VKWorld VK2015 Smartphone Review

Mobile/Smart Phones by stefan @ 2015-05-03 read/post comments()

Based on the older MT6582 quad-core SoC from MediaTek, the VK2015 low-cost smartphone is snappy enough for being used with the latest social applications like Facebook, Skype but also for playing simple games as Angry Birds. The chassis has rounded edges and a rubberized plastic back cover, it is easy to hold and be used with a single hand because of the smaller footprint and does not creak when pressed in certain areas. Thanks to the dual-SIM feature, we are offered more flexibility if we use two different service providers. read more

Meizu MX4 32GB Smartphone Review

Mobile/Smart Phones by stefan @ 2015-04-28 read/post comments()

MEIZU MX4 is quite an unique smartphone, which is available in 16GB and 32GB versions at Fastcardtech and incorporates a high-performance 20.7MP sensor from Sony, the MediaTek MT6595 big.LITTLE SoC with eight cores, is paired with 2GB of RAM and runs the latest version of Flyme operating system, based on Android 4.4.2. read more

Dell Venue 11 Pro 7140 Convertible Review

Mobile/Tablets by stefan @ 2015-04-23 read/post comments()

If you are looking for a professional looking convertible with the latest available low power consumption Intel Core M processor which is paired with 8GB of RAM, 256GB SSD and comes with a fully-fledged Windows 8.1 Pro operating system, then look no further, your answer is here! read more

Corsair Gaming Sabre Optical RGB Gaming Mouse Review

Others/Mice & Keyboards by stefan @ 2015-04-21 read/post comments()

We have tried multiple titles (Heroes of the Storm, Dying Light, Dirty Bomb, CounterStrike Global Offensive) with the Sabre Optical RGB and we were pretty impressed with the overall comfort, which was matched by precision thanks to the latest Avago ADNS S3988 6400DPI sensor. The mouse was designed only to be used by right-handers and on the laterals we have an arched design for obtaining a good grip.   read more

Blackview Breeze Smartphone Review

Mobile/Smart Phones by stefan @ 2015-04-16 read/post comments()

This model was mainly built for people with lower budgets, which do not have enough cash to invest in higher-specced models and Blackview has picked one of the mainstream SoCs (MT6582) of 2013 to equip it, which now also has sources for building Android 5.0 distributions. read more

QNAP TVS-863+ AMD Turbo vNAS Review

Storage/NAS by stefan @ 2015-04-10 read/post comments()

With the latest TVS-863+ 10GbE-ready Turbo vNAS, QNAP is proposing a centralized solution featuring the latest technologies and integrating new AMD-based hardware with the quad-core embedded SoC which is clocked at 2.4GHz, which is also powered by AMD Radeon Graphics. The system is housed inside a proven mini-tower NAS metallic case, with a LCD screen and buttons in order to perform some actions right from the frontal area. read more
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Storage/HDD Silicon Power Stream S06 4TB USB 3.0 HDD Review by stefan @ 2015-03-28
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Hardware or Gadgets/Multimedia news

Watch Jason Voorhees hack up rivals in 'Mortal Kombat X'

@ 2015/05/06 read/post comments(0)
If you thought that the Friday the 13th movies' legendary Jason Voorhees would make for a great Mortal Kombat fighter... well, you're right. NetherRealm has released a trailer showing how Jason will play when he arrives in Mortal Kombat X… Go To Full Article

Google buys a firm that organizes your calendar around your life

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Google has been striving for smarter apps that are built around the way you really live, and it's reinforcing that today by acquiring Timeful. The startup built a system that organizes your calendar around both your schedule and your priorities.… Go To Full Article

Microsoft is reportedly making high-end Windows phones again

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One of the biggest gripes among Windows phone devotees is a lack of high-powered devices as of late. How are you supposed to be a hardcore fan when most of the lineup is downright basic? At last, though, Microsoft appears… Go To Full Article

ASRock Rack Announces Mini-ITX LGA2011-3 Motherboard

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Hot on the heels of the recent announcement of a Haswell-E based mini-ITX motherboard from the main motherboard division of ASRock, the ASRock X99E-ITX, the server division has decided to release one of their own. One of the main complaints… Go To Full Article

McDonald's will deliver your Big Mac, if you're in New York City

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What's that? You want a Big Mac combo for lunch but don't have time to venture out? Well, if you happen to be in New York City, McDonald's will soon bring that double-decker burger to you. The company announced today… Go To Full Article

Google+ launches Collections, a Pinterest-style sharing board

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The new Collections tab on Google+ offers a way to organize and share your interests with other people on the network, a la the mother of all cutesy-sharing sites, Pinterest. You're able to create a customized Collection about anything that… Go To Full Article

Creator of the Roomba robotic cleaner is making a drone

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Over the next few years, the market for consumer-facing drones is going to continue growing. And, as they say, the more the merrier. Enter CyPhy LVL 1, a sleek drone brought to you by the co-designer of the Roomba, iRobot's… Go To Full Article

MSI refreshes Socket FM2+ mobos for Godavari APUs

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AMD's latest APU family, code-named Godavari, is supposedly set to launch in a month or two, and MSI has released eight refreshed Socket FM2+ motherboards in preparation for their arrival. The new boards feature chipsets ranging from the entry-level A68H… Go To Full Article

Microsoft Office 2016 Public Preview is now available

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Office 2016 may still be getting the finish touches in Redmond, but Microsoft is opening up its productivity suite for public preview. If you'll recall, some apps were included in previous releases of the Windows 10 Technical Preview and made… Go To Full Article

Thermaltake Frio Silent 12 Cooler

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"The Thermaltake Frio Silent 12 Cooler arrived Technic3D. See you in the following Review the Silent 12 with one 120mm PWM-Fan and three 8mm Heatpipes compared with many other Cooler on a Intel Core i5 4670K CPU." Go To Full Article

How to Display Shortcut Keys in ScreenTips in Word 2013

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ScreenTips are small popup windows that display when you hover your mouse over a button, or command, on the ribbon. They give a short hint indicating what that button does, and may also contain a shortcut key for that command. Go To Full Article

XFX Radeon R9 280X TDFD 3GB

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The review editors at Real Hardware Reviews have a pair of XFX R9 280X TDFD 3GB cards on the test bench today for a little review action. Even with the latest rash of ultra-high end video cards, custom AMD R9… Go To Full Article

Crucial Ballistix Sport LT DDR4 2400Mhz Memory Review

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"We have been sent the LT version of this memory to review, and it's part of an ever growing DDR4 market from Crucial and indeed from the mainstream manufacturers, who are boosting all their ranges in 2015. Crucial are a… Go To Full Article

NVIDIA Gives Away 10 Titan X GPUs To Chinese Fans

@ 2015/05/06 read/post comments(0)
We keep in touch with our Chinese fans , known locally as "N-Fans," on social media services like QQ and Weibo. But there's no better way to get to know them than face to face. That's why we decided to… Go To Full Article

The Surface 3 Review

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The Surface lineup for Microsoft has been extremely interesting to watch. What first launched in October 2012 as the Surface RT has been constantly iterated upon, and of course the Surface Pro line has evolved even faster. The Surface Pro… Go To Full Article

The US opens up on its use of phone surveillance hardware

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It seems as if we're not alone in thinking that America's spies may have trodden on a few too many civil liberties of late. That's why senior officials at the Justice Department are calling for a wide-ranging review of electronic… Go To Full Article

MSI Launches 8 New Socket FM2+ Motherboards for AMD "Godavari" APU

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MSI, world leading in motherboard design, is pleased to announce the launch of 8 new AMD FM2+/FM2 socket based motherboards supporting the latest AMD Godavari APU. These new models are available in ATX, micro-ATX, and mini-ATX form factors and are… Go To Full Article

Apple Watch diagnostic port: a goldmine for accessory makers

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Long before it officially existed, there were rumors that the Apple Watch had disappointing battery life. It wasn't long afterward that we started to hear companies were preparing to build external power packs to compensate. Thankfully, the folks ove...… Go To Full Article

Meerkat breaks up with Twitter, jumps into bed with Facebook instead

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If your social media startup uses Twitter as a link to the people, then you run the risk of getting your lifeline cut off should you get too popular. After all, Twitter tried to crowd Instagram out with Twitter Video,… Go To Full Article

AMD Radeon R9 380 Launched by PC OEM

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Earlier this day, HP announced its newest line of desktop PCs, one of which comes with a curious-sounding Radeon R9 380 graphics card. HP's product pages for its new desktops aren't active, yet, leaving us to only speculate on what… Go To Full Article

Samsung and Samsonite are working on smart luggage

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There have been more than a few efforts at smart luggage, but this is one you're likely going to notice. Samsung and Samsonite (appropriately enough) are teaming up to develop smart bags that will likely be easier to buy and… Go To Full Article

TSST TB050PA Portable Charger Review

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The TB050PA is another portable charger from Toshiba Samsung Storage Technology (TSST). It is essentially a lower capacity version of the TB100PA, with a smaller 5,000 mAh capacity. This means it is also cheaper at £24.99 – but is it… Go To Full Article

Microsoft is also bringing Swift to Windows 10

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One of the big news stories to come out of Build 2015 was the Objective C tools that Microsoft is introducing to welcome iOS developers to Windows 10. This is amazing news, but there's a small elephant in the room,… Go To Full Article

Facebook opens up Internet.org in wake of net neutrality concerns

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Led by Facebook but with backing from a number of other prominent tech companies, Internet.org has made slow but steady progress in a bid to connect underserved countries around the globe. However, despite its altruistic approach, the project has com... Go To Full Article

HP Announces the Next Wave of 2015 Back to School PCs

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HP today announced a new family of all-in-one desktop and tower PCs designed to fit beautifully in the home for back to school. The new desktop lineup offers customers power and flexibility to scale for next-level productivity and entertainment.… Go To Full Article

Super Flower Leadex Platinum 2000 W @ techPowerUp

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Super Flower meant to rock the boat and has without a doubt done so with the Leadex Platinum 2 kW that is only compatible with 230 VAC mains since a normal 115 VAC socket cannot deliver the amperes the unit… Go To Full Article

Mlais M7 Ready for Preorder on GearBest!

@ 2015/05/06 read/post comments(0)
GearBest just let us know that the brand new M7 MTK6752 smartphone from Mlais is ready to be pre-ordered. With this occasion, they have also shared their discount coupon with us: Make sure to check out the…

Your free Android apps talk to thousands of ad sites

@ 2015/05/04 read/post comments(0)
If you've used ad-sponsored Android apps, you've probably wondered where those ads are coming from, and whether or not there's anything to be worried about. According to French researchers, you have a reason to be cautious. They've found a way… Go To Full Article

Solar-powered grill cooks your food no matter the weather

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However much you may like grilling food on a warm day, you probably don't like dealing with gas tanks or other typical grill hassles... and most solar cookers won't help much if it's overcast outside. The upcoming GoSun Grill might… Go To Full Article

Gigabyte Z97X-UD5H-BK Motherboard Review

@ 2015/05/04 read/post comments(0)
igabyte Z97X-UD5H-BK Rev 1.0 motherboard is mostly black- expansion slots, PCB, passive sinks and a lot more than that. The motherboard maker claims that its Black Edition motherboards have gone through 168 hours of 'server grade durability' testing. On top… Go To Full Article

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