1. She loved E

    NAS for small business

    Hi Everyone, Currently speccing out my first NAS & wanted to run it by some experts before buying everything. It's pretty vanilla: I don't want this to be a project... just something quick and reliable. It's for my graphic design studio. I want a shared file drive plus archive for files that...
  2. cageymaru

    Google Pixel USB-C to 3.5mm Headphone Adapter Performance Review

    Most everyone misses the headphone jack on modern phones. Companies such as Google and Apple have replaced them with USB-C dongles with a DAC+amp built into them. Audio Science Review performed testing on 3 flavors of adapters to find out just how well designed are these USB-C to 3.5mm...
  3. cageymaru

    HaptX Unveils the HaptX Gloves Development Kit for VR Training and Design

    HaptX Inc has finally unveiled their HaptX Gloves Development Kit that features touch feedback and natural interactions in VR for the first time. The kit contains 2 gloves which feature 130 tactile actuators per glove to provides realistic touch across the hand and fingertips. The gloves also...
  4. Zarathustra[H]

    Ugh, Mobile-First Web Design (sortof ranty)

    So, I recently needed to check where the closest RMV (Registry of Motor Vehicles, what Massachusetts calls their DMV) location was, and what their hours were. I used Chrome in my 1366x768 Linux laptop and I was greeted with this monstrosity: Scroll down a bit, and the screen was full of...
  5. R

    Substitute Phone Aims To Help Overcome Smartphone Addiction

    Vienna-based designer Klemens Schillinger has designed a set of 5 substitute phones to provide a "therapeutic approach" to help smartphone addicts cope with withdrawal symptoms. The substitute phones are made from a heavy acetal to replicate the weight of a smartphone, with stone beads embedded...
  6. DooKey

    Microsoft's Redesigned Xbox Dashboard is Now Available to All

    Looks like Microsoft has released a new update to the Xbox dashboard today. I don't currently play on a console system so I'm interested in what the console gaming community thinks about this new update. But I will say it looks pretty good to me. Customize Your Home: The first thing Insiders...
  7. Zarathustra[H]

    High Performance to Noise Ratio in Noctua's Next Generation A-Series Fans

    Noctua's next generation A-series fan due out this fall has, according to PC gamer, had a whole lot of engineering work go into it. We're talking 200+ prototypes, and four and a half years of development to come up with a fan that produces low noise, but also moves a lot of air, even when up...
  8. FrgMstr

    Fractal Design Define S Window Mid-Tower Chassis @ [H]

    Fractal Design Define S Window Mid-Tower Chassis - Fractal Design is known for utilitarian designs that make installing PC hardware easier and keeping it cooler. Its new Define S chassis makes claims enthusiasts will want to see come to true, namely a "layout, providing a perfectly straight...