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Is your smartphone dangerous to your health?

I have been reading iFixit for many years, and love their content. They published a really interesting article this week which details a breakdown on a range of mobile phones, and just what exactly they contain, on a chemical level. These high tech devices may look sharp and ‘clean’ but …

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Aria Apple Prize Winners announced!

Well we have some good news for many people, and some depressing news for the thousands of other people who didn’t win a prize in our recent APPLE competition which we ran in cooperation with UK retailer ARIA. Zaim – a regular on the ARIA and KITGURU forums, won the …

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Zuckerberg Moscow trip to boost Facebook in Russia

Billionaire Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has been in Moscow visiting the Government. His plans are to boost the social networking giant’s presence in the Russian market. Zuckerberg, 28 went on a sightseeing trip in the Russian Capital after his arrival and posed for photographs in Red Square just like a …

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AFOX HD7850 Crossfire Competition Winner announced!

Our recent competition for the AFOX HD7850 Crossfire cards proved popular, and we have a winner! Pete Hewitt, (Facebook Pete C. Hewitt) from Oldham in the United Kingdom has walked away with two very slimline video cards. Pete, we hope you have many hours of happy gaming with your new …

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Netflix updated to support iPhone 5 widescreen

Netflix have updated their iOS application to support the newest iPhone 5 screen as well as offering support for iOS6. The company claim that improvements have also been made to browsing, viewing and searching. The update will be welcomed by the millions of people who have already parted with money …

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iPhone users record drop in satisfaction with iOS6

It didn’t take long for Apple users to express their dissatisfaction with the latest iOS6 operating system. A new poll shows that Apple’s smartphone users are less satisfied with the operating system than they were with previous releases. It has been impossible to miss the explosion around Apple Maps recently, …

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Foxconn reopen China plant after mass brawl

Foxconn have reopened one of their Chinese factories after closing it yesterday due to a fight among 2,000 workers. Foxconn said the police were investigating the issue, and it was so bad that they closed the factory yesterday to calm the tensions among their staff. Many are claiming that the …

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G.SKILL Memory break Overclocking world record

4m 44.609s – The world’s fastest SuperPI 32M score achieved by the renown Russian overclocking team, OCLAB.RU, with G.SKILL RipjawsX DDR3 memory, Intel Core i7 3770K CPU and ASUS Z77 Maximus V Extreme motherboard Congratulations to the Russian legendary overclockers, Slamms and Smoke, from team “OCLAB.RU” on breaking the new …

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Microsoft release security package, free download

Microsoft are urging their customers to download a free security software package from their website, in order to protect PC’s from a newly discovered vulnerability in Internet Explorer. The company have said it will advise customers to install the software as part of an ‘interim measure’. This in effect will …

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iPhone 5 benchmarks appear online: is it a monster?

The Apple hype machine is rolling across our landscape and information has been published by GeekBench which shows the iPhone 5 A6 processor is a performance monster. Whether they are completely accurate or not, remains to be seen. The results published show a score of 1,601 points, which hammers the …

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Apple heading to record sales with iPhone 5

The Apple hype train continues to roll and market researcher IHS iSuppli say that the company are on track for the biggest quarter for iPhone sales, in history. The iPhone 5 is set to drive Apple smartphone shipments in 2012 to 149 million units, up 60 percent from 93 million …

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Hewlett Packard announce four ‘all-in-one’ PC’s

Hewlett Packard have announced four new ‘all-in-one’ PC’s today, with the standout machine being the SpectreOne. Unlike others which were unveiled today, the SpectreOne is not a touchscreen all-in-one PC, but it is their thinnest ever system, measuring just 11.5mm. Making this system touchscreen would have made it thicker. The …

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iPhone 5 unveiled on September 12th

It seems to have been along time coming, but Apple will finally show the iPhone 5 to press on an event held on September 12th. The company sent out invites yesterday. The invite image says ‘It’s almost here’ with a large ’12’ signifying the date. The shadow of the 12 …

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Tweaktown defy Nvidia again to publish GTX660 results

The Tweaktown v Nvidia drama continues. This time the website have published results of testing a new (unnamed) GTX660 reference card – even though Nvidia have worked hard to stop it. Tweaktown said in their review “We’re being super cautious this time as NVIDIA seemed to work really hard to …

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Cambodia arrest Pirate Bay co-founder: consider extradition

Cambodian police have arrested a cofounder of Pirate Bay, one of the most popular file sharing websites. They are now considering an extradition request from Sweden, which would see the cofounder facing charges of piracy and possible jail time. Gottfrid Svartholm Warg, 27 has been living in Cambodia now for …

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Apple to release new style iPhone5 headphones

It has been a while since I have heard Apple headphones, but my distant memories certainly aren’t too positive. The white headphones may look cool, but when I bought my iPod many years ago I immediately ditched the suckers for a decent pair. According to Vietnamese website Tinhte it looks …

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Kindle ‘Paperwhite’ images leak online

Amazon are expected to announce a new Kindle next week however images of an upcoming tablet have leaked online, courtesy of The Verge. The images highlight the new device which looks very similar to older devices from Amazon. The button below the display has been removed and the bezel is …

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Lenovo announces smarter, slimmer Android tablets at IFA

Lenovo (HKSE: 992) (ADR: LNVGY) today announced that it has expanded its Ideatab product line with the Ideatab S2110A, A2107A, and A2109A. Powered by the Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) operating system, the new product lineup provides smarter, slimmer tablet designs with a variety of multimedia options at attractive price …

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Droid RAZR M 4G LTE photos/info leaked

The Motorola Drio RAZR M 4G LTE has been revealed a couple of days before it was due thanks to Engadget, who posted hardware photographs and specifications. The new smartphone will include a dual core MSM8960 Snapdragon S4 processor with a 4.3 inch qHD 960×540 Super AMOLED display. This is …

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Nexus 7 hits Germany September 3rd

Our German readers will be pleased to hear that the hottest 7 inch tablet is due to hit their shores on September 3rd. German store Saturn are said to be first with stock, so get your order in as soon as possible. Early reports would indicate that the price point …

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CaseKing and OcUK get into big events in a big way

With Multiplay’s i46 gaming extravaganza about to kick off in the Telford International Centre, loads of sponsors will be vying for the attention of the thousands of hardcore gamers who attend. KitGuru takes a look at one of the sponsors and their ‘large event’ pedigree. While hands-on gaming stands with …

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Smashing ideas for the future of gaming

While PCs and traditional consoles were busy focusing on how many pixels could be cinematically shaded with ultra-realism a decade ago, the team at Nintendo went in a different direction with the Wii. It was a serious wake up call to the big boys and led to products like Kinect. …

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Kingston axe price of 256GB V200 SSD to £99.99

Last week we posted a story that Kingston were working with Ebuyer, dropping the price of their 256GB V200 to £104.99. Over the weekend this has dropped even further, to £99.99 inc vat. As we said before, this isn’t the fastest drive on the market, in real world testing you …

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