The best PC World Black Friday deals 2017

The best PC World Black Friday deals 2017

Those of you on the look-out for the tech bargains with the lowest prices – which we assume is all of you – should check out Currys subsidiary PC World all throughout the year, but especially when Black Friday rolls around. To ease the pain on your feet or your mouse buttons we’ve collected the best PC World Black Friday 2017 deals here in one place for you. The usual Black Friday rules apply – top tech at low prices – and for

AMD Releases Bristol Ridge to Retail: AM4 Gets APUs

AMD Releases Bristol Ridge to Retail: AM4 Gets APUs

The focus for AMD’s AM4 platform is to span a wide range of performance and price points. We’ve had the launch of the Ryzen CPU family, featuring quad cores up to octa-cores with the new Zen microarchitecture, but AM4 was always designed to be a platform that merges CPUs and integrated graphics. We’re still waiting for the new Zen cores in products like Ryzen to

Qualcomm Announces Snapdragon 450 Midrange SoC

Qualcomm Announces Snapdragon 450 Midrange SoC

Kicking off today is second Mobile World Congress of the year, MWC Shanghai. As the de facto home of smartphone manufacturing, and home for an increasing number of major mobile device vendors, the tradeshow has taken on increased importance in recent years. This year is no exception, with several different announcements of note coming out of the show. Starting

You can save a packet with up to £490 off Microsoft’s Surface Pro 4

You can save a packet with up to £490 off Microsoft’s Surface Pro 4

In the wake of the new Surface Pro coming out, Microsoft is continuing to offer some big discounts on its Surface Pro 4 hybrid in the UK, with some truly tempting deals – plus there’s a good chunk lopped off one of its Surface Book models, too. Major discounts run through the entire Surface Pro 4 range, and although these offers were expected to expire at the end of last month, Microsoft has extended them to last for the entirety

MSI Demos Prototype Hybrid Storage Card: M.2 & 2.5” SATA on a PCIe Card

MSI Demos Prototype Hybrid Storage Card: M.2 & 2.5” SATA on a PCIe Card

Going a bit off the beaten path for this year’s Computex, MSI surprised us at the show with the prototype of a new hybrid storage array. The MSI Gaming Storage Card is all-in-one PCIe storage card that holds two M.2 NVMe SSDs and a 2.5″ HDD. Like existing motherboard drive caching implementations, the idea here is to offer a SSD-cache in front of a HDD, allowing for SSD-like performance

CORSAIR ONE Gaming PC Released

CORSAIR ONE Gaming PC Released

First announced in February, the new Corsair ONE pre-built gaming PC is now shipping. The Corsair ONE is the first ready-to-run system from the manufacturer that has mostly been known for their PC components and peripherals. Selling and supporting entire systems is a new venture for Corsair, but the design and capabilities of the Corsair ONE are a good fit for the company’s

Intel Launches Kaby-Lake based Xeons: The E3-1200 v6 Family

Intel Launches Kaby-Lake based Xeons: The E3-1200 v6 Family

For the several generations previous, it has become customary for the Xeon equivalents of consumer processors to hit the market several months later. We saw the launch of Kaby Lake on the consumer desktop in January, with quad-core parts up to 4.0 GHz coming to retail. The Xeon E3 launch will be in the similar vein to previous years, designed for entry-level workstations,

Galaxy S7 can now be yours for just $399.99

Galaxy S7 can now be yours for just $399.99

Sure, the Galaxy S8became official this week and it’s impressive and exciting and already up for pre-order. Yet it’s only going to be shipping in mid-to-late April, so maybe you don’t want to wait that long to have a new high-end smartphone in your hands. Or perhaps you don’t necessarily care for the latest and greatest (and Infinity Display-est). What then? One option would be to go for last year’s flagship. You’d expect this to

AMD Launches Ryzen: 52% More IPC, Eight Cores for Under $330, Pre-order Today, On Sale March 2nd

AMD Launches Ryzen: 52% More IPC, Eight Cores for Under $330, Pre-order Today, On Sale March 2nd

The biggest x86 launch for AMD in five years is today: Ryzen is here. As always before a major launch, AMD gives a ‘Tech Day’ for relevant press and analysts, and through this event AMD’s CEO, Dr. Lisa Su lifted the lid on one of the most anticipated products in the semiconductor industry. AMD knows how to control the level of enthusiasm for its fans, and today