Intel NUC with Haswell Close To Launching – D54250WYK Seen at PAX Prime Have you been waiting for the Intel Haswell NUC units to show up? Intel has tons of good stuff on display at PAX Prime this year and one of the more interesting things on display was the upcoming ‘Haswell’ version of the …more
An Affordable Bluetooth Wireless Speaker – AMP SP1 Antec has been a popular brand for high-performance computer components and accessories for the PC upgrade and do-it-yourself (DIY) markets since 1986. Times are certainly changing in the PC industry and many companies are evolving in order to stay relevant. Antec noticed that the market was changing …more
Meka G-Unit Illuminated Overview Thermaltake is constantly looking at the market and developing products that exceed expectations. The Meka G-Unit mechanical keyboard line has been around for several years; however, that doesn’t stop Thermaltake from expanding the line and making refinements. The G-Unit line has integrated dedicated macro keys, Cherry Black switches, N-key anti-ghosting capability, and …more
Rig – A Headset For Multi-Device Connected Gamers There’s lots of gaming headsets compatible with computers and gaming consoles, but until now, there wasn’t a headset that had a solution to receiving phone calls during gaming sessions. Plantronics newly announced RIG allows one to continue to play their game while receiving and answering calls from …more
On Wednesday, Infinity Ward revealed the multiplayer mode in Call of Duty: Ghosts, which arrives on November 5th. This reveal was highly anticipated as many First Person Shooter (FPS) gamers are wanting change with the Call of Duty franchise. To give the developer some credit, it is getting really hard to innovate in FPS game …more
The Google Chromecast Revolution When Google announced the Chromecast wireless streaming device it rocked the tech industry. For just $35 shipped, the Google Chromecast will turn any ‘dumb’ HDTV into a ‘smart’ TV that is capable of streaming media from Netflix and YouTube. You can also send entire tabs from the Chrome browser on Macs …more
Looking for a down-to-earth power supply for your everyday home or office PC? Today we are having a look at two 500W PSUs from Silverstone, designed for system builders and users on a budget.
Is your laptop or wireless PC running connecting to your network at the fastest possible speed but you are still lagging when playing online games or when streaming video? You may need to look at upgrading your client to the latest WiFi format, 802.11ac. Read on as we take a look at the Netgear A6200 USB adapter, an under-$60 wireless-AC solution!
We got an early look at an upcoming gaming headset from Cooler Master that blends an array of aesthetics and sound design into the same package. The Pulse-R headset features aluminum materials, illuminated earcups, cushioned full-sized cups for comfort and isolation, an in-line remote, and detachable microphone. Find out if it’s style and substance done right!
Today we take a look at the newest CM Storm Quickfire mechanical keyboard from Cooler Master. The QuickFire XT is the full 104 key sibling to the tenkeyless Quickfire Rapid. The Quickfire XT features four choices of mechanical Cherry MX switches, a detachable braided USB cable, and Fn multimedia keys. Read and see our overview of this new keyboard and what we liked about it!
Have you ever gamed on your PC so long that your wrist aches, back hurts or your hand hurts too bad to grip the mouse? Most desktop and mobile gamers experience some pain at one point in time during long gaming marathons. We recently ran across something a bit off the beaten path called Arnicare Gel and gave it a shot!
Oblanc’s UFO True 5.1 Gaming Headset features an over the ear design and is equipped with 8 drivers that help to provide true surround sound in one headset. The 5.1 Gaming Headset is plug and play even with PC’s that don’t support surround sound. Check out our thoughts on these new and impressive looking headset for gamers!
Today we have our first look at an XFX power supply in a number of years, the Pro Series 850W Black Edition. This 80 Plus Gold certified power supply was designed for serious gamers and DIY professionals. How does the renowned graphics card maker fare in the PSU market? Read on to find out how the single 70 Amp 12V rail does when we put it to the test!
Wireless-AC is becoming more and more mainstream but what about those solid legacy devices? All they need is a way to connect to your 802.11ac router to enjoy faster 5G speeds. Enter ASUS’s USB-AC53 Dual-Band Wireless-AC1200 Adapter, a simple and affordable way of stepping up to Wireless AC. Read on to see if this little device can deliver.
MSI has recently released their first mechanical keyboards which join other MSI products under their GAMING brand. Up for review is the GK-601, the flagship keyboard of the pair of new keyboards. It features Cherry MX Red mechanical switches, individually backlit keys, and programmable macros, among other things. Can MSI prove itself in new territory? Read on and find out what we think.