The Disney-ABC Television Group in the US has released a Video on Demand (VoD) service. Not exactly news for DL is it? We’ve been reporting this type of thing for years.
Here’s the news. What ABC have done, in an inexplicable move, is _remove_ functionality that is standard in VoD services normally. They’ve decided to take away the ability to Fast-Forward.
Continue reading ABC VoD To REMOVE Fast-Forward!
Seduced by positive reviews, tempting Internet prices and the company’s reputation for supplying top notch gear to the music industry, we recently invested in a pair of Shure’s E2c ‘sound isolating’ headphones.
Continue reading Shure E2c Sound Isolating Earphones: Review (40%)
BT and Sony have announced the release of Go!Messenger, software that runs on Sony’s handheld PSP, enabling Video, Voice and Instant Messaging communications.
Continue reading Go!Messenger: IM, Video And Chat On PSP
Mobile operator O2 have attracted the attention of uber-regulator Ofcom, with accusations that O2 haven’t adhered to their 3G rollout obligations.
The ruck between the two of them has come to light as part of the 3G licence obligations that the five operators of 3G licences entered into when they won the 150 round auction back in 2000.
Under those terms, the licence operators committed to providing 3G coverage for at least 80% of the UK population by the end of 2007. Ofcom say that O2 has only achieved 75.69 percent, equating to them missing 2.5 million people. The other four 3G holders have hit the requirement.
Continue reading Ofcom Threaten O2 Over 3G
Lenovo have unleashed their new Ultraportable ThinkPad X300 laptop, a machine so sleek, powerful and packed with techie goodness, that an increase in road warriors’ laundry charges is anticipated.
Continue reading Lenovo’s Super Skinny ThinkPad X300 Arrives
Here’s an interesting twist, melding old telecoms with new.
Voipfone, UK VoIP providers, have started offering a VoIP service on a ‘normal’ BT landline.
Continue reading VoipFone Offers VoIP on Your BT Phone
The onslaught of Eee wannabes continues with Sungjut’s diminutive TangoX Nano UMPC adding a novel internal Skype/VoIP phone that pulls out of the laptop’s body.
Continue reading Sungjut TangoX Nano UMPC Packs Built In Skype Phone
Although we’re supposed to be in the vortex of a convergence storm, with do-it-all devices replacing multiple gadgets, new research has revealed that nearly a third of business travellers are still carrying more than one cell phone, laptop or other electronic device on the road.
Continue reading Business Users Still Packing Multiple Gadgets
With a manly shift of the megapixel gearbox, Sony have upped the ante with the news of its new 13.6 megapixel Cyber-Shot DSC W300 compact digital camera.
Continue reading Sony W300 Boasts 13.6MP
Google’s climb into near-ubiquity continues with the news that it is now the UK’s top business brand.
The claim comes from Superbrands, who survey 1,500 professionals every year to find out who are the big shots in the brand world and which companies enjoy the best reputation.
Continue reading Google Is Britain’s Top Business Brand