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  • News: Is Microsoft fuel cell designed for Zune?

    A New York-based company developing fuel cells for consumer electronics devices says it has started commercial production of a fuel cell-based recharger for Microsoft.

  • News: The 20 worst technologies of all time

    If you listen to vendors and the media, it may sometimes seem as though every new product, service, concept or even security threat will be the Next Big Thing. Some live up to all the fuss, but many don't - and some fail spectacularly.

  • News: iPod's dominance is only just beginning

    Generally, Apple has very little use for anniversaries. Recent milestones - like 2006's 30th anniversary of the company's founding, the Mac's 20th anniversary in 2004, and the iPod's fifth anniversary last autumn - passed without much official to-do from the company. But when Apple sold its 100 millionth iPod last week, the company made sure not to let the occasion go by without comment.

  • News: Linux virus targets iPods

    As threats go this one is very small but the target happens to be one of the biggest in the digital world - someone has finally got round to writing an iPod virus.

  • News: iTunes subscriptions could be forced on Apple

    Macworld reports that the world's top music labels want to force Apple to launch subscription-based iTunes music services.

  • News: Apple's Leopard delayed due to iPhone

    June's Mac OS X 10.5 launch has been cancelled as Apple focuses on the release of its highly anticipated iPhone handset

  • News: Windows Home Server code leaked online

    Microsoft is taking tough measures to find out who leaked a Community Technology Preview (CTP) of Windows Home Server to The Hotfix.net blog (http://www.thehotfix.net/) after the software preview was posted on the site by a user named "Richard" soon after it was released to a small group of testers.

  • News: Dual Blu-ray & HD DVD player coming to Europe

    One of the main backers of the Blu-ray Disc format, Samsung Electronics, plans to release an optical disc player this year that will play both Blu-ray Disc and the rival HD DVD format.

  • News: iTunes gets MGM movies

    Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) and Apple on have announced that MGM is now offering its movies for purchase and download from Apple’s iTunes Store in the US.

  • News: Apple laptop sales slip, iPod still rules

    Having just sold its 100 millionth iPod, Apple tops the MP3 category in the 'US Top Selling Computer Hardware for February 2007' report. But it's not all good news for Apple. Despite a strong showing in January, in February 2007 the company doesn't even feature in the laptop category.

  • News: LG & Volkswagen take on the iPod

    LG Electronics is teaming up with car-maker Volkswagen in the latest attempt to challenge Apple’s iPod - a digital media player styled along the lines of the New Beetle car.

  • News: Record-breaking 100m iPods ship

    Apple has sold its 100 millionth iPod, making the device the fastest-selling music player in history.

  • News: SanDisk & Yahoo launch Wi-Fi music player

    SanDisk and Yahoo are the latest companies attempting to take on Apple's iPod, releasing the Wi-Fi-enabled Sansa Connect in the US.

  • News: Opinion: How to hack the Apple TV

    When Apple unveiled Apple TV at January's Macworld Expo, there were oohs and aahs… and complaints. The most commonly-heard gripe: the device's "limited" functionality. Now Apple TV is here, hackers are finding ways to extend its usefulness

  • News: Google phone: the truth

    You've probably heard that Google is working on a mobile phone, and that everyone is calling the Google Phone or even the gPhone. You may also have heard that they're not working on one. Well, which is it? Neither, probably, but something much more interesting.

  • News: iTunes and DRM-free music explained

    Apple and EMI announced this week that you'll soon be able to buy higher-quality, DRM-free digital music from EMI artists through the iTunes Music Store.

  • News: Apple working on European iPhone launch

    Apple’s plans to release the iPhone in Europe have begun in earnest after the company started advertising for a senior executive to handle the iPhone’s European operations.

  • News: Unfair iTunes punishes music fans

    The European Commission's complaint against Apple and the major record labels over a possible violation of European rules on cross-border trade has served to highlight the inconsistencies in how music is released and priced online.

  • News: Apple backed by DRM-free competitors

    While EMI's Monday event announcing the coming availability of DRM-free digital music focused on the iTunes Store, that won't be the only online service to benefit from the record label's new policy.

  • News: DRM-free iTunes to revolutionise music

    News of a pending announcement was buried among the April Fools Day fake stories on the techie Web sites. EMI, the world's third largest music company, and Apple were going to hold a joint press conference in London on April 2. It turned out that the press conference was real but there still may be a joke in here for someone.

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