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Transcend announces new SDHC HD video card range

Transcend announces new SDHC HD video card range

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Transcend has announced its range of SDHC HD video cards, its newest additions to its memory card series. Developed to handle the increased capacity, speed and reliability requirements of HD video, the SDHC cards also boast a high capacity which HD video... >>

Fujifilm streamlines film range

Fujifilm streamlines film range

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Fujifilm has announced it is to stop production on two of its lines of film. As the digital age continues to dominate the industry, lines of the company's specialist duplicating film, Fujichrome CDU II and its tungsten film Fujichrome T64 Professional... >>

Nintendo announces new Walk with Me! release date

Nintendo announces new Walk with Me! release date

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Nintendo has announced a new release date for its delayed DS game, Walk with Me! Originally due for release in February, the game, complete with two "Activity Meters" will now be released on 5 June. The included Activity Meters are specially-designed... >>

T-Mobile launches Instant Email service

T-Mobile launches Instant Email service

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T-Mobile has launched Instant Email, a new way for customers to access email directly from their mobile phone. The service will cost £3.50 a month, and will see personal emails being delivered straight to your phone, with no need to log on to the Internet... >>

Blaze to release "new" Sega Mega Drive

Blaze to release "new" Sega Mega Drive

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Retro gaming fans will be in for a treat in May, as Blaze has announced it is launching a "new" version of Sega's classic console, the Mega Drive. The console is a plug and play device and will come with 15 games built in, including Alex Kidd, Alien Storm,... >>

Photobucket launches updated WAP site

Photobucket launches updated WAP site

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Photo sharing website Photobucket has announced that a new version of its mobile site has been launched. The first WAP site from the company was launched just over a year ago, and following feedback from users, has been tweaked to add new features and... >>

Free traffic information app for Symbian mobiles

Free traffic information app for Symbian mobiles

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UK road traffic information specialist ITIS Holdings has launched a free traffic information application for Sybian mobile devices. The ITIS Mobile Traffic Client will allow users to access live local traffic information wherever they are, to help them... >>

Toshiba launches Journe Air digital photo frames

Toshiba launches Journe Air digital photo frames

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Toshiba has launched its new Journe Air digital photo frame range. Currently made up of the Journe Air 801 and Journe Air 1000, both frames boast Wi-Fi functionality meaning you can link them up to your favourite RSS feeds or stream your Flickr and Picasa... >>

The world wide web hits its 20th birthday

The world wide web hits its 20th birthday

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Twenty years ago today on 13 March 1989, a British scientist presented a research paper at the European Organisation for Nuclear Research that would change all of our lives forever. That paper, "Information Management: A Proposal", was written by Sir... >>

AgfaPhoto launches "first true HD" digital photo frame

AgfaPhoto launches "first true HD" digital photo frame

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AgfaPhoto has announced what it is claiming to be the first true hi-definition digital photo frame. The 13-inch HD frame is being launched alongside a 10-inch crystal imaging" photo frame, both promising high quality digital playback of both still photos... >>

Hotmail rolls out POP3 technology worldwide

Hotmail rolls out POP3 technology worldwide

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Microsoft has announced that free POP3 technology has now been rolled out to Hotmail accounts worldwide. The process of launching POP3 technology for free for the online email program kicked off in January with nine countries including the UK being the... >>

Mozilla Firefox 3.1 beta 3 launched

Mozilla Firefox 3.1 beta 3 launched

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Mozilla has released Firefox 3.1 beta 3, a public preview release intended for "developer testing and feedback". The third beta for the release features a number of improvements to performance, web compatibility and speed. These include an improved Private... >>

Adium announces Twitter support

Adium announces Twitter support

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Adium, the free instant messaging client for Mac OS X users, has announced it is working on Twitter support for its next update. The program currently provides users with a one stop shop for all their communication needs, with the ability to access services... >>

Resident Evil: Darkside Chronicles announced for Wii

Resident Evil: Darkside Chronicles announced for Wii

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Capcom has announced it will be bringing Resident Evil back to the Wii console this year with Resident Evil: The Darkside Chronicles. The sequel to The Umbrella Chronicles will hit retailers shelves this winter, no doubt just in time for the run up to... >>

EA details Tiger Woods PGA Tour 10

EA details Tiger Woods PGA Tour 10

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EA has announced Tiger Woods PGA Tour 10, offering the U.S. Open, a USGA championship, and the USGA's Rules of Golf for the first time in the franchise's history. Whether you're a golfing pro or just swinging and hoping, EA promises an "authentic golf... >>

Resident Evil 5 treasure hunt stunt goes "wrong"

Resident Evil 5 treasure hunt stunt goes "wrong"

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It seems publicity stunt organisers who hid a number of gory replica body parts around Central London this morning as part of a Resident Evil 5-themed treasure hunt, have lost their heads. Literally. From the three heads, three torsos and 12 arms and... >>

Android Market update brings paid apps to G1

Android Market update brings paid apps to G1

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T-Mobile has confirmed a key software update development has gone live on the Android Market today, improving functionality and introducing paid apps to the store for the first time. It is hoped that allowing developers to charge for their games and applications... >>

Dell launches Studio One 19 all-in-one desktop

Dell launches Studio One 19 all-in-one desktop

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Dell has launched the Studio One 19, an all-in-one desktop system boasting multi-touch screen functionality. As an all-in-one, the whole PC is integrated into its 18.5-inch display as a single unit, making it a good choice for the minimalist and space-conscious... >>

New Google image search launched for Android and iPhone

New Google image search launched for Android and iPhone

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Google has launched a new image search results page for Android, iPhone and iPod touch users in the US, UK and Japan. Having been optimised for mobile use, the new page will make it much easier to search for and view images on your phone, allowing up... >>

eBay drops marketplace fees as it pins hopes on PayPal

eBay drops marketplace fees as it pins hopes on PayPal

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eBay is pinning its hopes on PayPal saving it from ruin, the company announced on Thursday. "We expect PayPal to become the next leading online global payments network", John Donahoe, CEO and president of eBay said in a statement. The news comes as the... >>

Nintendo to raise price of Wii in UK

Nintendo to raise price of Wii in UK

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Nintendo has said that it will be bumping up the price of its Wii console in the UK due to the depreciation of the pound. The company announced it will be raising its trade price for UK retailers by around £18-20. If retailers pass on this increase,... >>

Plantronics UC wireless headsets announced

Plantronics UC wireless headsets announced

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Plantronics has announced its first range of Unified Communications wireless headsets, devices that you can use with your desk phone, mobile phone, for PC-to-PC calls and for PC-to-phone calls. The Plantronics Savi series promises “communication versatility”... >>

Sony offers NBC Universal content on PlayStation Network

Sony offers NBC Universal content on PlayStation Network

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PlayStation 3 and PSP users will soon be able to buy or rent movies and television programmes from NBC Universal through Sony's PlayStation Network. The deal will see films from Universal Studios and popular TV shows from American station NBC being added... >>

Flickr Collection launches on Getty Images

Flickr Collection launches on Getty Images

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Flickr has launched a collection of pictures on Getty Images' website that showcases the work of Flickr users available to be licensed for commercial use. Photographs for the Flickr Collection were selected by Getty Images’ editors - quite a task when... >>

Resident Evil 5 treasure hunt gears up for game release

Resident Evil 5 treasure hunt gears up for game release

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In what can only be described as a hint of marketing genius, Capcom has organised a Resident Evil-themed treasure hunt in London on Thursday 12 March - the day before the game's release. Fans who register their details with residentevil5@capcomeuro.com... >>

Last.fm founder joins YouTube rights row

Last.fm founder joins YouTube rights row

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The founder of online music service Last.fm has added his two pence in the rights row between YouTube and the Performing Rights Society. Martin Stiksel has said he hoped that differences could be settled and a "workable solution" found before illegal... >>

Google launches Noticeboard app

Google launches Noticeboard app

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Google has announced a new application under development that will allow people to share information over the Internet using public digital noticeboards. Google "Noticeboard" will allow users to create text messages or record audio snippets and then post... >>

Casio sponsors Big East basketball tournament

Casio sponsors Big East basketball tournament

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Casio has announced that its Exilim camera line will be the official cameras of the Big East Men's Basketball Tournament, starting 10 March in New York. The Big East conference sees America's best student athletes coming together to compete in various... >>

Asus unveils wireless monitor range

Asus unveils wireless monitor range

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Asus has unveiled a new line of wireless LCD monitors, namely the EZLink series. With no Eee branding to be seen, the EZLink series promises a "minimalist approach" and allows users to connect displays via a Wireless Host Controller Interface (WHCI) or... >>

Lowepro announces Toploader Pro AW bags

Lowepro announces Toploader Pro AW bags

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Lowepro has announced its new Toploader Pro AW bags, a range for pro photographers who need fast access to their equipment while on assignment. Designed for the snug fit of a pro DSLR camera, the case features a side opening with the camera sitting sideways,... >>

Fujifilm Distinctions winners announced

Fujifilm Distinctions winners announced

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Fujifilm has announced the winners of its 2008 Distinctions Awards. The overall winner from 3000 entries was David Brunetti from Italy for his image entitled "Mother" - part of a series of portraits taken in the Rroma community in Romania. Explaining... >>

Social networking overtakes email use

Social networking overtakes email use

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A survey by Nielsen has found that social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter are now proving more popular with web users than personal email. In the UK alone, Nielsen found that 1 in every 6 minutes a web user is online, is spent on a social networking... >>

Playing video games causes "early death" says government

Playing video games causes "early death" says government

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A new advert launched by the Department of Health has suggested playing video games could lead to an "early death". As part of the Change4Life active lifestyle campaign, the ad has been launched in magazines and on the 4yourkids website, backed by organisations... >>

Twe2 brings Twitter SMS alerts back to UK

Twe2 brings Twitter SMS alerts back to UK

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UK users of micro-blogging site Twitter will now once again be able to receive free Twitter SMS alerts informing them of @Replies and direct messages free of charge. Twitter users in the US, Canada and India have had this functionality for a while, but... >>

MySpace enhances BlackBerry application

MySpace enhances BlackBerry application

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MySpace has announced new enhancements for its BlackBerry app, which launched in November to 400,000 downloads in the first week. Firstly the app is now available in four more languages, namely French, Italian, German and Spanish. Users will also be able... >>

Wii MotionPlus coming in June?

Wii MotionPlus coming in June?

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It seems that we could be seeing the long awaited Wii MotionPlus peripheral in June, if not before. The peripheral will add more precision to the Wii Remote, and allow it to detect rotational movements as well as side to side and front to back. EA's Grand... >>

Rock n roll classics coming to Guitar Hero World Tour

Rock n roll classics coming to Guitar Hero World Tour

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Activision has announced the downloadable tracks for March, and it seems gamers can expect some rock and roll classics from the likes of Queen and Jimi Hendrix, as well as some European favourites as well. This month, rockers will again be able to expand... >>

Verbatim launches PhotoSave DVD

Verbatim launches PhotoSave DVD

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Verbatim is launching a DVD that helps users to archive their photos, freeing up much needed computer hard drive space. PhotoSave DVD has integrated software that starts automatically when the DVD is inserted into the burner, and guides the user step-by-step... >>

Guitar Hero Mobile coming to Android

Guitar Hero Mobile coming to Android

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Guitar Hero World Tour Mobile is extending its reach to the Android open-source software platform. The game from Hands-On Mobile and Activision Publishing is now available on all major US mobile phone platforms, and has exceeded 500,000 downloads since... >>

Jessops Jpics software announces Mac capability

Jessops Jpics software announces Mac capability

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Jessops has launched the latest version of its free Jpics photo editing and ordering software, that sees Mac and Linux compatibility added for the first time. Version 4.5 is available to download from the Jessops website, and sees greater functionality... >>

Nikon updates P6000 firmware

Nikon updates P6000 firmware

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Nikon has announced upgraded the firmware for P6000 cameras. Version 1.2 sees four improvements to the P6000. Firstly, when shooting in a user setting mode at an image quality setting of NRW (RAW) + Fine, NRW (RAW) + Normal, or NRW (RAW) + Basic and distortion... >>

Asus launches super-slim Eee PC 1008HA

Asus launches super-slim Eee PC 1008HA

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Asus has launched the super-slim EEE PCT 1008HA, a netbook measuring just 1-inch thick at its thinnest part. Channelling more than a hint of the Apple's MacBook Air, the 1008HA weighs in at just 1.1kg and looks rather swish in a white "pearlescent" casing.... >>

Sony launches two portable photo printers

Sony launches two portable photo printers

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Sony has announced the DPP-FP97 and DPP-FP67, two new portable printers for photo printing on-the-go. Both models produce 4 x 6-inch photo prints, however the DPP-FP97 model prints photos in about 45 seconds, while the FP67 model takes around 63 seconds.... >>

JVC launches Everio X hybrid camcorder

JVC launches Everio X hybrid camcorder

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JVC has announced the Everio GZ-X900, also known as the Everio X, a new hybrid, dual-use camera that combines 9-megapixel photos with full HD video. Described as "about the size of a chunky smart phone", the Everio X is designed to be small and portable... >>

Pretec launches two memory cards with "world first" claims

Pretec launches two memory cards with "world first" claims

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Pretec has launched two new memory cards, both with claims of "record breaking" specs. First up is the world's first 32GB SDXC card, a next-generation card that can hit read/write speeds of 50MB/s, and will be able to reach capacities of 2TB in the future.... >>

Eye-Fi cards get video support

Eye-Fi cards get video support

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Eye-Fi has announced two new wireless SD memory cards that will upload content directly from your PC or digital camera to the Internet. Both photos and videos can be automatically uploaded to popular sites like Flickr and YouTube. "The magic of Eye-Fi’s... >>

Panasonic announces Lumix G Vario 7-14mm.F4.0 ASPH lens

Panasonic announces Lumix G Vario 7-14mm.F4.0 ASPH lens

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Panasonic has unveiled the Lumix G Vario 7-14mm.F4.0 ASPH, a new interchangeable ultra wide-angle zoom lens. Despite its zoom range of 7-14mm (35mm camera equivalent of 14-28mm), the new lens is still compact and lightweight for casual on-the-go use,... >>

Lomography launches Chromiacs range

Lomography launches Chromiacs range

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Lomography has launched a new limited edition range of some of its most popular cameras decked out in chrome - fittingly named "Chromiacs". The cameras included in the range are the Lomo Colorsplash, Diana F+, Fisheye 2 and Supersampler. All four cameras... >>

Sigma announces 10-20mm F3.5 EX DC HSM lens

Sigma announces 10-20mm F3.5 EX DC HSM lens

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Sigma has announced the 10-20mm F3.5 EX DC HSM. The super wide-angle lens has a maximum aperture of F3.5 throughout the entire zoom range making it a good choice for indoor shooting, and has a wide angle of view from 102.4 degrees. Two "Extraordinary... >>

AgfaPhoto unveils Optima 830UW outdoor camera

AgfaPhoto unveils Optima 830UW outdoor camera

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AgfaPhoto is set to launch a new outdoor camera at PMA 2009, in the form of the Optima 830UW. Waterproof, freezeproof and shockproof, the 830UW can be used for underwater to depths up to 10 metres, take photos in temperatures down to -5 degrees and withstand... >>