Purple Labs is to launch a Linux-based 3G handset aimed at 'developing markets' that it hopes will do for mobile takeup what the OLPC might do for computing.
Lite-On Corporation is working on a 'moldable mouse' which can be adjusted by the user to fit perfectly within the contours of their hand. Or to make a penis with buttons.
Notebook manufacturers Lenovo and Fujitsu-Siemens are rumoured to be snagging the custom-built Core 2 Duo chip in the Air to build their own ultra-portables.
Anti-malware site StopBadware is warning users that recent versions of media playback software RealPlayer are 'badware' and best avoided.
Camera manufacturer Nikon has announced a new model of digital SLR designed with the Eye-Fi WiFi SD card in mind, marking the first partnership for the new technology.
MySpace has announced plans for a development platform allowing programmers the chance to develop new ways to drive people to MySpace. Oh, and you get some ad revenue, too.
UK mobile operator O2 has announced plans to 'simplify' the monthly contracts associated with owning an iPhone, and the good news is that you're getting more for less.
Figures published by web monitoring firm XiTi Monitor yesterday reveal the open-source Firefox web browser steadily gaining ground throughout Europe.
High-street retailer Woolworths has announced that its stores are to go Blu-Ray only in a surprising show of support for the Sony-backed HD disc format.
The brave new digital download start-up QTrax we reported on yesterday seems to have been a little economical with the truth, and the promised launch never happened. Why?
Early design screenshots posted to the Mozilla Wiki offer a sneak peek at how the mobile phone-oriented version of popular open-source browser Firefox might look.
QTrax has announced deals with major music industry types to offer a 25 million song catalogue for free download, with no risk of being sued? Has the music industry finally woken up?
PC maker Dell has quietly started offering Ubuntu Linux as an option on its high-end XPS M1330 laptop. A sign that the company is taking desktop Linux seriously?
No, it's not a website that moves around: YouTube has launched a version of its popular web-streamery for mobile phones.
The World-Wide Web Consortium has released the first working draft for the next version of the HyperText Markup Language, and it's got some pretty nifty new features.
The Motion Picture Association of America has released a statement coughing to 'human error' in a 2005 report almost tripling the claimed losses caused by file-sharing students.
Anti-virus vendor Fortinet has issued a warning about a worm that spreads via MMS to phones running the Symbian S60 handset operating system.
A poster to Neowin's Windows Beta forum claims to have a pre-release build of Microsoft's next-generation operating system installed on his laptop, and offers a mini-review.
Texas Instruments has announced a new line of Digital Light Processor chips for rear-projection TVs which it hopes will revitalise a technology many companies have abandoned.
The RIAA's web presence became somewhat light on content over the weekend thanks to exploitation by parties unknown of an SQL injection vulnerability.
Seitz Phototechnik is now taking orders for its 160 megapixel digital camera, but you'd better start buttering your bank manager up: it's hardly a budget-range option.
Hobbyist programmer Shinya Kasatani has released a package for the iPhone and iPod touch which uses the multi-touch interface to simulate a guitar.
A leaked memo authored by US retail behemoth Best Buy admits to selling a model of digital photo frame which includes an old Trojan.
July 1 2020 | 17:34
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