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Apple’s first computer expected to sell for $160k-$240k

Apple’s first product, the Apple I personal computer is up for auction on Christies later this month. The estimated sale price will be in the $160,000-$240,000 bracket on November the 23rd. The Apple I is regarded as the first ‘personal computer’ and was hand built by Apple cofounder Steve Wozniak, …

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Microsoft treat Apple mac users like second class citizens

Microsoft have issued patches for all versions of Office on Windows, including XP, 2003, 2007 and 2010 and Office for Mac 2011. They have not however delivered the security patches for Office for Mac 2004 and Office for Mac 2008. This has caused a huge uproar among the Macintosh community …

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Apple purchase iMuff maker – preparing wireless phones?

According to the latest rumours circulating, it appears Apple have purchased Wi-Gear, the company responsible for the iMuffs range of Bluetooth headphones designed for the iPod and iPhone. These rumors were leaked to us in Taipei last night and another source who spoke to 9to5 Mac appears to have said …

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MacBook Air Solid State drives released by Toshiba

For those of you who have been following the news lately you will have seen that Apple’s new MacBook Air uses a new SSD system. Toshiba have released a new series of drives for the laptops. The new Blade X Gale SSD series is now available for market sales and …

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Macbook Air ‘flickering’ screen problems – quality issues?

Apple recently released the sexy new Macbook Air machines, however it appears that they may be dealing with some potential screen issues. The redesigned Macbook Air was introduced two weeks ago and has already been the subject of numerous complaints on Apple’s support forum. The screen ‘flickers’ for some users …

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Apple under attack for bricking iPhone 3G

A class action lawsuit has been taken against Apple in California due to “unsavory, dishonest and deceptive business practices” by offering iOS 4 update to iPhone 3G users, while they apparently knew it could render many of the devices unusable. On October the 29th lawyers from Cohelan Khoury and Singer, …

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iTunes to update previews to 90 seconds

Music labels have been informed that Apple are due to overhaul their free 30 second song preview. Reports have detailed that Apple have asked music labels to increase song preview duration to 90 seconds. Before people in the UK get excited, this change is apparently only going to happen in …

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Apple sue Motorola: multi touch phone infringement

Apple are suing Nokia, claimg that their multi touch smartphones use Apple owned intellectual property. Patently Apple have reported that Apple have lodged two separate suits against Motorola which list six different patents.. These suits directly target the Droid, Droid 2, Droid X, Cliq, Cliq XT, Bakflip Devour A555, Devour …

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Koobface worm ‘Boonana’ targets Macintosh users

A new hybrid of the Koobface worm that targets Mac OS X, Windows and Linux users is spreading through Facebook, Twitter and MySpace. Antivirus firms have reported the new malware, dubbed ‘Boonana’ when Intego and SecureMac warned Mac OS X users that the worm is aimed firmly at them. Boonana …

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Gates kids not allowed Apple, iPods – Zune only

Melinda Gates was recently interviewed by the New York Times and she confirmed once again that no Apple devices are allowed inside the homes or lives of Microsofts ‘first’ family. Deborah Solomon interviewed Melinda and asked her “What if one of your children says, ‘Mom, I have to have an …

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Macbook Air 2010 a copy of the Vaio X505?

Apple have released the new Macbook Air, a striking new wedge design which features an ULV Intel processor. The only thing, this looks to be extremely similar to the Sony Vaio X505 released six years ago, in 2004. Steve Jobs said that the new MacBook Air is ‘the future of …

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Apple sell 250,000 $99 Apple TV in first six weeks

After an incredible $20 billion quarterly income report, Apple have also announced that their critically slammed $99 Apple TV unit has sold around a quarter of a million units in only six weeks. In an earnings call with Barclays analyst Ben Reitzes Steve Jobs said “We don’t talk about unannounced …

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Motorola attack Apple with patent lawsuit

Motorola has taken action against Apple in court by attempting to invalidate 11 iPhone related patents. Motorola have recently sued Apple over alleged patent violations and have just filed a complaint with the U.S. District Court in Delaware. This seeks to invalidate 11 patents given to Apple and Steve Job’s …

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CDMA iPhone could generate $32.4 billion for Apple

Last week news broke that Verizon Wireless will sell a CDMA version of Apple’s iPhone early next year. This could help Verizon hold their lead against AT&T and boost iPhone sales by 10 million handsets in 2011. A CDMA iPhone can offer Apple huge sales growth as more than 543 …

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Android already gaining on Apple iOS

Comscore have issued a report detailing growth of Google’s Android platform. They say that Android was running on 19.6 percent of all smartphones through August with Apple sitting at 24.2 percent. This is the first time Android has been within 5 percent of iOS. From July to August Android market …

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Microsoft may purchase Adobe to counter Apple

The latest news reaching KitGuru is that Microsoft may be preparing a bid to take over Adobe with the primary focus to counter Apple’s success in the mobile market. Adobe leader Shantanu Narayen and Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer have already met in person to discuss ways of dealing with Apple’s …

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7 inch iPad rumoured to launch in Q1 2011 with 128GB storage

Latest reports from Taipei suggest that Apple may very well launch the 7 inch iPad in Q1 2011. Elizabeth Woyke also reported similar findings for Forbes. “In an Oct. 6 research note, Ticonderoga Securities analyst Brian White reports that Apple is developing a smaller version of its uber-popular iPad and …

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Apple fanatic Steven Fry pushes Sky 3D TV

Outspoken UK comedian (and tech fanatic) Stephen Fry is helping Sky TV to push their 3D television support with a promotional video. Stephen Fry is well known for his love of all things Apple, turning up at launch events and even interviewing Apple CEO Steve Jobs for TIME Magazine. Sky …

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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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Dell and Apple, who is ten times bigger in 2010 ?

Dell’s top man Michael Dell has always been an outspoken CEO and in 1997 when asked what he would do if he was in charge of Apple he said “I’d shut it down and give the money back to shareholders.” Unfortunately this was the start of a ‘CEO-style’ feud between …

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Apple’s Ping gets hammered with comment spam

On paper, Apple’s new social media service Ping was a great idea, but unfortunately according to Sophos it has already been abused by people spamming the system and trying to offload phoney gadgets. The Ping network service integrates with iTunes 10 to let users follow their favourite artists and to …

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