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ThinkTank – Retrospective 6 Shoulder Bag

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Who said well-designed bags are for purses? Manliness comes skin deep when it comes to showing who has more testasterone than another, however when it comes to elegant, sturdy, and OCD proof organization the ThinkTank Retrospective 6 is hands down my favorite bag thus far...
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Nextbook FLEXX 11A 2-in-1 Quad Core Windows 10 Tablet

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Techwarelabs has a long history of analysis and review of mobile devices. We have looked at a few of Nextbook’s offerings and the latest FLEXX11A builds upon their experience to give us a product offering that is both affordable and has surprising performance. With a retail price tag of a mere $179 on special at Walmart you are getting a full fledged laptop 2-in-1 which includes some upscale features only found on pricier models.
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Megacon 2017 Day 2 Gallery

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Megacon is an annually held convention focusing on SciFi, Fantasy, Anime, Gaming and comic-book communities that was first started in Orlando in 1993. The original convention held was the OrlandoCon that was held from 1974 until 1994 and was replaced by the MegaCon we know and love today. MegaCon has changed hands a few times in its life, starting with the Crossgen buyout from the creator James Brietbiel in 1999, and ending with the current Canadian owner Informa Canada INC.
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Azpen A848 Projector Tablet

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The A848 Projector Tablet from Azpen addresses a need that many users have had without knowing it.  The A848 is a product that lends itself equally well to both business users as well as home consumers. It allows users the freedom to share in a way that works well for groups of people in a small setting. No more will people have to look over your shoulder, the A848 is a presentation tool for media and games alike.  
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Cherry MX 6.0 Red Switch LED

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Cherry taking the front on the quality and the design of their line of fantastic mechanical keyboards has brought the goliath of all keyboards. The Cherry MX 6.0 takes the mechanics of the Silent Red Cherry Switch series alongside a very vibrant and smooth red LED backlighting...
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Accell USB-C to DisplayPort Cable review

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With the release of USB Type-C, or USB-C, back in 2014 the USB Implementers Forum finally moved away from using USB-A, and USB-B connectors and created a future-proof, 24 pin double sided connector that is slowly but surely making its way into the market. From smartphones to consumer level laptops we have seen the support of this new format grow. Today we have the opportunity to showcase the Accell USB-C to DisplayPort cable that allows your laptops to use external monitors.
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  • Announcement written by: on Oct 12 2017, 12:10 pm

    WD Innovating to Fuel the Next Decade of Big Data

    Western Digital brought TechwareLabs to San Jose for an event surrounding Big Data. We were able to meet key executives, innovators, and the brilliant minds behind some of their most cutting edge tech like HAMR and the new MAMR. We sat down with Dave Tang to discuss Big Data and what it means to you.

  • Announcement written by: on Oct 3 2017, 10:14 am

  • Announcement written by: on Oct 3 2017, 9:58 am

    WESTERN DIGITAL’S WORLD’S FIRST 14TB ENTERPRISE HARD DISK DRIVES PROVIDE CLOUD AND HYPERSCALE DATA CENTERS BIG DATA CAPACITY 

     

    Second Generation SMR Technology Coupled with HelioSeal® Technology Deliver Breakthrough Capacity For Sequential Write Workloads

     

    SAN JOSE, CA — Oct. 3, 2017 — Western Digital Corp. (NASDAQ: WDC), a global data storage technology and solutions leader, today announced that it is providing cloud and hyperscale data centers the capacity required by big data applications with the world’s first 14TB enterprise-class hard drive featuring host-managed shingled magnetic recording (SMR) technology. Western Digital’s HGST-branded Ultrastar® Hs14 delivers 40 percent more capacity and more than twice the sequential write performance of its SMR predecessor, enabling more economical and efficient capture of the growing volume and variety of data.

         The future is built on the insights and predictive power of big data. As data grows exponentially, storing it all in an affordable and accessible manner is an ongoing challenge for enterprise and cloud service data center operators. With a focus on total cost of ownership (TCO), the factors of capacity per rack, power consumption, cooling, maintenance, and acquisition cost are all paramount. To combat the big data challenge, Ultrastar Hs14 drives deliver unprecedented capacity leadership and online watt/TB power efficiency for extremely low TCO by harnessing two core complimentary technologies – fourth generation HelioSeal® technology, and second generation host-managed SMR – along with enterprise-class reliability. These mature, field-proven technologies provide the foundation for delivering efficient, quality and reliable performance required by cloud and hyperscale environments, perfect for ultra-dense scale-out storage systems running sequential write workloads. By utilizing SMR technology, Ultrastar Hs14 HDDs offer a 16 percent increase in capacity[1] while keeping highly predictable, highly reliable performance.          

         “Over 70 percent of the exabytes Western Digital ships into the capacity enterprise segment are on helium-based high-capacity drives and continue to support customers with outstanding reliability, performance and value Quality of Service (QoS),” said Mark Grace, senior vice president of devices at Western Digital. “The TCO and reliability benefits of our HelioSeal platform are the foundation of our leadership in high-capacity enterprise storage.” 

    Ultrastar Hs14 14TB Enterprise Drive Features and Specifications: 

    HelioSeal Technology: Western Digital’s fourth-generation helium filled drive technology brings the highest capacity hard drive to market much sooner than competing offerings.

    Host-managed SMR Technology: Second-generation enterprise storage deployment of host-managed SMR  delivers 14TB with no compromise of performance predictability and consistency. Host-managed SMR hard drives are designed specifically for sequential write environments, and will not work as drop-in replacements for traditional capacity enterprise drives.

    Reliability: Amongst the industry’s highest MTBF rating at 2.5M hours.

    Availability

         The Ultrastar Hs14 enterprise hard drive is currently sampling to select OEMs and comes with a 5-year limited warranty. For more information on the Ultrastar Hs14 14TB enterprise drive, visit: http://www.hgst.com/products/hard-drives/ultrastar-hs14.


    ADATA Debuts XPG EMIX H30 and I30 Headsetsand SOLOX F30 Amplifier

    Premium quality gaming audio coupled with ergonomic design and cross-platform compatibility 

    Taipei, Taiwan – October 3,2017– ADATA Technology, a leading manufacturer of high performance DRAM modules and NAND Flash products, today launched its first dedicated audio products. The three are XPG-branded as they deliver powerful, clear, and comfortable sonic experiences to enthusiast gamers. The EMIX H30 headsets feature a full-sized, over-ear design with 53mm drivers while EMIX I30 earphones bring an advanced in-ear design with oversized 13.5mm drivers. The SOLOX F30 amplifier (sold paired with EMIX H30 or separately) provides multiple connections, four audio presets, and virtual 7.1 surround. All three products boast an attractive gaming-inspired style, while EMIX H30 and EMIX I30 are universally compatible with PC, Mac, consoles, and mobile devices.

    SOLOX F30 – virtual 7.1 surround and distinct audio modes

    Precision sound processing enables SOLOX F30 to act as an external audio card and amplifier for PC and Mac. Virtual 7.1-channel surround adds depth to sound and more accurate positioning within games for a competitive edge. SOLOX F30 has four sound presets: game, movie, music, and voice. Multiple connections increase its versatility, and it can output audio to headsets and speakers simultaneously or separately.

    Customers can purchase the SOLOX F30 in a bundle with EMIX H30 and a headset stand, or separately.

    EMIX H30 – big sound and genuine comfort

    The full-size EMIX H30 headsets deliver a wide sonic range with powerful bass thanks to their 53mm drivers. They do so while ensuring complete comfort even during extended gaming sessions thanks to breathable memory foam ear cushions, a self-adjusting headband, and carefully optimized clamping force. The detachable microphone ensures gamers are clearly heard by team members, just as the braided cable and gold-plated connector withstand extended and demanding use without sound quality degradation.

    EMIX I30 – strong gaming audio goes in-ear

    As most personal audio products for gamers are larger headset designs, compact and mobile in-ear options are rare. EMIX I30 earphones have powerful 13.5mm drivers and a design that fits snugly in ear canals to leave unwanted noise out and enjoyable sound in. Thanks to their oversized drivers, EMIX I30 earphones are able to produce patented 5.2-channel surround sound with a strong spatial effect. While compact and light, EMIX I30 earphones bring gamers impactful sound whether at home or on the go.

    Versatile cross-platform compatibility

    EMIX H30 and EMIX I30 work driver-free on PC, Mac, PS4, Xbox, Switch, and mobile devices. This means gamers no longer need to purchase dedicated headsets for different devices.

    Availability

    The XPG EMIX H30 and I30 Headsets and SOLOX F30 Amplifier will be available at Amazon.com and Newegg.com

    Product Webpage

    http://www.xpg.com/en/feature/522

    http://www.xpg.com/en/feature/523

    MSRP
    • XPG Emix H30+SOLOX F30 -USD199.99
    • XPG Emix I30 -USD99.99

    Toshiba L200 1TB 2.5-inch Internal Hard Drive Review  @ NikKTech

    It may not bring anything new on the table in terms of read and write performance but thanks to its low temperatures and electrical requirements and affordable price tag the  7mm thick L200 1TB 2.5-inch hard drive by Toshiba could be exactly what you’ve been looking for to expand the storage space of your laptop and/or game console.

     


     

     

  • Announcement written by: on Aug 30 2017, 10:57 am

    Azpen Labor Day Sale

     
     
    A842 8″ Android Tablet
     
    A1042 10.1″ 5G WiFi Android Tablet
     
    A1048 10.6″ Android Tablet
     
    A1380 13.3″ Android Tablet
     
    G1058 10.1 4G LTE Android Tablet
     
    X1052 10.1″ 2-in 1 Yoga Style Windows 10 
     
    A1160 11.6″ Laptop with Android and Remix OS
      
    Contact us for sale pricing on these models above.  These products are in stock and ready to ship. 
     
    Sale starts today August 29th and ends on Wednesday, September 6th.
       
     Also have the DockAll D100, D200, A848 Projector, and SmartPlug in stock.
     
    Mike Glasscock
    972-905-4592 Direct
     

    Andy Alfaro

    972-525-0992 Direct
     
    See our Review of the A848 Projector here.

     
     

    Shuttle Computer Group Launches Portable, Powerful, Smallest Gaming Nano X1 Series Computers

    CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif., Aug. 29, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Shuttle Computer Group, Inc., one of the world’s leading designers of small form computers, returns to its gaming roots with the new X1 computer series designed for gamers on the go. The Shuttle X1 gaming series has a sleek, bold, and stunning design and is powered by the latest Intel® Kaby Lake-H processor with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060 graphics for stunning 4K/Ultra HD. The mini PC is Oculus Ready and designed for players to plunge into their virtual gaming worlds.

    “Our new X1 has all the guts and brains any gamer wants, and it’s sturdy, powerful, and easy to transport,” said Robert Garcia, product manager, Shuttle Computer Group. “Put it in your backpack and bring it to your next LAN party or tournament, plug it in and you’re ready to win.”

    Its dimensions, 5.6(L) x 5.6(W) x 3.4(H) inches, make it the smallest gaming computer with its specs on the market today. And unlike other gaming systems, the X1 series has its hard drive next to the vents, so air circulates constantly and efficiently. Made with Shuttle’s energy-saving heat sink and airflow technology, the fanless computer runs quiet and cool.

    Designed to be ready for Intel® Optane™ Memory, users can swap to an Intel® Optane™ SSD for the highest speed action. With SSD performance and HDD capacity, the intelligent system automatically learns computing behaviors to accelerate play.

    With a low voltage of 1.2V up to DDR4-2400 32GB memory, it effectively reduces overall power consumption and delivers stunning 4K/Ultra HD video and ultra-high resolution for total immersion. Offering plenty of I/O ports, the rear panel supports up to five independent display outputs for ultimate group play. Intel Optane™ Memory Technology boosts the system to deliver fast, smooth, and power-efficient gaming anywhere, and its Kensington Lock keeps it secure.

    Equipped with a 7th Generation Intel® Core-i5 7300HQ/Core-i7 7700HQ 14 nm processor, the gaming Nano series supports 1.2V DDR4-2400 dual channel memory with a max capacity of 32GB (16×2) for the fastest play anywhere.

    With one DisplayPort, one USB 3.0 Type C, and three HDMI ports, the X1 series connects to a wide variety of devices and provides 2A current to support fast charging for mobile devices.

    The optional Sound Blaster X-Fi MB5 audio provides gamers with the best sound experience as well. With features like Multi-Channel Speaker calibration, Scout Mode™, and VoiceFX, various sound enhancements can be adjusted for audio realism through headphones. 

    The X1 series has three iterations:

    • DKA1GH5: i5-7300HQ CPU, 128 GB SDD, 1TB storage, 4GBx2 memory, under $1460
    • DKA1GH5PRO: i5-7300HQ CPU, 256 GB SSD, 4GBx2 memory, under $1500
    • DKA1GH7: i7 CPU, 265 GB SSD, 16GBx2 memory, under $1700

    WESTERN DIGITAL EMPOWERS CONSUMERS TO TAKE CONTROL OF THEIR DIGITAL CONTENT

    Berlin – August 30, 2017

    New My Cloud Home Makes It Easy To Save All Digital Content In One Place And Share And Access It All From A SmartPhone App

    Western Digital Corporation (NASDAQ: WDC), a global data storage technology and solutions leader, today launched My Cloud™ Home, a new personal cloud storage solution that empowers consumers to take control of their often-scattered digital content. With the My Cloud Home solution, consumers can easily aggregate all of their photos, videos and files from their smart phones, computers, USB storage, cloud and social media accounts in one central placei. Using their smart phone, tablet or computer from anywhere with an internet connection, consumers then are free to experience and share that content with family and friends.

    With their data spread across 14 different devices on average1, consumers are faced with growing, disparate collections of data and no way to easily access it all. Those collections are expanding to an approximately 4.5TB of data per U.S. household in 20172and are expected to grow further with increasing popularity of capacity-intensive applications such as virtual reality, 4K, 8K and 360 video.

    “Consumers seek a way to effortlessly consoildate their growing mounds of photos, videos and other files with a solution flexible enough to accommodate content from all of today’s devices – from smart phones to computers and from drones to social sites,” said Jim Welsh, senior vice president, Client Solutions, Western Digital. “Enabling consumers and professionals to master their digital lives from anywhere in the world is a priority for Western Digital.”

    Centralize and Enjoy Content

    Users can set the My Cloud Home solution to be set to automatically and continuously copy all user content from their smart phone and computer devices. Files from USB flash drives, external hard drives and memory cards (via a USB adapter) can be quickly imported via its USB port. Additionally, users can connect to and transfer content from their social media platforms and favorite cloud services such as Dropbox, Box, Google Drive and Facebooki. Television shows, movies, home videos and music saved on the My Cloud Home can be enjoyed on a smart TV or media player using the Plex™ app. This content can also be enjoyed on a smart phone or tablet device using the My Cloud Home app.

    All Your Content at Your Fingertips

    From set up to everyday usage, the mobile phone is the control center of the My Cloud Home experience. With the My Cloud Home mobile app users are empowered to share, access and enjoy all of their content from anywhere in the world with internet access. The My Cloud Home mobile app is also capable of managing the My Cloud Home solution to add services, users or even make sure the system is updated with the latest software.

    Additionally, for creative content warriors who may need more storage to house their digital library, there is a dual-drive personal cloud option. The My Cloud Home Duo solution provides all the functionality of the My Cloud Home solution plus a dual-drive configuration set to Mirror Mode (RAID 1) to automatically duplicate content onto a second drive for extra peace of mind.

    Attendees of the annual IFA 2017 Consumer Electronics Unlimited show in Berlin, September 1-6, can visit the WD booth #112 in Hall 17 of the Berlin ExpoCenter for a demo and hands-on experience with the new My Cloud Home and My Cloud Home Duo solutions.

    Pricing and Availability

    With no additional service subscription required, the My Cloud Home and My Cloud Home Duo solutions are protected by a two-year limited warranty and are available exclusively now from BestBuy.com in the U.S.3 and at select retailers and distributors around the world3. The My Cloud Home solution has a Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) in the U.S. of $159.99 2TB, $179.99 3TB, $199.99 4TB, $259.99 6TB and $319.99 8TB. The My Cloud Home Duo solution has a MSRP in the U.S. of $309.99 4TB, $399.99 8TB, $549.99 12TB, and $699.99 16TB.


    WOLFCOM® Introduces VENTURE – The World’s Most Versatile, Wearable and

    Clippable 4-in-1 HD Camera

    Featuring a Rotatable Camera Head and a Multi-Functional, Clippable Design, VENTURE can be Used as a Body Cam, a Car Cam, a Flashlight Cam and a Livestream Camera; Indiegogo Campaign Launches Today to Fund Product’s Final Development

    (Los Angeles, CA) – August 30, 2017 – WOLFCOM, an industry leader in Law Enforcement body cams, today introduced VENTURE, the world’s most versatile, wearable 4-in-1 HD camera.  VENTURE features a rotatable camera head and a multi-functional, clippable design so it can be used as a body cam, a mountable car cam, a flashlight cam with four bright LEDs and a livestream camera.  With 2.5 hours of battery life (up to 23 hours with optional battery pack), it’s perfect for live streaming to Facebook Live and YouTube Live from anywhere, anytime.  An Indiegogo campaign (https://igg.me/at/venturecamera), which has a funding goal of $25,000 USD, features limited Super Early Bird specials of $149 USD (60% off retail) and several other rewards for early backers.

    With VENTURE and all of its accessories, the options for photo and video capturing (120-degree Wide Angle lens with no fisheye effect) and sharing are endless. VENTURE, which is made of aircraft-grade aluminum and lightweight at 2.2 ounces, can be combined with additional Point of View (POV) cameras (Eye Vision, Covert Pinhole Button, Night Vision and Headset), allowing the audience to have the same perspective of the user, which is key in recording either sensitive material or exciting “in-the-moment” activities such as motorcycle riding, mountain biking, snowboarding, etc.  When one of the secondary POV cameras is connected to the VENTURE, the unit’s proprietary Critical Reconnect Technology™ prevents any missed footage if the 2nd camera’s connection to the VENTURE is lost – recording will continue, never missing a beat.

    By using VENTURE’s intuitive mobile app, which also acts as a wireless remote control to record video and take photos, users can record and livestream video directly via a Wi-Fi connection to their smartphone.  Live video is then streamed using the phone’s 4G/LTE connection (access to a 4G/LTE connection is necessary for live streaming).  They can also grant friends private access to their stream.  Additionally, VENTURE users can use the Remote Access feature from the app and program VENTURE as a Wireless Security camera to remotely monitor their home, property, kids or pets.

    “With Facebook and YouTube Live becoming very popular across all generations, we designed VENTURE to be the world’s first wearable Live Stream camera designed for everyone,” said Peter Austin Onruang, founder and president, WOLFCOM.  “With VENTURE, anyone can be a Star.  It’s like having your very own broadcasting studio wherever you go.  Just clip the camera where you want, then capture and stream from your point of view – it’s that easy.”

    YouTube Videos: HERE

     


    Canon Announces the EOS M100

    Canon U.S.A is very excited to announce the EOS M100 Camera, Four New EF Lenses and Macro Twin-Lite Flash. 
    An easy-to-use yet powerful camera, the EOS M100  is an excellent choice for those looking to step up from smartphone photography, offering the versatility of interchangeable lenses, optical zoom and the latest imaging technology, without sacrificing size, style or the ability to share instantly. 

    The new Canon EF 85mm f/1.4L IS USM lens is an addition to the Company’s existing 85mm focal-range lens line-up and three new Tilt-Shift macro lenses: the TS-E 50mm f/2.8L Macro lens, TS-E 90mm f/2.8L Macro lens and TS-E 135mm f/4L Macro lens. Canon is announcing a new Macro Twin-Lite MT-26EX-RT flash. These new products will help provide both advanced amateur and professional photographers the unique photography tools for a variety of applications and solutions including architecture, landscape, food, product and portrait photography. 

    https://www.usa.canon.com/internet/portal/us/home/about/newsroom/press-releases/press-release-details/2017/20170829-Lens/20170829-Lens 

    https://www.usa.canon.com/internet/portal/us/home/about/newsroom/press-releases/press-release-details/2017/20170829-EOS-M/20170829-EOS-M 

  • Announcement written by: on Aug 23 2017, 2:56 pm

    Looking for the Ultimate Gift For the Gamer?

    Mobile Edge has it — the New CORE GAMING Backpack!

    GAMERS for GAMERS DESIGNED AND TESTED, CORE GAMING BACKPACK OFFERS THE PINNACLE OF TRANSPORT, PROTECTION & ACCESS TO COOL TECH!

    ANAHEIM, CA August 21, 2017 — Back to school is upon us; weather is starting to change and the holidays are right around the corner … take a deep breath. Mobile Edge, an industry leader in innovative and stylish cases and accessories for mobile gaming and computing, has the holidays covered for the gamer in your life. The ultimate gift — the CORE Gaming Backpack is here, thanks to a recently launched Kickstarter campaign — the first for Mobile Edge. Designed, prototyped and tested by gamers for gamers, the CORE Gaming Backpack provides the pinnacle of transport, protection and easy access to the gamers’ laptop, controllers, video games, accessories … all their cool tech, and more!

    The CORE Gaming Backpack is the first product offered in Mobile Edge’s new lineup of gaming products. To support this effort, the CORE Gaming Backpack is available from now through September 21, with exclusive perks such as Early Bird Pricing of $75 (MSRP $129.99), at www.kickstarter.com. In addition, program backers can select from an additional 10 funding levels to back the CORE Gaming Backpack Kickstarter program, which has an overall goal to raise $30,000. There are some great give ideas here too!

    Link to the Mobile Edge CORE Gaming Backpack Kickstarter is here — http://bit.ly/meksprev

    Samsung 960 EVO 1TB M.2 NVMe SSD Review @ NikKTech

    With the quite impressive 960 EVO 1TB M.2 NVMe SSD (and their 960 PRO model obviously) Samsung has made it clear once again that they sit at the top of the high-performance solid state drive market.


    Epson Delivers Big-Screen Home Entertainment for Under $360

    Epson today announced five new affordable Home Cinema projectors – offering consumers versatile options for the ultimate big-screen upgrade. Delivering Full HD images up to four times larger than a 60-inch TV, the new Epson Home Cinema projectors include a range of portable and bright solutions to elevate the big-screen experience for massive movies, sporting events, TV and more – making your home the place to be for friends and families.

    Highlights from today’s announcements include:

    Home Cinema 2100 and Wireless Home Cinema 2150 Offer Affordable Full HD Performance for Massive Movies, Sports, TV, and More – Ideal for viewing those must-watch sporting events in the living room and hosting family backyard movie nights, the Home Cinema 2100 ($849 MSRP) and Home Cinema 2150 ($899 MSRP) bring immersive entertainment experiences to any room or outdoor space. The Home Cinema 2100 and 2150 offer incredible value and features – including built-in sound, 1.6x zoom, and 3LCD technology for vibrant, rainbow artifact-free images. Additionally, the projectors add vertical lens shift which allows users to place the compact projectors nearly anywhere, from a bookshelf to a table.

    Epson Home Cinema Projectors Offer Bright and Compact Full HD at a Fraction of the Price of TVs – For consumers on a budget or entertaining in small spaces, the Home Cinema 660 ($359 MSRP), Home Cinema 760HD ($549 MSRP) and Home Cinema 1060 ($649 MSRP) offer affordable, creative solutions – from the compact, coffee table design to delivering huge high-quality images, as well as connected home integration, portability, and setup flexibility. Users can easily connect Blu-ray players, gaming consoles or streaming devices via HDMI® to enjoy favorite content.

    Thermaltake Releases the New Pacific PR22-D5 Plus Reservoir/Pump Combo with Software-Controlled 16.8 Million Colors LED Cap 

    Bring the Best Performance and Style for Your Watercooled Gaming PC

    Taipei, TaiwanAugust 22nd, 2017Thermaltake, a leading brand in PC cooling solutions, is excited to introduce the lastest Pacific PR22-D5 Plus Reservoir/Pump Combo. This combo unit is a high-quality 300ml reservoir with an integrated D5 pump and a software-controlled 16.8 million colors LED cap. The Pacific PR22-D5 Plus Reservoir/Pump Combo is made of POM and PMMA materials, which can sustain the maximum pressure up to 99 PSI, and achieve maximum discharge up to 1135L/hr that offer exceptional performance, unrivalled reliability. Moreover, the LED cap is manufactured with 12 addressable LEDs that are controlled by Riing Plus RGB Software. Functions within the software also allow users to monitor fan performance and track CPU temperature. With multiple mounting options, this comnbo unit is the right choice for PC enthusiasts, making the system a showcase for all to see! Thermaltake Pacific PR22-D5 Plus Reservoir/Pump Combo is now available for purshase on TT Premium online shop. The product availability and price vary by country and region, please contact the local Thermaltake sales representative for further information.

    Where to buy:

    TT Premium Global – http://ttpremium.com/product/pacific-pr22-d5-plus/

    TT Premium Asia – https://asia.ttpremium.com/product/cl-w187-pl00sw-a/

    TT Premium Australia – https://ttpremium.com.au/product/pacific-pr22-d5-plus-reservoirpump-combo/

    TT Premium China – https://ttpremium.com.cn/?post_type=product&p=8284  

    TT Premium Europe – https://ttpremium.eu/?post_type=product&p=3712&preview=true

    TT Premium Taiwan – https://ttpremium.com.tw/?post_type=product&p=6916

     

    Corsair Vengeance RGB DDR4-3000C15 32GB Review @ ocaholic

    With their Vengeance RGB modules Corsair has some seriously good looking DRAM modules on the market. The customer receives an RGB illumination, which in combination with the black heatspreader, looks rather compelling. Apart from that the specs are interesting as well and DDR4-3000 should add a little performance.  
     
     
     
     
  • Announcement written by: on Aug 7 2017, 11:58 am

    FMS 2017: Kingston Demos Forthcoming 2.5″ U.2 NVMe PCIe SSD

    • Part of Family Delivering the Industry’s Fastest and Most Advanced NVMe Solutions
    • Powerful Demonstrations Highlight Scaling of U.2 NVMe PCIe SSD Performance, NVMe in the Latest Composable Infrastructure Solutions and a Wall Streaming Hundreds of Videos

    San Jose, Calif. & Fountain Valley, Calif. ─ August 7, 2017 ─ Kingston Digital, Inc., the Flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, today announced it will demo the forthcoming DCU1000 2.5″ U.2 NVMe PCIe SSD at Flash Memory Summit 2017 (FMS Booth #827). DCU1000 makes Kingston® one of the industry’s most complete providers of end-to-end data performance solutions — from leading server memory products to its highest performance NVMe SSD solutions.

    During FMS, Kingston and its partners will provide a variety of demonstrations highlighting the performance capabilities of DCU1000, the industry’s fastest NVMe SSD for the U.2 form factor. Kingston will demonstrate multiple DCU1000 configurations including multi-million IOPS from a single server solution; a composable infrastructure solution leveraging DCU1000; and, a video wall featuring hundreds of videos streaming from a single Kingston NVMe PCIe SSD.

    With the introduction of DCU1000, we are proud that Kingston has developed the industry’s most complete family of data performance solutions inside the box that address low-latency throughput requirements across the entire data pipeline, said Ariel Perez, SSD business manager, Kingston. From server memory modules to the latest SATA and PCIe NVMe SSDs, we can satisfy the data and server storage performance needs from workstations to any size data center, Cloud computing and hyperscale environments.

    DCU1000 is the perfect solution to scale and meet the evolving data automation and performance requirements necessary as Intel recently launched its Purley Platform featuring the Intel® Xeon® Scalable processor family (formerly known as Skylake-SP). The scalable processor server platform will drive PCIe adoption helping deliver innovation to data center architectures as it features 48 PCIe 3 lanes per processor, each supporting up to 1000MB/s throughput.

    FMS Demos by Kingston: Performance to Exceed Modern Data Demand

    Kingston’s family of Server Premier memory and PCIe NVMe SSD data performance solutions are available in the industry’s widest variety of form factors and are designed to meet the requirements of the most taxing use cases where data performance is critical to success. To showcase Kingston products at FMS, the company worked with its industry-leading partners to create demos that speak directly to the requirements of modern data centers which are rapidly evolving to accommodate cutting-edge Internet-of-Things (IoT) environments, artificial intelligence, high performance and enterprise computing, next-generation media & entertainment and much more. Demonstrations include:

    • DCU1000 High Density, Extreme Performance

    Kingston integrates the upcoming DCU1000 U.2 NVMe SSD in a 10-Bay 1U server chassis from AIC. This demo populates 10 DCU1000 SSD’s (totaling 40 physical drives) in a compact 1U server form factor illustrating density capability and scaling of the Kingston U.2 design and the extreme performance of NVMe.

    • DCP1000 Wall Of Video

    Kingston will show approximately 500 individual videos running from a single DCP1000 NVMe PCIe SSD. The 500 videos will be displayed on a customized 42U rack with LCD screens attached broadcasting the videos. Visitors to the Kingston Booth (#827) can easily walk around the wall of videos and get a closer look.

    • Composable Infrastructure DemoDCU1000 will be part of live CI demo that shows dynamic assignment of DCU1000 storage devices to CPU nodes.

    Kingston can be found on:

    YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/kingstontechmemory

    Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/kingstontechnology

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/KingstonTech

    Instagram: https://instagram.com/kingstontechnology/

    LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/company/kingston


    AK Racing ONYX Deluxe Gaming Chair Review @ NikKTech

    Thanks to its real grain leather cover the ONYX Deluxe Premium Gaming and Working Chair by AK Racing is the ideal solution for people looking for a high-quality, durable and elegant office chair.


    Thermaltake 2017 CaseMOD Invitational Season 1 Voting Event Now Live!

    Vote for Your Favorite Modder and Win Cool Prizes 

    Taipei, Taiwan-August 3rd, 2017- Thermaltake, the number one choice for PC modders worldwide, is proud to hold the most exciting and monumental modding competition of the year, the 2017 Thermaltake Case MOD Invitational Season 1. All participating projects are available to be checked on Thermaltake CaseMOD website (http://casemod.thermaltake.com/2017s1/) and the 2017 Thermaltake CaseMOD Invitational Season 1 thread on Tt community (http://community.thermaltake.com/). As this event approaches its conclusion, now is time to elect the winners!

    From August 1st until August 15th is the Final Voting Event. Everyone is welcome to register on Tt Community, and vote for their favorite modders by using the desk version of Tt Community or the Tt MOD App. All you have to do is simply placing your vote in the voting thread. Once the vote is done, you will have a chance of winning awesome prizes from Thermaltake and Tt eSPORTS including Core X71 Full Tower Chassis, View 27 Gull-Wing Window ATX Mid-Tower Chassis, Toughpower DPS G RGB 750W Gold PSU, Riing Plus 12 RGB Radiator Fan TT Premium Edition (5 Fan Pack), MEKA Pro Cherry MX Mechanical Gaming Keyboard, VENTUS X Optical RGB Gaming Mouse, CRONOS Riing RGB 7.1 Gaming Headset, DARCONEM RGB Gaming Mouse Pad and prizes from other event sponsors. Thermaltake also offers up to $15,000USD cash prizes in total for the top 3 winners.The winners list will be announced in end-August.

    For more photos, please refer to:
    https://www.dropbox.com/sh/j7egwmxrqb9jywd/AAC8i39QCzdR15NvEO_My0QQa?dl=0

    Vote for Your Favorite Modder to Win the Listed Prizes Each Week:

    Vote Now – http://casemod.thermaltake.com/2017s1/vote.html

    Rules and Prizes – http://casemod.thermaltake.com/2017s1/rules_prizes.html

    All modding progress is published on 2017 Thermaltake CaseMOD Invitational Season 1 thread on the Tt Community: http://community.thermaltake.com/index.php?/forum/82-2017-thermaltake-casemod-invitational-season-1/

    For more details on the 2017 Thermaltake CaseMod Invitational Season 1, please visit:
    Official Website – http://casemod.thermaltake.com/2017s1/


    D-Link Announces AC2600 EXO MU-MIMO Wi-Fi Router for 4K HD Streaming and Gaming

    New Router Delivers Premium Performance for HD Streaming, Gaming and Support for More Devices at Higher Speeds

    FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif. – Aug. 1, 2017 – D-Link today announced the immediate availability of its newest EXO Series Router, the AC2600 MU-MIMO Wi-Fi Router (DIR-882). The AC2600 EXO router delivers premium performance for 4K HD streaming, gaming and multiple device usage. The new router is packed with a number of premium features and provides the perfect combination of performance and ease of use.

    The AC2600 EXO router features amazing dual-band speeds of up to 2,533 Mbps1, a high performance dual-core processor for powerful wired and wireless network speeds, and AC SmartBeam technology which tracks connected devices for enhanced Wi-Fi speed and range. The AC2600 EXO router also features USB 3.0 and 2.0 ports for establishing a private storage to stream videos, photos, music, and files throughout the home. In addition, the router includes the latest MU-MIMO (Multi-User Multiple Input Multiple Output) technology, which provides a high-bandwidth Wi-Fi signal to multiple devices at the same time.

    “The AC2600 EXO router is hands-down the fastest router in our lineup this year and is specifically designed for 4K streamers and gamers,” said Oscar Reyes, vice president of marketing, D-Link Systems, Inc. “This router offers users the ability to maintain the strongest Wi-Fi signal on multiple devices at one time – whether streaming, gaming, surfing the web, or working from home, this is the router to rely on.”

    The AC2600 EXO router supports up to four data streams to maximize connection speeds to multiple devices simultaneously. Users can play an online video game on one device, while streaming 4K HD videos to another device at the same time, all with less buffering and lag for an optimal user experience throughout a home. The AC2600 EXO router also supports the latest 160 MHz bandwidth, doubling the throughput on support devices to help ensure the fastest possible speeds and to optimize intense data transfer. The combination of these features makes the router ideal for 4K HD streaming and lag-free online gaming.

    More about the AC2600 EXO MU-MIMO Wi-Fi Router (DIR-882):

    • Dual Band Wi-Fi Performance  Up to 800 + 1733 Mbps in 2.4 GHz and 5 GHz
    • Powerful Dual-Core Processor – Boosts wireless and wired performance
    • MU-MIMO Ready – Delivers maximum speed for each device
    • 4 x 4 Data Streams – Supports 4 data streams for increased throughput
    • 80/160 MHz Support  Double bandwidth for intensive data transfer
    • USB 3.0/2.0 Port  Remotely stream stored music, movies, photos, and more
    • High Power Antenna – Wider coverage throughout a home
    • QoS  Prioritize network traffic for seamless streaming and gaming
    • DLNA Support – Compatible with DLNA supportive media players, game consoles and TVs
    • Advanced AC SmartBeam  Tracks connected devices for enhanced Wi-Fi speed and range
    • Gigabit WAN and LAN Ports – Maximizes performance of wired devices like gaming consoles and desktop computers for the ultimate gaming multi-media experience

    Availability and Pricing

    The AC2600 EXO MU-MIMO Wi-Fi Router (DIR-882) is available now for $149.99 through D-Link’s vast network of retail and e-tail partners. Detailed specifications are available online at D-Link’s website.