Archive for Ryan Haynes

  • The sleek Linx Bluetooth stereo
    Audio

    The sleek Linx Bluetooth stereo

    By 19 April 2007

    Linx has made Bluetooth incredibly sexy by introducing this small cigar-holder shaped portable stereo player. The B-TUBE combines high-design, tech innovation and of course style to give you a music player as well as a speakerphone. The system can wirelessly...

  • Vodafone explains removal of N95 VoIP
    Phones

    Vodafone explains removal of N95 VoIP

    By 19 April 2007

    We reported yesterday that Orange and Vodafone had removed the Truphone VoIP function from the new Nokia N95. It was suggested this was done to prevent loss of voice call revenue, however the network has responded: In a statement today Vodafone admit...

  • HP modernises desktops
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    HP modernises desktops

    By 19 April 2007

    It looks like HP is trying not to miss out on the home computer revolution. With more suppliers and designs of desktop PCs HP has unveiled three new series. The s3000, a6000 and m8000 models look like they've been designed to support all activities of...

  • False start for Web 2.0
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    False start for Web 2.0

    By 19 April 2007

    Every digital media enthusiast has touted Web 2.0 for the past 12-months. However, the biggest new development in the Internet has turned out to be a load of false propaganda. The invention of YouTube, interactive websites and blogging drove the industry...

  • Mobiles get their own dock from Jabra
    Audio

    Mobiles get their own dock from Jabra

    By 19 April 2007

    The iPod has been enjoying the luxury of the accessories for its music players for sometime, with a number of docks to play music. The S5010 has launched for the mobile handset. Jabra and Klipsch have together unveiled their new mobile speaker dock station...

  • Glasses for deaf, foreign movie goers
    Gadgets

    Glasses for deaf, foreign movie goers

    By 19 April 2007

    Blind a movie buff but in another country, well a team of researchers at the University Carlos III of Madrid have discovered a way to help deaf foreigners enjoy a film at the movie. A new invention for glasses that will create subtitles in front of the...

  • Rechargeable wireless mouse
    Online

    Rechargeable wireless mouse

    By 19 April 2007

    Saitek is bringing a little bit of life to the mouse to give it more play time when wireless. The Obsidian is a rechargeable wireless mouse that has an optical sensor for high speed, ultra accurate tracking with an ergonomic design. The Obsidian features...

  • 85-inch plasma HDTV from Hitachi
    Home Cinema

    85-inch plasma HDTV from Hitachi

    By 19 April 2007

    Hitachi is getting bigger, this time focusing on the size of the products and not its bank account. The company aims to dominate the market of large-sized plasma display panel TVs with the addition of an 85-inch model to its line-up. The manufacturers...

  • BBC furthers its iPlayer - ITV opens broadband channels
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    BBC furthers its iPlayer - ITV opens broadband channels

    By 19 April 2007

    BBC has pushed further their position to place historic TV programmes online for readily available downloads. The BBC iPlayer, designed to offer a 7-day catch-up service for viewers who can download content onto their computers, is expected to be launched...

  • MySpace to start news service
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    MySpace to start news service

    By 19 April 2007

    A part of an aggressive advertising ploy, to get further revenue to the popular social networking site, News Corp plans to test a new service that lets MySpacers determine the news. The service, called MySpace News, will scour the web for stories and...

  • Mozilla Thunderbird 2 ... are Go!
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    Mozilla Thunderbird 2 ... are Go!

    By 19 April 2007

    Mozilla has made its Thunderbird 2 email much more sophisticated, integrating features often used for other online activities such as blogging. Thunderbird 2 allows users to manage and organise email using tagging gained popular through blogs, photo and...

  • The Hog tests the power heated wetsuit
    Sports Fitness

    The Hog tests the power heated wetsuit

    By 19 April 2007

    The tester was 2005 WCT number 7 Nathan Hedge, The Hog, who said “It’s one out of the box, it feels sooo good! You keep really warm, even on the low setting and it just keeps you feeling warm all over throughout". If you ever thought there was a better...

  • Your own solar system
    Gadgets

    Your own solar system

    By 19 April 2007

    Remember that romantic picnic between Ross and Rachel in Friends, with the solar system, the stars, the candles and the romantic music. Now you can recreate this yourself. The Laser Cosmos creates a whirling star system with misty blue nebulae and the...

  • 70K limited edition speakers from KEF
    Home Cinema

    70K limited edition speakers from KEF

    By 19 April 2007

    Sound systems are something to take pride in and often require a bit of extra expenditure to get it right. How about spending £70,000 on limited edition loudspeakers by Ross Lovegrove. No doubt a piece of art in its own right, called Muon, the shape...

  • Jabra go bling with headsets
    Phones

    Jabra go bling with headsets

    By 19 April 2007

    Headsets have gone bling with Jabra in two limited edition versions of their JX10 Cara Bluetooth models. Available in 24 carat Gold and stainless steel the designs have been developed with Jacob Jenson. The 14-gram lightweight frames come in a small package...

  • Epson projector with HD and 3LCD
    Home Cinema

    Epson projector with HD and 3LCD

    By 19 April 2007

    Epson has pulled out all the stops for its latest projector. Trying to achieve the optimum viewing capabilities for its consumers, the EMP-TW1000 has some challenging features. This is Epson’s first LCD projector to incorporate the new Epson full HD...

  • First LG Vacuum launched
    Gadgets

    First LG Vacuum launched

    By 19 April 2007

    Vacuum cleaners used to be simple, now LG has unveiled its World first dust sucker, but it's nothing ordinary. It's Compressor Vacuum Cleaner uses a dust compression system designed to collect four times as much dust as comparable cleaners. The vacuum...

  • Sony Ericsson - is this the new phone?
    Phones

    Sony Ericsson - is this the new phone?

    By 19 April 2007

    We may have the first glimpse of the Sony Ericsoon P700i smartphone. Courtesy of a poster on the Esato forums we also know a few of the specs to expect. The phone is likely to be run on Symbian OS, with a 2.6-inch QVGA 240 x 320 display. The handset is...

  • Google makes some changes
    Online

    Google makes some changes

    By 19 April 2007

    Google has announced two new developments to its search service that can be used as of today. Unfortunately for the giant search engine, some of its quirky names have been unsuccessful. Take Google Product Search, which if you remember had a massive hype...

  • BlackBerry users experiencing problems
    Phones

    BlackBerry users experiencing problems

    By 18 April 2007

    Last night through most of today BlackBerry users across the States and Canada could not access any information. The network failure across North America has now been restored; it was originally expected to have hit most of the Western hemisphere. It...

  • Wikipedia moves offline
    Online

    Wikipedia moves offline

    By 18 April 2007

    Britannica is still the most the popular educational encyclopaedia, and Wikipedia grew online only to move now onto CD. In a mission to make knowledge available to everyone, the Wikipedia discs will be sold at approximately £7 and contain 2000 articles,...

  • Bush HD TV with HDMI
    Home Cinema

    Bush HD TV with HDMI

    By 18 April 2007

    Bush unveils new LCD HD TV with a HDMI interface to work with all your multimedia video downloads. It's new range has a 15.4-inch screen with a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels. With the HDMI connectivity these portable TVs should deliver gaming graphics...

  • Wi-Fi for Heathrow Express
    Home Cinema

    Wi-Fi for Heathrow Express

    By 18 April 2007

    If there was any journey you really needed to access the Internet, then it must be the 15-minute trip from London Paddington to Heathrow Airport. Launching next week T-Mobile, Nomad Digital and Heathrow Express have teamed up to offer Wi-Fi on the move....

  • Free energy monitors for households
    Online

    Free energy monitors for households

    By 18 April 2007

    If you're shrinking your Carbon Footprint then a whitepaper may help you cut more to be much more environmentally friendly. It has been suggested a new device is to be given to every household to monitor their energy usage. As a part of the upcoming Energy...

  • Orange and Vodafone disable Nokia VoIP
    Phones

    Orange and Vodafone disable Nokia VoIP

    By 18 April 2007

    It's been found that the ultra multimedia, glossy and fully-featured Nokia N95 has had it's VoIP capability disabled by Orange and Vodafone. Although there has been no official statement by Orange and Vodafone it is claimed that both networks have dodged...