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  • Mouse phone is a bit mickey
    Phones

    Mouse phone is a bit mickey

    By 28 May 2008

    This not entirely convincing "Mouse" phone offers GSM connectivity, a 1.3-inch 160 x 128 resolution display, FM tuner, built-in multimedia player and a 1.3-megapixel camera. Looking strangely vulnerable in its flip-open state, there is the small hint...

  • Disney and Sharp magic up Cinderella phone
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    Disney and Sharp magic up Cinderella phone

    By 27 May 2008

    This is one for your little princess - Walt Disney has teamed up with Sharp to create the Cinderella phone. This little gem of a phone comes in three finishes - Clear Crystal, Brown Topaz, and Pink Diamond. The new phone, also called the DM002SH to us...

  • MWg launches Zinc and Atom smartphones in UK
    Phones

    MWg launches Zinc and Atom smartphones in UK

    By 9 May 2008

    Mobile and Wireless Group (MWg) a Singapore-based company created in 2007 by the former management of O2 Asia, has announced its entrance into the European market and unveiled their latest Windows Mobile handsets, the Atom V and Zinc II. The Atom V, which...

  • New Super Smash Bros. to be released in June
    Gaming

    New Super Smash Bros. to be released in June

    By 9 May 2008

    Those that have been awaiting the return of Super Smash Bros. can be rest assured the wait is almost over. A much-loved game on the Gamecube and Nintendo 64, many have been waiting to see how the old classic fares on the Wii. And Super Smash Bros. Brawl...

  • Nintendo Wii makes former chairman Japan's richest man
    Gaming

    Nintendo Wii makes former chairman Japan's richest man

    By 9 May 2008

    The success of the Wii console in the past year has made former Nintendo chairman Hiroshi Yamauchi Japan's richest man, according to Forbes magazine's annual rankings. Now worth $7.8 billion, 80-year-old Yamauchi has jumped from third place in the list...

  • EA plans its own fitness title for Wii
    Gaming

    EA plans its own fitness title for Wii

    By 9 May 2008

    EA Sports president, Peter Moore, has revealed that his division is developing a fitness game for Wii that will use the balance board peripheral. However, rather than a competitor for Wii Fit, Moore sees EA's offering as focusing on raw, "Western" style...

  • Konami drops prices on Pro Evo Soccer 2008
    Gaming

    Konami drops prices on Pro Evo Soccer 2008

    By 8 May 2008

    Konami must be in the summer spirit, as it has just announced it will be re-issuing lads-favourite Pro Evo Soccer 2008 as a budget release. The price drops will be seen on both the Xbox 360 version, which will retail at £24.99, and the PlayStation 2...

  • Screenshots of The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor released
    Gaming

    Screenshots of The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor released

    By 8 May 2008

    We've got screenshots hot off the press of The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor. The game, based on the summer 2008 movie of the same name, has just been announced as in development. From what we hear, you can expect a fast-paced action adventure game...

  • Venture into Narnia with new Prince Caspian game
    Gaming

    Venture into Narnia with new Prince Caspian game

    By 8 May 2008

    Anyone that fell in love with the Chronicles of Narnia as a kid can now recreate the magic with a new game being released across all platforms, released in conjunction with the new Disney film. The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian game sees a return...

  • The AlphaGrip - Is this the handheld computer of the future?
    Phones

    The AlphaGrip - Is this the handheld computer of the future?

    By 2 May 2008

    So it might never make it to the shops but check out this handheld computer design if not just for its wacky weirdness. Introducing the AlphaGrip, which is one of the entries to this year's Microsoft's Next-Gen PC Design Competition. It's had the chaps...

  • Apple announces same-day iTunes movies
    Home Cinema

    Apple announces same-day iTunes movies

    By 1 May 2008

    We'd heard it was to be the case via a rumour, but it is now so for American consumers - Apple has announced that new movie releases from both major film studios and independent studios are now available for purchase on the iTunes Store on the same day...

  • Disney and Pixar unveil Wall-E robot
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    Disney and Pixar unveil Wall-E robot

    By 30 April 2008

    Disney has unveiled a new line of robotic toys, created in partnership with Pixar Animation Studios, Thinkway Toys and WowWee. The first toy to appear is Wall-E (presumably pronounced Wally) the animated star of Disney-Pixar's upcoming movie of the same...

  • Mickey Mouse flash drive launches
    Gadgets

    Mickey Mouse flash drive launches

    By 28 April 2008

    The A-Data T703 Mickey Flash Drive is authorised by Disney and fashioned after one of the world's most famous mice. The 2GB or 4GB flash memory is contained within one of Mickey's ears while there's a mirror thrown in for impromptu appearance checks....

  • 3D is the future, says Dreamworks' CEO
    Home Cinema

    3D is the future, says Dreamworks' CEO

    By 12 March 2008

    Dreamworks has announced that it will be ploughing $30m dollars a year into 3D technology as it hopes to get the edge over rival Pixar. "Clearly I'm putting my money where my mouth is and the company's bet on it", said CEO Katzenberg in an interview with...

  • IT spending growing despite slowdown woes
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    IT spending growing despite slowdown woes

    By 11 March 2008

    Despite uncertainty about the economy, technology sales are set to continue to grow. The National Computing Centre has today published the results of a survey that suggest that technology is unlikely to become a casualty of spending cut-backs. Instead...

  • RIM and Motorola declare war
    Phones

    RIM and Motorola declare war

    By 19 February 2008

    BlackBerry-maker Research In Motion and its rival Motorola are sueing each other over alleged patent infringements for technology used in their mobile phones. RIM, which is a Canadian company, has filed its case in US District Court for the Northern District...

  • BT Vision gets Disney and ABC content
    Home Cinema

    BT Vision gets Disney and ABC content

    By 17 January 2008

    A week after hints at CES that Microsoft and BT may be in talks to turn the Xbox into a set top box, a big name studio has given the BT IPTV its support. BT Vision has signed a content deal with Disney-ABC International Television. The deal means that...

  • CES 2008: Lexar's Disney-themed memory products
    Online

    CES 2008: Lexar's Disney-themed memory products

    By 9 January 2008

    Lexar displayed their range of Disney-themed memory products as CES, with USB wrist-bands featuring heavily in the collection. American tweens and teens can get their hands on Pirates of the Caribbean, Mickey Mouse, High School Musical and Hannah Montana...

  • CES 2008: Xbox Live signs MGM, ABC and Disney in US
    Gaming

    CES 2008: Xbox Live signs MGM, ABC and Disney in US

    By 7 January 2008

    As part of Bill Gates' CES keynote speech, Robbie Bach, Microsoft's president, Entertainment & Devices Division, announced that TV programs from ABC Television and Disney Channel will be added to Xbox Live programming available to Xbox 360s in the States....

  • Disney-themed kids electronics range launches in the UK
    Gadgets

    Disney-themed kids electronics range launches in the UK

    By 20 December 2007

    We've brought you news of these kid-friendly gadgets when they've launched in other territories, but Disney Consumer Products have now launched the collection of home entertainment gadgets uniquely styled on a host of Disney favourites, in the UK. The...

  • O2 plans IPTV services for UK
    Home Cinema

    O2 plans IPTV services for UK

    By 17 December 2007

    Mobile operator O2 is planning to launch an IPTV service in the UK, The Guardian reports. Spain's Telefónica, O2's parent company, already offers TV services in the Czech Republic and has video on demand film partnerships set up with Warner Bros, Disney,...

  • Three E-Ten Glofiish "Pocket PC Phones" launched in the UK
    Phones

    Three E-Ten Glofiish "Pocket PC Phones" launched in the UK

    By 15 November 2007

    Three new E-Ten mobile phones have been launched in the UK. All Windows Mobile 6 devices, the new handsets, now available, are the Glofiish M800, X800 and M600. The E-TEN Glofiish M800 is a Windows Mobile 6 Pro device with a sliding Qwerty keyboard, 3.5G...

  • New LCD television is so Mickey Mouse
    Home Cinema

    New LCD television is so Mickey Mouse

    By 5 November 2007

    Are kids the Next Big Thing in consumer electronics? Here's another child-friendly TV with some fairly subtle branding from Disney's famous rodent. The specs aren't too Mickey Mouse - it's an HD ready 20-incher with a resolution of 1366 x 768, brightness...

  • Mickey and Minnie Mouse meece and mats
    Gadgets

    Mickey and Minnie Mouse meece and mats

    By 12 October 2007

    GeekStuff4U are offering some funky Mickey and Minnie Mouse mouses and mouse mats. To make it even more of a tongue-twister, they also offer a mini Mickey Mouse mouse too.

  • Epson EMP-DM1 home cinema projector under £500
    Home Cinema

    Epson EMP-DM1 home cinema projector under £500

    By 1 October 2007

    Epson and Disney are offering a bonus DVD with Epson's latest home cinema projector, the EMP-DM1 entertainment centre. The new product will be packaged with the 2-Disc special-edition DVD of Disney's "The Jungle Book" for the first three months of its...