Linksys EA9300
Linksys EA9300 Router


HyperX Alloy FPS Keyboard


TP-Link RE650 Range Extender

Super Mario Run
App Pick - Super Mario Run

Apple has 4G Issues Down Under

Apple has been happy to sue the pants off of Samsung in Australia and yet when they market their new "4G LTE" iPad "Down Under" they forget to mention the fact that the wireless providers don't actually use the same spectrum that the iPad does so you aren't going to get 4G.  This has caused a fair bit of trouble and Apple has had to offer refunds to keep things peaceable.  More over here.

The new iPad works on 4G networks in the United States and Canada, but not the 4G networks that are available to Australians. Telstra, the largest network operator in Australia, uses LTE in the 1800-MHz band and Vividwireless uses WiMax in the 2300-MHz band. The iPad supports LTE in the 700-MHz and 2100-MHz bands, which are used by network operators in North America.


Power Supply Pile

 


Ivy Bridge Overclocking

TweakTown has a couple of Ivy Bridge chips and pushes them pretty hard with some decent cooling.  They take the Core i7 3770K and the Core i5 3570K and manage to get some extra performance out of these chips - although not as much as with the 2600K Sandy Bridge.  Take a look for all the details.

Still if we've learned one thing, *cough* Bulldozer *cough*, it's that MHz isn't everything. While our 3770k comes clocked 400MHz lower than our older 2600k, can the upcoming Ivy Bridge platform offer better efficiency at the clock rate? Well, there's really only one way to find out.


 

Episode #152 - The iPad is Hot, Literally

Episode #152 of Weekly Tech Update is now available on iTunes and the Zune Marketplace.  This is our weekly podcast that covers the hottest stuff in tech - not only around BCCHardware, but also the world.  Check it out over here - as well as a free download in the iTunes store and the Zune Marketplace.

In this episode we will be discussing Google Chrome was #1, the iPad is hot - literally and no Angry Birds for Windows Phone 7. We have those stories and more...

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Xbox - Not Just for Gaming

According to an article at CNET, Xbox is used for gaming about half of the time.  Typical usage is about 84 hours a month and over half of that is spent watching videos and listening to music.  That means that Microsoft gets it.  They know how to market a console.  Too bad they can't figure out how to market a phone or a tablet.

Microsoft has been dramatically increasing the amount of non-gaming content available to Xbox Live users. Last year, the company launched a major update to its dashboard, delivering programming from a host of providers, including ESPN, Hulu Plus, and others. Over the last several months, other services have brought their content to the Xbox 360.


Mice and Keyboards

Mice:
Corsair Vengeance M60 Mouse - XSReviews
--=-- Cyborg M.M.O.7 Gaming Mouse - eTeknix --=-- Steelseries Diablo III Mouse - XSReviews --=-- Corsair Vengeance M60 / M90 Gaming Mice - EverythingUSB --=-- Razer Naga Hex Gaming Mouse - eTeknix --=-- Steelseries WoW Legendary Edition MMO Mouse - XtremeComputing

Keyboards:
Tt eSports MEKA G-UNIT Mechanical Gaming Keyboard - NikkTech --=-- Roccat Isku Gaming Keyboard - HardwareSecrets - NikkTech --=-- Rosewill RK-8200 Backlit Gaming Keyboard - HiTechLegion --=-- CM Storm QuickFire Rapid (Cherry MX Blue) Gaming Keyboard - HiTechLegion


Android App Pick - SketchIt Online HD

We have just posted up our 25th App Pick of the Week and this week we've got some a fun App that you can flex the S Pen of your Galaxy Note (or fingers) with.  SketchIt is a lot like Pictionary and the best thing about this app is that it is free and has no ads!  Check it out and snag it up!

SketchIt Online

Please post your thoughts, comments, questions and suggestions for next week's Android App Pick of the Week!


Home Theater Loving

A couple years ago, projectors were a really big thing when it came to building an ultimate home theater room in your house.  With TV tech evolving so much though, there has been less excitement around projectors.  With that being said, the BenQ W1060 Projector over at TechReviews should still turn a few heads as it is a great option for native 1920x1080 output and is bright enough and has enough inputs for many people.

Perhaps one of the things you can plug into your projector or any TV is the new Apple TV reviewed over at MissingRemote.  I know, I know... Apple.  Right?  Then why not check out the Noontec MediaHome V8 over at HardwareLook.  Even though I'm not an Apple fan, the interface and functions look much better on the device from Cupertino.

If you want to wirelessly connect your laptop to your TV, there are a few solutions - including the Warpia Easy Dock Pro SWP220 over at TechwareLabs.  This little device can hook to to a spare VGA or HDMI port on your favorite TV or projector and seems to work pretty well.


Motherboard Roundup

As we wrap up this late edition of news for a fine Tuesday, we've got a bunch of motherboard reviews scrapped up from around the web.  With the diverse sockets and sizes, there is something for everyone.

 


Game. On

As we kick off the news for Monday, we've got a few game reviews - mostly from HardwareHeaven as they have a hard time getting into gear on a Monday and would rather be playing.  They've got Rayman Orgins on the PSV and Total War: Shogun 2 as well as Blacklight Retribution on the PC.  On the console side of things, they bring us Twisted Metal for the PS3 and Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City for the Xbox.  All-in-all there is some good gaming fun.


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