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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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Walk with dinosaurs from 26th December

Firework displays are good, but even if you spend £30 on an air-bomb battery of some kind, it’s all over in a few seconds and the impression is rarely lasting. If you invest £10,000,000 on an event, you can bet your life that it will give you memories that will …

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Aria wants YOU to design its Xmas banner

Every year, designers up and down the country are tasked with creating a 728×90 or 300×250 banner that is so amazing, innovative and funky – that no tech-lover can ignore it. It’s a touch challenge and one that Aria would like some KitGuru-reader help with .If you own a copy …

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Apple set to destroy millions of iPhone 5 chargers

As time moves forward, so the battle between legitimate product producers and dodgy copy merchants heats up. In the latest engagement, Apple seems to have fired a rather clever broadside against the Chinese. KitGuru checks for a stable supply of (Apple) juice before investigating further. When KitGuru interviewed an Apple …

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Gibson Les Paul hitting $180,000 on eBay

On the very loose basis that eBay uses technology, we wanted to bring you an interesting story from the interweb about just how much a 1960 Original Gibson Les Paul Standard guitar is being offered for on the world’s top electronic auction site. It’s a little bit more than it …

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4K TVs at £22k land on UK shelves

Often referred to as Quad HD, the next generation of TVs is chomping at the bit to arrive in our stores and living rooms. While Apple is content with packing more and more pixels into a smaller and smaller area, the TV companies seem more keen on delivering a regular-HD …

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Orange charges man 20x more than T-Mobile

While the vast majority of the phones being connected in the future will be on ‘Full Monty – totally unlimited’ contracts, we’re still living at the end of the dark ages when it comes to mobile charges. Every now and then a bill doesn’t make sense – and the rare …

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UK Xmas spend hits £222k a minute on busiest day ever

With the last of the year’s wage packets safely deposited and the kids/significant others off to school and work respectively, Monday 3rd December will be a bumper, bonanza day for online stores across the UK with spending projected to pass £222,222 a minute at some point today. KitGuru munches a …

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Laptop prices have stagnated for 2 years

We have all gotten used to the idea that we work in/around a fast-paced industry where product cycles endlessly spin out new product at lower prices than ever before, but that’s not so true in the laptop sector. Even with massive competition from the tablet PC industry, laptops seem to …

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Wii U needs a fix to access the web and hit sales targets

While Sony and Microsoft prepare to increase the realism on the next generation of sitting-room based consoles, Nintendo has always focused more on playability. As the Wii U lands in British stores, KitGuru assesses the unit shipments required for this new box to be a success. We asked around the …

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AMD to lease back own home for $200m extra cash

While Brits are content with sending family gold off to a smelter in order to reap some much needed cash for the Xmas/new Year period, AMD is think about hocking assets on a significantly larger scale. If you were AMD Chief Executive Rory Read and wanted an extra $200m – …

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