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Will the Xoom Tablet sell at $800?

We have been awaiting the Motorola Xoom with baited breath now for quite some time. This will be the first Android tablet to use V3.0 and it will be upgradable to a 4G connection. We heard some rumours behind closed doors this morning – it might cost a whopping $800. …

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Nokia opting for Intel Atom in Nokia N9?

Insides sources are just after speaking with the KitGuru newsdesk with a report that Nokia are considering using Intel Atom processors inside their upcoming range of smartphones. Our sources claim that the Nokia N9 is going to feature an Atom processor clocked at 1.2ghz or 1.4ghz. This phone is set …

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Asus M4A87TD/USB3 Motherboard Review

We recently looked at one of Asus’ high end M4A90GTD Pro/USB3 motherboards that impressed us with its extensive feature set and strong performance.  The only drawback of this board was the high price which put it out into the ‘deeper wallet’ category.  So we were excited when Asus offered us …

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Apple move parts to Taiwan in cost cutting move

Apples upcoming plans for the iPhone 5 are rumoured to see it move a large number of parts from Japan to Taiwan. Foxconn Electronics, Foxlink, Epistar and Gold Circuit Electronics are all supplying parts such as the white headphones, LED lights and boards. Apple are said to be looking for …

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Former NSA, Navy Analyst hired by Apple as security expert

Under pressure from enterprise clients, Apple have hired cybersecurity expert and author David Rice as its director of global security. Several sources in the industry have verified that Apple have hired Rice who is due to take his position in March. Rice is a respected name in IT security circles …

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Hacker selling government websites

Security group Imperva accidentally came across a hacker’s offer in an underground forum in the black market of a US Army’s Communications Electronics Command (CECOM) website. Imperva said the hacker claims websites control that includes military, universities and government websites. The hacker is charging between $33 and $499 depending on …

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Laser weapons on verge of deployment

Ever since we were kids, we’ve known that the day would come when lasers, phasers and disruptors would become the weapon of choice. Now it seems that, at some level, that day is at hand. Los Alamos, America’s famous ‘Can we kill them better/faster/more efficiently’ centre has issued a statement …

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Picking showgirls is tough work (apparently)

During a recent visit to a test facility, KitGuru undercover agents managed to gain entry to a very unusual meeting. It was at Thermaltake’s brand new Taipei office block and the meeting was to find the ladies who would be running the all important booth at Computex 2011 in June. …

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Which tablet should you buy in 2011?

2010 seemed like the ‘Year of the Tablet’, however we are positive that in 2011 sales figures are going to soar to new heights. With many companies stepping up and offering an alternative to the iPad which one you should be buying? CES 2011 showcased many new designs, from Android …

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Hewlett Packard revamp board of directors

Hewlett Packard have been undergoing some radical changes behind the scenes with over a third of their board of directors replaced under new chief executive Leo Apotheker and chairman Ray Lane. They are bringing in five new directors, including former ebay chief executive Meg Whitman. Mark Hurd, the former CEO …

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Nvidia GTX560 pictures leak online

Someone send for a plumber, it seems we have a lot of leaks today, with CoolPC having shown some images of the upcoming reference design GTX560. This product launches next week. Website CoolPC seem to have pulled the images down now, but TechConnect are hosting them still over here. Based …

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Will Apple introduce multitouch gestures on iPhone?

Leaked screenshots have appeared online showing that Apple may be introducing new multitouch gestures on iOS. The image shows that multitasking gestures can be enabled or disabled and underneath it details that four or five fingers can be used to pinch to the homescreen, swipe up to reveal the multitasking …

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iPad 2 might not feature Retina display

Rumours of the iPad 2 have been circulating over the last week, with many people saying it will feature the Retina Display. John Gruber, Apple watcher claims that this is incorrect. A while ago, sites and publications found higher resolution graphics inside recent builds of Apple’s iOS programs, available on …

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Should Tim Cook get control of Apple?

KitGuru reported yesterday that Steve Jobs has taken a leave of absense, so he can deal with health issues that have been causing him concern now for many months. The big question we need to ask however is should he finally step down and hand over the company to Tim …

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Nintendo 3DS to launch March 27th for $250

Nintendo have announced that the 3DS will be on sale from March 27th and the price will be set at $249.99. This long awaited gadget will play video games in 3D without the need for glasses, and it can also take 3D photographs and display them on screen. Nifty. At …

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Unrestricted porn for your iPad? Hugh Hefner says yes.

Everyones favourite dirty old man Hugh Hefner has revealed on Twitter that full, uncensored issues of Playboy will become available for the iPad in March of this year. While Playboy already has an official App Store program, it has been restricted and contains no nude images. There are still no …

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KitGuru folding team crack the top 1000.

In such a short space of time, our little folding @ home team has went from nothing into the top 1000. I would like to to thank everyone for their time, effort and dedication to this project. Not only is it putting Kitguru in a good light, but it is …

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HIS Radeon HD 5450 Silence PCIe 1x/16x Review

The AMD HD5450 has proven to be a popular card with the enthusiast HTPC audience, due to the low pricing and media acceleration capabilities. This particular series has also been adopted by the business audience who value a low cost strategy with support for multiple monitors. The HIS HD5450 Silence …

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IBM achieve $100bn sales in 2010

In the mainstream enthusiast sector, IBM aren’t often brought up in conversation. Although with the recent news of them backing ARM technology, this might change. Latest financial reports however show that in the professional sector they racked up $100bn of sales in 2010. IBM mainframe sales in 2010 were the …

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