The Digest: Apple not guilty… and 4 other things people are talking about today

Stuart O'Connor Apple, Google, Internet, iPod, iTunes, Microsoft, The Digest Leave a Comment

Jury finds Apple not liable of harming consumers in iTunes DRM case | The Verge "An eight-person jury has decided that Apple is not on the hook for what could have been more than $1 billion in a trial centering on extra security measures the company added to iTunes and iPods starting in…

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iPad now available for pre-order in the UK

Gerald Lynch Apple, iPad, Tablet, Tech Digest news Leave a Comment

The wait is finally over for UK residents who have been patiently twiddling thier thumbs, dying for a chance to get their hands on an iPad. Apple are now taking pre-orders for their tablet device ready to be shipped out…

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Hold onto your old Polaroid camera: film's coming back

Andy Merrett Gadgets 2 Comments


Forget signing a Facebook petition to bring back the Cadbury’s Wispa, which we all knew was a massive marketing stunt anyway. Make way for some real fans… those who loved the old Polaroid cameras so much that they decided to buy the factory and equipment with the aim of producing authentic film for the iconic cameras.

Though “The Impossible Project” — a group of Netherlanders — aims to “develop a new product with new characteristics, consisting of new optimised components, produced with a streamlined modern setup” the group will also be bringing back “analog INTEGRAL FILM for vintage Polaroid cameras” next year…

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Dutch people with death-wishes now allowed to take Segways out on the roads

Gary Cutlack Transport, Vehicles 5 Comments


For some odd reason, the Segway has always been banned in Holland. Isn’t it funny the sort of rubbish facts you pick up from the internet?

The Segway may even be banned in the UK – I’ve certainly never seen one tootling around the streets of South London. So it’s either banned, or too shameful…

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