Patriot FUEL+ 9000mAh Mobile Rechargeable Battery Review


Smartphones and Tablets have revolutionized the way we access data on the go and with current 4G networks and Wi-Fi we never have to miss the latest Miley Cyrus Twerking video or drunken “Yolo” Tweet. The Achilles heel of most mobile devices though is the weak battery life. Take my Motorola Razr Smartphone for example. After a full charge I can only get a few hours of battery life when doing […] Continue Reading

PowerColor Devil Radeon R9 270X 2GB Review


PowerColor first introduced their DEVIL series with the flagship DEVIL13 HD 7990 graphics card, which featured a dual slot – triple fan heatsink capable of cooling two fully enabled Tahiti XT graphics processors, 6GB of VRAM and a power delivery system capable of supplying 375W total board power. In addition, the DEVIL came with a sleek red and black color scheme and aesthetics that put most other […] Continue Reading

ASUS Maximus VI Gene Z87 Motherboard Review


The quick rise of mobile technology and console gaming in the last few years drove fear into the hearts of many enthusiasts that were worried about the future of desktop of computing. Once the data came in however, it is clear that the PC is here to stay and the sales are only projected to grow stronger with Valve’s big move with Steam OS and Steam box release […] Continue Reading

Pumpktris – Interactive Tetris Pumpkin

Halloween is just a few weeks away. I am going to pick up a few pumpkins tonight for carving, but I don’t think my carving, or engineering skills match this guy’s skill. The pumpkin in this image includes a fully playable version of Tetris. The unique pumpkin was created last year and post on the website Hahabird.

Be sure to watch the video to see it in action

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Gigabyte Z87X-UD5 TH Thunderbolt Motherboard Review @ Hardware Asylum

The GA-Z87X-UD5 TH tries to bridge the gap between a mainstream motherboard and benchtop overclocker by making full use of the chipset and adding in some higher cost options, like Thunderbolt and WiFi.

Full Review Here:

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Swiftech H220 CPU Cooler Review

Swiftech has been a major player in the water-cooling industry since 2001, but up to this point it they had not created a self-contained AiO unit. The H220 changes this though, as it is the first unit designed by Swiftech, but it is no simple cooler that would be comparable to the CoolIT and Aestek coolers. Instead, the Swiftech H220 is a custom made cooler that is design […] Continue Reading

NZXT H440 Mid-Tower Case Review

The first NZXT case I used was way back in 2006 when I built an AMD based PC using the fastest chip available on the market – the AMD Athlon X2 4800+. 8 years ago that was a dream machine and the chassis I used to house the most expensive computer I ever bought was the NZXT Lexa. To me it stood out as one of the sexiest looking cases on the market and I was damn proud to […] Continue Reading

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I have been an avid technology enthusiast my entire life and built my first computer back in 2005 with an AMD Athlon X2 4800+, 1GB of m […] Continue Reading

Sapphire Radeon Dual-X 280 3GB Review

The majority of AMD’s “Volcanic Islands” graphics cards have been comprised of rebadged hardware from the previous generation, sans only the R9 290 and R9 290x. Essentially, the graphics cards in the series just got a new name and in some cases a speed bump. The latest graphics card to receive the rebadging treatment is the Radeon R9 280, which other than an 8 MHz h […] Continue Reading

ADATA XPG V2 8GB 1600MHZ Memory Review

The ADATA XPG V2 series is the companies flagship memory product and for good reason. The lineup comes with speeds of up to 3100 MHz, with timings of CL 12-14-14-36 at 1.65V (XMP Profile 1). Speed alone doesn’t make memory great though, greatness lies within the ICs, heatspreader, performance and of course overclocking. On all of these fronts the XPG V2 memory should ki […] Continue Reading