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All the latest news and technology trends in one place. If you’re keen on keeping abreast of what’s happening in the tech world, you’ll find all the latest stories, insight, and analysis below…

HP CEO likes idea of webOS-powered HTC device

HP acquired Palm and, most importantly, it’s webOS quite some time ago now. It was a sad day, indeed, when Palm finally snuffed it. Nonetheless, HP’s CEO, Leo Apotheker, seems keen on spreading webOS, via licensing, outside of HP. Speaking at the D9 conference in California, Apotheker said that HP…

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Windows 8 for tablets/PCs demoed at D9

Microsoft has been showing off Windows 8 at the D9 conference in California. The new operating system, according to reports, is designed to run seamlessly on both desktop and tablet devices. The news comes via All Things D, who reports that ‘Microsoft’s ultimate goal was to create an OS that…

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Two cores are not better than one, says Qualcomm boss

Everybody is talking about dual core processors. It’s the latest technology buzzword. Everybody except Qualcomm’s CEO, Paul Jacbos, that is. According to Jacobs, Qualcomm’s latest single core CPUs out perform the dual core competition. Sounds like fighting talk to us – and it is. Despite not actually naming NVIDIA, it’s…

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Symbian Anna-powered Nokia E6 and X7 now shipping

The first batch of Nokia’s Symbian Anna-powered handsets (the Nokia E6 and the Nokia X7) have started shipping. The news comes via Nokia’s blog, which confirms the two new handsets are now available and are already shipping out to some lucky users. Specs wise, the Nokia E6 features a 2.5-inch…

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Mobile phones and brain cancer: the saga continue

Do mobile phones give you cancer? It’s a question often asked by worriers and grandparents. But recent research by the World Health Orgainisation (WHO) might just prove they were right all a long. World Health Organization’s (WHO) International Agency for Research on Cancer, reports that ‘radio frequency electromagnetic fields are…

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HTC Desire HD can run Linux-based OS, Ubuntu

Ah the benefits of open source. They are indeed plentiful. For instance, did you know that you can run the Linux-based Ubuntu operating system on your HTC Desire HD? Yep, that’s right. HTC Desire HD users can run Ubuntu on their handsets, switching their usual Android 2.3 operating system for…

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