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  • News: Android phones help poor farmers in Uganda

    Mobile-phone companies and aid agencies have talked for years about deploying feature phones, coupled with basic text information services about the weather and crop pricing, to empower poor people in undeveloped parts of the world. Now, the Grameen Foundation is taking that idea to the opposite, high-tech extreme.

  • News: Report: Google considers InterDigital buy

    InterDigital on Tuesday said it was considering selling the company, and now the Wall Street Journal, citing unnamed sources, said Google is interested in scooping up the mobile chip technology developer.

  • News: Google+ for iPhone Takes App Store by Storm

    Google+ for iPhone hit Apple's App Store a mere 24 hours ago but it's being downloaded like wildfire as it currently sitting atop the heap as the most popular free app available from iTunes. This is big news considering Google+ is still invitation-only and only has 18 million users so far, compared to Facebook's 750 million. That said, Google+ users can now upload contacts from Outlook and Mac address books (not Facebook, though), which may result in even bigger Google+

  • News: New Roku Models Can Play Angry Birds

    Roku has unveiled its latest streaming players, the Roku 2 series. The petite Roku 2 feature all of the same features we liked in the previous Roku XDS along with a lot of potentially exciting new features.

  • News: Roku Adds Angry Birds, Improves Netflix Support

    Roku has debuted the next generation of its set-top entertainment player, aiming to solidify its position in the streaming entertainment sector. In addition to adding 802.11n support across all devices and improved Netflix support for high-end models, the Roku now does games.

  • News: Sonos announces Play:3 modular music streamer

    Sonos has announced a modular music system that can stream audio to and from almost any device, including iPods, the Apple iPad, Android smartphones and PC hard drives. The £259 Sonos Play:3 works with Spotify and Napster as well as Apple iTunes.

  • News: Logitech looks to cloud and mobile video meetings

    Logitech's LifeSize division is embracing the cloud in a bid to extend videoconferencing's reach, announcing new services and the acquisition of a small mobile video company called Mirial.

  • News: Apple's China sales up six-fold in fiscal third quarter

    Apple believes it is just "scratching the surface" of the Chinese market, as the company's revenue from the country for the quarter ended June 25 increased by more than six times from the same period last year.

  • Buffalo AirStation nFiniti HighPower modem boosts web streaming

    Buffalo has announced two new wireless routers that promise to boost wireless coverage in the home or small office. The Buffalo AirStation nFiniti HighPower Gigabit Router helps obliterate wireless dead spots and ensure a steady wireless connection, while the AirStation N-Technology HighPower ADSL2+ Modem Router is designed to allow users to share an internet connection. It has both a 2.4GHz and a 5GHz radio.

  • News: Apple's Cook on iPad, Asia, Apple TV, and more

    Apple COO Tim Cook spoke to analysts after Apple's record financial results Tuesday. This is an edited transcript of his remarks.

  • News: Google's Schmidt brushes off Android patent suits as 'legal fun'

    If Google Chairman Eric Schmidt is sweating the multiple patent suits being filed against Android vendors, he sure isn't showing it.

  • Opinion: Apple's iPad: 5 Reasons Why I'll Never Buy One

    Apple is expected to report enormous profits this quarter thanks in no small part to record iPad sales of 7.7 million units. But I'm still holding out for a better tablet.

  • Opinion: Borders Will Be Liquidated, Kobo To Continue

    With the news that Borders plans to liquidate and close all of its stores--including former mall staple Waldenbooks--another brick-and-mortar bookseller went dark today. Borders has made many stumbles, and surely its numerous missteps in the digital era will be the subject of many a case study in business schools. The customers who bought Borders e-books via Kobo Books look set, but a bigger question remains as to how the loss of Borders will impact Kobo.

  • Sony CMT-G series DAB micro Hi-Fi iPod docks

    Sony has unveiled four micro hi-fi players that offer a combination of Wi-Fi music streaming, DAB radio and iPod docking. The Sony CMT-G Series costs from £100.

  • Opinion: If e-readers destroyed high-street bookshops, they have only themselves to blame

    What's the difference between bookselling giants Amazon and Barns & Noble on the one hand, and Borders and WH Smith on the other? Simple: you have never yet seen a WH Smith- or a Borders-branded e-reader. And you never will.

  • News: Apple trade show returns to UK in 2012

    Apple Expo- a trade/consumer event for the Apple community will take place in London next May.

  • News: Double resolution screen for next iPad

    Improved display of 2048×1536 pixels on the cards say Korean sources

  • News: Sony Bloggie 3D MHS-FS3 camcorder hits UK

    Sony has been showing off the Bloggie 3D MHS-FS3 camcorder ahead of its imminent retail launch in the UK. Footage can be shot at 1920x1080p Full HD resolution and displayed on any 3D TV. The Bloggie 3D is one of the first consumer 3D camcorders to launch in the UK.

  • News: Dolphin Browser Gets A Major Update

    The Dolphin Browser got a major update today, bringing gesture commands to the popular third-party browser. Users of the Dolphin Browser can now draw symbols on their screen to navigate around the web. For instance you could draw an "F" and have your phone load Facebook, or draw a circle to reload a page.

  • News: Classification system 'broken': Pirate Party Australia

    Pirate Party Australia (PPA) has called for a wholesale overhaul of Australia's "fundamentally broken" classification system.



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