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Apple say 400 iTunes accounts hit with fraud

A few days ago KitGuru reported on a suspected iTunes hack, caused by a rogue app developer. Apple have today admited that 400 iTunes accounts were illegally hacked and the suspected developer has been banned from the store. Thuat Nguygen and his programs were removed from the App Store for …

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LG due to release tablet and 4 more phones

Gartner have just released their first quarter 2010 details regarding sales and LG are still the third highest selling mobile phone company with a 8.6% share of the market. LG however have decided not to rest on their laurels and have a big ‘end of year’ push coming up. LG …

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Apple CEO continues to dismiss Bluray, but why?

Ok, I admit it, I do like Apple products. I have owned many and am the proud owner of an iPad. One aspect of being an Apple owner however that has given me much dismay is the total lack of support for BluRay. It appears that the Apple CEO Steve …

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Apple admit iPhone bars show wrong reading

While the Apple iPhone 4 sales have been even stronger than Apple themselves expected, the launch has not been without a list of issues. Many people have been reporting signal problems since the Phone was released and Apple initially said it was down to’ how people were holding the phone’. …

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iTunes users under ‘hack’ fear

According to TheNextWeb it appears that iTunes accounts all over the world are being hacked. Hundreds and thousands of dollars are apparently being taken from people’s accounts without permission. Detailed information on this was posted on razorianfly yesterday. This was first spotted by application developers who apparently spotted 40 out …

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Apple announce email chain with CEO was faked

Apple have made an announcement saying that Steve Jobs was not the author of a series of comments in an email exchange with an end user regarding iPhone 4 reception. The comments which were published yesterday by Boy Genius Report linked a series of email responses to Apples CEO. In …

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Kindle DX – better screen and lower price

In the ongoing battle with Apple, competitors are having to cut prices and while Amazon have already lowered the price of the Kindle 2, now its time for the Kindle DX. The Kindle DX was selling for $489 which seems massively overpriced in todays market especially as the iPad is …

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Sony Recall over half a million Vaio laptops

Sony are under the spotlight due to reports in that 535,000 Vaio laptops are going to be recalled due to a temperature control defect that may cause dangerous levels of heat, leading to chassis distortion. The issues however don’t end there, because reports by the Wall Street Journal suggest that …

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iPad to get iOS 4 in November

According to a report relating to advertisers plans with the new iAd program – iPad users will be getting iOS 4 in November. This means while iPhone users get to play with the multitasking operating system iPad users still have many months to wait. iAds is going live on iOS applications …

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Daily Mail fooled by ‘fake’ iPhone 4 recall on twitter

The Daily Mail have published a story saying that Steve Jobs is recalling the iPhone 4. Unfortunately this story is based on a ‘fake’ Steve Jobs twitter account and has led to massive confusion with the buying public. It appears that Daily Mail researchers didn’t investigate properly as this is …

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Apple iPhone 4 Upgrade Madness

‘The Emperor’s New Clothes’ by Hans Christian Andersen, is the story of a pair of conmen promising to create the most spectacular clothes, which will be invisible to people who are not intelligent enough to see them in all their glory. Pics from a major London shopping centre have arrived …

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Apple publicly confirm ‘call’ issues: solution? buy a case

KitGuru reported yesterday on the issues that many people were experiencing with the iPhone 4. Today Apple have confirmed that there are indeed problems with the phone which can cause call related problems, linked to pickup reception. The problems occur when the user touches two seams of the antenna band …

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Apple iPhone 4 – hardware issues already

KitGuru has been reporting on the phenomenal iPhone 4 sales recently and yesterday we trawled the net for reviews – which were incredibly positive. Today the iPhone is released in the United Kingdom however there have been calls of complaint regarding screen issues and call performance related problems – it …

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MSI Wind U135DX – svelte

MSI have silently slipped out another new netbook called the U135DX. The machine pictured below is finished with a rather attractive red accent along the front and behind the keyboard. They also offer the machine in other colours, such as blue and white, pink and silver – all of which …

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Innergie Mcube Lite review – universal charger

KitGuru recently received a cool gadget at our offices – the Innergie MCube Lite Ultra Slim Universal Power Adaptor. This little device works as a universal power adapter for a variety of laptop systems as well as offering a USB output to power your portable devices. Ultra Slim & Light …

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Strong Sony movement toward AMD?

Sony Centre ready for AMD

Funny thing about technology journalism. No one talks about a topic and it’s not in the public domain. You then do a story and suddenly you’re inundated with new information. That happened over the weekend, during our server move (yes, we know, KitGuru works overtime, Saturdays, Sundays and during the …

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Apple shift 600,000 iPhone 4’s in 24 hours

I thought this article title might catch your attention. Is there anything these guys can’t sell right now? Yesterday we published an article on the sales fiasco that surrounded the Iphone 4 launchday, however it seems to have made absolutely no difference as Apple have broken all records, yet again …

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Apple success story continues – iPhone 4 sells out

It seems the Apple juggernaut continues to steamroll everything in its path as latest reports in from Boy Genius and Engadget confirm that the iPhone 4 has sold out. Apple’s market value has already surpassed Microsoft’s, into hundreds of billions of dollars. AT&T confirmed to Engadget that “as of Tuesday …

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Apple launch new Mac Mini – nVidia 320m graphics

This morning we noticed that Apple have silently upgraded the Mac Mini, complete with nVidia 320m graphics. Many people had been wondering if Apple were finally going to can the Mini as the updates have been longer coming but it seems that isn’t the case. The Mac Mini is a …

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Apple to offer TRIM support for SSD?

Windows 7 SSD users have enjoyed TRIM support for quite some time, however if you move to OSX this support is currently lacking. Performance tends to suffer over time and while I have been using an INTEL SSD in my Macintosh for a while the performance is noticeably lower than …

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Apple to face upcoming antitrust investigation

Apple have had a hell of a profitable year, overtaking the net worth of giant competitors such as Microsoft. It seems that we can’t go a day without them making news headlines and we reported yesterday that they have coded an ad removal option into their Safari 5 reader. It …

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AT&T iPad IDs leaked to ‘Goatse security’

AT&T Inc. were left in a bad situation yesterday when they had to apologise to their userbase stating that a security hole in their website has exposed iPad users email addresses. Goatse Security, a small group of ‘computer experts’ said they were responsible for the attack and that they had …

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Safari 5’s reader removes ads – fears for publishers

Everyone has been talking about Steve Jobs keynote presentation at WWDC a few days ago, but one thing that the public aren’t mentioning is the fact that Safari 5 will have a prominent ad blocking option which will strip advertisements and other design code from any web page which appears …

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Guitar Hero and Farmville hit App store

While details on the iPhone 4 dominated Steve Jobs keynote speech at the Worldwide Developers Conference we were more interested in a couple of very high profile games which will be hitting the App store. Farmville, which has been based on Adobe’s Flash Technology is one of the most popular …

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