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HP Sales struggle to keep momentum

Hewlett Packard have been experiencing a huge drop in sales lately, according to our sources in the Far East. HP Notebook shipments in May hit 2.6 million which was down dramatically on expectations of around 3.4 million. While the economy is being blamed we can only wonder how Apple managed …

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iPad killer? Exclusive photos @ Computex

The whole iPad phenomenon has grabbed the world by the short and curlies in an amazing way. KitGuru got one of these amazing devices airlifted from the States WAY before the official launch date in the UK, simply because we could not keep our hands off it. The device is …

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Apple sell 2 million ipads, bigger than Microsoft

The iPad – love it or hate it, there is just no getting away from it. The latest sales figures in last night show that Apple have sold 2 million units in just under 2 months … yep, less than 60 days. Apple CEO Steve Jobs said “Customers around the …

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BBC iPlayer will run on iPad – flash not required

The BBC recently announced version 3 of the iPlayer catch up service for their viewers meaning people can stream shows for a week after their first airing – these can also be downloaded for up to 30 days on support platforms. The system currently does not support Apple devices, however …

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Steve Jobs Keynote confirmed for WWDC 2010

Steve Jobs has been confirmed for the Worldwide Developers Conference in 2010. His keynote speeches keep the press occupied for days and this year we would expect the conversations to revolve around the incredible success of the iPad. The iPhone could well make up a portion of his speech, however …

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AMD Vision powered Packard Bell netbook

Packard Bell have just announced the latest addition to their range of netbooks, which they call the DOT a. Simple and effective. This is a 11.6 inch ultra portable netbook powered by AMD and it weighs only 1.35kg and is less than 25mm thick. The machines can be configured with …

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Alienware add Core i7 to netbooks

Alienware parent company Dell are about to unleash a new range of netbooks which will incorporate Core i3, Core i5 and Core i7 processors. While this sounds like a rather unusual move it is certainly going to cause a stir with many tech sites who have always complained that the …

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Michael Dell eating Apple humble pie

It seems impossible to avoid the Apple success story lately and news has just filtered in that Apple are in fact now worth eight times as much as computer giant Dell. In NASDAQ trading today, Apple gained $1.95 to $239.74 to hit a market value of $218.12 billion or more …

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Free iPad for woman – Apple damage control

You would think that walking into an Apple store with a wad of cash would be enough to get you a shiny new iPad, however a woman was recently refused a purchase, even though they were in stock. When this was made public via a news network, Apple dramatically not …

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Hard to please?: Surveys say get an iPad

Are you a hard man to please? Is it tough to get you excited? Then I have a suggestion …. and before you book that flight to Sweden just hear me out. According to ChangeWave Research, 91 percent of people who have purchased an iPad are literally so happy they …

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Gizmodo v Apple Round 4 – the ‘lost’ iPhone Saga

Jason Chen – editor of Gizmodo has been trying to hold his own against Apple in the case of the ‘lost’ iPhone. Brian Hogan, 21, who lives in Redwood City, California was promised $8,500 from Gizmodo if the phone he had was actually the upcoming iPhone, due for release in …

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Fancy an iPad? new $190,000 version available

If you are one of the handful of people who feel that the Apple iPad is ‘too cheap’ then perhaps this latest model might appeal to your inflated bank balance. Stuart Hughes, the exclusive high end ‘luxury remodeling’ company have just released a version of the iPad with 53 flawless …

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Steam For Macintosh OS X Review

The Macintosh has never been pushed hard by Apple as a ‘gaming platform’ and several times in the past their company executives have even been dismissive of gaming in general, clearly wanting to focus more on professional editing and design applications. This attitude certainly hasn’t helped the Mac look attractive …

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Google Nexus One web store to close

Google have announced that they are stopping sales of the online only Nexus One Smartphone and will instead focus on selling the device through retail channels. This means that the phones will stop being sold online entirely. Andy Rubin, Google’s Vice President of Engineering said today: “While the global adoption …

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New Asus NX90 laptop – pure flash

Asus have just released their new mega NX90JQ laptop over in Taipei. The machine not only brings a new meaning to the word ‘bling’ but it features Bang and Olufsen ICEPOWER speakers which surround the LCD screen. Finished in aluminum the Asus 18.4 inch machine is quite an eye catcher. …

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Panasonic Toughbook CF-31: Hard as nails

Panasonic have been making Toughbooks for quite some time and they are commonly known as the leaders in this particular field. They have released the new Toughbook CF31 which is apparently not only extremely tough but rather quite pretty. The CF-30 is the fifth generation Toughbook and makes a claim …

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