NZXT is a company that we typically know for their PC cases and cooling devices. They have made a great name for themselves in these markets. Well at CES this year they announced a new product that brings them to a brand new market. The product is called DOKO and it is a PC streaming device. PC streaming and streaming services have become extremely popular over the past few years. It seems everyone is coming out with a streaming box or device. We know NZXT puts great quality into their cases so we hope they can bring that to the DOKO. The DOKO is also strictly a streaming device, you cannot load apps on it or does not come with pre-loaded apps. The DOKO does have some very unique features and we think that is what sets it apart from other streaming devices out there. Will this device become a staple in our home theater setup? Read on as we find out!
I only started using earphones or earbuds as many people call them a few years ago. So many people think that all earphones are the same and will use the ones that come with their device. I did that for quite some time before I tried a different set of earphones and since then I’ve been trying all different types of earphones. Today we have a set of earphones on the more expensive end coming in at $130. These zinc-alloy earphones feature 8mm V-MASQUE drivers, BLISS 3.0 (Bass Level Isolating Soft Silicone) hybrid silicone fittings, Kevlar® reinforced cables and a 24K gold plated plug. Let’s check them out and see if they will be the next earphones you own.
For most people their TV is the center of entertainment in the living room. You watch cable television on it, you play your video game consoles on it and you watch DVD and Blu-ray movies on it. We all know there are devices for that, but what about all of the media you have on your PC? All the videos you have taken, shows you have downloaded and even the photos you have. No one wants to sit around a small computer screen and watch these. This is where the Western Digital TV Live Hub comes in. It is a HD media player that supports pretty much any file type and has a 1TB hard drive for all of your media. Let’s take a look an see what Western Digital has brought to the table in the HD media player market!
ASUS has unleashed a super sleek, attractive and capable media player on the world, they’ve named it the O!Play HD2. There are a lot of things to enjoy about the O!Play HD2 like its iPhone remote control, intuitive interface, and the ability to playback all kinds of media including SHOUTcast and Flickr support. Are all of these flashy features enough to beat the competition? Check out the article or our video review to find out!
The living room is the new battleground for old and new entertainment companies. Patriot’s PBO Core is one of the latest devices battling for position next to your Blu-ray player and game console. The PBO Core has a wide variety of supported formats from the current king, H.264, all the way back to Real Video. We’ll take an in-depth look to see if the PBO Core can be your core multimedia playing device.
Have you ever been watching something on your laptop and thought, “Hey this would be awesome if I could watch this on my TV”. Well many people spend a lot of money on home theater PC systems when all they need is a simple device that we are reviewing today. The Warpia Wireless USB PC to TV Audio / Video Display Adapter allows you to easily stream what you are viewing on your laptop or PC to any TV or projector. Let’s check it out and see if it’s worth getting over a HTPC system.
More and more gamers are buying surround sound gaming headsets, but no one wants to pay those outrageous prices. They can go in upwards of $200 for a premium headset. Why go premium when you can have a just as good quality headset for only $40? The ABS FX-7 USB Light Weight Dolby Virtual 7.1 Gaming Headset can be found for that much. It has all the features the average gamer is looking for in a headset with near quality of expensive headsets. The FX-7 has a lot of other features, read on further to find out what they are.
When you think of desktop speakers there are only a few names that come to mind and Eagle is not one of them. Eagle makes all kind of products from power supplies to hard drive enclosures. They have just ventured into speakers releasing a few different speaker sets. Today we will be looking at the ET-AR504LR-BK 2.1 Soundstage speakers which feature a dedicated subwoofer, exceptional tonal fidelity, and a LCD with digital equalizers. Let’s take a look and see if Eagle can make a name for themselves in the speaker business.
Our friends at ASUS have released a cool new TV tuner card, the Asus My Cinema EHD3-100/NAQ/FM/AV/MCE RC. This is a dual Hybrid TV card, with inputs for both digital and analog TV, complete with a dual stream hardware MPEG2 encoder. The card interfaces via PCI-E x1. Read on to find out about the Asus My Cinema EHD3-100!
2.1 speaker sets-the kind with two satellite tweeters and a single subwoofer-are very popular with those whose hardware doesn’t support 5.1 or 7.1 audio, or those who simply don’t have room for those elaborate setups. Hercules’ XPS 2.1 50 speaker set is a unit which, while more expensive than some of its competitors’ units, yields warm tones and thumpin’ bass on top of its sleek crowdsourced, glossy black design. ThinkComputers has the review.