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A full colour OLED display that you can bend and wrap around a pencil has been showcased by Sony, giving a glimpse into the future of display technology. The display is just 80 micrometres thick and measures 4.1 inches across the diagonal. Because it does not have any rigid internal components such as chips or backlighting it is possible to manipulate the display and make...

The iPad is launching in the UK tomorrow, the 28th of May, after high demand in the US caused its release to be put back until Apple had enough units to support an international roll out. The iPad was sold to over one million customers after it arrived in the US last month and its sales figures are still going strong, with about 200,000 being sold every seven days. The...

Samsung has demonstrated an AMOLED display that is not only capable of showing moving images, but is also transparent, in what is an undeniably unique achievement. The 19 inch screen is an advancement on the 14 inch version of the technology that it showcased during the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) at the start of 2010, with transparency levels on the latest model now...

The upcoming release of the Nokia N8 is eagerly anticipated by fans of the Finnish manufacturer’s previous N Series handsets. Current owners of the N97 and its Mini counterpart will be interested to know that this older Nokia smartphone is going to look pretty inferior to the N8. The Nokia N8 will be the first smartphone to use the new Symbian 3 platform, whilst...

A new series of dinky remote control cars sporting the likenesses of Nintendo’s favourite plumber Mario and his lankier brother Luigi have been launched and they are sure to please kids and gaming adults alike. The remote control unit and the racers themselves are small enough for tabletop races, but if you have a smooth wooden floor this might be an even better...

A pre-release version of an iPod Touch has been showcased by a Vietnamese site, sporting the interesting addition of a two megapixel camera. The images that were turned up by the Tinhte site clearly show that the iPod Touch in question is not a finalised version and given that it looks nothing like the iPhone 4G, but rather like the current generation iPod and iPhone,...

Amazon has said that it will be opening up its eBook catalogue to Android-based smartphone owners in a bid to expand into new markets and a new Kindle app will be ported to the platform. Amazon already sells stand-alone Kindle devices which are intended to excel as eBook reading gadgets, but it has already created an app for the iPhone which enables Kindle content to be...

Sky has engaged the help of three designers in order to come up with new cover designs for the Sky+HD set top box in time for the 2010 World Cup which kicks off in South Africa this summer. Fashion designer Wayne Hemingway, actor Phil Daniels and artist Gerald Scarfe have all contributed a unique design to adorn the top of the Sky+HD boxes and the first customers will...

The previous entries in the Guitar Hero franchise have been known for their inclusion of licensed likenesses and even motion-captured recreations of some of the world’s most famous guitarists, but now it looks as though the sixth game in the series will ditch this feature altogether. Publisher Activision has allegedly been forced into the decision by a few legal...

Electronics manufacturer Sony has just announced that it made nearly £300 million in losses during 2009, but sales of the PlayStation 3 console are finally starting to pick up. To put the figures into context, the year before, Sony’s financial performance was even poorer although prior to 2008 it had not made a loss for nearly a decade and a half. Sony sold more...