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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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MSI 10 inch WindPad Tablet – HDMI and twin camera

MSI are due to release their new WindPad 10 inch tablet for just under 600 euros. This product features Windows 7 and will be running on Intel’s 1.6ghz Atom Z530 processor. The WindPad will be running at 1024×600 resolution and includes 2GB of memory and a 32GB SSD storage device. …

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iPhone 5 to get dual core processor upgrade

In Hong Kong today the rumour mill is burning hot with news that Apple are working on the new generation iPhone and that it may be using the ARM architecture based A8 ‘system on a chip’ for the next generation model. The Apple A4 processor which is clocked at 1GHz …

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Will iPad 2 have 4x pixel count to 2048×1536?

Rumours are circulating in the channel that the next generation iPad will have a much higher resolution screen with four times the pixel count. Compared to the last generation, the iPhone 4 doubled the screen resolution in both directions from 320×480 to 640×960 giving it four times the pixels and …

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Director uses iPhone 4 to shoot $133,000 movie

A South Korean film director named Park Chan-Wook has used an iPhone 4 to shoot a movie entitled ‘Paranmanjang’. All of us are familar with the iPhone 4, but this is the first time we have heard of it being a source tool for a movie. This particular script is …

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Verizon get white iPhone 4 – fans rejoice

In the reams of Apple products the white iPhone 4 is one of the most awaited products to hit retail. It seems that finally Verizon have gotten the exclusive rights to sell the white version, which may very well go live later today or tomorrow. Right now however this is …

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Microsoft fight Apple for ‘App Store’ trademark

Microsoft are appealing to the US Patent and Trademark Office to get the term ‘App Store’ from the clutches of Apple. Apple applied for this trademark in 2008, just before it opened the iPhone Application Store and when online software delivery was only starting to take off. Microsoft seemingly want …

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Android is beating Apple Store growth

Apple can do no wrong, but the latest reports in from research company Distimo show that the Android Market had the highest rate of growth, reaching 130,000 applications in the US by the end of 2010. This is a phenomenal growth rate of six times the number of applications available …

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AlienWare M18x will have dual GPU options

Rumours on the grapevine suggest that Alienware are planning to release the M18x, complete with dual nVidia Sli or ATi CrossfireX options. Alienware laptops prove popular with the wealthier enthusiast audience who want a high performance machine with a unique design. The high end series never boasts incredible battery life …

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Is the iPad 2 due at end of January?

The latest reports from the Far East indicate that Apple could release version 2 of the iPad in 3 weeks time, by the end of January. Apple have yet to confirm a single rumor on the new product, which has been the talk of many analysts since November. Kevin Rose, …

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50,000 iTunes accounts on sale in China

A major chinese website is selling thousands of stolen iTunes accounts. 50,000 accounts are linked to stolen credit cards, listed on auction site TaoBao, the countries equivalent of eBay. Buyers of the accounts are offered temporary access with unlimited downloads from the service for a price of only 1 yuan …

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Apple’s Market Cap is now $302 billion

It is hard to escape a single day without a news post on Apple. We are as guilty as everyone else, but for a very good reason. This company are one of the largest on the planet. They have passed their latest milestone, with their stock climbing to $330 a …

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Android smartphones winning over the public

Apple could be facing their biggest threat in 2011, from Google. Even though Apple’s share of the U.S. Smartphone market is still ahead of Googles, more customers in the last six months have choosen a device powered by Android OS. Nielsen, the polling company have said that an Android handset …

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Apple V Android: which is better?

This debate is picking up steam on many forums this month and what we found most interesting is that two veteran high tech visionaries, both hired by Google have both written on their blogs about how they see the Apple v Android competition to be shaping up in 2011. What …

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iPad 2 case images leak, site gets takedown demand

Leaked images of the iPad2 hit the news site 9to5 Mac and the trading site Alibaba. Sadly however they were quickly pulled so they are no longer available to view. An unnamed company contacted the site with takedown notices for the case pictures and according to Padgadget who spoke to …

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Lenovo to show tablets at CES

Lenovo are due to show their first tablets at CES to try and chip away at market share, currently under domination by Apple with their hot selling iPad. Lenovo have said that they will show two consumer tablet products at CES, held between January 6th and 9th at Las Vegas. …

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