Category: Hardware

Feb 01 2016

Will PC Games Make A Comeback?

Back in mid-2015, there is an article about PC games making a comeback. In my opinion, PC gaming has taken a big hit since the entrance of the gaming consoles. Gaming consoles take the headaches of having to learn anything technical to make something happen. If your PC gamer, a diehard PC gamer, not only …

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Jan 15 2016

Kickstarter: YoCam Is Way Popular And Funded Big Time

Kickstarter is a great place for things to go from great ideas to consumer’s hands. One of the more popular funded projects on Kickstarter is YoCam. It describes itself as the world’s most versatile waterproof life camera. It had an initial goal of $80,000, and at the time of this article, they’ve raised approximately $375,000 …

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Dec 04 2015

2015 Christmas Gift Ideas For Smartphone Users

I think it’s always difficult to try to purchase a gift for someone who’s into technology. If you’re someone who’s not technically inclined or know what the latest gadgets are, you might need some pointers on what’s cool. For this article, which is going to be focusing on accessories for smartphones. Pretty much everyone has …

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Nov 27 2015

Video Streaming Is The Best Gift To Give

2015 has been a roller coaster for cable companies. Cable companies continue to see a consistent decline in cable subscribers, but they’re also seeing huge increases in Internet high-speed subscribers. It’s safe to say that Netflix has changed the landscape of media consumption. A few years ago, the cable company executives were calling streaming content …

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Nov 11 2015

Review: EaseUS Partition Master Professional v10.8

If you ever find yourself in a position where you need to be able to adjust the partitions on your PC, even with Windows 10, you may find that it’s not as intuitive and simple as it should be. You really think by now that Microsoft would include the proper utilities to control basic abilities …

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Oct 12 2015

Review: iRulu GM60 (HC042) Mini Projector LED

I was recently sent a demo unit from iRulu for the GM60 [HC042] Mini HD LED projector for review. I have to admit, I’m thoroughly impressed with this unit. I’ve been researching many projectors for several months. A lot of the many projectors are struggling with the issue of the level of lumens they have …

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Sep 30 2015

Upgrade to SSD: Give new life to older PCs and laptops

Last week, I got into a quick discussion with my dad about his Acer 7750 laptop. He was telling me that he thought that his laptop was getting slower and slower. Normally, this wouldn’t be an out of place comment if someone was using a laptop on a relative basis, adding a lot of files …

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Sep 08 2015

Techie Review: Dragon Professional Individual v14

Recently, Nuance released a new version 14 of their speech recognition software; it’s called Dragon Professional Individual. The focus of this version seems to be focusing on individuals who want to be more productive at work using speech recognition. Huge improvements in the speech recognition and the responsiveness of Nuances speech recognition software were made …

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Sep 04 2015

Modular/Stackable Smartphones and PCs is the right choice

I saw this post today on Mashable reported that Acer was going to be building a component-based PC. I think the concept of having a component-based PC is a great idea. Historically a PC is a component-based device, but working on it can be intimidating to some people. The way Acer is approaching the modular …

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Aug 11 2015

Review: U8 SmartWatch

Recently, I picked up a you U8 SmartWatch for doing a review. In the past, I’ve made comments and posted articles about how I think the concept of SmartWatches is just a horrible idea. The whole driving factor behind SmartWatches is for manufacturers to simply prove that small devices with limited abilities can be manufactured and people …

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