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Apple recall faulty Time Capsules

TUAW are reporting that Apple are recalling a plethora of their Time Capsule range from 2008 for repair or replacement. These apparently fail after 18 months of use. The recall is detailed now on Apple’s Knowledge base and it covers units with serial numbers in the range XX807XXXXXX – XX814XXXXXX …

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Apple Desktop orders go to Pegatron Technology

Pegatron Technology are a Taiwan notebook maker and our sources today tell us that they may have landed a deal with Apple to get a portion of their desktop orders. They recently lost a portion of the MacBook production partnership with Apple which hit them hard. This information has been …

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Facebook to protect children with new app

The all encompassing social networking site Facebook has agreed to use an application which should help protect the online safety of the younger userbase, according to a Reuters report. This application will appear on a user profile page when they add/bookmark it and it will allow children to report suspicious …

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Windows XP SP2 32 bit support stops tomorrow

With all the nVidia GTX460 excitement today it would be easy to forget that Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2) is no longer being supported by updates from tomorrow. Yes, in case you missed it, Microsoft stop support for XP SP2 tomorrow, the six year old edition of the operating …

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Pirate Bay gets plundered

Pirates Bay, favourite site of the RIAA was recently hacked by an Argentinian expert, and he has managed to grab email and IP address of over 4 million Pirates Bay users in the process. Hacker CH Russo has stated in a blog post that he only hacked the site to …

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Intel to phase out Celeron CPU’s in 2011

Intel has recently told their notebook partners that they plan to reduce the production of Celeron CPU’s and will replace this range with Pentium and dual core Atom N processors. This is going to take place in 2011 according to sources in the Far East. This would tie in with …

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Apple set to open Shanghai store

Apple are due to open a second store in China tomorrow, this time in the Shanghai financial district. This store is going to display a 40 foot cylindrical glass wall and will be the first store to open since the China store opened in Beijing two years ago. Apple’s senior …

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MSI AE2420 AIO PC 23.6 inch announced

MSI have detailed the release of their upcoming 3D ready, all in one PC, which they have named the Wind Top AE2420. The Wind Top machine comes with a 23.6 inch LED backlit 120hz screen which is also multi touch, it is 1080p resolution and will be a good partner …

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Solar Plane lands after first 24 hour flight

I was reading the UK Times newspaper (as I do every morning) and I found this story particularly exciting. An experimental solar powered plane landed on Thursday after completing its first 24 hour test flight. The solar powered plane can stay in the air indefinitely, as it can recharge its …

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Enermax Modu87+ 700w PSU Review

Enermax Technology Corporation are one of the most highly regarded power supply providers to the enthusiast marketplace. I have owned many over the years myself, long before I worked for any publication. They have never let me down and they are one of the few companies I immediately shortlist if …

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What’s been laid in this tray ?

KitGuru has seen some strange animals in its time and we’ve eaten eggs in every way possible, but we’ve never seen anything come out of an animal’s fanny that could fill a cardboard container shaped like this. . As you know, almost every top level manufacturer has a special place …

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FireFox 4.0 Beta is released

Hands up if you like Firefox? Most KitGuru readers are well educated people if our statistics are anything to go by, as most of you are using Firefox right now. Mozilla have just released the first beta of the 4.0 beta client which is built around the Gecko 2.0 Web …

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Can illegal downloads ever be stopped?

Its a burning question many authorities have tried to answer for years now and there appears to be no solution for the billions lost on movie, game and application sales. KitGuru has reported many times in the past on bitorrent and newsgroups sites, including the temporary close of Pirates Bay …

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Apple say 400 iTunes accounts hit with fraud

A few days ago KitGuru reported on a suspected iTunes hack, caused by a rogue app developer. Apple have today admited that 400 iTunes accounts were illegally hacked and the suspected developer has been banned from the store. Thuat Nguygen and his programs were removed from the App Store for …

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LG due to release tablet and 4 more phones

Gartner have just released their first quarter 2010 details regarding sales and LG are still the third highest selling mobile phone company with a 8.6% share of the market. LG however have decided not to rest on their laurels and have a big ‘end of year’ push coming up. LG …

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Sony showcase Playstation 3 slim in white

We love the Playstation 3, mainly because it still has one of the finest BluRay players known to man. According to ZDNET Sony fans are in a for a treat as Sony Japan have just released information on the new ‘classic white’ version which will be released on July 29th. …

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Google fix nasty Justin Bieber YouTube hacks

Google have issued fixes for nasty cross site scripting vulnerabilities which allowed hackers to inject code into the user comment pages. IDG news service reported on this a short while ago. “Comments were temporarily hidden by default within an hour [of discovering the problem], and we released a complete fix …

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Apple CEO continues to dismiss Bluray, but why?

Ok, I admit it, I do like Apple products. I have owned many and am the proud owner of an iPad. One aspect of being an Apple owner however that has given me much dismay is the total lack of support for BluRay. It appears that the Apple CEO Steve …

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Dell respond to ‘faulty computers’ suit

A few days ago we reported on the recent lawsuit to hit Dell Computers which detailed their apparent knowledge in shipping 12 million faulty machines with leaky capacitor problems. Dell’s Chief Blogger Lionel Mechaca has denied allegations that the company knowingly sold faulty computers. He says: Some of you may …

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Apple admit iPhone bars show wrong reading

While the Apple iPhone 4 sales have been even stronger than Apple themselves expected, the launch has not been without a list of issues. Many people have been reporting signal problems since the Phone was released and Apple initially said it was down to’ how people were holding the phone’. …

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iTunes users under ‘hack’ fear

According to TheNextWeb it appears that iTunes accounts all over the world are being hacked. Hundreds and thousands of dollars are apparently being taken from people’s accounts without permission. Detailed information on this was posted on razorianfly yesterday. This was first spotted by application developers who apparently spotted 40 out …

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