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MSI X460 Laptop Review (Core i7)

MSI have been releasing some very capable gaming and business systems in the last year. Today we are looking at their latest X460 machine, which is aimed at a user who demands maximum processing power. Our review machine is based around a powerful second generation Core i7 2630QM processor, which …

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Sony to release Playstation Vita end of year

Sony are hoping that their upcoming Playstation Vita portable is more of a success than the flagging Nintendo 3DS. According to latest reports, they are due to release the Vita in Japan in the middle of December. The company have said that the release will unfortunately miss the Christmas/end of …

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Gamestop to release gaming tablet, with dedicated controller

GameStop are releasing a new tablet, powered by Android which will launch with a series of games already installed. The US retailer spoke to gameindustry.biz and said that Android was the logical choice being the ‘GameStop certified gaming platform’. President Tony Bartel told gameindustry.biz “I don’t see any need to …

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Apple Macintosh sales up 22% in last two months

NPD have released new sales data which shows that Apple’s Macintosh sales are up a staggering 22% in the first two months of the September quarter. Gene Munster from Piper Jaffray says that the strong sales are due to the new Macbook Air and Mac Mini product refreshes. In other …

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HTC boss on iPhone survey: ‘just not cool anymore’

You can always tell when a competitor is concerned. They spend most of their time focused on you, and bitching about how customers would be better opting for your ‘product’. HTC acting president Martin Fichter apparently ran a survey through Reed College and the result? Well, the iPhone just isn’t …

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iPhone 5 to have same screen size?

There have been many rumors around the upcoming release of the iPhone 5. One of the key discussion points has been the size of the new screen. Some analysts have claimed that Apple will need to increase the size of the iPhone 5 screen to fend off tough threats from …

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CBS news embarrassment over fake Steve Jobs death tweet

CBSnews.com faced an uncomfortable situation when it was associated with a fake Tweet over the weekend regarding the death of ex Apple CEO Steve Jobs. The rogue Tweet was sent from the Twitter account of What’s Trending, a web series which is produced by Disrupt Group and controlled by Disrupt …

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Adobe release support for iOS Flash video streaming

Adobe announced the release of Flash Media Server 4.5 and Flash Access 3.0 which will allow publishers to stream Flash video content. This new release however will also allow Flash Content to be streamed to iOS devices, which obviously do not natively support Flash code. Computerworld say “With Adobe Flash …

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Apple win another round against Samsung tablet

Apple have won another round against Samsung Electronics in the battle to ban the Galaxy Tab 10.1 from the market. The latest injunction in Germany against Samsung was won yesterday. The Dusseldorf court have upheld a preliminary injunction against the Galaxy 10.1 tablet, which has been heralded as the most …

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‘Machinarium’ to support iPad 2, not iPad

One of the finest independent games is finally to hit the Apple tablet. Bad news however for owners of the original iPad as the developer Amanita Design are claiming that it won’t be supported. According to their comments, the original iPad doesn’t have enough memory, and the processor struggles to …

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Nvidia CEO says Quad core tablets this year

Nvidia CEO Jen Hsun Huang has said that there will be quad core Nvidia powered tablets by the end of this year. He spoke with Forbes and said that the ‘Kal El’ range of quad core processors will be featuring in tablets very soon. He said “We’re the only people …

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Apple iPad 3 will feature upgraded battery, but at a cost

The upcoming Apple iPad 3 is set to have a massively upgraded battery, but will cost Apple between 20-30% more for each unit, according to information posted on Cens.com. Our man in Taipei, Yong Lei has been prying for information about this, but has yet to hear back anything, or …

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US schools ditching textbooks for iPads

It is hard to escape the iPad in daily news, and the latest adopters in the US are schools. According to reports, some schools are ditching textbooks while offering their students an iPad. According to the news, students in Connecticut’s suburban Brookfield High School and Burlington High School near Boston …

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Dell partner with Baidu to launch new phone

Dell have announced a partnership with Baidu, a company best known for their search engine based in China. Baidu are launching a new operating system called ‘Yi’. It is apparently based around Android and Baidu and will have its own maps and other services including cloud storage, cloud backup and …

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iPhone 5 to be launched in October

As with all Apple launches, the iPhone 5 launch date has been predicted many times, but the latest report shows that Best Buy are preparing for an October launch. A leaked document received by BGR from Best Buy shows that the Apple iPhone 5 will be launched in the first …

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Apple Win injunction against Samsung

Samsung have pulled their Galaxy Tab 7.7 out of the IFA consumer electronics show in Berlin as Apple have won an injunction which blocks sales and marketing of the product. A Dusseldorf court granted Apple the injunction, after Apple claimed that Samsung were copying their device technology. Apple winning this …

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The ‘stolen’ Apple iPhone 5 fiasco

Earlier this week we reported on the ‘stolen iPhone 5’. Since then the press have been active on the story, with some reporters claiming that Apple planned the whole event for marketing reasons. In the last day however, some publications are even saying that Apple impersonated police officers in the …

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New colour 7 inch Amazon Kindle priced at $250

Techcrunch have had a hands on with the upcoming full colour Kindle tablet and author MG Siegler says it is ‘going to be a big deal’. Rumours of an Amazon full colour tablet have been rife now for months, and Kitguru has reported on the news before. This is the …

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Lenovo release IdeaPad – Android tablet at $199

Hewlett Packard have shown that there is a huge market for cut price tablet sales, but with a $300 loss on every unit sold it certainly won’t be a business plan that other companies will want to copy. Lenovo have released their new IdeaPad A1, at only $199 ….. but …

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