We’ve been using the S9 stereo bluetooth headset from Motorola for quite a long time now.
The concept behind them is intriguing – being able to enjoy music without having to deal with the wires that normally get caught up between headphones and the music player – but they’re more than that. You can step backwards and forwards through the tracks and make and receive phone calls.
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There’s a rumour that Google will be launching access to their distributed database service, BigTable, making the same type of database hardware and software that keeps Google running, available to anyone who pays for it.
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Further details of how Radiohead’s ‘give us what you want’ album, In Rainbows, sold have emerged in an interview with the BBC, beyond the somewhat sketchy details what we knew already.
Continue reading Radiohead: “Italy Most Generous: 75% Paid For In Rainbows Download”
The invention of the brake light on the car was arguably the most important addition to the safety of driving, probably trailed by the availability of ABS.
Somehow, perhaps because brake lights are so important, there’s been no significant advance in their development, beyond changing the bulbs to a brighter version.
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There’s still plenty of gold in them thar’ Mobile Advertising hills, with new research from Jupiter predicting revenues to hit 1.3 billion Euros in Europe by 2012.
Research bods Jupiter say that the growth of free mobile Internet access deals and the ‘limited consumer willingness’ to pay for mobile content coupled will lead to the development of ad-funded business models.
Continue reading Mobile Internet: Ad Revenues And Mobile Web Growth
There’s been many stories in the newspapers about how bad the aviation sector is at producing emissions harmful to the environment.
A survey carried about by Global Action Plan, an environmental charity, has indicated that the IT sector in the UK has a similar carbon footprint to the aviation industry. As the usage of computing rapidly expands, it’s impact could well be over that of the airlines.
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MTV Networks Chairman and Chief Executive Judy McGrath said of Web distributed content and TV content, at the Reuters Media Summit, “One does not diminish the other by any stretch of the imagination. That is kind of our hat trick.” Wow what a change around that is in the TV world.
Continue reading Is The TV Content Industry Finally Starting To Wake Up?
For many, the curious Kraftwerk-like random blast of electronic beeps and squishes made by a dial up modem connecting with their ISP was the soundtrack to their Internet access, but now it looks like that sound is going the way of the steam whistle.
Continue reading Broadband Soars As Dial Up Dies
There are many fans all over the world for the Firefox Web browser. It runs on all desktop computing platforms and is a serious rival to Microsoft’s Internet Explorer.
Mozilla Corp, the organisation behind the Firefox browser has long been asked when they will get themselves in gear with a Browser for mobile devices.
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The Charlatans plan to give away their forthcoming single.
If the news from earlier in the week about Radiohead letting their fans choose how much to pay for their next album didn’t make you sit up, you could well spit out your coffee when you hear what Alan McGee and the Charlatans are planning to do.
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