International iPad App Store goes live

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The international iPad App Stores have gone live, meaning that early adopters who imported their Apple tablets from the States can now download apps directly from their device. Until now, those who had bought their iPad's from the American pre-order…

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Sony executive calls for changes to Australian videogames classification system

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Australia has one of the most notoriously strict game rating systems in the world. Many games receive an adult rating in other parts of the world, but otherwise remain untouched, shipping the same way as the developers initially intended….

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O2 and Vodafone iPad data plans revealed

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Although O2 and Vodafone are yet to announce their iPad data plan packages for themselves, those pre-ordering Apple's tablet today have been given the full run-down on what to expect from both carrier's tariffs. Vodafone offer two simple monthly plans….

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iPad now available for pre-order in the UK

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The wait is finally over for UK residents who have been patiently twiddling thier thumbs, dying for a chance to get their hands on an iPad. Apple are now taking pre-orders for their tablet device ready to be shipped out…

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Apple announce official UK iPad price and release date

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Apple have just announced that the iPad will be launching in the UK on May 28th, with prices starting at £429 for the 16GB Wi-Fi version. £499 will bag the 32 GB Wi-Fi iPad, £599 the 64GB Wi-Fi iPad. 3G-enabled…

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Twitter buy Cloudhopper SMS start-up

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Twitter has bought the start-up company Cloudhopper, bagging their SMS infrastructure and specialists. The move will be a boon for Twitter's text messaging service. Twitter has always worn it's SMS roots on its sleeve, with the 140 character limit a…

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Orange join the iPad UK tariff fray

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Hot on the heels of O2 and Vodafone's iPad tariff announcements (or non-announcements, depending on how you see it) Orange have now confirmed they too will be offering iPad tariffs in May. "Orange today announced that it will offer dedicated…

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iPad tariffs on the way from O2 and Vodafone

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O2 and Vodafone have just announced that they will be offering iPad tariff pricing plans in the UK and various over countries across the globe. That said, there are sweet little details on what the pricing plans will actually be…

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Switzerland set to ban violent videogames

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Here's some bad news for gamers living in Switzerland; a new law has just been passed in the country which will see any game given a PEGI 16+ or 18+ rating banned from sale. The new ruling states that any…

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