Corsair Voyager Air 2 Mobile Wireless Storage 1 TB Review

Storage/HDD by stefan @ 2014-10-30 read/post comments()

The portable Voyager Air 2 portable drive from Corsair is sporting wireless capabilities and also includes DLNA and Internet pass-through support. Inside it we have one 1TB 5400RPM from Toshiba and the whole system is powered by a large battery which can bring the usage time up to seven hours. read more

Pivos XIOS XS Entertainment Center Review

Others/All-in-one PC by stefan @ 2014-10-29 read/post comments()

The upgrade to the previous XIOS DS is now baptized XIOS XS and features a notably faster dual-core processor at 1.5GHz, 1GB RAM, a dual-core internal GPU at 500Mhz and also 8GB of internal NAND for storing the applications. The box is set to launch a customized XBMC release with an easy to use skin which can be always reverted to default and additional software can be always installed from the Google Play Store. read more

Silicon Power Mobile OTG X20 USB 2.0 Flash Drive Review

Storage/Other by stefan @ 2014-10-26 read/post comments()

The Silicon Power Mobile OTG X20 USB 2.0 Flash Drive is very compact, comes with 32GB of space for storing our multimedia content or other files and aids data transfer between the mobile devices and our PC. This product is also very affordable, so it can be found online for about $16. read more

ECS LIVA Mini PC Kit Review

Others/All-in-one PC by stefan @ 2014-10-20 read/post comments()

The mini PC kit ECS has offered is shipped in a DIY format, and incorporates a dual-core Intel Celeron processor, 2GB of RAM and 64GB of eMMC storage. The footprint of the product allows us to carry it anywhere and it can be even powered by an USB powerbank, if it can deliver at least 2.1 A. read more

Vivi wins MSI MOA 2014 Grand Final

Tradeshow & OC events by leeghoofd @ 2014-10-17 read/post comments()

It is that time of the year again, when the best overclockers of the world gather in the center of hardware, Taipei City for the yearly clash at MSI's Master Overclocking Arena. MOA 2014 is spread out over two days: on day one aka the Classic Battle, the overclockers work with hardware provided by the present sponsors: MSI, Intel, Kingston, G.Skill, Cooler Master, ViewSonic and SteelSeries. Day two, the No Limits Battle has the goal to break as many World Records with, of course, MSI hardware. read more


Others/Miscelleneous by stefan @ 2014-10-15 read/post comments()

The newest reincarnation of the COOKOO watch features numerous improvements and now the watches are split in two different categories, the Sporty Chic Collection but also the Urban Explorer Collection. Thanks to the simplified notification system and Bluetooth LE, the internal battery can last up to one full year and it can be replaced by simply removing the back cover with a familiar CR2032 model. read more
Others/Mice & Keyboards COUGAR 700M Aluminum Gaming Mouse Review by stefan @ 2014-10-13
Mobile/Smart Phones Elephone G3 Smartphone Review by stefan @ 2014-10-10
Videocards/VGA Reviews HIS R9 290X iPower IceQ X2 Turbo 4GB GDDR5 Video Card Review by stefan @ 2014-10-09
Others/All-in-one PC Giada D2308U Mini-PC Review by stefan @ 2014-10-07
Videocards/VGA Reviews Gigabyte AMD Radeon R9 285 WindForce OC Video Card Review by stefan @ 2014-10-06

Hardware or Gadgets/Multimedia news

Andy Rubin is leaving Google after leading its Android and robot projects

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Just a year ago we learned Andy Rubin had shifted his focus at Google from Android to working with robots, like the ones from its acquisition Boston Dynamics, but tonight reports indicate he is leaving the company entirely. The Information… Go To Full Article

The Evil Within Demo

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There is a three chapter demo for The Evil Within on Steam today. If you like the game enough to buy it, you get to keep all the progress you made in the demo. Starting October 30th, you'll be able… Go To Full Article

MSI Unveils World's First Gaming Laptop With a Mechanical Keyboard

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MSI Computer Corp, a leading manufacturer of computer hardware products and solutions, unveils the GT80 Titan, the world's first gaming laptop with a mechanical keyboard. First of its kind, MSI's GT80 Titan ushers the future of gaming… Go To Full Article

Fractal Design Core 3300 @ techPowerUp

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The Core X3 series, Fractal Design's entry level line of cases, now includes the Core 3300 looking to deliver what the enthusiast on a budget is gunning for. Throwing itself into the hardest-fought-over case segment, it'll be interesting to see… Go To Full Article

Gigabyte X99 SOC Force Overclocking Motherboard Review @ Hardware Asylum

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In this review we will be looking at a new motherboard from Gigabyte called the X99 SOC Force. The SOC stands for Super OverClock and is designed for hardware enthusiasts who like to tweak and tune their systems for the… Go To Full Article

Don't call Timex's Ironman One GPS+ a 'smartwatch'

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The last time we thought about Timex, we were still using landlines and adjusting the tracking on the VCR so that Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: The Secret of the Ooze would display properly. Remember "Indiglo"? That's still a thing,… Go To Full Article

I typed my entire BlackBerry Passport review on the phone's tiny keyboard

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Apparently I'm a masochist. That's an odd way to begin a review. But to give BlackBerry's latest handset, the Passport, as thorough a review as possible, I decided to type the entire thing from the phone itself. My twisted idea… Go To Full Article

ASUS ROG Maximus VII Impact Motherboard Review

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ASUS ROG Maximus VII Impac is a mini ITX form form factor Motherboard packed with features. You find everything from ROG SupremeFX Audio, 6Gbps SATA, Sonic Radar II, PCI Express 3.0 x16 and much more! Go To Full Article

James Cameron thinks current VR technology is 'a yawn'

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Coming from the man who created Terminator and Avatar, two of the most highly recognized sci-fi franchises, you'd think James Cameron would be excited about the rise of virtual reality in the past couple of years. But not so fast.… Go To Full Article

New Philips monitor serves up 4K on a 40" VA panel

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Ever thought 32" 4K displays were just not big enough? Then Philips has you covered. As TFT Central reports, the company has unveiled a 4K monitor with a monster 40" panel size—and no, it's not a mislabeled TV. The Philips… Go To Full Article

Gold Moto 360 makes a brief appearance at Amazon

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When it comes to jewelry, some folks prefer gold to silver. After debuting its Moto 360 smartwatch in black and silver options, it appears a champagne-hued model is on the way from Motorola. Tipped a brief appearance on Amazon, the… Go To Full Article

Yosemite Hackintosh with UniBeast and MultiBeast

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Those who are eager to try out OS X Yosemite on any compatible Intel-based PC can follow a simple guide to install the same using UniBeast tool. The UniBeast tool creates a bootable installer via downloaded version of OS X… Go To Full Article

Corsair H1500 Review at HardwareHeaven

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"Corsair recently rebranded their gaming arm and today we take a look at one of their initial headsets in our Corsair Gaming H1500 Review." Go To Full Article

Apple SIM for iPhone is not on the cards

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The privilege will remain exclusive to the iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 for now. Even though it didn’t mention this at the event where iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 were unveiled, the two new tablets come… Go To Full Article

UK government to offer free wi-fi

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The government has a plan to offer free wi-fi in over 1,000 public buildings across the UK in a bid to make everything a little more accessible. According to the Telegraph, we’ll soon have free wi-fi offered… Go To Full Article

Microsoft's first smartwatch is focused on fitness

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The rumors were right: Microsoft did have a smartwatch in the pipeline for the holiday season. Curiously, though, the new Microsoft Band isn't an everything-but-the-kitchen sink device like its Android Wear and Apple Watch counterparts. Rather, the Band seems to… Go To Full Article

Parallel worlds really do exist

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It seems that the dreams of sci-fi writers have a basis in science because academics have come up with a new theory based on the existence of parallel universes. The scientists, at Griffith University, claim that they’ve… Go To Full Article

Samsung's 3G-ready Gear S watch reaches the US November 7th Engadget by Jon Fingas Y

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Itching to strap Samsung's 3G-equipped Gear S smartwatch on your wrist? If you're in the US, you'll only have to wait one more week. The cellular-capable timepiece is now officially slated to reach American stores on November 7th, including Best… Go To Full Article

Google makes Play Books more student friendly

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Google's latest Play Books update for Android makes the app a lot easier to use for reading non-fiction e-books. See, Play Books is perfect if you're just reading something from cover to cover. But if you're using it to read… Go To Full Article

Here’s what caused iOS 8.0.1 to kill cell reception on your iPhone

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An Apple executive has explained the reason behind this bug-riddled update. A few weeks back when Apple released iOS 8.0.1 for supported iPhone, iPad and iPod touch models millions of users around the world jumped on the update. However as… Go To Full Article

Analyst predicts iPhone 6 will outsell Galaxy Note 4 10-to-1

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This won’t be music to Samsung’s ears. We often see comparisons of how Samsung’s products perform in the market as compared to Apple’s iPhones. Samsung retains its crown of the world’s largest smartphone vendor only because it makes and sells… Go To Full Article

NASA finds the smoking crater left by its crashed dust probe

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NASA just spotted a needle in a haystack: the remains of the lunar dust probe LADEE, which was deliberately crashed into the dark side of the moon last year. The satellite was launched from Wallops Island a year ago to… Go To Full Article

LG slims smartphone bezels to a virtually non-existent 0.7mm

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You might talk about how much you hate large bezels, but LG is actually doing something about it. It just unveiled a 5.3-inch, 1080p LCD display with 0.7mm bezels, less than the width of a credit card. The Korean company… Go To Full Article

Corsair Introduces Ultralight Corsair Gaming Sabre RGB Mice

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Sabre RGB Mice launched at PAX Australia, available with optical or laser sensors FREMONT, Calif. — October 30, 2014 — Corsair Gaming, a division… Go To Full Article adds collaboration, sharing features to its to-do app

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Productivity-focused app, which is available on iOS, Android and the web, has gained popularity largely because, well, it helps people get things done. But, with households and businesses being about more than just one particular user, the... … Go To Full Article

Synology DS415+ Review: DSM on Intel Rangeley

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Synology recently launched the DS415+, their first Intel Rangeley-based NAS. This 4-bay NAS, targeted towards SMBs and SOHOs, finally brings about hardware accelerated encryption capabilities to DSM in the desktop tower form factor. The Rangeley platform also provides a host… Go To Full Article

iPads still cash cow for Apple, as Air 2 bill of materials starts at $275

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A recent teardown has revealed the iPad Air 2 comes with more RAM, a better processor but smaller battery than its predecessor, and now a second disassemble operation explores the impact on the 9.7 incher’s production costs. It should come… Go To Full Article

MSI Unleashes the X99S MPower Motherboard

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MSI, world leading in motherboard technology, is pleased to announce its release of the MSI X99S MPOWER motherboard. After MSI launched its X99S XPOWER AC motherboard on August the 29th it's now time for its brother, the X99S MPOWER motherboard,… Go To Full Article

Google releases its souped-up bookmarks manager for Chrome... again

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We've caught glimpses of Google's new image-rich bookmarks system for Chrome a couple of times in the past, and now it's back with a new name, but not much in the way of new features. The extension formerly known as… Go To Full Article

UK NHS keeps Windows XP on life support

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NHS Trusts are insisting on keeping Windows XP machines despite concerns that they are about as secure as a celeb’s naked picture on the iCloud and have cost £5.5 million from Microsoft to support. According to Citrix,… Go To Full Article

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