So, Microsoft has finally announced that the SkyDrive cloud storage product line is to be renamed OneDrive. This isn't as a result of disappointing user take up leading to a re-branding exercise, it's much more daft than that. Six months ago a judge in a UK court ruled that Microsoft had to drop the name after 17 people contacted BskyB, which owns the Sky TV brand, thinking it also owned SkyDrive. ![b8bbc347cb422023a9fc79e5d3569e53](/attachments/small/0/b8bbc347cb422023a9fc79e5d3569e53.jpg "align-right") This despite the fact that if those 17 hard of thinking folk had looked at the website they might just have noticed the Microsoft branding. This despite …

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I have to admit it - I'm one of the people who uses an [URL="http://store.apple.com/us/browse/home/shop_ipod/family/apple_tv?mco=MTAyNTQzMjU"]Apple TV[/URL] occasionally. It's a very nice box and sits under my television. Apple has done uncharacteristically little with it. There is speculation, following Wal-Mart's entry into the television streaming world, that Apple might be prompted to get off its corporate backside and make this box work. It's only speculation so far, but if it happens here is my wish for the next version of the product. 1. A less jerky picture. In common with all streaming and hard disk based TV technology the picture motion …

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Sky, better known for news and sport television broadcasting, has today announced that it is entering the online music business with an ad-free streaming download service. All of the four million songs accessible by users of the service will be available by way of unlimited online streaming as well as in MP3 format for storage and playback on any compatible device. Launching on the 19th October, Sky Songs in the UK will start off by providing access to new release and back catalogue songs from EMI. Sony, Universal and Warner along with a host of independent labels for good measure. …

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