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YOYOTech launches new production centre and site

UK specialist system builder, YOYOTech, today announces the opening of a brand new production facility and web site as part of a huge expansion plan following the takeover by Centerprise International. This is what today’s announcement told us. According to a press statement, YOYOTech was established more than a decade …

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What does broadband cost these days?

Like all of you, KitGuru inboxes get hammered with a spread of promotions at a constant level. Once in a while, we cast our eye on something that actually gets you thinking. This morning’s thought is broadband related. KitGuru shines a torch on the dark fibres. Possibly one of the …

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RUSH out to see Rush and you won’t be disappointed

We have been fed a Hollywood diet of ‘New York gets attacked by terrorists and gets saved by a lone hero’ for far too long. As more and more of the big movie franchises gravitate to the same storyline, the world waits for a heroic film which sweeps you up …

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Fastest Asus router ever made gets new pricing

With the price originally set at £200 by Asus, KitGuru Labs tested the RT-AC66U to destruction (almost) when it was still over £180. Today sees an additional cut from Amazon which brings the price down even more. KitGuru asks if this as far as the price cutting goes? Price cuts …

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Asus lays out huge stand for Multiplay i49 over the Bank Holiday

Without doubt, Multiplay is a huge organisation – with the capability of kicking off around 21,000 gaming server instances across the globe. Three times a year, the focus of this well-oiled, world-conquering machine is aimed at the Telford International Centre and Insomnia ensures. named sequentially, i49 will start on 23rd …

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Blackberry struggles to find a strategy – up for sale

You can tell when a company becomes hopelessly lost. Things it once took for granted, like leadership and innovation, become nervous half-choices and an urge to copy answers from the kid you’re sitting next to. Blackberry had it all, but those days are long gone. What next for the old …

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MSI and Aria now attack GTX660 pricing

It has been a hectic few days since the EVGA move to bring GTX580 cards to market for just £137 at the end of last week. Things got really heated yesterday afternoon when it seemed at one stage that price cuts were coming every half hour. KitGuru checks the latest …

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Asus drops the price on GTX680 by £90

As we move to a world where all of the nVidia graphics cards are in the GTX700 series, more and more deals on end of life stock are appearing on the web. KitGuru scans places for electronics buyers for details.  When KitGuru had a look around 2GB Asus GTX680 Direct …

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HTC encounters serious supply problems with One Mini

Successful companies know how to build momentum. They inject interest into the market and motivate us to buy product that is available on the shelves. Mis-timing a launch is an expensive business, because you will have shot your powder too early and have no ‘bang’ left when the product finally …

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Last-gen nVidia bargains flood market

Following one reseller’s announcement last week of a final load of GTX580 cards at £137, it now seems that prices are being cut on a much broader range of older nVidia cards. KFA2 is getting in on the act with Overclockers, so KitGuru has a finger poised over the ‘Print …

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ADATA launches 3,100MHz memory for very serious users

While most of the PC using population is content snoozing around with 1600MHz memory, ADATA has just moved the goal posts a little bit higher. KitGuru pulls out a stop watch to investigate. How much is anything worth?  It’s an interesting question and one that permeates every aspect of life …

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Wavemaster Mobi Speakers review

Every now and then, we get something cool and funky into the KitGuru offices. Sometimes the timing of the new arrival is out and sometimes the timing is spot on. With the current heatwave, the arrival of a pair of Wavemaster Mobi speakers could not have been better timed.  Not …

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AMD FX 9590 – initial Centurion price performance analysis

Quoting the physical speed of a processor is about as useful measure of performance as telling us that a car has a 5 litre engine. While there is an overall correlation, the winning-losing match-up is much more subtle. KitGuru scans the interwibble and finds an interesting Cinebench claim. With a …

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Cloud server hardware providers rub their hands

For each generation of good idea, there needs to be a seed: An injection of high-profile capital that energises the market and fires the imagination. With The Cloud, that investment could well be from Microsoft. KitGuru pulls out the trusty old abacus. People have been talking about the cloud for …

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Dixons preparing to dump Pixmania after more losses

In the summer of 2012, the board of DSG (Dixons Group) cracked open the bubbly and congratulated themselves on acquiring an even bigger chunk of online retailer Pixmania. Now, less than 12 months later, that same board is sitting in a big circle, trying to work out which person in …

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Shocking price drop on 4K TV to just $699

Wow.  There. We said it. Right up here in the bold, red headline. While the majority of KitGuru folks expected to see 4K TVs in the stores for less than £1,500 before Xmas, we had not expected to see them arrive at $699 by Summer. You read on while we …

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Secure storage gravitates to Swiss data banks

Since the Middle Ages, Swiss Banks have had a reputation for keeping your most valuable assets safe. The country also has a ton of secrecy laws enshrined into its national identity. Cue the 21st Century. KitGuru gets Bourne again. The Cypriot government decided to snatch money directly from bank customer’s …

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Centerprise prepare to take sizeable chunk of UK PC market

Outside of the PC industry, the name Centerprise might not ring a bell. Inside the industry, it is known as a major IT distributor – based in Basingstoke – with around 30 years’ experience in the UK channel. Centerprise has just made a rather interesting acquisition, which could create interesting …

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GAME reports XBox ONE outselling PS4

We all mourn the passing of the huge number of high street gaming stores. Steam and the other online download engines provide an excellent service and there’s no turning back the clock, but the high street stores provide a ‘finger on the pulse’ which KitGuru loves. Here’s a great example. …

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