Archive for Susi Weaser

Grand Designs Live demos Home of the Future

Grand Designs Live demos Home of the Future

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In times of plenty, manufacturers always have news. When launches are a little thinner on the ground, concepts make the perfect exhibition fodder. Such was the case with the Home of the Future at this year's Grand Designs Live exhibition, where Samsung... >>

T-Mobile intros one-off payment for BlackBerry email

T-Mobile intros one-off payment for BlackBerry email

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Whilst RIM's BlackBerry Pearl handset brought push email to a market away from merely corporate business users, T-Mobile are hoping their latest package will remove the pricing barriers which have previously made some people think twice before committing.... >>

HP launches DV2 notebook in the UK

HP launches DV2 notebook in the UK

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Having announced the DV2 at CES this year, fans of high definition and lightweight laptops will be pleased to hear it’s hitting the shelves in the UK this week, priced from £499. It sits between HP’s notebook offering, and the more heavy hitting... >>

Orange launches app store

Orange launches app store

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O2 offers Litmus and Vodafone has its Widget Manager, now Orange has launched an application store, although quel surprise, only in France. They’re launching applications for Symbian, Java and Windows Mobile towards the end of the year. In particular,... >>

Orange to offer visual voicemail

Orange to offer visual voicemail

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Non-iPhone users have long been envious of Apple’s Visual Voicemail, but it seems that might come to an end, at least in France. Orange is launching their own visual voicemail solution, unimaginatively titled "Visual Voicemail". For smartphone users,... >>

Orange France offers 3G iPhone TV

Orange France offers 3G iPhone TV

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Orange has done it again, introducing great mobile solutions but restricting them to France. Over the Channel, Orange iPhone users will have access to 60 TV channels, live, in high definition quality, over the 3G network. The application itself will be... >>

Orange announces Tabby

Orange announces Tabby

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Orange has announced the Tabby, a touchscreen tablet PC, designed to offer the family access to the Internet and media via a variety of widgets and web browsing options. Although produced by Orange, it works via Wi-Fi and will therefore be compatible... >>

Seagate Theatre HD launches in UK

Seagate Theatre HD launches in UK

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Seagate has announced the availability of their Theatre HD with more of a whimper than a bang. Already launched in Europe, the product is designed to make it easy to access media through a television. Seagate has not gone in for streaming media from your... >>

Sony provides more info on WE5 television

Sony provides more info on WE5 television

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Sony has revealed more details of the eco-friendly WE5 television, which is being touted as the ultimate rainforest-friendly set that doesn't compromise on picture quality. Sadly, those looking to reduce their carbon emissions are going to have to compromise... >>

Apple iPod shuffle (3rd gen)
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Apple iPod shuffle (3rd gen)

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Apple has always strived to be The Ultimate in Adjectives, be it the smallest, slickest, largest, and who could forget with the latest touch, funnest. With each previous model of the iPod shuffle, they produced the smallest MP3 player, only to have the... >>

BIRDS EYE VIEW: Gadgets for your Mum

BIRDS EYE VIEW: Gadgets for your Mum

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James Blunt is so 2005, Alan Titchmarsh is having a quiet period and I can't bring myself to buy a Maeve Binchy "novel". No, not even online. So with Mother's Day quickly approaching, I'm under pressure to come up with a present that satisfies both my... >>

BIRDS EYE VIEW: The shape of true love…

BIRDS EYE VIEW: The shape of true love…

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Love doesn't come in a ring box, and it certainly can't be found in a box of Milk Tray, unless you're going through an 80s advert renaissance period. Love has about 20GB of memory, a colour screen, and if it's true love, it will play videos. Like it or... >>

BIRDS EYE VIEW: The re-education of Rita

BIRDS EYE VIEW: The re-education of Rita

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We're catching up with the boys. We've seen the light and we're ready to embrace the future. No, we're not on a one-woman mission to build a wall of empty beer cans, or even to collect the entire The Simpsons back catalogue. We're catching up in the digital... >>

BIRDS EYE VIEW: It’s not pink, but I like it…

BIRDS EYE VIEW: It’s not pink, but I like it…

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I like pink. I have pink shoes, pink nail varnish, and even spent a certain, ill-advised, period of time with pink hair. However, I do not require everything I own to be pink, or even a pastel shade of some other colour. Nor do I require everything I... >>