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Sony reach ‘settlement’ with Hotz hacker

Sony have issued a statement saying they have reached a settlement with Hotz after he posted the console’s private key. In a post on the Playstation blog, Sony Computer Entertainment America said “The parties reached an agreement in principle on March 31, 2011”. Riley Russell, General Counsel for SCEA said …

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Angry Bird tops Appy Awards in London

Angry Birds and Facebook were the winners at last night’s Appy Awards in London. More than 30,000 people voted for 50 applications nominated across 10 categories. The winner, Angry Birds has been one of the biggest selling games of the year and it has been released on almost every platform …

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Intel launch Oak Trail tablet chip targeting Apple

Intel have released a new Oak Trail tablet chip which they hope will be used in tablets targeting the market leader, Apple. Intel launched the new ATOM chip, codenamed Oak Trail which is designed specifically for tablet computers. They have also said that 35 tablet and hybrid computers will be …

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Women getting hooked on internet porn

According to reports, many women are getting hooked on internet porn as a way of dealing with anxiety. Quit Porn Addiction, one of the UK’s main porn counselling services said that one in three clients are struggling with their own porn use. Founder and counsellor Jason Dean said that there …

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F5V Tablet PC released with Core i3 processor

It isn’t often you hear of a tablet being released with a full Core i3 processor, but Motion Computing are due to release the Motion F5v Tablet PC which features one of Intel’s high powered processors. “Motion is committed to offering our customers a broad range of price and performance …

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Firefox 5 due for June ’11 release

Mozilla are pushing out software faster than people can download it. Latest information released indicates that Mozilla have set a more aggressive timetable that may see Firefox 5 being released by June 21st. The documentation says “In general, each stage of the process (and activity pertaining to a particular version) …

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Competition Weekend Frenzy @ KitGuru!

This weekend, its a competition frenzy @ KitGuru. We have some incredible prizes, which are yours for the taking. We have partnered up with Multiplay for the chance to win a 32GB iPad 2. How do you win an iPad 2? It surprisingly easy – find out over here. NZXT …

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NZXT giveaway: Phantom & Bunker!

NZXT have partnered up with KitGuru to give away several exciting products. NZXT are willing to ship these worldwide, so anyone can enter! NZXT: Phantom High performance chassis offers exhilarating design with unrivaled combination of cooling advantages, extensive expandability, and innovative screwless installation Extensive cooling capabilities include 7 fan cooling options …

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Larry Page returns as Google CEO, starts a shake up

Google co founder Larry Page has returned as CEO of the company. He has been making a lot of decisions, such as promoting seven new executives to run the most important divisions, reporting directly to him in an effort to cut down on the time it takes to make important …

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Steve Wozniak would return to Apple, if asked

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak said in an interview that he would consider going back to Apple in an active role if the company asked him. During an interview in England this week he said ‘I’d consider it, yeah’, when asked if whether he would like to play an active role …

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Evercool release new Transformer 3 CPU cooler

EVERCOOL is going to launch their new Transformer 3 CPU cooler. After launching CPU coolers Transformer 4 and Transformer 6 in the last couple of years they are going to launch Transformer 3 in 2011. This cooler has a silver look that is the special feature of Transformer series. The …

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Commodore 64 re-released with updated tech

The Commodore 64, one of the biggest selling computers of all time is back, with a similar design but updated with some new technology to bring it kicking and screaming into the new millennium. A Florida based company recreated the computer and are selling it from this week. The company …

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Microsoft release BING for iPad: rave reviews

Yesterday, Microsoft released BING for the iPad. So far it is getting rave reviews from the public who have downloaded it, and even critics are feeling inspired by the software implementation. Bing for the iPad is similar in structure to the iPhone version, however there are many differences incorporated. The …

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iPod touch photos showing capacitive home button leaked

Images of an iPod touch with a non physical home button have leaked on the internet. Many are claiming that this is an upcoming model of the iPod with a capacitive home button. Apple have sold over 55 million iPod Touch players since they were introduced in 2007. Four generations …

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Microsoft to patch 64 vulnerabilities

Microsoft had a relatively easy March, having just three bulletins fixing four vulnerabilities. April is a different story, with 17 bulletins being issued, with 64 different vulnerability fixes. This ties with the ‘most bulletins’ since December 2010 and takes the top position for the number of flaws fixed. Nine bulletins …

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Sandy Bridge price to stay high without competition

Sources close to Intel have been in contact with KitGuru to say that there is no possibility of the price of Sandy Bridge i5 and i7 products becoming more competitively priced until AMD launches Bulldozer. Damning stuff. KitGuru investigates. We all know that competition is a good thing. We’re also …

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iPad 2 success causing problems for Xoom sales

Apple seem to be unchallenged so far in the tablet market, and with the recent release of the hot selling iPad 2 it appears that other companies are really struggling to shift units. The Motorola Xoom, on paper is a stunning device, but sales are really poor so far. Analysts, …

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Richard Branson to head underwater on latest adventures

Richard Branson, business guru and entrepreneur has detailed that he has abandoned his balloon flight exploits to focus on exploring the deepest parts of the world’s oceans with a new jet styled submarine. This 18 foot vessel can travel down 36,000 feet below the surface and is part of the …

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Sony restart more plants in Japan: supply problems

Sony were hit hard when the earthquake disaster hit Japan. Latest news has reached us that they have managed to get all but two of their factories up and running again. Sony’s semiconductor last factory in Miyagi prefecture has partially restarted yesterday with other factories coming online over the last …

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