BenQ EW3270ZL 32 inch LED Monitor unboxing

At 32-inches, the BenQ EW3270ZL Eye-Care Monitor is a huge chunk of technology that will benefit almost anyone immediately. From the relatively cheap pricing of £400 (currently on Amazon) to the increased screen real-estate and the removing the need for a second monitor the BenQ has a lot to over. Whilst this isn’t a true UHD, 4K screen, the resolution of 2560 x 1440 is an excellent upgrade for anyone with a 1080p or less screen.  High Resolution: 32 inch LED WQHD (2560 x 1440 resolution) Brightness Intelligence: Monitor adjusts brightness according…

Speedlink launch Maxter Gaming Headset

Top-notch comfort, perfect sound and a great audio experience — with the new Maxter headset. Speedlink presents a new gaming tool at Gamescom 2017 delivering excellent value for money for the budget savvy PC and online gamer. Depending on personal preference and budget, the buyer can choose between high-grade stereo gaming headsets for PS4 and PC or a 7.1 surround sound version of the Maxter. Under the name Maxter, electronics specialist Speedlink is now introducing three different varieties of a new high-performance gaming headset. With special softly padded ear cups…

Dell throw together an Alienware Area-51 Threadripper Edition

Dell has confirmed that their pre-built systems will feature the X399 platform equipped with 16-core and 12-core Ryzen Threadrippper processors as an OEM exclusive. Systems are to be liquid cooled and factory overclocked. The Area-51 TR Edition will feature up to 64 GB of 2667/2933 MHz memory and have various GPU configurations, including GTX 1050 Ti, RX 570/580 and dual GTX 1080 Ti’s. “Through 2017, Dell will be the exclusive OEM partner to deliver AMD Ryzen Threadripper pre-built systems to the market and the high-end 16-core will be factory-overclocked across…

A Look At The Speedlink Quinox Pro USB Gamepad

The Speedlink Quinox Pro USB Gamepad is a configurable gamepad for the PC. In addition to its two analogue sticks with integrated buttons plus the D-pad, the USB gamepad has additional buttons on the back. All additional buttons are programmable, including with macros, and assignable to any of the multiple profiles using the software. You can even configure the analogue sticks’ sensitivity and the trigger dead zones. And for the perfect gaming experience, the gamepad features a vibration function. Features – For the PC – Programmable – Dual Analogue Sticks…

CORSAIR ONE, the first fully built gaming PC from CORSAIR.

CORSAIR, a world leader in enthusiast memory, high-performance gaming hardware and PC components, today proudly announced its first fully built gaming PC, the CORSAIR ONE. Designed to deliver premium PC performance in an incredibly small package, CORSAIR ONE brings together decades of CORSAIR memory, cooling, power supply, and chassis engineering with the latest in cutting edge PC hardware to create a PC unlike anything else available. Powered by the latest 7th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors, the Intel® 200 Series chipset and an NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 1080 or GTX 1070 graphics…

Introducing Game Mode for Windows 10

With the news that PC gaming is more popular than console gaming with 125 million active users, worldwide, on Steam compared to 110 million PlayStation Network users it makes sense that Microsoft take it seriously and from the looks of things they are. Game Mode is a new Windows 10 feature arriving with the Creators Update, designed to help provide the best and most consistent gaming performance on a Windows 10 PC. Whilst some of the features are already resident in Windows 10 Microsoft are expanding and refining the experience we can…

AOC USB Type-C 16-Inch Monitor

AOC introduced at CES 2017 a 16-inch monitor that connects to a Mac or PC via USB 3.1 Type-C connection. The company said in a press release that this is the first display of its kind, but given the increasing popularity of USB 3.1 Type-C, it probably isn’t going to be the last. Nature abhors a vacuum; companies hate untapped markets. On to the monitor. AOC said it features a 1920 x 1080 resolution and an IPS panel. The company also highlighted a Low Blue Light feature that–as its name…

The Alxum Hi-Speed USB 2.0 4-Port Ultra Mini Hub Unboxing

The Alxum Hi-Speed USB 2.0 4-Port Ultra Mini Hub comes in four flavours and priced appropriately. This black version with a 120cm long cable is also available in white and priced at £8.99. Then there is a black and a white version with a 60cm long cable for £7.99. The Hub adds up to 4 peripherals quickly and easily for Plug-and-Play connectivity to your USB 1.1 and USB 2.0 devices. Especially great for notebooks which come with only a few ports in an era when you need to attach many USB devices…

7 Essential Tips for First-Time PC Builders

Building your own PC means creating a device tailored to your very own needs. It’s easy to upgrade, often cheaper and can perform much faster than traditional models. So, if you’re going down the DIY route and it’s your first time custom-building your own machine, here are 7 essential tips to consider, provided by German online electronics retailer, reichelt. Get clear on what you want from your PC. Make a list of all the programs, videos and applications you want to run on your PC. This will help you map…

Adam Elements iKlips DUO review

The Adam Elements iKlips duo is yet another in an endless stream of removable data solutions for the iPhone and iPad that seems to be hitting the market these days. They come in all shapes and sizes, capacities and colours, so what makes this one any different? And why the heck is it so frickin’ expensive? The model I have for testing is the 16gb model in bright red. I know from the IKlips website there are other more sumptuous looking colour combinations which will perhaps assuage some of the…