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nVidia Geforce GT430 Review

nVidia launched DX11 a full 6 months behind AMD’s Radeon 5000 series and it’s been playing catch-up ever since. Today we are looking at the GT430, the latest and lowest priced model in the new Fermi range. It will be nVidia’s first Fermi fired into the huge sub-£100 market. Winning …

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Nokia C7 – starts shipping to customers: Symbian^3

The hotly awaited Nokia C7 has finally started shipping to customers. This is hot on the heels of the N8 shipment 2 weeks ago. While people had to wait a long time on the N8 however, the C7 shipped very quickly after the first announcement a month ago. The Nokia …

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E-Ink technology reports huge growth in September

KitGuru loves E-Ink technology, we have already covered several E-Ink devices in the past, looking at the Sony PRS 600 Reader and The Amazon Kindle 3. Latest news in from Taipei shows that E Ink Holdings have had a 42.35% revenue increase on this time last year. E-Ink Technology has …

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Book your place in space with Virgin Galactic

Virgin Galactic, the company owned by mogul Richard Branson  has successfully completed its first live ‘demo’, successfully dropping a rocketplane from 45,000 feet to make a glide landing. Richard Branson said “I watched the world’s first manned commercial spaceship landing on the runway at Mojave Air and Space Port and …

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nVidia GT430 available for £65

We have no idea what this nVidia GT430 product is, it does not seem to have been launched, but – for some reason – it is on sale already for £65. Strange. Could this be the same card as the one KitGuru predicted would be launched on 11th October a …

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AMD HD6870 info/pic leaked – ATI branding ditched

In the run up to any major launch we always have ‘leaks’ on the net and insider info making their way into the public domain. The first picture of what appears to be AMD’s HD6870 has just leaked on the net. This image was posted on Chinese ‘pokemon looking’ tech …

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Xigmatek Utgard Case Review

2010 has been a fantastic year for quality chassis design and today we are going to have our first look at a chassis from Xigmatek, a company better known for their coolers and power supplies. Following with traditional Xigmatek marketing concepts, the Utgard is a product clearly paying homage to …

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iPad sales may be killing multiple markets

Kitguru reported week ago that the incredible success of the iPad had damaged laptop sales in 2010, and could also be mainly responsible for AMD’s latest reported quarterly loss. Latest research however shows that other technological sectors are also experiencing dwindling sales. Analysts expect that the iPad will sell 40 …

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Amazon offers support to Google Android with App store

One of the biggest selling points for Apple is based around the class leading device support via the Apple store. While this has always been an issue for their rivals, it appears that Amazon will lend the full weight of their online experience by opening a software applications store for …

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Android already gaining on Apple iOS

Comscore have issued a report detailing growth of Google’s Android platform. They say that Android was running on 19.6 percent of all smartphones through August with Apple sitting at 24.2 percent. This is the first time Android has been within 5 percent of iOS. From July to August Android market …

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Microsoft may purchase Adobe to counter Apple

The latest news reaching KitGuru is that Microsoft may be preparing a bid to take over Adobe with the primary focus to counter Apple’s success in the mobile market. Adobe leader Shantanu Narayen and Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer have already met in person to discuss ways of dealing with Apple’s …

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Asus Sabertooth X58 Motherboard joins Durable TUF series

The new SABERTOOTH X58 motherboard delivers the latest Intel chipset and support for the fastest processors on the market, including the Intel Core i7-980X, as part of the TUF Series of heavy duty motherboards. It is the latest entry in this ruggedized line-up, providing uncompromised durability and the utmost reliability …

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Synology Diskstation DS210+ NAS Review

The Synology NAS series this year has proven to be very impressive with capable, fast, versatile systems available at every price point. We recently reviewed the high end DS1010+ and DX510 expansion unit and felt it was one of the best configurations available for the business audience. Today we are …

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HTC Q3 income exceeds $360 million

It has been a fantastic year for smartphone manufacturer HTC as their net profits have surpassed the $360 million mark for Q3 2010. This time last year it was only $175 million, according to the company. The good news is not set to stop anytime soon however as market watchers …

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7 inch iPad rumoured to launch in Q1 2011 with 128GB storage

Latest reports from Taipei suggest that Apple may very well launch the 7 inch iPad in Q1 2011. Elizabeth Woyke also reported similar findings for Forbes. “In an Oct. 6 research note, Ticonderoga Securities analyst Brian White reports that Apple is developing a smaller version of its uber-popular iPad and …

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Ban sick PC’s from internet say Microsoft

A senior researcher at Microsoft says that virus infected computers that pose a threat to other PC’s should be blocked from accessing the internet. Scott Charney of the trustworthy computing team said that this concept follows ideas learned from public health situations. Putting infected computers into a temporary quarantine would …

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nVidia CEO denies Globalfoundries move – sticks with TSMC

We attended a press event for Taiwan press where nVidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang strongly denied recent rumors that nVidia may be moving its foundry orders for Tegra from TSMC to Globalfoundries. He also said that nVidia still has a very strong relationship with TSMC. Huang stated that nVidia’s decreasing market …

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Microsoft step up Android attacks: suing Motorola

Lawsuits are a messy business and the latest from Microsoft seems to be firmly in hardball territory. They have decided to sue Motorola over a portfolio of 9 patents which they are using on their Android powered Droid handsets. Microsoft have filed a suit in a district court in Washington …

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Samsung release 1ms monitor with wider gamut range

When LCD screens were first released, they were often rated in excess of 20ms. With the release of the new Samsung P2770FH LCD which is rated at 1ms it shows how fast the world of technology moves. Samsungs director of display marketing Young Bae issued a statement “a prime example …

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iPad adopted in 355 U.S. Mercedes Benz dealerships

The iPad monster keeps rolling and the latest reports in confirm that Mercedes Benz have adopted the iPad in all 355 of their U.S. dealerships. While it seems like an unusual pairing, KitGuru has reported over the last month that Apple’s successful tablet has been adopted by many companies to …

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Graphene: will it replace silicon ?

Konstantin Novoselov and Andre Geim of the University Of Manchester have won a Nobel for their creation of Graphene. This project first became public in 2004 when they were able to demonstrate electronic effects with ultra thin sheets of carbon that they created by “mechanical exfoliation … of small mesas …

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Thermaltake Jing Cooler Review

It has been a great year for Thermaltake, they have been releasing a wealth of competitive and high performing products within many enthusiast sectors. Their Frio and Contac29 coolers have met with critical acclaim and have successfully targeted two very different sectors. While the Contac 29 is a modestly priced …

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