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Wired come under flak for publishing Apple piracy guide

Wired have been the subject of much discussion lately as Leander Kahney’s ‘Cult Of Mac’ blog, published by Wired has been the centerpoint of a ‘superguide’ showing the end user how to jailbreak their phone and access stolen software. Wired have tried to defend their reasons for publishing the guide …

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StarCraft II Launch Event – LONG Queues in London

If Blizzard sells through 4 million copies of a game at £35 each, then they will generate £140 million ($200m) for the channel in no time at all. Most of these copies will be sold online, indeed many have already been downloaded, awaiting activation. So would anyone actually turn up …

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Dell ditch online Ubuntu sales

Dell have stopped selling laptop and desktop machines with Ubuntu preinstalled, but they say they aren’t ditching the OS completely as its going to be offered via phone sales. Dell spoke to PC Pro, and a spokesman said “we are currently making some changes to our Ubuntu pages, and as …

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Starcraft 2 Gallery and Concept artwork

With one of the most hotly awaited PC gamers ever to launch in the next day, we thought it would be a good idea to present a gallery to our regular KitGuru readers who have been hotly awaiting this title. Statistics in show that millions of people are still playing …

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Are Apple fanboys the most loyal?

I was reading an article in the San Francisco journal today and it actually made me wonder if Apple fans are really the most loyal in the industry. Could Apple ‘fanboys’ be the most passionate on the planet? Almost everyone reading this today will be aware of the heated ‘debates’ …

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Playdom in demand – Disney in talks for takeover

Playdom are a game maker many of you might not have heard of however they create titles which are played on sites such as Facebook – titles such as Farmville are still incredibly popular. Their net worth is estimated to be between $400 million and $750 million which gives a …

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Enermax TB Silence and Apollish Vegas Fans Review

KitGuru staff always use the best quality fans we can find and this week we already reviewed the excellent Silverstone 18cm Penetrator. Today we are going to look at several fans within new cooling ranges, from Enermax. The 120mm and 140mm TB Silence fans (UCTB12 and UCTB14) and a glitzy …

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Corsair A50 and A70 Coolers Review

KitGuru has been impressed in 2010 with Corsair’s range of products. A short while ago the Corsair AX1200 power supply walked away with our most prestigious award and is to date the highest scoring product in our reviews database with a phenomenal rating of 9.5/10. The latest products Corsair have …

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Twitter create giant data centres

Twitter have been growing at an exponential rate in recent months and this has unfortunately had the side effect of causing some downtime for the social networking service. Its fair to say that when 300,000 new accounts are created every day that you would expect this however. To counter these …

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Apple start delivering refunds for iPhone 4 bumpers

The Apple iPhone 4 antenna issues have been dominating press reports for weeks now and Apple stated a while ago that they were going to give away bumper cases for nothing and to offer refunds to customers. They have stuck to their word and have begun processing refunds for the …

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Crucial RealSSD C300 256GB Review

KitGuru loves SSD’s – and with small affordable units hitting the market such as the excellent Intel X25-V 40GB and the upcoming Corsair 40GB Force there has never been a better time to take the plunge. Many of the new performance units feature the SandForce controller however the model are …

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Geforce GTS 450 to have a 128 bit memory interface?

With the release of the GTX 460 which received a glowing review on KitGuru, Nvidia are due to release a new series of DX11 cards, specifically models which will go head to head with lower end ATi boards such as the excellent HD5770. Turkish site Donanim Haber posted some details …

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iPad generates $2.2 billion revenue in June Quarter

One of the great success stories of 2010 so far is Apple’s iPad with over 3 million sales in a very short space of time. Figures just in show that the iPad has already generated over $2.2 billion in revenue for Apple in the June Quarter. “Apple’s iPad is already …

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iPad application of the week: Flipboard

We have reviewed several games for the iPad on our gaming site recently but today we thought we would make our readers aware of a rather cool application just released for the iPad. Flipboard is a social magazine with high objectives which looks to be one of the most exciting …

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Corsair release 40GB, 80GB and 160GB Force SSD’s

Corsairs latest range of SSD drives have proven very popular within the enthusiast community and today they have announced a new range of Sandforce based drives with 40gb, 80gb and 160GB to fit within the current lineup. These new drives are going to be shipping in the next month and …

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Can AMD sack its way to success?

Word has been leaking out over the past 3 weeks of another wave of culling over at AMD. Having started with the more obvious dead weight back in 2006, each round of ‘voluntary’ redundancies etc has resulted in people who are more and more popular being let go. Can AMD …

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Samsung 1TB 2.5 inch Drive launched

Samsungs latest 2.5 inch drive is going to appeal to many demanding enthusiast users with the need for maximum storage on the move. They have released their latest Spinpoint series unit with a 1TB capacity. The Spinpoint MT2, utilises 333GB platters to create the 1TB solution and Samsung are claiming …

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Apples Q3 figures break records

Apple announced their earnings for the third fiscal quarter yesterday and once again, they have surprised analysts, surpassing even Wall Street’s estimates. Dan Gallagher reporting for Marketwatch said: “Shares of Apple rose nearly 2% in after-hours trading, after jumping nearly 2.6% to close at $251.89 late in the regular session. …

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Google overhaul image search service

The Google image search is a massively popular aspect of their online portfolio and the people in charge at the company feel its time it underwent some coding surgery. Google are adding a raft of new features which allow end users to find online pictures and art more easily. This …

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BloodHound 1000mph SSC car – Intel ATOM powered

Last year Intel signed a deal with Bloodhound to become their official IT Partner. Intel have been hard at work with the guys creating a high tech car which runs on ATOM processors. Recently KitGuru sat and chatted with Alistair Kemp, Intels friendly PR Manager – he was keen to …

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Corsair AX1200 Power Supply Review

Corsair are well known as one of the leading suppliers of high quality memory for the discerning enthusiast and in recent years they have expanded their range into other areas such as cooling and power supplies. The Corsair motto seems simple, create the best products they can without compromising … …

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How to unlock a GTX465 to a GTX470

ATI and nVidia are well known for downclocking higher end cards and branding them as cheaper models. This satisfies demand and helps to sell more boards – the same principle applies with Intel and AMD processors with many people having unlocked extra cores on their CPU for more performance. It …

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PS3 720p limitations – HDMI 1.4

There has been much talk on our forums about the Playstations 720p 3D gaming limitation. Many people have assumed that the issue is with the hardware but Sony have stated that it is actually the HDMI 1.4 standard which is the cause of the resolution limitation. HDMI 1.4 is a …

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