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Sony Vaio W series "Eco Edition" mini notebook

Sony Vaio W series "Eco Edition" mini notebook

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As part of wider Vaio launches at CES, Sony has unveiled what it is angling as an eco opton for those that want to compute on the go. As well as being a bit of a mouthful, the 10.1-inch Sony Vaio W series "Eco Edition" mini notebook claims a 10% reduction... >>

Boxee Box from D-Link

Boxee Box from D-Link

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The Boxee Box has got a full unveiling at this year's CES and we were on hand to grab images of the new set-up.The set top box unit works with the popular Boxee desktop software, the Boxee Box brings a huge library of web vids, access to music sites like... >>

LG to launch OLED TV in the UK

LG to launch OLED TV in the UK

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LG has revealed in a blog post that it is to launch its 15-inch OLED television in the UK later this year.There was always talk of a global rollout for the superslim device, but as we've heard nothing since our hands-on at IFA in September, a concrete... >>

3M MPro150 pico projector unveiled

3M MPro150 pico projector unveiled

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Another tech trade show, another pico projector from 3M. This time round it's the MPro150, described as the "ultimate personal electronics device for the business professional".The MPro150 is unveiled with the boast of owning one of the most robust feature... >>

Toshiba teams up with RealD for 3D REZGA TVs

Toshiba teams up with RealD for 3D REZGA TVs

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Another TV manufacturer has announced intentions to go 3D in the near future as Toshiba has revealed at CES that it is to work with RealD on REGZA TVs that will be able to deliver stereoscopic HD-quality 3D content.   This follows a similar missive from... >>

LG GT540 Android phone announced at CES

LG GT540 Android phone announced at CES

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LG has launched a new Android phone at the CES event, the previously rumoured LG GT540, describing it as "a specialized social networking smartphone". "The LG GT540 creates a fun and familiar social networking environment with LG's new social networking... >>

"Ultra-thin premium" LG X300 announced

"Ultra-thin premium" LG X300 announced

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LG has announced the launch of a new "ultra-thin premium mobile PC", the LG X300, at the CES event in Las Vegas. LG says the X300 "offers the sleekest and most stylish look and feel ever for fashion-conscious road warriors". Weighing in at 970g and 17.6mm... >>

Fashion designer Jason Wu to team up with General Imaging

Fashion designer Jason Wu to team up with General Imaging

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Following the breaking tech news we brought you earlier that Lady Gaga is to join forces with the new Polaroid on imaging products, it seems fashion designer Jason Wu is to do the same with General Imaging.Jason Wu, the 27-year-old designer who has made... >>

Philips Activa MP3 player offers "words of encouragement"

Philips Activa MP3 player offers "words of encouragement"

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Philips has launched a new MP3 player with the fairly unique selling point that it has a focus "on motivating people to improve their fitness". In a bid to help us lead healthier and more active lifestyles the device goes as far as to actually offer "words... >>

Asus unveils this year's CES concepts

Asus unveils this year's CES concepts

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Asus, never shy with sharing concept designs and ideas, has unveiled its futuristic designs for this year's CES showcase.Under the "Waveface" banner, the concept products are said to represent Asus' "context-based vision of the digital life". This vision... >>

"Legal" App Store rival launches at CES

"Legal" App Store rival launches at CES

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What's being billed as the "world's first legal App Store alternative" has been officially launched at Sin City's CES show.Described as "a platform that offers a viable, robust and legal alternative to iTunes", the online store has been developed by the... >>

Android-based household gadgets to be shown off at CES

Android-based household gadgets to be shown off at CES

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More Android-based consumer electronics are due over the next year in a move that will see the platform extended from its current arena of primarily the mobile phone market. Touch Revolution and TAT (The Astonishing Tribe) have announced a partnership... >>

BlackBerry Presenter launches

BlackBerry Presenter launches

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RIM has announced the launch of a new BlackBerry accessory that it says gives mobile professionals and management teams "the tool they need to deliver presentations successfully". The new BlackBerry Presenter device lets users wirelessly present Microsoft... >>

Lady Gaga to be "creative director" of Polaroid

Lady Gaga to be "creative director" of Polaroid

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The new owner of the Polaroid brand, PLR IP, has announced a "multi-year strategic partnership" with Lady Gaga, who will, somewhat bizarrely, "serve as creative director for a specialty line of Polaroid Imaging products"."The partnership brings together... >>

Oregon Scientific to offer sunrise clock, back massager and aroma diffuser

Oregon Scientific to offer sunrise clock, back massager and aroma diffuser

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Oregon Scientific has revealed the highlights of its 2010 CES launches and rather than stainless steel weather stations, action cams and the like, it is to offer a sunrise clock, back massager and an aroma diffuser.These launches are thanks to the introduction... >>

Panasonic and LG detail coming-soon Skype-happy TVs

Panasonic and LG detail coming-soon Skype-happy TVs

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Skype's big news from CES is that it is to make a move into the living room as it's due to be pre-loaded onto internet-enabled TVS meaning that, with a suitable webcam, users will be able to videocall from their goggle boxes.Further to that news, LG and... >>

World's first "dishwasher safe" mobile launches at CES

World's first "dishwasher safe" mobile launches at CES

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Your modern smartphone is all well and good, but you can't very well stick it in the dishwasher, now can you? To fill that crucial gap in the market in steps Seal Shield with its new "Seal Cell" waterproof mobile with the rather unique selling point of... >>

Voting opens for Twitter's Shorty Awards

Voting opens for Twitter's Shorty Awards

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Voting for the second annual "Shorty Awards" (honouring the best producers of short real-time content, i.e., via Twitter) is now live. Described as a "fun way to show appreciation to the people behind the tweets we read every day", Sawhorse Media's Awards... >>

Sky reveals LG, Panasonic, Samsung and Sony to announce "3D Ready" TVs at CES

Sky reveals LG, Panasonic, Samsung and Sony to announce "3D Ready" TVs at CES

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Sky has issued a release confirming that its coming-soon Sky 3D TV service, which is due to launch later in the year, "will be compatible with a wide range of 3D Ready TVs being launched in the UK and Ireland during 2010". Sky reveals that at CES, just... >>

HTC-made Google Nexus One is finally official as Android showcase device

HTC-made Google Nexus One is finally official as Android showcase device

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At a press conference at its Californian headquarters Google has finally made the Nexus One Android phone officially official, having previously confirmed the mobile's existence.Google explains the launch of the device, which it says it worked very closely... >>

iRobot reaches robo-milestone

iRobot reaches robo-milestone

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iRobot has announced that it has achieved what it calls "an industry milestone in the home robot market". That milestone is shifting over 5 million units of home robot range. The company, which was founded 20 years ago, launched its iRobot Roomba Vacuum... >>

3M unveils 22-inch M2256PW monitor with 10-finger multi-touch

3M unveils 22-inch M2256PW monitor with 10-finger multi-touch

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3M has unveiled the 3M Display M2256PW, a 22-inch high-definition, multi-touch LCD display which it says "demonstrates 3M's commitment to push the boundaries of traditional touch technology". Boasting 3M's Projected Capacitive Technology, the M2256PW... >>

IDTV launches 3.4-inch portable OLED myGOtv

IDTV launches 3.4-inch portable OLED myGOtv

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What's being called the world's first portable digital 3.4-inch television with an AMOLED display is to see a CES debut. The new myGOtv from IDTV is described as a personal "pocket TV" angled towards on-the-go goggle-boxing for American consumers. Specs... >>

Stylish Lenovo Skylight smartbook revealed

Stylish Lenovo Skylight smartbook revealed

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Lenovo has chosen CES as the venue for an interesting new launch as the Lenovo Skylight, the first ARM-based processor smartbook device based on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon chipset platform, makes its official debut. Claiming to combine the best of smartphones... >>

Slimline Sony Walkman NWZ-A845 announced

Slimline Sony Walkman NWZ-A845 announced

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Sony has announced the European launch of its slimmest ever Walkman - coming in at 7.2mm thick it's been revealed the A845 will be on shop shelves from February 2010, following its Far East launch as the A840. Weighing in at 62 grams, the player offers... >>

Apple said to have acquired Quattro Wireless

Apple said to have acquired Quattro Wireless

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Although not yet confirmed by either company, it seems fairly certain that Apple has acquired Quattro Wireless, a mobile advertising business. The deal - said to be worth around the $275 million mark - is an interesting move from Apple as Quattro Wireless... >>

BT Vision launches new set top box

BT Vision launches new set top box

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BT has launched a new set-top box for its BT Vision digital TV service that comes in a glossy black finish, said to be designed to match BT's Home Hub wireless router. Boasting better energy efficiency than the previous model, the Vision+ box is available... >>

Toshiba mini NB305 netbook announced

Toshiba mini NB305 netbook announced

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In the States Toshiba has announced the launch of the mini NB305, the next generation of its netbook that offers the new Intel Atom N450 processor. With a 10.1-inch "TruBrite" LED backlit display the claim for battery life is up to 11 hours and the new... >>

Nokia files further lawsuit against Apple

Nokia files further lawsuit against Apple

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Nokia's legal battle against Apple is turning into a legal onslaught with the news that Nokia has filed a second complaint claiming Apple is infringing several "implementation patents". This follows the original lawsuit over alleged iPhone patent infringements... >>

Asus Designo MS Series monitors launch in the UK

Asus Designo MS Series monitors launch in the UK

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We brought you news of these new designer "Designo" MS monitors all the way back in September and we're still no closer to knowing availability or pricing, but can at least confirm they are getting a UK release.Those whose heads were turned by the unusual... >>

OmniVision launches 14.6-megapixel, 1080p CMOS sensor

OmniVision launches 14.6-megapixel, 1080p CMOS sensor

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You can soon expect to see 14.6-megapixel digi-cams that are capable of capturing 60fps, 1080p video footage, and boasting electronic image stabilisation, thanks to a new sensor from OmniVision. The new OV14810 for digital still/video cameras and OV14825... >>

Cool-er Compact and Connect ebook readers due for CES launch

Cool-er Compact and Connect ebook readers due for CES launch

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New Cool-er ebook readers have been announced for a CES unveiling as Interead has made the Compact and Connect official while the already confirmed 3G model will also make an appearance and the Classic will be launched in new colours. Measuring in at... >>

Guinness World Records 2010 Gamer's Edition out soon

Guinness World Records 2010 Gamer's Edition out soon

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If you received a book token for Christmas, then rejoice, as the Guinness World Records 2010 Gamer's Edition is out this month. The third book in the series, it's described as the best resource (offline, obviously) for video game records, facts, trivia... >>

Samsung to bring RealD 3D experience to your lounge

Samsung to bring RealD 3D experience to your lounge

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That 3D television you're hoping will grace your living room by the end of this year could well be a Samsung model, following the announcement that the manufacturer has teamed up with leading 3D firm RealD for 3D TVs. RealD's 3D technology will be integrated... >>

Freescale unveils 7-inch "smartbook" tablet

Freescale unveils 7-inch "smartbook" tablet

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The "smartbook" concept is due to be turned into a real world, next-gen product with the news that Freescale Semiconductor has unveiled a "tablet reference design". Featuring a 7-inch touchscreen (said to be four times the viewing area of a typical smartphone)... >>

Samsung N210, N220, N150 and NB30 netbooks announced

Samsung N210, N220, N150 and NB30 netbooks announced

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In Korea Samsung has announced the launch of new netbooks with the Samsung N210, N220, N150 and NB30 joining the current range. Boasting Intel's latest processor, the Intel Atom N450, all are 10.1-inch models and get an LED anti-reflective display and... >>

Twitter to see world's largest mass online hypnosis session

Twitter to see world's largest mass online hypnosis session

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Tonight is to see the world's largest mass online hypnosis session as British hypnotist Chris Hughes will use Facebook and Twitter to carry out "Socialtrance". The Guinness World Records attempt will take place tonight, 4 January 2010, at 8.30pm GMT.... >>

First five...Windows Mobile apps to download

First five...Windows Mobile apps to download

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If you got a new Windows-based handset for Christmas, then you'll likely be interested in exploring the content Microsoft has ready and waiting for you in the online Marketplace app store. Here's five apps we think are worth the download...BingBing for... >>

First five... Symbian apps to download

First five... Symbian apps to download

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If you bagged a Symbian-based phone for Christmas then congratulations - you've joined around half of the global smartphone market in terms of OS market share. While new Nokia owners would do well to check out the manufacturer's own Ovi Store for apps... >>

GSM algorithm cracked by German hacker

GSM algorithm cracked by German hacker

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The privacy of your next mobile phone conversation could be in doubt, as a German computer scientist has cracked the the GSM algorithm used to keep around 80% of the world's mobile phone conversations private. Karsten Nohl and his team of 24 hackers have... >>

Orange going high def in 2010

Orange going high def in 2010

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Orange is soon to offer a "superior experience" as far as call quality goes with roll-out of a wider speech bandwidth across its network. Orange's HD Voice, which we brought you news of in 2008 and were expecting in 2009, has now been announced for launch... >>

Firebox offers Digital Coin Jar for new year savers

Firebox offers Digital Coin Jar for new year savers

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If one of your new year's resolutions is to try and be a little more thrifty and save up some pennies, then Firebox is offering help with the Digital Coin Saving Jar.Rather than chuck your spare change into a tin or bottle for a quick count-up when funds... >>

Nuance buys SpinVox

Nuance buys SpinVox

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SpinVox has been bought out by speech recognition company Nuance. SpinVox, which converts voicemail messages into texts, was snapped up for £102 million, but has seen investment and loans of over £230 million. In recent months SpinVox had come under... >>

Google Nexus One pricing revealed

Google Nexus One pricing revealed

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News from the States appears to confirm rumours that T-Mobile is to be the US operator that will offer the Google Nexus One Android phone. Although reports strongly suggest that the device will also be available to consumers as an unlocked, SIM-free handset,... >>

Nokia escalates Apple lawsuit by filing an International Trade Commission complaint

Nokia escalates Apple lawsuit by filing an International Trade Commission complaint

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Nokia has taken its current battle against Apple a legal step further with the news it has filed a complaint with the United States International Trade Commission (the ITC), suggesting its current lawsuit against Apple is not looking like reaching a settlement... >>

Last.fm reveals 2009 statistics

Last.fm reveals 2009 statistics

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Last.fm has announced the release of its annual Best of 2009 web "featurette" of what users of the social music service have been listening to the most in 2009. With one big artist list (instead of artists/albums/tracks) expanded to a Top 40, Last.fm... >>

Sony says size doesn't matter so much in Europe

Sony says size doesn't matter so much in Europe

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Independent survey results released by Sony show that 64% of Europeans are planning on staying in and entertaining at home over the Christmas period this year, rather than splurging money on going out. "That means the television will be playing a vital... >>

Radio 1 to reveal best-selling songs of the Noughties

Radio 1 to reveal best-selling songs of the Noughties

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As the Noughties draw to a close, BBC Radio 1 is set to unveil the charts of the decade – revealing which singles and albums have sold the most in the UK in the last 10 years. Radio 1 will count down the Top 100 best-selling singles and albums of the... >>

iTunes "12 days of Christmas" freebies kick off

iTunes "12 days of Christmas" freebies kick off

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Did you get an iPod or iPhone for Christmas? Then you'll be happy to hear Apple is offering free content to help you get it filled up. As is becoming a Yule tradition, Apple is running its "12 days of Christmas" promotion, this means from Boxing Day until... >>

Did you get a new laptop this Christmas?

Did you get a new laptop this Christmas?

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If you received a new laptop this Christmas and are feeling the festive spirit then London-based charity Computer Aid International is hoping you'll donate your old equipment to help those less fortunate this Christmas. The government-approved charity... >>