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  • Samsung stained by ink cartridge suit

    Electronics giant Samsung has been slapped with a lawsuit alleging that it "rigs" its printers to tell users falsely that they need to replace their ink cartridge even if there is plenty of toner left.

  • DataMind updates Jade plug-in for Aperture

    DataMind has updated Jade, its digital image processing plug-in for Apple's photography workflow application, Aperture.
    The algorithms in the Jade plug-in are the same as the company's Jade application. Using Jade, photographers can enhance the colour, contrast, and dynamic range of images in Aperture.

  • Toshiba pushes tech that upscales content to HD

    Toshiba promoted its two technologies, Extended Detail Enhancement (XDE) and Resolution+, for turning standard definition content into high definition, at the IFA electronics show on Thursday.

  • LaCie Network Space targets small firms

    LaCie has announced the Network Space, design by Neil Poulton. This newly available networked attached storage (NAS) and media server was designed specifically for easy small office (and home) use and is available in capacities of 500GB to 1TB. LaCie Network Space is designed to be usable right from the box, with the company saying that users can just plug the Network Space into the router through the rear Ethernet port and instantly the Network Space is available to share files through the local area network.

  • Nikon launches 12.3mp D90 digital SLR

    The Nikon D90, which replaces Nikon's current D80, provides similar functionality to the D300 but at a lower price (£595 plus VAT/US$1,000 for the body only).

  • Mammoth posts new HD footage showreel

    Stock footage library Mammoth HD has posted a showreel online showing its latest collections of HD royalty-free and rights-managed collections, as well as single clips.

  • Alien Skin releases Blow Up 2 Photoshop plug-in

    Alien Skin Software has released Blow Up 2, the new version of its photo resizing plug-in for Photoshop. The company says that Blow Up 2 takes the complexity out of preparing photos for printing with a user interface that intelligently handles resizing, cropping, and sharpening.

  • Apple quadruples share of enterprise market

    Even without a strategy to push its computers into corporations, Apple has managed to nearly quadruple its share of the corporate business market in the last 19 months, an analyst said Tuesday.

  • Nokia launches N85, N79 and N96 for the US

    Nokia has expanded its N series of smart phones with two new models: the N85 and the N79. The company will also start selling an Americanized version of the upcoming N96, it announced on Tuesday.

  • Intel to trump AMD with six-core chip

    The quad-core chips that have sat atop the microprocessor heap for the past two years are about to start being replaced by bigger, burlier six-core processor technology.

  • Intel sees future with shape-shifting robots

    The intelligence gap between man and machine will largely close by the year 2050, according to Intel's chief technology officer, who yesterday reiterated that point during a keynote address at the Intel Developer Forum.

  • Canon adds upgraded 10x zoom camera

    Canon has announced a new SX 'Super Zoom' model: the nine-megapixel PowerShot SX110 IS, which replaces the popular SX100 IS. Featuring a 10x optical zoom with optical Image Stabilizer -- plus a 3.0-inch LCD -- the PowerShot SX110 IS combines a long telephoto reach in a more compact and lightweight body.

  • Xbox 360 price cut expected soon

    Xbox 360 Fanboy is reporting that a "source close to Microsoft's marketing department" is running their mouth today about not only a $199 price cut for the console, but a motion controller pack-in this autumn too.

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