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  • Poor BlackBerry PlayBook sales see profits crash at RIM
    Phones

    Poor BlackBerry PlayBook sales see profits crash at RIM

    By 15 September 2011

    BlackBerry maker Research In Motion has had to admit that its shiny new tablet, the BlackBerry PlayBook, isn’t doing as well as it had hoped. The company has reported that it has shipped just 200,000 to shops in the last 90 days. To put that into perspective,...

  • Ofcom names 3UK and T-mobile most complained about mobile providers
    Phones

    Ofcom names 3UK and T-mobile most complained about mobile providers

    By 21 April 2011

    Ofcom has revealed its report of the most complained about telecoms providers between October 2010 and February 2011, and it looks as though Three UK, T-mobile and Talk Talk have all got their work cut out. The complaints data collected by Ofcom focused...

  • Sony Ericsson ships 28% fewer handsets
    Phones

    Sony Ericsson ships 28% fewer handsets

    By 16 April 2010

    Mixed news for Sony Ericsson fans. The company has just published its first quarter results, and while the company has sold 28% fewer handsets in Q1 2010 than the same time last year, it's managed to generate an income of 20 million euros, compared to...

  • Google now has 38,000 Android apps
    Phones

    Google now has 38,000 Android apps

    By 16 April 2010

    Google, in its Q1 earnings report, has revealed a few interesting tidbits about Android and particularly the Nexus One. Firstly that the Android market now contains 38,000 apps - up 8,000 from just a month ago. Secondly, the Nexus One is already profitable....

  • New study links games, TV and the Internet to mental illness
    Gaming

    New study links games, TV and the Internet to mental illness

    By 4 February 2009

    A new study by a children's charity has linked some of our three favourite past times, computer games, the Internet and TV, to both violence and mental illness. Apparently, these three things are to blame for "the lurch to more and more violence which...