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Apple announces film and photography events

Apple announces film and photography events

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The Apple Store in Regent Street, London has announced a whole host of film and photography events at its store throughout April that are free for the public to attend. Firstly on 7 April, Apple will be hosting an evening of BOOM! events. BOOM! is a new... >>

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 dated

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 dated

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Activision has finally announced that Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 will be hitting our shelves on 10 November, handily in time for Christmas. The follow-up to 2007's blockbuster Call of Duty 4, cited as the best-selling FPS game of all time, has been... >>

WD introduces 2TB capacity to My Book family

WD introduces 2TB capacity to My Book family

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WD has expanded its My Book family of external hard drives to include a 2TB capacity, the largest capacity single-drive system currently available. Developed to address the demand for higher storage capacities due to the increase of HD video cameras,... >>

Photography.Book.Now judging panel announced

Photography.Book.Now judging panel announced

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The judges have been announced for the Photography.Book.Now competition we told you about at the beginning of the month. Lead judge Darius Himes, co-founder of Radius Books, will chair the panel for the second year, and has hand-picked the judges that... >>

Jabra BIZ 2400 corded headset launched

Jabra BIZ 2400 corded headset launched

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With Bluetooth and wireless headsets often becoming the forefront of our attention these days, it's nice to see someone is keeping an eye on the corded headset as well. GN Netcom has just announced the all-new Jabra BIZ 2400, claiming a number of industry... >>

Jessops offers freebies for Canon 500D EOS pre-orders

Jessops offers freebies for Canon 500D EOS pre-orders

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Jessops has announced it will be giving away a few freebies to all those pre-ordering the just-launched Canon EOS 500D. Early birds will receive a free 8GB Sandisk Extreme 3 memory card and a Canon DSLR bag, worth over £100. For those of you who haven't... >>

EU to cap roaming data charges

EU to cap roaming data charges

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If you've ever been abroad and been stung by extortionate roaming costs, this bit of news may well brighten up your summer holiday this year. The EU has announced that the cost for making calls, sending messages and browsing the web abroad will fall from... >>

Tamron announces SP AF60mm F/2.0 Di II life-size macro lens

Tamron announces SP AF60mm F/2.0 Di II life-size macro lens

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Tamron has announced the SP AF60mm F/2.0 Di II Macro 1:1 life-size macro lens designed for DSLR cameras with APS-C size image sensors. The lens covers an equivalent angle of view of 93mm when converted to the 35mm format and boasts a maximum aperture... >>

Virgin Media planning 200Mb broadband

Virgin Media planning 200Mb broadband

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Virgin Media has said it has the capabilities to offer broadband speeds of up to 200Mbps as early as next year, overshadowing BT's rival fibre network set to complete in 2012. "We have an opportunity with our network to provide significantly higher speeds",... >>

Canon Pixma Pro9000 Mark II printer announced

Canon Pixma Pro9000 Mark II printer announced

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Canon has announced the Pixma Pro9000 Mark II printer, the predecessor of the original Pro9000, that will produce professional-quality prints up to A3+. The Pixma Pro9000 Mark II improves on the design of predecessor to offer faster, higher-quality monochrome... >>

Canon launches Pixma Pro9500 Mark II printer

Canon launches Pixma Pro9500 Mark II printer

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Canon has announced the Pixma Pro9500 Mark II, a 10-colour pigment inkjet printer capable of producing prints up to A3+ size. The printer will allow you to print on gloss and matte media without the need to swap inks, and supports ICC profiles for many... >>

Canon launches entry-level Speedlite 270EX flash

Canon launches entry-level Speedlite 270EX flash

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Canon has launched the entry level Speedlite 270EX, an enhanced flash designed for EOS and PowerShot users. Replacing the Speedlite 220EX, the Speedlite 270EX is aimed at photographers wanting to expand their flash photography beyond the built-in flash.... >>

Sennheiser launches Sports II range of headphones

Sennheiser launches Sports II range of headphones

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Sennheiser has launched its Sports II line of headphones, five new personal headsets built for those active types among you. Both sweat and water-resistant, and ski-rated to -10 degrees, the new collection has been built specifically for sports activities,... >>

Tokina AT-X 16.5-135 DX lens launched

Tokina AT-X 16.5-135 DX lens launched

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THQ Photo Products has announced the Tokina AT-X 16.5-135 DX, a lens designed exclusively for DSLR cameras with APS-C sensors. The new lens gives the photographers an ultra wide-range zoom lens that has the equivalent angle of view to a 25-200mm. The... >>

Nikon releases View NX 1.3.0 and Nikon Transfer 1.4.0

Nikon releases View NX 1.3.0 and Nikon Transfer 1.4.0

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Nikon has announced two software updates for View NX and Nikon Transfer. The View NX update, version 1.3.0, will introduce no less than 26 changes and improvements, including the ability to use 3D Google Maps with the GeoTag function, a new "Restore Original"... >>

Microsoft announces new features for Games for Windows - Live

Microsoft announces new features for Games for Windows - Live

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Microsoft has used the Game Developers Conference to announce a number of new features coming to its Games for Windows - Live online gaming service and community in the coming months. First up, the company will be introducing more protection against piracy... >>

Rock Band Track Pack: Classic Rock announced

Rock Band Track Pack: Classic Rock announced

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Harmonix has announced the Rock Band Track Pack: Classic Rock, a bundle of 20 more tracks to help you expand your Rock Band music library. Developed in the US for the Xbox 360, PS3, PS2 and Wii, the Track Pack will be compatible with both Rock Band and... >>

Trek-Tech launches TrekPod Go! Pro

Trek-Tech launches TrekPod Go! Pro

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Trek-Tech has announced the TrekPod Go! Pro, a new multi-tool for photographers that acts as a monopod, tripod and even a hiking staff. The new TrekPod weighs 800g and features Trek-Tech’s MagMount system, a quick-release mounting system which attaches... >>

iLane reads your email to you on the go

iLane reads your email to you on the go

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A new device has been developed by Intelligent Mechatronic Systems that will help you keep in touch with your email while you're on the go. The iLane, designed for use in the car, will alert you when you receive a new email and even read it out to you... >>

Halo and Gears of War add-ons lead Xbox Live DLC line-up

Halo and Gears of War add-ons lead Xbox Live DLC line-up

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Microsoft has announced that exclusive add-ons for the Halo and Gears of War franchises will be headlining Xbox Live's DLC line-up for the spring. On 31 March, the Snowblind map pack will give Gears of War 2 gamers the chance to explore four new winter-themed... >>

Need for Speed Shift detailed and dated

Need for Speed Shift detailed and dated

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EA has announced Need for Speed Shift, the latest instalment in the racing game series, will hit shelves in September. Need for Speed Shift will feature some of the world's most iconic tracks, including Brands Hatch, and the largest number of high-performance... >>

Babelgum updates mobile video app and launches in US

Babelgum updates mobile video app and launches in US

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Independent web TV service Babelgum has released a new version of its mobile video application in the UK and Italy, and launched it for the first time across the pond in the US as well. Babelgum mobile was first launched in December last year and saw... >>

Mamiya launches 33-megapixel DL33

Mamiya launches 33-megapixel DL33

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Mamiya has announced the next in its high-end range of digital cameras, the DL33. The camera boasts 33 megapixels, a 3.5-inch high contrast touch screen and a sensor twice the size of full frame DSLR cameras, allowing for larger pixels for richer pictures.... >>

Jessops offers Nikon Coolpix S225 camera

Jessops offers Nikon Coolpix S225 camera

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Jessops has announced the availability of the Nikon Coolpix S225 compact camera, exclusive to its stores. Boasting 10 megapixels, 3x optical zoom and a 2.5-inch TFT LCD screen, the S225 is described as ideal for those looking for a camera with "style... >>

YouTube app comes to Windows Mobile and Nokia S60 phones

YouTube app comes to Windows Mobile and Nokia S60 phones

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Google has announced a new version of its YouTube application that will add compatibility for Windows Mobile and Symbian Series 60 phones. As well as offering support for more devices, the update has also added in some speed and quality improvements.... >>