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Ereader sales dropping, tablet sales climbing

E-ink readers have been popular for a long time and while their design is based completely around reading books and literature it appears that the honeymoon period is coming to an end. The devices are really useful, I own a Kindle myself and couldn’t see myself reading a book on …

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EpicGear & Thortech Competition – WIN WIN!

Kitguru has a lot of competitions running this month and today we have another to win tasty EpicGear and Thortech products. The prizes are : EpicGear – one set of MeduZa + CompoXite + Skorpios and: Thortech – one Thunderbolt PLUS 850W To stand a chance of winning these fantastic …

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Brand loyalty, is it really such a good idea?

Most of our regulars know me as CARL, im just a skinny, everyday geek from Germany who is currently living in England. It is important that you know because a lot of the opinions we post here are just mine, and not an opinion of Kitguru.net. Anyhow, enough boring introduction …

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Patriot and CM Storm Competition – win hardware!

December is a crazy month for giveaways, but I doubt too many people are complaining ! Patriot are working with CM Storm and are giving away a Scout 2 case, Patriot Intel Extreme Master 16GB memory, An Inferno mouse and a Supersonic Rage 32GB USB 3.0 pen drive. If you …

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Password security, you should care!

For the last couple of weeks, I have been getting many calls from friends and family members about their computers giving problems. This is nothing unusual, but I have been noticing a plethora of security issues on the computers I have been fixing. One of the computers I have to …

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Win silent goodies with BeQuiet! decorate hardware!

BeQuiet! have partnered up with us for a very cool Christmas competition, running for the next week. You have the opportunity to win some quality, silent hardware with one of the industries must respected companies. BeQuiet! are giving away a – DARK POWER PRO 10 750W DARK ROCK 2 and …

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Join the Kitguru team!

Do you fancy yourself as a hardware reviewer? Kitguru is expanding in 2013 and we are looking for some talented, additional hardware reviewers to meet the rising demand for our content. If you are interested and have a good digital camera and are able to take quality pictures (preferably you …

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Apple, can we have the cheap iPad now? please?

I was shopping today for some Christmas presents and I have to pick up an iPad Mini for my girlfriend. It’s not an option. I think I have told you guys before that my girlfriend is a Macintosh fanatic. Its scary. Buying her something else for Christmas would cause problems …

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Android to dominate in US through 2016, report says

Google’s Android operating system is growing and it has accounted for a very high percentage of the mobile market share this year. According to a report, they will hold strong in top position for at least another four years. We see a lot of debate about mobile operating systems on …

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And they wonder why retail is dying ….

I was having a chat with my father today, and to be honest he knows very little about technology. I would imagine quite a few people (although not all) in their late 50’s/60’s+ would find technology rather bewildering. Especially as they aren’t living it daily, like us. He was complaining …

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Winner of the ADATA and GEIL memory kits!

Kitguru runs a lot of competitions every month, and two have just ended this weekend. We had to go through all the data and pick the winners. Geil kindly gave away two EVO Veloce 8GB 1866mhz kits and the two winners have been picked today. The answer was ‘a: Golden …

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Eating out and mobile phones, do they mix?

I posted earlier this week about the increasing dominance of technology in our lives. I think we all struggle when we don’t have our phones, or tablets, or laptops handy. I was in a restaurant earlier this week for dinner with a couple of friends, and I noticed around me …

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Apple ‘anti fanboys’, just as bad?

Did I ever tell you about my friend Dave? Dave simply hates Apple computers. Dave isn’t his real name, but he has a Facebook account and reads this page, and likes his privacy. I like that about him. He likes the Kitguru Facebook page because ‘Most people commenting there seem …

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Apple, do they breed fanatics?

I don’t mind Apple (opinion of me ‘Carl’ not ‘Kitguru). Yeah, its not cool to say that here. I know a lot of our readers hate Apple with a passion. Im actually rather neutral when it comes to their products. I think the iPad is genuinely a great product, but …

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Female Geeks – win hardware, be creative!

Hi, im Carl, I am a recovering alcoholic. Ermm… yes im kidding. I really do never know how to start these posts. Many of you will know me as the Kitguru ‘Facebook Monkey’ – I may post under the name ‘Kitguru’ but behind the posh name its just Carl, an …

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Windows store ‘has a lot of potential’

With the release of the new Microsoft Surface tablet, a lot of focus has been placed on the Windows Store. I have been playing with a Surface myself now for a week and I have to say, I am actually quite impressed with it. Sure, it is a little ‘clunky’ …

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Apple trademarks ‘iPad Mini’ in America

Apple have filed to trademark their ‘iPad Mini’ name in the U.S. Patent and Trademark office last week. Apple said their iPad Mini is a “handheld mobile digital electronic device comprising a tablet computer, electronic book and periodical reader, digital audio and video player, camera, electronic personal organizer, personal digital …

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Microsoft planning a low cost Xbox TV console?

Rumors are circulating behind the scenes that Microsoft may be planning a low cost Xbox based console for the TV. An insider confirmed to Kitguru this morning that it could very well happen in 2013. Additionally, news from The Verge yesterday said that “multiple sources familiar with Redmond’s plans’ were …

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UK launch of ARNOVA FamilyPad 13.3 inc tablet

With Christmas coming up many families will be on the look out for an inexpensive, yet versatile tablet for the family. ARCHOS may just have the product you want. The FamilyPad is released under the ARNOVA brand, and is a 13.3 inch 1280×800 resolution, 10 point capactive touchscreen panel which …

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