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Windows 7 HP slate video on Youtube – real or fake?

The HP Slate has been discussed for some time now, but a man reporting to have a prototype in his hands has published a video on Youtube. “I have one here in my hands,” says the man, who is known as x313xkillazx on YouTube. “It’s not actually out yet … …

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Apple become world’s second most valuable company

Apple have overtaken PetroChina Co. to become the second biggest company on the planet. Apple are now valued at $265.8 billion which surpasses the worth of PetroChina at $265.5 billion. Apple are one of the fastest growing companies on the planet and are still trailing Exxon Mobile Corp who are …

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Facebook facing worst downtime in four years

Facebook has not been having a good week, facing the second wave of downtime, the most it has faced in four years. This time it has been throwing out continuous error messages which was due to an internal system error. With a blog post they have explained the outage was …

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Blockbuster busted – Chapter 11

DVD rental group BlockBuster have been hit hard by online film rental services and mail order dealers. The 25 year old company is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the US today. Blockbuster have been in operation for 25 years now and they may very well reemerge after a …

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Korea buy over 1,050,000 iPhones

Reports in today show that over 1 million iPhones have been sold in Korea since the launch – our figures are showing 1,050,239 units as of last night. This number is impressive because Korea are generally slow in adopting new technology, a point which Apple will be keen to detail. …

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Channel poll says Cisco rocks HP

KitGuru recently reported on how Computercenter, one of the world’s biggest HP customers, had shunned HP Blade servers for its own data centres. Instead, Computercenter chose newcomer Cisco. Looks like things might be about to get a whole lot worse for HP. As HP is fond of saying, maybe this …

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Moses ‘parting of the sea’ explained by techs

In a move set to enrage various religions, a team at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) in Boulder OHIO has detailed a possible explanation for the Moses ‘parting of the Red Sea’. At the right spot – a sharp bend where a shallow river meets a coastal lagoon …

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BlackBerry Blackpad release date imminent

Apple are not only facing stiff competition from Samsung with their new 7 inch Galaxy handheld computer because BlackBerry are due to release their new ‘BlackPad’, possibly within the next few weeks. The Blackpad is rumoured to be based around a 7 inch touchscreen and will have at least one …

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Apple customers are the happiest – 86% give a thumbs up

Researchers have found that almost nine in 10 Apple customers are ‘pleased’ with their computer purchase. Steve Jobs must be equally as happy hearing this. Windows 7 was also on the ‘happy list’ with customers much more satisfied with the platform than the ill received Windows Vista. The American Customer …

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Nokia delay flagship N8 – continuing woes

Nokia have not had an easy 12 months, with declining sales and the replacement of their CEO. News has just reached us that they are delaying their flagship N8, once again. The N8 is seen as Nokia’s first major smartphone to launch a challenge against Apple’s iPhone, the success of …

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Gigabyte GTX 460 OC SLi Review

nVidia have had a rocky year, with Fermi delays costing them sales and market place. With the release of the GTX480 and 470, people still weren’t sold on the new architecture as it ran hot, sucked a lot of power and didn’t really offer considerable improvements over the current HD5000 …

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New AMD CPUs – pricing confirmed

AMD have released a new slew of processors and as always their focus is on competitive pricing. We have new AMD CPU’s in our labs for testing and the reviews will be published in the near future. The success of KitGuru has meant that everyone wants us to review their …

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Intel unleash new $50 CPU upgrade cards

Intel have announced their intention to sell $50 ‘Processor Performance Upgrade Cards’ which people can buy to enhance the performance of their Intel CPU’s. These cards unlock additional CPU features which are physically on the die but are disabled in their ‘sell state’. CPU world have detailed that the Intel …

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Apple patch OS x 10.6.4 – fire sharing security issue fixed

Apple announced a security update for OS X 10.6.4 which has addressed an issue which could allow a remote attacker to gain access to shared folders without a valid password. Security Update 2010-006 was issued yesterday afternoon and it applies to OS X 10.6.4 and X Server 10.6.4. The 1.93MB …

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HP lawsuit against ex-CEO Mark Hurd dropped

Yesterday Hewlett Packard agreed to end their lawsuit against Mark Hurd after he went to work for rival company Oracle. It what seems to be an almost weekly soap opera now, HP have dropped their case against Hurd after he has agreed not to disclose HP’s trade secrets to his …

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