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AMD Phenom II X4 980 Black Edition price drop

KitGuru reviewed the II X4 980 Black Edition this week, and one of the negative comments was the current pricing, which was set to be around the £150 mark in the UK. Zardon said “The Phenom II X4 range is hampered from the start, because AMD, core for core just …

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iPads and iPhones to be made in Brazil

The chairman of the Invest St. Paul, Luciano Almeida has said that Apple are going to be producing their tablets and mobile phones in Brazil. The manufacturing will be handled by Taiwan’s Foxconn. The Invest St. Paul is the agency of the State government responsible for acquiring expansion and investment …

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Tethering applications get ‘blocked’ on US Android market

Reports are highlighting that AT&T and Wireless handsets in the US are blocking the free tethering application ‘Wireless Tether’ – stopping users from downloading it. Sprint customers however can still access the software. A Google spokesman has said that they are not blocking the application. Instead it appears that they …

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AMD HD6000 series – Direct X 11 evolved

KitGuru is working with AMD on a promotional campaign for the HD6000 Series, below is a presentation from AMD, highlighting the benefits of the HD6000 series technology. The stunning AMD Radeon™ HD 6000 Series is complete! AMD continues to lead the charge by providing innovative features for all segments and …

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Bin Laden dead, but what next for America?

We don’t often comment on non tech related matters, but the news on Bin Laden’s death is impossible to escape today. Many UK’ers will have seen today on Sky TV, president Obama sitting in front of a screen ,watching as Bin Laden was shot and killed. Apparently Bin Laden’s wife …

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Amazon aim to release colour Kindle Q2/Q3

Rumors are circulating that Amazon are planning to release a color Kindle within the next couple of months. The Kindle has been a big seller for the online giant superstore, with the group claiming it is actually their biggest selling product ever. The Kindle has had little competition in the …

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Internet kissing machine invented

Hands up if you have ever cyber’ed with someone online? If you don’t know what the means then time for some quick education. According to Wikipedia, it means: Cybersex, also called computer sex, Internet sex, netsex, mudsex, TinySex and, colloquially, cybering, is a virtual sex encounter in which two or …

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RIM purchase Ubitexx to fuel Android & iOS device management

Research In Motion, the makers of BlackBerry smartphones have purchased Ubitexx with the goal of adding mobile device management for iOS and Google Android mobile devices via a single console. Ubitexx are a successful software developer and this takeover will help RIM develop custom solutions for enterprise customers to securely …

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Internet Explorer 9 falls behind Chrome 10 and Firefox 4

Internet Explorer 9 has been released to high levels of critical acclaim and public feedback has also been strong. Unfortunately for Microsoft, according to NetApplications April browser share data, they are still struggling to get good percentages of adoption. IE9 doesn’t even get into the browser version breakdown chart for …

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Sony confirm credit card information was stolen

Sony have confirmed yesterday that the hack into their PlayStation Network is worse than first expected, saying that the intruder has gotten away with credit and debit card information. The hacker has broken deeply into the Sony Online Entertainment (SOE) network as well as the Playstation Network and the Qriocity …

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Google to release Samsung Alex Chrome OS Netbook: under £200

Google have released information on the new Alex machine from Samsung, the first commercially available Chrome OS netbook. The Samsung Alex is the successor to Google’s CR48, a machine which was provided in limited quantities to various people and businesses. The Alex will ship with a 1.5GHZ Intel Atom N550 …

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Apple to use AMD 6 series GPU in upcoming iMac range?

It looks as if the upcoming range of Apple iMac all in one desktop computers could be adopting Intel’s newest range of Core processors. The release of these machines could actually come as early as tomorrow according to sources in Taipei. Apple could also be adopting the new Thunderbolt port, …

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Did Apple nick the iPad concept from Knight Ridder in 1994?

Apple are seen as one of the pioneers in the technology industy often leading the way for other companies to follow. That’s what they say anyway, because many PC enthusiasts feel their products are overpriced, underpowered and for the posers among us. I actually quite like their products, but i …

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Google claim that location data is valuable

The Wall Street Journal have written an article based on comments made last year from a Google executive which says that the collection of location information from millions of mobile devices and personal computers is ‘extremely valuable’. This email,. with others are being used as part of a lawsuit against …

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Royal Wedding: 6.8 million people comment on FaceBook

The world used the web to watch the Royal Wedding last week and Facebook have reported that more than 10 million comments were posted about the event during a single 24 hour period. The royal wedding of Prince Charles and Princess Diana was a huge media event across the globe, …

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XFX competition winners announced

We have already had some astonishing prizes at KitGuru, but this was probably one of our best yet. Our good friends at XFX are giving away four fantastic prizes to KitGuru readers. Four lucky readers are going to be playing with some sexy new hardware. The question was: How many …

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KitGuru readers lose faith in Sony

There was a time when the Sony brand was trusted by consumers and experts alike. Unfortunately, it seems that the company has engaged in a series of high-profile errors which have totally shaken confidence. KitGuru pulls out a clipboard and researches the market. . . Remember the days when Sony …

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More Portal 2 content due in summer

Portal 2 has been a huge success for gaming aficionados Valve, sales have been high thanks to both critical and public approval of the puzzle based 3D mind melter. Doug Lombardi, Valve’s Vice President of marketing says that the studio are already working on new downloadable content which is due …

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ASrock announce Z68 chipset motherboards

Tick-tock, tick-tock, one generation, the next generation! The much-anticipated Intel Z68 platform will join the party in late Q2 2011; the new generation brings all major advances over the previous platforms. In the past, if users were looking for extreme overclocking, it’s P67. If users needed integrated graphics, then it’s …

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Sapphire FLEXes the 6770 muscle

The ability to connect multiple screens to a single system, is fast becoming a key feature for experienced professionals and gamers alike. KitGuru installs wide-screen eyeballs and checks out the latest from Sapphire central. While nVidia has only just got the hang of multiple screens running from a single graphic …

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Three Foxconn employees arrested over iPad2 design leaks

Three Foxconn employees have been accused of leaking the iPad 2 design and have been arrested, They were officially charged with ‘violating the company trade secrets’. Foxconn became suspicious when some online retailers starting stocking shelves with iPad 2 cases long before the launch. Earlier this year in CES there …

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