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Latest AOC monitors on show at i58

KitGuru managed to catch up with AOC’s European Product Manager, Alfonso Clemente, during the build up phase of GamesCom over in Cologne. He gave us a tour of the latest models and promised that visitors to Multiplay i58 will have the chance to get hands on with the new technologies at the …

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Latest DER8AUER rig at Gamescom 2016

You don’t need to study Mechatronics at university in order to smash world records for overclocking but, in the case of Roman ‘DER8AUER’ Hartung, mastering the theory behind overclocking looks to have helped: He’s taken multiple records for PC performance. Now part of the CaseKing/OcUK team, he works with 8PACK to …

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Roccat Skeltr, Sova and Swarm at GamesCom 2016

Roccat is expanding its product portfolio and had all the new kit on display at GamesCom 2016. Tom Loske was on hand to show us the Skeltr which allows you to connect a variety of mobile devices to your keyboard using the latest Swarm modular software solution – as well as …

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HyperX Alloy FPS Keyboard Revealed at Gamescom 2016

Following the huge success of the Cloud and Cloud II headsets, HyperX is now moving into the gaming keyboard market. The move toward peripherals makes sense from a branding and marketing point of view when your key products (i.e. DDR and SSD) normally remain hidden from view. At Gamescom 2016, …

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John Byrne leaves AMD

Some shocking news into KitGuru HQ just now, says that AMD’s Senior Vice President and General Manager, John Byrne, will be leaving the company. What makes a top executive, with over 25 years’ experience in senior positions, leave a company like AMD? Byrne was promoted from Chief Sales Officer to …

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AMD R7 Series 240GB SSD Review

If you haven’t upgraded your system yet to include a Solid State Drive, there has been no better time than the present. Recent months has seen a raft of new drives released to market at various price points. The launch today might surprise a few people however – AMD have …

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Win a DINOPC Gaming PC (1080p monitor included)!

We try to give our readers great competitions every month and this one is no exception! We have teamed up with DINOPC and GIGABYTE to give one lucky reader a brand new gaming system featuring a Core i5 4690k processor, Gigabyte Z97X-SLi motherboard and a Gigabyte GTX770 Windforce graphics card! …

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Sony HMZ-T3W video viewer for November release

Sony have announced their upcoming 3D video viewer headsets. The Sony HMZ-T3 has improved image quality over the previous version, although the display resolution is the same. Sony have reduced the weight a little to cause less strain on the head, with a more comfortable fitting. There are also wireless capabilities …

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Apple US offer ‘trade in’ iPhone deal

Apple in America are offering a trade in deal for your old iPhone. Apple are calling it the ‘iPhone Reuse and Recycling Program’. Customers can bring their old iPhone to an Apple Store and get credit for it in the shape of an Apple gift card. Apple spokeswoman Amy Bessette …

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Nintendo 2DS: a new low cost console

Nintendo announced a new console last night, which they hope will target those people who want an inexpensive, portable console. The 2DS will cost £109.99 in the United Kingdom and $130 in America, which is $40 less than the 3D version. The new console will launch in both countries on …

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Samsung to bring 55 inch curved OLED TV to UK

The $9,000 ‘curved’ OLED 55inch Samsung TV will be hitting the UK shores before the end of the year. This particular set was previously only available in America and Asia. The 55 inch screen, called the S9C is slightly curved as Samsung say it gives a more ‘cinematic viewing experience’. …

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LG develop 2560×1440 5.5 inch display

Screen technology is improving all the time and the latest development from LG looks set to target ultra high end smartphones in the coming years. They have detailed their ultra slim LTPS-based LCD display which they are calling Quad HD. It appears to be the highest resolution mobile display produced …

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Samsung rumoured to release Galaxy Gear in September

The latest rumours to hit the net suggest that Samsung are planning to release a wristwatch style device called the Galaxy Gear, next month. The device can make phone calls, handle email and surf the web according to two people ‘familiar with the matter‘. The Galaxy Gear will be powered …

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Asus will make next Google Nexus 10

Asus were the manufacturer of the original Nexus 7, and the redesigned model which was released earlier this year however Samsung were responsible for the bigger Nexus 10 model. Asus bid for manufacturing of the new model, and they won, aiming to release the Nexus 10 in time for Christmas …

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Floating cinema hits London

The British Arts Organisation have joined up with Duggan Morris Architects and UP Projects to launch the ‘Floating Cinema’. This is hitting the waterways of East London until the end of September. Duggan Morris have created an award winning design which has taken a barge and turned it into a …

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Facebook offer up embeddable posts

Facebook have introduced a new feature, which lets organisations include status updates, videos and photographs in stories. The posts operate in a similar way to embeds from YouTube and Twitter. Once the account is enabled you will get the option to ‘Embed Post’. That then creates a code which you …

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Turn your sweat into drinking water

As gross as it may sound, an engineer called Andreas Hammar has built the ‘Sweat Machine’, a device which can purify sweat into drinking water. Unicef helped to drive the project and they say they hope that the device will raise awareness of shortages of drinking water in parts of …

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