So you've been using your camera for a few years now yet every time you want to upload photos to your desktop you have to use an ugly adapter or plug the whole camera into a USB port. Today we will be looking at an elegant and functional solution to this problem: the card reader. NZXT in their own fashion have released the Aperture M Card Reader compatible with every flash-memory card under the sun and 2 USB 3.0 ports. Follow us as we take a closer look at the NZXT Aperture M Card Reader.
With AMDs recent release of their APUs it was only a matter of time before the technology came to small factor computers. In the past, you needed a Motherboard, CPU, and GPU (either discrete or integrated into the motherboard) to have a working system. However with the E-350 this is all rolled into one miniscule package. Today we will be looking at a slightly different solution called the Zotac Fusion-B-U.
In the past we've taken a look at Network Storage devices from LaCie in their 'Network' line such as the 2Big Network 2 and the 5big Network 2. However today we're going to switch things up a bit and take a look at the 2Big NAS from LaCie.
We at TechwareLabs have always been a big fan of the Sleeper: a Car or Computer case that seems stock but under the hood hides some serious muscle. So when we laid our hands on the Corsair Carbide 300R Mid-Tower Chassis we excited to put it through the labs.
With the prices of hard drives slowly coming back to manageable prices, we've seen a trend of new storage "accessories" being released to the market. Today we will be looking at a hybrid between portable and RAID. The Akitio Taurus Mini Super-S LCM supports 2x 2.5" drives in either a RAID 0 (stripe) or RAID 1 (mirror). Lets take a look at what Akitio has to say about their product:
Small form factor PC's can often be a fun endeavour but they can also be an essential part of a network. Their leading applications include HTPCs and wordprocessors/internet browsers but the limitations only exist with software. Some Mini-ITX cases come with all the bells and whistles and start at a small fortune. But what if you're looking for a chassis without breaking the bank? Here to hold that position in the market is the Thermaltake Element Q Small Form Factor Chassis. Lets take a look at how Thermaltake advertises this case: