Polk Audio ULTRA FOCUS 8000 On-Ear Headphones

Polk Audio UltraFocus 8000 Active Noise Canceling Headphone Review

Polk Audio’s Flagship Headset – UltraFocus 8000 I like to listen to music when I am at home, in the car, working out, just about everywhere today.  When I was a student, I listened to music when I studied or hanging out on campus.  Lately, I’ve been wanting to shut out my environment at work …more

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ASUS Strix 7.1 Gaming Headset

ASUS Strix 7.1 Surround Gaming Headset Review

ASUS Strix 7.1 Surround Gaming Headset Flashy and fashionable audio wear has been a fascinating trend with new ideas being tested every year. The ASUS Strix headset lineup is perhaps one of the showiest audio products to be released that we are getting the chance to take a look at. Curves and edges give way …more

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Netgear Nighthawk X4 R7500

Netgear Nighthawk X4 AC2350 WiFi Router Review – Quad-Stream X4 Architecture

Netgear Nighthawk X4 AC2350 WiFi Router with Quad-Stream X4 Architecture Today we are evaluating the newest Netgear 802.11ac router, the Nighthawk X4 R7500 that is the first high-end Netgear router to feature Quantenna’s QSR1000 4×4 chipset for MU-MIMO support to help boost performance for multiple users of the same router.  The R7500 is an Dual-Band AC2350 which …more

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Logitech G910 Orion Spark

Logitech G910 Orion Spark RGB Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Review

Logitech G910 Orion Spark RGB Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Logitech products have long been one of the favorites for gamers. Many of their computer peripherals are well regarded for their affordability and reliability their range of home, lifestyle, business, and gaming focused products in many different places. More recently, we’ve observed the company take new approach …more

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Creative Sound Blaster Z and Zx

Creative Sound Blaster Z and Zx Sound Card Review

Creative Sound Blaster Z and Zx For some time, we’ve shared our underwhelming experiences with sound cards and headsets with integrated audio processors that featured virtual surround sound. For the more modern implementations such as Razer Surround and Dolby Home Theater V4, simulated positional audio was hardly noticeable. The more extreme case is Dolby Headphone …more

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Netgear Arlo Security Camera

Netgear Arlo Smart Home Security Camera Kit Review

Netgear Arlo Home Security Camera System Review Having an indoor/outdoor high-definition home security system was once something reserved for rich people that had more money than they knew what to do with. In recent years the price on home security cameras and systems has greatly dropped and the average Joe can now afford and get …more

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Creative Sound Blaster ZxR

Creative Sound Blaster ZxR Sound Card Review

Creative Sound Blaster ZxR Creative Labs is perhaps the most well-known sound card vendor amongst PC gamers. Their Sound Blaster product family includes the longest running series of consumer sound cards out there and has been talked about by gamers for years. Typically we come across remarks that praise the high quality audio and unmatched …more

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Guardian Angel Shockproof Outlet

Guardian Angel Safety Outlet Review

Children love to get into things and mess around with items that they are not supposed to. It’s human nature to explore everything we set our eyes on and this unfortunately includes electrical outlets. Ever year there are about 3,900 emergency room visits and around 100 deaths revolving around power outlets. Traditional outlet covers and …more

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Linksys EA9200 AC3200 Tri-Band Wi-Fi Router

Linksys EA9200 AC3200 Tri-Band Smart Wi-Fi Router Review

Linksys EA9200: Built for the Internet of Things Earlier this month, Linksys launched a new flagship router featuring the companies’ Tri-Band wireless-AC technology.  The Linksys EA9200 Tri-Band Router is built especially for homes or offices that have many connected devices and simultaneous wireless activities.  If you have multiple computers, smart phones, tablet PCs, game consoles, …more

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ASUS ROG Gladius Gaming Mouse

ASUS ROG Gladius Gaming Mouse Review

ASUS Gladius Gaming Mouse ASUS has brought forward a gaming mouse that complements the Republic of Gamers product family that’s sure to grab your attention with its fierce appearance, high end features, and a strangely familiar ergonomic design. The ROG Gladius is named after the signature handheld weapon of Ancient Roman generals to complement the …more

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TRENDnet WiFi Baby Cam

TRENDnet WiFi Baby Cam Review – TV-IP743SIC

TRENDnet WiFi Baby Cam with Night Vision When you find out that you are having a baby everything starts to get a little crazy quickly. There are so many products you have to look at and decisions you have to make. One of the many products you have to research would be baby monitors. What kind …more

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Tesoro Excalibur

Tesoro Excalibur Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Review

Tesoro Excalibur Illuminated Mechanical Gaming Keyboard The Northern California based peripheral company Tesoro Technology is a relative newcomer to PC hardware, but in a few years have built a robust portfolio of gaming keyboards, mice, and headsets. In particular, they’ve produced all sorts of mechanical keyboards including backlit keyboards, RGB backlit keyboards, aluminum keyboards, Cherry …more

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Steambox Part 3 – Installing Windows 8.1 and General System Performance

Steambox Part 3 – Installing Windows 8.1 and General System Performance

Steambox Part 3 Last week we took some time and built a sub-$400 system that was to be dedicated to gaming with the SteamOS, a Steambox if you will. Later in the week, we took a look at the SteamOS, what it takes to install it, and a look at some of the capabilities of the …more

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SteamOS Steam Box Build

SteamOS on a Sub-$400 Gaming System

SteamOS on a Sub-$400 Gaming System Earlier in the week we showed off the parts we are going to use for a dedicated gaming machine using the SteamOS. The goal of the system was to build a gaming rig that would be comparable to the cost of the current generation of console systems. Since both …more

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