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When Logitech revealed its new Wireless All-in-One Keyboard TK820 last month, it immediately caught my eye. After upgrading my home theater PC to Windows 8, I've often thought it would be nice to take advantage of some of the new gesture controls... Read...
True confession: Until recently, I never owned a desktop PC. My parents had one when I was in high school that I used (primarily to email girls), but once I hit college, it was laptops all the way. I always needed to have a mobile machine to work... Read...
One of the great things about working at a site like HotHardware is that I get exposed to a ton of PC hardware and related accessories.  Most of my time is spent testing and evaluating high-end processors, graphics cards and storage devices... Read...
Every so often, I get my hands on a product that doesn’t necessarily require a multi-page, deep-dive technical analysis, but is interesting nonetheless and something worth talking about.  When that happens and the product is something... Read...
A few weeks back, Eaton sent over one of their enterprise-class 5PX uninterruptable power supplies for testing and evaluation. If you haven’t seen what Eaton has to offer in the power protection space, I definitely suggest taking a look. I was aware of the company before, but hadn’t had any firsthand... Read...
There's an old saying that goes something like "the best things in life are free."  Then there's another, more cynical one that says, "there's no such thing as a free lunch."  While I'm not here to... Read...
I tend to shy away from doing full-blown power supply reviews. Without using specialized (and expensive) equipment with which to precisely control load and environmental / operating temperatures and monitor output stability and noise, it is... Read...
There's nothing better than traffic when trying to prove a website's worth and Yelp is starting to show some serious gains as they prepare for their initial public offering. The user-generated review site made it into Hitwise's top 10... Read...
It has been a long while since I last wrote about my favorite PC peripheral—the mechanical keyboard. Too long, in fact. Since my last blog post on the subject, there have been a number of developments in the mechanical keyboard scene, with a... Read...
Sometimes with technology, what appears to be a fairly simple product opportunity in the market, isn't always delivered with timeliness or solid execution.  Consider the current deluge of smartphone products in the market, all of which are... Read...
I recently had the chance to test out an interesting set of speakers targeted at PC users, the Soundscience rockus 3D|2.1, designed by Antec. At first glance, these speakers may not stand out with their smallish-looking satellites, and unassuming... Read...
We geeks are a diverse bunch that run the gamut from pretty-boy, genius, millionaire entrepreneurs that regularly change the world, to socially inept, stereotypical nerds that really have no place leaving the confines of our cubicles (I fall... Read...
When Google+ first launched and started making waves in the social networking world, many things changed. The perception of Google as a search-only company changed. The way that people viewed social networking as a 1-horse race with a couple of... Read...
The economy is still in shambles for many industries that are trying to recover, but one are that is exploding is tech. In particular, Silicon Valley has rebounded in the last 12 months ahead of the economy in ways that mean only one thing: tech is... Read...
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