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Kuwait bans use of DSLR cameras

Kuwait bans use of DSLR cameras

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Three ministries in Kuwait have banned the public use of Digital Single Lens Reflex cameras (DSLRs), on the streets and in malls, for anyone who isn't a journalist. Kuwait's Ministry of Information, Ministry of Social Affairs and Ministry of Finance... >>

Amazon Kindle gets around Chinese web censorship

Amazon Kindle gets around Chinese web censorship

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The new 3G Amazon Kindle is proving rather popular in China as it has the handy ability to circumvent the country's wall of web censorship. As was found in the Pocket-lint review, the  Amazon Kindle 3G is a pretty smart device, but rather than its great... >>

China defends its right to censor web

China defends its right to censor web

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In the wake of the recent declaration by Google that it will be refusing to censor search results in China any more, all eyes have been on the Asian superpower for its response. That response has now arrived, with multiple government departments issuing... >>

Google threatens withdrawal from China

Google threatens withdrawal from China

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Google has announced on its blog that it's considering pulling out of the Chinese market, following a cyber-attack from the country. Google says it has evidence that in mid-December hackers attempted to access the Gmail accounts of human rights activists.... >>

2007: A year in review, June

2007: A year in review, June

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As the sun finally came out, the HD DVD/Blu-ray format war hotted up. Toshiba made the gadget world headlines with the launch of a re-writable HD DVD drive for notebook PCs - the SD-912A. And 4 days later, Toshiba's senior vice-president Hisatsugu Nonaka... >>

2007: A year in review, March

2007: A year in review, March

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Let the battle begin! March kicked off with the launch of the PS3 but hot on its heels was the arrival Xbox 360 Elite. Shivering gamers waited outside the Virgin Megastore in Oxford Street in London for the latest launch from Sony. It was well worth it... >>

Wolverine ESP - a 250GB Multimedia Storage Player

Wolverine ESP - a 250GB Multimedia Storage Player

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It might not be pretty, but it sure is big and it sure is clever - the Wolverine ESP packs a 250GB hard drive and a 7-in-1 card reader. Featuring a 3.6-inch "razor sharp" LCD display this device is angled as the perfect digital camera companion. A single... >>

Firefox seeing record number of users in Europe

Firefox seeing record number of users in Europe

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XiTiMonitor, a French web metrics firm, has reported that Firefox's popularity as a web browser in Europe is growing. The open-source alternative's user numbers are so high that Internet Explorer is in danger of losing its market share lead in some countries.... >>

Olympus denies E1 DSLR rumours

Olympus denies E1 DSLR rumours

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Olympus has moved to quash rumours online about a leaked PowerPoint presentation that supposedly contained info about its forthcoming "P-E1" digital SLR. In a statement to Pocket-lint a spokesman for the company said: "We are not in a position to comment... >>

PC World to launch the UK's first "Robot Dealership"

PC World to launch the UK's first "Robot Dealership"

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PC World has announced that it will open its first store within a store devoted exclusively to the sale of robots. The in-store shops will start to appear across all of PC World's 150 retail shops in the UK from the Autumn. The PC World "Roboshop" range... >>