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Rosewill RNX-N100 Wireless Adapter Review

11.02.2009 (1:17 pm) – Filed under: Reviews

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With the increased proliferation of wireless networking, it is becoming much more important to be able to connect one’s laptop, or for that matter one’s desktop into a wireless router. Add to that the increase of Wireless N adoption it is that much more important to find an easy to use, but effective solution to connecting into these networks. Enter, Rosewill’s RNX-N100. Part of their Trident X series of adapters, the N100, is a USB 2.0 adapter making it easy to use with whatever type of system you want to connect to it. The ability to connect to any type of system, desktop, laptop, slimline, shuttle, and so on, a USB based adapter provides an easy solution especially if one needs to swap it between multiple systems. more »

Garmin eTrex Vista HCx Review

10.02.2009 (3:03 pm) – Filed under: Reviews

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The Garmin eTrex series is robust line of hand held GPS units. Designed with the outdoorsman at heart, these GPS units don’t read off turn by turn directions in a fancy British accent, so much as give you detailed accurate descriptions of where you are, where you have been, and where you are going, ensuring that your hike hits as few snags as possible. The Vista HCx is one of the higher end of the eTrex line, however, despite its bell and whistles, it still provides quick accurate results within a rugged exterior capable of serious punishment in an outdoor setting. more »

HP Pavilion Slimline s3700y Review

10.02.2009 (12:12 pm) – Filed under: Computer Reviews

hp pavilion slimline s3700y 231x300 HP Pavilion Slimline s3700y ReviewThe HP Slimline class of desktops offer mid range quality computing for a low end price, creating the perfect product for home users that want more than just casual surfing and e-mail capabilities but do not want, or do not need the higher cost of a full sized desktop. The Slimline offers up decent specs and a small form factor making it easy to place in even the most cluttered of work areas. Despite its small size though, it packs a lot of punch making it an ideal workstation for a cost conscious consumer. more »