The LG G Watch is $50 Off at Best Buy

Best Buy is cutting the price of the their LG G Watch by almost 50USD in the lead-up to LG's announcement of the G Watch R nearly to come.
The main difference between the current smartwatch and the G Watch R is that the latter is round, much like the Moto 360. Both the white and black versions of the G Watch have seen price drops at Best Buy, bringing their price down to $179.
These are new watches in their retail packaging, not refurbished or used units. You can also get free shipping, though you'll almost certainly have to pay sales for whatever state you to ship to.
The G Watch has only been on the market for a short period of time, and the price drop shows just how much the market is expected to prefer round smartwatches over square ones. Both devices should function in essentially the same way, yet the G Watch R is expected to look superior. To know more about the product please visit their site at this link.
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Creative Unveils the Sound Blaster E5 USB DAC and Headphone Amplifier

Creative Technology Ltd today launched the Sound Blaster E5 - Flagship of the "Sound Blaster E-Series", and a new audio solution for USB DAC and headphone amplifier. Boasting audiophile-grade specifications and components, the Sound Blaster E5 is designed to deliver bit-perfect audio, allowing mobile users to experience audio as the artists intended.
The new flagship product is an extension of Sound Blaster's E-Series line of compact portable USB audio solutions. Launched in May 2014, the Sound Blaster E-Series includes the Sound Blaster E1 and Sound Blaster E3.
Retailing at an amazing price of USD199.99, the Sound Blaster E5 will be showcased and available for pre-order at COMEX 2014 from 28 - 31 August 2014 at the Suntec Singapore Convention & Exhibition Centre, Hall 601, Booth 6141 and 6801.
"We have always believed that everyone and anyone should have access to great audio quality and be able to share it, while supporting audio source from various devices - including iOS and Android devices, PC, and Mac. While the video experience of many users today have greatly advanced from HD to 4K resolution, the audio experience on the other hand is still sub-optimum - if 4K TV is four times clearer than Full HD, CD-quality audio, which many listen to today, is at least six times poorer than what 24-bit/192kHz high-resolution audio can offer.
This is why we have introduced a top-notch audio solution featuring only the best audio components to provide the "4K TV" experience of audio," says Low Long Chye, General Manager for Sound Blaster Audio at Creative. "Listen to your favorite tracks with a good pair of headphones through the Sound Blaster E5 and you will be able to pick out finer details and greater depth of music - as if you were listening to the artist or orchestra performing live." he added.
The Creative Sound Blaster E5, priced at USD199.99, will be available from October 2014 at the online store at

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AVADirect Custom Gaming Systems Now Equipped with Intel Haswell-E CPUs

Exciting news today as AVADirect announces the release of an all new line of Intel enthusiast processors, the formally codenamed Haswell-E processor. These CPU's represent a quantum leap in performance, with Intel bringing their first enthusiast class 8-core CPU to market with an 8 core processor to market.
Moving forward with the already stellar improvements from the Haswell Devil's Canyon refresh, these Core i7 E CPUs are built for the bleeding edge enthusiast. Leveraging massively improved multi-threaded performance, up to 45% over a 4 core system and the power and throughput of the just launched X99 Express chipset, which is the first to support DDR 4 standard memory this new product line is exactly what gamers, overclocking fans and content creators have been waiting on.
"We are excited to bring a new series of custom machines to enthusiasts and professionals, these new Haswell E processors represent a true leap forward in performance and will definitely provide the power and stability our customers have come to expect from AVADirect intel based systems" - Misha Troshin.
AVADirect is proud to offer this exciting new technology, and they are now available in our custom gaming configurations. Built for gamers and enthusiasts we offer both Overclocking and water cooling services, to take these cutting edge components to the next level. With machines featuring the new I7-5960X along with DDR4 using the new X99 chipset, AVADirect can build even the most demanding gamer PC or help content creators turn dreams into reality at a more rapid pace than ever before.
If you are playing games, or are making them, let AVADirect give YOU the advantage, and be the first to configure a machine featuring the brand new I7-5960X with DDR 4 technology.
To configure a Haswell E system go to

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HighPoint Launches Thunderbolt 2 Hardware RAID and SATA JBOD Storage Solutions

HighPoint Technologies has just unveils their latest Thunderbolt 2 powered product line - RocketStor 6300 Thunderbolt 2 Series Diskless Storage Solutions.
Available for hardware RAID or JBOD configurations of up to 8 SAS/SATA drives, RocketStor 6300 Solutions are ready for all levels of professional storage applications. Storage configurations hosted by RocketStor 6300 Solutions can be easily tailored to accommodate a wide range of professional media applications, from 2K and 4K video editing and post production workstations, to HD media streaming platforms, and media libraries used for archiving digital assets.
Each RocketStor 6300 solution pairs our innovative Thunderbolt 2 Storage Adapters with a robust, multi-bay Storage Tower, and a complete set-up kit. Installation could not be simpler: install the hard disks of your choice and your Storage is ready for use.
The highly versatile, modular form factor streamlines storage upgrade and expansion projects. Unlike preconfigured storage solutions, customers are not restricted to a specific set of drives, nor saddled with capacity or performance limitations, and costly upgrade paths.
The RAID controllers and Thunderbolt 2 connections are kept separate from the storage devices, and are housed within the compact adapter module. The storage tower's removable, hot-swappable bays support any industry standard 3.5" SAS and SATA hard drive. Customers can avoid the expense of replacing entire Thunderbolt storage appliances and upgrade at their own pace.
Each RocketStor 6300 solution can support daisy chaining, one after another, 7 total devices including Thunderbolt Displays, I/O Adapters, PCIe expansion stations and drive docks.

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Huntkey X-MAN DIY Chassis officially announces

Huntkey Enterprise Group, has demonstrated the colorful X-MAN DIY chassis to the gamers for the first time at ChinaJoy 2014.
Following the E3 in U.S. , and the Tokyo Game Show in Japan, ChinaJoy has become one of the greatest events of the world's game industry. It is meant to strengthen domestic game supervision in China , actively regulate the Chinese market, and rigorously fight against piracy, in order to encourage and support the development and the sales of legal game products.
As one of the most influential sponsors for the 11th ChinaJoy exhibition at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre, Huntkey was presenting live demonstrations of installing a red desktop case - X-MAN chassis. Along with the new product introduction, audiences were invited to participate the X-Man Chassis Installation Competition at the scene.

"Heard of X-MAN for the first time, people can naturally think about the latest American film 'X-MEN,days of future past'. It is well known that X means unknown, freedom and powerful in the movie, which can also be applied to this product," said Colin Zhang, Product Manager of Huntkey. "Huntkey X series are mainly focusing on high end products, such as our star PSU X7, the powerful one. For this X-MAN chassis, X means installing the chassis by yourself freely. No matter what color you want, golden, red or black, anyone can make some possibilities by their own hands."

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Dell Releases UltraSharp U3415W Curved Ultra-Wide Monitor

Dell released its UltraSharp U3415W, a 34-inch curved ultra-wide monitor, which the company claims will provide an ergonomic multi-display workspace with just two displays; to rival those with three full-HD ones.
The displays are equipped with blue-light reduction technology, to reduce eye-strain. The U3415W offers an aspect ratio of 21:9 (cinematic), with a native resolution of 3440 x 1440 pixels, refresh rate of 60 Hz, and 8 ms response time (GTG).
Display inputs include HDMI 2.0 (sufficient bandwidth to run the panel at its native specs), mini-DisplayPort 1.2, and MHL. The monitor takes both analog inputs, and digital audio pass-through from its HDMI 2.0 and DP 1.2 connections, to drive its inbuilt 9W stereo speakers.
The UltraSharp U3415W from Dell will begin selling some time in November, 2014. 

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Lenovo IdeaPad Y50-70 (59424712) Laptop: Specs, Features and Overview

The Lenovo Y50 is one of the most interesting products in the 2014 portfolio of the Chinese hardware giant. The device is explicitly advertised as a gaming notebook, even though its design (15.6-inch, 4 kilograms, 24 millimeters height) and equipment (Intel Core i7-4710HQ, Nvidia GeForce GTX 860M, SSD) would allow it to be part of the high-performance multimedia segment. 
Lenovo IdeaPad Y50-70 we went through a configuration for the US market, equipped with a Full HD display as offered in many shops in Germany. Our conclusion: great package, but disappointing display with low brightness and contrast, not to mention the poor color accuracy and the limited viewing angles. Looking at the aggressive entry level price of only 899 Euros, ~$1181 (i5-4200M, 860M), we immediately find the explanation for that extremely bad panel. 
Starting from 1399 Euros, ~$1838 (1199 Euros, ~$1575, without operating system), the UHD display we are focusing on with a resolution of 3840x2160 pixels is used. The large price difference to the entry-level configuration is explained by the Intel i7-4710HQ quad-core CPU and a 512 GB SSD. In the following review we are dealing with the differences to the already tested version. Further information on the identically constructed chassis can be retrieved from the existing test of the Lenovo Y50-70 with FHD display. 
Technical Specification, Features and Price
Model Lenovo IdeaPad Y50-70 (59424712)
Processor Intel Core i7-4710HQ 2.5 Ghz
16384 MB, 2x 8 GB PC3-12800 DDR3 SDRAM, 512 GB
OS Microsoft Windows 8.1 64 Bit
Display 15.6 inch 16:9, 3840 x 2160 pixel, Samsung FLLTN156FL02L01
Camera HD Webcam
Optical -
2 USB 2.0, 1 USB 3.0, 1 VGA, 1 HDMI, 1 Kensington lock, Audio combo port, 1 microSD card reader
Audio Stereo speakers
Connectivity Intel Wireless
Bluetooth v4.0
Ethernet LAN 10/100/1000MBit
Features Chiclet keyboard
Weight 2.29 kg
Battery 54 Wh Lithium-Ion battery
Color -
Price -

Sony Video Unlimited gets an update

Sony is rolling out a new update for the Video Unlimited application to select handsets such as the Xperia M2. Video Unlimited has been updated to build number 13.0.B.0.4, with the same changelog that was seen in the last update (13.0.A.1.1).
This includes an improved layout of titles within the Store home as well as improving the drawer menu and button design.