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Posted April 18, 2014

7 Up

  1. DigiTimes: TSMC looks to post 21-23% sequential revenue gains in 2Q14
  2. VR-Zone: Consoles can't keep AMD a profitable company
  3. Reuters: Samsung executive says Galaxy S5 to outsell S4,
    sees second quarter rollout for Tizen phone
  4. Microsoft: I gave Cortana her personality—meet Susan, the PM behind Cortana
  5. VR-Zone: Asus announces ROG GTX 760 'Striker' graphics card
  6. Ars Technica: Why the Windows 8.1 Update probably
    no more Service Packs for Windows
  7. PCPer: AMD Mantle and Nvidia 337.50 scaling
    demonstrated with Star Swarm on AM1‏

Weekend Update

  1. Newegg's weekend deals

Good Friday

  1. Reuters: Microsoft's Xbox One sales cross 5 million
  2. PCPer's podcast #296
  3. Newegg hunt
  4. Dealzon's deals: $240 off 15.6" Dell Inspiron 17 7000 Series i7-4500U,
    $80 off 15.6" Dell Inspiron 15 Celeron, and $570 coupon for 14" Lenovo
    Y410p i7-4700MQ / GeForce GT 755M
Systems and multimedia

  1. Engadget's MSI GS60 Ghost review
  2. ThinkComputers has the best laptops for productivity
  3. LanOC Reviews on AMD A10-7850K Kaveri
  4. HotHardware''s GeForce GTX 780 Ti roundup: EVGA, Gigabyte & MSI
  5. Phoronix's 13-way low-end GPU comparison with AMD's AM1 Athlon‏
  6. TweakTown's Punchtec Ord Bot Hadron 3D printer review‏
Cases and cooling

  1. OCC's Thermaltake Core V71 case review
  2. Benchmark Reviews on BitFenix Comrade case
  3. Hardware.Info's Corsair Obsidian 450D case review
  4. HTL's XSPC RX360 V3 radiator review
  5. techPowerUp! reviews be quiet! Dark Rock 3 CPU cooler
  6. NikKTech reviews be quiet! Shadow Rock Slim CPU cooler‏

49 comments — Last by Ninjitsu at 7:00 AM on 04/23/14

Posted April 10, 2014

The Pick 6

  1. Reuters: 'Heartbleed' computer bug threat spreads to firewalls
    and beyond and Google to sell Glass to public next week
  2. DigiTimes: Intel to launch Haswell refresh
    CPUs and 9-series chipsets in early May
  3. VR-Zone: AMD launches 'Jaguar'-based AM1 desktop platform
  4. iFixit's Samsung Galaxy S5 teardown
  5. G4Games: Firefox OS 2.0 UI gets exposed, looks pretty
  6. Softpedia: Nvidia releases first Linux driver with overclock features

Thursday Night

  1. Google Chrome 64-bit @
  2. Dealzon's deals: $240 off 15.6" 1080p Asus N56 i7-4700HQ /
    GTX 760M, $170 off 240GB Seagate 600 Pro 2.5" SSD, and
    $170 off 10.1" Microsoft Surface tablet
Systems and storage

  1. KitGuru reviews 15.6" MSI GE60 2PE Apache Pro
  2. Hardware.Info's 4TB Seagate desktop SSHD review
  3. TweakTown's 256GB Crucial M550 SSD review‏
  4. Technology X's 256GB Plextor M6M mSATA SSD review
Multimedia, cases, and cooling

  1. TweakTown reviews XFX Radeon R9 280X
    Double D Black Edition OC 3GB
  2. Legit Reviews on Rosewill R-Studio Ampbox Bluetooth speaker
  3. HotHardware's Das Keyboard 4 Professional review
  4. Technology X's Cougar MX300 case review
  5. Ocaholic's BitFenix Shadow case review
  6. techPowerUp! reviews Cooler Master HAF Stacker case
  7. Guru3D's Corsair Obsidian 450D case review‏
  8. Technic3D's NZXT Source 530 case review (in German)
  9. TWL reviews be quiet! Dark Rock Pro 3 CPU cooler

43 comments — Last by NeelyCam at 10:50 PM on 04/11/14

Posted April 9, 2014

7 Up

  1. Neowin: Microsoft pulls Windows 8.1 Update from WSUS servers
  2. WinBeta: Windows XP support expires as thousands of websites continue to run it
  3. ZDNet: Running Windows XP programs on Linux Mint with CrossOver
  4. Minecraft 1.7.7
  5. Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor systems requirements
  6. Daily Mail: Apple's iPhone 6 could be bigger and cheaper
    because of declining sales, court documents reveal
  7. LG G Watch release date: By July and less than £180 in the UK - Pocket-lint


  1. C|Net: Netflix begins 4K streams
  2. Techgage has Windows XP: A brief retrospective
  3. HotHardware reviews Office Mobile for iPad and iPhone
  4. TechSpot's HTC One M8 review
  5. MissingRemote reviews CyberLink PowerDVD 14
  6. Dealzon's deals: $200 off 12.5" Dell XPS 12 ultrabook i3-4210Y,
    $299 off 11.6" Apple MacBook Air i5-3317U, and $30 coupon
    for 23" Acer 1080p touch IPS monitor
Systems and multimedia

  1. Hardware Heaven, Modders-Inc, and PCPer review Athlon 5350 APU
  2. Phoronix tests Athlon 5350 APU on Linux
  3. TweakTown on Thunderbolt: Do cables actually matter in storage applications?
  4. Björn3D reviews Sapphire R9 280X VaporX
  5. TweakTown reviews MSI GeForce GTX 760 Mini-ITX Gaming OC 2GB
  6. Ocaholic pits GeForce GTX 660 Ti vs. GeForce GTX 760 - should I upgrade?
  7. Legit Reviews on Asus Xonar U7 USB sound card and amp
Power, cases, and cooling

  1. KitGuru's 1300W Antec High Current Pro Platinum PSU review
  2. techPowerUp! reviews 1200W Super Flower Leadex Platinum PSU
  3. TweakTown reviews 850W Cougar CMX V3 PSU
  4. Ocaholic's BitFenix Comrade case review
  5. HTL reviews Zalman Z3 Plus case
  6. Neoseeker reviews XFX Type01 Bravo case
  7. Technic3D's Corsair H75 CPU cooler review (in German)

9 comments — Last by NeelyCam at 9:57 AM on 04/11/14

Posted April 8, 2014

The Fantastic Four

  1. Neowin: Windows 8.1 Update 1 released, now available for download
  2. Exploring Windows 8.1 Update—Start Screen, Desktop, and other enhancements
  3. Xbox One system update: new features available for preview - Xbox Wire
  4. Guru3D, Hardware Canucks, Hardware Heaven, Hardware.Info, HotHardware,
    KitGuru, Legit Reviews, PCPer, techPowerUp!, TechSpot, and TweakTown
    review AMD Radeon R9 295X2


  1. Nvidia Shield OTA update & performance review at Legit Reviews
  2. BmR on Titanfall performance boost with Nvidia R337 drivers
  3. Newegg's deals
  4. Dealzon's deals: $60 coupon for 11.6" Asus Taichi touch ultrabook,
    $35 off 240GB PNY Optima 2.5" SSD, and $20 off Toshiba 5TB
    external hard drive

  1. TweakTown reviews 16GB AData XPG V2 PC3-19200 dual-channel kit
  2. BCCHardware reviews Sennheiser G4ME ONE headset
  3. TweakTown reviews Thermaltake Core V71 case
  4. OCC's Cougar MX300 case review
  5. Ocaholic's Enermax Liqtech 120X AIO liquid CPU cooler review
  6. techPowerUp! reviews Enermax ETS-T40 Black Twister
  7. NikKTech reviews Thermalright Silver Arrow IB-E CPU cooler

11 comments — Last by NeelyCam at 9:46 AM on 04/09/14

Posted April 7, 2014

7 Up

  1. PCMag: Qualcomm unveils next-gen Snapdragon 810, 808 chips
  2. MacNN: Apple to use Micron LPDDR4 DRAM in future products?
  3. Donanim Haber: Asus Radeon R9 295X2 (in Turkish)
  4. The Verge's exclusive: this is Android TV
  5. Springboard Series Blog on Windows 8.1 update: Sideloading enhancements
  6. Eurogamer: Borderlands 2 prequel set for PC, PS3, and Xbox 360
  7. GamingOnLinux: Steam has greenlit another 37 Linux games


  1. TweakTown's a tour of the Nvidia HQ in Santa Clara, CA
  2. Newegg's deals
Systems and storage

  1. Hardware.Info on a budget Mac: how to install a Hackingtosh
  2. Tech ARP's BIOS option of the week - delay prior to thermal
  3. Madshrimps review MSI Z87M-Gaming motherboard
  4. TweakTown reviews Gigabyte GA-7PESH3 (Intel C602)
  5. Madshrimps review 16GB Corsair DDR3
    1600MHz C10 dual-channel memory kit
  6. NikKTech reviews 4TB Seagate Enterprise
    Capacity 3.5
Multimedia, cases, and cooling

  1. Technic3D's Zotac GeForce GTX 780 Ti review (in German)
  2. Phoronix on Amazon's Fire TV
  3. Tweaknews on 64" Samsung PN64F8500 plasma Smart TV
  4. Benchmark Reviews on AData PV100 Power Bank
  5. Hardware Heaven's In Win 904 case review
  6. Ocaholic's BitFenix Flo case review
  7. PCPer's SilverStone Tundra Series TD03 AIO liquid cooler review

64 comments — Last by Krogoth at 9:04 AM on 04/09/14

Posted April 4, 2014

7 Up

  1. ComputerWeekly: Government signs £5.5m
    Microsoft deal to extend Windows XP support
  2. C|Net: Microsoft's Chaitanya Sareen gets candid on the evolution of Windows 8
  3. Reuters: Mozilla CEO resigns, opposition to gay marriage drew fire
  4. Microsoft security bulletin advance notification for April 2014
  5. MacRumors: Apple releases Safari 7.0.3 for Mavericks
    with push notification improvements, security fixes
  6. GamingOnLinux: Epic Games loves Linux, Unreal
    Engine 4.1 update preview with Linux support
  7. iFixit: Amazon Fire TV earns mid-pack repair score


  1. SamMobile's exclusive: Samsung ATIV Core
    is an upcoming mid-range Windows Phone
  2. PCPer's podcast
  3. Newegg's deals
  4. Dealzon's deals: $530 off 15.6" 1080p Lenovo Y510p i7-4700MQ /
    GT 755M, $15 coupon for Radeon R9 290 4GB video card, and
    $30 coupon for Radeon R9 280X 3GB video card
Systems and storage

  1. Ars Technica's system guide: bargain box, April 2014
  2. KitGuru's Dell XPS 15 9530 review
  3. TweakTown's Inateck USB 3.0 PCI-E add-on card review
  4. Funky Kit reviews 16GB Kingston HyperX
    Genesis LoVo DDR3-1600 CL9 memory kit
  5. OCC's 512GB AData Premier Pro SP920 SSD review
  6. Techgage's 2TB Seagate Backup Plus Slim portable HDD review
Multimedia, case, and cooling

  1. TweakTown's D-Link DCS-2330L outdoor HD network camera review
  2. Futurelooks reviews Gamdias Eros headset
  3. HCW's Vortex KBT Race II keyboard review
  4. HTL's BitFenix Prodigy M case review
  5. Hardware 360 reviews be quiet! Dark Rock Pro 3 CPU cooler
  6. NikKTech reviews Arctic Accelero Hybrid II-120

97 comments — Last by Ninjitsu at 10:13 AM on 04/08/14

Posted April 3, 2014

Eight is Enough

  1. Betanews: Windows 8.1 Update will be available on April 8—here's what's new
  2. C|Net: Microsoft hopes iPad users won't exploit Office loophole
  3. SuperSite for Windows: Office "Touch" for Windows to outclass version for iPad
  4. Redmond Pie: Winocm is set to release iOS 7 / iOS 6 dual-boot tool for iPhone and iPad
  5. SamMobile's exclusive: Galaxy S5 mini (SM-G800) specs leaked
  6. Neowin's hands-on: Nokia Lumia 930
  7. pcGameware: Steam on a pen drive?
  8. IGN: Next-gen Gearbox title to be announced this year


  1. Betanews: Internet Explorer leads the way in guarding against social engineering attacks
  2. PCPer on frame rating: Battlefield 4 Mantle CrossFire early performance with FCAT
  3. PC Gamer: Watch Dogs video shows off wind, water, and lighting effects
  4. OCC's Nvidia F2P Bundle (2014) review
  5. HotHardware's podcast
  6. Dealzon's deals: $300 off 15.6" Lenovo Flex i5-4200U / 128GB SSD,
    $60 coupon for 29" LG IPS LED monitor, and $5 coupon for hp
    Bluetooth tablet keyboard
Systems and storage

  1. CowcotLand reviews Alienware 18 (in French)
  2. Hardware Canucks review 512GB AData Premier Pro SP920 SSD
  3. Ocaholic's SSD endurance diary with OCZ's 256GB Vector
  4. TweakTown's Toshiba PX02SS 12Gb/s SAS3 enterprise SSD review
Multimedia, power, and cases

  1. Ocaholic pits GeForce GTX Titan vs. Radeon R9 290X - should I upgrade?
  2. Legit Reviews on XFX Radeon R9 290 Double Dissipation
  3. LanOC Reviews on Roccat Kone Pure mouse
  4. ThinkComputers reviews Tt eSports Saphira mouse
  5. Benchmark Reviews on Roccat Siru mouse pad
  6. HTL's EVGA SuperNova 850 G2 PSU review
  7. techPowerUp! reviews 450W Seasonic S12G PSU
  8. Modders-Inc reviews NZXT H440 Silent case
  9. TweakTown's Cooler Master Elite 110 mini-ITX case review

11 comments — Last by Deanjo at 9:52 PM on 04/03/14

Posted April 1, 2014

7 Up

  1. hp agrees to pay $57 million to settle shareholder lawsuit
  2. Reuters: Apple again seeks decisive U.S. court ruling against Samsung
  3. Seattle P-I: Ex-Microsoft worker admits to leaking Windows 8 to blogger
  4. CPU World: Intel releases Core i5-4460T
  5. 9to5Mac: Purported iPhone 6 pictures show protruding camera, rounded edges
  6. eWeek: Linux 3.14 stabilizes ZRAM, reduces buffer bloat
  7. Polygon: Epic Games' Sweeney on the future of
    Unreal, VR, and democratic game development

Tuesday Night

  1. Newegg's deals
  2. Dealzon's deals: $300 off 14" QHD+ 1800 hp Envy 14, $100 off 11.6"
    Touch Dell Inspiron 11, and $85 off 10.1" 1200p hp SlateBook 10 x2
    Tegra 4
Systems, storage, and networking

  1. Phoronix reviews Asus Zenbook UX301LA
  2. TechReviewSource on Acer Aspire V5-561PG-6686
  3. Technology X on AData's 512GB Premier Pro SP920 SSD
  4. techPowerUp! reviews 512GB Crucial M550 SSD
  5. The SSD Review on AData's SP920 SSD
  6. TweakTown's 240GB SanDisk Extreme II 6-drive SSD RAID report‏
  7. Guru3D's Intel 730 SSD review‏
  8. HT4U reviews SanDisk Extreme II und Ultra Plus (in German)
  9. Hardware Heaven's Linksys EA6900 WiFi Smart Router AC1900 review
Multimedia and cooling

  1. TweakTown reviews Sapphire Radeon R9 270 Dual-X 2GB
  2. Björ3nD's Sapphire Radeon R7-240 Dual HDMI review
  3. Hardware360 reviews EVGA GeForce GTX 750 SC 1GB
  4. Rbmods on Ozone Strike Pro keyboard
  5. Ocaholic's Microcool Banchetto 101 review
  6. Legit Reviews on Corsair H105 Extreme Performance liquid CPU cooler
  7. Hardware Canucks review Cooler Master Nepton 280L CPU cooler

10 comments — Last by MadManOriginal at 4:46 PM on 04/02/14

Posted March 28, 2014

7 Up

  1. DigiTimes: Global semiconductor industry to remain
    in 2Q-3Q14, says TSMC chairman
  2. Reuters: BlackBerry shares climb as it posts smaller-than-expected loss
  3. Gizmodo: Western Digital crams two-disk RAID into portable Thunderbolt drive
  4. Softpedia: Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Beta (Trusty Tahr) officially released
  5. GamingOnLinux's interview with Stefan Achatz,
    developer of Roccat gaming hardware drivers for Linux
  6. GameSpot reports Call of Duty: Ghosts teases Predator DLC
  7. Kinect for Windows Blog: Revealing Kinect for Windows v2 hardware


  1. Newegg's deals

  1. CowcotLand reviews Asus ROG mini-ITX PC (in French)
  2. Ocaholic pits Core i7-4930K vs. Core i7-3930K in SLI gaming performance
  3. Hardware.Info's 3x AMD Radeon R9 290 / 2x AMD Radeon R9 290X review
  4. KitGuru's Gigabyte GTX 780 Ti Windforce OC review (1080p, 1600p, 4K)
  5. Benchmark Reviews on Papago! P3 Dashcam
  6. HTL's Luxa2 GroovyW wireless speaker and Qi charger review
  7. Ocaholic's Corsair Obsidian 450D case review
  8. TweakTown's Rosewill RSV-Z2600 3U rackmount server chassis review
  9. HT4U reviews Tesoro Gandiva case (in German)

18 comments — Last by Ninjitsu at 6:35 AM on 03/29/14

Posted March 27, 2014

Eight is Enough

  1. Reuters: Intel takes 'significant' stake in Big Data startup Cloudera
    and Facebook to use satellites, drones to spread the Internet
  2. WSJ: Amazon plans free streaming media service
  3. Project Christine "definite still in the works," says Razer
  4. AppleInsider: Apple once again rumored to launch
    MacBook Air with Retina display this year
  5. Nikkei: Apple to release new iPhone in September
  6. Softpedia: Windows 8 update might delete
    GRUB2 and set UEFI to Secure Boot
  7. GNOME 3.12 released
  8. Watch Dogs "Welcome to Chicago" trailer

Thursday Night

  1. Aereo CEO: No "Plan B" for court loss - Ars Technica
  2. 9to5Mac: iOS 7.1 glitch allows stock
    apps to be hidden on the Home Screen
  3. Telegraph: Texting for long periods 'could lower life expectancy'
  4. Linux 3.14-rc8
  5. PCPer's podcast
  6. Newegg's deals
  7. Dealzon's deals: $290 coupon for 17.3" Dell 17R i7-4500U,
    $120 off 10.6" Microsoft Surface RT 64GB tablet, and $190
    480GB Seagate 600 Series 2.5" SSD
Systems and storage

  1. Hardware Canucks review Asus Rampage IV Black Edition
  2. HTL reviews MSI A88X-G45 Gaming
  3. techPowerUp! reviews Biostar Hi-Fi A88W 3D (AMD FM2+)
  4. TweakTown's 4TB WD Purple Surveillance Storage HDD review
  5. KitGuru's 240GB Intel 730 Jackson Ridge SSD RAID 0 review
  6. HTL's 240GB OCZ Vertex 460 SSD review
  7. The SSD Review: What is an SSD?

  1. HTL reviews Sapphire Radeon R9 270 Dual-X Edition 2GB
  2. Phoronix on AMD's Radeon: Windows 8.1
    Catalyst vs. Linux Gallium3D vs. Linux Catalyst
  3. TweakPC reviews Inno3D GTX 780 Ti
    iChill HerculeZ X3 Ultra (in German)
  4. Funky Kit reviews CM Storm Pulse-R Aluminum headset
  5. Legit Reviews on Turtle Beach Ear Force i60 wireless headset
  6. Hardware Heaven's GT Omega Pro Racing office chair video review
Power and cases

  1. ThinkComputers reviews 1000W Raidmax RX-1000AE PSU
  2. CowcotLand, Guru3D, Hardware Canucks, HT4U, Ocaholic,
    Technic3D, and TweakTown review Corsair Graphite Series
    760T case
  3. TechSpot's In Win tou case review
  4. PCPer's Corsair Obsidian Series 450D case review
  5. OCC's XFX Type 01 Bravo case review
  6. OCIA's SilverStone Grandia GD08 HTPC case review

39 comments — Last by MadManOriginal at 4:31 PM on 03/28/14

Posted March 26, 2014

7 Up

  1. Reuters: Microsoft, Dell seal Android, Chrome royalty pact
  2. Google general counsel to Arrington allegation: We
    don't snoop on Gmail to find leakers - Re/code
  3. VR-Zone: Toshiba reveals specs of its 4K Ultra-UD laptop
  4. techPowerUp!: AMD FX-670K CPU shows up in the world
  5. C|Net: iOS 7.1 jailbroken but only on the iPhone 4
  6. NPU: "Windows Phone looks too similar and is
    had to differentiate different brands" Huawei CMO
  7. Ars Technica: HTC planning Google Play Edition of the new HTC One (updated)


  1. FanlessTech on ECS mini-desktop‏
  2. FinalWire debuts AIDA64 v4.30
  3. Phoronix on Ubuntu 14.04: Intel's Haswell
    Linux driver comes up short of Windows
  4. HT4U on Titanfall (in German)

  1. Hardware Secrets reviews Acer Iconia B1 tablet
Memory, storage, and networking

  1. TweakTown reviews 8GB G.Skill RipjawsX PC3-17000 dual-channel
    kit and LSI MegaRAID SAS3 9361-8i 12Gb/s RAID controller
  2. Madshrimps on 128GB Mach Xtreme Technology MX-LX USB 3.0 flash drive
  3. The SSD Review on Kingston's 64GB SDXC UHS-1 Speed Class 3 flash card
  4. Modders-Inc reviews Rosewill RGS-108P POE Gigabit network switch
Multimedia, cases, and cooling

  1. Ocaholic pits GeForce GTX Titan vs. GTX 780 Ti - should I upgrade?
  2. TWL's Sapphire R9 290X Tri-X Edition review
  3. ThinkComputers reviews Sapphire R9 280X Vapor-X Tri-X OC
  4. Hardware Heaven's Wavemaster STAX 2.1 speakers video review
  5. TweakTown reviews Roccat Ryos MK Advanced keyboard
  6. Hardware Canucks review Corsair Obsidian 450D case
  7. Benchmark Reviews on Azza CSAZ-XT1 case
  8. Ocaholic's Fractal Design Arc Mini R2 case review
  9. Phoronix reviews SilverStone Raven RVZ01 mini-ITX case
  10. OCC's Phanteks PH-F140 (XP, SP, SP_LED) case fan review

18 comments — Last by UberGerbil at 9:31 PM on 03/27/14

Posted March 25, 2014

Eight is Enough

  1. Reuters: Cisco joins cloud computing race with $1 billion
    plan and Microsoft's CEO may come out swinging
  2. TechCrunch: Leap Motion lays off 10% of its
    workforce after missing on first year sales estimates
  3. Droid Life: HTC announces the HTC One (M8)
  4. Engadget: OnePlus confirms April 23rd launch date for its smartphone
  5. BGR: Insider reveals launching timing and
    for mysterious Amazon smartphone
  6. Office Blogs: The power of a decade
  7. Microsoft makes source code for MS-DOS
    and Word for Windows available to public
  8. Molyneux: 'Enjoy the indie craze, because it won't last' - CVG


  1. Symantec: Texting ATMs for cash shows
    cybercriminals' increasing sophistication
  2. Microsoft releases Security Advisory 2953095
  3. Ocaholic's interview with OCZ Technology
  4. The Chromium Blog: WebP improves while rolling out across Google
  5. TechSpot on AMD Mantle performance: Thief & Battlefield 4
  6. TweakTown's Sony SmartWatch 2 review‏
  7. Dealzon's deals: $110 off 14" Alienware i5-4200M / GT 750M,
    $150 coupon for 12.5" Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga i5-4200U, and
    $100 off 240GB Intel 335 Series 2.5" SSD
Systems and storage

  1. TweakTown reviews Cube Gaming PC Core i7
    Overclocked Assassin /w MSI GTX 770‏
  2. Hardware 360 reviews Asus X79 Deluxe
  3. Funky Kit reviews 240GB OCZ Vertex 460 SSD‏
  4. Hardware Heaven's Intel 730 SSD review
Multimedia, cases, and cooling

  1. Legit Reviews and PCPer review Asus Poseidon GTX 780
  2. Guru3D's Asus Radeon R9-290X Matrix review‏
  3. OCC's XFX R7 240 review
  4. HTL's BitFenix FLO headset review
  5. KitGuru's Logitech G602 wireless mouse review
  6. CowcotLand (in French), Legit Reviews, Technic3D (in German),
    and techPowerUp! review Corsair Obsidian 450D case
  7. TweakTown reviews Lian Li PC-A79 case
  8. Technology X reviews In Win 901 mini-ITX case
  9. Hardware Canucks review Corsair Hydro H75 & H105
  10. Ocaholic's Enermax ETS-T40 CPU cooler review

41 comments — Last by puppetworx at 9:24 AM on 03/26/14

Posted March 22, 2014

Eight is Enough

  1. Reuters: Michelle Obama tells Chinese students Internet freedom is a universal right
  2. Neowin: Microsoft Store now offers $100 off
    new PCs for trading in a Windows XP machine
  3. LinuxInsider: Android-x86 just might make a good Linux desktop alternative
  4. Help test the new Firefox Beta: faster, simplified, and easier to customize
  5. Phil Spencer: A 'renewed focus' on Windows
    PC gaming from Microsoft is coming
  6. VG24/7: Nvidia, AMD & Intel champion OpenGL at GDC,
    say it can offer 7-15 times better performance in games
  7. Unreal Engine 4 tools demonstration—GDC 2014
  8. Eurogamer: Far Cry 4 set in the Himalayas


  1. Linux and botnets: It's not Linux's fault - ZDNet
  2. Benchmark Reviews covers 2014 Game Developers Conference
  3. FanlessTech takes a closer look at the HFX Monster
  4. Phoronix on Nvidia's GeForce 700 series: stick to the binary Linux drivers
  5. Hardware Heaven's Final Fantasy X and X-2 HD Remaster video review
  6. Newegg's deals
Systems, storage, and networking

  1. Ocaholic does Core i7-4930K SLI gaming performance scaling
  2. Modders-Inc reviews AMD A10-7850K APU
  3. CowcotLand's Alienware 14 Full HD review
  4. PCPer's inside look at Intel's NVM
    Solutions Group - SSD validation testing
  5. TweakTown's WD Xe 10k SAS 2.5" enterprise HDD review
  6. Funky Kit reviews 16GB Kingston DataTraveler microDuo flash drive
  7. APH Networks on SilverStone's CP11 SATA cable
  8. Legit Reviews and TweakTown review Netgear
    Nighthawk R7000 AC1900 Smart Wi-Fi router
Multimedia, power, casing & cooling

  1. OCC's Sapphire R9 280X Tri-X OC review
  2. HTL's Sapphire R9 280X Vapor-X review
  3. Hardware Asylum's Gigabyte GTX 750 Ti review
  4. reviews Razer BlackWidow Ultimate 2014 keyboard
  5. TweakTown reviews Ozone Neon Precision laser mouse
  6. PCPer reviews 850W Cooler Master V Series PSU
  7. techPowerUp! reviews 600W SilverStone
    Strider Essential ST60F-ESB PSU
  8. Hardware Heaven reviews XFX Type01 Bravo case
  9. Madshrimps review Aerocool DS Cube
  10. Ocaholic's Thermolab LP53 CPU cooler review
  11. Hardware 360 reviews be quiet! Shadow Rock 2 CPU cooler

88 comments — Last by jihadjoe at 4:57 AM on 03/27/14

Posted March 21, 2014

Eight is Enough

  1. Richard Ledgett: The NSA responds to Edward Snowden's TED talk
  2. Intel declares quarterly cash dividend
  3. Ars Technica: Bitcoin software gets fix for
    weakness that helped bring down Mt. Gox
  4. Reuters: Mt. Gox says it found 200,000 bitcoins in 'forgotten' wallet
  5. Neowin: Windows 8.1 Spring Update back on Windows Update
  6. ZDNet: Chrome OS security holes found, patched
  7. CVG: No Unreal Tournament games in the works, says Epic boss
  8. VR-Zone: Motorola's Moto 360 is the best-looking smartwatch yet


  1. Reuters: Symantec fires CEO Bennett
  2. KitGuru's exclusive interview with Intel's Richard Huddy at GDC
  3. KitGuru: MSI shows off new gaming notebooks
  4. Softpedia: Debian 8 "Jessie" Alpha 1 officially released
  5. Fortress of Doors: Flash is dead, long live OpenFL
  6. Guild Wars 2: Forty new traits and more
  7. Newegg's deals
  8. Dealzon's deals: $520 off 15.6" 1080p Lenovo Y510p i7-4700MQ /
    GT 755M, $230 coupon for 14" Lenovo G410 i3-4000M, and
    $300 off 10.6" Microsoft Surface Pro 64GB

  1. TechReviewSource on hp Spectre 13t-h200 x2
  2. OCIA on Kingston's 8GB HyperX Predator DDR3-2400 memory kit
  3. NikKTech reviews 4TB Seagate desktop SSHD
  4. ThinkComputers on 2TB WD My Cloud personal cloud storage
  5. TweakTown reviews MSI Radeon R9 290X Twin Frozr Gaming OC
  6. HT4U reviews Sapphire R7 265 Dual-X (in German)
  7. MegaTech Reviews on Creative Sound
    BlasterAxx AXX 200 wireless sound system
  8. CPCR reviews Razer Blackwidow Ultimate 2014 keyboard
  9. Guru3D's Corsair Raptor K40 keyboard review
  10. HTL reviews Func MS-3 R2 mouse and 1030 R2 gaming surface

20 comments — Last by KikassAssassin at 7:43 PM on 03/21/14

Posted March 20, 2014

The Starting Five

  1. avast! blog: Another data breach crisis looms as
    Microsoft's D-Day for XP forces security scramble
  2. Seattle P-I: Ex-Microsoft employee charged
    with passing journalist trade secrets
  3. FierceWireless: Huawei backtracks, won't release
    a dual-OS Android, Windows Phone smartphone
  4. Ars Technica's in-depth with Android Wear,
    Google's quantum leap of a smartwatch OS
  5. Hardware Canucks, HotHardware, and Legit
    on Intel's new desktop processors


  1. FanlessTech: Intel's Iris Pro coming to the desktop
  2. Phoronix: Ubuntu now runs well on the
    MacBook Air, beats OS X in graphics
  3. OCC looks at Darksiders II 2-years later
  4. HotHardware's podcast
  5. Dealzon's deals: $500 off 13.3" Sony Vaio Duo 13, $80 off
    23" Dell IPS monitor, and $138 off 1TB Samsung 840 EVO
    2.5" SSD

  1. TechSpot's Acer Iconia W4 review‏

  1. TweakTown's 128GB Crucial M550 SSD review
  2. PCPer's Nvidia GTX 750 Ti roundup:
    EVGA, Galaxy, and PNY overclocked
  3. Hardware Heaven's Asus Cerberus headset video review
  4. Ocaholic's CM Storm Trigger-Z keyboard review

38 comments — Last by sweatshopking at 5:47 AM on 03/21/14

Posted March 19, 2014

Eight is Enough

  1. Seeking Alpha on Intel - skeptics beware, analysts see upside
  2. eWeek: Pwn2Own 2014 claims IE, Chrome,
    Safari, and more Firefox zero-days
  3. The Verge: Microsoft Office for iPad will be unveiled this month
  4. JDK 8 release notes
  5. TechCrunch: Amazon's set top box will be a dongle
    like Chromecast, could feature OnLive-style streaming
  6. soon on more platforms
  7. Reuters: Wal-Mart entry into used video games threatens GameStop
  8. Benchmark Reviews, Hardware Heaven, HotHardware, Legit Reviews,
    Technology X, The SSD Review, and TweakTown review Crucial M550


  1. LanOC V14 recap at LanOC Reviews
  2. Mozilla Firefox 28 release notes
  3. Mozilla Thunderbird 24.4.0 release notes
  4. Hardware Heaven has Thief: Mantle performance
  5. AMD Mantle & TrueAudio patch for Thief tested at Legit Reviews
  6. OCC on Darksiders 4-years later
  7. Newegg's deals

  1. TechSpot's Sony Xperia Z1 Compact review
Systems and storage

  1. TWL reviews Core i7-4960X
  2. HTL reviews AMD A10-7850K
  3. Hardware Secrets on Gigabyte Z87X-UD7 TH motherboard
  4. Guru3D's MSI A88X-G45 Gaming review
  5. Modders-Inc reviews Western Digital Black² Dual Drive

  1. KitGuru pits Nvidia GTX Titan Black vs. Palit
    GTX 780 Ti Jetstream OC (1080p, 1600p & 4K)
  2. Ocaholic reviews Asus GTX 780 Ti Matrix Platinum
  3. OCC's PowerColor R9 290X PCS+ review
  4. Ocaholic pits Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition vs. R9 290X - should I upgrade?
  5. Hardware Canucks review XFX R9 290 Double Dissipation
Multimedia, cases, and cooling

  1. Madshrimps review Tt eSports Level 10 M headset
  2. NikKTech reviews SteelSeries H wireless headset
  3. KitGuru's Antec GX500 case review
  4. CowcotLand reviews Cooler Master Silencio 652S case (in French)
  5. PCPer's Corsair Hydro Series H75 liquid CPU cooler review

15 comments — Last by l33t-g4m3r at 6:41 PM on 03/25/14

Posted March 15, 2014

Eight is Enough

  1. Reuters: U.S. government aims to shed control of Internet addresses
  2. Ars Technica: New NSA chief explains agency
    policy on "zero-day" exploits to Senate
  3. Reuters: Toshiba, SanDisk sue Hynix over suspected flash memory technology leak
  4. KitGuru: Intel to increase focus on desktop computers
  5. ZDNet: Poor battery life after installing iOS 7.1? Try these simple tips
  6. 9to5Mac: First look at notifications feature on
    Apple TV arrives for iTunes SXSW festival?
  7. Windows Experience Blog: VLC for Windows 8
    Beta now available from the Windows Store
  8. InfoWorld: 2014 is the year of the Linux desktop


  1. San Antonio Express-News: San Antonio City Council OKs Google Fiber contract
  2. Newegg's weekend deals
  3. 75% off Counter-Strike: Global Offensive on Steam
  4. Rockstar Publisher Weekend on Steam - day two

  1. Hardware Heaven's Cyberpower Infinity Achilles Pro GT system review
  2. ThinkComputers reviews X-Doria Rapt iPhone 5/5s case
  3. TweakTown's LUXA2 P-Mega 41,600mAh portable charger review

56 comments — Last by burntham77 at 9:00 AM on 03/19/14

Posted March 14, 2014

Eight is Enough

  1. CeBit 2014: MSI's GS60 Ghost Pro gaming notebook
    features next-gen Nvidia video card - VR-Zone
  2. VR-Zone: Razer Blade refresh brings Quad-HD+ screen, GTX 870M GPU
  3. Fast Company: Why Razer spent $380K redesigning the USB port
  4. The Verge: Mutant dual-boot Android and Windows Phone coming to U.S.
  5. iOS 8: Apple works to further push iCloud as the future of the file system - 9to5Mac
  6. Mozilla's Future Releases: Update on Metro
  7. Gamepur: Sony confirms PS4 CPU clock frequency
  8. Edge: Sony's VR tech will be revealed at GDC

Friday Night

  1. VR-Zone: MSI's Lightning leads the R9 290X pack in cooling performance
  2. Neowin: Nvidia ends full driver support for legacy GPU's older than the GTX 400
  3. Techworld: Windows XP's vulnerability underscored by latest Patch Tuesday update
  4. Engadget: Here's a much clearer look at Valve's new Steam controller
  5. Newegg's deals
  6. Dealzon's deals: $490 off 15.6" 1080p Lenovo Y510p i7-4700MQ /
    GT 755M, $20 coupon for 14" Lenovo Y410p i5-4200M / GT 755M,
    and $100 off 240GB Seagate 600 Series 2.5" SSD
Systems and storage

  1. Ocaholic does Core i7-3930K SLI gaming performance scaling
  2. PCPer reviews Asus Maximus VI Impact
  3. NikKTech's 250GB Samsung 840 EVO SSD review
  4. Hardware Canucks review 240GB OCZ Vertex 460 SSD

  1. Hardware Canucks review PowerColor R9 290X PCS+ 4GB
  2. OCC's XFX R9 290X Double Dissipation review
  3. Ocaholic on Asus R9 280X DirectCU II -
    water-cooling EK FC-R9-280X vs. air-cooling
  4. TweakTown reviews MSI GeForce GTX 750 Ti Twin Frozr Gaming OC 2GB
  5. Hardware.Info's Samsung LU28D590D "cheap" 4K / Ultra HD monitor review
Power and cooling

  1. techPowerUp! reviews 850W be quiet! Power Zone PSU
  2. Legit Reviews on Anker's 2nd-gen Astro 6000mAh portable battery
  3. Modders-Inc reviews Enermax LIQMAX 120S AIO CPU cooler
  4. FrostyTech, HTL, and TweakTown on be quiet's Dark Rock 3 CPU cooler

35 comments — Last by davidbowser at 10:53 PM on 03/17/14