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  • 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.

  • Video: Samsung shows high-tech, see-through window displays

    Flat-panel screens are intended to be used as high-tech windows

  • Video: Samsung and LG show off flexible displays

    OLED, e-paper displays can be gently bent

  • News: Fibre leads fixed broadband rise

    Global fixed broadband subscribers increased by 1.4 percent from 456.5 million in the second quarter of 2010 to 463 million in the third quarter of 2010. Among the fixed broadband platforms, the major subscriber net addition was in the fibre segment.

  • How-Tos: How to alter the size of icons in Windows XP

    I have a Linx Net-TV box running on Windows XP and connected to a 40in Sony LCD TV via an HDMI cable. Only the 1280x720 setting provides a proportional picture in fullscreen mode when watching BBC iPlayer and similar TV on-demand services, but this creates an oversized display that's awkward to use for other tasks.

  • News: Channel Five comes to Virgin's TV on demand

    Virgin Media has joined forces with Channel Five to make shows broadcast on the channel available through Virgin's TV-on-demand service.

  • News: LoveFilm finally hits PS3

    The online film rental service LoveFilm has been made available to PlayStation 3 users.

  • News: BBC iPlayer comes to BT Vision

    BT and the BBC have joined forces to give BT Vision viewers the chance to watch BBC iPlayer through the TV-on-demand service.



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