Touch screens have become the norm in today’s technological world and is now a staple in many electronic devices. But like all things tech, touchscreens are constantly being refined by companies all around the world. MultiTouch Ltd. (more specifically, MultiTaction) is one such company, and they definitely weren’t shy to show off some of their big ideas at CES 2013.
MultiTaction’s boldest concept aims to improve touch screen technology to create something called “Enriched Reality”. According to a MultiTaction spokesperson, an Enriched Reality touch surface will be able to detect any object that interfaces with the touch screen. The [...]
Genius entered into CES 2013 with its MMO and RTS gaming mouse called the Gila. At first appearance, the Gila seems to be designed purely for an aesthetic technocrat but upon hold, it fits naturally into your hand. Being an ambidextrous mouse, I’ll admit I wasn’t expecting the mouse to feel as good as it did but it was comfortable in both a claw and palm grip. I was able to try out some Battlefield 3 with this mouse and it was very easy to aim for headshots with it. The laser tracking was very precise, though the representatives at the time were unable to tell me exactly what kind of laser was built into the device. Given the DPI [...]
Zalman has long established itself as a leading name in the field of cooling. This year at CES 2013 they showcased their new fanless CPU color, the Zalman CNPS FX100 Cube Fanless CPU Cooler, a winner of the 2013 innovation award. Compatible with almost all CPU sockets, both old and new, the fanless cooler aims to bring a powerful cooling solution without the added noise pollution of standard CPU coolers. Using a large amount of pure copper and aluminum heatpipes, the cooler transfers the heat from the CPU to the cooler and out via natural heat dissipation; however for users looking for additional performance, an extra 92mm fan can be installed to aid in [...]
In a crowded gaming peripherals market, today we’ll be taking a look at a new gaming headset from Genius. Having never having heard of the company before, I did a little research into their product catalogue. Genius has built up an array of technological devices from audio peripherals, digital photo frames, and even children’s tablets.
Today, we’ll be specifically reviewing the the Genius Mordax Universal Gaming Headset. The Mordax falls into their newly developed GX line of gaming devices and peripherals, and being a universal headset, the Mordax aims to take on the likes of Tritton, Turtle Beach, and Sharkoon by offering [...]
beyerdynamic presents the CUSTOM ONE PRO – the premium headphone that completely adapts to the user, both in terms of sound and style.
Every day is different, and so is every genre of music. Sometimes you want driving beats to provide your day with rhythm, other times you need quiet sounds to help you relax and unwind – at home or on the go, in loud or in quiet environments. The requirements often change hour to hour. beyerdynamic, the audio specialist from Heilbronn, Germany, has developed the perfect headphone for this kind of flexible lifestyle: CUSTOM ONE PRO lets [...]
Nokia Lumia 920 Captures Best Pictures and Video Ever Seen on a Smartphone
Espoo, Finland and New York, NY – Nokia today announced the Nokia Lumia 920 and the Nokia Lumia 820, the first devices in Nokia’s Windows Phone 8 range.
The Nokia Lumia 920 is the flagship Windows Phone 8 smartphone, including the latest advances in Nokia PureView imaging innovation. Using advanced floating lens technology, the camera in the Nokia Lumia 920 is able to take in five times more light than competing [...]
Corsair, a worldwide designer and supplier of high-performance components to the PC gaming hardware market, today announced the acquisition of certain assets of Raptor Gaming, a maker of high-performance PC gaming peripherals headquartered in Heinsberg, Germany. Established in 2004, Raptor Gaming has a strong retail presence in Germany, the largest market for video gaming in Europe, with products widely available in major chains including Media Markt, Saturn, Real, Kaufland, and Conrad.
As part of this transaction, Corsair receives Raptor [...]
I have been doing IT repair work for far longer than I can fully remember and as the years have gone by, I have come across many occasions where I wished I was near my computer so I could easily get a certain piece of software to solve whatever problem I was up against. It wasn’t up until a year or so ago that I came to the revelation that I should carry a flash drive of all the utilities for computer repair on me at all times, so here’s my compilation of the top 7 software packages that have saved my life more times than I can imagine.
Oh yeah, and it’s all FREE.
1. Bootable Hiren’s [...]
Gaming peripherals are at an all time high in the PC market. Mice, keyboards, controllers; it seems every gamer is looking for THE hardware to customize his/her experience and give them the added edge in gaming. The Novint Falcon is a step into the added immersion of a game and utilizes a unique motion control that hasn’t been seen before in mainstream gaming.
The Novint Falcon was originally released in 2007 and went primarily unnoticed by the gaming community at large. Still supported today, the Falcon includes support from some of the most popular games on the market; such as Half-life 2, Battlefield 3, Diablo III, and Skyrim. This strange little device [...]
Hot off the presses, Sapphire recently released their fabled HD 7970 Toxic edition at select retailers. For those not in the know, this is Sapphire’s elite enthusiast card aiming to reclaim the “World’s fastest video card” title for the AMD side. The 7970 Toxic bases itself on the new Tahiti XT2 architecture (7970 GHz edition) and is the first video card of this generation to hit the market. What makes the Toxic stand out against all other video cards on the market is its whopping 6 GB of GDDR5 RAM, running at 6000 MHz. Aside from that, the Lethal Boost button that changes the bios to a preconfigured overclocked one changes the core clock [...]