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Apple stores getting ready for OSX Lion rollout

The Apple audience are patiently waiting on OSX Lion to be released and the latest news shows that the operating system is said to be at the retail stores, ready for showroom floor placement. Macintosh news site sources are also claiming that AppleCare support staff are receiving training on the …

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LinkedIn CEO says people don’t have time for Google+

LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner has said that he doesn’t think that people will have the free time to use Google+. Weiner was on stage at the Churchill Club last night and AllThingD’s Kara Swisher asked him some questions based around social networking. The San Francisco Chronicle was on hand to …

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Opera and Vodafone extends global frame agreement

Opera Software announced today that they have signed a three-year extension of their global frame agreement with Vodafone. The existing global frame agreement gives Vodafone the chance to offer its customers Opera products such as a Vodafone-branded Opera Mini browser, a product that is at the core of Vodafone’s Internet …

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Apple profit set to increase 69 percent

Apple are due to announce a 69 percent jump in quarterly profit later today. Bloomberg are claiming that record buying of the iPad and Macintosh computer are helping to counter the flagging sales of the aging iPhone 4. With the iPhone 5 due for release in the near future, sales …

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Sun newspaper hacked by Lulzsec

It appears that Lulzsec, the famous hacking group, have not disbanded. They have apparently hacked The Sun Newspaper, owned by media tycoon Rupert Murdoch. The hack included the publishing of a fake story which said that Rupert Murdoch was found dead in his garden. Visitors to the website were then …

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iPhone the number one choice for new buyers

A report published by ChangeWave Research shows that the iPhone is the top choice among people who are looking to buy a new smartphone. While the poll is limited to people in North America, over 4,163 people were asked which phone they would opt for, if they were buying one …

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Is Apple’s Final Cut Pro X really that bad?

Apple’s latest video editing package Final Cut Pro X has received a tremendous amount of negative feedback. We reported a while ago that many users were saying it was a cheaper, ‘dumbed down’ version that didn’t fulfill their demands. Apple initially tried to play the problems down a little, but …

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GScreen Spacebook: Dual 17 inch screen laptop

If you like a lot of screen real estate then this latest machine might just make your next shortlist. Kitguru reader Ponni sent us information on a new machine which is going to ship with not one, but two 17.3 inch screens. The Gscreen Spacebook is currently only available for …

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Lies ‘R’ Us? Tough tablet to swallow?

These iPad things seem to be everywhere. Every time a major technology site runs with a rumor about the super-featured iPad 3 coming soon to a retailer near you, that your local store actually gets bombarded with cheap imports – promising an iPad like experience for pennies. KitGuru’s been sent …

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Win an Arctic MC001-BD Bluray Media Center!

By now, some of you will have read our review of the killer Arctic Cooling MC001 Bluray Media Center system. If you haven’t then check it out over here. Arctic Cooling are giving our readers the chance to win this totally silent, passively cooled media center, with built in BluRay …

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insecure passwords to be blocked by Microsoft

Microsoft announced yesterday to the press that they are tightening up their security system for Hotmail users. This update is coming in two stages, with the second phase – to ban common passwords rolling out in the near future. It would seem to be common sense not to have a …

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Macbook Air update may enhance memory and SSD

Appleinsider received some information from Concord Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo indicating that Apple are no longer placing orders for MacBook Air superportable machines with 2 GB of memory. With Mac OS X Lion around the corner, it appears as if Apple are moving to a strict 4GB only memory configuration …

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‘The Google Effect’, are people becoming too lazy?

A new survey released by a psychologist, Betsy Sparrow of Columbia University says that ‘The Google Effect’ is changing the way people’s brains choose to remember. We all know the situation, you get into a conversation with a friend and they say ‘I Google’d this’, or ‘Google it!’. With the …

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Google sales beat projections

Search engine giant Google have had a good week, releasing reports that sales beat projections. Their sales rose to $6.92 billion, which was more than the %6.57 billion projection of analysts which were surveyed by Bloomberg. So far it seems a good start for Larry Page, who replaced Eric Schmidt …

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Google/Slide launch Photovine app for iOS

Google launched a new application this week called PhotoVine, for Apple’s iOS mobile platform. The software is a photo sharing application with a social networking twist. Users can take photos from their phone and then share them with friends, inside the application. The key focal point of the concept is …

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XFX WarPad Review

An XFX Mousemat? eh? say what? Normally, when someone offers me a mousepad for review, I immediately feign interest and try to end the phone call as quickly as possible. Reviewing a mouse mat is generally as exciting as watching the coffee pot boil. Today however we are looking at …

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Google+ to be used as a teaching aid?

We have reported before that Google are working hard to target the social networking sector. Previous failed attempts such as Google Wave and Buzz seem to be fueling their efforts to ramp up their efforts. College professors are apparently looking into ways of using Google+ as a student learning tool, …

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Banking malware targets Android users

Android has been reeling recently, after being targeted by several viruses and trojans. The latest spyware application known as Zitmo has been altered to target the Android Platform. Axelle Apvrille, an antivirus analyst for Fortinet has written a blog post on the subject. She says “Lately, there’s been an active …

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