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Dolby sues RIM over use of audio technology

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Dolby has launched a lawsuit against the BlackBerry maker RIM and could see – if victorious – sales halted as part of an injunction. Dolby claims that RIM has used Dolby’s audio compression technologies in its smartphones and the Playbook tablet without the proper licenses. The lawsuits, filed in both the United States and Germany, are also seeking damages. Dolby has also noted that other smartphone makers have licensed the […]

Acer’s 2011 notebook lineup unveiled at CES

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Acer Aspire AS8950G Laptop (Image: Acer) Featuring Intel and AMD’s latest advancements, Acer has unveiled its new laptop lineup for the new year at CES 2011. And, since we love being nice, we have piled up the entire list of laptop announcements into one blog post for you to scan and ease your gadget craving.

HP combines notebook features with netbook size with Pavilion dm1

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HP has brought a brand new notebook that promises to combine the performance of a standard notebook with the size and mobility of the netbook. Called the Pavilion dm1, it is less than 1-inch thick and features an 11.6-inch display. It also features an AMD processor and the latest VISION technology that has DirectX 11 graphics processing unit within the main processor. It also has 10.75 hours of battery life, […]

Lenovo to launch new ThinkPads in 2011

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As we near CES, we have gotten some more information on what to expect. Now, it’s Lenovo’s turn, with the company to release a whole slate of new laptops at this year’s event – with at least four new ThinkPads announced to the media (though Lenovo itself isn’t reporting it on its media site, how weird). One is called the ThinkPad Edge E220s, with a “hot new design” – according […]

Telstra, Vodafone coup HTC Windows 7 Phones

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Telstra and Vodafone will become the recipients of HTC’s new Windows Phone 7 lineup, lining them up as exclusive phones to kick start their Windows Phone 7 offerings in Australia. The HTC HD7 (pictured above) is Windows Phone 7’s answer to HTC’s own Android-run EVO, and features a large 4.3 screen with a kickstand, similar to the HTC Evo. It has a 1GHz processor, 16GB of storage, a 5 megapixel […]

HTC brings out stylish Desire HD, Desire Z

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Thought HTC couldn’t get better? Well, it just proven that wrong. The popular mobile maker has announced two new phones that will join its lineup of Android phones – the Desire HD and the Desire Z. The two phones will run on Android, and will be out in major European and Asian markets. Desire Z is to be released in North America later in the year. The HTC Desire HD […]

France becomes first country to use Dolby Digital Plus in HD TV

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Four of France’s terrestrial broadcasters have announced that they will be using Dolby’s new Digital Plus and Dolby Digital on their new high-def channels. In fact, France will be the first country that will be using the new audio technology. The channels will include TF1 HD, France 2 HD, ARTE HD, Canal + HD and M6 HD. All these channels also form the new HD service from Television Numerique Terrestre. […]