[UPDATED] SpinVox: We're going to HQ to see for ourselves

by Ben Smith 31st July 2009

You can’t fail to have seen the coverage Spinvox has been getting recently. Following articles from PaidContent and the BBC covering allegations of financial difficulties and that the transcription is entirely performed by call-centres there’s been much debate over whether the claimed technology works, the business is sustainable and the security of customers’ data.  Further […]

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Wireless Electricity at TED Global 2009

by Vikki Chowney 28th July 2009

One of most impressive things I saw at TED Global 2009 last week was a live demonstration of mobile or ‘wireless’ electricity. It sounds incredible, and quite frankly, it was. After some insight into the core components of how and why, Eric Giler – CEO of WiTricity – used his company’s system to turn on […]

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Exclusive: INQ Twitter phone close to release?

by Ben Smith 24th July 2009

Exclusive: It looks like ‘social mobile’ firm INQ’s Battersea offices have been overrun with excited staffers trying out the firm’s latest handset this week, as the previously-confirmed new handsets near launch. Presumably the much anticipated Twitter Phone, has arrived in the office ahead of their official announcement…. While official sources are staying tight-lipped (although that’s […]

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Quick Review: Aiptek Pocket Cinema V10

by Dan Lane 24th July 2009

Dan reviews the Aiptek Pocket Cinema V10, a £299 portable projector from FireBox featuring a built-in media player, 1GB of storage, an SD-HDC card slot and a composite video-in port.

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Google Latitude on iPhone and UK T-Mobile G1

by Ben Smith 24th July 2009

Two Google Latitude stories in one day?  It’s a blogger’s dream… Brace yourselves….  The occasionally-controversial social location sharing service is now available on two new handsets – one by design and the other… Well, read on. The big Latitude news today is that Google’s added support for the iPhone… it’s horribly crippled by the need […]

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'Free' data roaming on Orange (for businesses)

by Ben Smith 24th July 2009

Unusually interesting news in from the people at Orange, France Telecom’s hard-to-love network (at least in the UK) which hasn’t been the source of much excitement for some time… As part of their ‘Orange Travel‘ initiative they’re now offering a range of bundles that allow multi-national corporations to provide ‘no roaming cost’ international data for […]

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Read my Palm: A Random Encounter

by James Whatley 20th July 2009

Greetings from Wyoming! I’m currently on part two of the five part Lucozade Energy Challenge social media gig and as you might’ve guessed from my last post, I’m having an awesome time. On the way here I had to fly via Chicago; an amazing city (from what I saw of it coming into land) and […]

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Checking out the Ocado iPhone app

by Dan Lane 17th July 2009

Did you know you can make pies appear simply by tapping the screen on your iPhone?

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