Today we take a look at Samsung's Budget Multifunction Monochrome Laser printer the SCX-4623F. This streamlined printer is packed with features most other budget printers don't have. Two of the most interesting are the Print Screen function which is a quick and easy way to print the contents of your screen.
The second is the AnyWeb Print software included with this unit. It allows you to select, drag and drop content from different webpages into a new blank page on screen, without any resizing or other editing.
It wasn't long ago when the most popular format for camcorders was mini DV
tape. Simple to use but hard to transfer over to a computer. Recently manufacturers are opting for hard drive and SD card solutions for video storage. This allows for easy transfer to a computer for editing and burning to a DVD.
Today we take a look at Samsung's latest ultra light camcorder the SMX-K40. Featuring both an internal ssd storage capacity of 32 GB and a SD/SDHC card slot.
t was inevitable that computer monitors and TVs would merge into one. Today we take a look at one such hybrid from Samsung the Syncmaster P2370HD Monitor. Featuring a 23" wide screen display and is HD Ready.
Lasers printers have traditionally been out of the price reach for a lot of computer users. Gone are those days, thanks inpart to Samsungs new line of low cost laser printers. Today we take a look at one of these printers called the ML-1640 Mono Laser printer.
When it comes to DVD players, most of them look the same. Typical designs ideas end in a black or silver box. Samsung on the other hand has other ideas for DVD player design, and the Samsung f1080 DVD Player is a good example of this. Gone is the typical rectangular box, and is replaced by a stylish space saving design. The f1080 is about half the size of a typical unit and doesn't skimp on features.
When it comes to laser printers, the typical image that pops to mind is a large beige box that takes up a lot of room. Now imagine if you could get functionality in a compact size and good looks. Well that's what Samsung's SCX-4500 is all about. Sporting a black glossy finish and appreciatable smaller size, this printer will get looks and comments that other printers would be envious to receive.
Today we take a look at another feature packed MP3 player from Samsung, the YP-T10. With the YP-T10, Samsung has steered away once again from being just a basic MP3 player to more of a multimedia player. Capable of playing music, video, pictures, text, voice recording, a full integrated FM radio, and even Bluetooth capability, this player is fully loaded.
Today we take a look at an intriguing new computer monitor from Samsung, the 225UW 22" monitor. The 225UW distinguishes itself from other monitors, with its integrated video conferencing. The video conferencing suite combines a 2 megapixel web camera, stereo speakers and a USB Hub!
Manufacturers of MP3 players recently, seem to be trying to pack every type of extra feature and capability they can into their units. Sometimes it works great, sometimes it falls short. Today we take a look at an example of how to do it right, with the Samsung YP-P2 8 GB MP3 Player.
Calling this unit an MP3 player is actually not really fair, as it real is an all around media device. It not only plays MP3s but is a 16:9 resolution video player, FM radio, calendar, text viewer, picture browser, and world clock. One of the coolest features though of this unit is its touch screen navigation.
With the advent of consumer camcorders people everywhere are creating video. Be it family moments to movies by budding film makers. One problem does arise is how to get that video onto the computer quickly and painlessly as possible. With most camcorders the video has to be transferred from the camcorder and encoded to the computer in a lengthy process.
Today we take a look at a new Camcorder from Samsung the SC-MX10, which completely eliminates the need to use the old method of transfer and encodes the video in a usable format right away, and can be easily downloaded off the camcorder for use.
Just when you thought manufacturers are done with improvements with DVD writers and would be focusing on to the newest formats Blu-Ray and HD-DVD, Samsung steps up to the plate and throws a curveball. Today we take a look at Samsung's latest DVD Writer the SH-S203B Super Writemaster. The SH-S203B Super Writemaster is one of the fastest DVD writers to date and is capable of burning DVDs at 20X speed and DVD+DL's at 16X.
It looks like thin is in with MP3 players lately, and Samsung has released their latest 'thin' creation the YP-K3. Measuring in at just 0.27 " thick the YP-K3 definitely qualifies as thin, but that's not its only virtues. The unit also sports a 1.8 " Full Color LED screen, light-emitting touch sensitive controls, FM radio, and is available in three colors and two capacity sizes.
Today we take a look at the new Samsung HT-X250 home theatre system. The HT-X250 is a sleek looking unit with a touch of futuristic design elements. To go along with this other worldly look, are some great features such as: divx, a USB port, and wireless ready speakers to go along with all you would expect from a home theatre system.
Today we take a look at the new Samsung BD-P1200 2nd Generation Blue ray DVD Player. This player has a bunch of new features and performance enhancements over its predecessors. One of the more notable features is the BD-P1200 has a HQV true 1080i to 1080p HD deinterlacing processor which delivers the sharpest, most detailed HD images possible.
Samsung has just released their newest light weight camcorder the SC-DC173. The SC-DC173 DVD Camcorder is one the first new camcorders from Samsung to use a Schneider Lens. Combining this lens with Samsungs leadership in digital technologies, gives consumers the performance of German optics while providing a premium product at a reasonable price.
Today we take a look at a new entry level camcorder from Samsung the SC-D372 Mini DV. The SC-D372 Mini DV is aimed to meet the needs of first-time buyers with simple to use point and shoot functionality with little or no camcorder tweaking.
Samsung has recently released what they call their '5 in 1 Multi-Function Sports Camcorder' the SC-X300L. This small hand sized camcorder is highly portable and easily fits in a shirt pocket. It also can be used as a webcam and a MP3 player. The un-usual thing about this camcorder is it has an external head mounted camera lens.
Today we take a look at the newest Samsung 19" monitor, the Syncmaster 931BW. This newest model features the now popular wide screen that not only can achieve a maximum native resolution of 1440 x 900, but has a 2 ms response time which should make this screen a good bet for pc gamers.
It seems like the evolution of the MP3 player has seen every innovation possible that could be incorporated into it. Today you can find MP3 players with FM radios, video, pictures, and even video games, etc. Has everything that can be done with MP3 been done? Well if you were to ask Samsung they would definitely say no.
Today we take a look at the latest MP3 creation from Samsung, their YP-K5 4GB MP3 player. This uniquely designed MP3 player not only boasts a huge 4 gigabytes of storage, but has built-in, slide out stereo speakers.
Samsung has released a large variety MP3 players in the past few years and today we take at their latest creation the YP-T9. With the YP-T9, Samsung has steered away from just a basic MP3 player to more of a multimedia player. Capable of playing music, video, pictures, text, flash games and a full integrated FM radio, this player is fully loaded with features.
Today we take a look at another mouse offered by A4tech called the X-750F Laser Gaming Mouse. This particular mouse can adjust it's DPI from 600-2500 DPI 'on the fly' while gaming and features a unique Triple fire button.
Now that MP3 players are common place, consumers are looking for more than a player that can play music. With the amount of video media available on the web, it's a natural choice to add video capabilities to MP3 players. Today we take a look at one such player; the new XVDO MP4 F610 Player from X-micro.
Today we take a look at the new Samsung Syncmaster 940BW 19" wide screen monitor. This monitor with it's wider than standard screen, not only can achieve a maximum native resolution of 1440 x 900 but it's a performer too. Boasting a 4 ms response time makes this screen good a bet for pc gamers.
Today we take a look at the new affordably price YP-U2 1GB MP3 Player that's going for around 70-80 US dollars. This sleek looking player not only boasts a gigabyte of storage, but can also play other formats other than MP3, including Ogg Vorbis and WMA.
Diagnosing a faulty power supply can be a difficult process, but thanks to Casebuy in the past couple of years it's been made an easier process thanks to their EZ Power Supply Tester.
Recently they've released their third incarnation of the tester with added improvements called the EZ Power Supply Tester 3. The new tester now features an LCD screen and can now display voltage within +/- 0.1V.
If you ask any serious gamer, a good gaming mouse pad can help in achieving better gaming performance. Today we take a look at a new mousepad design from Steelpad called the 'SteelPad 5L' that bridges the gap between rigid and soft gaming pads.
Today we take a look at one of the smallest laser-based flatbed multi function printers from Samsung; the SCX 4200. The SCX 4200 is designed to be an affordable and compact printer for small and home office use. The unit features a toner save function which saves up to 40% of toner when activated, making this a desirable cost saving product.
With the increased performance being seen in today's high end videocards, the need for better cooling is even more of a necessity. Stock GPU cooling may be adequate, but there are some after market coolers that can achieve better results. Today we take a look at one such aftermarket GPU cooler called the Kuformula VF1 Plus Series from Sytrin that looks promising. The Kuformula VF1 Plus Series features heatpipes and multi-functional cross flow fan.
Today we take a look at one of the first few Nvidia SLI certified power supplies from Silverstone. The Zeus ST56ZF power supply is rated at 560 Watts while operating at up to 50șC internal temperature. The Zeus ST56ZF is also crossfire ready.
If you're a hardcore gamer, you're looking for anything to give you an extra edge over the competition. One way to gain an edge is to use a gaming mouse pad. Today we take a look at a new gaming mouse pad from Icemat, the Icemat 2nd Edition.
With VCR's and VHS tapes soon to be phased out completely by DVD players, many consumers want to digitize their old VHS tapes to the new format. There are various ways to accomplish this, but none are as easy as using Samsungs VR-325 DVD Recorder/VCR.
The VR-325 is a combo DVD recorder and VCR built together. Since both VCR and DVD recorder are in the same unit, it makes digitizing VHS content a snap.
Today we take a look at a new uniquely designed heatsink/fan combo from Spire Coolers. The Verticool II is made of an all copper heatsink with dual copper heatpipes leading up to forty five aluminum micro-fins providing the optimal cooling configuration. The Verticool II is also capable of fitting nearly every processor available on the market today.
External hard drives so far have had only one purpose; to back up and store data. Today we take a look at a new innovative external hard drive enclosure from Vizo, the Opera Portable HDD Enclosure & Multimedia Player. The Opera not only backs up and stores data, but also does double duty as a multimedia player.
Today we take a look at a new heatsink/fan combo from Spire Coolers the Diamondcool II. The Diamondcool II was designed for low noise operation while maintaining effective cooling. To help the cooler achieve this, the unit features an all copper heatsink and uses heat pipes to help reduce CPU temperature.
When it comes to CPU heatsinks it's sometimes hard to find a good balance between cooling performance and fan noise. Today we take a look at the Thermaltake Silent Boost RX K8 that boasts that it can achieve both of these things. Using a unique reversed fan, it reduces the noise from air-rebounding and creates a better air flow for heat dissipation.
With the amount of consumer electronic devices that use flash memory cards, it makes sense to have some sort of card reader for your computer. Flashcard readers are a handy and fast way to get your data from your digital device to your computer.
Today we take a look at one such flash card reader, the Vizo Mirrorbox 32 in 1 Card Reader. As the name implies, the reader can be used with thirty two different varieties of flash cards.
As computer programs and music/video collections get bigger, the need for more available drive space becomes an issue. Today we're going to take a look at Western Digital Caviar SE 200GB Hard Drive that not only provides that much needed extra space, but it is also designed to run silently.
It seems the trend lately that Mp3 players, like cell phones are becoming more than a one function portable device. Many manufacturers are now bundling other capabilities such as video play back, voice recording and FM tuners. Today we take a look at multi function MP3 player called the YP-T8Z from Samsung. This Mp3 player not only plays music but can play back video, display pictures, text, and even has some built in games.
It seems if you wanted a large capacity solid state MP3 player in the past, you had to settle for a larger player size. Today we take a look at the YP-U1Z 1 GB MP3 player from Samsung that has best of both worlds; small size and a large storage capacity.
It seems now days that the need for more hard drive space is in higher demand. Software and games have increased significantly in size, as well as the need to store multimedia files such a video, music and pictures. Today we take a look at what Samsung has to offer with there Spinpoint 250GB PATA (SP2514N) Hard drive.
With the price of computer LCD monitors becoming more affordable; their popularity is on the rise. With lower prices one would assume that the quality and performance on these lower priced LCD Monitors would be quite lacking and in most cases this is true. Today we take a look at a reasonably priced LCD Monitor from Samsung their SyncMaster740B which combines both affordable price and good performance.
An external DVD writer can be a great idea when your computer lacks the room for an addition optical drive. These portable drives are a bit more cumbersome to carry than a USB flash drive, but blank DVD's make them cost effective.
Today we take a look at Samsung's new WriteMaster SE-W164 External DVD writer. The SE-W164 features a slim compact design, can be used both horizontal and vertical using the vertical stand, and can burn 8.5 gig DVD+R DL and DVD-R DL media.
Today we take a look at a new photo printer from Samsung that's small enough to be considered portable. The SPP-2040 Digital Photo Printer has more going for it than just its size, it uses PC-independent dye-sublimation which achieves higher quality photos and its supports PictBridge.
Your computer's power supply is one of the most important parts on your system. If the power supply is defective it can cause your computer lock up on you, spontaneously reboot, blue screens of death, and other peripherals to stop functioning on your PC. But how do you test if you power supply is faulty? Well you could try another power supply, or even easier you could use CaseBuy's EZ Power Supply Tester 2.
The EZ Power Supply Tester 2 is the new improved version of CaseBuy's popular EZ Power Supply Tester. This handy little gadget lets you test your power supply by hooking it up to the tester and in moments the tester will show the results if it's faulty or not.
Today we take a look at one of Samsungs new series of gaming LCD Monitors. The SyncMaster 930BF is a 19" LCD Monitor that uses Samsungs new RTA Technology. With RTA Technology the monitor will produce clear screen images with none of the blurring associated with previous generations of LCD Monitors.
Today we take a look at a new ultra compact digital video camera from Samsung, their SC-D455 Digicam. On top of being compact and extremely portable, the SC-D455 Digicam can be used to take digital stills and Mpeg 4 movies stored on a memory card as well as creating video.
Protecting your computer from the likes of accidental or intentional damage to system files, hacking, viruses, and most other types of accidents was traditionally the domain of software. The problem with a software solution is the programs have to rely on the operating system to work. If your operating system is corrupt or damaged your software won't do any good.
Today we take a look at a hardware solution that works independently of the operating system, the Jackson Armor Card. The Jackson Armor Card is a revolutionary hardware solution that instantly restores computers to full operational status with a simply reboot. Even a novice PC user can instantly revive a disabled computer.
It used to be that if you wanted to detect a WiFi network you had pull out your laptop, boot it up, and scan for a signal.
Now, many manufacturers are selling portable WiFi detectors that fit easily in your pocket. The problem with the majority of these is they will only tell you if you've got a signal and the signal strength. The problem with that is there's no way to tell if the WiFi network is Encrypted or not. Today we take a look at a new next generation WiFi detector from Canary Wireless, their Digital Hotspotter. Not only can it detect opened and closed networks, it can tell you the SSID as well as other information.
A good set of gaming headphones is great way to increase your gaming enjoyment and not disturb the neighbors. They are also incredibly handy at LAN parties. They allow you to focus on the sound from the game your playing without the distraction of hearing everyone else's.
Today we take a look at new set of gaming headphones from Steelpad, their Steel Sound 5H USB Gaming Headphones.
It seems that more people lately are striving to get that movie theater feel and sound in their living rooms. A home theater system allows for all the comforts of home and the theater experience combined. The choice of home theater components is vast and confusing. To the average consumer on a limited budget this can be even more frustrating. Luckily, many companies are packaging ready to go kits that are very easy to setup and contain everything you typically would need.
Today we take a look at one of these home theater kits from Samsung, their HT-P38 Integrated DVD/Receiver Home Theater. The HT-P38 comes with a 5 DVD changer with integrated power amp, 5.1 surround sound speakers, and can even play Divx formatted discs.
Computer cases have come along way since the beige box. Todays cases come in a variety of styles and features range from the mild to the wild. Today we take a look at a new computer case that's meets somewhere in the middle, Raidmax's X1 Gaming Case.
Some people say bigger is better, and when it comes to heat sinks Thermaltake seems to think so. Today we take a look at Thermaltakes's Big Typhoon heat sink. This monster of a heat sink/fan combo boasts a quiet 120mm fan rated 16dBA and six heatpipes. To top it off the Big Typhoon will fit Intel P4 LGA 775, AMD K7, and K8 processors.
The fact that digital consumer electronics are quickly replacing their analog counter parts only proves that it's only a matter of time before VCR's are on their way to extinction. The new players on the market are DVD recorders, cable of burning your TV shows to DVD recordable media. On top of the benefit of better quality recording, DVD's take much less room than a VHS tape. Today we take a look at one such DVD Recorder from Samsung that's capable recording in multiple formats, their DVD-R120 Recorder.
There's no question that these are decent speakers. The reviews are already out there, and they're pretty universally favourable. Tons of gamers have raved about the bass, the bass, the bass. The bass seems to be a particular thing with gamers. They like the bass.
But what about somebody that's not all that interested in the bass?
I'm not a big gamer, first of all. I play games like Civilization and Evil Genius, where things like bass aren't really a going concern.
What I do love, however, is music.
The computer market is flooded with after market computer cases. A lot of design copying happens also, so it's refreshing to find a particular case with new design ideas. One such case is from Casebuytech is their A.I. 01 series of mesh cases.
If you're a serious gamer any extra edge in performance and ease of game play is greatly welcome. Well today we take a look at the newest mouse pad from Qpad their Gamer LowSense Mouse pad. This over sized mouse pad could give you that added extra edge you're looking for.
With the price of computer LCD monitors becoming more affordable, their popularity is on the rise. Even in the consumer electronics world LCD TV's are quickly gaining favor. So what would happen if these two worlds collided? Well Samsung has asked this question and came up with their SyncMaster 910MP 19" LCD Monitor/TV. The 910MP can play double duty as your regular computer monitor, or as a LCD TV thanks to it's built in TV tuner.
Let's face it. There's a limited amount of slots and space in a computer case. Most computer users wouldn't even give this a second thought, but among overclockers and case modders it something to consider. Well today we take a look at Sunbeamtech's Wherever PCI Rack that allows you to install more components to your computer case. Maybe you want to mount a fan just above the videocard for added cooling, or maybe you just want to mount a third hard drive. With the Wherever PCI Rack you can do that and more.
It's now become common place to see a computer filled with all manner of lighting equipment be it LED fans or cold cathodes, etc. Well today we take a look at a product that'll add some extra lighting effects to the lighting you already have now with Sunbeamtechs Light Bus. The Light Bus allows you to control the brightness, fade in/fade out, sound sensitivity, and other effects of your lighting equipment in 625 different combinations.
Today we take a look at a new product from Samsung, their HD 850 DVD Player. The HD 850 features HD Up-conversion which is an all-digital process that takes a DVD's signal and converts it to match your HDTV's native resolution. This conversion eliminates video distortion and provides a great picture.