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Google launches OneBox music service

Google is getting into the online music business with a service allowing people to find and hear tracks by searching on song titles, artists or snatches of lyrics.

Amazon streamlines payment process

Amazon is simplifying its check-out process, eliminating the whole username, password, 'add to cart' and payment method palaver.

Disney launches Click2Life iPhone app

Disney is launching an application for the iPhone and iTouch that lets users take photos of Disney images and then converts them into 3-D pictures on the device.

Roku streams Netflix on wireless set-top boxes

Roku has refreshed it set-top box lineup with the entry-level SD and advanced HD-XR models. Both devices allow users to stream DVD-quality video from Netflix, Amazon, Video On Demand and MLB.TV.

Nintendo plans large-screen DSi

Nintendo is planning a large-screen DSi, according to Japanese news service Nikkei.

Family Guy escapes curse of Redmond

Fans of Family Guy can rest easy in their La-Z-Boys as Microsoft announces it's pulling out of sponsoring a 30 minute special scheduled to air on Fox on Sunday, November 8.

TG Daily: A readers' Guide

Opinion: A few months back, we took the brave - some might say daft - decision to allow readers to post comments on TG Daily stories without an editor approving them first. Not many sites do this. OK, no other site does this. Here's why. You may wish to have a dictionary to hand for some of the more challenging words.

Live feed update sparks angry protests from Facebook users

Facebook has updated its homepage with a dual-view news feed. Unsurprisingly, the latest changes have sparked angry protests from dozens, if not hundreds of Facebook members. 

Disney's Keychest unlocks movies for any platform

Disney is readying a technology that would let viewers pay a one-off fee for permanent access to a movie or TV show across multiple devices. Named Keychest, the system would let people watch on anything from a TV to an iPhone, or via cable. The content wouldn't actually be downloaded; instead, in a could computing-like model, it would reside  with the service provider, cable company or phone company. When the movie is purchased, the user is given an access key.

U2 gig to be streamed live on U2ube

Veteran Irish rockers U2 have confirmed via video blog that their sold-out concert at the Pasadena Rose Bowl in California, this Sunday, 25th October, will be streamed free, in full and live on YouTube. It's the first time a show of this size will be streamed live, says the band.

Video game industry halts downward spiral

The US video game industry has managed to temporarily halt a six-month downward spiral. According to the NPD Group, sales of software and consoles rose one percent year-over-year to $1.28 billion in September.

Wal-Mart to take on Amazon

Mega retailer Wal-Mart is moving online in a head-to-head battle with Amazon, selling books at $9 through its website.

Sony announces 250GB PS3 Slim for $350

Sony has unveiled an updated version of the PS3 Slim. The $350 console features a 250GB hard drive and will be available on November 3.

Nintendo to launch exercise bike for the Wii

In case your living room isn't yet cluttered enough, Nintendo is planning to launch its biggest peripheral yet: an exercise bike.

Mac users cast into outer darkness

A new e-Bible is only available to members of the Church of Redmond.

Rumor: Nintendo selects Tegra processor for new DS

Nintendo has reportedly selected Nvidia's Tegra processor to power its next-generation DS/DSi console. According to Theo Valich, Nintendo has already started work on the new device and plans to debut it in late 2010 during the Tokyo Game Show.

Twitter locks out unsuspecting users

Twitter is warning users not to change their passwords, email address or user names for the time being, after complaints that users are being locked out.

Steve Jobs is more popular than Oprah

US teens have voted Apple’s Steve Jobs the person they most admire because he has ‘made the world a better place’.

PS3 claims "top home console" slot as Wii sales decline

The PlayStation 3 is expected to claim the "top home console" slot for the month of September. According to EEDAR analyst Jesse Divnich, hardware unit sales for next-generation systems are likely to decrease by four percent over last year for the month of September - with all platforms except the Nintendo Wii and Sony PSP posting year-over-year gains.