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  • Pure Digital ONE

    The best-selling DAB radio out there, the ONE comes in a choice of colours: white, black or a very eye-catching pink. We're not saying there’s any stereotyping going on, but we notice that it's the black, rather than the pink model that Pure denotes as the TalkSport model.

  • News: Sony sales soar despite PlayStation 3

    Sony today reported record sales and net profit for the last three months of the fiscal year. Behind the better results were healthy sales of some of Sony products such as Bravia LCD TVs, Vaio PCs and Cybershot digital cameras. Weak spots included projection TVs and mobile phones, and the PlayStation 3 remains behind schedule.

  • News: O2 doubles iPhone call and text allowances

    O2 is to offer Apple iPhone users double the current call time and text allowances under their existing contracts

  • News: Blow to EU music piracy crackdown

    In a blow against the music industry, the European Court of Justice has ruled that EU countries don't have to require internet service providers to reveal subscriber data for use in civil cases.

  • News: U2 manager calls for heavy-handed ISP tactics

    Music fans illegally downloading songs could be subject to a 'three strikes and you’re out' rule, which will see their internet connections severed.

  • News: False start for Qtrax's 'free' music service

    Digital music users are being given the chance to legally download songs for free. Qtrax is a new online file-sharing service that offers unlimited, free music downloads that are compatible with iPods.

  • News: Amazon's iTunes killer coming to the UK

    Amazon's music download store could come to the UK this year, after the online retailer announced plans to start selling MP3 tracks via its international websites during 2008.

  • News: Last.fm releases free music download service

    A free music service that promises to pay unsigned artists royalties every time a user streams a track to their computer has been launched.

  • News: Report: iTunes offers more choice than P2P

    Apple's iTunes Store offers a better catalogue of tracks than illegal peer-to-peer (P2P) services, according to industry group the IFPI's latest Digital Music Report.

  • News: Apple: iTunes movie rentals to boost iPod sales

    The main strategy behind Apple's new iTunes movie rentals service is to sell more iPods and Macs, a company executive claims.

  • News: Mac 'on fire' as Apple reports huge growth

    Apple sold 2.3 million Macs and 22.1 million iPods during the holiday shopping season, helping the company achieve $1.58bn profit during its fiscal first quarter. The Mac totals mark the third consecutive quarter that Apple has set a quarterly sales record for its desktops and laptops.

  • News: Pink iPod nano now available from Apple

    Apple has introduced a new pink iPod nano to its range of media players in the UK, with an 8GB model now available for £129.

  • News: UK iPhone sales 'miss' 200,000 target

    Apple's iPhone has failed to hit its sales target, reports the Financial Times. The FT said Apple's UK iPhone partner O2 sold 190,000 of the handsets in its first eight weeks on sale, quoting "people familiar with the situation".

  • News: HTC Touch achieves 50% of iPhone sales

    HTC's iPhone killer – the HTC Touch - sold 2 million units last year, the Tawainese company has revealed. At last week's Macworld Expo in San Francisco Apple CEO Steve Jobs said his company had sold 4 million iPhones since launch.

  • News: PlayTomato launches iPod touch lookalike

    PlayTomato has launched a music and video player which has more than a likeness to Apple's iPod touch. The device, which debuted in South Korea on Friday, is the latest in a line of products from portable gadget makers that take design cues from Apple's successful iPod and iPhone products.

  • News: iPod touch upgrade adds five new apps

    Steve Jobs launched five new iPod touch applications during his Macworld Expo keynote last night, with the new £12.99 upgrade including Mail, Maps, Stocks, Notes, and Weather.

  • News: Online retailer says DRM music will end in 2008

    The availability of high-quality DRM-free tracks contributed to huge growth in music sales at UK online retailer 7digital last year, the company claims.

  • News: Rumour: Apple MacBook & iPhone to go 3G

    Banners hanging at Macworld Expo on Monday read, '2008: There's something in the air', suggesting wireless news to come in CEO Steve Jobs' keynote today (5pm, GMT).

  • News: Amazon MP3 gets DRM-free Sony tracks

    Amazon will later this month add music from Sony BMG to its Amazon MP3 digital-music download service.

  • News: Pandora locks out British music listeners

    Pandora, the web radio station that creates a customised playlist based around your favourite songs and those that are musically similar, has announced that it will cut off UK listeners on 15 January.



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