Brando Nexus 7 II Protective Accessories Presentation

Storage/Other by stefan @ 2014-09-15 read/post comments()

Brando has made available to Nexus 7 (2013) a lot of protective cases, screens and various accessories in order to use the product optimally while keeping it in mint conditions. All these are offered at low prices when compared to established brands and their quality has been increased quite a lot since our latest check-up. read more

UMI C1 Smartphone Review

Mobile/Smart Phones by stefan @ 2014-09-11 read/post comments(0)

UMI have prepared another affordable but large-diagonal smartphone with 1280x720 resolution; we could also mention the 1.3GHz MTK6582 quad-core SoC which is paired with 1GB of RAM and 16GB of ROM, support for microSDHC cards in order to expand storage space and also one 8MP Sony camera which is also found with the Nexus 5. read more

Fractal Core 1100 Computer Case Review

Cases & PSU/Cases by leeghoofd @ 2014-09-08 read/post comments()

Fractal introduced the new Core series at Computex 2014; instead of having a booth at the infamous Nangang Hall, they unraveled the different Core versions at the Hyatt Hotel. In a similar trend as other enclosure manufacturers the focus point is on very affordable cases, a challenge as affordable usually goes hand in hand with making compromises. MadShrimps has already reviewed several 50 dollar cases, though with the Core 1100 Fractal goes even a few notches lower with a street price of a whopping low 35 dollars. Can Fractal maintain their typical stylish look and professional build quality even at this price level? Let us pop the box and explore the Fractal Core 1100 mATX case. read more

Shuttle Barebone XS35V4 Review

Others/All-in-one PC by stefan @ 2014-09-05 read/post comments()

The latest X35V4 model from Shuttle integrates one energy-efficient J1900 quad-core Intel SoC which features Ivy Bridge Graphics and inside the enclosure we can also house one 2.5’’ HDD/SSD, up to 8GB DDR3L SODIMM, a slim optical drive or with an extra adapter we can install a secondary 2.5’’ storage drive. All system runs on passive ventilation, so no extra noise is generated from the inside. read more

CORSAIR Graphite 380T Computer Case Review

Cases & PSU/Cases by leeghoofd @ 2014-09-02 read/post comments(0)

During Computex 2014, Corsair have shown their latest additions to their gaming enclosures. Besides the Carbide Air 250, a shrinked version of their popular 540 Air Cube case, Corsair jumped on the ultra portable mITX gaming enclosures band wagon with the new Graphite 380T, a futuristic design with rounded corners, featuring a big carrying handle and designed to support long graphics cards with ease. With the build-in 3 speed fan controller and room for up to five fans this little case could ultimately cool your mini gaming powerhouse. If this hasn't drawn your attention, maybe one of the flashy color schemes will. Time to open the package and show what this case has got in its margin... read more

Corsair Flash Voyager GTX USB 3.0 128GB Flash Drive Review

Storage/Other by stefan @ 2014-09-01 read/post comments()

Corsair has gone even further in terms of performance by including a SSD controller inside their latest USB Flash Drive; this way the Voyager GTX USB 3.0 was born and features a nice brushed aluminum chassis for a sturdy design and is available in both 128GB and 256GB variants. read more
CPU Intel Octacore i7-5960X Haswell-E Review Part I by leeghoofd @ 2014-08-29
Cooling/CPU Cooling CRYORIG R1 Universal CPU Cooler Review by jmke @ 2014-08-25
Videocards/VGA Reviews HIS R9 290 iPower IceQ X2 OC 4GB GDDR5 Video Card Review by stefan @ 2014-08-25
Storage/SSD Crucial MX100 256GB Solid State Drive Review by stefan @ 2014-08-21
Storage/NAS Thecus N2310 Soho/Home NAS Server Review by stefan @ 2014-08-19

Hardware or Gadgets/Multimedia news

Google Fiber proves it's serious about fast internet with a new leader

@ 2014/09/18 read/post comments(0)
Worried that Google Fiber would just be a momentary fascination for the folks in Mountain View? Don't be. Google has confirmed to the Wall Street Journal that it recently hired Dennis Kish, one of Qualcomm's bigger senior vice presidents, to… Go To Full Article

Apple's iOS 8 is now available for you to download

@ 2014/09/18 read/post comments(0)
Apple's iOS 8 may not look too different from the version that preceded it, but trust us: there are plenty of new bits and bobs to get familiar with once you start poking around. Now that you've had some time… Go To Full Article

Cougar 700M Gaming Mouse @ OCmodshop

@ 2014/09/18 read/post comments(0)
The design of the Cougar 700M has a similar "cyborg" look that new mice from Corsair and Mad-Catz are using. The body of this mouse is solid aluminum. Go To Full Article

Foxconn employee allegedly stole iPhone 6 shells from assembly line

@ 2014/09/18 read/post comments(0)
The employee has been detained by Chinese police. It is no secret that countless iPhone 6 shells were leaked online before Apple even announced its new iPhones. Shells of both 4.7-inch iPhone 6 and 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus were making… Go To Full Article

XOTIC PC Launches new PHANTOM X1 Intel i7 Gaming Laptop

@ 2014/09/18 read/post comments(0)
September 16, 2014 - XOTIC PC has served the needs of gamers, designers and business owners since 1999 with custom built laptop and desktop PC's. XOTIC PC is very excited to announce a new gaming laptop to its family of… Go To Full Article

iPhone 6 Plus RAM maxes out at 1GB

@ 2014/09/18 read/post comments(0)
The larger iPhone 6 model doesn’t appear to have more RAM under the hood. It doesn’t look like Apple has followed through on fans’ wishes for more RAM in its smartphones. Most rivals that are in the same category as… Go To Full Article

Custom mechanical switches line Logitech's G910 gaming keyboard

@ 2014/09/18 read/post comments(0)
Logitech is the latest keyboard maker with its own mechanical switch design. The proprietary Romer-G switches have the same 45-g actuation force as Cherry MX red and brown switches, but their 1.5-mm actuation point is slightly shallower, which should make… Go To Full Article

New 'Facebook For Rich People' Costs Just $9,000 To Join

@ 2014/09/18 read/post comments(0)
Bust out your wallet and get ready to say goodbye to all your peasant friends on Facebook! Netropolitian is finally here! Netropolitan is a new social network that bills itself as "the online country club for people with more money… Go To Full Article

More women play vid games than men

@ 2014/09/18 read/post comments(0)
Research from the Internet Advertising Bureau (IAB) claims more women now play video games than men. The trend is being driven by 25-44 year old women downloading trivia games and free puzzle games, the IAB said.… Go To Full Article

ASUS Z97-A (Intel LGA 1150) @ techPowerUp

@ 2014/09/18 read/post comments(0)
Looking for an affordable, yet highly-featured Z97 board? ASUS has the board for you! The ASUS Z97-A is ASUS' mainstream Z97 product, yet you might wonder about whether ASUS made a mistake with the price once you get one and… Go To Full Article

Antec H2O 950 Cooler

@ 2014/09/18 read/post comments(0)
The Antec H2O 950 arrived Technic3D. See you in the following Review the H2O 950 CPU-Cooler with one 120mm Fan and 120mm Radiator compared with many other Cooler on a Intel Core i5 4670k CPU. Go To Full Article

Roccat Ryos MK Pro Mechanical Keyboard Review @ Modders-Inc

@ 2014/09/18 read/post comments(0)
The Ryos MK Pro is a mechanical keyboard that features per-key LED lighting that can be customized as the user sees fit. The keyboard also features dual 32-bit ARM Cortex processors and sports 2MB of flash memory. Go To Full Article

MediaTek's new chips save your precious time

@ 2014/09/18 read/post comments(0)
While Opera Max is slowly making official launches around the world, this cloud-based data-compression service has just nabbed another partner -- and it's a pretty big one, too. Today, the Norwegian company announced that MediaTek will be embedding... … Go To Full Article

Logitech Targets Home Automation Play with Harmony Living Home Lineup

@ 2014/09/18 read/post comments(0)
The increasing popularity of home automation (HA) equipment has fueled the Internet of Things (IoT) revolution. However, the low barrier to entry (there are innumerable crowdfunded projects in this space) has resulted in a very fragmented ecosystem. Interoperability is a… Go To Full Article

The New Motorola Moto X (2nd Gen) Review

@ 2014/09/18 read/post comments(0)
While I talked about Motorola’s issues in the launch article for the new Moto X, it’s well worth repeating. Motorola has been through a lot these past few years. Once the iconic symbol of Android with their Droid smartphones, Motorola… Go To Full Article

Amazon lets Kindle Voyage e-reader with 300 ppi display out of the bag

@ 2014/09/18 read/post comments(0)
The second-generation Kindle Paperwhite e-reader turned one earlier this month, and the latest iterations of the Fire tablet series are nearing their first anniversary too, so it shouldn’t come as a surprise we’re starting to catch wind of possible sequels.… Go To Full Article

Fujifilm packs a ton of power in the X30 point-and-shoot

@ 2014/09/18 read/post comments(0)
The highlight for Fujifilm at this year's Photokina is undoubtedly the X100T and its brilliant hybrid viewfinder, but the X30 point-and-shoot is also not to be missed. Internally, the $599 compact is nearly identical to its predecessor, the X20, with...… Go To Full Article

Patriot EP Series Micro SD Card (32 GB) Review

@ 2014/09/18 read/post comments(0)
When it comes to flash storage, it seems as though each day we see a significant milestone reached, especially when it comes to the reduced size of today’s flash modules. As this trend continues, camera and camcorder manufactures quickly adapt… Go To Full Article

Silicon Motion Announces the Fastest Single-Channel UHS-II SD Card Controller

@ 2014/09/18 read/post comments(0)
Silicon Motion Technology Corporation, a global leader in designing and marketing NAND flash controllers for solid-state storage devices, today introduced the SM2704, the world's fastest single-channel UHS-II SD card controller solution. The SM2704 supports the highest-level SD card standards: UHS-II… Go To Full Article

Cooler Master Hyper 612 V2 CPU Cooler Review

@ 2014/09/18 read/post comments(0)
Cooler Master is well known for its ‘Hyper’ series of CPU coolers, which tend to promise excellent cooling performance at a low price. Today we will be looking at the latest addition to the range, the Hyper 612 V2 –… Go To Full Article

COUGAR Launches 700K Feature-Rich, Aluminum Gaming Keyboard

@ 2014/09/18 read/post comments(0)
COUGAR, leading eSports and computer peripherals brand has launched a cutting-edge aluminum keyboard which has already managed to win the 2014 iF International Design Award. COUGAR has invested two years of intense work in designing what is arguably the best… Go To Full Article

Facebook's rumored 'Moments' app will help you share privately

@ 2014/09/18 read/post comments(0)
Facebook's megaphone-like approach to sharing makes it less than ideal for more private missives. Sharing private images or jokes with select people is something of a test of nerves. One slip of a drop-down menu, and your intimate photo could… Go To Full Article

Noctua NH-D15 Heatpipe Tower CPU Cooler Review @

@ 2014/09/18 read/post comments(0)
The Noctua NH-D15 heatpipe tower CPU cooler is a beast that is ready to tame the heat from any of today's high powered processors. With six heatpipes, two towers of cooling fins, and the ability to support a pair of… Go To Full Article

Create your own Moto X: Moto Maker now available in the UK

@ 2014/09/18 read/post comments(0)
Motorola's new Moto X might not be sale in the UK yet, but that isn't stopping the company from letting customers create their own designs ahead of its release. Today, for the first time, Brits can get to grips with… Go To Full Article

Apple censors unsightly bulge in iPhone 6

@ 2014/09/18 read/post comments(0)
It seems that the fruity cargo cult Apple has been taking a leaf from the Stalinist handbook and is re-touching pictures that are a little difficult for its fanboys to swallow. The iPhone 6 has an unsightly… Go To Full Article

Logitech Unveils the G910 Orion Spark RGB Mechanical Keyboard

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Logitech, a leading innovator of gaming peripherals, today announced the Logitech G910 Orion Spark RGB Mechanical Keyboard. The keyboard features Logitech's exclusive new Romer-G mechanical switches, offering 25 percent faster actuation than any other mechanical switch, improved durability and intelligent… Go To Full Article

Corsair Graphite 780T Tower PC Case Review

@ 2014/09/18 read/post comments(0)
On September 10th Corsair released what they consider the true successor of the 600T, the 780T. This new full tower uses the same curved design as the 600T and includes a large side panel window. However, being a full tower… Go To Full Article

Yes, Unreal Engine 4 is coming to Samsung Gear VR too

@ 2014/09/17 read/post comments(0)
The latest game development toolkit from Epic Games supports Oculus Rift and Sony's Project Morpheus, but what about virtual or augmented reality on mobile devices? That's coming, too -- and apparently pretty soon. Road to VR has noticed that on...… Go To Full Article

Cosmos for Android lets you browse the web via SMS

@ 2014/09/17 read/post comments(0)
In many parts of the world where LTE and 3G aren't as accessible, something like the Cosmos browser for Android could be incredibly cheap and useful. This upcoming Android app, you see, doesn't need data to work -- you simply… Go To Full Article

Behold the new cameraphone king – Panasonic DMC-CM1

@ 2014/09/17 read/post comments(0)
Since the past 2-3 years, the stress on camera phones has declined and tangible improvements in camera quality is not something most manufacturers are concentrating on. Apple, for example, has been using the 8MP camera for four generations now. And… Go To Full Article

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