There always comes a time where a hard drive dock comes in handy. It could be you are building a new system and need to transfer files, want to share files with a friend, or you can even use a hard drive dock for an external hard drive setup. Hard drive docks are extremely convenient and today we are taking a look at the MB981U3-1S from Icy Dock. This USB 3.0 hard drive dock supports 2.5-inch and 3.5-inch SATA hard drives and has USB 3.0 Boost UASP support. Let’s take a look…
Cougar is a relatively new company to us here at ThinkComputers. We have reviewed a couple of their power supplies and were actually quite impressed. Now it is time for cases, and up on the review block today is the MX300 which is part of Cougar’s MX Gaming Series. This is a rather inexpensive case with a street price of around $40, but still offers some great features like space for long graphics cards, tool-less drive options, USB 3.0 support and much more. Will this inexpensive case be a good value? We will have to find out!
Incoming, it’s another year almost done and a new one about to start. That means the Consumer Electronic Show is almost upon us. Less than a month away and I’m really pumped for this year. This year we could see CES going completely crazy with new ideas and innovations. My expectations for this year are…
I’ve owned my Galaxy gear for roughly a month now, and have to say that it is honestly a surprise. I was sketchy at first because of the $300 price tag and how much would I be using this, but honestly, I’ve used this thing more times a day than I thought possible. I get tons of notifications a day, and now instead of pulling into my pocket to grab my phone, I just flip the wrist and see what notification popped up. The 1.6-inch AMOLED screen is crystal clear, sharp and gives off great colors. Here’s my take on the Samsung Galaxy Gear…
When it comes to listening to music, watching a movie or even playing a game we want great quality sound. Many people get this in the form of large bulky headphones. While this do provide great sound they are not the easiest to travel with or say take on a run with you. This is where in-ear headphone or earbuds as many people refer to them come in. Today we are taking a look at a set from Jabra called VOX. VOX features 8.6mm drivers at 16 Ohm, a lightweight design, in-line controls and much more. Are these the next set of in-ear headphones for you? Read on as we take a look.
When I got my hands on this mouse, I was thrilled to be doing the review. The German company ROCCAT is one of the top of the line gaming peripherals companies around today, very well known in Europe. Their USA launch started in 2012 and has been making a big impact with gamers. They started out with the Kone, then came the Kone[+], and now the Kone XTD, their flagship mouse. This mouse is powered by an 8200 DPI Pro Aim R3 laser sensor, a commanding 32-bit Turbo Core V2 72MHz ARM MCU processor, and the most advanced Tracking & Distance Control Unit around – all working in clockwork unison to deliver world-beating battle ability.
Another year gone, another new year has arrived, and that means it’s the super bowl of technology, the Consumer Electronics Show. This will be my 5th consecutive year I’ll be attending, and another year with the ThinkComputers crew. I’ll be running the film operations again, filming interviews, and making sure the videos are posted on all ThinkComputers related video networks. Las Vegas is the location, a place I’ve lived and been to more times than I can count. CES is honestly the best time I go, it’s the best time, lots going on, all my friends are in town, and it’s just endless things to do from the time I land till the time I have to leave.
As a hardcore gamer, I take my gaming tools seriously, and the mouse is no exception to a great PC gaming tool. I thought my Razer deathadder an I would be till death do us part, but when I received the Cooler Master Storm Sentinel Advance II, what’s a deathadder? This mouse with its bunch of awesome features totally was like slipping into new sheets. This mouse an I have a new relationship now, and I can say we bonded instantly.
When you start getting into recording videos after time you will realize that most microphones on your digital camera or camcorder are not that great, especially if you want high quality audio. There are quite a few external microphone and digital recorders out there, but one of the most popular ones is the Zoom H1. The H1’s onboard microphones are configured in an X/Y pattern for stunning stereo imaging. Because both mics are arranged on the same axis, they are equidistant from the sound source for perfect localization and no phase shifting. The result is great stereo recordings with natural depth and accurate imaging. Read on the check out our unboxing and overview video.
So ROCCAT’s booth was quite interesting, I mean “Ze German’s are coming, and this time we’ll play nice” is a tough slogan, so I wanted to see what they had to impress me. Put it this way, the 6000 DPI adjustable, East-Shift Button, Tracking & Distance Control Unit, Driver + Macro Manager, On-board Memory (yes you read that right), Weight system (yes you read that right again) did NOT let me down. This mouse is priced at $79.99 which is a highly competitive price to top name mouses on the market today. Check out the awesome interview Kathrine & Marcus provided and it will blow your mind on gaming peripherals!