Computer Hardware

Gadget Advisor presents the best in computer hardware news, including PCs, notebooks, ultra-portables, peripherals, processors, video cards, etc.

Everything You Need To Know About Ink Cartridges

You simply cannot go shopping for some great ink cartridges if you do not know what the available types are. The printer cartridges are normally created in work with a family of printers or with a specific device. You can find them in many combinations, based on the device that they are intended for. It …

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Eat your heart out, quad-cores, Intel just dropped a 22-core CPU on us. Boom

Think your eight-core PC is cool? Not anymore. Intel is turning loose a 22-core monster of a CPU, dubbed the Xeon E5-2600 V4. The CPU’s 22 count is made up of Broadwell cores, which when combined with Hyper-Threading, amounts to no fewer than 44 threads in a single-socket computer. On a dual-socket machine, you’re looking …

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What Should You Consider When Purchasing a Gaming Laptop?

Not all desktop or laptop computers were created equal. Similar to the process of purchasing a car, with each vehicle being made to serve a unique purpose, so it is with a computer, or, in this case, a laptop. These machines are finely crafted for their purpose in life. The key to finding the right …

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Computer Downsizing – The future is TINY… But limitless

Game Changing All too often we hear the word “game changer” as if it’s something so revolutionary we’re all left in awe. As if we’re supposed to then get down on our knees to worship at the feet of the developers behind it. This happens pretty often in the tech world. We’re left scratching our …

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AMD & NVIDIA… Bitter GPU Rivalry – Hardware Showdown

Bitter GPU Rivalry When we decide to head to the local Big Box Electronics Store for a new PC, we begin to learn a whole new vocabulary. Terminology such as: graphics card, central processing unit, random access memory, and harddisk abound. Then we hear of Nvidia and AMD… Bitter GPU Rivalry indeed. Here is how it normally goes: …

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What do Solid State Drives (SSD’s) do for me?

How would you like to cut your PC read/write time in half? Solid State Drives are the answer. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r5T9rZnOUzI Interested yet? “Well it’s only the boot length, I could refill my coffee in that amount of time.” you say. This is true, however when you happen to be installing, uninstalling, overclocking, or editing any sort of system …

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The Self-Destructing Computer Chip Is Real

Xerox PARC engineers have developed a self-destructing computer chip that explodes into tiny pieces when triggered. Developed as part of DARPA’s Vanishing Programmable Resources Project, the chip uses Gorilla Glass, which is found in numerous Smartphones around the world. Speaking to PC World, PARC scientist Gregory Whiting explained: “we take the glass and we ion-exchange …

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New MacBook Vs. MacBook Pro: Apple Laptops Compared

The Hyper Light MacBook 2015 Apple recently launched a slew of new products: the Apple Watch, updated versions of the MacBook Air and MacBook Pro and a brand-new laptop that has been dubbed simply the MacBook (2015). The MacBook has received a positive responsive so far, thanks to its great good looks, lightweight design and …

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Gaming Laptops: Best Bets for Gamers Who Need New Systems

Technology is advancing so fast that every year there are bigger and better choices when it comes to what computer system to buy. This is especially true when it comes to computer gaming systems. Computer manufacturers are always updating graphics cards and processor speeds and adding more RAM to their systems in hopes of making …

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Watch Out: New Keyboards May NOT Be What You Like

Keyboard manufacturers have quietly changed their keyboards and they do not make it easy to notice BEFORE you order it online or buy it and get it home. Before you buy a new keyboard, here’s what you need to know: Many are NOT traditional desktop size or layout any more. The default has changed to …

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