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OCZ dives deep to offer 240GB Vertex at £89

It’s a bit like tasting porridge. For a desktop user, 60GB is not right and even though a 120GB boot drive can give you joy – it’s not quite perfect. The size that makes you lick the bowl clean and head upstairs to test the beds is definitely 240GB. OCZ …

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Acid test for Byrne-effect as AMD prepares Q4 results

As the Dragon’s Den is always telling us, life is all about revenue. Sure, profit is important, but you can always adjust your cost base to suit a particular business model and, thereby, improve your bottom line. But that only works once you have the revenue. On that basis, you …

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3D liquid crystals set to revolutionise monitor technology

Scientists at the University if Colorado have successfully created a system whereby particles can be injected into liquid crystal – bringing order to chaos – and opening up the possibility of a revolutionary new kind of screen within the decade. That’s now been explained and augmented by a clever maths …

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Aria cuts prices to tempt even more spending

While the UK is still looking forward to the credit card bills that will accompany a record breaking Boxing Day push of £2.6 billion, online retailers are not giving up hope that us consumers will consider one last wafer-thin-mint. KitGuru says ‘Better. Better get a bucket’. Shakespeare wrote of Cleopatra, …

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Shocking profits behind TV stands and accessories

Across the globe, the major TV producers are on their collective knees. Nope, they’re not searching for a remote control under the sofa, they’re looking for any way to turn a profit – before they go out of business. With companies like Sony experiencing a share price drop that would …

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KitGuru Faithful Vs The Dust Bunnies

How many of us will buy (or be bought) some living room tech this year? While the boxes promise a better future, with features, advantages and benefits you never dreamed of – there will be pain. Unavoidable pain. KitGuru dons a HazMat suit and heads for the far corner of …

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Cyberdog delivers last minute tech shopping options

Anyone who’s seen Fritz Lang’s Metropolis will recognise the HUGE statues guarding the entrance to Cyberdog in London’s Camden market. Inside, you have a store that stretches across 3 floors, with a total shopping space that must be close to a football pitch. Alongside the pounding house, you’ll find a …

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Luxa2 launches new range of Apple accessories

Luxa2 is the ‘executive goodies’ division of Thermaltake. While the core company brand deals with chassis etc and Tt eSports handles the pro-gamers kit, Luxa2 focuses on all things Apple. KitGuru checks the latest offers to see if they are really golden and delicious. Hot on the heels of its …

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Anyone remember T1? Adobe helps us remember

No, it has nothing to do with Arnie and the search for John Conner. Back in the day, T1 lines were the stuff of legend, with so much bandwidth that you’d be running an enterprise and a half on the throughput. But how does it stack up today? KitGuru downloads …

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Will fat melting pants stand up to scientific lab testing?

As an organisation whose entire business has been built on the quality of its independent reviews, KitGuru has a general interest in all things lab-related. So when we heard about an Australian company’s fat-busting trouser system, we were intrigued to know more. KitGuru rolls slightly sideways to hide the cellulite …

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Dre Beats rip-offs brazenly bask in the London sun

When it comes to PCs, we’ve almost completely forgotten that we’re actually talking about ‘compatibles’ – that we don’t buy the original ‘IBM PC’, we actually buy something that agrees to ‘work in a similar way’ and that’s fine. But a Sunday morning stroll along one of the busiest markets …

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Thermaltake launches Versa G1 and G2 affordable chassis

When Thermaltake launched the Elements series a few years back, reaction was mixed. Knowing that the world economy was in a bad place, the company tried to be creative at the low end of the market, with mixed results. Ironically, with so little money in the market, it was the …

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12 days of Xmas offers with Aria starts 12pm today

We’re seeing a lot of companies poking 2 fingers up at the poor Mayans these days – and the latest double digit salute comes from British technology specialist Aria. Taking ‘ignoring the warnings of natives’ to the extreme, we’re being told that the 12-12-12 campaign starts at 12pm on the …

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Club3D gets ready for UK expansion

Based in Holland, Club3D has been manufacturing graphics cards for more than a decade, but with more focus into Europe than the UK. With the appointment of a brand new distributor, it looks like expansion is the name of the game for 2013. KitGuru plays its hand close to its …

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Facebook goes down in a big way – GMail joins it

Watching ‘The Social Network’, you can see just how much Facebook’s founders value ‘up time’. They are almost maniac about it. In the real world, the globe’s second biggest site does a great job of staying up and running, but something strange seems to have hit the interwibble this evening. …

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Aria offers XFX 7870 with EIGHT game bundle

We’re all aware of AMD’s ‘Never Settle’ campaign for Xmas, where the purchase of any decent spec card is accompanied by some cool new games for your stocking – free of charge. But it seems that the chaps at Aria have taken this one or two steps further. KitGuru plays …

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