Events

The 10 biggest Google I/O 2014 announcements

Google kicked off its annual I/O developer conference this evening with a host of announcements on the future of its two biggest brands: Android and Chrome. Here’s what you need to know. Material Design is a new unified design language for all of Google’s products, most notably its web properties and Android. The look is colourful and minimal, with frequent …

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Whoopty Wrote a Book

Good evening everyone. My name’s Jon, or Whoopty if you’ve been reading this site for a while. While I may have my roots in the hardware review game, for the past four years I’ve been doing something a bit different: I’ve been writing a book. And today, 1st May 2013, I’m happy to announce it’s now on sale.    But …

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Lian Li at CeBIT 2012

Lian-Li was one of the largest PC exhibitors at CeBIT, with a wide booth containing an example of what seemed to be each case in their far-reaching lines. Four new models have been released since CES in January, all of which were evolutions of existing designs rather than new cases entirely. The common theme was efficiency: by making a few …

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Verbatim shows off SSDs at CeBIT 2012

Verbatim were on hand at CeBIT with a full range of storage solutions, from mobile formats like CompactFlash and USB drives, to more recent entries in the SSD market. Mobile storage solutions are less interesting, so let’s have a look at the solid state drives that were available. These came in two ranges: SATA-II and SATA-III. The SATA-II line was …

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FSP shows off new PSUs at CeBIT

FSP was one of the many manufacturers with new gear on show at CeBIT this year, focusing most of its attention on the new additions to the Aurum series of power supplies. The new standard Aurum range features 700, 600, 500 and 400 watt variants, each with 80 Plus gold standard efficiency and several of the features found in its …

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Gamefest 2011

Introduction Want to know a perfect definition of pissing on someone’s bonfire? Game holding their own gaming fair a week before Eurogamer. You think companies are going to spend more money on different stands? You go to Gamefest, you’ve seen it. If you can stomach the queues. So yesterday I went along and tried out a few titles. Unfortunately I …

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