Lenovo 17-inch mobile workstation

Posted by Alex Herrera on March 16th 2016 | Permalink
Categories: Hardware Review,
Tags:

Alex Herrera

Comparing a high-end mobile workstation with a low-end deskside

Samsung vs. others—we test the new S7 Edge

Posted by Jon Peddie on March 15th 2016 | Permalink
Categories:
Tags:

Jon Peddie

U.S. Snapdragon 820 model  Samsung has recently released the long-awaited S7 Galaxy, with and without Edge display, and with U.S. and ROW processors. The U.S. version uses the Qualcomm Snapdragon 820, and the ROW version uses Samsung’s ARM-based Exynos 8890. We tested the Snapdragon version. We ran

How I learned to stop worrying and love the drought NOAA saves my yard and the state

Posted by Dr. Strangegarden on March 15th 2016 | Permalink
Categories:
Tags:

We have a small front yard, and a hillside of plants, mostly flowers for the bees. Not much, but enough that it needs watering. To do that we had the gardener put in a timer system for the seven sprinkler heads around the lawn. And then we had him adjust

Califorinium—you can be Philip K. Dick Puzzle game with gorgeous art and a touch of psychedeli

Posted by Jon Peddie on March 13th 2016 | Permalink
Categories:
Tags:

Jon Peddie

Developed by Darjeeling and produced by Nova Production and Arte France, Californium is a tribute to the life and works of sci-fi writer Philip K. Dick. Synopsis. It’s 1967, and you’re in Berkeley. You are Elvin Green, a writer whose career is as crappy as his sentimental

Reviewing two new Boxx workstations

Posted by Alex Herrera on March 8th 2016 | Permalink
Categories: Hardware Review,
Tags:

Alex Herrera

One that bends the traditional design mold ... and another that shatters it  We’re not going to lie. Reviewing one workstation after another can get a bit tiresome. Machines can start looking an awful lot alike, but that’s rarely the case when we review a Boxx

The more you can see . . . the more you can game

Posted by Jon Peddie on February 17th 2016 | Permalink
Categories: Hardware Review,
Tags:

Jon Peddie

When playing a high-action first-person shooter (FPS) like Rise of the Tomb Raider, you want high resolution and a very wide field of view (FOV). In many games you can adjust the FOV either in the main screen’s options or in the games configuration .ini file, if you

HP’s new entry-class Z240 workstation

Posted by Alex Herrera on February 8th 2016 | Permalink
Categories: Hardware Review,
Tags:

Alex Herrera

Skylake gives a lot of bang for the buck The big news in the workstation market in the fourth quarter of 2015 was the arrival of Skylake. Workstation vendors had been champing at the bit, waiting on the first release of Intel’s 14-nm processor generation and eager to refresh

Sky X9 runs desktop replacement workstation-class CPU and GPU in mobile footprint

Posted by Randall Newton and C. Robert Dow on February 8th 2016 | Permalink
Categories: Hardware Review,
Tags:

If bigger is better, this could be the best If bigger is better, Eurocom should win a prize for introducing the Sky X9. The Sky X9 is a desktop replacement workstation with all the power and options of a true desktop. The Eurocom Sky X9 runs desktop- class CPUs and

Dell wants to be king of the WS notebooks

Posted by Jon Peddie on February 4th 2016 | Permalink
Categories: Hardware Review,
Tags:

Jon Peddie

Their new lineup and attitude put them well on the way Last October Dell showed us (and others) their lineup for their 2016 workstation notebooks—four of them, from entry level to a mammoth 17-inch, plus two new tower workstations. All of them are lovely, powerful for the price range,

Half-Life 2 on Shield tablet

Posted by Jon Peddie on November 25th 2015 | Permalink
Categories: Hardware Review,
Tags:

Jon Peddie

Playing an action-packed FPS on an 8-inch screen—amazing experience and memories Ten years old and still fantastic, one of the best games ever has been ported to Android and Nvidia’s Tegra-based Shield tablet. The game is a whopping 2 GB and takes about an hour or more