SilentiumPC Aquarius X90 Mid-Tower Case Review

Cases & PSU/Cases by leeghoofd @ 2014-07-10 read/post comments(0)

The company SilentiumPC was established in 2007 in Warsaw, Poland. Their main objective is to offer quality products at a very affordable price level;  the latter is achieved by applying cost-cutting in banners, promo gear, packaging... however not in the quality of the product itself. The SilentiumPC lineup consists of cases, CPU air coolers, power supplies, fans, notebook cooling and other accessories. Today we introduce you to the SilentiumPC Aquarius X90: a mid-tower case, designed specifically for the liquid cooling enthusiasts in mind. SilentiumPC labels it as the ultimate choice for high-end gaming systems with compact dimensions and at an amazing value. read more

KingFast Encrypted USB Flash Drive Review

Storage/Other by stefan @ 2014-07-09 read/post comments()

The KingFast Encrypted USB Key comes in 8GB, 16GB or 32GB capacities and for securing the internal data we have a keypad available, while the data stored is encrypted on the drive. Internal data encryption can be disabled if needed but after this procedure the data on the drive and password will be erased so the contents must be saved on another medium before the operation. read more

BIOSTAR Hi-Fi Z97WE LGA1150 Motherboard Review

Motherboards/Intel S1150 by stefan @ 2014-07-07 read/post comments(0)

The first Z97 board from BIOSTAR takes part of the mainstream segment, but is packed with enough features to keep potential buyers happy while keeping the price to a minimum. Besides the Broadwell future compatibility, we have Dual GbE LAN with Link Aggregation support, one PCI-E M.2 connector which supports high-speed SSDs and the audio interface is isolated for providing minimum background noise.     read more

SteelSeries Sensei Wireless Gaming Mouse Review

Others/Mice & Keyboards by stefan @ 2014-07-02 read/post comments(0)

Powered by the Pixart ADNS-9800, the Sensei Wireless mouse from SteelSeries is feature-packed and comes with a solid and professional-looking charging dock, which also acts as a wireless station. The mouse is backed by the most recent version of SteelSeries Engine 3 which will allow us to set different battery saving modes, customize LED lighting, acceleration, lift distance and many more. read more

HIS R7 260X iCooler 2GB GDDR5 Video Card Review

Videocards/VGA Reviews by stefan @ 2014-06-26 read/post comments(0)

The second R7 260X video card we are reviewing from HIS is featuring a less complicated cooling system with a single 11-blade fan while the clocks are lower than the OEM version from AMD; this translates to 1000MHz for the GPU and 1250MHz for the memory. Despite the initial values, the card is quite overclockable and is succeeding to get dangerously close to the more expensive model. read more

Computex 2014: HyperX Strikes Back

Tradeshow & OC events by leeghoofd @ 2014-06-25 read/post comments(0)

MadShrimps has already reported a while back about the plans of the memory giant Kingston. The HyperX brand is focusing hard on getting back a serious piece of the cake to become an even more dominant force than ever.  Main focus is on the gaming community, a scene which was doomed by Intel spokesmen not so long ago. However PC gaming is still going strong, while the console action is taking a plunge. At Computex 2014 Kingston held a massive press event for their HyperX lineup. The press event was held together with a League of Legends clash between two of the main eastern pro gaming teams. Meanwhile, at the same location, the launch event of the 2014 HOT HyperX… read more
Audio/Speakers&Amps Edifier Luna Eclipse 2.0 Speaker Set Review by stefan @ 2014-06-23
Motherboards/Intel S1150 Gigabyte G1.Sniper M5 Motherboard Review by stefan @ 2014-06-23
Memory Patriot Memory 8GB DDR3 1600MHz Viper 3 LP Memory Kit (PVL38G160C9K) Review by stefan @ 2014-06-18
Storage/SSD KingFast F8 240GB SSD Review by stefan @ 2014-06-16
CPU Intel Pentium 20th Anniversary Edition G3258 CPU Review by leeghoofd @ 2014-06-16

Hardware or Gadgets/Multimedia news

The Essential AORUS THUNDER M7 MMO Gaming Mouse Available Now

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Perfect-allocated keys for no more miss-pressing nightmare Taipei, Taiwan, 9th June, 2014 – AORUS, the emerging force of gaming products, announced the availability of the THUNDER M7 MMO Gaming Mouse, the most ergonomic MMO mouse… Go To Full Article

[M] SilentiumPC Aquarius X90 Mid-Tower Case Review

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The company SilentiumPC was established in 2007 in Warsaw, Poland. Their main objective is to offer quality products at a very affordable price level; the latter is achieved by applying cost-cutting in banners, promo gear, packaging... however not in the… Go To Full Article

QNAP Releases Virtualization Station Enabling Running Multiple OS on Turbo NAS

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QNAP Systems, Inc. today announced the availability of Virtualization Station: an industry-leading integrated virtualization operating platform that empowers the Turbo NAS to host multiple virtual machines (VMs). With a simple & centralized management interface, it is easy for anyone to… Go To Full Article

Thecus Announces OS Updates for Full NAS Lineup

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Thecus Technology Corporation today announces firmware enhancements on all consumer and enterprise NAS models. Updates to ThecusOS 5 and 6 mean enhanced capability and security across the entire Thecus NAS lineup. Updates available for Thecus consumer and… Go To Full Article

Meet Tango PC, The Desktop Computer That Can Fit in Your Pocket

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After raising over $300,000 during a hugely successful crowd-funding campaign on Indiegogo earlier this year, the team behind the Tango PC has taken to Kickstarter to raise additional funds to support retailing their PC you can fit in your pocket.… Go To Full Article

LG has a very flexible 18-inch display, promises 60-inch rollable TVs

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It's been a while since we've seen curved and flexible displays following LG's G Flex and Samsung's Galaxy Round smartphones. LG Display, is thinking bigger now. It's announced that it's been able to create an 18-inch OLED panel that has… Go To Full Article

Climendo's weather app compares forecasts to deliver the most accurate

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Sure, your favorite weather app might look good, but can you really tell how accurate it is? Instead of relying on just one weather source to provide you with an overview of the week's weather, Climendo wants to do things… Go To Full Article

Control Google Glass with your mind... and a second headset

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Up until now, you can only navigate Google Glass by touching or talking to it, but London-based firm This Place just made it possible to control the device using something else: your brainwaves. The company just released an open source… Go To Full Article

Google Camera lends shutter control to Android Wear smartwatches

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If you're the type that fancies snapping selfies or group shots from a distance, a pending update to Google's Camera app should lend a hand. The new version of the software allows Android Wear smartwatches to work as remote shutter… Go To Full Article

Google, Canon, Dropbox, others pool patents to ward off trolls

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A coalition of technology companies large and small has created a sort of arms-control treaty to prevent future abuses of their intellectual property. Among Google, Canon, SAP, Newegg, Dropbox and Asana, there are nearly 300,000 patent assets on the line.… Go To Full Article

ROCCAT Releases the Kone XTD Optical Gaming Mouse

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ROCCAT Studios once again takes premium quality peripherals to greater heights, with a take on their wildly popular Kone series for optical sensor aficionados. ROCCAT introduces the limited run Kone XTD Optical, a gaming mouse equipped with all of the… Go To Full Article

Cooler Master Seidon 120XL Liquid Cooler Review @ Neoseeker

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"Whereas many companies spring for tried-and-true Asetek and CoolIT AIO liquid coolers, Cooler Master evolves the existing idea and corrects nuisances plaguing these OEM units." Go To Full Article

Google, Dropbox, Canon and others team up to disarm future patent trolls

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Patent litigation from non-participating entities (casually known as "patent trolls") is the bane of a technology firm's legal department. Fighting patent lawsuits from firms that subsist completely on licensing and legal action is a frustrating... Go To Full Article

Sigourney Weaver joins original cast for 'Alien: Isolation' DLC

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It's been quite a while since we've seen Sigourney Weaver play the role of Ellen Ripley in Ridley Scott's Alien. Weaver takes the role once more alongside several other original cast members for two pre-order DLCs for the upcoming Alien:… Go To Full Article

PS4 Fails To Inspire Japanese Market

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According to this report, the PS4 hasn't sold more than 10k units a week on its home turf. While that may be odd, it's selling like hotcakes everywhere else so I don't think Sony has anything to worry about on… Go To Full Article

Refusing to decrypt data for investigators gets student 6 months in jail

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Christopher Wilson is a 22-year-old computer science student with Asperger's syndrome. He's also facing six months in prison for refusing to hand over the encryption keys to police during the course of an investigation. Wilson first found himself on... Go To Full Article

Microsoft not scrapping plans for retail Xbox Ones to act as development kits

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Last year Microsoft announced that there were plans to let every Xbox One become a software development kit at some point. Earlier today, Xbox Advanced Technology Group's Martin Fuller told the audience at the Develop conference that that was no...… Go To Full Article

Another Adobe Security Bulletin

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Another month, another critical vulnerability in an Adobe product. Hit the link for instructions on how to plug your Adobe hole. Adobe has released security updates for Adobe Flash Player 14.0.0.125 and earlier versions for Windows and Macintosh and Adobe… Go To Full Article

Chromecast update lets you mirror your Android screen on a TV

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Google vowed that Android users would finally get official screen mirroring on Chromecast through an update, and it's making good on that promise by rolling out the Chromecast 1.7 app today. Grab the new release and supporting devices (primarily from...… Go To Full Article

Samsung NX mini review: a $450 mirrorless cam that fits in your pocket

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It's been a long journey, but Samsung's managed to build out a compelling camera lineup that has something for everyone. Pros can get the high-end NX30; cameraphone addicts can pick up the Galaxy K Zoom; and selfie fanatics will probably… Go To Full Article

HGST's Ultrastar C10K1800 mechanical drive caches data on its platters

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SSDs dominate the headlines in the storage industry, but every so often, a new mechanical drive catches our eye. Today, it's HGST's Ultrastar C10K1800, which crams 1.8TB into a 2.5" form factor. That storage density isn't terribly remarkable by itself,… Go To Full Article

Sony's waterproof Xperia Z2 Tablet coming to Verizon for $600

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We already knew Sony would eventually release an LTE version of its super-thin, waterproof Xperia Z2 Tablet; we just had no idea which network it would work on. Turns out, the lucky winner is Verizon. That's right, the Z2 Tablet… Go To Full Article

The Android screen fragmentation myth

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Android's various screen sizes - how big of a problem is it, really, for developers? Not a big one, according to iOS and Android developer Russell Ivanovic: The answer tends to surprise pretty much everyone: It's not that hard, and… Go To Full Article

Adidas' miCoach Fit Smart uses your wrist to measure health data

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Less than two weeks after making an unofficial appearance, today Adidas is formally introducing its new wearable, the miCoach Fit Smart. Revealed in San Francisco, during the Wearable Technologies Conference 2014, this wristband is capable of... Go To Full Article

New Map Algorithm Finds The Most Beautiful Route

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I guess this could come in handy if you are just out cruising or driving somewhere with your significant other. Aside from that, I think most dudes just want the shortest route. The idea here is that the user enters… Go To Full Article

AMD FX-9590 And FX-9370 Review

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Overclockers Club has posted a two-for-one review of the AMD FX-9590 and the FX-9370 this morning that is definitely worth checking out. Here's a quote from the section on overclocking: The FX-9370 acted in all respects like the FX 9590… Go To Full Article

See how digital effects put the spectacle into 'Game of Thrones'

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Game of Thrones has a healthy $6 million-per-episode budget, but that's still nothing compared to the average Michael Bay blockbuster -- especially for the special effects needed to fill in the magic (and gore). That's where the creativity of effects...… Go To Full Article

LAPD: Stolen Tesla Involved in Police Chase Splits In Half

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You know Elon Musk is crapping his pants over this one. You guys have to watch the video below. Thanks to cageymaru for the linkage. A witness told KTLA that the Tesla hit the pole and split in half, and… Go To Full Article

Prominent climate change skeptic claims he's been 'banned' by the BBC

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A prominent climate change skeptic in the UK, Nigel Lawson, believes that the BBC has blacklisted him under a "quasi-Stalinist" policy of censorship. In an editorial written for the Daily Mail, the one-time chancellor claims that the Corporation is... Go To Full Article

Sony's Xperia Z1 Compact finally comes to the US

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When we reviewed Sony's Xperia Z1 Compact, we concluded that it's exactly what a miniature flagship should be: big features in a small package. But despite the handset's many merits, Sony hasn't so far managed to offer it through any… Go To Full Article

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