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23 Dec 2004

Vodafone To Encourage Customers To Shift To 3G Handsets

JapanToday: Vodafone KK President Shiro Tsuda said Wednesday the Japanese unit of British cell phone service company Vodafone Group PLC will encourage its customers to shift to third-generation handsets for faster data communications. “Vodafone will offer its
22 Dec 2004

Knomo Bags

Tech Digest: The fact that Knomo won Shiny Shiny’s Accessory award at our awards evening the other week (yes, we know we promised to stop banging on about them, but we lied) will give you a clue
22 Dec 2004

Why Which? is wrong about 3G

Mobile Digest: If you’re looking to buy a 3G phone this Christmas, Which? would advise you otherwise. The company has pronounced 3G not suitable for human consumption since there are too many problems with network coverage. The
21 Dec 2004

Alienware Area-51m 7700 Reviewed

Gizmodo: Alienware machines are overpriced and over-hyped, but you’ve got to admit, when they go top-end they usually do it right. Jason Cross over at ExtremeTech reviews their latest desktop replacement laptop, the Area-51m 7700, and it’s
20 Dec 2004

Wireless iPod Coming Soon

MP3digest: At both MacExpo and CES Ten Technologies displayed the naviPlay – a Bluetooth wireless adaptor that allows third-generation iPod owners to ditch their earphone cords. Basically its transmitter plugs into the iPod while its adaptor can
17 Dec 2004

Piaggio Offers Free Music Buongiorno Vitaminic has created a pan-european campaign to promote the new Piaggio NRG Power. The initiative will run in Italy, France, Germany and Spain with the aim of driving traffic to the site and then
17 Dec 2004

Rental Listing Firms Fail

Business 2.0 Blog: Craigslists, the biggest online business still pretending not to be a real business, knocked another company out, a San Francisco area apartment listing service. The San Francisco Chronicle notes that: RentTech, which bought Berkeley’s
16 Dec 2004

Trend: Small Businesses go Virtual

TrendTracker: The future is likely to be the age of virtual businesses. The newly opened two-person office will be able to look big, established, and successful. Build a really good website, toss in some color printers, fast
15 Dec 2004

RipDigital CD Ripping Service Review

Gizmodo: Just like 8-tracks were easier to deal with than vinyl and CDs were easier to deal with than cassette tapes, it’s become apparent to everyone that MP3s and FLACs and OGGs are all easier to lug
14 Dec 2004

The Most Highly Specified TV In The World?

Tech Digest: Want to see the TV being credited as the world’s most advanced? Vivadi’s Saturn is on display in Harrods right now. The plasma TV comes with a 46-inch screen, a DVD recorder and a 200GB