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MSI Announces The Aegis Gaming Desktop

MSI is one of the leading hardware companies around and manufactures an enormous range of products including graphics cards, motherboards, mouse mats, gaming laptops and much more. Their latest creation entitled, the Aegis, is a gaming…

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Knights Landing Supercomputing Chipset Featured in Ninja Desktops

Whenever new hardware is released, they always come with cool names and Intel’s latest Xeon Phi chip’s don’t disappoint with the name Knights Landing (any Game of Thrones fan spot the possible reference?). While not designed…

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Welcome The First Ubuntu Tablet

When it comes to tablets people are often faced with the decisions between Windows and iOS operating systems, but that could soon be coming to an end with the first official Ubuntu tablet coming soon. The…

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Synaptics IronVeil Fingerprint Security Technology Review

Introduction Security and privacy are words were all too familiar with in the digital age. It seems not a day goes by where we don’t hear about some kind of hacking, data theft, unauthorised access and…

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GIGABYTE Launches 5 New Greenlow-Based HEDT Motherboards

GIGABYTE launched a complete new series of High-End Desktop (HEDT) motherboards with the new X170 and X150 series motherboards that are based on Intel’s C236 and C232 chipsets and with support for Intel’s Xeon E3-1200 v5…

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AMD Unifies Desktop Zen CPU and APU Sockets

In the days before AMD launched their APUs, all of their consumer CPUs largely used the socket across their lineup. When AMD launched their Llano series of APUs in 2011, they used the an incompatible FM1 socket…

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DXT Mouse 2 Wireless Ergonomic Vertical Mouse Review

Introduction We see a lot of mice here at eTeknix, and they certainly come in all shapes and sizes, but the DXT Mouse 2 is by far one of the most unique. While we love a…

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Sony Officially Bringing PS4 Streaming to PC and Mac

That PlayStation 4 has been gaining a lot of interest this week, with one developer working hard to create his own PS4 to PC streaming app, allowing desktop remote play similar to that of how the…

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Nvidia Shield Android TV Review

Introduction The Nvidia Shield TV is here at last, the much-anticipated successor to the already feature packed and exciting line of Android-powered Nvidia gaming devices. The original Shield is a great little hand-held, and we’ve tested…

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Microsoft Previews New Windows 10 Feature

In an understated announcement, Microsoft revealed and released an early preview build of Windows 10, featuring functional nested virtualization. Or in simpler terms, Windows running on Windows, running on Windows, like a matryoshka doll of computers.…

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PC Sales Continue to Decline Despite Windows 10 Launch

The uptake of Windows 10 has been extraordinary thanks to the free-upgrade promotion and already been installed on more than 110 million devices. This was achieved within a 2-month period and exceeded Microsoft’s most-optimistic expectations. However, this…

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Hp Envy 34 – A Curved All-In-One Pc

More often than not the reveals regarding PC’s are most exciting when they involve things like the Surface Book Microsoft revealed yesterday. Today I can happily say that may not be the case. HP have just unveiled…

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AMD Introduces PRO A-Series Processors

AMD introduced its most powerful line of AMD PRO A-Series mobile and desktop processors to date, formerly codenamed Carrizo PRO and Godavari PRO. Along with the new APUs, AMD also introduced the AMD PRO Control Center that…

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GTX 980 Desktop GPU is Coming to Select Notebooks

NVIDIA has made a rather surprising announcement which could signify a new era of mobile notebooks with the level of graphical prowess usually consigned to Desktop PCs. The power efficiency and extraordinary heat dissipation on Maxwell GPUs…

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Intel Regrets Skipping Broadwell for Desktop PCs

Intel has admitted that skipping desktop PC iterations of its Broadwell processors last year was a mistake following a massive dip in sales for the company over the last twelve months. Kirk Skaugen, Senior Vice President…

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Dell Predicts 80% Market Share For Top Three PC Makers by 2020

Dell has predicted 80% of the dedicated PC market will be dominated by the top three hardware companies in the world. This includes Dell, Lenovo and Hewlett-Packard Co. Currently, Lenovo controls 20.3% of PC shipments, followed by…

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Acer Demonstrates ‘Building Block’ Revo PC

The Acer Revo is an extraordinary small form-factor PC which features a wealth of upgradability through LEGO-inspired hardware tiers. Each expansion block magnetically clips into position after removing a plastic cover. Once unclipped, a discrete connector is unveiled…

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Google Could Begin Searching Your Desktop’s Local Files

Google has recently filed a patent listing with the USPTO entitled, “Computer Application Data in Search Results” which catalogues search results across the internet, cloud and local storage. This means Google will be able to search through your data…

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Fusion Qi Wireless Charger With Apple Add-on Review

Introduction We see all kinds of weird and wonderful products here at eTeknix HQ and while I’m no stranger to mobile devices or even wireless charging devices, this one is marketed with a twist that really caught…

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Naive Man Upgrades PC To Windows 10 And Has A Photo Problem

By photo problem you are probably imagining the upgrade to Windows 10 has deleted some unlucky person’s valuable images of life’s memories. Oh no, this is much less captured family time and more caught out with…

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Google Tests Tab Suspension in Desktop Chrome

For those that are always up to a lot, having many browser tabs open is pretty common. Right now for instance, I have 61 open in Chrome right now, eating up about 6GB of my precious…

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Intel Faces Severe Supply Issues for Skylake Launch

Despite a much-anticipated launch for Skylake within the next two weeks, Intel looks to be in trouble on the supply side. According to multiple sources, supply for the i7 6700K and i5 6600K is severely limited…

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SilverStone SST-MR01 Aluminium Monitor Riser Review

Introduction SilverStone may be well-known for their power supplies, chassis and coolers, but that’s certainly not all they product. SilverStone have won my heart in recent years with their high-end audio equipment such as the EB03…

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Say Goodbye to Metro Skype App

Microsoft says that the Metro version of Skype is not that popular and it won’t continue with it. All users will be moved over to the Desktop version next month, having the Metro service close on…

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Intel Launches Broadwell Desktop At Last

Delayed so long that rumors were spreading that there would never be a desktop launch, Intel has at last launched Broadwell for the desktop. The meant to follow the Haswell Tock, Broadwell was aimed at improving…

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Screentendo Turns Your Desktop Into a Playable Mario Level

A London-based software developer has released an application that turns your desktop into a playable level of NES classic Super Mario Bros. Aaron Randall used Cocoa and Sprite Kit to create Screentendo, a free app that…

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Antec ISK 110 90w Mini-ITX VESA Compatible Chassis Review

Introduction The Antec ISK series has long been a favorite of mine. Sure we sometimes need high-end full towers, capable of housing epic gaming systems, but there’s a high demand for compact and efficient systems in…