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  • 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.

  • News: Microsoft SenseCam could tackle Alzheimer's

    A digital camera developed by Microsoft that's designed to take a low-resolution photo every 30 seconds while dangling from its wearer could help those with memory problems, the company claims.

  • News: CES: Toshiba builds HDTV around PS3's Cell chip

    At this week's International Consumer Electronics Show Toshiba is demonstrating a prototype TV with Sony's powerful Cell microprocessor, and the results are impressive. Cell is the chip that sits at the heart of the PlayStation 3 games console.

  • News: Stream audio and video from Mac to PlayStation 3

    Nullriver Software has announced the launch of MediaLink, software that enables Macs to stream audio, video and photos to a Sony PlayStation 3 games console

  • News: Microsoft still behind HD-DVD despite Blu-ray drift

    Microsoft says it is standing by its decision to support HD-DVD on Xbox 360, despite Warner Bros' recent decision to back Blu-ray (and Paramount's rumored reversal).

  • News: CES: Sony thanks Blu-ray Disc backers

    Sony CEO Howard Stringer has thanked Warner Bros and other Blu-ray Disc backers for supporting the high-definition (HD) disc format. Warner's decision could prove pivotal in the HD disc format battle between Blu-ray and HD-DVD.

  • News: CES: Samsung shows dual Blu-ray, HD-DVD player

    Samsung yesterday unveiled a high-definition (HD) disc player that accepts both Blu-ray Disc and HD-DVD discs.

  • News: Mobile products to watch in 2008, part 1

    As tempting as Apple's iPhone and Amazon.com's Kindle are, I've refrained from buying them. Why? Because I'm certain these first-generation products will be significantly better in their second iterations.

  • News: Upgraded FireWire to hit 3.2Gb/s speeds

    FireWire is set for a significant speed boost, with the trade group behind the standard announcing the new S3200 spec – an upgrade which will use existing cables and connectors but will quadruple transfer speeds to 3.2 Gigabits per second. Current FireWire 800 hard drives can easily move over 90 megabytes per second.

  • News: Apple iPhone becomes 2Mp camcorder

    A hacker has managed to turn Apple's iPhone into a video camcorder capable of capturing 2-megapixel clips at 10 frames per second (fps).

  • News: Google Picasa given Apple iPhone support

    The iPhone now supports Picasa, after Google introduced support for its online photo gallery service on Apple's handset.

  • How-Tos: How to create a photo album in Photoshop Elements

    Learning to take memorable photographs and edit them to achieve particular effects can be a life-long process. But as you leanr more about photography, taking digital stills becomes highly fulfilling. Once you begin taking photos you're proud of, you'll want to show them off to others - and creating a photo album using Photoshop Elements is a neat and easy way to do it.

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