Optoma are a brand that many will have heard of before. Primarily known for their vast range of projectors available for pretty much every use under the sun. They also have a finger in various audio products that span headphones, DACs and amps. Today I am taking a look at one of their portable DAC’s (Digital Analogue ..
OCZ are a company with a varied history in PC Hardware, whilst also being a name that was almost wiped from recent memory. Back and now owned by Toshiba, OCZ Storage Solutions now focuses on the SSD solutions OCZ were once renown for.Today I am taking a look at one that hopes to offer a trifecta of ..
Sunday just gone, myself and Dan LV from @CCLComputers made the trek westwards towards Blackpool for the now annual Play Blackpool retro gaming event hosted by http://www.replayevents.com. The event itself is like a mini version of the more expansive and also annual Play Expo held in Manchester. Which you can read about my experience of last years ..
Plantronics are a notable name in audio devices since the companies foundation way back in 1961. In the early days it made headsets for airlines, nowadays, well they still make headsets for almost every purpose. Today I am taking a look at just one of these. The Plantronics RIG. The Plantronics RIG stereo headset and ..
Compact systems have become increasingly popular over recent years and case manufacturers have only been to happy to oblige users with strikingly designed enclosures to house the hardware. High performance graphics cards have often been a sticking point if you had wanted a truly small system.Nevertheless thanks to improvements in thermal efficiency and design, graphics card manufacturers have ..
Another day, another package from Cooler Master. This time a bit more gaming orientated which is always a plus. Today I am taking a look at a combo package of peripherals, specifically the CMSTORM Octane gaming keyboard and gaming mouse. Specifications Model number SGB-3020-KKMF1 MS35 – Interface USB 2.0 DPI 500-3500 (4 levels) LED ..
Cooler Master have been kind enough to send me an Ergostand III to review. This being the latest addition to a line-up designed to help keep your laptop/tablet cool and as the name suggest ergonomically placed. All with a purpose to improve productivity and reduce unneeded strain. Specifications Model R9-NBS-E32K-GP Color Black Materials Metal Mesh, Plastic Weight 1.21kg ..
Leeds played host to the Retro Collect Video Game Market today, an event now in its second year, and an event that had almost everything a retro gamer could want. I was able to attend this year so here’s a quick roundup of the event and what it was like. I was on my own ..
Since the dawn of the GoPro way back in 2004, there have always been contenders to the throne, though certainly more sparse back then. More recently the GoPro range of cameras has gone from strength to strength with the release of the HD Hero 4 and the new more budget friendly GoPro Hero One thing ..
Thermaltake were kind enough to add to my list of items to review. They have kindly provided a new headset for me to have a go with. Almost immediately after receiving it however I came down with the dreaded new year’s illness. Which has prevented me from doing really anything at all. But I got ..
It’s finally here, 14 months after my order. The almost vaporware Retron 5 has arrived meaning I can finally hark back to my youth, kick back and play some retro games. Of which I have built up a small collection in the many months since ordering. The Retron 5 is a console that despite its name ..
It’s been a busyish year for reviews here at DavePlays.co.uk, things hit the ground running in March of this year and today really sees the pinnacle of hardware that I have been provided with to review. I had not expected to receive a flagship card from ZOTAC in the mail, but couldn’t pass up the chance ..