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Archived Since:January 22, 2010

Blog Post Archive

Powerbeats 2 Wireless Headset Review

Beats has excellent name recognition, and with LeBron James’ memorable television ad, the Powerbeats2 wireless headset is fairly well-known. They are promoted as a device for sports enthusiasts and gym rats. They are perfect for anyone who wants to listen to music while moving around. Show More Summary

What To Expect from Google Home

What To Expect from Google Home In 2014, Amazon Echo became the first-ever voice-activated wireless speaker. It took the world by storm and went unrivaled for more than one year. That is until this year’s Google I/O when Google Home was announced in front of hundreds of delegates. Show More Summary

FX-4300 CPU Review

Let's test the FX-4300 CPU and check if is it a good choice for a budget computer. The post FX-4300 CPU Review appeared first on Hardware Secrets.

Forcing the Windows 10 Anniversary Update

Microsoft’s big overhaul of Windows 10 which they call the Windows 10 Anniversary Edition was released to the public on August 2, 2016.  Microsoft is delivering this update to more than 350 million devices around the world, so it is being rolled out slowly. Show More Summary

Gigabyte Z170X-Ultra Gaming Motherboard

We review the Gigabyte Z170X-Ultra Gaming, a mainstream socket LGA1151 motherboard based on the Intel Z170 chipset, supporting DDR4 memory modules and LED light. The post Gigabyte Z170X-Ultra Gaming Motherboard appeared first on Hardware Secrets.

Open Source Hardware Comes of Age

Most people have at least heard of the term “open source” but the wide popularity of open source has been in software rather than hardware. Open source software is well known. Home computer users recognize it in downloads like Office Libre, GIMP, and the VLC media player. Show More Summary

Low-cost 120 GiB SSD duel: SanDisk SSD PLUS vs. Kingston SSDNow V300

We tested two of the most inexpensive SSDs available: the SanDisk SSD PLUS and the Kingston SSDNow V300, both of 120 GiB. Which is the best one? Check it out! The post Low-cost 120 GiB SSD duel: SanDisk SSD PLUS vs. Kingston SSDNow V300 appeared first on Hardware Secrets.

Windows 10 Anniversary Update – Heaven for Power Users

Windows 10 had several features aimed at power users like virtual desktops and updated features when working with a command prompt. The Windows 10 Anniversary Update gives power users even more reasons to smile. The New Edge Browser When released with Windows 10, the Edge browser was woefully inadequate. Show More Summary

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 First Looks:

With the August 19 release of the new Note 7, Samsung will get a jump on Apple who won’t have their new smartphone available until sometime in October. DJ Ko, President of Samsung’s Mobile Communications, calls the Note 7 the most intelligent smartphone ever. Show More Summary

AMD Wraith CPU Cooler Review

We tested the Wraith, the new cooler that comes with some AMD processors. Let's check how it performs and if is it really quiet. The post AMD Wraith CPU Cooler Review appeared first on Hardware Secrets.

Cassia Bluetooth Hub Router

Everyone has heard of a Wi-Fi router, but a Bluetooth router is an entirely new concept. When Cassia sent me their new Cassia Hub Bluetooth Router, my first question was, “What do I need it for?” After using it for a few weeks, I not only got an answer to that question, but found it […] The post Cassia Bluetooth Hub Router appeared first on Hardware Secrets.

Alienware Alpha R2 First Looks

Alienware has over 20 years of history in the gaming arena. Since the release of their first Alpha machine at E3 in 2014, they have been focused on putting the gaming PC in the living room. The promise of the Alpha was that you could play all your games at affordable prices. This year a […] The post Alienware Alpha R2 First Looks appeared first on Hardware Secrets.

SanDisk SSD PLUS 240 GiB Review

Let's test the SanDisk SSD PLUS 240 GiB, one of the most affordable SSDs on the market. Will it perform well? Check it out! The post SanDisk SSD PLUS 240 GiB Review appeared first on Hardware Secrets.

First Looks: The Razer HDK2 Virtual Reality

AT E3 this year, Razer announced an impressive new version of their HDK called Razer HDK2. While HDK stands for Hacker Development Kit, Razer is clearly targeting more than the hacker and development communities. With virtual reality...Show More Summary

Speed up Your Computer with ReadyBoost

ReadyBoost has been around since the days of Windows Vista. It is a little known Windows feature that can use external USB flash drives (or SD cards or CF cards), as a hard disk cache to speed up disk read performance. As we will explore...Show More Summary

Must Have Windows 10 Apps

Windows 10 is a good operating system, but an operating system doesn’t have all the tools that you need to be happy and productive.  That’s where the Windows 10 apps come into play. Whether it’s a Windows 10 app from the Windows Store...Show More Summary

Core i7-6950X CPU Review

We tested the Core i7-6950X, the new high-end CPU from Intel, with 10 cores and 20 threads. Let's check if how it performs. The post Core i7-6950X CPU Review appeared first on Hardware Secrets.

Google Photos at One Year Old

I started using Google Photos after I reviewed it last year. It became my photo app of choice because I was amazed by its many new features including face recognition, unlimited free storage, and a fabulous photo assistant. I guess many...Show More Summary

FX-6350 CPU Review

AMD launched a new version of the six-core FX-6350 CPU, with the Wraith cooler. Let's see if is it a good choice. The post FX-6350 CPU Review appeared first on Hardware Secrets.

Radeon RX 480 Video Card Review

We tested the first video card based on the new AMD Polaris architecture: the Radeon RX 480. Let's see how fast is it. The post Radeon RX 480 Video Card Review appeared first on Hardware Secrets.

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