CHRISTMAS GIFT GUIDE: Kitting out the ultimate "Man Cave"

The relatives are chatting non-stop, the kids are running around like E'ed up mentalists and Nan's suffering the inevitably stinky after effects of a sprout-filled roast. It can only mean one thing: it's Christmas Day. If you're lucky enough to…

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Gerald LynchCHRISTMAS GIFT GUIDE: Kitting out the ultimate "Man Cave"

REVIEW: Dragon NaturallySpeaking 11 Premium Edition (PC)

Just as the clickity-clackity sound of the humble typewriter was superseded by the tip-tap of the PC keyboard, could we soon replace even this staple PC accessory with merely the power of our voices? That's more-or-less the idea behind the Dragon NaturallySpeaking 11 Premium speech recognition software from Nuance, offering advanced dictation and hands-free PC navigation controls. Is it time to unplug your keyboard and warm up your vocal chords? Read on to find out

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Gerald LynchREVIEW: Dragon NaturallySpeaking 11 Premium Edition (PC)

Gadget FAIL? Try turning it off and back on again in 27% of cases

Ever taken a screwdriver to the innards of a beloved, dying gadget in the hopes of breathing new life into it? Well you shouldn't bother according to the Gadget Helpline, as in many cases there is a much simpler solution;…

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Gerald LynchGadget FAIL? Try turning it off and back on again in 27% of cases

New research reveals more laptops get stolen from homes than anywhere else

New research from laptop security company Absolute Software has revealed that a third of all British laptop thefts happen at home. This is far higher than any other country around the world. The study, carried out in conjunction with YouGov,…

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Gerald LynchNew research reveals more laptops get stolen from homes than anywhere else

Samsung UE40B8000 LCD LED Backlit TV – Review

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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Gerald LynchSamsung UE40B8000 LCD LED Backlit TV – Review

CES 2010: Final Thoughts

The Consumer Electronics show, the behemoth of tech, the Valhalla of gadgetry, has come and gone for yet another year. But this time, rather than arriving with a bang, it slinked into sight with something more like a whimper. CES…

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Gerald LynchCES 2010: Final Thoughts

CES 2010: Day 3 Round-Up

Another day, another Tech Digest CES 2010 round-up. Fancy Tweeting hands-free in your car or controlling your PC by breathing? Check today's top stories below and find out how. Twitter coming to Ford cars The digital equivalent of drink-driving? Motorola…

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Gerald LynchCES 2010: Day 3 Round-Up