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Radeon HD 6990 revealed in KitGuru Lab

Although we’re not allowed to tell you the results of our in-depth testing, we have been told that ‘sneak peak’ images and a little info are allowed to be revealed just prior to the launch of what is certain to be the fastest graphics card the world has ever seen. …

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Man sends $200,000 to fake internet girlfriend

In one of the more unusual stories this weekend, the Chicago Sun-Times published an article which highlighted a bizarre online fraud case. A man from Naperville, Illinois has been conned out of $200,000 by a fake online girlfriend. KitGuru has to ask, just how dumb can any one man be? …

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Gmail users wake up to find all emails gone

Some users have woken up today to find that all their Gmail emails have been wiped. So far only 0.8% of the user base has been affected, however that is little consolation to those who have lost thousands of emails. Users have already been running to the Google Help Forums …

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Motorola Xoom overclocked by 50% percent to 1.5ghz

Never mind the hype around the iPad 2. The fun is all happening with the latest Motorola Xoom tablet. Google Android developers and enthusiast modders are over the moon to find out that the Xoom tablet’s bootloader is customisable. This opens up the hardware for easy access to developers. XDA …

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Apple to rush release iPad 2 next week?

There have been many conflicting reports recently about the iPad 2, mainly focused around the release date. According to popular Apple publication AppleInsider customers could be holding the new iPad tablet in their hands shortly after next Wednesday’s press event. The last time KitGuru spoke to a reputable source in …

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SeaMicro’s new low power server has 512 Atom cores

SeaMicro today announced a new low power server which contains 256 of Intel’s Atom N570 dual core processors. The new SM10000-64 has 512 Atom processing cores which operate at 1.66ghz, which when combined deliver 850GHZ of processing power. Intel’s low power Atom processors are generally used in netbooks and low …

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Eminent HD Media Player EM7195 Review

KitGuru review a lot of networking products. We know that many enthusiasts are purchasing NAS systems and media players to enhance their home networking capabilities. Last week we reviewed the latest AC Ryan Playon! HD 2 Media Player and today we take a look at the latest offering from Eminent, …

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Apple showcase new MacBook Pro range and previews Lion

Apple have released a new range of MacBook Pro laptop computers which are equipped with new dual and quad core Intel processors. They also feature the latest ‘Thunderbolt’ input and output tech and a new FaceTime camera. Apple claim that the new machines are over double the speed of the …

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Is the Motorola Xoom biggest threat yet to iPad?

So far, the reviews for Motorola’s new Xoom tablet appear to be really positive. The Android 3.0 Honeycomb powered tablet could very well be Apple’s biggest threat yet. In the states, the Xoom has been released at $599 with a two year Verizon Wireless contract and the 10.1 inch tablet …

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AC Ryan appoints Brinkmann as new CEO

One of the fastest growing sectors in recent times has centred around the media streaming device. Whenever the market experiences a sharp change in direction, there is always a window of opportunity for a new company to win customers but out-innovating and out-marketing the competition. AC Ryan is just such …

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Apple release OSX Lion preview to devs

Selected Apple developers will already have their hands on a special preview release of OSX Lion – the eighth major release of the excellent Apple Unix operating system. Philip Schiller, with Apple Marketing said “The iPad has inspired a new generation of innovative features in Lion, Developers are going to …

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New Fusion forum section opened

AMD’s Fusion launched over a month ago, and KitGuru has already reviewed several systems, including one world exclusive. As products are now starting to hit the channel we would like to hear your views if you have purchased a new system, or are in the process of building one. Terry …

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Dell U3011 Ultrasharp Monitor Review

Dell have always had a reputation for creating some of the finest monitors on the market. While they do make a wide array of panels for the mass market audience, they have always focused on the high end technology. Their U2410 has received a lot of critical acclaim, earning a …

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Apple ditch Nvidia for AMD in top end Macbook Pro range

Apple’s new range of MacBook Pro’s are going to feature AMD graphics on the 15 inch and 17 inch models, according to sources close to KitGuru in Taipei. The current top end Macs feature nVidia Geforce GT 330M graphics with 256mb or 512mb of memory. Apple have been working with …

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Julian Assange to be extradited to Sweden

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange is to be extradited to Sweden to face allegations of rape and sexual assault. Assange has been battling the possibility of extradition since he was arrested and bailed in December. He has always said he was not guilty of these charges, made against him by two …

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Assange extradition ruling this morning

Wikileaks founder Julian Assange will discover later today if he is to be extradited to Sweden for questioning over rape and sexual assault allegations, made by two women. At 10.30 GMT this morning, Assange will be on trial at the Belmarsh Magistrates Court, with senior district Judge Howard Riddle ruling …

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Microsoft say Kinect will change how we use computers

Microsoft may be having some problems right now with Windows 7 Phone software, but in the land of gaming they are reaping the rewards, selling over 8 million Kinect units in 60 days. Craig Mundie, Microsoft’s Chief Research and Strategy Officer says that the Kinect way of working offers a …

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Microsoft admit 10% of Windows Phone 7’s got bricked

Yesterday we reported that a recent Microsoft update for Windows Phone 7 was the cause of bricking. According to Microsoft, 90% of the people who actually got the update notification and started the process have managed to complete it successfully. 90% seems like a good number to be quoting, but …

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Samsung to add 8.9 inch tablet to range

Samsung have said that they will be adding a third tablet to their line up and that it will be available in March. Samsung have two successful products already for sale, the 7 inch and 10 inch Galaxy Tabs. They have announced that they will be complimenting the range by …

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Breakup Notifier gets shut down by Facebook

Facebook have decided to shut down Breakup Notifier, a popular relationship tracker which is used to monitor the relationship status of chosen friends. The application sent users an email notification whenever one of their friends changed relationship status, meaning that interested parties could make advances whenever someone they liked was …

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Apple confirms 2nd March for iPad 2 introduction

Today Apple sent out official invitations to a media event being held on March 2nd in San Francisco, which we would assume is to showcase their upcoming iPad 2. KitGuru will be there with pen and paper. Apple sent out invitations to the media today and the event will be …

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Corsair TX 850W V2 Power Supply review

KitGuru loved the Corsair AX series of power supplies, their class leading efficiency and attention to detail earned them our highest awards. Today we are looking at an update to their more affordable TX series. The TX V2 range is designed for enthusiasts who need a high quality power supply …

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