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Microsoft won’t be dropping Skype support for Apple

With Microsoft’s recent purchase of Skype, rumors were flying that they might be ditching support for rival platforms. Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer put the theory to death by saying “We will continue to invest in Skype on non-Microsoft client platforms.” Microsoft bought Skype for $8.5 billion which many feel is …

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Asus Z68 board tips up at YOYOTech

While most of the talk about Intel’s new Z68 chipset seems to have centred on Gigabyte initially and Asrock later, the first board seen in the wild looks to be on the shelves in London. KitGuru picks up a hammer, eyes the Z68 offer and decides if the piggybank gets …

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nVidia to spend $367m in Icera takeover

nVidia are keen to target the mobile market and have announced plans to take over Icera, a baseband processor developer based in Bristol in the UK. The deal will cost them $367 million. Nvidia CEO Jen Hsun Huang said “This is a key step in Nvidia’s plans to be a …

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Diablo III beta coming in Q3 2011

Blizzard aim to launch a beta for Diablo III in Q3 this year. Many games have been waiting for this title for a long time, hoping that it will recapture the magic of the series with an up to date engine. Blizzard CEO Mike Morhaime said in an investor call …

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Cooler Master announce The Sentinel Z3ro-G mouse

Building on the game changing Sentinel Advance Gaming Mouse, CM Storm one-ups its competition again with the revolutionary Sentinel Z3RO-G Gaming Mouse. As a bonus to the serious gamer looking to upgrade from the conventional mouse, CM Storm has joined forces with Futuremark to include in the bundle, not only …

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Microsoft spend $8 billion on Skype (update)

Latest reports are indicating that Microsoft have closed a deal with Skype to take over the business. Apparently a deal between Microsoft and Skype has been announced for a whopping £8.5 billion (£5 billion). Skype has been one of the industries biggest success stories in recent years, after being founded …

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Chrome OS might launch this week

Rumors are circulating that Google may be launching Chrome OS very shortly at the Google I/O. With the latest news on Samsung’s upcoming Chrome OS notebook being released it would certainly seem like good timing. Chrome OS has been in development for some time now, with CR-48 notebooks helping developers …

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AMD Bulldozer details leaked?

We received an email tonight from RumorPedia which looks to have been leaked information from Gigabyte detailing the upcoming AMD Bulldozer platform. According to the image, the machine is an AMD FX8110 processor running at 2.8ghz, based around socket AMD 3B 942. When set to turbo boost, the core speed …

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Antec KÜHLER H₂O 920 Review

Corsair made ‘all in one’ liquid cooling popular a few years ago and today the market is literally saturated with new ‘updated’ versions based on the same theme. KitGuru reviewed the Antec Kühler H20 620 in March, and it earned our highest award for the combination of class leading performance …

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Why the iPad needs to be a part of your kids life

With the success of the iPad, it seems that owning one now is almost compulsory. I don’t own one myself yet, but sometimes I find interesting stories about how they are used. Over the weekend, I found a story on Cult Of Mac which is talking about how even children …

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Sony users: should you cancel your credit card?

With the recent news of Sony’s network being hacked and credit card information being stolen, should you cancel your credit card? With more than 100 million potentially affected worldwide how are the UK banks taking the news? Sony have said that so far, it appears that none of the information …

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Chinese fight in iPad 2 queues, causing injuries

Everyone wants an iPad 2, but seemingly not as much as some Chinese people who queued for the shiny new tablet in Beijing. The launch of the iPad 2 in China drew large numbers of people. Being the prepared bunch that the chinese are, the Apple retail staff had brought …

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Insider info: Microsoft planning to take over RIM in next year

Rumors have circulated before that Microsoft have been contemplating the purchase of Research In Motion (RIM). This has been fuelled recently with the deal struck behind closed doors to include Microsoft’s BING search client on all upcoming BlackBerry smartphones. KitGuru heard last night from some industry insiders that Microsoft may …

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The unsung Chinese iPad hero

If you live in the West, there is a good possibility you have never heard of Ereneben. There is also a very good possibility you will have heard of Apple (and are maybe sick hearing about them in daily news reports). So what’s the connection? The Apple iPad dominates the …

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Rumor: Apple to ditch Intel on MacBooks – going ARM based

There are rumors circulating that Apple may drop Intel chips and move the design of future MacBooks onto similar silicon that powers Apple’s iPhone and iPad. This is obviously heightened by reports that Windows 8 will support both ARM and Intel platforms. While in theory this seems like a logical …

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Tablet production slowing down due to iPad dominance

Apple have dominated the tablet market since the iPad was launched last year. Sales of the iPad2 are also extremely impressive to this point. Sadly, the great sales for Apple are causing huge issues for competing products. With everyone wanting a slice of the Apple pie , many companies have …

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Apple climb 21 spots, hit top 50 in Fortune 500

Apple fans will be pleased to hear that everything is looking rosy for the company this year. They have climbed a further 21 spots and have hit into the top 50 positions of the Fortune 500 list. They rise from the previous rank of 56 to a new high of …

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ARCTIC announce development of their multi-media PC – MC001

A new press release from Arctic Cooling. We have come to this high-technology era when cost, functionality and accessibility have always been a crucial concern for what people consume. To cater for such prevailing preference, manufacturers have launched an extensive array of all-in-one devices. Following a million successful stories, ARCTIC’s …

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