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May 4, 2022

The Jonsbo N1: The start of a new home lab

I have been looking for a case that will fit in my network enclosure and hold a handful of drives for a while. The idea: to build a home server that was a bit more powerful than a handful of Raspberry Pi. So I began the hunt.

January 5, 2022

Ophion Evo by Raijintek

An Overview The Ophion Evo by Raijintek is a small form factor, sandwich style case that attempts to cover a lot of bases while staying true to the SFF category. It supports CPU air coolers up to 90mm, 240mm AIOs, GPU (2 slot) up to 330mm in length, and up to three 2.5″ drives, or […]

December 29, 2021

2021 Staff Picks: Favorite Things

It’s that time of year again, when we look back at the year and remember some of the things we like best. There’s been a lot of innovation going on in the tech world. Unfortunately, due to the Coronavirus pandemic, the supply chain has been a real mess again this year. However, there were still […]

December 8, 2021

The Q58 by Lian Li – Small Size BIG POWAH

Lian Li designed the Q58 with builders in mind. This case offers removable panels on all sides, well-placed I/O, and a great aesthetic.

November 15, 2021

The Draco 10: Antec’s brand new case

The Draco 10 may be small, but it packs a punch of features.

Video-cards

December 31, 2020

Favorite Things – Ron’s picks for Best of 2020

Content Manager/Editor Ron Davies shares a few of his of his favorite things from the past year.

December 30, 2020

Best of 2020: John’s favorite things

This year was a bit rough on all of us, with COVID-19 and the political landscape on fire. But we still managed to find some things that we liked.

March 25, 2020

Sapphire Nitro+ RX 5700XT: Dreaming in 1440p

The Sapphire Nitro+ 5700XT comes well packaged in an informative if not a little flashy sleeve that encases the cardboard box.

Peripherals

May 5, 2021

PX160 by Pixio: Affordably portable

The Pixio PX160 is a nice alternative display if you need something portable and affordable.

February 10, 2021

Logitech G502 Lightspeed Edition: Desperate Times/Acceptable Measures

Desperate times require acceptable measures. Could this be your solution?

October 21, 2020

Keychron K1 (v4)

As a software engineer and writer, I spend well over 70 hours a week typing. So I embarked on a quest to find the keyboard I wanted to spend this much of my time with. And I found the Keychron K1.

Networking

February 24, 2021

Shark IQ Smart Robot Vacuum

My wife secretly bought a robot vacuum on Black Friday; little did she know it had been on my "to-get" list for some time already.

February 3, 2021

Chromecast with Google TV – Yes!

In 2013, Google released the Chromecast to give android users the ability to cast their phones and applications to their TV; a competitor for the Apple TV. Then came other devices such as the Fire TV and Roku Stick. There was one thing required in order to use a Chromecast, though: a cell phone. That […]

January 6, 2021

ESR580: Tri-band Mesh system by EnGenius

Need better WiFi network coverage at home?