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  • News: iPhone no-show at Apple event

    Apple will not be showing off its much-vaunted iPhone at June's Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), according to a respected Wall Street analyst. But new laptops and iPods are on their way.

  • News: New photo of Apple iPod sex toy

    News of Apple's fury at an iPod-controlled sex toy has spread around the world faster than a Windows virus. Apple is complaining that the Ann Summers iGasm vibrator uses promotional imagery too similar to its own iPod silhouette advertising. Now we have a photo of the actual love enhancer, and it's available in classic Apple white - just like the iPod and Apple's Mac computers.

  • News: Music giant EMI to continue with DRM-free plan

    Some questions have been raised concerning the future of music giant EMI, after Terra Firma's $6.4bn purchase of the company. But one thing that's unlikely to be affected by EMI's changing ownership is its decision to offer DRM-free digital music tracks via the iTunes Music Store

  • News: Apple fury at iPod sex toy

    iPod-maker Apple is threatening to sue a sex shop over a vibrator that hooks up to an iPod and has similar advertising to that used in posters for the digital music player.

  • News: Illegal downloads down 24 percent among under-18s

    Illegal downloading of digital copyright works by those aged 8 to 18 has dropped by 24 percent in the past three years

  • News: Paul McCartney snubs iTunes

    Beatles songwriter Paul McCartney's solo material went live yesterday on Napster, RealNetworks' Rhapsody, Viacom International's Urge and Microsoft's Zune Marketplace. But Apple was the odd man out, with no McCartney material on offer

  • News: Intel and STMicro merge flash concerns

    Intel is merging its flash-memory business with European rival STMicroelectronics. Intel and STMicro will form a new flash-manufacturing business.

  • News: DRM-free music giant EMI agrees takeover

    EMI - the music group behind Apple's DRM (digital rights management) free iTunes - has agreed to be bought by private equity firm Terra Firma for £3.2bn. EMI has been the subject of bid speculation for the past year as its business has struggled. In early April EMI and Apple announced the sale DRM-free versions of EMI artists' songs through Apple's online iTunes store.

  • News: 15 technology myths: what's nonsense and what's not?

    The tech world abounds with hype, rumour and innuendo. It can be hard to tell IT fact from fantasy fiction. Fortunately, PC Advisor has rounded-up 15 technological rumours and given them a thorough shake down, so you can tell what's nonsense, and what's not.

  • News: allofmp3.com music site faces closure

    A man has been arrested for selling allofmp3.com vouchers. The recording industry has stepped up its battle to shut down allofmp3.com, announcing the arrest of the man.

  • News: iTunes and DRM-free music explained

    iTunes is finally selling DRM-free music, but how will these changes affect us? We explain all

  • News: Smartphone card stores 2,000 songs

    Samsung Electronics has developed an 8GB micro memory card for smartphones.

  • News: MSN offers Madonnas music for free

    Fans of Madonna’s music can grab themselves a free copy of her brand-new song nearly two months before the world’s most successful female pop star takes to the stage to sing it live. MSN today announced that it will allow music fans to download the track, written especially for the Live Earth charity concert via its LiveEarth.MSN.com portal.

  • News: Amazon announces iTunes killer

    Online retailer Amazon.com is taking on Apple's iTunes music service and the rest of the digital music industry by starting up its own online digital music store.

  • News: Apple cuts iPod shuffle price

    The diminutive clip-on digital music player now costs £49, that's £6 less than the device's original £55 price.

  • News: Former Beatle embraces digital music

    Fans of The Beatles continue to wait for the digital release of the band's material, but Paul McCartney's work is finally coming to digital formats.

  • News: Apple's popularity surged in April

    Apple's US website saw traffic jump 42 per cent in April 2007, according to the latest ComScore Media Metrix figures.

  • News: T-Mobile to offer iPhone in Europe?

    Europe's mobile networks are battling for rights to distribute the iPhone here – and now it seems T-Mobile may lead the pack.

  • News: Apple & Coca Cola offer free iTunes tracks

    The promotion will run across 17 European countries from May until the end of August. Millions of songs will be given away through over two billion promotional packs of Coca-Cola, Diet Coke and Coke Zero.

  • News: Apple plans beyond iPhone touchscreen

    A patent filed by Apple hints that the company will feature touch screen controls on more devices besides the iPhone.

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