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Apple double iPad Mini sales due to demand

NPD DisplaySearch have claimed that Apple underestimated the demand for their iPad Mini and the company initially asked their suppliers to supply 6 million of the 7.85 inch display panels. NPD Displaysearch claim that the figure was not enough and Apple are now stepping up the orders to 12 million, …

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Security flaw found in Samsung SOC

A member of the XDA developers forum named ‘alephzain’ has claimed that there is a flaw in several Samsung handset and tablets which could allow attackers to access the RAM. The Register ran the story a short while ago. Alephzain posted the information here claiming that “The security hole is …

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Dixons to stock Microsoft Surface RT in 2013

We reported a few days ago that Microsoft were aiming to get their Surface RT tablet stocked in retail stores, in the efforts to generate more sales. According to The Register the deal is close to being signed, but the fine details are holding it back. Microsoft are pushing the …

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Next iPad Mini to boast super resolution display

According to the latest rumours, it would appear that Apple are planning to upgrade the iPad Mini to include a higher resolution display. Digitimes has quoted sources in the backlighting industry who claim that the next generation mini tablet will join the modern age of Apple products. The details are …

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Acer debuts higher specced Chromebook for $299

After introducing the enticingly cheap Acer C7 Chromebook in November, Acer are back again with a higher specced C7 Chromebook; this time priced at $299. For an extra $100 the RAM is doubled to 2 GB, the hard drive size increases from 320 GB to 500 GB and claimed battery …

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Google release Maps App for iOS

Apple users can rejoice, because Google have released a version of Google Maps for Apple iOS devices. The application will please users who have been displeased with Apple’s own mapping software in the latest iOS. You know something is bad when Apple CEO Tim Cook apologises to the punters and …

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Samsung advises us to “get ready” for CES 2013

While many of are more concerned about what technology related gifts, or cash for technology, we are going to receive for Christmas, the Consumer Electronics Show is quickly drawing closer. Samsung is one company that will be present that may have more than just new products to show off to …

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Sony jumps ahead of HTC in UK Android sales

Sony has always been somewhat of a quiet achiever in the smartphone arena ever since its split with Ericsson earlier in the year. In Q3, Sony has jumped ahead of HTC in UK smartphone sales; while both companies remain far behind Samsung. Sony sold 500,000 units in the third quarter …

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Apple, can we have the cheap iPad now? please?

I was shopping today for some Christmas presents and I have to pick up an iPad Mini for my girlfriend. It’s not an option. I think I have told you guys before that my girlfriend is a Macintosh fanatic. Its scary. Buying her something else for Christmas would cause problems …

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Apple CEO Cook says company will manufacture Macs in USA

Apple CEO Tim Cook has said that Apple will spend more than $100 million next year on building Macintosh computers in America. They are moving a portion of their manufacturing away from China, the country which handles the majority of their product range. Cook spoke to Bloomberg Businessweek and said …

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Apple set to destroy millions of iPhone 5 chargers

As time moves forward, so the battle between legitimate product producers and dodgy copy merchants heats up. In the latest engagement, Apple seems to have fired a rather clever broadside against the Chinese. KitGuru checks for a stable supply of (Apple) juice before investigating further. When KitGuru interviewed an Apple …

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