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Lenovo teases IdeaPad S2109 9.7-inch ICS tablet

Lenovo has teased one of its upcoming tablets via a YouTube video, the IdeaPad S2109 which runs Android 4.0 ICS and sports a 9.7-inch display. The video gives a good look at the tablet which is just 8.9mm thick and uses an alluring gunmetal unibody case. The 9.7-inch display equals …

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Silverstone prepares FT03 Mini launch for May

It’s hard not to love Silverstone. Sure there are a lot of companies out there who produce a greater diversity of chassis design – and then sell them in higher quantities – but Silverstone’s quality is impeccable. Technical Marketing guru, Tony Ou, opens up the company’s latest creation for your …

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G.Skill lops 10% off premium memory at eBuyer

While Samsung has been rubbing its corporate hands together with glee at an overall increase in memory prices, some companies are still working hard to deliver value for UK enthusiasts. KitGuru does a quick price check and discovers some interesting results. If you’re building an AMD Fusion system, then faster …

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Intel pays out 120 million Real dollars

Real might have started life as a simple player, but over the years it has grown and developed in new and varied ways. Some have been successful and others less so. But today, it’s board will be patting themselves on the back, because they have just picked up a nice …

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HTC takes a beating on the stock exchange

Just 3 years ago, HTC was the industry’s darling. It had moved from clunky old designs to a a sleek new range of phones and was adding in ‘smart’ by the bucket-full. It’s just announced a 70% drop in first quarter profits. So what went wrong? Before 2007, you could …

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Apple 4G advertising: UK Watchdog investigate

We have reported before on the 4G problems that affect people in the UK and Europe. It looks as if the British Advertising Watchdog are going to investigate Apple however because of the misleading marketing campaign. Apple will be investigated over claims that the new iPad offers 4G connectivity, which …

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Samsung’s flexible AMOLED displays to be known as ‘Youm’

Samsung’s upcoming “thinner, flexible and unbreakable” AMOLED displays will from now on be known as ‘Youm’. The quietly named display technology hopefully means an imminent launch from the Korean company. Estimates from Samsung in the recent past indicate a launch sometime in 2012. Samsung has passed an application over to …

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Anonymous target UK government websites. More to come.

Famous hacking group Anonymous have targeted the UK government, after giving them forewarning that it was going to happen. It selected Easter for the protest. The Telegraph reports “The British branch of Anonymous – a loose global collective of computer hackers who often target law-enforcement websites – first advertised “#OpTrialAtHome” …

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Will the next Einstein be a computer?

Around 10 years ago, a bunch of threads kicked off on science forums around the world, with boffins (pro and amateur) discussing the idea of a computer-based Einstein in the future. A decade ago, most of the contributors thought that the answer was in some kind of amazing new layout …

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Channel reports spike in Corsair memory problems

For the most part, memory is one of the most mundane components in a modern PC. Word is reaching KitGuru of a spike in issues with Corsair. How are the problems manifesting themselves and what will be the effect? KitGuru scans the forums for answers. Go back far enough, to …

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Chinese money to buy Elpida from Japan?

Once upon a time (maybe 50 years ago), China was a technologically and financially backward nation – while Japan was surging ahead as one of the world’s engineering centres of excellence. KitGuru takes a look at Japan’s Elpida memory company and the likelihood that it will be owned by Chinese …

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Samsung set to report $5Bn a quarter profit

Most companies on the planet do not turn over $5 billion a year. To be honest, most companies won’t turn over $5 billion over the entire course of their existence. Right now, things are bubbling up nicely for Samsung and its starting to bang in some serious numbers. KitGuru gives …

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iPad 3 Wifi problems rage on

We have reported before that some people have been complaining that their new iPad 3 has been experiencing Wi-Fi problems. While the Kitguru staff have yet to experience the issue, there are several discussions online which are continuing to grow. One thread on the official Apple forum for instance has …

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