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  • News: Navigon satnavs get smarter with Clever Parking

    Navigon took a shortcut to the launch of its new range of personal navigation devices, unveiling them at Cebit a day before the giant trade show opens. The company also demonstrated two new voice features it says make driving safer and easier.

  • News: Amazon Kindle 2 threatens audio book market

    Amazon will let copyright holders opt out of having their books read aloud on the company's Kindle 2 book reader, in an apparent concession to concerns raised about the device's text-to-speech feature.

  • News: Second-gen BeBook takes on Amazon Kindle 2

    Visitors to this year's Cebit trade show have the first chance to see a new version of the BeBook electronic book reader from Dutch company Endless Ideas.

  • Video: CeBIT 2009 preview

    Preparation for the opening of Cebit was well underway on Sunday, a couple of days before the doors officially open.

  • News: Free Apple iPhones for next two months

    Apple iPhone sales are so poor, the handset is to be given away as Softbank, the exclusive mobile carrier for the iPhone in Japan, finds itself left with a bit of a white elephant.

  • USB Toaster

    PC Advisor generally tries to rise above the piteous world of USB gadgetry and the downright bizarre items that have been needlessly invented simply so they can be plugged for their connectivity.

  • Video: Microsoft shows off 'augmented reality'

    At TechFest 2009, Microsoft Research demoed its augmented reality tools, which mixes the real world and the virtual world

  • News: Nintendo Brain Training doesn't work, says Which

    Nintendo's Brain Training game is no more capable at protecting against memory loss than surfing the web, according to a study commissioned by Which?.

  • News: Microsoft sues TomTom over GPS technology

    Microsoft has filed a lawsuit against TomTom, alleging that the GPS vendor's in-car navigation devices infringe on its patents.

  • News: 33% of Brits prefer a basic mobile over a smartphone

    Over a third of Brits would prefer a mobile phone that's just used for calling and texting over a smartphone, says MoneySupermarket.com.

  • News: Amazon Kindle 2 sales make flying start

    Amazon's second-generation e-book reader, the Kindle 2, started shipping in the US yesterday, a day earlier than expected.

  • News: Motorola gives up on BlackBerry competitor

    Motorola has agreed to sell its answer to Research In Motion's BlackBerry service - Good Technology - for an undisclosed sum, bringing an end to the company's foray into push services.

  • Video: The iPhone-controlled sports car

    Stylish, speedy and sexy - it's everything a concept car is meant to be but the iChange from Switzerland's Rinspeed isn't your run of the mill prototype car.

  • News: Apple iPhone car ditches ignition keys

    It can send emails, play video, access the web and snap pictures, but control a car? Swiss automobile design house Rinspeed will unveil a concept electric car controlled by Apple's iPhone at next week's Geneva Motor Show.

  • News: More LG Prada phones on the way

    LG Electronics and Prada are looking to continue their handset partnership or develop additional products together, even though no concrete plans yet exist, according to executives from both companies.

  • Griffin iTrip FM tuner for iPod nano 4G

    Griffin has added an iTrip FM tuner to its line-up that can be used with the latest version of the Apple iPod 4G.

  • News: Nintendo DSi games console lands in Europe

    Nintendo has announced that it will launch its DSi games console in Europe on 3 April. The Nintendo DSi will be marketed as an interaction device for the whole family, with internet access, photo sharing and a motion-detecting camera among its key features.

  • News: Apple blocks South Park iPhone app

    Apple has refused to stock an app developed by the creators of US adult cartoon South Park in its iTunes app store.

  • News: Video: World's first solar-powered mobile phone

    Samsung and LG showed off prototype mobile phones at Mobile World Congress that can be recharged by solar panels built into the case. Called Blue Earth, Samsung's phone has a touchscreen and according to the company, a case designed to look like a rounded pebble. The handset is made from recycled plastic and doesn't include toxics like brominated flame retardants, Beryllium and phthalates.

  • Video: Solar-powered smartphones demonstrated

    At Mobile World Congress this year Samsung and LG showed off prototype mobile phones that can be recharged by solar panels built into the case.



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