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Apple ready to kick-start Leopard testing

Apple ready to kick-start Leopard testing

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Steve Jobs will be kicking off Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference 2007 where the company will show its Mac OS X Leopard and prepare for testing. The 5-day event in June will unveil the feature packed complete version of the new leopard software and... >>

Joost officially launched

Joost officially launched

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Joost has finally announced that it is now commercially available for people to access and begin using. The brand new internet television service has undergone testing for months, from an exclusive number of people from across the globe. Anyone who has... >>

ALK CoPilot Live joins the N95

ALK CoPilot Live joins the N95

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ALK Technologies has come up with an alternative to the N95's on-board GPS software, CoPilot Live navigation comes as a pre-loaded storage card for the handset. If you're not so keen on Nokia's version, or found the cost of map downloads expensive - this... >>

Maplin launches budget GPS

Maplin launches budget GPS

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Maplin has unveiled its latest "plug-n-drive" technology with its 3.5-inch touchscreen GPS with built-in MP3 player. Although there is nothing wholly unique about the product's features, with most satnavs, like the recent Harman Kardon incorporating MP3... >>

Go!Cam comes to the PSP

Go!Cam comes to the PSP

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Sony has announced its Go!Cam, an attachable video camera that promises to bring the creativity of film, photos and the fun of PSP together for gamers. The Go!Cam can handle up to two and half hours video recording time and the ability to take and store... >>

Sharp goes 3-in-1 for video player

Sharp goes 3-in-1 for video player

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Sharp has announced the availability of a three-in-one video player that goes old school with inclusion of VHS. The AQUOS line of products incorporates VHS, DVD and a 250GB HDD for video recording and just like other AQUOS media recorders the DC-ACV52... >>

UK shoppers to spend £12 billion more online

UK shoppers to spend £12 billion more online

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When new numbers come out detailing how much we in the UK spend each year, our wallets start to ache - and even more so with new online spending predictions. The IMRG reckon that we will spend nearly £12 billion more online this year than last, taking... >>

BT works on motion-sensitive laptop

BT works on motion-sensitive laptop

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BT is developing a laptop that will help disabled and elderly people get in on the digital revolution. Using the concept of the Nintendo Wii, BT hope the tablet PC laptop will respond to a user when moving the machine up or down, side to side or backwards... >>

Google adds more to its page

Google adds more to its page

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Google has reworked search to move away from "one-size fits all" to a more personalised approach for those with eclectic tastes. This week will see Google enthusiasts able to share their own writings, photos, lists and other creative efforts and get a... >>

Rosie helps in the home

Rosie helps in the home

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Savant Systems has unveiled a completely integrated home control system that will send music around the house, undertake security surveillance and manage entertainment systems. The Savant team has worked to bring "Rosie" to the home taking into consideration... >>

Indie band release free web album

Indie band release free web album

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An indie band has opted to release its second album for free on the Internet to drive sales for concert tickets and merchandise. Taking the brave leap to give something for free in hope of return is the critically acclaimed indie band, The Crimea. The... >>

Creative made Hi-Fi for iPod

Creative made Hi-Fi for iPod

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Creative has upped the quality of speakers for the iPod with the launch of its dedicated Creative X-Fi Sound System. The mini home Hi-Fi system is designed to bring back the quality of music that may get lost in MP3 conversion, restoring it to a top sound.... >>

Creative Live! Cam Optia AF  focuses in on the picture

Creative Live! Cam Optia AF focuses in on the picture

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Creative has upped the ante in the world of webcams by launching a new auto focusing model with a 2 megapixel sensor. Called the Creative Live! Cam Optia AF is according to the company the world's first webcam to offer auto focus technology and a true... >>

BBC and ITV to launch HD ready Freesat service

BBC and ITV to launch HD ready Freesat service

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The BBC and ITV have announced they will be joining forces to launch a Satellite HD offering called Freesat The new service, which will go up against Sky’s HD service will provide up to 200 standard and high-def channels and will require no subscription... >>

Microsoft offices seeks English words

Microsoft offices seeks English words

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We see the English (UK) and English (US) options, but even then it is difficult to get the correct word. Microsoft is hoping to change this and take on the true English language, by asking for it. Officially the company is launching a project to find... >>

Philips launch dirt-free mice range

Philips launch dirt-free mice range

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Acknowledging many of us eat food at our desks, Philips has launched a new range of mice clean enough to eat your lunch off. The new models will each have a wipe clean, high-gloss casing to prevent dirt build-up. The SPM7711, is the flagship of the range... >>

Visa takes to Second Life

Visa takes to Second Life

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Second Life appears to be fast becoming First Life as more and more companies attempt to market themselves in the virtual community. Credit card company Visa, has announced that it has staked its claim in the virtual world with the purchase of an entire... >>

Vodafone offers YouTube on the go

Vodafone offers YouTube on the go

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Vodafone keen to encourage users to spend even more on data charges as teamed up with YouTube to offer the online video sharing website to its customers via the Vodafone Live service. The mobile phone operator has held back, however, from offering full... >>

UK slips down two places in e-readiness league table

UK slips down two places in e-readiness league table

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The UK has slipped down the “e-readiness” readiness scale according to new ranking produced today by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). The rankings, which measure each country’s e-business environment, looking at a collection of factors that... >>

Lindy brings back the floppy drive

Lindy brings back the floppy drive

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Lindy has launched an attempt to bring back the floppy disk with the launch of a USB floppy drive that will once again enable users to access 3.5-inch floppy disks on their PC or Mac. Floppies tailed out a few years ago with hardly any PCs coming equipped... >>

MySpaceIM goes BlackBerry

MySpaceIM goes BlackBerry

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Furthering the capabilities of BlackBerry's Shape Services has introduced the seventh heaven for communications enthusiasts. MySpaceIM, the instant messaging system part of the social network phenomenon, is now available on RIM BlackBerry smartphones.... >>

Sony challenges YouTube with video sharing website

Sony challenges YouTube with video sharing website

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Sony has announced that it will attempt to challenge YouTube’s video sharing dominance with the launch of a new video-sharing website in Japan. The Sony service called eyeVio, sees the company follow NBC and Universal’s move to provide some of its... >>

Budget GPS PDA to come from Trimble

Budget GPS PDA to come from Trimble

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Trimble has taken it on itself to launch a budget model PDA for the ever-growing mobile workforce. The Juno ST is meant to keep employees in contact, continue working and make locating much easier at a low-price. This low-price is still yet to be announced,... >>

Keyport claims to be ultimate keyring

Keyport claims to be ultimate keyring

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It's not on the market yet, not even in production yet it seems the designers of the keyport are so confident a stylish website has been set up showing off the products attributes. KeyPort is a hub for your keys, not flash or USB but car, house and offices... >>

Swivel USB hub and card reader for efficiency

Swivel USB hub and card reader for efficiency

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This mighty little fellow looks like it will make life easier if you have a lot of digital devices requiring the multi-tude of memory and flash sticks/cards. It rotates, it adjusts and it changes shape. The combo card and USB reader can handle nearly... >>

Barbie goes multimedia for geeky girls

Barbie goes multimedia for geeky girls

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Girl Gamers became all the rage at the 2006 London Games Festival and now Barbie is linking up to the online generation. Mattel has launched a new Barbie Girl online community where little ladies can lay games, chat and "hang out" with other tween-ish... >>

No big fuss over HD DVD

No big fuss over HD DVD

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The big industry fight that last a couple of years between whether Blu-ray or HD DVD was better seems to have become just as challenging for the public. At the beginning of this week Blu-ray announced it has sold a million units, and then we receive a... >>

Sidekick iD makes its T-Mobile debut

Sidekick iD makes its T-Mobile debut

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If you've been watching Hereos then this smartphone will be no stranger to you. The popular device with the Cheerleader is one that may pop over this side of the ocean soon. Much like the early Nokia’s with the interchangeable fascias, the Sidekick... >>

Inexpensive laptop project reversed

Inexpensive laptop project reversed

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The concept that £50 laptops were to become available to developing nations to help the world's poorest children was perhaps too good to be true. The non profit "One Laptop per Child" project has said that it will be using America to sell its cheap laptops... >>

Goodmans good price for DAB and MP3 in one

Goodmans good price for DAB and MP3 in one

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Goodmans has introduced a sporty looking portable DAB/FM Radio and MP3 Player with a 1GB memory. The GMP31G7DAB is designed like any personal MP3 player but with the rare added ability to listen to DAB Radio. Its 1GB of memory will allow for around 240... >>

Developments for Google Desktop 5

Developments for Google Desktop 5

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Google has launched its Desktop 5 application with a few changes that includes adding its first venture into Hindi. The key difference for the tool is the redesign to improve the look and feel of the sidebar and its security. Also new, are for search... >>

Apple of opportunity for video producers

Apple of opportunity for video producers

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The band Modest Mouse have posted 12 high-quality videos of them performing, shot from multiple angles in front of a green screen. Apple conveniently has editing tools in the name of Final Cut Studio and software Logic. The band and the PC manufacturer... >>

Music lessons begin using DJ decks

Music lessons begin using DJ decks

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The days of woodwind, string and brass could be over for young musicians for Pioneer is working to get students decked out for DJ'ing. Supported by DJ Spoony, one of the contenders on Strictly Come Dancing and an ex-Radio One presenter music lessons are... >>

Digital TV set to kill video

Digital TV set to kill video

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2012 is a popular date here in the UK with everything set to change from sport right through to TV as the digital switch over happens. When digital TV becomes the way to watch television then VCRs and DVDs will apparently become redundant, creating a... >>

SlouchPod reaches the UK

SlouchPod reaches the UK

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The sort of chairs that are always in the American TV programmes, that look too cool for school. Well, they're here and coming from a homegrown store. Churchfield is exclusively launching the SlouchPod range of interactive multimedia chairs. They are... >>

Gumball drivers race on T-Mobile's navigation

Gumball drivers race on T-Mobile's navigation

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Drivers racing through 17 countries in 7 days are using the T-Mobile MDA Compact III smartphone and ALK's CoPilot Live 7 Mobile Navigation. The race which starts at Pall Mall in Central London on 29 April 2007 will make their way to Frankfurt via Amsterdam,... >>

PlayStation Eye up next generation

PlayStation Eye up next generation

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Scheduled for a Summer release in Europe, PlayStation Eye is an essential accessory for voice, video chat and online gaming that will enable gamers to enjoy their PlayStation 3 experiences like never before. The new Eye has been designed specifically... >>

Briefcase BBQ comes to aide your summer

Briefcase BBQ comes to aide your summer

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Well two great easy BBQ models to knock the socks off George Foreman, it may not play music, but it's quick and easy and no worries trying to pack everything in the boot for the family outing. Fancy a Fold Flat barbeque that packs as thin as a laptop... >>

EU support commercial copyright infringement laws

EU support commercial copyright infringement laws

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Intellectual property is a big thing in today's online multimedia world, so to bring regulation to protect people is exactly what EU is seeking to do. The European Parliament has approved new EU-wide laws that impose criminal sanctions for the infringement... >>

iSymphony brings Bluetooth synch to stereo

iSymphony brings Bluetooth synch to stereo

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If you’re seeking to synch a sound system with all your audio players then it looks like iSymphony has come up with the ultimate integrated stereo. The great thing about this model is its unashamed style. The V1BLUEe claims be the first A2DP Bluetooth... >>

iTunes to get words of its own

iTunes to get words of its own

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This is yet to be confirmed but with Apple moving further multimedia it looks like the company may opt in for some old fashioned text-based services. This would be in the form of providing song lyrics to iTunes users. A proposed deal between Apple and... >>

Free downloads hit with ads

Free downloads hit with ads

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Lawsuits against illegal downloader’s could be coming to an end, but not a pleasant end for the downloader. Changes are being made to MP3s in order to recoup financial losses from peer-to-peer networks. To legitimise songs being exchanged for free online... >>

Pay-by-Nokia plan

Pay-by-Nokia plan

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Mobile phones are stepping up another gear after Nokia and fellow mobile carriers have agreed to develop their handsets so they become wireless wallets. This is all according to a wireless telecoms interest group - however there have been rumours about... >>

George Foreman ready for an iGrill summer

George Foreman ready for an iGrill summer

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George Foreman grillers are fantastic and if his new design is anything to go by, barbeques will be a lot of fun this summer. Foreman's iGrill is a fully-fledged indoor/outdoor BBQ, with a 200 square inch non-stick grilling surface and an adjustable temperature... >>

Battery recall by Acer following damage

Battery recall by Acer following damage

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Acer America Corporation has made an official announcement for all users of its notebooks with a lithium-ion battery containing Sony-made cells to be cautious with the product. Customers are advised to only use the notebook computer using AC power until... >>

Ultra connectivity for new BlackBerry

Ultra connectivity for new BlackBerry

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Verizon Wireless and Research In Motion has introduced its ultra-smart BlackBerry. The BlackBerry 8830 World Edition smartphone works with all the top business features, even though it is only available in the US for the timebeing. The new handset comes... >>

Apple grows another 36%

Apple grows another 36%

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Following the announcements from Google and Amazon, Apple is showing its strength in the market with over a third growth. Apple shipped 1.5 million Mac computers and 10.5 million iPods during the quarter, representing 36% growth in Macs and 24% growth... >>

Laptop gets longneck with Philips

Laptop gets longneck with Philips

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This laptop seems to be a little identity stuck, between a laptop and desktop with its long neck. The Philips X200 Laptop has been designed with an arm that allows it to be completely manoeuvred to the front of the unit, so the laptop can be used in confined... >>

Husband hires hackers to track wife

Husband hires hackers to track wife

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A husband is in court after hiring a team of spies to track his wife's movements and gain information on their divorce settlement. Matthew Mellon an American bank heir used private detectives - "Hackers Are Us" to get information from emails of his estranged... >>

ASA allows Nokia 5300 CD quality

ASA allows Nokia 5300 CD quality

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Nokia has succeeded where Creative didn't, but it has all come down to the marketing bumf to go with it. This week the Advertising Standards Authority gave cleared Nokia of misleading consumers. In a recent advert for the Nokia 5300 Xpress Music phone,... >>