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Microsoft win ruling against Motorola for German market

Microsoft have won an ruling in a Seattle court which will prevent Motorola Mobility from gaining an injunction against them in Germany. This could have caused patent problems for Microsoft, halting sales of the Xbox 360 console and some other software based products. Microsoft had attempted to preempt potential distribution …

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Nokia to perform worse than expected. shares drop.

Making money in the mobile sector today is not easy, especially against fierce Apple and Android competition. Nokia have been struggling for some time now, but they have announced that the smartphone battle will hurt them in first quarter earnings. To make matters worse they claim that second quarter earnings …

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Gadget Show Live 2012 Coverage

Tech enthusiasts from across the country are flocking to Birmingham this week to attend the Gadget Show Live at the NEC.  Doors opened to the public today but KitGuru was there yesterday on the press day to give you a sneak peak of what you can expect to see! The …

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Kingston HyperX 3K 120GB SSD Review

Today we are taking a look at the latest Solid State Drive from Kingston – the HyperX 3K 120GB which utilises the performance oriented Sandforce SF 2281 controller. There is no doubt about it, the market today is flooded with solid state drives. Prices are dropping all the time and …

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Jack Tramiel of Commodore fame dies at 84

One of my first computers was a Commodore 64 and I still have fond memories of trying to get a game to load (after 20 minutes) via the tape deck. I could never afford the powerful 68000 powered Amiga a few years later, so had to make do with the …

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Foxconn set to complete Sharp purchase?

The products that leave Foxconn’s factories are some of the most desirable in the world, yet the Chinese manufacturing giant has struggled to create a brand of its own. After years of pushing various ideas around without solid commitment, it looks like a strategy may have been set by Terry …

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RIM spend 4% more than they take in

Research In Motion have had a dismal fiscal year, according to an analyst who filed a report yesterday. Peter Misek, an analyst at investment banking firm Jefferies said in a note to clients that when factoring in operating costs and inventory charges the hardware division have spent 4 percent more …

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TSMC prepares to create 4,500 high tech jobs

We’re not sure why TSMC likes to call its production facilities ‘GigaFabs’, but it does. The ground has now been ceremoniously broken for the expansion of GigaFab 14 and the race to open the new plant begins. KitGuru dons a protective helmet and adjusts its tool. Fresh from the success …

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Lenovo teases IdeaPad S2109 9.7-inch ICS tablet

Lenovo has teased one of its upcoming tablets via a YouTube video, the IdeaPad S2109 which runs Android 4.0 ICS and sports a 9.7-inch display. The video gives a good look at the tablet which is just 8.9mm thick and uses an alluring gunmetal unibody case. The 9.7-inch display equals …

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Silverstone prepares FT03 Mini launch for May

It’s hard not to love Silverstone. Sure there are a lot of companies out there who produce a greater diversity of chassis design – and then sell them in higher quantities – but Silverstone’s quality is impeccable. Technical Marketing guru, Tony Ou, opens up the company’s latest creation for your …

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G.Skill lops 10% off premium memory at eBuyer

While Samsung has been rubbing its corporate hands together with glee at an overall increase in memory prices, some companies are still working hard to deliver value for UK enthusiasts. KitGuru does a quick price check and discovers some interesting results. If you’re building an AMD Fusion system, then faster …

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Intel pays out 120 million Real dollars

Real might have started life as a simple player, but over the years it has grown and developed in new and varied ways. Some have been successful and others less so. But today, it’s board will be patting themselves on the back, because they have just picked up a nice …

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HTC takes a beating on the stock exchange

Just 3 years ago, HTC was the industry’s darling. It had moved from clunky old designs to a a sleek new range of phones and was adding in ‘smart’ by the bucket-full. It’s just announced a 70% drop in first quarter profits. So what went wrong? Before 2007, you could …

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Apple 4G advertising: UK Watchdog investigate

We have reported before on the 4G problems that affect people in the UK and Europe. It looks as if the British Advertising Watchdog are going to investigate Apple however because of the misleading marketing campaign. Apple will be investigated over claims that the new iPad offers 4G connectivity, which …

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Samsung’s flexible AMOLED displays to be known as ‘Youm’

Samsung’s upcoming “thinner, flexible and unbreakable” AMOLED displays will from now on be known as ‘Youm’. The quietly named display technology hopefully means an imminent launch from the Korean company. Estimates from Samsung in the recent past indicate a launch sometime in 2012. Samsung has passed an application over to …

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