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  • 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.

  • News: ChangeWave: iOS still in demand despite no new iPhone

    Just because Apple hasn't released a new iPhone in more than a year doesn't mean demand for the handset is waning. The latest survey from market research firm ChangeWave Research shows that Apple's mobile platform is maintaining a high level of demand as well as attaining solid satisfaction numbers. And, in good news for Cupertino, the announcement of the company's iCloud online service may actually bring in more users.

  • Opinion: HTC's Apple Patent Loss: Android Fans Shouldn't Worry

    HTC's infringement of two Apple patents has led to some gloomy predictions about the future of Android phones, but for consumers it's business as usual -- at least for now.

  • News: Apple iOS still rules but Windows Phone 7 edges Android in user satisfaction

    Apple's iOS-based iPhone remains the most preferred smartphone, for half of all prospective buyers surveyed. About one-third prefer Android phones. But for the first time, Windows Phone 7 outstrips Android in user satisfaction.

  • News: Best Voice Recognition Apps for Your Smartphone

    Voice-recognition software is nothing new. But put it on a smartphone, and it comes to life. All of the frustrations of trying to control your PC by voice--fiddling for a microphone, repeating yourself again and again, resisting the urge to relent and turn to your trusty keyboard--are eliminated when you use the same technology on your mobile phone.

  • News: Netflix raises rates for streaming, DVD subscriptions

    On Tuesday, Netflix hiked up its rates for combined DVD and streaming plans. Beginning immediately for new customers, and in September for existing customers, you’ll need to subscribe at least to an $8 DVD-only plan, an $8 streaming-only plan, or a $16 combined plan.

  • Opinion: Toshiba Thrive Tablets Comatose, Owners Say

    Owners of the recently released Toshiba Thrive tablet say the device has an annoying bug causing the tablet to refuse to come out of sleep mode. Forums on Toshiba's own site and third-party forums have numerous complaints from new Thrive owners complaining of the problem. "The white status light is blinking but pressing the On [sic] button does nothing requiring [a] reboot like a Windows computer," said Toshiba forum user sjwheat. The Thrive issue was first reported by Engadget.


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