Ian Bell

Ian Bell

I work with the best people in the world and get paid to play with gadgets. What's not to like?
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Mobile

Siemens SX1 delayed

The expected availability of Siemens' first smartphone to be based on Nokia's Series 60 platform, the SX1, has been pushed back.
Computing

Makers of Kazaa suing record labels

Sharman Networks filed a federal lawsuit accusing the entertainment companies of using unauthorized versions of its software in their efforts to root out users.
Gaming

Valve confirms Half-Life 2 slippage

The most anticipated PC game of the year has officially slipped past its September 30 release date, but plans to be released around Christmas.
Computing

Microsoft’s MSN to shut down chat service

It's shutting down its Internet chat services in most world markets and limiting the service in the United States.
Gaming

Xbox growth is outpacing the industry

The Xbox is outpacing its rivals in the console market in growth terms, with both hardware and software sales growing faster than the PS2 or Cube according to Microsoft.
Gaming

Nintendo drops US Cube price to $99

The GameCube has seen $50 slashed off its price tag this evening, with Nintendo of America officially cutting the price to $99 ahead of the holiday sales season.
Home Theater

News Corp. outlines its plans for DirecTV

Rupert Murdoch's News Corp. promises to invest $1 billion in new satellites for DirecTV service if federal regulators approve its bid for a controlling stake in the company.
Home Theater

NAD T 973 and T 163 debuted

NAD, has just introduced the T 973 Seven Channel Amplifier and T 163 A/V Tuner Preamplifier combination.
Home Theater

Runco intros new digital video processor

Runco has just announced the first of its next generation digital video processors. The new DHD-12 combines modern design and engineering with it’s processing capabilities.
Computing

Intel Celeron processor at 2.70 GHz

Intel Corporation today introduced the Intel Celeron processor at 2.70 GHz for desktop and mobile PCs.
Computing

DivX Networks launches AMD64 Edition

DivXNetworks patent-pending DivX video compression technology will support the newly-launched AMD Athlon 64 processor.
Computing

Alienware to support AMD Athlon 64 FX

Alienware announced the immediate availability of the AMD Athlon 64 FX processor in its Aurora systems