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Tablet production slowing down due to iPad dominance

Apple have dominated the tablet market since the iPad was launched last year. Sales of the iPad2 are also extremely impressive to this point. Sadly, the great sales for Apple are causing huge issues for competing products. With everyone wanting a slice of the Apple pie , many companies have …

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Apple climb 21 spots, hit top 50 in Fortune 500

Apple fans will be pleased to hear that everything is looking rosy for the company this year. They have climbed a further 21 spots and have hit into the top 50 positions of the Fortune 500 list. They rise from the previous rank of 56 to a new high of …

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ARCTIC announce development of their multi-media PC – MC001

A new press release from Arctic Cooling. We have come to this high-technology era when cost, functionality and accessibility have always been a crucial concern for what people consume. To cater for such prevailing preference, manufacturers have launched an extensive array of all-in-one devices. Following a million successful stories, ARCTIC’s …

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Powercolor announce LCS HD6990 solution – worlds fastest GFX

TUL Corporation, a leading manufacturer of AMD graphics cards, announces the world’s first liquid cooling solution for the HD6990 series: The PowerColor Liquid Cooling Solution (LCS) HD6990 4GB GDDR5. PowerColor is working with fabulous cooling manufacturer EKwaterblocks once again to bring the liquid cooling solution to the HD6990, aims to …

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ARM say ‘no surprise’ on news of upcoming Intel chip design

British chip maker ARM have spoken to the Telegraph in the UK after hearing about Intel’s new chip announcement. Shares in the Cambridge based ARM, a company who design chips for Apple and other smartphone manufacturers dropped badly midweek as investors were waiting on an announcement from Intel. Intel said …

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NZXT Phantom prize winners announced

It seems a lot of people really wanted a shiny new NZXT Phantom case and Bunker, it was a very popular competition and we had thousands of entries on the forums to create a slogan for NZXT. It took our team 48 hours to pick two winners from a shortlist …

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AMD leaked info shows upcoming Core i7 2600k performance levels

Some performance projections for AMD’s upcoming range of FX and Llano A4, A6 and A8 APU’s have leaked online. These slides have been published by DonanimHaber and they highlight that Llano should prove a good ‘overall’ match for Intel’s Sandybridge processors. While the GPU elements appear stronger, the CPU processing …

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Apple hire audio guru responsible for THX

Tomlinson Holman was the audio wizard responsible for Lucasfilm’s THX audio, and recent news indicate that Apple have just hired him to take the role as their new head of audio. Holman’s pedigree is without question, he was the man behind THX for George Lucas and he also created the …

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Barnes and Noble target iPad with new launch May 24th

Barnes and Noble have revealed in an SEC filing on Wednesday that the company plan to announce a new e-reader device on May 24th which will target the iPad market. Barnes and Noble have filed ‘Form 8-K’ in compliance with regulations regarding insider trading Reuters have reported. According to this …

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Sony claim Anonymous may be behind attacks

Sony have said that the hackers who stole more than 100 million users personal details from the recent intrusion left a file implicating Anonymouse, the well known hacktivist group. Kazuo Hirai, chairman of Sony, said in a letter to the US Congressional committee that a file was found by investigators …

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Nvidia GPU market share declining

Jon Peddie Research have just issued their latest market share reports, and it highlights that Nvidia seem to be struggling, especially as competitors are able to combine both CPU and GPU technologies. Peddie Research are claiming that Nvidia’s market share dropped 1.7 percent in Q1, which is continuing their slow …

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Corsair Updates its Builder Series Power Supplies

Corsair today announced it has updated the Builder Series with new CX V2 models. The Builder Series CX V2 is the successor to the current CX family of PSUs, offering 80 PLUS® certification and European Commission Energy-Related Product (ErP) directive compliance for guaranteed efficiency and low standby power consumption. The …

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Intel may announce tri gate transistors today

Intel will be holding a press conference today which is causing a lot of ‘behind the scenes’ discussion. Sources, including Wall Street are confident that Intel are almost ready to announce the launch of their tri-gate transistors. If this is true then it will be potentially the biggest tech news …

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AMD Phenom II X4 980 Black Edition price drop

KitGuru reviewed the II X4 980 Black Edition this week, and one of the negative comments was the current pricing, which was set to be around the £150 mark in the UK. Zardon said “The Phenom II X4 range is hampered from the start, because AMD, core for core just …

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iPads and iPhones to be made in Brazil

The chairman of the Invest St. Paul, Luciano Almeida has said that Apple are going to be producing their tablets and mobile phones in Brazil. The manufacturing will be handled by Taiwan’s Foxconn. The Invest St. Paul is the agency of the State government responsible for acquiring expansion and investment …

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Tethering applications get ‘blocked’ on US Android market

Reports are highlighting that AT&T and Wireless handsets in the US are blocking the free tethering application ‘Wireless Tether’ – stopping users from downloading it. Sprint customers however can still access the software. A Google spokesman has said that they are not blocking the application. Instead it appears that they …

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AMD HD6000 series – Direct X 11 evolved

KitGuru is working with AMD on a promotional campaign for the HD6000 Series, below is a presentation from AMD, highlighting the benefits of the HD6000 series technology. The stunning AMD Radeon™ HD 6000 Series is complete! AMD continues to lead the charge by providing innovative features for all segments and …

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Bin Laden dead, but what next for America?

We don’t often comment on non tech related matters, but the news on Bin Laden’s death is impossible to escape today. Many UK’ers will have seen today on Sky TV, president Obama sitting in front of a screen ,watching as Bin Laden was shot and killed. Apparently Bin Laden’s wife …

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Amazon aim to release colour Kindle Q2/Q3

Rumors are circulating that Amazon are planning to release a color Kindle within the next couple of months. The Kindle has been a big seller for the online giant superstore, with the group claiming it is actually their biggest selling product ever. The Kindle has had little competition in the …

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Internet kissing machine invented

Hands up if you have ever cyber’ed with someone online? If you don’t know what the means then time for some quick education. According to Wikipedia, it means: Cybersex, also called computer sex, Internet sex, netsex, mudsex, TinySex and, colloquially, cybering, is a virtual sex encounter in which two or …

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RIM purchase Ubitexx to fuel Android & iOS device management

Research In Motion, the makers of BlackBerry smartphones have purchased Ubitexx with the goal of adding mobile device management for iOS and Google Android mobile devices via a single console. Ubitexx are a successful software developer and this takeover will help RIM develop custom solutions for enterprise customers to securely …

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Internet Explorer 9 falls behind Chrome 10 and Firefox 4

Internet Explorer 9 has been released to high levels of critical acclaim and public feedback has also been strong. Unfortunately for Microsoft, according to NetApplications April browser share data, they are still struggling to get good percentages of adoption. IE9 doesn’t even get into the browser version breakdown chart for …

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Sony confirm credit card information was stolen

Sony have confirmed yesterday that the hack into their PlayStation Network is worse than first expected, saying that the intruder has gotten away with credit and debit card information. The hacker has broken deeply into the Sony Online Entertainment (SOE) network as well as the Playstation Network and the Qriocity …

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