Twitch Tackles Sexual Conduct with New Guidelines

Twitch, a very popular streaming service mostly known for people that stream themselves playing video games, announced on February 8th that some big changes are coming effective February 19th to their Community Guidelines. Owned by Amazon, Twitch is very well known for providing gamers a place to stream themselves playing games as well as watching some of their favorite streamers play and also has evolved into a place where people can also stream themselves in … Read more

Gamefly Streaming on Amazon Fire TV Box Product Showcase

The Amazon Fire TV Box offers some incredible ways to provide its users with thousands of hours of entertainment whether it be in the form of streaming movies and even the ability to stream music. One feature that I would like to talk about here is the ability to stream video games on your Fire TV Box. You will be able to stream some of your favorite games on your device by way of the … Read more

How to Sideload Apps into Your Kindle Fire

The mobile app boom has not stopped moving. Facebook is one company to take advantage of the mobile revolution. Now 70% of its ad revenue comes from advertising via its mobile app. Tablets are one device you can use to the install mobile apps. The one issue with the Kindle Fire tablet, in particular, is that it’s impossible to access the Google Play store. It means many apps are inaccessible, which reduces how useful your … Read more

Blackzebra Wireless Stereo Sports Headphones, Bluetooth 4.1

Considering a set of Bluetooth headphones?  Need comfort, reliability, and battery life?  Some of the Bluetooth enable earbud headphones pack the tech into the earpiece which can be heavy and uncomfortable.  Or if they aren’t so heavy you can tell the tech is lacking due to the reduced sound quality.  Now consider price.  you can buy the Beats ear buds or the Jaw Bird ear buds for $150 to $200.  Ouch, well ouch for me … Read more

Amazon Announces New AWS M4 and T2 Virtual Server Options

New virtual server options from Amazon Web Services (AWS) can handle bigger memory, processing, networking, and database workloads than ever before. Running on Intel’s Xeon E5-2676 v3 Haswell processors, which operate at a base speed of 2.4 GHz and turbo speeds as high as 3.0GHz, the five new M4 EC2 instances are a large, general-purpose instances. They range in size from 8.6GB of system memory and two virtual CPUs to 40 virtual CPUs with 172GB … Read more

Review of the Patriot Ignite 480GB SSD PI480GS25SSDR

One of the best improvements one can make on their computer to get amazing speeds is to replace their C drive, or OS drive with an SSD, the difference is literally night and day. With a mechanical drive, it can take minutes to boot into the OS or to load a game, with an SSD a few seconds, want to upgrade, well read here first and lets see what you think.. You don’t know how … Read more

Amazon Launches Giveaway Platform and Should You Use it as a Blogger?

Honestly it is a brilliant marketing move by Amazon, by allowing brands or anyone to run giveaways right on their platform they already store the products and can ship to the winners, why not facilitate the giveaway itself?   The giveaways work differently than simple giveaways that collect entries and 1 person is randomly determined the winner, they are more like games and you have a prize awarded per # of entrants to the giveaway. … Read more

EVGA GTX970 SC ACX 2.0 Video Card Review, Testing, Comparison and Overclocking Tests

Hello my gamer friends out there, I am here to bring you another video card review.  Today’s flavor will be the EVGA Geforce GTX 970 Superclocked ACX2.0.  This card has the makings and already the folklore behind it that makes many gamers want it, let’s find out why and if that lore is true. EVGA is NVIDIA’s top 3D card partner, bringing you all of NVIDIA’s latest and greatest and improving on them in great … Read more

5 Top Selling Laptops on Amazon

Laptop computers still remain an important part of computer market for consumers. These powerful mobile devices can be used like a tablet and still have the power of a desktop PC. There are many brands and types of laptops but the following models that have been listed here are among the best on the market. Here is a look at the top 5 laptops that are available on Amazon. Apple MacBook Pro 13.3 with Retina … Read more

Amazon Fire TV Mounting Kit

Though we have not yet had a chance to review and compare the Amazon Fire TV to the Roku 3 and Chromecast, the spec comparison alone would show the Amazon Fire TV clearly has an edge in both RAM, performance and the ability to do searches by voice which is something the Roku 3 or Chromecast cannot do.  The Fire TV also does not require line of site to the remote control, this lends itself … Read more

My Thoughts on Amazon Purchasing Twitch for $970 Million.

As of this writing Amazon has purchased Twitch for a reported $970 million in a move that I honestly never saw coming. It was reported back in July that Google was the front runner in buying Twitch which, to be quite honest, made a lot of sense. With YouTube and Twitch combining forces I honestly didn’t know what to expect. However, a lot of Twitch users, myself included, were a bit afraid of  Google buying … Read more

Aukey Quad-Port USB Car Charger

Welcome back to the Aukey Quad-Port Car Charger review and unboxing.  Once again we are back looking at a USB charger, this time out of the comfort of your home into your car, your car gets the special treatment now.  This little guy charges up to 4 USB devices at once, let’s check out the specifications. Specifications 4 USB ports at 2.4amps, totaling to 9.6Amps/48Watts Charge most USB tablets, phones, portable battery chargers, GPS’ and … Read more

Kindle Woes Turned Gold Thanks to Amazon

After 2 years, my Kindle fire 1st generation died. I was sad. My entire world collapsed under my feet, and my dreams of Android freedom died with it. Well, not really, but it sure seemed like it. I contacted Amazon.com and asked them to give me my options. After a few minutes, I was told that it was going to cost me about $75.00 to replace it. Sadly, I don’t have that much money to … Read more

December Amazon Gift Card Giveaway

So December rolls around and everyone gets a chance this month to enter to win a $500 Amazon gift card, this giveaway is open the entire month of December and winner will be chosen on 1/2/2014. I am co-host again for this giveaway and it is run on the Incentivibe platform which is a fantastic way for me to offer really big dollar prizes to readers by splitting the costs with other hosts.  Incentivibe picks … Read more

Do You Think the Kindle Fire HDX Trumps the Nexus 7?

Amazon continues to do a fantastic job creating a portable Amazon hub with it’s Kindle Fire line of devices and nothing could showcase this further than with the Kindle Fire HDX which was just announced as a 7″ version and a 8.9″ version. The Kindle Fire 7 HDX is clearly the latest and greatest in hardware with a 2.2 ghz quad core Snapdragon 800 and an Adreno 330 graphics processor.  This is a bit faster … Read more

Amazon Launches Kindle Fire HD

Amazon announced 3 versions of it’s new Kindle Fire HD brand which include the traditional $199 7″ Version, a larger 8.9″ version for $299 and a 4G LTE Enabled 8.9″ version for $499. 8.9″ Kindle Fire HD Probably the most impressive is the $499 tablet comes with a $49.99 (1 year cost) 250GB per month 4G data plan package.  So if you look at the savings compared to other tablets in the same size range … Read more