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HTC admits to One (M8) benchmark cheating

It seems that some phone makers are still cheating in Android benchmarks as HTC has admitted that it optimised the One (M8) to push itself harder than normal in order to get higher benchmark results. People began suspecting that this was the case when the new HTC phone began dominating …

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BlackBerry sales fall 64% due to poor BB10 adoption

BlackBerry sales have taken another dive thanks to poor adoption of the BlackBerry 10 platform. The troubled phone maker posted a fiscal fourth quarter loss of $423 million down from a $98 million profit last year. Revenue also fell 64 per cent to $976 million. According to Thomson Reuters, analysts …

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Intel completes acquisition of wearable computing devices maker

Intel Corp. this week announced that it had finalised acquisition of Basis Science, a maker of wearable computing devices. The acquisition accelerates Intel’s wearable products focus. It also brings access to new technology, and further expands the leadership team with new people who have a proven track record of innovation …

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The new HTC One has been officially revealed

HTC has had a hard time keeping the new HTC One (M8) under wraps, over the last couple of months the device has been leaked in long, in depth videos and pictures but now the company has officially revealed its new flagship device- which is available to buy today. HTC …

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First details about the MacBook Air 12” get revealed

While Apple MacBook Air family has probably been the most popular Apple laptops for quite some time now, they were not significantly updated in the last three years. A media report claims that Apple plans to introduce an all-new MacBook Air 12”, which will not only have larger display than …

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Microsoft and Nokia deal won’t close until April

Microsoft’s $7.17 billion Nokia buyout deal was announced late last year, the deal was expected to finally close this month however, regulators have delayed the finalisation until April as a few more approvals need to be made. Microsoft’s Executive Vice President, Brad Smith, announced the small delay in a blog …

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MSI Shows Off New Gaming Notebooks

Earlier this week KitGuru was invited to attend the launch event for MSI’s new range of gaming notebooks. Star of the show was the debutant GS60 which is the lightest and thinnest 15.6″ gaming notebook on the market. But before gorging on the glamorous GS60, let’s outline the key features …

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ImgTec debuts PowerVR Wizard: ray-tracing GPUs for mobile devices

Imagination Technologies, a leading-designer of graphics processing technologies for mobile devices, has introduced its brand-new family of graphics IP cores that are designed to render graphics using real-time ray-tracing method. The latter allows to significantly increase realism of graphics on all types of devices. Moreover, Imagination claims that despite of …

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Apple re-launches iPad 4 at $399/ £329, replaces iPad 2

Apple on Tuesday re-introduced the iPad 4 16GB at a new price-point of $399/£329. The old-new iPad with retina display will replace the iPad 2 and will significantly improve Apple’s competitive positions on the entry-level market segment. The fourth-generation iPad was originally introduced in 2012 and then discontinued in late …

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Three kills off unlimited tethering

Mobile Network, Three, has just recently upgraded its customers to 4G for free and up until now, there didn’t appear to be any drawbacks to the deal. However, now the network has decided to pull unlimited tethering from its current tariffs, which was a key benefit to the popular ‘One …

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Steve Jobs was against making an Apple TV, new book says

Even though Steve Jobs told his biographer Walter Isaacson that he was interested in making Apple TV and even knew how to make a unique TV-set, the co-founder of Apple also told other executives of the company that it did not make sense to enter the TV business. Despite of …

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Microsoft may launch Office for iPad this month

Satya Nadella, chief executive officer of Microsoft Corp., may unveil a version of Office software suite for Apple iPad media tablet later this month. The set of programs will help Microsoft to boost its revenue in case users of the iPad find the Office useful and necessary. The world’s largest …

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8GB iPhone 5C may launch tomorrow

According to leaked documents from O2 Germany, Apple is set to launch an 8GB iPhone 5C tomorrow in an attempt to boost the devices poor sales. However, it might not actually do any good as the 8GB model is tipped to sell for just £60 less than the 16GB model- …

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