Category: Hardware Review

ViewSonic TD1655 Monitor Review: 15.6 Inches of Pure HD Portability

Back in the day, many days ago, ViewSonic monitors, with their colorful birds perched in their logo, were my go-to for color. Those monitors were giant hulking monitors that required breaking a sweat when they needed to be moved. At 2.1 lbs and measuring in at 8.8 by 14 by 0.6 inches, the ViewSonic T1655.

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JBL Live 300TWS Earbuds Review: Utility True Wireless Earbuds That Aspire to More

The $149.95 JBL Live 300TWS earbuds deliver good sound in a package that is just a bit bigger than the competition. They come loaded with ambient and talk-thru features, along with good battery life that will serve many use cases (except plane or bus travel), but without standing out in any one of them. What.

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Satechi Stand and Hub for Mac Mini Review: The One Peripheral All Mac Mini Owners Should Own

The Satechi Stand and Hub for Mac Mini comes with a rare recommendation. For most peripherals, a plethora of choices turn into reviews with tradeoffs and comparisons. In this case, we can say that this unique hub is the one peripheral all Mac Mini owners should own. There are no trade-offs among competing products. This.

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Kyocera DuraForce Ultra 5G Review: A Good Phone Housed in a Nearly Indestructible Package

Most people buy a case after acquiring a new phone. Those who buy a Kyocera DuraForce Ultra 5G need not make that stop. The DuraForce’s out-of-the-box experience includes not just survival underwater but enhanced functionality. Drop DuraForce 5 feet onto concrete and just pick it up and keep going. The Kyocera DuraForce was designed for.

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Kingston Nucleum USB-C Hub Review: 7 Ports That Elegantly Transform Port-Starved Devices

What we like Kingston’s beautifully designed Nucleum™ USB-C hub turns a single USB-C port into a workhorse with the following ports: The Kingston Nucleum appears designed primarily as a mobile hub for situations where the computer sits on a desk. It’s 7 ports bring enough features to fit most situations. The 2-year warranty from a.

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CameraReady Deluxe LiteBar Kit review: Great 3-Source Videoconferencing Lighting, A lot of Wires

CameraReady Deluxe LiteBar Kit: 2020 taught us to compromise and to look beyond expectations. It also taught us that we need good lighting for video conferencing. These two concepts come together in the CameraReady Lighting kit that arrived post-CES. These cinema-inspired light bars offer a comprehensive lighting solution for video conferencing and other activities like.

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HP P500 SSD Review: Solid Light and Tiny Storage for Home or The Road

My HP P500 SSD story: During virtual 2021’s virtual CES I met with a company named BIWIN. BIWIN is not a household name, but it is if you are a component buyer in the computer industry. If you own a portable HP branded disk drive chances are good that you own BIWIN designed product. Since.

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Star Trek Power Bank Review: FAMETEK Revs its Battery to 10,000mAh for More Power

The slim Star Trek power bank does exactly what it’s supposed to do: charge stuff. FAMETEK offers versions for TOS and TNG fans. What we like This slim $24.95 power bank from FAMETEK fits snuggly in a back pocket, a purse, a satchel, or some other bag taken on an away mission. It delivers 1.1A.

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Boldly Listen with the Star Trek Enterprise Bluetooth Speaker: FAMETEK Warps TNG’s 1701-D to a desk near you.

Let’s make sure history never forgets… the name…”Enterprise“! Star Trek TNG, “Yesterday’s Enterprise.” FAMETEK provided the Star Trek TNG U.S.S. Enterprise 1701-D Bluetooth Speaker for review. Some images courtesy of FAMETEK. Serious Insights is an Amazon Affiliate. Click on Amazon links may result in a payment to Serious Insights. For more serious insights on hardware click here.

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Twelve South Curve SE: Instantly Elevate Notebook Computing to a 10 With This Classy Stand

The $59.99 Twelve South Curve SE delivers a beautifully engineered white stand that elevates MacBooks above a desk, and the stand against all its more complicated competitors.  What we like The Curve SE’s clean design fits into modern decors but doesn’t disrupt more traditional furnishings. The single piece of well-sculpted metal sits at the right.

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