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Western Digital launches SSD products

Western Digital launched two new Solid State Drives (SSD) product lines under the WD brand yesterday of which one is already available for purchase. WD Blue and WD Green Solid State Drives […]

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HP firmware update blocks non-HP ink cartridges

HP released a firmware update on March 12, 2016 for several of the company's Officejet printers that renders non-HP ink cartridges useless. HP customers began to complain about the issue on September […]

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Seagate unveils 10TB Consumer Hard Drive portfolio

Seagate unveiled today a new portfolio of 10 Terabyte hard drives for the consumer market that push storage capacities to new heights. The 10 Terabyte drives Seagate Barracuda Pro, Seagate IronWolf and […]

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The Z is an innovative computer mouse

The Z is a mouse created by Swiftpoint that aims to revolutionize how mice works by introducing new features that benefit all users. When it comes to the mouse input device, not […]

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A cloud-connected Keyboard? No Thanks

The Das Keyboard 5Q is a cloud-connected computer keyboard that is designed as a notification device as much as it is a keyboard. Das Keyboard is one of the most popular mechanical […]

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Upgrading PC components

One of the biggest advantages of desktop PCs is that these systems are open enough to allow you to replace components. While you may be able to replace some components, a hard […]

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OEM Updaters put PCs at risk

A study by Duo Security, Inc suggests that OEM Updaters, programs designed by PC manufacturers to update vendor-specific software, do more harm than good as they put PCs at risk. Prebuild desktop […]

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My Surface Pro 4 Experience so far

I made the decision to buy a Surface Pro 4 shortly after Microsoft revealed the new machine. I always liked the idea behind the machine especially since much of the hardware and […]

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Find out if your PC is Oculus Rift ready

Oculus Rift, a VR solution, is now available for preorder for $599 on the official company website (pricing is €699 plus shipping for Euro countries, and £499 Pound). The VR solution ships […]

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Microsoft Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book differences

Microsoft announced several new devices on its Windows 10 Devices event including a new version of the popular Surface Pro line called Surface Pro 4 and the company's first laptop Surface Book. […]

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iPad Pro, Google Pixel C, Microsoft Surface: which should you get?

Google revealed the Pixel C Chromebook yesterday and Apple the iPad Pro earlier this month. Both devices are designed to add productivity features to tablets running Android and iOS, for instance by […]

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Google's Nexus 5X and 6P pricing outside the US is ridiculous

As a European, I'm used to paying more for devices, software, subscriptions and other digital goods. If you compare the pricing, it appears that most company's simply replace $ with €/£ when […]

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Fix Creative Speakers stop playing audio out of the blue

For the past ten years or so I have used headphones to listen to audio and do other audio-related things on PCs. Recently, I bought a pair of audio speakers from Creative […]

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Samsung releases new fix and firmware update for SSD 840 Evo drives

If you own a Samsung SSD 840 Evo drive and noticed that write performance went considerably down after some time, you may want to download an updated tool and install a new […]

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Logitech's MX Master mouse: control up to three devices

Functionality-wise, computer mice have not changed this much in recent time. Apart from different button layouts and programmable buttons, there has not been much change at all in this area. Logitech's MX […]

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Why I won't buy a smart TV anytime soon

About 18 months ago, I expressed my opinion on smartwatches and why I would not buy one in the near future. Today, I'd like to share my opinion on so-called smart TVs […]

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Add SD Storage to mobile phones without card slot with ExoDrive Case

Many modern day phones come without SD card slot which means that you are stuck with the phone's internal storage. While 8 or 16 Gigabyte may look like much on paper, it […]

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KeyMouse, a keyboard-mouse hybrid for both hands seeks funding on Kickstarter

If you think about how computer systems are controlled, mouse and keyboard probably come to mind first before touch and voice commands. It is rather interesting that little progress has been made […]