Computer Gear

Back in the day if you wanted to share one keyboard and one mouse between two computers, you had to use a clunky switch box that was connected to both devices. Today Bluetooth makes wires and stand alone switch boxes obsolete. But until recently, we've not seen many keyboards that will allow connectivity between computers [...]

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Other World Computing has added a new version of their Drive Dock to their product line. The new Drive Dock is Mac and PC compatible and features a USB 3.1 Gen 1 interface, two drive bays that can accept both 2.5" and 3.5" bare SATA drives up to 10TB and greater with high-performance read speeds [...]

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What features make one mouse better than the next? Bluetooth? USB dongle? Programmable buttons? Adjustable DPI? Light effects? Rechargeable battery? I've been testing a Satechi Edge 2.0 Wireless Gaming Mouse for several weeks and it has some of these features. Is it just another mouse, or is it a Gadgeteer worthy cursor mover? Let's find [...]

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I can’t tell you how many times I’ve reached my fingers out to my desktop screen expecting it to react like my phone or iPad. I’ve become so used to touch navigation I expect it everywhere. The MaskTouch, touchscreen accessory for Apple iMac proves that I’m not alone. This product was original named “Zorro Macsk” [...]

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Does the clickity clackity noise from some keyboards and click click click of mice buttons grate on your nerves? Logitech has you covered with their latest "silent" mice. We live in a social world, whether you work in a shared space or at home, but sometimes silence really is golden,” said Anatoliy Polyanker, global portfolio [...]

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I have reviewed several of Vaja's Leather Suits over the years. All perfectly fitted for each of my Apple laptops and constructed with some of the finest materials available. Each Suit was handcrafted by artisans who created a, for lack of a better word, piece of art to protect my various MacBooks. And the Leather Suit for [...]

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I'm not much of a gamer anymore, but my son (currently age 10) enjoys playing Minecraft and asked for an alternative to the flat-keyed Apple USB keyboard.  I thought this would be a great time to take a closer look at a mechanical keyboard- in this case, the Drevo Gramr 84-key Backlit Mechanical Keyboard. Most [...]

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If you're reading this, there's a very good chance that you're doing so through a WiFi connection to a router. A router is a box with an antenna (or antennas) that connects to  broadband. Most people hide their router under a desk or in a closet because they aren't exactly the type of device that [...]

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Choosing the right printer usually comes down to the price of the printer and the price you'll need to pay to replace ink or toner cartridges after the low capacity cartridges that come with the printer go empty. I don't know about you but it always seems like I don't need to use my printer [...]

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Fans of Apple's rose gold MacBook, iPhone and Apple Watch can now choose from Satechi's growing line of matching accessories. Satechi's Metallic Series has been expanded to include rose gold versions of their wireless headphones, headphone stand, charging stations, Type-C Hub and new Type-C Micro/SD Card Reader. Additional Rose Gold items will be added to [...]

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Those of you with laptops know the hassle of plugging and unplugging peripherals when you need to expand the capabilities of your computer. More specifically those of you with Macintosh laptops have never had the option of an Apple made docking station. Well the engineers at OWC have designed a single cable solution to connect [...]

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When you sit behind a computer all day long and then go home and do the same thing, you want keyboard that is as comfortable as possible to use. And when you touch type like I do, you want to make sure that keyboard doesn't end up causing carpal tunnel problems with your wrists. When [...]

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Levitator Standup Desk

Wow! That was my first reaction when I opened the box for my Levitator stand up desk.  Was it a desk or art?  The acrylic panels are so bright and airy, and cheerful! My office is not, it has more of a quiet and peaceful vibe to it, I wondered how the Levitator would fit in.  [...]

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There are tons of different types of keyboards out there.  Some are good for home use, some for quiet offices, and other for gaming. VicTsing Technology has come to us with the chance to review the fun looking TOMOKO 104-Key Wired Mechanical Gaming Keyboard. I love the tactile feedback of mechanical switches, so let's see [...]

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Laptops are fantastic for all your on the go computing tasks, but when you use them at home, they tend to become a magnet for cables connected to all the ports. When you want to go mobile, you have to unplug everything and then reconnect when you return. An easier way around this hassle is to [...]

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