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Blackberry Playbook not off to a good start

Research In Motion have handed out some PlayBook tablets for review, but it would seem as if the new product has a fair share of problems. The seven inch Tablet was designed to go head to head against the iPad, particularly in the business market. Reviewers complemented the rugged design …

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Apple Q2 revenue set to rise to $24.42 billion

Investment Bank J.P. Morgan has raised their projections of Apple’s earnings through 2012 in expectation of continued growth from both the iPad and the iPhone. Mark Moskowitz, an analyst with the company issued a note to investors early today with revised estimates, increasing his revenue estimate for the March quarter …

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Suppliers confirm 45 million iPads could ship in 2011

Apple could never have dreamed that the iPad would prove such a monumental product for them, outselling demand and generating many millions in profit. Educated component makers have said that Apple could sell up to 45 million touchscreen tablets in 2011. 45 million iPads is a tough figure to wrap …

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long awaited white iPhone due to appear in a month

Well this rumour has been going on now for months, and KitGuru has reported on it many times before. The latest murmurings from inside sources indicate however that the much awaited ‘white’ iPhone could be finally reaching retail within the next month. Sources last night told Kitguru that production has …

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MSI unleashes the FX720 notebook

MSI is proud to announce the release of its First-Class FX720 notebook. This notebook has a great look and feel thanks to its chrome treatment and anti-fingerprint coating. The exclusive GPU boost technology powered by NVIDIA Optimus gives you an extra performance boost when needed while playing games or working …

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Intel showcase future netbooks

Yesterday KitGuru reported on Intel’s Oak Trail solution and Intel have also rolled out their next generation ‘Cedar Trail’ Atom processor, due in Netbooks within the next couple of months. At a developer conference in China they have showcased new netbooks based on the next generation Atom processor. Cedar Trail …

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Intel launch Oak Trail tablet chip targeting Apple

Intel have released a new Oak Trail tablet chip which they hope will be used in tablets targeting the market leader, Apple. Intel launched the new ATOM chip, codenamed Oak Trail which is designed specifically for tablet computers. They have also said that 35 tablet and hybrid computers will be …

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F5V Tablet PC released with Core i3 processor

It isn’t often you hear of a tablet being released with a full Core i3 processor, but Motion Computing are due to release the Motion F5v Tablet PC which features one of Intel’s high powered processors. “Motion is committed to offering our customers a broad range of price and performance …

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Steve Wozniak would return to Apple, if asked

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak said in an interview that he would consider going back to Apple in an active role if the company asked him. During an interview in England this week he said ‘I’d consider it, yeah’, when asked if whether he would like to play an active role …

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Microsoft release BING for iPad: rave reviews

Yesterday, Microsoft released BING for the iPad. So far it is getting rave reviews from the public who have downloaded it, and even critics are feeling inspired by the software implementation. Bing for the iPad is similar in structure to the iPhone version, however there are many differences incorporated. The …

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iPod touch photos showing capacitive home button leaked

Images of an iPod touch with a non physical home button have leaked on the internet. Many are claiming that this is an upcoming model of the iPod with a capacitive home button. Apple have sold over 55 million iPod Touch players since they were introduced in 2007. Four generations …

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iPad 2 success causing problems for Xoom sales

Apple seem to be unchallenged so far in the tablet market, and with the recent release of the hot selling iPad 2 it appears that other companies are really struggling to shift units. The Motorola Xoom, on paper is a stunning device, but sales are really poor so far. Analysts, …

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Is Android becoming less ‘open source’ ?

Google have been under some criticism lately from various corners with many saying that they are trying to lock down Android to become less and less an ‘open source’ project. Andy Rubin, the head of the mobile software team said that he and the company are still committed to keeping …

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Apple awarded patent for dock connector: USB 3.0, Thunderbolt

Apple have been granted a patent for a new modified dock connector which is compatible with new high speed communication standards, such as USB 3.0 and a dual lane Displayport, or Thunderbolt connector. This connector is called the ‘Reduced Size Multi Pin Male Plug Connector’ has been published by the …

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Android Music 3.0 app with cloud streaming leaked

TechFrom10 have managed to find out information about the upcoming music streaming functionality thanks to a ‘failed’ Android update. “So on our Galaxy S Vibrant today we went to do a routine update of apps from the Android Market, only to discover that, for a completely unknown and frankly bizarre …

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Android continue to take market share

In a three month period between November 2010 and February 2011, ComScore show Android taking another 7 percentage points from 26% to 33% within the US market. Android have taken most of this from Research In Motion who have lost 4.5% from 33.5% to 28.9%. Android have also taken from …

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iPad 2 is rated as the best tablet yet

Comparison organisation Consumer Reports has posted the results of their first round up of tablet PCs which is going to be welcomed by Apple lovers. Consumer Repotrs is similar to the UK’s Which magazine and their report shows that the iPad2 is the best tablet on the market. The original …

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Apple release the first iPad 2 commercial – ‘we believe’

Apple have launched the new iPad 2 commercial, three weeks after the product shipped. The ‘We Believe’ advert focuses on how to use the iPad 2 to empower users instead of detailing the hardware specifications. Yes, Apple haven’t mentioned the faster, dual core processor or the hardware improvements, instead taking …

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iPod Nano – leaked images show camera to come

Taiwanese Apple related blog site Apple.pro have published a leaked photo of the seventh generation iPod Nano – which is under development. It shows a camera hole in the chassis. The new model will be the same size as the current model and questions have been asked as to how …

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Google Android phones selling 1 in 3 in US

Android has been a runaway success story for Google and the latest reports in from Comscore show that Android based phones are still taking a chunk out of the market share of competing devices. Statistics from America are staggering, with a 33 percent adoption figure, or in laymans terms … …

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Sony confirm 8MP camera in iPhone 5

Sony CEO Howard Stringer has let it slip that they are preparing to supply Apple with a powerful 8 megapixel camera which is likely to be used in the iPhone 5. Stringer told the Wall Street Journal how Japan’s terrible earthquake and tsunami has affected 15 Sony factories. One of …

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Photoshop gets airing on iPad 2

It is hard to escape the iPad on a daily basis, and Adobe clearly feel that there is a good money making potential for Photoshop on the tablet. The Photoshop for the iPad was demonstrated yesterday at the Photoshop World Conference and Photography Bay posted a video which highlights some …

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