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Pick up your iPhone 4s on 14th October

Well, the time is here – the new iPhone will be available in only a few weeks time. There will be two new models released and prices will be published very soon. According to the Guardian newspaper in the UK, the pricing discussions will start at 6pm. A UK source …

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Microsoft ditching Zune hardware?

On Monday Microsoft removed all references to Zune hardware from their official Zune website, which was taken by some of the press as the final death call for the media player. EdBott, a journalist, first noticed the removal of the hardware details on the website, with Microsoft apparently focusing on …

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HTC smartphones: security issues exposed

Website Android Police have published a report which highlights a ‘massive security flaw’ for their devices. This website has been responsible for finding some issues with Android products in the past. They claim that due to the customisations and modifications by HTC of the Android operating system that it is …

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HTC say Windows phone 7 will challenge Android

Microsoft have strong backing from leading phone manufacturer HTC, who have went public with their support. Reports show that the faith in Microsoft isn’t misplaced as 30% of their total sales are generated from Windows operating systems. Critical reception of Windows Phone 7 wasn’t as positive as Microsoft had hoped, …

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Tim Cook to showcase new iPhone

This week Tim Cook gets his chance to step into the limelight, after replacing Steve Jobs as CEO of Apple. Tomorrow the company are holding a large media event to showcase the new iPhone. Whether you like Apple or not, you have to give them credit for being able to …

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Apple closes in on own GPU design

Once upon a time, Apple was in the habit of developing an armada of hardware itself. Jobs and Co loved the idea of being full-blown designers where each and every component could be unique, stylised and better than everyone else’s bits. Apple’s drive to mass market status saw that strategy …

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iPhone 5 silicon cases already in stock

The iPhone 5 phenomenon is already in full flow, with reports circulating daily on the upcoming Apple smartphone. The latest news to hit is that AT&T in the US are already stocking third party iPhone 5 cases, days before Apple are due to release the phone. MacRumors claim that a …

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Concerns over Amazon Kindle Fire web tracking

The upcoming Kindle Fire tablet has sparked a high level of interest, since it was introduced by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos earlier this week. Reports however have pointed out that they may implement a tracking system to monitor user’s browsing habits. The new browser called ‘Amazon Silk’ will use the …

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New iPhone – curvier with bigger screen

When it comes to Apple’s new iPhone, the rumour mill never seems to stop churning out a constant and diverse series of, well, rumours. KitGuru spies have discovered something that may well give a strong clue as to what we should expect next. The largest Apple compatible products distributor in …

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T-Mobile fighting US ban on Samsung products

T-Mobile USA have attempted to prevent a preliminary injunction by Apple against Samsung, to stop sales of the Galaxy 10.1 tablet and Galaxy S 4G smartphone. They claim that the sales damage would be high. T-Mobile said in the brief to the United States District Court of Northern District of …

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Apple may kill iPod Classic & Shuffle

Apple announced sales declines in recent months for their iPod devices. It makes sense that a wide audience are using their iPhones for media playback. According to reports from TUAW, Apple may kill the iPod Shuffle and iPod Classic devices. Their unnamed sources claim that both devices may be killed …

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Apple fail in efforts to trademark ‘multi touch’

Apple have failed in their efforts to trademark the term ‘multi touch’. The US Patent and TradeMark Office has rejected their claims for ownership. The USPTO Trademark Trial and Appeal Board have issued an indepth 18 page review of the Apple appeal. They concluded with this statement “Simply because the …

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Mango Phone update released by Microsoft

Microsoft have released the latest version of Windows 7 Phone operating system. Version 7.5 (Mango) features calender integration and an enhanced social network contact system. There are also performance improvements, including multitasking enhancements. With 500 new features it is a rather large update for the company. This update is free …

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Apple issue invites for iPhone event Oct 4

Apple have issued invites to an event on October 4th which is based around the new iPhone. The email they sent to selected members of the press was called ‘Let’s talk iPhone’ and it will take place at their HQ in Cupertino. This event comes at a strong time for …

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Samsung claim 10 million Galaxy S II Phones sold

Samsung have been under fire lately for possibly ‘exaggerating’ their figures, and Lenovo’s boss recently said “they are trying to buy share from market leader Apple.” It seems they are having no such a problem with their Galaxy S II Phones, as they claim to have sold 10 million units …

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Kindle ‘Fire’ makes debut tomorrow

The Amazon Tablet is one of the most talked about devices this month, and we have reported on the release on Kitguru in the last couple of weeks. TechCrunch have been playing with the product already and have some information posted on their site. The new tablet will be called …

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Next iPhone will be launched in Cupertino

Over the years Apple have launched major products in San Francisco, however according to AllThingsD the upcoming iPhone media event will be held at their Campus, in Cupertino. According to their sources, the event will be launched on October 4th but the reasons for the event location and timing is …

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Amazon set to release low cost tablet for end of year sales

Challenging the iPad hasn’t been easy. Many well known companies have tried, and failed. The Motorola Xoom is a great tablet, but sales haven’t been phenomenal. Other products such as the BlackBerry Playbook have failed to excite the public. The HP Touchpad was a complete flop, dying before it even …

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iPad to dominate market to 2014

Apple dominate the tablet market, that isn’t breaking news because we all knew it months ago. However Gartner, the well known research and analysis organisation have just released a new report which shows that this isn’t set to change, anytime soon. According to their findings, the iPad is going to …

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Mango update ready for Windows Phone

Microsoft will be rolling out ‘Mango’ very shortly, the new update for the Windows Phone software. Reports suggest that this should be ready and available to customers within 2 weeks. Microsoft have been on time with this release, as they suggested an October release months ago when it was announced. …

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iPhone 5 to be unveiled October 4th

It looks as if the cat is out of the bag. According to All Things Digital, Apple are going to be holding a big event on Tuesday October 4th. At this event they will unveil the iPhone 5. We will be glad to get this over, because it appears that …

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Windows 8 prototype tablets being flogged on ebay

Microsoft have struggled to get a foothold in the mobile sector, with their Windows Phone 7 platform under performing to date. In a recent event in California, Microsoft detailed information on Windows 8 and tablet support, giving 5,000 developers who attended a free prototype Samsung tablet with Windows 8 pre …

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iPhone 4s images leaked?

Three images leaked yesterday which are claimed to be a disassembled iPhone 4s device, attached to an A5 processor. There is much debate as to whether this could actually be the first images of the upcoming phone from Apple. PhoneArena.com found a Chinese blogging site Weibo which appeared to be …

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Samsung prepare sales block against iPhone 5 ?

Samsung are preparing a legal strategy to block sales of Apple’s upcoming iPhone 5 when it arrives in Korea, according to new reports. Insiders linked to The Korea Times are claiming that Samsung are planning to immediately take the legal action to the next series of products when Apple plan …

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