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Will AMD announce record chip sales for Q4 2013?

With its Q4 Earning Call scheduled for 10:30pm tomorrow night, there is a lot of speculation about what AMD might be announcing in terms of revenue, profit and outlook. KitGuru puts its ear to the ground and listens for the strongest rumblings. In the run up to an earnings call, …

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ADATA Sponsors Accelerating Innovation Summit 2013

With a guest list of speakers that includes Intel, LSI, Box, VMWare and the Open Compute Project, AIS (Accelerating Innovation Summit) is a major conference aimed squarely at how the data processing market can handle the next generation of datacentric processing. Adata has put its hand in its pocket to …

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New Macbook Pro’s experiencing problems

Last week Apple introduced its new line of Macbook Pro laptops with retina displays and they were made immediately available after the event. Like with any Apple launch,  a wave of customers instantly ordered whatever they could afford but the usually happy and satisfied Macbook Pro owners aren’t so impressed …

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More cool stuff at Comic Con 2013

With a bright day over the London Excel being promised by the Met Centre,  tens of thousands of characters will begin the decent on Comic Con 2013, early Sunday morning. KitGuru plans to be in bed til noon, but here are some more shots of what you can expect if …

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So what’s on at Comic Con 2013 this weekend

With more than 80,000 comic/cosplay enthusiasts expected through the doors at London’s Excel before the end of Sunday 27th October 2013, this staggering audience begs one question: What can you do at the show?  KitGuru photographs some posters and makes some lists. You know. Just in case they are helpful. …

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MCM Comic Con 2013 opens at the London Excel

Once the preserve of withdrawn kids who just wanted to escape to new horizons without leaving the comfort of their own imaginations, comics have become big business. Here in the UK, it doesn’t get much bigger than MCM Comic Con 2013 at the London Excel centre. KitGuru hides in the …

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ASUS sales up 6% year on year

With the early second quarter numbers just in from Asus, it looks like the technology giant has managed to battle its way to increased sales in a tough market. KitGuru sits back to analyse the numbers and ponder what they mean. Small companies always look good. Anything they do – …

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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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Computex: Antec launches wireless AMP speakers

As part of the company’s on-going expansion into new markets, the Antec Mobile Products (A.M.P) division has been busy with a range of brand new consumer electronics and audio technology. The latest launch from this team includes brand new A.M.P. speaker modules. KitGuru puts it ear to the ground to …

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Computex: Phanteks exposes the Enthoo Primo to KitGuru

Knocking Noctua off top spot was a tough ask. Many tried. Most failed. Phanteks succeeded in delivering a new ‘ultimate CPU cooling solution’ and they deserve kudos for that. Now the Phanteks engineers have applied their digital kung-fu to the issue of creating the perfect chassis. In the VIP suite …

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Sony i1 has integrated Facebook social casting

Looking at people while you talk to them is a dubious pleasure. A quick straw poll around the various KitGuru offices reveals that many of us have had video call capability built into our phones for a long while – but never really use it. Then along came Apple. And …

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Gigabyte Tech Tour 2013 lands in London

Gigabyte is one of the oldest and most famous technology brands, with a huge fan base and reputation for challenging at the top end of the market for mainboards, graphic cards etc. With multiple new sexy product lines launching, Gigabyte HQ sent a team of presenters over to tell the …

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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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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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Ramp up for CeBIT 2013 begins

By the end of the first week in March, hundreds of thousands of souls will have passed through the gates to the Hannover Messe – one of the world’s largest trade fair grounds. But to the experienced eye, it will look like a ghost town. KitGuru tallies the numbers to …

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UK mobile networks stretched by Happy New Year

As Big Ben struck midnight and 2013 began, a huge wave of personal messages swept through the UK’s mobile networks. And yet, the networks survived. That’s some serious infrastructure. KitGuru pulls out the TallyMan Pro and does some counting. We’ve all had issues with mobile networks. The most common happens …

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Chip sales rocket – no one makes money

One of the smartest things anyone can do is work less for more money. Conversely, one of the dumbest things we can do is work harder/faster for less and less. Unfortunately, this is the situation that the major producers are finding themselves in. KitGuru heads down to the local takeaway …

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