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Synology Releases Moments, Drive, And Office Apps To Its Package Center

Published on January 18, 2018 by Greg King | Comment (0)

Synology, a company well-known for its NAS devices and the DSM operating system that runs on top of them, announced the official release of three major packages on its Package Center marketplace.  The three, Drive, Office, and Moments, look to help customers change the way they store, organize, share and secure their…..

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Corsair Announces New ‘Unplug And Play’ Wireless Gaming Peripherals

Published on January 8, 2018 by Greg King | Comment (0)

With one day to go until the official start of CES 2018, companies have wasted little time in getting in their early-year announcements.  We saw NVIDIA continue their push into the autonomous driving market last night and today, Corsair had a collection of impressive wireless gaming peripherals. Powered by what Corsair is…..

Corsair K63 Wireless Mechanical Keyboard

Dell Announces The New XPS 13 In The Run-up To CES 2018

Published on January 4, 2018 by Greg King | Comment (3)

With only five days to go until the start of CES 2018, Dell is wasting no time in making its own announcements. Using CES 2012 to unveil its original XPS 13, Dell is using this CES to usher in a reimagining of the notebook. Taking a cue from the fashion industry, where…..

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Synology 2018 Event: DSM 6.2 With Windows/Linux Virtualization, 4K HDR10 & New NAS Ranges

Published on October 10, 2017 by Greg King | Comment (0)

The USA stop of Synology’s latest product tour took place last week in New York, and at the event, many new products and features were announced. Of those, some were expected, some we knew about already, and some caught us by pleasant surprise. Read on to learn about them all.

Synology FS1018 NAS

A Look At Synology’s RT2600ac Wireless Router

Published on September 19, 2017 by Greg King | Comment (0)

Synology is best known for its feature rich network storage solutions, but last year, it broke into home and SMB markets with its very first router, the RT1900ac. Under review today is the follow-up to this router with the faster and improved RT2600ac.

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ASUSTOR AS6208T 8-Bay NAS Review

Published on April 14, 2017 by Greg King | Comment (0)

Not everyone wants a huge collection of discs for movies, and not all content is available to stream. Storing content locally is often the best bet, but HDDs fill up quickly. The solution? If you have the budget, a NAS like ASUSTOR’s AS6208T doesn’t hurt, with its 8 bays (for up to 80TB!), four Gigabit Ethernet ports, and robust app support. Let’s check it out.

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Game, Stream & Automate Your Home From A Set-top Box: A Look At NVIDIA’s SHIELD (2017)

Published on March 21, 2017 by Greg King | Comment (15)

NVIDIA’s first generation SHIELD Android TV released only a couple of years ago, but a lot has changed in that short amount of time. Home automation and streaming technologies have taken off, and NVIDIA looks to address them with this second iteration. As an added bonus, everything else gets a good polish, making this a crazy attractive set-top streamer.

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A Fully Modular Mini Tower: Cooler Master MasterCase Pro 3 Review

Published on February 27, 2017 by Greg King | Comment (0)

Modularity and customization are at the heart of PC building. With so many different components and needs, it’s hard to find a chassis that can do it all. Cooler Master’s MasterCase series aims to please as many builders as possible. Now with the MasterCase Pro 3, mini-tower builders now have something to work with. Let’s check it out in this review.

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AZIO MGK L80 RGB Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Review

Published on February 17, 2017 by Greg King | Comment (0)

Mechanical keyboards are all the rage right now, but finding a good one on a budget can be tough. AZIO made a good first impression in the past, and seeks to do it again with the Kaihl Brown equipped MGK L80. Coming in a couple flavours, we take a look at the RGB edition and see how it fares.

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CES 2017 Amped Wireless HELIOS-EX Range Extender and Router

Published on January 6, 2017 by Greg King | Comment (0)

Last August, Tom took a look at the Amped Wireless ATHENA-EX AC Wi-Fi range extender and walked away from it impressed.  While Amped Wireless is a relative newcomer to the home networking market, their products have been lauded by many in the press.  As CES fever, ahem… amps up, a deluge of…..

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CES 2017: NETGEAR Updates ReadyNAS Range With 10GbE & Xeon Processors

Published on January 5, 2017 by Greg King | Comment (0)

At last night’s Pepcom Digital Experience, NETGEAR was showing off its latest products for 2017 and one line that caught our eye was the refreshed ReadyNAS portfolio.  The new ReadyNAS products bring better performance, five levels of data protection, the incredible NETGEAR ReadyDR backup and recovery utility, updated mobile apps, simple file…..

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CES 2017: Netgear Keeping A Mindful Eye On your Younglings With Arlo Baby

Published on January 5, 2017 by Greg King | Comment (0)

The doors to CES 2017 only opened a few short hours ago and before they did, the inundation of announcements began.  Last night we spent some time with NETGEAR at the Pepcom Digital Experience.  At that show, NETGEAR was showing off an array of new products, many of which were CES Innovation…..

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CES 2017: FOVE To Start Shipping Eye-Tracking VR Headset

Published on January 4, 2017 by Greg King | Comment (0)

Each CES for the past 50 years has had an underlining theme.  With CES 2017 only one day away, my money is on this year’s theme being VR.  Already we’ve seen multiple hardware companies offering a VR experience, either within their own ecosystem or within an established one like Vive or Rift. …..

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CES 2017: Patriot Viper RGB Mice, Keyboards & Headset

Published on January 3, 2017 by Greg King | Comment (0)

With CES 2017 only days away, if feels like we’re square in the middle of the commotion.  With a flurry of announcements already, it’s a good day for those looking forward to the new products we’ll get to see in 2017.  Patriot, not wanting to be left out, has a long list…..

Patriot V570 RGB Gaming Mouse

Lazy Gaming In Style – Sumo Omni Plus Bean Bag Review

Published on December 31, 2016 by Greg King | Comment (0)

Office chairs are just not inviting for gaming, or even that comfy for long periods. Sometimes you just want to laze around in the living room in front of a giant TV – maybe with friends. That’s when a giant bean bag from Sumo comes in with its Omni Plus. Plop yourself down and vegetate for hours at a time, in glorious squishy comfort.

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Synology Announces Its Second Consumer Router, The High Performance RT2600ac

Published on December 22, 2016 by Greg King | Comment (0)

It’s an exciting time of year.  As the industry looks to close out the current year, it shifts into over drive in preparation for the next, and with the new year comes CES.  While it’s easy to get lost in the press releases, one that captured our attention and made us listen…..

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Synology DS416j Budget 4-Bay NAS Review

Published on October 18, 2016 by Greg King | Comment (1)

Looking for a 4-bay NAS for under $300? There are certainly a lot to choose from these days, and one such unit is the Synology DS416j under review today. We take it through our usual battery of tests to see how it handles and what, if any, corners were cut to get there.

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Patriot Viper V760 Mechanical Keyboard Review

Published on August 1, 2016 by Greg King | Comment (4)

While mechanical keyboards have slowly become ubiquitous, not everyone has had a chance to try one out. For this article, we not only test out the latest keyboard from long-time memory company Patriot, with its Viper V760, we take a look at it from a new perspective – the perspective of someone who’s never used a mech before.

ASUS RT-AC3200 Wireless AC Router Review

Published on July 27, 2016 by Greg King | Comment (1)

As more devices claw for more bandwidth on the home network, you’re going to need a wireless router that can keep up. Under review today is ASUS’ Tri-Band RT-AC3200, capable of support two 5.0GHz AC bands and a 2.4GHz N band. There’s plenty of spectrum on offer for devices to use, so let’s see how it performs!

NVIDIA’s VR Funhouse Is A Skeet Shootin’, Mole Whackin’, Clown Paintin’, Physics Loaded Good Time

Published on July 14, 2016 by Greg King | Comment (0)

NVIDIA’s VR Funhouse is a bit special for a couple of reasons. First, it proves to be an amazing tech demo for both VR and game physics, and second, it’s NVIDIA’s first-ever full-fledged game, available right now on Steam. If you love popping balloons and drowning clowns with green ooze, this game is for you.

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