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  • News: Disgo launches Tablet 6000 budget touchscreen device

    Disgo has launched a Google Android-based tablet PC that bucks the trend by costing a mere £179. The Disgo Tablet 6000 goes onsale in the UK this month

  • News: Ryder Cup goes 3D on new Sky TV channel

    Sky's 3D TV channel has begun broadcasting today.

  • News: Nintendo 3DS to hit UK in March

    Nintendo's 3DS, the first portable 3D glasses-free gaming device, will go on sale in Europe in March.

  • News: Virgin launches 3D Movies on Demand service

    Virgin Media has launched a 3D Movies on demand service, just days before Sky's full 3D channel goes live.

  • News: No delays for Apple TV

    Internet reports of shipping delays for Apple's revamped Apple TV turned out to not be worth the virtual paper they were printed on. Customers who've ordered Apple's set-top box have begun receiving e-mail notifications that their devices are on the way.

  • News: Five fun parodies of 'The Social Network'

    The theatrical trailer for The Social Network made its debut back in July. It does a great job of making the movie look promising (then again, so do most trailers). A dramatic, choral cover of Radiohead's "Creep" sets the mood while "screenshots" of the website cede to film footage with zippy dialogue from Jesse Eisenberg as Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg. It's the making of a classic, or at least the foundation for a few good parodies.

  • News: Sharp sets aggressive goals for Android e-book reader

    Sharp will enter the e-book market this December with two Android-based readers that it collectively hopes will sell a million units within their first year on sale. The aggressive sales target is matched with an equally aggressive plan to enter the U.S. market in 2011 and compete head-to-head with companies like Amazon, Sony, Samsung and Apple.

  • News: Sonos announces Wireless Dock for Multi-Room Music System

    If you're the kind of music buff who isn't content to have your killer sound system devoted to just one room, Sonos's award-winning Multi-Room Music System ( Macworld rated 5 out of 5 mice ) could be what you need. The company, known for melding high quality sound with high-tech innovation, has added a new, iPhone-friendly tool to its aural arsenal: the Sonos Wireless Dock.

  • News: Study: 60% of female players don't call themselves 'gamers'

    Casual game publisher PlayFirst and market research firm Frank N. Magid Associates, Inc. weigh in on the casual games market spread across social network, mobile, and PC platforms. Not surprisingly, gender plays a role.

  • News: Sony rolls out PS3 3D Blu-ray support, grief reporting

    Sony's long-promised 3D Blu-ray update for the PS3 rolls out today, sooner than originally expected, and all it'll cost you is the time it takes to apply a firmware update.

  • News: Director Christopher Nolan considers Inception video game

    Director Christopher Nolan revealed Inception video game ideas today at a press event for the movie's release in Italy, covered by film industry publication, Variety.

  • News: Microsoft Zune coming to the UK with Windows Phone 7

    Microsoft plans to offer elements of its Zune music and movie services throughout Europe and other countries this fall in conjunction with the release of its Windows Phone 7 operating system.

  • News: 4chan users hit RIAA, MPAA websites with DDoS attacks

    The Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) and the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) fell victim to the wrath of 4chan members this weekend. A series of coordinated DDoS (Distributed Denial-of Service) attacks against the media trade groups' websites temporarily brought them to their knees.

  • News: Apple's new iPods: what you need to know

    Apple recently refreshed its iPod line-up.The latest incarnations of one the world's most popular MP3 players sees some pretty big changes.

  • News: Video: a first look at the Samsung Galaxy Tab

    At Thursday's press event, Samsung officially announced that the Galaxy Tab will be available through four mobile carriers in the United States. Samsung also had some demo units on-hand so members of the press could get a closer look at its Android-based tablet.

  • News: Barnes & Noble predicts $1B in digital book sales by 2013

    Book retailer Barnes & Noble expects to generate US$1 billion in revenue from sales of digital books, including e-books and e-textbooks, by 2013, the company said on Thursday.

  • News: BBC, ITV, Channel 4 & Five launch YouView digital TV

    Project Canvas, the BBC-led subscription free digital TV service, has been formally announced as 'YouView'. YouView will comprise seven days worth of catchup TV similar to the BBC's existing iPlayer service, as well as free TV on demand, apps and widgets. TV providers signed up to take part include the BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and Five.

  • News: Halo: Reach makes $200 million in first-day sales

    Halo: Reach tallied $200 million in sales on its release day, says Phil Spencer, the corporate vice president of Microsoft Game Studios, during Microsoft's keynote Thursday morning at the Tokyo Game Show as reported by 1UP.com's liveblog of the event.

  • News: 4 things Live YouTube needs to do to succeed

    YouTube's foray into live streaming broadcasts over the web continues this week, with the first test of a streaming platform for third party video content providers. While YouTube has previously dabbled in live streams, such as a U2 concert and an interview with President Barack Obama, its new platform will ultimately allow any video content partner from around the world to broadcast live on the web via YouTube.

  • News: Mitsubishi to launch modular OLED screen

    Mitsubishi Electric will begin selling this month a modular display that can be built to almost any size by combining square display blocks. The screen is based on OLED (organic light-emitting diode) technology and is intended for advertising and public display applications.



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