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£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... >>

Make your own Apple iPad out of paper

Make your own Apple iPad out of paper

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Whether you reeeally want an iPad, you're curious and want to get a better idea of its dimensions, or you want to fake out a fanboy friend, the iPad template is now available. The template can be printed off and folded into something that's roughly the... >>

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,... >>

VIDEO: Elmo's Monster Maker iPhone app launches

VIDEO: Elmo's Monster Maker iPhone app launches

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"Elmo wants you to make a monster friend", says Sesame Street, which, as a parent means forking out $3.99 or £2.39, depending on what side of the pond you're on, and handing over your iPhone or iPod touch to the sticky fingers of your own little monster.... >>

VIDEO: Amazing eco PrePeat printer reuses paper

VIDEO: Amazing eco PrePeat printer reuses paper

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There's a solution for companies that still rely on printed documentation but want to be green, as the PrePeat printer has been revealed as an eco option. The special printer system uses a proprietary type of plastic-coated paper that the printer's thermal... >>

VIDEO: Google talks Nexus One concept and design

VIDEO: Google talks Nexus One concept and design

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Google has released a promotional video about the new Nexus One Android phone that should make for interesting viewing for those interested in the HTC-made device. There's no major revelations here, but a look at the concept and design of the phone, as ... >>

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... >>

Rockstar's winning Movember tache revealed

Rockstar's winning Movember tache revealed

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The winning tache from Rockstar Games' Movember competition has been revealed in all its rendered glory. Charles Leece from Canada spent the month of November cultivating an impressive version of the classic handlebar moustache and his hirsute likeness... >>

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... >>

VIDEO: Verizon angles Palm Pre Plus at "mom"

VIDEO: Verizon angles Palm Pre Plus at "mom"

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Verizon is angling the Palm Pre Plus mobile phone straight at the "mom market" in the States, which may well damage sales long term if it puts non-mom types off the phone. Two adverts - one of which is shown above - states the device is "smart enough... >>

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... >>

Nokia 6303i classic announced

Nokia 6303i classic announced

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Nokia has announced the Nokia 6303i classic describing it as "a sophisticated and compact device". Said to follow in the footprints of the Nokia 6303 classic, building on what Nokia calls the "proven formula that made Nokia the world leader in mobile... >>

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... >>

Iron Man MacBook sticker available

Iron Man MacBook sticker available

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Super hero fans can get a new MacBook decal that sees Iron Man's repulsor ray, fired from the palm of his hand, turned into the Apple logo. The sticker is made of a "special vinyl lucid material" and if your allegiance changes to say, the Iron Monger,... >>