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Limitless Innovations JumpSmart Vehicle Starter Power Bank :: Posted On August 08, 2019
Limitless Innovations JumpSmart Vehicle Starter Power Bank
Recently we were contacted by Limitless Innovations about their JumpSmart Vehicle Starter Power Bank. All of the jump starters I have seen appear to have their designs rooted in your typical power brick. They are rectangular and add additional connections to accommodate the needed functions. The JumpSmart takes a different approach and started with roughly a flashlight shape and built the jump starting platform around that.
Breadcrumb Mini Portable Bluetooth Location Marker :: Posted On August 06, 2019
Breadcrumb Mini Portable Bluetooth Location Marker
In 2017, Breadcrumb developed their second product, and the subject of this review, the Mini Portable Bluetooth Location Marker. This compact, watertight device can be used to keep track of any item using GPS and Bluetooth, but for the outdoorsman it may be of particular interest to mark the location of a tree stand, or perhaps a backpack that had to be put down to lighten the load while hunting.
Sengled E1G-G8EW Smart LED Light Strip :: Posted On July 12, 2019
Sengled E1G-G8EW Smart LED Light Strip
The Sengled Smart LED Light Strip works really well. While I didn't actually check all 16 million colors, it does have incredible range to reproduce colors. While I was impressed with the sheer number of colors this reproduces, I was not as impressed with how bright it is. The box claims a 1400 lumen output which should be significantly brighter than a typical A19 bulb. But in actual use it appears to be dimmer than a typical bulb.
Hubitat Elevation C-5 Home Automation Hub :: Posted On July 11, 2019
Hubitat Elevation C-5 Home Automation Hub
Hubitat's Elevation Home Automation Hub is designed to run your ZigBee and Z-Wave devices 100% locally. This concept of local control means your data is more secure and automations happen more reliably and faster. But they aren't just limited to these "local" devices, you can also integrate your LAN devices via Apps, but these will be dependent on internet connectivity and the manufacturer's servers.
Airthings Wave Smart Radon Detector :: Posted On April 23, 2019
Airthings Wave Smart Radon Detector
There are significant health risks from radon and much of the country lives in areas that are predicted to have high indoor levels. But what can you do? Well you could pay around $25 bucks and get a single test done or you could go out and spend $150 on an Airthings Wave Smart Radon Detector which promises to track your radon exposure over the long run. So does this device justify the extra $125?
ZOOZ Zen26 Z-Wave Plus S2 Simple 3-Way and 4-Way Switch :: Posted On March 28, 2019
ZOOZ Zen26 Z-Wave Plus S2 Simple 3-Way and 4-Way Switch
ZOOZ is a brand of smart home devices that all use the Z-Wave protocol to communicate with your home automation hub, in my case Samsung SmartThings. We have covered a handful of their items in recent reviews at Bigbruin.com, including their ZSE01 indoor siren and their ZSE18 motion sensor. This time around I am checking out their Zen26 Z-Wave Plus S2 smart switch which is promoted as offering a simple solution to making 3-way and 4-way circuits smart.

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AMD Radeon RX 5700 and Radeon RX 5700 XT Video Cards
Well I'm a little late to the party on this one, during the mad dash to the combined NAVI and 3rd gen Ryzen launch I ran into a lot of issues with our GPU test bench and late in the process after spending almost a full week in the original testing I dropped everything to switch the bench over to X570 and redid all of the work. The good news that gave me time to come in with numbers running on a faster and more accurate system to what a lot of you might be looking to run the RX 5700 and RX 5700 XT on. So today I'm going to take a look at what AMD has going on with their long-anticipated launch, check out the two reference models they sent, then put them through our tests to see how they perform. The Ryzen 9 3900X was a monster, it will be interesting to see how an all AMD system will perform. lanoc.org
Thermaltake Core P90 Tempered Glass Mid-Tower Case
If you're looking for an large open-air chassis to put on your wall the Core P90 Tempered Glass Edition Mid-Tower by Thermaltake deserves your attention. nikktech.com
MSI MEG X570 Ace Motherboard
Today we are checking out another new X570 motherboard. This time it comes from MSI and it is their MEG X570 Ace. MSI has not changed their naming this generation so we know the MEG series is their premium line of motherboards. The MEG X570 Ace sits as MSI's 2nd best motherboard in their X570 range of motherboards. Even so, it has pretty much all of the premium features you would want in an X570 motherboard like a 12+2 digital power design, three PCI-Express 4.0 M.2 slots, WiFi 6, 2.5 GbE LAN, and even an infinity window with RGB lighting! thinkcomputers.org
ioSafe 1019+ 5-Bay NAS Server
With the ioSafe 1019+, businesses and consumers can sleep a little better at night knowing that their data is safe from disasters. In addition to a thick, metal enclosure, this 5-bay NAS uses patented technologies like DataCast and HydroSafe to protect its hard drives from fires up to 1550 F as well as being submerged in water up to 10 feet deep. Needless to say, the 1019+ is rugged enough to protect your data during your average office (or house) fire along with the dousing it will get when the fire department comes to put it out. When it's all over, you can take the hard drives out, pop them into another ioSafe (or Synology) NAS and be back up and running in no time. cdrlabs.com
Zotac GeForce RTX 2070 Super AMP Extreme Video Card
Zotac's RTX 2070 Super AMP Extreme is priced only $10 higher the NVIDIA Founders Edition, yet offers a much better triple-slot, triple-fan cooler, and also includes an overclock out of the box. During gaming the card stays quiet, yet manages to beat Founders Edition temperatures at the same time. techpowerup.com
MSI RTX 2060 Super Gaming X Video Card
Man, its been a crazy couple of weeks. Nvidia launched their RTX 2070 SUPER and RTX 2060 SUPER a week and a half ago. I had the chance to check them out and was impressed with the jump in performance they were both offering over the previous models. But then this past weekend AMD brought out their RX 5700 and RX 5700 XT which stepped things up even more. So today I've got our first RTX 2060 SUPER aftermarket card in, the MSI RTX 2060 SUPER Gaming X and today I'm going to see how MSI's Gaming X improves on Nvidia's design as well as checking out how an overclocked 2060 SUPER compares with the new AMD cards. Let's dive in! lanoc.org
Asura Genesis Xtreme RGB M.2 NVMe SSD
In this review we took a look at the new Asura Genesis Xtreme NVMe based SSD. This drive is the first product being offered by Asura and is designed for the PC Enthusiast and any situation where storage performance will be a defining factor in the build. hardwareasylum.com
CORSAIR Force Series MP510 480GB M.2 SSD
As expected, the MP510 drive from CORSAIR trades punches with the P34A80 SSD from Silicon Power, since they do feature the exact same Phison E12 controller, two Toshiba BiCS TLC NAND ICs and 512MB of Nanya DRAM caching, meant for different tasks such as ECC, wear-leveling information and more. madshrimps.be
Logitech G Pro X Gaming Headset
The pro lineup of mice and keyboards from Logitech has been by far my favorite thing that they have been working on over the last few years. Don't get me wrong I like a lot of their other products, but the pro products have been a lot more subtle with their styling and clearly more in tune with the enthusiasts that you will find on product specific forums and subreddits. For example, the keyboard enthusiasts hating the "gaming" fonts used on so many keyboards and giving the pro keyboard thin bezels. lanoc.org
Gigabyte X570 AORUS Master Motherboard
he Ryzen 3000 series is here and that means we have brand new X570 motherboards! I think X570 is where you are really going to see AMD motherboards be on par or even better than their Intel counterparts. This is a huge launch not only for AMD but for all of the motherboard manufacturers as well. The first board that we've got our hands on is the Gigabyte X570 AORUS Master, which sits 2nd Gigabyte's X570 product stack. thinkcomputers.org
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