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Android has never looked stronger

The battle for smartphone and tablet sales is never ending. With the news this week that Blackberry may be about to give up completely we take a quick look at the overall marketplace. The Blackberry handset is still selling as well as Apple did when they launched their App store, …

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LG release retro TV with old fashioned dials

Our younger readers may never have seen an old television set with ‘dials’, but LG are attempting to hit the nostalia button by releasing a new television with several of them next to the screen. Their retro classic TV, model 32LN630R features a creamy white fascia with volume and channel …

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Lenovo teases IdeaPad S2109 9.7-inch ICS tablet

Lenovo has teased one of its upcoming tablets via a YouTube video, the IdeaPad S2109 which runs Android 4.0 ICS and sports a 9.7-inch display. The video gives a good look at the tablet which is just 8.9mm thick and uses an alluring gunmetal unibody case. The 9.7-inch display equals …

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DDR3-3000+ speeds reached in Quad Channel config

The always challenging memory overclocking segment has just witnessed another push to heights not reached previously; this time in terms of quad channel setups. Just last month we saw G.Skill and GIGABYTE reach for the stars, and by George did they ever, achieving a staggering 3736MHz on AMD’s dual channel …

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Rovio acquires Futuremark Games Studio

Following its first swallow-up in June of last year when it acquired Kombo Animation Studio, Angry Birds creator Rovio has just aimed its slingshot and hit dead on at an even bigger target – none other than Futuremark’s “Games Studio” division. A formal announcement has been given on Rovio’s website …

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Silent updates coming for Mozilla’s Firefox

Hallelujah! After seeing a whopping seven major release updates from Mozilla with its Firefox web browser in under a year, the team have finally announced an upcoming feature many of us were were only hoping they’d have rolled in before the version madness continued to accelerate – silent automated updates! …

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60,000 laptops burn to a crisp

If you find yourself easily attached to electronics on an emotional level (and I’m not just talking about those times when you stroke the side of your iPad with lust in your eyes and whisper, “I love you so much baby”); first of all, you should probably seek professional help! …

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Archos G9 tablet lineup get suited up with ICS

If you’re an existing Archos G9 Android tablet user you may or may not have been pleasantly surprised with a certain update that graced your tablet yesterday. Archos has started rolling out over-the-air updates for its G9 series tablets that will suit them up with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich …

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Apple brings 1080p video support in iTunes 10.6

Coinciding with yesterday’s launch of Apple’s third-gen iPad lineup and the new Apple TV with support for 1080p HD video, a new version of iTunes has also been released, 10.6 which rolls in 1080p support for both movies and TV shows to suit the new Apple TV device. iTunes 10.6 …

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Apple is considering a 14-inch MacBook Air

Apparently Apple is seriously thinking about producing a 14-inch sized MacBook Air with primary motivation for this sized notebook stemming from the Asia market. It’s been determined that Asians are particularly fond of 14-inch notebooks and this size makes up between 35 and 40% of the total notebook market across Asia, …

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