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Apple to charge $29 for iPhone 5 adapter

The iPhone 5 looks set to drive record sales for Apple this year and next. The new model will be the thinnest and lightest model, completely redesigned to house a 4 inch retina display. Inside is the new Apple designed A6 chip alongside fast wireless technology. Apple have introduced the …

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Existing iOS devices will get iOS 6 September 19

This morning in San Fransico, Apple CEO, Tim Cook has announced that their newer mobile devices will get iOS 6 starting September 19. Devices include the iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPad 2, the new iPad and the fourth generation iPod Touch. The free update includes some neat features …

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Apple heading to record sales with iPhone 5

The Apple hype train continues to roll and market researcher IHS iSuppli say that the company are on track for the biggest quarter for iPhone sales, in history. The iPhone 5 is set to drive Apple smartphone shipments in 2012 to 149 million units, up 60 percent from 93 million …

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Apple doesn’t like torrent apps afterall

Conttrol

Despite many publications, including ourselves, reporting just a few days ago that Apple had seemingly reversed its stance on torrent promoting applications on its app store, it has now proved initial hopes unfounded, by announcing the impending removal of both Conttrol and Transmission RPC. The first news the creator of Conttrol …

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Android hits the big half a billion install mark

Android has been growing by a noticeable amount in recent months, highlighted by Eric Schmidt, executive chairman of Google, announcing that Android had reached 1.3 million daily activations last week. Now, Hugo Barra, Google’s director of product management for Android has announced that the mobile platform has reach the half a billion …

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Undercover reporter works in Foxconn iPhone plant

The Shanghai Evening Post published a very interesting insider report detailing what it is like to work at the Foxconn Tai Yuan factory to assemble the device. It certainly doesn’t look to be a dream job for anyone, thats our views on it. The report was published by a Chinese …

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Apple stores set to fall foul of Trading Standards?

Here at KitGuru, we like the idea that all advertising needs to be legal, honest and decent. It’s a cornerstone of how the world does business and it’s to be applauded. Photos sent in from a shopping centre in North London have given cause for concern with the packaging of …

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Big delay for iPhone 5 accessories

With a big launch almost upon us, stores across the planet would normally also prepare to sell a range of accessories to the lucky new owners of the iPhone 5. Checking with our Far East sources, there seems to be something of a delay. KitGuru checks the calendar for accessory …

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Apple allows remote torrenting on iOS

Conttrol

Apple looks to have lifted its ban on torrent applications on the iOS, having allowed Conttrol, an app that lets you manage your uTorrent software remotely with the use of your iPhone. It’s not the only one that’s shown up on the app store either, with Apple also certifying Transmission RPC a …

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Amazon gun for Apple with new Kindle Fire

Amazon placed the spotlight on four new Kindle Fire computers yesterday, including some with a larger colour screen. They are clearly now trying to sneak a few sales away from Apple just in time for end of year sales. Amazon launched the new products just before Apple get the opportunity …

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Amazon unveils three new Kindle Fire tablets

Amazon has today announced three new Kindle Fire tablets. The flagship of the series will be the Fire HD 8.9″, there is also the Fire HD 7″ and a refresh of the original Kindle Fire. The Kindle Fire HD 8.9″ has a very impressive 8.9 inch 1080p IPS display in …

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Samsung: 20 million Galaxy S III sales in 100 days

Samsung have issued a statement to say that their Galaxy S III smartphone has sold more than 20 million units in just over three months. Samsung launched the popular smartphone in Europe in late May, powered by Google’s Android operating system. They managed to get the phone to the consumer …

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iPhone 5 unveiled on September 12th

It seems to have been along time coming, but Apple will finally show the iPhone 5 to press on an event held on September 12th. The company sent out invites yesterday. The invite image says ‘It’s almost here’ with a large ’12’ signifying the date. The shadow of the 12 …

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