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Dell XPS 14z Review

Whether you like them or not, almost everyone agrees that Apple have been consistently creating some of the most beautiful laptop computers for many years. Dell are keen to showcase that they have the engineering prowess to compete with Apple and today we are looking at their XPS 14z, a …

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Sony Ericsson LT28at Xperia with 720p reality display

Sony Ericsson are causing a stir in the industry with the news of their upcoming LT28at ‘super phone’. According to theverge the device has “just appeared on the official Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) site of certified Bluetooth devices. The LT28at is described as an Xperia “super phone” with LTE …

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Conan O’Brien spoof video about Kindle Fire

We aren’t sure Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos will be too happy about the spoof video that was shown on the Conan O’Brien show a short while ago. The video slots in a look-a-like actor to replace Bezos as he announces a list of new features, fixes and even a ‘Kindle …

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Android losing out to iOS on app revenue

Android has taken the world by storm and has surpassed Apple’s iOS in regards to the number of smartphone users. Apple however are still selling more applications and generating more revenue. Distimo filed a report on the subject yesterday and it shows that the Apple App Store generates four times …

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Blackberry may be acquired by Microsoft/Nokia

2011 has been a year that Research In Motion would like to forget, even though they still produce some of the best business phones available. The latest news to leak would indicate that Nokia and Microsoft are considering a potential takeover of the company. This comes at the same time …

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Apple spend $500 million to ensure flash memory future

Apple have bought Israel Anobit, a well known maker of flash memory. The deal reportedly cost them half a billion dollars, according to the Calcalist financial daily. Apple have plans to also open a research and development centre in Israel, the first outside the United States. Anobit have developed a …

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Android peak over 700,000 activations daily

The Android machine continues to grow and according to Andy Rubin, the platform chief, they have hit a 700,000 activations daily figure now, 200,000 more than last reported several months ago. In July Google reported around half a million activations each day and the growth rate really is staggering, causing …

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Google to release ‘Nexus’ tablet – targeting iPad

Google have had a strong year, remaining in the top search engine position, and spreading their Android operating system, far and wide. Chairman Eric Schmidt has revealed that they also plan to take on Apple in the tablet sector, with their upcoming ‘Nexus’. Google helped Motorola design their Xoom tablet, …

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2nd gen Amazon Kindle Fire to be launched Q2 2012

The supply chain are preparing for the launch of the second version of the Kindle Fire in 2012. Industry sources spoke to Digitimes to confirm that parts and components for the production of the new tablet are already underway. There are rumors that Amazon may be buying processors from Nvidia …

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Kindle Fire 6.2.1. update breaks root

Amazon have broken the homebrewing root on the Kindle Fire, with their latest 6.2.1. update. The update which is rolling out as we speak disables root and the SuperOneClick utility. Amazon are clearly not too happy about a portion of the user base modifying their new tablet. Engadget add “If …

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Samsung attack Apple over emoticon patent

We would imagine that executives at Apple and Samsung won’t be exchanging Christmas gifts this year, as they have been at legal loggerheads all year. The latest news to be released today indicates that Samsung are on the counter attack against Apple in regards to another patent claim. Samsung have …

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ROCCAT Taito in Mini-, Mid- and King-Size out now

Offering a fresh take on one of the best-selling gaming mouse pads in history, ROCCAT Studios – the Hamburg, Germany-based manufacturer of professional PC gaming devices and equipment – today announced that the legendary ROCCAT Taito Shiny Black Gaming Mousepad now comes in two thicknesses of 3mm and 5mm, as …

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Sony Vita Portable sells out – sales numbers aren’t given

Sony executives will be celebrating in the boardroom today as they have issued a statement to say that they have sold out of the Playstation Vita portable device, via preorders in Japan. Andrew House, chief executive officer of Sony Computer Entertainment told reporters yesterday “There were lines to make reservations …

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Apple contract Jobs signed sells for £1 million

A simple three page contract that Steve Jobs signed, establishing Apple Computer sold for $1.59 million (£1 million) at a Sotheby’s auction in New York today. The auction was estimated to generate around $100,000. According to a report on Bloomberg Businessweek, the bidding started at $70,000 in a room of …

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Mac sales up 13% with more growth expected

Research group NPD have posted the latest domestic sales data from America which show the Macintosh range of computers have experienced 13 percent growth year over year in the first 2 months of Q4. This number is expected to increase in December as people rush for a new purchase and …

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How productive are Apple Store employees?

No company is analysed and stripped apart more than Apple, and this latest report from ASYMCO is slightly bizarre yet fascinating. According to the correlated information the Apple stores generate over $100k per employee, every quarter. In 2010 the revenue was $481,000 per employee. This year this has increased to …

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Samsung tablet to use staggering 2560×1600 resolution

The Apple audience are waiting with baited breath for the upcoming iPad 3, which is said to feature a super high resolution ‘retina’ display with 2048×1536 resolution. We have been following the rumours now for many months. Breaking news last night however would indicate that Samsung are keen to beat …

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