Most of us enjoy plugging our computers into a good sounding set of speakers. Until relatively recently, however, it seemed that decent dedicated computer speakers were really hard to come by. Either manufacturers didn't care about decent sound, or didn't think there was a market for it. Corsair is the latest big name to come along to try and change that. Today, I'm taking an in depth look at the SP2500 in their Gaming Audio Series, which promises a lot for a low price. We'll see about that right now, yes we will.
Lately, the motherboard options for Small Form Factor (SFF) PCs has been growing considerably. Zotac is one of the main companies that feeding the growth. Offering up several motherboards for the SFF community. Today we are going to take a look at one of their ITX based boards geared toward the H55 Chipset, the Zotac H55ITX-C-E. Zotac wants users to take small computing to a whole new level of performance.
Today's review is actually the first part of a two part review. Recently,
Corsair released their Voyager 64GB flash drive. 64GB? Good lord!
That's 30 times larger than the hard drive I had 10 years ago! It's
probably still larger than the hard drives of some of our readers.
Unless you have a big MP3 or porn collection, 64GB is pretty hard to
So what makes Corsair's newest flash memory effort "unique?" The fact that one can "lock" their data on the Flash Padlock makes it unique, but not just that... the locking of the data is not done with software encryption like other "secure" flash media devices.
Since this Beverage Chiller uses a Thermoelectric Cooler (or TEC) to cool beverages, it uses no freons or chemicals to keep cold. Just place the chiller on a flat surface, plug it into a USB port, wait for the temperature of the chiller plate to drop and place your cold beverage on the cooler.
Typically, actively cooled notebook coolers cosist of multiple small fans. As we all know, small fans are louder than larger fans when they're moving the same volume of air. So when I had seen the Vantec LapCool4 with it's large 160MM fan, I was excited thinking I had come across an active notebook cooler that is quiet as well.
The Notepal S is made to not only keep your notebook cool by providing better airflow to the underside, but to elevate the monitor so it is at the eye level of the typical LCD monitor of your every day desktop computer.
So sure, the iXoft might look like a small quilt or over sized pot-holder to throw on your lap so you can use your notebook in comfort, but a quilt's just going to make your notebook run hotter. At $25 to $30 retail, the iXoft Notebook Cooler from Thermaltake isn't cheap. But it keeps your lap comfortable and your laptop cool.
The Micro Temp MTPRO is a fun tool. Essentially point it at something you want to know the temperature of and it will tell you. Take one of these bad boys to a party and things will really get interesting. People will start taking the temperature of their drinks, the wall, the light bulbs.. even each others heads.