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New Device Gives Addicted Facebook Users an Electric Shock

"If you think you spend too much time on Facebook, this might interest you: Robert R. Morris and Dan McDuff, a pair of MIT Ph.D candidates, have developed an aversion therapy system that administers unpleasant shocks whenever internet browsers try to visit Facebook. According to TechCrunch, the two had found they were spending a combined 50 hours per week on the social media website. The shock system was designed to steer them away from Facebook and toward more productive activities – like studying to complete their Ph.D programs, perhaps..."

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Video Review #1507: Be Quiet! Dark Rock 2 CPU Air Cooler

The Be Quiet! Dark Rock 2 CPU Air Cooler comes with a super quiet 135mm fan, many aluminum fins, copper baseplate, seven 6mm heatpipes. Also, the overall fit and finish on the heatsink is out if this world and the performance is great.

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Video Review #1506: Teratrend TS431U External HDD Enclosure by SilverStone

The Teratrend TS431U External HDD Enclosure is another excellent storage solution by SilverStone. This enclosure fits up to four 4TB 3.5" drives, has a tooless drive installation & removal, comes with an aluminum door, includes eSATA & USB3 connections & two 60mm fans. This is a fantastic external enclosure.

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Video Review #1505: Cooler Master V8 GTS Air CPU Cooler

The Cooler Master V8 GTS Air CPU Cooler like the previous V8 line, is a winner. It sports eight 6mm heatpipes, two LED 140mm fans, many aluminum fins and comes with a smooth baseplate with vapor chamber technology. This thing is a beast!

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Artist 'Plastic Jesus' Puts Fake Products in Best Buy Stores

"Street artist 'Plastic Jesus' placed his own creations in five Best Buy stores around LA. Priced at at $99.99 his product was called 'Useless Plastic Box 1.2" and appeared among the GPSes and tablets at Best Buy retail stores. He even printed up some very convincing display labels, each sporting the following message:

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Nanofluids keeping computers cool

"Cooling expert Zalman has just released a new product based around nanofluids. The Reserator 3 is the world’s first liquid cooler which does not just use water it apparently gets more high tech and uses refrigerant nanoparticles to the fluid. All this gets pumped around the cooler transporting the heat produced by a CPU to the radiator and fan where it is expelled..."


PlayStation 4 will launch in North America on November 15

"Back at E3, Sony was only willing to say that the PlayStation 4 would be released this holiday season. Today, the company locked down a North American date of November 15, 2013 for the new system with a European date of November 29. The system will be available for $399/€399/£349 in 32 countries by the end of the year, the company said."


Video Review #1504: Be Quiet! Pure Power L8 500W Power Supply

The Be Quiet! Pure Power L8 500W Power Supply is a great power supply for the money. It's 80 Plus Bronze certified, comes with a super quiet 120mm fan & sleeved leads. If you're in the market for a lower wattage PSU, this just might be it!

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Video Review #1503: Cooler Master CM Storm SF-17 Gaming Notebook Cooler

The Cooler Master CM Storm SF-17 Gaming Notebook Cooler is a robust, well built product that comes with a large 180mm fan so it will have no problem cooling any powerful laptop. It also has a 4 USB hub, fans speed is adjustable, red LED, rubber supports & 4 height adjustments.


Video Review #1502: Roccat Sense Gaming Mousepad

The Roccat Sense Gaming Mousepad is seek & lightweight and has a top surface that's treated with an slippery, friction-reducing microcrystalline coating and the bottom is 2mm of anti-slip rubber. It measures in at 400x280mm, so it's the perfect size and comes in two designs, Chrome Blue & Meteor Blue. If intense, high-speed gaming combat is what you're into, this pad would be excellent.


Video Review #1501: Genius SlimStar T8020 Wireless Multi-TouchPad Keyboard

The Genius SlimStar T8020 Wireless Multi-TouchPad Keyboard comes with 3 modes. This keyboard can be used as a mouse cursor, works with Windows 8 gestures, and is a numeric keypad mode. Also, there are 11 function keys for media control, Internet access and you can power off your computer with the touch of a button. It's perfect for just about any wireless keyboard setup.


Video Review #1500: SilverStone Petit PT13 Mini-ITX Case

The SilverStone Petit PT13 Case is one of the smallest Mini-ITX cases on the market. It comes is a black color, swing-up aluminum top, lots of ventilation & two USB2 ports. It can be orientated horizontally, vertically, or attached to the back on a monitor using the included VESA brackets. It's the perfect case for a tiny Home Theater PC build.