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Antec pulse Bluetooth Wireless Headphone

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Introduction The expansion of the mobile devices brings a slew of accessories. Many well-known PC component makers have subsidiary brand specialized at accessories such as headphones, speakers, Bluetooth peripherals that target at mobile devices.  Antec is one of the companies that is well-known among PC enthusiasts for their cases, power supply and cooler. Their a.m.p (antic mobile products) is a brand that is specialized at mobile products. Among the amp products, Antec currently carries speaker, headphone, and power banks.  The latest product that Antec has launched is the a.m.p. pulse, a midrange headphone priced at $149.99 that is designed for audiophiles who demand higher quality sound that than your run of the mill headset that is included with your smart phone or those you find at some electronic store. Often we find cheap headsets retailed at $30~$60 range and more expensive headphone often asks for the $200 or higher. With ... Read More »

Quick Look at Antec USB charging hub (UA4-25) and PowerUp Slim 2200 (APS-2200)

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Introduction AMP branding is expanding into the mobile market with various peripherals such as speaker, headphone and power adapter for mobile devices. Among the power adapters, Antec has shipped us the 4-port USB Charging Station (model number UA4-25) and the external battery pack, the PowerUp Slim 2200 (model number APS-2200) that we will take a quick look here. Antec 4-Port USB Charging Station I am sure that many household are facing the same issue where there is a pile of cables and chargers somewhere near a wall socket designed to charge many electronics that we use daily. The power adapter mess for the mobile devices is much better than it used to be as currently pretty much all mobile devices are using micro-USB connector as the de factor connector for charging except Apple (and a few tablets) that still are doing things their own way with the Lightning connector. The ... Read More »

Arctic S113BT Bluetooth Wireless Speaker with NFC

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Remember old times, when you had to plug a cable in the 3.5” mm headphone jack of your mobile device to the speaker in order to amplify the volume so that everyone at the party could enjoy music? Many IOS devices also utilize the 30-pin or lightning connector to pass the audio to the speaker. Well, it’s time to cut the wire since Bluetooth wireless speakers are popping out everywhere this year that let you stream your music from your mobile devices without the need of a wire. While Bluetooth or wireless speakers are not new technologies, this year, there seemed to be an explosion of wireless speakers popping out everywhere.    Arctic’s latest S113BT is a budget portable wireless Bluetooth speaker with NFC chip that is retailed at $69.90. The speaker is shipped in a relatively small box that resembled a lot like what you get with your mobile phone. ... Read More »

Gigabyte Aivia Neon 1200Dpi Laser Presenter Mouse

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Introduction – Gigabyte Aivia Neon 1200Dpi Presenter Mouse Gigabyte has been best known for their motherboard solutions at varying levels. Here today we have one of their devices from their growing and maturing peripheral line which is a presentation mouse named the Aivia Neon. This mouse is not just a mouse but many presentation tools in one. Gigabyte has started to make its own name in the gaming mouse market but this is no gaming mouse it is actually very strongly pointed in a singular usage application. This application is so widely used to me it is fairly surprising I have not come into contact with more models like this before. Not to mention the feature set is very interesting as it offers some very interesting productivity or value added features which can really make professional business meetings more productive or even easier to navigate. The Gigabyte Aivia Neon comes ... Read More »

Silicon Power Armor A80 1TB USB 3.0 Portable Drive

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The Silicon Power Armor A80 is designed to provide protection against water, drop, pressure, and dust with its rugged design. The unit manages to provide excellent protection and performance without adding much bulk. Available in storage ranges from 320GB to 1TB, it is one of the best external hard drive available on the market. No related posts. Read More »

Diamond Multimedia VideoStream (WPCTVPRO)

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The Diamond VideoStream WPCTVPRO is a new device to help you setup a dual-monitor without a long wire connected to your PC. Using DisplayLink technology, the device communicates to your secondary monitor (TV for example) wirelessly through Ultra Wide Band (UWB). How does it perform? Does it live up to its promise? Let’s find out.  No related posts. Read More »

Tt eSPORTS Chao Dracco Headphones

“Tt eSPORTS Chao is about culture, and technology advances this culture to create massive individuality. It’s about fashion. Whether it’s hippies, punk, gothic, or hip-hop, you are Chao. ” - Tt eSPORTS. This is a great aggressive catch line from a relativity new company. Let’s find out if they hold up to it.   Related posts: Thermaltake eSPORTS SHOCK One Gaming Headset Thermaltake is well-known for their chassis, coolers and power supplies for many years. With their relatively... Read More »

Gigabyte Aivia Krypton Mouse and Mouse Pad

Gigabyte’s Aivia Krypton line includes a gaming mouse and a mouse pad. The Aivia Krypton is one of the few gaming mice designed to support both left and right hand. In addition, the mouse features tons of customization such as Macro, button assignment, weight distribution, and even the feet. We got both the mouse and the pad here so let’s find out more about them. No related posts. Read More »

Gigabyte Aivia Xenon

Bringing the functionality of a touchpad to the traditional mouse, the GIGABYTE Aivia Xenon is one of the more unique mouse we have seen lately. With PC moving toward more touch based interface, would this dual mode mouse be the tool that you need for the upcoming Windows 8? Let’s find out. No related posts. Read More »

Genius DX-ECO Mouse

Have you ever considered the environmental waste from all of the disposable batteries you throw away from your wireless mouse? The DX-ECO from Genius has an ingenious solution to this problem. The DX-ECO uses capacitors as opposed to conventional batteries to store a charge. This makes the mouse extremely light and have a recharging time of only 4 minutes. No related posts. Read More »

Corsair Vengeance K90 Keyboard

The Corsair Vengeance K90 provides not only unprecedented response in keyboard control, but adds a feature rich bank of dedicated macro and multimedia keys. No related posts. Read More »

Arctic E461-BM Earphone

Sporting a chrome looking in-ear bud, the Arctic E461-BM headphone comes with in-line control and has a response frequency of 17Hz to 26KHz. Is this shiny gadget worth your money? We take a look. No related posts. Read More »

Compro IP70 Network camera

The Compro IP70 is a network camera that offers a lot of features including dual video streams, LED’s for night-vision and professional software for easier surveillance. No related posts. Read More »

X-Trac Logic mouse Pads

XTrac, has come up with a super thin, washable, that sticks to just about any surface giving these mouse pads a non slipping capabilities. Lets look at XTracs newest addition the Logic Mouse pad. No related posts. Read More »

NZXT Cryo S

Not all laptops can sit on your lap for too long due to the heat they generate. We review the NZXT Cryo S to see how it keeps your lap, and laptop cool. No related posts. Read More »

HornetTek Rhino 2.5” SATA to USB Enclosure

We were quite impressed by the HornetTek’s 3.5” SATA to eSATA enclosure that we have reviewed in the past. Today we will look at their 2.5” SATA to USB enclosure. Can this unit impress us as it has in the past? Let’s find out. No related posts. Read More »

HornetTek Hover: External Enclosure Designed by DEM

HornetTek has designed a cool looking external enclosure that contains both style and functionality. The Hover is a 3.5” external enclosure with USB and eSATA ports. Check it out. It maybe the best looking external enclosure you can find on the market today. No related posts. Read More »

Rosewill RX81-MP-SC-SLV

Need an external storage that includes all the ports that you ever need and more? If so, check out our review of the Rosewill RX81-MP-SC-SLV. This 3.5” SATA external enclosure comes with USB, FireWire 400, FireWire 800, and eSATA ports for all of your needs. Join us as we put it through the tests and see if this enclosure would be your ideal external storage option. No related posts. Read More »

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