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  • Compro VideoMate U680F USB TV tuner

    Compro has unveiled a new TV tuner allowing netbook and laptop users to enjoy live TV shows as well as catch-up TV. The Compro VideoMate U680F is a USB device that displays and can record live TV on your PC.

  • News: 91% of Britons own a mobile phone

    The UK is among the nations most likely to adopt new communication technologies, says Ofcom.

  • News: Virgin launches TV powered by TiVO this month

    Virgin Media has revealed its TV service powered by TiVo will be made available in the UK this month.

  • News: 3D TV sales in the UK to hit 120,000 by end of the year

    More than 120,000 3D TVs are expected to be sold in the UK by the end of the year, which is significantly better than the sales of HD TV sets in the first year they became available, says Futuresource Consulting.

  • Video: Stockholm court affirms Pirate Bay ruling

    Imprisonments reduced, fines increased on appeal

  • Opinion: All that you see, all that you hear...

    Sound and vision permeate consumer electronics. And computers, too – from the day that the graphical user interface arrived, and a workstation's built-in speakers went beyond the sporadic 'blip'.

  • How-Tos: How to fix faulty drivers when your headphones cut out

    The sound output to my headphones frequently cuts out while listening to music using Spotify. Error messages report that my sound card isn't working or my headphones haven't been detected, but closing the pop-ups or relaunching Spotify usually fixes the problem.

  • News: Sony Qriocity movies-on-demand service hits UK

    Sony is giving Brits with its internet-connected Bravia TVs, Blu-ray players and Blu-ray Disc Home Theatre systems the chance to stream HD movies over the web.

  • Philips Fidelio DS8550 iPad dock

    The sound on an Apple iPad isn't bad and we've found the tablet ideal for watching BBC iPlayer programmes and listening to podcasts, but the fact remains that the screen is just a fancy screen. It doesn't stand up on its own.

  • News: Spotify Limited lost £16.4m in 2009

    Spotify Limited, the UK-based branch of Spotify that runs its music-streaming service throughout Europe, has reported an operating loss of £16.4 million for 2009 as a whole, and a net loss after taxation of £16.66 million.

  • News: Yahoo calls for widget TV developers

    Yahoo is expanding its Connected TV program so that developers can build fee-based widgets for television sets that use the Yahoo application platform.

  • Philips Cinema 21:9 Platinum

    The jury is still out on 3D TVs and 3D films, but supersized flatscreen TVs have proved a blockbuster hit.

  • News: Arm in talks with Google over Web TV

    Arm Holdings is in talks for its chip technology to be used with Google TV, the software aimed at putting the Internet on television sets everywhere.

  • News: Christmas 2010 buyers' guide: all-in-one PCs

    A family PC is a popular choice for a Christmas gift. A smart, space-saving all-in-one model can provide entertainment and web access in the living room.

  • News: Christmas 2010 buyers' guide: gaming kit

    Top of many gaming fans’ wishlists will be a Microsoft Kinect or Sony Move interactive module. But there are plenty of other gaming goodies to get your teeth into.

  • News: Christmas 2010 buyers' guide: audio accessories

    Musical treats come in all shapes and sizes, with radically varied price tags. But any of the audio gadgets featured here will look (and sound) great under your Christmas tree.

  • News: Christmas 2010 buyers' guide: media players

    Apple continues to dominate the portable media player market, but there are some interesting alternatives. We've found five tasty music and video players to choose from.

  • News: Christmas 2010 gift guide: technology gifts

    Dark nights, postmen bringing catalogues full of shiny must-have gadgets and a TV onslaught of tinsel and computer games – all signs point to the imminent gold rush known as Christmas. PC Advisor's trusty elves guide you through the high-tech marketing maze. PC Advisor brings you the 50 best products for Christmas: tested, reviewed and rated.

  • Dell Inspiron Duo convertible netbook

    Dell is due to start selling its wacky-looking Inspiron Duo convertible-screen tablet before the end of the month. According to several US websites, the Dell Inspiron Duo will be available for preorder from 23 November with international orders being accepted via the US site.

  • News: Amazon goes Hollywood with online movie studio

    Amazon.com is getting into the movie business by opening Amazon Studios, with the goal of using the Internet to put fresh movies on the big screen.



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