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Ebuyer website downed by £1 Cyber Monday deal traffic

Gadget retailer Ebuyer has launched a Cyber Monday-style sale – the somewhat daft name US retailers give to the gadget-hungry follow-up to Black Friday – offering limited stock of popular products for just £1 each – but sadly neglected to shore up its server farm accordingly. Announced

Where are the $99 HP TouchPads now?

The HP Touchpad was doomed to fail from the start. They were overpriced and under-supported. Since they were not making any profits from sales, HP decided to drop support completely for the device and sell them at largely discounted rate. This made TouchPads available at Best Buy

HP: No more TouchPads

HP is finally pulling the plug on selling new units of its TouchPad tablet. Late on Friday, HP sent out emails to people (including folks at Neowin) who had signed up for updates about being able to receive the now discontinued webOS tablet. Unfortunately, those emails, as

$35 Aakash Android tablet gets the hands-on treatment

While everyone was in a tizzy about Amazon’s $199 Kindle Fire price point, the Indian government was busily working to help bring out the $35 Aakash Android tablet. The tablet was developed with similarly good intentions as OLPC’s XO laptop before it — an attempt to get

Computer components may one day recycle their own wasted heat

Imagine a computer that isn’t just designed to “deal” with the heat produced by its components, but one that actually uses that wasted energy to power some of its high-tech internals. That’s the potential of a new discovery out of the Physical and Technical Institute (PTB) of

Canon EOS-1D X first hands-on (video) @ Engadget

Professional photographers know the drill: every few years, Canon or Nikon announces a game-changing DSLR, often prompting top photogs to unload their complete kits and switch to another system in a never-ending attempt to shoot with the best. This time, Canon is first out of the gate,

Motorola Xoom will get updated with Ice Cream Sandwich, but when?

Now that Ice Cream Sandwich is real, the inevitable next step is a parade of announcement that certain devices will / won’t experience the latest and greatest flavor of Android. Xoom owners can breathe easy however, as a support forum mod (totally reliable source) confirms Moto will

Windows 8 blog talks about landscape and portrait modes

Microsoft has designed the Windows 8 Metro interface to work on tablet devices in addition to PC and laptops and because of this added platform for the operating system, it also needs to work well when a tablet owner is using it in both landscape and portrait

Android debuts Ice Cream Sandwich

Google has unveiled the latest version of its industry-leading Android smartphone software. Ice Cream Sandwich adds a range of new features and a redesigned interface. The system was launched in partnership with Samsung, whose Galaxy Nexus handset will be the first to use it. Android’s main rival,

iPhone 4S review @ Engadget

This isn’t the iPhone 5. No matter how badly you wanted something slim, sleek and wedge-shaped, this isn’t it. If you went ahead and got your hopes up ahead of Apple’s “Let’s Talk iPhone” event, hopefully you’ve gotten over the pangs of discontent by now, because this