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  • News: Bournemouth to get 100Mbps broadband by March

    The first homes in the UK to get 100Mbps broadband access will be connected by March, says H2O.

  • News: YouTube lets users download clips in MPEG4

    YouTube is offering users the chance to download clips as well as stream them from some of the channels on its video-sharing site.

  • News: Sony TV switches off if no-one's watching

    Sony has unveiled the latest in green technology - a TV that automatically switches off if there's no-one watching it.

  • Video: World Technology Update: January 19 2009

    This week our show comes from CES again with Palm unveiling a new phone, Sony showing off futuristic glasses and Samsung thinning down their TVs and Blu-ray players. All that news and more on this week’s World Tech Update.

  • News: Watch YouTube on your PS3 or Wii

    PlayStation 3 (PS3) and Nintendo Wii owners can now watch YouTube on their televisions. Currently in beta and announced only Thursday in a blog post by the YouTube Team, the YouTube for Television website offers a remote control-friendly user interface for the popular video site.

  • News: The 16 best games that you've never played

    2008 was a brilliant year for gaming with the release of blockbusters such as Gears of War 2 and Call of Duty: World at War. But the year also saw some brilliant, lesser-known games released. We've taken a look at the best 16 games you've probably never played.

  • News: Microsoft targets education with Surface computer

    Microsoft hopes the education sector will prove a lucrative market for its Surface tabletop computer, and is demonstrating possible uses for the technology at this week's BETT show.

  • News: Microsoft patches Windows 7 beta

    Microsoft yesterday issued its first patch for the just-released Windows 7 beta, but it passed on plugging a hole in an important file-sharing protocol that it fixed in older versions of the operating system.

  • News: Top 10 most popular UK online retailers 2008 Christmas

    Amazon was the top UK online retailer in the last quarter of 2008, followed by Argos, Tesco, Play.com and Marks & Spencer.

  • News: Grand Theft Auto Chinatown Wars gets 18 rating

    The latest game in the controversial Grand Theft Auto series has given an 18+ age rating by the British Board of Film Classification.

  • News: Plasma TVs to be banned under EU laws

    Large plasma TVs could be banned if a new EU standard is passed this spring.

  • News: Sony's TransferJet connects Toshiba gadgets

    The first prototypes from Toshiba based on TransferJet, a short-range, high-speed wireless data transmission system intended as a replacement for cables, were on show at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

  • News: 15 Reasons why the PC is best for gaming

    Think a PC isn't a viable gaming platform? Well think again. Here's 15 reasons why a PC is the best device to play games on.

  • News: Sony powers new mobile music system

    Mobile provider of unlimited music services Omnifone is partnering with media-management company Gracenote to provide easy integration of a consumer's personal music collection with an unlimited music subscription service and synchronization of both across personal devices -from mobile phones to desktop PCs, home entertainment systems and in-car stereos.

  • News: Sony unveils bendable OLED screen

    After launching its first OLED TV, the XEL-1, at last year's CES, Sony chose this year's show to unveil a flexible colour OLED screen, designed to be used in portable devices.

  • News: Convert iTunes purchases to MP3

    Despite Apple making its music downloads DRM-free, they're still in the limited AAC format, rather than free-loving MP3. So your iTunes downloads won't play in many phones, PDAs, MP3 players and so on. It's easy to convert them all to MP3.

  • News: ITV Player comes to Virgin TV customers

    ITV is following in the footsteps of the BBC iPlayer by making content from its catch-up service ITV Player available to Virgin Media digital TV customers.

  • News: LG Display to produce 15in OLED panels this year

    LG Display has announced it will be commencing production of a 15in organic light emitting diode (OLED) display suitable for use in televisions and laptop computers, this year.

  • News: Yahoo & Intel help enable MySpace TV

    MySpace users will be able to exchange messages with friends on their TVs while watching shows, thanks to a social-networking application for TVs jointly launched by MySpace, Intel and Yahoo on Wednesday.

  • News: Panasonic demos 9mm thick 50in plasma

    LCD TVs aren't the only TVs that can be thin. On Wednesday, Panasonic demonstrated a plasma TV set that is one-third of an inch thin - or 8.8mm - at the thinnest part of its profile.

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