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AMD appoints new boss for EMEA channel component sales

The topsy-turvy world of senior management operates on a simple principal of ‘there were 10 in the bed and the CEO said roll over’. As soon as someone gets promoted, there is a gap. It’s a time for change and for career advancement. KitGuru looks back at the LinkedIn updates …

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Alienware partner with Bigfoot for Killer technology

Bigfoot Networksthe technology company behind the Killer line of high-performance networking products, today announced that Dell Computer Corporation is adding Killer™ Wireless-N 1103 high-performance network adapters as a option to all four of its latest gaming laptop PCs, including the Alienware M18x, M17x, M14x and M11x. Building on Bigfoot Networks’ …

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DOJ demand decryption of laptop to investigate scam

Obama’s administration have told a federal judge to order a woman, accused of a mortgage scam in America to decrypt her laptop so they can get access to files relating to the case. This news story is hitting hard on tech sites, as it could be an integral case for …

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Gingerbread 2.3 HTC Desire update to hit UK this month

Many people with a HTC Desire will have been unhappy for quite some time, as the news has hit that the UK will be getting the Gingerbread update later this month. HTC said that they couldn’t make the Gingerbread update for the Desire, then changed their mind and posted updates …

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Facebook, the first company to be valued at $1 trillion?

Social networking has been the topic of conversation for many news articles in recent months and when you look at the traffic figures, it is understandable. Facebook for instance was the first website to top 1 trillion page views in a single month. As the topic of money always comes …

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iPhone 5: 4G proving a cost issue?

With the iPhone 5 around the corner, many people have been asking what the new phone will offer to customers. Apple always maintain a tight press black out before a new product is released, but many analysts and tech sites have been taking educated guesses as to the hardware inside. …

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Just how easy is phone hacking?

Right now in the UK, the subject of phone hacking is a delicate subject. The News Of The World are closing down this weekend due to a scandal involving phone hacking. If you live outside the UK, or under a rock and want to find out what this is all …

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USA step up anti piracy with new policing

According to news reports, USA consumers may be facing a much tougher time if they want to download illegal warez online. In the states, the leading television, music and film companies are going to be working with Internet companies to police people who are downloading illegal files and media online. …

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Google Plus: can it succeed?

Google’s Eric Schmidt told reporters at the Allen & Co media conference in Sun Valley that Google Plus is becoming an integral aspect of the business. “The whole company is ramping up on top of it.” he said. Google Plus is a serious effect by the organisation to challenge Facebook …

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Apple cutting iAd prices as customers jump ship

Reports in the last week indicate that Apple are cutting costs to advertise through their iAd platform. The reports by news agencies such as Bloomberg show a drop by as much as 70 percent for companies wishing to advertise. When the iAd system was initially launched, CitiGroup and a few …

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Mac OSX 10.6.8. update causing wireless issues

We have been hearing reports that Apples latest 10.6.8. operating system update is causing some problems for wireless networks. Many forums across the net have threads on the subject and a writer for Computerworld verifies that he has been experiencing the problem himself. With OS X Lion due to ship …

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Antec Basiq Line PSU Series additions

The Basiq series is an entry-level solution that will appeal to users with its reliable dual rail output system and best-in-class design. The VP350P, VP450P and VP550P expand upon the necessary PSU functions with Active Power Factor Correction (PFC), which yields higher efficiency levels and less power grid pollution. For …

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Corsair Announce H80 and H100 liquid coolers

The Hydro Series H80 and H100 feature the latest cooling performance technology, simple installation, and maintenance-free operation. Both include a low-profile, light-weight cooling unit with a micro-channel copper cold plate and a split-flow manifold for superior cooling. They also include digital fan control, allowing the user to select between quit, …

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iPad 2 no longer a virgin, first ‘jailbreak’ posted

The iPad 2 has just broken virgin territory by receiving its first ever jailbreak hack. Developers have used some unpatched vulnerabilities in Apple’s iOS to ‘jailbreak’ the flagship tablet from Cupertino’s favourite technology company. Graham Culey, a senior technology consultant with UK Sophos said in his blog “If they exploited …

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Anonymous form a ‘political wing’

High profile hacking group Anonymous, have spoken to leading UK news site thinq_ saying that they have formed a ‘political wing’. It has been hard to escape the diluge of hacking news in recent months, with Lulzsec and Anonymous taking the headlines, almost daily. With the recent news of Lulzsec …

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Smartphone games market continues to thrive

Research firm Nielsen have just issued a new report showing that Gaming is the most popular category for mobile application downloads. An interesting statistic shows that 93% of application downloaders are willing to pay for a game. They added “In contrast, only 76 percent of downloaders are willing to pay …

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VTX3D HD6870 X2 Review

Not many people were expecting the HD6870 X2 when it was initially announced. Powercolor have been one of the key players behind the launch and we highlighted some pictures from Computex a while ago. Today we are looking at the VTX3D version of the card. For those of you who …

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ASRock Core HT HTPC (Sandybridge) Review

ASrock have been active in the last 12 months, releasing a high quality range of motherboards and small form factor computers. Today we are looking at their latest range of media centers – the Core HT HTPC, which is based around the Intel Sandybridge platform. The Home Theater computer we …

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Win a mystery prize with Kitguru!

Hello, today we have a forum specific competition open to community members only. We have been offering many competitions recently via email, but we wanted to reward our community members as well. This forum ONLY competition will be running for the next 3 weeks. How do you enter? head to …

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Even pilots are using the iPad 2

The iPad 2 has been widely adopted by the mainstream consumer market and we have heard of lawyers, IT professionals and even car salesmen adopting the product to help with their jobs. Earlier this week the New York Times reported that The Federal Aviation Administration have also cleared a selection …

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iPad 2 sales continue to boom

Apple’s iPad 2 is still selling as fast as it can be stocked according to recent reports. Digitimes have also reported that Apple will ship 5 million touch screen sensors for the iPad 2 in July alone. These figures match the reports for June, as sources close to Apple have …

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