The idea of powering a device without wires or a battery may have just taken a huge step forward. In an unprecedented advance in the field, Japanese Researchers working for Mitsubishi Heavy Industries funded by the Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry have successfully beamed electricity across a 1640 foot air gap.
Since the introduction of their first case, the Enthoo Primo way back in 2013 Phanteks has been busy. While they could easily have sat around enjoying the success that the Primo brought, the crew at Phanteks has instead been bringing us many many new and innovative cases. With their finger on the pulse of the mod community, each new case seems to fulfill a niche that the PC world has just been waiting to have filled. Certainly no exception to this rule, today we are taking a close look at the newest addition to the Phanteks family, the Enthoo Evolv ITX. Like it’s wildly popular predecessor the Evolv, this new mini chassis is here to provide big install space in a tiny form factor. Accepting only mini ITX motherboards, we are excited to see what this micro machine has to offer.
To great fan fare and some deplore, in a livestream announcement last night, Nvidia introduced us to the new Shield Android based console. Featuring the new Nvidia Tegra X1 processor and backed up with a 256-core Maxwell GPU equipped with 3gb of ram, this new console is certainly one of the more capable that we have come across.
In this instance, the future may be now. Israeli company StoreDot is on the verge of bringing a brand new battery technology to the market. Based on nanodots made from the same peptide molecule that seems to be responsible for causing Alzheimer’s disease, this two nanometer (two billionths of a meter) crystal has an extremely high capacitance and the ability to hold an electrical charge. The result of the high capacitance is the ability to take and hold an electrical charge extremely quickly. StoreDot has developed this into a usable battery that can be charged empty to full in 60 seconds!
Corsair has been selling all in one liquid coolers since these coolers first started hitting the market. In fact without them it’s possible this category would never have gotten off the ground. With such a broad line of AIO coolers keeping them busy, it’s been some time now since Corsair has made an addition to their 280mm category. Today we’re going to be taking a close look at the H110i GT. This dual 140mm unit boasts some fresh aesthetic designs as well as some really cool new technology. Follow along as we find out if this GT reboot is really a luxurious high performance cooler worthy of the GT moniker or just another AIO with a fancy looking name.
Still haven’t upgraded even your home displays to 4K yet? No problem, the Video Electronics Standards Association has introduced the Embedded DisplayPort 1.4a video transfer format which allows for 8K streams on laptops.
Current tech seems to be at the tipping point where we are about to see a really well built selection of VR headsets brought to the consumer market. Never one to be left behind, Razer has introduced at CES 2015 the OSVR Hacker Dev Kit VR headset.
Since announcing their UHD line up of 4K tv’s last year, Samsung has had the world waiting to see something solid to come the market both on the hardware and content side. This year at CES we have what we’ve been waiting for, S-UHD. Super Ultra High Definition is the future of cinema realistic displays.
ADATA builds some of the fastest most reliable and possibly under rated consumer SSDs on the market. One of the hottest items coming to the consumer side this year is external SSDs.
We all love a good thin display, but Sony has really stepped it up this year for CES with it’s incredibly thin, up to 75″ 4K TV. The skinny super star XBR X900C is powered by Sony’s new X1 processor which generates 4K with great colors and awesome clarity and an accurate contrast.
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