April 2011

by Rafael Hernandez on April 29, 2011 · 0 comments

While touch interfaces are good for the occasional text entry operation there’s no denying the allure of a dedicated keyboard. The T-Mobile Sidekick 4G makes its presence known with its roll out screen that conceals its texting friendly keyboard. The screen, as with every Android powered handset, sports a seemingly precise touch screen interface so […]

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by Rafael Hernandez on April 28, 2011 · 0 comments

After a considerable number of sleepless nights we’re proud to present to you our very own driver repository. The techETA Driver Database is designed to get you the finest in hardware drivers for almost every conceivable PC device out there… or at least for the ones we can find anyway. The Database will see periodic […]

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by Rafael Hernandez on April 28, 2011 · 0 comments

The perfect balance of features is a difficult thing to achieve in the laptop market especially when you consider the number of options there are for processors and graphics chips. Samsung’s R580 promises to stay humble with its selection of mid-range graphics and CPU options. That’s not to say it’ll be a slouch on the […]

Read more Samsung R580 Notebook keeps it all middle of the road

by Rafael Hernandez on April 27, 2011 · 0 comments

AMD’s Brazos platform is the company’s first crack at a CPU and GPU integrated into a single chip (also known as the Fusion initiative) which has made a compelling case for all-in-one chips that provide good performance in small sizes. The ASUS E35M1-I Deluxe ITX Motherboard latches an intricate cooling solution that covers up a large […]

Read more ASUS E35M1-I Deluxe Mini ITX Motherboard goes overkill on the cooling

by Rafael Hernandez on April 25, 2011 · 0 comments

As PC cases turn into massive air tunnels for your components there’s no real reason to strategically place fans to cool off areas that need it the most…you just blast it all with copious amounts of CFM and call it a day. The AZZA Toledo 301 is a rather wide mid-tower case that makes full use […]

Read more AZZA Toledo 301 PC Case is short and stout

by Rafael Hernandez on April 24, 2011 · 0 comments

Choosing a video card gets very difficult, for some users, when there are a ton of reviews for a card but they’re spread all over the place so those somewhat rare roundup reviews are especially handy for someone trying to make a decision on what to buy. High end graphics cards, such as the AMD Radeon HD […]

Read more AMD Radeon HD 6870 rounded up and given the business

by Rafael Hernandez on April 20, 2011 · 0 comments

Sure you can fool yourself into thinking that you’ll get massive amounts of work done in a short period of time with the new Alienware M14x and M18x notebooks but you and I both know that you’re going to be using it for things gainful employment typically shuns. Gaming is the name of the game […]

Read more Alienware’s gaming centric M14x and M18x impress with their brute force

by Rafael Hernandez on April 19, 2011 · 0 comments

Despite the fact that we live in an age where the bulk of our information and data storage needs comes from the Internet PC case manufacturers insist on piling on more and more optical drive bays which serve no purpose, to most people, other than taking up space. Enter the Icy Dock B994SP-4S Quad HDD Cage […]

Read more Icy Dock B994SP-4S Quad HDD Cage cures your storage woes

by Rafael Hernandez on April 19, 2011 · 0 comments

PC components tend to look away from the past as quickly as possible so they avoid being labeled as a rehash despite the fact that some older designs are still worth keeping around and, with a few modifications, can rival the latest and greatest models. The Cooler Master Centurion 5 II Limited Edition “Red” PC Case […]

Read more Cooler Master Centurion 5 II Limited Edition calls back to a not so distant era

by Rafael Hernandez on April 15, 2011 · 0 comments

A dizzying array of features await you on your next PC build but if you’re planning on going with the Intel P67 route especially when you take into account all of the different motherboard models on the market. Thankfully competition has made sure that most every model has a base level of features and some […]

Read more Intel P67 Motherboards compete in the performance ring

by Rafael Hernandez on April 12, 2011 · 0 comments

As computers are getting smaller and more powerful there’s the need for the enthusiast crowd to extend past the normal mid and full tower desktops into the massive category for their increasing performance needs. Cubitek’s HPTX Tank supports XL-ATX motherboards, such as the EVGA SR-2 dual CPU board, which means you’re looking at a truly massive design […]

Read more Cubitek HPTX Tank will consume your desk