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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... >>

Orange reveals 30,000 iPhones sold on first day

Orange reveals 30,000 iPhones sold on first day

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It seems Orange's first day of iPhone sales in the UK has gone well with the company revealing, via a tweet, it's seen sales hitting the 30,000 mark. "Orange UK had sold more than 30k iPhones, smashing what we believe is the previously published first... >>

Google to provide free Wi-Fi in US airports this Christmas

Google to provide free Wi-Fi in US airports this Christmas

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Google has announced it will offer US airport frequenters one of the most precious gifts of all this holiday season - free Wi-Fi. Bringing joy to all men (and women, and teenagers) Google is working with airports across the country to offer the service... >>

Free "Kindle for PC" software available now

Free "Kindle for PC" software available now

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Amazon.com has announced that its free software "Kindle for PC" is now available to download for Windows computers with a Mac version said to be "coming soon". The application means Kindle-less readers around the world can pay to download the more than... >>

Nvidia CEO says "I'm all Apple"

Nvidia CEO says "I'm all Apple"

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During a roundtable discussion whilst on a visit to Dubai, Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang has pledged his love of all things Apple (an Nvidia customer) at the same time as toting a sizable, mysterious touchscreen tablet device. As part of a wider industry... >>

3 calls foul over Orange 3G coverage claims on iPhone launch day

3 calls foul over Orange 3G coverage claims on iPhone launch day

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It seems Vodafone is not the only operator to get its claws out in a timely manner as Orange becomes the second operator to offer the iPhone in the UK, as 3 has revealed - on the day of the Orange iPhone launch - it has put in a formal complaint to the... >>

LG reveals a little more about the Android-based GW620

LG reveals a little more about the Android-based GW620

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LG has announced a few more details of its first Android smartphone, the LG GW620, that launches with a focus on social networking. The GW620 is a QWERTY slider with an HVGA 3-inch LCD. Features include a 5-megapixel AF camera and "high-res" video recorder,... >>

Vodafone boasts fastest iPhone downloads on Orange's launch day

Vodafone boasts fastest iPhone downloads on Orange's launch day

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As Orange starts to offer the iPhone in the UK, Vodafone has sent out an email to all those who pre-registered interest in the device about its launch of the Apple mobile.The promotional mailer claims that Vodafone is the fastest network for iPhone to... >>

Sky Mobile TV launches for the iPhone

Sky Mobile TV launches for the iPhone

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Sky Mobile TV has launched on the App Store for the iPhone. The dedicated app for the service specifically for iPhone and iPod touch lets users stream live TV via Wi-Fi. The channels available include all Sky Sports channels, Sky Sports News, Sky News,... >>

Orange iPhone available in the UK now

Orange iPhone available in the UK now

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2 years and a day after the first iPhone went on sale in the UK through O2, another operator is now officially offering Apple's mobile to UK consumers.From today, the iPhone can now be bought on a pay as you go basis, or subsidised on a monthly contract... >>

Google acquires AdMob for $750 million

Google acquires AdMob for $750 million

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Google has announced it has signed an agreement to acquire AdMob, a mobile display advertising company based in California, in an attempt to cash in on the rapidly growing number of people who access the Internet as well as connected services and widgets... >>

O2 bundles home broadband with iPhone tethering bolt on

O2 bundles home broadband with iPhone tethering bolt on

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An annoucement from O2 suggests the operator is going to attempt to fight the competition, as well as rivals, for iPhone customers by adding value through bundle packages, rather than any price cuts. O2 has launched the "Total Connectivity" plan for iPhone... >>

Barnes and Noble Nook pre-orders "surpass expectations"

Barnes and Noble Nook pre-orders "surpass expectations"

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Demand for Barnes & Noble's dual screen Nook ebook reader has been so strong that the bookseller has been forced to announce a delay for pre-order deliveries. When launched in October, Barnes & Noble told those pre-ordering the $259 gadget they could... >>

EA acquires Playfish

EA acquires Playfish

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Electronic Arts has confirmed it is to acquire social games giant Playfish. Playfish will be incorporated into EA Interactive, a division of EA that produces games for the Web and mobile devices. EA will purchase the company that specialises in Facebook... >>

Murdoch to block Google searches on News Corp content

Murdoch to block Google searches on News Corp content

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News content from The Times and The Sun could soon be noticeably absent in online searches and news aggregators if News Corp's chairman and CEO, Rupert Murdoch, has is way. Murdoch, not shy to speak out about how he feels Google has threatened the newspaper... >>

O2 to let customers unlock iPhones

O2 to let customers unlock iPhones

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O2 has confirmed it will be allowing customers to unlock their iPhones to work on different networks after they have served their full contract term.On the 2-year anniversary of the iPhone going on sale in the UK, O2 has confirmed the news to Pocket-lint... >>

Apple to launch worldmode 2.8-inch iPhone nano

Apple to launch worldmode 2.8-inch iPhone nano

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That Apple will launch an iPhone nano, a smaller possibly less-featured version of its popular iPhone is a rumour that has not gone away, but new reports from sources in the Taiwan handset supply chain have recently reignited talk of such a device. In... >>

Nokia issues charger recall

Nokia issues charger recall

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Nokia has issued a product recall for certain Nokia-branded chargers made by third-party manufacturer BYD, offering free replacements to consumers affected. The charger exchange program encompasses the AC-3E and AC-3U models, manufactured between June... >>

LinkedIn testing a new site design

LinkedIn testing a new site design

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LinkedIn has announced it is testing a new "site navigation experience" that will show up for certain users. The new design sees a "global navigation bar" at the top of the page that provides what's said to be convenient access to all LinkedIn services... >>

Shazam launches new paid-for "Encore" iPhone app

Shazam launches new paid-for "Encore" iPhone app

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Shazam has announced the launch of the previously promised "premium" version of its iPhone app called Shazam Encore. A paid-for download, as opposed to the previous free offering, Shazam is promising new functionality including improved speed performance.... >>

Skype and Joltid settle

Skype and Joltid settle

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eBay's Skype has reached a settlement with Joltid over a breach of license that will now see the sale of the VoIP firm go through without litigation hassles. Joltid Ltd, a Swedish firm owned by Skype founders Niklas Zennstrom and Janus Friis, had claimed... >>

Sainsbury's now offering free glasses for Channel 4's 3D week

Sainsbury's now offering free glasses for Channel 4's 3D week

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While here at Pocket-lint we had our very own 3D week a little way back, Channel 4's 3D week is fast approaching on 16 November and the broadcaster's promotional partner Sainsbury's is now in full swing distributing the required glasses.The supermarket... >>

"Call for Artists" from The Flickr Collection by Getty Images

"Call for Artists" from The Flickr Collection by Getty Images

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As The Flickr Collection by Getty Images has hit over 60,000 images, the site has announced a "formal Call for Artists". This means that any of the 40 million-plus Flickr members can submit their work to be considered for the collection through the Call... >>

Apple's first store in France opens this weekend

Apple's first store in France opens this weekend

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Apple's first retail store in France - and its 277th across ten countries - will open in the centre of Paris at the Carrousel du Louvre on Saturday 7 November. The two-story shop features an entire floor "dedicated to services that have become the hallmark... >>

Windows 7 retail sales up 234% on Vista

Windows 7 retail sales up 234% on Vista

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Retail sales of Windows 7 were well over 200% higher than Vista's in the two operating system's first days of being on sale in the States, the NPD Group has revealed. But although Windows 7 software unit sales were 234% higher than Vista's, it seems revenue... >>

Yamaha Tenori-On Orange announced

Yamaha Tenori-On Orange announced

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Yamaha has unveiled a more "wallet friendly" addition to the Tenori-On family - the Tenori-On "Orange". The follow up to the original Tenori-On, launched back in 2007, it seems this version loses the expensive magnesium casing of the original, being replaced... >>

Thrustmaster announces the T-Freestyle NW

Thrustmaster announces the T-Freestyle NW

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In the States Thrustmaster has unveiled the T-Freestyle NW, describing it as the ultimate controller for snowboarding and skateboarding Wii dudes. "Experience the extreme action of boarding this winter from the comfort of your living room", says Thrustmaster... >>

Play.com guarantees Modern Warfare 2 deliveries

Play.com guarantees Modern Warfare 2 deliveries

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Play.com has announced that, despite the threatened Royal Mail strikes on Friday 6th and Monday 9 November, it will be delivering CoD:MW2 to its customers by an alternative partner on the official release date, 10 November. The online retailer says that... >>

CoPilot Live for iPhone gets third update in as many months

CoPilot Live for iPhone gets third update in as many months

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The CoPilot Live navigation application for the iPhone has received yet another update.This third update, in as many months, claims to bring a number of improvements, including enhanced GPS performance. The update also allows for iPod controls within... >>

Nokia announces Rihanna live stream event

Nokia announces Rihanna live stream event

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Rihanna will show off songs from her forthcoming album "Rated R" exclusively to a Nokia audience via a globally streamed live performance on 16 November. Due to be performed live from "a secret London location", fans can sign up to watch the live stream... >>

The Nokia Foundation award goes to Jimmy Wales

The Nokia Foundation award goes to Jimmy Wales

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The Nokia Foundation has announced that it has granted its 10,000 euro 2009 award to Jimmy Wales, the founder of Wikipedia. Nokia says Wales was awarded "for his contributions to the evolution of the World Wide Web as a participatory and truly democratic... >>

Navigon Truck Navigation software announced

Navigon Truck Navigation software announced

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Navigon has launched new navigation software designed specifically for drivers of lorries, motor homes and caravans to help them reach their destinations without getting stuck under a low bridge. With personal profile building including info such as size,... >>

T-Mobile to offer BlackBerry Bold 9700

T-Mobile to offer BlackBerry Bold 9700

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T-Mobile has announced it will be offering the BlackBerry Bold 9700 online and via telesales from 6 November and in T-Mobile stores across the UK from 10 November. The Bold follow-up is a slimline QWERTY handset with HSDPA and Wi-Fi connectivity, BlackBerry's... >>

Sony offers 1000 Ringtones for the iPhone

Sony offers 1000 Ringtones for the iPhone

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Sony Creative Software has announced the launch of "1000 Ringtones", a DVD containing ringtones designed for the Apple iPhone. As well as music, the ringtones include sound effects and spoken words and users can select tones for incoming calls, emails... >>

Toshiba launches 320GB 1.8-inch HDD

Toshiba launches 320GB 1.8-inch HDD

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Toshiba has announced the launch of the highest capacity 1.8-inch hard disk drive to date, offering the 320GB dual platter MK3233GSG. The upshot of the announcement means you'll soon see the "latest generation of high-end portable and extremely mobile... >>

Olympus Pen E-P2 announced

Olympus Pen E-P2 announced

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Olympus has followed up the June launch of its retro-chic Pen E-P1 with the new E-P2 Micro Four Thirds digital camera. Adding a port for an electronic viewfinder or external microphones, the E-P2 gets two additional "Art Filters" as well as the new i-Enhance... >>

HTC Droid Eris revealed in unboxing pics

HTC Droid Eris revealed in unboxing pics

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The HTC Droid Eris has been steadily leaked over recent times, but just-revealed unboxing shots from US blog Boy Genius Report propel this effort from the realm of rumours into the big time. We know Verizon is planning an entire family of Droid-branded... >>

Vodafone 360 H1 to offer Pizza Hut app

Vodafone 360 H1 to offer Pizza Hut app

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Pizza Hut and Vodafone have announced they are to team up for a new app on the new Vodafone 360 H1 from Samsung. The Pizza Hut delivery app is due to launch shortly and will see H1 owners able to order a pizza via their mobile - and charge it to their... >>

Clever concept sees OS calculators created in real life

Clever concept sees OS calculators created in real life

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Whether you're a Mac or a PC (or a bit of both) this witty concept design has something for all-comers, with the clever design idea to create real-world versions of the calculators found in operating systems. Just a concept at this stage, although we... >>

AT&T sues Verizon over "there's a map for that" ads

AT&T sues Verizon over "there's a map for that" ads

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It seems Verizon's "there's a map for that" AT&T bashing campaign has not gone down well with the latter's legal department. AT&T is suing Verizon and has filed a motion to get the adverts pulled as it considers them "misleading". As those who've seen... >>

Pixie Lott to be the "face" of Nokia's Illuvial range

Pixie Lott to be the "face" of Nokia's Illuvial range

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Since we brought you news of the new Nokia Illuvial range it's been announced that Pixie Lott will be "the face" for the new series. A Carphone Warehouse exclusive, the Nokia 5530 XpressMusic Illuvial, Nokia 6700 Illuvial and the Nokia 6303 Illuvial are... >>

Nokia launches five new phones for emerging markets

Nokia launches five new phones for emerging markets

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Nokia has announced the launch of five new mobile phones designed for consumers in emerging markets.   The Nokia 1280, Nokia 1616, Nokia 1800, Nokia 2220 slide and Nokia 2690 - support Nokia Life Tools and boast ease of use and affordability.   Priced... >>

Sky apes Microsoft with Sky+HD parties promo

Sky apes Microsoft with Sky+HD parties promo

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Sky is taking a leaf out of Microsoft's book with the news that the broadcaster is encouraging those with Sky+HD to hold movie-watching parties in order to persuade their guests to sign up for the high def service. Each party host will get one free film... >>

5000 iPhones sold in China

5000 iPhones sold in China

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A Wi-Fi-less Apple iPhone has gone on sale in China and the first week's figures are described as "slow", thought to be a result of the amount of cheaper, unlocked iPhones available in the region. Apple's official Chinese iPhone partner, China Unicom... >>

Toshiba offers laptop "Trade-In" scheme

Toshiba offers laptop "Trade-In" scheme

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Toshiba has announced the launch of a new "Trade-In" programme describing it as "an initiative designed to help consumers offset the cost of buying a new laptop whilst ensuring that their old laptop is disposed of in an environmentally sustainable way".... >>

Robbie Williams' new album gets exclusive Spotify debut

Robbie Williams' new album gets exclusive Spotify debut

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Popular music streaming service Spotify has announced that Robbie Williams' new album will debut exclusively on the service in the UK. From Friday 6 November, the comeback album, "Reality Killed The Video Star", will be available to listen to exclusively... >>

Phantom town appears on Google Maps

Phantom town appears on Google Maps

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The presence of a mysterious town on Google Maps has stumped locals, the online giant and its mapping data provider.It seems no-one can explain why "Argleton" in Lancashire, a town that does not exist, appears in the L39 postcode area just south of Ormskirk.According... >>

Creative unveils plans for Zii MediaBook

Creative unveils plans for Zii MediaBook

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Creative has announced it is to enter the e-book reader market with the forthcoming launch of what's dubbed the "MediaBook" which will run on the company's Zii Plaszma platform. It seems the tablet-esque device may fall more into the PMP category but... >>

Motorola Droid to launch as Milestone in Germany

Motorola Droid to launch as Milestone in Germany

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Suggesting a UK annoucement might not be too far off, it's been revealed the Droid by Motorola, recently jointly announced with Verizon in the US, is to launch in another country soon. O2 Germany is to offer the new Android handset, but under a different... >>

Orange confirms 10 November for iPhone

Orange confirms 10 November for iPhone

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Orange has now officially confirmed what we've previously reported - it will offer the iPhone in the UK from 10 November. The iPhone 3G and 3GS will be available in Orange stores on Tuesday 10 November from 7am in certain stores with some shops staying... >>