Plans to introduce a levy on the sale of digital audio players - yes, including the ubiquitous iPod - have been scotched by the Canadian Federal Court of Appeals.
A UK tabloid has claimed that Apple is 'encouraging' UK retailers not to divulge sales figures for their flagship iPhone due to embarrassingly slow sales over the festive period.
South Carolina-based start-up Nextreme Incorporated is trialling a technology that uses on-chip micro-miniaturised Peltier coolers to target hotspots and, amazingly, generate electricity.
Up to 10,000 new homes being built in Ebbsfleet in Kent are being supplied with fibre-optic cabling offering up to 100Mb/s downstream bandwidth in a trial being run by Openreach.
Stealth-mode start-up International Data Security has a novel idea to solve the growing cost of real estate for data centre use: converted cargo vessels.
If you've got a Windows Mobile smartphone then you might just be interested in some software to turn it into a WiFi-to-3G router for emergency 'net connections.
The monthly 'Patch Tuesday' update cycle for Windows has dropped a couple of high-priority security patches on our doorstep this week, one of which affects Windows Vista.
Internet radio service Pandora is to shut off access for UK fans on the 15th of January because the licensing fees demanded by rights organisations are too high.
Boeing is due to ship the new 787 Dreamliner jet with on-board Internet access, but the FAA is worried that the company hasn't done enough to keep the 'planes systems secure.
A Sandia National Laboratories-based team is working on a device that can recover the building blocks of liquid fuels from the waste gases generated by combustion.
CES 2008: Samsung has launched a new 500GB laptop drive at this year's CES, and the good news is that it's a standard height - so it's viable for current laptop owners.
Japanese tech giant Hitachi opens its kimono to reveal a full-HD plasma panel just 38mm deep in order to tempt buyers away from slim LCD screens.
An update integrating Adobe Flash Lite 3 into the N95 browser has allowed the streaming of Flash video files to the phone from sites such as YouTube.
Guidelines published by the Crown Prosecution Service modify the Computer Misuse Act in such a way to make it a crime to distribute network tools like the popular Nmap and Wireshark utilities.
Security firm McAfee has unwittingly prevented users of its software from accessing large numbers of web sites thanks to a botched virus definition update.
If you need a bit more space on your laptop, how's about a 2.5" 500GB SATA drive from Hitachi? Plenty of storage, but does such voluminous capacity come at a price?
Axiotron has announced that its homebrew Apple Mac-based tablet PC, the ModBook, is now available to order. Can a MacBook really be hacked into a commercially viable tablet?
If you're a traveller going to or through the US, you're going to be restricted in the quantity of spare lithium-based batteries you can take for your power-hungry gadgets under new DOT rules.
A technology developed to protect soldiers from contaminants in the battlefield may be used to get your iPod to boogie away underwater.
E-Lead Electronics has announced a rival for the Eee PC: the Noahpad. It's small, white, and runs Linux; is it just another clone, or has it got its own merits?
The networking division of mobile phone giant Nokia has announced trials of a wireless technology capable of transferring data to mobiles at 173Mb/s.
A Washington D.C. girl expecting an iPod for Christmas opened the box to find a lecture instructing her to "read a book" and chiding her for wanting "capitalistic garbage."
Using a Windows Home Server-based appliance to store your precious data? Better make sure those backups work, as Microsoft has spotted a rather critical glitch.
September 16 2019 | 14:00
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