Clear, first 4G network launched

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Clearwire and Intel have teamed up to produce the world's first 4G network that launched on January 6, 2009, in Portland, Oregon. The network called Clear allows consumers and businesses the chance to connect...

Multi-touch LG KF900 Prada is launched

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The latest phone from LG, the KF900, may be able to steal marketshare from the iPhone. It has been revealed that the phone sports a capacitive display allowing it to achieve multi-touch input. This comes...

First flip-phone BlackBerry launched

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Research In Motion is launching a flip version of its popular BlackBerry Pearl smartphone, a move that reasserts its push into the consumer market. Like RIM's original Pearl model, the first-ever flip BlackBerry comes loaded...

GamesAid charity launched

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A new videogames industry charity called GamesAid has been set up with the purpose of raising money predominantly to support children's charities in the UK. Founded by seven trustees, including Mastertronic's Andy Payne, Sports Interactive's...

Text-to-pee service launched

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Finland's residents now face being caught short during car trips if their phones are out of credit, because the country's road management agency has introduced an SMS entry system for public toilets. Called the SMS...

Phone With Fold-Away Screen Launched

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Polymer Vision, a spin-off of Philips, has squeezed a display the size of two business cards into a gadget no bigger than other mobile phones -- by making a screen that folds up when not...

Microsoft Student Experience website launched

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Microsoft has launched Microsoft Student Experience beta website, which has a lot information, targeted at students. It contains information from Microsoft internships, getting discounted software and is conveniently tabbed under Home, Academics, Socialize, Get Involved...

Pirates Online Launched to Public

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Pirates of the Caribbean Online has been released to the public from the beta stage. Set sail on the vast blue waters of the Caribbean in search of adventure, fortune, and fame in the...

Wi-fi sharing plan launched in UK

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BT has backed a global wireless sharing service called Fon, touting it as the "world's largest wi-fi community" since it lets people share a "small portion" of their home broadband connection by opening up a...

'Green eye' tech centre launched

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A new space innovation centre in the UK will lead the development of novel technologies to monitor our planet. Called the Centre for Earth Observation Instrumentation, it will pull together university and industry...

'3D' Screen Launched

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IO2 Technology has released its Heliodisplay that projects a 2-dimensional mid-air display with a maximum resolution of 1024 x 1024. It appears to be convincingly 3-dimensional though, and thanks to an optical tracking system, it...

Germ Free Mouse Launched

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When I read things like, "the average desk harbors 400 times more bacteria than the average toilet seat" (from a University of Arizona survey), I just cringe! I hate to think what kinds of germs...

Dreamweaver 8 in Adobe CS Bundle; Acrobat 8 Launched

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Adobe has released Acrobat 8, a new version of its document authoring and reading software, and integrated it with its upgraded Creative Suite 2.3 Premium. The latest Creative Suite bundle also includes Macromedia's flagship...

Google Finance Launched

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Googled has launched their long awaited financial news site. Google Finance will compete directly with Yahoo and MSN for the grip hold on the financial news market. ...

Google Flight Search Launched

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A new search feature on Google lets people quickly get to airline flight information. Users can type in two different cities, or airport codes, in the Google search box to bring up...

MP3Tunes Launched

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As previously reported here, Michael Robertson of Linspire fame has launched a new music company, MP3Tunes. Users of the service can get content for 88¢ per song and $8.88 per CD, slightly cheaper than Apple's...

MSN Spaces Launched

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MSN Spaces, Microsoft's blogging service, has opened itself to the public for beta testing. The service, previously only available in Japanese, is now available in English. Like the recently launched search beta, it does appear...

MSN Search Beta Launched, Google Fights Back

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Today, Microsoft launched a public beta of their search offering, MSN Search. New features include integration with other Microsoft sites (e.g. Encarta, MSN Music), basic questions search (e.g. What is the capital of Turkey? ->...

OpenGL 2.0 launched with built-in shader language

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Today Silicon Graphics and the OpenGL Architecture Review Board (ARB) announced OpenGL 2.0 at the SIGGRAPH 2004 tradeshow. This news isn't just exciting for OpenGL 2.0 developers but also for users. Already OpenGL...

MSN Web Based Messenger Launched

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MSN Web Messenger lets you talk online and in real-time with friends and family using just a web browser! Use it on any shared computer - at school, at work, at a friend's house or...

TotalGaming.net Launched

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TotalGaming.net is a new gaming network from Stardock that enables users to purchase and download retail games. Games can be purchased both individually as well as all together as part of a single TotalGaming.net...

Spaceshipone launched

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Spaceshipone has (according to Reuters) been launched. "SpaceShipOne lifted off early on Monday in the initial stage of the world's first attempted commercial space flight. The privately funded rocket plane was...

Apple iTunes launched in Europe

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Steve Jobs, CEO of Apple, has just announced the launch of iTunes for Europeans (UK, France, Germany). iTunes is a online music store, allowing PC and Mac users to download their songs legally. The service...

'Live Alerts' launched

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It's always the way - unless you're the sort of determined soul who's permanently hooked up to the interweb then you're unlikely to be online at the same time as your Xbox Live buddies and...

MSN 9.1 BETA program launched

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Our member, apoc_xp has reported that the BETA program for MSN 9.1 has been launched. The BETA tester should have already recieved the e-mail welcoming them to the so-called "MSN® Beta Butterfly Program" by now...

Need For Speed 2 website launched

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Discover the living, breathing world of tuner culture in Need for Speed™ Underground 2, the sequel to the best-selling racing game of 2003, and the latest blockbuster installment in the legendary Need for Speed franchise....

Mobile Skype launched for PDAs

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Thanks nathanintu. The peer-to-peer phone program Skype, which lets computer users make free calls to each other anywhere in the world, is going mobile, with a version released for PDAs (personal digital assistants). ...

Austalia's local Jabber™ server launched

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AUSTRALIA'S newest Jabber server has gone live, offering a local exchange point for users of the open source instant-messaging software. Jeremy Lunn, who set up the Jabber.org.au website in May, said web-hosting company Ilisys had...

Phantom forum launched

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Infinium Labs announces the launch of an official forum dedicated to its upcoming Phantom game system. Infinium Labs has today announced the launch of an official forum dedicated to its upcoming Phantom...

MusicMatch launched its iTunes-clone

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MusicMatch launched today its own clone of highly successful Apple's iTunes service. MusicMatch's service can be seen as the first real "clone" of iTunes as it uses, just like iTunes, the desktop application to deliver...

Battlestar Galactica site launched

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Vivendi Universal Games has recently launched an official Web site dedicated to Battlestar Galactica. The site contains information on many of the characters and ships that players can expect to encounter in the game, as...

Official Half-Life 2 forum launched

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Sierra launches an official forum dedicated to Valve Software's upcoming first-person action sequel. Sierra has launched an official forum dedicated to Valve Software's Half-Life 2. The forum, which already appears to have...

Digital Noah's Ark launched

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A huge website designed to provide an electronic safe haven for endangered animals and plants goes online on Tuesday. ARKive is described as a 21st Century 'Noah's Ark' which will house...

GameSpy Arcade v1.3b Launched

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GameSpy Arcade v1.3b is now available, making it even more enjoyable for gamers across the globe to play games online. The subscriber and basic ad-supported versions both offer great new features and can be downloaded...

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