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Flickr goes Facebook with "People in Photos"

Flickr goes Facebook with "People in Photos"

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Flickr has launched "People in Photos", describing it as "a new feature that will help put a face to the Flickrverse enabling you to highlight people that you've photographed in a whole new way". While the photo sharing site already offers the option... >>

BBC to consider "bespoke" iPlayer for devices with half a million users

BBC to consider "bespoke" iPlayer for devices with half a million users

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The BBC's iPlayer catch-up on demand service might well be heading to many more hand-held gadgets soon, thanks to new guidelines published by the Beeb regarding "bespoke development" of the platform for devices with a certain amount of users. Although... >>

MySpace hits next phase of music offering

MySpace hits next phase of music offering

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MySpace has announced what it says is "the next phase" of its music offering with a wave of new products and tools now available to artists and fans. As well as allowing users to buy music on iTunes in addition to Amazon MP3, the global rollout of a new... >>

Thetrainline.com offers free iPhone app

Thetrainline.com offers free iPhone app

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Kizoom and online rail ticket retailer, thetrainline.com, has launched a new UK train journey planning iPhone app with the added bonus being that it is free, unlike the National Rail option that'll cost you a fiver.  Covering the entire UK rail network,... >>

Philips DirectLife launches

Philips DirectLife launches

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Philips wants to help consumers get fit with the launch of Philips DirectLife, a new customised, interactive fitness program that is said to offer "a fun and simple solution to people eager to adopt a more active lifestyle". DirectLife records daily movements... >>

Pure Siesta Flow will hit shops in time for Christmas

Pure Siesta Flow will hit shops in time for Christmas

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Pure has announced that its new Siesta Flow will hit shop shelves in the UK in time for Christmas.The company's first internet connected bedside radio, it boasts an alarm tone for every day of the year via Pure's online portal, including sleigh bells,... >>

Samsung S2 Portable HDD gets "Angels & Demons" pre-loaded

Samsung S2 Portable HDD gets "Angels & Demons" pre-loaded

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Samsung has announced the launch of the Samsung S2 Portable external hard drive that hits shop shelves today. In an attempt to make portable storage a little more exciting, Samsung is offering the S2 complete with a "worldwide box office hit". A digital... >>

Lenovo launches five green ThinkVision monitors

Lenovo launches five green ThinkVision monitors

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Lenovo has unveiled five new "green" ThinkVision monitors, the ThinkVision L1711p, L1951p Wide, L2250p Wide, L2251p Wide and L2251x Wide. The new line-up includes Lenovo's flagship monitor, the ThinkVision L2251x Wide, said to be the company's most "environmentally-responsible"... >>

Orange announces 20 meg broadband as standard

Orange announces 20 meg broadband as standard

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Orange has announced that it will be making up to 20 meg download speeds a standard across all its home broadband packages - where such service is available. As well as introducing the new speeds, Orange has revamped its home broadband packages with the... >>

Windows 7 beats pre-order records at Amazon.co.uk

Windows 7 beats pre-order records at Amazon.co.uk

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Amazon.co.uk has revealed that Windows 7 is now the biggest grossing pre-order product of all-time, having eclipsed  pre-orders of both "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows" and the Nintendo Wii. "The launch of Windows 7 has superseded everyone's expectations,... >>

Creative Live! Cam Socialize HD webcam announced

Creative Live! Cam Socialize HD webcam announced

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Creative has announced the Live! Cam Socialize HD web cam that comes complete with "enhanced" Live! Central 2 software. It's designed for video chatting on the likes of Skype, Yahoo and MSN, and for recording video in high def to post on social media... >>

Google will launch an Android gPhone

Google will launch an Android gPhone

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The much-rumoured gPhone turned out to be "not one, but a thousand gPhones" when Google announced the launch of Android, its mobile phone operating system, but that is about to change. While it's unclear what has prompted the internet giant to make the... >>

Apple updates the Mac mini range

Apple updates the Mac mini range

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Apple's Mac mini, which the company claims is the world's most energy efficient desktop, has been given a speed bump, more storage and double the memory. With pricing from £499, the entry level Mac mini features a faster 2.26 GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor... >>

Apple launches new iMacs with beefed up specs

Apple launches new iMacs with beefed up specs

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Apple has launched an all new iMac line headed up by a 2560 x 1440 resolution 27-inch model with a 1920 x 1080 resolution 21.5-inch model also available. Both offer LED-backlit widescreen displays in a new edge-to-edge glass design with a "seamless" all... >>

Windows 7 ships early to avoid postal strike

Windows 7 ships early to avoid postal strike

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Those that pre-ordered Windows 7 are already seeing their copies drop through their letter box as the US software giant has been forced to ship early due to the threat of postal strikes here in the UK.Microsoft has authorised retailer PC World to send... >>

Smug Mug adds RFID chip to coffee cup

Smug Mug adds RFID chip to coffee cup

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In the States a college inventor has created an RFID-enabled coffee cup, allowing for wave-and-pay transactions in coffee houses without getting your wallet out. While here in the UK NFC phones and RFID card systems have and are being trialled by both... >>

TomTom GO i-90 in-car infotainment solution announced

TomTom GO i-90 in-car infotainment solution announced

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If you can live without a CD player in your motor then TomTom has an in-car satnav and "infotainment" offering that might be right up your street. The TomTom GO I-90 is a way of giving even older cars in-car integrated satnav using the double DIN space... >>

BBFC gives Modern Warfare 2 an 18 rating

BBFC gives Modern Warfare 2 an 18 rating

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The BBFC has insisted on an 18 rating for coming soon Call of Duty title Modern Warfare 2, although it has passed through the official hurdle with no cuts. It seems the rating ruling will not come as a surprise to the developers as promotional packaging... >>

Spring Design Alex dual-screen ebook reader announced

Spring Design Alex dual-screen ebook reader announced

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The ebook reader product releases continue apace, but this time round there's something a little different on offer with an Android phone incorpoated into an ebook reader. Spring Design has announced "Alex", the first e-book reader running Android with... >>

Coming-soon BlackBerry watch revealed

Coming-soon BlackBerry watch revealed

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An interesting accessory to work with RIM's range of popular smartphones is being prepped - a wristwatch. Rather than a fully-fledged watch phone, the likes of which we've seen hit the market from LG, the BlackBerry watch is designed as an accessory to... >>

Canon EOS 1D Mark IV announced

Canon EOS 1D Mark IV announced

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Canon has announced the new EOS 1D Mark IV describing it as "a high-speed, professional digital SLR designed to empower photographers to capture split-second moments in high resolution, under the most challenging of conditions".   Angled as ideal for... >>

A fifth of UK adults "digitally excluded"

A fifth of UK adults "digitally excluded"

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21% of all adults in the UK don't use the internet at home, or anywhere else, reports the BBC on the back of new research commissioned to look at Britain's "digital divide" in conjunction with the government's new "Digital Britain" plans. That equates... >>

Microsoft Security Essentials sees 1.5 million downloads

Microsoft Security Essentials sees 1.5 million downloads

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After a roll-out to 19 countries, Microsoft has revealed some stats relevant to the release of its Security Essentials security software. In the first week Microsoft saw well over 1.5 million downloads of the security suite, but admits "the price (free... >>

Plastic Logic announces "Que" ebook reader for January launch

Plastic Logic announces "Que" ebook reader for January launch

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Plastic Logic has announced a new ebook reader, the "Que", that's due to be launched at the CES show in January 2010. Describing the device as the first "proReader" designed for business professionals, the Que wants to "connect its users with their business... >>

Verizon confirms it will offer the Palm Pre

Verizon confirms it will offer the Palm Pre

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It's been revealed that the Palm Pre is to be offered via an alternative mobile phone operator in the States, ending Sprint's current exclusive on the handset. Perhaps suggesting a similar move may take place here in the UK, where O2 has only just launched... >>

Amazon Kindle UK import orders begin

Amazon Kindle UK import orders begin

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The Amazon Kindle ebook reader is now available to be ordered by those residing in the UK.Previously only available to consumers in the States, Amazon recently announced it would offer an "International Edition" of its popular eReader.However, those in... >>

Motorola Droid leaked in more detail

Motorola Droid leaked in more detail

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After months of rumours, some specific info - and images - of the Motorola Droid have been leaked online by US blog Boy Genius Report. The new phone, due to launch on the Verizon network in the States, appears to be Motorola's high-end attack on the Android... >>

Wolfram Alpha iPhone app launches

Wolfram Alpha iPhone app launches

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Following the news we brought you that Wolfram Alpha had announced the release of its Webservice API, the computational knowledge engine's own-brand iPhone app has now been launched. Pricey, as far as apps go, the software will cost customers $49 to download... >>

Washington subway users to get mobile coverage

Washington subway users to get mobile coverage

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The 20 busiest underground stations in the Washington, DC Metro system is to get mobile phone coverage from Sprint Nextel. Customers with this carrier will be able to use their mobiles underground in stations as an attempt to "improve the workday commute... >>

Tories to advertise on Spotify

Tories to advertise on Spotify

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In order to reach out to the "tech savvy", it's been revealed the Conservatives will campaign via Spotify, the popular music streaming service. PC Pro reports that the 40-second ads will feature the voice of the Tory party chairman, Eric Pickles, apparently... >>

Toshiba announces Satellite L450, L555

Toshiba announces Satellite L450, L555

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Toshiba has introduced two new consumer-aimed Satellite laptops, the L450 and L555 for those "looking for affordability without compromising on style and performance". Hoping to cash in on the sales bump that Microsoft's new operating system will create,... >>

Wolfram Alpha announces Webservice API

Wolfram Alpha announces Webservice API

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Computational knowledge engine Wolfram Alpha has announced the launch of the Wolfram Alpha Webservice API. The paid-for release will mean that developers can now stick Wolfram Alpha results and data into websites and online publishing, desktop applications,... >>

Apple brings "In App Purchase" to free iPhone apps

Apple brings "In App Purchase" to free iPhone apps

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With "In App Purchase" said to be being "rapidly adopted" by iPhone developers, Apple has announced that such functionality will now be available to be built into free apps, rather than just paid-for. This will mean that free iPhone and iPod touch applications... >>

Google Editions ebook store announced

Google Editions ebook store announced

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Google has revealed plans to launch its own online ebook store, due to open its virtual doors in the first half of 2010. Although the online giant is currently embroiled in legal wrangles over its Google Books book scanning project, it hasn't stopped... >>

Palm Pre goes on sale in the UK

Palm Pre goes on sale in the UK

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The Palm Pre, the first of the smartphone maker's next-gen webOS devices, is now available in the UK exclusive to O2.Reports suggest pre-release interest in the Pre has been high, but arguably the contract price is too, so it will be interesting to see,... >>

Channel 4 content to be available on YouTube

Channel 4 content to be available on YouTube

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YouTube and Channel 4 have done a "landmark" deal that will see full-length versions of the broadcaster's top TV shows available online, on demand on the Google-owned site. The agreement, 6 months in the making, is for a 3-year period and will mean programmes... >>

Nokia reports loss for third quarter

Nokia reports loss for third quarter

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Nokia has reported a loss in its third quarter results, revealing an operating loss of 426 million euros with sales dropping 20%. This compares dramatically to the same period in 2008, when the Finnish phone manufacturer saw a profit of 1.5 billion euros.The... >>

Joost goes into liquidation in the UK

Joost goes into liquidation in the UK

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The UK division of online video service Joost has gone into liquidation.Founded by the creators of Skype and Kazaa, Joost, although attracting big media investors with funding said to top $45 million, failed to sign agreements with major content providers.... >>

Blockbuster On Demand goes live on select Samsung devices

Blockbuster On Demand goes live on select Samsung devices

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We knew this was coming, but Samsung and Blockbuster have now announced the immediate availability of Blockbuster's On Demand digital content for rent or purchase on select Samsung HDTVs and Blu-ray players in the States. With the Blockbuster service,... >>

Facebook improves system to report offensive behaviour

Facebook improves system to report offensive behaviour

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Following some tragic news regarding the negative side of Facebook, the social networking site has announced it has improved its process to better respond to offensive behaviour on the site. In a blog post, Facebook says: "While only a small fraction... >>

Vodafone and RIM make BlackBerry Storm 2 official

Vodafone and RIM make BlackBerry Storm 2 official

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Vodafone and RIM have finally announced the forthcoming launch of the BlackBerry Storm 2 across seven European countries - and South Africa. The second-gen touchscreen smartphone is said to "significantly improve the BlackBerry touchscreen platform with... >>

Jamie Oliver launches 20 Minute Meals iPhone app

Jamie Oliver launches 20 Minute Meals iPhone app

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Jamie Oliver, never far from the cutting edge of tech, has launched an app for the iPhone and iPod touch. "20 Minute Meals" offers "50 delicious new recipes, gorgeous step-by-step photography throughout and 21 exclusive Jamie Oliver videos with cooking... >>

Bluetooth-rivalling Wi-Fi Direct announced

Bluetooth-rivalling Wi-Fi Direct announced

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Your Wi-Fi-enabled gadgetry is about to get a whole lot more connected thanks to a new specification just announced by the Wi-Fi Alliance. We say new, technically it was previously known as Wi-Fi peer-to-peer, however, it is now due with the shiny new... >>

Logitech Notebook Kit MK605 announced

Logitech Notebook Kit MK605 announced

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Logitech has bundled together a few of its peripherals into the Notebook Kit MK605. The kit comprises of a pivoting riser laptop stand and a wireless mouse, keyboard and USB receiver. The Notebook Kit MK605 is Logitech's first all-in-one solution to feature... >>

QDOS Jet Play iPhone gaming case launches

QDOS Jet Play iPhone gaming case launches

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The new QDOS "Jet Play" case for iPhones and iPod touch is said to be "designed to enhance the pleasure of gaming and improve gaming scores".However, it may find an alternative use as an effective anti-theft device, considering how ugly it makes the iPhone,... >>

"Thousands" of iPhones on 3

"Thousands" of iPhones on 3

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There are "thousands" of iPhones running on the 3 network across the UK, a spokesperson for the operator has told Pocket-lint. The comment came in response to our query following a report from The Telegraph that all five mobile carriers in the UK are... >>

BlackBerry Storm 2 to launch on Verizon this week

BlackBerry Storm 2 to launch on Verizon this week

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The BlackBerry Storm 2 will launch on Verizon wireless in the States some time this week, reports The New York Times. This latest news, still as-yet unconfirmed by BlackBerry maker RIM, follows the recent news Pocket-lint brought you that Carphone Warehouse... >>

Gmail intros "Got the wrong Bob?" Labs feature

Gmail intros "Got the wrong Bob?" Labs feature

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Gmail has added a new Labs feature that users of the webmail service can opt in to, and is designed to save from the potential embarrassment of sending an email to the wrong contact."When's the last time you got an email from a stranger asking, 'Are you... >>

GlideTV Navigator announced

GlideTV Navigator announced

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GlideTV has debuted its first ever product, the GlideTV Navigator. The device fits in the palm of a hand and combines the functionality of a keyboard, mouse and AV remote for living rooms with a media PC set-up. It launches with the boasts of "making... >>

TomTom XL 335S launches in the US

TomTom XL 335S launches in the US

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In the States, TomTom has announced the launch of the "competitively priced" TomTom XL 335S with a 4.3-inch touchscreen. Highlights for the new model include text to speech including street and place names, TomTom's "IQ Routes" technology and advanced... >>