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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... >>