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HP launches new wireless all-in-one printer

HP launches new wireless all-in-one printer

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HP has announced the HP Photosmart Premium fax machine, a new addition to its wireless all-in-one printer series. Designed for home use and those looking to "do more in less time", it will perform scanning, faxing, multi-page printing and copying, to... >>

General Imaging launches nine new cameras

General Imaging launches nine new cameras

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General Imaging has announced its 2009 range of GE cameras, with nine new models to be unveiled at the PMA trade show in Las Vegas. The whole range is set to hit the UK starting with four models in April, and will apparently offer "higher resolution and... >>

Space Invaders and Cooking Mama head to the iPhone

Space Invaders and Cooking Mama head to the iPhone

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iPhone users will now be able to play retro favourite Space Invaders and DS bestseller Cooking Mama, straight from their phone. The games are now available at the App Store to play in English and Japanese having been developed by Taito - part of Square... >>

Epson announces R-D1x rangefinder camera

Epson announces R-D1x rangefinder camera

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Epson has announced a new version of the R-D1 rangefinder camera ahead of PMA next week. Placing the news on its Japanese website, the new R-D1x model will keep most of the features of its predecessor include a six megapixel APS-C sensor. However it adds... >>

Wikipedia books now available in English

Wikipedia books now available in English

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Last year, Wikipedia announced a partnership with PediaPress in Germany that would allow people to put together their own printed version of a Wikipedia encyclopaedia, including articles of their choice. Now, the wiki-to-print version has been activated... >>

Beer Pong and Snowboard Riot for WiiWare update

Beer Pong and Snowboard Riot for WiiWare update

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This week's WiiWare offers up two very different sporting games, with the choice of shooting down slopes in Snowboard Riot, or testing your aim in Beer Pong: Frat Party Games. Snowboard Riot will cost 1000 Wii Points, and will see you guiding your character... >>

Sam and Max series headed for Xbox Live

Sam and Max series headed for Xbox Live

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Microsoft has announced that Sam and Max, everyone's favourite dog and rabbit comedy duo, are headed for Xbox Live with their first two "seasons" of games. Often referred to as gaming's first "sitcom", Sam and Max first won gamers' hearts under LucasArts... >>

Sony rumoured to launch super-zoom Cyber-shot DSC-HX1 at PMA

Sony rumoured to launch super-zoom Cyber-shot DSC-HX1 at PMA

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With the big PMA camera show next week, rumour mill whisperings have been centred around a new Cyber-shot from Sony - the DSC-HX1 to be specific. Probably one of the biggest giveaways is that a number of online camera shops have added placeholders for... >>

Sony rumoured to launch super-zoom CyberShot DSC-HX1 at PMA

Sony rumoured to launch super-zoom CyberShot DSC-HX1 at PMA

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With the big PMA camera show next week, rumour mill whisperings have been centred around a new Cybershot from Sony - the DSC-HZ1 to be specific. Probably one of the biggest giveaways is that a number of online camera shops have added placeholders for... >>

Jessops to offer Canon Ixus 100 IS first in the UK

Jessops to offer Canon Ixus 100 IS first in the UK

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Jessops has announced that it will be the first UK retailer to sell the new Canon Ixus 100 IS in black. Touted as the slimmest ever Ixus model, it features 12.1 megapixels, 3x optical zoom and optical image stabiliser. On top of the HD movie capture capability... >>

Olympus sending the E-3 DSLR into space

Olympus sending the E-3 DSLR into space

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To celebrate its 90th birthday, Olympus has launched the Olympus Space Project that will see its E-3 DSLR camera being taken into outer space. Dr Koichi Wakata, an astronaut from the Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA), will take the E-3 and... >>

Rock Band 2 dated for PS3, PS2 and Wii in Europe

Rock Band 2 dated for PS3, PS2 and Wii in Europe

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Harmonix has announced that Rock Band 2 will eventually see a European release for PlayStation 3, PlayStation 2 and Wii in the next few months. While these consoles have had this privilege for some time in America, the game has been an Xbox-exclusive... >>

Motorola's Razr is still going strong

Motorola's Razr is still going strong

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We've seen a number of different incarnations of Motorola's Razr over the years, and this white and gold version shows the company isn't ready to throw in the towel on the model just yet. The Razr LúK is a rather flashy version of the old favourite,... >>

EA Sports announces its first two Wii games with MotionPlus compatibility

EA Sports announces its first two Wii games with MotionPlus compatibility

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Electronic Arts has announced that Tiger Woods PGA Tour 10 and EA Sports Grand Slam Tennis, will be the first two titles from the EA Sports label to utilise Wii MotionPlus functionality. MotionPlus was announced in July last year, and will reflect motions... >>

Nintendo launches Wii Classic Pro controller

Nintendo launches Wii Classic Pro controller

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A new controller for the Wii has appeared on Nintendo's Japanese website, which looks to provide those who love the Wii but hate the Wiimote with yet another option. The Classic Controller Pro is very similar to the Classic Controller, but features handle... >>

Halo Wars video series released

Halo Wars video series released

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Microsoft is releasing a new video series based around video game favourite, Halo Wars. Just one part of the popular Halo franchise, Halo Wars slots into the series around 20 years before the events in Halo: Combat Evolved, and sees players attempting... >>

Ninja Blade coming to 360 in April

Ninja Blade coming to 360 in April

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Microsoft has announced that the Xbox 360-exclusive Ninja Blade will be making its way to UK shores on 3 April. Developed by FromSoftware, a company known for their work on popular franchises like Armoured Core and Tenchu, Ninja Blade follows Ken Ogawa... >>

Microsoft announces first song pack for Lips

Microsoft announces first song pack for Lips

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Microsoft has announced that its singalong game Lips is set to release its first downloadable song pack next month. Available worldwide from 13 March, the song pack is set to feature three Coldplay songs, including "The Scientist", "Speed" and "In My... >>

Nikon D Town website launches

Nikon D Town website launches

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A new website has been launched that aims to give Nikon DSLR owners all the tips and tricks they need to get the most from their camera. Nikon D Town will features a weekly video hosted by Scott Kelby and Matt Kloskowski, both authors and photography... >>

Sony confirms big name titles for PSP in 2009

Sony confirms big name titles for PSP in 2009

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Sony has confirmed some big name titles for its PSP 2009 release schedule in Europe, including some popular games previously only seen on the PlayStation 3. These include LittleBigPlanet, one of the biggest talked about games of 2008 on the PS3, and Motorstorm:... >>

Music-sharing websites to be blocked in Ireland

Music-sharing websites to be blocked in Ireland

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Irish internet users will soon be blocked from accessing popular music sharing websites, after pressure from the country's music industry was placed on service providers. Eircom, the country's biggest internet provider, has agreed to start blocking its... >>

Sony announces World Photography Awards 2009 shortlist

Sony announces World Photography Awards 2009 shortlist

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Sony has announced the shortlist for its World Photography Awards 2009, with 186 photographers from 43 countries making it down to the final stages. The judging committee, made up of world-renowned photographers, curators, publishers and critics whittled... >>

Water powered alarm clock

Water powered alarm clock

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For green bunnies everywhere looking to save the environment as well as a few pennies along the way, the water powered alarm clock should be just the ticket. No electricity needed, no batteries required - just add water to power up your alarm clock and... >>

Adobe releases Photoshop 11.0.1 update

Adobe releases Photoshop 11.0.1 update

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Adobe has released an update for its Photoshop software, available immediately for existing Photoshop CS4 users. The 11.0.1 update addresses a number of key issues reported by customers that may impact performance, while also introducing a few new enhancements.... >>

Gmail users hit by phishing chat attack

Gmail users hit by phishing chat attack

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It's been a bad 24 hours for Google's Gmail. First there was Tuesday's outage that left both businesses and individuals with no access to emails for a number of hours. Now IT security firm Sophos is warning Gmail users about phishing attacks targeting... >>