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  • 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.

  • News: Sony shows 21in OLED TV panel at CES

    Sony is showing a new prototype OLED (organic light emitting diode) panel at the International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, but hasn't announced a new television to follow the 11in model it launched at CES 2008.

  • News: D-Link launches three 802.11n routers

    D-Link said at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) that large numbers of home users and businesses are already switching to 802.11n, even though the wireless LAN technology isn't a ratified standard.

  • News: LG to integrate Freesat turners into TVs

    Following a deal signed with Freesat, electronics firm LG has announced it will be installing the free-satellite function into its products this year.

  • News: UK spent £1.9bn on games in 2008

    More than 82 million video games were sold in the UK last year, says the Entertainment and Leisure Software Publishers Association (ELSPA).

  • News: Samsung launches 2.5in 100GB SSD

    Samsung has launched a 2.5in 100GB solid-state drive (SSD), which has with enhanced performance for use in servers running applications such as video-on-demand, internet data centers and online transaction processing.

  • News: 3.7 million Blu-ray discs sold in 2008

    The number of Blu-ray discs sold in December 2008 was nearly 400 percent up on those sold in the same period in 2007, says the British Video Association.

  • News: Lenovo PC has 'Nintendo Wii' motion control

    Taking a page from Nintendo's Wii gaming console, Lenovo has announced an all-in-one PC with a remote control that doubles as a motion-based gaming controller.

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