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Samsung Has Quite the Lead in the World of SSDs

Samsung isn’t always the first company that comes to mind when thinking of SSDs, but they are doing more than great in this area. The market research firm IHS recently released the report for the global…

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Apple Announces New App Store Record

Apple has announced record breaking new year sales on the App Store. New Year’s Day turned out to be a record for App Store sales, “New Year’s Day 2015 marked the single biggest day ever in…

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The Wolf of Wall Street Was the Most Pirated Movie of 2014

‘The Wolf of Wall Street’. Yes, the Leonardo DiCaprio biopic was the most illegally downloaded movie with 30.035 million downloads. Still, the Oscar-nominated movie grossed $392 million despite all of those downloads. Although the highest, ‘The Wolf of Wall…

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What is the Most Intagramed Place on Earth?

Why it’s “the happiest place on earth” – Disneyland of course! Yes, the original of Disney’s massively successful theme parks – Disneyland in Anaheim, California, is the most Instagramed place on earth. The company released a…

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Facebook Apologises for Stirring Up Painful Memories With its ‘Year in Review’ Feature

Any Facebook user scrolling through their news feed over the last week have likely seen a slew of posts entitled “It’s been a great year! Thanks for being a part of it”, featuring a compilation of…

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Facebook, Minecraft Lead iOS App Store 2014 Charts

Well isn’t this a surprise – Facebook Messenger and Minecraft pretty much lead the 2014 iOS App Store charts. The top free iPhone app was Facebook Messenger while the top paid iPhone app was the game…

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Steam Wintersales Are upon Us, Hide Your Wallets

It’s that wonderful time of year, no wait, hide your wallets. The Steam Winter Holiday sales have started and will be running until January 2nd. As every year, there are thousands of games at huge discount…

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SteelSeries Unveils Fnatic Branded Gaming Peripherals

SteelSeries already worked with Fnatic when developing their gaming peripherals and now they’ve created a brand new Fnatic branded line-up ready for the Dreamhack Winter 2014. Featuring the Fnatic team colours as well the logo, the…

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HP Finish off their Fiscal Year with Interesting Q4 Results

Hewlett-Packard have just their fourth quarter earnings this past Tuesday, posting some interesting results to round out their 2014 fiscal year. Here’s a quick summary of the report: Net income of $2 billion, rated at 70…

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Dell UP2715K Expected in December for Less than $2K

Dell is full of good display news today, this time regarding the world’s first 5K monitor that is about to hit the market. Sources now say that the Dell UP2715K will retail for less than $2000…

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Reliable Tech – Hardware Repair Rate Rankings Released

As computer enthusiasts often get hostile about their favorite brands warranties, returns and reliability, we’ve just been given an insight into hardware failure and warranty rates across popular technology manufacturers. Only just being released but complied with data relevant…

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DirecTV to be the First Cable Company offering 4K TV

There’s a very common and rapidly growing group within the popular Reddit community, they’re called ‘cord cutters‘. Currently grossing over 60k subscribers, this sub Reddit is dedicated to strategies, alternatives and methods to cutting your cable service…

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Top Dog – ASUS Motherboards Expected to Outsell GIGABYTE

According to ‘industry sources’, CnBeta has recently reported that ASUS is now expected to move more units in 2015 and kick GIGABYTE off the top position. ASUS motherboard shipments in Q3 2014 have been bumped to over…

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Razer’s Nabu Smartband Said To Be Rolling Out In October

Razer looks to be closer to a final release date for its Nabu smartband than initially thought. A press release earlier this month indicated that Razer is working with mobile gaming developer, Tencent Games, in order…

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Germany v Brazil World Cup Thrashing Broke Twitter Records

The Germany Vs Brazil Semi-final match in this year’s World Cup has certainly caught the attention of any football fan or anyone involved in football after their 7-1 thrashing against the home team a couple of…

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Graphics Card Sales Reported to have Dropped Significantly in Q2 2014

Graphics cards are apparently not on the list of shopping items for gamers or even cryptocurrency miners. Studies show that a decline in sales has been noticeable in Q2 this year. While graphics card sales have…

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New Patriot Fuel iON and Mobile Products on Display at Computex 2014

Computex 2014: Patriot are very well-respected in the PC industry for their memory products, but they’re really making some interesting advances in the mobile sector. They’ve already been successful with their mobile charging products in the…

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InWin Factory Tour Computex 2014 Part 2

Welcome to part two of our InWin factory tour, we’ve already seen how they produce their tooling components and injection moulds to create the plastic components of a chassis, so what’s next? Well since some of the biggest…

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Roccat Teasing “Own The Couch” For Computex 2014

Roccat are cooking up something big for Computex 2014 with the launch of a teaser website called Own The Couch. With the Computex event set to take play next week (eTeknix will be there!) Roccat look…

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Breaking News: Halo 5: Guardians Coming In 2015

There are a lot of rumors floating around about the next title in the Halo series, with everything currently pointing to Halo 2: Anniversary Edition for the Xbox One later this year, but what about the…

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Silverstone Desktop Amp & DAC At CeBIT 2014

Here we are once again at the Silverstone booth at CeBIT 2014 and while we’ve already had great fun checking out their new chassis products for 2014, I can’t help but be even more excited about…

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PC Specialist’s Latest TV Ad Campaign Launches Today

When it comes to getting your name and brand out in there in the wide world, we typically see system integrators and computer hardware vendors advertising their presence through online ad campaigns on websites such as…

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2014’s Hottest Hardware, Are You Ready For Some Epic Upgrades?

2014 is already proving to be a great year for tech lovers, and with the PC market currently offering a mixture of incredible value and high performance components, there has never been a better time to…

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Apple Rumored To Release New iPads Along With Its 12.9-inch “iPad Pro” This Fall

A lot of rumors have been floating around regarding the new devices Apple is to deliver this year. From large display iPhones, to the iWatch and even new versions of the current iPads, they are all…

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Alien: Isolation Announced By SEGA

SEGA has officially unveiled Alien: Isolation. In the game, you will take the role of Ellen Ripley’s daughter, Amanda. The game is planned for a late 2014 release on PC, Xbox 360, PS3, PS4 and Xbox…

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Affordable 4K Monitors From Asus & Lenovo Unveiled At CES 2014

Earlier in the week in my post regarding my thoughts on what’s going to be the talk of this year’s Consumer Electronics Show I made a guess that 4K was once again going to be high…

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CyberpowerPC Show Off The Fang Battle Box At CES 2014

CyberpowerPC are taking this years show by the horns and are giving us a whole heap of toys to look at and play around with. We’ve already seen their Steam Box offering but there is yet…