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Samsung’s Galaxy S III will be a no show at MWC

For those of you who were holding out for next month’s Mobile World Congress in Barcelona primarily to see Samsung’s Galaxy S III formally announced, a bit of sour news has surfaced today that goes against all prior indication that this is when it would be launched. Samsung has reportedly …

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Apple CEO offers employees cut price hardware

As my colleague reported earlier today, Apple are being watched for the working conditions of their partner factories in China. On more positive news, new CEO Tim Cook is building employee moral by giving them some benefits. Cook said that employees will be getting $500 back on the purchase of …

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Apple sell more iPads than HP sell PC’s in Q1 2012

We reported on Apple’s fiscal earnings earlier this morning, but a staggering piece of news is that they sold 15.4 million iPads, which is higher than the Hewlett Packard PC sales over the same time period, totaling 14.7 million. While Apple outperformed Hewlett Packard in the Tablet v PC wars, …

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Apple $46.33 billion revenue – all time record

Apple announced yesterday their financial results for the fiscal 2012 first quarter which was tied into 14 weeks, ending December 31st 2011. They posted record quarterly revenue of $46.33 billion and record quarterly net profit of $13.06 billion, or $13.87 per diluted share. They have improved on the year previous, …

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Apple jailbreak downloaded a million times in 3 days

There is a huge audience who love to ‘open up’ their iPhone handsets, verified today by the latest figures released by Chronic Dev Team and iPhone Dev Team. The joint developers of an untethered jailbreak for the iPhone 4S have said that the hack was downloaded around 1 million times …

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Apple sales revealed – how much tech fruit do we buy?

With Blackberry’s antiquated products and personnel straining at the limits, Apple continues its march forward with renewed vigour. The latest sales data is now available and it makes for interesting reading. Sources close to Apple are telling us that 14 million iPads were sold in the last quarter of 2011. …

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Sony reveal new camera sensor which may be used in iPhone 5

Very few launches are being hyped as much as the upcoming iPhone from Apple. It would appear that they are working with Sony to release a stunning new camera sensor which could improve images in both bright and low light conditions. These new sensors promise faster response times, lower power …

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Is it curtains for Atom netbooks soon?

While Intel remains an unstoppable force with demand for its Core i-series “Sandy Bridge” processor range in particular continuing to climb, recent sales numbers shared out by the company show that there is a darker, more dismal looking side in one segment – its low-cost, low-powered Atom chip line. Sales …

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Adult tablet adoption: 19% USA, 7% UK

The netbook market was hit hard in 2011 by the growing adoption of tablets. Latest research from the PEW Research Center has revealed their latest figures, which indicate that 19 percent of adults in America are now using a tablet of some kind. The main bulk of the growth in …

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Sony Ericsson record €207 million net loss in Q4

Sony Ericsson have had a tough run up to the end of the year in 2011, claiming that market competition and the disaster in Thailand have damaged their earnings. In the three months ending December 31st Sony Ericsson sales were €1.29 billion, down from €1.53 billion in the same quarter …

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iPhone claws back marketshare from Android

The U.S. market is dominated by Android powered smartphones, however according to research from Nielsen Apple iOS was able to take back some percentage points in the last quarter. Nielsen say that 44.% of consumers who bought a smartphone in the last three months bought an Apple iPhone. That number …

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Ctrl-Alt-Delete to be replaced in Windows 8

Electronista have filed a report on the upcoming range of Windows 8 tablets. They have got a hold of the hardware requirements document which details some of the conditions for Windows 8 tablets. They say “Every slate will need at least a 1366×768 display with five-point multi-touch, ruling out the …

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Nissan develop a ‘self healing’ iPhone case

After a buying a shiny new Apple phone, the first move for many people is to buy a protective case. After all you don’t want to be dropping that expensive investment on the concrete. It is much easier to replace a protective case than the phone itself. With this in …

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Apple sauces confirm iPhone 5 for July

The jump from a regular iPhone to the iPhone 4s impressed almost every industry pundit. The addition of the ‘s’ indicated a minor update, but the overall phone has been very well received. Phones you can talk to, seems next gen enough to warrant the changing of the number from …

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Tablet sales explode as owners eye up a second buy

Previous estimates for the UK tablet market may need to be chewed up and spat out, as new data reveals that we’re not happy sharing. Nope, in 2012, we want more, more, more. KitGuru cries, “Get your hands orf my iPad!”. At KitGuru, we love rolling the clock back. It …

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Flagship Apple Store in China pelted with eggs

An Apple retail store in Beijing, China has been pelted with eggs after customers were told that sales of the iPhone 4S would not go ahead as planned. Police were called to the scene and they tried to calm down aggressive customers unhappy with the situation. Apple have stopped all …

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