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  • News: CeBIT suffers 20% drop in attendees

    Europe's largest IT fair saw an almost 20 percent drop in visitors this year but those that did turn up to the six-day event in Hanover were on average a higher quality of attendee than in the past, organisers said on Sunday.

  • News: PC Advisor's best videos from CeBIT 2009

    Although organisers have yet to give an indication of attendance figures for this year's CeBIT, those who have visited the Hannover trade show have had plenty of gadgets, and even a movie legend, to keep them occupied.

  • News: 10 'offensive' iPhone apps Apple blocked

    Apple has insisted on full control over its iTunes App Store, which offers downloadable software for the iPhone and the iPod Touch. This has irked more than a few app developers, especially when their creations have been rejected for inclusion in the store, for on occasions, silly reasons.

  • Opinion: Why the iPhone can't kill the Kindle

    Some tech analysts are wondering if the free Kindle for iPhone application will cannibalise sales of Amazon's Kindle e-book reader. A BusinessWeek article suggests that Amazon's no-cost app for the iPhone and iPod Touch may give consumers one less reason to buy the pricey Kindle 2:

  • News: Video: Is Justin the world's most advanced robot?

    Meet Justin, the product of some of the best minds in the German space programme. Its mission: to go where no robot has gone before - and make the tea

  • Video: Justin, a space-age robot that makes the tea

    Meet Justin, the product of some of the best minds in the German space programme

  • News: Hands-on with Asus' dual-screen laptop

    Asus has demonstrated its prototype computer with two touchscreen displays to PC Advisor TV.

  • News: Acer plans free smartphones for all

    Acer wants to bring the wholesale cost of smartphones down so far that mobile network operators can afford to give them away. It aims to release two such phones by October, said Aymar de Lencquesaing, the head of Acer's Smart Handheld Business Group.

  • News: O2 Joggler gadget will 'transform family life'

    O2 has launched a touchscreen device it claims will transform family life by keeping everyone in the home up to date with appointments, news and traffic updates, without the use of a PC.

  • Video: Asus dual-screen laptop can be used as e-book

    Asustek has taken the wraps off a prototype computer that combines two touchscreen displays in the form factor of a book.

  • News: Amazon combines Kindle and iPhone

    Amazon has released a Kindle e-book reader for Apple's iPhone and iPod Touch, giving Kindle readers another way of reading e-books

  • Video: Blaupunkt car radios stream internet stations over 3G

    Blaupunkt has a new pair of car radios that allow you to dial up any of about internet 16,000 stations from around the world

  • News: Dual-screen laptop has touchscreen keyboard

    Asus plans to demonstrate at CeBIT a dual-screen laptop which replaces the keyboard with an additional touchscreen display, but can also be used as an e-book or a widescreen display

  • News: Smartphone users only download 5 apps

    Smartphone users, including Apple iPhone owners, generally download five software applications each, according to market researcher InStat.

  • 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.



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