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Forget touchscreens, the Aura is a keyboard-shaped, all-in-one computer that projects images directly onto your retina. In other words, it uses eye-tracking Infrared Illuminators that track your gaze as well as reflection patterns to ensure a crystal clear projection onto your retina. The keyboard itself features a sleek, ergonomic concave design with Glow Thru keys with haptic feedback that illuminate in low-light conditions. Read more for additional pictures and information.
The original Apple iMac G3 was introduced by Steve Jobs on August 15th, 1998 and it stood out because of its unique egg-shaped look, with a CRT monitor that was enclosed in a Bondi Blue colored translucent plastic case. The slot-loaded optical drive was innovative for its time, as many computers still had the front-loading version, and there was also no floppy drive in sight. Later, it was offered in a total of thirteen different colors, including Strawberry, Blueberry, Lime and more. Read more for two videos and additional information.
First unveiled 3-months ago, HP’s Omen X 2S is the world’s first dual-screen gaming laptop that works perfectly with its real-time screen mirroring feature that can cut and magnify parts of the main screen to the second one, ensuring that your vision is centered. At just 20mm thin, this laptop sports a full metal chassis and is the first 15-inch diagonal gaming laptop in the world to come with an applied liquid metal compound to the thermal system by way of Thermal Grizzly Conductonaut, resulting in heat dissipation at 10 times the thermal conductivity of silicon thermal grease. Read more for a hands-on video, additional pictures and information.
SanDisk’s 256GB Ultra microSDXC with adapter ensures you always have enough storage, and you can pick one up for $34.69 shipped, today only, originally $42.99. Whether it be the Nintendo Switch, an action camera, smartphone, tablet, or even laptop, this card offers up to 100MB/s transfer read speed, while A1 rated performance lets you load applications much faster than typical memory cards. Product page. Read more for a video showing how to install this in a Nintendo Switch and additional information.
Anker’s PowerCore+ 19000 PD Hybrid Portable Charger doubles as a USB-C hub, and you can pick one up for $69.99 shipped after clipping the $50 off coupon, today only, originally $119.99. Unlike other power banks, this one can deliver full-speed 27W charging for USB-C phones, tablets, laptops, the Nintendo Switch and lots more devices. Or, you can switch to “Hub Mode” to sync data and connect compatible accessories. Product page. Read more for a hands-on video review and additional information.
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For those who don’t know, Apple’s Mac Pro, a series of workstation and servers, has only been around since 2006. What sets it apart from the others is that in most configurations, it’s the most powerful computer that Apple offers out of the iMac, iMac Pro, and Mac Mini. From 2006-2012 the handle on and cooling air intake configuration of the front of the case has caused Macintosh enthusiasts to refer to the 1st generation as the “cheese grater” Mac Pro, as well as the latest model, designed by Jony Ive. This concept by industrial designer Semin Jun takes a different approach. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
Razer’s Viper is the company’s first computer mouse to sport their new Optical Mouse Switches, which offer 3-times the actuation speed of traditional mechanical mouse switches. They make use of an infrared light beam that passes through a shutter to fire an electrical signal to the computer, so the switches respond near instantaneously to each and every every finger press. Plus, each switch durable for up to 70 million clicks, making them perfect for competitive eSports gaming. Product page. Read more for a video review, additional pictures and information.
You probably haven’t seen a custom PC quite like the “Big O”. Created to celebrate the company’s 10-year anniversary, this custom-built machine is not only a high end PC, but also crams an Xbox One X, PlayStation 4 Pro and a Nintendo Switch, all into a single computer. On the PC side of things, it boasts an MSI MEG Z390 GODLIKE motherboard, Intel Core i9-9900K 8-Core Processor with 5 GHz Turbo Boost, NVIDIA TITAN RTX 24GB GDDR6 graphics card, two Samsung EVO NVMe 2TB sticks, a Seagate Barracuda 14TB hard drive, and 64GB of Corsair’s Dominator Platinum RGB RAM. Read more for a hands-on video preview and additional information.
AMD announced that its slashing the prices of their new RX 5700 Series video cards ahead of their official release on July 7. They include the 50th Anniversary Edition AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT graphics card ($449), Radeon RX 5700 XT graphics card ($399), and Radeon RX 5700 graphics card ($349). This means that the RX 5700 and RX 5700 XT will be competing directly with the NVIDIA RTX 2060 ($349) and RTX Super ($399) GPUs. Many early benchmarks have NVIDIA’s RTX 2060 Super competing neck-and-neck with AMD’s RTX 5700 XT. Read more for a video and additional information.
SanDisk’s 200GB Ultra microSDXC UHS-I Memory Card works on mobile phones, tablets, cameras, and portable game consoles, all for $24, today only, originally $32.49. Offering up to 100MB/s transfer read speed, which means you can transfer up to 1000 photos in just one minute, while A1-rated performance lets you load apps / games much faster than traditional memory cards. The Class 10 rating is perfect for Full HD video recording and playback when used in cameras. Product page. Read more for a video showing how to use it in the Nintendo Switch.