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Wikileaks Julian Assange charged in US with ‘treason’

Julian Assange, the controversial founder of Wikileaks has been accused of treason by a Florida resident who is seeking damages for ‘distress’ caused by the site’s revelations about the US government. The unhappy chap, otherwise known as David Pitchford, is a trailer park resident in Florida and he names Assange …

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Asus triple slot GTX 580 Direct CU II on show

NordicHardware have some images on their site of the new Asus Geforce GTX580 DirectCU II graphics card that hasn’t been showcased anywhere, not even at CES last week. The card is a triple slot design (!) which uses a custom PCB on a 10 phase VRM, with 8 phase on …

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Eminent announce HD media player EM7195 – twin tuner

The market for media streaming devices has been one of great expansion in the latter half of 2010, and Eminent have just announced a new HD media player with a DVB-T twin tuner. The Eminent HD media player EM7195 with DVB-T, USB 3.0 and a next-generation Realtek chipset offers a …

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Verizon get white iPhone 4 – fans rejoice

In the reams of Apple products the white iPhone 4 is one of the most awaited products to hit retail. It seems that finally Verizon have gotten the exclusive rights to sell the white version, which may very well go live later today or tomorrow. Right now however this is …

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Microsoft fight Apple for ‘App Store’ trademark

Microsoft are appealing to the US Patent and Trademark Office to get the term ‘App Store’ from the clutches of Apple. Apple applied for this trademark in 2008, just before it opened the iPhone Application Store and when online software delivery was only starting to take off. Microsoft seemingly want …

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OCZ leaving Ram behind to focus on SSD

OCZ has shocked the industry by announcing that they are leaving the RAM market behind to concentrate on the SSD sector, which is the source of much profit for the company. OCZ only make 22 percent of their overall profits from memory in the third financial quarter. Ryan Petersen, CEO …

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Android is beating Apple Store growth

Apple can do no wrong, but the latest reports in from research company Distimo show that the Android Market had the highest rate of growth, reaching 130,000 applications in the US by the end of 2010. This is a phenomenal growth rate of six times the number of applications available …

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MySpace suffering badly, firing 500 workers

MySpace, the once popular social networking site is suffering from big advertising losses due to a declining user base. The latest news is that they are paying off 500 people in a restructuring change. Yahoo are already showing an interest in the business plan. Robert Murdoch, the chief honcho of …

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Win Noctua NH D14, NH C14 and other goodies!

KitGuru has a passion for Noctua products. In the last year we have been extremely impressed with their range of high quality heatsinks and as regular readers will already know, we have achieved our highest overclocks with their flagship NH D14 product. 5.1ghz with a 2600k, 4.8ghz with a 875k …

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Are Antec PSU’s the most reliable on the market?

There are many high quality power supplies on the market today, however in a recent survey from Hardware.fr it appears that Antec have the lowest recorded failure rate of them all. The study, which was carried out by Hardware.fr, a leading French website dedicated to provided the latest independent hardware …

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Intel and nVidia shake hands with $1.5B deal

nVidia and Intel have announced a six year cross licensing deal worth $1.5BN which resolves a long term patent dispute between the two companies. This could mean a potential integration of Nvidia GPUs with Intel’s processors. The agreement announced earlier this week means that Intel will pay Nvidia $1.5 billion …

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Bloomberg confirms KitGuru’s story that Dirk Meyer is leaving AMD

Just seven hours after KitGuru broke the world exclusive story that Dirk Meyer was leaving AMD, the world’s major press are now leaping on to the day’s most important technology/corporate event and confirming that KitGuru got it 100% right, ahead of everyone. First to take up KitGuru’s story was Steve …

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Will AMD be RIVETed in 2011 ?

Following on from KitGuru’s exclusive revelation that there will be a change in leadership at AMD for 2011, a whole heap of new questions now have to be asked. The most important one of which must be, “Who will captain the good ship AMD into the competitive waters of the …

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AlienWare M18x will have dual GPU options

Rumours on the grapevine suggest that Alienware are planning to release the M18x, complete with dual nVidia Sli or ATi CrossfireX options. Alienware laptops prove popular with the wealthier enthusiast audience who want a high performance machine with a unique design. The high end series never boasts incredible battery life …

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Nintendo president says 3DS ‘isn’t dangerous’

KitGuru reported on the Nintendo 3DS last month when they issued a warning saying that the 3DS wasn’t suitable for very young children in 3D mode. President Satoru Iwata has said that the 3DS isn’t dangerous. “We are being proactive about informing our customer, even though it may not necessarily …

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Is the iPad 2 due at end of January?

The latest reports from the Far East indicate that Apple could release version 2 of the iPad in 3 weeks time, by the end of January. Apple have yet to confirm a single rumor on the new product, which has been the talk of many analysts since November. Kevin Rose, …

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Airen RedWings and Aimaxx eNVicooler Fan Roundup

A couple of weeks ago a company that we hadn’t heard much about before asked if we would like to look at some of their fans.  So imagine our surprise when a huge box, about the size you would expect for a PC case, arrived from said company. We opened …

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nVidia GTX 560 power requirement revealed

As you all know, nVidia will be launching its GTX560 refresh to the popular GTX460 card on 25th January 2011. Going back to the early part of 2010, when the first Fermi cards began to surface, one of the biggest worries was power draw. Has nVidia got it right with …

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