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  • Valve to expand Steam's universe: Launches teaser page for 23 September announcements
    Gaming

    Valve to expand Steam's universe: Launches teaser page for 23 September announcements

    By 20 September 2013

    Steam's universe is expanding in 2014 - at least that's what the company has suggested on a new teaser page launched today. Steam is a primary source for downloadable PC games and third-party games, and Valve Corporation develops it. Valve has long hinted...

  • Virgin Media customers get broadband speed boost, as promised
    Online

    Virgin Media customers get broadband speed boost, as promised

    By 9 October 2012

    Virgin Media has continued to deliver on its promise to increase customers’ broadband speeds by boosting it for those who currently enjoy rates of 100Mb to 120Mb. The broadband provider introduced its Double Your Speeds programme at the start of this...

  • Belkin gearing up for 802.11ac debut meaning three times faster Wi-Fi speeds
    Online

    Belkin gearing up for 802.11ac debut meaning three times faster Wi-Fi speeds

    By 16 May 2012

    Belkin has announced that it is pressing ahead with plans to be one of the first technology solutions to tackle the 802.11ac Wireless Networking Market.  Its wireless dual-band router will mean Wi-Fi speeds three times faster than existing 802.11n technology...

  • 7digital targets audiophiles with FLAC Format downloads
    Audio

    7digital targets audiophiles with FLAC Format downloads

    By 10 August 2011

    Back in March 7digital announced that it was offering the new Radiohead album, The King of Limbs, as a better-than-CD quality FLAC 24-bit digital download. And now the digital music online store has announced that it is expanding its lossless audio section,...

  • Amazon to launch UK based game download store in October
    Gaming

    Amazon to launch UK based game download store in October

    By 21 July 2011

    Amazon UK is set to get its own digital game download store, bringing the shopping service inline with the US.  The Americans have been enjoying downloadable games since 2009, with quality titles being added in November last year. Amazon.com has its...

  • Better-than-CD quality Radiohead album available from 7digital
    Online

    Better-than-CD quality Radiohead album available from 7digital

    By 28 March 2011

    7digital has announced that it is offering the new Radiohead album, The King of Limbs, as a better-than-CD quality FLAC 24-bit digital download. The digital music store is stating that it is the first time the high bit-rate lossless format has been used...

  • Fable III: DLC coming 23 November
    Gaming

    Fable III: DLC coming 23 November

    By 15 November 2010

    Pocket-lint Gadget Awards 2010 best game nominee Fable III is about to get a whole lot better with the introduction of the first DLC for the massive role-playing title. Lionhead and Microsoft has announced that the Understone Quest Pack will feature three...

  • WEBSITE OF THE DAY - HMV Digital
    Online

    WEBSITE OF THE DAY - HMV Digital

    By 29 July 2010

    Is this the start of a price war? HMV are now offering the top 40 singles downloads for just 40p a pop. That's a massive saving on iTunes and many other legal download sites, so is this when downloading becomes the way that most people get their favourite...

  • iTunes.com not taking over from Lala just yet
    Audio

    iTunes.com not taking over from Lala just yet

    By 3 May 2010

    Hopes of an iTunes.com site launching at the end of the month, following the closure of Apple owned online music service Lala.com, have been dashed if "word on the street" is to be believed. The news, according to Peter Kafka over at All things digital...

  • iPhone's 3G download limit upped
    Phones

    iPhone's 3G download limit upped

    By 19 February 2010

    If reports coming in are correct, Apple has raised the maximum file size that can be downloaded over a 3G connection before it demands that you hook your handset up to a Wi-Fi network instead. The limit appears to have been raised from 10MB to 20MB. The...

  • Mewbox launches world's first music store for Android
    Audio

    Mewbox launches world's first music store for Android

    By 3 December 2009

    Today saw the arrival of the first DRM-free music download service specifically for Google Android with the launch of Mewbox. The online store offers a catalogue of over 4 million tracks from 23,000 different labels straight to any phone or other Android...

  • Free films and audiobooks for your media player
    Home Cinema

    Free films and audiobooks for your media player

    By 24 November 2009

    It's Thanksgiving week which means three certain things. First and foremost is that America goes on holiday while the rest of the world sits in confusion trying to work out what's going on. So, citizens of the UK and Europe, that is why things will be...

  • Jackson chart clean sweep dream shattered
    Audio

    Jackson chart clean sweep dream shattered

    By 29 June 2009

    He may have taken six spots in the UK top 40 chart, but the King of Pop failed as experts predicted, to secure an all top 10. The news, which has been put down to such a diverse collection that meant no one song was bought enough to beat La Roux into...

  • Michael Jackson set to clean sweep UK Top 40
    Audio

    Michael Jackson set to clean sweep UK Top 40

    By 26 June 2009

    Michael Jackson could become the first artist to take all 10 top slots in the UK top 40 chart, when the new chart results are announced on Sunday. Following the death of the "King of Pop" on Thursday, music fans around the globe have been heading online...