CPU-Z v1.75 on Broadwell 5775C

CPU-Z 1.75 Released With Intel Broadwell-E CPU Support

CPU-Z Version 1.75 has been released and it supports the upcoming Intel Broadwell-E processor series for the Intel X99 platform! If you’ve been patiently waiting for the Intel Core i7-6950X with 10 physical cores and 20 logical threads to come out it looks like the multi-threading beast is close. Rumor has it that current Intel X99 owners …more

Tom Clancy The Division

Recommended PC Specs For Tom Clancy’s The Division

Have you signed up or gotten an access code for the closed beta period for Tom Clancy’s The Division game title that begins on January 29th for PC users?  The game is still in development, but the PC system requirements for the beta period have been released. The recommended graphics card for the game title will be a …more

Surface AC Cord Recall

Microsoft Surface Pro AC Power Cord Recall

Microsoft has announced a voluntary product component recall on all Surface Pro AC power cords sold before March 15th, 2015. This recall could possibly impact those that own a Microsoft Surface Pro, Surface Pro 2 or Surface Pro 3. If the AC power cord is wound too tightly, twisted or pinched over an extended period of time …more


Lynktec’s ReelJuice On Backorder Due to High Demand

Lynktec’s ReelJuice On Backorder Due to High Demand Over the years, we have seen great ideas just disappear due to various reasons.  Last year at CES Lynktec was showing a new mobile charger designed to charge devices without needing to carry around extra cords.  That wasn’t anything really new, we already have a wide range …more

MyCharge Type-C

MyCharge Updates Mobile Device Charging With Type-C

MyCharge Updates Mobile Device Charging MyCharge is one of a dozen companies that specialize in charging portable devices, they have a range of portable device chargers to suite almost any need.  Their devices include the features that users need such as Hyper-Charging, Rapid Recharge, battery power retention for up to a year, and simultaneously charging …more

Tough Tested Pro+ Cable

Tough Tested Premieres USB Cable with Circuit Breaker at CES 2016

Tough Tested Premieres USB Cable with Circuit Breaker at CES 2016 Tough Tested has a wide range of products geared for outdoor usage.  Their rugged line includes various cables, portable battery chargers, earbuds, and speakers.  Tough Tested builds their products with durable materials, designed to be chemical resistant, and withstand extreme temperatures.  Tough Tested’s products …more

Finsix Dart vs Brick

FINsix Dart The World’s Smallest Laptop Charger At CES 2016

FINsix Dart The World’s Smallest Laptop Charger Throughout CES, we are seeing chargers that can charge laptops and USB devices at the same time, however they are generally rather large.  A few years ago, FINsix was a small startup, now they are preparing to ship their first ultra small universal laptop charger, the Dart. The Dart …more

Worst Passwords

The 25 Most Popular Passwords of 2015

For the past five years, Splashdata has published an annual list of the 25 most commonly used passwords that they have derived from millions of stolen passwords over the past 12 months. The 2015 list is the result of over 2 million leaked passwords that have made it online. This list is an attempt to educate people …more

windows 10

Microsoft Ending New CPU Support in Windows 7 and Windows 8.1

We missed this over the weekend, but last Friday Microsoft Executive Vice President, Windows and Devices Group, Terry Myerson, wrote a blog post that says Microsoft will no longer be supporting ‘old’ processors for users that are running Windows 7 and Windows 8.1. For example, Windows 10 will be the only supported Windows platform on Intel’s upcoming ‘Kaby Lake’ …more


In Win Surprises With New Brushed Aluminum Hardware

In Win Surprises With New Brushed Aluminum Hardware In Win is one of those companies that is continually impressing enthusiasts with their unique designs with implementation of brushed aluminum and tempered glass into their products. Mobile Battery Chargers Occassionally companies diversify their product offerings depending on market demands, this year, In Win is introducing a …more


ECS Is Working to Make the PC World Smaller

ECS Is Working to Make the PC World Smaller ECS was hosing a private suite at CES 2016, while they were showing off some of their LIVA systems, and current motherboards, they were also showing off some of their new innovations and prototypes.  Such as their latest entry into the uSFF market with the LIVA …more


Obama Administration To Invest $4 Billion in Autonomous Cars

“We are on the cusp of a new era in automotive technology with enormous potential to save lives, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and transform mobility for the American people,” said Secretary Foxx, the United States Secretary of Transportation. Only a few short days after his State of the Union address,  The Obama Administration today revealed part of …more

Museum of Digital Art

SF Bay Area Video Game Museum to Reopen February 5, 2016

We just got news that the MADE, the video game museum we’ve reported on previously, reached their Kickstarter goals and are re-opening in their new location in February.  More information follows in the press release below. Videogame Museum Reopens February 5, 2016 Oakland, California – January 15, 2016 – The Museum of Art and Digital …more

Gigabyte X170 Extreme ECC Motherboard

GIGABYTE Launches 5 New X170 and X150 Boards For Intel Xeon CPUs

GIGABYTE Launches 5 New High-End Desktop Motherboards With the and X150 Series Bringing support for the Intel Xeon E3-1200 v5 Processor and ECC DDR4 Memory Taipei, Taiwan, January 14th, 2016 – GIGABYTE TECHNOLOGY Co. Ltd., a leading manufacturer of motherboards and graphics cards, is proud to launch a whole new series of High-End Desktop (HEDT) motherboards with …more