Sony and Intel to reveal "DragonPoint" powered Google TV?

Gerald Lynch Google, HDTV, Tech Digest news, TVs Leave a Comment

Like some sort of tech Holy Trinity, Sony, Intel and Google are rumoured to be working together on a Google TV, with official details of the project expected to be revealed next month. All three companies are scheduled to meet…

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New Toshiba UX600 LED TV features built-in Wi-Fi

Gerald Lynch HDTV, Home cinema, Internet, Tech Digest news, TVs, Wireless home 5 Comments

Toshiba have just announced a brand spanking new LED backlit TV. Available in 40, 46 and 55 inch models, the UX600 sets itself apart from the crowd thanks to its built in Wi-Fi adaptor. As this is a so-called "connected…

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Samsung UE40B8000 LCD LED Backlit TV – Review

Gerald Lynch Features, HDTV, Reviews, Tech Digest news 1 Comment

Name: UE40B8000 (Samsung) Type: 40" LCD LED Backlit TV Specs: Contrast Ratio: Mega Contrast 5,000,000:1 Resolution: Full HD (1920 x 1080p) Connectivity:4x HDMI, Digital Audio (Optical), PC, DVI, Component, Composite, Ethernet, RF, 2x USB, Scart Speakers: 2x 10 watts SRS…

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Cello iViewer – Review

Gerald Lynch Features, HDTV, Home cinema, Online TV, Reviews, Tech Digest news, TVs Leave a Comment

Name: iViewer (Cello) Type: 32" LCD TV Specs: Contrast ratio: 3,000:1 Resolution: Full HD (1920 x 1080p) Connectivity: 2x HDMI, Composite, VGA, PC Audio, S-Video, 2x Scart, RF, 2x USB, Ethernet Speakers: Nicam Stereo 2x 10 W Dimensions:22"H (including…

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Interview: Betfair TV CEO Simon Miller on online gambling and the future of internet-connected TVs

Gerald Lynch Features, Gaming, HDTV, Internet, Interview, Sport, Tech Digest news, Websites 6 Comments

Fancy a quick flutter on the footie? Thanks to Betfair's recent debut on the Yahoo! TV Widget engine, gamblers can place bets from the comfort of their armchair. But what does this mean for the traditional high-street based bookie? Is…

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Orange adds HP Compaq Mini 700 and Toshiba L300 to its 'connected' product line

Duncan Geere Broadband, Computers, Laptops / Notebooks 1 Comment


Since November, Orange has been offering the Eee PC 901, complete with a 3G module, for £25 a month on a two-year contract. It’s an interesting blend of the mobile phone and PC business models, and has presumably proved successful, because the company is rolling out more laptops.

The HP Compaq Mini 700 and the Toshiba L300 have been added to the available range. You’ll get the former for £30 a month, and the latter for £35. They both come with the ‘internet everywhere’ service – meaning ‘everywhere you can get a phone signal’, anyway. That gives 3GB of monthly data allowance – not a great deal for heavy users.

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SHOCK: We get "stressed" when not near an internet connection

Gary Cutlack Broadband, Computers, Health, Internet, Science, Websites 2 Comments


Worried that someone’s relationship status has just changed on Facebook and you’re in the middle of nowhere and won’t find out until 6.35pm at best? Concerned that someone’s just Twittered about an update to their Flickr page which contains a photo of you taken at 2.25am last Saturday, but you’re eight miles from the nearest wi-fi point?

You are not alone. 27% of Britons apparently suffer from “stress” when not able to go online. This leads to a feeling of uselessness…

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