This week saw James Dyson launch a new bladeless fan while Sky confirmed the launch date for Sky Player for Xbox 360. And we received our Windows 7 Party Pack at TechRadar - go, us!
Popular in-depth articles looked at Project Natal, MobileMe, Google Wave and Google's design philosophy.
Our hot reviews this week included the Palm Pre which has just launched in the UK, Windows 7 – which is gearing up to launch on 22 October – and LG's lovely 42SL9000 LCD TV.
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Dyson has done it again – it's looked at the humble fan and decided it would work a lot better without those pesky blades.
Vodafone will be stocking the new BlackBerry Storm 2 from RIM later this week, with a fairly modest contract too, according to reports.
An interesting theory has been revealed which may point to the reasons so much is going wrong with the Large Hadron Collider, and it revolves around time travel.
Our Party Pack has arrived from Microsoft ahead of our big Windows 7 party - but what goodies will we get to make sure we fully explain an OS through the medium of a shindig?
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TechRadar can't remember a new gaming technology that truly captured the imagination of gamers since Nintendo unveiled touch-control with DS back at E3 2004 and motion-control with Wii a year later in 2005. So read on – you'll learn the 10 essential things you need to know about Microsoft's game-changing Project Natal.
MobileMe is now fixed and does all the things it was supposed to – syncing your email, contacts and calendars between devices; hosting websites; storing and transferring files, and creating online photo galleries – without falling over. But are those things enough to justify the asking price of £59 a year? Let's take a closer look at what you get for your cash.
We're lucky enough to work in an industry where resources are seemingly endless. Books, magazines and online articles are readily available to offer hints, tips and advice about working with the web and all that comes with it. So let's look at how a one-man-band achieves a great working life.
"One of the ways in which we achieve this fast feel is to have a very minimalist look. Also, Google focuses on aggregating the data and presenting it to the users, so we don't want it to feel editorialised. We want it to feel machine driven, so people understand that it's not like we're presenting results with a certain point of view," says Irene Au, Director of User Experience at Google.
We've spent seven days using Google's new great hope for online communication – Google Wave. But even after a couple of days attempting to use it, one question was prominent in our mind – what exactly is Google Wave for?
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Sony Ericsson has finally launched the Satio, the phone it showed off back in February under the guise of Idou, packing the best of all its brands into one phone. But can the sheer range of gadgetry and a new OS be enough to lure customers back to the brand?
While the Palm Pre is certainly one of the best smartphones available – the question everyone wants to answer is: can it kill the iPhone?
LG's 42SL9000 42-inch LCD TV might well come to be remembered as one of the sets that put LED backlighting firmly on the map. This chic 42-inch set is decked out in an elegant 'frameless' design and comes with the sort of spec sheet that should have home movie fans instinctively reaching for their wallets.
The M51A is a budget laptop, offering one of the best specifications we have seen for the price.
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