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Playstation 4 can offload computing to cloud

In a similar fashion to the Xbox One, it has been confirmed that Sony’s Playstation 4 will be able to offload heavy and latency insensitive calculations to the cloud. The information came from Shuhei Yoshida, president of Sony Worldwide Studios. The Playstation 4 will have plenty of power on hand …

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Apple iOS7 – new cleaner, flatter look

Apple have revealed their latest update to the mobile operating system at the WorldWide Developers Conference (WWDC). There are new features and a cleaner, flatter look. Tim Cook, Apple CEO said that iOS7 was ‘the biggest change to iOS since the launch of the iPhone.” Craig Federighi, Apple vice president …

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Cameron asks web giants to block child pornography

David Cameron, UK Prime Minister has said he was ‘sickened’  by the growth of child pornography online and said that more companies should be using their technical abilities to filter and block the imagery. Google are said to be involved in a system which can deal with child pornography. Mr …

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Intel release further details on Thunderbolt 2

Intel have released further details of their next generation Thunderbolt – their high speed interface it originally developed in partnership with Apple. Thunderbolt 2 doubles data transfer rates to 20Gb/s and with the incorporation of DisplayPort 1.2 it will allow the transmission of raw 4k video, as well as data. …

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Nokia Lumia 925 pre-order at Carphone Warehouse

Carphone Warehouse announced at the weekend that they are taking pre-orders for the new Lumia 925 flagship phone. The retailer are offering contracts over 24 months with Orange, EE’s 4G Network, 02, T-Mobile and Vodafone. The Orange deal is £29.99 up front and £32 per month with unlimited minutes and …

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Winners of the MEGA graphics card giveaway!

This was certainly a popular competition – we had well over 10,000 entries from our readers. Clearly a lot of you want a new graphics card for your system! All our winners will be emailed this morning! Yes, the answer to the question was easy. It was C: 8.6 billion. …

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Win Limited Edition Kitguru Fans!

Today we have a very special competition in place to celebrate KITGURU’s partnership with Sharkoon to create a limited edition run of Silent Eagle 2000 fans sporting Kitguru site branding and colours. You could be one of only a handful of people to own these collectors items! The Sharkoon Silent …

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Start button officially back in Windows 8.1

After a lot of complaints – Microsoft have decided to bring back the Start Button in the Windows ‘Blue’ update. Microsoft finally announced that the much discussed menu system will make a reappearance in Windows 8, in Version 8.1. Antoine Leblond, the corporate vice president of Windows Program Management, delivered …

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ARIA taking orders for Intel Haswell processors

Well you guys won’t have too long to wait now for reviews of Haswell processors on your favourite websites. We noticed this morning that ARIA have just gone live with their stock of the new range of Intel processors. Kitguru can’t spill the beans we are under NDA still, but …

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R-Kaid-42 custom PC – retro console gaming

We love PC mods, if you follow our Facebook page, we post them almost every day. The new R-Kaid-42 system is produced by Swedish design company Love Hultén. The unit is built around a wooden chassis, looking almost like a piece of furniture. The company install 20,000 playable titles from yesteryear, …

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Tim Cook says Google Glass will have ‘limited appeal’

Since the death of the legendary Steve Jobs, many Apple naysayers felt that the company may struggle to innovate. Tim Cook wanted to clarify the situation, saying that the company would release ‘several more game changers’ and hinting that wearable computers could be one of the new concepts. Cook spoke …

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Next gen Kinect for Windows targeted for 2014

The Xbox One has certainly caused a stir, when the launch event hit the public domain in the last week. Microsoft have also announced a next generation version of their Kinect for Windows sensor. The device is built around the same technologies as the Xbox One’s new Kinect sensor. The …

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Russian regulator bans Vkontakte social network website

The Russian communications regulator has put the countries most popular social networking website Vkontakte on a banned website list today. Several Russian areas have reported that they couldn’t access the domain vk.com. Shortly afterwards the regulator’s representative explained that the social network had been entered into the registry of banned …

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Xbox One reveal – less focus on games

Microsoft have sold a staggering 76 million Xbox 360 consoles since its release in 2005. Based on their May 21st event it would appear Microsoft want to target the huge audience of TV addicts. The Xbox One is going to be tightly integrated with the living room environment. The system …

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Nokia’s $99 Asha 501 targeting emerging markets

Nokia have been selling well in the high end markets, but their new Asha 501 has been specifically designed to battle in emerging markets. The smartphone will retail for only $99 off contract. The Lumia phones have proven popular in wealthier parts of the world such as Europe and it …

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