Nanoxia Project S Mini Review

By | September 22, 2017

Manufacturer: NanoxiaUK price (as reviewed): Approx. £135 (inc. VAT)US price (as reviewed): Currently unavailable The original Project S was a breath of fresh air with its drawer-style design, so much so that it picked up our Technical Achievement award. We even went on to make a custom water-cooled build inside it. It came out almost… Read More »

Asus Unleashes A B250 Mining Motherboard With 19 PCIe Slots

By | September 22, 2017

Yes, you read that right. Asus launched a B250 mining motherboard equipped with 19 PCIe slots. First of all, before we get into this motherboard’s mining-specific features, let’s cover the basics. The Asus B250 Mining Expert supports 6th and 7th Generation Intel Core socket 1151 processors, up to 32GB of DDR4 2,400MHz, Intel HD Graphics… Read More »

Astro A10 Review

By | September 22, 2017

Manufacturer: Astro UK price (as reviewed): £51.91 (inc. VAT) US price (as reviewed): $59.99 (exc. tax) Astro has been around for quite some time, releasing headsets such as the A40 (£80+) and A50 (£180+). These headsets do a good job, but it does seem you pay a premium for the branding. Until very recently, Skullcandy… Read More »

Gigabyte Aorus X7 DT v7 Gaming Laptop Review

By | September 22, 2017

Gigabyte’s laptops aren’t always the flashiest offerings on the gaming laptop market. Rather, the company offers no-nonsense solutions with ample performance at a decent value. However, if you’re looking for a gaming laptop that will turn heads with attractive features and sleek aesthetics, Gigabyte’s subsidiary, Aorus, might have just the machines you want. Today we’ll… Read More »

BeagleBoard.org launches tiny PocketBeagle SBC

By | September 22, 2017

Embedded computing specialist the BeagleBoard.org Foundation has announced its latest single-board computer, an ultra-compact variant of its BeagleBone design dubbed the PocketBeagle. Founded in 2008, BeagleBoard.org’s first design predates the better-known Raspberry Pi by four years, but it wasn’t until the group launched the BeagleBone Black at a significantly reduced cost that the design began… Read More »

Crytek launches CryEngine 5.4 with Vulkan support

By | September 22, 2017

Crytek has announced the launch of CryEngine 5.4, despite the company’s recent financial troubles, bringing beta-status support for the Vulkan application programming interface (API). Best known for the Crysis family of games, Crytek’s fortunes have been waning for some time: In 2014 staff reported unpaid wages even as the company denied bankruptcy rumours and key… Read More »

Bricks-and-mortar Microsoft Store coming to the UK

By | September 22, 2017

Microsoft has confirmed it is expanding its range of high-street shops, originally opened in the US in an attempt to compete with Apple, with a flagship opening on London’s Regent Street in the near future. Microsoft first announced plans to open high-street retail outlets back in 2009, as part of the company’s focus on own-brand… Read More »