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Lenovo ThinkPad T530 – Review

Posted: 11 Aug 2012 05:35 AM PDT

Matte black surfaces, huge hinges, completely overhauled innards – the new Lenovo ThinkPad T530 means business. And it’s moving with the times – the ThinkPad has finally ditched...

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Motorola Atrix HD – Review

Posted: 10 Aug 2012 09:14 AM PDT

The Motorola Atrix is a pretty extensive line-up, but still only 18 months old. The Motorola Atrix 4G was the first born, unveiled at CES 2011, most remarkable for a fingerprint scanner and...

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Getac E110 tablet – Preview

Posted: 10 Aug 2012 06:01 AM PDT

Rugged slates are coming thick and fast. We recently looked at 7-inch rugged GammaTech T7Q tablet. California-based Getac has unveiled its latest hardcore tablet PC, the Getac E110, with particular...

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French Supreme Court Gets Tough With Google

Posted: 10 Aug 2012 05:01 AM PDT

Google has fought long and hard to remain free form governmental control, but the French Supreme Court is now holding Google to account for serving up such terms as ‘torrent’ and...

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Chinese Mobile Gold Mine

Posted: 10 Aug 2012 04:55 AM PDT

The China Internet Network Information Center or CINIC reports that there are now 540 million internet users in China with more accessing the net via mobile devices than from desktop PCs – 390...

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Asus Tablet 600 and 810

Posted: 09 Aug 2012 02:43 PM PDT

The first Asus Windows 8 tablets will be the Tablet 600 and Tablet 810, both featuring a Transformer-style dock for keyboard input, allowing users to switch seamlessly between touch and type input....

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Microsoft Collaborates On Kinect Robot

Posted: 09 Aug 2012 07:32 AM PDT

Microsoft isn’t done yet. Comprehensive overhaul of the Windows Phone OS, a matter of a ‘slight’ reworking of the traditional Windows OS with Windows 8 and Windows RT, its own line...

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HTC 6435LVW 1794×1080 res verizon phone

Posted: 09 Aug 2012 07:11 AM PDT

GLBenchmark’s servers have turned up a new HTC handset in testing results, and the device seems to be in line for Verizon 4G LTE connectivity. It sports a full 1920 x 1080 pixel HD display and...

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HTC Vertex and ‘Flyer 2′ – Preview

Posted: 09 Aug 2012 02:41 AM PDT

HTC is reportedly putting the finishing touches to a couple of new tablets, with an HTC spokesman announcing this week that HTC is to update the HTC Flyer. Benchmark results have cropped up for two...

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New NXP Audio Chip promising

Posted: 08 Aug 2012 01:09 PM PDT

Mobile phones are ‘never’ going to be able to pump out concert-volume, tower block-shaking sound, but speaker phone calls or YouTube vids will be getting that bit more immersive with the...

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Coby Kyros MID9742 – Review

Posted: 08 Aug 2012 04:15 AM PDT

The release of the Google Nexus 7 has redefined the 7-inch Android tablet space, but anyone wanting a larger display might take a look at the Coby Kyros MID9742, a budget slate selling for around the...

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Lenovo IdeaTab S2109 – Review

Posted: 08 Aug 2012 02:37 AM PDT

At one end of the price spectrum are the premium tabs – the new iPad, Acer Iconia A510, Asus Transformer Prime, and at the other are the budget-priced 7-inchers such as the Google Nexus 7 or...

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Acer Liquid Gallant Duo – Preview

Posted: 07 Aug 2012 07:45 AM PDT

As names go, the Acer Liquid Gallant Duo takes some beating. The ‘Duo’ part of the nomenclature derives from the handset’s support for two SIM cards. The rest of the E350...

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Fujitsu Stylistic Q552 – Preview

Posted: 07 Aug 2012 04:57 AM PDT

Fujitsu has updated its Stylistic tablet selection with the ultra-rugged Q552, which complies with MIL-STD-810G criteria for withstanding shock, vibration and extremes of hot and cold, and a...

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Bitcoins Explode In Value

Posted: 07 Aug 2012 02:26 AM PDT

Bitcoin value is back on the up, climbing above $9 for the first time in twelve months. This time in 2011 the net was awash with claims that the Bitcoin bubble had finally burst, but apparently the...

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Pandawill CX-01 Mini PC – $48

Posted: 07 Aug 2012 01:29 AM PDT

It seems that budget mini pc format takes off in popularity. Rasberry Pi for $25 was a definite hit, Goosberry followed up with improved specs and slightly more bang for $60. Intel NUC has its own...

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Huawei MediaPad 7 Lite – Preview

Posted: 06 Aug 2012 03:33 AM PDT

China-based Huawei has announced a new tablet PC in the pipeline, the Huawei MediaPad 7 Lite, which should reach consumers in Q4 2012. The new 7-inch tablet set to launch late fall is a 7-inch slate...

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LG Stutters With Q2 Results

Posted: 06 Aug 2012 03:25 AM PDT

LG has chalked up a $50 million loss in its mobile handset division for Q2 2012, after strong competition from ZTE and Huawei, as well as the extra expenditure of publicising the Optimus 4X HD and...

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Microsoft Surface for $1000?

Posted: 06 Aug 2012 03:18 AM PDT

There has been no official announcement on the price of the upcoming Microsoft Surface tablets, but rumors were floating about that the ARM version of the Surface slate – running Windows RT...

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Gooseberry To Rival Raspberry Pi

Posted: 06 Aug 2012 02:11 AM PDT

Well we’ve heard all about the Raspberry Pi, with its modded Linux OS and 700MHz CPU. Now the Gooseberry Board has launched, with a lot more impressive specifications but costing only a few...

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MSI G Series Gets GeForce GTX 680M

Posted: 06 Aug 2012 01:54 AM PDT

MSI have upgraded their G Series gaming notebooks to incorporate Nvidia GeForce GTX 680M GPUs. Now the 17.3-inch GT70 and 15.6-inch GT60 can be configured with 4GB of VRAM in the GTX 680M, which...

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Google Nexus 7 Sold Out

Posted: 06 Aug 2012 01:43 AM PDT

The Google Nexus 7 tablet is selling fast, thanks to a combo of beloved seven-inch form factor, quad-core processor, and unbeatable price point. But now the Play Store has sold out of the new slate...

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Snapdragon S4 Pro with Adreno 320 GPU

Posted: 06 Aug 2012 01:03 AM PDT

The Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro CPU melds a quartet of 1.5GHz Krait cores with the new Adreno 320 graphical processor, and that get-up has delivered some of the best benchmark scores for tablet...

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Safari 6 – Tweaks and Bug Squashes

Posted: 06 Aug 2012 12:43 AM PDT

Apple’s browser has been updated to coincide with the launch of the Mountain Lion OS – Safari 6 now incorporates a password pane, ‘Smart Search’, offline reading, and Do Not...

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LG N450 & N550 Notebooks – Preview

Posted: 03 Aug 2012 10:23 AM PDT

LG has added the N450 and N550 notebooks to its Xnote laptop range, saying the machines will first go on sale in Korea later this year. The Xnote N450 bears a 14-inch 1366 x 768 widescreen...

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AMD Jaguar CPU

Posted: 03 Aug 2012 06:46 AM PDT

Advanced Micro Devices or AMD for short intends to unveil its new low-voltage Jaguar core CPU, which should reach market in Q1 2013. The AMD will first be paraded on August 28th, and the first...

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Kraun Ktab 9704DD – Preview

Posted: 03 Aug 2012 06:27 AM PDT

Italina electronics firm Kraun has unveiled a compact slate by the name of the Ktab 9704DD. The Kraun Ktab sports a single-core Cortex A8 CPU running at 1.2GHz with a 7-inch 1024 x 768 pixel IPS...

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Asus Transformer Range To Get Jelly Bean

Posted: 03 Aug 2012 05:24 AM PDT

Asus has announced that its entire range of Transformer Android tablets will be getting an upgrade to the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean OS. From the original Asus Transformer Pad to the Pad Prime, Pad...

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Ainol Novo 7 – Tornado and Mars

Posted: 03 Aug 2012 03:47 AM PDT

Chinese-based device manufacturer Ainol Electronics recently released the Novo 7 Aurora 2 sub-$200 slate, and now is adding a further two tablets to its line-up. The Novo 7 Tornado and Novo 7 Mars...

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Google Buys Sparrow Client

Posted: 03 Aug 2012 03:10 AM PDT

Google has acquired the Sparrow email client, with the aim of integrating Sparrow’s services with Gmail. That means the Sparrow email client will no longer be updated, though the iOS and OS X...

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