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  • Queen's Christmas message to be shown in 3D, her majesty dons fancy 3D specs for preview
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    Queen's Christmas message to be shown in 3D, her majesty dons fancy 3D specs for preview

    By 24 December 2012

    Not only has it been confirmed that the Queen's Christmas message will be broadcast in 3D, as well as standard and high definition, but her majesty has also had a sneak peek while wearing a rather fancy pair of 3D glasses. In it, she will focus on the...

  • Logitech Squeezebox Radio
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    Logitech Squeezebox Radio

    By 15 October 2009

    Logitech launched its Squeezebox Radio at the end of September with the promise that Queen's "Absolute Greatest" best-of best-ofs album would be available exclusively to streaming on the player before it hit the shops. The company demonstrated the device...

  • Rock Band gets ten-song Queen pack
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    Rock Band gets ten-song Queen pack

    By 5 October 2009

    Harmonix has announced a ten-song pack of downloadable content for Rock Band. The songs are all from one band - British rock legends Queen. The pack comprises of: Another One Bites the Dust, Crazy Little Thing Called Love, One Vision, Fat Bottomed Girls,...

  • Logitech's Squeezebox Radio gets Queen album early
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    Logitech's Squeezebox Radio gets Queen album early

    By 29 September 2009

    In what's being described as an industry first, Queen are joining up with Logitech to offer their new album "Absolute Greatest" exclusively first the Wi-Fi-enabled Logitech Squeezebox Radio and music player. From now, owners of the Logitech Squeezebox...

  • Channel 4 to beat Sky to 3D TV this autumn
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    Channel 4 to beat Sky to 3D TV this autumn

    By 26 August 2009

    Channel 4 has revealed it is to go 3D for a week in the autumn as a special celebration of 3D footage. Beating satellite broadcaster Sky - which is prepping its 3D TV services for 2010 - the Channel 4 broadcasts will offer a 3D effect with ColorCode technology....

  • Royal Family goes live on Twitter
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    Royal Family goes live on Twitter

    By 10 July 2009

    The Queen, no stranger to modern communication methods or technology, has started Twittering. Technically, the "royal household" is sending the tweets, but the @BritishMonarchy account will keep Twitterers up to date with the Queen's - and other members...

  • Queen gets gold-plated Nintendo Wii
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    Queen gets gold-plated Nintendo Wii

    By 21 May 2009

    We've seen plenty of "bling-ed" up products here at Pocket-lint, but I don't think we've seen a gold plated Nintendo Wii, well until now that is. Games maker THQ has decided that Her Majesty the Queen needs to get in on the Wii gaming action and therefore...

  • Obama gives the Queen a personalised iPod
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    Obama gives the Queen a personalised iPod

    By 2 April 2009

    Tech-loving American president Barack Obama has given the Queen a high-tech gift as the two met this week at Buckingham Palace. Obama presented Queen Elizabeth with an Apple iPod, personalised with pre-loaded content and an engraved inscription. The now-royal...

  • Queen updates official website
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    Queen updates official website

    By 12 February 2009

    The Queen has revamped her official website 12 years on from its launch. The new online property sees a more wizzy design as well as more content including video and historical documents. "The official website of the British Monarchy" also has extensive...

  • Queen's speech sees start of sale shopping
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    Queen's speech sees start of sale shopping

    By 25 December 2008

    It might seem hard to believe for those of us who will just be happy to lie groaning on the sofa full of too much turkey and trimmings, but the Queen's Christmas day speech at 3pm marks the start of online sales shopping. Apparently millions of people...

  • The Queen visits Vodafone
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    The Queen visits Vodafone

    By 14 November 2008

    The Queen and the Duke of Edinburgh are visiting Vodafone's Newbury headquarters on 14 November to learn about the physical and human impact of the July 2007 floods and the ensuing restoration programme. Similar to her Majesty's recent visit to Google,...

  • Queen giggles on Google visit
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    Queen giggles on Google visit

    By 17 October 2008

    The Queen's well publicised visit to Google's UK headquarters appears to have been a success. The Queen, accompanied by the Duke of Edinburgh, visited the search giant's London offices and met software engineers, senior managers, as well as other staff...

  • Queen's visit marked with a Google doodle
  • The Queen to visit Google
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    The Queen to visit Google

    By 11 September 2008

    The Queen - who apparently owns an iPod and a BlackBerry - is to visit the UK headquarters of Google in mid-October. Said to be a "big fan of the internet" her royal highness will meet YouTube staff who work on the Royal Channel, where her Christmas message...

  • Game heroes honoured by Queen
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    Game heroes honoured by Queen

    By 16 June 2008

    The Queen's Birthday Honours List included two pioneers of the UK gaming industry. Brothers David and Richard Darling, co-founders of game developers Codemasters, were both made Commanders of the Order of the British Empire (CBE). They built up Codemasters...

  • Queen gets half a million YouTube viewers
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    Queen gets half a million YouTube viewers

    By 27 December 2007

    Following the news that the Queen has turned to technology this year to give her Christmas message a more up to date angle, it seems the idea has been a success. It was announced that the Queen was to launch her own channel on video sharing website YouTube,...

  • The Queen launches the Royal Channel on YouTube
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    The Queen launches the Royal Channel on YouTube

    By 24 December 2007

    The Queen has launched her own channel on the video sharing website YouTube. Called the The Royal Channel, visitors to the page will be able to watch the Queen's speech at 3pm on Christmas Day as well as previous footage of the Royal family including...

  • Queen goes High-Def for Christmas Day message
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    Queen goes High-Def for Christmas Day message

    By 5 December 2007

    The BBC and Sky have announced that those wanting to experience the Queen's Christmas Day message to the nation on the 25 December in full glorious HD will be able to for the first time. The two broadcasting company's have said that they will broadcast...

  • Forget the iPhone, the Queen's getting a BlackBerry
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    Forget the iPhone, the Queen's getting a BlackBerry

    By 29 June 2007

    Royal watchers report that our high-tech 81-year-old monarch is getting a BlackBerry. She already famously owns an iPod, but is planning to get some BlackBerry goodness into her royal life "so she can e-mail her staff and family and surf the internet...

  • Queen embraces Podcast for Christmas speech
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    Queen embraces Podcast for Christmas speech

    By 22 December 2006

    The Queen has announced that this year she is embracing the Podcast. Keen listeners unable to get to a television or radio set on Christmas day will be able to download Her Majesty's speech to save to their MP3 player. Available from 3pm on Christmas...

  • WEBSITE OF THE DAY - nutritiondata.com
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    WEBSITE OF THE DAY - nutritiondata.com

    By 31 October 2006

    Today’s website of the day is nutritiondata.com and if you are what you eat, as they say, then this makes startling reading. A comprehensive site that lists pretty much any food stuff you can think of (including all our favourites for the fast food...

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    Queen substituted for Arsenal’s Emirates Stadium opening

    By 27 October 2006

    The official opening of Arsenal’s £390 million Emirates Stadium took place on Thursday. The Queen had been expected to make an appearance to honour the official opening of the ground in Ashburton Grove but had to cancel the engagement with only 3-hours...