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iPad suffers virus attack

A virus that specifically targets users of the iPad is doing the rounds, TechRadar reports. Delivered in an email, the virus disguises itself as an update for iTunes. However, once the link is clicked personal data is stolen from the machine. Identified by BitDefender as Backdoor.Bifrose.AADY, the piece of malicious …

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Revealed the iPhone 4

It looks as if the phone rumoured by Engadget this morning to be the iPhone 4 is very much the real deal. Tech site Gizmodo has got its hands on the device and it could very well be the next iteration of the iPhone. Or, at least, a genuine Apple …

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Israel bans the iPad

Apple’s iPad has been completely banned from Israel over concerns about the strength of its wi-fi signal. The Associated Press reports that ten of the machines have already been confiscated by customs officials, though some iPads were taken across the border before the ban was announced. Confiscated machines will be …

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Is this the iPhone 4?

There’s no way of knowing if these snaps caught by US tech blog Engadget are the real deal, but they’re certainly a lot more plausible than some recent ‘leaked prototypes‘. The pictured device, whether it be the next iPhone or something totally unrelated, includes a front-facing camera, 80GB of storage. …

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Activision predicts Q1 sales surge

Activision Blizzard has raised its 2010 earnings outlook following a stronger than expected Q1. The publisher predicted in February that it would see Q1 GAAP revenues of $1.1 billion, or $525 million in non-GAAP net revenues. However, an early than expected launch of the Modern Warfare 2 Stimulus Package and …

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iPad launch delayed until May

The international launch of the much-hyped Apple iPad has been pushed back by one month, meaning UK consumers will be unable to get hold of the device until the end of May. Furthermore, Apple has confirmed that it will begin taking online pre-orders on Monday May 10th. The delay, the …

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Football Manager coming to iPhone

It’s a title that gamers have been demanding for years and now Sega’s Sports Interactive has finally announced that it is coming – and it will be here within the next 48 hours. Football Manager Handheld 2010, as it will be called, should hopefully be on the App Store by …

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Wi-fi issues darken iPad launch

300k sales on day one have ensured that Apple is very happy with the US launch of the iPad, but ongoing reports of wi-fi connectivity issues have dampened what has otherwise been a tremendous success for the tech company. The large number of complaints about sporadic or inexplicably weak wi-fi …

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20m iPad sales predicted by 2012

Sales of the Apple iPad are expected to reach 20m units by 2012, according to predictions from analyst iSuppli. More specifically, the firm expects unit sales to hit 7.1m by the end of the year and 14.4m by the close of 2011. It adds that these numbers are ‘conservative’ estimates …

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