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Thursday, 02 November 2006 16:39

eGames Expo - An Australian E3?

Out of the Ashes of E3, Gaming expos are on the rise.  Later this Month Melbourne will host the inaugural eGames & Entertainment Expo.  Will it be the vanguard of a spectacular showcasing of Games and Gadgets?

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NTT DoCoMo has developed, with Intel, specifications for a mobile phone that is able to switch between different operating systems and their associated applications.

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Nokia has been bragging for months that it is the world's largest manufacturer of digital cameras. That was just the entrée. Next it plans to eat Apple's lunch by stealing dominance of the MP3 player market from the iPod, and for dessert chew up video camera sales.

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With talk of virtual click wheels, full screen iPods and even iPod phones, speculation and debate has raged on how Apple might outdo its existing iconic design. A touch controlled bezel is one possibility Apple is publicly considering through a US patent application. And that iPod phone? It’s already here. Want to see it?

Published in Entertainment
Sunday, 29 October 2006 19:43

The phone that's thrice the price of an iPod

Ever wondered what a mobile phone from Bang and Olufsen would look like? Armed with Samsung’s technical expertise, they’ve applied their design brilliance to creating one of the most unique mobile phones ever seen. The name? Serene. The price? US $1275.

Published in Entertainment
Friday, 27 October 2006 23:17

Waterproof your iPod

Want to listen to music underwater, or while surfing? It’s all possible with a totally waterproof iPod case. Fully compatible with the latest 5th generation video iPods, you could even watch Finding Nemo underwater, while looking for him amongst the coral!

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TORONTO (Reuters) - Soaring demand for games, video and music will stretch the Internet to its limits, Canada's Nortel Networks Corp. says, and it expects service providers will make big investments in its technology to avoid a crunch.

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Friday, 20 October 2006 19:49

Hot holiday video games could spur player sales

LOS ANGELES/TOKYO (Reuters) - Video gamers are raring to get their hands on new titles this holiday season with the long-awaited debut of Nintendo Co. Ltd.'s Wii and Sony Corp.'s PlayStation 3.

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Wednesday, 18 October 2006 15:37

Linux-on-Mac team to ship PS3 release

Terra Soft Solutions is to port its PowerPC-based Yellow Dog Linux distribution over to the PlayStation 3, the company claimed today. PS3 support will come courtesy of YDL 5.0, which is due to ship mid-November - as is the PS3.

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TOKYO (Reuters) - Sony Corp. may fall behind rivals in the initial phase of the next-generation game console race, but is likely to grab the top spot eventually, Japan's top video game magazine publisher, Enterbrain, said on Friday. Reuters complete story

Published in Market
Friday, 13 October 2006 21:28

Red letter day for new iPod nano

A whole series of red coloured and red themed products are on the way to consumers in support of (PRODUCT) RED, an organisation set up by Bono to fight AIDS in Africa, with a range of red or red-themed products designed to catch the eye, to show your support and to raise money for the project. The project has been rumoured for some time, but launched this week on an episode of Oprah with the new red iPod nano only just appearing on the Apple’s US website, along with (PRODUCT) RED's own website to confirm it’s all go. So what other red products will join the new nano?


Published in Entertainment
Friday, 13 October 2006 09:07

Sony walks back into Walkman business

The market is already more crowded than an oriental bazaar, but that hasn't stopped Sony from trying once again to relive its glory days of the 1980s, when the Walkman portable CD player was a must have accessory to hang on your hip. With the release next month of the new Network Walkman range, which incorporates a hard drive, Sony has made no bones about the fact that it intends to take on Apple's iPod.

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Friday, 13 October 2006 06:45

PS3 battle has two fronts Wii thinks

The news, as reported by Reuters, that US retail chain Gamestop has already pre-sold its quota of PlayStation 3 consoles throughout its 3600 stores comes as no surprise. We can expect the same thing to happen tomorrow with the Nintendo Wii console. However, Sony will be fighting its battle on two fronts.

Published in Home Tech
Friday, 13 October 2006 02:47

Palm aims new Treo 680 at consumer market

Palm has released the Treo 680 smartphone, a GSM/GPRS/EDGE quad-band device saying it will appeal to price-sensitive feature-phone owners who want a more capable mobile-computing device. It is also offering Google maps on all its smartphones.

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Thursday, 12 October 2006 16:51

Sony says developing video Walkman

TOKYO (Reuters) - Sony Corp. (6758.T: Quote, NEWS, Research) said on Thursday it is developing a video-capable Walkman, playing catch-up with Apple Computer Inc.'s (AAPL.O: Quote, Profile, Research) market-leading iPod.

Published in Market
Wednesday, 11 October 2006 19:32

GameStop's stores sell out PlayStation 3 pre-orders

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - GameStop Corp. (GME.N: Quote, Profile, Research), said on Tuesday its 3,600 GameStop and EB Games stores in the United States have sold out their quota of pre-orders for Sony Corp.'s (6758.T: Quote, NEWS, Research) (SNE.N: Quote, Profile, Research) new PlayStation 3 video game console.

Published in Market
Wednesday, 11 October 2006 18:45

Accenture previews intelligent home technology

"Mirror, mirror on the wall, do you think I need to shave? Or maybe change my diet?"

Such were ENN's questions at the Accenture Technology Forum in Dublin on Tuesday. Accenture Technology's research in intelligent home services could soon lead to the "persuasive mirror" appearing in bathrooms and bedrooms across the world. The mirror operates using a computer screen and two video cameras either side that scan the user before verbalising information and advice.

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Wednesday, 11 October 2006 18:32

Bloggers bamboozled by 'Sony Ericsson DVB-H phone'

Sony Ericsson is preparing a handheld web-friendly tablet phone equipped with the ability to pick up DVB-H digital television broadcast if a heap of realistic-looking photos and concept paintings posted on the web. Or is it?

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Tuesday, 10 October 2006 18:13

Nokia shows off Aeon 'wearable' concept phone

Nokia has unveiled its latest concept phone, designed to highlight the company's focus on products that allow users to more readily stamp their personality on their gadgets.

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Tuesday, 10 October 2006 18:03

Belkin touts weather-proof iPod remote

Can't be without your iPod even when you're halfway up a mountain and facing blizzard conditions? Then accessory maker Belkin has a weather-resillient wireless remote control just for you.

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