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Will Blu-ray be the last physical media format?

Internet streaming poses an existential threat to the plastic disc market

Web developments: 3 cool new features for Internet users

Delicious, Quora and Firefox are the hot topics this week

iOS 5: What we already know

With the iPhone 5 possibly to be announced tomorrow, let's look back at what we know so far about iOS 5

What Apple might announce at next week's iPhone event

The camera will be better, the antenna problem might improve, but what else?

Cyber risk and the future of national response

Cyber attacks are becoming more frequent and lethal than ever before

Can Google+ Compete with Facebook?

It's "game on" in the battle between Google and Facebook for social network supremacy

How to access Facebook in Pirate speak

Yesterday was International Talk-Like-a-Pirate Day, but if you don't want the fun to end, now you can read Pirate English all year round.

HAL 9000 will soon be a reality

Your phone and other devices are quickly evolving into intelligent robot assistants you can talk to

Why be a Pirate? Use open source software instead

Business decision-makers who get their proprietary software illegally need to wake up and check out the free alternatives

Facebook bows to stricter German culture

Facial recognition violates German law on data collection

Nike releases Marty McFly's auto-lacing shoes to the joy of geeks everywhere

If you ever wanted to have shoes like Marty McFly in the second Back to the Future movie, now's your chance!

Will tablets soon be free?

If everyone wants one, heavily subsidised deal might soon hit the market

Why is Windows Phone 7 winning over indie app developers?

Microsoft's mobile platform is struggling to keep up with iOS and Android - but for some indie developers, it's a perfect fit.

Steve Jobs - A timeline

Major events in the life of Steve Jobs

The frightening face of biometric security

Public fears over the physical authentication techniques persist

3 traits that make the Kindle Fire competitive

Lower price, a new snazzy browser and access to the Amazon apps market... what could be better?

How to stop Spotify telling Facebook your music choices

Do you hate how Spotify now tells all your Facebook friends what you are listening to?

The tyranny of terrible tech support

Terrible justifications for terrible decisions

Five technology breakthroughs that could change computing forever

Science is a beatiful thing

Everything you need to know about Ultrabooks

The next generation of laptops are thinner and lighter - and may make you think twice about needing a tablet.

Five things you should know about Facebook's new friends lists

The old "Lists" feature is revamped, possibly influenced by Google+

Cloud computing for consumers: The downsides

We're all encouraged to get with the cloud, but is it all its cracked up to be?

Google+ - Four tools to boost your social networking experience

More and more Google+ enhancements and add-ons popping up across the web

Facebook and Google+: Competing for privacy in a social media world

Google and Facebook have been criticised for their privacy controls for years, but can it get better?

HP shows us how not to do it, again

Hewlett-Packard messing up in the court of public opinion


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