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KitGuru presents EHA survey results at Distree 2016

Virtual Reality topped the charts as the European Hardware Association today revealed the results of a massive survey into European technology buying trends for 2016. Almost half the respondents chose VR as their ‘most likely to buy’ new technology, with Smart Home and Connected Audio coming second and third. KitGuru …

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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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Point of View invites you to shoot them in the bath

While everyone works hard to make sure that their core products (the ‘bread and butter’ if you will) are working well, at the same time these companies always have one eye open for the ‘silver bullet’. The iPad like product that will change the market and everyone can retire. Point …

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VTX3D sharpens pricing – opens new channels

While the experts can argue all day long over whether the UK will buy more or less than 600,000 graphic cards in 2012, one thing is for certain: The proportion of cards bought from each of the main manufacturers WILL change. With stories on the new Radeon 77xx everywhere, KitGuru …

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Epic Gear range launched by Geil

The Distree event in Monte Carlo brings well over 100 of the world’s most famous brands together, so they can show off their latest ideas to the regions biggest buying operations. While one of our associates was speaking with Hank Cheng from Geil about SSDs, he also enquired about ‘other …

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Geil prepares to enter the SSD market

While Intel and OCZ have certainly pioneered the introduction of SSD to both corporates and enthusiasts, the market itself is expanding rapidly and we’re seeing many more companies interested in creating a brand in this area. Over at major international technology event, Distree, Hank Cheng was keen to explain Geil’s …

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Bitdefender shows off top AV award at Distree

While defending your home is the realm of gun clubs, martial artists and the chaps from Yale, protecting your bits requires a different set of tools entirely. KitGuru caught up with one happy chappy over at Distree in Monte Carlo. He was holding something large in the air, smiling and …

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In-car POV loving for kids on show at Distree

We all love kids. Especially when they are someone else’s and they leave while still entertaining/charming/cute – so the parents can do all the hard work of actually raising them. nVidia Partner, Point of View, has been showing off a neat in-car entertainment pack at Distree in Monte Carlo. KitGuru …

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Zotac’s Carsten Berger, king of fast food EPOS

Interesting news has reach our shores from the Distree trade event over in Monte Carlo. One of our associates was deep in conversation with Zotac marketing guru and Johnny Depp look-a-like, Carsten Berger, when he asked about how sales of the Z-Box micro PC were going. The answer was enough …

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Brice from Arctic reveals all in exclusive interview

One of the world’s most interesting shows is Distree, which runs in February down in sunny Monte Carlo. The show’s exclusive focus is on bringing together the top sales people from every major vendor with every major purchasing decision maker. It gave us a great opportunity to sit down with …

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Kaspersky security violated by old hack

Despite the fact that Kaspersky has been dealing with threats for more than 13 years, KitGuru spies have smuggled footage to HQ which proves categorically that its security was completely exposed by one of the oldest hacks we know. KitGuru dons night vision goggles to explain. Kaspersky is arguably the …

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Distree kicks off in Monte Carlo

While trade shows like CeBIT have been dying a slow death over the past 5 years, some trade shows are absolutely booming. Basically, it comes down to what is being shown, who the audience is and how does anyone make money. KitGuru dons sun block (optimistically) and investigates. Distree XXL …

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