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Egyptian Man names his daughter ‘FaceBook’

An Egyptian man has named his daughter after the popular social networking site – ‘FaceBook’. The Egyptian newspaper Al-Ahram is reporting that 20 year old Jamal Ibrahim has decided to call his daughter ‘Facebook’ in honor of the service that has helped anti government protests overthrow Egyptian dictator Muhammad Hosni …

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Motorola Xoom to get preorders at Best Buy

Best Buy in the US are showing the Motorola Xoom listed for $799, this version is 3G capable and upgradeable to 4G. This 10.1 inch Tablet is set to target the Apple iPad and if adoption rates are as good as the smartphone Droid marketplace then it may cost Apple …

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Corsair HS1A Analogue Gaming Headset review

Corsair have a well earned reputation for producing quality products, regardless of the market they are targeting. Last summer they released their USB HS1 gaming headset which offered built in USB processing and quality audio output, all for a reasonable asking price of £70. Today we are looking at the …

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Fixed Intel Sandy Bridge boxes ready to print

The original ‘just in time’ philosophy might have been Japanese, but it seems that Intel’s engineers are passing around the parable as well. So, how close are they?  KitGuru attaches safety lines and prepares to investigate the bridge. Working like flayed demons, Intel chipset engineers across the globe have been …

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Steve Jobs only with 6 weeks to live?

The National Enquirer have published a story which indicates that Steve Jobs has only six weeks left to live. Apple CEO Jobs has stepped down from active duty in Apple HQ, although rumours were circulating that he was working from home when possible, helping to steer new designs and upcoming …

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Enermax to release new range of CPU coolers

Enermax are well known for their high quality power supplies and like many manufacturers in today’s climate they are expanding their range, with an upcoming focus on CPU coolers. Enermax have yet to release any of the names of these upcoming coolers, but six of them are being launched at …

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IBM showcase technology behind quiz supercomputer

Last week KitGuru reported on the fascinating new computer from IBM nicknamed ‘Watson’ which trashed two of Jeopardy’s greatest human players this week. Not only that, but it earned more than both of the human players put together. Brad Rutter and Ken Jennings earned $21,600 and $24,000 respectively, while IBM’s …

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HTC win award for Device Manufacturer of the Year

Apple didn’t even attend the World Congress in Barcelona, but they walked away with the top award for a mobile device. The World Congress event in Barcelona is one of the biggest events of its kind in the world, but Apple decided not to make an appearance, much as they …

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Jobs, Schmidt and Zuckerberg to meet Obama

Apple CEO Steve Jobs, Google CEO Eric Schmidt and Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg Are going to be meeting up with President Obama in San Francisco Thursday evening. Obama will be holding an event to meet to meet up with business leaders in technology and innovation. “The president and the business …

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Corsair release new TX V2 power supplies

Corsair have announced a new range of Enthusiast Series TX V2 power supplies which are the latest addition to the TX series which has received much critical acclaim. The new V2 units are being produced in 650W, 750W and 850W capacities to target the broadest possible enthusiast sector, aimed at …

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WinAmp forums attacked, hacked and personal info leaked

AOL have suffered a rather embarassing security breach as the Winamp forums were attacked and email addresses and password details were stolen. Winamp forums general manager Geno Yoham sent an email to all registered members of the community warning that his team had ‘quickly detected and blocked’ an attack on …

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IBM supercomputer outsmarts human opponents in TV quiz

Several days ago KitGuru reported on the new supercomputer, created by IBM to outsmart two of Jeopardy’s finest human players. Was it a success? Watson, the nickname for the IBM supercomputer butchered two of Jeopardy’s greatest champsions, Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter. This test of new artificial intelligence has been …

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Dell triple income in Q4 results due to corporate spending

Dell has had a good week, showing investors that their fourth quarter results for 2010 were extremely positive indeed. Their net income tripled compared to the same period the year before and much of this is based on corporate spending. Dell’s statistics highlight that consumer markets are stagnating a little, …

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ARM offer advice to Intel for mobile market

According to ARM CEO Warren East, Intel still have a long way to go before dominating the mobile market as their processor designs still demand too much power. He told Reuters “Unless they can make their processors smaller they will struggle.” He then said that he was happy with the …

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Budget iPhone to be sold to increase Apple marketshare

Apple are working on their first line of budget oriented iPhones and a total overhaul of the software services for the devices, according to the latest insider information circulating in the Far East. One of the people, according to The Wall Street Journal saw a prototype of the phone last …

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Synology RackStation RS411 review

Over the last year KitGuru has reviewed many NAS systems and we have been impressed so far with the entire range from Synology. So much so in fact that we have ended up with several of their products powering our business network. Today we are looking at the new RackStation …

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Win a GTX460 and Flight Sim goodies with CryoPC

Hot on the heels of Intel’s new CPU releases (Sandy Bridge) and the latest nVidia graphics cards Cryo updated and re-launched its range of flight and driving simulation PC’s.  The range has been named after iconic Fighter Aircraft used by the RAF dating from the 1940’s with the Supermarine ‘Spiteful’ …

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