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iRex announces DR800S ereader for Euro launch

iRex announces DR800S ereader for Euro launch

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iRex Technologies has announced the retail availability in the UK and Europe of its DR800S ebook reader, with the news it will go on sale direct from 18 January for 499 euros or £449, compared to the US price tag of $399. The 8.1-inch touchscreen device... >>

Virgin Media to offer HTC HD2

Virgin Media to offer HTC HD2

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Virgin Media has announced that it will soon offer the HTC HD2 smartphone, its first HTC offering. As many of you will know, the Windows Mobile HTC HD2 is powered by the 1GHz Snapdragon processor, boasts a 4.3-inch touchscreen, HTC's Sense UI, and offers... >>

Twitterrific launches "Ollie" bird-shaped collectible figurine

Twitterrific launches "Ollie" bird-shaped collectible figurine

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Arguably the ultimate collectible for Twitter addicts, Iconfactory, the company behind Twitterrific, has launched Ollie to the world. "We're pleased to announce that our vinyl collectible figure of Ollie, the Twitterrific mascot, is now shipping worldwide",... >>

Nexus One sales guesstimated at 20,000 in first week

Nexus One sales guesstimated at 20,000 in first week

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While there are no official figures from Google, its new Nexus One phone has seen first week sales hit 20,000, estimates app analytics firm Flurry. Flurry, which monitors usage of more than 10,000 developers' applications on iPhone and Android platforms,... >>

LG: We'll sell 140 million phones in 2010

LG: We'll sell 140 million phones in 2010

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LG has revealed its goal for 2010 - to sell 140 million handsets across the globe, which would work out as a 20% increase year-on-year, in a bid to become one of the top two mobile device manufacturers in the world by 2012. As well as looking to the developing... >>

Facebook offers "free" McAfee security software

Facebook offers "free" McAfee security software

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Facebook is helping its users out with more than connecting with their friends and family on the online service with the news it is to offer security software. "We want to help you take the offensive by having the latest security software installed on... >>

Facebook lets all users reply to comments through email

Facebook lets all users reply to comments through email

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After news that the functionality appeared to be rolling out gradually to Facebook users, the social networking site has now officially announced its reply-by-email features for all comments."When you receive an email notification about comments, you... >>

Google Docs offers free online file storage

Google Docs offers free online file storage

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Over the next few weeks Google will be rolling out the ability to "upload, store and organise any type of file" via its online Google Docs service. "With this change", Google says in a blog post, "you'll be able to upload and access your files from any... >>

EyeTV One launches

EyeTV One launches

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In the States, Elgato has announced the EyeTV One, describing it as an easy-to-use TV tuner for DTV antennas. The EyeTV One delivers digital TV and HDTV channels straight to a Mac or PC, enabling users to watch and record TV shows that are broadcast over-the-air... >>

6 Nations rugby to see live sports 3D debut

6 Nations rugby to see live sports 3D debut

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England's forthcoming rugby match against Wales is to be shot in, and then shown live in 3D at cinemas across the UK, in what will be Europe's first live sports broadcast in 3D. Team sponsor O2 has revealed the match, due to take place at Twickenham on... >>

Samsung's Internet@TV tellies to offer BBC iPlayer

Samsung's Internet@TV tellies to offer BBC iPlayer

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Samsung has announced a major update to its Internet@TV platform that will see owners of such a TV able to store around 70 to 100 applications on the new platform including the likes of the BBC's iPlayer service, LOVFiLM movie streaming and Muzu.TV for... >>

Omnifone and Gracenote team up on cloud-based music solutions

Omnifone and Gracenote team up on cloud-based music solutions

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A development from CES could see new cloud-based music solutions hitting PCs, phones, TVs, Blu-ray players, games consoles and more in the coming year. Omnifone has announced it has expanded its relationship with Sony-owned Gracenote, integrating Gracenote's... >>

CoPilot Live v8 available for Nexus One

CoPilot Live v8 available for Nexus One

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The CoPilot Live v8 GPS navigation app is now available for, and compatible with, the new Google Nexus One as it's been announced the app has been downloaded by over 200,000 customers globally in its first 6 months since launch. CoPilot Live brings full,... >>

Motorola DEXT gets Bebo integration

Motorola DEXT gets Bebo integration

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Motorola has announced its relatively new DEXT phone with the MOTOBLUR Android skin is to get Bebo integration. In addition to Facebook, Twitter, Last.fm and Gmail, the integration of Bebo means that users can send and receive updates and alerts to and... >>

Acer offers H5360 3D projector

Acer offers H5360 3D projector

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"Get ready for a true theatre-like 3D experience!" shouts Acer as it intros its new H5360 projector with HD ready resolution and Nvidia 3D Vision tech. The boasts for Nvidia's 3D Vision technology is that it can transform the flat surface of your living... >>

3M reveals new ergonomic mouse

3M reveals new ergonomic mouse

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3M has announced the availability of its new "Ergonomic Mouse" that it says is clinically proven by the Centre for Ergonomic Research, Miami University and the University of Oslo, to reduce muscle strain. The 3M Ergonomic Wireless Optical Mouse can help... >>

Google's clever Street View advertising patents revealed

Google's clever Street View advertising patents revealed

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Google has some rather nifty tricks up its sleeve for Street View, as a recently-granted patent reveals the online giant has cunning plans to keep any advertising that can be seen on the service relevant.The plans would see posters, signs and billboards... >>

Orange denies Apple iTablet confirmation

Orange denies Apple iTablet confirmation

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Further to the news from France that a France Telecom (Orange's parent company) exec appeared to have confirmed the existence of the much-rumoured Apple iTablet, the operator has moved to deny the reports. "A few comments taken out of context, then interpreted... >>

London vicar blesses gadgets in Plough Monday update

London vicar blesses gadgets in Plough Monday update

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A church in London has given an ancient custom a digital twist by replacing the farm tools of a traditional "Plough Monday" blessing with the laptops and smartphones of today's modern worker. Plough Monday is said to date back to medieval times when on... >>

Google, T-Mobile "investigating" Nexus One's 3G issues

Google, T-Mobile "investigating" Nexus One's 3G issues

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Following reports from early adopters that Google's new Nexus One is not working well on T-Mobile USA, the operator has now confirmed, via a forum post, that the issue is being investigated."Google and T-Mobile are investigating this issue and hope to... >>

Loewe intros 32-inch Art SL

Loewe intros 32-inch Art SL

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Loewe has announced the availability of a new addition to its Art SL range with a smaller 32-inch model. It has also introduced a "High Gloss White" version of the Art 32 SL, and its big brothers, the Art 37 SL and Art 42 SL, joining the "High Gloss Black"... >>

Sony to showcase 3D to consumers in Europe

Sony to showcase 3D to consumers in Europe

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Further to its 3D-themed launches out at CES in Las Vegas, Sony has announced plans to offer showcases of its 3D home experience to consumers across Europe.Under its plans to bring 3D to the home by mid-2010, Sony says it will become the first manufacturer... >>

Tesco: £19 VX1i Party Phone is "surprise hit"

Tesco: £19 VX1i Party Phone is "surprise hit"

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Tesco Mobile customers are shunning its higher-end handsets in favour of a cheap and cheerful £18.99 mobile angled as ideal for "forgetful" (read: sloshed) party-goers. The VX1i Party Phone is currently one of the operator's best selling handsets with... >>

BBC iPlayer trial on Freesat now open to those with Humax kit

BBC iPlayer trial on Freesat now open to those with Humax kit

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Freesat's beta trial of the BBC iPlayer service has been expanded to those with a Humax-made Freesat HD or Freesat+ digital box and broadband speeds of over 1Mbps. The trial is the first time the iPlayer has been delivered on a subscription-free TV service... >>

Twitter advertises to fill 27 positions

Twitter advertises to fill 27 positions

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Popular micro-blogging service Twitter is currently advertising 27 positions as the company plans for further expansion in 2010 by increasing its staff by around a fifth. Among the vacancies are positions dealing with "monetization" to help Twitter with... >>

Acer Aspire Timeline 1820P launches

Acer Aspire Timeline 1820P launches

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"A laptop, a photo frame, a presenting tool and a notepad" is how Acer describes the new Aspire Timeline 1820P. With a convertible design, the Windows 7-running 1820P boasts an 11.6-inch touchscreen display and up to 8 hours battery life. As well as touch... >>

France Telecom boss confirms Apple tablet with a "oui"

France Telecom boss confirms Apple tablet with a "oui"

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The existence and imminent launch of the much-rumoured Apple tablet appears to have been confirmed with a "oui" from a France Telecom exec, according to just-in reports. The caught-on-camera snippet between a French journo and Stephane Richard, deputy... >>

Sky News iPhone app hits a million downloads

Sky News iPhone app hits a million downloads

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Sky has revealed its Sky News app for the iPhone and iPod touch has been downloaded over 1 million times, with the milestone passed this month. The iPhone app was launched in May last year and offers breaking news by text, images and video and features... >>

Transparent Samsung IceTouch MP3 player eyes-on

Transparent Samsung IceTouch MP3 player eyes-on

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Samsung is offering an unusual MP3 player at this year's CES with the launch of the IceTouch which offers a transparent 2-inch AMOLED touchscreen made of tempered glass.Boasting 16GB internal memory, the device also offers Samsung's original TouchWiz... >>

IntelAppUp.com app store live for netbook owners

IntelAppUp.com app store live for netbook owners

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It seems Samsung is not the only company to reveal app store plans at CES, as Intel has unveiled IntelAppUp.com, a new online marketplace offering widgets for netbooks.Partnering with Acer, Asus, Dell, and Samsung, at this stage, the store is now live... >>

Windows Mobile 7 to show up at February's MWC event

Windows Mobile 7 to show up at February's MWC event

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Hardly a big shocker considering it's the mobile world's biggest annual event, but it seems the news is in that Microsoft will show Windows 7 at February Mobile World Congress. Robbie Bach, Microsoft's president of entertainment and devices division,... >>

Carphone Warehouse drops Tiscali name

Carphone Warehouse drops Tiscali name

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Following Carphone Warehouse-owned TalkTalk's buyout of Tiscali in May 2009, it's been revealed that the Tiscali brand name for the broadband service will disappear in 2010."Today we welcome all Tiscali customers to TalkTalk and open the doors to a new... >>

Vodafone dumps Sony Ericsson Xperia X2

Vodafone dumps Sony Ericsson Xperia X2

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Pocket-lint can confirm that Sony Ericsson's delayed Xperia X2 has been dumped from Vodafone's future line-up.In a far cry from the proud exclusive the operator announced for the device with plans to range it exclusively until 31 December 2009, Vodafone... >>

Adidas launches miCoach training platform and two gadgets

Adidas launches miCoach training platform and two gadgets

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Adidas has announced the launch of the miCoach training platform which extends the concept first seen in the miCoach Samsung phone team-up. As well as an online service, like Philips' Activa launch, Adidas will offer a device that "verbally coaches an... >>

LG Lotus Elite and Rumour Touch launch in US

LG Lotus Elite and Rumour Touch launch in US

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LG and US operator Sprint have announced two new fashion phones for the American market, the LG Lotus Elite and LG Rumor Touch, both successors to previous models adding touch capabilities. The LG Lotus Elite features dual 2.4-inch QVGA screens, microSD... >>

Samsung launches new R-Series laptops

Samsung launches new R-Series laptops

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Samsung has announced new models into its R-Series range of notebooks with a plethora of new devices - the R780, R580, R730, R530 and R430. Ranging from 17.3 inches for the R780 and R730, 15.6 inches for the R580 and R530 and 14 inches for the R430, all... >>

Moorestown-based LG GW990 demoed at Intel keynote

Moorestown-based LG GW990 demoed at Intel keynote

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LG featured in Paul Otellini's Intel CES keynote, with the world's first demo of the next-gen LG GW990 handset. Based on the Intel Moorestown platform and running the Linux-based Moblin 2.1 operating system, the GW990 is a MID - a mobile internet device... >>

Parrot Zikmu "in colour" by Philippe Starck unveiled

Parrot Zikmu "in colour" by Philippe Starck unveiled

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Parrot has revealed a new coloured range of its "Zikmu" stereo speakers by Philippe Starck in "Arctic White", "Pearl Grey" and "Sorbet Lime". "With Zikmu, we created a beautiful and a unique object, for listening to music with today's digital devices:... >>

T-Mobile's 15-inch Android tablet hitting UK kitchens in 2010

T-Mobile's 15-inch Android tablet hitting UK kitchens in 2010

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T-Mobile and Innovative Converged Devices (ICD) have unveiled a rival to O2's Joggler device for the UK market out at CES. A new Android-based "portable family hub tablet" due to be available in the UK later this year, it seems T-Mo has bought into ICD's... >>

Sony reveals next-gen 3D-ready Blu-ray player

Sony reveals next-gen 3D-ready Blu-ray player

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It's not only Sony's tellies that are getting Monolithic on your ass, but their new range of Blu-ray players too. "The new 2010 Blu-ray Disc Players from Sony will redefine home entertainment in your living room, even before you switch them on", says... >>

New flagship Sony Bravia TV to get 3D, Wi-Fi, 200Hz panel

New flagship Sony Bravia TV to get 3D, Wi-Fi, 200Hz panel

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Sony has revealed its line-up of Bravia televisions for the coming year, with a new "Monolithic Design" aesthetic that will soon make older flatscreen TVs on stands look dated. "Go on an incredible 3D journey", purrs Sony about the new models. "Connect... >>

Sanyo Xacti CS1 gets three world's "-ests"

Sanyo Xacti CS1 gets three world's "-ests"

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Sanyo has never been one to shy away from "world's -est" claims and we're happy to see the release of the new "Full HD Slim Type Dual Camera Xacti VPC-CS1" sees it true to form. The world's smallest, lightest and thinnest dual camera Xacti for 2010 is... >>

Spring Design's Alex priced and dated at CES

Spring Design's Alex priced and dated at CES

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Spring Design's Alex ebook reader, currently the subject of a legal bust-up between it and Barnes & Noble, has been priced, dated and shown the sights at this year's CES.With its dual screen design (one 6-inch black and white e-ink display for text and... >>

HTC HD2 to see T-Mobile launch in the US

HTC HD2 to see T-Mobile launch in the US

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T-Mobile and HTC have announced that HTC HD2 is due to be available for the first time in the US exclusively from T-Mobile USA this spring. As many of you will know, the HD2 is a high-end Windows Phone offering HTC's Sense UI, a 4.3-inch capacitive touch... >>

HTC Smart, affordable touch smartphone, unveiled

HTC Smart, affordable touch smartphone, unveiled

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HTC has unveiled the new HTC Smart, describing at as the first of "a new type of smartphone that creates a new category of easy-to-use, connected smartphones that are accessible by people all over the world".   The HTC Smart runs Qualcomm's Brew, but... >>

Sony launches W series Cyber-shots

Sony launches W series Cyber-shots

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Although not as exciting as the HX5 or even the TX7 also announced, Sony has squeezed out a few more digi-cams at CES. Due for a new year launch the W series Cyber-shot range and budget S2100 have also been debuted at the Las Vegas event.To go the S2100... >>

Pure shows off new Oasis Flow, Sirocco 550 at CES

Pure shows off new Oasis Flow, Sirocco 550 at CES

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Pure is previewing two new products at this year's CES event as the Oasis Flow and Sirocco 550 get their public debut. The Oasis Flow, a rival to Robert's Terrain model, is a weatherproof and splash resistant rechargeable digital and internet radio with... >>

New Orange Credit Card offers contactless payments

New Orange Credit Card offers contactless payments

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We knew this was coming, but it's now officially announced as Orange and Barclaycard's plan to team up on a joint contactless credit card has come to fruition with the launch of the Orange credit card.Consumers should note, however, that while Barclays... >>

Sony Cyber-shot HX5

Sony Cyber-shot HX5

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Sony has launched a new high-end compact digi-cam at CES with the introduction of the new Cyber-shot HX5. Boasting Sony's Exmor R CMOS Sensor the camera promises detailed, low-noise images, even when you're shooting in low light, thanks to its high sensitivity... >>

HP Mini 5102 touchscreen netbook

HP Mini 5102 touchscreen netbook

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HP has added to its Mini PC range at CES with the launch of the touchscreen-equipped HP Mini 5102. We got hands-on for pics of the metal, anodized aluminium case and the netbook itself with its fully multi-touch-enabled display. The Mini 5102 will be... >>