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Review: Intel's NUC (D54250WYK )

by Blogger ‎03-14-2014 01:58 PM - edited ‎03-15-2014 05:30 PM

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Intel's NUC (Next Unit of Computing) is a kit-based 4" x 4" micro-PC that's small, efficient and powerful and extremely versatile in terms of where and how it can be used.

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Overview: Demystifiying Google's Chromebooks

by Blogger on ‎03-14-2014 08:58 AM - last edited on ‎03-27-2014 11:42 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Google's Chromebook is one of the most enduring products to come out of the search, software and mobile giant's laboratories. Already on its third generation, the Chromebook has come down in price, grown in certain features, plus is now available in a number of increasing model sizes and form factors. Let's see what this is all about.

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Picking the right laptop for your business.

by Blogger on ‎03-09-2014 11:05 AM - last edited on ‎03-10-2014 04:27 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Shopping for a laptop can be tricky. There are several different sub-categories and specifications that can seem like a bit of a mine field if you’re at all unsure. It can really help to have some idea as to what you’re looking for when you start shopping so you can eliminate the unsuitable options and focus on what will make the most difference to you personally. Shopping for a laptop that you intend to use for business is no exception. It might surprise some to learn that there are whole ranges of laptops designed specifically with business use in mind. Let’s take a look at some of the factors you should consider when shopping for a business laptop.

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When and why you need to upgrade your video card

by Blogger on ‎02-02-2014 09:33 AM - last edited on ‎02-03-2014 11:37 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

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If you’re into PC gaming you’ll understand just how important a good graphics card can be to the experience. It can be such a crucial component to your PC gaming rig that often gamers will spend as much on a new video card upgrade as they spent on the rest of the components they use combined. With video cards playing such a crucial role, it can be tough knowing when it is just the right time to upgrade and how exactly to make that decision. Today we’ll take a look at some of the factors involved in that decision, and some options for your new GPU.

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Review: Sony VAIO FLIP 14"

by Blogger on ‎02-01-2014 10:35 AM - last edited on ‎05-16-2014 10:54 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

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When the Sony VAIO Flip 14 landed on my desk I wasn’t quite sure what to expect. I knew It was one of the new hybrid style machines that could be used as both a notebook PC or a tablet but I didn’t know too much beyond that. I’ve used hybrid style machines before but as soon as I took this one out of the box I could tell I was in for a treat. From the aluminum finish to the smooth feeling transformation, this machine just screams style and quality.

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Desktop computers as media central for the whole family

by Blogger on ‎12-16-2013 08:19 PM - last edited on ‎02-26-2014 02:58 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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If you have a desktop computer at home that may even have the designation of being the “family computer”, then you might want to utilize it as media repository that you can not only watch content on, but stream from as well. Adding a pair of Bluetooth speakers or a Sonos speaker means music playback can be pushed to another room. And the right app on your smartphone or tablet can bring that content to you anywhere in your home.

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Two great laptops to please anyone on your holiday gift list.

by Blogger on ‎11-24-2013 10:32 AM - last edited on ‎11-25-2013 02:19 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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It can certainly be a challenge to pick out the right laptop as a gift for someone. Everybody has different needs and there are so many different computers to choose from, each with its own personality and specifications. Today we’ll take a look at two such options (the Asus X551CA 15.6" laptop and the HP Pavilion 15.6" laptop) and see how each is suited to different recipients on your holiday gift list.

 

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Breaking the Myths of 4K TV

by Blogger on ‎11-18-2013 08:29 AM - last edited on ‎03-10-2014 04:05 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

You've probably heard good and bad things about 4K or "Ultra HD" TVs.  Some of the bad stuff is even true!  But things are changing all the time in technology, and what you heard even last season about 4K may not still be accurate.  Let's fact-check a few of the myths, shall we?

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Gifts For the Tech-Savvy Diva

by Blogger on ‎11-15-2013 04:34 AM - last edited on ‎02-26-2014 03:32 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Searching for the perfect gift to wow that tech-savvy diva of yours? Look no further. If she’s someone like me who closely follows tech trends and is a big fan of electronics, the pressure is on. Whether the gift is for your wife, mom, girlfriend, sister, daughter, niece, cousin, or friend, this blog post has you covered. With so many hot gadgets on the market, it’s tough to know where to even begin looking! But not to worry, here is my list of the top 5 "must-have" gadgets that will truly impress her.

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An introduction to IPS monitors

by Blogger on ‎11-10-2013 11:28 AM - last edited on ‎05-26-2014 03:54 PM by Administrator

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If you’ve heard anybody talking about computer displays lately, chances are you’ve heard a mention of IPS monitors. It’s the hottest new trend in computer monitors right now but like most new trends, not everyone really understands what it is all about and why they should even care. Today we’ll take a quick look at IPS technology and get rid of some of the mystery surrounding it.

 

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CyberPowerPC gaming computers

by Blogger on ‎11-09-2013 11:19 AM

10274303.jpgThis is a pretty big time for gamers right now. We’ve got loads of great games coming out this holiday season, with lots of new consoles on the horizon too. It’s the ideal time to shop for a new gaming PC as gamers jump into a new generation. CyberPowerPC has a pretty big line of purpose-built gaming machines with a pretty broad price range to suit any budget. It can often be tricky to balance performance and budget, but CyberPowerPC does all that work for you. All their machines seem to achieve a solid balance between the two.

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Review: Thermaltake Water 2.0 Pro

by Blogger on ‎10-19-2013 01:32 PM - last edited on ‎10-21-2013 09:04 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

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What was once a daunting upgrade fit only for the brave and technologically bold, now anybody can do in a few minutes. Thermaltake's Water 2.0 Pro makes upgrading your PC with a water-cooled system a breeze, giving users all the advantage of watercooling without risk or hastle. 

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Review: Zotac GeForce GTX770 AMP! Edition Video Card

by Blogger on ‎10-19-2013 10:48 AM - last edited on ‎10-21-2013 09:06 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Zotac's GeForce GTX770 AMP! Edition video card comes factory overclocked with sheer power under the hood that no game coming out any time soon will pose any sort of challenge to it, even when set to highest graphical quality. If you're looking for a new video card to get you through the surge of great new PC games coming our way, this card is a very strong candidate worth your attention. 

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Windows 8.1 - Out today!

by Blogger ‎10-17-2013 03:38 PM - edited ‎10-19-2013 05:22 AM

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Windows 8.1 is available today as a free update to existing Windows 8 users. Now is a great time to upgrade. Its an easy and quick way to take your Windows experience to the next level.

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Review: Kobo Aura HD 6.8" eReader

by Blogger on ‎10-12-2013 08:55 AM - last edited on ‎10-31-2013 03:58 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Kobo’s new Aura is a great 6” e-Reader suitable for reading day or night. It has a high quality illuminated e-Ink screen with intuitive touch controls. At first glance it may not be the flashiest gadget you could buy but that is one of the aspects of the Aura that makes it so great. If you’ve ever considered picking up an e-Reader, or your existing reader is starting to show its age, you really owe it to yourself to take a look at the Kobo Aura.

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