Content and news by Tom Roeder

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

Comfort And Style Meet High Fidelity – A Review Of The Hyper X Cloud Revolver Gaming Headset

Everyone knows that HyperX is a Kingston brand, and that Kingston is well known to deliver quality items to make your digital world easier, and better. Today we are looking at the HyperX Cloud Revolver gaming headset, which promises a studio-grade sound stage. How did this headset fare? Let’s take a closer look and see.

Published on July 29, 2016

A Mousepad To Conquer Your Desk – A Look At The Tt ESPORTS DASHER Mousepad

The mouse pad is not needed as it once was back in the days of the old ball mice, or even the early optical mice, as they were very particular about their surface.  For example, at my work, my desk surface is wood, and I don’t usually use a mouse pad at…..

Published on July 20, 2016

Keeping An Unobtrusive Eye On The Road – A Review Of The PapaGo! GoSafe 268 Dashcam

Does a driver today NEED a dashcam? Of course not, but if you know anything about them at all, it is hard to deny their utility, especially today with the number of distracted drivers ever climbing higher. There are more cars on the road today than ever, so why not have an eye witness with you that never looks away?

Published on July 20, 2016

A Blank Slate For Extreme Customization On A Budget – A Review Of The Cooler Master MasterBox 5

It is really an exciting time to be case shopping. Never before has the consumer had such a selection, with so many features, and so much flexibility for customization. Years ago if you wanted customization, your choices were extremely, frustratingly limited. Today we are looking at a case that trumpets “Make It Yours”, enter the Cooler Master MasterBox 5.

Published on July 7, 2016

A Rubber Duck That Runs On More Than Imagination – A Review Of Edwin The Duck

Unless you’re Egon Spengler in Ghostbusters, I think it’s safe to say that everyone owned a rubber duck at some point in their life. This however, is not your average rubber duck. This is a Bluetooth rubber duck that is a teaching toy, companion, music player, and even a tub-time friend! Meet Edwin The Duck.

Published on June 14, 2016

EVGA Expanding its Reach Even Further: An Exciting New Line of Cases, the DG, or Designed For Gaming, Series

EVGA has a small presence in the realm of computer cases, with only having the Hadron case series a while back.  EVGA announced an exciting new case lineup target towards gamers and enthusiasts, the DG series. The new cases are called EVGA DG-84, 85, 86, and 87.  With the DG-84 entering the…..

Published on June 13, 2016

A Review Of The Braven BRV-XXL – An Immense Speaker With Portability To Match

We live in a portable world. Everything must be portable. Too often, compromises are made to accommodate this demand of portability, and that holds true especially when it comes to audio. Braven is no stranger to portable audio, but its latest creation might be its best yet. Can you really have it all in a portable speaker? Let’s find out if the Braven BRV-XXL can allow us to answer “yes”.

Published on May 26, 2016

A Review Of The Refreshed Corsair K70 – The K70 RGB RAPIDFIRE Mechanical Gaming Keyboard

Corsair has really been churning out some fantastic examples of gaming keyboards. It offers a wide spectrum of products to satisfy the needs of even the most serious gamer, including E-Sports teams. Today, we are reviewing Corsair’s most recent offering; a refresh of the K70, now with RGB lighting and all-new RAPIDFIRE switches from CHERRY.

Published on May 9, 2016

Corsair Strafe RGB Silent Mechanical Keyboard Review

It’s not hard to find a great mechanical keyboard nowadays, and even Corsair’s lineup alone could be considered overwhelming. One of its latest planks, the Strafe RGB Silent, is a bit of a unique entry, as it exclusively utilizes CHERRY switches tuned for silence. If you’re a gamer and want a keyboard with a great feel that won’t wake the family up, Strafe RGB Silent is worth a look.

Published on March 30, 2016

Actionproof’s Bozon Apple Watch Dock Review

Actionproof is a company that I was not familiar with before now. It offers a few different products, all geared around protecting and augmenting your digital lifestyle. Currently the company offers this Bozon Apple Watch dock that we are reviewing today, it also offers a couple of different phone cases, and a…..

Published on March 29, 2016

Logitech’s G900 Chaos Spectrum Wireless Gaming Mouse ‘Outperforms Both Wireless And Wired Competitors’

Logitech G has just introduced the all-new G900 Chaos Spectrum gaming mouse.  Most serious gamers you talk to won’t even consider a wireless mouse, but Logitech claims that this new mouse, when wireless, has zero lag, thanks to its industry-leading wireless technology.  This mouse can be used wired or wireless, and sports…..

Published on March 28, 2016

SpotCam Releases New Wi-Fi Home Surveillance Camera With Tilt/Pan Ability And Improved Nightvision

SpotCam might not be well-known on these shores, but the company is no stranger to the home surveillance market. Based in Taipei, Taiwan, SpotCam sells its products here in the US at both Amazon and Newegg, with the company’s new HD Eva camera soon to join the others. Most of SpotCam’s cameras offer…..

Published on March 24, 2016

GAMDIAS Eros Elite EQ Surround Gaming Headset Review

Are you curious about USB audio? What are the benefits, what are the downsides? Is the limitation of not having the standard 3.5mm stereo connector really worth it? Can you really take proper advantage of USB on a budget? These are all questions I will visit in the review of the GAMDIAS Eros Elite EQ Surround gaming headset.

Published on February 3, 2016

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