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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... >>

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.... >>

£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,... >>

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... >>