Antec P101 Silent Review

Antec P101 Silent Review

  • Nov 24, 2019

A while back I was promised a P101 by Antec, the first review sample I would have received since deciding to blog again. Problem is they never actually sent it, I had a meeting scheduled with their PR guy which was cancelled, and then silence. I’d already commited to the idea of using it for […]

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Living in India has its perks. Sure it’s hot, it’s often smelly, the airs polluted and there’s people everywhere. But, there is a huge amount of manufacturing here and prices are often based on what people can afford, not what companies want you to pay.

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Review: Deep Cool Matrexx 55 Case

A while back I was in need of a new case for my Unicorn Orgy build. I’d tried cramming all the hardware into a Corsair Carbide Series case but it was all a bit cheap and plain looking. I took myself off to Nehru Place where I found the excellent Deep Cool Matrexx 55 case […]

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Review: Lenovo Ideapad 330s 15″

Lenovo has long been associated with exceptional performance in both the business sector and, to an extent, the gaming sector with it’s Thinkpad and Ideapad lineups. Case and point my main machine for a couple of years was an Ideapad Y500 gaming laptop, with a Core i7 processor and SLI Nvidia 650M graphics cards.

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Review: Redragon Gainer M610 Mouse

I’ve never bought in to the idea that you need to spend an awful lot of money to get a usable experience with a mouse. Not to say that the uber-expensive offerings from Logitech or Corsair aren’t good products, they just don’t offer the best bang for the buck. My preference has always been to […]

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Review: Corsair K55 Keyboard

Review: Corsair K55 Keyboard

  • Aug 19, 2019

As much as I love a good mechanical keyboard, my wife (or more specifically, her hearing) does not. There’s no denying that even though a good mechanical keyboard is the ultimate typing experience they can generate an ungodly amount of noise. So, I was despatched to my local IT market with an instruction to buy […]

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Review: RaspyPlay4 Board

Review: RaspyPlay4 Board

  • Aug 17, 2019

I am a huge, huge lover of the Raspberry Pi platform and have used them all over the house for years now, but even I would have to admit that the built in audio capabilities are pretty dire. That’s not really surprising, the Raspberry Pi was designed as an educational tool, it just happens to […]

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I recently switched to a Macbook Pro as my daily driver laptop, with one of the compromises made being that it only has USB type C ports on the side. This is incredibly annoying given all I have to carry around; a mouse, USB storage, SD cards, the list goes on. So, I was in […]

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For quite a while now there have been a few different ways to program a Raspberry Pi as a a console emulator for some retro gaming action.  The latest version of the Pi at this point (version 3) is a fantastic basis for emulation, with plenty of USB ports, HDMI out and enough processing power […]

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5 Years On: Synology DS412+

5 Years On: Synology DS412+

  • Aug 21, 2018

Back on the old Tech Made Easy site Synology were one of the first manufacturers to offer me any review opportunities, and for six years we continued to work together on reviews, news articles and competitions.  I even got to travel to Old Trafford and sit in on a press conference for DSM 6 and […]

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