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  • News: 2007's most offensive computer games

    It's a story as old as the gaming industry itself. Developer releases game, throws in a 'controversy' and sits back to enjoy instant teen kudos and masses of publicity. But this year has seen a bumper crop of political incorrectness, shameless publicity seeking and unfortunate slip-ups. Here are the best/worst.

  • News: Video report: 2007's top tech news

    With the release of Windows Vista, Apple's iPhone and a new breed of portable computer, 2007 was a busy year for the technology industry.

  • News: Microsoft: Nintendo Wii faces troubled future

    The runaway success of the Nintendo Wii cannot continue, as third-party developers have yet to show they can make money on the consoles, according to Xbox-maker Microsoft.

  • News: Honda shows tea-serving robot

    Honda's Asimo humanoid robot may be headed for a lifetime of domestic chores: engineers at the company have taught the robot how to serve tea to guests - and give a nice little bow when it's done.

  • News: Analyst: Apple TV is the top video device

    ABI Research says Apple TV is the leading internet video delivery device, though concedes that Apple’s market growth has been stymied by lack of available content and the cost of entry.

  • News: Sony gets aggressive with PS3 sales target

    Sony hopes to sell 11m PlayStation 3 (PS3) consoles by April 1 2008, claiming a recent US price drop in November has helped shipments triple.

  • News: First HD DVD-RW laptop launched by Toshiba

    Toshiba is to start selling the first laptop to feature a rewritable HD DVD optical disc drive this week.

  • News: Five great gadget stocking fillers

    Our top five Christmas geek-gift gadgets include a hub for oversize USB plugs, a wearable WiFi-detecting t-shirt, and a superportable MP3 player. Merry Christmas!

  • News: Sony claims PS3 is 'more fun' than Wii

    Sony CEO Howard Stringer claims the PlayStation 3 (PS3) will defeat Nintendo's Wii and Microsoft's Xbox 360 in the long term as it's "infinitely more fun, demanding and exciting".

  • News: Sony announces new PS3 & PSP games

    Sony has announced an impressive line-up of first-party games for PlayStation 3 (PS3), PlayStation Network (PSN), PlayStation 2 (PS2), and PlayStation Portable (PSP). Highlights include Hot Shots Golf 5, Wipeout HD, Grant Turismo 5: Prologue and God of War: Chains of Olympus - all shipping in the spring. Great news for PS3 owners. Full list below:

  • News: PS3 sales to catch up with Nintendo Wii

    Sony's PlayStation 3 (PS3) will catch up with the Nintendo Wii in sales by 2011, according to analyst Piers Harding-Rolls.

  • News: Microsoft launches Xbox 360 movie downloads

    Microsoft’s Xbox 360 movie download service for the Xbox 360 is now available in the UK.

  • News: Apple iTunes 2007 top 10 revealed

    Apple has revealed the most popular singles and albums sold via iTunes UK during 2007, with British acts Amy Winehouse, Mika and the Arctic Monkeys leading the album sales pack.

  • News: Time names Halo 3 best game of 2007

    Time magazine has named Halo 3 as the best video game of 2007. "In one of the greatest years video gaming has ever seen, Halo 3 is the very best of the bunch," writes Lev Grossman, author of Time's 'Top 10 Video Games of 2007'. Grossman called Bungie's latest effort the "perfect" shooter and "graphically gorgeous".

  • News: iPhone a top wish for Christmas

    As the Christmas shopping season kicks into high gear, Apple's iPod and iPhone product lines find themselves among the most sought after items in Europe.

  • News: Apple TV failing to meet sales expectations

    Blaming the iTunes video revolution that never happened, market research firm Forrester says the Apple TV has so far failed to catch on with consumers. Forrester predicted in May that Apple would sell 1 million Apple TVs by the end of the year, counting largely on the Apple faithful to purchase the device. That's not the case anymore.

  • News: Buying an HDTV: the 10-step checklist

    Even if you plan to buy your HDTV online, with the sort of cash you'll be splashing you should check out high-definition television sets in person. Our buying advice can show you how to get the most out of your store visit.

  • News: 'Dirty' Microsoft accused of hobbling Blu-ray

    A Hollywood director claims Microsoft wants both the Blu-ray and HD-DVD formats to fail so the software giant can muscle in on next-generation film downloads.

  • News: Sony unveils two consumer robots

    Toyota today unveiled two results from its robot project, including one that can play the violin. Sony said it is targeting the early 2010s for the development of a viable human-assistance robot.

  • News: Metallica to debut track as game download

    Rock group Metallica could premier their new single as a playable Rock Band download, according to MTV Games. "There are a couple of things we've committed to, one of them with Metallica for example," said MTV's Paul DeGooyer to the Rocky Mountain News. "They've reserved the right to give us their first single from their new album for the game."



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