Bluetooth isn’t generally seen as the most glamorous of technologies, but Sennheiser is doing its bit to change that with what it’s describing as the most advanced Bluetooth headset ever made.
The Sennheiser MM 450 Travel features a metal-reinforced headband and soft swivelling earphone cushions, and uses the latest Bluetooth wireless standard. More importantly, the microphone is integrated …Read more
For years, our friends across the Atlantic have been banging on about how great TiVo is. Now, courtesy of Virgin Media, the original PVR service is finally returning to the UK.
Virgin has signed a deal to use TiVo hardware and software in its next generation of set-top boxes, expected to start rolling out to its nearly four million UK customers sometime next year.
TiVo pioneered the PVR c…Read more
Supermarket giant Tesco is to start selling the iPhone on its Tesco Mobile platform. The retailer will offer both the iPhone 3GS and the older iPhone 3G to customers in a joint venture with network provider O2. It will be sold through Tesco phone shops and on the Tesco Direct website.
At this stage, a landing page on the Tesco Mobile only contains links to a short press release and a pre-reg…Read more
BeBook has released a baby version of its BeBook One e-Reader. Rather obviously named the BeBook Mini, it features an easy-to-read 5in screen and is compatible with ePub and PDF format e-Books.
Weighing just 160g and just 150mm tall and 1cm thick, the Mini is very much pocketable. But while it’s certainly small on the outside, it’s got plenty of oomph under the bonnet.
In fact, thanks to …Read more
How do you make the Olympus PEN E-P1, one of the most stylish digital SLRs around, even more desirable? Well, if your name is Swarovski, the answer is to adorn it with hundreds of tiny crystals.
This glittering gadget is just the latest to get jeweled up in crystals by Crystal Roc, which in the past has given microphones, headphones and even guitars a crystal makeover.
Its attention-grabb…Read more
Tuesday, it seems, is Sony Reader day. This time last week we were treated to a bright pink limited-edition Mills & Boon-branded Sony Reader Pocket Edition. A week later, and Sony’s at it again, with James Patterson the latest to get the exclusive treatment.
As you’d expect, the James Patterson-themed Reader is a more manly affair and comes dressed in midnight blue, with Patterson’s Alex Cro…Read more
The iPhone-bothering Nokia X6 smartphone makes its official UK entrance on Friday.
With features such as 32GB of flash storage, a 3.2in touchscreen and a high-quality five megapixel camera, comparisons with the all-conquering iPhone are inevitable.
It’s also a bit of a looker, with a slim, curved-edge profile and a glossy 16:9 touchscreen that dominates the front of the device. The on-bo…Read more
Pocket-cam fans rejoice: Creative has launched a third generation of its popular Vado HD camcorder, featuring improved low light recording and a new motion detection mode.
It’s been nearly a year since the original Vado HD took a bow, but Creative hasn’t been resting on its laurels and its latest baby cam brings a whole raft of new features to the table.
Better low-light performance throu…Read more
Sony’s new ICD range of voice recorders feature colourful designs and MP3 playback in a bid to maximise their appeal to consumers and students.
The range comes in three flavours – the 2GB UX200 and a pair of 4GB models, the UX300 and UX300F, with the latter throwing FM radio into the pot as well.
Recordings are captured as stereo MP3s, and can be played back via the built-in speaker or …Read more
It’s Apple rumour time again, and this time it’s the iPod touch in the spotlight.
Having seen its little brother – the nano – get a camera injection in September, it seems it’ll be the iPod Touch’s turn next. An ‘Apple insider’ is quoted as saying the camera-toting touch would have taken a bow at the same time as the nano, but persistent quality control issues had forced Apple to back ou…Read more