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HTC snub invitation to Microsoft Windows 8 party

HTC have dramatically snubbed Microsoft by refusing to attend their Windows 8 party. Microsoft previous apparently refused their tablet development team access to the forthcoming operating system. Microsoft made the call when looking at their tablet sales figures and factoring in their inexperience, according to insiders who spoke to Bloomberg. …

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Microsoft Office for iPad on the horizon?

It may be hard to believe, but Microsoft have yet to release their extremely popular Office suite for the Apple iPad. According to earlier reports from The Daily in February, it was said Microsoft would release the software ‘in the coming weeks’, but it never happened. Microsoft said at the …

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Qualcomm working on a radio chipset to solve LTE fragmentation

Judging by a recent FCC filing from Qualcomm, they are working on a radio chipset that would support seven spectrum bands. This radio chipset is to be combined with a Snapdragon S4 MSM8960 chipset. This would effectively solve the LTE fragmentation problem that some consumers are slowly discovering – even …

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Qualcomm showcases new Mirasol displays

You wouldn’t be mistaken if you hadn’t heard of Mirasol displays before reading this article – we didn’t know either. Mirasol displays are essentialy coloured e-ink displays with all the normal pros and cons of them – supreme power efficiency but poor colour reproduction. At SID Display Week, Qualcomm has demonstrated three …

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Macintosh Pro to get updates in a week

Apple pulled back stock of their Macintosh Pro machines a short while ago, and the latest news from 9to5Mac says that Apple are due to update their models in the next week. 9to5mac got the retail part numbers. MD770LL/A – K5BPLUS,BETTER, BTR-USA MD771LL/A – K5BPLUS,BEST,BTR-USA MD772LL/A – K5BPLUS,ULTIMATE,BTR-USA These will …

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Qualcomm reckons they have the coolest running mobile chipset

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon S4 mobile chipsets have been impressive competitors in phones such as the HTC One XL and the HTC One S, offering performance roughly equivalent to Nvidia’s Tegra 3 chipset while offering improved battery life in many scenarios. This efficiency can be largely attributed to tweaks made by Qualcomm to produce the Krait architecture at …

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LG pwns the tablet display market

As the whole world plus dog moves to a more mobile way of computing, wise companies who invested in flat panel manufacturing technology, are cashing in big time. But in this world of LED willy waving, who’s the alpha monkey? KitGuru steps into the ring to get hands on with …

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Intel Everywhere and Everything

Newly formed mobile operator Everything Everywhere (the combined companies Orange and Vodafone) have today announced the launch of their new phone – called the “San Diego”. What makes this one different is that it’s the first mobile smart phone to be launched in Europe that will be powered by an …

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Steve Jobs to be immortalised with movie

The iconic Apple co-founder Steve Jobs will be immortalised in a movie detailing his life. Hollywood screenwriter Aaron Sorkin said that he is working on the Steve Jobs biopic, although it is still in the very early stage. Sorkin spoke at the D10 conference in Rancho Palos Verdes. Sorkin has …

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ReTrak launches neat and colourful cables

In life, things are rarely the right length. KitGuru can think of many occasions when ‘Just one more inch’ would have been plenty, but we left unsatisfied. CurlyWurly is a case in hand. Other times, you wish that things had come to an end sooner. Here we’re thinking about PSU …

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Samsung Galaxy S III launches in 28 countries today

The heavily anticipated Galaxy S III Android flagship has been officially launched today by the Korean mobile giant. This launch is Samsung’ s largest for a single product ever with a simultaneous launch across 28 countries. They plan to continue this widespread availability of its latest smartphone, saying it will be in …

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LG proves 5-inch 1080p mobile displays are possible

LG isn’t the sort to sit back and be content with Samsung leading the mobile display evolution, today announcing their latest – perhaps even over the top – accomplishment. LG Display has today introduced a Full HD mobile display, complete with over 2 million pixels packed into a 5 inch …

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