Microsoft and Apple are at it again

February 26, 2007 by davidallen | Leave a Comment

It appears that the truce that had existed between Microsoft and Apple has hit some rocky ground, this time with the inclusion of Vista onto Macs, the problem lies where there are other versions of the Vista program that are cheaper or possibly open source, these will therefore under cut Microsoft’s Vista operating system. So [...]

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BenQ Mobile to be split up and sold

February 26, 2007 by poeloq | Leave a Comment

I already mentioned my doubts about BenQ Mobile, and now my prediction has turned out to be correct: BenQ Mobile is going to be split up and sold in pieces. According to the report this could cost more than 3,000 jobs. A sad day for the employees, investors and also the gadget lovers – remember [...]

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The Connected Home 2007: Xbox 360 & IPTV

February 25, 2007 by poeloq | Leave a Comment

Microsoft will be presenting it’s IPTV service for the Xbox 360 at next weeks The Connected Home exhibition in London – and TurboGadgets is going to be there to report on it live as it happens! Combining IPTV and the Xbox 360 will make it possible to record programs while playing your favorite game. Microsoft [...]

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Lenovo notebooks available at CircuitCity

February 25, 2007 by aleks | Leave a Comment

Lenovo has announced that the ThinkPad T60 and Lenovo N100 notebook PCs will be available at CircuitCity stores throughout the U.S and can be also purchased online and by phone. Additionally, the Lenovo C200 notebook will also be available at CircuitCity. The N100 models come with Intel Dual Core/Core Duo processor with 1GB RAM and [...]

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Asda offers PS2 for $100

February 22, 2007 by poeloq | Leave a Comment

The UK retailer Asda is offering the Sony Playstation 2 to their UK supermarket customers for a mere $100 (GBP50). The Playstation 2 might be slightly outdated now, but for this low price you can’t really complain and with the amount of second hand games available at games shops and on eBay, this isn’t going [...]

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AMD at last reaches 3Ghz

February 22, 2007 by poeloq | 2 Comments

Once upon a time I was what most people call a AMD fanboy, bashing anybody with an Intel based computer for handing over far too much money for an inferior product. How times can change: I am now the owner of an Intel Core Duo laptop. Sad, but true. Finally, AMD has released it’s first [...]

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Apple and Cisco Come Together.

February 22, 2007 by Static | Leave a Comment

Since Apple’s announcement in Macworld 2007 regarding the Apple iPhone, there has been much heat between Apple and the original owners of the trademark “iPhone”, Cisco. Cisco, before Apple’s iPhone idea, has been running a line of iPhones under their name. Maybe it was the “i-“ prefix obsession or the world’s craze over iPod, but [...]

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Mexican Airline: Rent-an-iPod

February 19, 2007 by poeloq | 1 Comment

Volaris, a low-cost Mexican airline has started renting out iPods to travelers on their flights, charging 50 Pesos or roughly $5. By starting the service with a free one day introduction on February 8th, they beat other airlines looking into the idea, such as Continental Airlines , Delta Air Lines and United Airlines. Currently the [...]

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Joost Beta for Mac

February 18, 2007 by poeloq | Leave a Comment

Joost, the company which plans to revolutionize TV and is created by Skype founders Niklas Zennström and Janus Friis, has release the a new beta version for Mac, version 0.8 . Joost, previously codenamed the Vienna project, is still in the early stages and doesn’t offer much streaming content yet, but it looks promising – [...]

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Orange developing mobile TV

February 18, 2007 by poeloq | Leave a Comment

The Sunday Telegraph is reporting, that “Orange is developing technology that will turn its handsets into TV remote controls“. The technology, which is only planned for the UK, will not only allow customers to use their mobile phone as remote controls to program their VCR/DVD-Recorders, but also transfer media from their TV and PCs to [...]

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Vodafone and Microsoft to launch mobile messenger

February 13, 2007 by davidallen | Leave a Comment

Microsoft is to partner with mobile phone giant Vodafone to produce an upgraded messenger system to be used as a duel purpose system that can be used on both the computer and mobile phone. Vodafone already have their own messenger system for their own users, but it is like many of those branded messenger systems [...]

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PED Analyst: Apple iPods going to switch to Flash memory

February 9, 2007 by poeloq | Leave a Comment

I find analysts, no matter how renowned, quite a weird bunch of professionals. In my experience, more often than not they are plain right wrong, unless stating the obvious. They also seem to be well paid for playing, what I like to call, a pseudo-research based guessing game. Prudential Equity Group analyst Jesse Tortora now [...]

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10.000 FREE WiFi routers from FON

February 6, 2007 by poeloq | Leave a Comment

FON, the WiFi Sharing Community, is giving away (read: for free) 10.000 La Fonera WiFi routers to American readers. BoingBoing has already spread the word, so hurry up! I actually have a La Fonera router sitting next to my laptop, but sadly can’t utilize it with my current Internet connection. I got it for free [...]

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