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System Mechanic Review System Mechanic Review
Reviews - February 21, 2014 - By Rafael Otto Coelho
Let´s take a look at System Mechanic, a program that can optimize your Windows as well as solve several software problems and hack the operating system configurations.
Gigabyte Fly Headphone Review
Gigabyte Fly Headphone Review
Reviews - June 20, 2013 - By André Gordirro
Let’s take a look at this stylish light-weight headphone with deep bass performance from Gigabyte.

SteelSeries Siberia V2 Cross-Platform Headset Review SteelSeries Siberia V2 Cross-Platform Headset Review
Reviews - April 1, 2013 - By André Gordirro
The acclaimed Siberia V2 line gets a new headset model that is compatible across the PC, PS3, and Xbox 360 platforms. Let’s check our evaluation.

The Do-It-Yourself All-In-One Computer Standard from Intel The Do-It-Yourself All-In-One Computer Standard from Intel
Articles - March 27, 2013 - By Gabriel Torres
Intel is leading the industry in creating a standard for components for all-in-one computers. Let’s see what that means.
Inside the Macintosh SE Inside the Macintosh SE
Tutorials - February 6, 2013 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s take a look at the hardware of the Macintosh SE, the fourth Mac to be released, back in 1987, as the successor to the Macintosh Plus.
How to Restore Old Computers to Their Original Color How to Restore Old Computers to Their Original Color
Tutorials - January 30, 2013 - By Gabriel Torres
Learn how to restore plastic parts of old computers that have yellowed from their original color by using a homemade peroxide-based solution called Retr0bright.
SteelSeries Flux Headset Review SteelSeries Flux Headset Review
Reviews - January 29, 2013 - By André Gordirro
This compact and bendable model works on laptops and desktops as well as on mobile devices, and it’s highly customizable. Let’s take a look at it.
How to Generate Floppy Disks for Old Macintosh Computers How to Generate Floppy Disks for Old Macintosh Computers
Tutorials - January 22, 2013 - By Gabriel Torres
Did you buy an old Macintosh computer, but it didn’t come with programs and the operating system disks? In this tutorial, we will teach you how to generate them.
Inside the Macintosh Plus Inside the Macintosh Plus
Tutorials - January 2, 2013 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s take a look at the hardware of the Macintosh Plus, the third Mac to be released, back in 1986, as the successor to the Macintosh 512K.
Inside the Macintosh 512K Inside the Macintosh 512K
Tutorials - December 19, 2012 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s take a look at the hardware of the Macintosh 512K, the second Mac to be released, back in 1985.
Inside the Macintosh 128K Inside the Macintosh 128K
Tutorials - December 17, 2012 - By Gabriel Torres
Today we are going to take an in-depth look at one of the most iconic computers of all times, the very first Macintosh.
CM Storm Ceres 400 Headset Review CM Storm Ceres 400 Headset Review
Reviews - October 19, 2012 - By André Gordirro
CM Storm releases a lightweight stereo model with big and comfortable ear pads. Let’s take a look.
CM Storm Sonuz Headset Review CM Storm Sonuz Headset Review
Reviews - September 28, 2012 - By André Gordirro
CM Storm releases a stereo model with a futuristic design and a detachable microphone. Check it out!
Inside the Apple III Inside the Apple III
Tutorials - May 31, 2012 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s take an in-depth look at the hardware of the Apple III computer from 1980 and see why it wasn’t successful.
Inside the Atari 2600 Inside the Atari 2600
Tutorials - May 14, 2012 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s take an in-depth look at one of the most iconic video game consoles of the late 1970s and early 1980s, the Atari 2600.
Inside the Magnavox Odyssey2 Inside the Magnavox Odyssey2
Tutorials - April 30, 2012 - By Gabriel Torres
Let’s take an in-depth look at the Magnavox Odyssey2 video game console and see the way we played in the late 1970s and early 1980s.
Audio Codec Comparison Table Audio Codec Comparison Table
Tutorials - April 9, 2012 - By Gabriel Torres
A series of quick reference tables showing the main specs of the most popular audio codecs you can find on motherboards.
Roccat Kave Headset Review Roccat Kave Headset Review
Reviews - March 30, 2012 - By André Gordirro
Foldable model features 5.1 surround sound and comes with an independent unit for volume control. See how the headset fared in our test.
Corsair Vengeance 1300 Headset Review Corsair Vengeance 1300 Headset Review
Reviews - March 7, 2012 - By André Gordirro
Corsair releases Vengeance, a new line of headsets that replaces the old digital HS1 model, which we tested before. Let’s take a look at the analog model, the Vengeance 1300.
2011 Holiday Buying Guide 2011 Holiday Buying Guide
Articles - November 22, 2011 - By Gabriel Torres
Are you planning to buy new PC hardware parts during this holiday season to build a new computer or upgrade your current system? Let’s recap some of the products with the best cost/benefit ratios that we reviewed in 2011.
Epson WorkForce 840 All-in-One Printer Review Epson WorkForce 840 All-in-One Printer Review
Reviews - September 12, 2011 - By Sandy Berger
Review of ther Epson WorkForce 840 all-in-one printer, which is billed as the world’s fastest all-in-one.
CM Storm Sirus Headset Review CM Storm Sirus Headset Review
Reviews - July 29, 2011 - By André Gordirro
Cooler Master has just added a new product to its line of gaming peripherals, CM Storm – a 5.1 surround headset with a big control module. Read our analysis.
Everything You Need to Know About the SPDIF Connection Everything You Need to Know About the SPDIF Connection
Tutorials - July 18, 2011 - By Gabriel Torres
Learn about the digital audio connection called SPDIF and when and how to use it.
Lexmark Genesis S816 All-in-One Printer Review Lexmark Genesis S816 All-in-One Printer Review
Reviews - May 27, 2011 - By Sandy Berger
Review of the Lexmark Genesis S816 all-in-one printer, a device that prints, scans, copies, and faxes, features WiFi connectivity, and is sold exclusively at Best Buy.
Thermaltake Dasher vs. Mionix Propus 380 Mousepad Review Thermaltake Dasher vs. Mionix Propus 380 Mousepad Review
Reviews - March 14, 2011 - By André Gordirro
The Themaltake Dasher and the Mionix Propus 380 step on the ring to see which one is the best USD 20 gaming-grade mousepad. See here the outcome of this bout.
Brother  MFC-J6710DW All-in-One Printer Review Brother MFC-J6710DW All-in-One Printer Review
Reviews - March 1, 2011 - By Sandy Berger
Review of the Brother MFC-J6710DW, an ink jet, all-in-one, sturdy printer supporting paper sizes up to A3.
Canon Pixma MG5220 All-in-One Printer Review Canon Pixma MG5220 All-in-One Printer Review
Reviews - February 3, 2011 - By Sandy Berger
Review of the Canon Pixma MG5220, an all-in-one ink jet printer with wireless connectivity.
CES 2011: The Most Unique Products We’ve Seen CES 2011: The Most Unique Products We’ve Seen
Articles - January 19, 2011 - By Richard Vertrees
Take a look at the most unique products we saw during the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2011.
MSI MOA (Master Overclocking Arena) 2011 - Americas Finals MSI MOA (Master Overclocking Arena) 2011 - Americas Finals
Articles - January 17, 2011 - By Claudia Catherine
Hardware Secrets attended the overclocking competition sponsored by MSI that took place during CES 2011.
HP Photosmart Premium C309g All-in-One Printer Review HP Photosmart Premium C309g All-in-One Printer Review
Reviews - December 14, 2010 - By Sandy Berger
Review of the HP Photosmart Premium C309g, and all-in-one ink jet printer featuring wireless networking, including Bluetooth.
Corsair HS1 Headset Review Corsair HS1 Headset Review
Reviews - December 6, 2010 - By André Gordirro
The famous memory maker enters the competitive field of gaming headsets. See here how the company fared.
Psyko Audio Labs Psyko 5.1 PC Gaming Headset Review Psyko Audio Labs Psyko 5.1 PC Gaming Headset Review
Reviews - November 24, 2010 - By André Gordirro
We tested the revolutionary headset that uses air ducts to recreate a home theater experience on the user’s head. Let’s see how it performed.
Epson B-510DN Ink Jet Printer Review Epson B-510DN Ink Jet Printer Review
Reviews - September 17, 2010 - By Sandy Berger
Review of Epson B-510DN ink jet color printer, a business-class, heavy-duty printer with very low consumable cost and high printing speed.
IDF 2010 Pre-Show: The Latest from Intel Labs IDF 2010 Pre-Show: The Latest from Intel Labs
Articles - September 12, 2010 - By Gabriel Torres
Learn about the latest technologies being researched at Intel Labs.
Creative Labs World of Warcraft Wireless Headset Review Creative Labs World of Warcraft Wireless Headset Review
Reviews - June 21, 2010 - By André Gordirro
The biggest on-line game in the world is the inspiration behind a wireless headset that honors Creative’s tradition for excellence. We put it to test.
Samsung ML-2525W Laser Printer Review Samsung ML-2525W Laser Printer Review
Reviews - June 14, 2010 - By Sandy Berger
Review of the Samsung ML-2525W monochrome laser printer, which comes with wireless networking capability.
HP Officejet Pro 8000 Printer Review HP Officejet Pro 8000 Printer Review
Reviews - June 1, 2010 - By Sandy Berger
Review of Officejet Pro 8000, an ink jet printer that comes with standard and wireless networking capability and that HP promises to be more economical than laser printers.
Epson WorkForce 610 All-in-One Printer Review Epson WorkForce 610 All-in-One Printer Review
Reviews - March 18, 2010 - By Sandy Berger
Review of the Epson WorkForce 610 All-in-One, which incorporates printer, fax, scanner and copier functions and features Wi-Fi connectivity and memory card reader.
Arctic Cooling E361-WM Earphones Review Arctic Cooling E361-WM Earphones Review
Reviews - March 16, 2010 - By André Gordirro
The cooler makers try their hand on the audio market with an earphone (with integrated microphone) for the iPhone, smartphones and PCs. Let’s see how they fared.
Epson WorkForce 1100 Printer Review Epson WorkForce 1100 Printer Review
Reviews - January 15, 2010 - By Sandy Berger
Our review of Epson WorkForce 1100, a wide format printer that allows you to use papers up to 13" x 19" (33 x 48 cm).
Brother HL-2140 Laser Printer Review Brother HL-2140 Laser Printer Review
Reviews - January 4, 2010 - By Sandy Berger
Review of Brother HL-2140 monochrome laser printer.
Zowie Hammer E-Sport Headset Review Zowie Hammer E-Sport Headset Review
Reviews - December 8, 2009 - By André Gordirro
The newcomer Zowie releases its first gaming-grade headset and we tested it.
Lexmark Interact S605 All-in-One Printer Review Lexmark Interact S605 All-in-One Printer Review
Reviews - October 12, 2009 - By Sandy Berger
Review of the Lexmark Interact S506 all-in-one inkjet printer, which supports wireless connectivity.
Kodak ESP-7 All-in-One Printer Review Kodak ESP-7 All-in-One Printer Review
Reviews - September 29, 2009 - By Sandy Berger
Review of the Kodak ESP-7 All-in-One inkjet color printer, a product that promises to save you money on the cost of the ink cartridges.
Fixing the IE8 Black Bar Bug Fixing the IE8 Black Bar Bug
Tutorials - September 23, 2009 - By Gabriel Torres
Learn how to remedy the IE8 bug where the menu and the favorites bar go black with no apparent reason.
Turtle Beach Ear Force HPA-2 5.1 Headset Review Turtle Beach Ear Force HPA-2 5.1 Headset Review
Reviews - June 22, 2009 - By André Gordirro
We tested the gaming headset from Turtle Beach that turns your head into a home theater setup.
Interview with Psyko Labs Inventor Interview with Psyko Labs Inventor
Articles - May 25, 2009 - By André Gordirro
We talked to James Hildebrandt, creator of the Psyko 5.1 PC Gaming Headset System, a revolutionary device that uses airflow to simulate a home theater in your head.
Cresyn CS-HP500 and C750E Headphones Review Cresyn CS-HP500 and C750E Headphones Review
Reviews - May 11, 2009 - By André Gordirro
We tested both the CS-HP500 portable headphone and the C750E earbud from Cresyn. Check out how they fared.
Logitech ClearChat PC Wireless Headset Review Logitech ClearChat PC Wireless Headset Review
Reviews - December 9, 2008 - By André Gordirro
Here’s one less wire hooked to your PC: we tested this wireless headset from Logitech that is good for VoIP applications.
Razer Destructor Mouse Pad Review Razer Destructor Mouse Pad Review
Reviews - August 13, 2008 - By André Gordirro
We tested the newest gaming mouse pad from Razer, Destructor.
How to Identify Japanese Electrolytic Capacitors How to Identify Japanese Electrolytic Capacitors
Tutorials - July 31, 2008 - By Gabriel Torres
Solid and Japanese capacitors provide a higher quality over regular electrolytic caps. Learn how to recognize Japanese electrolytic capacitors.
Razer Piranha Gaming Headset Review Razer Piranha Gaming Headset Review
Reviews - July 30, 2008 - By André Gordirro
Our test of the entry-level gaming headset Piranha from Razer.
How to Use the SPDIF Output from Sound Blaster X-Fi Sound Cards How to Use the SPDIF Output from Sound Blaster X-Fi Sound Cards
Tutorials - July 30, 2008 - By Gabriel Torres
A list of all Sound Blaster X-Fi models released to date and how to add SPDIF connectors to them. Updated to include X-Fi Titanium sound cards.
HiVi Swans D1080MKII Speakers Review HiVi Swans D1080MKII Speakers Review
Reviews - June 5, 2008 - By Gabriel Torres
Swans D1080MKII is a stereo (i.e. 2.0) audiophile-level speaker set from HiVi. Let’s see how they perform.
HiVi Swans S3W Speakers Review HiVi Swans S3W Speakers Review
Reviews - May 27, 2008 - By Gabriel Torres
We reviewed the simplest audiophile-quality speaker set from HiVi, Swans S3W.
What to Do If Your Computer Doesn’t Turn On What to Do If Your Computer Doesn’t Turn On
Tutorials - April 22, 2008 - By Gabriel Torres
Learn what you should do if you computer doesn’t turn on in order to identify and solve the problem.
Logitech FreePulse Wireless Headphones Review Logitech FreePulse Wireless Headphones Review
Reviews - March 20, 2008 - By André Gordirro
We tested a Bluetooth headphone set from Logitech targeted to iPod and MP3 players but that can also be used with any audio source, even the PC.
How On-Board Audio Works How On-Board Audio Works
Tutorials - February 2, 2008 - By Gabriel Torres
Learn how the sound card that comes embedded on your motherboard works.
What’s New on Windows Vista For Hardware Enthusiasts What’s New on Windows Vista For Hardware Enthusiasts
Tutorials - February 28, 2007 - By Gabriel Torres
A complete description of all new hardware-related features found on Windows Vista.
AMD Technology on Ferrari Formula 1 Cars AMD Technology on Ferrari Formula 1 Cars
Articles - October 19, 2006 - By Gabriel Torres
We visited Ferrari boxes today during the preparation for the last race of the 2006 F1 World Championship that will happen next weekend, to check out all the electronics involved, which is sponsored by AMD. Check it out!
How Analog-to-Digital Converter (ADC) Works How Analog-to-Digital Converter (ADC) Works
Tutorials - April 21, 2006 - By Gabriel Torres
An in-depth explanation about analog-to-digital conversion in a very easy to follow language.
Samsung SCX-4100 All-In-One Printer Review Samsung SCX-4100 All-In-One Printer Review
Reviews - March 4, 2006 - By André Gordirro
The Samsung SCX-4100 black-and-white laser printer, copier, and scanner does a very fine job on either function and it’s a good choice for home use or a small office.
How to Buy a PC Without Being Fooled How to Buy a PC Without Being Fooled
Tutorials - February 2, 2006 - By Gabriel Torres
Tips on how to buy a PC without being fooled and how to check if the computer you’ve bought really has the parts you ordered.
How to Connect 5.1 Speakers to Your PC How to Connect 5.1 Speakers to Your PC
Tutorials - December 28, 2005 - By Gabriel Torres
Learn how to connect 6-channel speaker systems to your PC in this step-by-step tutorial.
What is High Definition Audio What is High Definition Audio
Tutorials - December 22, 2005 - By Gabriel Torres
Everything you need to know about High Definition Audio, a high-quality audio standard present on Intel PCI Express chipsets.
How To Connect Your PC to Your Home Stereo or Home Theater How To Connect Your PC to Your Home Stereo or Home Theater
Tutorials - December 7, 2005 - By Gabriel Torres
Learn how to hook your PC to your stereo or receiver in order to enhance you audio experience while playing games, watching videos, listening to music or even editing audio.
Introduction to Logic Gates Introduction to Logic Gates
Tutorials - October 21, 2005 - By Gabriel Torres
Everything you need to know about logic gates, the heart and blood of digital electronics.
RoHS Explained RoHS Explained
Tutorials - October 11, 2005 - By Gabriel Torres
Everything you need to know about RoHS, the European environmental law that will affect the computer industry.
XFX XGear Headset With Vibration Function XFX XGear Headset With Vibration Function
First Look - September 29, 2005 - By Gabriel Torres
Take a look at XFX’s forthcoming headset with microphone and vibration function.
How to Unclog Epson Print Heads How to Unclog Epson Print Heads
Tutorials - August 6, 2005 - By Gabriel Torres and Alexandre Souza
Learn how to unclog the print heads from Epson printers, a very common problem on printers from this manufacturer.
Lexmark HQ Tour in Lexington, Kentucky, USA Lexmark HQ Tour in Lexington, Kentucky, USA
Articles - July 26, 2005 - By Alessandra Carneiro
Lexmark’s HQ is a huge R&D center. Check it out how was our visit there and understand why ink cartridges are not so cheap.
Information on “Unbranded“ Cards Information on “Unbranded“ Cards
Tutorials - May 23, 2005 - By Gabriel Torres
Learn how to discover the manufacturer of an "unbranded" device (a.k.a. "generic") in order to find its manual and drivers.
Convert your LPs into CDs Convert your LPs into CDs
Tutorials - April 23, 2005 - By Gabriel Torres
A step-by-step tutorial on how to convert your old vinyl records into CDs.
Installing Frontal Audio Plugs Installing Frontal Audio Plugs
Tutorials - November 26, 2004 - By Gabriel Torres
Learn how to correctly connect the frontal audio jacks that many cases have to the motherboard.
How to Record Phone Conversations in the PC How to Record Phone Conversations in the PC
Tutorials - November 24, 2004 - By Gabriel Torres
Learn how to build a circuit to record phone conversations using your PC.
How to Refill Epson Cartridges How to Refill Epson Cartridges
Tutorials - November 4, 2004 - By Gabriel Torres
Learn how to reset the Epson cartridge chip, allowing you to refill the cartridge.
Sound Blaster 16 Unsupported Device Sound Blaster 16 Unsupported Device
Tutorials - October 22, 2004 - By Gabriel Torres
Sound Blaster 16 audio cards list an "Unknown Device" under Windows 9x. Learn how to correct this problem.

News
[Sep 26, 2013] Dell Unveils New Inspiron Laptops and Inspiron 23 All-in-One
[Sep 25, 2013] Apple Updates iMac
[Sep 19, 2013] Pricing for Windows 8.1
[Sep 09, 2013] Gigabyte Updates BRIX Ultra Compact PC with 4th Gen Intel Core CPUs
[Sep 06, 2013] NVIDIA Shield’s Anatomy
[Sep 05, 2013] Xbox One Arrives on November 22
[Aug 28, 2013] Microsoft Confirms Windows 8.1 RTM
[Aug 19, 2013] Apple Initiates Video Card Replacement Program for 27“ iMacs
[Aug 15, 2013] Windows 8.1 Rolling Out Oct. 18
[Aug 12, 2013] Samsung Announces U.S. Launch of ATIV Book 9 Plus and ATIV Tab 3
[Aug 07, 2013] Five New Tegra-Optimized Shield Games Are Now Available
[Aug 01, 2013] Shuttle Intros Slim PC with Integrated Intel Celeron 847 CPU
[Jul 23, 2013] Razer Releases Orange Esports Edition Goliathus Mouse-mat
[Jul 23, 2013] New Acer Veriton Z Series 20-Inch Class AIO
[Jul 22, 2013] NVIDIA Shield Ships July 31
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