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  • Project Natal unveiled

    February 25, 2010 @ 2:14 pm | by Ciara O'Brien

    Project Natal, Xbox’s answer to the growing trend for motion sensitive games, was demonstrated in London earlier this week.

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  • ‘Don’t roll your eyes at me…’

    February 15, 2010 @ 11:14 pm | by Ciara O'Brien

    There’s always a few weird and wonderful products at these things. My favourite this year was the eye controlled headphones at NTT Docomo’s stand.

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  • MWC: Nokia and Intel team up, create MeeGo

    @ 11:19 am | by Ciara O'Brien

    Nokia and Intel announced today that they would team up to create a joint platform that can be rolled out across a range of devices, from mobiles and netbooks to TV systems and ‘infotainment’ platforms in cars.

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  • MWC: Opera unveiled for iPhone

    February 14, 2010 @ 11:29 pm | by Ciara O'Brien

    There might be a bit of competition for Safari on the iPhone. Today, Opera demonstrated its iPhone browser at Mobile World Congress’ Showstoppers event.

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  • Mobile World Congress kicks off

    @ 11:11 pm | by Ciara O'Brien

    At this moment in time I am sitting in a hotel room in Barcelona. My plans for actually getting out and exploring the city a little today are in ruins for two reasons: it’s colder than it is at home right now; and I’m shattered from an early morning flight to make the Showstoppers event ahead of Mobile World Congress.

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  • Tech Tools: Eye-Fi Pro X2

    February 6, 2010 @ 10:58 am | by Ciara O'Brien

    There are several things that will remain certainties for me: I will always lose the USB camera from my at least once; despite owning about 16GB of memory cards, I will always run out of space too soon ; and photographs from holidays will, if not uploaded almost immediately, get forgetten about until I find the memory card months later.

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  • Tech Tools: U Record Video Converter

    @ 10:40 am | by Ciara O'Brien

    Technology has moved quickly and unless you were quick to jump on the DVD bandwagon, you probably still have several video tapes lurking in a cabinet somewhere.

    A quick search of my own revealed a stash of videos hiding behind the DVDs. I’ve no idea what they were doing there.  haven’t owned a video player since 2001. And I’ve moved three times since then.

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  • Tech Tools: Bose Soundlink

    @ 10:32 am | by Ciara O'Brien

    If you’ve embraced the idea of digital audio, you probably have a large collection of MP3s on your laptop or portable hard drive, a folder full of downloaded podcasts and got your head around internet radio. But who wants to be tied to their computer?

    Bose’s Soundlink opens your music collection to a wider audience. Your laptop is relegated to the role of intermediary, grabbing MP3 files, internet radio, podcasts or whatever other audio content you want to hear, and sending it to the wireless Soundlink.

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