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Cooler Master release white CM 690 II

Cooler Master, an industry leading chassis, thermal solution, power supply, peripheral, and accessory manufacturer, today announces the trendy and stylish CM 690 II Advanced Black & White Edition based on the feedback from market. Optimized Cooling System Time tested as a titan among mid-tower cases, the CM 690 II makes …

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Apple CEO offers employees cut price hardware

As my colleague reported earlier today, Apple are being watched for the working conditions of their partner factories in China. On more positive news, new CEO Tim Cook is building employee moral by giving them some benefits. Cook said that employees will be getting $500 back on the purchase of …

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Nintendo loss measured at £395 million, poor Wii sales

Nintendo have had a tough 2011, facing stiff competition from the Playstation 3 and Xbox 360 consoles. More and more people are shifting to high definition televisions which is the strength of the Microsoft and Sony consoles. Other costs for Nintendo include the development and launch of the 3DS hand …

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‘Invisibility Cloak’ breakthrough by scientists

It appears that the possibility of an ‘Invisibility Cloak’ is no longer limited to the Klingons in Star Trek movies. Researchers at the University of Texas in Austin have managed to cloak an 18 centimeter (7.2 inch) cylindrical tube. It may be some time before we can mask a giant …

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Windows 8 to provide native mobile networking

One of MSDN’s most recent blogs goes into detail about Microsoft’s efforts to vastly improve wireless connectivity in Windows 8 to the point of even providing native connectivity support for 3G and 4G networking. As it stands now, specialized applications from hardware providers are required for mobile connectivity. The idea …

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The first HD 7950 goes up for pre-order

The first retail listing for the soon to be launched HD 7950 has popped up, that being from online distributer PROVANTAGE who are advertising a model from GIGABYTE (GV-R795WF3-3GD) for pre-order at quite the inflated price indeed – ‘Only’ $481.58. The specs provided are minimal in the advertisement – HD …

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Free LGA2011 bracket for Antec Kuhler H2O

In our effort to provide the best possible support to our customers, we’re providing a free LGA2011 bracket to owners of the award-winning KUHLER H2O 620 and 920 CPU coolers. Starting with the next product shipment in February the brackets will be included in the product packaging. To receive this …

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Arctic Freezer i30 Review

Today we are looking at the latest cooler from Arctic – the Freezer i30, which features an interchangeable 120mm PWM fan, 4 double sided direct touch heatpipes with cooling support up to 320 Watts. The i30 is released to exclusively support Intel motherboards. The i30 will be priced around $50 …

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ARIA & KitGuru Free Shipping Programme!

We are working with ARIA to provide our loyal members with free shipping. We also have a dedicated forum section with ARIA employees who can answer questions and offer support directly on Kitguru. Aria are one of the most respected stores in the United Kingdom, with a huge following and …

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Antec P280 Case Review

Today we are looking at the latest offering in the Antec Performance One lineup … the P280 chassis. We have reviewed many Antec cases in the past and have generally been impressed with their combination of cooling efficiency, build quality and wide ranging component support. Antec are marketing the sleek …

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Apple sell more iPads than HP sell PC’s in Q1 2012

We reported on Apple’s fiscal earnings earlier this morning, but a staggering piece of news is that they sold 15.4 million iPads, which is higher than the Hewlett Packard PC sales over the same time period, totaling 14.7 million. While Apple outperformed Hewlett Packard in the Tablet v PC wars, …

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Apple $46.33 billion revenue – all time record

Apple announced yesterday their financial results for the fiscal 2012 first quarter which was tied into 14 weeks, ending December 31st 2011. They posted record quarterly revenue of $46.33 billion and record quarterly net profit of $13.06 billion, or $13.87 per diluted share. They have improved on the year previous, …

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Apple jailbreak downloaded a million times in 3 days

There is a huge audience who love to ‘open up’ their iPhone handsets, verified today by the latest figures released by Chronic Dev Team and iPhone Dev Team. The joint developers of an untethered jailbreak for the iPhone 4S have said that the hack was downloaded around 1 million times …

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Xbox 720 may have AMD HD6670 graphics

Microsoft may still be making good money with Xbox 360 sales, but the next generation of console is already being developed with a launch said to be at the end of the year, probably around October or November. It should be around six times as powerful as the current model …

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WD reports on the cost of damage from Thai floods

We’ve known for a good while now that WD was hit mega hard by Thailand’s floods; so much so that it’s resulted in mass stock shortage and significantly raised prices across the globe due to the inability to meet continuing demand. But in its most recent financial statement WD has …

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Antec reveal the ThreeHundred Two

Antec Inc., the global leader in high-performance computer components, announces the Three Hundred Two enclosure, the latest addition to the Gaming Series. This sleek chassis is designed to handle today’s and tomorrow’s high-performance systems that are custom built for gamers from the inside-out. The Three Hundred Two is perfect for …

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KitGuru Gaming – Weekly Round Up

For those tech readers who don’t always get time to check out our game related content at Kitguru gaming – here is a round up of content published in the last week. “YOU Can Test Code for the US Pentagon on Your iPhone” Before long, a new spin will be …

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Asus HD7970 Tri Crossfire Review

AMD released their HD7970 on December 22nd last year and we followed up with four separate reviews focusing on single card, dual card configurations and modified cards from XFX. Today we are looking at several ASUS cards, and to make it more interesting, we have opted to build a three …

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Intel acquire QLogic Infiniband business for $125 million

Intel have paid out $125 million to acquire the InfiniBand switch and adapter product range from QLogic. The move was noted on The Register last night and will help Intel improve their Data Center and Connected Systems business by asking network equipment providers to use Xeon processors inside their networking …

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Sony reveal new camera sensor which may be used in iPhone 5

Very few launches are being hyped as much as the upcoming iPhone from Apple. It would appear that they are working with Sony to release a stunning new camera sensor which could improve images in both bright and low light conditions. These new sensors promise faster response times, lower power …

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Virgin America name a jet after Steve Jobs

Steve Jobs was one of the most important technology leaders, and to mark his legacy, Virgin America have named one of their fleet after him. They have embedded a popular Steve Jobs quote on the side of the Airbus A320 which reads “Stay Hungry, Stay Foolish”. The phrase was coined …

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Solar Radiation storm is heading towards Earth

The Earth is due to be bombarded by one of the strongest solar radiation storms in recent years, which could damage power grids and satellites. This ‘coronal mass ejection’, which is a violent release of magnetic fields and plasma from the Sun, is heading towards the Earth at the speed …

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OCZ release new Enhanced IOPS hardware for Octane SSD’s

OCZ Technology Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:OCZ), a leading provider of high-performance solid-state drives (SSDs) for computing devices and systems, today announced the release of new enhanced IOPS firmware (v1.13) for the Octane SATA 3.0 Series SSDs. The random write performance has been significantly improved, in some capacities over double that of …

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Youtube uploads pass 60 hours per minute

Youtube bosses posted in a blog that the amount of video content uploaded to the sharing site has increased by a factor of 10 times since 2007. They said “Since the dawn of YouTube, we’ve been sharing the hours of video you upload every minute. In 2007 we started at …

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