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The ULANSeN 7-Port USB 3.0 PCI-Express Expansion Card

The ULANSeN 7-Port USB 3.0 PCI-Express Expansion Card

Hi everyone, Today, we will see the ULANSeN 7-Port USB 3.0 PCI-Express Expansion Card. This is a USB 3.0 PCI Express Expansion Card that provides us with up to 7 USB 3.0 port, of which 2 are USB-C. This card is also a PCI Express x1 card, so it will fit on any PCI Express slot you may have available. I got this card because I was having some issues with the integrated AMD USB 3.0 ports where my devices…

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The SilverStone TOB04 9.5mm Slim Optical Blu-Ray Writer

The SilverStone TOB04 9.5mm Slim Optical Blu-Ray Writer

Hi everyone, Today, we will be unboxing the SilverStone TOB04 9.5mm Slim Optical Blu-Ray Writer. This is yet another Blu-Ray Writer for internal 9.5mm optical drive bays. This drive is able to burn all major optical drive formats, including BDXL discs. Upon opening it, we see it comes with a slim SATA cable that helps us if we choose to use it in a desktop machine if it has a slot for a drive like this, or other compatible 5.25…

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DLNA Player can now play back Audio CDs!

DLNA Player can now play back Audio CDs!

NOTE: This post was originally posted in Spanish on August 11, 2018. I’m posting the English language translation today. Hi everyone, Today, I’ve took some time to improve my “DLNA Player” software, which is capable of streaming music tracks to DLNA-Enabled players. Up to this point, the software was able to play back local files as well as music files stored on Google Drive. It wasn’t able to play Audio CD tracks. Because I have a bunch of Audio CDs,…

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The LiteOn DS-8A5S supports SmartErase!

The LiteOn DS-8A5S supports SmartErase!

Hi everyone, I found out that the LiteOn DS-8A5S optical drive from the external Gear Head DVD Drive supports wiping CD-Rs and DVD+/-R (DL) discs with Lite-On’s SmartErase feature. SmartErase is a feature that some LiteOn drives have where it can destroy the data on CD-Rs and DVD+/-R (DL) discs to safely dispose of them. It works by overwriting the entire disc surface. I first came to use this feature on the Lite-On iHAP422 until I got the Lite-On iHAS524…

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Tidal’s Android app now support MQA bitstreaming with DAC Exclusive Access

Tidal’s Android app now support MQA bitstreaming with DAC Exclusive Access

Hi everyone, As a long-time user of Tidal, I’ve been enjoying the app for my music listening sessions, except that it did not support MQA (Tidal Masters) bitstreaming to USB DACs. This meant that the audio always got resampled to either 48Khz at first, and then to 192Khz in later versions. Up until several weeks ago, this was the case. We were forced to use third-party apps like USB Audio Player Pro or the Hiby Music app which added MQA…

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The Lenovo Y510p Replacement Fan from Rangale

The Lenovo Y510p Replacement Fan from Rangale

Hi everyone, Today, we will be seeing a replacement fan from Rangale for the Lenovo Y510p laptop. This is my 3nd replacement fan as 2 has already failed previously: The last replacement fan actually lasted a whole year, which at least was something. I’m not sure how long the new one will last, but we’ll see since it’s a different brand than the last 2. This fan also comes in a nice branded box, unlike the generic past one. The…

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The UGREEN 2.5-inch HDD and SSD to USB 3.0 Enclosure

The UGREEN 2.5-inch HDD and SSD to USB 3.0 Enclosure

Hi everyone, Today, I’m going to show you the UGREEN 2.5-inch HDD and SSD to USB 3.0 Enclosure. This is a Hard Disk Drive and Solid State Drive enclosure. It converts from SATA to USB 3.0. This is the standard USB model. UGREEN also has a USB-C version of this enclosure that I tested 2 years ago. The packaging is small and straightforward. UGREEN always make some environmental friendly packages for their products: We see the enclosure as soon as…

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The AINOPE 10-feet Active USB 3.0 Extension Cable

The AINOPE 10-feet Active USB 3.0 Extension Cable

Hi everyone, Today, we will be seeing the AINOPE 10-feet Active USB 3.0 Extension Cable. This is a USB 3.0 extension cable that has a built-in chip that is supposed to improve the signal to prevent transmission issues. It is why it’s called an active cable. The purpose is that we can have a longer USB cable without any negative issues. This cable comes in a simple packaging which a lot of cable words in it: Inside, we have the…

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The Rosonway 7-Port USB 3.0 Hub

The Rosonway 7-Port USB 3.0 Hub

Hi everyone, Today, we will be seeing the Rosonway 7-Port USB 3.0 Hub, which I got alongside the Sabrent 10-Port USB 3.0 Hub to better organize my USB devices: This USB hub comes with an average 24-Watt Power Supply. With it, we can power some USB devices like light portable hard drives, but don’t expect to power all USB ports. 5 Volts at 1 Amp per port would mean the entire hub would consume 35W which is over the 24W…

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The Sabrent 10-Port USB 3.0 Hub

The Sabrent 10-Port USB 3.0 Hub

Hi everyone, Today, we will be seeing one of the new USB hubs I received. This is the Sabrent 10-Port USB 3.0 Hub: This hub comes with a 60-Watt Power Supply which means this mighty hub allows us to use USB-Powered devices without struggles. It also has a power switch to allow us to turn a port on or off at any time. Finally, because it has 10 USB 3.0 ports, we can connect up to 10 USB devices to…

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