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Microsoft reissue Windows Phone 7 update

Microsoft have re-released the update for Windows Phone 7, after an initial problem which caused some phones to brick. The update has fixed a plethora of back end issues and was originally released last month. It all seemed to be fine until reports started filtering in that Samsung phones were …

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iPad 2 2x faster CPU and 9x faster graphics

With all the misleading news circulating about the iPad2, we thought it would be good to get all the update specifications out to our readers. The new iPad2 gets a signicant processing upgrade with the new dual core A5 Soc which Apple are claiming delivers twice the performance of the …

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Blackberry Playbook set for April release

In the latest of our tablet news, it looks as if Research In Motion (RIM) are arming up to join the market attack with the release of their new Playbook set for April. KitGuru has heard well sourced rumours in the Far East that the date looks to be between …

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Playstation 3 victim of custom seizures

Last month KitGuru reported that LG were trying to ban the Playstation 3 from the USA. It appears, based on latest reports that shipments of the black shiny console will be running dry as custom officials are ordered to seize European shipments also. This court ordered ban on imports was …

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Google software ‘update’ caused Gmail failure

KitGuru reported on some rather worrying Gmail issues this week and Google have finally revealed what caused the panic on Monday. Google originally said that only 0.29 percent of their user base was affected by the mysterious ‘disappearing’ email issue, but Google have since revised their figures to only 0.02 …

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Google kill 21 dangerous Android applications

Google’s Android operating system has risen in popularity in the last year and unfortunately with this growth comes a risk of malicious code. Today the search engine giant have had to remove 21 applications from the Android market that contained dodgy code designed to pass over personal information. These applications, …

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Gmail users wake up to find all emails gone

Some users have woken up today to find that all their Gmail emails have been wiped. So far only 0.8% of the user base has been affected, however that is little consolation to those who have lost thousands of emails. Users have already been running to the Google Help Forums …

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Apple to rush release iPad 2 next week?

There have been many conflicting reports recently about the iPad 2, mainly focused around the release date. According to popular Apple publication AppleInsider customers could be holding the new iPad tablet in their hands shortly after next Wednesday’s press event. The last time KitGuru spoke to a reputable source in …

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Apple showcase new MacBook Pro range and previews Lion

Apple have released a new range of MacBook Pro laptop computers which are equipped with new dual and quad core Intel processors. They also feature the latest ‘Thunderbolt’ input and output tech and a new FaceTime camera. Apple claim that the new machines are over double the speed of the …

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Julian Assange to be extradited to Sweden

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is to be extradited to Sweden to face allegations of rape and sexual assault. Assange has been battling the possibility of extradition since he was arrested and bailed in December. He has always said he was not guilty of these charges, made against him by two …

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Assange extradition ruling this morning

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange will discover later today if he is to be extradited to Sweden for questioning over rape and sexual assault allegations, made by two women. At 10.30 GMT this morning, Assange will be on trial at the Belmarsh Magistrates Court, with senior district Judge Howard Riddle ruling …

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Breakup Notifier gets shut down by Facebook

Facebook have decided to shut down Breakup Notifier, a popular relationship tracker which is used to monitor the relationship status of chosen friends. The application sent users an email notification whenever one of their friends changed relationship status, meaning that interested parties could make advances whenever someone they liked was …

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Apple confirms 2nd March for iPad 2 introduction

Today Apple sent out official invitations to a media event being held on March 2nd in San Francisco, which we would assume is to showcase their upcoming iPad 2. KitGuru will be there with pen and paper. Apple sent out invitations to the media today and the event will be …

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Windows Phone 7 first update bricking phones?

Microsoft released a patch yesterday that updated their mobile operating system to improve the process of installing a new upcoming OS update. Unfortunately some users are complaining that their phones have been bricked after applying the patch. Most people who are complaining have said it is happening with the Samsung …

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Ipad 2 delayed until June ?

The iPad 2 is the hottest new product of 2011 and it was originally expected to be released around April. Latest rumours indicate that the release might be delayed until June. The reason is tied in with production bottlenecks. Analysts Vincent Chen and Alison Chen with Taiwan based research firm …

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Motorola Xoom to get preorders at Best Buy

Best Buy in the US are showing the Motorola Xoom listed for $799, this version is 3G capable and upgradeable to 4G. This 10.1 inch Tablet is set to target the Apple iPad and if adoption rates are as good as the smartphone Droid marketplace then it may cost Apple …

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Steve Jobs only with 6 weeks to live?

The National Enquirer have published a story which indicates that Steve Jobs has only six weeks left to live. Apple CEO Jobs has stepped down from active duty in Apple HQ, although rumours were circulating that he was working from home when possible, helping to steer new designs and upcoming …

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Budget iPhone to be sold to increase Apple marketshare

Apple are working on their first line of budget oriented iPhones and a total overhaul of the software services for the devices, according to the latest insider information circulating in the Far East. One of the people, according to The Wall Street Journal saw a prototype of the phone last …

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Twitter CEO says company is ‘already making money’

Dick Costolo Twitter Chief Executive said that the microblogging site is ‘already making money’, but he did not clarify whether this was profit or revenue. Costolo made the comments during a webcast keynote address at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, but a follow up Q&A was not streamed onto …

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