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  • News: Sony shows hand-powered digital camera

    Sony has developed a hand-powered digital still camera prototype. The device is the first working concept to come from Sony Design's "odo" project that is attempting to come up with kinetically-powered devices that stimulate a child's creativity, curiosity and energy.

  • News: MTI fuel cells target smartphones & cameras

    MTI Micro has unveiled prototype Direct Methanol Fuel Cells (DMFC) that can keep portable electronics products running for longer than conventional batteries and make recharging much easier.

  • News: 8 essential photo-sharing tools

    Make Flickr more fun and less time consuming with these add-ons.

  • How-Tos: How to control your camera's focus in low light

    For those of us who live in Britain, a country with more gloom than a Christmas episode of EastEnders, taking photos in low light is a serious problem. No matter what the time of day, we’re likely to be taking our snaps in far from perfectly lit conditions.

  • News: When and how to use your flash

    Don’t believe the adverts – there isn’t a camera out there that’s truly comfortable with poor lighting. But the bright sparks at PCA Towers have some tips to help you take smart snaps in the gloomiest of conditions. Follow our tips to start using your flash correctly and taking some great shots.

  • News: Google backs Photoshop for Linux OS

    Development work funded by Google could soon enable Adobe Photoshop to run on PCs running the Linux operating system.

  • News: Microsoft to link Zune & Windows Mobile

    Microsoft is looking for new ways to tie Windows Mobile phones and Zune media players together, although a Zune phone remains unlikely.

  • News: Samsung launches multimedia smartphone chip

    Samsung Electronics is launching a new mobile-phone chip that combines a 667MHz processor core with hardware acceleration for multimedia, including 3D graphics and video.

  • News: February's coolest gadgets revealed

    February sees the world's first commercially available thin TVs, as well as a DivX-enabled mobile phone and Sony's latest DSLR range.

  • News: PC Advisor's 30 great Valentine's day gifts

    It's not too late spoil your loved one this 14 February. Whether you're aiming to woo a new flame or simply keep the home fires burning, we've got technological gifts both large and small that will make you popular this Valentine's day.

  • News: Nokia relaunches content-sharing service

    Nokia has rebranded Twango, the photo- and video-sharing site aimed at mobile users, as Share on Ovi. The service is based on one developed by Twango, a company Nokia acquired in July last year.

  • News: MMS goes mainstream with 448m messages

    Mobile phone picture messaging is on the up. Figures released today show that nearly 448 million photo messages were sent in the UK last year. The Mobile Data Association report says 23 percent of UK mobile phone owners are now using their handsets to access the internet. In December 2007 alone, 17 million handsets were used to get online.

  • News: Adobe kills Stock Photos service

    Adobe's Stock Photos service is being killed off on April 1, 2008. The service allows Adobe Bridge users to buy royalty-free images for use in their work. It was introduced in 2005 with the launch of Adobe Creative Suite 2.0.

  • News: Low cost flash spurs innovation

    Devices that will benefit from cheaper NAND memory include SD cards, which will boast greatly expanded storage capacity, USB flash sticks, internal storage and new, lower-cost SSDs for notebook computers.

  • News: YouTube pays UK contributors

    The YouTube Partner Programme that offers users the chance to make money from videos they post on the site is being launched in the UK.

  • News: Best Buy pulls infected digital photo frames

    Electronics retailer Best Buy has pulled its range of Insignia digital photo frames after discovering the devices were infected with PC viruses.

  • News: CES: January 2008's best new gadgets

    There were gadgets and gizmos aplenty at this year's International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. The world’s biggest tech companies were in attendance and highlighting the technology that will be available from 2008 onwards.

  • How-Tos: How to create an Andy Warhol-style image

    From knitting clubs to craft stalls at the now obligatory farmers’ markets, it seems the home-made present has never been so popular.

  • How-Tos: How to create a Roy Lichtenstein-style image

    I haven’t seen Blue Peter for a fair few years. In my day it was all sticky-back plastic this and toilet roll that, but the photographer in me hopes that things have moved on.

  • News: Camera phone turned into computer mouse

    Newcastle University researchers have developed software that turns a camera phone into a computer mouse, allowing users to swivel a handset to scroll or move items on a PC screen.



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