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  • News: Active vs. passive 3D: what's better?

    If you buy a brand new TV these days, chances are if it's anything more than a bargain-bin model it will be able to play some form of 3D video. Almost all mid-range and high-end TVs from brands like Panasonic, Samsung, Sony, LG, Sharp and Toshiba support 3D playback, but different TVs use different methods to display the 3D effect. The two competing technologies are active 3D and passive 3D -- we're figuring out the major differences between them to decide which is better.

  • News: HP TouchPad coming to Australia 'later this year'

    HP has announced that its TouchPad tablet will be launched in Australia 'later this year', after previously stressing it would be focussing on markets where webOS is currently available.

  • News: IPv6 traffic plummets after global test day

    The day after World IPv6 test Day, it looks as if the Internet 1.0 has been getting back to its IPv4-borne normality. Monitoring centres report that the IPv6 has one again retreated to the shadows with traffic “falling off a cliff”.

  • News: Firefox users targetted by fake antivirus scams

    Firefox users have targeted by new scam that tries to load a user’s PC with fake antivirus software using a passably convincing version of the Windows Update page.

  • News: Snapseed raises the bar for iPad image editors

    Snapseed is Nik Software's new $5 image editing app for the iPad. There are a lot of cool image editing apps for the iPad, but none of them are as cool as Snapseed. Snapseed is cool because of its interface, which, in turn, is cool for the same reason that the iOS interface is cooler than other mobile interfaces.

  • News: BlackBerry PlayBook UK launch announced

    RIM today announced that its BlackBerry PlayBook tablet PC will be available in the UK 'over the next 30 days'.

  • News: The New Nook has a Secret Web Browser

    Now that the new Nook from Barnes and Noble has hit the streets users have discovered the device has some hidden web potential. It seems that just typing a URL into the Nook's search bar pulls up the site in the ebook reader's previously undocumented web-browser. Of course the e-ink display doesn't make for the best screen for a browser as this video from The ebook Reader shows, but it's still an exciting sign of things to come on the Nook.

  • News: Apple moves to intervene in lawsuit against developers

    Apple has filed a motion to intervene in Lodsys’s lawsuit against seven developers. As first reported by anti-patent crusader Florian Mueller on his blog, Apple’s filing already includes its answer to Lodsys’s complaint, and its own counterclaim—should the court approve Apple’s initial intervention motion.

  • News: Eclipse Foundation sees growing developer interest for cloud, mobile

    Survey from open source tools group gauges application development trends

  • News: Microsoft hopes to draw Android developers to Windows Phone

    Microsoft is trying to woo Android application developers, offering them help in porting applications to Windows Phone.

  • Video: Highlights of E3 2011

    Wii U, PlayStation Vita and all the sights and sounds of E3

  • Video: Sprint and Motorola launch Photon 4G Android mobile

    The first Android phone from Motorola running nVidia's dual-core Tegra 2 chip has been unveiled. The Photon 4G is Motorola's first WiMAX-capable handset, and and its first 4G device for Sprint

  • News: Intego launches Backup Express tool

    Mac security software firm Intego has released Backup Express, a backup and synchronization tool, in the Mac App Store.

  • News: No iTunes in the Cloud launch in UK this year

    iTunes in iCloud could be six months away or more for customers in the UK, according to a report.

  • News: Apple Premium Retail Store to open in Shrewsbury

    Shoppers in Shrewsbury will soon be able to get their hands on Apple products in a new store in the the Upper Mall of the Darwin Centre.

  • News: O2: 'Ofcom's state aid 4G auction is illegal'

    O2 this week slammed Ofcom's upcoming 4G spectrum auction, describing the method of selling off the spectrum to mobile operators as 'state aid' that is 'illegal under EU law'.

  • News: Supreme Court gives Microsoft small victory, say patent experts

    Although the Supreme Court on Thursday rejected Microsoft's appeal of a four-year-old patent dispute woth i4i, its efforts weren't wasted, legal experts said.

  • News: UK health service warned of poor security by hacker group

    The U.K. National Health Service (NHS) said Friday that no patient data was compromised after an intrusion of one of its websites by Lulz Security, a hacker group that has recently stung organizations including a U.S. public broadcasting network and Sony.

  • News: Father's day gift guide

    It's that time of year again, and no we don't mean summer. It's Father's Day on June 17, the one day of the year when you thank your Papa for all the help he's given you over the past year.

  • News: Apple iCloud UK launch delayed until 2012

    The music storage part of Apple's iCloud may be launching in the US in the autumn, but UK customers won't be able to store their iTunes in the cloud until early 2012.



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