Sharkoon, a popular name for budget-priced peripherals and hardware, has announced a new series of power supplies for those of us looking to save a few bucks. The WPM V2 series units feature a cable management system and are equippped with one 6-pin and one 6+2-pin PCIe connector. The power supplies will come built with power delivery envelopes that range between 400 W to 700 W and house a 140 mm fan.
As if worrying about your PC and smartphones weren't enough, now you've got to go on the defensive when it comes to your wireless routers. According to reports from the SANS Institute's Internet Storm Center (ISC), customers out of a Wyoming ISP have reported compromised Linksys routers. The culprit? Malware known only as "TheMoon," malicious software that first compromises Linksys routers and then scans for other devices that may very well be vulnerable.
Kingston is introducing a brand new line of super-quick SD cards that will transfer your data in the blink of an eye. The new lineup includes models with part numbers SDA3 and range from 16 GB to 64 GB. Denoted by red stickers, these new SD cards match the SD Association's latest specification of UHS-I U3, and can read and write at 90 MB/s and 80 MB/s.
In the market for a Razer Edge or Razer Edge Pro tablet? Last October we reported they were coming to Best Buy, but now you can nab them at Amazon, with three different models at slashed prices. Tom's Hardware brings us the details, so if you were looking to invest when the time was right, you might want to consider one of these deals.
Type 1 Bravo case looks to be a formidable option for PC gamers
XFX has introduced its stab at a PC gaming enclosure, naming it the Type 1 Bravo, and it's more than just a pretty face. The mid-tower type enclosure has room for eight 2.5" or 3.5 drives, as well as three 5.25" optical drives and four dual-slot graphics cards. It'll also pack a five-year warranty from XFX and retail for $129.99.
This seemed fairly apparent to all of us by now, but according to a Web analytics company (by way of PC World), January made it fairly apparent that there's some stagnancy on users' ends when it comes to moving away from Windows XP or finally upgrading to Windows 8. December saw Windows XP's user share plummet, while Windows 8's user share tended to rise.
"I'm Commander Shepard, and this is my favorite mod on the Citadel."
Starbound is massively popular these days, inspiring mods aplenty. Like with many procedurally-generated or sandbox-inspired games lately, it's now rocking a Mass Effect makeover by way of a clever new mod. If you've ever wanted tiny Shepard as a Starbound avatar, things just don't get any better than this.
How many times have you pulled the trigger on a Steam pre-order, only to decide a few days before release that suddenly, you're just no longer into it? Buying in advance just isn't a good idea sometimes, as any seasoned gamer will tell you, and now Valve has implemented a way to protect you from at least some of the impulse buying its digital distribution platform inspires.
Google will once again play host to the Pwnium hacking contest to draw star hackers and crackers out of the woodwork. Prizes up to $2.7 million total will go to anyone who can hack Chrome OS so Google can better patch specific exploits and issues. If you're up to the task, there are several cash prizes at stake, which you could take home as an individual or a member of a team.