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Kingston HyperX 2133MHz XMP Certified for Intel Sandy Bridge

Kingston have just announced that their new 2133mhz XMP certified memory modules have been approved (Intel XMP certification) for use on the p67 Sandy Bridge platform. The Kingston HyperX T1 kits of four are the world’s first 8GB memory kits to be validated. Intel has posted the XMP certification results …

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Samsung announce first DDR4 module – 2.133Gbit at 1.2 volts

Samsung have just announced the completed development of the first DDR4 dynamic ram module, which offers twice the performance of today’s DDR3 DRAM and manages to lower power consumption by 40% when used in a notebook environment. Samsung said today that the development was completed last month, using 30 nm …

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Gigabyte announce AMD ‘highest clock’ contest

GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY Co., Ltd, a leading manufacturer of motherboards, graphics cards and other computing hardware solutions announced a new overclocking competition in conjunction with HWBOT.org called the “AMD Highest Clock (ever) Contest!” Running from January 1st to January 31st, the contest is split into 2 stages, Max validation and SuperPI 1M. …

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Noctua NH C14 Heatsink Review

Regular readers of KitGuru will already know that the Noctua NH D14 is always at the center of our high end system builds, especially when it comes to overclocking articles. Today we are looking at the NH C14, a dramatic design combining two 140mm fans, in a stack based air …

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Sapphire release first APU ‘Fusion’ motherboard

Sapphire have just announced their first mainboard based on the new Accelerated Processing Unit (APU) architecture, from Sapphire. They have been working closely with AMD to produce this board, which is called the ‘Pure White Fusion E350M1W’. This is a mini ITX mainboard which features the E350 Zacate APU from …

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Firefox surpasses Internet Explorer in Europe

Following on from our news yesterday, we wanted to follow up with some ‘European’ specific information on the browser wars. Internet Explorer leads the way in most parts of the world, however it appears that Europe are adopting Firefox faster than anywhere else. Web Analytics firm StatCounter show that it …

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Gigabyte to showcase first AMD Fusion Mini ITX MB @ CES

Gigabyte will be showcasing their new GA-E350N-USB3 Mini ITX motherboard at CES. This features upcoming AMD Fusion Technology. The motherboard features Direct X 11 support, Superspeed USB 3.0, SATA 6 Gbps as well as HDMI out and a host of Gigabyte features such as Ultra Durable 3 Classic, 3 x …

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Apple’s Market Cap is now $302 billion

It is hard to escape a single day without a news post on Apple. We are as guilty as everyone else, but for a very good reason. This company are one of the largest on the planet. They have passed their latest milestone, with their stock climbing to $330 a …

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Android smartphones winning over the public

Apple could be facing their biggest threat in 2011, from Google. Even though Apple’s share of the U.S. Smartphone market is still ahead of Googles, more customers in the last six months have choosen a device powered by Android OS. Nielsen, the polling company have said that an Android handset …

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Nintendo 3DS pictures hit the web

Pictures claiming to be the upcoming 3DS handheld console from Nintendo have been circulating on the internet today. The images, which first appeared on a gaming forum, show the 3DS in a black shell. The latest images show the start, home and select buttons level with the plastic under the …

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Hotmail bug hits over 17 thousand users

KitGuru reported yesterday that Hotmail was giving a lot of people problems, with over 500 pages now of complaints on their support forums. Microsoft spokeswomen Catherine Brooker said “At this point it appears to be a limited issue, and Microsoft is working with individual users who are impacted. We apologize …

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Internet Explorer 9 beta, over 20 million downloads

Microsoft have issued download statistics for Internet Explorer 9 beta. A staggering 20 million+ downloads in three and a half months. This figure is a record breaker for a Microsoft beta release according to the companies blog posting recently. The beta launched on September the 15th and now accounts for …

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Apple V Android: which is better?

This debate is picking up steam on many forums this month and what we found most interesting is that two veteran high tech visionaries, both hired by Google have both written on their blogs about how they see the Apple v Android competition to be shaping up in 2011. What …

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iPad 2 case images leak, site gets takedown demand

Leaked images of the iPad2 hit the news site 9to5 Mac and the trading site Alibaba. Sadly however they were quickly pulled so they are no longer available to view. An unnamed company contacted the site with takedown notices for the case pictures and according to Padgadget who spoke to …

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Lenovo to show tablets at CES

Lenovo are due to show their first tablets at CES to try and chip away at market share, currently under domination by Apple with their hot selling iPad. Lenovo have said that they will show two consumer tablet products at CES, held between January 6th and 9th at Las Vegas. …

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GTX560 launch date set by nVidia

One of KitGuru’s spies saw what she believed to be half a dozen nVidia folk, staggering around at midnight on New Year’s Eve, kissing strangers and wishing them ‘a good un’. Followinng close in behind, as the peak of the schnapps-fuelled party wore off, conversation seemed to turn to work. …

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MicroUSB becomes smartphone industry standard interface

Two European standardisation bodies have ruled that micro USB is to become the new standard interface port for smartphones in Europe. They have said “we made available the harmonized standards needed for the manufacture of data-enabled mobile phones compatible with a new common charger. This is the most recent development …

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Viewsonic to showcase 4 inch phone/tablet hybrid at CES

CES always brings new products on display from all the leading manufacturers. The latest news in suggests that Viewsonic will be highlighting a new phone/tablet hybrid, much like the Dell Streak. The Viewsonic smartphone will have a four inch screen and is capable of making phone calls across the Google …

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Hack the Nook Color into a Kindle

eReaders have proved popular, with sales figures surpassing analysts best estimations. Barnes and Noble recently released the Android powered Nook Color which doesn’t support the Kindle Application for Android. Not until a group ‘rooted’ the Nook Color to run a customised version of Android that means you can download Android …

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MSI adopt Killer 2100 Nic into new Motherboards

MSI have partnered up with BigFoot Networks, the company responsible for the excellent Killer 2100 Nic which KitGuru reviewed months ago. This means that we might be seeing their hardware incorporated into the higher end MSI motherboards, such as the Big Bang Series. We also reviewed a Big Bang motherboard …

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Android Trojan ‘Geinimi’ warning issued

A nasty new trojan has hit the Android scene, dubbed ‘Geinimi. It seems to be originating from China and is capable of gathering personal information and sending it out to remote servers. Lookout Mobile Security found the trojan, which they are classing as one of the worst yet on the …

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Hackers break PlayStation 3 ‘private key’

It has been a long time coming, but a hacking group called ‘fail0verflow’ have announced that they have deciphered the private key that Sony uses to authorise code to run on PlayStation 3 systems. With access to this private key, code can be run as if it was authorised by …

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