15th January 2011 Archive

The Register breaking news

Google plugins force-feed open codec to IE and Safari

Google will soon release plug-ins for both Internet Explorer and Safari that play nicely with WebM, the open source and royalty-free video codec that Apple and Microsoft aren't inclined to adopt on their own.
Cade Metz, 15 2011
The Register breaking news

Apple tightens rules for iPad news delivery

Apple is putting the screws to a handful of European newspapers, no longer allowing them to provide their paid print subscribers with free access to their content through downloads into iPad apps. Whether this is the beginning of a wider crackdown is not yet known.
Arcam Solo Neo

Arcam Solo Neo combo hi-fi

Review British hi-fi stalwart Arcam’s original Neo first appeared back in 2004 and quickly earned a place for itself as an audiophile approved, quality combi system. Various incarnations followed (Solo Movie, Solo Mini) and now the Solo Neo updates the concept by adding Internet radio and network streaming music to its audio arsenal of 75W RMS amp, preamp, CD spinner and DAB+/FM radio tuner.

Reg Hardware Reviews Digest

Over the past week, Reg Hardware has looked at products from the worlds of consumer electronics, mobile communications, photography and gaming.