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A simpler, faster way to use Hangouts on your desktop

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When you’re chatting with your friends and family, you want your conversations easily accessible, not buried in browser windows. Today, we’re introducing the Hangouts Chrome App for Chrome OS and Windows — a simpler, faster way to use Hangouts on your computer alongside whatever else you’re doing. The new app brings the best of Hangouts to your desktop, plus some ... Read More »

HyperX Skyn Mouse Pad Review

I really enjoy finishing touches. When I am working on a project, and have the bulk portion of the work completed, and it comes down to the final details, I spend the extra time making sure the project is 100%, because I know those results will show. I believe the final details can make all the difference. The Kingston HyperX ... Read More »

Lian Li Modular PC-T80 Test Bench Announced

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An update to their previous PC-T60 case, the new Lian Li PC-T80 employs a modular approach to component housing with a dual-function drive or radiator bracket. Measuring 440 x 435 x 335mm, the PC-T80 supports motherboards up to XL-ATX. This modular approach not only makes the PC-T80 an interesting test bench but also a good base for would-be modders to ... Read More »

Cougar 600M Gaming Mouse Launched

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Cougar adds a new right-handed ergonomic mouse to their gaming line with the launch of the 600M. In addition to Cougar’s 700M mouse, the 600M is smaller and ergonomically designed for users who prefer claw-grip use. Inside, an Avago ADNS-9800 laser sensor is utilized for up to 8200 adjustable DPI. A 32-bit ARM microprocessor is also embedded inside the 600M, ... Read More »

Sapphire Radeon R9 285 ITX Compact OC Review

Living in the northern part of the U.S.A. it is not uncommon to see a souped up truck. Typically I have seen them with custom suspension and giant wheels. I always get a bit jealous that I don’t have a truck like that for messing around. Those modifications of course hurt the gas mileage of the vehicle to no end, ... Read More »

ENERMAX New PC Case the Thormax GT

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Enermax launches its new full tower chassis: Thormax GT. This full tower case comes with the ample interior to support E-ATX MB and up to 490mm length VGA cards, a superior cooling compartment to support 240 & 360mm depth liquid coolers, and many user friendly designs. Thormax GT is the best armor for professionals and enthusiastic gamers to suit up ... Read More »

iBUYPOWER Announcing the SBX Entertainment System

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There are very few instances where one product category can leap frog over to another and make a profound impact. Today, iBUYPOWER, Introducing the iBUYPOWER SBX Entertainment System, an ultra-simplified system designed to do one thing: entertain. Melding together the simplicity of a traditional game console, but harnessing power usually available to only high-end desktop PCs, iBUYPOWER is able to ... Read More »

ADATA Releases SSD Firmware Update 5.8.2

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ADATA Technology, a leading manufacturer of high-performance DRAM modules and NAND Flash application products, has released a firmware update v5.8.2 for the following solid state drives (SSD) equipped with SandForce 2200 series controllers: SX910/SX900/SP900/S510. The new firmware improves overall SSD stability and SSD reliability after unsafe power cycling. Purchasers who wish to update their SSD firmware should go to: http://www.adata-group.com/index.php?action=ss_main&page=ss_content_driver&lan=en, ... Read More »

QNAP SilentNAS HS-251 NAS Server Review

Ever since i started using and testing NAS devices I’ve always been on the lookout for one which could replace the media player i have in my bedroom since such devices offer so much more. Unfortunately if you’re reading these lines then you are aware of the noise most NAS devices emit even at idle so they are not really ... Read More »