Like some sort of mildly advanced superhero, Netgear is swooping in with its new Stora network drive to bring serious RAID backup to the average PC user who is only slightly more terrified of network settings than they are about error messages containing the word ‘fatal’. In a world where houses seem to have netbooks … Continue reading Netgear Stora brings RAID to the rabble
Over on the other side of the pond our American cousins have had the pleasure of being able to download movies at their whim straight to their PS3 or PSP for well over a year; today, finally, Sony’s Video Delivery Service launches in the UK. So what’s it all about? Well, by logging into PSN … Continue reading Video delivery service for PS3/PSP hits UK
The BBC and Commercial Radio have unveiled plans for a unique online streaming system that will give users access to radio stations all over the country. Tipped for release next year, the new software will be called the UK RadioPlayer and will allow listeners to access every licensed radio station in the UK, including BBC-owned … Continue reading BBC and commercial radio’s “RadioPlayer” coming soon
Sleeping might seem like one of the easiest things to do in the world, yet getting a decent night’s kip at the end of a long day is surprisingly hard to come by. Even rarer are practical solutions to sleep deprivation that don’t involve sheep, lavender oil or watching TV until the early hours. Despite … Continue reading Bid insomnia goodbye with the new LightSleeper
Rock god Alice Cooper might be asking us to throw out our TVs for a new Sony Bravia, but now it’s PCs and games consoles that are taking on the telly’s job – Xbox 360 users can access Sky TV, the Wii is set to get the BBC’s iPlayer, and now there’s Packard Bell’s latest … Continue reading Packard Bell released first-ever “Freeview Certified” PC
E-readers have definitely been one of the hot gadgets of 2009 and whilst many people are planning on purchasing the Kindle for a Christmas gift, a new kid on the block is about to be launched. At the end of November Barnes and Noble are set to unveil a shiny spanking new e-book reader called … Continue reading Sling your Nook? The battle of the e-readers heats up
Just completed that awfully tedious and awkward mission in Grand Theft Auto? Well, you can now tweet about it straight from your Xbox 360, let your Facebook friends know and listen to some celebratory tunes on last.fm! It’s the next step in Microsoft’s quest to twist the Xbox 360 into a social media hub, bringing … Continue reading Tweetbox? Twitter, Facebook, Zune & Last.fm on Xbox
After much publicity and hype, Amazon’s Kindle handset took the US by storm. Although the hardware was slower to take off here in the UK, the new PC software download might tempt those who aren’t convinced by the handset’s price tag. That’s right, the software is free and it doesn’t sap your hard drive in … Continue reading Amazon launch Kindle PC application, here soon?