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HTC sees no reason to manufacture QWERTY phones

HTC’s design team has recently shed some details on the company’s plans going forward at an event in Seattle. We have already discovered that plans for phones with larger capactity batteries have been dropped, and now hardware QWERTY phones are destined for the same fate. Even though HTC are best …

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Foco: sound enhancer for the iPad 2 / iPad 3

We received an interesting email this evening from a start up company who are developing a new gadget for iPad 2 and iPad 3 users. ‘FOCO’ is a simple, effective sound enhancing device which is designed to work with naked, or cased iPad tablet computers. Adewale from the company Unique …

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White Van Man Computer Hitting A Desk Near You

You can’t go anywhere in the UK without seeing “white van man” they are everywhere! They cut you up in traffic, honk at the ladies and are so popular that you can even buy a T-shirt with the logo on. The one place you were safe from this bane of …

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BIOSTAR TZ75B Motherboard released

BIOSTAR, a world famous manufacturer of motherboards, graphics cards, industrial computing systems and peripherals, starts the delivery of the BIOSTAR TZ75B Motherboard fulfilled in the ATX form-factor and positioned as an ideal base for high-performance gaming desktop systems with optimal costs. The TZ75B board is based on the latest Intel …

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Intel offer cash incentives for Ultrabook partners

Intel have been pushing the Ultrabook platform hard in the last 6 months, determined to claim a high market percentage. Their latest incentive is targeting China based makers, offering them financial and technological support if they join their ‘Ultrabook Ecosystem Community’. Sources in Taipei confirmed this yesterday evening. Digitimes add …

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EATX PC built into the smallest area possible with Cubitek

There’s an old saying that a chain is as strong as its weakest link. The concept is that an entire design can often rest on one thing, no matter how small, because it limits/controls/shapes everything else around it. This has been turned into a science by the engineers at Cubitek …

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Ultimate irony as 4G launches in Swindon

If there’s one sector of the market that Intel would like more of, it’s the mobile computing business. Sure, phones would be nice – but that seems a way off. In the more immediate term, Microsoft’s decision to release Windows 8 RT for the ARM instruction face looks like a …

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HTC reckons we prefer thin phones over battery life

HTC has been doing its fair part of market research, one of the topics being whether customers prefer thin smartphones or smartphones that compromise a couple of millimetres here and there for better battery life. At the end of the research it was discovered that thinner, more aesthetically pleasing phones were preferred. …

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Huawei announces global availability of the Ascend P1

Earlier in the year at CES, Huawei unveiled some of the most impressive Android smartphones we had seen to date. At the time no specific launch date information was made public but global availability information for the Ascend P1 has finally been revealed. The 7.69mm thin Ascend P1 is already available in …

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Facebook may be valued at $104Bn

Facebook are said to be targeting a May 17th date for the initial public offering, according to TechCrunch, who reported via unnamed sources familiar with the company. Federal regulators may now need to review Facebooks recent $1 billion acquisition of mobile photo sharing startup Instagram. Sources from the New York …

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Powercolor Go! Green with passively cooled HD7750

Powercolor have just announced their latest graphics card – the Go! Green HD7750, which features a totally silent cooling solution. Regular readers will remember that we already reviewed the silent Sapphire HD7750 Ultimate Edition some time ago. Silly name aside, the Go! Green is clocked at 800 mhz core, and …

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VTX3D drops 7970 down to £299 plus vat

Against a back drop where even Intel’s profits are down 13% in Q1, the pressure to offer value is on everywhere – and KitGuru readers can benefit from these cuts. Following the drop in 7950 pricing that KitGuru reported last week, we are now seeing substantial movement at the top …

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Microsoft has iPad in their sights

The iPad may be one of the greater success stories in the last decade, but for Microsoft it is proving a royal pain in the side. Microsoft are working closely with Intel to support their first tier vendors with the goal of decreasing the global market share of the iPad. …

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Help prevent the end of Internet Privacy

We received this email today, asking for our support, and we felt it was certainly worth sharing with our readers this morning: Right now, the US is poised to pass a new law that would permit US agents to spy on almost everything we do online. But we can stop …

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Microsoft confirms Windows 8 flavours

If Microsoft could go back in time and fix mistakes, then alongside the late move to creating a decent browser, no doubt it would also want to reduce how many versions of Windows Vista it put onto the market. While Apple offers ‘products with an operating system that just works’, …

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