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Apple is in trouble in Taiwan over iPhone prices

Apple has been fined 20 million New Taiwan Dollars after the country’s Fair Trade Commission found that the company was illegally interfering with price plans on phone networks. The commission found out through a series of emails that the country’s three biggest phone networks, Chunghwa Telecom Co, Far Eastone Telecommunication Co …

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Blackberry cancels its conference and two phones

Things haven’t been looking good over at Blackberry for a while now and the company might not be able to bounce back at all this time. The phone maker has not only cancelled its yearly conference but it has also pulled the plug on two phones it had in development …

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CyanogenMod hits 10 million users mark

CyanogenMod has just surpassed the 10 million user mark, further proving that Android users want the barebones operating system, free of ugly skins coupled with fast updates. The custom rom has certainly set itself out from the crowd too, with its over the air updates as well nightly and stable …

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Apparently Apple has some ‘big plans’ for 2014

Tim Cook has hinted at Apple’s big plans for 2014 in a letter to employees, the letter also praised the ‘innovation’ that went in to the new Mac Pro, IOS 7 as well as the iPhone 5s. buy a essay online Employees have revealed the email to 9to5Mac and it …

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There’s a Tomb Raider card game on iOS

Lara Croft isn’t a character I’d easily associate with a social card game on a mobile platform, but that’s exactly what’s in store for the long standing gaming heroine in her next adventure. In Tomb Raider Reflections, you’ll go on quests, collect artefacts and battle other players, all through the …

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Samsung releases redesigned Android gamepad

Samsung has dropped its heavily Xbox 360 influenced gamepad in favour of a new design which does look quite nice, especially in comparison to the cheap white plastic controller it had previously released. The controller is now made with both metal and plastic and opts for a much more appealing …

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Samsung to release Galaxy Core- A low end S3

Samsung will be releasing a new phone early next year – the Galaxy Core Advance. It looks similar to an S3 but it definitely does not have the same specs, in fact, it’s screen resolution is going to be worse than that found on the original Galaxy S which was …

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Cheap Android tablets just keep getting cheaper

Over the last few months we’ve seen plenty of cheap Android tablets come out: Tesco came out with the Hudl, Argos released the ‘MyTablet‘ and Asda partnered up with electronics company, Medion, to exclusively sell the ‘LifeTab‘. Prices of these tablets currently range from £77 all the way up to £130 …

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T-Mobile confesses they cannot match Tesco

We all spend a small fortune on mobile devices. Alongside transport and staple foods, it’s one of those omnipresent bills that need to be paid. The only question that remains is ‘How much should we pay?’.  The traditionally strong players here are the providers themselves with their ‘store on every …

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HTC One follow up leaked by UK Judge

A few weeks ago we posted an article on the Nokia VS HTC Patent case but yesterday it took a turn for the worse with the HTC One Mini being banned in the UK. This led to the HTC One successor being discussed in court. In the official ruling, Judge Richard …

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MSI GT70 2OC Gaming Notebook

Today we look at the latest high powered 17 inch gaming laptop from MSI, the GT70 2OC. Performance certainly won’t be a concern as the machine is equipped with an 8 thread Intel Core i7 processor and a 3GB Nvidia GTX770M discrete graphics card. MSI have also included a fast …

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Virgin Media launches on-demand Android app

If you’re a Virgin Media customer, then this will probably interest you. The cable provider has just launched its own Android app to rival Sky Go. The ‘TV Anywhere’ app is now available across a range of Android tablets and phones as well as all IOS devices. help coursework Virgin’s …

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CyanogenMod kicked off of the Google Play Store

CyanogenMod’s easy installer only just launched on the Play Store three weeks ago but it seems the custom rom was violating some terms of service issues and has now been kicked off of the Google Play Store. Google contacted the CyanogenMod developers to tell them that the app needed to …

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Motorola’s Project Ara is one step closer to reality

A few weeks back we reported on Motorola’s ‘Project Ara’, for those who didn’t see, Motorola has teamed up with the man behind the Phonebloks campaign and is aiming to make a modular and customisable smartphone. Motorola is now one step closer to making this happen as it has penned …

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Samsung dealt another blow in patent case

The Apple VS Samsung patent war is still on the go and it appears that Apple has just won another round as a US jury found Samsung guilty of infringing patents on some iPhone and iPad features. This time it’ll cost them $290 million bringing the company’s total debt to …

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HTC One will get Android 4.4 in January

HTC is on the ball with the latest Android update, the phone maker has just announced its plans to roll out the KitKat update to the HTC One in late January. When Google releases the latest version of Android, non Nexus buyers usually have to wait a lot longer to …

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No Android 4.3 for Galaxy S3 users

Samsung Galaxy owners are usually accustomed to waiting long periods of time for Android updates but sometimes the updates aren’t for the better. After about two weeks of complaints, Samsung has pulled its Android 4.3 OTA update leaving users stuck on 4.1 for the foreseeable future. Complaints ranged from phones …

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