Billionaire inventor Ray Dolby, Founder of Dolby Labs, dies aged 80

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Very sad to hear about the death of Ray Dolby, Founder of Dolby Labs, and sound pioneer. Ray had been suffering from Alzheimer's disease for several years and was diagnosed with leukaemia this summer. Born in Portland, Oregon, he grew…

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Steve Jobs confirmed as WWDC 2010 keynote speaker

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Steve Jobs has been confirmed by Apple as the keynote speaker at their annual WWDC (Worldwide Developers Conference) 2010 event in San Franscisco on June 7th. That really isn't much of a surprise, given that Jobs pops up every time…

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iPhone 4G set to come in white too?

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There have been so many leaks relating to the new model of the iPhone that if they all turn out to be the real deal, there hardly seems any point in Steve Jobs going through the motions of a glitzy…

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Google to enter cloud music-streaming battle

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Google in partnership with streaming pros Simplify Media, are to reveal their own take on music and cloud-based streaming, according to a briefing at the I/O conference in San Francisco. Having recently purchased Simplify Media, Google will use the streaming…

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Second iPhone 4G found in Vietnam

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iPhone 4Gs are like buses; you wait ages for one then two come along at once! Yet another iPhone 4G has purportedly been found by Vietnamese website Taoviet. The pictures definitely look convincing – or at least as convincing as…

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More evidence of iPhone 4G HD video recording uncovered

Gerald Lynch Apple, iPhone, Tech Digest news 29 Comments

Further inspection of the iPhone 4.0 OS has lead to renewed rumours that the iPhone 4G will have HD video recording capabilities. The OS now has new ways to access video data on the iPhone, with interesting reference to…

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New iPhone 4.0 features uncovered, including widgets!

Gerald Lynch Apple, iPhone, Mobile phones, Tech Digest news 4 Comments

The iPhone 4.0 SDK beta 3 has revealed some new features for Apple's latest mobile OS, and it's more good news for people hoping to do a lot of multi-tasking. Best of the bunch of new improvements is the addition…

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iPhone 4G to be delayed by court ruling?

Gerald Lynch Apple, iPhone, Mobile phones, Tech Digest news 1 Comment

The iPhone 4G may be delayed by an unexpected court ruling. And no, before you ask, it has nothing to do with stolen devices or industrial espionage, but a rather less interesting lawsuit concerning the next-gen iPhone's screen. LG…

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iPhone 4G to be officially revealed on June 7th?

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After week of leaks and police raids, it looks like we might finally have an actual official reveal date for the iPhone 4G. Apple have just revealed details of their annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), taking place in San Francisco…

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Facebook "Like" button about to go web-wide

Gerald Lynch Facebook, Tech Digest news, Web 2.0 3 Comments

Facebook have announced that their "Like" button is about to become available across the web. Acting as a content sharing button similar to StumbleUpon and Digg, clicking the button when browsing online will send a link to the user's Facebook…

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