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Luxa2 doubles lifespan of iPhone 5

If you come from a Blackberry point of view, the idea of a smartphone with a sealed battery seems very silly, but manufacturers like Nokia and Apple work on the basis that your phone should be as slim/light as possible and locked in wherever it can be. Which might look …

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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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Sony i1 will feature 61fps video capture

There was a time when mobile phones would not even capture a photograph, yet the new products being planned by Sony for the end of August will take video processing into a whole new realm for a smartphone. KitGuru has been listening to the rumblings and is ready to report …

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Norton costs more than 3TB storage solution

The are plenty of ways to measure value in a given market – and each industry has its own quirks – but two offers landed in the KitGuru spam-sack this morning that, side-by-side, gave us pause. Even with the constant improvements to hard drive production cost efficiency, does this pairing …

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Synology launches DS213j with Turbo Performance

Without doubt, Synology seems to be almost every geek’s NAS storage favourite. Whether you look at KitGuru or the mainstream print media, time after time it’s Synology that tops the charts. If you have to pick a ‘negative’, then it’s pure performance. That’s not just for Synology – but for …

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Silverstone SG10 launch date and price set

The chaps in KitGuru Labs have been fans of Silverstone’s Sugo range (on and off) since the original SG01. Sure, there have been some issues with size, noise and ease of assembly along the way but – overall – these chassis have filled a valuable gap in the market. We …

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Luxa2 launches iPad Mini in car cinema

Check out the publicity documentation for almost any high end vehicle these days, and you can be sure of one thing. There will be greater investment options available for the in-car entertainment than there will for things like the breaking systems. Luxa2 has launched a neat little product that will …

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APU13 in November will help you bridge platforms

While the advent of Quad HD TV might provide one of the biggest challenges to console gaming in the coming years, there seems little doubt that having a single code platform might be one of the biggest benefits for the development community in years. KitGuru eyes San Jose in November …

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Samsung delays S4 Mini in face of sluggish market

While a lot of news outlets have reported that the Samsung S4 Mini was scheduled for launch between May and July, KitGuru’s sources are saying that August or even September are much more likely dates. We look at the pressures surrounding launches into a softening market. When the market for …

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Asus launches Radeon HD 7990 card with 8 games

With a worldwide shipment expected at the end of May, Asus has ear-marked today for the launch of its very own Radeon HD 7990 graphics accelerator. In KitGuru Labs’ tests, this card stamped its authority at the top of the mountain, so it will be interesting to see what Asus …

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Intel presents its Future Showcase for KitGuru

If you ask people in the tech industry about Intel, the the most likely responses will centre on its ability to create a phenomenal volume of fast, powerful processors. That’s true, but it’s also like saying that BP or Esso create and sell petrol. Sure, that’s what they make, but …

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Aria taking orders for world’s fastest graphics card

From the KitGuru Labs extensive testing, one thing about the Radeon HD 7990 was blindingly clear – it is the fastest card ever made. Now the dust has settled over the initial results, it’s time for those with huge pockets and a serious addiction to high-tech to begin the acquisitions …

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Info Security Europe kicks off in London

As technology permeates every corner of the planet, so the threat of significant security attacks grows. Articles that run on world famous newspapers like the New York Times, result in massive hacks into every PC owned by that organisation – within 24 hours. It’s a very serious world and security …

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Quad TV wars heat up with Sony’s 65-incher

Here at KitGuru, we have been predicting for quite some time that this Christmas will see the start of a blood bath on Quad HD TV pricing – but for the massacre to begin, it needs competition. Sony looks to be throwing its hat into the ring with the XBR-65X900A. …

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Amazon offers Cocaine at bargain prices

When KitGuru heard the news that Amazon was about to start stocking Cocaine, we thought – for a second – that it was a return to conservative/Victorian values and ethics. Suddenly a new range of ‘tonics’ would be available over the counter and Coca Cola could return to its original …

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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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HP ProLiant Micro Servers land under £250

The lines between PC and server, server and NAS box have never been blurred as much as they are now. You only need to look at the descriptions associated with any ‘specialist’ piece of kit to see that. But KitGuru has just seen a deal for a genuine HP server …

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New portable charger can do an iPhone 3 times over

In the high-speed, broadband-enabled modern world, it can be incredibly frustrating to run out of juice on your phone. While smartphones do add in features – we pay for those features in electrons. So what can you do to prevent the urge to kill someone/thing when the red bar shows? …

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What happens to spam after you die?

It’s an interesting question – and certainly something that can be classified, for now, as a ‘first world problem’. But, sooner or later, the question of ‘What happens to a person’s data when they’re dead’ will come up for almost everyone on the planet. KitGuru plays the theme tune from …

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Military camera to shoot HD at 1km

Your first camera normally comes with something like a 50mm lens. You can shoot your family etc well enough, but very soon after you start, you want something bigger, longer better. The US Army has a huge desire for bigger and better – and it looks like it will be …

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Thermaltake Urban S41 lands in tough £100 market

We had a good look over the initial documentation for the Thermaltake Urban S41 in an earlier story, but two vital ingredients were missing. We now have that info and we’re prepared to share: How much and where? Before we spillz the beanz, where’s a question for you: What price …

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