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AC Ryan Playon! DVR HD Review

Dutch based A.C. Ryan have been releasing media players for years now and we recently looked at their Playon! and Mini Media Player, which left us with positive impressions. Today we look at their latest model the Playon! DVR HD which includes 2 Digital TV (DVB-T) Tuners so you can …

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Ex HP CEO Mark Hurd set to become Oracle Number 2

Mark Hurd ex Hewlett Packard CEO was defended immediately after his removal by Oracle CEO Larry Ellison, who called the board ‘idiots’. It seems Larry may be putting his money were his mouth is by contemplating him for a new job inside his company. Mark Hurd has been credited with …

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nVidia drops the price of GTX460 another $20

If KitGuru had known that nVidia would be announcing weekly price cuts, we would have hired an intern to write these stories. The GTX460 is easily the most popular of the Fermi cards released so far, so why another price cut?  KitGuru empties the bins around nVidia’s HQ in Theale, …

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PC Partner prepares to float on stock exchange?

Floating a company onto the stock exchange is a great way to evolve. Not only does it bring in a huge amount of investment, it also ensures that the original founders finally get paid for all their initial work. China is full of massive companies that are privately owned. One …

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Apple’s Ping gets hammered with comment spam

On paper, Apple’s new social media service Ping was a great idea, but unfortunately according to Sophos it has already been abused by people spamming the system and trying to offload phoney gadgets. The Ping network service integrates with iTunes 10 to let users follow their favourite artists and to …

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HP acquire 3Par: Dell lose out

The ongoing battle to buy 3Par has finally ended after a bidding war erupted between HP and Dell. HP have agreed to pay $2.35 billion and Dell didn’t counter the final bid. This is a $33 per share cash offer and it has been agreed by boards of both HP …

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Nicked: Girl who threw puppies into river

We reported on a rather sick story this week of a girl who was filmed throwing puppies into a river. An Internet bounty was issued to catch her, and the good news in today is that she has been caught. Today police in the Bosnian town of Bugojno accounced that …

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Toshiba recall 41,000 computers over burn risk

Toshiba has announced the recall of around 41,000 computers across the globe, due to potential overheating and related burn risks. The models they are recalling are the Satellite T135, Satellite T135D and Satellite Pro T130 notebook systems according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. Toshiba are offering customers a …

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Apple TV now $99 – new focus on rentals and streaming

Apple have announced a much smaller and cheaper version of the Apple TV set top box. This new release also heavily promotes the introduction of rentable TV shows, a move that many people have wanted to see from quite some time. The new Apple TV is smaller than a quarter …

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Microsoft Windows Phone 7 released to manufacturing

Microsoft are investing hundreds of millions into their new Windows Phone 7 SmartPhone platform and they reached their release to manufacturing phase yesterday, September 1st 2010. Microsoft are keen to take mobile market share from big players Apple and Google and the RTM stage means that Microsoft’s partners can integrate …

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MSI N460GTX Hawk – triple overvoltage support for 1GHZ+

MSI have been releasing some brilliant products in 2010 and KitGuru was first to review many of them. Today they have announced the new N460GTX Hawk which comes with Triple Overvoltage function which supports adjustments for core voltage, memory voltage and PLL voltage – which allows overclockers to exceed 1GHZ …

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Intel aiming to take over the mobile world

Intel have been spending a huge amount of money lately … $7.7 billion dollars on security company McAfee and recently $1.4 billion on Infineon. It is clear they are focusing on the mobile marketplace with these purchases, especially when the MeeGo mobile operating system partnership with Nokia is taken into …

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Dangerous 64 bit Rootkit spreading

A new version of dangerous rootkit Alureon is back – this time in the shape of a 64 bit edition. We are always dismayed to hear about new security issues, but this one looks to be particularly nasty as it has been designed to specifically target the ever expanding 64 …

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Apple may release new iPhone 4 with revised antenna

For the last couple of months, Apple have been taking a high priority in the press with the iPhone 4 antenna issues. The solution was to give everyone who experienced issues a free case. Telcel, a Mexican mobile carrier have said that after September 30th Apple are releasing revised iPhone …

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Google release ‘Priority Inbox’ – is it any good though?

Google email is still widely adopted by millions of people every year and recently Google have released a new system called “Priority Inbox” which apparently helps to unclutter an overcrowded inbox. The system works based on algorithms which sort through email and move the good content to the top while …

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Corsair release Gaming Audio Series HS1 headphones

Corsair release quality products, there is no denying that. Whether its memory, power supplies or flash drives, they always perform at the top of their respective fields. Today we received a press release detailing the new Gaming Audio Series Hs1 headphones which look to be another class leading product. The …

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