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Can GTX580 really deliver everything using less than 290w ?

KitGuru has been scanning the airwaves, intercepting messages all over the place. We have already delivered 2 incisive articles today already on the GTX580, and there are plenty more to come it seems. To be honest, we’ve seen sieves that retain water longer than Taiwanese contractor can hold a trade …

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nVidia GTX580 launch next week – real or paper?

Each generation of graphic card delivers more than the last. Frame rates are faster, colours clearer and everything is just a little more cinematographic than it was before. But what constitutes a hard launch? Do you need to have product in the market? If so, how much? KitGuru investigates. At …

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Synology Diskstation DS411j Review

Over the last month we have looked at the full range of Synology products from the entry level USB Station 2, to the range topping DS 1010+ with partnering DX510 expansion bay. No matter your demands Synology say they have a solution for you … without breaking the bank. Today …

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Do violent video games really damage kids?

California is defending its ban on selling ultra violent video games to minors before the Supreme court today, but we ask ourselves, do violent games really affect kids or young adults? California will ask the justice department to exempt a type of violent content from the First Amendment’s protection of …

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Google sue US government over Microsoft favouritism

Another day, and yet again another round of legal action. This time Google are suing the U.S. Department of the Interior saying that the agency inappropriately wrote ‘procurement requirements’ for a messaging contract to favour Microsoft Corp over its own Google Apps. The suit was filed on Friday in the …

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POV release new Mobii 10.1 inch Tablet

nVidia partner Point Of View have detailed specifications of the new 10.1 tablet they are releasing featuring nVidia Tegra. The Point Of View Mobii tablet features a capacitive multi touch screen (1024×600) with 512mb of system memory and 512mb of NAND flash memory with support for up to 32GB via …

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Google Q1-3 $1.6 billion spend on 40 companies

Google have been on a massive spending spree lately, forking out $1.6 billion on Admob, Slide On2 and 37 other companies, so they can try and become competitive with Facebook and other leading social networking sites. Google have talled up 40 company buyovers in the first three quarters in 2010, …

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Intel make chips for startup firm with more in line

For the first time ever Intel have agreed to make processors for a startup firm, in a deal which is due to be announced later today. News has just reached KitGuru from Taipei. The startup firm Achronix Semiconductor Corp make chips that are specially designed for specific requirements, such as …

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Twitter set to break 200 million users by end of year

Love them or loate them, it is hard to escape social networking in the news today. Latest information reaching KitGuru details that Twitter now have over 175 million users, a growth of 30 million people since August, or 15 million users a month. Not many networks could claim a growth …

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Google Nexus Two: specifications leak

While the Nexus Two has yet to be announced by Google, more information has leaked online – this time an unoffical specifications list. The new information on the Nexus Two came from AndroidandMe, as they say that T-Mobile will be one of the carriers to officially support the Nexus Two. …

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Apple sue Motorola: multi touch phone infringement

Apple are suing Nokia, claimg that their multi touch smartphones use Apple owned intellectual property. Patently Apple have reported that Apple have lodged two separate suits against Motorola which list six different patents.. These suits directly target the Droid, Droid 2, Droid X, Cliq, Cliq XT, Bakflip Devour A555, Devour …

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Koobface worm ‘Boonana’ targets Macintosh users

A new hybrid of the Koobface worm that targets Mac OS X, Windows and Linux users is spreading through Facebook, Twitter and MySpace. Antivirus firms have reported the new malware, dubbed ‘Boonana’ when Intego and SecureMac warned Mac OS X users that the worm is aimed firmly at them. Boonana …

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NASA find new ‘life on Mars’ evidence

Researchers at the American space agency have found new signs of life after the Mars Exploration Rover Spirit became stuck in wet ground on the red planet. Astronomers are excited by the latest discovery which they claim proves that water, important for the existance of life has formed on Mars, …

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AMD speak about ‘Flex FP’ – new floating point power

AMD have spoken about the upcoming Flex FP floating point unit which is due to be incorporated into the Bulldozer Processor line up in servers and workstations next year. John Fruehe, AMD’s director of product marketing said in his blog that the new technology delivers tremendous floating-point capabilities for technical …

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Tianhe 1A: the fastest computer in the world

The USA have just lost the world’s fastest supercomputer title to China, with their Tianhe-1A taking over the top slot. The Tianhe-1A has 1.4 times the power of the closest rival according to Jack Dongarra, a University of Tennessee computer scientist who maintains the offical supercomputer rankings. Although this list …

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Sony Playstation Phone images leak – powered by Android

Sony fans can rejoice, it looks as if they are releasing a new PlayStation Phone, according to gadget sites such as Engadget. Speculation is that the phone will be powered by an upcoming version of Google Android called Gingerbread. Engadget have said that the phone should be launched officially next …

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Are Google abusing internet privacy?

Google have captured millions of private Wi-Fi addresses and passwords and email addresses have been taken by their mobile units. The Situation is so bad that many countries are looking into Google’s practices. Switzerland’s federal data protection and information commission is taking Google to court over its Street View mapping …

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AMD Catalyst 10.10c Hotfix released

AMD have released a new driver hotfix which features some performance improvements and bug fixes as well as support for their new Morphological Anti Aliasing feature. AMD Catalyst 10.10c Hotfix Features: OpenGL 4.1 beta support Support for the new Morphological Anti-Aliasing feature Dead Rising 2 – Crossfire profile (Resolves negative …

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