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3DMark 2011 due for release

The extremely popular benchmark 3DMark is due for an update at the end of this month. Futuremark have announced the official launch date as November 30th 2010. 3DMark 2011 is a Direct X 11 only benchmark and is going to be made available in three versions, Basic, Advanced and Professional. …

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Verizon intro 150Mbps broadband

Verizon Communications have launched a new service for Flos customers which delivers 150Mbps download speeds and uploads up to 35 Mbps. Verizon announced last night in the US that consumers in their Fios fiber to the home territory can avail of the new service. Small business customers are also on …

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Samsung Galaxy Tab, over 600,000 sold already.

Well it looks as if Samsung are off to a good start with their Galaxy Tab, selling over 600,000 units in a month. Google Android has proven popular so far, and this is helping Samsung sell huge numbers in the first month of release. The 2.2 OS has received great …

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nVidia GTX 595 shows up online

In the latest of leaked information, it appears that the GTX595 has shown up online, via a chinese site eNet. This PCB design has two GF110 cores (maybe GF114’s?) on the same board. There are also slots for three DVI output connectors, meaning this card will be 3D Vision Surround …

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Cayman & Antilles slides leak online – are they enough?

A forum member at 3dCenter has leaked information on the upcoming Cayman/Antilles technology from AMD. A polish site has also leaked slides with some details. Are they enough to put nVidia on the back foot again? Antilles is going to feature two Cayman GPU’s with a total of 3840 stream …

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BenQ to create own brand LED lighting products

BenQ are to launch their own LED lighting products in 2011 with BenQ themselves focusing on the light bulb market and Qisda to concentrate on the high end LED lighting products. BenQ have been planning this for a while and had planned to release their own products late 2010. Contacts …

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Amazon offer E-Book gifting

Amazon are going to give holiday shoppers the option of giving digitial books to recipents for download. With their rival Kobo set to do the same thing, it was a preemptive move on their part. Amazon.com are hoping to help boost their end of year sales by offering ebooks as …

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iPad 2 rumoured for April 2011

An analyst with Gleacher and Company said that the Apple iPad 2 might be on sale in April of 2011. This would tie in well with information from Taipei that Apple have already named three suppliers for printed circuit boards for the new product. “TTM, Tripod and Ibiden have received …

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A.C. Ryan mega €15,000 competition

We received this press release from A.C. Ryan this morning: This is the question you will hear people asking across the globe! The answer, which is now sending Twitter aflutter: I DO #PLAYON @ ACRyan. This week, AC Ryan has launched our huge “DO YOU PLAYON!?” Tweet & Win advertising …

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Advent Vega Android Tablet released via PC World

The Apple iPad Tablet is in a market that many manufacturers are longing to get into. Unfortunately for some, this has proven to be more difficult than they thought. The Advent Vega Android tablet has been released with the nVidia Tegra 2 chipset onboard, you can now buy it from …

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Wozniak slates Nokia and votes for Android

Steve Wozniak, the low key co-founder of Apple has said that he predicts Android will be more successful long term, than iOS. He spoke to De Telegraaf and said ‘when it comes to quality, the iPhone is leading’ although he felt that the Google open source Android software would be …

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Apple patch Safari security holes

Apple have released a huge patch for Safari, to fix an array of security issues in their premium browser software. Apple have offered the 39.2MB update for download for both OS X and Windows platforms, which fixes 27 holes in the browser, many of which can allow maliciously designed web …

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Dell post strong earnings, jump 10 percent

Dell had a good day yesterday, they jumped 10 percent in trading after posting earnings which beat analyst’s predictions. Bloomberg have reported that Profit excluding certain items was 45 cents a share in the fiscal third quarter, Round Rock, Texas-based Dell said in a statement yesterday. That topped the 32-cent …

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Apple iAds launching in Europe, soon

Apple are launching their iAds service in Europe within the next couple of months. This is sure to be unpopular, but it will generate millions of pounds of revenue for the Cupertino technology giant. iAds is an advertising feature which can place advertising within iOS applications for Apple devices. It …

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Virgin Media attack broadband speed lies in UK

Virgin Media have started to attack other ISPs in the UK claiming that many ISP’s are lying about their actual speeds. The campaign is being held at http://www.stopthebroadbandcon.org/ and includes a personal plea from media darling Richard Branson. He says “If you regularly use the web, I would ask you …

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ARM speak with Google to replace Intel

Industry insiders have confirmed with KitGuru that ARM have been speaking with Google in the attempt to get the search engine giant to replace the processors in their television products. Intel currently supply stocks of their ATOM processor to Google and it is a fairly lucrative source of revenue for …

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Win 1 of 5 KillerNic 2100 Pro Gaming NICs at Kitguru!

We already have several competitions running at Kitguru, but we like to make sure all our readers have plenty of chances when it comes to winning, sexy, drool worthy technology. Our good friends at Bigfoot Networks are offering five Killer 2100 Network gaming cards to five lucky readers, worldwide. While …

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Vote for your CEO of the Year

CEO’s are a rich bunch of people, often earning more in a week than many of us will see in a lifetime. They are however key figures in many of our favourite companies and drive new developments and sales across the globe. Their leadership is key to the success of …

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Google Documents editing added to Android & iOS

Google have updated their software to allow for mobile editing of Google Documents for both iOS and Android platforms. This has been a feature many people have been waiting on for months. Thanks to this new feature, it means that users can now edit their documents on the move. Andrew …

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China hijacks web traffic, fears of cyberweapon emerge

Disturbing news is circulating that a state owned Chinese telecommunications firm rerouted around 15percent of all web traffic through its own servers, during a limited period on April 8. This report, also documented by news agencies in the UK such as The Telegraph has raised fresh concerns that sensitive information …

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Enermax LuxuRay ATX Midi Tower Review

We have seen many high quality chassis being released this year from various manufacturers, and while it is fun to concentrate on luxury high end products like the Thermaltake Level 10, not many people will be willing to part with £550, just for a case. Enermax, better known for their …

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ASUS Pride- new interactive competition

Asus have a new and unusual competition starting today, called ASUS – PRIDE. This is the chance to submit your motherboard stories to ASUS and share them with the world. ASUS want to hear how you have used their technology in the past to ‘do innovative and amazing things’. You …

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