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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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Brits go Gaga for radio – finest hour arrives?

While Stefani Joanne Angelina Germanotta was still an egg in her mum’s ovum, rock band Queen was blasting out its hit song Radio Gaga to huge global audiences – with lyrics that claimed radio’s finest hour was yet to come. Was the band right? KitGuru digs through the facts to …

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BT unleashes 6x Mother-of-Broadband

When Virgin pumped a huge pay cheque into the account of one Samuel L. Jackson Esq, it bought itself huge publicity. Seeing Jules ‘My name is the Lord’ Winnfield declaring that this was, indeed, the Mother*** of all broadband – was enough to get techies, up and down the country, …

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Apple closes in on own GPU design

Once upon a time, Apple was in the habit of developing an armada of hardware itself. Jobs and Co loved the idea of being full-blown designers where each and every component could be unique, stylised and better than everyone else’s bits. Apple’s drive to mass market status saw that strategy …

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Pro-team Dignitas discusses its store, anniversary and more

The UK’s top pro-gaming team, Dignitas, has revealed it has big plans for the group’s ninth anniversary on September 9. They’ll be hosting a Hall of Fame on their web site and will also have a nostalgic evening of playing Battlefield 1942 – the first game the team ever played. …

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Mars Mission for Minty Mouths @ i43

While the majority of the 3,000 gaming fanatics that poured into Telford International Centre over the Bank Holiday weekend were a reasonably well-bathed bunch, oral hygiene can be something completely different. KitGuru snapped a nice gesture from the Martians and wanted to share it with you. Without doubt, Multiplay i43 …

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GamesCom Booth Babe Check – Part 2

The world (of mostly Germans) has now had a chance to play Modern Warfare 3 alongside the latest iterations of all the most popular games, over at GamesCom 2011. But was it all about long queues and smiles of ‘I have and you have not’ satisfaction? Not a chance. . …

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AMD Fusion Black Edition ready to rock and roll

For years, car companies have been souping up and turbo charging their smallest vehicles. On the one hand, it seems a little crazy, but on the other hand it is hugely appealing. KitGuru spies sniffed around the Alternate stand at GamesCom 2011 and got the whiff of something meaty. Take …

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Multiplay i43 is the biggest UK LAN ever – official

Gaming is hugely popular, even for people who sit at home alone playing Angry Birds on the iPad. But the true thrill of gaming is in a competitive environment, competing for days against like minded individuals. Enter the world of the LAN event. KitGuru prepares to strain neck muscles to …

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Play.com clears house

The bigger resellers move such a huge quantity of kit, that their warehousing operations look more like production centres for jumbo jets. Periodically, they need to ‘flush the system’ in order to keep things healthy. Right now, that’s what Play.com is doing. On a jumbo scale. Delivering anything from A …

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Italian police choose British sports cars

The culture of Italy is rich with jokes about the Carabinieri, the national police force. While the population might sit around cracking puns, the Carabinieri themselves are busy buying the best vehicles they can find. KitGuru just noticed a story on Top Gear that suggests the carabinieri is setting itself …

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Asus won’t compete with UK gaming system builders

One of the most shocking things on show at Computex 2011, was the a complete ASUS ROG (Republic of Gamers) desktop system. While no one in the local channel much minds if Asus produces EeePCs, tablets or regular laptops – the idea of a $12Bn giant starting to make gaming …

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Asrock reveals X79 design – world awaits benchmarks

It’s been a good many years since Intel first unloaded an Extreme version of its high-end processor into the face of a waiting world. Computex 2011 saw preparations for the next generation in full swing. KitGuru’s cameras swung by the Asrock stand to see if there had been any fatalities. …

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