About Us

Welcome to Funky Kit … a community based website with content provided by its readers and members. Funky Kit is among the world’s fastest growing tech site across 3 continents… USA, Europe and Asia. Bringing you the latest in tech news, hardware reviews, previews, Podcasts and videos. Here at Funky Kit, we aim to give you the latest in news, reviews, previews, gossip and rumours. There will also be original and thought provoking articles, how-tos and much much more.

Ever since 2001, I was inspired by how important content provided by our users can be … at the end of the day, it is you that make the final decision. Here at Funky Kit, we aim to let you decide what content you want to read. Sign up and start posting your comments, submit articles and write how you feel about current topics.

 

 

Here at Funky Kit we say what’s on our mind and express our opinions through what we publish. Our news, stories or articles are published based on our own investigative work and our sources are protected. And unlike other websites, our editors are fully NUJ certified (National Union of Journalists) – membership number: G0940861. We fully excerise our rights to the freedom of speech. 

 

 

Socially Connected

Want to know what’s happening right here at www.FunkyKit.com … then you’ll need to follow us! Once you’re all connected through social-media, you’ll be able to keep tabs on what we’re upto everyday. You can also check out our new Facebook Fanpage box on the right-hand side. Become a fan and follow us …

If you’re a regular Facebook user, why not “LIKE” our Fanpage and become a member. There are good reasons for becoming a fan … each month you’ll get the chance to win FREE prizes from our sponsors. Don’t miss the chance to win GREAT prizes each month … Become a member of our Fanpage now.

 

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If you’re Twitter user why not follow us and get the lastest in tech news, reviews and previews. What’s more, you can keep up-to-date with what’s happening at Funky Kit, including announcement, competitions, prize giveaways and much, much more.

Furthermore, you can “RETWEET” your comments and other news items you’ve discovered … to @funkykit

 

 

Worldwide Audience

Funky Kit is headquartered in Hong Kong with offices around the world, including San Francisco – US, Cardiff – UK, Zhuhai – China. With a global reach of 2 million visitors each month (and growing) … it’s no wonder Funky Kit is one of the most visited website across all 3 continents. Get all the latest tech news, hardware reviews, previews and leaked info right here at Funky Kit.

 

 

If you are interested in becoming a team member, you can contact us for more information. Have fun and enjoy …

 

 

Meet the Team

So who’s behind Funky Kit? Well, each dedicated member of our team are experts in their field. Whether they are reviewers, editors, php/mysql programmers, graphic/art designers or marketing experts. With a team that offer such a wide range of skills and knowledge base, Funky Kit can deliver the content that matters most to our readers.

 

The HK Team
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Winston Chim – UK/HK (Founder and Managing Editor)

Follow: @WinstonChim

Winston has over 20 years of experience in the I.T. Industry. In 1999, Winston started both AMD3D and CPU3D, which were very successful websites. Following this success, he later help launch Funky Kit with the aim to capture a wider audience worldwide. His knowledge in PC hardware is very distinguished, not only publishing enjoyable reviews but also writing great articles. He continues to find new ways to increase the awareness of Funky Kit and help manufacturers market their products to new and potential customers …

 no_image Kwok Yao Chim – UK (Co-founder and Systems Architect)

Email: yao@funkykit.com

Kwok Yao is the co-founder and systems architect of Funky Kit, and has over 15 years experience in systems administration, PHP, Apache, MySQL, AWS and more. He’s the reason why this website is running smoothly at 110%.

 no_image Loy Lee – HK/UK (Media Content Director/Web Consultant)

Follow: @loylee
Email: loylee@funkykit.com 

Loy loves the outdoor and anything that’s tech. He has over 10 years experience in web development and has utilized new web technologies to his advantage. Loy is responsible for our podcasts and general direction of the website and media content.

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Lyrica Zhang – CN/HK (Producer)

Email: lyrica@funkykit.com

Lyrica graduated from Hong Kong Baptist University with a Masters Degree in Linguistics and Languages. She’s currently living and working in Hong Kong, and loving every minute of it! <3

She’s recently joined the Funky Kit team and busy practicing her photography and video editing skills using her new Canon G7X camera.

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Email: proplus@funkykit.com 

Coming soon …

 

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George Lam – US/HK (Senior Technical Consultant)

George has over 25 years of technical and programming experience. He is an expert in Linux systems, database management, PHP and MySQL progamming … his expertise is invalueable to our team.

George joins Funky Kit as our Senior Technical Consultant. His previous work includes spear-heading VOIP technologies and managing large datacenters.

 

The US Team

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Jeremy Gulley – US (Chief Editor and Hardware Reviewer)

Follow: @JeremyGulley8
Email: jeremy@funkykit.com

Tinkering with computers and other electronics since the days of the Apple IIe and the Intellivision as the Prodigal 80s child, Jeremy seeks to constantly expand his knowledge of the ever-changing and ever-enticing world of Consumer Electronics. He enjoys tinkering, overclocking, modding, and most of all gaming.

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Chris McCart – US (News Editor and Hardware Reviewer)

Follow: @C_MOP
Email: chris@funkykit.com

Chris has been a long time enthusiasts of anything computer related. He is a 2010 Graduate with a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science. His expertise ranges from simple coding to systems analysis. He has always enjoyed exploring the vast world of computer hardware and now gets to share that passion with all funky followers!

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Matthew Berry – US (News Editor and Hardware Reviewer)

Follow: @Berry23M
Email: matthew@funkykit.com

Introduced to gaming in the early 90s playing Oregon trail. Peaked his interest into the ever-changing computer industry at a young age. Life lead him down a different path until recently rediscovering his true calling. Being a hardware reviewer and news editor gives him a chance to gain the experience and knowledge in the field he most enjoys.

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Nick Gifford – US (News Editor)

Follow: @Berry23M
Email: nick@funkykit.com

Introduced to gaming in the early 90s playing Oregon trail. Peaked his interest into the ever-changing computer industry at a young age. Life lead him down a different path until recently rediscovering his true calling. Being a hardware reviewer and news editor gives him a chance to gain the experience and knowledge in the field he most enjoys.

 

The European Team

 no_image Bartosz Waluk – PL ( European Editor and Hardware Reviewer )

Follow: @BWaluk
Email: bart@funkykit.com

Bartosz Waluk aka Woomack is from Poland. He’s been interested in computer hardware and extreme overclocking for over 15 years. Bartosz has also over 12 years experience in IT what includes sales, technical support and computer building … but not only.
He joined the Funky Kit team in January 2013.

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Floris Bouchot – BE (Social Media Manager, News Editor, and Reviewer)

Follow: @Funkykit_Floris

I am Floris a computer enthusiast from Belgium, and I love Tech, Music  and games like good deep RPG’s like Mass Effect, Skyrim,… or shooters like Battlefield and Crysis. I know a good bit about tech but its always fun to learn more about some topics and new technologies.  I am currently a student so I have assign some time for school.

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Richard A – UK (UK Editor)

Richard aka PapaShango is from England. He’s been interested in computers for about 12 years and more. He’s a keen gamer and he’s also interested in hardware side of things as well. Richard has been a member of the Funky Kit team since the earlier days of 2004, contributing more than 8,800+ hours to Funky Kit over the course of 8 years! …

 

Retired Members

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Retired: Matt Harrod – US (Contributor)

Matthew is a native of the central United States. A modder at heart, He just can’t leave well enough alone. In his off time you’ll catch him getting his hands dirty and enjoying one or more of his many hobbies.

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Retired: Ed Smith – US (Chief Reviewer and Editor)

An avid overclocker and bencher, Ed aka Bobnova began his career in computers as child with a TRS80, following a stint as owner of a small computer business in the late 90’s he swore off computers for some years.  Upon returning to the computer scene Bobnova discovered overclocking and benchmarking and dove in head first, quickly progressing into the realm of extreme cooling and competition.  Bobnova joins FunkyKit to bring the realms of overclocking and benching to a wider audience.

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Retired: Dexter K – US (Reviewer/Editor)
Follow: @kowciller

aka “kow_ciller” started working on computers when he was 10 and learned how to do mods soon after that, needless to say he’s been addicted to pushing them to their limits since then. Over the years he’s been an avid PC gamer, playing quite a few games competitively. When he’s not working with/on computers, he’s usually working towards getting into a masters program with hopes of continuing his further education.

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Retired: ComputerNerd – US (News Editor & Blogger)

aka Nick is from the south-east United States. He’s been into PC and hardware for a good number of years, and become a member of the Funky Kit staff from October 2011.  Since then, he has met some interesting people and gotten to not only report the news but also learn about it himself, so it’s safe to say he’s enjoy doing what he does.

Contributors

  • TsunamiJuan aka Jeff (US)
  • Mr. & Mrs. Vox (UK)
  • Android, Mario and MadMax (Rest of the World)

 

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