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New Biostar launch makes THX available to all

In terms of launches, audio is generally the poor cousin of the CPU and GPU. While publications across the globe go ape for the latest and greatest in terms of piped lines, cor-inducing cores and giggly hurts – the audio processor tends to stay in the shade. Not today. This …

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DJ Teddy prepares to rock your desk and bed

We don’t often review the gimmicky stuff here at KitGuru. To be honest, we really use up far too much time on in-depth, world-class reviews of the hardcore kit you spend most of your free money on. But every now and then, something lands in the KitGuru Labs that can’t …

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Func designer gives details on MS-3 mouse launch

The folks over at Func are very pleased with themselves. Originally founded in 1999 by a group of gamers, Func is one of the oldest gaming brands on the market and today sees the launch of its MS-3 professional quality gaming mouse. . KitGuru gives the product a scan to …

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Antec GX700 ready for battle at £69

At CES 2013 in Las Vegas, Antec was on hand to launch the brand new GX700 chassis. KitGuru has done some investigation into the UK and European launch pricing. Seems attractive, so what are you getting for your money? There was a time when Antec chassis ruled the world (of …

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Apple Cook courts China in Year of the Snake

We are now living in the last days of the USA being the biggest power on Earth. Buried under a tremendous amount of debt and a continuing struggle to understand which direction to take in order to stimulate growth, American companies are now looking at the ‘East’ for solutions. KitGuru …

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Jessops in administration – shutter closes

One of the oldest camera retailers in the world is desperately on the ropes. KitGuru takes a look at Jessops’ predicament and likely outcomes. Established in 1935 by Frank Jessop in Leicester, more than 2,000 people work for the chain and all of their jobs are now at risk. The …

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Tesco continues to suffer purchasing problems

We all believe that supermarkets have the slickest, most amazing systems for processing products and delivering them to the public at competitive prices. Recently, the emphasis has been less on ‘price match before purchase’ and more on ‘refunding the difference after’. But what if parts of the Tesco purchasing team …

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Virgin stores still deserted – new venture doomed?

Back in January 1971, Richard Branson opened his first Virgin Records store at 24 Oxford Street, the ‘cheap end’ as Dickie put it. Until March 1992, when he sold out to Thorn EMI for $1 Billion, his business was a huge success. Virgin’s attempts to sell phones on the high …

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Acid test for Byrne-effect as AMD prepares Q4 results

As the Dragon’s Den is always telling us, life is all about revenue. Sure, profit is important, but you can always adjust your cost base to suit a particular business model and, thereby, improve your bottom line. But that only works once you have the revenue. On that basis, you …

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Are the Boxing Day sales real?

We all love a bargain, but scouring the high street technology stores on the day after Xmas did not seem to generate any serious surprises. KitGuru is sent some snaps and breaks out ‘Analysis 101’ to see just how well the shoppers are doing today. Will records be set? While …

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Cyberdog delivers last minute tech shopping options

Anyone who’s seen Fritz Lang’s Metropolis will recognise the HUGE statues guarding the entrance to Cyberdog in London’s Camden market. Inside, you have a store that stretches across 3 floors, with a total shopping space that must be close to a football pitch. Alongside the pounding house, you’ll find a …

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Anyone remember T1? Adobe helps us remember

No, it has nothing to do with Arnie and the search for John Conner. Back in the day, T1 lines were the stuff of legend, with so much bandwidth that you’d be running an enterprise and a half on the throughput. But how does it stack up today? KitGuru downloads …

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