Japanese technology industry may take months to recover from quake damage

ShinyJess Computers, Features, Tech Digest news 3 Comments

The disaster in Japan is wreaking havoc with industrial manufacturing and supply, with reports from technology companies suggesting it will take months to get back on track. Japan manufactures around 15% of the technology that goes into our gadgets,…

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Games publishers rally together to help Japanese earthquake relief cause

Gerald Lynch Gaming, Tech Digest news 1 Comment

A number of Japanese games publishers have pledged their support for the victims of the earthquake and tsunami tragedy currently devastating their homeland. From straight donations to charitable downloads, the whole Japanese gaming community looks set to chip in. Sony…

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Dead Rising 2 European and Australian release date pushed ahead of the rest of the world

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Dead Rising 2, the zombie slaughter-fest set in a fictitious version of gambler's heaven Las Vegas, has just had its European and Australian release dates pushed forward. Gamers in those territories will now be able to dismember the undead…

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Sony give mix-tape lovers a retro lifeline with the CFD-A110 boom box

Gerald Lynch Home audio, Retro gear, Tech Digest news 2 Comments

The floppy-disc may have gone the way of the Dodo, but there is one ageing technology that may yet prove to be as resilient as a cockroach; the cassette tape. Maybe it's the sentimentality that we attach to our favourite…

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