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KitGuru visits Gigabyte’s Nan Ping factory

Gigabyte is one of those companies that has been a big name in the enthusiast PC industry for a long, long time. It makes motherboards, graphics cards, peripherals, laptops, tablets and more and all of them need putting together at some point. Which is why when we were given the …

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EHA announces European Hardware Awards at Computex

The European Hardware Awards is an annual selection of the very best hardware available in the European market and its inaugural presentation will take place on the opening day of Computex 2015 in Taipei. The awards are chosen by a panel of experts, known as the European Hardware Association. The …

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Taiwan to investigate Chinese firm over security threats

Taiwan’s government has announced that it is currently undergoing an investigation into the Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi Inc, over claims that its products and services were a security risk. Potentially the budget smartphone maker could see its products banned in the country entirely. The problem it seems, stems from the …

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Wavemaster MOBI-2 picks up Red Dot design award

Since 1955, Red Dot has brought together some of the world’s most respected designers and sifted through a broad range of products, in an attempt to find the best of the best and recognise great design with an award. The results for 2014 are in and a KitGuru Must Have …

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Samsung fined for faked online comments

Samsung has been fined $340,000 after being caught paying for negative comments about competitor products and paying for praise of its own. To a company like Samsung, $340,000 is nothing at all but this could damage its reputation. Samsung was first accused of this back in April, shortly after, the …

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Taichung Computer Show kicks off in Taiwan

In terms of physical size, Taiwan is pretty close to Wales, but when it comes to population then the folks in Taff/Gogg land look positively stagnant in comparison. For while there are only 3 million people in Wales, Taiwan has close to 9 times as many inhabitants. Stands to reason …

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Computex: Plextor SSD goes from Fast to Furious

Plextor has always been about quality and durability when it comes to storage. In the past it was always about media readers for disks and CDs, but over the last several years they have expanded to SSD’s, under the ‘PLDS’ (Philips & Lite-On Digital Solutions) umbrella. That’s all good, but …

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Via helps boost 3D creativity with JAM

Founded in 1987, Via Technologies is a fabless creator of chipsets, processors, memory and other electronics products. Right now, they are causing a stir in the market for a different reason. Jam. Nope, it has nothing to do with cooked fruits and sugar. This Jam is all about creativity – …

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Taiwan solves demand problem using simple logic

The world’s economy has been limping along for almost 4 years now, with no obvious end in site. Every time we, as consumers, do something clever like ‘reduce fuel consumption’ – the suppliers increase prices to maintain their profits. We’re all locked in a strange, economic quicksand with the same …

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Picking showgirls is tough work (apparently)

During a recent visit to a test facility, KitGuru undercover agents managed to gain entry to a very unusual meeting. It was at Thermaltake’s brand new Taipei office block and the meeting was to find the ladies who would be running the all important booth at Computex 2011 in June. …

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