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Google’s WebP ‘Jpeg killer’ embraced by Opera

Opera have released a new version of their browser – V11.10, otherwise known as ‘Barracuda’. This improves the speed of the Turbo traffic compression service and expands the SpeedDial interface to provide quick access to an unlimited number of sites. Barracuda is now available for Windows, Linux and the Macintosh …

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MSI unleashes the FX720 notebook

MSI is proud to announce the release of its First-Class FX720 notebook. This notebook has a great look and feel thanks to its chrome treatment and anti-fingerprint coating. The exclusive GPU boost technology powered by NVIDIA Optimus gives you an extra performance boost when needed while playing games or working …

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Developer Kits for Intel’s Thunderbolt available soon

Intel have said that developer kits for Thunderbolt will be available this quarter, meaning we could see a raft of new devices entering retail, based on this interconnect technology. Thunderbolt was first announced on February 24th and is currently only offered by industry leader Apple in their new Macbook Pro …

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AOL hit by class action lawsuit

The Huffington Post, which was recently acquired by AOL has been targeted by a group of bloggers who claim that it mistreats those who enrich it with content. Jonathan Tasini, a noted freelance journalist it leading the proposed class action lawsuit which was filed yesterday in a New York Federal …

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Intel showcase future netbooks

Yesterday KitGuru reported on Intel’s Oak Trail solution and Intel have also rolled out their next generation ‘Cedar Trail’ Atom processor, due in Netbooks within the next couple of months. At a developer conference in China they have showcased new netbooks based on the next generation Atom processor. Cedar Trail …

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SteelSeries launches wireless XBox 360 headset

At the 2011 Gadget Show at the Birmingham NEC, lots of companies seem to have paid tens of thousands of pounds to show the same kind of product you can find in a high street shop. Strange. However, KitGuru spies were searching high and low for new kit – and …

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Nissan launch new LEAF car: total electric design

Nissan say that the future has arrived. They have released the world’s first 100% electric car, which is a five seat family model. It is that revolutionary that Nissan say it will change the way everyone thinks about a car. Gone is the oil, the petrol tank, the gearbox, exhaust …

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Another hole in Flash open to hack attack

Hackers are exploiting an unpatched bug in Flash Player, according to Adobe themselves. The firm has said that the vulnerability could cause a crash and allow a hacker to tack control of an affected system. The CVE-2011-0611 bug is causing problems for Adobe as it is currently being exploited. A …

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Sony reach ‘settlement’ with Hotz hacker

Sony have issued a statement saying they have reached a settlement with Hotz after he posted the console’s private key. In a post on the Playstation blog, Sony Computer Entertainment America said “The parties reached an agreement in principle on March 31, 2011”. Riley Russell, General Counsel for SCEA said …

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Angry Bird tops Appy Awards in London

Angry Birds and Facebook were the winners at last night’s Appy Awards in London. More than 30,000 people voted for 50 applications nominated across 10 categories. The winner, Angry Birds has been one of the biggest selling games of the year and it has been released on almost every platform …

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Intel launch Oak Trail tablet chip targeting Apple

Intel have released a new Oak Trail tablet chip which they hope will be used in tablets targeting the market leader, Apple. Intel launched the new ATOM chip, codenamed Oak Trail which is designed specifically for tablet computers. They have also said that 35 tablet and hybrid computers will be …

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Women getting hooked on internet porn

According to reports, many women are getting hooked on internet porn as a way of dealing with anxiety. Quit Porn Addiction, one of the UK’s main porn counselling services said that one in three clients are struggling with their own porn use. Founder and counsellor Jason Dean said that there …

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F5V Tablet PC released with Core i3 processor

It isn’t often you hear of a tablet being released with a full Core i3 processor, but Motion Computing are due to release the Motion F5v Tablet PC which features one of Intel’s high powered processors. “Motion is committed to offering our customers a broad range of price and performance …

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Firefox 5 due for June ’11 release

Mozilla are pushing out software faster than people can download it. Latest information released indicates that Mozilla have set a more aggressive timetable that may see Firefox 5 being released by June 21st. The documentation says “In general, each stage of the process (and activity pertaining to a particular version) …

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Competition Weekend Frenzy @ KitGuru!

This weekend, its a competition frenzy @ KitGuru. We have some incredible prizes, which are yours for the taking. We have partnered up with Multiplay for the chance to win a 32GB iPad 2. How do you win an iPad 2? It surprisingly easy – find out over here. NZXT …

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NZXT giveaway: Phantom & Bunker!

NZXT have partnered up with KitGuru to give away several exciting products. NZXT are willing to ship these worldwide, so anyone can enter! NZXT: Phantom High performance chassis offers exhilarating design with unrivaled combination of cooling advantages, extensive expandability, and innovative screwless installation Extensive cooling capabilities include 7 fan cooling options …

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Larry Page returns as Google CEO, starts a shake up

Google co founder Larry Page has returned as CEO of the company. He has been making a lot of decisions, such as promoting seven new executives to run the most important divisions, reporting directly to him in an effort to cut down on the time it takes to make important …

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Steve Wozniak would return to Apple, if asked

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak said in an interview that he would consider going back to Apple in an active role if the company asked him. During an interview in England this week he said ‘I’d consider it, yeah’, when asked if whether he would like to play an active role …

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