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Unity has officially released the Unity 5 game engine

Unity has officially launched the latest version of its cross-platform game engine, Unity 5. The engine itself has had an early version around for a little while but the final version will launch today on the company's own website. Unity 5 launched in beta form back in October last year, …

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Space X manages ‘soft’ and ‘vertical’ sea landing

Although NASA has continued to wow the world with its efforts in sending robots to Mars and planet discovery, it's Elon Musk's Space X that has captured many people's imaginations this year, with the continued push for a re-usable first-stage Falcon rocket using an automated drone platform. While the last effort didn't …

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iOS 8.2 beta prepares iphones for iWatch launch

Apple is currently preparing its iPhones for the launch of the Apple Watch, according to the latest iOS 8.2 beta update. The beta update includes a new setting in the Bluetooth menu, letting users know how to pair their device with an Apple Watch. The pairing process is a little different …

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Sony delays PS4 launch in China

Sony has had to delay the launch of the PlayStation 4 console in China, just a few days ahead of its scheduled 11th of January release date. The company did not give one exact reason for the delay, instead citing ‘various factors' according to a new report from Reuters. A new …

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Microsoft may launch its own smartwatch in a few weeks

Microsoft is reportedly preparing to launch its own smartwatch in just a few weeks time, ahead of Apple's huge Watch launch early next year. Microsoft's watch will be focused on health tracking, including a heart-rate monitor, the watch will be capable of syncing with devices running Android, iOS, and Windows Phone, …

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Dyson launches bacteria killing humidifier

Dyson might be more well known for its vacuums than anything else, but it's released a lot of other clever electronics over the past few decades, including the Airblade hand dryer. Today though it's launching a new product: a humidifier to help combat skin conditions that also uses UV radiation …

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Youtube set to open Manhattan production HQ in November

Youtube might not have the best reputation for supporting its content creators when it comes to copyright claims, but what it lacks in the understanding of fair use, it makes up for in its provision of production equipment and facilities for the site's creators to make use of. Following on from …

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Nvidia GAME24 event coverage

As promised, here is our weekend coverage for those of you who missed out on Friday night's Nvidia Game24 event in London to celebrate the launch of the highly rated GTX 980 and GTX 970 graphics cards.   There was plenty going on at the venue, we  got to take …

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Sony is treating Destiny as a first party release

In-case you didn't already notice, Sony is heavily invested in Destiny, having swooped in and struck a content exclusivity deal with Bungie. Now, Sony UK Boss, Fergal Gara, is now stating that the company is treating Destiny as a first party title. “We're treating it, for all intents and purposes …

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Nvidia rumored to reveal GTX 880 next month

Recent rumors are all pointing towards a GTX 880 reveal before the end of the year but it could happen sooner than you think as Nvidia is apparently planning a press event for next month, at which the company will reveal its Maxwell architecture and new flagship graphics card. However, …

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Kickstarter streamlines its ruleset for new campaigns

Kickstarter has announced that it's cutting back its restrictions on new campaigns, streamlining the rules that govern new projects on the site, making it much easier for people to get their products out there in-front of the pledging crowd and even making it possible for new types of products to …

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YOYOTech launches Warbird Z7

As you'd expect, with the advent of a new Intel chipset, every major computer brand is pushing through new ranges of systems that promise to be better, faster and more feature-rich than anything you've seen before. KitGuru casts an eye over the interwibble and picks out one such newbie. We …

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MESH launches range of 10 All-In-One PC systems

We had a quick chat about ‘All In One' systems in the KitGuru offices and, almost universally, the only units we had all used was an Apple iMac. Sure, HP pushed hard into this market a few years back, with Acer etc hot on their heals, but the power, styling …

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YOYOTech launches retro chic 901 chassis in the UK

Unusual one this. You'd normally expect a manufacturer to announce the availability of a chassis, but with the InWin designed 901 it looks like system builder YOYOTech has a bit of a deal to control the supply. KitGuru checks to see how customs will be checking the border. While mining …

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Here’s the Titanfall launch trailer

With the release of Titanfall just six days away in the US (and nine here in the UK), Respawn has gone ahead and debuted the launch trailer, showing not only some more of the frantic action that we've come to expect from the game's multiplayer mode, but also a hint …

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Sony set to livestream PS4 launch in Japan

Since Sony's PlayStation 4 was released here back in November last year and even earlier in some parts of the world, it's easy to forget that elsewhere, like Japan, the home country of the console's maker, it's still not out yet. Soon though, that will no longer be the case. …

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Wii U update could cut load times by 50 per cent

While not that many people have Wii Us, one of the complaints those that do often have is the time it takes for a game to actually load and for you to begin play. Nintendo it seems is well aware of this, as “this summer,” it plans to release an …

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YOYOTech claims there is a resurgence for gaming PCs

Invited down to a glamorous hotel in central London by YOYOTech to see ‘The Resurgence of PC Gaming', KitGuru was intrigued. The Centerprise performance PC brand was certainly acting confident, but in the face of recent IDC and Gartner reports, was that confidence mis-placed?  Ignoring the wine and nibbles, we …

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Sony releases thank you to fans after 2.1 million PS4s sold

Sony looks to have firmly secured round one in this heavyweight matchup between previously next-gen, now current-gen consoles, managing to sell over 2.1 million consoles since its launch earlier this month. While Microsoft's Xbox One hasn't had quite as long to sell in the US, it's been available in more …

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