MSI GT683R – Presenting Your New Game Partner


For those of you who love gaming and are looking for the perfect laptop to make it your game partner, your search has come to an end because the MSI GT683R was created with this exact purpose. Of course you want a powerful partner in your gaming journeys, someone you can rely on blindly, and who will not disappoint you. Yes! The new release from MSI does all that because it features the power of an Intel Core i7 2630 processor and the support of NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560M graphics.

Nothing at this laptop can be categorized as being usual. The entire design of the GT683R was based on LEDs: on the exterior of the lid we find a LED strip at the bottom, left and right side, but also in the middle the backlit MSI logo smiles back at you. When the lid is opened, we find a surprising design with 2 round speakers, one in every upper corner above the chiclet style keyboard, a multitouch touchpad framed by metal strips, and an extra line of sensitive buttons above the keyboard for fast access at: Bluetooth, Dynamic LED, Cooler Booster and others.

Any respectable laptop designed for gaming has to offer great performance and awesome graphics for you to be able to enjoy all those latest games.

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Asus Mobile Products Including the Asus EEE PC


p>As creators of the netbook Asus never seized to release powerful and affordable netbook products on the IT market. Will you choose to buy yourself an Asus EEE PC? What type of Asus EEE PC will you go for? Initially the EEE was a netbook (the 700 series) but today there are all sorts of different Asus EEE Laptops. You will even find tablet PCs from Asus.

Do you want a laptop for your kid? The EEE Disney Netpal is probably the best choice. It comes with an Intel Centrino 2 processor, Windows XP operating system and is very easy to use (your kid will learn with the help of this magnificent computer), it also has a special software that will make it web safe for your kid. The computer is designed especially for kids, it even has a keyboard that will not be destroyed if your kid spills something over it. This laptop may be the perfect gift for your growing kid.

Do you want something more innovative? If so you could buy the EEE Keyboard PC EK1542. At first glance it will seem like it is a normal keyboard, however the truth is that inside this stylish keyboard there is a complete PC. You get to turn any screen you like to into a computer with the help of this amazing keyboard.

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Toshiba Portable External Hard Drives Carrying Case


While the main reason people purchase Toshiba Hard Drives is portability, most of us forget the importance of keeping the device safe during travels. It is true that Toshiba has done exceptionally well in creating resilient hard drives that are able to take a lot of wearing and tearing. However, the carrying case is able to ensure that the lifespan of your external drive is significantly prolonged and that you can store it properly when it is not in use. One of the advantages the Toshiba portable case has is that it is comes in various shapes and sizes in order to account for the size and shape of your hard drive. Moreover, the design of the case can be personalized.

The standard portable carrying case is 6.1 inches wide, 4.3 inches deep and 1.6 inches wide, while only weighting about 0.19 pounds. As you can see, it can easily fit most of the popular Toshiba hard drive models on the market. However, do not let the weight fool you, as the case is constructed from resilient and rigid materials on the exterior and can absorb very powerful shocks. Placing your portable hard drive inside the case is done via the zipper, for more convenience.

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Reasons To Buy A Wireless N Adapter


USB Wireless Adapters
For people who don’t speak “geek”, any talk about wireless N networks, USB adapters, and signal boosters may be a little overwhelming. While there is something to be said about the faster speeds and longer range of the new wireless N networks, that doesn’t mean that they are right for everyone.

Before you even consider purchasing a wireless n adapter, first check if your router is broadcasting a wireless G signal or a wireless N signal. Since most people have ‘G’ routers, the upgraded adapter will do you little good. And, most people would not even utilize the upgrade to ‘N’ even if they had it. Unless you watch hours of high definition TV over the internet, ‘G’ networks are just fine.

Boosting Your Router
If bad connections to your internet are what have you considering an upgrade to a wireless N network, there are other solutions to the weak signal. A wireless router signal booster will take your wireless network signal and boost it so you get a stronger connection throughout the house.

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What Can a Touch Screen Tablet Offer?


Touch screen tablet PC’s are the latest “fashion icon” in the computer world. They’re small, with a nice, simple, yet attractive design, offering great features for people looking for some relaxation, being extremely easy to use due to the friendly user interface. As far as I am concerned, the touch screen tablet tends to become a personal multi-media center: you can read books, surf the Internet, check the email, and of course, see a movie. Pretty cool, isn’t it?

How can they do that much? Well, each of the touch screen tablets comes with a pen to use for touching the screen. Then, they have an on-screen keyboard to use for writing, and an incorporated camera for video captures.

They are lighter than netbook tablets and they don’t have so many problems when it comes to screen sensitivity, but as I said, they are designed more for multimedia, which makes them not so good when it comes to emailing or text writing. If you are a computer geek, see it this way: touch screen tablets were not built to generate content, but rather to run it.

Some of the most well known touch screen tablets include Apple’s iPad or Asus’s EEE Pad.

Let’s take a look at both of these to see what they’re capable of:

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Beating the Heat for Your Laptop


If living without your laptop computer for even the shortest amount of time and you have to take it outside in this incredible summer heat, be warned! The summer heat can wreak havoc on your laptop if you use it outside during the heat of the day for any duration. So it is always better to be safe than sorry and safeguard against possible heat damage that could compromise your laptop resulting in expensive repairs.

First, when transporting your laptop, keep it off the hot car seat and out of the direct sun coming in the windows. Be especially careful if you leave it in the car in this extreme heat. Better to keep it on the floor of the car where it is protected from direct sunlight and keep the air conditioning on.

Laptops are typically no more prone to computer failure or damage than desktop computers except for issues with their batteries. For this reason you will want to guard against overheating the unit to safeguard the batteries inside.

Always make sure the airflow vent is free and unobstructed. Some airflow vents are positioned on the bottom of the laptop exactly where it meets your knees if you are sitting with it on your lap. You will want to skew the laptop so your knee is not directly beneath the vent to keep it free and clear because it will be working very hard in the heat.

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Is the i7 Sandy Bridge Laptop Good for CAD?


Many people have argued over the success of the Sandy Bridge architecture which has and is being currently developed by Intel, but the truth is that nowadays you can’t find a more powerful device than the Intel i7. With high demands on hardware, CAD programs are very hard to use on a regular device, so we will have to ask, how good is the i7 Sandy Bridge laptop for CAD?

First of all, CAD software stresses all the hardware of a computer – from CPU to RAM and graphics card, so you will have to acquire a good combination for your PC to be able to easily run CAD. If you are thinking of a netbook, then you’ve heavily undershot your budget. While netbooks are easy to carry around, the tiny Intel Atom CPU is nothing when compared to the powerful Intel i7. Try to size your budget and requirements according to your needs and remember to always check the requirements sheet of the software your are trying to run.

Second of all, in many cases an i7 Sandy Bridge laptop is one of the best products you can find on the market, but it also depends on the RAM you have. Over 4GB or RAM are required for many software products such as Inventor or SolidWorks 2011, but anything over 4GB is good for the future. The graphics card will have to come with over 1GB of dedicated RAM

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Asus EEE PC 1015PX – A Pearl Between Netbooks


Just like in any other domain, the netbook market has its own top brands which always surprise customers by releasing professional products which in time prove to rank between the first positions in any users preferences. One of these retailers is also the Asus team and one of their latest netbook just delivered on the IT market is the Asus EEE PC 1015PX, and it announces to be a hit through the large range of available netbooks.

Starting with the exterior look, the EEE 1015PX features a matte plastic coverage which will keep fingerprints away. Also the rubbery material is the main factor in avoiding any unwanted accidents, providing a good grip of the device in a single hand. Coming in four color alternatives: red, blue, black and white, the netbook will have the same elegant and classy look because of its pearly shape, thus being designed to fit any occasions and personalities.

Regarding the performance of the netbook, Asus developers state that the EEE 1015PX will feature a dual-core Intel Atom N570 processor, working with 1 GB of RAM and 320GB of hard drive for easily storing a wide variety of info. Therefore the netbook provides the need hardware resources for one to enjoy almost any kind of complex application without forcing the device’s capabilities.

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The Samsung NF310 Netbook: Would it Be Your Choice?


Many manufactures compete today on the netbook market. Let’s face it, the netbook is a cheap and easy alternative to the laptop, and it provides more features than a tablet-PC or a smartphone. The Samsung NF310 netbook is one of the latest models provided by Samsung, who, despite its excellent record in the Smartphone and TV markets, it’s not considered one of the best laptop manufacturers.

To begin with, the NF310 is a sleek netbook, with an interesting curved design. It has a surprisingly large keyboard for its 10.8 by 7.4 inches dimensions, which can come in handy if used for students in class, or for insurance brokers on the move, and its HD screen is an absolute delight. Being able to play good quality videos you can use it as a home-entertainment device, thus providing more functionality within a single package.

Furthermore, the incorporated speakers are better than any other Samsung netbooks, giving the user a much better playback than your standard portable DVD player. You may argue that the design of the NF310 is more a question of taste, because its curves and touchpad aren’t very comfortable for some, but overall it is a good device to have on the go due to its good combination between processor and the rest of the components.

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Is the Motorola Xoom a Worthy iPad 2 Competitor?


It’s been more than 2 months since the release of the Motorola XOOM and many have named it as the best android tablet currently on the market. But of cause the natural question everyone is asking, is how does the Motorola Xoom stack up against the iPad2. Is the Xoom a real competitor to Apple’s iPad or is it just another also ran like many of the tablets that have come before it.

On paper Motorola’s Xooms specs compare favorably against both the iPad and iPad 2.

  • It ‘s driven by a 1 GHz dual core processor,
  • 1 GB of RAM,
  • 1200 x 800 screen resolution
  • 2 cameras (5 MP rear and 3 MP front).
  • Android 3.0 (Honeycomb), an operating system customized for tablets.
  • In terms of price the Wi-Fi only version of the Xoom with 32 GB of storage is slightly more expensive than the iPad 2 with the same specs.

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