Intel CEO Brian Krzanich’s kicked off the opening day keynote at the Intel Developer Forum this morning. This is his first year at the helm of the chip giant and his first major task is take Intel into the mobile sector to compete with competitors like ARM, Apple and Qualcomm. Certainly this will be no …more
EVGA 500B 500W Power Supply Review Introduction It appears that today every company wants a piece of the PSU market cake. Almost every large manufacturer of anything computer-related has been trying to diversify towards that segment of the market. EVGA, renowned as a GFX card maker, is no exception. Not too long ago they presented …more
Cooler Master CM Storm Havoc Gaming Mouse With so many gaming mice to choose from, one has to wonder what Cooler Master’s newest mouse has to offer. On paper, the CM Storm Havoc looks like many other gaming mouse – side buttons, a laser sensor, and macro profiles. On the other hand, a $45 mouse …more
Giada D300 Mini-PC Giada recently launched its new D300 barebone system aimed at a number of different markets, among them home, office or even industrial applications. The small Giada D300 measures 9.3in x 7.16in x 2.0in (L x D x H), and weighs in at 3.93lbs. That is fairly, so it can fit in places …more
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!