Media and entertainment group Virgin Media's chief Sir Richard Branson has announced that the company would introduce a new tailored magazine, called Project, designed exclusively for the Apple iPad.
Detailed plans for the digital magazine, which will reportedly be headed up by Richard Branson's daughter Hollie Branson, are set to be announced as early as next week.
The new e-magazine will focus on entertainment and cultural issues. It will encompass entertainment, business, travel, design and international culture.
The recent reports hints about the facts that suggest of the Jolibook which is being offered from Jolicloud is now attainable here in Britain. The cloud-based, OS-powered netbook offers a standard netbook hardware on board, but comes as a youth centric netbook aimed at young social networkers, with instant access to Facebook, Twitter, Skype, Spotify, Flickr and the likewise, in a broad yet funky design.
There are many reasons that support people's move to ditch old cathode ray tube (CRT) televisions in favor of thin, high-definition, flat screens.
No one can deny the fact that flat screens cost more than CRTs, but deliver more. Modern flat screens do not require large, solid cabinets which encroach into the lounge room.
The most common reason people give to put off the purchase of a new flat screen is that they want the technology to stabilize. But, the flat screens have proved that they are based on a technology that is mature, proven and reliable.
Id Software's gorgeous shooter "Rage" has been released for Apple's iPhone and iPad tablet computer. Rage is not a completely free-roaming shooter but an on-rails experience like company's previous Doom Resurrection iPhone game.
The owners of iPhone 4 and iPad can opt for the HD version of the game as it has been released in two versions, viz. vanilla and Rage HD. HD version promises stunning visuals. Both of the released versions are universal.
High return rates forced electronics giant Dixon's Retail to roll back Toshiba's Folio 100 tablet from stores, including Currys and PC World.
At the weekend, the management told Dixon Group staff to keep the tablet on shelves, but to raise its price from £329 to a whopping £999. The move was not taken make huge profits. It was just a way to discourage further sales, and to avoid high return rate.
Blood donor app `iGiveadam' has been named as the winner of the `Best Overall App' award, at the UK's first AppJam that took place in Dundee.
Participants were given 48 hours to produce a new phone App. The winner app, iGiveadam, allows blood donors to connect with one other using social media and reminds them when they can donate blood next time. It also mentions the nearest blood donation centre to the user.
Internet service provider BT has announced his partnership with the BBC to bring the iPlayer to BT Vision subscribers.
The telecoms giant will start rolling out the BBC iPlayer from December. All of the BT Vision subscribers will eventually receive the BBC’s video-on-demand service by April next year.
Subscribers will be able to access the service through the BT Vision programme menu once the work has been completed. The upcoming service has been announced in a joint statement from the two organizations.
Apple on Wednesday released the latest update for the Mac OS X Snow Leopard, version 10.6.5.
The Snow Leopard 10.6.5 update brings a number of stability and performance improvements and Bluetooth tweaks. Improvements include better reliability with Microsoft Exchange e-mail servers, enhanced photo processing speeds in Aperture and iPhoto.
The update also comes with more than 130 security fixes that reportedly cover everything from Adobe Flash to Apache to MySQL.
Phones4U has announced that it would provide the purchasers of the Samsung Galaxy Tab with free access to Wi-Fi.
The retailer has partnered with Freerunner to offer exclusively free Wi-Fi. Under the offer, called "Free Wi-Fi forever", users will be able to access more than 1,000 Freerunner hotspots in pubs, coffee shops, sports venues, retail outlets and local community buildings, across the United Kingdom.
In addition, Freerunner will provide a free "hotspot finder" application that lets users to discover the mobile hotspots more easily.
Brits who own a BlackBerry Storm 2, a Bold 9700 or a Torch 9800 can now catch up on their favourite TV & radio programs on BBC iPlayer while on the move, thanks to new iPlayer app for RIM’s smartphones.
The newly launched app brings BlackBerry owners in Britain to watch and listen to live BBC TV & radio programs broadcast over the last seven days.
It may be noted here that the BBC iPlayer is already available on the Apple iPhone, the Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3, Mac and Linux operating system.
The leaked unofficial version of yet to be released BlackBerry OS 6 software update for BlackBerry Bold 9700, Pearl 3G 9100 and Curve 3G 9300 has appeared on the net.
A website, IntoMobile now has links to the update but it warns that the unofficial version of the update will pose a risk to the devices. The official version of the OS will be released for customers either by BlackBerry maker Research In Motion soon.
Skype has confirmed that it would allow people to access the web for free from November 8-12, which would mark the first ever Internet Week Europe.
The Internet telephone company said it would subsidize the cost of public WiFi hotspots throughout the UK because it wanted everyone to participate in the event.
However, in order to access the hotspot for free one will require making sure that he/she have the latest version of Skype. User will have to first sign into Skype and then to select a public access WiFi network.
Computer manufacturer Asus announced the availability of its much-awaited Lamborghini Eee PC VX6 laptop via various UK retailers.
The Murcielago LP640 Roadster-inspired laptop is a blend of magnificence, power, and sleek & elegant glossy exterior. The Lamborghini badge adorns the lid.
Lamborghini Eee PC VX6 laptop, which has been designed by Asus and Italian car manufacturer Lamborghini, comes equipped with a 1.8GHZ dual-core Atom processor and a LED black lit 12.1-inch display that offers a resolution of 1366 by 768.
Australia's major telecom Telstra's recently introduced Android-based tablet, the T-Touch Tab, has several features which could help it snatch some market share from Apple's iPad.
The T-Touch Tab runs Google's Android 2.1 operating system, and features 7-inch touchscreen, with a resolution of 800 by 480 pixels. It comes equipped with front and rear facing cameras, 720p playback capability, HDMI out, two micro SDHC slots, two USB 2.0 ports, and 3G connectivity.
The tablet looks very much like a re-branded version of the Chinese-manufactured Huawei Smakit S7.
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