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Silicon Wafer makers plan 20% price increase for 2018, PC components will be affected

Back in November, we heard that SUMCO, one of the largest silicon wafer producers in the world, was planning to increase prices by 20 percent this year, with another price increase planned in 2019. Now, it looks like other Silicon wafer manufacturers are joining in, with Taiwan’s GlobalWafers confirming that …

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Reader Review: Cooler Master H500P

Back in December, we ran a slew of giveaways for the holiday season. There was just one catch- we wanted the winners to come back and share their thoughts with us on what they won. We’ve been pleased by the number of reviews we’ve received back so far and today, …

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Corsair goes wireless – unboxing video with the K63 Wireless and DarkCore SE

As part of Corsair's new focus on wireless peripherals, we were sent a special 'wireless kit' just for reviewers. Inside that big box of goodies we found the new K63 wireless mechanical keyboard, a DarkCore SE wireless mouse, the MM1000 mousepad, a Void Pro RGB wireless headset, and a special lapboard designed for sofa gaming. To be able to share this experience with our readers , we of course filmed the whole thing.

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Redbox Launches Digital Movie Service

For years, Redbox has been talking about launching a digital movie service to stay competitive with the dozens of streaming services already on the market. Finally, they’ve seen the writing on the wall, and the movie rental company has officially launched the service they’ve been talking about for years, but …

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Superfast broadband now covers 95 percent of the UK

Covering 95 percent of the UK with Superfast broadband has been a part of the government’s Broadband Delivery UK (BDUK) initiative since 2011 and after some delays, it seems that goal has finally been achieved. The details were collected last month, and while Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales fall below …

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Elon Musk sells 7,000 Boring Company branded flamethrowers

It seems that Elon Musk’s head is firmly buried in the clouds, as his Boring Company began selling branded flamethrowers over the weekend. Tweeting about the milestones the bizarre product has hit, it seems that he’s already unloaded $3.5 million worth of them. The flamethrowers are listed on the company …

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