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Mophie launches Juice Pack Air

Mophie launches Juice Pack Air

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Mophie has launched the new Juice Pack Air, an Apple-certified external battery for the iPhone 3G, which also doubles up as a protective case. The Juice Pack Air is the world's thinnest "certified" external battery for iPhone 3G, and will provide you... >>

Follow the Pirate Bay trial on Twitter

Follow the Pirate Bay trial on Twitter

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The court case against P2P file sharing site Pirate Bay begins on 16 February in Stockholm, but you'll be able to follow the trial wherever you are via Twitter. The four men on trial are charged with assisting copyright infringement and face up to 2 years... >>

Vopium VoIP services launches in UK

Vopium VoIP services launches in UK

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Vopium has launched its VoIP services in the UK, offering cheap mobile phone calls and text messages to more than 200 countries across the world. All you need to do to take advantage of the service is install Vopium for free onto your mobile, and register... >>

iPhone iGirl app gives us the creeps

iPhone iGirl app gives us the creeps

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So we've seen some weird apps for the iPhone, and some useless ones, but the new iGirl app frankly just gives us the creeps. With the rather ominous tagline "She obeys", the iGirl app will set you back just 59p and provide you with your own "virtual girl... >>

Mario & Sonic 2 confirmed

Mario & Sonic 2 confirmed

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Sega and Nintendo have today confirmed the rumours that were swirling last month, by announcing that Mario and Sonic will be reuniting once again in another sporting game - this time at the Winter Olympics. Officially named Mario & Sonic at the Olympic... >>

Pokémon Platinum Version confirmed for Europe

Pokémon Platinum Version confirmed for Europe

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Nintendo has announced that Pokémon Platinum Version is heading to Europe in May, 8 months after launching in Japan back in September. The game has proved popular with DS owners in Japan, selling over 2.4 million copies to date, and 1 million of those... >>

Ultrasone announce S-Logic HFI headphones range

Ultrasone announce S-Logic HFI headphones range

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Ultrasone has launched a new range of premium, scientifically designed headphones that use "natural sound technology" to help prevent hearing damage. The S-Logic HFI headphones push sound around your ear using "decentralised driver positioning". This... >>

Square Enix buys Eidos for £84.3 million

Square Enix buys Eidos for £84.3 million

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Japanese developer Square Enix has agreed to buy Eidos, the UK company behind famous game franchises like Tomb Raider and Championship Manager, for £84.3 million. The sale has apparently been brought on following poor US sales of the recent Tomb Raider... >>

Sony confirms no DSLR announcements at PMA 09

Sony confirms no DSLR announcements at PMA 09

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Our sister photography site photography press has picked up that Sony is unlikely to be showing any new DSLR cameras at this year's PMA convention in Las Vegas next month, As is always the case in the run up to a big event, the rumour mill has been churning... >>

Dell launches Wasabi pocket printer

Dell launches Wasabi pocket printer

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Dell has launched its new Wasabi PZ310 ultra-mobile printer designed for instant photo printing at anytime, wherever you are. If this sounds familiar, it's probably because Polaroid released a very similar product in mid-2008 in the form of the PoGo printer.... >>

Sony launches GPS image tracker

Sony launches GPS image tracker

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Sony has launched the GPS-CS3KA GPS image tracker, which will allow you to geotag any images taken with a Cyber-shot camera or Handycam camcorder quickly and easily. All you need to do is carry the image tracker around with you while snapping, and then... >>

Sega announces new Alien vs. Predator game

Sega announces new Alien vs. Predator game

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Sega has today announced that an all new Aliens vs. Predator game is in development, with a release date of early 2010. It also confirmed that independent studio Rebellion, the creators of the original Aliens versus Predator game released in 1999, will... >>

LG launches "eco-friendly" XCanvas LCD TVs

LG launches "eco-friendly" XCanvas LCD TVs

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LG has launched its new XCanvas range of eco-friendly LCD TVs in Korea. As the latest company to jump on the green wagon, LG's new XCanvas range demonstrates perfectly that you don't have to forego aesthetics in order to do your bit for the environment.... >>

Eidos confirms Tomb Raider DLC delayed

Eidos confirms Tomb Raider DLC delayed

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A spokesperson from Eidos has announced that the first downloadable episode for Tomb Raider: Underworld has been delayed due to a "technical issue". Beneath the Ashes was originally due for an Xbox-exclusive release on 10 February, however it is now not... >>

Paid apps coming to Android Marketplace this week?

Paid apps coming to Android Marketplace this week?

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Paid-for applications for Google's HTC G1 phone could be coming to the Android Marketplace by the end of the week, The Wall Street Journal has reported. Up until now the Android Marketplace has only allowed free apps in its online store, which has limited... >>

Xbox multiplayer free for GTA IV DLC launch

Xbox multiplayer free for GTA IV DLC launch

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Microsoft has announced it will temporarily lift the restrictions on the Xbox Live multiplayer service, to allow anyone playing GTA IV or its first expansion pack, to play online for free. The multiplayer service is usually restricted to paying Gold members,... >>

Activision announces first COD5 Map Pack

Activision announces first COD5 Map Pack

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Activision has announced the first downloadable map pack for Call of Duty: World at War. Due to be released in March, Map Pack 1 will be released for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC, and will take gamers to the streets of a war-ravaged Berlin in "Nightfire",... >>

Samsung launches VP-1 voice recorder with camera

Samsung launches VP-1 voice recorder with camera

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Samsung has launched the VP-1 in Korea, a combination camera and voice recorder that features VoicePix photo tagging. This means that you can "tag" each recording you make with a photo taken with the integrated camera, with the aim of helping you to find... >>

Canon releases 2009 camcorder pricing and release information

Canon releases 2009 camcorder pricing and release information

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If you liked the sound of some of the Canon camcorders that were announced last month at CES, you may have been a little disappointed for the lack of price and availability information given at the time. Well there is some good news, sort of. Canon has... >>

Canon releases G10 firmware update

Canon releases G10 firmware update

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Canon has released a firmware update for the G10 camera. Version 1.0.2.0 corrects the problem of a magenta cast that was appearing on some RAW images. It was mostly noticed in continuous shooting mode under the ISO 1600 manual setting, where the second... >>

Solio Mono multi-device charger announced

Solio Mono multi-device charger announced

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Better Energy Systems has announced the Solio Mono, a multi-device charger set to be unveiled at the Mobile World Congress 2009 next week. Designed for times when you're in the middle of nowhere with no battery charge left on your phone, the Solio Mono... >>

Panasonic releases firmware update for DMC-G1

Panasonic releases firmware update for DMC-G1

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Panasonic has released a firmware update for the Lumix DMC-G1. Version 1.2 introduces a number of improvements, including performance improvements in Auto White Balance and colour reproduction and the introduction of file write back from PC to camera... >>

D-Link launches two new security cameras

D-Link launches two new security cameras

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For anyone looking to keep an eye on their home or office when they aren't around, D-Link has launched two new network cameras that users will be able to follow, wherever they are. The DCS-2121 wireless megapixel network camera is able to connect up to... >>

BAFTA Video Game Awards nominations announced

BAFTA Video Game Awards nominations announced

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Nominations for the BAFTA Video Game Awards have been announced, and see Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare leading the way with seven nods, including one for Best Game. The popular war-based FPS also received nominations in Action & Adventure, Story & Character,... >>

Dead Rising 2 confirmed in development

Dead Rising 2 confirmed in development

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Capcom has confirmed that Dead Rising 2 is in development, and will be making its debut on PS3 and PC, as well as returning to Xbox 360 where it was so successful 3 years ago. Having been almost pushed into a statement after leaked footage of the game... >>