Computer Gear

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This review is for the Inateck WP1003 2.4G Wireless Presenter and Red Laser Pointer.  If you give presentations in either PowerPoint or Keynote you need a remote, or presenter, to advance through your presentation.  A presenter that doubles as a laser pointer would be even more ideal.  This device from Inateck functions as both.  This [...]

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dune-case

Do you like the sleek look of the Mac Pro's cylindrical case but are more of a PC person? Well, with the Dune Case, you no longer have to look on in envy. This cylindrical high-grade aluminum case is 260 mm tall x 215 mm in diameter and weighs 2.6 kg. It is smaller than [...]

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logitech-g810

Most of us think of a computer keyboard as a tool for inputting letters and numbers, but for gamers, a good keyboard can be the difference between their character living or dying. Am I being overly dramatic? You betcha. I can't help it because the new Logitech G810 Orion Spectrum RGB Mechanical Gaming Keyboard (wow [...]

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satechi-monitorstand

All parts of my home may not be organized and clutter free, but I try to keep my Gadgeteer HQ workspace as neat and tidy as possible. It's tough for me to feel inspired to write when my desk is a mess, so I'm always looking for ways to keep things organized in my small [...]

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usb-memory-direct-2

If you have ever attended a trade show, you have probably picked up more than a few freebie USB flash drives with various company's logos emblazoned on them. If you have your own company, club, event or group and have thought about buying a bulk order of flash drives with your own logo to use [...]

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oree-wooden-keyboard

Ever dream of having a wooden Bluetooth keyboard? What? You haven't? Why not? Well, even if you haven't, the French company Orée has thought of it. The Board 2 is a Bluetooth 3.0 keyboard that uses two AA batteries and is handcrafted from a single piece of wood so that the grain for each key [...]

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Startech-Triple-Video-Dock-03

Monitors, monitors, and more monitors - I need as many as possible when I'm working.  I work for a network operations center, so my eyes are constantly on screens looking out for I.T. issues, writing emails, helping users with remote sessions, troubleshooting servers, and the like.  Just like at work, my home office needs a decent set up [...]

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luma-1

If you were to stop and think about it, you would find that you probably have more Wi-Fi devices connected to your home network than you realize, and that number is only growing, right? Let's see, there are our computers, phones, tablets, printers, TVs, blue-ray players, game consoles, appliances, thermostats, security cameras, picture frames, doorbells, [...]

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enhance-gxm3-3

As I've mentioned in the past, I'm a gamer. This goes from games as simple as Minecraft to modern FPS games. I've used a few mid-ranged gaming mice and have been pretty satisfied with them, and I thought it would be nice to try out a more budget friendly gaming mouse again to see how [...]

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mionix-mouse-3

I am not ashamed to admit that I am a huge gamer chick. While I used to get by on a cheap “gaming” mouse a few years ago, nowadays, I would not even bother anymore with them. Since moving to a gaming mouse, my game has improved quite a bit. The current mouse I have [...]

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keedox-hub-1

USB has become the de facto charging or input method for many of the devices we own. Nowadays, you don't need to be a tech junkie to require extra USB outlets to charge all your devices. Even the tech challenged have cell phones, tablets, and Bluetooth speakers, all of which use a USB charging cord. [...]

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seagate-backup-plus-3

If you have used computers for any length of time, you have experienced it.  Your computer hard drive or your cellphone dies for one reason or another, and all your files are gone, including all those photos and videos you painstakingly organized into those little yellow folders.  In fact, if you are me, that has [...]

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ipazzport_penmouse1

I have trouble with repetitive stress syndrome (RSS), and I have small hands, so finding a mouse that doesn’t make my hand hurt can be difficult. On the surface, the iPazzPort Pen Mouse Pointer, Model KP-810-38, seems to be a potential solution to the problem. However, there is one issue that makes this pen mouse [...]

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Logitech-MX-Anywhere2-Review-1

Call me the computer mouse queen - I love trying out new mice for all of my devices. It's hard for me to go without one when carrying my laptop around.  Logitech just released the MX Anywhere 2, a wireless mouse that enables you to connect to Windows and Mac via a wireless USB receiver or [...]

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speedlink

German based SPEEDLINK will be expanding its PC gaming accessory product line with new mechanical keyboards. The full-size VELATOR keyboard features ten macro-enabled keys and traditional black plastic casing. The ULTOR keyboard features an aluminium base with LED lighting which provides white illumination of the relevant gaming keys and blue illumination of the other keys. [...]

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Print

The Lexar Professional microSDXC/SDHC UHS-II cards are not just fast, they are 1000x fast. That means their high-speed performance is perfect for the capture of high-quality images and extended lengths of 1080p full-HD, 3D, and 4K video that you capture with your smartphones, tablets and action cameras. And if you don't have a smartphone, tablet [...]

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lacie-cristofle-sphere

The LaCie Sphere - designed, handcrafted, and silver plated by Cristofle's workshop in France - is a 1TB USB 3.0 hard drive that is stunning as well as practical. It comes with a software suite that will allow you to set up automatic backups for your computer (PC and Mac) and ensure that your files [...]

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pixi-1

  One of my biggest organizational battles around our home is with all of our cables. To organize them I usually end up using twist ties or velcro cable wraps that make the task take longer than it should. Cable ties are good for one use, so what if I just need to let out [...]

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wd-passport-1

As our gadgets become increasingly mobile, we become more and more reliant on the cloud. In the past two years I myself have purchased a Chromebook and a laptop with limited storage, geared toward cloud utilization. As convenient as the cloud is, there are times when a more traditional storage solution is required. In my [...]

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Windows 10

If you don't already know (or if you have not reserved your copy) Windows 10 is launching tomorrow July 29, 2015. Although that in itself is not groundbreaking or earth shattering news, the fact that you can get it for free is. Now, don't get me wrong I am not the biggest Windows fan, but [...]

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sata-usbc

Are you the owner of a shiny new 2015 Apple MacBook with the USB Type-C port? As you're building up your collection of USB Type-C accessories, the USB 3.1 Type-C to SATA Combo Adapter from Brando is a handy device that you might want to consider adding to your gadget toolbox. Although flash storage is [...]

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Kanex-Dock-Review-Main

I recently bought a new Macbook Pro with Retina display, and have been looking for a dock to use with my widescreen monitor and various peripherals. There are a bunch of thunderbolt docks available by brands such as Belkin, CalDigit and Elgato, but I got the chance to look at the Kanex Thunderbolt 2 Express dock. [...]

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keyboardio_model_01_1

Keyboardio's Model 01 ergonomic keyboard launched on Kickstarter Monday, June 15. Keyboardio hit its $120,000 goal in 2.5 hours and currently stand at $370,000 in funding. The Keyboardio Model 01 features an adjustable two-piece maple body, an advanced ergonomic design, sculpted keycaps, and applications-specific macros. Built on Arduino technology, the Model 01 is hacker-friendly open [...]

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Sonder Keyboard

Want to try out a Dvorak layout but don't want to buy a new keyboard?  Do you often need to type a different currency symbol than your standard, but can't remember the keystroke combination?  The Sonder Keyboard being developed in Sydney, Australia addresses these issues.  Utilizing e-ink technology you can reprogram your keyboard so that [...]

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minion-flash

I know there are more than a few of you out there who love those little yellow gibberish-speaking Minion characters from the Despicable Me movies and their soon to be released solo movie due out in July. Now you can have your own set of Dave, Kevin and Stuart Minions that not only look cute, [...]

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