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Intel OS for tablet PCs ready 21st April

Keeping its options open, Intel now cosies up to several operating systems at the same time. Around the 3rd week in April 2011, it will push out a tablet/mobile OS with Nokia. Hardware will surely be close behind. KitGuru investigates. Turn the clock back 10 or so years, and you …

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Motorola Atrix 4G will support 1080p video recording

The Motorola Atrix 4G looks to be one of the sexiest phones on paper with eye popping specifications. The camera will have a dual processing configuration and the latest news is that it will be capable of 1080p video recording, after launch. This is an update on the post release …

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Apple to launch new 15 inch & 17 inch Macbook Pro?

If you have wanted a new MacBook Pro in either the 15 inch or 17 inch category, they have been fairly hard to get. KitGuru heard last night from sources in Taipei that Apple are aiming to launch new 15 inch and 17 inch models with updated specifications in the …

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Apple boom in enterprise activations: iPad huge success

A recent report from Good Technology shows that Apple’s iOS devices are growing in the enterprise sector, now accounting for 65 percent of all devices activated. The report for some reason is ignoring Research In Motion and their BlackBerry enterprise mobile phone. If they were included, Apple and Android would …

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How many Windows 7 phones have Microsoft really sold?

The new Microsoft Windows Phone 7 launch has not went according to plan, according to many analyst reports. Microsoft claim they have shipped 2 million units to carriers, but no one is delivering actual sales figures. When Microsoft are questioned on their sales figures, they have spoken to the press …

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News Corp ‘The Daily’ iPad newspaper out in two weeks

James Murdoch, son of industry mogul Rupert Murdoch has said that the iPad exclusive paper ‘The Daily’ should be available within the next two weeks. The Daily is the heavily promoted digital only publication which was originally planned for a January 19th launch but was pushed back at the last …

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Woman hangs up on prize $10,000 call from Apple

Gail Davis, a woman from Orpington, England received a call from Apple offering a prize of $10,000 and she hung up the phone saying ‘Thank you very much, I’m not interested’. She had assumed it was a fake, spam related call looking for personal information. Her household was the one …

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Will the Xoom Tablet sell at $800?

We have been awaiting the Motorola Xoom with baited breath now for quite some time. This will be the first Android tablet to use V3.0 and it will be upgradable to a 4G connection. We heard some rumours behind closed doors this morning – it might cost a whopping $800. …

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Nokia opting for Intel Atom in Nokia N9?

Insides sources are just after speaking with the KitGuru newsdesk with a report that Nokia are considering using Intel Atom processors inside their upcoming range of smartphones. Our sources claim that the Nokia N9 is going to feature an Atom processor clocked at 1.2ghz or 1.4ghz. This phone is set …

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Apple move parts to Taiwan in cost cutting move

Apples upcoming plans for the iPhone 5 are rumoured to see it move a large number of parts from Japan to Taiwan. Foxconn Electronics, Foxlink, Epistar and Gold Circuit Electronics are all supplying parts such as the white headphones, LED lights and boards. Apple are said to be looking for …

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Former NSA, Navy Analyst hired by Apple as security expert

Under pressure from enterprise clients, Apple have hired cybersecurity expert and author David Rice as its director of global security. Several sources in the industry have verified that Apple have hired Rice who is due to take his position in March. Rice is a respected name in IT security circles …

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Which tablet should you buy in 2011?

2010 seemed like the ‘Year of the Tablet’, however we are positive that in 2011 sales figures are going to soar to new heights. With many companies stepping up and offering an alternative to the iPad which one you should be buying? CES 2011 showcased many new designs, from Android …

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Will Apple introduce multitouch gestures on iPhone?

Leaked screenshots have appeared online showing that Apple may be introducing new multitouch gestures on iOS. The image shows that multitasking gestures can be enabled or disabled and underneath it details that four or five fingers can be used to pinch to the homescreen, swipe up to reveal the multitasking …

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iPad 2 might not feature Retina display

Rumours of the iPad 2 have been circulating over the last week, with many people saying it will feature the Retina Display. John Gruber, Apple watcher claims that this is incorrect. A while ago, sites and publications found higher resolution graphics inside recent builds of Apple’s iOS programs, available on …

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Should Tim Cook get control of Apple?

KitGuru reported yesterday that Steve Jobs has taken a leave of absense, so he can deal with health issues that have been causing him concern now for many months. The big question we need to ask however is should he finally step down and hand over the company to Tim …

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Unrestricted porn for your iPad? Hugh Hefner says yes.

Everyones favourite dirty old man Hugh Hefner has revealed on Twitter that full, uncensored issues of Playboy will become available for the iPad in March of this year. While Playboy already has an official App Store program, it has been restricted and contains no nude images. There are still no …

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White iPhone 4 to launch Feb 27th

Best Buy in the states could be selling the long awaited white iPhone 4 next month. Someone took a picture of a Best Buy Computer Screen showing an in stock date of February 27th. Best Buy have taken pre orders for the white iPhone 4 during the run up to …

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Apple tally 160 million iOS device sales

Apple announced that they have sold over 160 million devices, powered by the iOS mobile operating system. Many critics are asking why they aren’t dropping the price of the iPhone, with average prices now set at $625 per unit. Apple held a conference call yesterday and KitGuru was there to …

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300,000 Android sign ups daily, 0.4% using Gingerbread

Google’s Android is growing exponentially fast with over 300,000 devices being activated every day. The latest Gingerbread operating system (version 2.3) accounts for only 0.4 percent of the userbase. The statistics come from Google Android Developers website and it points that the slow adoption for Gingerbread is because that it …

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44.6 million tablets to ship in 2011

Apple had a great 2010, selling many millions of iPads and ensuring that many other companies would take an interest in the tablet sector. This market is so strong that 44.6 million tablets are going to be shipped worldwide in 2011, over 2.5 times as many as 2010. IDC has …

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Blackberry filter out porn in Indonesia

Research In Motion have agreed to filter out pornographic content on their Blackberry devices for all users in Indonesia, according to a government spokesperson. This has been a forced compliance as Indonesia have threatened to revoke Blackberry’s license to operate in the country, the world’s most populous Muslim nation. Research …

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Steve Jobs takes medical leave: Apple future worries

Steve Jobs, probably the world’s best known CEO has been battling serious health problems for years now. He said on Monday that he is taking a leave of absense. This has obviously raised questions about whether Apple should be concerned about their future. This announcement has caused a lot of …

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Kobalt release new Sandy Bridge notebooks

We recently tested Intel’s latest desktop Sandy Bridge processors which really impressed us with their impressive performance.  But we haven’t yet had a chance to test any Sandy Bridge based laptops to see how they compare to the previous generation models. Kobalt Computers are renowned for producing some of the …

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