Gigjunkie is a social network for UK live music fans

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Live music fans have a tough time of it. You’ve got to contend with awful ticket agencies, heavyhanded security, and crap listings services, and even when you get inside there’s always the risk that you’ll be stood in front of some drunk idiot who’ll hurl abuse and beer at the band throughout the show, ruining your enjoyment.

Well, music fans, there’s a new website that aims to solve at least one of those problems. That of the rubbish listings services. Gigjunkie.net is a “the UK’s definitive and independent Gig Listing”. It aggregates data from loads of sources, and then allows fans, venues and bands to add anything extra.

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Duncan GeereGigjunkie is a social network for UK live music fans

Pink amethyst crystal-encrusted Swarovski Fashion Rocks headphones, for the chav within

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If you’re a Londoner, you probably caught wind of the 2007 Swarovski Fashion Rocks event which was held the other week, in fact, you would’ve read reports in the London rags, of the twiglet Kate Moss and cowboy-booted Johnny ‘Jozza Bozza’ Borrell being naughty and smoking during the proceedings.

One of the products created to commemorate the event were these luxury DJ headphones, which are encrusted in…

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Katherine HannafordPink amethyst crystal-encrusted Swarovski Fashion Rocks headphones, for the chav within

Is the UK-only Apple press conference next Tuesday about the iPhone launch here?

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Very excited I was, to walk into work this morning and discover an email from Apple sitting in my Outlook account. There’s nothing better, unless it’s correspondence from my dear friends in Nigeria informing me of the amazing news that I’ve inherited millions of dollars from them. Good times, good times.

Speculation is brewing in our office as to just what Apple are hinting at with their email, with them inviting us to a special UK-only press conference at their store on Regent Street next Tuesday….

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Katherine HannafordIs the UK-only Apple press conference next Tuesday about the iPhone launch here?

Tech Digest to live-blog Apple's product announcement tonight, 6PM GMT

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As everyone and their grandmother can tell you, there’s a super-secret Apple product launch happening tonight, and as ‘super-secret’ implies, no-one really knows what will be announced. Sure, there’s rumours circling thar intarwebs faster than it takes a Microsoft fanboy to say “yeh well the Zune 2.0 will be available in pink”, but nothing’s been set in concrete as yet.

Alex from Shiny Shiny, and yours truly from Tech Digest will be heading over to the BBC studios tonight to watch a live broadcast via satellite of Steve Jobs’s conference in California and will be merrily live-blogging the night away. So, keep pressing F5 on our live-blog post here at Tech Digest, as we’ll be updating every few minutes.

Want to hear some of those kuuuuraaaazy rumours the Apple kids have been spreading in the last few weeks? Read on below the jump for some of the best….

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Katherine HannafordTech Digest to live-blog Apple's product announcement tonight, 6PM GMT

Shiny Shiny's speculation about the Apple event next week

apple_largelogo_crave5.jpg No doubt the Mac purists are well aware of the big Apple event going down next Tuesday at their headquarters in California, but do they have any inklings as to what will be announced?

Well, I bet each Apple fanboy can ‘feel it in his waters’, but Shiny Shiny has a couple more ideas as to what’s up Steve Jobs’s big black turtleneck sleeve…

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Katherine HannafordShiny Shiny's speculation about the Apple event next week