IFA News Friday

IFA, the world's largest consumer electronics show with over 1000 exhibitors, got underway in Berlin yesterday. Click here for full stories * Philips unveils world's smallest MP3 hard disk player * Philips to debut video streaming devices * Garden chair…

IFA News Thursday

IFA, the world's largest consumer electronics show with over 1000 exhibitors, kicks off in Berlin today with most of the major players hosting press conferences. Click here for full stories Here's the news from the show so far: * Wireless…

Three's first true 3G phone

The Guardian has the exclusive on what is arguably the first true 3G handset to go on sale in the UK. Motorola's A920 wipes the floor with previous handsets in offering video at a decent 24 frames per second(four…

Beeb archives to go online

Interesting news from the Beeb which has made a comitment to put its vast archive of TV and radio programmes online. Speaking at the Edinburgh TV festival Director General Greg Dyke said the programmes would be available for free…

Canon's new digital SLR

We are always a little suspicious when a company makes huge claims for a product – so forgive us for taking Canon's line that its new EOS 300D is 'a turning point in the history of photography' with a…

The Real Becks phone

Unlike us here at Tech Digest, it appears David Beckham hasn't yet taken delivery of his new Sharp GX20 camera phone. Surely some mistake as in this image from Yahoo's sports website he is using a Siemens SL55. The…

Is Apple's iPod the new Furby?

No, they aren't sticking out a limited edition fluffy edition of Apple's all-conquering iPod. Just like the Furby back in 1998 which was so popular the stores ran out of stock, you can't buy a new iPod for love…

£3 billion Sky clouds free viewing issue

SkyDigital viewers who receive only the free channels are now getting a message to upgrade to one of Sky's subscription packages, even when watching unencrypted channels like Sky News – writes Barry Fox in this week's trade mag ERT….

Three on target?

3G mobile phone network Three finally announced its subscriber figures today. Apparently over 155,000 Britons have signed up since the company's launch in March. Of course Three is going to have to really go some to meet its original…

And now the Becks phone killers

We might have given it a rave review last week, but we'll admit that the Sharp GX20, you know the latest version of the Vodafone Becks camera phone, could face some stiff opposition. Sure none of the line up…