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Samsung to post first profit drop in years

Korean electronics giant Samsung, has confirmed reports that it is heading for its first drop in annual profits since 2011, with its market share dipping all the way until September last year. However, a mild resurgence near the Christmas period may have saved it from a complete washout. Of course …

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AMD drops pricing on Radeon 7000 products

The battle for Xmas sales is hotting up overall, but the surprising news from the channel is just how well received the AMD move to ‘R9’ was. While new products were introduced, a quick look at several BIOS dates/product IDs showed that some were simple refreshes. But it seems to …

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Bitcoin crash 2.0 could be happening right now

We’ve talked about it for a few weeks now, the stupendous rise of Bitcoin’s value as Chinese investors jumped on board the gravy train and started buying up the digital currency in huge quantities and they’re still doing it, but that doesn’t mean the price is going to continue to …

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Ubisoft shares take a beating in wake of Watch Dogs delay

Ubisoft isn’t sitting pretty after its recent announcement that its next-gen flagship title, Watch Dogs, would be delayed until 2014, as much of its near-future earnings were locked up in that hacking sandbox. At least that’s what shareholders must have been thinking, as Ubisoft’s stock has dropped 26 per cent since …

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Asus drops the price on GTX680 by £90

As we move to a world where all of the nVidia graphics cards are in the GTX700 series, more and more deals on end of life stock are appearing on the web. KitGuru scans places for electronics buyers for details.  When KitGuru had a look around 2GB Asus GTX680 Direct …

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AMD loses over 1,000 jobs during evolution

During last night’s Q3 financial call, AMD executives delivered the news that KitGuru has expected for almost a year – a significant reduction in workforce going forward. It simply doesn’t need the same workforce going forward as it did in the past. KitGuru pulls out the abacus to calculate the …

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240GB SATA III SSD hits £129 on OcUK

While some of the big players in the market, like Kingston working with Overclockers and eBuyer, have peppered the £100 mark with some 240/256GB SSD deals, those have been for the older SATA II technology. Old stock depleted, cluster bombs of SATA III product are now targeting the same area. …

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HDD prices drop – rejoice, rejoice

The tragic loss of life during last year’s Thailand floods was only the first in a series of steps that negatively impacted an economically wobbly world. As the price of hard drives increased by close to 300% at times, PC prices increased and specifications fell – something we’d not seen …

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Can SSD prices get pounded any lower?

These days, watching heavyweight boxers in the ring is like watching children eyeing up chocolate bars. Almost nothing happens for ages, then a tiny bit of action and it’s all over. Back in the day, when Ali, Foreman, Norton, Frazier and co ruled the world – the action started when …

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AMD Radeon price cuts come crashing through

Naturally, KitGuru has powerful sauces – thick, rich and spicy. But there’s always an element of doubt when bringing the best new stories to market. It’s possible that your sauce has it wrong, that you mis-heard or you’ve been lied to [been the subject of a good humoured prank, if …

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Cut price GTX470 already appearing on sites

As we reported yesterday, nVidia is prepared to pull out all the stops to re-take market share from AMD in the tough graphics market. Information KitGuru heard about the latest round of price cuts was that the GTX470 could be cut by over 21%. Searching the big sites today, we …

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