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GTX680 used to crowbar in less desirable low end cards

Without doubt, the launch of the GTX680 has been exactly what nVidia fan bois would have wanted. It might swap the lead with high end Radeons in multi-card configurations, but as a single card, it’s quick. Very quick. KitGuru listens to channel rumours about meat dangling and other temptations. Consumers …

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Apple offers ‘Sorry, cannot offer 4G’ refunds

Always big on the customer service, Apple has decided in Australia that advertising The New iPad (3) as being 4G, while it is not in fact compatible with the local 4G network, was a mistake. Will the UK follow suit? In a nod to global corporate speak, Apple has decided …

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Wikipedia kills Encyclopaedia Britannica

Following a 200 year reign at the top of the reference pile, the Encyclopaedia Britannica is set to close its doors and stop its printing presses forever. KitGuru ponders if Internet really did kill the Reference Star. In a sadly out of touch statement, Jorge Cauz, president of Encyclopaedia Britannica, …

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MASTERS OF OVERCLOCKING: Final Result!

As many of our regular readers will be aware, this weekend played host to the regional final of the Overclocking Masters competition where we teamed up with Asus, Kingston Technology  and Multiplay to celebrate the dark art of overclocking.  The nine finalists traveled from all over the country to attend …

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MASTERS OF OVERCLOCKING: Behind the scenes

While Henry Butt prepares his master-report on the glorious overclocking goings-on from the inaugural MASTERS OF OVERCLOCKING finals, we stick a digital SLR behind the scenes to bring you a little more background on the event itself. While the main focus of the MASTERS OF OVERCLOCKING event was to see …

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MASTERS OF OVERCLOCKING: Finals Begin!

Finally, the BIG day has arrived. After strong competition from across the country, the first ever ASUS: MASTERS OF OVERCLOCKING event in conjunction with KitGuru took place today at a secret underground facility north of London. If overclocking tickles you in a special place – read on! Sure, Asus may …

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OCZ SSD array can move a DVD in under 2 seconds

Computers are fast and they keep getting faster. We constantly see the tremendous pace of progress all around us, but sometimes you see a demonstration that really opens your eyes. At CeBIT 2012, OCZ was demonstrating a load of new technology, including a very swift SSD set up. KitGuru takes …

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LAST CHANCE TO WIN NEXT-GEN INTEL SUPER PCs!

As the ASUS Masters of Overclocking Competition is about to get serious, the universe has conspired to give you ONE LAST CHANCE to enter this amazing competition. Leap year means you have just 24 more hours to run a couple of quick tests and submit your scores. If you’ve missed …

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Aria fills your PC tank with SSD Petrol for £59

No matter how cynical we get, each generation does bring a true improvement in speed and performance. Sometimes through the introduction of a brand new technology which changes the game – and other times through a significant price move, which suddenly brings innovation to the masses. KitGuru lands on one …

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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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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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Amazon and Warner Brothers legalise robbery

Well, maybe it’s not quite legalising robbery, but it’s certainly moving one of the darkest arts (torrents) firmly into the mainstream. After years of chasing the internet villains and pirates for making films available to download, it looks like two of the world’s biggest brands have decided to join in, …

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Government solves boredom for kids in genius move

In a stunning piece of genuine insight, the government has decided that the way IT is taught in schools simply doesn’t work. While David Cameron’s education chief might look like Black Adder, he seems to be reaching for genuine change with bold public statements like “Imagine the dramatic change which …

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LG announces Google TV technology in, well, TVs

CES looks like being an announcement hotbed this January, and one of the first significant stories to emerge is the annoucement by LG of its future strategy for delivering non-traditional TV entertainment through its new TVs. KitGuru checks the date on its own BBC-funding TV licence and begins typing. Google …

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Millions die of apathy – Wow!

Every population ultimately suffers from the same problem. There comes a time when the death rate surpasses the birthrate and an ageing population begins to die off. Right now, that’s happening in one specific realm. KitGuru dons robes of condolence +5 and heads into the ether. Announced in September 2001 …

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