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Correction: Hulu steams anime without dubbing

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While we did report on the launch of several features and new shows on Hulu, we have now know that both Death Note and Naruto will not be getting the dubbed versions – because of license rights, etc. However, as a compromise – both shows will air as their original Japanese broadcast, with subtitles. However, while they are still trying to work to get the dubbed version – many fans [...]

ABC apologies for Fallout 3 discussion

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Remember when Q&A, that show on the ABC, discussed about video game ratings – well, they have now apologised for their poor discussion over the topic, especially when host Tony Jones said that video games had no classification system, unlike DVDs and Videos. “The ABC apologises for the information provided by presenter Tony Jones in the middle of the discussion on gaming and agrees that it may have been confusing [...]

Introducing… the T-Mobile G1

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The Google Android OS has been released, and here is the first phone that will be using it – the T-Mobile G1. Announced at a press conference in New York, it is set to launch on October 22 for US$179 on a two-year contract, or US$399 contract-free. Existing customers will be getting it first, before giving it out to new customers. However, those in the UK will get this phone [...]

eBay’s PayPal only policy makes a comeback – in the US

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After failing to convince the Australian regulators, eBay has now said that it will enact its PayPal-only policy to US sellers; after changing its FAQs, under “a more consistent buyer experience to drive more sales”. Starting October 2008, sellers will be forced to use PayPal and you will no longer allowed to use cheques or money orders as a payment method. However, unlike the previous Australian policy, you will still [...]

Windows Mobile 7 being delayed

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Microsoft has told some of its hardware partners that it has delayed Windows Mobile 7, the much anticipated upgrade to its cell phone operating system, according to CNET. Though Microsoft never said when it would be released, partners were expecting to have the final release by early next year to combat the threat of Apple’s iPhone and Google’s Android OS. Among the features that are widely rumoured to be in [...]

Hulu launches brand new features, shows and channels

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Not letting Joost get a foothold of its market share, Hulu – co-owned by NBC Universal and News Corporation – has launched several new features – including discussion forums, show recommendations and better queue management. As well, they will be bringing out seventeen new topical channels including Fashion and Beauty, Food and Leisure, Comedy, Video Games and Home and Garden. But the biggest news is that there will be many [...]

Adobe announces Creative Suite 4 – new versions to more than twelve applications

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Adobe has today announced the launch of the latest version of its Creative Suite product line – Creative Suite 4. While we won’t be able to review it – since it costs like an arm and a leg (if anyone from Adobe is reading – can you give us a free copy?), you can expect there will be some changes. Many of the new changes are UI changes, trying to [...]

OMG : T-Mobile releases picture of first Android phone

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The announcement happens to be tomorrow, but T-Mobile in the US just couldn’t help themselves but to release a picture of the phone. Don’t get me wrong, the phone looks great – I just want there to be an element of surprise and shock like Apple does, even though the leak photos were true. Stupid T-Mobile. [Source: Engadget]

Windows Live to have more prominent role in Windows 7?

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Windows Live is expected to take a much larger role with the next version of Microsoft’s flagship Windows OS, Windows 7, with Mail, Photo Gallery and Movie Maker being removed from the operating system and will be replaced with their Windows Live counterparts. While Windows Vista was actively encouraging that people download the Windows Live equivalents, they still had Windows Mail, Windows Photo Gallery and Windows Movie Maker on – [...]

SanDisk plans microSD cards to have music preloaded

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SanDisk and the four big major record labels (Sony BMG, Universal, EMI and Warner) have said they will be releasing 1GB microSD cards with music preloaded, with Best Buy and Walmart to sell the new cards. It will also come with a USB “sleeve” to ensure “seamless interoperability” with all computers. It suppose to allow you to buy the card and then play it on your mobile phone – too [...]

Vodafone announces unlimited music pricing plan

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Vodafone has launched the first unlimited music download service in Australia, allowing customers to an infinite number of songs for $2.75 a week accessing content from all four major record labels – Sony BMG, Universal, EMI and Warner Music – along with a range of independent artists. Dubbed the “Vodafone MusicStation”, the subscription will be charged on a weekly basis (meaning you’ll cough up $11 per month for the service) [...]

Rumour Mill : iPhone to get 32GB, at-home activation comes back?

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AppleInsider is reporting from sources in the Apple Retail Stores that at-home activation may come back, after being dropped after the release of the iPhone 3G. This comes after a new option, dubbed “Home”, started appearing on their EasyPay systems. However, the option is not working yet, and is reportedly result in a crash. Another rumour, also from AppleInsider, is that a 32GB version of the iPhone is coming soon; [...]

EA reverses on Spore DRM mistake

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Electronic Arts have said that it will now apply more “liberal” protections for its new “Spore” game, created by “The Sims” creator Will Wright, by increasing the number of times the game can be installed. This comes after weeks of bad press, even though the game got rave reviews on its launch on September 7, for its DRM that were designed to keep the game from being illegally copied and [...]

Apple recalls iPhone 3G USB Power adapters after risk of electric shock

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Apple has today announced in the US, Japan, Canada, Mexico and several other Latin America countries that it will be recalling its Ultracompact USB Power Adapter after concerns that they are prone to breaking in certain conditions, causing a risk of an electric shock. Currently, Apple has two versions of the adapters. If you’re one has a green dot on the bottom (as seen on the above right), you have [...]

Review : Windows Live Messenger 9 Beta

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A couple of days ago, Microsoft released the betas of the latest versions of its Windows Live Suite – dubbed “Wave 3”, which will also encompass a huge redesign of all the entire Windows Live product line, online and offline. Part of the new beta were Windows Live Messenger 9, Windows Live Mail, Windows Live Writer, Windows Live Toolbar, Windows Live Photo Gallery and Windows Live Movie Maker. All of [...]