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Dell exec says Apple iPad will eventually fail

Executives from both Dell and Hewlett Packard have spoken out against Apple this week, with the Dell executive saying that the iPad will fail. The Hewlett Packard executive claims that Apple have less than ideal relationships with their partners. Andy Lark, Dell’s global head of marketing spoke to Lisa Banks …

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AMD fighting hard to get Fusion into consoles

AMD are working hard in the efforts to get Fusion involved in the next generation console platforms. Neal Robinson, AMD’s Senior Director of Content and Application Support said that Fusion systems make sense for consoles. Fusion should give the Xbox more headroom and a good balance between CPU and GPU …

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Nokia attack Apple with yet more patent claims

Honestly, if we could make this into a soap opera it would be more popular than Eastenders in the UK. Nokia have taken the gloves off again, and have responded to Friday’s ITC determination by filling another complaint against Apple, this time they are claiming that seven new patents are …

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Microsoft Windows Thin PC Beta – for free

Microsoft are offering a locked down version of Windows 7 designed to turn cheap hardware into ‘thin-client’ systems. This operating system is geared to administrators who want cheap and easy PC systems for employees, without having to worry about fixing a plethora of user generated problems. This operating system is …

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Amazon launch ‘cloud drive’ for music storage

Amazon, the giant online store have launched a new cloud based storage service called ‘Cloud Drive’. To tie in with the launch they have also released a music player which they call Amazon Cloud Player for the web. Amazon have launched the storage service as a means to access music …

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NASA plans for Mars Rover 3D camera cancelled

NASA have had to cancel plans to build a 3D camera for the next robotic rover that they will send to Mars. Time was against them and they wouldn’t have had enough time to test the device for inclusion on the new ‘curiosity’ rover scheduled to launch later this year. …

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Apple iPad 2 sell out ‘down under’

This won’t come as a shock to many, but the iPad 2 has sold out right across the globe. Latest reports highlight that Australia have run out of stocks, with the Sydney flagship store turning away potential customers. Some customers had waited for more than 50 hours at the Sydney …

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Asus GTX590 and HD6990 review

Asus are one of the biggest component manufacturers on the planet producing some of the finest video cards for both Nvidia and AMD markets. Today we are looking at their new ultra high end video cards, the GTX590 and the HD6990. Well this is the heavyweight show down isn’t it? …

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Kingston update V100 Firmware to stop boot failure

Kingston have discovered a technical issue with their SSDNow V100 solid-state drive. A small percentage of their drives have been shown to hang at BIOS and fail to boot. Kingston has developed a firmware update to address this issue. In their own words: We have learned that a small percentage …

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Firefox breaks record for downloads

Firefox 4 was released last week and KitGuru reported on the early download figures during the day, which were already looking very healthy indeed. The new browser was downloaded 7.1 million times in 24 hours followed by a second day figure of 8.75 million. Firefox 3 in 2008 was downloaded …

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Intel 510 Series 120GB SSD Review

While Intel will always be known for their range of consumer and business oriented processor designs, their Solid State Drives proved to be extremely popular among the enthusiast audience, selling well across the range of sizes. The X25-M in particular is still a huge seller for the company, especially with …

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Darwin evolves into a Pure PC

It’s always nice to be surprised. We operate in a mature industry, where the truly inspirational products occur infrequently. So when we picked up a couple of emails about Pure PC and Darwin, we decided to do some investigating. Here’s what we’ve found so far. First you need an architect …

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nVidia confirms losing to Radeon 6990 took 2 years

With sites as diverse as Guru3D and Hexus all coming to the same conclusion as KitGuru, that the Radeon HD 6990 is measurably faster, overall, than the GTX590 – we decided to sit back on a Saturday night and consider how much work nVidia put into this card, how wayward …

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Bulldozer specs cause Intel to pull in roadmap

It will be quite a while before anyone is benchmarking AMD’s new Bulldozer against Ivy Bridge from Intel, but industry watchers who originally thought the match-up would not start until October, might be in for a surprise. KitGuru puts a glass to the wall and tries to discern the relevant …

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Lian-Li PC-X2000F Chassis Review

If you are in the market for a new, high end aluminum chassis, then today’s review may very well just tickle the taste buds. Lian Li have a well earned reputation for producing some of the most exquisite designs on the market and today we are looking at their high …

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Nvidia GTX590 suffers from old driver bug: burning out

We got wind of this story yesterday but we wanted to investigate a little further before going live today. It seems now everyone is discussing it, so we feel its important to let our readers know of potential problems with the GTX590. It appears that some people who have bought …

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