Canon updates digital camera range
Canon has unveiled three new consumer digital cameras.
The PowerShot A100 (pictured) is Canon's new entry-level device, with a ?189 (inc VAT) price tag. It has a 1. ...more
Firefox 2 beta 1 sees light of day
Mozilla has released the first beta of version two of the popular Firefox browser.
The beta features an anti-phishing tool that is turned on by default. In the same vein as Microsoft's upcoming Internet Explorer 7, the technology checks URLs against a list of known phishing sites. ...more
Record labels escalate Allofmp3 attack
The four major record labels have escalated their attempts to shut down the Russia-based music downloads service, Allofmp3.com.
The IFPI (International Federation of the Phonographic Industry), the industry's leading international body, has prompted two criminal prosecutions of Allofmp3's owner, MediaServices. ...more
Apple's Cube team disbanded
Despite a price drop and the addition of a CD-RW drive, poor sales of the Power Mac G4 Cube are starting to take their toll. Apple's Cube development team has been dissolved, and Apple has been forced to buy back some $3.5 million-worth of Cubes from a major US retailer. ...more
Graphics battle: Nvidia GeForce FX vs. ATI R350 in the next few weeks
Despite various market rumors, Nvidia said it has not changed its plans to ship its GeForce FX products in early February. Faced with this upcoming competition, ATI Technologies recently revealed that it would release its long-planned R350 chips in the next few weeks to keep its leading position in product specifications.
According to sources, the top-end, desktop-version chip in the GeForce FX series will be named GeForce FX 5800 Ultra. ...more