August 2006


Ideazon Merc

Ideazon’s previous product, the ZBoard, sported interchangeable $20 keysets with custom labels for different games. The company’s latest effort, the Merc, eschews that approach in favor of a customizable one-size-fits-all design.

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Rise of Nations: Rise of Legends

Roll out the red carpet, the Emperor is comin' to town! Bring your nation from inside the gutter to the front of the shutter.


Seagate Barracuda 750GB

Big companies rarely take chances, and Seagate—the world’s largest drive maker—is no exception. It has always played second fiddle to Hitachi when it comes to the 7,200rpm hard drive capacity war, and even though Seagate drives are reliable and semi-speedy, they’ve never delivered industry-leading or even outstanding performance. Well, those days are over.

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Ghost Recon: Advanced Warfighter

So you think you're cut out for the corp? Test your skills against some suicidal scum in Ghost Recon: Advanced Warfighter.


Asetek Waterchill Xternal

The WaterChill Xternal is Asetek’s external version of its WaterChill cooling system. Overall the kit works extremely well, but it has a few minor flaws.

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IOGear Multi-Function Print Server

Host PC requirements keep 10Gear's otherwise handy multi-function printing device from living up to its full potential.

Tomb Raider: Legend

Lara and the twins are back again, in an updated version of the classic franchise that made male gamers everywhere jump up and rejoice.

It's Hard Out There for a Power User

If you find yourself struggling with computers and just can't seem to figure the darn thing out, fret not. We've all been there and we can help.

Kensington SX 2000 Speakers

A sailor will always tell you to check where you dock before you commit to anything. There's still some truth in that old maxim.


Wolfking Timber Wolf

If we were grading on sex appeal alone, the Timber Wolf would skip to the head of the class. Its unique shape and two-tone color scheme instantly catch the eye, and gaming on the keyboard is sublime. When it comes time to work, however, we’re not so easily seduced; indeed, we have serious concerns about embarking on a long-term relationship with this board.

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