Tag Archives: Downloads

iPhone owners more likely to splash cash online

New research has emerged which indicates that Apple iPhone users are more likely to cough up for online content. The survey, conducted by Olswang, polled 1000 UK adults and 500 teenagers... more
Posted in All Tech News, Apple News: iPad, iPhone, iPod and Mac OSX, Internet News: Broadband, Telecoms, Social Networks, ISP's, iPhone News

Spotify stops illegal downloading

It seems that the Swedish based music based streaming site, Spotify, actually discourages people from using illegal downloading sites, according to the comparison site moneysupermarket.com. The research carried out by the.. more
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Download game sales to outperform retail in three years

The UK National Gamers Survey 2009 has produced some interesting findings regarding the average UK gamer. The survey, which was conducted by TNS and Gamesindustry.com, revealed that 73% of respondents said.. more
Posted in All Tech News, Gaming News: PC, Xbox, PS3 & Nintendo

Napster price cut in battle with Spotify

Music download service Napster has decided to cut the price of its “unlimited” package in an effort to compete with rival Spotify. Napster users who plump for its unlimited deal, which gives full streaming access to 8 million or so tracks, will now pay £5.. more
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Opera Mini most popular mobile app

Opera Mini is the most downloaded mobile application in the world, according to independent mobile app store GetJar. GetJar said the mobile internet browser has totted up 25 million downloads from its app store, more than any other mobile application. The latest version of Opera.. more
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BBC shows available on Blinkbox

In deal between BBC Worldwide and the online video provider Blinkbox, some of the most famous TV shows and other content from the BBC will be made available online. This means that popular series such as Top Gear, Gavin & Stacy, Spooks, Planet Earth and.. more
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P2P represents serious security threat

Allowing employees to use peer-to-peer (P2P) file sharing services could pose a serious threat to your business’s IT security, Network Box warned this week. The unified threat management (UTM) specialist said security threats from P2P include vulnerabilities in the P2P software, the potential for corporate.. more
Posted in IT Security News

Illegal downloads by the young drop

Is the message finally getting across or is there another reason for the slight drop in the amount of young internet users who regularly download and share illegal music? Last year the figure stood at sixty three per cent, while this year the figure so.. more
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Access your PC’s audio content, anywhere

Blackberry users can stream audio from their home computer to their handset with the launch of a new free app. Didiom, available for free download from Blackberry App World, enables users to stream songs, playlists, podcasts and audiobooks from their PC or Mac, wherever they.. more
Posted in Mobile Phone News: Networks, Handsets, Mobile Computing

BT and Sky ready for music showdown

BT is attempting to make inroads into the legal music download service that will compete directly with Sky and Virgin Media. It is believed that BT is in talks with four major record labels about providing top music tracks through a multi platform service including.. more
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