Posts Tagged ‘Review’
1 CommentsPosted by Orestis Bastounis on September 3, 2015 under Gaming Rig, Highlights V, PC
The near-simultaneous launches of Windows 10 and Intel’s Skylake processors means a new generation of hardware and software is upon us. The Z170 chipset in particular which has launched with Skylake... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on September 3, 2015 under Highlights, NAS
If you are a fan of model names that describe a product in a fair amount of detail then the PowerNAS Business Mini will be right up your street. PowerNAS offers three families of NAS and this model is... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on September 1, 2015 under Camera, Highlights
You can spend a small fortune on an action cam or you score this Amkov AMK5000S for £70 in the UK. Indeed Gearbest, the company that sent us the AMK5000S, sells the cam for US$70 which is even cheape... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Henry Butt on August 31, 2015 under Headphones, Highlights V, Peripheral
Today we are going to take a look at one of the latest headsets from Tesoro, the Kuven Pro. It seeks to differentiate itself from the competition through a 'real 5.1 surround sound' offering which fea... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on August 28, 2015 under Highlights 2, Motherboard
Gigabyte's Z170XP-SLI is aiming to tempt users looking for a motherboard that offers the Z170 platform's core features, but without requiring a significant cash outlay. In the Z170XP-SLI, Gigabyte... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Dominic Moass on August 27, 2015 under Highlights, Laptop / Mobile, Notebook
The ZenBook UX305 is the latest Ultrabook offering from Asus. When I last reviewed one of their products - the hybrid T300 Chi - it greatly impressed me. The UX305 is a similar device, with a Core M p... more.
5 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on August 26, 2015 under Highlights V, Mouse
Earlier on in the year we took a look at the Logitech G302, the first mouse from the company to use its new spring tension system for more responsive button clicks. However, it did have some limitati... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on August 25, 2015 under Highlights, Speakers
When it comes to buying a wireless speaker to give your smartphone a little more oomph whilst playing music, many people merely look at the price and b... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Dominic Moass on August 24, 2015 under Highlights V, NAS, Network
The Personal Cloud from Seagate is essentially a NAS system, but it is not marketed as such. Aimed at families, it allows users to store all their files in a central location and access them anywhere.... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on August 20, 2015 under Graphics, Highlights V
Nvidia has launched the GTX 950 to combat AMD's R7 370 at the £129 price point. We take a look at Palit's factory-overclocked, dual-fan GTX 950 2GB StormX Dual graphics card to see what sort of perfo... more.
5 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on August 20, 2015 under Graphics, Highlights
Nvidia's Maxwell GPU architecture has been well-received by enthusiasts and gamers. One of the most promising features for Nvidia has been the architecture's ability to scale positively from low-end t... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on August 19, 2015 under Gaming Rig, Highlights 2
The Raptor is a watercooled gaming system from DinoPC that combines an unlocked Haswell-E Core i7 with dual GTX 980Ti graphics cards. That's an overclocked CPU with an extra Gigahertz of grunt and two... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on August 18, 2015 under Highlights V, Mouse
eSports is becoming more and more popular by the day and in turn, so are team-based competitive games. This is something that gaming peripheral companies have definitely noticed. Today, we are taking... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Dominic Moass on August 17, 2015 under Android, Highlights 2, Laptop / Mobile, Mobile
Only a few weeks ago we took a look at the Smart ultra 6 – a great smartphone from Vodafone, which has unbelievable power for a fantastic price. Today we review its smaller brother, the Smart prime ... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on August 13, 2015 under Highlights V, Motherboard
Exploiting the Skylake CPUs for their allure to gamers, ASRock's Fatal1ty Z170 Gaming K6+ is a motherboard that targets the enthusiast gaming audience by offering a wide range of the bells and whi... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on August 12, 2015 under Highlights 2, Keyboards
Cherry is a name that should be familiar to any PC user. It makes the MX switches which have shown up in just about every gamer and typist's high-end keyboard over the past decade. Today we look at ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on August 12, 2015 under Mobile, Speakers
Ultimate Ears may not be a company that has been in the speaker game for as long as its competitors, but that does not mean it has not captured our atte... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Dominic Moass on August 11, 2015 under Accessories, Hard Drives, Highlights 2
The Seagate 2TB Backup Plus Slim Portable Drive is, as you have probably figured out, a 2TB USB 3.0 external hard drive. Aimed squarely at the modern computer user, it is thin, portable and even allo... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on August 11, 2015 under Highlights, NAS
It may not be immediately apparent that the QNAP TS-453mini is a NAS that accommodates up to four 3.5-inch hard drives. Its tiny footprint (200mmx151mm) requires the bare minimum of shelf space, howev... more.
1 CommentsPosted by Jon Martindale on August 10, 2015 under Highlights, Keyboards
Corsair Gaming dismayed long-time fans last year when it dropped its famous sales logo in favour of a tribal tattoo. Following fan outrage however, it ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Dominic Moass on August 7, 2015 under Android, Laptop / Mobile, Mobile
Last year the LG G3 made history by becoming the first smartphone to sport a Quad-HD display - 2560x1440, all packed into 5.5" of screen space. Now the Korean company have released the LG G4 - but is ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Orestis Bastounis on August 7, 2015 under Highlights, Network
Supporting 4x4 quad-stream 802.11ac speeds, the Asus EA-AC87 is a wireless bridge that’s designed to compliment the RT-AC87U router, as one of the few ways to get the fastest possible performance fr... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on August 6, 2015 under Speakers
Today we are taking a look at the Divoom Voombox, a rugged portable speaker built to deal with rough conditions outdoors. It is a stereo speaker with bluetooth functionality, allowing you to pair up a... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Allan 'Zardon' Campbell on August 6, 2015 under Highlights 2, PC
Intel launched Skylake this week and obviously much of KitGuru's focus has been on the new architecture and supporting motherboards from partners such as ASUS. But what if you need more processing cor... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on August 6, 2015 under Mouse
Today we take a look at the new Sharkoon DarkGlider Gaming Mouse. This one is more expensive than the Shark Zone M20 we ... more.
33 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on August 5, 2015 under CPU, Highlights V
While Intel's High-End Desktop (HEDT) CPUs are fast and fun, it's on the mainstream platform where the chip manufacturing company really shifts volumes to gamers and DIY enthusiasts. M... more.
2 CommentsPosted by Luke Hill on August 5, 2015 under Highlights, Motherboard
The launch of Intel's Skylake CPUs sees the introduction of a whole new platform based around the LGA 1151 socket. Making use of Intel's feature-healthy Z170 chipset, Asus is targeting gamers who ... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Matthew Wilson on August 3, 2015 under Highlights V, Speakers
Microlab is back with a new line of speaker systems for 2015. Today we are taking a look at the B-77 bookshelf stereo speakers, making them a bit smaller and more suited for desk use than the giant So... more.
0 CommentsPosted by Dominic Moass on August 3, 2015 under Highlights 2, Laptop / Mobile, Notebook
Ultrabooks have become increasingly popular over the last few years thanks to their portable yet powerful nature. However, prices remain high - in many cases you can be paying over £1000 for a new Ul... more.
3 CommentsPosted by Leo Waldock on August 1, 2015 under Highlights, Laptop / Mobile, Notebook
Lenovo offers its YOGA 15 Ultrabook in a number of different versions (we count at least five SKUs) however the fundamentals remain the same. This convertible laptop is built around a magnesium-alloy ... more.
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