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MSI X79A-GD65 8D – X79 photos leak

With Intel’s upcoming X79 release just around the corner we managed to get hold of a handful of MSI X79A-GD65 8D pictures. MSI are releasing several new products in this range including the 4 DIMM X79A-GD45 and a micro-ATX 4 DIMM X79MA-GD45 motherboards. All of the boards follow the highest …

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Canon to release new 18MP EOS 1Dx

Canon have released their latest DSLR camera – the EOS 1Dx. This is set to replace the high selling 1D series and the higher resolution 1DS range of cameras. The 1Dx has a new sensor which features 18 MP resolution from the full frame CMOS chip. It can also shoot …

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Samsung target iPhone 4s for sales ban

The battle between Apple and Samsung still rages and this time Samsung are trying to halt sales of the iPhone 4s in Australia and Japan. Samsung are claiming infringements in user interface and technology patents in Japan and wireless communications standards in Australia. To make matters worse, Samsung are also …

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Blackberry problems caused by hardware/software failures

Research In Motion have had a tough week as their customer base have experienced problems with many of their networking services. Internal investigations have been ongoing, trying to find the source of the widespread problems. According to industry sources in connection with the Telegraph it would appear that the reasons …

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KitGuru Lite examines AMD’s Bulldozer

Rocking past 8GHz takes a lot of effort. AMD has managed to do it and, in the process, set a Guinness World Record. Here’s a unique presentation from the team at KitGuru Lite, on AMD’s latest viral video. Want to see how the new FX 8150 Black Edition performs? then …

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Sony recall 1.6 million Bravia TV’s due to fire risk

Sony Corp have announced a huge recall on 1.6 million Bravia flat panel television sets due to potential problems which may cause them to melt, or even catch fire. Sony investigated their televisions after a problem in September in which a customer noticed some smoke, and a small fire. Yuki …

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Jon Peddie claim that 300 million tablets will ship in 2016

Jon Peddie Research sent us some details of their current report on Mobile Devices and Semiconductors. Their study comprises 127 pages. They claim that the market for these devices has exploded creating a market for over two billion processors. According to the report: Over three quarters of a billion smartphones …

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Why did Steve Jobs wear turtlenecks?

For many years I wondered why Apple co-founder Steve Jobs wore turtlenecks, thinking it was perhaps a fashion statement against ‘stuffy’ businessmen who wear suits. The question has been answered by Walter Isaacson, the author of the biography of Jobs. Isaacson spoke to Gawker explaining the late Apple leaders choices. …

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Blackberry services dramatically fail

Blackberry customers all over Europe, the Middle East and Africa have been facing online service downtime since yesterday. All of this audience have been served by a RIM data center in Slough. Services affected have been instant messaging, HTTP access and email. Those users who are serviced by a corporate …

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Ericsson may be bought out by Sony

Reports have just hit that Sony are currently holding discussions to buy Ericsson out of the mobile phone joint venture. This report has also been verified this morning by news organisation Reuters. This move could boost Sony’s presence in the mobile sector, which it is losing against competitors Apple and …

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Samsung claim iPhone 4S violates their patents

The ongoing legal battle between Samsung and Apple intensifies as Samsung are now claiming that the iPhone 4S violate their patents. Samsung are seeking to block the sale of the product in France and Italy. Samsung have so far, been rather passive with Apple, having had their Galaxy Tab 10.1 …

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HTC will patch security hole in smartphones

Yesterday we reported on an security issue found by Android Police – this affected many HTC phones. When we reported on it yesterday HTC hadn’t time to fully investigate the concerns. Today they have announced that a patch will be coming. HTC issued a statement saying they were working “very …

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PowerColor release the Devil 13 HD6970

If you like your video cards with sex appeal then this new model from Powercolor might tickle the spot. It comes complete with an overclocking switch for a clock increase of 10% – pushing frequencies to 960mhz core and 1425mhz memory. The Devil 13 HD6970 is built with solid components; …

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Pick up your iPhone 4s on 14th October

Well, the time is here – the new iPhone will be available in only a few weeks time. There will be two new models released and prices will be published very soon. According to the Guardian newspaper in the UK, the pricing discussions will start at 6pm. A UK source …

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HTC smartphones: security issues exposed

Website Android Police have published a report which highlights a ‘massive security flaw’ for their devices. This website has been responsible for finding some issues with Android products in the past. They claim that due to the customisations and modifications by HTC of the Android operating system that it is …

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Chrome growth on track to oust Firefox

Data tracking firm Statcounter have released information which show a huge rise in adoption for Google’s Chrome browser. Usage share has increased by eight percent since the start of the year, to a claimed 23.16 percent marketshare. With the expansion of Chrome, the figures show a decline for Firefox, dropping …

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ASrock X79 motherboard sneaks onto the net

A picture of the upcoming ASrock X79 board has made appearance on the internet, via various Far East websites. We snagged the picture for our readers today. We have reviewed many ASRock boards this year, and many of them have won our highest accolades. They are certainly a force to …

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Cedar Trail not to have DX10 support

Intel have launched a couple of new Cedar Trail processors this week, these are CedarView D core for ultra low voltage implementations. The Atom D2500 and D2700 are dual core models. According to reports the datasheet and S-spec update documents show that two new CedarView-M N2600 and N2800 processors are …

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Dead Island movie planned

Lets be honest, punters can’t get enough of zombies and vampires this year. News has hit that game ‘Dead Island’ could very well be turned into a movie. Lionsgate boss Joe Drake said ‘The film Dead Island will be an innovation of the zombie genre because of its focus on …

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Larry Page ‘you’ll have a Google in your pocket’

Google CEO Larry Page spoke at the Google Zeitgeist conference yesterday in Paradise Valley, Ariz. He was outspoken about many things and when asked what may lie ahead for the companies next 13 years he said “You’ll have a Google in your pocket.” The quietly spoken Page might not have …

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Mango Phone update released by Microsoft

Microsoft have released the latest version of Windows 7 Phone operating system. Version 7.5 (Mango) features calender integration and an enhanced social network contact system. There are also performance improvements, including multitasking enhancements. With 500 new features it is a rather large update for the company. This update is free …

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Google+ has traffic increase of 1269 percent

Web traffic organisation Experian Hitwise have reported huge growth for Google+ with a increase of 1269 percent recorded within the space of a month. Heather Doughtery, a director of research at Hitwise in the US said “Google+ emerged as the third largest site in the Social Network and Forums category …

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Lenovo release new range of ThinkVision monitors

Lenovo have announced a new range of 11 ThinkVision monitors, which have achieved Gold status under the UL Environment’s Sustainable Product Certification (SPC) program. This means that Lenovo are technically the PC-maker with the largest portfolio of UL Environment Gold-rated products. The ThinkVision monitors cater to a wide range of …

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Lulzsec hacker IP handed over by ‘HideMyAss’

We reported last week on Lulzsec hacker Cody Kretsinger, aka ‘Recursion’ who could be spending up to 15 years in jail. An interesting twist in the case came to light, in that UK company HideMyAss passed over his IP address to the Feds. A report on news site Thinq shows …

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LulzSec Hacker ‘Recursion’ could spend 15 years in jail

The authorities have arrested Cody Kretsinger, aged 23 from Arizona. He has been charged with conspiracy and the unauthorised impairment of a protected computer in conjunction with an attack in May and June. Reuters have reported that Kretsinger was arrested yesterday by the FBI. He was apparently a member of …

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iPad to dominate market to 2014

Apple dominate the tablet market, that isn’t breaking news because we all knew it months ago. However Gartner, the well known research and analysis organisation have just released a new report which shows that this isn’t set to change, anytime soon. According to their findings, the iPad is going to …

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Nikon announce mirror-less SLR

Nikon have announced their first mirrorless single lens reflex camera to challenge rivals in the market for small size cameras. The Nikon 1 brand J1 model is going to be available for purchase in Japan from October 20th according to an email that the company sent out. The price will …

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