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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Corsair Gaming M65 RGB

Corsair Gaming M65 RGB Gaming Mouse Review

Corsair Gaming M65 RGB The Corsair Gaming M65 RGB gaming mouse is hardly the first computer mouse with multicolor lighting. It’s nowhere near the oddity of the K70 RGB keyboard, the first keyboard with individual customizable per-key backlighting. The M65 RGB at the very least complements the Corsair RGB keyboards – both are unified under …more

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SteamOS Steam Box Build

Building A Gaming PC For Under $400 With SteamOS

SteamOS Steam Box System Build Over the past few months I’ve been hearing some buzz about the new SteamOS from, you guessed it, Steam. If you’re a gamer there’s no doubt that you’re familiar with Steam, and you also know that it runs on Windows. The SteamOS, is in essence, it’s own operating system, at …more

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Tt eSPORTS Challenger Prime

Tt eSPORTS Challenger Prime Gaming Keyboard Review

Tt eSPORTS Challenger Prime Gaming Keyboard Today, we’re giving our attention to a reasonably priced gaming keyboard from Thermaltake’s gaming division. The Tt eSPORTS Challenger Prime costs $29.99 plus $1.99 shipping at Newegg, but packs features normally expected from more expensive gaming keyboards including tri-color backlighting, dedicated macro keys, and dedicated media keys. Already, the Challenger …more

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ASUS ROG Swift PG278G

ASUS ROG Swift PG278Q G-SYNC Monitor Review

ASUS ROG Swift PG278Q – Our First G-Sync Gaming Monitor The ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) SWIFT PG278Q 27-inch WQHD G-Sync display has been lauded as the best gaming monitor for the second half of 2014. This monitor boasts a 27-inch WQHD LED display boasts a 2560 x 1440 (16:9) screen resolution on a TN panel with …more

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