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The Digest: Apple on trial… and 4 other things people are talking about today

Stuart O'Connor Apple, Facebook, Gadgets, iPod, Privacy, Raspberry Pi, Sony, The Digest Leave a Comment

Apple 'deleted' rivals' music from iPods, court hears | BBC News "Apple has been accused by lawyers in a court case of 'deleting' songs from rival services from some iPods during the past decade. Users with non-iTunes music received a message telling them to restore devices to their factory settings when they tried…

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Polaroid CEO Scott Hardy speaks to Tech Digest about the Cube, tablets and more

Stuart O'Connor 3D TV, Android, Camcorders, Cameras, Cloud, Gadgets, Tablet, Wearables Leave a Comment

Polaroid has long one of the most iconic brands in sunglasses, photography and consumer electronics. Founded in 1937, Polaroid is most famous for its polarised sunglasses and its instant film cameras, which reached the market in 1948., and continued to be the company's flagship product line until the February 2008 decision to cease all production…

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The Digest: Did North Korea hack Sony? … and 4 other things people are talking about today

Stuart O'Connor Apple, Gadgets, iPod, Microsoft, Sony, The Digest Leave a Comment

New evidence points to North Korean involvement in Sony Pictures hack | The Verge "As Sony Pictures employees still struggle to get back online, new evidence is emerging that suggests North Korea may be behind the hack. The Wall Street Journal is reporting that researchers investigating the hack have found the malicious code…

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The Digest: Vinyl is back… and 4 other things people are talking about today

Stuart O'Connor Gadgets, Microsoft, Motoring, music, Social Media, The Digest, Video games, Xbox 360, Xbox One Leave a Comment

Vinyl record sales hit 18-year high | BBC News "More than one million vinyl records have been sold in the UK so far this year - the first time the milestone has been achieved since 1996. The figures mark a largely unexpected resurgence in an industry now considered to be dominated by digital.…

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WATCH: Drone footage of Chernobyl

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Postcards from Pripyat, Chernobyl from Danny Cooke on Vimeo. Check out the above video, shot with a DJI Phantom 2 of the abandoned city of Pripyat in Ukraine. It was abandoned after the Chernobyl nuclear disaster and is covered in radiation: Those visiting can only visit for a short amount of time before risking exposure.…

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The Digest: Steve Jobs moves to Universal… and 4 other things people are talking about today

Stuart O'Connor Apple, Apps, Gadgets, Gaming, Google, Virtual Reality Leave a Comment

Universal acquires Aaron Sorkin's Steve Jobs biopic  | The Verge "Rumors of Universal Pictures taking over Aaron Sorkin's Steve Jobs biopic have proven true. A studio spokesperson confirmed to The Hollywood Reporter that a deal has been reached less than a week after Sony Pictures dropped the movie. Rights to the project were reportedly priced at…

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The UK Top 10 video games chart: GTA V steals the lead

Stuart O'Connor Gadgets, Gaming, Kinect, Microsoft, Nintendo, Playstation 3, PlayStation 4, Sony, Top 10 Video Games Chart, Top tens, Video games, Wii U, Xbox 360, Xbox One Leave a Comment

This week sees the return of Rockstar and Take 2 to the No.1 spot thanks to Grand Theft Auto V. Even before this week, the Xbox 360 and PS3 versions of this game held the record for highest-grossing game in a week (£94m total UK estimate – week 38, 2013) and also the…

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