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Sky launches 1TB Sky+HD box

Sky launches 1TB Sky+HD box

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Sky has announced the launch of a new Sky+HD box which can store up to 240 hours of high definition television with its 1TB capacity. The new Sky+HD 1TB goes on sale from today at a price of £249 and as well as the larger capacity offers access to Sky's... >>

Apple iPad - a love/hate thing?

Apple iPad - a love/hate thing?

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The Apple iPad revelation has got people talking with most coming down on one side or the other as far as loving or hating the look of the new tablet, so we thought a quick look at this hot tech topic from the Pocket-lint team might be of interest. Have... >>

Apple takes on Amazon with iBook store

Apple takes on Amazon with iBook store

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Apple has announced that it will be taking on primarily Amazon, but also the likes of Barnes & Noble, with the launch of its own "iBook" store. The new offering, which will allow users to buy and read books from a number of different publishers will go... >>

World's most expensive camera up for auction

World's most expensive camera up for auction

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What's being described as the first commercially produced camera is due to go under the hammer at an Austrian auction house in May of this year. Expected to sell for between 500,000 and 700,000 euros it's one pricey snapper with that cost converting to... >>

3 boasts better 3G coverage

3 boasts better 3G coverage

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3 has announced it has activated its 10,000th 3G site this week as a site in Shooters Hill, South East London, went online bringing better 3G coverage and more capacity to the area. The site was added to the network as part of an expansion drive that... >>

Samsung starts mass producing 3D TVs

Samsung starts mass producing 3D TVs

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Samsung has issued a press release claiming it has become the first company to commence mass production of panels for 3D LED TVs and 3D LCD TVs. We guess the devil maybe in the details as far as wording goes for that claim, as other manufacturers are... >>

New Pioneer car stereo swaps CDs for SDs

New Pioneer car stereo swaps CDs for SDs

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Pioneer pins the development of its new in-car digital media receivers, the MVH-8200 and MVH-8200BT, on consumers' demand for "digital connectivity, integrated communication and an improved in-car listening experience". The new car stereos dump the CD... >>

Panasonic launches GPS-enabled Lumix DMC-ZS7

Panasonic launches GPS-enabled Lumix DMC-ZS7

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As well as a new rugged option, Panasonic has introduced the Lumix DMC-ZS7, the Lumix DMC-ZS5 and the Lumix DMC-ZR3 digital compact cameras. The new ZS7 (known as the TZ10 outside the US) gets a 25mm ultra-wide-angle Leica lens, 12x optical zoom, 12.1... >>

Panasonic Lumix TS2 rugged digi-cam announced

Panasonic Lumix TS2 rugged digi-cam announced

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In the States Panasonic has announced the launch of the new Lumix DMC-TS2, the next-gen model of the TS1, said to be "designed for active outdoor use". Featuring AVCHD Lite format video recording, the 14.1-megapixel TS2 is said to "strengthen its toughness"... >>

Sony acquires PlayStationArc.com

Sony acquires PlayStationArc.com

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It seems as if previous reports we brought you that suggested Sony's coming-soon motion controller for the PS3 could be called the "Arc" might well have been on the right track. While gaming site VG247 previously cited a "concrete source" speaking to... >>

LG goes retro with cool new CRT TV

LG goes retro with cool new CRT TV

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Rather than debut a super-thin LED backlit effort, or a giant plasma, LG has launched an amazingly retro television set in its home market of Korea with the introduction of the Serie 1 CRT television. The 14-inch TV set comes complete with a bunny-ears... >>

Vodafone claims most paying music subscribers in Europe

Vodafone claims most paying music subscribers in Europe

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It seems Vodafone's DRM-free music is going down well with consumers as it has announced that nearly 450,000 Vodafone customers have signed up to its music subscription services since 2009. Vodafone is claiming this customer base gives it the largest... >>

Vodafone: A week left on N900 exclusive

Vodafone: A week left on N900 exclusive

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"The Nokia N900 is available exclusively for one more week to its UK customers", says Vodafone, as it states its exclusive on the handset runs through until 1 February.  The Maemo-toting handset offers multi-tasking on a 3.5-inch high-resolution touchscreen,... >>

Nearly half of Brits would only spend £250 on Apple iTablet

Nearly half of Brits would only spend £250 on Apple iTablet

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It seems Apple might have difficulty in shifting a high-priced tablet device in any great numbers if consumer polls carried out in both the UK and US, revealed on the eve of what's expected to be the iTablet unveiling, are anything to go by. Here in the... >>

MagicBox announces Nocturne XP-2

MagicBox announces Nocturne XP-2

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MagicBox has updated the Nocturne XP-1 with the launch of the new XP-2 adding Wi-Fi internet radio to the music system. Offering the ability to listen to thousands of radio stations from around the world via the Internet, the Nocturne XP-2 will also play... >>

Motorola Motosplit revealed in spy-shot

Motorola Motosplit revealed in spy-shot

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It's only a blurry screenshot at this stage of the game, but as that's how news of some gadgets break cover, we thought we'd bring you news of the Motorola MOTOSPLIT. Thought to be an Android handset "in the vein of the Droid", or Milestone as it's known... >>

The Internet in 2009 broken down into numbers

The Internet in 2009 broken down into numbers

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Uptime monitoring service Pingdom has posted a fascinating insight into the Internet in 2009, breaking a year in the online world down into a plethora of statistics. "Prepare for information overload, but in a good way", Pingdom says in a blog post about... >>

Sonic the Hedgehog rollercoaster to open at Alton Towers

Sonic the Hedgehog rollercoaster to open at Alton Towers

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Sonic the Hedgehog fans have a new destination to head to in the UK as Alton Towers has revealed it is to open a Sonic-themed rollercoaster and hotel room. A new 3-year partnership deal kicks off the first time a video game character has had a "Ride and... >>

New ebook reader BeBook Neo due mid-Feb

New ebook reader BeBook Neo due mid-Feb

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Another ebook reader is due to hit the UK market as Endless Ideas announces the launch of the BeBook Neo following on from the UK availability of the BeBook Mini. Prepped for a second half of Feb launch, the BeBook Neo boasts Wi-Fi, and appears to get... >>

Samsung Galaxy i5700 drops "Spica" for UK debut

Samsung Galaxy i5700 drops "Spica" for UK debut

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The Android-based Samsung i5700 Galaxy Spica (the i7500's little brother model) has been rebranded the "Galaxy Portal" for its UK launch where it will be a T-Mobile exclusive for a month, while the black version will be a T-Mo exclusive for 3 months from... >>

Asus reveals ebook reader in Flickr pics

Asus reveals ebook reader in Flickr pics

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Asus has revealed pictorial proof of its entrance to the ebook reader market via a tweet and images posted to its Flickr account. Asus UK's tweet on the topic reads only: "Shhh...ASUS E-reader breaks cover in our office!" The Flickr pics are labelled... >>

"Hunk" painting car pink with nail varnish live on Web

"Hunk" painting car pink with nail varnish live on Web

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You might well ask why, as indeed I am, but a Welshman is attempting to paint a Fiat 500 pink, live online, using tiny pots of nail varnish to try and get a Guinness World Record, as well, of course, as gaining some publicity for Fiat's new, limited edition,... >>

BBC to get back into games

BBC to get back into games

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The BBC's commercial arm is to make a return to the world of games "in a big way" following the closure of its multimedia division in 2005, reports industry news source MCV. BBC Worldwide is looking for publishers and developers who can turn suitable... >>

Twitter gets easier for newbies

Twitter gets easier for newbies

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Perhaps with an eye on its poor retention rates, Twitter has announced new tools that are aimed to make it easier for Twitter virgins to get started on the micro-blogging site. Twitter says it's making "the first of many changes here to help people ease... >>

iSlate iPhone app casts doubt on Apple tablet name

iSlate iPhone app casts doubt on Apple tablet name

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Further to our recent speculation over what Apple will call its rumoured, but almost certainly incoming tablet device, it's been revealed there's an iPhone app called "iSlate" bringing into doubt one of the potential monikers. Spotted by Mobile Entertainment,... >>