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The ‘stolen’ Apple iPhone 5 fiasco

Earlier this week we reported on the ‘stolen iPhone 5’. Since then the press have been active on the story, with some reporters claiming that Apple planned the whole event for marketing reasons. In the last day however, some publications are even saying that Apple impersonated police officers in the …

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New colour 7 inch Amazon Kindle priced at $250

Techcrunch have had a hands on with the upcoming full colour Kindle tablet and author MG Siegler says it is ‘going to be a big deal’. Rumours of an Amazon full colour tablet have been rife now for months, and Kitguru has reported on the news before. This is the …

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Lenovo release IdeaPad – Android tablet at $199

Hewlett Packard have shown that there is a huge market for cut price tablet sales, but with a $300 loss on every unit sold it certainly won’t be a business plan that other companies will want to copy. Lenovo have released their new IdeaPad A1, at only $199 ….. but …

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The lost iPhone 5: a clever ruse for media attention?

Yesterday we reported that Apple had lost a prototype of the iPhone 5, in a bar. Many people couldn’t believe that the same thing happened almost a year before. The International Business Times however have a different take on the matter – was it a clever ploy for media attention? …

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Apple face criticism over environmental concerns in China

Apple are facing criticism over environmental issues for the second time this year. A leading Chinese environment activist are targeting the American computer maker over ‘polluted water’ and ‘hazardous gas’ concerns. According to a report on the Wall Street Journal, Ma Jun, a director of the Institute of Public & …

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Sony tablet facing a tough sell against iPad 2

The Apple iPad is one of the decades success stories. They have already sold millions and have generated Apple several billion dollars in the space of a year. Sony have entered the tablet market with their latest range, but so far critics don’t seem impressed. It is common knowledge that …

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HP will bring future updates to TouchPad

The Hewlett Packard Touchpad has been one of the hottest selling pieces of technology in the last month – thanks to the incredible loss generating price reductions. It appears that HP are not ditching support for the tablet however, with updates coming in the future. HP spoke to CNET this …

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Will Apple re-hire Wozniak for active role?

With Tim Cook now as acting CEO, analysts and industry experts have been pondering the possible changes within the company. Famous co-founder Steve Wozniak has already been speaking out in interviews and has said that he would consider returning to an active role at Apple if he was offered. He …

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HP Touchpad rerun scheduled for October

It has been an unusual year for Hewlett Packard. Their Touchpad was promoted as being a viable alternative to the ever popular Apple iPad. Sadly they killed support for WebOS and the price plummeted to under $100 in the US and £89 in the UK. Stocks sold out in a …

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Do Apple need women in the executive team?

Over the last week there have been many stories about Apple and their future. Since Steve Jobs stepped down as CEO, some are questioning Tim Cook’s abilities as a leader, as to whether he would be able to help create, direct and develop new products. Out of all the articles …

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Amazon marked for tablet success

Kitguru has written many articles now on the upcoming tablet release from etail giant Amazon. We have predicted that while they won’t be able to overthrow Apple as the market leader, that they should be able to shift quite a few units and take second place. It appears that analyst …

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Sprint send ‘no comment’ iPhone 5 memo to staff

SprintFeed have published a story, based on a leaked memo from Sprint to their employees. In the memo they instruct all their staff to issue a ‘no comment’ response when asked about the upcoming iPhone 5, the latest product from Apple which has been causing much debate within the industry. …

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Apple working on a television for release in 2012?

According to reports on VentureBeat Apple are working on a digital television which will be powered by the iOS operating system. They claim sources in Silicon Valley. VentureBeat say they have interviewed sources who confirm the news, although it seems to be just a ‘rumour’ rather than anything confirmed. Apple …

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Apple continue to delay Samsung Tab 10.1 Australian sales

The ongoing battle between Apple and Samsung still rages – Apple claim that Samsung are imitating their design ideas. Apple have won a further delay in the sales of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 in Australia – until the end of September at least. Apple have sued Samsung in Sydney …

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Apple hire JailBreakMe hacker

“If you can’t beat ’em join ’em” Or in this case ‘if you can’t beat em’ hire ’em. Yes, Famous iOS hacker Comex has tweeted online that he is taking up a new job position with Apple. The author of JailBreakMe has been releasing hacks for Apple users now for …

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RIM release BBM Music for BlackBerry

Research In Motion have released their new BBM Music service, a messenger based software extra for Blackberry phones. BBM Music is a cloud based music service which allows BlackBerry Messenger users to share music through a community based music library. During the UK riots, RIM were faced with negative press …

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The tablet market shaken up by TouchPad sales

All week we have been covering the news on the TouchPad. When Hewlett Packard announced that they were dropping the price to $99/£89 the online audience snapped them up, by the truckload. Within a few days Hewlett Packard announced that they had sold out, giving people an opt in button …

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Tim Cook replaces Steve Jobs as CEO of Apple

The Apple board of Directors have announced that iconic leader Steve Jobs has resigned as Chief Executive Officer. They have named Tim Cook as the new CEO. Tim Cook has been the Chief Operating Officer for Apple for some time and his move to replace Steve Jobs has not came …

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RIM to release new Blackberry 9350, 9360 and 9370

Research In Motion are to release three new phones in the Curve range in the UK by September. The 9350, 9360 and 9370 will be running the latest BlackBerry 7 operating system. RIM are keen to point out that the new operating system is much snappier than previous versions, especially …

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Cheap 8GB iPhone 4 on the way

Reuters have published a news report quoting two unknown sources who claim that there will be an 8GB iPhone 4 released in the near future. The 8GB flash drive is being manufactured by a Korean company, although the source and manufacturing company have not been mentioned. Apple at this point …

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HP Touchpad sells out in Germany: £89 in UK

The Hewlett Packard TouchPad was said to be a challenger for the Apple iPad, but sadly it was not to be . They ditched support for WebOS and as we reported yesterday, the tablet dropped in price to $99 in the US, causing a huge influx of sales across America. …

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