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Samsung Galaxy Tab ban in Australia is overturned

Samsung will be able to sell their Galaxy Tab 10.1 again in Australia as the Federal Court of Australia has overturned the preliminary injunction which was initiated by Apple, who claim that the Galaxy Tab 10.1 infringes on the design of their own products. Luke Hopewell reported for ZDNet Australia …

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RIM to offer security features for rival phones

Research In Motion are aiming to get a new income source by offering a new tool to rival smartphone devices, such as the Apple iPhone. The company said today that they are going to launch a new ‘Mobile Fusion’ device management software package in Q1 2012 which will allow corporate …

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Apple customers are the most loyal

A recent study has confirmed what we already knew – Apple have the most loyal customer base. According to research firm GfK, Apple products generate the most fanatical following. 84 percent of the iPhone user base say that they would buy another iPhone to update their device. Google Android is …

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Are Apple ready to unleash 4 inch iPhone ?

Apple may be planning to release a new 4 inch iPhone, if reports on MacoTakara are accurate. They claim that Sony and Hitachi have already begun preparing 4 inch LCD screens for a new iOS device which will be released early next year. “According to Asian source, Hitachi Displays, Ltd. …

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iPad 3 will have a super high resolution (QXGA) screen

Apple fans will be wetting themselves with excitement as it appears the rumors for many months have been true. The upcoming iteration of the iPad will have a super high resolution screen. Sources are claiming a near ‘retina display quality resolution’. Richard Shim, a DisplaySearch analyst has told CNET that …

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EOL HP Touchpad outsells Galaxy Tab in US

The TouchPad was a disaster for Hewlett Packard. They spent millions researching and developing the product, then released it, killed the operating system and decided to stop production leaving them with huge inventory. The only people who won in this scenario were the people who bought one for less than …

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China pass U.S. as largest smartphone market

China have passed the American market to claim the title of largest smartphone market by volume in Q3 2011. Strategy Analytics released the information today which shows huge growth as the phones become cheaper and more available to a wider audience in China. Neil Mawston, an analyst at Strategy Analytics …

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Are Facebook planning a new Phone: codename ‘Buffy’?

If you follow the mobile sector regularly, you might already be aware of the HTC Status and HTC Salsa which were launched earlier this year. According to All Things Digital they have received information that Facebook themselves might be planning a new phone with a code name of ‘Buffy’. All …

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Ice Cream Sandwich – no flash support yet

The new Samsung Galaxy Nexus may be a leading showcase for Android’s new Ice Cream Sandwich operating system but it currently has no support for Adobe Flash. According to Google it will support it eventually, but Adobe need to update their Flash code for the new OS. Interestingly, Adobe stated …

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Android malware problem up by 472 percent

As Android continues to grow in popularity, so does the problem of aggressive malware code. Expert reports are claiming that the growth of this malware is a staggering 472 percent since July. SecurityNewsDaily spoke with Tim Armstrong of Kaspersky Lab and he said “Android malware is growing at an exponential …

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Comfipen Capacitive Stylus for iPad Review

There are a vast selection of capacitive styluses available on the market, such as the Bamboo Stylus that we looked at a few weeks ago.  Even though an iPad is designed to be used with fingers, there are certain applications in which a stylus or pen is preferable.  For example, …

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RIM announce new BlackBerry Bold 9790 and Curve 9380

Research In Motion have announced two new Blackberry smartphones this week, the Bold 9790 and the Curve 9380. We can’t say they seem that exciting and I can’t imagine they will attract a new audience already into the HTC or iPhone handsets. The Bold 9790 is a traditional design, delivering …

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Google fix Gmail bug and relaunch app for iOS

Google have relaunched their Gmail application for the Apple iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch only two weeks after they pulled the last bugged version. Google program manager Matthew Izatt issued a post on the company Gmail blog saying “We’ve fixed the bug and notifications are now working, and the app …

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Tablet revenues up 300%, channel prays to St Jobs

With the sale of traditional PCs dying on its arse, the IT supply channel has been searching high and low for a silver bullet – something that will give them some hope of increasing revenues. Well, it’s already here – and it’s the Apple iPad. KitGuru pulls the Iron Man-coloured …

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HP TouchPad refuses to vanish – more spotted in US

Hewlett Packard might have made a very expensive mistake with the release of the HP TouchPad, but it seems that they have turned a financial disaster into a high profile ‘bargain tablet for the masses’. WEB OS might be dead, but the HP TouchPad is still very much alive and …

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Samsung withdraw iPhone block in Korea

Samsung Electronics have decided to withdraw the injunction they had planned to try and stop sales of the iPhone 4S in Korea.  The new iPhone 4S when on sale at the weekend and news hit that Samsung would do everything in their power to stop Apple selling the new phone …

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1st gen Apple Nano being recalled

Apple are recalling the first generation Nano device due to a faulty battery that overheats. Apple posted a note on their website which said that the problem seemed to be rare among the first generation owners, but that devices sold between September 2005 and December 2006 may be affected. Apple …

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Sony V Apple in rush for ‘four screen’ release

The Wall Street Journal have issued a report after speaking with Sony CEO Howard Stringer. It would appear that Sony engineers are rushing to develop their own ‘four screen’ strategy before Apple can get their own product to market. Stringer said “There’s a tremendous amount of R&D going into a …

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Apple iOS 5.0.1. update improves battery life

Apple have had to deal with reports that their iPhone 4S has suffered from poor battery life. Kitguru reported on this before and it was apparently tied down to a bug in iOS. Apple said they would be working on a fix. Apple issued a statement to All Things D …

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Research In Motion customers experience more problems

Research In Motion are investigating claims that some users are experiencing delays with their BlackBerry services. RIM have acknowledged that they are looking into the reports which seem to be affecting users in Europe, India, Africa and the Middle East. The company updated their statement yesterday and said that services …

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Barnes & Noble fight back against Microsoft: US Probe

Latest reports from the US news group Bloomberg show that tablet maker Barnes & Noble have asked U.S. regulators to investigate Microsoft as they seek to monopolise the mobile market demanding royalties on electronics running on Google’s Android operating system. Barnes & Noble said “Microsoft is embarking on a campaign …

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