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The machines are winning: AI beats master at Go

A computer algorithm put together by Google’s DeepMind engineers, has managed to beat a human champion of the ancient game of Go. This is the first time in history that an AI was able to defeat a person without a severe handicap. Although it still has to face a world champion, …

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Quantum computer is already 100 million times faster than PCs

As much as a quantum computer may be the holy grail for anyone looking for extreme performance, we’re a long way off making them at the scale of current computer hardware and having them be the multi-functional, endlessly powerful machines we want. But early developments are still rather impressive. Take …

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Orange OPC Review

There are a large number of companies in the UK who would be willing to build a PC to your own specification providing you’re willing to put up enough cash.  There isn’t a whole lot which differentiates these PCs from each other, though, as you’re usually restricted to the same …

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HP brings 27-inch Z1 AIO Workstation to market

Got a thing for the cleanliness of All-in-One PCs at the home or office but haven’t found anything big and bold enough to tickle your fancy yet? – HP’s Z1 might be more your cup of tea with the company claiming it as the world’s first AIO “Workstation” positioned PC, …

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Apple 1 sells for $212,267

KitGuru reported last week that one of the first Apple computers ever built was being auctioned and many will be surprised to hear that it sold for a wallet sapping $212,267. The Apple 1 was sold for $666.66 when it first shipped in 1976 and it came with a preassembled …

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Tianhe 1A: the fastest computer in the world

The USA have just lost the world’s fastest supercomputer title to China, with their Tianhe-1A taking over the top slot. The Tianhe-1A has 1.4 times the power of the closest rival according to Jack Dongarra, a University of Tennessee computer scientist who maintains the offical supercomputer rankings. Although this list …

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Stone sets sights on sixty thousand notebook shipments

KitGuru has come across some bold confidence from a British PC company and we’re very happy to report it here. You’re all familiar with how much time KitGuru spends on leisure activities. We believe that spending half your life sleeping and the other half drinking is about as healthy as …

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Shoot to kill with Gigabyte @ Computex

Most widely known for its mainboards, Gigabyte also has other product divisions that create impressive products from time to time. Graphics is the obvious one, but think about how many Aurora 3D or Sumo chassis you’ve seen around (Packard Bell was using them for high end gaming systems at one …

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