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Canon to release new 18MP EOS 1Dx

Canon have released their latest DSLR camera – the EOS 1Dx. This is set to replace the high selling 1D series and the higher resolution 1DS range of cameras. The 1Dx has a new sensor which features 18 MP resolution from the full frame CMOS chip. It can also shoot …

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Apple sell 4 million iPhone 4’s over the weekend

Apple have had a good first weekend, with over four million iPhone 4’s sold in the first three days. This is a another new record for Apple and a good indication that Q4 revenue could be very strong for the company. The iPhone 4s will go down in history as …

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RIM hand out 12 free apps to appease customers

Research In Motion are trying to make peace with their customers by offering free applications to their customers. This offering is a very public apology to their user base who have suffered from broken services over the last week, including email and instant messaging. They will give $100 of free …

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Corsair release world first Quad Channel 32GB Memory Kit

Corsair have announced the world’s first high-performance quad channel Dominator 32GB DDR3 memory kit. The Dominator 32GB Quad Channel kit (part number CMT32GX3M4X1866C9) consists of four rigorously-screened 8GB DDR3 DRAM modules with Corsair’s patented DHX+ heatsinks. It operates at 1.5V and is designed to run at 1866MHz, with 9-10-9-27 C9 …

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Celebrities and politicians mourn the death of Jobs

The death of Steve Jobs has rocked the technology industry and this weekend several hundred people turned up at a private memorial service for the late Apple visionary. The service was held in Memorial Church in the Stanford University Campus. Security was high, as police patrolled the area to ensure …

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Amazon to lose $10 on every Kindle Fire sale

Amazon are set to launch an attack on the iPad 2 very soon, by releasing their new Kindle Fire at $199. Less than half the price of Apple’s flagship product. According to IHS however Amazon will be losing $10 on every sale of the new product. Challenging the iPad has …

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Samsung target iPhone 4s for sales ban

The battle between Apple and Samsung still rages and this time Samsung are trying to halt sales of the iPhone 4s in Australia and Japan. Samsung are claiming infringements in user interface and technology patents in Japan and wireless communications standards in Australia. To make matters worse, Samsung are also …

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iPhone 4s sales may reach 4 million at weekend

Well it won’t come as much of a shock to hear that Apple are already on track for a monumental first month after the release of their new iPhone 4s. While the press have been rather muted in response to the ‘tweaked’ new design, it appears that the punters don’t …

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Blackberry problems caused by hardware/software failures

Research In Motion have had a tough week as their customer base have experienced problems with many of their networking services. Internal investigations have been ongoing, trying to find the source of the widespread problems. According to industry sources in connection with the Telegraph it would appear that the reasons …

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Apple try for wider Samsung ban, but fail

Apple were successful in getting a sales block on the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet, but their latest efforts in Australia have been rejected by the court. They wanted to force Samsung to give them advance notice of new product releases and be restricted in their launch of all new …

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Iran fail to get monkey into space

Iran have failed with the latest step in their space program – to launch a monkey into space. Reports indicate that the ‘monkey stage’ has ended in failure, which will assuredly have ramifications for the next stage which was to launch a man into space by 2020. They were successful …

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Sony recall 1.6 million Bravia TV’s due to fire risk

Sony Corp have announced a huge recall on 1.6 million Bravia flat panel television sets due to potential problems which may cause them to melt, or even catch fire. Sony investigated their televisions after a problem in September in which a customer noticed some smoke, and a small fire. Yuki …

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‘Right now we’re letting you down’ say RIM

It has been a tough week for Research In Motion and they have had to apologise to customers for losing networking services, such as email and messaging. Their chief information officer Robin Bienfait said in a statement on their website “Right now we’re letting you down”. A rather blunt but …

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AMD Bulldozer FX has been a massive PR triumph

Whatever AMD’s Bulldozer does against the might of Intel’s Sandybridge products in the launch reviews, FX has – without doubt – been a massive PR triumph. KitGuru sips Chardonnay and nibbles on a canapé – all in the interests of science. While everyone would love to be in the media …

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Jon Peddie claim that 300 million tablets will ship in 2016

Jon Peddie Research sent us some details of their current report on Mobile Devices and Semiconductors. Their study comprises 127 pages. They claim that the market for these devices has exploded creating a market for over two billion processors. According to the report: Over three quarters of a billion smartphones …

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iOS dominates US market thanks to iPad

The battle between Apple and Google has reached fever pitch this year, with iOS and Android battling it out across a range of smartphones and tablets. According to the latest Comscore reports Apple are still holding the percentage of the US market at 43.1%. Google will be pleased however, because …

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Sony block 93,000 online accounts

Sony have blocked 93,000 user accounts on their gaming and entertainment networks after they noticed unauthorised login attempts. These accounts have been associated with the Playstation Network and the Sony Entertainment Network. Sony are saying that a small percentage of these logins have been successful and that they happened between …

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World’s oldest car sells for almost £3 million

The world’s oldest car, powered by steam has sold in auction in America for $4.6 million (£2.94 million). RM Auctions had initially estimated that the car might sell for around $2 million, but they were clearly underestimating the demand. This is the highest price ever paid for an early car …

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