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  • News: Apple's App Store racks up 1.5bn downloads

    Apple has revealed more than 1.5 billion applications have been downloaded from its iTunes App Store in its first year of operation.

  • News: Reports: Apple netbook coming in October

    According to reports on a a Taiwanese news site, Apple will release a netbook this October. The Apple netbook will sell for about $800 - that's £491 - and sports a 9.7in. screen, the site reports.

  • News: Microsoft: Windows Embedded to target smartbooks

    Microsoft will use Windows Embedded to combat rival operating systems in smartbooks. The software giant will also aim Windows Embedded at a number of other devices that Microsoft calls CIDs, or consumer internet devices, meant to always be connected to the internet.

  • News: 22 top gadgets for summer

    The sun's out and the beach is beckoning, so it's time to throw on some shorts and head to the airport. But what gadgets should you take along?

  • News: Palm Pre vs Apple iPhone 3GS

    O2 announced this week that it will be offering the Palm Pre in the UK before Christmas. But before you spend all your hard-earned cash on Palm's latest smartphone, we've pitted it against Apple's iPhone, to see just which will suit your needs.

  • News: Datawind launches £159 UbiSurfer netbook

    Datawind, maker of the PocketSurfer internet access terminal, is getting into the netbook game with the launch of a 7in device known as the UbiSurfer. Costing £159, the device also comes with 30 hours per month of web access for the first year.

  • News: Mobile App stores under threat from Cloud

    A new architecture based on software running in the cloud will drastically change the way mobile applications are developed, acquired and used.

  • News: O2's Palm Pre UK exclusive confirmed

    O2 today announced an exclusive agreement to sell the Palm Pre phone in the UK. The company's parent company Telefonica will also sell the phone exclusively in Spain, Ireland and Germany.

  • News: 25 years on: Did 'Neuromancer' predict the internet?

    William Gibson's 1984 novel Neuromancer predicted how technology would shape our future. Some of Gibson's ideas such as the web and cyberspace have become reality, but others were just wide of the mark. As the novel celebrates its silver anniversary this year, we look at just what it got right and what went wrong.

  • News: Customers complain about 'shoddy' Palm Pre

    Although customer forums are reporting complaints about shoddy hardware in the recently released Palm Pre, analysts this week said that considering the Pre is a first-generation device the problems are difficult to put into perspective. The device still has promise for its new WebOS, they conclude.

  • News: Apple admits iPhone 3GS heat problems

    Apple has posted a special iPhone 3GS and 3G temperature warning on its official support pages.

  • News: Archos 9 tablet PC runs Windows 7

    Archos has announced that its Windows touchscreen tablet PC - the Archos 9 - will hit the UK this autumn for £450.

  • Video: 30 years of the Sony Walkman

    Thirty years ago this week a revolution began in the audio market. With Sony's launch of the TPS-L2 Walkman in Japan on July 1

  • Video: Europe moves to develop standard mobile phone chargers

    Ten mobile phone manufacturers have committed to provide compatible charges on the basis of the micro USB connector

  • News: HTC Hero available for pre-order

    The new HTC Hero smartphone is now available for pre-order on Amazon UK.

  • News: Dell MID to take on iPod touch

    Dell is developing a handheld mobile device designed for internet access, according to a news report published in the Wall Street Journal.

  • News: iPhone 3GS shortages in the US

    Apple's US retail stores reported shortages of some models of the new iPhone 3GS on Sunday, according to the company's own inventory tracking tool.

  • News: 10 unsung heros of technology

    Without heroes such as Tim Berners-Lee, Vint Cerf and Bob Metcalfe we would be able to connect to and surf the web. However, for every well-know 'father' of technology, there are plenty of unsung heroes that have played just as an important role in out technological lives but yet remain relatively unknown.

  • News: Apple pulls porn app from App Store

    Apple changed its mind about allowing applications with explicit content in the iPhone App Store. After approving the first app featuring photos of nude women, Apple has now removed 'Hottest Girls' from the App Store.

  • News: Plug Computer hits Europe

    A tiny computer that resembles a three-pin plug has been launched in the UK and could soon be available in some form from the likes of Buffalo, Seagate, Lacie and D-Link.



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