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HP and Dell Bidding war for 3Par gets hot and heavy

HP are going to be removed from Dell’s Christmas card list after outbidding them again with a $1.8 billion offer for computer storage company 3Par Inc. HP’s latest bid works out 11 percent more than Dell’s at $27 per share. 3Par had already accepted a $24.30 a share offer earlier …

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Intel Core i3 560: For a Few MegaHz More

Speed bumping a processor is a very natural way to refresh your range. It’s the oldest marketing trick in the book, but what does it actualy buy you? In reality, it’s very hard to know. KitGuru looks at the upcoming IntelCore i3 560 processor. In the good old days of …

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iPad case features new integrated Bluetooth keyboard!

One of the coolest gadgets we have seen in a long time has been recently released and is available from UK retailer GearZap for £59.95. The KeyCase iPad Folio has an integrated Bluetooth Keyboard and looks to be a ‘must buy’ for iPad business users. This innovative product seemlessly connects …

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Catalyst 10.8 driver details new ATI product names

Last night we published news on the release of Catalyst 10.8, which features many performance fixes. After looking at the atiicdxx.da_ file this morning we have seen a 35 new cards listed for support. It seems that Fudzilla also have a story up discussing this today. Going on the information …

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Microsoft Russia leaks new IE9 appearance

A Russian website has revealed details about the new Internet Explorer 9 (IE9) which showcases the user interface – highlighting new features such as quick release tabs and a ‘Chrome’ style address search bar. Microsoft have issued several developer previews of IE9 since March but they have all, to date, …

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ATI Catalyst 10.8 released – 2-10% performance boost

AMD have just released Catalyst 10.8 with promises of some very nice performance increases. Performance highlights: Far Cry 2: Performance increases 2-6% on ATI Radeon™ HD 5800 Series single and ATI CrossFireX™ configurations. Performance increases 2-4% on ATI Radeon™ HD 5700 Series single and ATI CrossFireX™ configurations. ·Performance increases 3-8% …

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Canon announce 120MP digital camera sensor

Those among you who long for the ‘biggest numbers’ when buying new hardware will be over the moon to hear that Canon have announced a 120M megapixel camera sensor. The ‘APS-H’ as it will be known can deliver a 13,280 x 9,184 pixel image and the CMOS sensor is so …

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AMD announce details of new CPU designs

AMD have had a great 12 months, with the ATI division delivering the highest level of sales on the market. They also have a nice chunk of change in their coffers after a $1.25BN settlement handout by Intel. Yesterday at the Hot Chips conference held at Stanford University the company …

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Dell Streak Review

The Apple iPhone is one of the worlds most popular portable devices, but the release of the iPad has opened up a new world of ‘big screen’ interaction which is appealing to many people. The problem is, that for many the 9.7 inch screen is just too big to carry …

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Kingston HyperX hits 3068mhz world record

KitGuru has been impressed with Kingston recently – their new HyperX products are producing some fine results in enthusiast systems across the globe. When we recently spoke with Bernd Dombrowsk their Sales Director, he impressed us with his aggressive and upfront style of answering questions. News has filtered in today …

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Mac OS X 10.7 to become a hybrid iOS ?

Apple have a fairly unifed operating system which shares similar code algorithms between the main OS X and iOS platforms. Patently Apple have discovered a patent application filed with the World Intellectual Property Organisation earlier this year which points to potentially major interface changes. Apple love touch input, the iPad …

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HP outbids Dell for storage specialist 3Par

A week after Dell agrees to buy 3Par for $1.13bn, HP throws a spanner into the works by offering $1.5bn for the storage specialist. 3Par specialise in software for organising data on corporate servers and provide their services on a subscription based service over the  web.  Their software is designed …

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Recent mac update increases gaming FPS x 3

Macintosh executives have never been keen to promote their machines as gaming computers but they have been swallowing a bitter pill recently with Valve’s release of the Steam client for OSx. Adoption has been phenomenal and this has had the positive effect of pushing their departments to update drivers. The …

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Google purchase visual engine like.com

Google confirmed a few days ago that it has bought search engine like.com – a visual search engine which aids people to match clothes online then purchase direct from retailers. The cost of this purchase has not yet been announced but the latest information released by TechCrunch says it is …

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XFX HD5770 1GB Single Slot in CrossfireX Review

KitGuru has reviewed many HD5770 graphics cards since we opened and we still believe it is one of the best value cards on the market, combining very reasonable pricing with decent DX11 gaming performance. There have already been a massive selection of third party cards in recent months with faster …

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