Hardware

  • Wait to see all Windows 8 hardware before you decide

    LG have are the latest in a growing list of hardware manufacturers to announce Windows 8 hardware. While some of you have already popped on a Surface RT, there’s a lot of new hardware on the way. Gone are the days of dull beige boxes being the boring smart...
  • WD Thunderbolt 2 VelociRaptors together for 10k RPM

    Western Digital have been strapping two drives in an external case for years, but never like this. The fastest WD My Book ever features 2 10,000 RPM Hard drives arranged in a system that offers RAID 0 for performance or RAID 1 for protection. There’s no point in having...
  • You can watch Twine live test battery life now

    Twine is one of the most successful Kickstarter projects of all time, originally asking for $35,000 they managed to raise more than half a million dollars from almost 4,000 backers. For those unfamiliar with Twine, it’s a small connected device designed to be “The simplest way to connect stuff...
  • SSD Shakedown: OCZ Vertex 2 vs OCZ Vertex 3 vs Crucial M4

    When it comes to upgrading something in your PC for the most noticeable performance gains, the SSD is probably the best place to start. Traditional platter based hard drives have served the PC masses for years now, but with cheaper production costs and huge technology investments, flash storage is...
  • DICE talks about Battlefield 3 and how it uses DirectX 11

    PAX 2011 has drawn to a close for this year and now the information and post-convention interviews are starting to flow out. One such interview with DICE Producer Patrick Liu by courtesy of GeForce features a lot of discussion on the unique lighting improvements and visual design afforded by...
  • Razer announces “Razer Blade” gaming laptop

    Gaming in the PC world is traditionally done on a bulky desktop system, spread across a number of monitors and conducted with the highest level of graphics cards. Well Razer is aiming to redefine what PC gaming actually means with the announcement of the Razer Blade, the worlds first...
  • Sorry Boxee Box, D-Links cheating on you, introducing Iomega TV.

    Digital Trends has a great post about a brand new hardware device from D-Link. While we seen a dedicated hardware set-top box with a cute-angled design from D-link in late 2010, D-Link aren’t stopping there. The Iomega TV set-top box has one significant difference – local store. Available in...
  • Review: Boxee Box

    Hardware A glossy black uniquely angled design certainly generates conversations.. Mission complete. The hardware is well built, D-link have done a great job, while small, the Boxee box actually is decently weighted, giving a solid feel. The bright green base is rubberised so it doesn’t scratch the surface its...
  • Review: Microsoft Arc Keyboard and Mouse

    Keyboard The Microsoft Arc Keyboard is unique in its styling and configuration. The name arc comes from the keyboards arc shape, curing up in the center which has 2 benefits, the first is that it’s supposed to match the natural configuration of the human hands, as well as being...
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