Archive for the ‘Hardware’ Category

LaCie Rugged Mini USB 2TB External HDD

Monday, April 25th, 2016

The LaCie Rugged Mini external hard disk drive is the smallest member of the LaCie Rugged family boasting the standard orange design, along with being shock resistant, drop resistant and sporting a rubber sleeve – a hard disk drive that bounces no less! LaCie have also added more ruggedness to the Mini, with rain-resistant and pressure-resistant features. Apparently you can drive a one ton car over it and it’ll still function! These features make the Rugged Mini ideal for outdoor use, whether that’s trekking around the Himalayas or on a construction site.

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HP 22CWA 21.5 inch IPS monitor

Wednesday, April 20th, 2016

If you’re looking for a great, small monitor for under $100, the HP 22CWA may just be what you are after. This monitor is getting rave customer reviews, boasts a full HD display, is great for general use and has an HDMI input.

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For more on those reviews and full specifications read on


Samsung 850 EVO 250GB SSD

Monday, March 21st, 2016

It’s been a while since we have reviewed an SSD and as with most types of storage you now get more space for your money than ever. So today we’re going to take a look at an internal SSD, namely the Samsung 850 EVO 250GB 2.5-Inch SATA III SSD. We picked the Samsung 850 EVO 250 GB model as currently it’s the best-selling SSD over at Amazon plus it’s receiving great reviews around the web.

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Upgrading your PC with an SSD is one of the most cost effective ways to breathe new life into an old unit, and with the Samsung 250GB 850 EVO you can’t really go wrong. Whilst not the cheapest on the block, it’s still priced well given its outstanding features. Read on to discover more about the Samsung 250GB 850 EVO SSD.


HP 27sv 27 inch LED monitor

Thursday, March 17th, 2016

HP seem to be constantly churning out great monitors and the HP 27sv is no exception to this rule. So we thought we’d take a closer look at this LED monitor from the boys at HP.

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The HP 27sv is priced at US$200 and the main feature on the unit is the Bezel-less display. Ideal for the multi monitor user. So what else does the HP27sv monitor have to offer you.


Seagate Expansion Desktop 5TB Hard Drive

Saturday, December 26th, 2015

As we haven’t talked about external hard drives for a while, we thought we’d weigh back into that arena with a 5TB big boy from Seagate, the Expansion 5TB Desktop External Hard Drive USB 3.0. Currently over at Amazon these things are selling like hot cakes for a mere US$130.

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Vizio Thin and Light CT14-A0 14-inch Ultrabook

Friday, December 18th, 2015

The Vizio CT14-A0 Ultrabook is ideal for those of us looking for a laptop that doesn’t weigh a tonne but still packs the punch of a heavier counterpart. Despite it’s lean dimensions at 13.3 x 9.2 x 0.67 inches and weighing in at a mere 3.39 pounds, the CT14-A0 still sports a quick 1.8 GHz Core i3-3217U processor backed up with a 128GB solid state drive. All in all this lightweight laptop will still keep up with the big boys.

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MSI GE62 Apache 15.6-Inch Gaming Laptop

Wednesday, November 11th, 2015

MSI have a massive range of gaming laptops available, so why did we pick the GE62 Apache to have a look at? Because of that very attractive price tag of US$1000. So what do you get for your US$1000?

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