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Samsung UE40C7000

The Samsung UE40C7000 is, at the time of writing, regarded as the best TV money can buy.It has a 2D-3D conversion function, applying depth to flat HD images, although you won’t be getting quite the same experience as you would with a normal 3D television. The only way to get the full effect is from a 3D-enabled Blu-r...17:26 Fri 09th Jul 2010

Amazon Kindle 2

The next chapter in wireless reading, the Amazon Kindle 2, follows up the seminal Kindle with an updated gadget that improves on the few shortcomings from the first version. If the half-a-million-selling original Kindle is any indication, the Amazon Kindle 2 is going to be one sought-after gadget. New wireless 3G anywh...17:26 Fri 09th Jul 2010

Google Books

Ten million books, from libraries and collections all over the world, all of them scanned, digitized, and searchable- and in the case of those in the public domain, made available for anyone to download and read. That is Google Books now, and whatever you may think of the controversy involving lawsuits filed by copyrig...17:26 Fri 09th Jul 2010


YouTube is a video-sharing website on which users can upload, share, and view videos. Officially opened in 2005 by three former PayPal employees YouTube quickly became an internet sensation, resulting in Google purchasing YouTube LLC for $1.65 billion.YouTube is a hub of user generated content, full of video blogs, com...17:26 Fri 09th Jul 2010


Developed by Swedish company "Spotify AB", the software allows unlimited streaming of selected music from a multitude of major and independent record labels including Sony, EMI, Warner Music Group and Universal with virtually no buffering delay.An ad-supported version of the software is free to download in Sweden, Spai...17:26 Fri 09th Jul 2010

Windows 7

With Windows 7, Microsoft hopes to put the bad press from Vista behind it. Windows 7 smoothes out a number of Vista annoyances and makes the interface cleaner and easier to work with overall (for example, the new taskbar uses one icon per open application instead of accumulating individual buttons for each window).It's...17:26 Fri 09th Jul 2010

Xbox Live

Xbox Live is Microsoft’s online multiplayer gaming and digital media distribution platform, connecting Xbox gamers from all over the globe into a giant gaming melting pot.Xbox Live is currently the only online gaming platform (on console) that charges a subscription fee for their services. Prices vary depending on su...17:26 Fri 09th Jul 2010

Nintendo DSi

The world's bestselling handheld games console gets smaller and smarter with a matte finish, larger TFT-LCD screens, two 0.3-megapixel VGA cameras, Facebook support, and a dedicated online games and apps store. This incremental touch-up possesses tremendous social networking potential for gamers of all stripes.The DSi ...16:56 Fri 09th Jul 2010

Nintendo Wii

Nintendo states that its console targets a broader demographic than that of the two others. As of June 2010, the Wii leads the generation over the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 in worldwide sales, and in December 2009 broke the record for best-selling console in a single month in the United States.The Wii is definitely a ...16:56 Fri 09th Jul 2010

Xbox 360

The Xbox 360 is the second video game console produced by Microsoft, and the successor to the Xbox. The Xbox 360 competes with Sony's PlayStation 3 and Nintendo's Wii as part of the seventh generation of video game consoles.Some major features of the Xbox 360 are its integrated Xbox Live service that allows players to ...16:56 Fri 09th Jul 2010

Sony PlayStation 3

The 120GB PS3 bundles the earlier PS3's top-notch features into a smarter, sleeker, less-expensive package. You can now have a first-class, BD-Live-capable Blu-ray player with 1080p HDMI output, integrated Bluetooth and 802.11g, an upgradable 120GB hard drive, gigabit ethernet, 7.1-channel Dolby Digital audio support, ...16:56 Fri 09th Jul 2010


Steam has been around since 2003, and in February 2009 it passed the 20 million mark in user accounts, making it one of the leading content delivery platforms in the world. Boasting 837 games from a who's-who index of publishers- including 2K Games, Activision, EA, and Ubisoft - Steam is where Windows gamers turn to bu...16:56 Fri 09th Jul 2010


Twitpic is an excellent tool for posting and sharing photos via Twitter. Since Twitter is just text and links, an easy-to-use photo element enlivens the experience considerably. Users can use Twitpic to post photos to Twitter from their Website (using the Twitpic API), from their phone, or from the Twitpic site.There a...16:56 Fri 09th Jul 2010


TweetDeck is a third party application designed for Twitter users who like to keep all of their messages, updates and custom channels in one easy to use space.TweetDeck allows the user to filter messages across all of Twitter, for example, if you wanted to see all messages with “David Cameron” mentioned, TweetDeck ...16:56 Fri 09th Jul 2010


Twitter is often accused of being full of banal messages, detailing the boring ins and outs of people’s everyday lives.People who make these kinds of comments have either never used Twitter before or have been hiding under a rock for the past year and a half.Thousands of businesses and celebrities use Twitter to comm...16:56 Fri 09th Jul 2010

Google Street View

Google Street View is a technology featured in Google Maps and Google Earth that provides panoramic views from various positions along millions of streets across the globe.Although Google Street View was launched in 2007, the UK wasn’t fully mapped until March 2010, sending the British media into a privacy induced fr...16:56 Fri 09th Jul 2010

Skype to be deployed for speed online dating

One of the things that has changed the way men and women seek each other out in recent years is online dating, which has continued to grow in leaps and bounds as the internet gets ever more interactive.The online dating scene is abuzz with web resources that seem to increase with rising frequency, as new dedicated webs...12:55 Fri 09th Jul 2010

Jurassic Park WidgetsJurassic Park is one of the most original action adventure films of all time. The film was directed by Steven Spielberg and has a superb cast including Richard Attenborough, Sam Neill, Laura Dern and Jeff Goldbloom. The story is based on the book of the same name by Michael Crichton.Jurassic Park ...08:55 Fri 09th Jul 2010


FlickrYou can upload your images to Flickr here allows you to easily upload images on your digital camera or hard drive, meaning you can post your own pictures anywhere on the web.Flickr also works well as safe location to store your photos, essentially allowing the user to create backups o...14:16 Mon 05th Jul 2010

Pokemon Heart Gold & Soul Silver

Pokemon Heart Gold & Soul SilverThe Pokemon franchise has been around for a very long time, forcing generations of children and parents to shell out on new toys, games, movies and all kinds of weird poke-themed paraphernalia.But the unrivalled success of the Pokemon franchise doesn’t just come from its “need to...14:16 Mon 05th Jul 2010

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