Quality of wireless connectivity is subject to many factors, a few being congestion, mismatched protocols, and range. Range is the simplest to fix with hardware like Diamond’s Wireless Range Extender WR300NSI. Diamond has equipped WR300NSI with a signal strength indicator and fancy firmware. Are these features enough to successfully boost your wireless signal? We dive into this question and more in the full review.
There are thousands of Bluetooth speakers on the market. With Mirror Boombox, it is clear iui Design wanted to stand out from the crowd of multi-colored mostly boxy average run of the mill Bluetooth speakers. iui Design has created officially licensed Bluetooth speakers that are shaped like car mirrors. We were lucky enough to get the Mini Cooper version, but iui Design also offers Ford Mustang products. The best thing about iui Design’s Mini Cooper Mirror Boombox is it looks exactly like a side mirror on a Mini Cooper. Will its unique design be able to keep the Mirror Boombox separated from the crowd? Continue reading to find out.
Pivos are primarily known for media players, but their MANA line of portable lithium-ion battery packs is intent on changing their media player only face. MANA 2200mAh and MANA 5200mAh are direct competitors with all of the other portable battery packs on the market. Can MANA survive in a crowded market? Check out the full review to find out!
Feenix is taking the Apple approach to releasing products, make one model per year and make sure it’s really good. This year, their mouse is Nascita, which is shaped a bit like a Microsoft Intellimouse Explorer 3.0 (one of the greatest mice ever). Nascita is driverless, so there is not any extra software to install, has built in DPI up and down buttons with a small screen showing the current DPI, and of course forward and back buttons. It is also ergonomically designed for palm, claw, and semi-claw gamers.
External sound cards may not be in high demand, but if you do need one, be sure to check out Diamond’s Xtreme Sound 7.1 HD. Diamond has put together an awesome little box that looks good and has pretty much any input/output that you could want.
CES 2014 is littered with wearables. Even ThinkComputers’ own Mark Howland has been rocking a Galaxy Gear all week. Upon first seeing Nabu, it didn’t seem like anything different than what’s already on the market. But Razer’s vision for Nabu, Simplicity, Functionality, and Privacy, is completely different than anything that’s currently on the market.
Headphones have been around for almost ever, but over the last 3 – 5 years, a premium headphone market emerged. It seemed like every musician had their own pair of headphones, with each being tuned to that particular musician’s ear. Fast forward to today, and there’s only a few key players left, one of them being Wicked Audio. Wicked Audio has teamed up with Bongiovi Acoustics for Bongiovi to create a custom listening profile for a select number Wicked’s products.
Lugging around a laptop’s power supply can be a chore. FINsix aims to shrink laptop power supplies across the board into something you can easily carry in your pocket while still delivering the same power output.
Razer always has something innovative and flashy to show off at CES, this year is no different. Project Christine is Razer’s take on a desktop computer. Currently building a computer requires a ton of pieces, and some technical know-how. Razer’s vision is that anyone should be able to easily build a computer, it should be super fast with the possibility of being faster, and everything should be water cooled.
Flash Drives are no longer devices that only hold presentations and other random documents. SanDisk just announced 64GB versions of Wireless Flash Drive, and Wireless Media Drive. These flash drives not only store data, but will also stream media content to your mobile devices right from the flash drive.