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Sorry men, we’re not as important as a woman’s mobile phone

A recent investigation has discovered that women care more about their mobile phones than their boyfriends. Pawnbroker Borro.com surveyed 4000 women and discovered that a woman’s mobile phone comes in at number 3 on a list of most treasured possessions list. Boyfriends lose out a bit on the list, they’re (we’re) stuck down …

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Apple iPad 3 Review (64GB)

Today we are looking at the Apple iPad 3, the latest version of the tablet computer that has been breaking worldwide sales records over the last two years. It has been impossible to escape the hype, everyone knows that the latest version has the new super high resolution Retina screen, …

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Cyberlink prepares full range of Apple software

News coming out of Taiwan this morning is that Cyberlink, arguably the most prevalent provider of proper video playback and photo manipulation software in the wonderful world of Windows, is investing BIG TIME in its OSX products (and more). KitGuru turns Power(news)Producer Pro to maximum and ponders the impact. Whether …

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Apple privacy protection still questioned by Congress

U.S. Government officials are not happy with Apple’s latest privacy policies even though CEO Tim Cook has given them a detailed response in regards to the protection of their customers. Venturebeat reported that G.K. Butterfield and Henry Waxman, members of a congressional subcommittee dedicated to consumer protection have sent Apple …

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Apple delivers good news

One of the most eagerly awaited emails of the past 12 months has just arrived in the inboxes of the chosen few. What is the message and what does it mean? KitGuru engages iLiedown and gives it a ponder. The Daily Telegraph (of all the socialist press) ran a footy-score, …

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iPad 3 reviews: another winner for Apple

The iPad 3 officially launches tomorrow, if you were lucky enough to get your preorder in early enough, and the first reviews have hit the net. The consensus? Apple have created another winner. If you have missed all the news on Apple’s iPad 3 then a quick recap is in …

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Nokia confirm Tablet PC is coming

Many people will be pleased to hear that Nokia will be entering into the tablet wars, a sector currently dominated by Apple’s iPad. Nokia chief design guru Marko Ahtisaari is spending a lot of his time creating the new tablet for Nokia which they want to stand out in a …

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iPad 3 – first camera shots leak online

The iPad 3 hype is reaching fever pitch as we head into the ‘launch phase’ in the next couple of days. The new technology has been at the forefront of debate, with many publications discussing the new super high resolution screen and enhanced processing power. One area that we haven’t …

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iPad 3 demand exceeds all expectations. 66million to sell in 2012

We all knew the new iPad3 was a significant improvement when compared to the previous versions, but according to Analyst Michael Walkley with Canaccord Genuity Apple have already broken their own preorder records. Genuity has checked with Apple’s distribution channels and the orders are already backlogged for weeks. The initial …

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Siri facing a Japanese language barrier

Siri has proven a great success worldwide, but the software is facing a problem with the Japanese market. Apple added Japanese language support last week with the release of iOS 5.1, but some Japanese speakers don’t seem to be understood by the voice assistant. Reader Tom Bailey sent us a …

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Sharp continue to face panel delays for iPad 3

Apple will start selling their new tablet computer later this week, but they won’t feature panel technology from Sharp in the early phases due to deliver delays, according to a report published on the Wall Street Journal. Sharp are well known for creating a quality panel, and have experienced success …

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Sony announces Xperia sola smartphone

Sony has just announced its latest smartphone to follow the new Sony Xperia styling that has already been seen in the Xperia S, the Xpera sola. The NFC equipped Android smartphone will come bundled with two Xperia SmartTags. These can be configured to do things on the phone, such as …

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Mini iPad will adopt new slim bezel design

I spoke a few hours ago with an industry insider in Taipei, close to the Apple supply chain. He verified that Apple are adopting a new super slim bezel for the upcoming ‘mini iPad’ tablet, said to be 7.85 inch. Apple are known to dominate the high end, and their …

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60,000 laptops burn to a crisp

If you find yourself easily attached to electronics on an emotional level (and I’m not just talking about those times when you stroke the side of your iPad with lust in your eyes and whisper, “I love you so much baby”); first of all, you should probably seek professional help! …

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Estimates pitch the new iPad at $310 to build

Analysts at UBM TechInsights have done some extensive component research and have estimated that the total BOM (bill of materials) for the 16 GB 4G LTE model of the new iPad to be $310. This makes it the most expensive iPad to manufacture to date with the iPad 2 and …

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Apple iPhone struggles in China against Samsung

Apple may dominate in many parts of the world, but in China the iPhone is struggling to catch up against Samsung’s range of smartphones. Samsung hold almost 25 percent of the market for smartphones, according to Gartner Inc research. Apple have managed to land two sales partners now but figures …

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Windows Mobile Marketplace shutting down in May

Microsoft has recently sent out emails to Windows Mobile 6.x users stating that the marketplace will soon be shutting down in early May. Windows Mobile 6.x is not to be mistaken with Microsoft’s current Windows Phone 7 platform. Starting from the 9th of May users rocking Microsoft’s old mobile operating …

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Archos G9 tablet lineup get suited up with ICS

If you’re an existing Archos G9 Android tablet user you may or may not have been pleasantly surprised with a certain update that graced your tablet yesterday. Archos has started rolling out over-the-air updates for its G9 series tablets that will suit them up with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich …

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Apple and book publishers in hot water over e-book pricing

The U.S. Justice Department has recently warned Apple and five large book publishers that it has plans to file a lawsuit unless they change business practices for alleged price fixing of e-books. This comes about after the European Commission launched a antitrust investigation on the same issue late last year. …

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Looking for a cheap iPad? ebay flooded with deals

The release of a new Apple product means that customers rush to sell their perfectly fine, but ‘out of date’ product. Ebay has already seen a raft of tablet computers for sales in the last couple of weeks, but now that the mainstream public are fully aware that a new …

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