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Looking to the future, the convergence of broadband networks and mobile phones is coming.  The advent of wimax and increasingly powerful mobile broadband makes the prospect of voice calls via data networks more likely.
The 2010 Broadband Customer Satisfaction Report highlighted some interesting thoughts about the UK’s internet access options. The study, which surveyed over [...]

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IN SHORT: An infectious, free to download game which uses a simple tactical model to give you increasingly tough challenges. The basic concept revolves around using your iPods slide touch system to move blocks around a screen, with the aim of freeing up a red block, and then pushing that red block off the screen [...]

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US Singles Chart:
1. Katy Perry featuring Snoop Dogg – California Gurls (last week – 2)
Katy Perry and Snoop Dogg put together a track that responds to Jay-Z’s Empire State Of Mind, adding an electropop tinge to rap and fusing the US’ two most fashionable and of the minute genres. A guaranteed hit, then,  and so [...]

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IN SHORT: iTeleport is a great way to connect to your computer from anywhere in the world, allowing you to act as though you’re sat next to your desktop through your iPhone. Limited, of course, but for those new to VNC this seems revolutionary. We’ve had a lot of fun with it.
THE LOWDOWN: Now in [...]

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US Singles Chart:
1. Usher featuring Will.I.Am – OMG (last week – 1)
Usher hangs in at number one for another week with the infectious OMG, another track that’s been critically savaged but gone down extremely well with the punters. Expect ample radio play throughout the summer, especially given the inclusion of Will.I.Am, perhaps the hottest collaborative [...]

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1. David Guetta – Gettin’ Over You (new entry) – SONG OF THE WEEK!
David’s third UK number one comes courtesy of a remix of his earlier song ‘gettin Over’, and features the likes of Fergie, Will.I.Am and LMFAO. Exploring Guetta’s experience of falling for a girl and being left behind, he explains that the concept [...]

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US Singles Chart:
1. Usher featuring Will.I.Am – OMG (last week – 1)
A second consecutive week at number one for Usher and Will.I.Am’s dance-floor filling, autotuned beast of a track OMG. We can probably expect to be hearing this through our stereos until at least the height of summer, and it does have a certain lively [...]

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1.  Dizzee Rascal – Dirtee Disco (new entry) – SONG OF THE WEEK!
Straight in at number one for Dizzee with 70s style dance floor track Dirtee Disco, in which he raps about being a robot. The track samples 70s pop and is taken from his 4th album, though it only features on ‘Tongue N’ Cheek’ [...]

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US Singles Chart:
1. Usher featuring Will.I.Am – OMG (last week – 2)
Rammed full of autotune but with a club ready vibe, Usher’s latest hit is back at number one this week, no doubt benefiting from the impressive array of radio play and DJ loving it’s been getting over the past few weeks.  Download a taste [...]

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1. B.o.B featuring Bruno Mars – Nothin On You (new entry) – SONG OF THE WEEK!
Former US number one B.o.B slipped down the American chart with his first single and registered an impressive second this week. The Atalanta rapper’s progress has spread across the pond, too, with this early hit notching an extremely quick [...]

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