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Surface Pro coming to Australia end of May

Software giant Microsoft has finally announced the release of its Surface Pro tablet into new markets. The company announced on its blog overnight that it would launch its own-branded Windows 8 tablet in a range of markets including Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, New Zealand, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, […]

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Acer working on an 8-inch Iconia W3 Windows 8 tablet

There are interesting reports going around that Acer is working on an 8-inch Windows 8 tablet called the Iconia W3. So far, we’ve seen nothing smaller than 10-inch but reports are that Acer will be amongst the first to churn out an 8-inch model. However, French site that somehow managed to nab first pictures […]


iPad mini sales to drop up to 30% second-quarter 2013

While tablet sales in general are booming, a report from suggests sales for Apple’s smaller iPad aren’t doing too well. The Taiwanese online news site is claiming sources in the iPad Mini supply chain that expect to see a 20-30% decline in shipments for the device due to a lack of demand. Apple’s iPad […]

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Why buying Android devices sees you paying Microsoft

If you’re buying an Android device as a way of making a point to Microsoft, you might want to stop and rethink your efforts. A report by is claiming that many of the major Android device suppliers are now paying patent licensing fees to the software giant. Samsung, LG, HTC, Acer, Viewsonic, Nikon, along […]

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Apple stops ordering Mac computer parts?

Rumours are gathering that computing giant Apple has put a stop to component orders from suppliers for its Mac computer line-up. The report from says that a number of suppliers have been left wondering what Apple’s next move is and when it will resume those component orders. Sources in the report claim that Apple […]

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