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Coolit ECO A.L.C. Review

A few years ago Coolit released the Domino cooler which at the time redefined liquid cooling for the ‘masses’ – bringing it out of the basement of hardcore enthusiast users and firmly into the mainstream market. Everyone wanted a Domino, they were affordable, well built (although not without some issues …

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Antec TPQ-1200 reaches 1700W load

Antec are well known for making quality products – and after speaking with them earlier today they informed me that their TPQ-1200 has reached 1700W continuous load – which is an incredible result. This also supports GTX 480 4-way SLI and Dual CPU mobo is also possible, which makes the …

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iPad 3G shortages – artificial or genuine?

The success of the iPad has been well documented by KitGuru as well as every other technology news site on the internet. Sales in the first month were around the 1 million mark in the USA alone and assuredly European sales will be high next month. Unfortunately in the USA …

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Wii sales not so wii – 70 million worldwide

Nintendo’s latest financial records are very positive indeed with figures showing that the Wii console has just passed the 70 million mark sales figure. There were 20.53 million sales in the fiscal year which ended March 31st, 2010. 70.93 million means that Nintendo have around 49 percent of the home …

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Seagate to launch 3TB hard drive

Later this year Seagate are aiming to launch their eye popping 3TB drive. Industry insiders say Seagate have had this 3TB drive in development for quite some time and there are unconfirmed rumours that the drive will be ‘variable speed’ that can spin between 5,900 and 7,200 rpm – this …

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Apple start taking international iPad preorders

Yesterday Apple have updated their online stores and are accepting preorders for both 3G and Wi-Fi models of the popular iPad – this is actually a day earlier than the announced launch date. These  pages went online a little early for the May 28th launch and they are being handled …

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Asus on the Rampage – 3rd time in a row

Enthusiasts have been waiting for Asus to deliver the Rampage III board to retail stores in the UK for a long time. Product finally landed on the shelves this weekend, so how well did it sell?  KitGuru investigated. The price of the Rampage III is enough to buy a netbook …

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Apple are developing an alternative to Flash

As the tension continues to mount between Apple and Adobe the latest news emerges that Apple are developing an alternative technology to Flash. This new package is called “Gianduia” and was originally mentioned at Apple’s World of WebObjected Developer Conference months ago. Gianduia apparently is a ‘client side, standards-based framework …

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Nintendo chief calls Apple “the enemy of the future”

Nintendo have seen their first drop in profits for nearly six years and they seem to be marking Apple as their new nemesis. Nintendo president Satoru Iwata told senior executives that the company has already beaten Sony and that Apple are now their ‘enemy of the future’. Nintendo’s Wii has …

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AMD showing positive growth in notebook arena

2010 has been a fantastic year for AMD with the release of their DX11 5xxx desktop series, but this success is also spilling over into the mobile marketplace. AMD have had a good focus on pricing over the last year and it is reaping dividends for them as their growth …

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When technology goes wrong – Volvo test car crashes

Technology is making an impact everywhere (no pun intended) with the latest advanced electronics taking over many of the vehicles we drive today. Volvo have been at the forefront of this technology and have always been a proud purveyor of producing the safest possible cars on the market. That all …

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Activision rake in $381 million profit – Q1

Top brass at Activision are going to be cracking out the champagne as their Q1 profit reports are higher than expected. Their profit was a staggering $381 million USD which is even more impressive when you consider that the current economic climate has other high profile companies actually reporting losses. …

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nVidia ship Tesla C2050 hardware

In a rather muted fashion nVidia have started to ship the Tesla C2050 – the first Fermi based Tesla cards. The C2050 has 448 cores and 3GB of GDDR5 memory onboard. While 3GB sounds a little lower than expected this is because they have modded the PCB to allow for …

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Apple iPad to hit UK on May 28th

Well its long overdue and USA Ebay sellers have been making huge mark ups selling at over the odds prices, but the iPad is finally coming to the UK. On Monday May 10th Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Spain, Switzerland and the UK will be able to preorder from …

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Interview with Terry Makedon – AMD

Terry Makedon is one of the most well known and highly respected AMD employees on the tech scene. While most of the high profile company representatives hide behind a desk and keyboard, Terry has always been the person talking to the end user on many of the leading forums – …

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Apple iPad review

‘Apple’ — It is a name synonymous with a strong emotional response. Never has a company evoked such a dramatic reaction from the enthusiast userbase – you either love ’em or hate ’em, there is little room for middle ground. I have been an Apple fan since I started my …

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Asus Crosshair IV Extreme Piccies leak

We managed to get our hands on some pictures of the hotly awaited (and rather sexy looking) new Asus Crosshair IV Extreme motherboard. There is little information on the board at this time, but it is based on the 890FX chipset and we have heard it overclocks like a mofo. …

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Lian Li release PC-V352 HTPC case

Lian Li have announced the release of another HTPC chassis – called the PC-V352. This case supports micro-ATX and mini ITX motherboards and has a lot of features considering its diminutive size. As with the majority of Lian Li products the chassis is made from aluminium and weighs in at …

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Low Voltage Athlons on the way

AMD recently announced new 45W desktop processors and from what we have heard today they will be released in the coming week. The Athlon X2 245e will be clocked at 2.9ghz and is going to sell for around 75 euros and this will be followed up by a 3ghz clocked …

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KitGuru and the future

Hello! It seems like a very long time since I sat down to ‘address’ a readership. Some of you may know me from my last position as Founder and Editor In Chief of DriverHeaven.net – which was the result of many a bored night wondering if I could be productive …

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A Jobs well done?

A large portion of people reading this article will assuredly have strong opinions on Apple as a company and I would take an educated guess that at least 75% will feel they are ‘overpriced’ and form the heart of an elitist group of users who mock enthusiasts who prefer to …

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