The final Blue-Ray Ultra HD specifications

The Blue-Ray discs won the final battle to become the last generation standard optical format. However, its implementation doesn’t not come close to other formats such as DVD’s or CD’s back in the day. The hard drives and USBs price reduction or the cloud boom have been more than enough factors to relegate the Blue0Ray to a very marginal level storage-wise. Blu-Ray has had more use in the audiovisual sector, movies or TV series distribution to be more specific.

The Blu-Ray release concurred with the popularization of Full-HD resolutions, however the future now belongs to the so-called 4K, or better known as Ultra HD. And as a last resort, in the irremediable path to extinction, the Blu-Ray Disc Association has released the specifications of the so-called “Ultra HD Blu-Ray”, a variation of the optical format that allows recording and reproduction of UHD movies, i.e., 3840 x 2160 pixels of resolution and a storage capacity up to 100 GB per disc.

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Use your iPad as a second screen in Windows

There are many ways to take advantage of a tablet of different platforms as an added screen to your PC or laptop, but Duet Display mode introduces a highly anticipated and excellent performance.

Rarely do we use a paid app like this, but I think it’s time. Perhaps not everyone has a Windows desktop computer and an iPad, but if this is your case with no doubt this will brighten your day.

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Best Cheap Gaming Laptop under 600 dollars 2015

Generally, the specs for a gaming laptop that’s $600 or less are not stunning. It is not a good choice for a gamer who loves demanding games. However, if the games you are playing are not high-end and you don’t plan on playing high-end games in the near future, then there are still have many good options for laptops under 600$ .

I spent a lot of time researching gaming laptops under 600$ and discovered that most feature AMD’s integrated graphics. Currently, the best of them is the AMD A10-5757M processor that has an integrated Radeon HD 8650G graphics card. Fortunately, there are a few laptops configured with a dedicated GPU, and their prices are close to or a little more than $600. Another laptop is the Acer Aspire V3-572G-51DR, which features GeForce GT 840M discrete graphics. In any case, both the Radeon HD 8650G and 840M perform well and can fully meet the general demands of light/ medium games. Let’s take a closer look at these laptops:

Acer Aspire V3-572G-51DR

Acer Aspire V3-572G-54S6

After extensive searching, I determined that the Acer 54s6 is the best laptop for gaming in the $600 range. It is well-built, has a relatively thin design, a great aluminum look (even though it’s plastic) and an excellent keyboard.

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Samsung introduces the new PRO Plus memory cards and EVO Plus

For the moment being, those users with phones with 4 and 8 GB inner storage is almost essential to continue using microSD cards on their devices. But SD cards are also common in digital cameras, notebooks and small desktop PC s with card reader. I have always seen them as the modern version of diskettes.

Samsung has several ranges of SD and microSD cards that are reinforced by new PRO Plus and EVO Plus.

memory card

PRO Plus cards series come with read / write sequential speeds of 95 and 90 MB/s, respectively. They come in SD format and Micro SD of the UHS-I Speed Class 3 (U3) and class 10, in storage capacities of 32 and 64 GB.

The EVO Plus series is also available in SD and MicroSD format, and they provide sequential read speeds of 80 MB / s and sequential write speeds of 20MB/s, and they are the type UHS-I Speed ​​1 Class (U1) and class 10, improving the performance of current EVO cards. In this case they come in storage capacities of 32, 64 and 128 GB, for those who need to carry large amounts of information.

Both card sets are water resistant, x-rays, magnetic fields and falls, capable of being immersed in water up to 72 hours. Their operating temperatures are -25 ° C to 85 ° C. These cards will be available in May in microSD format in South Korea, United States, China, Europe and other regions. The SD format will arrive in the upcoming months.

MacBook Pro 13 review: Apple’s pure essence

Although they don’t stir the same noise in the media as other products, the new MacBook Pro has just been presented in society by Apple. In this event the "forgotten" MacBook returned to life, as well as the new MacBook Air, of which we will keep you informed promptly. But undoubtedly the star product was the new MacBook Pro 13 with Retina display, fully loaded of very interesting features.

It maintains its essence

It may sound counterintuitive, but to analyze a change it is important to remember what came before and what elements remain in the new MacBook Pro 13. For this reason, we will make a brief tour of what features are not there, so you can differentiate this new MacBook Pro from its predecessor.

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Detecting this malware will destroy your PC. It’s called Rombertik

It is called Rombertik and it is the type of malware that will destroy your computer by formatting your hard drive whenever you detect it and try to get rid of it. Just by detecting this malware, the worst consequences will fall on your poor PC.

Although it is just a regular virus, without any big capabilities, the real threat of this virus shows up once it has been intercepted, because it’s payback for exposing it will be terrible.

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How to attach speakers to improve the sound in Home Theater Systems

Home Theater Systems

With honorable exceptions, audio is often the "poor little brother" in relation to video and almost the same could be true of home theater systems. Big mistake. Spending too much money on a 4K screen and not investing enough in sound is already limiting your viewing experience in half.

Good home theater fans have it clear and know the real wonders of home theater systems, starting with soundproof dedicated rooms, ergonomic seats, quality cables and of course, hardware calibrated TVs, projectors, amplifiers, A/V receivers and high-quality speakers. This is outside the scope of this article but if you’re interested there is a wealth of information on the Internet.

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The new Acer XR341 combines Gsync, 34 inch curved screen

You should go get your piggy bank because this monitor won’t be cheap. 1200 euros when it arrives to Spain this July. It can seem pricy but we are not talking about a regular monitor. Its 34 inch curved panel supports QHD resolutions of 3440×1440 points with IPS technology. As if that is not enough, it is one of the few Gsync monitors this size which sport more input connections than the Displayport. It supports Displayport 1.2 and HDMI (and even though it was not specified in the press release, we believe it’s HDMI 2.0) plus a 3.0 USB hub which can charge smartphones and tablets.

Acer XR341

It has a few tweaks for the “gamers”, such as the “crosshair” in screen or a red ambient light that changes according to our PC’s FPS rate. The design is certainly impressive and to anyone with enough money and an Nvidia graphics card this is a dream. A true object of desire.

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Possible Intel Core i7 6700K and Core i5 6600K specifications

A leak has revealed which would be, in theory, the main specifications of the upcoming Core i7 6700K and Core i5 6600K, both based on the Skylake architecture and manufactured in 14nm process.

According to the leaked information, the Core i7 6700K will maintain the approach that Intel follows in its platforms for general consumption, so we would be before a real quad cores and eight threads processor, running at 4 GHz-4.2 GHz, in normal and turbo modes, respectively.

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Be Quiet! Silent 800 Review

Be Quiet! Silent 800

After a few years of earning a well-deserved reputation as a manufacturer of power supplies and cooling solutions for PC, the German company seeks to widen their horizons and presented their first case: the new Be Quiet! Silent Base 800. We’ve tried it for a few days and these are our impressions.

Be Quiet! delivers the case in a bulky packaging, properly protected and supported by a full accessory kit with all the necessary elements for a standard installation: the screws, flanges to conduct cables, hard disks support in orange silicone and a concise but comprehensive instruction manual.

The new Be Quiet! Silent Base 800 is a chassis built with a 9.7 mm steel sheet with ABS plastic panels and generous 230 x 542 x 495 mm dimensions (somewhat higher than most ATX cases, something you should consider when placing it). Our test model had some orange finishes, offering a different look and making a difference without being strident.

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