Archive for Verity Burns

  • Blaze to release "new" Sega Mega Drive

    Blaze to release "new" Sega Mega Drive

    By 16 March 2009

    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

    By 16 March 2009

    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

    By 13 March 2009

    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...

  • Journe Album digital photo frame

    Journe Album digital photo frame

    By 13 March 2009

    Toshiba has launched its new range of Journe Air digital photo frames, boasting Wi-Fi, touch sensor controls and internet radio among them. We got our hands on the Journe Album an 8-inch digital photo frame encased in a leather folder to give it that...

  • Toshiba launches Journe Air digital photo frames

    Toshiba launches Journe Air digital photo frames

    By 13 March 2009

    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

    By 13 March 2009

    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

    By 13 March 2009

    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

    By 13 March 2009

    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...

  • Speck adds more colours to its range of MacBook cases

    Speck adds more colours to its range of MacBook cases

    By 13 March 2009

    Speck has launched new colours in its range of SeeThru hard shell cases for MacBooks. Adding to the red and pink colours already available are purple, aqua, green and the limited edition "hazard orange" only available online. Made especially for the 13-...

  • Mozilla Firefox 3.1 beta 3 launched

    Mozilla Firefox 3.1 beta 3 launched

    By 13 March 2009

    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

    By 13 March 2009

    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 screenshots

    Resident Evil: Darkside Chronicles screenshots

    By 12 March 2009

    Capcom has announced it is bringing the Resident Evil franchise back to Nintendo Wii this winter with Resident Evil: Dark Chronicles. Check out the first screenshots released for the new instalment and keep checking back for more information as we get...

  • Resident Evil: Darkside Chronicles announced for Wii

    Resident Evil: Darkside Chronicles announced for Wii

    By 12 March 2009

    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

    By 12 March 2009

    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"

    By 12 March 2009

    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

    By 12 March 2009

    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

    By 12 March 2009

    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

    By 12 March 2009

    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...

  • The Kodick Years exhibition comes to Proud Camden

    The Kodick Years exhibition comes to Proud Camden

    By 12 March 2009

    Proud Camden gallery has announced its latest exhibition entitled The Kodick Years, an exploration of Punk music and its stars through the lens of the very first punk photographer, Peter Kodick. The exhibition is set to feature previously unseen images...

  • eBay drops marketplace fees as it pins hopes on PayPal

    eBay drops marketplace fees as it pins hopes on PayPal

    By 12 March 2009

    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

    By 11 March 2009

    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,...

  • Lowepro launches D-Wrap case for point-and-shoots

    Lowepro launches D-Wrap case for point-and-shoots

    By 11 March 2009

    Lowepro has announced a new case for point-and-shoot cameras, called the D-Wrap. The wrap-style case stays attached to the camera at all times, simply unwrapping to take a photo, and wrapping back up afterwards. Lowepro says this design compliments the...

  • Robot Dreamy Tina USB flash drive launched

    Robot Dreamy Tina USB flash drive launched

    By 11 March 2009

    The Robot Dreamy Tina USB flash drive is the latest addition to the Philips Active Crystals range, which claims to combine "high-function Philips technology and high-fashion Swarovski styling". Covered in Swarovski crystals, this little lady joins fellow...

  • Lastolite 2408 camera bracket announced

    Lastolite 2408 camera bracket announced

    By 11 March 2009

    JP Distribution has announced the availability of the new and improved Lastolite 2408 camera bracket. The latest accessory allows the camera to be flipped between vertical and horizontal positions, while retaining the flash position. The handle on the...

  • Plantronics UC wireless headsets announced

    Plantronics UC wireless headsets announced

    By 11 March 2009

    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”...


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