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Samsung Galaxy S III to be just 7mm thin

Galaxy S III Mockup

At CES earlier in the year the general consensus was that “thin is in.” This applied to everything from new Smart TVs to smartphones. At the same time, Huawei announced the thinnest smartphone ever, the Ascend P1 S smartphone which is just 6.7mm thin while still packing hardware roughly equivalent …

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Samsung confirms white Galaxy Nexus is coming

Have you been wishing the Galaxy Nexus was available in all white attire? Good news, you won’t have to wait for much longer at all, as Samsung have just confirmed that the HSPA+ version of this 4.65-inch sized Android 4.0 running phone will be coming to UK retailer stores as …

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Apple v Motorola v Google

Apple have had to remove several iPad and iPhone models from the German online store, after Motorola Mobility forced a patent injunction against the shiny fruit maker. Apple have apparently failed to license one of Motorola’s wireless intellectual properties. The knock on effect of this ruling is that iPhone users …

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Xoom tablets sold online, with previous owner data

The Motorola Xoom hasn’t been a great success story, even though it was the leader in the Honeycomb tablet sector. Motorola decided to sell around 6,200 refurbished Xoom tablets online through Woot.com, at bargain prices. Sadly for Motorola (and the previous owners) it appears they failed to correctly wipe the …

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Smartphone sales surpass PC in 2011

A report in from Canalys shows that global shipments of smartphones in 2011 surpassed PC sales for the first time ever. Sales of smartphones totaled 487.7 million units which PC sales were 414 million. The PC category included desktop, laptop and tablet computers. These figures are huge, because shipments of …

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Can AMD play in the Windows 8 Tablet sector?

Windows 8 is just around the corner and many companies are preparing their strategy to get market share in the tablet sector. AMD have a tough fight ahead, having to release very power efficient chip designs, especially with ARM so strong in this sector. Windows 8 is causing much debate …

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Sex is more likely for Android users

Match.com have published the findings of their latest survey. It may be enough for geeks to ditch their iPhone or Blackberry device. They claim that 62 percent of singles who use Android devices have had sex on the first date, compared with 57 percent of iPhone users. Blackberry users get …

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Samsung’s Galaxy S III launching on March 13th?

Contrary to our report a few days ago on Samsung’s Galaxy S III being delayed across the globe until later this year due to concerns about the time gap between its announcement and availability, it turns out there’s still a glimmer of hope we’ll get it sooner rather than later …

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Win a 32GB iPad 2 with Kitguru & Aria

Our last iPad 2 competition was such a success that we are working with ARIA to give away another tasty 32GB iPad 2 to a lucky ARIA/KITGURU reader. Today we are launching a new competition to win a brand new 32GB Wi-Fi iPad 2 worth £479! (You can even pick …

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Ultrabooks expected to gain momentum later in the year

The Apple train keeps ‘a rolling with no sign of slowing down. The latest reports from analysts Canalys show that Apple shipped 20 million personal computing devices in Q4, claiming 17 percent of the total market. This is split between 5 million Macs and 15 million iPads. Hewlett Packard are …

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RIM claim Blackberry are No1 seller in UK

Research In Motion had a rough year in 2011, but it appears that they have escaped unscathed in the United Kingdom. According to the company themselves, their handsets claimed the number 1 spot. Data released has highlighted that Blackberry have averaged 27.7 percent market share in 2011 and have now …

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Should consumers boycott Apple?

We have been reporting recently on the working conditions at partner factories which produce Apple goods. Since then many of the mainstream press organisations are also latching onto the stories of terrible working conditions and ‘slave labour’ claims. The company could face a boycott now if things don’t change, quickly. …

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iPad 3 almost exactly the same shape as iPad 2

Ringing the Apple PR team and asking about future products is about as effective as using a Ouija board to ask Steve Jobs himself. It’s a pretty pointless exercise. Fortunately, KitGuru does not have to be a master of the tea leaves in order to update you on the iPad …

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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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