Cooler Master Novatouch TKL Gaming Keyboard Review

Others/Mice & Keyboards by stefan @ 2015-03-02 read/post comments()

The latest NovaTouch TKL keyboard from Cooler Master is featuring revised switches made in cooperation with Topre which can accommodate regular Cherry MX keycaps and the manufacturer has also included O-rings In order to prevent bottoming out and this way some of the noise is eliminated. read more

G.Skill Ripjaws 4 F4-3000C15Q-GRR 16GB Memory Kit Review

Memory by leeghoofd @ 2015-03-02 read/post comments()

With the release of Intel's high end X99 platform aka Haswell-E last year DDR4 became available for the big masses. Besides the massive available bandwidth these DDR4 modules can also pack a far higher density per stick. All this goodness is available at your disposal while requiring a mere 1.2-1.35Volts. Only drawback, as with each new technology at launch is the high retail price, Things have settled a bit and prices are slowly plummeting. Today we have a look at one of G.Skill enthusiast kits: the Ripjaws 4 F4-3000C15Q quad channel kit. While they have even faster kits in their lineup, ranging up to a massive 3400MHz out of the box. Today's reviewed 3000C15 kit has been heralded by many… read more

Xiaomi Mi4 64GB Smartphone Review

Mobile/Smart Phones by stefan @ 2015-02-24 read/post comments(0)

After testing a lot of aspects of the Mi4 smartphone which was the Xiaomi flagship of last year, we can consider ourselves quite impressed in terms of performance and the gap it has created over the mainstream models we have tested in the past is quite big. read more

Toshiba TransMemory-EX II USB 3.0 Flash Drive Review

Storage/Other by stefan @ 2015-02-22 read/post comments(0)

TransMemory-EX II is not a product to skip from Toshiba since it features very good transfer speeds when working with large files (confirmed from the performed benchmarks), a solid build and also comes with EX II Pad Locker, which adds value to the product. read more

NZXT DOKO PC Streaming Device Review

Others/Miscelleneous by stefan @ 2015-02-16 read/post comments(0)

DOKO is a new PC streaming device from NZXT which allows connecting peripherals remotely thanks to the USB Over IP technology and connects to our TV via HDMI (1080P@30Hz). For optimal experience, we are recommended to connect the DOKO directly to our router on a wired connection and the same thing must be said about the station we are streaming from; if the bandwidth is not sufficient because of an improper connection, we may experience desyncs or even artifacts. read more

Silicon Power Mobile X31 OTG USB 3.0 Flash Drive Review

Storage/Other by stefan @ 2015-02-13 read/post comments()

Silicon Power has recently introduced its lightweight mobile USB 3.0 OTG drive which can be used to transport and transfer data between multiple mobile devices and while its read speeds are pretty good, it falls a bit short on the writes; considering that the Android and Windows tablets which support this function are mostly USB 2.0, the lower write speeds should not be such a bit inconvenience, but when copying data from our PCs to the drive, we can see it lagging a bit. read more
Cooling/Water Cooling Corsair Hydro H110i GT CPU Cooler Review by leeghoofd @ 2015-02-10
Others/Miscelleneous Noreve iPad Air 2 Protective Cases Review by stefan @ 2015-02-06
Storage/Other Patriot Memory Supersonic Boost XT 64GB USB 3.0 Flash Drive Review by stefan @ 2015-02-04
Mobile/Tablets Apple iPad Air 2 16GB Tablet Review by stefan @ 2015-01-29
Others/All-in-one PC Shuttle Barebone XH97V Review by stefan @ 2015-01-28

Hardware or Gadgets/Multimedia news

[M] G.Skill Ripjaws 4 F4-3000C15Q-GRR 16GB Memory Kit Review

@ 2015/03/02 read/post comments(0)
With the release of Intel's high end X99 platform aka Haswell-E last year DDR4 became available for the big masses. Besides the massive available bandwidth these DDR4 modules can also pack a far higher density per stick. All this goodness… Go To Full Article

SilverStone Kublai KL05 Case Video Review

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"If you're in the market for a case that looks great, has lots of features and is affordable, you'll definitely want to checkout the SilverStone Kublai KL05 Case. There's space for lots of fans, radiators, drives, long video cards and… Go To Full Article

Nikon's latest lightweight DSLR is the D7200

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Over the past few weeks, Nikon has introduced two DSLRs: the D5500 and D810A. And it doesn't look like the company plans to slow down its rollout of new cameras. Now, Nikon is introducing the D7200, a successor to the… Go To Full Article

Nikon Coolpix P900 point-and-shoot has a monstrous 83x zoom

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If you're a fan of superzoom cameras, you may have to look no further than Nikon's Coolpix P900 to find the category's new king. This compact, yet powerful point-and-shoot features a remarkable 83x optical zoom, the equivalent of 24-200mm, which… Go To Full Article

SanDisk Unveils the World's Highest Capacity microSD Card

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SanDisk Corporation, a global leader in flash storage solutions, today introduced the 200GB SanDisk Ultra microSDXC UHS-I card, Premium Edition, the world's highest capacity microSD card for use in mobile devices. In just one year after introducing its record-breaking 128GB… Go To Full Article

SanDisk Announces iNAND 7132 e.MMC Storage with 1 Gbps Transfer Rates

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SanDisk Corporation, a global leader in flash storage solutions, today introduced the iNAND 7132 storage solution, the most advanced embedded storage solution from SanDisk to date. Designed for use in flagship mobile devices, the iNAND 7132 storage solution features SanDisk's… Go To Full Article

SanDisk Intros Two Smartphone-friendly Flash Drives

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SanDisk Corporation, a global leader in flash storage solutions, today introduced two new, innovative mobile memory solutions that help consumers manage and transfer content captured on their favorite devices. The company's first Dual USB Drive with Type C connector, ideal… Go To Full Article

SanDisk Intros First Memory Cards Designed for Dashcams

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SanDisk Corporation, a global leader in flash storage solutions, today introduced the company's first high endurance microSDXC memory card built to withstand up to 10,000 hours of Full HD Video recording. Leveraging its deep expertise in NAND… Go To Full Article

WD Red 5TB NAS (WD50EFRX) HDD Review

@ 2015/03/02 read/post comments(0)
NAS drive solution from WD and Seagate have been around for a while, and recently introduced two storage capacity variants- WD50EFRX 5TB and WD60EFRX 6TB. We're going to take a look at the 5TB Red Variant. To… Go To Full Article

This BMX bike sensor is ready to track your off-road adventures

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There's no shortage of bike sensors that will track your performance. However, they usually assume that you're on a garden variety road bike. What if your definition of biking involves BMX races or trick jumps? Never fear -- you now… Go To Full Article

HP Introduces the Spectre x360 Convertible PC

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HP today announced the HP Spectre x360, a 13.3 inch convertible PC that delivers an ultra-thin design, the quality customers expect, and performance to get things done. "Customers are looking for beautiful devices that deliver quality, versatility… Go To Full Article

MSI X99S MPower Motherboard Review

@ 2015/03/02 read/post comments(0)
MSI is a well known Hardware Manufacturer of both Graphics Cards and Motherboards. In this review we look at the new MSI X99S MPower for Intels Haswell-E. Go To Full Article

Withings' Activité fitness watches now talk to your Android phone

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If you've been aching to try Withings' Activité fitness watches but couldn't because you don't carry an iPhone, you can relax. The company has announced that both the original Activité and the Pop will support Android as of March 2nd.… Go To Full Article

Plextor M6e PCI Express SSD Review @ Vortez

@ 2015/03/02 read/post comments(0)
The M6e comes in two flavours, the vanilla M6e and the Black edition which is much more pleasing to the eye and encompasses a range of evolutions from the standard M6e we have for review today. That said, the standard… Go To Full Article

Apple iOS 8.2 could go live on Monday, iOS 8.3 expected soon too

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A new report published by BGR claims that Apple is going to begin rolling out the iOS 8.2 version to users as early as Monday and could then release the iOS 8.3 update soon after. BGR is claiming that Apple… Go To Full Article

The Apple Watch has a low-power mode that only tells the time

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If you're jonesing for an Apple Watch, you probably want to do a lot with it. But what if you're headed out to a party and would rather not risk staring at a dead screen when you're wondering how late… Go To Full Article

Samsung Galaxy S6 comes with Microsoft apps out of the box

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Those rumors that Samsung would reduce the glut of in-house software on the Galaxy S6, and include some of Microsoft's apps? They're at least partly true. Both the S6 and S6 edge will ship with a "Microsoft Apps" folder that… Go To Full Article

Thecus W4000 WSS NAS Review

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Thecus has come up with something new in the world of NAS with three models that are supplied with Windows Storage Server 2012 R2 Essentials. These NAS are described by Thecus as the ‘World’s first Windows Essential NAS’. Go To Full Article

Dolby's all-encompassing Atmos sound comes to virtual reality

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Virtual reality thrives on immersive sound, so it only makes sense that audio format makers should get involved, doesn't it? Dolby certainly thinks so. It's partnering with Jaunt to put its cinematic Atmos sound into VR content, starting with snippet... Go To Full Article

Samsung's new virtual reality headset works with the Galaxy S6

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The original Gear VR headset actually made a little headway, even getting picked up by Best Buy. Its main barrier to entry, aside from its $199 price point, is limited device compatibility: if you don't have a Galaxy Note 4,… Go To Full Article

Samsung's mobile payments service is coming this summer

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It's been just a couple of weeks since Samsung acquired mobile payments company LoopPay, but it's already to announce the payment service based on LoopPay's tech: Samsung Pay. The service works with NFC (like Apply Pay and Google Wallet) and… Go To Full Article

Lenovo rolls out new sub-$200 tablets, two with Dolby Atmos

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Lenovo might still be a little sore from the Superfish scandal that recently rocked its PC division, but thankfully the company's mobile arm has remained unharmed. And that's a good thing, because it's kicking off Mobile World Congress with the… Go To Full Article

Samsung Announces the Galaxy S 6 and S 6 Edge

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In recent times, Samsung has seen the erosion of their dominance in the Android ecosystem. The reasons for why this is are many, but at least some of the criticism has been focused on the products themselves. At the high… Go To Full Article

Here's what Project Ara phones will actually look like

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Sure, we've seen prototypes of Google's Project Ara before, but these dummy modules from Yezz mobile are as good a hint to how the phone might actually look in real life. We already saw how Google envisioned Ara will look,… Go To Full Article

Alcatel OneTouch Idol 3 can take phone calls even when upside down

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Yes, that's me holding a phone upside down while pretending to make a phone call. It may look silly, but that's exactly what the folks over at Alcatel OneTouch want to see going viral on the streets soon. What we… Go To Full Article

HTC's Grip fitness tracker is a promising, puzzling first step

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We're not entirely sure why HTC decided it needed to make a fitness tracker, but it did, and it has. The end result is the HTC Grip, a device that looks more than a little like one of Nike's FuelBands,… Go To Full Article

HTC One M9 preview: A battle between polish and progress

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It looks the same. That's the impression you'd probably get looking at the HTC One M9 for the first time. I felt that way too, at first. Thing is, HTC knows it's got a good thing going with its high-end… Go To Full Article

HTC takes aim at Fitbit and Jawbone with the Grip exercise tracker

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Remember that weird day at CES when HTC announced that it was partnering up with Under Armor, the fitness gear brand that would later buy popular health apps MyFitnessPal and Endomondo? Well, now we know what they've been working on… Go To Full Article

iPhone explodes in a man’s pocket

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Gives him second and third degree burns. It is not uncommon for mobile devices to cause hurt to their users. We use these devices extensively every single day and while they’re safe for the most part, sometimes we do get… Go To Full Article

HTC Announces VIVE, a Valve VR Headset, and Grip, a Fitness Band

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In addition to the HTC One M9, HTC is also launching the VIVE, a VR headset. While it may seem a bit strange that HTC is doing this, it makes sense once one realizes that the VIVE isn’t designed as… Go To Full Article

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