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Modern Warfare 3 slides in next to Peppa Pig

Rather than the limited convenience of a convenience store, the modern supermarket aims to sell you everything you need, under one roof, including the petrol you need to drive there and back. We’re used to it. So how different does the shelf need to be, before KitGuru spies feel compelled …

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HIS HD6970 IceQ Mix Review

Many months after the initial launch there are a wide variety of HD6970’s available on the market, some with custom coolers and others with enhanced PCB designs. Today we are looking at the new HD6970 board from HIS, which features both. The HIS HD6970 IceQ Mix is the latest high …

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Robots will be able to work alongside people

For many years robots have been unable to work alongside humans, due to safety issues. However recent developments in motion sensing could translate into massive improvements for various industries. NASA technicians sent a humanoid robot to the International Space Station last year. The Robonaut 2 (R2) was a torso with …

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AntiSec publish 53,000 military email addresses

Yesterday we reported that AntiSec had compromised a defense and homeland consultant server. To prove the point they decided to publish 67,000 email addresses online, 53,000 of which were .mil origin. Associated Press analysed the list and said that there were 67,000 addresses, not 90,000 as first claimed by the …

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Electronic Arts purchase Popcap: £815m

Popcap, the maker of successful entertainment games such as Plants V Zombies have been bought over by Electronic Arts, in a deal worth around £815 million. EA have been aiming to compete in the ‘casual games’ sector, against Zynga and this move will help them enhance their portfolio. EA are …

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Sasa Marinkovic analyses the launch of AMD’s A8

Intel’s Sandy Bridge series is powerful. No doubting that statement. But while most of the media attention has been focused on the 2500k and 2600k processors, that’s quite far away from what the average user will be buying in terms of price and performance. Most people won’t spend much more …

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Is the traditional newspaper doomed?

If you frequently take a train or a bus, like me, you may have noticed the growing population who are adopting tablets. This time last year, I would have been hard pressed to notice a single person using a tablet on my train. Last week there were at least 8 …

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Apple chief patent lawyer to leave

Reuters are claiming that Apple’s chief patent lawyer is soon to leave the company, according to an unknown source who is familiar with the situation. Richard Lutton Junior, also known as ‘chip’ looks after the iPod and iPad patent portfolio and as yet there is no information as to why …

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AntiSec claim to have hacked military based server

AntiSec, a well known hacking group claim to have broken into a military server and have made off with thousands of email addresses and passwords. This marks the latest in a long list of attacks of government and high profile businesses. According to reports, 90,000 email addresses were compromised, including …

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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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