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    Review: Senta Ally Bluetooth Stereo Speaker w/ FM

    by Ryan McLaughlin ~ October 20th, 2013

    Portable Bluetooth speakers are dime a dozen, but if you have the right one it can be used with a mobile device to boost its audio so that it is more enjoyable and can be shared with others. With so many manufacturers of portable speakers it may be difficult to pick the right one. Today I will be looking at the Senta Ally speaker system and if it is good then hopefully this will make the decision a little easier

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    Review: Straight Talk T-Mobile vs AT&T

    by Ryan McLaughlin ~ March 2nd, 2013

    I recently bought a LG Nexus 4 and because it is unlocked I wanted to use it on a prepaid phone plan. I had previously been using PagePlus, but because this is not a Verizon phone they do not support it. So I had to find a new carrier. After considering my options I went with Straight Talk because they have unlimited data and talk for just $45 a month. However Straight talk uses either T-Mobile or AT&T and I had to choose one before I could use it

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    Review: HP Elitebook 8770w Mobile Workstations

    by Ryan McLaughlin ~ February 22nd, 2013

    The Elitebook Mobile Workstation is HP’s top of the line business notebook, and the 8770w is at the top of that series. The Elitebook 8770w includes several upgrade from last years model, including a faster processor, better screen, and a better video card

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    Review: LG Nexus 4 Phone

    by Ryan McLaughlin ~ December 21st, 2012

    The Nexus 4 phone from LG is Google’s latest attempt at showing the world what a Android phone should look like. The big question that everyone has is, does it meet those high expectations? Well, as usual this all depends on what you are looking for


Review: HP Z600 Workstation

by Ryan McLaughlin ~ September 14th, 2009

A few months ago we had the opportunity of reviewing the HP Z800 and it got our praise in just about every way. Today we are looking at its little brother the Z600


Review: Building a mid-range gaming computer

by Ryan McLaughlin ~ August 28th, 2009

Building a new computer can be a daunting task (I know I have done it several times). There is a lot of research that has to be done to determine your budget, and then to find all the best parts that fit in that budget. I recently built a new mid-range gaming computer and I thought I would share the process with you. Hopefully my pain can help you make better decisions

In writing any kind of review there is always a considerable amount of subjectivity involved. After all, it is one person’s opinion. I became tired of reading such reviews and decided to take a different approach, by also having twenty of my close friends and family test and give feedback to myself

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Epson Inspires Creativity with New Artisan All-in-Ones

by Ryan McLaughlin ~ August 19th, 2009

Epson America continues to drive printing innovation with its new line of Artisan® all-in-ones – the Artisan 710 and Artisan 810 – designed for everything from creative projects to afterhours work from home

Good-Bye Clutter: Logitech Harmony 900 Remote Controls

by Ryan McLaughlin ~ August 11th, 2009

Logitech today introduced the Logitech Harmony® 900 remote. With its redesigned RF technology, full-color touch screen and intuitive button layout, the rechargeable Logitech Harmony 900 remote makes it easy to enjoy and control your TV, movies, games and music – even when your components are neatly hidden behind cabinet doors

Asetek Adds Liquid Cooling To HP Z Workstations

by Ryan McLaughlin ~ August 10th, 2009

Asetek, the industry leading supplier of liquid cooling systems for computers, announced today it has added its liquid cooling technology to the high performance HP Z400 and HP Z800 Workstations. These ultra quiet, liquid cooled models expand upon the low noise line of Z Workstations, noted for its breakthrough design, performance and reliability


Review: Amazon Kindle (2nd Generation) e-book reader

by Ryan McLaughlin ~ August 5th, 2009

Reading has long been a great way to not only entertain, but also to keep up on current events, and learn about subjects that are interesting. However, storing and transporting lots of books can be difficult. Digital books are easy to store, but reading on a computer can cause eye strain and is not always comfortable. The Kindle is an e-book reader from Amazon that attempts to solve those problems and make reading more accessible

NVIDIA today announced that HP’s most powerful and expandable workstation—the HP Z800 Workstation—is now configurable with up to two NVIDIA® Tesla™ graphics processing units (GPUs), another key indicator of the demand being seen for GPUs in the high performance computing (HPC) space


by Ryan McLaughlin ~ July 31st, 2009

BAPCo debuts the first tool to automate the measurement of power in accordance with ENERGY STAR Program Requirements v4 and v5

Plustek Offers Full Line of Hard Card Scanners

by Ryan McLaughlin ~ July 29th, 2009

Plustek Technology Inc. (www.plustek.com/usa), a manufacturer of consumer, prosumer, professional and office imaging devices (including portable scanners, sheet fed/flat bed scanners, wide format scanners and IP cameras), is pleased to offer a complete line of hard card scanner solutions to fulfill nearly any user need. Perfect for their ability to scan any media up to the thickness of a credit card, these scanners are designed to digitally capture copies of important items, for hospitals, offices, and business large or small

Keep Vital Data & Passwords Safe

by Ryan McLaughlin ~ July 29th, 2009

Keeper allows users to quickly and easily store all sensitive data including passwords, account numbers, website logins, notes, lists and other business or personal information on their laptop or desktop computer. Keeper’s user-friendly interface allows users to fully search, index and protect information with military-grade encryption. Keeper Desktop can securely and wirelessly sync the sensitive encrypted data with the user’s mobile device over a Wi-Fi network. If the user’s computer is lost or stolen, the sensitive information stored in Keeper is protected with military-grade encryption and remains secure. As a feature, “self-destruct” mode will erase all data after five incorrect attempts to break into the database. In addition, this feature allows the user to retrieve and restore an encrypted version of their data


Review: Casio Eilixm EX-Z29 Digital Camera

by Ryan McLaughlin ~ July 26th, 2009

Cameras don’t have to be big and bulky to take great pictures. Digital cameras have come a long way, and the trend is moving toward smaller more compact cameras. Even though they don’t have interchangeable lenses and big zooms, you can still take a very high quality picture with these little cameras. One such camera is the Casio Exilim EX-Z29 digital camera. This camera has about the same dimensions as a deck of cards

Klipsch plans to re-define the music listening experience with its new Image S4i, an in-ear headset that combines the company’s acclaimed sound performance and amazing comfort value with a unique in-line microphone and remote

Windows Home Server performs a full image-based backup of Windows 7-based computers, allowing for a complete computer recovery in the case of a hard drive failure, or restoration of a single file or folder in the event of accidental deletion or loss


Review: Asus Eee 1000HE Netbook

by Ryan McLaughlin ~ July 14th, 2009

The company that started the Netbook craze is at it again. The Asus 1000HE is a slight upgrade to its predecessor the 1000H. With this new Netbook comes an improved keyboard, longer battery life, and a faster processor