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WD Black2

WD's Black2 Dual Drive is currently being offered for just $149.99 shipped, today only, originally priced at $339.99. Now you can load your OS, photo and video editing programs on the SSD and save all of your capacity-heavy RAW photo and video files to the 1 TB HDD. Keep it all local and readily available on your notebook or all-in-one PC without slowing system performance. Product page. Continue reading for a video unboxing, more pictures and additional information.

Notable features:
  • World's first 2.5-inch dual drive storage solution.

  • Fully accessible SSD for the operating system, generous capacity hard drive for personal data and large files.

  • Dual drives extend the life of MLC NAND and maintain optimum SSD performance.

  • You control where your data resides with no need for large cloud storage or expensive third party storage plans.

  • Built for laptops, all-in-one PCs, gaming PCs, mobile workstations, small form factor PCs, high-performance laptops.


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Wireless N Network Adapter

Alfa's AWUS036NH 2000mW High-Gain Wireless N USB Network Adapter is currently being offered for just $24.99 shipped with coupon code: LI93VS7P, today only, originally priced at $59.99. The adapter comes with an RP-SMA antenna connector so that you can add an external antenna to boost your wireless range and signal - a 5dBi screw-on swivel rubber antenna and a 7dBi panel antenna, along with a suction cup / clip window mount are included. Product page - be sure to enter coupon code: LI93VS7P during checkout for the additional discount. Continue reading for an in-depth video review and more information.

Notable features:
  • 802.11b/g and "N", 2000mW of power which is more powerful than ANY other WiFi adapter on the market.

  • Includes a 4inch 5dBi Screw-On Swivel Rubber Antenna and 7DdBi Panel antenna.

  • Very Secure with wireless data encryption with 64/128-bit WEP, WPA, WPA2, TKIP,and AES.

  • Compatible with IEEE 802.11n, 802.11b/g/n wireless standards.


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Seagate Expansion 4TB

Seagate's Expansion 4TB USB 3.0 Portable Hard Drive is currently being offered for only $119.99 shipped, today only, originally priced at $229.99. With no software to install, you'll find installation has never been easier. Just plug it in and go. Product page. Continue reading for a video review, more pictures and additional information.

Notable features:
  • Easy and simple to use - plug it in and go.

  • Fast file transfers with USB 3.0.

  • Compatible with USB 3.0 and USB 2.0.


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Largest LAN Party

Photo credit: Lunk Plunkett / Kotaku

Here are 10 images from DreamHack Winter, the world's largest LAN party, or as some like to cal it, "computer festival". In addition to gaming, there are live concerts and competitions in digital art as well as electronic sports. It's held twice a year at the Elmia Exhibition and Convention Center in Jonkoping, Sweden. The winter event consistently has approximately 20% more visitors than the summer event, but in other respects they are quite similar. Both events are 72 hours (spanning over 4 days), and have scheduled activity around the clock, every day. Click here to view the first image in this week's WINS gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of the DJI Phantom drone being used in an epic way to capture The Netherland's tallest cathedral.

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Logitech G930

Logitech's G930 Wireless Gaming Headset w/7.1 Dolby Surround is currently being offered for only $69.99 shipped, today only, originally priced at $159.99. Hear them before they see you with an immersive 360-degree sound field. Dolby technology perceptually positions up to seven discrete channels of audio data plus Low Frequency Effects (LFE) in the correct location. Product page. Continue reading for another video review and more information.

Notable features:
  • Gaming-grade wireless: Reliable lag-free performance with up to 40 ft. wireless range.

  • Immersive 7.1 surround sound: Advanced Dolby technology delivers detailed positional audio.

  • Three programmable G-keys: Customize with one-touch commands over chat clients, voice morphing and more.

  • Noise-cancelling boom mic: Reduces background noise and auto mutes when rotated up.


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Canon MF4880dw

Canon's Laser imageCLASS MF4880dw All-in-One Wireless Printer is currently being offered for just $99.99 shipped, today only, originally priced at $495. Crisp black and white documents arrive in approximately 5.8 seconds with Canon's Quick First Print while originals will output at up to 26 pages-per-minute. Product page. Continue reading for a speed test video and more information.

Notable features:
  • Print and Copy at the same speed up to 26ppm.

  • Duplex Print - print two-sided documents right out of the box.

  • Wireless Connectivity - print form almost anywhere in your home or office.

  • Single touch Quiet Mode reduces operational noise.

  • Simplex Automatic Document Feeder: Up to 35 sheets.


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Silicon Power A80

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Silicon Power's 1TB Military-Grade A80 Portable Hard Drive is currently being offered for only $59.99 shipped, today only, originally priced at $134.69. In compliance with IEC529 IPX7 waterproof test for one meter under water for 30 minutes, Armor A80 is still fully operation. It features dust, pressure-proof and ready for any unexpected situation such as rain, liquid-spillage or accidental drops. Product page. Continue reading for an extreme torture test video and more information.

Notable features:
  • USB 3.0 Super Speed (High transferring rate up to 5 Gbps/sec).

  • Standard Compliance: USB 3.0 / 2.0.

  • Anti-pressure and anti-dust function.

  • In compliance with US military grade MIL-STD-810F 516.5 procedures IV (Transit drop test) and IEC529 IPX7 water resistant test.

  • LED indicates power on and data access.

  • Delicate cable storage design.


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Apple Prototypes

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Keep it Simple by frog design founder Hartmut Esslinger showcases some rarely seen Apple prototypes. If you've never heard of Esslinger, he collaborated with Steve Jobs in the 1980s and by way of this parntership, Apple grew from an originally tech-focused company into one of the world's most successful, global brands, thanks to intelligent design. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of the streets of Japan and its supercars, in 4K.

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Canon LBP 6200D

Canon's LBP620D Mini Laser Printer is currently being offered for only $59.99 shipped, today only, originally priced at $325. Save time with quick print speeds of up 26 pages per minute with the first page in your hands in approximately 6 seconds. The LBP6200d is set to print two-sided documents right out of the box which can help to reduce paper usage. Product page. Continue reading for a hands-on video demonstration and more information.

Notable features:
  • Space saving design will fit right on a desktop.

  • Save time with print speeds of up to 26 pages per minute, first print in approx. 6 seconds.

  • Reduce paper use with automatic twosided printed right out of the box.

  • Efficient Energy Saver mode uses approximately 1.3 watts, cutting energy usage and costs.

  • The all-in-one cartridge helps to improve image processing and overall image quality.


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3D Printed Pizza

Love homemade pizza, but hate the preparing everything? Meet Foodini. This 3D food printer is designed to automates some of the tedious cooking preparation process. For example, it can print individual ravioli instead of the cook having to make the dough and fill and assemble each individual piece themselves. Sure, it's not fully-automated, but it definitely speed things up to say the least. Continue reading for more.

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