Product Reviews

Audio Technica ATH-M50xBT Review

Oct. 11, 2019, noon

The ATH-M50xBT is an over-ear Bluetooth headphone by Audio-Technica -- a maker of professional audio equipment. In making these headphones Audio-Technica began with the design and sound signature of the M50x wired monitor headphones from its Professional line and added the convenience of Bluetooth connection capability. According to Audio-Technica:

The ATH-M50xBT harnesses the legendary M50x studio sound for an exhilarating wireless listening experience, with exceptional clarity and deep, accurate bass response.

Utilizing Bluetooth wireless technology and ...

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Anker Soundcore Life NC Review

Oct. 4, 2019, noon

The Life NC is the top of the line of a series of around the neck Bluetooth earbud headphones by Anker's Soundcore brand. It features a comfortablearound the neck/on-collar design, adequate battery life, good sound quality, a multi-point Bluetooth connection that allows the headset to be connected to two devices at the same time.

Adding a lot of value to its price point, it also provides a wired listening capability and an active ...

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Dell G5-5587 Review for Linux Users [G5-5587-7037RED-PUS]

June 17, 2019, noon

The Dell G5 5587 series laptop, while marketed as a gaming laptop, is worthy of consideration by GNU/Linux users looking for a high performance workstation. It is available in numerous configurations directly from Dell or in specific configurations at retailers. It has a bold and minimalistic design and further differentiates itself from laptops with similar specifications with a design that allows for very easy upgradability due to the thoughtfully designed single piece removable bottom ...

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Reflection for UNIX [Android Edition] Review

Aug. 26, 2018, 6 p.m.

Reflection for UNIX (for Android and iOS) is part of a set of tools, collectively referred to as Reflection, originally developed by Attachmate, now part of Micro Focus -- both former owners of SUSE (pending finalization of a sale in the case of Micro Focus) -- to facilitate connections to remote hosts and to integrate remote host applications locally. The iOS and Android app is a simple SSH client offering various terminal emulation modes, connection and identity ...

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Audio Technica ATH-DSR7BT Review

Dec. 13, 2017, 6 p.m.

The ATH-DSR7BT is an over-ear Bluetooth headphone by Audio-Technica -- a maker of professional audio equipment -- in its Sound Reality line, which A-T describes as

for those who demand extreme clarity from their listing experience... designed to deliver the highest level of sonic realism.

It, like the higher-end ATH-DSR9BT, employs technology to maintain a completely digital signal from source to driver to deliver it's High-Resolution Audio conformant sound. We discuss these features and provide a ...

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Acer Aspire V15 Nitro Black Edition [VN7-592G-70EN] Review for Linux Users

Nov. 1, 2016, 6 p.m.

The Acer VN7-592G-70EN -- a "Black Edition" -- is an iteration of the ASPIRE V Nitro series of gaming laptops. The standout feature of this particular model is its value, offering the high performance -- for consumer laptops -- iCore7-6700HQ quad core processor, 16GB DDR4 RAM, Nvidia GTX960M graphics with DDR5 video RAM, and a 128 GB m.2 SSD in addition to a 1TB mechanical hard drive, and the very state of the art USB Type C connector ...

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LG Tone INFINIM [HBS-900] Review

June 1, 2016, 6 p.m.

The LG HBS-900 Infinium Bluetooth stereo headset is the top of the line of a group of Bluetooth stereo headsets featuring a comfortable around the neck/on-collar design, long battery life, good to superior sound quality, and a unique multi-point Bluetooth connection that allows the headset to be connected to two devices at the same time, where one connection is to a primary device. Compared with the other models in the range, the HBS-900 INFINIM ...

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LG Tone INFINIM [HBS-910] Review

June 1, 2016, 6 p.m.

The LG HBS-910, the current iteration of the Tone INFINIM Bluetooth stereo headset, is near the top of the Tone line of Bluetooth stereo headsets, featuring a comfortable around the neck/on-collar design, long battery life, good sound quality, and a unique multi-point Bluetooth connection that allows the headset to be connected to two devices at the same time, where one connection is primary. The Tone line of headphones is comprised of -- from the top ...

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