Archive for October, 2007

Google TextAds Now On YouTube

We’ve been keeping our eyes on the growth of advertising on YouTube – first there were text adverts on top of the YouTube videos, then they tried placing video adverts on the YouTube home page.

Casual Games Market Growing By 20 Per Cent A Year

Solitaire and Tetris prove the most popular games in a 2.25 billion market.

Mydeo/ Best Buy: Investment And Partnership

Mydeo, a UK company that lets people securely share video clips on the Internet, has today announced a partnership and investment by electronics retailing giant Best Buy. Best Buy sell 40% of all camcorders sold in the US, a major benefit for Mydeo, putting them right in front of the people who will be shooting [...]

Skype HQ Video: Who Will Benefit?

Did you have any idea that 1 in 4 of all Skype calls are video chats? We were stunned that it was so high, we hear that it’s shifted from 1:5 over this summer. As families spread further around the world, ‘connecting’ to them become even more important – and using high quality video gives [...]

Skype HQ Video: The Logitech Cameras

There are three Logitech cameras to choose from to get Skype HQ video running, each equipped with Carl Zeiss Optics and RightLight – which makes the most of the light available to create the best image – but with different strengths. The Quickcam Pro 9000 is primarily targeted at desktop machines with the benefit of [...]

Skype High Quality (HQ) Video Launches

Skype HQ (High Quality) Video officially launches today following its beta release earlier in this month. It’s a significant increase in the quality of video that Skype can handle.

EasyNote XS £350 UMPC Launched By Packard Bell

It sure ain’t pretty, but this tiny notebook could prove a hit with business users.

Only 1 Per Cent Of Brits Want An iPhone

Despite the hype, the UK is yet to be won over by the iPhone.

Cybook’s Gen3 E-book Reader Hits The UK

Multimedia e-Book reader competes with Sony’s latest offering.

T-Mobile Shadow Looks To Take On The Blackberry Pearl

Consumer-focused Windows Mobile 6 smartphone sports a Pearl-like keyboard