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Reg exec in deluxe roo-skin pen case beernami trauma

We're shaken to report that El Reg big cheese Linus "Fish Fingers"* Birtles yesterday suffered a traumatic beernami which left the contents of his executive leather case "totally f@@k€d". Linus's leather bag after the beernami Speaking to our Bootnotes department while recuperating with a very large brandy at the bar of a …
Lester Haines, 4 Mar 2015
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Apple bats away WiLAN cellular data patents sueball

Intellectual property licensing company WiLAN has lost a patent infringement lawsuit against Apple, despite scoring settlements against companies like Dell and HP. The company was looking for $248m from the fruity firm for wireless tech used in its mobile devices, but a jury decided in just over an hour that Apple's products …
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Judge nixes Microsoft SkyDrive name in BSkyB court ruling

BSkyB has won a legal case against Microsoft in the UK and EU over its use of the name "SkyDrive" for its cloud storage service. British judge Sarah Asplin, sitting in the chancery division of Blighty's High Court, ruled that the evidence in the case "revealed confusion amongst real people" about the SkyDrive service, …
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YouTube beats off $1bn Viacom copyright case once AGAIN

The courts have once more sided with YouTube in the copyright case brought against it by Viacom and others. The billion-dollar lawsuit was first filed way back in 2007, not long after Google snapped up the video streaming service. Viacom alleged that YouTube was knowingly allowing copyright-infringing material to be posted …
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Apple appeals judge's decision to boot out its Moto patent suit

Apple is appealing a US judge's decision to throw out the fruity firm's patent case against Googorola. The case over standards-essential patents (SEP) was expected to set a rate for fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory (FRAND) licences between the firms. The case began on 29 October, 2010, when Apple filed suit against …
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YES! It's the TARDIS PC!

No, it won’t allow you to enter the Vortex, “that mysterious region where time and space are”, as Terrance Dicks so aptly put it, “one.” Nor, even if you max out the available storage options, will it give you space enough to hold the entire Matrix. Its CPU is not APC. But - let’s be honest - you don’t buy a PC casing that …
Tony Smith, 11 Dec 2012
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Widow lost savings in Facebook stock, sues all concerned for $1.9m

Global financial services firm Morgan Stanley is trying to get its name removed from the securities case of a New Jersey widow who lost her life savings in the Facebook IPOcalypse. Uma Swaminathan filed an arbitration complaint with the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) looking for $1.9m compensation for the …
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Apple accuses Samsung of abusing its 3G power

Apple got in one last dig against Samsung in the US on Friday, claiming that the Korean tech giant abused its "monopoly power" gained by its ownership of wireless patents and demanded unreasonable royalties from Apple for its iDevices. The two firms raced to persuade the jury, which is due to start deliberating later this week …
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Samsung tells Apple: Quit your 'frivolous' whining over court doc leak

Apple's attempt to score an easy win over Samsung in their smartphone patent trial, thus punishing its rival for leaking court evidence, has been branded "extreme" by the South Korean giant. Samsung had prepared slides to defend itself against allegations that it copied the iPhone design for its own products, but the court …
Belkin YourType Folio

Belkin YourType Folio

Accessory of the Week There’s no shortage of iPad keyboard cases to choose from, but this one from Belkin, designed for the new iPad, has a neat trick up its sleeve: the keyboard is detachable, held in place by Velcro. Belkin YourType Folio That might not sound like a big deal, but it allows you to vary both the angle of the iPad’s screen and the …
Kenny Hemphill, 25 May 2012
Knomo Folio iPad 3 case

Knomo Folio iPad 3 case

Accessory of the Week Apple’s magnetic Smart Cover is very clever, but it’s far from perfect. For one thing, it doesn't protect the back of the iPad. And if you’re anything like me and habitually leave your iPad on a kitchen counter or table, you’ll have found that its not as immune from scratching as you might have thought. Knomo Folio iPad 3 case …
Madurai's Armoured Case 1

Bulletproof iPhone case set to survive shootouts

We've seen some odd smartphone cases over our time, but this bullet-proof beast, heavy enough to crush a chap's toes, is a fine contender for the crown. Madurai's Armoured Case 1 for iPhone 4/4S weighs in at 2.1kg and warns of serious injury should it be dropped on a hapless hoof. Madurai's Armoured Case 1 It is apparently …
Caleb Cox, 16 Apr 2012
Belkin Keyboard Folio accessory for iPad

Belkin Keyboard Folio case for iPad

Accessory of the Week The myth that the iPad is only for content consumption was debunked many moons ago. And this Belkin Keyboard Folio is as good an example as any of how the iPad, with a little help, can in some circumstances be a replacement for a laptop. The soft case folds up to make carrying keyboard and iPad together easy. Pairing it with …
Kenny Hemphill, 24 Feb 2012
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Laptop bags: netbooks and tablets

Xmas Gift Guide Fed up of lugging your laptop around in a tatty old backpack? Fancy something a little more stylish? Feel your other half ought to carry a pack that's more chic? Here are five of the best laptop bags for tablets, netbooks and Ultrabooks that Reg Hardware saw during 2011. We'd recommend any of the following bags, but our …
Sue Hanlon, 19 Dec 2011
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Laptop bags: 13- and 14-inchers

Xmas Gift Guide Fed up of lugging your laptop around in a tatty old backpack? Fancy something a little more stylish? Feel your other half ought to carry a pack that's more chic? Here are five of the best bags for 13in and 14in laptops that Reg Hardware saw during 2011. We'd recommend any of the following bags, but our favourite is listed on …
Sue Hanlon, 13 Dec 2011
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Laptop bags: 15-inchers

Xmas Gift Guide Fed up of lugging your laptop around in a tatty old backpack? Fancy something a little more stylish? Feel your other half ought to carry a pack that's more chic? Here are five of the best bags for 15in laptops that Reg Hardware saw during 2011. We'd recommend any of the following bags, but our favourite is listed on the next …
Sue Hanlon, 8 Dec 2011
Voltaic Spark

Voltaic solar charger takes tablets

Voltaic has opened the blinds on its latest eco-charger, extending its built-in solar panel love to the realm of tablet cases. After one hour of sunlight, the Spark will provide an iPad with enough juice for an hour of video playback. Ten hours of sunbathing will charge one fully. Voltaic Spark The Spark features a 39W …
Caleb Cox, 24 Jun 2011

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