Category: Editorials

ROG Ally disassembly

Is it easy to fix or upgrade the ROG Ally?

ROG’s latest handheld Windows gaming device is getting everyone hyped up. It’s a better Steam Deck – no, a superior one because it uses the Xbox controller layout. Yes, I said it even though I grew up with the PlayStation controller. I mean, I just think Xbox controller layout is so much better right from the moment I laid my hands on it.

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Paid cloud storage service vs Synology NAS

Cloud storage had been around for more than 10 years and at this point in time, everyone has one. Whether you’re aware of it or not – signing up for an Apple or Google account automatically grants you some capacity of cloud storage that you might already be using right now as we speak. Since there is literally a sea of cloud storage services available, which one should you use?

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Ultimate KVM starter pack – what you need to know and how to choose one for yourself

Today, after teasing that we’re going to make a video talking about KVM, we’re finally doing it. This is the ultimate KVM starter pack video. We’re going to explain what is KVM, how to use one, and why you need a KVM. We’re also going to talk about how to choose a KVM depending on your use case and the prerequisites you need to keep note of. Trust me, there are a lot of different types of KVM and you need time to find the one that suits you.

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BenQ MOBIUZ EX2710U – Best PC & Console 4K 144Hz IPS in 2022

When it comes to high-end gaming monitors, it’s always the same type of things shown in reviews – running benchmarks, colorful games, testing out HDR with some games like Cyberpunk 2077 and perhaps running some benchmarks like the UFO Test to show the latency and whatnot. Those methodologies work – but they’re just too generic at this point.

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Ultrawide Superwide Gaming

Caution: Before you buy an ultrawide or superwide monitor for gaming

These supremely wide displays are a wet dream for many gamers. But, before you head out and buy one for yourself, there are a lot of things that you need to know first. I have exclusively used ultrawide monitors for about the past 8 years – so today, I’ll share with you all of the experiences that I have encountered throughout the years – particularly with gaming.

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Our top tech investments of the year 2021

We thought of doing some “best hardware of 2021” type of content but we reminded ourselves that GPU prices are still sky-high, the availability of Intel’s 12th Gen chips are bundled with motherboards for now and DDR5 RAMs are also quite impossible to find. Instead, we take a look back and see what sort of stuff we invested – either our time or money – that we deem to be worthy.

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Steam Deck

I have a few concerns about the Steam Deck

Yeah I know, there’s a new piece of tech and techies are skeptical about the new piece of tech – what’s new, right? But I can’t help but compare the Steam Deck with the Nintendo Switch. They both share a lot of similarities.

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NVIDIA RTX 30 series laptops explained

Opinion: Why NVIDIA removed Max-Q distinction and why I think it’s better

Since CES 2021, there are a lot of new laptops in the market that is packed with the new RTX 30-series or RTX 3000 series of laptop GPUs. At the time of recording, we have the RTX 3080, the RTX 3070, and also the RTX 3060. But, these 3 laptop GPUs can operate at a wide range of wattages – and I have to emphasize that this is not new. The RTX 20-series of laptop GPUs are already doing this – but they have the distinction of Max-P (a.k.a. “standard”) and Max-Q.

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