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Win an iPad 2 with KitGuru and Multiplay

It’s the giveaway that everyone’s been waiting for. There’s not a lot else we can say! Apple’s iPad series has created more global desire than Pamela Anderson’s first sprint down the Baywatch beach. The iPad 2 is smoother, slimmer and faster than its predecessor. It is, without doubt, the hottest …

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Acer president falls out with board and resigns

Acer have announced the resignation of their chief executive and president GianFranco Lanci. He is leaving immediately. A company spokesperson said that Lanci held different views from the majority of the board, which lead to a rift which could not be healed, despite several months of negotiations between the parties. …

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UK TV Show Top Gear sued again, this time by Tesla

Geeks love Top Gear, especially for the witty, politically incorrect comments of Jeremy Clarkson. Tesla Motors are suing them for allegedly falsely representing the performance of one of their cars. In a segment which aired three years ago, Top Gear showed a Tesla Roadster running out of electric charge during …

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Google receive penalty from FTC

The Federal Trade Commission is ordering Google to implement a comprehensive consumer privacy program that will force the Internet Giant to submit to regular privacy audits for 20 years. This is the first time this has ever happened in the Federal agencies history. The action comes from a settlement of …

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Zotac GTX 580 AMP! Edition review

After the somewhat disappointing release of the GTX590, I decided to turn my attention again to one of the best video cards on the market, Nvidia’s GTX580. This card has been leading the single GPU charts since it was released and Zotac sent us their fully pimped out AMP! Edition. …

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Apple iPod to be charged by human heart

Scientists are working on a new power system which can use the human body to supply enough power to charge electronic devices. This new milestone can use tiny movements such as the pinch of a finger to generate power. The team involved are presenting their findings at the National Meeting …

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World stops turning for 1/5 of Earth’s population

OK, it’s official. Almost 20% of the world’s population has downed tools and tuned in TV sets. A hush has fallen over many parts of the world – and yet for the countries unaffected by this latest interruption to business, there is absolutely no sign that anything is going on. …

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Updated GTX590 BIOS rushed out to repair reputation

KitGuru spies have uncovered the reason behind all of the recent commotion at NV headquarters. It seems that the stories being reported by customers on sites like Overclockers.co.uk mean that the “It is an old driver issue” statement might be binned in favour of something more substantial. KitGuru applauds nVidia’s …

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Twitter co founder Evan Williams leaves to pursue startup

Twitter co-founder Evan Williams has posted on his personal blog that the time had come to leave Twitter and look at doing something new. Twitter announced earlier this week that co founder Jack Dorsey was back in charge of product development and that Williams who had replaced Dorsey as CEO …

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Symantec claim Rustock takedown reduced spam by 33%

Between March 15th and March 17th, global spam volumes fell by 33.6% according to a Symantec MessageLabs Intelligence report. We can all thank Microsoft for this global improvement. The Rustock botnet takedown has been a good thing, spam in a single week has reduced from 52 billion to 33 billion. …

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Mozilla release Firefox 4 for Android OS

Mozilla have released Firefox 4 mobile browser for Android OS based phones. The new Firefox 4 for Maemo and Android mobile platform based devices offers tabbed browsing, bookmarks, Firefox Sync support and even addons. The new Firefox 4 doesn’t however support old ARM v6 CPU based phones and Adobe Flash. …

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Dell exec says Apple iPad will eventually fail

Executives from both Dell and Hewlett Packard have spoken out against Apple this week, with the Dell executive saying that the iPad will fail. The Hewlett Packard executive claims that Apple have less than ideal relationships with their partners. Andy Lark, Dell’s global head of marketing spoke to Lisa Banks …

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AMD fighting hard to get Fusion into consoles

AMD are working hard in the efforts to get Fusion involved in the next generation console platforms. Neal Robinson, AMD’s Senior Director of Content and Application Support said that Fusion systems make sense for consoles. Fusion should give the Xbox more headroom and a good balance between CPU and GPU …

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Nokia attack Apple with yet more patent claims

Honestly, if we could make this into a soap opera it would be more popular than Eastenders in the UK. Nokia have taken the gloves off again, and have responded to Friday’s ITC determination by filling another complaint against Apple, this time they are claiming that seven new patents are …

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Microsoft Windows Thin PC Beta – for free

Microsoft are offering a locked down version of Windows 7 designed to turn cheap hardware into ‘thin-client’ systems. This operating system is geared to administrators who want cheap and easy PC systems for employees, without having to worry about fixing a plethora of user generated problems. This operating system is …

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Amazon launch ‘cloud drive’ for music storage

Amazon, the giant online store have launched a new cloud based storage service called ‘Cloud Drive’. To tie in with the launch they have also released a music player which they call Amazon Cloud Player for the web. Amazon have launched the storage service as a means to access music …

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NASA plans for Mars Rover 3D camera cancelled

NASA have had to cancel plans to build a 3D camera for the next robotic rover that they will send to Mars. Time was against them and they wouldn’t have had enough time to test the device for inclusion on the new ‘curiosity’ rover scheduled to launch later this year. …

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Apple iPad 2 sell out ‘down under’

This won’t come as a shock to many, but the iPad 2 has sold out right across the globe. Latest reports highlight that Australia have run out of stocks, with the Sydney flagship store turning away potential customers. Some customers had waited for more than 50 hours at the Sydney …

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Asus GTX590 and HD6990 review

Asus are one of the biggest component manufacturers on the planet producing some of the finest video cards for both Nvidia and AMD markets. Today we are looking at their new ultra high end video cards, the GTX590 and the HD6990. Well this is the heavyweight show down isn’t it? …

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