Content and news by Colin Huckstep

NZXT Rogue SFF Gaming Chassis

If on the search for a great-looking gaming chassis that’s also portable, NZXT might have you covered. Their “SFF” label might be a bit of an understatement though – this case is far from being small. Despite that, it looks good, offers a whack of functionality and is definitely worth a look.

Published on January 18, 2008

Kingston 8GB DataTraveler II+ Migo Edition

Thumb drives are a dime a dozen, so to help sell their 8GB DataTraveler II+, Kingston added a little software tool from the folks at Migo. Their software enables the user to carry their desktop to another computer and then back again. But, is this special functionality worth the premium?

Published on November 26, 2007

Honestech My-IPTV&CAM Anywhere Deluxe

Having the ability to keep a close eye on your home while on a trip is fantastic. So is being able to watch your homes TV via the internet. Honestech has released a product that offers both those features and many more. It’s just too bad it doesn’t manage to do any of them well.

Published on November 13, 2007

The Secrets of Firefox and About:Config

The closest analogy to how Firefox manages its internal settings is the Windows Registry. Each setting, or preference, is given a name and stored as a string (text), integer (number) or Boolean (true/false) value. However, Firefox doesn’t keep its settings in the registry, but in a file called prefs.js. You can edit prefs.js directly, but it’s often easier to change the settings through the browser window.

If you’ve never edited your Firefox via about:config, then you have no idea what you are missing out on. Not that there is anything life-changing in there, but some of the most simple option changes can make a big difference in your surfing experience.

Source: Computer World

Published on May 30, 2007

Altec Lansing AHP524 Headphones

In the market for inexpensive studio headphones? Altec Lansing might have just what you need. We were impressed with the sound quality displayed here. Though it doesn’t have any bells and whistles, it’s price is right.

Published on May 10, 2007

Windows Home Server Preview

We have a look at the beta version of the Home Server software, which you’ll be able to purchase separately or as part of a Home Server bundle from PC makers like HP. With its combination of features and simplicity, this is one future home networking product that’s worth looking forward to.

Published on March 20, 2007