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Corsair K57 RGB Wireless Review – A Non-Mechanical Keyboard To Consider

Keyboard snobs didn’t become snobs for no good reason. There are a lot of crappy keyboards out there. Many feel that a keyboard that doesn’t have mechanical switches in it are not worthy of their attention, and in the past this has been a good argument. With advancements in rubber dome-switches and the like, do they deserve another chance?

Published on October 14, 2019
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Your Gateway To The Hybrid Cloud: ASUSTOR AS5202T NAS Review

Rule number one of data storage: back it up! This rule applies in every IT shop on earth, and it should apply to your home networks, as well. Today’s cloud offerings are vast and feature-rich, but the public cloud isn’t always the Holy Grail. When combined with on-site data storage, such as with a NAS, you greatly bolster your backup strategy.

Published on August 20, 2019
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A Worthy Addition To The Living Room? Corsair K83 Wireless Keyboard Review

The HTPC ecosystem is always growing and evolving. We have smart TVs, streaming boxes, and compact PCs. Controlling these types of devices with a standard remote can be painful. Fortunately, Corsair has a solution in the form of the K83 Wireless Entertainment Keyboard, a 2.4GHz and Bluetooth option that bundles in a lot of functionality.

Published on June 13, 2019
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Keeping it Simple: The Tesoro GRAM MX ONE Keyboard Review

Keyboards are one of those very personal items that you will choose. Mechanical keyboards have exploded with popularity in recent years, as have the selections, styles, and variants. Today I am looking at the TESORO GRAM MX ONE, a very budget friendly plank offering genuine Cherry MX Brown switches. Just how well can you do for under $80US?

Published on March 18, 2019
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SteelSeries Arctis Pro Wireless Review: The Alpha And Omega For Gaming Heaphones?

Choosing headphones is a personal experience. With the exception of your mouse and keyboard, headphones are a peripheral you will physically touch, or wear, more than any other part of your gaming PC. But in this age of wireless being king, has it really improved? Is it ready for prime time online gaming? Spoiler alert: this ain’t your father’s Bluetooth headset.

Published on February 28, 2019

Fresh Air Comes To The Cloud: Airthinx Air Quality Monitor Review

How much time do you spend indoors? If you’re like me, it’s far more than it should be. Today, modern smartphones and even computer monitors are filtering out certain light spectrums (like blue light), as studies have found them to be disruptive to sleep, concentration, and even long-term vision. But do you ever think about air quality, and what you’re breathing in?

Published on December 20, 2018
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Understanding Your Air Quality – A Review Of The Foobot Indoor Air Quality Monitor

Most of us don’t think too much about our air quality. As long as we can breathe, why think about it? Poor indoor air quality can have some pretty significant effects on you, ranging from poor sleeping, fatigue, and even focus. Monitoring your air quality can be just as easy as it is important, thanks to modern technology.

Published on June 19, 2018
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Great Wireless Audio For $49: A Review Of Sbode’s M400 Bluetooth Speaker

If you are on the go and you love music, you need a Bluetooth speaker. They are great companions for working in the kitchen, garage, yard, and even the washroom. I have owned many Bluetooth speakers over the years, to the point where they are now a necessity, so let’s take a look at Sbode’s take on things, with the M400.

Published on March 5, 2018
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The MASTER Of PC Gaming On The Couch? A Review Of The COUCHMASTER Cycon

Most PC gamers game with a keyboard and mouse at some point, or exclusively. This keyboard/mouse form factor usually limits you to a desk, whereas controllers give you the freedom to game from the couch. COUCHMASTER offers a solution to this, to allow you to game with a keyboard and mouse from your couch and promises comfort. Let’s take a look!

Published on January 19, 2018
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Getting Back To The Basics: HyperX Alloy FPS Pro Gaming Keyboard Review

Gaming keyboards, or keyboards in general, can be a very polarizing topic. Some want full size planks with RGB lighting and multimedia controls, programmable macros, etc. Some want the smallest possible footprint with no frills; some want silent soft keys, others want keys that will wake the neighbors they are so loud. Where does the HyperX Alloy FPS Pro fall?

Published on November 21, 2017
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The Best Budget Smartphone? A Review Of ZTE’s Blade V8 Pro

Over the past couple of years, there has been a surge in the budget Android phone market. Up until recently, many budget Android devices were… terrible, at best. ZTE hopes to change that perception with its Blade V8 Pro, a $230 smartphone packing premium specs and a sharp aesthetic. Does it deliver? Let’s find out.

Published on May 3, 2017
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Keeping Your Eyes On The Road, Covertly – THINKWARE F770 Dashcam Review

Here at Techgage, we have reviewed several dashcams, and they’ve all had their merits. As technology advances, so do the cameras and the features they offer. Today, we are looking at the THINKWARE F770, which boasts front and rear monitoring, as well as Wi-Fi connectivity.

Published on March 23, 2017
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A Look At FNATIC’s Duel Modular Gaming Headset & Clutch G1 Optical Gaming Mouse

The world of eSports is huge, and growing in popularity with impressive speed across the planet. One of the biggest names in eSports is FNATIC, and today we are looking at a couple of offerings from FNATIC that are used by its players every day; A modular gaming headset and the Clutch G1 mouse.

Published on January 17, 2017
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Just How Noisy Are Your Surroundings? A Review Of The JLab Audio Flex Bluetooth Active Noise Cancelling Headphones

There are so many choices when it comes to headphones these days, especially with the connection methods apparently in flux now thanks to Apple some manufacturers ditching “legacy” connectors. Today we are looking at a Bluetooth Active Noise Cancelling set of headphones from JLab Audio. Are Bluetooth Noise Cancelling headphones the right choice? Let’s take a closer look.

Published on November 11, 2016
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Competitive Gaming On A Budget – Can It Be Done? FNATIC And AMD Say YES!

Pro gaming on a budget. With help from AMD and FNATIC, a compact LAN party PC was put together, capable of 1080p gaming for just $500. With eSports taking off in a big way, you don’t always need ultra settings to pull off a 360-no-scope. We take this FNATIC sponsored system for a test drive and find out just how much gaming you can pack into a tiny PC with the help of AMD’s APU.

Published on October 4, 2016
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A Sharper View On Gaming – A Look At The Gunnar Trooper Gaming Glasses

Eye strain is nothing to take lightly, even if you have never experienced it for yourself.  If you look at computer screens for extended periods, it is certainly worth entertaining the idea of looking into something to protect your eyes from the blue emissions from computer monitors.  After all, you only have…..

Published on September 30, 2016
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A Computer Case, Or Tiny Life House? A Review Of EVGA’s DG-87 Gamer’s Case

EVGA has been expanding into more and more markets lately, including computer cases. This is not an easy market to break into, with so many already great choices out there. EVGA is making an aggressive move into this market with its DG (Designed For Gaming) series of cases, and as we find out, there’s lots to be impressed by.

Published on September 28, 2016
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Gaming Gear – A Look At NoScope Gaming Glasses And Catalyst Energy Mints

Gaming is a serious business.  Competitive gaming is exploding in popularity, and as a result, LAN parties are becoming more popular than ever.  As gaming becomes more and more competitive, gamers are always on the lookout for something to give them a competitive edge over their opponents.  Today we are looking at…..

Published on September 12, 2016

A Review Of The Zmodo Pivot Smart Camera Security Solution

Years ago, only the wealthy could afford in-house camera surveillance. The systems were clunky, impractical, and out of reach for most people. With today’s technology, in-home camera systems are more practical, smarter, and able to be easily setup by the average consumer. Is a one-camera security solution right for you?

Published on September 6, 2016

A Wi-Fi Extender? More like a Wi-Fi Perpetuator! A Review of the Amped Wireless ATHENA-EX AC Wi-Fi Range Extender

In this world of always-being-connected, almost everyone has Wi-Fi low or dead spots in their house or apartment, and nothing is more frustrating that running into this problem, especially when you are busy. Today we are looking at a product from Amped Wireless that promises to end your Wi-Fi range woes, unless you live in Wayne Manor, and even then…

Published on August 9, 2016

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