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  • News: Baidu a step closer to mobile OS

    A set of new developer tools released by China's largest search engine Baidu signals the company's intent to create a mobile OS using Google's Android, according to analysts.

  • News: Sony to sell backup battery for TVs, home appliances

    Sony announced Monday it will sell a large power pack to run home appliances when the electricity goes out.

  • News: Plantronics M1100 Bluetooth headset gets vocal

    Bluetooth headset company Plantronics has launched a headset that allows users to dictate messages, check Facebook and Twitter updates and have emails read out to you. The Plantronics M1100 Bluetooth headset comes with a Vocalyst app that offers text-to-speech functionality and the ability to store and messages in the cloud

  • Video: Video: a tour of the Sony booth at IFA

    Follow IDG's Nick Barber as he walks around the IFA consumer electronics show in Berlin.

  • News: AKG shows off world's smallest in-ear speaker

    AKG has unveiled a pair of £1000 earphones, the AKG K3003s, with the smallest of speakers and drivers inside. The company says they are the world's smallest triple-driver earphones. The aluminium earphones are handmade and hand-tuned and weigh just 12g.

  • News: Tablet War Is Heating Up...for Second Place

    New tablets are being unveiled and launched at a dizzying pace. If the rate of new tablets being introduced was an effective measure of the tablet market, everyone would have two of the devices already and be shopping for a third. The feverish pace of tablets isn't an indication of the tablet market as a whole, though--just a sign that the race for second place is in high gear.

  • News: Windows Phone 7, Day 2: One 'Mango' Coming Right Up

    30 Days With Windows Phone 7: Day 2

  • News: Windows Phone 7, Day 3: Introducing Live Tiles

    30 Days With Windows Phone 7: Day 3

  • News: Amazon's 7-Inch Tablet Reportedly Priced at $250

    It sports a color touch screen, looks much like a BlackBerry PlayBook and has no physical buttons on the surface of the device. And it comes at a bargain price.

  • News: Cops Helped Apple Hunt for Lost iPhone

    History does repeat itself: San Francisco Police Department confirms it helped Apple in a hunt for a lost iPhone 5 prototype that went missing in July. Don’t hold your breath, though -- no photographic evidence is available this time, as it was the case with the lost iPhone 4 prototype last year.

  • News: Samsung wipes Galaxy Tab 7.7 from stand after court order

    Now you see it, now you don't: Samsung Electronics erased all traces of the Galaxy Tab 7.7 from its exhibition stand at the Internationale Funkausstellung (IFA) in Berlin on Saturday, just two days after launching the tablet there.

  • News: Multiplayer gaming goes full screen with LG TV

    Hoping to boost sales of its 3D televisions among gamers, LG showed off technology that lets traditional split screen multiplayer games be played full screen.

  • News: gear4 Renew SleepClock offers sweet dreams

    Speaker maker gear4 think it’s hit on a way to use technology in a more relaxing fashion: its Renew SleepClock will be able to monitor how much of your sleep is fitful, restless sleep and how much is rejuvenating deep sleep. The device is an iPod speaker dock with a movement sensor inside

  • News: Sony shows 3D images with glasses -- without the TV

    Sony's Personal 3D Viewer, introduced at the IFA consumer electronics show, will offer consumers an alternative to 3D televisions and will be available by the end of this year, according to the company.

  • News: 4oD Catch Up app now available for iPhone and iPod touch

    Channel 4 has announced the launch of a new version of the 4oD Catch Up app that now supports the iPhone and iPod touch as well as the iPad.

  • News: Medion Android tablet for UK by Christmas

    Medion is to launch its first Android smartphone and Android tablets in the UK. The tablet, the 10.1in screen Medion Life Tab will hit UK stores by mid-December. A 16GB and a 32GB Wi-Fi-only model will be offered, with a 3G-enabled version due out in early 2012

  • News: Judge in Oracle, Google case may order mediation

    As the trial date nears in Oracle's dispute with Google over Android, the judge overseeing the case is proposing a last-ditch mediation in front of a magistrate judge.

  • News: Call of Duty XP 2011: Elite TV Featuring Arnett, Bateman

    Not only is Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 completely overhauling its DLC and multiplayer content, but the developer and publishers are also helping produce online TV content, just for the fans.

  • Opinion: Nook Color 2 Coming This Month?

    Barnes & Noble's Nook Color e-reader has proven to be a favorite among consumers and critics alike. With its 7-inch capacitive touchscreen and Android 2.1 operating system, it blurs the boundaries between e-reader and tablet. In fact, with a few simple hacks, it functions as a capable Android tablet.

  • Opinion: Did Police Impersonators Try to Get iPhone Prototype?

    The case of Apple's second lost iPhone prototype just got even weirder, with one man claiming that police impersonators demanded to search his home for the missing handset.



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