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Hacker unlocks iPhone 4 software

It was only a matter of time before someone hacked the iPhone 4 software and the iPhone Dev Team have demonstrated a software unlock for Apples new phone. The iPhone Dev Team have broken every software release that Apple have put on the market and it appears that the newest …

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Apple to hold surprise press conference Friday

Apple are holding a surprise press conference on Friday as they continue to deal with disgruntled customers complaining about iPhone 4 reception issues. Steve Dowling, a spokesperson for Apple said that they would hold the conference on Friday at 10am from their HQ in Cupertino, California. He has yet to …

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Will Apple recall the iPhone 4?

The iPhone 4 launch has been a financial success for Apple, however when we come to talk about the actual hardware, the launch has been far from idyllic. Unless you have been offline and locked in your house for the last 2 months, we are sure you will have heard …

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Clevo to adjust operating strategies – due to low sales

Clevo, one of the largest Taiwan based notebook makers are set to hold an internal conference to adjust their generalised operation strategies this week. This is due to lower than expected shipments of notebooks in 2010. Clevo supply the chassis for many notebook manufacturers and their sales in 2010 have …

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Apple recall faulty Time Capsules

TUAW are reporting that Apple are recalling a plethora of their Time Capsule range from 2008 for repair or replacement. These apparently fail after 18 months of use. The recall is detailed now on Apple’s Knowledge base and it covers units with serial numbers in the range XX807XXXXXX – XX814XXXXXX …

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Apple Desktop orders go to Pegatron Technology

Pegatron Technology are a Taiwan notebook maker and our sources today tell us that they may have landed a deal with Apple to get a portion of their desktop orders. They recently lost a portion of the MacBook production partnership with Apple which hit them hard. This information has been …

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Apple set to open Shanghai store

Apple are due to open a second store in China tomorrow, this time in the Shanghai financial district. This store is going to display a 40 foot cylindrical glass wall and will be the first store to open since the China store opened in Beijing two years ago. Apple’s senior …

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Apple say 400 iTunes accounts hit with fraud

A few days ago KitGuru reported on a suspected iTunes hack, caused by a rogue app developer. Apple have today admited that 400 iTunes accounts were illegally hacked and the suspected developer has been banned from the store. Thuat Nguygen and his programs were removed from the App Store for …

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LG due to release tablet and 4 more phones

Gartner have just released their first quarter 2010 details regarding sales and LG are still the third highest selling mobile phone company with a 8.6% share of the market. LG however have decided not to rest on their laurels and have a big ‘end of year’ push coming up. LG …

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Apple CEO continues to dismiss Bluray, but why?

Ok, I admit it, I do like Apple products. I have owned many and am the proud owner of an iPad. One aspect of being an Apple owner however that has given me much dismay is the total lack of support for BluRay. It appears that the Apple CEO Steve …

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Apple admit iPhone bars show wrong reading

While the Apple iPhone 4 sales have been even stronger than Apple themselves expected, the launch has not been without a list of issues. Many people have been reporting signal problems since the Phone was released and Apple initially said it was down to’ how people were holding the phone’. …

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iTunes users under ‘hack’ fear

According to TheNextWeb it appears that iTunes accounts all over the world are being hacked. Hundreds and thousands of dollars are apparently being taken from people’s accounts without permission. Detailed information on this was posted on razorianfly yesterday. This was first spotted by application developers who apparently spotted 40 out …

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Apple announce email chain with CEO was faked

Apple have made an announcement saying that Steve Jobs was not the author of a series of comments in an email exchange with an end user regarding iPhone 4 reception. The comments which were published yesterday by Boy Genius Report linked a series of email responses to Apples CEO. In …

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Kindle DX – better screen and lower price

In the ongoing battle with Apple, competitors are having to cut prices and while Amazon have already lowered the price of the Kindle 2, now its time for the Kindle DX. The Kindle DX was selling for $489 which seems massively overpriced in todays market especially as the iPad is …

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Sony Recall over half a million Vaio laptops

Sony are under the spotlight due to reports in that 535,000 Vaio laptops are going to be recalled due to a temperature control defect that may cause dangerous levels of heat, leading to chassis distortion. The issues however don’t end there, because reports by the Wall Street Journal suggest that …

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iPad to get iOS 4 in November

According to a report relating to advertisers plans with the new iAd program – iPad users will be getting iOS 4 in November. This means while iPhone users get to play with the multitasking operating system iPad users still have many months to wait. iAds is going live on iOS applications …

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Daily Mail fooled by ‘fake’ iPhone 4 recall on twitter

The Daily Mail have published a story saying that Steve Jobs is recalling the iPhone 4. Unfortunately this story is based on a ‘fake’ Steve Jobs twitter account and has led to massive confusion with the buying public. It appears that Daily Mail researchers didn’t investigate properly as this is …

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Apple iPhone 4 Upgrade Madness

‘The Emperor’s New Clothes’ by Hans Christian Andersen, is the story of a pair of conmen promising to create the most spectacular clothes, which will be invisible to people who are not intelligent enough to see them in all their glory. Pics from a major London shopping centre have arrived …

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Apple publicly confirm ‘call’ issues: solution? buy a case

KitGuru reported yesterday on the issues that many people were experiencing with the iPhone 4. Today Apple have confirmed that there are indeed problems with the phone which can cause call related problems, linked to pickup reception. The problems occur when the user touches two seams of the antenna band …

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Apple iPhone 4 – hardware issues already

KitGuru has been reporting on the phenomenal iPhone 4 sales recently and yesterday we trawled the net for reviews – which were incredibly positive. Today the iPhone is released in the United Kingdom however there have been calls of complaint regarding screen issues and call performance related problems – it …

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MSI Wind U135DX – svelte

MSI have silently slipped out another new netbook called the U135DX. The machine pictured below is finished with a rather attractive red accent along the front and behind the keyboard. They also offer the machine in other colours, such as blue and white, pink and silver – all of which …

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Innergie Mcube Lite review – universal charger

KitGuru recently received a cool gadget at our offices – the Innergie MCube Lite Ultra Slim Universal Power Adaptor. This little device works as a universal power adapter for a variety of laptop systems as well as offering a USB output to power your portable devices. Ultra Slim & Light …

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Strong Sony movement toward AMD?

Sony Centre ready for AMD

Funny thing about technology journalism. No one talks about a topic and it’s not in the public domain. You then do a story and suddenly you’re inundated with new information. That happened over the weekend, during our server move (yes, we know, KitGuru works overtime, Saturdays, Sundays and during the …

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Apple shift 600,000 iPhone 4’s in 24 hours

I thought this article title might catch your attention. Is there anything these guys can’t sell right now? Yesterday we published an article on the sales fiasco that surrounded the Iphone 4 launchday, however it seems to have made absolutely no difference as Apple have broken all records, yet again …

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Apple success story continues – iPhone 4 sells out

It seems the Apple juggernaut continues to steamroll everything in its path as latest reports in from Boy Genius and Engadget confirm that the iPhone 4 has sold out. Apple’s market value has already surpassed Microsoft’s, into hundreds of billions of dollars. AT&T confirmed to Engadget that “as of Tuesday …

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