Expresscard may no longer be a popular feature on laptops, but it was popular enough for even Apple to use on their Macbook Pros. As some of you know, I recently acquired a Lenovo Thinkpad T420, and am working to make it the “Ultimate Budget Laptop” by taking chances on cheap hardware, making compromises, but not sacrificing performance. The next, and cheapest addition to the system was USB 3.0. Out of box, the computer had a ton of USB 2.0 ports, but not a single USB 3.0 (it does have eSATA). So I picked up the GMYLE Expresscard, and now I have … Continue reading GMYLE Dual Port USB 3.0 Expresscard Review
Computer speakers are overly complicated, and honestly shouldn’t be. You traditionally want 2.1 Channels of audio, or 2.0 (no subwoofer), and just need a 3.5mm audio jack, and a volume control. That last one is optional, but thankfully the CA-3602 Computer … Continue reading Cyber Acoustics CA-3602 Review: Great Value Speakers
HTC recently announced the HTC One A9 – Yes, A, and yes, 9. It doesn’t seem to be there latest flagship, but more of a budget competitor. Excited? Us too, let’s take a look. Please note I have no hands-on with this device. I am basing my thoughts and comments off of other online resources, and the official HTC website. What is the HTC One A9 The A9 is a new, Android 6.0 Marshmallow, budget smartphone from HTC. It’s an interesting idea, but I have mixed feelings on it. It seems to be designed to compete with the Zenfone 2, or … Continue reading The HTC One A9: Be… Brilliant? Our First Thoughts…
So today was the big day… Microsoft announced all the new Windows 10 devices, including not one, but TWO Surface Devices. Here’s what we think of the new devices, based on the announcement. The Two Devices The first device is … Continue reading First Impressions: The New Surface Family
Did Microsoft really make the “best” digital assistant on the market? Today, we look at Cortana. Continue reading First Impressions: Cortana for Android
Google recently announced a new product. And since it’s Google, it’s gotta be good, right? Well… Let’s take a look. Please note we have n hands-on with the OnHub, as it has not started shipping. What is the OnHub Google … Continue reading Google OnHub: First Impressions
Is the OnePlus 2 the next Flagship Killer? Continue reading The OnePlus 2: Is it Truly a Flagship Killer?
The Zenfone is awesome. But I haven’t bought one yet, even though I’m in the market for a new phone. Here’s why. Continue reading ASUS Zenfone 2: Why I Haven’t Bought One – Yet.
AdBlock is both a blessing and a curse. It depends which side you’re on. Here’s why. Continue reading Why Adblock is Hurting the Internet
XG VR is a new take on Google Cardboard. But does it actually improve upon the original? Let’s take a look. Continue reading XG VR: Improved Google Cardboard?