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Samsung Galaxy S III launches in 28 countries today

The heavily anticipated Galaxy S III Android flagship has been officially launched today by the Korean mobile giant. This launch is Samsung’ s largest for a single product ever with a simultaneous launch across 28 countries. They plan to continue this widespread availability of its latest smartphone, saying it will be in …

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Kaspersky discover huge Cyberattack: ‘Flame’

Kaspersky Labs have uncovered a massive cyber attack codenamed the ‘Flame’, which has been operating since 2010. They say it has collected private data from countries such as Israel and Iran. Kaspersky spoke to BBC news this afternoon and they said the malware was ‘state sponsored’, but weren’t sure of …

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LG proves 5-inch 1080p mobile displays are possible

LG isn’t the sort to sit back and be content with Samsung leading the mobile display evolution, today announcing their latest – perhaps even over the top – accomplishment. LG Display has today introduced a Full HD mobile display, complete with over 2 million pixels packed into a 5 inch …

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Google remove 1 million ‘infringing’ links, every month

Google remove around 1 million links, every month. These links lead to infringing content, such as video games, music, software and movie downloads. The interesting part of the report is that over half of the requests for removal originate from Microsoft. Google released the data late last week as they …

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Facebook to hire former Apple staff for phone project

What better way to start your new phone project by looking at the people who helped design and develop the Apple iPhone and iPad? According to insider information it would appear that ex Apple employees have been hired by Facebook. The New York Times published news yesterday, claiming that Facebook …

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Noontec A9 Smart TV Box Review

Noontec aren’t a very well known company in the United Kingdom but they have a fairly broad range of products available. We recently looked at their MovieHome V8 NAS Media Player which was sadly a little disappointing. A lack of features and substandard software interface put a stop to a …

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Apple CEO Tim Cook passes on $75m dividend payments

Apple have said in a filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission that CEO Tim Cook has asked to be excluded from a newly set up company program through which employees can gather dividends on their restricted stock units that are still vesting. The Telegraph says that Apple have …

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UMC prepares for expansion

It’s fun being in the lead. You have fresh air in your lungs, an unobstructed view of the future and the world seems to be a beautiful place. That said, your back is nicely exposed to the people behind you and they all want the same thing. To see you …

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SilenX EFZ-120HA5 Heatsink Review

Today we are reviewing the new EFZ-120HA5 heatsink from SilenX Corporation. The EFZ-120HA5 is a tower style heatsink that utilizes three 6mm heatpipes that contact directly with the processor for maximum thermal dissipation. A universal mounting bracket supports the widest range of current AMD and Intel sockets, including the latest …

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Samsung and Apple meet – settle on nothing

Last month it was revealed that Samsung and Apple were pressured into entering settlement talks over the course of two of days at a Californian court. The two mobile giants met there this past Monday and Tuesday where Magistrate Judge Joseph C. Spero oversaw the proceedings. As you might have …

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Hewlett Packard cut 27,000 jobs, company struggle

Hewlett Packard are facing tough times, they are axing 27,000 people while their profits continue to decline along with their revenues. Their profits for the latest financial quarter dropped by 33 percent while the revenues were also down 3 percent. This is a far cry from their glory days. Meg …

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Research In Motion Global sales chief steps down

Research In Motion have faced one of their toughest years in the company history and it seems that things just keep getting worse for them. Patrick Spence, their head of global sales is stepping down to take a leadership role at a different company. A RIM spokeswoman said in email …

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Xbox 360 gets US ban ‘recommendation’

GamesIndustry.biz have an interesting news feed up today regarding a possible ban of the Xbox 360 in America. International Trade Commission judge David Shaw has recommended that the Xbox 360 sales are stopped. They spoke to patent expert Florian Mueller who said “I’ve never seen an ITC judge make any …

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Sapphire Custom ‘Snail’ Computer Giveaway!

This is one of the coolest competitions we have seen in a very long time. Internationally famous case modder from the UK, Tom “Snail” Portsmouth has created a very special system for Sapphire based on a SAPPHIRE motherboard and graphics housed in a limited edition snail shaped case! Using a …

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nVidia’s Del Rizzo slams total recall lies

One of the more unusual and persistent rumours around the industry over the past few days concerns a complete recall of all nVidia’s new 600 series graphic cards. Apart from this rumour, the launch seems to have gone swimmingly well. KitGuru splits a coconut in half and sticks one half …

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Google close $12.5B Motorola Mobility takeover

Google has completed their $12.5 billion takeover of Motorola Mobility. The deal was sealed yesterday, nine months after Google made the announcement that they wanted to expand into the hardware sector. This is their biggest and most memorable takeover yet. Google have had great success with their Android platform, claiming …

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