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iPad to get iOS 4 in November

According to a report relating to advertisers plans with the new iAd program – iPad users will be getting iOS 4 in November. This means while iPhone users get to play with the multitasking operating system iPad users still have many months to wait. iAds is going live on iOS applications …

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Asus MS236H Ultra Slim Panel review

KitGuru has already reviewed monitors from heavyweights such as Dell, but today we are going to be looking at a very dramatically designed panel from Asus. The Asus MS236H is a member of the Designo MS range of screens and the focus is not on class leading specifications, but on …

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Daily Mail fooled by ‘fake’ iPhone 4 recall on twitter

The Daily Mail have published a story saying that Steve Jobs is recalling the iPhone 4. Unfortunately this story is based on a ‘fake’ Steve Jobs twitter account and has led to massive confusion with the buying public. It appears that Daily Mail researchers didn’t investigate properly as this is …

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AMD Phenom II X6 1055T – 95W TDP version

We are fans of the new AMD 1090T (3.2ghz) and 1055T (2.8ghz) – 125W TDP processors which target the mid range Intel solutions. Both of these CPU’s are proving to be good sellers for AMD as they are competitively priced, with particular emphasis on the 1055T which retails for around …

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Sapphire HD5670 Ultimate Edition Review

We have reviewed many Sapphire graphics cards on KitGuru over the last month and we have found them all worthy of serious consideration in their respective sectors. They often include some of the finest cooling solutions and we have been particularly enamoured with their silent range of products- such as …

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Thermaltake Contac29 Cooler Review

We know KitGuru readers love good coolers – our review of the Noctua Austrian Sandwich (NH D14) has been read by over 60,000 people in the last three weeks. That said, we also know that a substantial portion of that readership couldn’t afford to pay almost £70 for pride of …

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Apple iPhone 4 Upgrade Madness

‘The Emperor’s New Clothes’ by Hans Christian Andersen, is the story of a pair of conmen promising to create the most spectacular clothes, which will be invisible to people who are not intelligent enough to see them in all their glory. Pics from a major London shopping centre have arrived …

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Patriot announce Sector 7 memory

Patriot Memory have announced the immediate availability of the Viper II Series ‘Sector 7’ Edition to its family of Extreme Performance DDR3 memory. The Sector 7 Edition DDR3 is their ultimate performance memory solution for the Intel X58 system platform and has been designed with overclockers, enthusiasts and gamers in mind. …

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MSI launch new GTX 465/470 Twin Frozr II cards

KitGuru recently reviewed the MSI R5870 Lightning video card, one of the fastest video cards currently on the planet. They have just announced new custom cooled GF100 cards, the N470GTX Twin Frozr II, N465GTX Twin Frozr II and N465GTX Twin Frozr II Golden Edition solutions. These cards follow the same …

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Seven copies of Windows 7 sold every second

It seems like Microsoft can finally put the ‘Vista disaster’ to bed as reports have came in that they have sold over 150 million copies of Windows 7. This means it is the fastest selling operating system in computer history. When this is translated it means that seven copies of …

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Apple publicly confirm ‘call’ issues: solution? buy a case

KitGuru reported yesterday on the issues that many people were experiencing with the iPhone 4. Today Apple have confirmed that there are indeed problems with the phone which can cause call related problems, linked to pickup reception. The problems occur when the user touches two seams of the antenna band …

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Zotac GTX 480 AMP! Graphics Card review

A few weeks ago we reviewed the GTX480 and walked away with generally favourable feelings – after all there was no doubting the astonishing tessellation performance and frame rate prowess with all of the leading game engines. We did however have reservations as it was running at a shade under …

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Apple iPhone 4 – hardware issues already

KitGuru has been reporting on the phenomenal iPhone 4 sales recently and yesterday we trawled the net for reviews – which were incredibly positive. Today the iPhone is released in the United Kingdom however there have been calls of complaint regarding screen issues and call performance related problems – it …

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Bing v Google – the war ramps up

Microsoft are ramping up their attack on Google to try and persuade people that their search engine is a strong and viable alternative. Yesterday they released a wealth of new features which aim to turn Bing into more than just a simple search engine. Bing has been enhanced to offer …

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Brian May confirms Guitar Hero Queen

Well it was a long time coming but it appears that Queen guitarist Brian May has confirmed an upcoming release of Guitar Hero Queen. The legendary, multi faceted musician has been one of the world’s leading rock guitarists for many decades and it is good to see a British band …

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MSI Wind U135DX – svelte

MSI have silently slipped out another new netbook called the U135DX. The machine pictured below is finished with a rather attractive red accent along the front and behind the keyboard. They also offer the machine in other colours, such as blue and white, pink and silver – all of which …

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ATI to fix VLC player hardware support

We carried a story earlier today regarding video acceleration for VLC Player 1.1 and the fact that it is currently only supported with nVidia drivers. Videolan the developers of VLC player stated ““it is quite sad to be forced to recommend NVIDIA GPU, until ATI fixes their drivers on Windows, …

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Innergie Mcube Lite review – universal charger

KitGuru recently received a cool gadget at our offices – the Innergie MCube Lite Ultra Slim Universal Power Adaptor. This little device works as a universal power adapter for a variety of laptop systems as well as offering a USB output to power your portable devices. Ultra Slim & Light …

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64GB SSD: Can you live with it?

Through all the high-end performance testing with dual SSD drives in RAID formation, and the ultra-high capacity, ultra high-speed  drives like the 240GB OCZ Vertex 2 weighing in around £590, KitGuru wanted to know how a plain and simple 64GB Crucial drive could impact every day performance. You know, quality …

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Strong Sony movement toward AMD?

Sony Centre ready for AMD

Funny thing about technology journalism. No one talks about a topic and it’s not in the public domain. You then do a story and suddenly you’re inundated with new information. That happened over the weekend, during our server move (yes, we know, KitGuru works overtime, Saturdays, Sundays and during the …

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Steelseries Starcraft II gear launched

Steelseries today have announced the release of their range of limited edition Starcraft II branded gaming peripherals. If you are a strategy gamer, then these are sure to appeal! The SteelSeries Zboard Limited Edition StarCraft II gaming keyboard offers players the ultimate gaming tool as they are reunited with old …

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OCZ Vertex 2 100GB SSD Review

As SSDs continue to grow in popularity and more users realise their value, companies are releasing a staggering array of drives to market. Months ago OCZ released the Vertex 2 Pro, an enterprise class product which delivered staggering performance. This was followed shortly afterwards by the OCZ Vertex LE, part …

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KitGuru server changeover

Hello everyone! The KitGuru team just wanted to let you all know that if you are reading this, you are successfully viewing the front page hosted on our new server. We will be publishing information on our new host and server configuration in the near future and we thank you …

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