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Func designer gives details on MS-3 mouse launch

The folks over at Func are very pleased with themselves. Originally founded in 1999 by a group of gamers, Func is one of the oldest gaming brands on the market and today sees the launch of its MS-3 professional quality gaming mouse. . KitGuru gives the product a scan to …

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Britain loses ground in graphene patents race

Created by the University of Manchester in 2004, this Graphene substance has huge potential – but it seems that its country of birth might not have that large a role in its future development. KitGuru checked on how long the British government takes to make decisions – and what cost …

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Antec GX700 ready for battle at £69

At CES 2013 in Las Vegas, Antec was on hand to launch the brand new GX700 chassis. KitGuru has done some investigation into the UK and European launch pricing. Seems attractive, so what are you getting for your money? There was a time when Antec chassis ruled the world (of …

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Jessops in administration – shutter closes

One of the oldest camera retailers in the world is desperately on the ropes. KitGuru takes a look at Jessops’ predicament and likely outcomes. Established in 1935 by Frank Jessop in Leicester, more than 2,000 people work for the chain and all of their jobs are now at risk. The …

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X79 overclocking just became affordable

The most powerful chip that most of us will consider buying is the Intel Core i7 3770k. It’s fast, powerful and lives at the top end of affordable. Similarly, the Z77 is a great chipset. But, between them, there is one area where that kind of combination needs to bow …

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Tesco continues to suffer purchasing problems

We all believe that supermarkets have the slickest, most amazing systems for processing products and delivering them to the public at competitive prices. Recently, the emphasis has been less on ‘price match before purchase’ and more on ‘refunding the difference after’. But what if parts of the Tesco purchasing team …

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Panel makers fined for TFT price fixing – again!

How many times can a company get fined millions of dollars for acting illegally – yet still carry on with the same kind of practices? When it comes to LCD panels, there doesn’t seem to be a limit. KitGuru gets word that the Chinese government themselves are now fining the …

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Kids drug parents to access internet

Child therapists say that rebellion is a healthy and natural part of growing up, but just how far is healthy and when would rebellion become a problem? KitGuru ponders the nature of ‘too far’ while researching the actions of a 16-year old girl in the USA, who tried to bypass an internet …

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So what do we Wiki? Top 10 searches revealed

While Facebook has become the defacto instrument for communication in the 21st century, other sites have taken their place at the heart of our modern, technology-everywhere lives. Sitting around number 5 spot in the world, is Wikipedia. We all use it, but what are we searching for?  The Top 10 …

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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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KitGuru Lite – Weekly News Video Update

At Kitguru we know a portion of our audience won’t want to read 30-40 page reviews on the latest technology. With this in mind we are starting a new series of videos which demystify all the tech talk and lay out the cold hard facts. Kitguru Lite is tech without …

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