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  • Manchester City installing in-stadium Wi-Fi for fans to share experiences on Twitter and Facebook
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    Manchester City installing in-stadium Wi-Fi for fans to share experiences on Twitter and Facebook

    By 8 May 2013

    Manchester City will be the first Premier League football club to install in-stadium Wi-Fi for fans to use during matches. To be completed in the coming weeks, and definitely by the start of next season, the Etihad Stadium will feature Cisco's Connected...

  • Cisco sells Linksys router brand to competitor Belkin
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    Cisco sells Linksys router brand to competitor Belkin

    By 24 January 2013

    Cisco has sold off its last consumer entity to one-time competitor Belkin: the Linksys wireless router brand. While the financial terms of the deal haven't been closed, this is a big purchase for Belkin as it will give it a 30 per cent marketshare in...

  • Cisco Linksys X3000 review
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    Cisco Linksys X3000 review

    By 18 May 2012

    We're on the hunt for the best domestic router we can find. Why? Because routers play a huge part in your home these days, and too many of them are utter rubbish. Cisco is one of the biggest names in networking hardware, and its name carries a gravitas...

  • Cisco kills Umi, its US Skype alternative
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    Cisco kills Umi, its US Skype alternative

    By 4 January 2012

    Although there's no official confirmation at present, Cisco has killed off its Umi consumer video conferencing system, and has withdrawn from taking on Skype head-to-head. The 1080p TV top chat set-up has been withdrawn from sale and, with it, the last...

  • Samsung to build next wave of Virgin Media TiVo boxes
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    Samsung to build next wave of Virgin Media TiVo boxes

    By 8 September 2011

    Consumer electronics giant Samsung has won a contract to build Virgin Media TiVo boxes going forward. Virgin Media had previously used Cisco for the first wave of Internet-connected PVRs, and will continue to do so, but Sammy-built set-top-boxes will...

  • Flip Action Tripod hands-on
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    Flip Action Tripod hands-on

    By 19 April 2011

    Flip may be in its death throes after being axed by Cisco, but we managed to get our hands on their Action Tripod, something we’ve been wanting for a while. Flip have always pushed the action angle on their Flip camcorders and the Action Tripod provides...

  • Flip Video was killed on eve of FlipLive launch
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    Flip Video was killed on eve of FlipLive launch

    By 16 April 2011

    While many are still trying to get their heads around Cisco's decision to close the Flip Video arm of its business, others are digging a little deeper, and some have found a possible reason for the closure. Flip Video, you see, was shut down a day before...

  • Fujitsu to hook-up 5 million UK homes with 1Gbps fibre optic broadband
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    Fujitsu to hook-up 5 million UK homes with 1Gbps fibre optic broadband

    By 13 April 2011

    Working in collaboration with Virgin Media, TalkTalk and Cisco, Fujitsu has plans to roll out superfast fibre optic cable across the UK, with the aim of delivering 1Gbps broadband to 5 million homes and businesses. The eventual network will be an alternative...

  • Top alternatives to Flip Video
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    Top alternatives to Flip Video

    By 12 April 2011

    Cisco has shocked the tech world by announcing that it is to kill off its famous Flip Video brand, closing down the business and ceasing production of all models. It's a bit of a shocker, as Flip seemed to be one of the dominant brands when it comes to...

  • Cisco kills Flip Video
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    Cisco kills Flip Video

    By 12 April 2011

    Bet you didn’t see this one coming, Cisco has just confirmed with Pocket-lint that it is killing the Flip Video brand, closing down the business and ceasing production of all models. “Stopping the business rather than selling it was the best course...

  • Cisco Flips new software for social media video sharing
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    Cisco Flips new software for social media video sharing

    By 4 April 2011

    Cisco, makers of the popular range of Flip pocket camcorder range, has announced updated software, as well as new iOS and Android apps, which make it easier to share your videos with your pals. The software comes with all the Flip devices, and the revamped...

  • iPad 2 Console Cable (C2-RJ45) - not Ethernet... Yet
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    iPad 2 Console Cable (C2-RJ45) - not Ethernet... Yet

    By 3 March 2011

    With yesterday's iPad 2 announcement fresh in the mind, you can excuse the fervent nature of some companies on the periphery to jump on the band wagon before it grinds to a halt. And, in some cases, we might even get a few interesting oddities poke...

  • Flip Video UltraHD review
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    Flip Video UltraHD review

    By 23 December 2010

    Flip more or less invented the pocket camcorder market so when we heard that it was launching an updated range, we were very keen to get our mitts on them. The third-generation Flip UltraHD is similar to the last model, with its 720p video capture, although...

  • VIDEO: Cisco CES 2011 teaser
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    VIDEO: Cisco CES 2011 teaser

    By 20 December 2010

    Cisco has posted an interesting promo video ahead of its CES 2011 press event that takes place on 5 January. In this witty vid, the old TV sets seem encouraged by the group leader's announcement of an "infinite library of content" that could be beamed...

  • Movember: Flip Videos don moustaches for charity
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    Movember: Flip Videos don moustaches for charity

    By 2 November 2010

    Movember is upon us, and men everywhere are growing moustaches throughout the month to raise money and awareness for charities such as The Prostate Cancer Charity and Everyman in the UK. But they're not the only ones. To tie-in with the global event,...

  • Cisco umi: The HD video caller
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    Cisco umi: The HD video caller

    By 7 October 2010

    Oh dear, talk about poor timing. Telecoms expert Cisco has announced a brand new living-room based video calling platform called Cisco umi, that hooks up to your HDTV and your broadband connection to provide HD video calls. The trouble is, at $599 and...

  • iPad vs the tablet - Who's planning to take on Apple and with what
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    iPad vs the tablet - Who's planning to take on Apple and with what

    By 4 August 2010

    With over 3m iPad's sold already and queues in Apple shops around the world still forming to get the Apple tablet, what are its competitors doing to combat the new phenomenon of portable computing? While some have been cagey about what plans they have,...

  • Wi-Fi Flip camcorder destined for Christmas tree
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    Wi-Fi Flip camcorder destined for Christmas tree

    By 30 June 2010

    Marthin De Beer, senior vice president of emerging technologies, has hinted in an interview with Computerworld at Cisco Live! that a Wi-Fi version of its Flip camcorder, as first predicted by Pocket-lint at the tale end of 2009, is finally ready to make...

  • Cisco Cius takes on Apple iPad
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    Cisco Cius takes on Apple iPad

    By 29 June 2010

    Cisco has announced that it will take on Apple and its iPad with the launch of a new Android powered offering called the Cisco Cius. The new gadget, aimed at business users rather than those bored around the house will weigh just 520g and offers HD video...

  • Internet traffic to quadruple inside 5 years
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    Internet traffic to quadruple inside 5 years

    By 2 June 2010

    Cisco Systems has predicted that by 2014 the amount of web traffic is set to quadruple - mainly due to the huge amount of data that is needed to fuel our ever amplifying love for video on demand. Cisco's report states that they'll be an astronomical 767...

  • Flip Slide HD on sale now in US
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    Flip Slide HD on sale now in US

    By 13 April 2010

    Cisco has officially announced the launch a new Flip camcorder the Flip Slide HD in the US. The new camera, as we first broke in November last year, will sport a slider design to reveal a touch sensitive panel that lets you swipe through recordings....

  • Flip Slide HD: Flip's new sliding pocket camcorder appears in Best Buy spy shot
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    Flip Slide HD: Flip's new sliding pocket camcorder appears in Best Buy spy shot

    By 7 April 2010

    Back in November we got the exclusive scoop that a new Wi-Fi-enabled Flip digital camcorder was to go on sale in the early half of 2010 with a possible CES January launch. Seems while our inside sources were a little out on the date, something they actually...

  • Cisco Valet router gives parents ultimate control over internet at home
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    Cisco Valet router gives parents ultimate control over internet at home

    By 2 April 2010

    Cisco has launched two new router families in the US with the focus of getting you online as quickly and pain free as possible. The new Valet and E-Series models have been designed by the same team that designed the Flip camcorders with parents in mind....

  • Flip Mino HD 2nd gen camcorder   review
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    Flip Mino HD 2nd gen camcorder review

    By 26 March 2010

    The new Flip Mino HD comes in to replace its predecessor and making a few changes to the last iteration of the pocket camcorder. We'd like to take credit for forcing Flip-now-Cisco's hand, but we're sure it wasn't down to us alone. We pulled it up on...

  • Next-gen Flip camcorder to boast Wi-Fi
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    Next-gen Flip camcorder to boast Wi-Fi

    By 18 November 2009

    Cisco will launch a new Wi-Fi-enabled Flip digital camcorder to go on sale in the early half of 2010, Pocket-lint has learnt. The new model will be the first to leverage Cisco's networking technology since it bought Pure Digital in a multi-million dollar...