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Sony Vaio E Series notebooks announced

Sony Vaio E Series notebooks announced

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Sony's new E Series of Vaios has been announced and replaces the NW Series in its consumer notebook line-up. Said to be compact, the claim for the E Series is that it offers multimedia features you'd expect to find on bigger, bulkier options. Spec for... >>

Fujifilm reveals spring collection of compact cameras

Fujifilm reveals spring collection of compact cameras

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Fujifilm has announced its "spring collection" of compact digital cameras across three ranges offering more budget choices for consumers than its feature offerings. New to the S Series, the FinePix S1600, S1800 and S2500HD are described as compact and... >>

Fujifilm FinePix F80EXR launches with "Pet Detection" mode

Fujifilm FinePix F80EXR launches with "Pet Detection" mode

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Based on Fujifilm's Super CCD EXR tech, as seen in the F70EXR, the camera co has announced the launch of two new EXR models - the FinePix F80EXR and the FinePix Z700EXR. The F80EXR offers a 12-megapixel sensor, 10x optical zoom (equivalent to 27mm-270mm),... >>

Fujifilm FinePix Z70 fashion cam launches for social networkers

Fujifilm FinePix Z70 fashion cam launches for social networkers

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Fujifilm has updated the FinePix Z35 with the announcement of the coming soon FinePix Z70 that offers what's claimed to be easy web uploads. Aimed at the "fashion conscious" after a bit of "modern day functionality" the Z70 lets users "mark" a picture... >>

Fujifilm intros FinePix XP10 "stunt man" digi-cam

Fujifilm intros FinePix XP10 "stunt man" digi-cam

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Fujifilm has joined the ranks of camera manufacturers offering rugged options with the announcement of the FinePix XP10. A "born survivor", the XP10 offers a 12-megapixel resolution, 5x Fujinon lens, 720p HD video capture and a 2.7-inch LCD display. The... >>

Big zoom Fujifilm FinePix HS10 bridge camera announced

Big zoom Fujifilm FinePix HS10 bridge camera announced

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Fujifilm has joined Olympus in offering a compact camera with a 30x zoom lens (equivalent to 24-720mm on a 35mm SLR) with the new HS10 bridge camera that claims to offer SLR-like handling. The HS10 offers a 10-megapixel CMOS sensor, a 3-inch tilting LCD... >>

Olympus announces 8010 and 6020 Toughs

Olympus announces 8010 and 6020 Toughs

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Olympus has launched two new cameras into its "Mju Tough" range with the introduction of the 8010 and the 6020, compacts you can soak, drop and freeze, should you so desire. Both 14-megapixel options, the new Toughs offer 5x optical zoom, HD movie recording... >>

Sony Ericsson Aspen launches into GreenHeart range

Sony Ericsson Aspen launches into GreenHeart range

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Sony Ericsson has added a new phone into its eco "GreenHeart" range with a Windows Mobile option described as "the business mobile phone with green credentials at its core". The 3G Sony Ericsson Aspen offers Windows Mobile 6.5 with Microsoft's MyPhone... >>

Chinese clone co threatens to sue Apple over iPad

Chinese clone co threatens to sue Apple over iPad

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Apple is facing a legal threat from more than just Fujitsu over its new iPad as news comes in that a Chinese company is considering a lawsuit. Rather than the name being the issue, as it is in the Fujitsu case, it's the iPad's design that is causing controversy.... >>

Sky's first 3D football match in pics and quotes

Sky's first 3D football match in pics and quotes

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Sky's 3D TV debut for the general public took place on 31 January, with a premier league football match shown off on special 3D TVs in nine pubs across the UK. While the location of the pubs were a closely guarded secret, those that did manage to blag... >>

Adobe blushes over Flash porn post

Adobe blushes over Flash porn post

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Adobe has elicited an apology from an employee that posted an anti-Apple, pro-porn message on its corporate blog over the weekend. In protest against the iPad not offering Flash support, Lee Brimelow a "platform evangelist" for Flash, posted screengrabs... >>

Apple iPad gets recreated in LEGO

Apple iPad gets recreated in LEGO

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Flickr user and LEGO genius jmenomeno has recreated the Apple iPad in colourful building bricks. "I saw the presentation, and after a day or so, I was really curious about its size. So I went to the Apple site and found the dimensions, and decided to... >>

Canon announces four PIXMA printers for March launch

Canon announces four PIXMA printers for March launch

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Canon has introduced new printers with the launch of one "stylish and easy-to-use" home printer and three new all-in-ones for the small office slash home office. With a compact design, the PIXMA iP2702 is angled at the home user and offers document and... >>

Virgin Media to offer free calls to Virgin mobiles

Virgin Media to offer free calls to Virgin mobiles

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Virgin Media has announced it is to become the first phone provider in the UK to offer new and existing customers free home phone to mobile calls. Due to start from 1 April (but presumably no joke) Virgin says the move will give "families and frequent... >>

Brits send 96 billion texts in 2009

Brits send 96 billion texts in 2009

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The UK's love of text messaging is continuing to grow, recent figures from the Mobile Data Association show, despite the rise of "social messaging" via services like Twitter. The just released stats take into account both text messages and picture and... >>

Which UK operators will offer micro SIMs for the Apple iPad?

Which UK operators will offer micro SIMs for the Apple iPad?

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That the iPad is to offer its 3G connectivity via a "micro SIM" card isn't some necessary hardware requirement - the device is plenty big enough to boast a full-size SIM - it's Apple's way of throwing a bone to mobile phone operators after announcing... >>

Apple iPad funnies, parodies and spoofs in video and pics

Apple iPad funnies, parodies and spoofs in video and pics

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If you thought the Apple fanboys were busy with Photoshop before the iPad launch, it's nothing compared to what the detractors have been up to since. It seems the choice of name from Apple has opened up a wealth of comedic possibilities, as has the fact... >>

Motorola working with Google on "direct to consumer device"

Motorola working with Google on "direct to consumer device"

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The Google Nexus Two could well be made by Motorola, as the phone manufacturer has confirmed it is working with the online giant on a device. During a conference call with analysts, Moto's co-CEO Sanjay Jha said one of 20 new smartphones planned for 2010... >>

Amazon talks up Kindle "millions" in wake of iPad launch

Amazon talks up Kindle "millions" in wake of iPad launch

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In the wake of the Apple iPad announcement, Amazon has seen fit to offer its closest ever insight to how many Kindles it has shifted, something it has always kept a closely guarded secret. Good news for those that are taking Amazon up on its Kindle Development... >>

Nokia fights back with growth in market share

Nokia fights back with growth in market share

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Nokia's recently announced financial results for the last quarter of 2009 show that the Finnish phone maker is clawing its way back in to the market. With net sales up, Nokia saw a 38% growth in smartphone shipments over the past year, selling over 20... >>

Microsoft reveals 60 million Windows 7 sales

Microsoft reveals 60 million Windows 7 sales

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Microsoft's second quarter financial results have revealed just how many copies of Windows 7 the software giant has shifted since it went on sale in October 2009. While announcing record revenue, sales figures of 60 million Windows 7 licenses from Microsoft... >>

iWork software for the Apple iPad detailed

iWork software for the Apple iPad detailed

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Perhaps in order to try and make the cost of the iPad justifiable, Apple has announced specially created versions of its iWork productivity software that will launch alongside the device. As with the Mac OS versions, and rather than just relying on Notes... >>

Microsoft offers AutoRoute 2010 for £45

Microsoft offers AutoRoute 2010 for £45

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As if there weren't tons of online options offering pretty much the same thing for free, including its own Bing maps product that offers route planning, smartphones that offer free navigation and a plethora of in-car options, Microsoft has launched the... >>

Google announces Nexus One Desktop Dock

Google announces Nexus One Desktop Dock

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Google has announced that the Nexus One Desktop Dock is now available for purchase from the Google online store. Said to be custom-designed for the Nexus One, Google says the dock offers a convenient place to charge your phone, on your desk or nightstand.... >>

Is the Apple iPad right for you?

Is the Apple iPad right for you?

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Here at Pocket-lint we've been inundated by friends, family and readers asking us if they want an iPad, so to help with the decision we've created a simple tick list that offers a basic way of showing what the device can and can't do in order to help... >>