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Masters of Modding at GamesCom 2012

While Apple sells the world on a dream comprised of 50 shades of grey, the hardcore modders among you will crave something a little different. Over at GamesCom 2012, a large section of Hall 11 has been dedicated to the past (retro gaming), present (extreme sports) and the future (experimental …

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GamesCom 2012 Booth Babes: Part Zwei

While every game company spends big to make its stand more attractive than the next, the marketing people who create GamesCom exhibits are not shy of using plain, old-fashioned biology. Here’s a second selection of the booth babes being used to pull punters on to stands. Don’t worry ladies, you …

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Just how big is GamesCom 2012?

While experts on CNBC spent much of last Wednesday night discussing how likely it was that America would slip into a disastrous 2nd recession in 2013, after the presidential elections, Cologne was gearing up for the first public day of GamesCom 2012. KitGuru operatives sent back some cool shots that …

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Kingston release HyperX Predator memory

Kingston are at GamesCom this week and they have announced their latest HyperX Predator memory, targeting the gaming audience. “The PC gaming market is robust and growing and we are pleased to contribute to that market with our new, more aggressive HyperX Predator memory kits,” says Anne Keefe Regional Director …

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Crytek Warface @ Gamescom

Without doubt, one of the most resource hungry games of all time was Crysis. At launch, it would bring even the most powerful machines to their knees at high resolution/image quality. How strange that the company responsible for such a behemoth would bring its expertise to an online game, but …

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Booth Babes at Gamescom 2012

With 11 massive halls full of product vying for a gamer’s attention, you have to forgive the publishers from pressing the simple marketing buttons. The one that they learn to press earliest and hardest is shiny, red and it aims to deliver instant satisfaction. KitGuru takes time off from game …

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Gameglobe at Gamescom

While the majority of the halls at GamesCom 2012 are filled with mega games that will cost £40 at launch and you’ll spend 3 or 4 days scrambling furiously to complete, there are also some very cool online games that are, initially, free. KitGuru feels the need to create around …

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Gamescom sees the launch of ultimate slob-ware

When Christian Sturmberg Mut sat down with his business partner last year, he was sure that the market was missing something. At Gamescom 2012, KitGuru got a chance to sit its phat arse down and experience the CouchMaster first hand. The concept is simple enough: You want to game for …

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Blackberry OS 10 – will it save RIM?

It would be hard to escape the continual, negative news on Research In Motion, the company behind the iconic Blackberry smartphones. The company are at an all time low point and some analysts are even predicting their demise within 2 years. CEO Thorsten Hein’s spoke to CNET in an interview …

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Apple warned Samsung about ‘copying’ in 2010

The Apple V Samsung battle continues, with the latest news this weekend coming from Boris Teksler, the director of patent licensing and strategy for Apple. He told the Federal court in San Jose, California that Apple made a presentation to Samsung in August 2010 warning them against copying the iPhone. …

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NO!SE: The Game of Silence – win awesome prizes!

Nothing is more annoying than disturbing sounds inside your PC. As the name implies, be quiet! has always focused on providing products with unsurpassed noise free operation, at world class levels. This focus has earned be quiet! the honor of being the best selling power supply maker in Germany for …

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Samsung not buying troubled BlackBerry maker

Research In Motion are a troubled company. Their BlackBerry smartphones, once the staple of the business user have been steadily declining in popularity over the previous 2 years. Combined with bad management and multiple resignations their future looks in question. Rumours lately suggested that Samsung may be in line to …

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iPad tops user satisfaction report

A new Comscore report has been released which shows that people are happiest with their tablets. King among the tablets is (not surprisingly) the Apple iPad. The report says “New TabLens data showed that tablet owners were highly satisfied with their respective devices, with the average overall satisfaction rating reaching …

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Microsoft Surface could cannibalise Ultrabook sales

A Taiwanese analyst company called Trendforce are claiming that Microsoft could hurt the market for Ultrabooks with their upcoming release of the Surface tablet. Additionally they add that it will put additional pressure on Android tablets and cause more confusion for the average punter in the street. Research director Eric …

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Dropbox admit hack – user accounts compromised

One of the most useful services online, Dropbox have admitted they were hacked. Some account names and passwords have been stolen in the process. Some users flagged that they were receiving spam associated with only the DropBox account. The company looked into the problems and found that some usernames and …

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Apple aren’t investing in Twitter

The New York Times recently published a story that said Apple were in talks to invest a serious amount of case into social networking site Twitter. The claims were that the investment would raise Twitters company valuation to $10 billion. The Wall Street Journal have argued the original story claiming …

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Lose weight now, ask Kingston how

When it comes to standard DDR3 memory modules, Kingston is the world number one – but until the start of 2012, the RAM king wasn’t really seen as a serious player in the SSD space. That’s now changing with a series of new product launches and sharp price cuts. But, …

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Downtime and issues

We wanted to offer an apology to our readers who have been experiencing issues accessing Kitguru within the last couple of weeks. We recently suffered several attacks which wiped out a huge portion of the underlying code needed to run the site properly. We managed to restore some of the …

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Youtube restore ‘copyright breaking’ Obama music videos

Four Youtube videos were removed earlier this week, apparently due to copyright claims for the music involved. They featured US president Obama singing the opening line of Al Green’s ‘Lets Stay Together’. One of the videos was used by the Mitt Romney Campaign to show the president as ‘too friendly …

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Aria slashes 480GB SSD to £269

With the price for 60GB and 120GB moving right next to each other at -/+ £50, enthusiasts have been running their hands waiting for the larger drives to also drop in price. With Aria’s precision cuts, it seems that you need wait no longer. KitGuru gets into a right solid …

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Microsoft Office 2013 ‘most ambitious release’ to date

Microsoft have been showcasing their upcoming Office 2013 release. Quirky CEO Steve Ballmer has described the upcoming release as the companies ‘most ambitious release’ to date. The software is targeting mobile devices, social networking and cloud computing. With a user base of a billion people worldwide, it is also the …

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