Regardless of how fast the adoption of Virtual Reality happens, 2016 could be remembered as the ‘year of VR’, where a lot of companies will have to change their own design in order to create a VR experience. Adoption of VR requires significant changes to the product lineup, and the approaches could not be more different. Oculus Rift is based around stationary position, HTC Vive Pre bases itself around a living room experience (with unfortunate wires), Microsoft HoloLens concept has a whole on-your-head computer (but also requires a hook up to a very powerful multi-GPU server), etc. Regardless of what you may think about VR, the fact is that this
You Need a USB Sound Card: Creative Sound Blaster Omni Surround 5.1 USB Reviewed
The Creative Sound Blaster Omni Surround 5.1 USB soundcard is a shining example of what an external sound card these days should be.
LaCie Announces The Mirror Portable Hard Drive
Today LaCie announced the Mirror portable hard drive that is encased in mirrored Corning Gorilla Glass.
CES 2015: LaCie Announces The New Rugged RAID Mobile Drive
Today LaCie announced the Rugged RAID mobile drive featuring user selectable RAID 0 or RAID 1 configuration.
CES 2015: Seagate Launches The New Seven Portable Hard Drive
Seagate Technology PLC (NASDAQ:STX) today announced the launch of a new ultra-slim external hard drive that holds 500GB of data while only being 7mm thick.
ResMed S+: High Tech Help for Good Night’s Sleep
For over 25 years ResMed has been providing medical equipment for sleep-disorder breathing. They are clearly not a johnny-come-lately, jumping on the latest hi-tech bandwagon. This fall ResMed introduced the S+, a no-contact sleep tracking device developed for the consumer. This differs greatly from wearables such as the Basis Peak and the Jawbone UP systems that promise to track sleep as well as steps, calories, and activity. The ResMed S+ uses a combination of respiratory and biomotion sensors that not only monitor your motion and breathing while you sleep, but the temperature, light and noise in your bedroom as well. In addition to the biomotion
Asus Rampage V Extreme: An Overclocking Monster
Asus’s Rampage V Extreme show why it is the king of the X99 motherboards with its sunning performance and the unbeatable uncore/cache overclocking.
Tt eSports Challenger Prime Gaming Keyboard Reviewed
The new Tt eSports Challenger Prime keyboard proves that it is a feature packed entry-level motherboard that costs much less than you would think.
Samsung's New SE790C: A 34" Curved Ultra-WQHD Monitor
Samsung just announced the SE790C, a 32″ top of the line curved Ultra-WQHD monitor
Tt eSports Ventus Gaming Mouse: Cool Down Your Hand
Tt eSports Ventus is a budget gaming mouse that is small on price but big on customization and handling. The vented design works to keep the hand cool.
Schiit Audio Introduces The Fulla USB DAC/Amp
Schiit Audio’s “Fulla” promises rich and crisp sound, and is made from US-sourced components too.
Cougar Introduces the 600K Gaming Keyboard
Cougar unveiled today the 600K mechanical keyboard, which offers something cheaper than its 700k at a lower cost.
BitFenix Prodigy M: High Quality In A Small Size
The BitFenix Prodigy M is a beautiful small form factor case that fits mATX and mini-ITX motherboards. The case may be small but it is very high quality.
MHL Alt Mode Enables HDMI Through USB Type-C
MHL is enabling users to connect their laptops and other mobile devices with USB Type-C to their TVs thanks to their new MHL Alt Mode standard.
Gigabyte GA-F2A88XN-WIFI : The Start Of A HTPC
We take a look at the Gigabyte GA-F2A88XN-WIFI and see how it does as a choice for a HTPC build .
Keyssa's Kiss Connectivity Looks to Kill Connectors
Keyssa is promising that their new Kiss Connectivity technology will enable mobile devices to transmit data without any connectors or cables anywhere.
Visiontek releases new USB Pocket SSDs
Visiontek released its brand new USB Pocket SSDs today in both 120GB and 240GB versions.
Anker 5-port 40w 8a Family Sized USB Charger Reviewed
Anker aims to help cut down your power adapter clutter with its 40W (8A) 5-port family sized USB charger with PowerIQ™.
One Cable to Rule Them All: USB Type C With DisplayPort Alt Mode
After just recently announcing the DisplayPort 1.3 standard, VESA has today announced yet another major step forward for the entire electronics industry. VESA, the governing body behind DisplayPort Alt actually has been working with the USB 3.0 promoter group to integrate the new DisplayPort Alt protocols into the new USB Type C connector due to be implemented in future computers and mobile devices. The brilliance of this partnership and announcement is that it combines the simplicity of USB Type C with the interoperability of DisplayPort across various standards and connectors. Remember, USB Type C is the USB IF’s own third standard connector (in addition to A
Kingston’s Fury USB Drive: A Solid, Robust Storage Solution
HyperX, (a division of Kingston) recently released its new series of flash drives, the HyperX Fury USB 3.0 Flash Drive line. The flash drives are designed to appeal to budget-conscious gamers and enthusiasts, while providing solid performance. This review will be taking a look at the 64 GB version of the drive (model number HXF30/64GB). The Fury drive feels solid in the hand. It has a lanyard loop on the back to attach to a lanyard or keychain. It also has a cap, as opposed to utilizing a slider to protect the USB plug. The cap can snap onto the back of the flash drive