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iPod Nano – leaked images show camera to come

Taiwanese Apple related blog site Apple.pro have published a leaked photo of the seventh generation iPod Nano – which is under development. It shows a camera hole in the chassis. The new model will be the same size as the current model and questions have been asked as to how …

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Cyberattack hits hundreds of thousands of websites

Hundreds of thousands of websites have been compromised by a huge cyber attack. The attack was based around a well known exploit on other sites to insert a link to their website. Those visiting the cyber crooks webpage were told that their machines were infected with many different viruses. Security …

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AMD and nVidia declare war around £100

While it’s impossible to ignore the primeval surge of testosteone that accompanies the titanic battle to the death made possible by cards like the Radeon HD 6990 and GTX590 – the real battle happens at a much lower price point. On the eve of war, KitGuru looks closely at what’s …

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Mother’s Day Technology? Bit of Camden magic

Every year, millions and millions of technology enthusiasts are plagued by the same question. Why is it so easy to buy cool new stuff for ourselves and yet so hard to innovate for family members who just don’t share our passion. KitGuru HQ has been sent some pictures of a …

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Google Android phones selling 1 in 3 in US

Android has been a runaway success story for Google and the latest reports in from Comscore show that Android based phones are still taking a chunk out of the market share of competing devices. Statistics from America are staggering, with a 33 percent adoption figure, or in laymans terms … …

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Sony confirm 8MP camera in iPhone 5

Sony CEO Howard Stringer has let it slip that they are preparing to supply Apple with a powerful 8 megapixel camera which is likely to be used in the iPhone 5. Stringer told the Wall Street Journal how Japan’s terrible earthquake and tsunami has affected 15 Sony factories. One of …

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Sad lack of Sandy Bridge in the high street

KitGuru spent Saturday afternoon shopping in centres packed with folks stocking up on Mother’s Day gifts. While the world looked out for that ‘special something that would make the moment’, KitGuru was looking around the electronics shelves and noticed something rather surprising. Here’s a quick story and a pic – …

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Thermaltake Level 10 GT Chassis Review

Thermaltake released one of the most stunning looking products in 2009, the spectacular Level 10 Chassis. Co-Designed with car manufacturer BMW it was a unique concept idea which caused many people to sit up and take notice. Sadly, the £500+ price point meant it was strictly for a small hard …

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Game attacks HMV, but which is the main event?

One of the largest dates on the gaming calendar is the London Games Festival, which runs from 22nd to 25th September 2011 near Earl’s Court in London. At the time it was announced, it was settled into a nice, solo spot. It seems that’s set to change. KitGuru brings the …

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Japan disaster will cause gadget shortage

The recent disaster in Japan is going to impact gadgets relying on silicon chips. Many of Japan’s major producers are still struggling to keep up with demand as existing inventory is running out. Toshiba and Hitachi are two of the bigger companies who are feeling the impact of the Japan …

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Photoshop gets airing on iPad 2

It is hard to escape the iPad on a daily basis, and Adobe clearly feel that there is a good money making potential for Photoshop on the tablet. The Photoshop for the iPad was demonstrated yesterday at the Photoshop World Conference and Photography Bay posted a video which highlights some …

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G.Skill announce Phoenix EVO, based on 2xnm NAND flash

G.Skill International Co. Ltd., manufacturer of extreme performance memory and solid-state storage with solid quality, today announces its new Phoenix EVO SSD, utilizing the performance leading controller SandForce SF-1222 and high quality 2xnm NAND flash chips. The Phoenix EVO drive contains 115GB with rated speed of read/write 280/270 MB/sec, and …

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Foxconn post $218.3 million loss

Foxconn International Holdings have posted a full year net loss which was larger than many analysts estimated as costs increased and sales dropped. Shares have also fallen. The net loss was $218.3 million, 3.06 cents a share, compared with net income of $38.6 million in 2009. The mean estimate of …

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Google deny plans for Facial Recognition program

CNN released a story which stated that Google were developing a facial recognition application. Google have since denied it, but the rumours persist. “Google plans to introduce a mobile application that would allow users to snap pictures of people’s faces in order to access their personal information, a director for …

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Apple stock running out for original discounted iPad

Apple have run out of stock of the original 16GB iPad, which was selling at a reduced price as the iPad2 was launched to replace it. The Apple online store in America no longer offers the Wi-Fi only version of the original iPad in their clearance section and has run …

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KitGuru announce Cryo Competition Winners

Our competition with Cryo PC was a resounding success, since it started we have had over 13,000 people who wanted to win a GTX460 and a Saitek Yoke and Pedals. We have been hard at work selecting the winners and we wanted to announce the winners just as we email …

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Win an iPad 2 with KitGuru and Multiplay

It’s the giveaway that everyone’s been waiting for. There’s not a lot else we can say! Apple’s iPad series has created more global desire than Pamela Anderson’s first sprint down the Baywatch beach. The iPad 2 is smoother, slimmer and faster than its predecessor. It is, without doubt, the hottest …

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Acer president falls out with board and resigns

Acer have announced the resignation of their chief executive and president GianFranco Lanci. He is leaving immediately. A company spokesperson said that Lanci held different views from the majority of the board, which lead to a rift which could not be healed, despite several months of negotiations between the parties. …

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UK TV Show Top Gear sued again, this time by Tesla

Geeks love Top Gear, especially for the witty, politically incorrect comments of Jeremy Clarkson. Tesla Motors are suing them for allegedly falsely representing the performance of one of their cars. In a segment which aired three years ago, Top Gear showed a Tesla Roadster running out of electric charge during …

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Google receive penalty from FTC

The Federal Trade Commission is ordering Google to implement a comprehensive consumer privacy program that will force the Internet Giant to submit to regular privacy audits for 20 years. This is the first time this has ever happened in the Federal agencies history. The action comes from a settlement of …

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Zotac GTX 580 AMP! Edition review

After the somewhat disappointing release of the GTX590, I decided to turn my attention again to one of the best video cards on the market, Nvidia’s GTX580. This card has been leading the single GPU charts since it was released and Zotac sent us their fully pimped out AMP! Edition. …

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