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Apple v Motorola v Google

Apple have had to remove several iPad and iPhone models from the German online store, after Motorola Mobility forced a patent injunction against the shiny fruit maker. Apple have apparently failed to license one of Motorola’s wireless intellectual properties. The knock on effect of this ruling is that iPhone users …

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Apple $46.33 billion revenue – all time record

Apple announced yesterday their financial results for the fiscal 2012 first quarter which was tied into 14 weeks, ending December 31st 2011. They posted record quarterly revenue of $46.33 billion and record quarterly net profit of $13.06 billion, or $13.87 per diluted share. They have improved on the year previous, …

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AMD’s Bulldozer is a sales success

AMD’s Bulldozer was launched to a mixed, predominately negative press reaction as the performance results were lower than expected. High power consumption has also been a kicking point for the company on the forums. It may come as a surprise to many then that they are selling very well. We …

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iPad 3 will have a super high resolution (QXGA) screen

Apple fans will be wetting themselves with excitement as it appears the rumors for many months have been true. The upcoming iteration of the iPad will have a super high resolution screen. Sources are claiming a near ‘retina display quality resolution’. Richard Shim, a DisplaySearch analyst has told CNET that …

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Ice Cream Sandwich – no flash support yet

The new Samsung Galaxy Nexus may be a leading showcase for Android’s new Ice Cream Sandwich operating system but it currently has no support for Adobe Flash. According to Google it will support it eventually, but Adobe need to update their Flash code for the new OS. Interestingly, Adobe stated …

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Nvidia exceed analyst expectations

Nvidia have reported quarterly results which look very healthy indeed, exceeding analyst expectations. Their profit has more than doubled compared against the same period a year ago. They reported sales of $1.07 billion for the quarter which ended October 30th, up 4.9 percent from the previous quarter. This is up …

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AMD roadmap leaked: Trinity set for Q1 2012

An AMD roadmap has leaked on the 3DCenter forum which shows that Trinity, the replacement for Llano, could be released in Q1 2012. According to the information, there will be four SKU’s. Trinity is going to be based on AMD’s new Piledriver core which originates from Bulldozer and will be …

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Steelseries Sensei Mouse Review

Steelseries have built up a reputation over the years for producing some of the finest mice available to the gaming audience. Their Xai has been my gaming mouse of choice for the last year as I immediately bonded with the shape, weight and size. Today we are looking at their …

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