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Nintendo 3DS scheduled for a February/March release

One of the most sought after gadgets, the Nintendo 3DS will be hitting retail in February in Japan and March in Europe/US. Nintendo have pushed their original release launch for April, forward. Proving they are ahead of schedule right now and ready to get major sales for this hot handheld …

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The RIM Playbook Tablet – will it be a success ?

We posted a story yesterday on the new, upcoming Blackberry Playbook which looks to be an impressive piece of kit. Today, publications across the net are talking about the product, with many saying that it is destined to fail. Why? Research In Motion are well known to always target the …

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Lian Li PC-Q11 Mini ITX Case Review

I am a sucker for a well designed aluminum chassis and Lian Li have always been one of the pioneers in this sector. They recently updated their fantastic Q series of compact enclosures with the PC-Q11. While these designs are based around the tiny ITX standard they allow for people …

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Verizon release Star Wars R2-D2 Droid 2 phone

For the sci fi geeks among you, this next item might just hit the spot. Verizon are releasing a Droid 2 R2-D2 Edition set which is due for release in a couple of days (September 30th). At only $249, the special edition product looks to be pretty good value, with …

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BlackBerry Playbook – targets the Apple iPad

If you haven’t yet jumped upon the iPad wagon due to a hatred of Apple then the new BlackBerry Playbook might be right up your alley. Research in Motion have a new ‘teaser’ subsite available now highlighting the unit with some beautiful high resolution photographs. Unlike other devices from companies …

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Obama administration plan to monitor social networking

The Obama administration is undergoing legislation to require social networking companies and voice over internet providers to adapt their technology so law enforcement agents can monitor communications during criminal and terrorism investigations. In a proposal that looks set to alienate a large portion of the public, the government feels that …

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Segway millionaire dies in scooter cliff plunge

The owner of Segway, who make motorised scooters has plunged to his death in a freak accident while driving one of his own scooters. Jimi Heselden, 62, was found dead in a river after falling 80 feet over a limestone cliff near to his home. He was riding a rugged …

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Google say Bing is a threat, not Facebook

Outspoken Google CEO Eric Schmidt has dismissed the potential threat from social networking giant Facebook and has instead pointed to Bing as being Google’s main competitor. Schmidt has said that Bing is ‘doing well’ and is owned by a company who has more cash and resources than Google and has …

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Can Stephen Elop get Nokia back on track ?

It has been a tough period for Nokia and KitGuru has been reporting on the issues they have been facing, with product delays, share prices dropping and declining market percentages. Rumours persist that there are internal issues within company divisions. Information has been leaked to publications that Nokia have been …

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Windows Phone 7 launch set for Oct 21 Europe & Nov 8th USA

Latest rumours in suggest that Microsoft may hold the Windows 7 launches on October 21st and November the 8th. According to Neowin sources, which is not officially confirmed. The launch on October 21st is apparently aimed at audiences in the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Italy and Spain with the USA …

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Thermaltake Jing silently appears in KitGuru Lab

Back in June, we presented some of the world’s first shots of the upcoming Thermaltake Jing cooler. Now, three months later, the product is about to ship in volume and we’ve got it in our lab early. Before we begin the torture testing, here’s a quick look see. After the …

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Windows 7 HP slate video on Youtube – real or fake?

The HP Slate has been discussed for some time now, but a man reporting to have a prototype in his hands has published a video on Youtube. “I have one here in my hands,” says the man, who is known as x313xkillazx on YouTube. “It’s not actually out yet … …

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Apple become world’s second most valuable company

Apple have overtaken PetroChina Co. to become the second biggest company on the planet. Apple are now valued at $265.8 billion which surpasses the worth of PetroChina at $265.5 billion. Apple are one of the fastest growing companies on the planet and are still trailing Exxon Mobile Corp who are …

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Facebook facing worst downtime in four years

Facebook has not been having a good week, facing the second wave of downtime, the most it has faced in four years. This time it has been throwing out continuous error messages which was due to an internal system error. With a blog post they have explained the outage was …

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Blockbuster busted – Chapter 11

DVD rental group BlockBuster have been hit hard by online film rental services and mail order dealers. The 25 year old company is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the US today. Blockbuster have been in operation for 25 years now and they may very well reemerge after a …

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Korea buy over 1,050,000 iPhones

Reports in today show that over 1 million iPhones have been sold in Korea since the launch – our figures are showing 1,050,239 units as of last night. This number is impressive because Korea are generally slow in adopting new technology, a point which Apple will be keen to detail. …

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