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Serious applications cost serious money. KitGuru goes under the bonnet of the world’s best loved professional applications – pulls them apart – and then tells you which is best.

Mario is quickly becoming UE4’s unofficial mascot

Mario has been Nintendo’s most popular mascot since his inception in the ’80s, spawning whole libraries of games within his universe and others, as he battled bosses, goombas and played a variety of sports for our entertainment. And yet somehow, in the second half of the second decade of the …

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Samsung is replacing its Mobile Design Chief

Samsung’s Galaxy flagships have been defiantly plastic for years despite other manufacturers moving on to more premium designs like the metal body of the HTC One. However, it seems that the company is looking for change as it has replaced its Chief of Mobile Design, Chang Dong-hoon. Dong-hoon isn’t losing a …

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Microsoft unwraps DirectX 12 for PCs, tablets, smartphones and Xbox

Microsoft Corp. on Thursday unveiled DirectX 12, the latest incarnation of one of the world’s most popular application programming interfaces. The new API can not only greatly improve rendering performance, but to also bring top-notch quality graphics to all Microsoft platforms, including personal computers, tablets/smartphones and even Xbox One. One …

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You can now apply for the Project Spark beta

Project Spark is Microsoft’s upcoming game creation suite for Windows 8, Xbox 360 and Xbox One. It lets you create your game while playing it by allowing users to customise everything as they go along. You can create custom worlds, characters and animations, sort of like Little Big Planet but better …

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Mcdonalds wants 3D printers in-store

Do you remember being a kid and getting a little toy in your Happy Meal? Sometimes there would be something cool from a recent movie but usually they were quite bad, but what if you could create your own?. Mcdonalds is looking in to having 3D printers in store to …

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3-Sweep will blow your mind

3-Sweep is a new piece of software being developed by a team of researchers at Tel Aviv university in Israel that takes objects from old 2D pictures and pops them into the 3rd dimension. 3D conversion isn’t exactly new but this is quite unique, pin-pointing certain points of the picture …

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Adobe Max in May – Powered by CS7

While creative types across the globe are still working with various versions of CS5, Adobe has moved passed CS6 and is ready to unload CS7. The Adobe Max Conference will be a hotbed of graphic lust. KitGuru casts an eye over the proposed content. Starting Saturday 4th May, Adobe’s mega …

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Google helping create intelligent rooms

Google Room

Google has announced the release of a new bit of open source software designed to help develop interactive and intelligent rooms, that are able to tailor certain things to where a person is standing, what they’re looking at, as well as incorporating timed or triggered events. Wired had a couple …

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Adobe launches Photoshop CS6 at £17.58

Without doubt, Photoshop is the most popular pixel manipulation tool for anyone who makes (or aspires to make) money from images. Today, Adobe opens its street stall and lays out the latest version for download and purchase – but with a difference. KitGuru dodges and burns its way to the …

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Adobe ship Creative Suite 6

Adobe announced that Creative Suite 6 (CS6) is now available. The new suite contains the latest versions of InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, After Effects, Adobe Premier Pro, Flash Professional. They are shipping four different versions called Creative Suite 6 Design & Web Premium; Creative Suite 6 Design Standard; Creative Suite …

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