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Canon announce 120MP digital camera sensor

Those among you who long for the ‘biggest numbers’ when buying new hardware will be over the moon to hear that Canon have announced a 120M megapixel camera sensor. The ‘APS-H’ as it will be known can deliver a 13,280 x 9,184 pixel image and the CMOS sensor is so …

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AMD announce details of new CPU designs

AMD have had a great 12 months, with the ATI division delivering the highest level of sales on the market. They also have a nice chunk of change in their coffers after a $1.25BN settlement handout by Intel. Yesterday at the Hot Chips conference held at Stanford University the company …

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Dell Streak Review

The Apple iPhone is one of the worlds most popular portable devices, but the release of the iPad has opened up a new world of ‘big screen’ interaction which is appealing to many people. The problem is, that for many the 9.7 inch screen is just too big to carry …

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Kingston HyperX hits 3068mhz world record

KitGuru has been impressed with Kingston recently – their new HyperX products are producing some fine results in enthusiast systems across the globe. When we recently spoke with Bernd Dombrowsk their Sales Director, he impressed us with his aggressive and upfront style of answering questions. News has filtered in today …

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Mac OS X 10.7 to become a hybrid iOS ?

Apple have a fairly unifed operating system which shares similar code algorithms between the main OS X and iOS platforms. Patently Apple have discovered a patent application filed with the World Intellectual Property Organisation earlier this year which points to potentially major interface changes. Apple love touch input, the iPad …

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HP outbids Dell for storage specialist 3Par

A week after Dell agrees to buy 3Par for $1.13bn, HP throws a spanner into the works by offering $1.5bn for the storage specialist. 3Par specialise in software for organising data on corporate servers and provide their services on a subscription based service over the  web.  Their software is designed …

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Recent mac update increases gaming FPS x 3

Macintosh executives have never been keen to promote their machines as gaming computers but they have been swallowing a bitter pill recently with Valve’s release of the Steam client for OSx. Adoption has been phenomenal and this has had the positive effect of pushing their departments to update drivers. The …

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Google purchase visual engine like.com

Google confirmed a few days ago that it has bought search engine like.com – a visual search engine which aids people to match clothes online then purchase direct from retailers. The cost of this purchase has not yet been announced but the latest information released by TechCrunch says it is …

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XFX HD5770 1GB Single Slot in CrossfireX Review

KitGuru has reviewed many HD5770 graphics cards since we opened and we still believe it is one of the best value cards on the market, combining very reasonable pricing with decent DX11 gaming performance. There have already been a massive selection of third party cards in recent months with faster …

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nVidia and XFX burned bridges for good?

XFX are without doubt one of the finest graphics card manufacturers on the planet and whenever they announced they were going to sell ATI graphics card, many analysts and journo’s wondered how it would work. After all nVidia are well known to be rather tempremental and difficult to work with …

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AVG and McAfee to merge within 6 months?

KitGuru reported that Intel bought McAfee yesterday for $7.68 billion. That’s interesting enough. But when you consider Intel’s other investments, it leads to some intersting possibilities. KitGuru investigates. When Jan Gritzbach and Tomas Hofer got together in 1991, it wasn’t the AVG antivirus program they developed that had the biggest …

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NZXT Sentry LXE Review

Over the past few years NZXT have released 3 variations of their Sentry line of fan controllers. The first 2 models were front mounted inside a case which often meant cables everywhere. Today we have their first external fan controller the Sentry LXE in the KitGuru labs.  The Sentry LXE …

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Zotac GTX460 AMP! to retail in UK for £209.99

KitGuru reviewed the stonking new Zotac GTX460 AMP! earlier this week and while pricing wasn’t confirmed at the time, we have just heard from Zotac that the retail cost will be £209.99 inc vat. Considering the standard clocked GTX460 is around £199 right now, it seems well worth the extra …

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BitFenix Colossus case to ship September

Bitfenix, a hot new company dealing with chassis designs have a spanking looking case being released in September – entitled the Colossus. The case has undergone some changes since it was originally announced with focus now on adding a steel storage box to improve rigidity and strength. The top and …

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Asus O!Play Air HDP-R3 Review

With the ever growing market for home networking, it makes sense that companies create media players that can replace the common PC for viewing pictures, playing video content and streaming files from NAS systems. Kitguru recently looked several of these devices from Dutch company A.C Ryan and we felt that …

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