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Win prizes with BeQuiet!

Our good friends over at BeQuiet! are running a competition right now to win a power supply and 120mm Silent Wings 2 fans. These fans are PWM Versions, not available yet for purchase. They are clearly in a festive mood as they are giving away 30 special Advent Calendars as …

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Win OCZ RevoDrive 3 PCIe SSD and Kitguru fans!

We have yet another competition up for grabs today for 3 lucky people. OCZ have donated a spanking brand new 120GB RevoDrive 3, still sealed in the box. OCZ RevoDrive 3 PCI-Express SSD 120GB PCI-E Solid State Drive / Workstation-Class / 130,000 IOPS / 120GB-480GB Designed with power users and …

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Are DSLR cameras dying in popularity?

I find it hard to believe that anyone would use a smartphone for anything but the most basic of photographs on the ‘spur of the moment’, but research handled by Digitimes would indicate that camera sales in 2013 will drop. Digitimes say that the 7.2% drop to an estimated 93.8 …

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Kitguru fan winners announced !

We recently ran a competition to win some exclusive, limited Edition Kitguru branded fans. Today we are announcing the five winners! The five winners are: Hiren Patel from India – who wanted two fans. Check your email! Chris Maddocks from Sheffield in the UK – he wanted four fans. Check …

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‘Journey’ leading Spike Video Game Awards nominees

The downloadable game ‘Journey’ is leading the pack of nominees for this year’s Spike Video Game Awards. The Playstation 3 game has received many accolades since it was released and it has been nominated in several categories including those for graphics, independent game, game of the year and original score. …

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Windows 8 gaming – no faster than Windows 7

Windows 8 hasn’t received the welcome that Microsoft would have hoped, even though sales seem quite good so far. We have been hearing that Windows 8 is a great operating system for gaming however so far it doesn’t seem to have brought any radical improvements. Our friends over at Hardware.info …

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Win 16GB ADATA XPG Xtreme Series 2133MHz 16GB Memory

We have a fantastic competition for one lucky reader this weekend. ADATA are giving away the excellent ADATA XPG Xtreme Series 2133MHz 16GB (2x 8GB) Dual Channel Memory Kit which we reviewed earlier this week. This competition is open worldwide – so no need to worry if you live outside …

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Apple TV ads highlight iPad Mini ‘Piano’

I haven’t seen this on television locally, but it would appear that Apple are trying to target their iPad Mini tablet to the minds and hearts of musicians. They started running an advert on television in America over the weekend. This advert entitled simply ‘Piano’ shows Garageband running on the …

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Cooler Master prize winners announced!

We recently started a Cooler Master Competition which proved popular with our readers as we ended up with thousands of entries! Four lucky readers have been chosen to win four fantastic Cooler Master cases … The correct answer if you didn’t know was ‘yes’, but that was hardly a major …

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Apple CEO Cook fires head of mobile software

Apple CEO Tim Cook has fired Scott Forstall, the head of the companies mobile software products group. According to sources at Reuters Forstall was a long time ‘lieutenant’ of the Apple co-founder Steve Jobs and Cook asked him to leave after years of friction with other top executives in the …

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Amazon attack iPad Mini in advert

While UK Amazon goers will not have seen this advert, in America Amazon seem to be aiming for the Apple jugular. The US store has a comparison which is seen immediately when you first visit the Amazon website. It compares the $199 Kindle Fire HD against the $329 iPad Mini. …

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Downtime this weekend

Just a quick update this weekend that there may be some downtime for our readers when accessing both the reviews/news and forum. We are updating software and some behind the scenes configurations. So if the site disappears for a while don’t be too concerned. We should be up and running …

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Win the super sexy Gigabyte Z77X-UP7 Motherboard!

Regular readers will have already read our review of the incredible Gigabyte Z77X-UP7 Motherboard. If ever the Z77 platform had a flagship motherboard this would be it. Most people won’t be spending £310 on a motherboard so we have worked with Gigabyte on giving away a full retail product to …

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Samsung smartphones outselling Apple by 2 to 1

The battle between Apple and Samsung shows no signs of slowing down however there have been some very interesting statistics released which show that Samsung are outperforming Apple significantly in the smartphone market. According to ABI Research and Strategy Analytics, Samsung claimed a third of the market in Q3. Strategy …

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Microsoft Touch Cover Keyboard getting rave reviews

The Microsoft Surface Tablet has been featured in Global news now since it was announced months ago. The most exciting part of the Surface Tablet design however is with their new magnetic keyboard concept which is offered in two versions. The Touch Cover version is a laser etched soft keyboard …

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BeQuiet! competition judging begins!

Last month we started a competition with BEQUIET! – asking our readers to get involved. To enter, you simply had to download a BEQUIET! logo and use it within an image, in a weird, wacky and amusing way. The competition ended a few days ago and the staff in BEQUIET! …

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8% of Android apps leaking personal details

Scientists have tested 13,500 Android applications and they have found that around 8 percent of them are failing to protect bank account and social media login information. The disturbing findings have highlighted that the software is failing to implement standard protection routines allowing ‘man in the middle’ attacks to reveal …

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Hot weekend offers at ARIA!

Had a rough week? Feeling a bit down. Why not treat yourself to some cheap tech goodies courtesy of ARIA? They are currently selling 8GB of the Jet Black Corsair Vengeance low profile DDR3 memory for only £23.99 inc vat. This 1600mhz memory ships with 9-9-9-24 timings and would be …

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Microsoft Surface tablet – will it be an iPad beater?

Microsoft have enjoyed huge success over the years with their software, including Windows operating systems and Office. Earlier this month however we reported that they wanted to be ‘revinvented as a Devices & Services‘ company. This is a challenging move for the Microsoft Corporation as they have yet to experience …

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Win a Level 10 Limited Edition Silver Chassis

Beyond Technologies and ThermalTake are offering people the chance to win a stunning, Limited Edition Silver Level 10 Chassis with every purchase of the new Level 10 M Mouse in the United Kingdom. If you missed our review of this fantastic new mouse, then make sure to head to this …

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Foxconn employed 14 year old schoolchildren

Foxconn Technology Group said they found that interns as young as 14 years old had worked at a facility in Yantai in China. A company investigation located the underage staff, who ranged in ages 14-16. They worked at the campus for three weeks, according to an emailed response send to …

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2012 iPad Mini Rumors Infographic

Have you missed all the rumours on the upcoming Apple iPad Mini tablet? This ‘infographic’ from Peter Brown at Gimmitech may prove useful then, it charts out all the rumours in an easy to read vertical formula. Obviously none of this has been confirmed by Apple themselves, but it is …

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Lenovo dominating PC market in 2012

The Lenovo group has taken the mantle for world’s largest PC maker by shipments for the first time ever. A number of factors could figure into their increased sales, but at the heart of it all, they do actually make very good systems. We have reviewed many of their laptop …

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Mozilla release Firefox 16 with new developer tools

There seems to be a new version of Firefox every day, but the latest version looks sure to be popular with developers as Mozilla are offering developers new tools to debug and build websites. If you are currently using Firefox then the update should be automatically applied soon. If it …

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New iPod Touch with A5 SoC chip

Apple have today released a digital user guide for their 5th generation iPod Touch. According to AppleInsider there is a separate benchmark which shows an A5 processor running at 800mhz, giving performance figures close to the iPhone 4S. The Japanese language Apple blog ‘Mac Otakara’ has posted screenshots (above) which …

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iPad Mini ‘renders’ hit the web

Many people are waiting on the rumoured Apple iPad Mini – the smaller, less expensive tablet set to target a wider audience. A graphic designer created a 3D CAD drawing and concept renderings of the possible appearance. While they may not be completely accurate they are certainly worth a look. …

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