Gadget Zone

In his annual "state of the industry" address, analyst Richard Holway warned of seismic shifts that are threatening the foundations of the technology industry.

At last year's IFA trade fair, I got the opportunity to play with the


PC manufacturer Dell will this week hit back at iPad-mania with the introduction of its 5in Streak touch-screen tablet.


A proposal buried in the depths of the Treasury’s Budget paperwork to increase the rate of VAT on consumer electronics to 20% has caused outrage among international technology suppliers and native


A monthly round-up of product announcements and hardware industry news.

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Toshiba rolls out laptop upgrades

With Apple lining up one of the most hotly anticipated gadget launches since the iPhone – a new handheld flat-screen tablet device is expected to make its debut in California later today – the tech


Bolstered by its triumph as AccountingWEB’s Gadget of the Year for 2009, the iPhone co


Mobile network operator Vodafone has confirmed it has dropped plans to release the Xperia X2 smartphone from Sony Ericsson in the UK.  According to reports, the decision to scrap the phone from the


It took an 11th hour vote, but AccountingWEB’s coveted 2009 Gadget of the Year prize goes to Apple's iPhone 3GS.