision-capable... >>

Firebox offers peanut butter maker

Firebox offers peanut butter maker

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Firebox has announced it is offering a new novelty kitchen appliance in the form of a peanut butter maker.However, unless you chug the good stuff down on a daily basis, we think it's highly likely that this kitchen gadget will sit languishing in the back... >>

Sony Online Service iTunes rival announced

Sony Online Service iTunes rival announced

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In Japan, Sony has outlined basic plans for a new online store that, if the plans pan out, will manage to rival iTunes, Amazon, YouTube and Flickr - at least for Sony customers. Sony Online Service, as it's been dubbed at this early stage, will offer... >>

Ballmer says Windows 7 is "simply the best"

Ballmer says Windows 7 is "simply the best"

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At a recent shareholders meeting Microsoft boss Steve Ballmer told attendees that "Windows 7 is simply the best PC operating system that we or anyone else has ever built". As part of his opening speech Ballmer stated that the new OS was off to a "fantastic... >>

Motorola Motus emerges

Motorola Motus emerges

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A new Motorola handset has emerged from the mists of the Internet as an as-yet-unconfirmed coming-soon Android device. The Motorola "Motus", said to be due an official announcement in early 2010, has been spotted in this oh-so-blurry spy shot sent into... >>

Twitter talks up commercial services

Twitter talks up commercial services

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Twitter boss Biz Stone has unveiled more about the micro-blogging service's plans to make money revealing that paid-for commercial accounts will roll-out this year, in an interview with the BBC. Stone insists Twitter will stay free for individuals, and... >>

Asus Eee PC 1201N multimedia netbook announced

Asus Eee PC 1201N multimedia netbook announced

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Thanks to its Intel Atom 330 dual core processor and Nvidia ION dedicated graphics with full HD media support, Asus is claiming unprecedented netbook performance for its new Eee PC 1201N multimedia netbook. Said to be "breaking the boundaries of what... >>

Google News gets updated for iPhone, Android and Pre

Google News gets updated for iPhone, Android and Pre

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Google has announced the launch of a "completely new" mobile Google News offering for iPhone, Android, and Palm Pre users. This follows the availability of a mobile-optimised version of Google News for other phones, such as Blackberry, Windows Mobile,... >>

Humax's new Freeview HD player pictured

Humax's new Freeview HD player pictured

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Freeview HD will roll-out in the UK next year, with 50% of the population due to see the high def upgrade in time for next June's World Cup. The bad news is that it will require the purchase of a new set-top box. We don't have much to bring you on this... >>

Roberts launches two new Stream internet radios

Roberts launches two new Stream internet radios

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Roberts has announced new internet radios into its range that will go on sale in the UK in time for the Christmas present buying frenzy. The Wi-Fi range sees the addition of the new Last.fm-enabled Stream 83i Wi-Fi/DAB/FM RDS digital stereo radio offering... >>

Sky Player on Windows 7 available now

Sky Player on Windows 7 available now

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Sky Player, Sky's online TV service is now available via the Windows Media Center programme in Windows 7 offering "a new and innovative way for people in the UK to watch live and on demand TV from Sky on a PC".   For existing Sky TV customers, Sky Player... >>

Vodafone offers paid-for SMS retweet option

Vodafone offers paid-for SMS retweet option

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Vodafone has expanded its Twitter options in the UK by offering a new service that allows Twitter users to retweet messages via SMS. Vodafone customers can already send and receive SMS Twitter updates and now they can use the same number to retweet the... >>

Online UK Radioplayer plans revealed

Online UK Radioplayer plans revealed

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The BBC and commercial radio companies have unveiled the new online radio player we brought you news of recently, that "aims to offer the output of every licensed UK radio station and to let users search this content by subject, musical style, or even... >>

Apple tablet delayed by late decision to add OLED display

Apple tablet delayed by late decision to add OLED display

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In a paradoxical twist, the as-yet-unconfirmed Apple tablet has apparently suffered a major delay. A recent report suggests the launch of the multimedia tablet - dubbed the iPad or iTablet - has been pushed back from early 2010 to the second half of the... >>

UK Twitter users profiled

UK Twitter users profiled

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A study into Britain's Twitter users has yielded some interesting results enabling a general profile of the average user to be revealed. Here in the UK there are around 5.5 million people that use the micro-blogging service and it seems a typical user... >>

O2 promises network improvements

O2 promises network improvements

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In news that its customers will be happy to hear, O2 has revealed plans for a big upgrade to its UK network, with £500 million investment over the last 2 years.The operator - which currently offers data-happy phones such as the Apple iPhone and the Palm... >>

Livescribe launches app store

Livescribe launches app store

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Livescribe has announced the beta launch of an online application store, taking the craze for apps further than the world of the mobile phone. The store offers over 30 paid-for and free applications ranging from productivity and reference tools to games... >>

Conde Nast prepping magazine format for the Apple tablet

Conde Nast prepping magazine format for the Apple tablet

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Conde Nast has revealed it is prepping a digital version of its tech mag Wired for Apple's rumoured tablet device, even though it says Apple is "not talking to anyone openly" about the rumoured hardware. It seems the publisher is so certain of Apple's... >>