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Can Stephen Elop get Nokia back on track ?

It has been a tough period for Nokia and KitGuru has been reporting on the issues they have been facing, with product delays, share prices dropping and declining market percentages. Rumours persist that there are internal issues within company divisions. Information has been leaked to publications that Nokia have been …

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Windows Phone 7 launch set for Oct 21 Europe & Nov 8th USA

Latest rumours in suggest that Microsoft may hold the Windows 7 launches on October 21st and November the 8th. According to Neowin sources, which is not officially confirmed. The launch on October 21st is apparently aimed at audiences in the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy and Spain with the USA …

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Windows 7 HP slate video on Youtube – real or fake?

The HP Slate has been discussed for some time now, but a man reporting to have a prototype in his hands has published a video on Youtube. “I have one here in my hands,” says the man, who is known as x313xkillazx on YouTube. “It’s not actually out yet … …

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Apple become world’s second most valuable company

Apple have overtaken PetroChina Co. to become the second biggest company on the planet. Apple are now valued at $265.8 billion which surpasses the worth of PetroChina at $265.5 billion. Apple are one of the fastest growing companies on the planet and are still trailing Exxon Mobile Corp who are …

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Korea buy over 1,050,000 iPhones

Reports in today show that over 1 million iPhones have been sold in Korea since the launch – our figures are showing 1,050,239 units as of last night. This number is impressive because Korea are generally slow in adopting new technology, a point which Apple will be keen to detail. …

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BlackBerry Blackpad release date imminent

Apple are not only facing stiff competition from Samsung with their new 7 inch Galaxy handheld computer because BlackBerry are due to release their new ‘BlackPad’, possibly within the next few weeks. The Blackpad is rumoured to be based around a 7 inch touchscreen and will have at least one …

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Apple customers are the happiest – 86% give a thumbs up

Researchers have found that almost nine in 10 Apple customers are ‘pleased’ with their computer purchase. Steve Jobs must be equally as happy hearing this. Windows 7 was also on the ‘happy list’ with customers much more satisfied with the platform than the ill received Windows Vista. The American Customer …

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iPad 2 rumours grow in strength – HD camera’s ?

KitGuru has been hearing rumours from the Far East that the new iPad will not only be a 7 inch version with a faster processor but will also offer a High Definition Video Camera.. We have reported on the upcoming iPad over the last month, leaking information when we get …

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Nokia delay flagship N8 – continuing woes

Nokia have not had an easy 12 months, with declining sales and the replacement of their CEO. News has just reached us that they are delaying their flagship N8, once again. The N8 is seen as Nokia’s first major smartphone to launch a challenge against Apple’s iPhone, the success of …

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Apple patch OS x 10.6.4 – fire sharing security issue fixed

Apple announced a security update for OS X 10.6.4 which has addressed an issue which could allow a remote attacker to gain access to shared folders without a valid password. Security Update 2010-006 was issued yesterday afternoon and it applies to OS X 10.6.4 and X Server 10.6.4. The 1.93MB …

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Apple iPad is killing notebook sales

Best Buy are hinting that the Apple iPad is killing the notebook market, cutting sales by as much as 50 percent. Best Buy announced earlier this week that all 1,093 of their stores in the US would be stocking the iPad later this month. They have also announced a 61 …

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Apple share values reach all time high

Whether you love them, or love to hate them, 2010 has been a very strong year so far from the shiny fruit maker from Cupertino. Their shares lately have been reflecting their business strength and shares closed at an all time high with an increase of $6.35 (up 2.35%). Apple’s …

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Android showing staggering growth: iPhone down, as predicted

As KitGuru predicted all the major players are starting to lose ground in the US market to the Android machine which is only starting to gain momentum. ComScore, marketing intelligence leader has published its quarterly Mobile Subscriber Market Share findings which has been tracking smartphone subscribers for three months ending …

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iPad pushed to all 1,093 US Best Buy stores on September 26th

The Apple monster continues to roll and US leading retailer Best Buy are going to start selling the ipad in ALL of the US stores from September the 26th to boost holiday sales. Chris Burritt reported the information on BloomBerg and Apple’s Chief Executive officer Brian Dunn said: “Expanding iPad …

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Nokia – attractive phone design important to win customers

Nokia held an event yesterday in London called ‘Nokia World’ and they presented four new smartphones to help win back customers from rivals such as Apple. Nokia’s design strategy director said that he expects attractive hardware design to become increasingly important in order to win new smartphone buyers as the …

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New iPad coming soon – slimmed down with camera

The iPad has generated a lot of money for Apple, with geeks across the globe latching onto its portable goodness and high quality screen. Latest rumours in however show that a new version is already in the cards for release next year. The Apple iPad is a great product, but …

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Android OS sales to surpass Blackberry and Apple

Make no mistake, Android is going to take over the world. At KitGuru we firmly believe that Googles smartphone operating system is going to dominate the market, if not this year then in 2011. After we reviewed the Dell Streak a while ago, we were in no doubts this would …

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Apple stop free iPhone 4 bumper case deal

Apple have published a statement on their website saying that they are stopping the free bumper case offer for iPhone 4 users. They are claiming that the antenna issues are ‘smaller than they originally thought’. Their statement says: “We now know that the iPhone 4 antenna attenuation issue is even …

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Intel CEO says Apple TV is ‘for mom’

Intel top dog Paul Otellini said in an interview yesterday that the first Google TV devices will start shipping in September. He has also launched a rather scathing attack on Apple TV – probably because it is using an ARM chip rather than a Pentium M. Otellini said that he …

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are Apple really going to sell 28 million iPads in 2011?

UBS Investment Research have estimated that Apple could sell 28 million iPads in 2011, causing delayed customer purchases of traditional notebooks. “Sales of traditional notebooks appear to be feeling pressure from the iPad, causing a scramble by vendors to launch iPad-like tablets,” UBS Investment Research analyst Maynard Um said. “We …

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Is Android the future?

We have been publishing many stories recently on Google’s Android operating system and we even reviewed the new Dell Streak which makes full use of the platform. What many people aren’t realising however is that the platform is undergoing some staggering growth trends lately. Android in August has taken share …

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