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iPad set to replace paper in Lloyd’s of London

Apple’s iPad has been one of the biggest success stories in the tech world in 2010 with many millions being sold since launch a few months ago. The latest news in is that Lloyds of London are going to be testing out the iPad as a replacement for the paper …

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Apple’s Ping gets hammered with comment spam

On paper, Apple’s new social media service Ping was a great idea, but unfortunately according to Sophos it has already been abused by people spamming the system and trying to offload phoney gadgets. The Ping network service integrates with iTunes 10 to let users follow their favourite artists and to …

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Apple TV now $99 – new focus on rentals and streaming

Apple have announced a much smaller and cheaper version of the Apple TV set top box. This new release also heavily promotes the introduction of rentable TV shows, a move that many people have wanted to see from quite some time. The new Apple TV is smaller than a quarter …

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Microsoft Windows Phone 7 released to manufacturing

Microsoft are investing hundreds of millions into their new Windows Phone 7 SmartPhone platform and they reached their release to manufacturing phase yesterday, September 1st 2010. Microsoft are keen to take mobile market share from big players Apple and Google and the RTM stage means that Microsoft’s partners can integrate …

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Intel aiming to take over the mobile world

Intel have been spending a huge amount of money lately … $7.7 billion dollars on security company McAfee and recently $1.4 billion on Infineon. It is clear they are focusing on the mobile marketplace with these purchases, especially when the MeeGo mobile operating system partnership with Nokia is taken into …

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Apple may release new iPhone 4 with revised antenna

For the last couple of months, Apple have been taking a high priority in the press with the iPhone 4 antenna issues. The solution was to give everyone who experienced issues a free case. Telcel, a Mexican mobile carrier have said that after September 30th Apple are releasing revised iPhone …

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Samsung plan to go head to head with Apples mini iPad

The Apple iPad has been a huge success story for Apple, KitGuru rated the device very highly indeed when we reviewed it months ago. News reached KitGuru weeks ago that Apple were planned to make a 7 inch version of the iPad to appeal to users who find the 9.7 …

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iPad case features new integrated Bluetooth keyboard!

One of the coolest gadgets we have seen in a long time has been recently released and is available from UK retailer GearZap for £59.95. The KeyCase iPad Folio has an integrated Bluetooth Keyboard and looks to be a ‘must buy’ for iPad business users. This innovative product seemlessly connects …

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Dell Streak Review

The Apple iPhone is one of the worlds most popular portable devices, but the release of the iPad has opened up a new world of ‘big screen’ interaction which is appealing to many people. The problem is, that for many the 9.7 inch screen is just too big to carry …

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Mac OS X 10.7 to become a hybrid iOS ?

Apple have a fairly unifed operating system which shares similar code algorithms between the main OS X and iOS platforms. Patently Apple have discovered a patent application filed with the World Intellectual Property Organisation earlier this year which points to potentially major interface changes. Apple love touch input, the iPad …

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Recent mac update increases gaming FPS x 3

Macintosh executives have never been keen to promote their machines as gaming computers but they have been swallowing a bitter pill recently with Valve’s release of the Steam client for OSx. Adoption has been phenomenal and this has had the positive effect of pushing their departments to update drivers. The …

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UK police raid global iPhone crime syndicate

City Of London police have arrested nine suspected members of a crime conspiracy ring involving thousands of stolen iPhones and millions of pounds worth of fraudulent phone charges. Police performed a series of raids on Wednesday and seized many phones, fake passports, SIM cards and noted a sophisicated network of …

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New 7 inch iPad rumours persist – in plane switching LCD Display

KitGuru reported last week regarding rumours of a new 7 inch iPad set to hit retail with a Cortex A9 processor. While these were only rumours from far eastern shores, it appears that another Taiwanese publication has detailed more information. Chinese language Economic Daily News reported on Tuesday that Apple …

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