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RIM take a swipe at quality of Apple apps

Research In Motion announced a few days ago that their App World now has over 10,000 applications available for download. Much of the press found the statement rather underwhelming as the Apple store has hundreds of thousands more. RIM VP of Platform product management Alan Panezic said “We aren’t focusing …

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Arctic Cooling Freezer 13 Review

Arctic Cooling have been releasing some great products lately and we have covered most of them on KitGuru – such as the excellent Accelero XTREME Plus. AC are a company who combine high performance with ease of installation at reasonable prices. Today we look at the follow to the excellent …

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Google Instant vets sexual searches, well sometimes

Hacker quarterly magazine 2600 has listed blocked words in Google Instant, many of which are sexual. If you have been using Google recently (and we all do) then you may have noticed a change in their search functionality, now when you type in a search term you will generally see …

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iPhone 4 sells out in China – in only four days

Whether you love or loathe them, there is little faulting Apple’s business plan. China is the latest country to be getting hot under the collar for the Cupertino technology giants latest iPhone. Over 100,000 iPhones have been sold in four days after the offical launch and another 100,000 phones are …

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Skype and Facebook exploring possibilities of partnership

Social networking giant Facebook are exploring the possibilities of a partnership with Skype which is aimed at integrating their communication services. Wall Street Journal have said that under the proposed partnership that Facebook users would be able to sign into Skype through their Facebook Connect accounts. Once signed in then …

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Gorgeous Gigabyte Keyboard set to sell, Aivia!

KitGuru was invited to a special presentation in London earlier today and we’ll tell you more about the secret stuff we saw in a little while – including the world’s fastest graphics card (single GPU category). But first, here’s something very cute that we just could not wait to bring …

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AOL purchase TechCrunch for $25 million

AOL have purchased TechCrunch for a crunching $25 million. This is the first move to boost editorial content for AOL since being split up from Time Warner. AOL do not have a great track record for purchases, as they paid $850 million for Bebo in 2008 and then offloaded it …

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Apple sue Nokia in the UK over nine patents

Apple and Nokia do not get along, it seems every month that the mobile giants accuse the other of foulplay, either via public statements or in the courts. Apple are now suing Finnish smartphone maker Nokia in the UK for the violation of nine patents it owns. Reuters have stated …

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Nintendo 3DS scheduled for a February/March release

One of the most sought after gadgets, the Nintendo 3DS will be hitting retail in February in Japan and March in Europe/US. Nintendo have pushed their original release launch for April, forward. Proving they are ahead of schedule right now and ready to get major sales for this hot handheld …

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The RIM Playbook Tablet – will it be a success ?

We posted a story yesterday on the new, upcoming Blackberry Playbook which looks to be an impressive piece of kit. Today, publications across the net are talking about the product, with many saying that it is destined to fail. Why? Research In Motion are well known to always target the …

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Lian Li PC-Q11 Mini ITX Case Review

I am a sucker for a well designed aluminum chassis and Lian Li have always been one of the pioneers in this sector. They recently updated their fantastic Q series of compact enclosures with the PC-Q11. While these designs are based around the tiny ITX standard they allow for people …

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Verizon release Star Wars R2-D2 Droid 2 phone

For the sci fi geeks among you, this next item might just hit the spot. Verizon are releasing a Droid 2 R2-D2 Edition set which is due for release in a couple of days (September 30th). At only $249, the special edition product looks to be pretty good value, with …

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BlackBerry Playbook – targets the Apple iPad

If you haven’t yet jumped upon the iPad wagon due to a hatred of Apple then the new BlackBerry Playbook might be right up your alley. Research in Motion have a new ‘teaser’ subsite available now highlighting the unit with some beautiful high resolution photographs. Unlike other devices from companies …

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Obama administration plan to monitor social networking

The Obama administration is undergoing legislation to require social networking companies and voice over internet providers to adapt their technology so law enforcement agents can monitor communications during criminal and terrorism investigations. In a proposal that looks set to alienate a large portion of the public, the government feels that …

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Google say Bing is a threat, not Facebook

Outspoken Google CEO Eric Schmidt has dismissed the potential threat from social networking giant Facebook and has instead pointed to Bing as being Google’s main competitor. Schmidt has said that Bing is ‘doing well’ and is owned by a company who has more cash and resources than Google and has …

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Can Stephen Elop get Nokia back on track ?

It has been a tough period for Nokia and KitGuru has been reporting on the issues they have been facing, with product delays, share prices dropping and declining market percentages. Rumours persist that there are internal issues within company divisions. Information has been leaked to publications that Nokia have been …

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Windows Phone 7 launch set for Oct 21 Europe & Nov 8th USA

Latest rumours in suggest that Microsoft may hold the Windows 7 launches on October 21st and November the 8th. According to Neowin sources, which is not officially confirmed. The launch on October 21st is apparently aimed at audiences in the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy and Spain with the USA …

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Thermaltake Jing silently appears in KitGuru Lab

Back in June, we presented some of the world’s first shots of the upcoming Thermaltake Jing cooler. Now, three months later, the product is about to ship in volume and we’ve got it in our lab early. Before we begin the torture testing, here’s a quick look see. After the …

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