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Best Ultrabook (Ultra Thin Laptop) under 1000 dollars (or $800) 2017

We like to make helpful lists of the best products in different categories. Today I made a small compilation of Ultrabook, in diverse formats and interesting prices. A perfect compilation for those looking for a quality laptop in a really “portable” format.

I’m looking for a new laptop and I’ll show you the initial selection that I made for my own purchase options. It’s a list that I will surely be expanding in the following weeks looking forward for one of the latest developments in computers this year that will be coming in the following weeks by Microsoft. It’s a list with varied prices, I still haven’t set on a budget as I’m more interested in technology rather than price, but they are all interesting choices and the cheaper the more interesting they are.

Acer Switch Alpha 12 (718 dollars)

It’s a perfect choice as an alternative to the Surface Pro 4 with highly competitive prices and an 8GB of RAM version with Core i3-6100U costing around700 dollars. It has the advantage that it comes standard with a cover type keyboard, similar to that of Microsoft.

Acer Switch Alpha 12


Best Laptop under 500 Dollars 2017

Many people enjoy the larger screens, attached keyboards and greater flexibility of laptops instead of mobile devices. If you are one of them, but don’t want to break the bank on your next purchase, these laptops deliver great power and use for less than $500 for a new machine.

I have covered a wide range of laptop price ranges in my reviews, but the under $500 price point seems popular with people who want a useful computer at a budget-friendly price. You aren’t going to find a good machine that will last several years for less unless you buy used, and that can bring a whole bunch of different problems.

So many brands of laptop exist with so many different features that it can be a challenge to choose the right one for you. I’ve listed the 5 best laptops available for under $500. They all have the best and latest technology for the price so you can keep up with your friends who have more expensive models.


PlayStation VR: How to Solve the Drift Problem

Numerous users have complained that the image inside the PlayStation VR headset moves to one side as time passes. It is a problem that doesn’t seem to affect all users and some even report that it is more pronounced in some software than in others. Now, Sony has addressed this problem and posted an article on their website on how this problem arises and what you can do to combat it.

Solving the PSVR Drift Problem

  1. If you have plugged a USB cable into your controller you should remove it so the controller can be tracked accurately
  2. Reduce your distance from the TV to 1,5m – 2m
  3. Mount the camera in a place where no vibrations (caused by speakers for example) occur
  4. Adjust the camera so that your head is right in the center of the image


If all these conditions have been met, you shouldn’t have any more drift issues while playing. Since we haven’t encountered this problem yet, we would really appreciate if you could tell us whether or not these measures have helped you solve the problem.

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Seven warning signals that you need to buy a new PC

Using obsolete computers until they “can’t go on”, stretching the useful life of a device beyond what is reasonable, can result in errors or slowness in the execution of the system or resulting applications, is a torture and can test the patience of any user.

Much more so for a professional or a business, because a computer park made up mostly of obsolete equipment interferes in the daily labor of the employees and ends up resulting in lower productivity with a direct relation between the acquisition of devices with high computing power and the efficiency of operations on general.

Taking into account the increased cost of maintaining obsolete equipment, the total cost of ownership of the new equipment is easily redeemable by the increase in productivity, connectivity or mobility offered by the latest generations of devices.


Comparison: SATA 3 SSD vs PCI-Express (PCIe) SSD, is it worth the investment?

As you know, for some time now the performance of SATA3 SSDs reached its peak due to interface limitation, and for that reason nowadays the SSDs with PCI-Express interface –whichever format they may be- and especially those with NVMe, for their high performance, are booming. Today we want to show you a performance comparison, but not in our usual analysis level, but a closer inspection, using real life tests and daily use of the computer, to see if it’s worth or not to update our SATA3 SSD to a PCI-Express.


PlayStation VR: Ultimate Tips and Tricks

PlayStation VR just hit the market this week and has become many people’s introduction to the world of virtual reality. The following list of tips and tricks is supposed to improve your PlayStation VR experience. If any of the terminology sounds unfamiliar to you, we recommend you check out our virtual reality glossary. If you want to know how to set up PlayStation VR just have a look at this article.

Optimizing the Tracking

Playstation VR uses a camera in combination with LEDs on your headset and the PlayStation Move controller (Dual Shock 4 controllers can also be recognized). This method is of course less than subtle and these bright lights reflecting of off shiny surfaces can become a little irritating. That’s why we recommend darkening your room for PS VR. If you don’t need to have the Social Screen displayed on your TV you can just turn it off.


Google Daydream View vs. Samsung Gear VR, which is Better?

With its Daydream View VR-kit Google has put out a serious competitor in the race against Samsung’s Galaxy VR. In this article, we will pit the Google’s new Daydream VR against the current version of the Samsung Gear VR. Who come out in the pole position?

Comfort and Handling

Google Daydream View vs. Samsung Gear VR

Right away, the Google Daydream View feels much more comfortable and lighter on your head than the Samsung Gear VR. The fabric used on Googles headset also gives it a higher quality feel compared to the Samsung. Mounting your smartphone is also an easier process with the Daydream because you only need to loosen a bit of rubber and slide your phone in. With the Gear VR however, you’ll always need to plug it into the USB connector on the phone and push it in till it clips in firmly.


First RYZEN 7 1700X performance tests beat the Core i7 6850K

The VideoCardz guys have made a complete round of performance tests of the RYZEN 7 1700X, a processor that will make place just under the AMD series, that as we know will be the RYZEN 7 1800X.

Such processor counts with eight cores and sixteen threads at a base frequency of 3,4 GHz and 3,8 GHz in turbo mode, which can be increase if combined with a motherboard with a B350, X370 o X300 chipset. Its price has been leaked and it will be $389.


Apple suspends the LG UltraFine 5K, “the best monitor” for MacBook Pro

Apple began to sell last October the LG UltraFine 5K, which itself proclaimed as “the best monitor” for users that want to work with external displays from the MacBook Pro 2016.

LG UltraFine 5K

Is extremely weird for Apple to recommend and sell a product that isn’t part of its brand, but it has an explanation. In the last hardware conference, there was only room for the MacBook Pro 2016. Apple didn’t introduce any updates for the Mac Mini, Mac Pro or MacBook Air and neither a monitor of their own to reopen its Cinema Display series as it was rumored.


Best Thermal paste for CPU 2017: Which to buy?

Thermal paste is a very important compound; it improves the conduction of heat from the CPU to the heat sink, so that none of the heat generated by the computer remains trapped within it. Thermal paste that’s dry or otherwise insufficient won’t adequately conduct thermal energy, meaning that the CPU’s temperature will be higher than it should. In general, thermal paste is very cheap and is available at a broad range of prices and quality. Here, we’ll talk about the best brands of thermal paste on the market. This document will be updated each time a new type of thermal paste comes on the market.

Types of thermal paste

With ceramic components: This type of thermal paste is usually made of quartz sand (silicon oxide) and/or zinc oxide in additional to other components and is usually white. One example of this kind of paste is the Arctic Silver Ceramique 2, which is made mainly of quartz sand.

Best Thermal paste for CPU

With metallic components: These are made of aluminum and/or silver, yield better results than ceramic pastes, are more expensive, and usually are silver or dark grey. An example is the famous Arctic Silver 5, which is made almost exclusively of silver, aluminum oxide, zinc oxide, and ceramic particles.