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Gates chimes in with iPad comment

Gates chimes in with iPad comment

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Although analysts are projecting strong sales figures, the Apple iPad has drawn some strong criticism since its unveiling in late January with plenty of pundits weighing in on why Apple's got it wrong with its tablet offering.Ex-Microsoft boss Bill Gates... >>

Discovery HD headed to Virgin Media

Discovery HD headed to Virgin Media

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Following the news that Eurosport HD is headed to the cable TV provider, Virgin Media has announced its customers will be able to watch Discovery HD "soon".Due to launch in the spring, Discovery HD on Virgin TV will broadcast all day, every day and offer... >>

Facebook Chat heads to desktop IM

Facebook Chat heads to desktop IM

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While we had some inkling this was coming, Facebook has now announced that Facebook Chat can be integrated into desktop instant messaging clients, another move towards taking the functionality of the social networking site away from the main site. "By... >>

Toshiba announces SL, WL, AV and LV series REGZA TVs

Toshiba announces SL, WL, AV and LV series REGZA TVs

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Toshiba has unveiled its line-up of REGZA televisions for the year ahead with no major surprises but a something-for-everyone approach to the market.The new "premium" Full HD 100Hz REGZA SL series and the 200Hz WL series join the REGZA RV series with... >>

Toshiba launches 2010 DVD range

Toshiba launches 2010 DVD range

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Toshiba has unveiled its entire DVD line up for 2010 with new players, recorders and portable options announced for launch this year. As far as DVD players go, all due in April there's entry level options with the £34.99 SD1010 and SD2010, with MP3,... >>

Packard Bell prices limited edition dot VR46 netbook

Packard Bell prices limited edition dot VR46 netbook

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We've brought you news of this Valentino Rossi-designed effort before, but it's edging closer to a UK launch with a price tag of £449 revealed.For anyone who doesn't know, Rossi is a nine times Moto GP world champion and has got involved with PB by colouring... >>

Solar-powered Freeloader Pico launches for green gadgeteers

Solar-powered Freeloader Pico launches for green gadgeteers

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A small, light and cheap solar charger has launched from Solar Technology that is capable of charging a range of gadgets on the go.   The Pico captures and transforms the power of the sun into free battery juice for all your gadgets and claims to provide... >>

Logitech wireless MK710 mouse'n'keyboard launches

Logitech wireless MK710 mouse'n'keyboard launches

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Logitech has announced the Logitech Wireless Desktop MK710 that claims an industry first 3-year battery life for the keyboard, the mouse and the Logitech Unifying receiver."No one thinks about changing batteries until they have to, but when that time... >>

Panasonic launches HS700, TM700 and SD700 HD camcorders

Panasonic launches HS700, TM700 and SD700 HD camcorders

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Panasonic has introduced three new 7000 series models to its 3MOS high definition camcorder range for those looking for more than the current crop of PVCs offer.All models offer full HD recording, an ultra wide 35mm lens, Panasonic's 3MOS system with... >>

LG Cookie Plus follows 10-million selling original

LG Cookie Plus follows 10-million selling original

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We thought the LG GD510, aka the Pop, was to be the massively popular LG Cookie's successor, but as the Korean phone co has just announced the launch of the LG Cookie Plus, it seems we were wrong.Just announced in Korea, the LG Cookie Plus, or GS500,... >>

Google Buzz social sharing service announced

Google Buzz social sharing service announced

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In a hastily arranged press conference also streamed live online via YouTube's new live broadcast functionality, Google has announced the launch of a new social web experience called "Buzz". Taking a dig at Twitter and Facebook by saying there is currently... >>

Sony: PS3 3D firmware update due within months

Sony: PS3 3D firmware update due within months

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As Sony celebrates its Christmas sales success story for the PlayStation 3 (even though reports suggest the gaming giant is still losing money on each console it sells) Pocket-lint posed some questions to John Koller, the director of hardware marketing... >>

Apple releases Aperture 3

Apple releases Aperture 3

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Apple has introduced Aperture 3, the next release of its photo editing and management software, for which it claims over 200 new features with the boast that "Aperture 3 makes it even easier and faster to organise large photo libraries". These new features... >>

BT hits a million Wi-Fi hotspots

BT hits a million Wi-Fi hotspots

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Boosted massively by BT FON home hub hotspots, BT has announced it's reached the million milestone for Wi-Fi hotspots across the UK and Ireland.The million-strong Wi-Fi estate also comprises hotspots from BT Openzone (3800) and BT Openzone hotspots via... >>

Rumbelows could return to the high street

Rumbelows could return to the high street

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It seems US retail giant Best Buy has considered nostalgia as a weapon for its coming-soon attack on the UK high street.Best Buy has carried out research into resurrecting the "Rumbelows" brand name for shops in order to cash in on the consumer nostalgia... >>

Burberry jumps on bandwagon with 3D fashion show

Burberry jumps on bandwagon with 3D fashion show

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The luxury fashion brand Burberry is to go 3D with its next fashion show, creating "fashion history" with a three-dimensional screening of its autumn-winter collection later this month. With the help of Sky, set to become a pioneer for 3D in the UK, Burberry's... >>

AT and T to launch five new Android phones

AT and T to launch five new Android phones

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AT&T has revealed it is to offer five new Android-based devices from Dell, HTC and Motorola with three of them due to be exclusives to the US operator.Without unveiling the handsets in any detail, AT&T has teased a little info to eager consumers stating... >>

Microsoft offers family-friendly version of Internet Explorer 8

Microsoft offers family-friendly version of Internet Explorer 8

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While IE6 continues to give it headaches, Microsoft has announced a special kid-safe version of Internet Explorer 8 that it has partnered with the Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre to launch.Available for download now, the customised version... >>

Social networking LG GT350 slider announced

Social networking LG GT350 slider announced

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By all accounts LG's KS360 slider has been a hit with the kids with over 5 million sold since its launch in summer 2008, and the Korean company is hoping to replicate that yoof market success with the new GT350. A QWERTY messaging phone ("designed specifically... >>

LG intros smallest 3.2-inch touchscreen phone with new Mini

LG intros smallest 3.2-inch touchscreen phone with new Mini

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LG has announced the launch of what it says is the smallest and slimmest 3.2-inch touchscreen phone on the market with the introduction of the new LG Mini, or GD880 to give it its proper model number. Apparently, the Mini has been developed in response... >>

Nook back in stock as Barnes & Noble starts Valentines sales push

Nook back in stock as Barnes & Noble starts Valentines sales push

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There weren't as many Nooks under Christmas trees as Barnes & Noble may have seen due to strong pre-orders for the device catching the bookseller seriously unprepared, but the company is hoping Valentine's Day will be different.In a blog post Barnes &... >>

Canon announces IXUS 130 and IXUS 105

Canon announces IXUS 130 and IXUS 105

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Canon has announced the March launch of the new IXUS 130 and IXUS 105.The IXUS 130 is Canon's slimmest IXUS model to date, measuring in at 17.8mm at its thickest point, with specs coming in with a 14-megapixel sensor, 28mm 4x zoom lens, a 2.7-inch LCD.Other... >>

£350 Canon IXUS 210 compact announced

£350 Canon IXUS 210 compact announced

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Canon has announced what it says is its most advanced touchscreen IXUS - the new IXUS 210. As well as navigate menu icons, the IXUS 210's 3.5-inch screen offers touch-to-focus functionality, image rotation, and finger swiping browsing through pics, while... >>

Broadcom's new 3G chip announced for faster, cheaper phones

Broadcom's new 3G chip announced for faster, cheaper phones

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Broadcom has announced the launch of a new processor and radio frequency transceiver for mobile phones that will rival Qualcomm's Snapdragon processor and claims to enable the production of "high-speed, low cost smartphone devices".  The new 65nm HSUPA... >>

Google moves into the clothing market

Google moves into the clothing market

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Not content with dominating the online world, it seems Google has ambitions about what you're wearing as it's been revealed the web giant is offering items of clothing for sale.Consumers can currently pick up a Google t-shirt - for men and women - priced... >>

Inbrics to reveal M1 Android-based MID at MWC

Inbrics to reveal M1 Android-based MID at MWC

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Inbrics has announced it is to launch the Android-based MID M1 at next week's Mobile World Congress event in Barcelona.The "smartphone-like device" offers a 3.7-inch AMOLED touchscreen display and a slide-out QWERTY keyboard. Specs include Wi-Fi, GPS,... >>

Sony still losing money on the PS3

Sony still losing money on the PS3

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Some clever chaps at the Wall Street Journal have grabbed their calculators and worked out that Sony is still losing money on the PlayStation 3, the first version of which was launched back in 2006.Despite some recent sales success for the high-end console,... >>

Google to offer "Babel Fish" abilities with future Android phones

Google to offer "Babel Fish" abilities with future Android phones

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Language translation abilities could be a selling point for future versions of the Android mobile phone operating system, as it's reported Google is working on a "Babel Fish" phone. Obviously the development would be a software, rather than hardware one,... >>

70% of Brits have heard of the iPad

70% of Brits have heard of the iPad

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A large proportion of Brits are aware of the Apple iPad, but aren't entirely certain about the device's feature set, new YouGov research has revealed. An online survey has revealed that 70% of British adults shown an image and provided with a brief description... >>

Denon Cara Blu-ray beast launches

Denon Cara Blu-ray beast launches

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Denon has announced the launch of a new Blu-ray beast, informally dropping the S-5BD model number for a more manageable name - the Cara. The name might be the only manageable thing about the device - its 7.8 kilogram heft certainly isn't and it comes... >>

Thousands sign up to anti-iPad petition

Thousands sign up to anti-iPad petition

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At least 5000 consumers have added their digital signatures to an anti-iPad campaign that's currently petitioning Apple CEO Steve Jobs to remove digital rights management, or DRM, from the device's content. DefectiveByDesign.org, a campaign of the Free... >>

iTablet launches from UK company

iTablet launches from UK company

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In its own words "hot on the heels of Apple's latest product launch", UK company X2 Computing has launched the "iTablet" range of Windows- or Linux-based tablet PCs. Due to start shipping in April 2010, in wording reminiscent of Apple's marketing speak,... >>

3 to let you tweet for free until the end of March

3 to let you tweet for free until the end of March

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Mobile phone operator 3 is offering free access to Twitter for all its customers through to the end of March. "Whether you're using Twitter's mobile site, or taking advantage of a special integrated mobile app on phones like the INQ Mini 3G, INQ Chat... >>

Symbian goes open source ahead of schedule

Symbian goes open source ahead of schedule

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The Symbian Foundation has announced it has completed the open source release of the source code for the widely-used smartphone platform.This means the 10-year-old Symbian platform, which has been the OS for over 300 million devices around the world,... >>

Sony to be "active player" with iPad rival

Sony to be "active player" with iPad rival

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Despite having shown no interest in the tablet PC market in the past, the launch of Apple's iPad has seemingly inspired the Japanese consumers electronics giant to take a long hard look at its options. At a Tokyo press conference Sony's chief financial... >>

Spycatcher offers channel changing watch

Spycatcher offers channel changing watch

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Although we're not convinced by the statement that "this really does make a terrific gift for both men and boys alike" we like this watch available now from Spycatcheronline.With retro looks, this digital wrist device not only tells the time but can also... >>

Analyst says hybrid BlackBerry due in third quarter

Analyst says hybrid BlackBerry due in third quarter

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It's been a little quiet on the BlackBerry rumour front of late, but a Canadian analyst is about to change all that with renewed talk of the previously rumoured hybrid BlackBerry from RIM, according to a Reuters report. While a previous report of the... >>

O2 says it has sold 2 million iPhones

O2 says it has sold 2 million iPhones

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O2 has revealed some interesting sales stats about the Apple iPhone, which it was the first operator in the UK to offer. The Telefonica-owned company has revealed it has now sold 2 million iPhones in the UK. As the one million milestone mark was reached... >>

Amazon to fight iPad with a "super Kindle"

Amazon to fight iPad with a "super Kindle"

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Amazon is not going to take the Apple iPad challenge lying down, suggests the New York Times, as it's reported the etailing giant is prepping a "super Kindle" to compete. The crux of this suggestion is the rumour that Amazon has snapped up Touchco, a... >>

Twitter intros "hovercards" functionality

Twitter intros "hovercards" functionality

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Twitter, seeming to notice that some people do use the main site ("because many of you use twitter.com to read and write tweets") has added some functions to the site that those using Twitter clients may have already been enjoying for some time with the... >>

YouTube's movie rental experiment earns it $10,000

YouTube's movie rental experiment earns it $10,000

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YouTube's recent foray into movie rentals was not a major money-spinner for the world's biggest video site as results of the experiment have been revealed.The Google-owned company has said the five films, which were available for a period of 10 days,... >>

Virgin Media to offer Eurosport HD

Virgin Media to offer Eurosport HD

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Virgin Media has announced that Eurosport HD will be available to its 3.7 million TV customers. Free to those on Virgin's "XL" TV package, Eurosport HD brings Virgin Media's HD channels to eight. The addition of Eurosport HD signals the "first of several... >>

Poor sales to force Sony to relaunch PSP Go

Poor sales to force Sony to relaunch PSP Go

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Sony is looking to take drastic action after its latest and greatest model in its PlayStation Portable range has not sold well, reports suggest. The Sony PSP Go, which is smaller than the PSP and relies on digital downloads, has not been a hit with consumers... >>

Opera partners with Ford for in-vehicle browsing

Opera partners with Ford for in-vehicle browsing

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Opera is looking at getting its browser onto in-vehicle computer systems with a partnership with Ford to bring in-dash web browsing to Ford trucks and vans to cater to a "growing need for remote access to the office while on-the-road". Ford's solution... >>

Ricoh CX3 announced

Ricoh CX3 announced

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Ricoh has announced a new compact - the CX3 - a new digi-cam that boasts a back-illuminated 10-megapixel CMOS sensor that is said -along with a noise reduction algorithm - to significantly increase shooting performance in low-light scenes. With a 10.7x... >>

New Ovi Maps hits 1.4 million downloads

New Ovi Maps hits 1.4 million downloads

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Following the release of a new version of its Ovi Maps, making the mapping and navigation software and service free on certain phones, Nokia has announced it has hit a milestone. Nokia says over 1.4 million have downloaded the application across the world... >>

Nikon launches touchscreen S4000, 26x zoom P100

Nikon launches touchscreen S4000, 26x zoom P100

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As well as the S8000 and the S3000, Nikon has announced the introduction of new models into its Coolpix compact range with the S4000, P100, L110, L21 and L22 claiming "something for everyone". The P100 "bridge camera" boasts a wide angle 26x zoom NIKKOR... >>

Olympus PEN E-PL1 revealed early

Olympus PEN E-PL1 revealed early

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Olympus' new micro four thirds PEN has been outed in the States ahead of its official launch that was complete with obligatory teaser campaign. As we predicted, the new model enters the PEN range at the consumer end with a $600 price tag and some user-friendly... >>

Arsenal TV Matchday launches for PSP owners at the Emirates Stadium

Arsenal TV Matchday launches for PSP owners at the Emirates Stadium

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Sony has finally announced the launch of Arsenal TV Matchday + for the PSP platform, first reported on by Pocket-lint in 2007 and then talked up again back in January 2009. The new service will be available for download via Arsenal.com in the coming... >>

iPad 2 rumours hit the net

iPad 2 rumours hit the net

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A summary of recent internet suppositions and rumour stories suggests that Apple will offer a more Mac-like iPad 2 and that the first-gen iPad - yet to launch - may well do so with a camera option. Taking the imaging element, Mission:Repair reports, on... >>