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0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on August 21, 2014 under Base Unit, Channel, General Purpose PC, Laptop / Mobile, Notebook, PC
A number of executives of high-tech companies and some market observers have said that the effect of Windows XP’s end-of-life and increased sales of PCs will last for several quarters. However, Meg ... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on August 11, 2014 under Base Unit, General Purpose PC, Laptop / Mobile, Netbook, Notebook, PC
Although there is a lot of buzz about Chromebooks – computers running Google’s Chrome operating system – actual sales of such systems are pretty low and will remain on that level going forward, ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on August 5, 2014 under Base Unit, Channel, General Purpose PC, PC
Traditionally companies like Asustek Computer and MicroStar International were focused on designing competitive mainboards, graphics cards and other computer components. However, in the recent years t... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on July 24, 2014 under Base Unit, Channel, Laptop / Mobile, Notebook, PC, Tablet PC
For a limited amount of time the Dell Venue 7 media tablet will cease to be a product and will become a competitive advantage of Dell. The PC maker on Wednesday kicked off a ... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on July 16, 2014 under APU, Base Unit, Channel, CPU, PC
Chief executive officer of Intel Corp. said that replacement of Windows XP-based personal computers by businesses and enterprises will help the company to sell more microprocessors this fiscal year. W... more.
0 CommentsPosted by faith on June 12, 2014 under Base Unit, Cases, Computex
The market for digital signage is already big, but in 2014 it is only a fraction of the size that it will be in 10 years time. Right now, there are no clear leaders in this field - in the sense that y... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on June 10, 2014 under Base Unit, General Purpose PC, HTPC, PC
Xi3 Corp., a company that is mostly known for its small form-factor (SFF) Piston systems and its partnership with Valve Software, and Intel Corp. on Monday said that they would jointly work on next-ge... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Bob Crane on May 13, 2014 under Base Unit, CPU, Gaming Rig, Motherboard
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'v... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Bob Crane on April 12, 2014 under Base Unit, Event
Without doubt, the Gadget Show Live is the largest technology show in the UK. In fact, driven by a TV audience of more than 1 million tech lovers, The Gadget Show Live finds it easy to put 30,000 folk... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on April 3, 2014 under APU, Base Unit, CPU, Netbook, Notebook, PC
Intel Corp. this week revealed the name of its new-generation code-named Braswell system-on-chip that will power upcoming value notebooks and desktops. The new chip will be made using a leading-edge p... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Bob Crane on March 28, 2014 under Base Unit
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. Ki... more.
0 CommentsPosted by faith on March 21, 2014 under Base Unit, Channel, Event
The market for digital signage is already huge and looks set to grow at a phenomenal rate over the next 10 years. Into this fast moving market, Taiwanese based Ablecom UK is launching a brand new rang... more.
6 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on March 14, 2014 under APU, Base Unit, CPU, Gaming Rig, General Purpose PC, Highlights-new, HTPC, PC
For years Intel Corp. has been focused to deliver the best possible chips for various mobile devices, including notebooks and tablets, whereas solutions for desktops computers were put on the back-bur... more.
0 CommentsPosted by faith on March 14, 2014 under Base Unit, Event
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 reall... more.
0 CommentsPosted by faith on March 13, 2014 under Base Unit, PC
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 ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on February 4, 2014 under Base Unit, General Purpose PC, PC
Asustek Computer on Tuesday introduced its first ever desktop with Google ChromeOS operating system. The PC utilizes an Intel microprocessor based on the latest “Haswell” micro-architecture and pr... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jules on January 31, 2014 under Base Unit, Channel, Component
The term PC or Personal Computer covers a broad spectrum of systems - with everything from hand built from the ground up, through to off the shelf systems where everything is done for you. KitGuru c... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on January 27, 2014 under Base Unit, Laptop / Mobile, Netbook, Notebook, PC
Laptops from Samsung Electronics are stylish, well-built and innovative. However, they are not as popular on the market as notebooks from manufacturers like Asustek Computer. A new media report claims... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Harrison on January 15, 2014 under APU, Base Unit
With Intel continuing to commit ever larger amounts of die space to graphics, AMD's decision to acquire ATi in 2006 and begin fusing the CPU with the GPU, looks like a smart one. UK specialist system ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on January 13, 2014 under Base Unit, General Purpose PC, Netbook, Notebook, Tablet PC
Jason Chen, a former executive from Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. who recently became chief executive officer of Acer Group, has failed to impress investors who attended his press conference ... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Anton Shilov on January 12, 2014 under Base Unit, General Purpose PC, HTPC
Intel Corp. is not going to release its next-generation code-named “Broadwell” family of central processing units (CPUs) until later this year, but it is already working on two small form-factor P... more.
6 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on November 25, 2013 under Base Unit, Highlights, HTPC
With modern computer components continuing the trend of shrinking in size while also increasing in performance, the small form-factor (SFF) market is big business. Taking size reductions to the extrem... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jules on November 1, 2013 under Base Unit, Gaming Rig
The response to KitGuru's earlier article about YOYOTech's brand new £8,000 mega box, the XDNA Aurum 24K was really positive. While we can argue about whether any PC can be worth that much money, the... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jules on October 30, 2013 under Base Unit
Looking at the latest data from IDC, the vast majority of desktop systems will ship for less than £800 in 2014. Given that impressive stat, what would possess a company to create a new range where ea... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on October 1, 2013 under Base Unit, Gaming Rig
Xi3 made a bit of a splash yesterday, since the countdown timer on its site officially came to an end - for some of us though, much sooner than expected. I ended u... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on September 30, 2013 under Base Unit, Network, Security
John McAfee wants to protect us from the NSA, with a d-central device that communicates directly with your devices to create a private network - this network would be inaccessible to the government. ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on September 25, 2013 under Base Unit
Amongst all the Apple TV rumours circulating, streaming hardware company, Roku, has decided to steal some of the limelight by releasing a new line of its streaming boxes. A Roku 1 and Roku 2 refresh... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Eric Joel on September 9, 2013 under Base Unit, Gaming Rig, Highlights 2
With the launch of Nvidia's new range of high end graphic cards well under way it is time for the Santa Clara engineering team to turn its attention to the more affordable end of the market. Each gen... more.
0 CommentsPosted by faith on August 25, 2013 under Base Unit, Event, Highlights-new
Arguably the biggest local brand in PC manufacturing, PC Specialist ships thousands of systems in a month, but - up to now - there has been something missing from the company's line-up. . No longer.... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Harrison on April 27, 2013 under APU, Base Unit, Highlights V
One of the biggest challenges for anyone looking to get into system building for the first time is the 'but you have never done it before' challenge. If you've never tried to open a system, then it wi... more.
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