15th May 2010 Archive

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Bear and Monkey smack Apple with patent suit

Apple has been slapped with another patent infringement lawsuit - but the suit says more about the festering sore that is the US patent system than it does about the individual patents involved.

Reg Hardware Reviews Digest

In the past seven days, Reg Hardware reviewed dozens of products from the worlds of consumer electronics, photography, gaming, mobile communications and information technology.
Technisat HDFS

Technisat HDFS Freesat HD receiver

Review Among the various HD Freesat receivers emerging this year is Technisat’s HDFS, that its German manufacturer has the claim to fame of being the first such device to be able to access the BBC's iPlayer service wirelessly. However, the devil is in the detail.