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HTC waves goodbye to Qualcomm exclusivity

From the very first HTC manufactured Android smartphone, the Dream, to the present day HTC has only used Qualcomm chipsets in its Android smartphones and tablets. This will soon change; rumours of a Tegra 3 powered smartphone have been floating around the world wide web for a few months and it …

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Activists deliver petitions to Apple Stores

We reported yesterday that 250,000 people had signed petitions to try and force Apple to help improve working conditions in partner factories in the Far East. Activists delivered the petitions to Apple’s Grand Central Terminal flagship store in Manhattan today. CNET were on hand to report. The watchdog groups SumofUS …

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Apple preparing for iPad3 debut launch next month

According to reports on The NextWeb, Apple are preparing for a debut launch of the iPad 3 as early as next month. They quoted unnamed sources close to the company. Apple are apparently ‘in crunch mode’ to line up applications to demonstrate the new flagship tablet computer. Apple spend some …

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Samsung might be working on a Galaxy camera

When you last used a digital camera you may have considered that the firmware they run on is often clunky, slow and generally just plain poor. Finding any specific setting is often unnerving and it appears that Samsung has realised this; they may be planning a Android powered camera. This comes after …

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In-car POV loving for kids on show at Distree

We all love kids. Especially when they are someone else’s and they leave while still entertaining/charming/cute – so the parents can do all the hard work of actually raising them. nVidia Partner, Point of View, has been showing off a neat in-car entertainment pack at Distree in Monte Carlo. KitGuru …

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iPad 3 ‘shell’ photos posted online

Many people are waiting on the iPad 3 to hit retail shelves. With the promise of a new super high resolution screen and additional processing power, it looks to be the tablet to rule them all. Apple remain tight lipped about the design and specifications, but as expected the rumour …

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HTC to boost Nvidia Tegra shipments

HTC sell a large percentage of mobile devices, relying heavily on Qualcomm for the majority of their processors. HTC are changing their strategy and they are expected to purchase a larger percentage of Nvidia Tegra processors in the coming months. Due to this Nvidia shipments will increase noticeably, with HTC …

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Google’s answer to cloud storage launching soon

Google has a massive ecosystem, they cover everything from mobile operating systems to blogs. Perhaps the one and only thing I can think of that they have been missing so far is a cloud storage system and if recent reports are to be believed this will soon be changing. According …

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$299 tablets planned for emerging markets

Some manufacturers are considering a budget tablet computer aimed at emerging markets. While the Apple iPad runs amok in the high end, many people can’t afford the flagship computer. This has left the market open for a variety of manufacturers who are planning tablet computers for audiences in India, Brazil, …

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Apple being sued for $38m over ‘iPad’ name

The term ‘iPad’ may be synonymous with Apple, but a Chinese company are suing the shiny fruit maker in a dispute over the iPad trademark. They have said they are also demanding an apology and anticipates that Apple will be fined $38 million by a Beijing court. AppleInsider have the …

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Chrome for Android will never have Flash support

Following last night’s news that Google Chrome for Android had launched, Adobe has come out and publicly said that Flash will never be supported in the Chrome for Android browser. To some this may come as a surprise but last November Adobe said that they will no longer develop Flash for mobile …

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Prepare for Facebook Ads on mobile applications

Earlier in the month Facebook filed for an initial public offering (IPO) and are looking to generate more revenue from its mobile applications and mobile version according to an online report. Just under half of the of Facebook’s 845 million monthly active users browse Facebook from mobile devices such as …

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Samsung Galaxy S III to be just 7mm thin

Galaxy S III Mockup

At CES earlier in the year the general consensus was that “thin is in.” This applied to everything from new Smart TVs to smartphones. At the same time, Huawei announced the thinnest smartphone ever, the Ascend P1 S smartphone which is just 6.7mm thin while still packing hardware roughly equivalent …

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Samsung confirms white Galaxy Nexus is coming

Have you been wishing the Galaxy Nexus was available in all white attire? Good news, you won’t have to wait for much longer at all, as Samsung have just confirmed that the HSPA+ version of this 4.65-inch sized Android 4.0 running phone will be coming to UK retailer stores as …

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Apple v Motorola v Google

Apple have had to remove several iPad and iPhone models from the German online store, after Motorola Mobility forced a patent injunction against the shiny fruit maker. Apple have apparently failed to license one of Motorola’s wireless intellectual properties. The knock on effect of this ruling is that iPhone users …

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Xoom tablets sold online, with previous owner data

The Motorola Xoom hasn’t been a great success story, even though it was the leader in the Honeycomb tablet sector. Motorola decided to sell around 6,200 refurbished Xoom tablets online through Woot.com, at bargain prices. Sadly for Motorola (and the previous owners) it appears they failed to correctly wipe the …

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Smartphone sales surpass PC in 2011

A report in from Canalys shows that global shipments of smartphones in 2011 surpassed PC sales for the first time ever. Sales of smartphones totaled 487.7 million units which PC sales were 414 million. The PC category included desktop, laptop and tablet computers. These figures are huge, because shipments of …

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Can AMD play in the Windows 8 Tablet sector?

Windows 8 is just around the corner and many companies are preparing their strategy to get market share in the tablet sector. AMD have a tough fight ahead, having to release very power efficient chip designs, especially with ARM so strong in this sector. Windows 8 is causing much debate …

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Sex is more likely for Android users

Match.com have published the findings of their latest survey. It may be enough for geeks to ditch their iPhone or Blackberry device. They claim that 62 percent of singles who use Android devices have had sex on the first date, compared with 57 percent of iPhone users. Blackberry users get …

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Samsung’s Galaxy S III launching on March 13th?

Contrary to our report a few days ago on Samsung’s Galaxy S III being delayed across the globe until later this year due to concerns about the time gap between its announcement and availability, it turns out there’s still a glimmer of hope we’ll get it sooner rather than later …

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Win a 32GB iPad 2 with Kitguru & Aria

Our last iPad 2 competition was such a success that we are working with ARIA to give away another tasty 32GB iPad 2 to a lucky ARIA/KITGURU reader. Today we are launching a new competition to win a brand new 32GB Wi-Fi iPad 2 worth £479! (You can even pick …

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Ultrabooks expected to gain momentum later in the year

The Apple train keeps ‘a rolling with no sign of slowing down. The latest reports from analysts Canalys show that Apple shipped 20 million personal computing devices in Q4, claiming 17 percent of the total market. This is split between 5 million Macs and 15 million iPads. Hewlett Packard are …

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