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Apple lawsuit against Samsung in US covers 17 products

The Apple lawsuit against Samsung in America is bigger than initially reported. AppleInsider have information which shows that the company name patents for 13 smartphones, two media players and two tablets. FOSS Patents writer Florian Muller reports that the Apple suit targets 17 Samsung products with a total of 8 …

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iPad growing in popularity as an educational tool

The Apple App store is the store to rule them all, according to latest information released. Last year, the British Version of the App Store received a total of 255,922 applications, which averaged around 21,326 a month. We can’t verify the quality of the applications, but for those people who …

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Study shows that BitTorrent doesn’t damage US boxoffice

An interesting study was released that shows BitTorrent piracy may not have such a bad impact on box office sales. The University of Minnesota and Wellesley College indicated that BitTorrent piracy doesn’t have a significant impact on movie sales even though industry executives may feel otherwise. The report says that …

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LG’s X3 smartphone will pack in a Tegra 3 chipset

In the second LG smartphone related leak in as many days (the first being the successor to the Optimus 3D,) the upcoming X3 has been shown off with some specification and benchmark information. The upcoming and presumably flagship LG smartphone will run on the mighty powerful Nvidia Tegra 3 chipset, just like …

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AMD HD6850 pricing hits HD7770 hard

AMD launched their HD7770 today, and it was met with a mixed reception in our reviews. The performance isn’t bad, but the price point seems a little high. The issue hasn’t been helped with the very low pricing of the last generation HD6850 via etailers today. It would appear the …

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PayPal doesn’t see the light in NFC

It now appears as if PayPal are now working on their own form of payment technology; turning their back on Near Field Communications (NFC). Although they have experimented with NFC in their Android application and as a point of sales system in Sweden recently, they do not see the brilliance …

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Intel facing tough Ultrabook sell in Europe

Intel have been focusing lately on their Ultrabook range of computers, working with partners to release many machines this year. Their plans are to offer a variety of machines with excellent processing power and stylish design cues. It has already worked well for Apple with their Macbook Air, but Intel …

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iPad 3 could face customs ban in China

Apple may face problems in China for the upcoming release of their iPad 3 tablet computer. They are locked in battle with Proview, a company who claim that Apple are infringing on the ‘iPad trademark’. Proview have filed for a customs ban with local authorities to stop the import and …

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HP brings 27-inch Z1 AIO Workstation to market

Got a thing for the cleanliness of All-in-One PCs at the home or office but haven’t found anything big and bold enough to tickle your fancy yet? – HP’s Z1 might be more your cup of tea with the company claiming it as the world’s first AIO “Workstation” positioned PC, …

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Sapphire HD7770 1GHZ Overclock Edition Review

Today AMD release their new HD7750 and HD7770 series graphics cards targeting the mainstream enthusiast audience. In this review we analyse the Sapphire HD7770 1GHZ Overclock Edition which is supplied resplendent with custom cooling solution. Sapphire are AMD’s largest partner and over the last year they have been releasing some …

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Eric Demers, Graphics CTO of AMD is leaving

A report has surfaced over at AnandTech that the Corporate VP & CTO of AMD’s Graphics Division, Eric Demers is finishing up with the company at the end of this week for reasons unknown at this time. Anand said that, “he’s not going to Intel or NVIDIA but I suspect …

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Ultrabook prices set to drop by up to 30% by April

Prices of the Ultrabook are expected to drop by up to 30% by April. The information has came from sources close to channel partners initially released on Digitimes. We checked with our sources in Taipei in this morning and several people in the industry confirmed that the reason is due …

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Apple commands that Samsung stops mocking fanboys

It comes as no surprise Apple would sooner or later reply to Samsung’s “Next Big Thing” advertising campaign which takes stabs at Apple’s iPhone and its owners, while also exposing the advantages of Samsung’s Galaxy S II. As part of an ongoing lawsuit between Apple and Samsung (no surprises there,) …

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AMD’s Radeon HD 7770 Specs revealed via CPU-Z

Thanks to a freshly leaked GPU-Z screenshot we can ascertain the specifications of one of AMD’s next desktop cards in line, the mid-range HD 7770 which is on the verge of release. Based on the new “Cape Verde” GPU, the card will feature a lesser number of better-configured Graphics CoreNext …

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LG’s Optimus 3D 2 sighted ahead of MWC launch

A bit of a leak has occured on LG’s Optimus 3D 2 ahead of its announcement at Mobile World Congress (MWC) later in the month, which is where the company unveiled its original Optimus 3D last year. Aside from the ability for the phone to continue displaying 3D images without …

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