Gadgets

Fortress of Solitude takes a look at the latest gadgets and electronic products on the market.

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i.dime – First Magnetic, Dime-Sized Storage Expansion

The world of storage has been hotting up recently, both for the conventional computing, as well as in the mobile space. Desktops and laptops, arguably, have an easier job providing solutions than it’s mobile counterparts, where portability is of the utmost importance. While there are 

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Acer Aspire Switch 10 V – Tech Review

Acer has a broad range of products across multiple categories. Two years ago, the company released the Aspire Switch 10 unit, which received a few mixed reviews from the tech community, although it was still a step in the right direction for the hybrid tablet. 

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Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay A2 – Tech Review

A few weeks ago, we spent some time reviewing the Bang & Olufsen Beolit 15, a remarkably well-equipped portable, Bluetooth speaker, with enough bass to rattle the windows in your home. Today it’s the turn of the much smaller, more portable, BeoPlay A2. The BeoPlay 

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Acer Predator G6 – Tech Review

Over the years there have been many, many attempts to deliver worthwhile pre-built (desktop) gaming rigs, not solely on performance alone, but also price, optimisation, upgradability, looks, and a host of other seemingly trivial aspects that all make could compromise a sale. Looking back, there 

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Bang & Olufsen Beolit 15 – Tech Review

The market for portable Bluetooth speakers is ever growing, and will continue to do so as more and more people search for quality sound on the go. With the high amount of devices added to the list on a regular basis, it’s hard to stay 

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AMD Announces Most Affordable VR-Ready GPU: RX 480

Earlier today, AMD announced what many knew by its codename, Project Polaris. Now official, the companies new graphics card, the AMD RX 480, will be the most affordable VR-capable graphics card on the market, with starting prices of $199. Many assumed that today’s announcement would 

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Huawei Band: Tech Review

There has been no shortage of fitness devices and wearables flooding the market of late, and it’s become more and more difficult to find something that works for you. In addition to finding the device that meets all your requirements, cost also plays a large 

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Watch: In-Ear Language Translator Coming Soon

Ever wished that you could have your own Babel fish that would help you instantaneously translate a foreign language? Well, it seems that we might be getting the next best thing, an in-ear translator device called the Pilot. For those not familiar with the concept of 

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Pilot: Real-Time, In-Ear Translation

Waverly Labs has created the first in-ear device that translates languages in real-time. The project, known as the Pilot system, is already available on a waiting list, and will retail for just $129 in three colours once commercial. The device works quite simply…there are two 

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SanDisk iXpand – Tech Review

Not too long ago, SanDisk launched its original iXpand flash drive on our shores. Towards the end of last year we got to the review the first generation unit, which, although useful, had a few niggles in its physical side, and a few hindrances in 

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Asus ROG G752: Review

Asus’ repertoire of devices spans a broad spectrum of categories, including smartphones, monitors, and even graphics cards. As wide as the range is, their assortment of laptops are amongst the most extensive, and most desired. When the company launched their Republic of Gamers (ROG) collection 

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B&O BeoPlay H6 with DJ Khaled: Review

Headphones have become somewhat of a style and fashion accessory of late, with many a set designed for outwardly aesthetics and almost disregarding the usefulness. In efforts to look attractive, they have also become rather uncomfortable for continuous use, if they’re worth their salt in