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Overclockers Top 10 Black Friday Deals

There are two ways to approach any major sale. Get something that you’ve had your eye on for sometime for less money or use the money you’ve put aside to ‘trade up’ for something altogether better. After being voted the KitGuru reader’s ‘Reseller of the Year’ in 2013 and 2014, …

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Vibox wants to level up your GPU for Black Friday

Black Friday is coming up this week, so we can expect plenty of sales and discounts across a range of stores, but UK system builder, Vibox, is doing things a little differently this year by offering free graphics card upgrades to those looking to buy a pre-built system. This means …

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Overclockers kicks off Black Friday on Thursday

From an artificial holiday with zero impact in the UK five years ago, Black Friday has becomes a huge focus for technology retailers across the globe. Here in the UK, we have a history of starting sales early. The January sales 2016 will happen at the end of 2015, and the …

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Toshiba may sell its image sensor business to Sony

Toshiba is apparently in advanced talks to sell its image sensor business to Sony for as much as $165 million. This comes just a few weeks after we learned that Sony also acquired sensor start-up company, SoftKinetic. So far, this news is coming from multiple sources, ranging from Japanese newpaper, …

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OcUK cuts price of KFA2 GeForce GTX 980 ‘8Pack Edition’ by 10%

Factory-overclocked graphics adapters offer performance and features that are simply not available on add-in-boards designed by developers of graphics processing units. Unfortunately, graphics cards with extreme clock-rates and high overclocking potential also cost considerably more than adapters based on reference designs. Fortunately, from time to time stores offer great deals on them. Overclockers …

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Nokia sells HERE map service to German car makers

Although far from the mobile powerhouse it once was, Nokia still has a name and some services that are worth an impressive sum. Now it’s down one, after selling its HERE mapping service to a consortium of German car manufacturers for 2.8 billion euros (£2 billion). Together BMW, Audi and …

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BlackBerry might make an Android device

BlackBerry is still kicking around somehow, though it isn’t hanging on to much of the market at all. Now, the Canadian phone maker might go ahead and join the Android market, leaving BlackBerry OS behind in order to be more competitive in the Android and iOS dominated smartphone market. According …

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Verizon to buy AOL for $4.4 billion

It looks like Verizon is set to buy out AOL for $4.4 billion, putting the company in control of all AOL businesses, including several news outlets such as The Huffington Post, Engadget, Tech Crunch along with AOL.com. Joystiq would have been included in the list but AOL chose to shut …

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MESH and others launch Bank Holiday deals

There has been a long tradition of Bank Holiday sales in the UK – a way for the retail industry to plug the promotional gap between Christmas and July. The success of any given company’s offer will normally depend on the weather. Hot and sunny means a bumper spend in …

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Own a patent? Google might buy it from you

Buying up patents for a firm like Google normally means spending a few million dollars on picking up an entire company, but that might not be how it does things in the future. Instead, Google is looking to buy patents from you, me and anyone else it can, after announcing …

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Amazon might be buying an Israeli chip maker

Amazon might soon be dropping another few hundred million on a hardware firm and this time it’s to do with internals. Purportedly the deal is for a $370 million (£244 million) buyout of Israeli chipmaker Annapurna Labs, which will not only see Amazon take over the company, but also begin …

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Apple Watch to go on sale in March

The Apple Watch has always had an ‘early 2015’ release window and so far, Apple has been tight lipped on a proper release date. However, according to new reports, we can expect the Apple Watch to launch in March, with retail training expected to begin in February. According to Mark …

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US is selling off Silk Road bitcoins

Back in 2013, the online, tor accessible drug marketplace Silk Road was shut down and its alleged owner, Ross Ulbricht arrested by the FBI and a collection of other policing organisations. On top of that though, the authorities seized around tens of thousands of bitcoins worth many millions of dollars. Yesterday …

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OCUK jumps the gun on Black Friday deals

The worst thing about shopping on Black Friday is the fear of being trampled to death by an army of bargain hunters. Fortunately though, for us geeks, we can usually find all of the best deals online and avoid the drama. Overclockers UK has launched its own Black Friday sale, …

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Nvidia to launch Shield Black Friday bundle this week

Nvidia is set to launch its own Black Friday bundle for the Nvidia Shield tablet in the UK and the US this week, giving shoppers the chance to get their hands on the tablet, the controller, the Greenbox bundle and free access to Nvidia’s recently launched GRID cloud gaming service. …

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GoG’s DRM-free ‘Big Fall Sale’ begins

One of the best parts about GoG, is that whether you’re buying one of the site’s newest games, or its oldest, you get a DRM free installation that isn’t beholden to some archaic software or login system. It’s a beautiful experience for a PC gamer and it continues to be …

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A new Humble Indie Bundle has launched

It has been a while since we’ve reported on a Humble Bundle but this month’s indie bundle includes some pretty good games, such as Shadowrun Returns, Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs, four copies of Risk of Rain and OlliOlli. As always, more games will be announced for those that beat …

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The Unity development platform might be up for sale

Unity has been a hit with indie game developers, providing the tools to create high quality games on a budget. However, it looks like the platform may soon have a new owner as Unity is reportedly up for sale. A presentation outlining the value of the business is apparently doing …

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Steam’s Halloween Sale coming 30th October

Steam Sales tend to bring mixed emotions to the gaming community. Some, get excited by the prospect of cheap games, others clutch their wallets in fear of what they might not be able to stop themselves from doing and others still, see them as something that’s undermining the industry. Whatever …

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You can currently pick up an AOC 4K monitor for £399

If you’re in the market for a monitor upgrade then look no further as you can currently pick up the AOC U2868PQU 28″ 4K display for £399, which is actually cheaper than most other offerings currently available. This monitor packs in a 1ms response time and 60Hz refresh rate, making …

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OCUK selling 100 R9 295×2 GPUs for £699.99

Overclockers UK are selling 100 Sapphire R9 295X2 graphics cards for £699.99, a huge dip from the usual £1039.99 price point. The watercooled dual GPU recently received a price cut over in the US so to celebrate #AMDFriday, OCUK is doing the same. In addition to this deal, you can …

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Biggest video-game collection sells for $750,000

The world’s biggest videogame collection, featuring titles from the early 80s, with the Colecovision, through the NES era and beyond, right in to the modern day with the Xbox 360, has been sold, for just over $750,000 (£442,000). Beginning the bidding on GameGavel at just one dollar, a few bids …

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