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Casio Exilim G EX-G1 rugged snapper launches in the States

Casio Exilim G EX-G1 rugged snapper launches in the States

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Casio is offering a tough-as-old-boots camera to rival the likes of Olympus and Pentax with the launch of the Exilim G EX-G1. Aimed at "life adventurers" and launching with such claims as the fact it offers "endurance engineering as its cornerstone",... >>

Apple advertises for mystery games engineer

Apple advertises for mystery games engineer

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A new Apple job advert is leading to all kinds of speculation around the Web as to what the consumer electronics giant is up to. The Cupertino-based company is currently recruiting for a "Game/Media Software Engineer", a full-time position based at its... >>

BT Openzone adds 11,000 Wi-Fi hotspots across the globe

BT Openzone adds 11,000 Wi-Fi hotspots across the globe

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BT has announced its Openzone customers now have an extra 11,000 Wi-Fi locations to choose from with the addition of a host of new providers to the service across the globe. Beeline WiFi, ChungHwa, eService Bar, Monzoon, Wireless G and WAYPORT EMEA have... >>

Magellan launches iPhone app and car kit

Magellan launches iPhone app and car kit

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Magellan has joined the iPhone navigation party with the news it is to launch not just the RoadMate GPS application, but like TomTom and Navigon before it, a tailor-made car kit. Magellan's offering is more of a rival to TomTom's system as it too claims... >>

"Kitchen-friendly" Android tablets due in 2010

"Kitchen-friendly" Android tablets due in 2010

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Due to be unveiled at January's CES show, Innovative Converged Devices, or ICD, has announced the launch of a range of "kitchen-friendly" Android tablets. The "Vega" line is described as "low priced, full featured high definition entertainment and information... >>

Dell Adamo XPS up for pre-order in the States

Dell Adamo XPS up for pre-order in the States

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Dell's super model thin Adamo XPS has gone on pre-order in the States, with a super slim chance of delivery in time for Christmas. Santa might struggle to get the machines distributed on time with the "preliminary" ship date of 23 December sounding like... >>

Adobe announces AIR 2 and Flash Player 10.1

Adobe announces AIR 2 and Flash Player 10.1

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Adobe has announced that beta versions of Adobe AIR 2 and Adobe Flash Player 10.1 are now available from Adobe Labs for Windows, Mac and Linux operating systems. Flash Player 10.1 is also available for x86-based netbooks, and Adobe says it's expected... >>

IT workers most unhealthy in the UK

IT workers most unhealthy in the UK

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In the UK, IT workers are least likely to lead a healthy lifestyle, a recent study suggests, with those in fields such as website design, software development and tech support owning up to exercising the least and having a poor diet. Fewer than one in... >>

Email extinction predicted in 10 years

Email extinction predicted in 10 years

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Email extinction could be a reality in the next 10 years, says TalkTalk, proclaiming the younger generation has no need for such long-winded communication. No doubt echoing similar studies from 10 years ago that predicted the absolute death of snail mail,... >>

IWOOT launches IWOOTPG.com

IWOOT launches IWOOTPG.com

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Gift and gadget etailer iwantoneofthose has announced the launch of new site -  iwantoneofthosephotogifts.com - or IWOOTPG.com as it will henceforth be referred to on this site, because life is too short and RSI all too close. In a nutshell, iwootpg.com... >>

Robolamps revealed

Robolamps revealed

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Croatian artist and self-confessed robot fan, Robert Matysiak, has been working on his Robolamps devices for the last 2 years and is now looking to exhibit the designs to a wider audience.As the name suggests, the Robolamps - measuring from 15cm to 50cm... >>

Swindon announces free Wi-Fi for all

Swindon announces free Wi-Fi for all

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Swindon has just become a property hotspot - quite literally - as it's been announced it will be the first town in the UK to offer free public Wi-Fi access to its entire population. The forward thinking members of Swindon Borough Council have revealed... >>

BBC reveals Freeview HD roll-out plans

BBC reveals Freeview HD roll-out plans

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The BBC has revealed the Freeview HD roll-out plans with a look at the timetable that will make the DVB-T2 high-def service available across the UK.   Apparently 50% of the population will see the HD upgrade in time for next June's World Cup while 98.5%... >>

Blackadder now available on iTunes

Blackadder now available on iTunes

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Following the release of Fawlty Towers, BBC Worldwide has seen fit to launch another British classic on iTunes. To mark 20 years since the series last appeared on our screens, the entire series of Blackadder is available to download from the iTunes Store... >>

Dominos claims to offer iPhone app

Dominos claims to offer iPhone app

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Rather than go down the Pizza Hut route of offering a full fledged iPhone app, Dominos has taken the Papa John's path by offering an optimised version of its site for those with iPhones.Said to be "specially made for the phone" Domino's iPhone option... >>

Samsung Galaxy Spica i5700 announced

Samsung Galaxy Spica i5700 announced

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The Samsung Galaxy i7500's little brother - which we knew was incoming - has finally been made official.The new handset will launch as the Samsung Galaxy Spica i5700 and offers DivX support, DNSe 2.0, a 3.5mm ear jack and measures in at 13.2mm thick.Previous... >>

Star Trek and new Transformers film see USB drive releases

Star Trek and new Transformers film see USB drive releases

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Hit movies Star Trek and Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen are being released as collector's editions on USB drives. From Paramount Digital Entertainment, 20,000 of each movie will be available on a 4GB USB drive (leaving around 3GB free space) with... >>

Toshiba becomes official tech supplier to England football team

Toshiba becomes official tech supplier to England football team

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Toshiba and the The Football Association have announced a new partnership that will see Toshiba become the official consumer electronics supplier to the England football team, to and through next year's 2010 FIFA World Cup Finals. As part of the agreement,... >>

LG Shine II announced in the States

LG Shine II announced in the States

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In the States, LG has announced the launch of the Shine II, describing it as "another flash of brilliance in their product line". Following on from the Shine's multi-million-selling success, the next-gen handset is available at AT&T and stays faithful... >>

New sliding touchscreen BlackBerry rumoured

New sliding touchscreen BlackBerry rumoured

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A new BlackBerry-flavoured rumour has emerged suggesting RIM is not planning on putting all its future eggs solely in the touchscreen basket. While RIM's first touchscreen handset, the Storm, got mixed reviews for its click-touch screen, the second gen... >>

Apple wins copyright infringement case against Psystar

Apple wins copyright infringement case against Psystar

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Apple has won the first stage of its legal battle against Psystar, the company that offers PCs running Apple's Mac operating system, in a recent Californian court ruling. Although there's still outstanding breach of contract, trademark infringement, and... >>

O2 Joggler sees price cut by a third

O2 Joggler sees price cut by a third

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The O2 Joggler, the company's connected family-organiser-digi-frame-come-media-hub offering, has seen a dramatic price cut in the UK, suggesting the £149 the operator was asking for the device was deemed too high by consumers.The Joggler will now cost... >>

Leica M7 Edition "Hermes" announced

Leica M7 Edition "Hermes" announced

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Leica has introduced a "very special limited edition" (read: very expensive) version of its classic 35mm rangefinder system camera the M7 with the launch of the new Leica M7 Edition "Hermes". The second Hermes partnership that Leica has entered into,... >>

Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 dated

Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 dated

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Sony Ericsson has revealed a little more about the launch timescale for its latest Xperia-branded handset, the X10. Via a pre-order page on its site, the phone manufacturer has revealed that the new high-end handset is due in February. We knew the X10... >>

Nokia 5330 Mobile TV Edition announced

Nokia 5330 Mobile TV Edition announced

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Nokia has unveiled a new version of its 5330 handset - the Nokia 5330 Mobile TV Edition, described as "an entertainment hub" that combines the EU's preferred brand of mobile TV - DVB-H, social networking, music and gaming "in one compact 3G device". With... >>

Palm Pixi goes on sale in the US

Palm Pixi goes on sale in the US

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The Palm Pixi, the second webOS handset from the smartphone company, is now available in the US. With a candybar form factor, as opposed to the Pre's slider design, the new phone is on sale exclusively through Sprint.American consumers wanting the new... >>

Apple's newest store boasts more Macs, iPods and iPhones than any in the world

Apple's newest store boasts more Macs, iPods and iPhones than any in the world

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Apple's newest retail store, due to open its shiny doors this weekend on Saturday 14 November boasts "more Macs, iPods and iPhones than any store in the world". The store is located under a "breathtaking all-glass arched roof" on New York's Upper West... >>

BlackBerry users offered the option to create their own themes

BlackBerry users offered the option to create their own themes

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As most BlackBerry users will know, BlackBerry themes are available to change the range of smartphone's homescreen looks including options to select different designs for the background image, as well as the icon and cursor style. Now RIM has announced... >>

3DTV shipments to reach 46 million in 3 years

3DTV shipments to reach 46 million in 3 years

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In 3 year's time the 3DTV market will see shipments of up to 46 million 3D-capable flatscreen televisions, suggests market research from US-based GigaOM Pro, stating that despite the market being in its infancy today, by 2013 the technology will be widespread... >>

iTunes Best Album and Song Awards nominations revealed

iTunes Best Album and Song Awards nominations revealed

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While preparations for the Vodafone Pocket-lint Gadget Awards are in full swing, Apple has announced the shortlists for the iTunes Best Album & Song 2009.Selected by the iTunes UK editorial team in London, the shortlists have been compiled from the thousands... >>

Samsung denies ditching Symbian

Samsung denies ditching Symbian

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Further to reports suggesting it was about to, Samsung has announced it has no plans to ditch the Symbian operating system for its future smartphones. While it had been reported that Samsung senior VP Don Joo Lee had said the company would be looking... >>

Microsoft reveals 10 million Xbox 360s sold in EMEA

Microsoft reveals 10 million Xbox 360s sold in EMEA

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Microsoft has announced that the Xbox 360 has hit the 10 million consoles sale mark across Europe, the Middle East and Africa in 4 years.Reaching that milestone means that Xbox 360 is the only console to achieve year-on-year growth across the region this... >>

Microsoft issues update for Office 2008 for Mac

Microsoft issues update for Office 2008 for Mac

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Microsoft has updated its Office 2008 for Mac software, with version 12.2.3 now available to download from the Help and Support section of Microsoft's website.   As well as the usual security and stability fixes, the update includes fixes for vulnerabilities... >>

TomTom confirms iPhone app update

TomTom confirms iPhone app update

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TomTom has now confirmed what Pocket-lint brought you news of back in early October - that its iPhone app is soon to receive a free software update.The free update, which TomTom says is being submitted to Apple - almost as we type - for its approval,... >>

YouTube intros skippable pre-roll adverts

YouTube intros skippable pre-roll adverts

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YouTube has begun a "small test" of a new kind of advertising on the site, in an attempt to finally meaningfully monetise the billion videos it serves on a daily basis. While initial testing for pre-roll adverts on the world's most popular video site... >>

Dating site stats reveal Brits are ugliest people

Dating site stats reveal Brits are ugliest people

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A newly global online dating site is angling for publicity by stating that Brits are among the ugliest people in the world. The site, which asks "do you want to guarantee your dates will be beautiful?", works on the premise that those who want to join... >>

Palm Pre goes on sale at the Carphone Warehouse

Palm Pre goes on sale at the Carphone Warehouse

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The Palm Pre - launched in the UK back in October - has now being stocked by high street giant The Carphone Warehouse. O2 has the UK exclusive on the Pre (for now) and is offering the handset for free on £35 per month, 2-year contracts. From a customer... >>

Windows Marketplace for Mobile gets updated

Windows Marketplace for Mobile gets updated

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"Much anticipated upgrades for Windows Marketplace for Mobile" have now gone live, reports Microsoft in a blog post. Part of the second wave of features promised, there's said to be more advanced anti-piracy protection and an improved developer portal,... >>

Vodafone offers HTC HD2 free on contract

Vodafone offers HTC HD2 free on contract

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The HTC HD2 is now available on Vodafone in the UK, as we'd reported it would be. The big-hitting Windows Phone handset is available for free on £35 per month, 2-year contracts. There's also a £40 per month, 2-year effort if you need more bundled minutes.... >>

HP to acquire 3Com for $2.7 billion

HP to acquire 3Com for $2.7 billion

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HP has announced it has entered into an agreement to purchase 3Com, said to be "a leading provider of networking switching, routing and security solutions". HP will pay $2.7 billion for the company with the transaction expected to close in the first half... >>

Vodafone to offer HTC HD2 first

Vodafone to offer HTC HD2 first

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While our brows are still furrowed by T-Mobile's assertion that the Windows Mobile 6.5 HTC HD2 will offer Android Market apps, we're happy to report the device is due an imminent launch on Vodafone.Those hoping to get their hot little hands on the new... >>

Packard Bell announces oneTwo touchscreen all-in-one desktop PCs

Packard Bell announces oneTwo touchscreen all-in-one desktop PCs

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Packard Bell has announced its oneTwo series of all-in-one touchscreen Windows 7 desktop PCs that offer a digital TV tuner built-in. The all-in-one devices, with a "space-saving design and a single power-cord" combine a PC and a TV in a 20-inch 1600 x... >>

Navigon launches iPhone Car Mount

Navigon launches iPhone Car Mount

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Navigon is going down the TomTom route by offering a hardware accessory to support its Navigon MobileNavigator iPhone application. And support is the correct word, as the Navigon iPhone Car Mount, unlike the more expensive TomTom effort, is just a plastic... >>

Windows 7 offers "Mac look and feel" says Microsoft exec

Windows 7 offers "Mac look and feel" says Microsoft exec

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Apple fans have a new salvo to fire at their Windows-loving brethren, as a Microsoft exec has revealed that the Windows 7 operating system enjoyed some fruit-flavoured inspiration. Microsoft's partner group manager, Simon Aldous, has told PCR-Online,... >>

Project Natal to cost less than £50

Project Natal to cost less than £50

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Details have emerged regarding Microsoft's closely guarded Project Natal motion gaming add-on for its Xbox 360 games console. While all we previously really knew was that the system would hit the shelves during 2010, games site MCV has heard from industry... >>

FoxPop iPhone app "listens" to a film

FoxPop iPhone app "listens" to a film

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A new iPhone app has been launched as an "entertainment first", letting iPhone owners use their iPhone to create a "personalised, social and interactive entertainment experience" while watching "Night at the Museum 2" on DVD or Blu-ray. The app, from... >>

Google "dramatically" cuts Gmail and Picasa online storage costs

Google "dramatically" cuts Gmail and Picasa online storage costs

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Google has "dramatically" reduced the cost of its online storage linked to its Picasa Web Albums service and Gmail accounts. The online giant is now offering twice as much storage for a quarter of the old price of its 20GB plan, on top of the free allowances... >>

Exspect launches Wii Motion Racing Wheel

Exspect launches Wii Motion Racing Wheel

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Exspect is promising Wii owners "the drive of their life" with its Wii Motion Racing Wheel that's fully compatible with Wii MotionPlus.   For those without the MotionPlus add-on, the wheel can be used without it and is available individually for £6.99... >>

Logitech to buy LifeSize Communications for $405 million

Logitech to buy LifeSize Communications for $405 million

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Logitech has announced that it has agreed to acquire privately held, Austin, Texas-based LifeSize Communications for $405 million in cash. LifeSize specialises in "high definition video communication solutions", boasting more than 9000 video conferencing... >>

Dell Zino HD mini desktop PC launches in the UK

Dell Zino HD mini desktop PC launches in the UK

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Dell has announced a cute'n'colourful small form factor PC, or full-featured nettop, or mini desktop (whichever you'd rather) the Inspiron Zino HD.A Mac Mini rival from the world of Windows, if you will, the Zino HD offers space-saving measurements of... >>