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Top 5 technology gift ideas for Father’s Day

As the conveyor belt of made-up holidays continues its never ending cycle past us punters, the next on the list is Father’s Day. This year, it falls on 15th June – which gives you a last window of opportunity to show your appreciation. Go on. You know you want to. …

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AMD’s John Byrne gets another promotion

At the same time that we learn about Intel suffering another huge fine for illicit business practices, AMD seems to be stepping it up again with another reshuffle at board level. So far, the changes seem to have had a positive effect. KitGuru ponders the size and likely impact of …

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MSI displays Intel-based World Firsts at Computex 2014

Hot on the heels of its ECO drive, MSI has also been showing two World Firsts in the mainboard area. One is set to improve all round performance through superior bandwidth, while the other promises a high-speed interconnect for your everyday peripherals (or, at least, the ones you will buy …

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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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Phanteks launch Enthoo Pro Chassis

One of the more unusually named items in the history of computing, there’s no denying that the Phanteks products we’ve seen so far DESERVE to stand out. With today’s launch of the latest version, KitGuru wonders if this specialist engineering and design company can pull it off again? Not only …

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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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NYPD suffers huge Twitter PR failure

The New York Police Department has been found guilty of a huge misjudgement when it comes to how social media works in the 21st century. What seemed like a great idea at the time, has spiralled into an object lesson in ‘Never publicly ask a question unless you already know …

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Gamdias Hephaestus Headset Review

One of the toughest markets to compete in these days is gaming accessories. Where once upon a time Razer stood alone, now there are dozens of companies vying to be the gamer’s number one choice when they go into battle. KitGuru has just taken delivery of a gaming headset from …

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nVidia Channel Manager joins AMD

The shuffling of staff between the major players in the IT sector never ends. Senior personnel move for a variety of reasons, including money and job titles, but one of the most persuasive reasons is ‘career’. Do they believe their opponents can do better? News into KitGuru HQ says that …

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Wavemaster MOBI-2 picks up Red Dot design award

Since 1955, Red Dot has brought together some of the world’s most respected designers and sifted through a broad range of products, in an attempt to find the best of the best and recognise great design with an award. The results for 2014 are in and a KitGuru Must Have …

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YOYOTech drops 5GHz system price by £250

It’s official, we’re into March madness silly season. Following the 4K monitor price moves by Dell and Samsung, we’re now hearing about a strong move on the price of 5GHz systems over at YOYOTech. KitGuru digs out the dirty details and comes to an intriguing conclusion. There’s no point in …

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Samsung unloads 60Hz 4K TV through OcUK at £499

It had to happen and, finally it’s here: The 4K screen price war is in full effect with the charge being led by Dell and now closely followed up by Samsung. KitGuru scans the Overclockers web site for details and comes back impressed. Over on the Overclockers Forum, Commissario Gibbo …

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Caseking bought by Equistone Partners Europe Limited

One of the year’s most interesting channel moves so far is Equistone’s acquisition of pan-European distributor Caseking. While the value of the deal itself is undisclosed, the move to buy a majority stake in a technology company with revenues around the €100 million mark will certainly get tongues wagging. KitGuru …

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Video tour of the MSI Nightblade at CeBIT 2014

Reading an extensive, in-depth review of MSI’s latest gaming bare bones rig, Nightblade, is a great way to familiarise yourself with the specification and performance characteristics. But if you really want to get a handle on whether this is the right rig for you, why not get MSI’s tech guru, …

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MESH £50 weekend discount vouchers unveiled

UK system builder, MESH Computers, has decided to get into the spirit of March Madness with a limited edition promo of their own this weekend. KitGuru scribbles down the code that’s just dropped into our collective inboxes and evaluates the value. From the first moment they opened their doors for …

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