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  • News: Panasonic shows multi-touch IPTV handset

    Panasonic is showing off a prototype remote control at the Ceatec exhibition that's designed for future IPTV (Internet Protocol Television) services and uses twin trackpads instead of a keypad for user input.

  • News: 10 overrated gadgets, and their better alternatives

    When it comes to technology, there's plenty of gadgets and gizmos that have earned huge amounts of initial praise, but don't live up to the hype. And for every overrated product, there's an equivalent that is vastly underrated and doesn't get the respect it deserves. We've put together a list of 10 most-hyped tech products available and the most underrated rival.

  • News: The 10 best time-wasting websites

    Whether you want to escape work for a few minutes or you're simply filling time online while waiting for your favourite TV programme, there's plenty of websites that'll test your knowledge, let you name that tune or even offer online versions of your favourite childhood toys. We've rounded up the 10 best sites that will help you while away the hours.

  • Video: Tomb Raider Underworld preview

    Due out on November 21, Tomb Raider Underworld lays claim to being the first next-generation Tomb Raider release, boasting stunning graphics. In this trailer, cinematics director Toby Gard and creative director Eric Lindstrom reveal the story behind Lara's latest adventure, which will be available across all major gaming platforms.

  • News: Judge orders re-trial for illegal file sharer

    A US judge has ordered a new trial of a woman accused of copyright infringement after he rejected claims by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) that making music available for download in a shared computer folder constitutes illegal distribution.

  • News: Preview: Ceatec will be a feast of gizmos and gadgets

    A unicycling robot, prototype fuel cells and a TV that doesn't need a stand are just some of what visitors to next week's Ceatec electronics fair in Japan will find when the doors open on Tuesday morning.

  • News: September 2008's best new products revealed

    September 2008 has proven to be a bumper month for exciting new gadgets, with new cameras, TVs, NAS drives, and a laptop from Samsung that has critics drooling.

  • Video: World Technology Update: September 12 2008

    In this week’s show: wireless executives keynote at CTIA, Yahoo introduces a new iPhone application, software turns a mobile phone into a wireless router, Apple introduces new iPods, Ashton Kutcher talks tech, Sony unveils new gadgets and a portable fuel cells charges your devices.

  • News: Apple releases iPhone 2.1 software

    Apple on Friday delivered the iPhone 2.1 Software Update, an update to the software that operates the iPhone.

  • News: Apple re-releases iTunes 8.0, fixes Vista BSOD bug

    Apple last week re-released iTunes 8.0 for Windows to roll back a buggy driver that had been bricking Windows Vista PCs with dreaded "blue screen of death" crashes since Tuesday.

  • News: EA gives up on bid for Take-Two

    Electronic Arts (EA) is giving up on its attempt to acquire rival Take-Two Interactive.

  • News: Microsoft previews Zune 3.0 software

    Microsoft announced its third-generation Zune MP3 players and software this week. Zune 3.0 is a free download (Windows only) and many of its features are available to nonsubscribers and device owners. If you're tired of your current desktop media player, the Zune 3.0 player will be worth downloading if only for its nifty visual effects.

  • News: iTunes 8.0 causes Vista Blue Screen of Death

    Apple iTunes 8.0 crashes Windows Vista when an iPod or iPhone is connected to the PC, according to scores of users who reported the issue on Apple's support forum.

  • News: Microsoft: US price cut sees Xbox 360 sales double

    According to Microsoft, US retailers saw a 100 percent surge in Xbox 360 sales last weekend compared to the previous one. Starting last Friday, Xbox 360 prices were cut $50-80, depending on the model.

  • News: Sony demos 'Hibiki' hanging speaker prototype

    Sony has developed next-generation prototype speakers that hang from a ceiling or come with an entire home audio system built-into the base, utilizing the same technology in its distinctive Sountina.

  • News: 100Mb fibre broadband could be £10bn over budget

    Installing and supplying 100Mb super-fast fibre broadband to the whole of the UK could cost as much as £24.5bn says the Broadband Stakeholder Group (BSG).

  • News: Tranquil selling dual-core Atom home server in UK

    UK PC maker Tranquil PC is taking preorders for a home server based on the dual-core version of Intel's Atom processor, but has admitted supply of the system is "very limited".

  • News: BBC iPlayer coming to Nokia N96 smartphone

    The BBC's iPlayer service will be available on smartphones for the first time next month, following a deal between the BBC and Nokia.

  • News: Amazon Video On Demand launches

    Amazon has launched its video-on-demand service in the US, giving Mac or PC owners access to 40,000 movies and TV shows.

  • Video: World Technology Update: September 5 2008

    In this week’s show: we report from IFA in Berlin on a virtual mirror that makes trying on clothes a snap, Sony’s new line of Walkman players, LG’s network attached storage system, a super slim prototype LCD TV by Philips, eco friendly electronics, a traffic alert system, Toshiba’s advanced 3D modeling and Samsung’s new lightweight laptop.



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