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  • News: 12 great video games for Christmas 2008

    If you're thinking about what to ask Father Christmas for, then there's no shortage of choice when it comes to computer games. So whether you like first person shooter, adventure or strategy games, there's sure to be something to suit you. We've rounded the best 12 games of this year that are definitely a must have for your Christmas list.

  • News: Buyers' guide: top five MP3 players

    An MP3 player is one of the most popular Christmas gifts for young and old alike, and is sure to brighten even the most sullen of faces on Christmas morning. But with so much choice available on the market, which do you choose for your special someone?

  • News: Christmas 2008 technology buyers guide

    It’s been another year of innovation and technological intrigue. PC Advisor outlines the best of the best, bringing you reviews of Best Buy products in six crucial categories.

  • News: Live BBC streaming hits broadband usage caps

    Home broadband customers planning to watch the BBC's new online streaming service have been warned to be wary of their ISPs' usage caps.

  • News: Nokia's Home Control Center links to mobiles

    Nokia is developing a device called the Home Control Center which will link mobile phones and home automation systems. The Home Control Center will allow consumers to monitor and control security, heating, and ventilation systems, the smartphone maker said.

  • News: YouTube goes widescreen

    YouTube, Google's video-sharing website, will now show embedded video clips in 16:9 aspect ratio rather than the 4:3 ratio that was earlier used.

  • News: Nintendo sells 7m Wii consoles in Japan

    According to figures released today, sales of Nintendo's Wii in Japan have passed the 7 million mark in just two years.

  • News: Brits prefer to listen to music on mobile phones

    Mobile phones are more popular than CD players when it comes to listening to music, says the Entertainment Retailers Association (ERA).

  • News: The 26 best role playing games ever

    There's no doubt that role-playing games (RPGs) are some of the best video games around, but with so much choice, which ones should you be playing? We’ve rounded up the 26 best RPG games.

  • News: TV Licence: What you need to know

    You can't escape the adverts on TV, on the radio and even on billboards from TV Licensing warning you that it's illegal to watch television without a valid licence and if you are caught without one you will be fined up to £1,000.

  • Video: World Technology Update: November 21 2008

    Yahoo CEO Jerry Yang steps down, Adobe shows off its new Flash platform, TVs fail the recycling test, robots take over California, Nintendo leads in the game console war, Intel launches a new processor and new auto tech is on display in New York.

  • News: Wrath of the Lich King sells 2.4m copies in 24hrs

    The latest expansion for Blizzard's World of Warcraft multiplayer game - Wrath of the Lich King - sold 2.8 million units in its first 24 hours of availability, a 16 percent growth over the prior expansion The Burning Crusade, which sold 2.4 million units during its first day.

  • Video: CES 2009 preview

    The consumer electronics association held its annual CES press preview in New York City and analysts were on hand to talk about trends, what we’ll see at the January mega show in Las Vegas and how the economy is affecting the industry.

  • News: BBC One and BBC Two available live online

    The BBC has announced it will broadcast BBC One and BBC Two television shows live over the internet from next week.

  • News: BT to kill 100Mbps fibre broadband?

    BT is considering shelving its £1.5bn high-speed fibre optic broadband network.

  • News: Project Kangaroo alpha available in December

    An alpha test version of Project Kangaroo - the TV on dremand service from the BBC, Channel 4 and ITV, will be made available in December, even though the service is still being investigated by the Competition Commission regarding the "competitive effects" of the service.

  • News: Half of TV makers fail recycling test

    Nine out of 17 TV makers surveyed on their recycling programs in the US scored an F grade in a survey by pressure group the Electronics TakeBack Coalition.

  • Video: IL2 Sturmovik Birds of Prey game preview

    Featuring stunning in-game footage of in-air combat, this preview video will whet your appetite for IL2 Sturmovik: Birds of Prey, the first console version of the much-vaunted World War II flight simulation series.

  • News: Video: The five worst movies about the internet

    Hundreds of filmmakers have used the internet as a plot device in their movie masterpieces. However, it doesn't always work out well. Here's the five worst net-related films of all time.

  • News: Video: Five great movies about the internet

    Besides revolutionising communication for the masses, the internet has inspired the imaginations of filmmakers worldwide - with wildly divergent results. Here's one film buff's list of the five best net-related films.



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