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  • News: iPhone invented in 1970s by Brit boffins

    The Apple iPhone and iPod wouldn't be here if it wasn't for a bunch of 1970s British boffins and their innovative "transputer" technology, sponsored by the Labour government of PM Harold Wilson.

  • News: Apple iPhone sales up 27 percent

    The iPhone continued to shine as the sales of smartphones to end users grew by 27 percent during the second quarter compared to the same period last year, according to Gartner.

  • News: Apple reported for hobbling iTunes on Palm Pre

    Palm has issued a complaint with the USB Implementers Forum that states Apple is restricting its trade options.

  • Video: Sony's Partyshot aims the camera for you

    Sony has developed a base unit for cameras that swivels and tilts them to follow people in a room and, when the time is right, snap a picture.

  • News: Samsung launches Google Android phone handset

    Samsung today joined with network operator Taiwan Mobile to try to steal the spotlight from rival High Tech computer (HTC) by launching a handset with Google's Android mobile software, the Samsung i7500, in Taiwan.

  • News: 10 things we hate about the iPhone

    Even the Apple iPhone isn't perfect. Here are the top 10 things we hate about Apple's smartphone... and ways to fix them.

  • News: Games are most popular apps for iPhone

    Apple iPhone owners are more likely to purchase games to play on their handset, compared to other mobile phone users, says Distimo.

  • News: Brits think technology more important than holidays

    Two in five Brits would rather slash their holiday and eating out budgets in a bid to beat recession, rather than cut the money they spend on technology, says Ofcom.

  • News: Sony Party-shot automates camera composition

    Auto focus, auto flash, scene selection and even smile detection. Today's cameras have automated just about everything involved in snapping a picture but still require someone to point them. Not any longer. Sony has developed a base unit for cameras that swivels them around through 360 degrees and tilts them up and down to follow people in a room and, when the time is right, snap a picture.

  • Video: Sanyo's Eneloop solar booster can revive dead gadgets

    These solar panels are the latest addition to Sanyo's Eneloop range of eco-power products.

  • Opinion: 7 tech combos we'd like to see

    Nikon's Coolpix S1000pj digital camera with a built-in projector sounds as good as peanut butter and chocolate. Why didn't anyone think of this sooner? And If a point-and-shoot camera can double as a video projector, what other tech marriages are possible? Here are a few combinations we'd like to see.

  • News: Toshiba to launch fuel cell charger for phones

    Toshiba plans to launch an external battery charger based on a DMFC (direct methanol fuel cell) in the next two months, its new president said on Wednesday.

  • News: INQ launches two Twitter smartphones

    Mobile phone outfit INQ Mobile has launched two low-cost smartphones that feature tight integration with social-networking site Twitter, it said on Tuesday.

  • News: Sanyo launches solar charger for gadgets

    Running out of power while on the road is something every gadget user has to deal with at sometime but a new portable solar charging system from Sanyo Electric could help in such situations.

  • News: Toshiba to launch faster SD cards next year

    Toshiba is planning to launch a range of SD cards that offer faster data read and write speeds in 2010.

  • News: Nikon launches world's first projector camera

    Nikon's Coolpix S1000pj can project images up to 40in in size

  • News: MS ports iPhone apps to Windows Mobile

    Microsoft has published a case study detailing how to port an iPhone application to its Windows Mobile platform as it prepares to launch an online store for mobile applications to compete with Apple.

  • News: Apple patents iPhone nano design

    A new patent has emerged that suggests Apple has been thinking about an iPhone nano.

  • News: Apple fixes iPhone SMS flaw

    Apple has patched the SMS vulnerability that allowed hackers to control iPhones. The release notes of the 3.0.1 update were short and to the point: "Fixes SMS vulnerability" for the iPhone 3G and 3GS.

  • Video: Computers rival pencil & paper at Campus Technology

    Exhibitors at this year’s Campus Technology Conference in Boston dropped the pencil and paper in favor of tablet PCs, netbooks and full fledged laptops for use in education.



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