Archive for Ryan Haynes

  • Digital TV set to kill video

    Digital TV set to kill video

    By 26 April 2007

    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

    By 26 April 2007

    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

    By 26 April 2007

    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

    By 26 April 2007

    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

    By 26 April 2007

    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

    By 26 April 2007

    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

    By 26 April 2007

    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

    By 26 April 2007

    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

    By 26 April 2007

    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

    By 26 April 2007

    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

    By 26 April 2007

    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...

  • Family comes on a digital keyring

    Family comes on a digital keyring

    By 26 April 2007

    When the photo album becomes too much to carry around all your favourite pictures Brookstone's Digital Photo Keychain seems a simple solution. Way beyond the digital photoframe, this one is ready for your pocket. It has a small 1.4-inch computerised LCD...

  • Transformer your headset

    Transformer your headset

    By 26 April 2007

    Taking headsets to a completely new level, not adorning them with glitter, gold or platinum instead going for the comic option - the Transformer. From Takara Tomy and called the Transformers Music Label Frenzy & Rumble, these nifty headsets can be transformed...

  • Battery recall by Acer following damage

    Battery recall by Acer following damage

    By 26 April 2007

    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

    By 26 April 2007

    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%

    By 26 April 2007

    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

    By 25 April 2007

    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

    By 25 April 2007

    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...

  • Spelunker wraps up headphones

    Spelunker wraps up headphones

    By 25 April 2007

    Sometimes the most simple gadgets are the most innovative, when you think of iPod accessories too much is on docks, casing, speakers or stickers. Well this little man will save all the loose wire from the headphones, look marginally cool but will make...

  • ASA allows Nokia 5300 CD quality

    ASA allows Nokia 5300 CD quality

    By 25 April 2007

    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,...

  • "Pocket-lint" readers wanted for BBC2 show

    "Pocket-lint" readers wanted for BBC2 show

    By 25 April 2007

    Celador, the makers of "You Are What You Eat", are making a brand new primetime documentary series for BBC2 about people who are passionate about one particular consumer luxury - or maybe necessity! The programme is looking for any of our readers who...

  • Epson semi-pro projectors

    Epson semi-pro projectors

    By 25 April 2007

    If you're a projector enthusiast who likes using them for anything, then good news - especially for those who need it for professional use, two products by Epson were made for this and not cinema/entertainment. The EMP-X5 features 2200 lumens and a 1024...

  • GreenHouse and Candela Direct launch new monitors

    GreenHouse and Candela Direct launch new monitors

    By 25 April 2007

    Upgrading one part of your desktop only encourages you to upgrade another part (bit like decorating a house). Candela Direct has unveiled two new products – a 19- and 22-inch LCD screen rocking a "Vista Premium" logo. While GreenHouse has put out a...

  • Third of Americans use Wikipedia

    Third of Americans use Wikipedia

    By 25 April 2007

    Wikipedia has exploded over the last few years and research found that 36% of Americans online use the service. A study from the Pew Centre for the American Life Project has revealed that, despite questions over the accuracy of some of its entries, the...

  • Samsung gets to grips with Symbian smartphone

    Samsung gets to grips with Symbian smartphone

    By 25 April 2007

    Samsung unveils its latest mobile incorporating Symbian OS its new smartphone SGH-i400 was launched at the S60 summit in Madrid. The new model will be jumping into the competitive mobile market and be a challenger to Nokia, based on Symbian OS and S60...


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