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What if ALL Intel chips were glued to the mainboard?

You can supply systems to people in a number of ways. In the early days, everything followed the Apple pattern. You bought a computer with certain features and capabilities – and that was that. However, in the PC space, we have grown used to the idea of upgrades and self-builds. …

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Intel struggles dealing tablets to students

There are some products that are easy to push to students and others that are a lot harder. Intel seems to be finding out the hard way that supplying the wrong kind of tablets leads to reduced sales. KitGuru hides in the bush with night vision goggles. A story reached …

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Thermaltake unveils SD101 Mini ITX chassis

One of the oldest and largest chassis creation companies in the Far East, Thermaltake has provided some interesting design ideas over the years – mostly toward the large-scale end of the market. The new SD101 is a little smaller than the Mozart or Level 10. KitGuru pulls out a magnifying …

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Book pricing on Amazon can penalise Kindle users

It’s not hard to see where the real costs are incurred by book publishers. You have trees to cultivate, chop,  transport, mill, form into paper, transport again, inks to make, covers to design, writers-editors-publishers to pay and, at the end of all that, you still need to ship a heavy …

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Sparkle unloads high calibre GTX660 on market

While some of these names may be unfamiliar, graphics specialist Sparkle is part of one of the world’s largest manufacturers of graphics cards and its Calibre series is aimed squarely at the affordable nVidia performance market. KitGuru notices something new on the site and heads off to investigate. The Calibre …

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Intel gets Creative with latest acquisition

Over the past few years, Intel has been acquiring a series of technologies and patents that will, it hopes, position it better for 3-5 years down the road. Alongside operating system technology and – more famously – McAfee in the software/security area, Intel has now purchased Creative’s clever bits for …

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Sapphire Edge VS video with a chance to win one!

As Sapphire unloads one of the most exciting systems ever seen onto an unsuspecting market, KitGuru has learned that you can win one of these beauties. Check this video for details on how to win. Sapphire’s Head of Global PR, Bill Donnelly, is on hand in this video to present …

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Comet dying due to Deloitte’s doomsday deal?

When a company enters administration, one of the first things they do is blow out any remaining stock to get cash in – so that the business can be kept alive while a rescue plan is put in place. Comet seems to be going with a different strategy. KitGuru drives …

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OcUK makes serious price move on Antec chassis

Sometimes you get a serious bargain because a product is end of life. Other times because it has just launched. Then there are the times when neither of these conditions has been met – but the bargain is there none the less. KitGuru has come across an OcUK offer that’s …

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Arctic charm melts PC World buyer’s hearts

There are a lot of things you can do in this world to increase sales. Innovation is key – and the price you decide to charge can also be a big influence – but one thing is clear: The more stores that sell your product, the more chance you have …

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Will Furby be the big kids tech-gift for Xmas?

While ‘wee-tee-kah-wah-tee’ won’t mean a great deal to most of you, over 40 million people across the world have a fair chance of knowing that it means, “Sing me a song”. To put that number in perspective, it’s around the same as the number of people on the planet who …

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Arctic prepares Bluetooth version of popular P402 headset

With its Audi-like looks, comfortable cushions and low pricing, Arctic tells us that the P402 headset has become quite popular among its customers – but the company got a lot of feedback about the fact that a cable was required. Now that’s changing. KitGuru ponders the benefit of a wireless …

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be quiet! design competition winners announced

On 28th September, KitGuru kicked off one of the strangest competitions we’re ever done. Forget the ’email this address and we’ll pull your name out of a hat’ scenarios of old – be quiet’s Marketing Gurus wanted our readers to pick up pen, paper and Photoshop, in order to position …

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Asus launches ET2300 All-in-One for Windows 8

While PC users across the globe will be complaining bitterly about the Windows 8 interface change, there’s no doubt that it will work wonders for tablet and other touch screen users. Asus already has a brand new product ready for your special touch. KitGuru gives its dirty fingers a good …

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Weak consoles blamed for stagnantion of gaming market

If there’s one thing making the hardware market stagnate, it’s the gaming console. That’s according to you, the KitGuru reader. Without amazing new games coming through in droves, where’s the drive to buy new hardware? KitGuru’s loyal followers lay the blame at the collective doors of Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo. …

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Wear the Intel everywhere, 1984 anyone?

Having cemented its position as the dominant player at the top end of the processor market, Intel is looking to spread its wings over the coming years – to evolve and permeate every part of society – leaving no (st)one unturned. Now, it seams, the tech giant wants to get …

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Docomo launches realtime voice translator

It’s the stuff of Star Trek. Japanese telecoms giant Docomo believes its ready to unleash an app that will translator English, Japanese and Korean in real time on phone calls. This is one of the most stunning announcements we’ve heard, in any language. KitGuru 聞くための準備. Companies like Dragon Speak have …

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AMD loses over 1,000 jobs during evolution

During last night’s Q3 financial call, AMD executives delivered the news that KitGuru has expected for almost a year – a significant reduction in workforce going forward. It simply doesn’t need the same workforce going forward as it did in the past. KitGuru pulls out the abacus to calculate the …

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Kaspersky warns of targeted Cyberbomb MiniFlame threat

Most of KitGuru’s readers are probably not schooled in the whole art of nuclear warfare – which is a good thing. Those who grew up prior to the eighties would have been presented with many documentaries on the threat posed by the USSR and its advanced nuclear weapons programmes. Reading …

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