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Microsoft claim Kinect sales will ‘blow away’ iPad

It is difficult for Microsoft executives not to mention Apple when it comes to achieving sales goals and once again they target the iPad as being the product to beat. Microsoft Game Studio manager Kudo Tsunda has said in a recent interview with Gamasutra that Kinetic is going to break …

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31,000,000 Halo Reach games have been played in 5 days

Halo Reach is quickly becoming one of 2010’s biggest success stories and latest statistics in from Bungie are certainly verifying that gamers are really enjoying the newest title in the franchise. Since the game launched 31,000,000 games have been played across the world. 78,499,560,895 credits have been earned. Campaign mode …

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Oracle announce Exalogic Elastic Cloud

Oracle CEO Larry Ellison announced his companies new addition into the private cloud computing territory, going head to head with Hewlett Packard and IBM. The Exalogic Elastic Cloud, a system which contains 30 servers, each with 6 core processors for a total of 360 cores are interconnected with each other …

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Dawn of a new Ice Age with Cryo PC

Ten thousand years after the last great ice age receded (forming the Vale of Aylesbury on its way), Alan Johnson formed Cryo PC in the sleepy village of Granborough. KitGuru went to investigate. His technical team have all concealed their secret lives as ‘enthusiast overclockers’ by working real jobs in …

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KitGuru’s most disgusting expose ever? You tell us

Harsh? Maybe. But if the battle lines are not drawn, then things will just start to get ridiculous. So what’s got KitGuru so hot and bothered on this fine, warm September day? OK. It’s Saturday, so we’re allowed to stray from the well-trodden path of the tech gods. Out shopping …

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Apple fanatic Steven Fry pushes Sky 3D TV

Outspoken UK comedian (and tech fanatic) Stephen Fry is helping Sky TV to push their 3D television support with a promotional video. Stephen Fry is well known for his love of all things Apple, turning up at launch events and even interviewing Apple CEO Steve Jobs for TIME Magazine. Sky …

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AMD Drivers available in Steam

AMD have announced that their drivers will now be available via Valve’s STEAM software package. Nvidia have yet to commit to any move – although if STEAM ratings are anything to go by it looks as if AMD dominate 87% of the Direct X 11 marketplace. Ben Bar-Haim, corporate vice …

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Apple iPad is killing notebook sales

Best Buy are hinting that the Apple iPad is killing the notebook market, cutting sales by as much as 50 percent. Best Buy announced earlier this week that all 1,093 of their stores in the US would be stocking the iPad later this month. They have also announced a 61 …

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Sony 3D Gaming gets an outing at Tokyo Game Show

Sony’ exhibit at the Toyko Game Show was focusing heavily on 3D as well as their motion sensor controller, called the Playstation Move. Sony’s booth was crowded, with gamers eager to try Killzone 3 and Gran Tourismo 5 in full 3D. A few people commented that while the 3D aspect …

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Apple share values reach all time high

Whether you love them, or love to hate them, 2010 has been a very strong year so far from the shiny fruit maker from Cupertino. Their shares lately have been reflecting their business strength and shares closed at an all time high with an increase of $6.35 (up 2.35%). Apple’s …

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AMD HD 6700 specifications leaked online?

It was only a matter of time before this happened before launch, but it appears a chinese source on the ChipHell forums has leaked confidential slides from AMD, which were apparently given to an OEM. The Barts graphics cards will be released in the mid range sectors and will replace …

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64 bit Flash previewed

A 64 bit version of Flash has been on the ‘want list’ of many enthusiast users for a very long time now and they will be pleased to hear that Adobe have just launched a new Flash Player with 64 bit support across all major operating systems. This is welcome …

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Android showing staggering growth: iPhone down, as predicted

As KitGuru predicted all the major players are starting to lose ground in the US market to the Android machine which is only starting to gain momentum. ComScore, marketing intelligence leader has published its quarterly Mobile Subscriber Market Share findings which has been tracking smartphone subscribers for three months ending …

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iPad pushed to all 1,093 US Best Buy stores on September 26th

The Apple monster continues to roll and US leading retailer Best Buy are going to start selling the ipad in ALL of the US stores from September the 26th to boost holiday sales. Chris Burritt reported the information on BloomBerg and Apple’s Chief Executive officer Brian Dunn said: “Expanding iPad …

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Google scary teen stalker fired

Google have been at the center of a rather unpleasant story lately. A google engineer has been caught spying on four underage teens for months. David Barksdale, a 27 year old ex engineer with Google took advantage of his position as a member of an elite technical group at the …

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Nokia – attractive phone design important to win customers

Nokia held an event yesterday in London called ‘Nokia World’ and they presented four new smartphones to help win back customers from rivals such as Apple. Nokia’s design strategy director said that he expects attractive hardware design to become increasingly important in order to win new smartphone buyers as the …

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