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Apple Mac Pro refresh to hit soon?

There have been rumors that Apple will be rolling out the next refresh of their out of date Mac Pro over the coming months. The latest report comes from Mac Daily News who said they received a tip on the upcoming release. Apple never confirm any rumours however the refresh …

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Zuckerberg demonstrates ‘Facebook Home’

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says that the company want to be the home screen of any Android mobile smartphone. The Telegraph in the UK say “It is called ‘Home’ because it is on the home screen of any Android phone’. Zuckerberg spoke at a recent event to say that the …

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$5 billion cost for new Apple Campus

Steve Jobs made his last public appearance before the Cupertino City Council on June 7th 2011, showing them the plans for the upcoming campus that he wanted to implement for the company. More than 12,000 employees could fit into the circular building. At the time he said “It is a …

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Apple say iOS App Economy has created 80,000 jobs

The growth of the Apple App Store has helped the company double their payouts to developers and has created more than 80,000 new jobs directly related to building software for Apple devices. AppleInsider say “Apple first highlighted the economic impact of its iOS platform one year ago, citing figures that …

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Apple staff uncertain about slip in jOBS film roadmap

When we realised that the highly anticipated Steve Jobs biopic was running late, we headed down to the nearest Apple store. There can always be a difference between an initial announcement and the actual launch of a product. That’s true for hardware, software and – apparently – films. While the jOBS …

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Apple still unable to shake the ghost of Jobs

When Steve Jobs died, he left a legacy that would be difficult for any man to follow. His ruthlessness was matched by his creative vision. Many analysts have been wondering how Apple will stand after his ‘influence’ in the company is no longer evident. We may need to wait until …

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Apple apologise to Chinese consumers

Apple boss Tim Cook has apologised to Chinese customers and has changed the iPhone warranty policies after dealing with bad press for their after sales service. Newspaper publications and television channels have bashed Apple for their arrogance, protesting that their one year warranty service was shorter than in any other …

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Apple TV may have 4k display

Apple have been at the forefont of panel technology for some time now with their Retina displays and it looks as if they may be pushing to get a 4k screen fitted into their future iTV product in either 2013 or 2014. The Apple iTV has never been confirmed by …

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New iPad set to drive touch panel orders

As Apple prepare their upcoming iPad, touch panel suppliers are expected to see a dramatic increase in orders from the company. The new model is reportedly using the thin film DITO (G/F2) touch panel structure as Apple’s current iPad Mini. This means that TPK, a Taiwan based thin film supplier …

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Apple buys WiFiSlam for $20m

It’s hard to remember anything undermining Apple’s position in the market more than the maps debacle that accompanied the ousting of Google from iOS in favour of a self-branded product that struggled to find its butt with both hands. Now Apple has its heart set on a different kind of …

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Sapphire HD7950 MAC Edition Review

Today we are looking at the new graphics card from Sapphire, The HD7950 MAC Edition. As the name would suggest this discrete solution has been designed specifically for Apple computers, namely the flagship Mac Pro Desktop. Until today the most powerful AMD graphics card that you could get for the …

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Samsung goes with 1.9GHz quad core S4

As reported on KitGuru a while back, the new Samsung S4 products will have the kind of processing power and storage specification that would not have looked out of place in a desktop PC 10 years ago. It now seems that the UK launch spec for the S4 has been …

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Apple sued on patent infringement claim

Apple are being sued by Intertrust Technologies Corp, a leader in digital copyright protection. They are alleging patent infringement on 15 of Intertrust patents. According to the Wall Street Journal, the suit against Apple covers a lot of products, including the iPad, iPhone, computers and laptops, Apple TV and even …

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Samsung watch will be released before Apple ‘iWatch’

According to industry insiders I spoke with last night close to manufacturing, it would appear that Samsung will be in a position to release their new electronic watch before Apple. There have been many rumours of Apple releasing their upcoming ‘iWatch’, a device that they reckon will sell very well, …

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Why does Adobe Flash need so many updates?

When software works, the updates are few and far between. When things go wrong on a regular basis and you’re always picking up new faults, then you need to issue loads of updates. KitGuru has noticed a lot of Adobe updates for Flash recently and is wondering ‘What, exactly, is …

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Wozniak’s old house goes on sale again

Think of Apple and you think immediately of Steve Jobs, however if it wasn’t for Steve Wozniak, Apple co-founder, the company would never have been in a starting position and history today would be very different. Sadly being co-founder of Apple hasn’t helped Wozniak sell his old house, which is …

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Lenovo release all new T431s UltraBook

Lenovo’s ThinkPad range has been updated after an 18 month period of planning. They have just showcased the new ThinkPad T431s Ultrabook. The design is still very much a ‘ThinkPad’ design, but they have slimmed it down and changed areas. Lenovo have ditched the physical track pad click buttons and …

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Samsung Galaxy S IV. The phone to have in 2013?

We are all used to the hype surrounding the latest Apple iPhone, but we think Samsung have outdone themselves with the Galaxy S IV launch. While the details are still being released, the Wall Street Journal managed to get a hands on with the phone and have posted a ‘first …

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Apple say Android phones are inferior to iPhone

Apple have attempted to put a spanner in Samsung’s flagship smartphone launch day by speaking out against Android powered products. Apple marketing boss Phil Schiller said yesterday that he believes that products which run Google Android are inferior to Apple’s iPhone. Schiller shared his data on the popularity of the …

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Blackberry land 1 million smartphone deal

Blackberry have received a record order of 1 million smartphones from one of their partners. The company have never had a single order this size and will certainly help their financials in 2013. Slashgear reported that the company shares increased substantially after this announcement. The details of the partner were …

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Android tablet shipments to surpass iPad

Android fans will be rejoicing to hear that Android tablet shipments will be passing Apple iPad this year, for the first time ever. Research house IDC say that Android will be claiming more market share in 2013. Android tablets are made in a variety of sizes and shapes, however Apple …

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