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Win a GTX460 and Flight Sim goodies with CryoPC

Hot on the heels of Intel’s new CPU releases (Sandy Bridge) and the latest nVidia graphics cards Cryo updated and re-launched its range of flight and driving simulation PC’s.  The range has been named after iconic Fighter Aircraft used by the RAF dating from the 1940’s with the Supermarine ‘Spiteful’ …

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Intel release 990x processor for $999 (3.46ghz)

Yesterday KitGuru reported on Core i7 960 and 970 price drops. They are also releasing a new Extreme Edition processor, called the Core i7 990x. This chip is being sold at the $999 mark, and replaces the 980x as the flagship processor from the chip giant. This chip is a …

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Twitter CEO says company is ‘already making money’

Dick Costolo Twitter Chief Executive said that the microblogging site is ‘already making money’, but he did not clarify whether this was profit or revenue. Costolo made the comments during a webcast keynote address at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, but a follow up Q&A was not streamed onto …

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iPhone 5 to get bigger screen, more Apple rumours

The Apple rumour mill never rests, latest reports in yesterday indicate that the next generation iPhone is in the pipeline and will come with a bigger screen. The reason for Apple to increase the screen size is to match the growing Android market which already features larger screen sizes. The …

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Apple help Foxconn improve working conditions

Last year Apple sent Tim Cook, acting CEO of Apple to Foxconn International Holdings Ltd. factory in China. The purpose of the trip was to make recommendations on how to improve working conditions for the company. Tim Cook has stepped in as CEO for Apple, as Steve Jobs is taking …

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Intel Core i7 970 drops in price from £700 to £450

If you haven’t yet jumped into a new Sandybridge system upgrade then today’s news might help cheer you up. Over the weekend Intel have reduced the cost of some of their LGA1366 processor range. The quad core i7 960 and hexa core i7 970. Last week the i7 960 cost …

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Supercomputer to challenge humans on TV Quiz show

IBM have designed a new supercomputer which is to face two human contestants on the US quiz show Jeopardy. The computer nicknamed ‘Watson’ will challenge two of the games most successful players. The winner will receive a $1 million prize (£620,000) and the glory to go with it. IBM have …

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Samsung rumoured to be iPad 2 panel partner

Samsung Mobile Display are rumoured to be Apple’s partner for the liquid crystal display panels in the upcoming iPad 2, according to sources close to KitGuru. According to these sources, the company is in the final stage of talks in supplying the latest LCD panel technology for the iPad 2 …

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Microsoft to spend billions of dollars in supporting Nokia

Microsoft are set to hand over billions of dollars to Nokia after they ditch their current smartphone operating system in favour of Windows Phone 7. According to Nokia CEO anyway, who has defended the deal against some public backlash. Microsoft and Nokia have announced their partnership last friday and apparently …

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XFX HD6970 Black Edition Review

KitGuru has reviewed many of the custom, overclocked cards from AMD’s partners in the last month, and today we are taking a look at the much awaited HD6970 Black Edition from XFX. XFX have earned quite a reputation for creating some of the finest graphics cards for the enthusiast market, …

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Lian Li PC-C50A HTPC Case Review

Lian Li are definitely one of our favourite chassis manufacturers as they never fail to impress with their impressive build quality and attractive designs.  They have one of the largest ranges of small form factor cases of any manufacturer, catering to all enthusiast demands. Today we are going to look …

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Razer Naga MoM Mouse Ready to Launch

Razer Naga KitGuru Exclusive

Ever wondered what happens when you combine a mobile phone with a gaming mouse?  That’s a question that seems to have puzzled scientists at Razer’s technology and design centre, floating above planet Earth in a geo-stationary orbit above Tesco, Southend-on-sea (or so we’re led to believe). KitGuru spies report back …

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Microsoft release IE9 Release Candidate

Microsoft have launched the release candidate (RC) of Internet Explorer 9 which features improved privacy features. The release candidate will be the last pre release version for testing, before last minute bug fixes and final release. Microsoft have said that IE9 is available in 40 languages and they are saying …

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BitFenix Survivor Case Review

In September 2010, KitGuru reviewed the BitFenix Colossus case and while it showed promise, we didn’t think it was totally ready for prime time release. Today we are looking at their Survivor case, a more modest design which we are sure will appeal to a much wider audience. The mid …

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Intel announce Cougar Point B3 shipments

Intel have  issued a Product Change Notification today which suggests that the fixed B3 revision will start to ship from the 14th of February. This news will be a welcome relief for Intel’s OEM partners who have had to take drastic action to deal with the faulty motherboard shipments. Demand …

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Cooler Master V8 Cooler Review – revisited

KitGuru staff often get asked which cooler makes the best partner for their overclocked system. My personal choices normally shift between the Thermaltake Frio and the Noctua NH D14, depending on the budget. Recently we have received many emails asking if we could give the Cooler Master V8 the ‘KitGuru …

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Nokia confirm joining forces with Microsoft

KitGuru has been covering the potential alliance between Nokia and Microsoft for weeks now and our predications came true. They are forming a software partnership with Microsoft in the efforts to challenge Google and Apple in the mobile sector. Shares have fell by up 9.8 percent however after the announcement, …

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HP TouchPad looks stunning, but will it make an impact?

Hewlett Packard are due to release two new webOS driven smartphones and a new TouchPad Tablet PC. The Pre3 and Veer smartphones appear to be highly evolved devices with many customers excited about their release and their new TouchPad device is also a technological feast of wonders. The TouchPad will …

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AMD Youtube fanbois run amok with Sandybridge issue

Being a fanboi requires a special kind of mentality. Flying in the face of reason, it is up to you to ridicule and mock ‘opposing’ products, even if it makes you look like the biggest bigot on the planet. Many of the big forums online have had flame wars at …

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