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Game rentals soar in popularity

Game rentals soar in popularity

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Gametart.com, the UK’s largest games rental service for Wii, PS3, DS, PS2, PSP and XBOX 360, has reported a huge increase in the number of customers as renting games is becoming more popular. The web rental service has stated that the main reason for... >>

Wi-Fi cautions for two

Wi-Fi cautions for two

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A man and woman were arrested and cautioned for using other people's Wi-Fi connections in Worcestershire this month. This is thought to be the first act by Police to clamp down on criminal behaviour of this sort, a woman had been warned earlier in April.... >>

Nationwide and Barclays tackle security

Nationwide and Barclays tackle security

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In separate announcements, two of the UKs leading banks are making moves to protect their customers from identity theft and losing millions of pounds each year. Barclays is introducing a new PINsentry for online users, while Nationwide has been working... >>

Restaurant opts for the iPod

Restaurant opts for the iPod

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The music played in restaurants can often become the sour taste to any meal, whether it’s the reedy sounds of an Indian dish, the castanets of Spanish food or the guitar in an American diner. One British restaurant has found a way to make our delicacies... >>

Google adds online presentations

Google adds online presentations

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Google has made another acquisition and this time the world-renowned search engine plans to expand its online documentation services. Google is moving into nearly every online territory it possibly can, and putting up a further gauntlet to Microsoft Office.... >>

Excitement over HD DVD sales

Excitement over HD DVD sales

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The North American HD DVD Promotional Group has got very excited this week, because it's celebrating its first anniversary since it launched HD DVD hardware and movies to consumers. To sweeten the news, the group is also claiming that in the first year,... >>

Fujitsu go ultra-light

Fujitsu go ultra-light

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Going for ultra-small as is the trend with most Japanese electronic gadgets, Fujitsu unveil its latest convertible tablet PC. Fujitsu is introducing another pair of ultralight models of handheld PCs on the market. However, compared to previous models,... >>

Magellan unveil Maestro 3100 and Maestro 3140

Magellan unveil Maestro 3100 and Maestro 3140

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Magellan has announced a further range of car navigation devices following its line it released in 2007. The first two models from this series are the Maestro 3100 and Maestro 3140. These devices offer features including AAA TourBook Travel Information,... >>

Intel prepare for internet everywhere

Intel prepare for internet everywhere

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With the announcement that the City of London will have the biggest Wi-Fi Square Mile in Europe, Intel has the technology to make it work. The latest concept from Intel is the "metro notebook". It's an ultra-thin, ultra-light laptop for the ladies. Designed... >>

Microsoft supports TV streams

Microsoft supports TV streams

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Microsoft's Sliverlight, launched yesterday, has already found a way to make TV streaming smoother with fewer glitches in the connection. Skinkers, a push video and news service has announced that it will be using the software giants "LiveStation" technology... >>

Bands upload video immediately

Bands upload video immediately

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Atlantic Records is encouraging its signed bands to embrace the web by allowing them to post what they are up to via their mobile phone. Groupies around the globe will now be able to follow thier favourite artists every move with a new initative that... >>

Joost looks to indie market for breakaway content

Joost looks to indie market for breakaway content

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Joost, the internet television platform set up by two of the founders of VoIP service Skype has turned to indie publishers for content. The relatively new internet TV platform has signed a string of distribution partnerships with independent film and... >>

Big Brother opens Diary Room to all

Big Brother opens Diary Room to all

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EA and Endemol are offering fans of Big Brother the chance to relive the excitement of the television show in a new online experience. Called "Virtual Me", the partnership between Endemol and Electronic Arts promises to extend the interactive element... >>

Radio comes to Nintendo DS

Radio comes to Nintendo DS

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So far you can pick up an MP3 player for your Nintendo DS, adding to the accessories with a little low-cost action is a bit of radio technology. Available now the NDS Lite FM Radio Converter comes as a straightforward and lightweight add-on for your handheld... >>

Bill Wyman launches own metal detector

Bill Wyman launches own metal detector

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Bill Wyman who professed his love for metal detecting in a letter to the editor of The Times last month has now gone one step further and launched his own range. Taking on George Foreman, Bill has announced his new product that is light-weight with "significant... >>

TomTom update World maps

TomTom update World maps

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Today TomTom announced the availability of updates for most its maps, plus moves to include detailed maps for South Africa. Customers will be able to update the maps for their device through TomTom HOME or via the TomTom website. The updates include new... >>

Lexmark launch affordable wireless printers

Lexmark launch affordable wireless printers

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Wireless is taking over and Lexmark has announced its new range of affordable wireless printers. The company is starting big with eight out of its new 12 inkjet printers for 2007 hosting wireless capabilities spanning three printer categories. Initially... >>

Hackers put off buyers

Hackers put off buyers

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With so much data theft the chance of swapping supplier, or your favourite online store is easy. A new survey has found over half of people stop spending at sites that had suffered security breaches. So many people are worried about key personal data... >>

Wayfinder Navigator update for mobiles

Wayfinder Navigator update for mobiles

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Wayfinder has announced an update to its GPS service with Wayfinder Navigator 7. Although only compatible with symbian Smart Phones, the software claims access maps of the specific area you're in through points of interest or for travelling between specific... >>

DXG combines photos and gaming

DXG combines photos and gaming

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Mobiles fashioned the integration of multimedia devices, now it looks like digital cameras are going to take a similar leap. DXG USA has announced its new ultra-pocket digi-cam with a difference. The DXG-589V features a 5MP camera with a camcorder. Plus,... >>

Protection on work email

Protection on work email

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It seems that one particular college may not have had the certain procedures in place to prevent a woman being awarded more than £6000. The ruling support the woman's claims of having her privacy breached. Nine years ago, the woman who worked for the... >>

Online child abuse continues

Online child abuse continues

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It looks as though the Internet Watch Foundation has only just finished filtering through last year's web content. It has discovered an increase of 34% since 2005. In over 3000 websites were found more than 10,000 reported pages containing illegal child... >>

Classic Nokia for speedy downloads

Classic Nokia for speedy downloads

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It seems that Nokia are seeking to make everything easier for mobile users. Its new phone will set up everything for you in just a few quick buttons. The Nokia 6210 is meant to make everything faster when using a mobile and uses the ultra-speedy HSDPA... >>

First marathon in space

First marathon in space

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If you're preparing for the London Marathon then you know exactly how difficult it is achieving 26.2 miles. Yet, as we reported just a couple of weeks ago, try it 210 miles above earth and circling it at least twice. Sunita Williams, a flight engineer... >>

Samsung to release hybrid Blu-ray HD DVD Player

Samsung to release hybrid Blu-ray HD DVD Player

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Samsung has announced that it will be following on the heals of LG and be releasing a Duo HD player capable of Blu-ray disk and HD DVD playback this summer. As promised nearly two years ago, the Samsung BD-UP5000 will enable consumers to watch high definition... >>