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Dell Streak 7 released: is it any good?

KitGuru boss Zardon, loved the original five inch Dell Streak. He actually liked it that much he reviewed it twice. The Dell Streak 7 has been released at just $200 with a two year service contract. This is Dell’s latest attempt to compete with the Apple iPad, and it is …

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HIS HD6970 Turbo Edition Review

AMD’s new HD6970 range has impressed KitGuru, delivering stunning gaming performance at a very respectable price point. While nVidia certainly have the performance advantage right now with their GTX580, we really do love to game across three screens without having to purchase another graphics card. Today we are looking at …

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The World is recovered, rejoice!

Technology companies (and others, selling far less important products) can celebrate this morning as the serious stock market numbers climb way back up. KitGuru dons a Bud Fox mask to explain. August 2008 was a huge turning point for the world. Decades of financial misjudgement came to a head with …

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Zuckerberg stalker gets restraining order

Mark Zuckerberg, the billionaire Facebook founder has managed to get a restraining order against a man who has been stalking him and his family. Zuckerberg got the court ordered ban against 31 year old Pradeep Manukonda after a verbal warning from the police failed to stop the man following Zuckerberg …

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Kaspersky security violated by old hack

Despite the fact that Kaspersky has been dealing with threats for more than 13 years, KitGuru spies have smuggled footage to HQ which proves categorically that its security was completely exposed by one of the oldest hacks we know. KitGuru dons night vision goggles to explain. Kaspersky is arguably the …

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Arctic Hobby machines spotted in the flesh

Every guru’s favourite marketing machine, Brice Vandervoorde from Arctic, is live and in the flesh at major channel event, Distree XXL in Monte Carlo, Monaco. KitGuru spies have been snapping the cool stuff and sending back the pics that count. Alongside Panzers, Arctic Hobby has a full range of remote …

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Cooler Master experiences Turkish delight

There is an old joke in Taiwan that ‘copy is right’. It’s a play on words that has been tested many times in the courts over the years as close competitors accuse each other of ‘borrowing’ their most popular designs. Something rather stranger happened to Cooler Master recently. KitGuru slaps …

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Distree kicks off in Monte Carlo

While trade shows like CeBIT have been dying a slow death over the past 5 years, some trade shows are absolutely booming. Basically, it comes down to what is being shown, who the audience is and how does anyone make money. KitGuru dons sun block (optimistically) and investigates. Distree XXL …

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Android and Apple grow, Nokia and RIM slipping

The Smartphone market is a competitive arena, with many companies trying hard to grab consumer attention to maximise their sales. In 2010, Apple and Android vendors have managed to grab a greater market share thanks to the strength of their operating systems and partnership deals. Nokia and Research In Motion …

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NASA release first 360 degree image of the sun

NASA released the first 360 degree image of the entire sun, which comes courtesy of NASA’s twin STEREO (Solar Terrestrial Relations Observatory) spacecraft, which aligned exactly opposite each other around the sun to capture the image. Richard Harris, the principal investigator for the U.K. instruments on STEREO, said “The sun …

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Nokia culling executive board for reinvigoration plan

Nokia have been having a tough 12 months, and the latest reports we have heard from industry insiders suggest that several leading Nokia executives are expected to leave the board. CEO Stephen Elop has apparently new plans to revigorate Nokia in 2011 and their executive board is made up of …

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AOL will buy Huffington Post for £190 million

AOL have paid £190 million ($315 million) for the Huffington Post. Part of the deal sees Arianna Huffington, the Huffington Post co-founder and editor in chief named president and editor in chief of the Huffington Post Media Group. AOL said that the price will be funded from cash on hand. …

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Motorola Xoom priced at $800

The much awaited Motorola Xoom has been priced at $800 without a contract and we hear it should reach Best Buy for sale in the US on February 24th. The device supports Wi-Fi however you have to pay for 1 month of Verizon 3G service, which costs a minimum of …

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Working around Sandy Bridge problem

But how safe is it? Intel doesn’t really do ‘Total Recalls’ like this. It’s scary stuff. The company that effectively made the global market for microprocessors is such a galactically huge corporation, with advanced R&D the like of which has never been seen before, that no one ever really expected …

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