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Toshiba intros energy-saving HDDs

Toshiba intros energy-saving HDDs

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Toshiba has added to its range of 2.5-inch internal HDDs with the MKxx65GSX series of 5400 RPM devices which will hit the shelves in the fourth quarter of this year. The light weight units are designed to sit inside notebooks, all-in-one PCs and any other... >>

The 10 hidden gems of Snow Leopard

The 10 hidden gems of Snow Leopard

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It's all very well reading the official line on the bumps and buffs of Apple OS X Snow Leopard but the company can't possibly tell us every little detail of what comes in the package. So, after a chance to play with it ourselves over the weekend a glean... >>

The rock hard bank holiday tech quiz

The rock hard bank holiday tech quiz

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Welcome to the Pocket-lint rock hard bank holiday quiz. Prepare to face 10 of the toughest tech teasers you'll ever meet. High scores are not expected and the only requirements are that you answer simply, honestly and without the use of internet. Good... >>

Six excellent ideas for a geek bank holiday weekend

Six excellent ideas for a geek bank holiday weekend

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The weather's looking like it's going to hold for the bank holiday weekend and you need to think up some last minute excursion ideas. But there's no time to look down every one of the intertubes for inspiration, so we've done it for you and added an appropriately... >>

A quick guide to Apple Snow Leopard Mac OS X 10.6

A quick guide to Apple Snow Leopard Mac OS X 10.6

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Apple's Snow Leopard has been stalking us from the drifts for well over a year now. Little was seen of it while it circled for the first 12 months - picking its path, taking its time - but ever since Phil Schiller proudly showed off his new pet at WWDC,... >>

The iPod timeline and what we might expect next

The iPod timeline and what we might expect next

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The timing of the Apple iPod family launches have been nothing if not predictable over the last few years but it wasn't always that way. Take a look back at our timeline of events for all things Jobs audio and maybe you can work out the next on 9th September.2001October1st... >>

OpenStreetMap - Crowd sourced cartography set to re-map the world

OpenStreetMap - Crowd sourced cartography set to re-map the world

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The Ordnance Survey is paid for by the tax payer - serveral times over as it goes. So, why is it that we foot a further fee to Great Britain's national mapping agency every time we buy a satnav or even an A-Z? If you purchase a TomTom, approximately 20-30%... >>

The 5 best 3D films

The 5 best 3D films

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With Channel 4's announcement that its broadcasts are to go 3D for a whole week this autumn, it's had our minds racing about what content the company has planned. As well as Derren Brown's spectacular and footage from the Queen's coronation we've also... >>

The 10 bold moves of Nokia

The 10 bold moves of Nokia

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The launch of the Nokia Booklet 3G this week was a bold move for a company that saw its greatest period of success after they decided to drop their broader interests and specialise in mobile phones. However, despite Nokia's single-mindedness, the Finnish... >>

The complete guide to eBook readers - August 2009

The complete guide to eBook readers - August 2009

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With Sony's official launch of the Touch Edition and Pocket Edition, there's now officially more eBook readers on the market than you can shake an entire branch of sticks at. Some are quite expensive, others very expensive and they all seem to support... >>

Klipsch Image S4 headphones
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Klipsch Image S4 headphones

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Most people's reaction on first opening the Klipsch Image S4s is probably "is that it?" and the manufacturer doesn't seem to have a problem with that. There is little of the pomp and ceremony of the Custom series or any other company's headphones for... >>

Are Macs for left-handed people?

Are Macs for left-handed people?

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PCs and Macs are very different machines. There are probably more obvious statements than that in the world but not many. From the design of the computers, to their strengths and weaknesses, the sweeping contrasts between the two are enormous but sometimes... >>

The complete guide to Android phones

The complete guide to Android phones

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With the first non-HTC Google Android phone inches away from our grasp, it seemed time to take a look at how far and wide the open source OS has spread and where it's heading in the near future. There's been a lot of talk over which company is going to... >>

Are you an A-level geek?

Are you an A-level geek?

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Today is A-level results day. Thousands of young people all over country get to suffer the ignominy of either failing or being told by the newspapers that the exams are getting easier and that they're all much more stupid than anybody of an older generation.... >>

Five available alternatives to the Apple tablet

Five available alternatives to the Apple tablet

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With the world pretty much accepting that we're not going to see the Apple Tablet at what is undoubtedly an iPod refresh conference on 9th September, it's looking as if another eon will pass before we can get excited about UMPCs again. Not so says Pocket-lint.... >>

The evolution of the PlayStation games console

The evolution of the PlayStation games console

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It all began back in 1986 when the brand was first created as a joint venture between Nintendo and Sony. Nintendo had been looking into CD-based gaming and at both Sony and Philips who had been developing a technology known as CD-ROM/XA - an extension... >>

TomTom app for Android on roadmap

TomTom app for Android on roadmap

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TomTom looks set to follow up its iPhone app with one for Google's Android operating system the company has implied to Pocket-lint. The satnav company had partnered with HTC for the TomTom 7 application for the Windows Mobile platform in the past and,... >>

The ultimate guide to your iPhone and its battery

The ultimate guide to your iPhone and its battery

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Your iPhone battery is a complex creature. Its little Lithium-ion polymer mind can seem hell bent on halting your handset just when you need it the most. But fear not. Pocket-lint is here to help with our complete guide on everything you need to know... >>

The 7 sexiest watch phones

The 7 sexiest watch phones

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If there's one area of techno-gadgetry where the jury is well and truly out, it's watch phones or phone watches or watch mobiles or whatever it is that the world will finally call them once it's decided whether they're hot or not. The chances are that... >>

Beyond Megapixels, 10 innovative compact cameras

Beyond Megapixels, 10 innovative compact cameras

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The compact camera market is a dog fight for tech companies. Hundreds of the things are launched every year and, now that the megapixel war has moved on to mobiles and everyone's teamed up with a quality lens maker, it's getting tougher and tougher to... >>

Five solid alternatives to Microsoft Office Mobile

Five solid alternatives to Microsoft Office Mobile

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It's a while to wait until 2010 and the roll out of Office Mobile across Nokia phones. You may want to work on your mobile now. You may not have a Nokia. You may not even like Microsoft. So here a few alternatives available right now for a world of spreadsheets... >>

tr.im back by popular demand

tr.im back by popular demand

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Less than 48 hours after shutting up shop, the Url-shortening site tr.im, has re-opened for business. It will remain active indefinitely while parent company the Nambu network searches for an appropriate buyer or viable strategic future for the service.... >>

London Eye launches 4D cinema extravaganza

London Eye launches 4D cinema extravaganza

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The London Eye has added a new dimension to its experience today with the opening of a 4D film for people to enjoy at no extra cost. The three minute short is screened in a purpose-built cinema 3D cinema with the addition of a series of special effects... >>

Which search engine is top of the pile?

Which search engine is top of the pile?

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With the news earlier of Google's improvements to its search engine, we thought it best to put it through its paces up against the rival pack in the shape of the current Google, Microsoft's Bing, Mr Wolfram's Wolfram Alpha, Facebook's new search offering... >>

Seven easy ways to touch up your Facebook photos

Seven easy ways to touch up your Facebook photos

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It's the second week of August and if you don't have a few gigabytes of holiday snaps to sort through by now then you probably will by the end of the month. Whether you've been to Tenerife or Tenby, we all like to show off a little about what we've been... >>

Five best high-tech drinks dispensers

Five best high-tech drinks dispensers

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Getting a cool beverage is no longer an analogue activity. A whole host of high tech solutions have been unveiled over the last few years to get an ice cold drink in your hot little hand in a decidedly digital way. Here's our top five of the Jetsons-esque... >>

Toshiba talks Blu-ray

Toshiba talks Blu-ray

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It's been a year and a half since the HD optical disc format war ended and, despite Toshiba's promise of "no plans to make Blu-ray players", the company finally admitted defeat this morning and announced their application to join the Blu-ray Association.... >>