Jul 252012
 

Monitor calibration is something ignored by 99% of computer users. Ignorance is bliss, but if you are a photographer or you create other forms of visual media and art on your computer properly calibrating your monitor can ensure that your work will appear properly on as many screens as possible. If you do not do these things but still wish to ensure you view things as the artist intended, then read on.

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Jul 232012
 

The performance of notebooks, particularly gaming notebooks, has slowly but surely been catching up to their desktop counterparts. We are at the point now where a high-end gaming notebook is only about 2 generations behind in performance compared to a desktop PC with similar specs.

The 17.3″ Asus G75 (and its little brother the 15.6″ G55) feature the latest Ivy Bridge processors and (depending on the model) nVidia Kepler or Fermi based GPUs. The G75 is built upon the same successful design of the G73 and G74 series but there have been some significant changes.

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Jul 132012
 

The Asus Dark Knight is currently Asus’ top of the line consumer router. If Bruce Wayne had a router, it would probably be this one. No, there is no official affiliation with this router and the Dark Knight films but you can’t argue with the name. Asus recently had great success with their “Black Diamond” router, the RT-N56u, but this one is aimed to impress even more.

The cost of this router is not exactly chump change so I’ll be taking a look at its features and performance so you can determine if it’s worth your money.

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