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LG G2 specs and price detailed

Many people are waiting on the new G2 phone from LG. At their event in New York the company highlighted the features of the watch, calling the G2 ‘The most ambitious phone in history’. Key features of the LG G2 are a new edge to edge display (‘near zero bezel’), …

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LG Announces G2 Smartphone

LG has officially announced its new flagship smartphone, the G2. The flagship device will run Android 4.2.2 at launch. The South Korean company’s flagship device will feature a 5.2″ 1080P screen that provides over 400 pixels-per-inch (PPI) and an IPS panel. Hardware powering the device includes Qualcomm’s 2.26GHz, quad-core Snapdragon …

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Vodafone to Launch 4G Service on August 29th

Vodafone has announced that its 4G services will start rolling out on August 29th to London customers, and by the year’s end to twelve other cities. The move sees Vodafone’s roll-out date coinciding with that set by competitor O2. But the British telecommunications giant could be hoping to install its …

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HTC encounters serious supply problems with One Mini

Successful companies know how to build momentum. They inject interest into the market and motivate us to buy product that is available on the shelves. Mis-timing a launch is an expensive business, because you will have shot your powder too early and have no ‘bang’ left when the product finally …

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O2 to launch 4G services in August

At present, you only have one choice if you want to experience 4G speeds on your mobile – Everything Everywhere.  While many shops around the country will happily sell you a 4G enabled device on a 4G plan, coverage is still fairly limited and only covers the largest towns and …

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Researchers create malicious charger for Apple devices

Researchers from Georgia Tech’s Information Security Center (GTISC) say they have managed to get a malware ridden application through Apple’s inspection procedure and have also discussed their concerns about ‘malicious chargers’ for the iPhone. The team have documented their research online and say their application “rearranges its own code to …

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Orsto Plus+ smartwatch has smartphone functionality

While the world waits for smartwatch products from Google, Apple and Microsoft there are models already in the field from smaller, sometimes unknown companies. One of the latest to hit crowdfunding, is the Orsto Plus+. Orsto are a UK based team who say the Plus+ is the first smartwatch to …

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Apple iOS 7 3D Maps to dominate ?

Apple oriented website AppleInsider have published an article showing how Apple Maps will look in the upcoming iOS7 operating system. They say that the new mapping system will have a full screen mode which focuses on how easy the new Apple 3D Flyover imagery is to navigate. Appleinsider say that …

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Microsoft losing money over Surface tablet

The Microsoft Surface tablet has not been the big money maker that Microsoft had hoped. The device has earned the company less in revenue than it paid to write down unsold stocks. The company have said in their regulatory filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that the Surface …

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iPad shipments may drop to less than 12 million in Q3

Apple’s iPad shipments are predicted to drop to less than 12 million units in Q3 this year, from 14.6 million in Q2. The drop is expected because Apple customers will be waiting on the iPad and iPad Mini refresh. Sources from the retail channel are predicting this decline. Apple’s iPad …

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AeroMobile now offers EE customers in-flight mobile usage

Adding to its already supported O2, Three and Vodafone networks, AeroMobile, the company that allows people to send texts, browse the internet and make calls while at 30,000ft, is now offering its services to Everything Everywhere customers too. It isn’t every plane though, so don’t just start whipping your phone …

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Apple sales drop, profit falls by $2 billion

A few chinks in the seemingly impenetrable Apple armor appear to be showing, as sales are slowing down. Their profit has dropped by almost $2 billion (£1.3 billion) after year on year sales of iPads and Macs declined. Apple sold 14.6 million iPads during the quarter, down from 17 million …

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2013 Mac Pro likely to ship October

We spoke with a source close to Apple this weekend and they say that Apple are likely to ship the new Mac Pro in October. In Europe the Mac Pro has been absent for some time, due to a change in regulatory standards. It was removed from sale in 27 …

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Apple continue to repair Map disaster – buying HopStop

Apple have apparently agreed to buy online transit navigation service HopStop.com, according to people close to the deal. Apple are keen to improve their mapping software after a long series of problems when they shifted focus from Google Maps. Apple wanted to ‘scale back their relationship with Google’ according to …

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Google’s MotoX said to be coming 1st August

The latest news would suggest that Google are planning to release their MotoX smartphone on the 1st of August. They sent out invitations to a New York City launch scheduled for August 1st for the American made Moto X smartphone. This is a huge event for Google as it will …

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HTC One Mini preorder price set at £379.99

HTC have released the HTC One Mini in the UK with a pre-order price of £379.99. The smartphone has 1GB of ram, 16GB of internal storage (12gb free) and a 1.4 ghz dual core processor. The screen is 4.3 inches with a 720p resolution, less than the HTC One’s 4.7 …

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Nokia Lumia outsells Blackberry

Nokia have generated an operating loss of £98.8 mllion in the second quarter and revenues have fallen 24% as they have struggled to turn their handset business around. It isn’t all bad news for the company however as their Lumia smartphones have outsold rival Blackberry. This is seen as very …

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