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VTX3D sharpens pricing – opens new channels

While the experts can argue all day long over whether the UK will buy more or less than 600,000 graphic cards in 2012, one thing is for certain: The proportion of cards bought from each of the main manufacturers WILL change. With stories on the new Radeon 77xx everywhere, KitGuru …

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Epic Gear range launched by Geil

The Distree event in Monte Carlo brings well over 100 of the world’s most famous brands together, so they can show off their latest ideas to the regions biggest buying operations. While one of our associates was speaking with Hank Cheng from Geil about SSDs, he also enquired about ‘other …

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Geil prepares to enter the SSD market

While Intel and OCZ have certainly pioneered the introduction of SSD to both corporates and enthusiasts, the market itself is expanding rapidly and we’re seeing many more companies interested in creating a brand in this area. Over at major international technology event, Distree, Hank Cheng was keen to explain Geil’s …

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Bitdefender shows off top AV award at Distree

While defending your home is the realm of gun clubs, martial artists and the chaps from Yale, protecting your bits requires a different set of tools entirely. KitGuru caught up with one happy chappy over at Distree in Monte Carlo. He was holding something large in the air, smiling and …

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High street price confusion on hard drives

While major online retailers like Aria move stock around very quickly, some high street stores can be left with several generations of product – sitting on their shelves – side by side. This kind of stock challenge can lead to some rather bizarre offers. KitGuru braves the snow to cycle …

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NASA focuses on green flights into the blue

If you want to live near a major city, but can’t afford major city housing prices – then there’s always the airport. Running a quick check on the flight paths around a city – and you can pretty much decide on where the lowest property prices will be. But this …

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iPad 3 almost exactly the same shape as iPad 2

Ringing the Apple PR team and asking about future products is about as effective as using a Ouija board to ask Steve Jobs himself. It’s a pretty pointless exercise. Fortunately, KitGuru does not have to be a master of the tea leaves in order to update you on the iPad …

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Will Intel’s new Atom bomb or do really well?

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) over in Vegas as given the world a chance to see what’s coming next. For Intel, there has been an increased emphasis on mobility. We turn the VideoScope on the latest chip sitting inside the Medfield platform and find out a little more about what …

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Amazon and Warner Brothers legalise robbery

Well, maybe it’s not quite legalising robbery, but it’s certainly moving one of the darkest arts (torrents) firmly into the mainstream. After years of chasing the internet villains and pirates for making films available to download, it looks like two of the world’s biggest brands have decided to join in, …

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Gartner says Intel must do phone if it wants to grow. Doh.

At the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Gartner Guru Ken Dulaney has dropped a massive bombshell on the waiting masses. It seems that after much analysis and consideration, the research giant’s advice to Intel is “Er, have you tried phones?”. KitGuru has a quick look at the genius …

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Government solves boredom for kids in genius move

In a stunning piece of genuine insight, the government has decided that the way IT is taught in schools simply doesn’t work. While David Cameron’s education chief might look like Black Adder, he seems to be reaching for genuine change with bold public statements like “Imagine the dramatic change which …

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Does O2 plan to charge £900 an hour for 4G?

In response to an earlier story about Nokia’s decision to ship its coolest new phone technologies to the USA only, we’ve been contacted by a couple of readers to ask about UK data charges. We’re not Watchdog, but the point raised is valid. KitGuru breaks out the Pedigree Chum and …

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Nokia shuns origins, coolest features are USA-only

Over the past 5 years, Nokia’s fall from grace has been spectacular. The Finnish frost giant is going to have to do something pretty amazing to save itself from further falls in the future. KitGuru has just learned that Nokia’s technology and marketing teams have made an unusual choice with …

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nVidia slashes prices to help welcome Radeon 7970

There are few things in the universe funnier, than watching a couple of multi-billion dollar giants clubbing each other around the head with product launches, marketing schemes and price reductions. It not only provides entertainment, it also keeps the market healthy. KitGuru’s done a little price comparison, following the launch …

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PC World targeting gamers – VideoScope update

Multiplay runs the hugely successful Insomnia events 3 times a year (i-Series), taking over the entirety of Telford International Centre to host thousands and thousands of hard core gamers. Cameras were on site to capture the event, but – more importantly – what the event means to the major corporations …

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Holy rejection: When spam filtration goes wrong

We’ve all lived with spam for so long, that we’re so tuned into the concept, that we often tune out the rejection process. While the Nigerian Generals will live long in the collective memory of the post-web society, there are more marginal situations where – to be honest – a …

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Can you command an HP printer to catch fire?

This time around, we turn the all-seeing VideoScope on claims that hackers can nip around the world, enter your HP printer through its back entrance and plant a command that will cause it to self-destruct. Hot stuff. During the first Iraq war, rumours flew that IBM printers were being used …

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Xmas Gifts II: Son of a list

Inspiration, like the list of people you know you should get something for but can’t be asked, never ends. We’ve been scouring the web, bus shelters and the backs of toilet doors for ideas to hit you with this December – and here’s the latest instalment. Enjoy! To be honest, …

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