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  • News: Apple to ship huge Mac TVs – analyst

    Apple will set the stage for the technology industry in 2006, an analyst opined yesterday.

  • News: Skype 2.0 with video feature available

    Skype Technologies SA has completed testing the latest version of its internet-telephony software with a new video feature and is now encouraging users to download it.

  • News: Blu-ray/HD-DVD fight 'bad for everyone'

    The drive to replace DVD technology with newer discs boasting greater storage capacity has come down to two major competing formats, and the coming marketplace battle will be bad for companies and users, the head of a major US technology products retailer has said.

  • News: There's gold in them thar chips

    Gold is prized in chip manufacture for its excellent electrical conductivity, but it also has unusual properties that could give it a role in new optical chips, scientists have discovered.

  • News: Opinion: betting on digital entertainment

    The world's largest consumer technology trade show has opened in the gambling kingdom of the US. Las Vegas may be an appropriate place for CES 2006 because, for users, buying the latest gadgets sometimes means betting against the odds.

  • News: Samsung to launch Blu-ray Disc player in April

    Samsung will get a jump on its competitors by launching a Blu-ray Disc player in April this year, it said yesterday at CES in Las Vegas.

  • News: Asus teams up with Lamborghini

    Asus today announced a partnership with the Italian car manufacturer that will result in a Lamborghini-branded series of laptops.

  • News: Panasonic shows laptop fuel cell

    Matsushita, a division of Japan's Panasonic, is showing a direct methanol fuel cell for laptop computers at CES in Las Vegas this week.

  • News: Microsoft tuning Windows Live for digital media

    A broader plan for Microsoft's Windows Live services portal is slowly emerging, as a Microsoft spokesman yesterday explained the link between Microsoft's internet-based services and its Windows Media Center Edition OS, intended to give users more access to content on their Media Center PCs.

  • News: Intel formally unveils host of chips

    Intel officially announced the pricing and branding for a host of processors this week, making the details available on its website.

  • News: HD-DVD to beat Blu-ray Disc

    The first players supporting the high-definition Blu-ray Disc format appear likely to lag behind those for the competing HD-DVD format by at least three months, according to announcements and predictions made in Las Vegas yesterday at CES.

  • News: HP aims for multimedia mesh

    HP released a host of TV, laptop PC and digital camera models today at CES, underlining the company's work to ease the sharing of videos, music and photographs between devices and the internet.

  • News: Google denies low-cost PC claims

    The LA Times has sparked an international wave of rumours that Google and Wal-Mart will launch a low-cost PC with a Google-made OS at the CES (Consumer Electronics show) in Las Vegas - but it's just not true, the search giant told Macworld UK this morning.

  • News: AMD goes live with digital home strategy

    Articulating its own vision of the digital home days before its major rival unveils a similar marketing initiative, AMD will announce plans today to brand AMD-based PCs designed specifically for home media networking, the company has said.

  • News: Intel's '06 resolution: improve

    Intel is getting ready to launch two major products that will combine the most visible piece of the company's evolving platform strategy, its Centrino mobile brand, with the company's most ambitious effort yet at building the digital home.

  • News: Latest and greatest gadgets head for Vegas

    The International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) kicks off in Las Vegas on 5 January and this time it's all about high-definition, portable video, home networking and fun.

  • News: Analysis: the new breed of batteries

    The quest for longer battery life occupies a great deal of development time, and an increasing amount of this is being spent looking into new technologies such as fuel cells.

  • News: Pioneer to launch Blu-ray Disc drive in January

    Pioneer plans to unveil its first Blu-ray Disc format optical disc drive for personal computers at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), it said yesterday.

  • News: Analysis: looking ahead to the PC of 2007

    PCs enjoyed a better year in 2005 than most analysts had predicted. Notebook shipments continued to accelerate, Microsoft's Media Center PCs started to gain shelf space among receivers and DVD players in the living room, and corporations continued to upgrade as IT budgets proved firmer than anticipated.

  • News: Microsoft lashes out at EC

    Microsoft's top lawyer sharply criticised the European Commission today, saying the organisation "moves the goal post and demands another change" whenever the company tries to comply with the March 2004 antitrust decision.

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