CONSUMER ELECTRONICS

May 2nd, 2017

A Guide to Wireless Mesh Networks

In-home Wireless Mesh Networks are starting to gain some traction due to lower costs. In this guide we take a look at what these networks can bring to the table and why you may want to invest.


April 5th, 2017

GIGABYTE BRIX Review; A Mini Powerhouse?

Gigabyte’s newest BRIX now rocks a Kaby Lake i7-7500U processor but how much performance can such a small PC really offer?


January 18th, 2017

TP-Link AV1200 Gigabit Powerline Kit Review

Powerline adapter kits are everywhere these days but actually finding a good one is rare. The new TP-Link AV1200 bucks trends of mediocrity to become an excellent yet affordable option.


November 11th, 2015

The NOON VR Headset; VR Goes Mobile

With the big divide in computing power between desktops and smartphones, are we ready for mobile VR? The Noon VR headset is an attempt to answer that question.


October 26th, 2015

Linksys WRT1200AC & RE6700 Review

Combining affordability with high level performance Linksys’  WRT1200AC router has a lot to offer.  When combined with the adaptable RE6700 range extender, it becomes something truly incredible.


October 5th, 2015

ASUS RT-AC87U & RT-AC3200 Routers Review

ASUS’ newest routers represent a microcosm of today’s Wireless AC market. On one hand we have the XStream-powered RT-AC3200 while on the other there’s the MU-MIMO RT-AC87U. Both are awesome solutions.


May 29th, 2015

NVIDIA SHIELD Android TV Review

Android TV is here and NVIDIA’s SHIELD acts as its flagship piece of hardware. Can this combination lead to success in the set top market? Maybe….


May 8th, 2012

Samsung UN55ES8000 LED HDTV Hands On Preview

The UN55ES8000 is Samsung’s newest flagship LED-based HDTV and it incorporates several features we’ve never seen before.  Context-based voice control, facial recognition and a unique upgrade system have all been implemented into one supposedly seamless package.  We took a few days to go hands on with an early engineering sample of this new $3,500 TV.


December 5th, 2011

Samsung UN55D8000 55″ LED 3D HDTV Review

Samsung’s 2011 HDTV lineup is one of the strongest around in a take-no-prisoners market and their UN55D8000 is currently one of their flagship products.  Retailing for just south of $3000, the D8000 has the hallmarks of a genre defining TV and boasts more features than any one person can use….at least on paper.  We’ve had [...]


November 7th, 2011

Samsung UN55D7000 55″ LED 3D HDTV Review

$2000 is more money than most people would pay for an HDTV but Samsung’s new UN55D7000 is one of the few products that bridges the gap between lower quality sets and the ultra high end market.  On paper, it doesn’t look like any sacrifices have been made in order to hit a lower price point [...]