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Apple staff uncertain about slip in jOBS film roadmap

When we realised that the highly anticipated Steve Jobs biopic was running late, we headed down to the nearest Apple store. There can always be a difference between an initial announcement and the actual launch of a product. That’s true for hardware, software and – apparently – films. While the jOBS …

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Computer magazines dying out – mystery solved?

While the computer industry moves from one new technology to the next, increasing the percentage of those who ‘have access’ all the time – the computer magazines themselves continue a long, slow, lingering death. While there may be many reasons for the huge downturn over the past 10 years – …

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nVidia slashes prices and takes fight to AMD

We love a bit of argy-bargy at KitGuru. There’s nothing quite like a couple of multi-billion dollar corporations slugging it out, toe-to-toe, for market share. Right now, it looks like the winner is going to be you, the KitGuru reader. For our American cousins, argy-bargy is where everyone gets very …

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Asus brings a bottle of DirectCU II to the 7790 party

As any Guru of the Kit knows, your performance parts are only as good as the cooling solution you provide to take the excess energy away from the vital components. From its new-found position as ‘Number one for AMD graphics’, Asus has great cooling technology and it’s bringing it to …

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nVidia 655Ti rushed out to battle 7790

In life, people walk in a lot of different directions. It’s often said that a leader without followers is just a bloke taking a walk. You know you’re leading when you look over your shoulder and find that the next person is right behind you – taking the same steps/turns …

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Aria cancels City Link for poor service – appoints DPD

Online shopping is all about fulfillment. While you might spend time researching your purchase – from the time you hand over your credit card information, all you care about is getting satisfaction. One of the UK’s most popular online resellers has spoken with KitGuru about its decision to upgrade from …

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Roy Taylor and Never Settle impacts nVidia

The appointment of Roy Taylor, former nVidia VP for global graphics sales, was reported on KitGuru first. At the time, we could see the significance of AMD CSO John Byrne’s team selection – but the question would remain, “How long would it take for Roy to begin impacting AMD’s business”. …

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Shocking pace of change – Moor Insights to follow

Having VP-ed at the highest levels in the tech industry, Patrick Moorhead has now started his own consultancy and he came over to Monte Carlo to share his latest insights with an eager crowd of EMEA’s top buying and selling talent. KitGuru operatives managed to sneak out some telling shots. …

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Bulgarian and Romanian immigration to boost UK tech economy

When January 2014 rolls around, 29 million Bulgarian and Romanian citizens will have free right to passage across the European Union – able to settle and work in any country they choose – without the need for additional documentation. Many to the right of politics are concerned, but KitGuru caught …

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AMD’s new Communications VP, Taylor made?

Seems like we can’t open our inboxes without more news about AMD re-vamping its internal structure. The latest appointment put John Taylor (no relation to Roy, or so we’re told) into the communications hot seat. KitGuru considers the challenges he will face and whether he is perfectly suited to the …

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Thermaltake launched A41 Chaser chassis

The design team at Thermaltake have at least 2 definite methodologies. One focuses on creating iconic masterpieces like the Level 10 chassis and the ‘M’ mouse. The other line of thinking is based around making plastic look aggressive and not cost too much. The A41 Chaser is in the second …

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Audio Technica plans to make loud noise in the market

As the various markets have come together over the past few years, we hear the word ‘convergence’ more and more. Normally it means the process of bringing ever more technology into a single device, but KitGuru has noticed a different kind of convergence. One that Audio Technica is planning to …

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GfK claims IT industry confidence growing

Over at the Distree 2013 event in Monte Carlo, the cream of the European, Middle East and African (EMEA) IT industry have gathered for 3 days of friendly connection, competitive jostling and a little mutual commiseration. Alongside the technology show itself, break out rooms are filled with briefers eager to …

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Acer attacks sub-£100 tablet market

We all knew it would happen, but we just weren’t sure when. The price battle surrounding ‘serious/sensible tablets’ looks to be well and truly underway – with former world heavyweight champ, Acer, leading a new charge. KitGuru scans for bargains in its inbox. Using the ever more popular 7″ format, …

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iPhone Neo One runs Android and costs £196

While the world plus dog awaits the iPhone 5s with baited breath, the fine people of Brazil are already able to buy a new kind of iPhone – one that ships without being locked down with Apple’s iOS. Strange. KitGuru looks at a pile of 196 pound coins and wonders …

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Win Biostar Hi-Fi Mainboards with KitGuru

You will have read a lot of coverage on Biostar’s latest Hi-Fi technology for mainboards on KitGuru recently – well now here’s your chance to win one of THREE Biostar HiFi A85W boards in our exclusive competition! No ordinary mainboard, the Biostar HiFi A85W has the ability to help create …

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New Arctic Media Centre costs less than Windows 8

We all know Arctic from their cooling products, but as KitGuru discovered a couple of years back, the company has big plans to expand into new markets – and the launch of its brand new, media centre platform is part of that plan. KitGuru checks out the quality on offer …

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