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Samsung ask USA to ban imported Apple goods

Samsung and Apple have a fairly strained relationship right now, which is being highlighted by Samsung’s request to stop the US from importing their goods. The problem revolves around a dispute over iPhone and iPad devices and a patent dispute. Samsung said in a statement on Thursday that they had …

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Sony to release Thunderbolt laptop in July

Sony are the first company, outside Apple to adopt the new Thunderbolt technology. They will include it in their new VAIO Z laptop which should reach the UK in July at some stage. This news comes as Apple have just released a firmware update to improve Thunderbolt performance in their …

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Will OSX Lion rock your world? It is only £20.99

Apple can do no wrong in recent months. Both the iPad 2 and MacBook Air have been generating a massive level of income in recent months. The buzz on the streets is that OSX Lion is going to rock the Mac user community by offering a more streamlined interface, incorporating …

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New MacBook air coming: Best Buy suspend orders

Kitguru reports earlier this month of a new MacBook Air update, seem to have been close as giant retailer Best Buy have put a hold on MacBook Air orders, which would indicate that Apple are about to release an updated version of the big selling laptop. According to information on …

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Apple PC profits are seven times higher than HP’s

At the weekend, it can be interesting to get a hold of marketing research and company financials – it looks like Matt Richman has been busy doing some profit calculations. Earlier this month Peter Misek of Jefferies and Company indicated that Mac gross margins were hovering around 28%. When we …

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Classic shooter Marathon coming to iPad

Older Mac lovers will remember playing Marathon on their 68030 or 68040 powered computer many eons ago. The latest news is that the 1994 genre redefining shooter is coming to the iPad. Bungie, the makers of the original game however won’t be involved because the port is being handled by …

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Nokia Windows phone – pictures leak online

A Hungarian blog appears to have published some rather blurry pictures of a new Nokia Windows Phone. Fudzilla sourced the information today and it appears that the device is based around similar hardware used in the N9. Nokia are betting their companies future on Windows Mobile platform, a rather daring …

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Comscore claim iPad dominates global tablet traffic

Comscore released a report which shows the popularity of the iPad within the growing tablet market. According to their report the iPad is responsible for 89 percent of all tablet traffic. The iPad seems to have a strong audience in Canada where it accounts for 33.5% of all non-computer related …

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People are 58% more productive with a tablet

We take these kind of research claims with a pinch of salt, but Yankee Group, who are due to release their European Mobile User Study next month have offered a quick glimpse into their early findings. According to their research, 40% of European smartphone buyers are intending to buy an …

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Nokia ‘we are focused on delivering results’

Nokia are aiming to release their first Windows smartphones later this year although it looks as if they won’t hit the channel in volume until 2012. Stephen Elop, Nokia CEO was speaking at the Nokia Connections event in Singapore and had a positive outlook on Nokia’s change in stance. “We …

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New York Post block Safari access on iPad

The New York Post is coming under attack with a recent decision to block Safari users on the Apple iPad. They are redirecting visitors to download the publications specialised application through the App Store – which is pay only. Paid Content reported the findings at the weekend, saying that the …

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iPad leading ‘post-pc’ consumer world

It is a term I never though I would hear, but according to the International Business times, executives are saying that the iPad is leading “a ‘post-PC’ consumer world where users roam free from their desktops with tablets and smartphones.” Counting the success of the iPad aside, it appears that …

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Apple iPad responsible for 83% of 9.7 inch display sales

Apple are a company continually in the spotlight and recent figures from DisplayBank indicate that they are responsible for 84% of all 9.7 inch displays which were sold last month. Apple use two main suppliers for their iPad screens – Samsung and LG. These companies combined delivered 4.5 million of …

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Macbook Air sales continue to climb as PC market declines

Generally when Apple are mentioned, people discuss the runaway success of the iPad, but recent predictions from J.P. Morgan indicate that Apple would turn the Macbook Air platform into a $3 billion a year business with the release of the iCloud software. Mark Moskowitz wrote in a note to investors …

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RIM struggling: profits fail to reach reduced estimates

Research In Motion reduced their profit forecast 2 months ago however they showed earnings results yesterday that were worse than even the lowered analyst expectations. RIM are one of the pioneers of the smartphone market, making one of the first smartphones ever released. In recent years however they are struggling …

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Chromebooks from Acer and Samsung now on sale

Both Acer and Samsung were slow off the mark, with Kogan releasing the first Agora Chromebook on June 7th. Both market leaders however have released new laptops based around Google’s Chrome operating system. The Agora machine was being marketed at a very respectable £269 inc vat. Google have revealed that …

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more info leaks regarding iPad 3 2048×1536 display

Yesterday we reported on the upcoming iPad3 display, as our sources indicated Apple were making the move in 2012. More information was shared yesterday that highlights a possible move, due to the twitter.framework within the iOS SDK having huge images, over twice the size needed for the current iPad display …

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iPad 3 2048×1536 screen resolution rumors persist

Last night I spoke with an insider in Taipei who claims that Apple are set to adopt a new high resolution screen for the upcoming iPad 3. Those people who have skipped over on the iPad 2 release will be happy to hear the latest news. Of course, I can’t …

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Apple to sell unlocked iPhone 4 for $649 & $749

Apple are rumored to be starting a new campaign featuring unlocked iPhone 4’s in the USA. The pricing is apparently going to be around the $649 mark for the 16GB model and $749 for the 32GB model. Unlocked iPhone 4’s have been available internationally now for some time, but it …

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