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Apple store prankster talks drivel and takes bribes

Imagine a world where the overly friendly young chaps and chap-esses in an Apple store didn't actually have a clue what they were talking about, regularly make up technology to describe what your looking at and were happy to accept bribes. KitGuru checks out secret cam footage of this alternative reality.

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Virgin Galactic goes supersonic at 71,000 feet

Ever the dreamer, Richard Branson continues to push forward on the idea of affordable space flight with another test of the amazing looking Virgin Galactic craft. This time we have video. KitGuru dons a fishing bowl for added effect. From the time he was a scrawny teenager, watching Neil Armstrong …

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Will AMD announce record chip sales for Q4 2013?

With its Q4 Earning Call scheduled for 10:30pm tomorrow night, there is a lot of speculation about what AMD might be announcing in terms of revenue, profit and outlook. KitGuru puts its ear to the ground and listens for the strongest rumblings. In the run up to an earnings call, …

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Sasa Marinkovic from AMD speaks exclusively with KitGuru

The launch of Kaveri is a strange one. Generally, when it comes to Intel, nVidia and AMD – launches are about ‘burying the other guy’ and delivering more ultra-realistic-cinematographic-technicolour experiences than you ever thought possible. But this one focused more on juice. KitGuru asks AMD’s Product marketing guru, watts all …

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Winner of KitGuru’s PC World Gift Card Competition

We’re always pleased to get shots from the winners of KitGuru’s various competitions – but they don’t often have the warmth and lustre we’re posting here today. Our winner lives all the way up in Norwich. Oooh ah. Not our biggest prize ever, but certainly welcomed by Nelia Freitas and …

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YOYOTech joins forces with BMW in driving competition

The UK’s main BMW dealer is located in Park Lane in the heart of London’s West End. If you find yourself down town for the sales (either of your own volition – or propelled by your other half and an insatiable need to max out the credit card), then maybe …

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T-Mobile confesses they cannot match Tesco

We all spend a small fortune on mobile devices. Alongside transport and staple foods, it’s one of those omnipresent bills that need to be paid. The only question that remains is ‘How much should we pay?’.  The traditionally strong players here are the providers themselves with their ‘store on every …

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Crucial SSD pricing confirms Rip Off Britain continues

Many SSD manufacturers have to buy components through multiple vendors before they are able to sell the final unit to you, the customer. Companies with fewer ‘steps’ should show ‘purer’ pricing – less inclined to be impacted by a multitude of component price moves. KitGuru puts Crucial’s latest offer on …

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Aerocool announces plans to launch Dead Silence fans in January

Anyone who has been modding for a while, is likely to have bought/considered an Aerocool front panel at least once in the last 5 years. In terms of overall design, Aerocool has focused on combative-looking chassis with a focus toward bigger builds. That changed with the recent Dead Silence chassis. …

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ADATA Sponsors Accelerating Innovation Summit 2013

With a guest list of speakers that includes Intel, LSI, Box, VMWare and the Open Compute Project, AIS (Accelerating Innovation Summit) is a major conference aimed squarely at how the data processing market can handle the next generation of datacentric processing. Adata has put its hand in its pocket to …

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Asus kicks off a new competition with PC Specialist

Arguably one of the most amusing adverts of 2013 involves some UK tech lovers suddenly realising that what they need in order to achieve Nirvana is a brand new PC Specialist PC, loaded with Asus components. The chief protagonists loved it enough to create an entire competition around it. Read …

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YOYOTech XDNA Aurum 24K Images Gallery

The response to KitGuru’s earlier article about YOYOTech’s brand new £8,000 mega box, the XDNA Aurum 24K was really positive. While we can argue about whether any PC can be worth that much money, there’s no doubting the beauty of this hand-crafted monster. You wanted more, so here’s more. While …

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YOYOTech launches the XDNA Aurum 24K at 8K sterling

Looking at the latest data from IDC, the vast majority of desktop systems will ship for less than £800 in 2014. Given that impressive stat, what would possess a company to create a new range where each hand-crafted system weighs in at just under £8,000?   KitGuru scratches the surface …

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More cool stuff at Comic Con 2013

With a bright day over the London Excel being promised by the Met Centre,  tens of thousands of characters will begin the decent on Comic Con 2013, early Sunday morning. KitGuru plans to be in bed til noon, but here are some more shots of what you can expect if …

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Scan slashes pricing on the Radeon HD 7990

In the springtime of 2013 when AMD launched ‘Malta’, the Radeon HD 7990 was the fastest graphics card in the world and weighed in at a whopping £800. Now as the year draws to a close and there have been a spate of new launches, what is the current situation?  …

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MCM Comic Con 2013 opens at the London Excel

Once the preserve of withdrawn kids who just wanted to escape to new horizons without leaving the comfort of their own imaginations, comics have become big business. Here in the UK, it doesn’t get much bigger than MCM Comic Con 2013 at the London Excel centre. KitGuru hides in the …

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ADATA announces UK pricing for SE720 external SSD

Everyone needs to be able to back-up crucial files and while the cloud is watching and waiting, sustained mobile data transfer rates across the UK mean that a physical drive and connection are often a better choice in 2013. With data transfer rates up to 445MB/sec, ADATA has a new …

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nVidia Tesla champion heads for AMD

Against a backdrop of AMD’s Chief Sales Officer managing to bring home the Q3 bacon in the shape of a $95m profit, it looks like AMD is becoming an altogether more attractive place to be. The latest defection comes from nVidia’s compute team. KitGuru snoops for more resolution on the …

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Synology launches two brand new NAS products

There is a definite step-up feel in the air around Synology’s UK offices in Milton Keynes this October. Hot on the heals of the DS214, we now have the DS414 and DS114 about to land. KitGuru fingers a pair of 4TB drives and wonders on the best place to stick …

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LUXA2 Competition – Win an aluminium bluetooth speaker system!

While we move ever closer to a world of 3D printed plastic, there is a fundamental luster to brushed metal and fine leather. the Luxa2 Groovy speaker system has solid aluminium and crafted leather in abundance. Plus it offers a heap of modern technologies and – EXCLUSIVELY with KitGuru – …

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YOYOTech offer bundles of joy with a stack of price cuts

Following the company’s purchase by IT giant Centerprise, there have been a lot of changes at YOYOTech, including some aggressive price drops. KitGuru scans the latest offers, sticks in its thumb and tries to pull out a plum.  The sudden movement of £300 on AMD’s top FX processors following the …

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Harvard scientists postulate the science of light sabres

Scientists have spent the entirety of human history coming up with a series of zany and amazing ideas – most of which fall by the wayside. Over time, as we developed writing and education, more and more stories were written by people with little or no scientific grounding – increasing …

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