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Apple iPad 2 is now in production

News organisation Reuters have apparently spotted the unreleased iPad 2 at Rupert Murdoch’s digital newspaper launch today. The prototype has been causing a stir among Apple fans as the release date is imminent. A Reuters eyewitness saw a working model of the new iPad with a front facing camera at …

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Android and Apple grow, Nokia and RIM slipping

The Smartphone market is a competitive arena, with many companies trying hard to grab consumer attention to maximise their sales. In 2010, Apple and Android vendors have managed to grab a greater market share thanks to the strength of their operating systems and partnership deals. Nokia and Research In Motion …

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Nokia culling executive board for reinvigoration plan

Nokia have been having a tough 12 months, and the latest reports we have heard from industry insiders suggest that several leading Nokia executives are expected to leave the board. CEO Stephen Elop has apparently new plans to revigorate Nokia in 2011 and their executive board is made up of …

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Motorola Xoom priced at $800

The much awaited Motorola Xoom has been priced at $800 without a contract and we hear it should reach Best Buy for sale in the US on February 24th. The device supports Wi-Fi however you have to pay for 1 month of Verizon 3G service, which costs a minimum of …

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Nokia pressure to ditch MeeGo and pair with Microsoft

Finnish mobile giant Nokia are feeling a little share growth thanks to an open letter from an industry analyst which is pressing for an exclusive deal linking Nokia devices to Windows Phone 7. This letter was sourced from London based Berenberg bank analyst Adnaan Ahmad, who is urging Nokia to …

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iPad 2 screen – thinner and lighter rumours?

Rumours have been rife for months now on the upcoming iPad 2 which is due for release later this year. Latest information from 9to5Mac shows that the upcoming product will feature a thinner, lighter screen but possibly no mega high resolution Retina Display Technology. 9to5Mac claim to have acquired an …

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‘The Daily’ for iPad is launched

News Corp., the organisation behind some of the worlds leading newspapers has just launched a tablet only news application called ‘The Daily’. While many applications for the iPad are ‘HD’ upgrades, News Corp. has designed this program from the ground up, focusing on delivering the best newsreading experience possible. It …

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Apple iPad market share falls to 75 percent

The latest figures in from Strategy Analytics shows that Apple are seeing the first effects of competition in the tablet sector. Their marketshare has dropped from around 96 percent to 75 percent in the last few months. Android tablets are the biggest issue for Apple right now as they have …

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Apple sued: iPhone 4 breaking glass

It seems in the States that people can sue over almost anything. The latest news show that Donald LeBuhn is sueing Apple over the iPhone 4’s glass housing. LeBuhn has filed a class action suit in L.A. County, claiming that the company is aware of the problem and refuses to …

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Intel OS for tablet PCs ready 21st April

Keeping its options open, Intel now cosies up to several operating systems at the same time. Around the 3rd week in April 2011, it will push out a tablet/mobile OS with Nokia. Hardware will surely be close behind. KitGuru investigates. Turn the clock back 10 or so years, and you …

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Motorola Atrix 4G will support 1080p video recording

The Motorola Atrix 4G looks to be one of the sexiest phones on paper with eye popping specifications. The camera will have a dual processing configuration and the latest news is that it will be capable of 1080p video recording, after launch. This is an update on the post release …

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Apple to launch new 15 inch & 17 inch Macbook Pro?

If you have wanted a new MacBook Pro in either the 15 inch or 17 inch category, they have been fairly hard to get. KitGuru heard last night from sources in Taipei that Apple are aiming to launch new 15 inch and 17 inch models with updated specifications in the …

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Apple boom in enterprise activations: iPad huge success

A recent report from Good Technology shows that Apple’s iOS devices are growing in the enterprise sector, now accounting for 65 percent of all devices activated. The report for some reason is ignoring Research In Motion and their BlackBerry enterprise mobile phone. If they were included, Apple and Android would …

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How many Windows 7 phones have Microsoft really sold?

The new Microsoft Windows Phone 7 launch has not went according to plan, according to many analyst reports. Microsoft claim they have shipped 2 million units to carriers, but no one is delivering actual sales figures. When Microsoft are questioned on their sales figures, they have spoken to the press …

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News Corp ‘The Daily’ iPad newspaper out in two weeks

James Murdoch, son of industry mogul Rupert Murdoch has said that the iPad exclusive paper ‘The Daily’ should be available within the next two weeks. The Daily is the heavily promoted digital only publication which was originally planned for a January 19th launch but was pushed back at the last …

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Woman hangs up on prize $10,000 call from Apple

Gail Davis, a woman from Orpington, England received a call from Apple offering a prize of $10,000 and she hung up the phone saying ‘Thank you very much, I’m not interested’. She had assumed it was a fake, spam related call looking for personal information. Her household was the one …

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Will the Xoom Tablet sell at $800?

We have been awaiting the Motorola Xoom with baited breath now for quite some time. This will be the first Android tablet to use V3.0 and it will be upgradable to a 4G connection. We heard some rumours behind closed doors this morning – it might cost a whopping $800. …

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Nokia opting for Intel Atom in Nokia N9?

Insides sources are just after speaking with the KitGuru newsdesk with a report that Nokia are considering using Intel Atom processors inside their upcoming range of smartphones. Our sources claim that the Nokia N9 is going to feature an Atom processor clocked at 1.2ghz or 1.4ghz. This phone is set …

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Apple move parts to Taiwan in cost cutting move

Apples upcoming plans for the iPhone 5 are rumoured to see it move a large number of parts from Japan to Taiwan. Foxconn Electronics, Foxlink, Epistar and Gold Circuit Electronics are all supplying parts such as the white headphones, LED lights and boards. Apple are said to be looking for …

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