RIM launch BlackBerry 6 OS – Video

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After a month's worth of leaks, RIM have officially launched the BlackBerry 6 OS. Check the video above to see what all the fuss is about. It's a pretty substantial update. There's inevitably a greater focus on social-networking than…

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BlackBerry OS 6.0 leaks

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If the iPhone 4G furore this week has left you BlackBerry aficionados feeling a little unloved this week, relax; you've got your own leak too, in the shape of BlackBerry OS 6.0. Plenty of new features and UI changes have…

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Monocle brings a silky e-reader experience to your browser or smartphone for free

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Inventive Labs have just announced the launch of Monocle, a free browser-based e-reader that's just as impressive on a mobile browser as it is a desktop PC. Open-sourced under the MIT licence, anyone with some basic HTML knowledge and access…

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Opera Mini for iPhone to be unveiled at MWC 2010

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Apple haven't historically been too keen on introducing browsers to rival Safari onto the App store. However, Opera are so confident that their Opera Mini browser will pass Apple's vigorous application process that they plan to showcase it at this…

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Apple UK store down, UK iPad pricing / network details imminent?

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Take a quick look over at the UK Apple store and you'll see that it's down for maintenance. There's a short message: "We are busy updating the store for you and will be back shortly". Could some new UK iPad…

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Microsoft launch kid-friendly "Click-Clever Click Safe" internet browser

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Microsoft have launched a new, kid-friendly version of their Internet Explorer 8 browser. Internet Explorer 8 Click Clever, Click Safe will let youngsters report inappropriate sites, unwelcome attention from strangers and cyberbullying with a single click. "It allows people to…

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Apple to lower iPad price to "remain nimble"?

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One of the most welcome surprises from the Apple iPad launch was its pricing. Where rumours had circulated that the iPad could cost upwards of $1,000, it was a relief when Jobs announced that an entry-level model would cost just…

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Poll: Which UK mobile network should get the iPad? Orange? O2? Vodafone?

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Ever look down at your mobile, see just one bar of 3G coverage, and wonder why you pay the extra cash to even have such dodgy connectivity? With some areas of the UK still receiving woefully poor network coverage, will…

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