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Bitcoin Values Continue Plummet as Mt.Gox Discovers Security Flaw in Software

Last week we reported that one of the world’s largest Bitcoin exchanges, Mt. Gox, had suspended Bitcoin withdrawals due to technical issues and this week, Mt. Gox has released the details as to exactly what happened. Acco...


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OCZ Sells PSU Business to Firepower Technology for $850,000

In the aftermath of OCZ’s bankruptcy and eventual purchase by Toshiba, OCZ’s SSD business is now a Toshiba subsidiary known as OCZ Storage Solutions while OCZ’s PSU business continued to hang in the balance. U...


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AMD Radeon R7 250X Now Shipping at Sub-$100 Pricepoint

Arriving without any noticeable fanfare, AMD recently launched their new Radeon R7 250X GPU which is expected to come in at a very attractive $99 price tag. The AMD Radeon R7 250X, which is essentially a rebranded AMD Radeon HD...


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Bitcoin Value Plummets as Mt. Gox Exchange Suspends Withdrawals

In a panic sell in response to Japan based Bitcoin exchange Mt.Gox suspending Bitcoin withdrawals due to technical issues, Bitcoin values plummeted over 20% overnight from around $950/BTC to a low of $735/BTC. In late January, ...


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UK Retailer Scan Computers Now Accepting Bitcoins

The trend of Bitcoins becoming widely accepted as a form of currency are quickly becoming reality as another major PC hardware retailer, Scan Computers, from the United Kingdom announced that they’re now accepting Bitcoin...


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SSD Shipments Up 82% in 2013, Expected to Rise Another 50% in 2014

The numbers are out and according to a recent report published by global information company, IHS Technology, SSD (Solid State Drive) shipments in 2013 have gone up a whopping 82% while HDD (Hard Disk Drive) and ODD (Optical Di...


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Best Mid-Range Gaming PC Build Under $1,000 [February 2014]

Full HD 1080P Gaming PC Under $1,000! The original plan for December of 2013 was to update the $1,000 Gaming PC Build that really hasn’t been updated since December of 2012. Unfortunately as I started working on the build...


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Sony Sells VAIO PC Business, Spins Off TV Business – Focus on Mobile, Game, Imaging

It’s no secret that Sony’s PC and TV business has been in decline for a number of years and it seems like Sony is finally cutting their losses to focus on areas where they can continue to be competitive – R...


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Nvidia GeForce GTX 750, GTX 750 Ti Specs, Benchmarks Leaked

Over the past couple weeks, we’ve been hearing rumors about the possibility of a brand new mid-range Nvidia GPU based on the upcoming Maxwell architecture coming sometime this month, and according to some of the latest sc...


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Review: OCZ Vertex 460 240GB SSD

New Name, New SSD. Meet the OCZ Vertex 460 The last few months haven’t been pretty for OCZ. Late in November of last year, OCZ hit rock bottom when they¬†filed for bankruptcy, and within the next two months, Toshiba purch...


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Razer Nabu Attracts 10,000+ Developers within 24 Hours of Open Enrollment

We gotta admit, one of the coolest things we saw at CES was Razer’s Nabu smartband and according to a recent announcement by Razer, over 10,000 developers have already signed up to produce apps for the device within 24 ho...


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Microsoft Announces New CEO, Satya Nadella

After current Microsoft CEO, Steve Ballmer, announced his retirement plans last year and Microsoft’s months of searching for the replacement, Microsoft has recently announced that their search for a new CEO is now over. E...


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Post-Toshiba OCZ SSD Warranties Confirmed, PSU Warranties Still Unclear

After OCZ’s bankruptcy back in late November 2013 followed by Toshiba’s acquisition of OCZ’s assets two months later, one of the biggest questions for OCZ consumers is “What happens to the warranty on my...


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Guide: How to Properly Uninstall Nvidia or AMD/ATI GPU Drivers

As a GPU reviewer, I spend a ton of time testing both AMD and Nvidia GPUs using a variety of GPU drivers. Because I generally only use one testbench for testing so that benchmark results can be compared between different GPUs, ...


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AMD Catalyst 14.1 Beta Driver with Mantle Support Now Available

Previously set to launch on Friday, then delayed due to a last minute bug, AMD’s Catalyst 14.1 Beta Drivers are now available for public testing. We’ve been told that AMD has been working furiously overnight to get ...