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Sex.com up for auction with million dollar start price
Sex.com up for auction with million dollar start price By Amy-Mae Elliott

Next month could see a new record for the price paid for a URL as Sex.com is to go under the auctioneer's hammer in the States.The last time Sex.com was Read more

T-Mobile to offer HTC Desire in March, Orange from April
T-Mobile to offer HTC Desire in March, Orange from April By Amy-Mae Elliott

Like the look of the new HTC Desire? Then we have news of how you can get your hands on the new 2.1 Android handset here in the UK as T-Mobile has announced Read more

Facebook Chat heads to desktop IM
Facebook Chat heads to desktop IM By Amy-Mae Elliott

While we had some inkling this was coming, Facebook has now announced that Facebook Chat can be integrated into desktop instant messaging clients, another Read more

Toshiba announces SL, WL, AV and LV series REGZA TVs
Toshiba announces SL, WL, AV and LV series REGZA TVs By Amy-Mae Elliott

Toshiba has unveiled its line-up of REGZA televisions for the year ahead with no major surprises but a something-for-everyone approach to the market.The Read more

Google Buzz social sharing service announced
Google Buzz social sharing service announced By Amy-Mae Elliott

In a hastily arranged press conference also streamed live online via YouTube's new live broadcast functionality, Google has announced the launch of a new Read more

Microsoft offers family-friendly version of Internet Explorer 8
Microsoft offers family-friendly version of Internet Explorer 8 By Amy-Mae Elliott

While IE6 continues to give it headaches, Microsoft has announced a special kid-safe version of Internet Explorer 8 that it has partnered with the Child Read more

LG intros smallest 3.2-inch touchscreen phone with new Mini
LG intros smallest 3.2-inch touchscreen phone with new Mini By Amy-Mae Elliott

LG has announced the launch of what it says is the smallest and slimmest 3.2-inch touchscreen phone on the market with the introduction of the new LG Mini, Read more

Broadcom's new 3G chip announced for faster, cheaper phones
Broadcom's new 3G chip announced for faster, cheaper phones By Amy-Mae Elliott

Broadcom has announced the launch of a new processor and radio frequency transceiver for mobile phones that will rival Qualcomm's Snapdragon processor Read more

Opera partners with Ford for in-vehicle browsing
Opera partners with Ford for in-vehicle browsing By Amy-Mae Elliott

Opera is looking at getting its browser onto in-vehicle computer systems with a partnership with Ford to bring in-dash web browsing to Ford trucks and Read more

Fujifilm reveals spring collection of compact cameras
Fujifilm reveals spring collection of compact cameras By Amy-Mae Elliott

Fujifilm has announced its "spring collection" of compact digital cameras across three ranges offering more budget choices for consumers than its feature Read more

Adobe blushes over Flash porn post
Adobe blushes over Flash porn post By Amy-Mae Elliott

Adobe has elicited an apology from an employee that posted an anti-Apple, pro-porn message on its corporate blog over the weekend.In protest against the Read more

Samsung starts mass producing 3D TVs
Samsung starts mass producing 3D TVs By Amy-Mae Elliott

Samsung has issued a press release claiming it has become the first company to commence mass production of panels for 3D LED TVs and 3D LCD TVs. We guess Read more

Panasonic launches GPS-enabled Lumix DMC-ZS7
Panasonic launches GPS-enabled Lumix DMC-ZS7 By Amy-Mae Elliott

As well as a new rugged option, Panasonic has introduced the Lumix DMC-ZS7, the Lumix DMC-ZS5 and the Lumix DMC-ZR3 digital compact cameras. The new ZS7 Read more

Panasonic Lumix TS2 rugged digi-cam announced
Panasonic Lumix TS2 rugged digi-cam announced By Amy-Mae Elliott

In the States Panasonic has announced the launch of the new Lumix DMC-TS2, the next-gen model of the TS1, said to be "designed for active outdoor use". Read more

Sonic the Hedgehog rollercoaster to open at Alton Towers
Sonic the Hedgehog rollercoaster to open at Alton Towers By Amy-Mae Elliott

Sonic the Hedgehog fans have a new destination to head to in the UK as Alton Towers has revealed it is to open a Sonic-themed rollercoaster and hotel room. Read more

Dyson City DC26 launches in the UK
Dyson City DC26 launches in the UK By Amy-Mae Elliott

Dyson has launched a new vacuum cleaner to the UK market with the introduction of the City DC26 specifically designed for city dwellers that inhabit small Read more

Samsung Shark range revealed
Samsung Shark range revealed By Amy-Mae Elliott

Samsung has announced a new range of what it calls "sleek, tactile" new mobiles with the introduction of the Samsung Shark range. The first three devices Read more

LG: We'll sell 140 million phones in 2010
LG: We'll sell 140 million phones in 2010 By Amy-Mae Elliott

LG has revealed its goal for 2010 - to sell 140 million handsets across the globe, which would work out as a 20% increase year-on-year, in a bid to become Read more

Samsung's Internet@TV tellies to offer BBC iPlayer
Samsung's Internet@TV tellies to offer BBC iPlayer By Amy-Mae Elliott

Samsung has announced a major update to its Internet@TV platform that will see owners of such a TV able to store around 70 to 100 applications on the new Read more

Sony Cyber-shot HX5
Sony Cyber-shot HX5 By Amy-Mae Elliott

Sony has launched a new high-end compact digi-cam at CES with the introduction of the new Cyber-shot HX5. Boasting Sony's Exmor R CMOS Sensor the camera Read more

LG GT540 Android phone announced at CES
LG GT540 Android phone announced at CES By Amy-Mae Elliott

LG has launched a new Android phone at the CES event, the previously rumoured LG GT540, describing it as "a specialized social networking smartphone". Read more

Samsung to bring RealD 3D experience to your lounge
Samsung to bring RealD 3D experience to your lounge By Amy-Mae Elliott

That 3D television you're hoping will grace your living room by the end of this year could well be a Samsung model, following the announcement that the Read more

Freescale unveils 7-inch "smartbook" tablet
Freescale unveils 7-inch "smartbook" tablet By Amy-Mae Elliott

The "smartbook" concept is due to be turned into a real world, next-gen product with the news that Freescale Semiconductor has unveiled a "tablet reference Read more

First five... Symbian apps to download
First five... Symbian apps to download By Amy-Mae Elliott

If you bagged a Symbian-based phone for Christmas then congratulations - you've joined around half of the global smartphone market in terms of OS market Read more

What has 1.3 billion inboxes, 155 petabytes of storage and 350 million monthly users?
What has 1.3 billion inboxes, 155 petabytes of storage and 350 million monthly users? By Amy-Mae Elliott

Microsoft currently hosts around 1.3 billion Hotmail inboxes, according to statistics just released from the software giant, that make fascinating reading Read more

iFixit repair manuals opened to the world
iFixit repair manuals opened to the world By Amy-Mae Elliott

iFixit's gone all goodwill-to-all-men with the news that it's licensing all iFixit repair manuals under the Creative Commons BY-NC-SA license. Thought Read more

Plastic Logic to unveil QUE proReader at CES
Plastic Logic to unveil QUE proReader at CES By Amy-Mae Elliott

Plastic Logic is hyping up the launch of its already-announced, but not detailed, QUE ebook reader which it calls "the world's first proReader". 7 January Read more

Sony Ericsson Elm and Hazel announced for GreenHeart eco range
Sony Ericsson Elm and Hazel announced for GreenHeart eco range By Amy-Mae Elliott

Sony Ericsson has announced new eco options into its "GreenHeart" range with the launch of  the Sony Ericsson Elm and Hazel phones and the VH700 handsfree Read more

LEGO camera launches at IWOOT
LEGO camera launches at IWOOT By Amy-Mae Elliott

Part of a new range of consumer electronics from the infamous brick making company, this novelty snapper is angled at kids and LEGO fans alike. On the Read more

“Snoop Speak” available for TomTom GPS devices
“Snoop Speak” available for TomTom GPS devices By Amy-Mae Elliott

"Snoop Speak" is now available to download for your TomTom GPS device thanks to VoiceSkins.com, that's brought the vocals of the hip hop artist to the Read more

Sony Ericsson Satio withdrawn from sale
Sony Ericsson Satio withdrawn from sale By Amy-Mae Elliott

It seems Sony Ericsson's new high-end Satio handset is suffering from "issues" as the UK's biggest mobile phone retailer, Carphone Warehouse, as well as Read more

Olympus Pen E-P1 gets Swarovski treatment
Olympus Pen E-P1 gets Swarovski treatment By Amy-Mae Elliott

The retro-styled Micro Four Thirds Olympus Pen E-P1 digi-cam has been ruined, sorry enhanced with a "dazzling makeover" by Crystal Roc. Now covered in Read more

Ballmer says Windows 7 is "simply the best"
Ballmer says Windows 7 is "simply the best" By Amy-Mae Elliott

At a recent shareholders meeting Microsoft boss Steve Ballmer told attendees that "Windows 7 is simply the best PC operating system that we or anyone else Read more

LG Shine II announced in the States
LG Shine II announced in the States By Amy-Mae Elliott

In the States, LG has announced the launch of the Shine II, describing it as "another flash of brilliance in their product line". Following on from the Read more

Leica M7 Edition "Hermes" announced
Leica M7 Edition "Hermes" announced By Amy-Mae Elliott

Leica has introduced a "very special limited edition" (read: very expensive) version of its classic 35mm rangefinder system camera the M7 with the launch Read more

Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 dated
Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 dated By Amy-Mae Elliott

Sony Ericsson has revealed a little more about the launch timescale for its latest Xperia-branded handset, the X10. Via a pre-order page on its site, the Read more

TomTom confirms iPhone app update
TomTom confirms iPhone app update By Amy-Mae Elliott

TomTom has now confirmed what Pocket-lint brought you news of back in early October - that its iPhone app is soon to receive a free software update.The Read more

LG reveals a little more about the Android-based GW620
LG reveals a little more about the Android-based GW620 By Amy-Mae Elliott

LG has announced a few more details of its first Android smartphone, the LG GW620, that launches with a focus on social networking. The GW620 is a QWERTY Read more

Sony offers 1000 Ringtones for the iPhone
Sony offers 1000 Ringtones for the iPhone By Amy-Mae Elliott

Sony Creative Software has announced the launch of "1000 Ringtones", a DVD containing ringtones designed for the Apple iPhone. As well as music, the ringtones Read more

Nokia sues Apple over alleged iPhone patent infringements
Nokia sues Apple over alleged iPhone patent infringements By Amy-Mae Elliott

Nokia has announced that it has filed a complaint against Apple with the Federal District Court in Delaware, alleging that Apple's iPhone infringes Nokia Read more

Arthur Levinson leaves Google board
Arthur Levinson leaves Google board By Amy-Mae Elliott

Google has lost a bod from its board of directors as the news comes in that Genentech chairman Arthur D. Levinson has resigned his position after 5 years Read more

The Food Standards Agency offers "FSA Salt" iPhone app
The Food Standards Agency offers "FSA Salt" iPhone app By Amy-Mae Elliott

In an attempt to make salt content counting sexy, the Food Standards Agency has released "FSA Salt", a free app for the iPhone or iPod touch. The app is Read more

Sony Ericsson T715 gets integrated Twitter app on 3
Sony Ericsson T715 gets integrated Twitter app on 3 By Amy-Mae Elliott

3, no stranger to Twitter-friendly phones, has announced it is to offer a special version of the Sony Ericsson T715, featuring an integrated Twitter application Read more

10-year-old attempts to sell gran on eBay
10-year-old attempts to sell gran on eBay By Amy-Mae Elliott

A 10-year-old schoolgirl's eBay listing for her grandmother has been yanked by the online auction site. Although having attracted 27 bids in excess of Read more

Touchscreen LG GD510 launches as the "Pop"
Touchscreen LG GD510 launches as the "Pop" By Amy-Mae Elliott

LG has announced the launch of the LG GD510, apparently also known as "Pop", presumably carrying on the junk food theme the similarly low-end, 7-million-selling Read more

Samsung announces Omnia series of Windows Mobile 6.5 smartphones
Samsung announces Omnia series of Windows Mobile 6.5 smartphones By Amy-Mae Elliott

Samsung is doing for the Windows smartphone market what Asus has done for the netbook market, by announcing a range of devices with similar features - Read more

Packard Bell dot m/u 11.6-inch not-a-netbook launches
Packard Bell dot m/u 11.6-inch not-a-netbook launches By Amy-Mae Elliott

Packard Bell has followed up the launch of the dot m/a netbook with the dot m/u, and no, we're not sure how to pronounce it either. Apparently the "first Read more

Ralph Lauren offers design-your-own Rugby shirt iPhone app
Ralph Lauren offers design-your-own Rugby shirt iPhone app By Amy-Mae Elliott

Ralph Lauren has launched an iPhone app that lets American consumers design their own unique rugby shirt on their handset, and then order the garment to Read more

Sony Ericsson Aino, Satio confirmed for October availability
Sony Ericsson Aino, Satio confirmed for October availability By Amy-Mae Elliott

In the UK, Sony Ericsson has issued a "save the date" press invite that reveals the retail launch timescale for two of its new handsets. The invite, which Read more

Nokia Booklet 3G - First Look
Nokia Booklet 3G - First Look By Amy-Mae Elliott

Nokia's entry to the netbook market is an interesting development from the world's largest phone maker, seeing the Finnish company enter an already crowded Read more

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