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With a long and somewhat meandering history that stretches back to the days before the first "talkies" arrived at cinemas, JBL have garnered an enviable reputation for solid, reliable high quality audio that inspires confidence in the buyer. Some of their wackier looking creations such as the "Creature" range of PC speakers may raise the odd eyebrow but somehow the JBL logo gives you the confidence that the sound quality will be solid and not compromised just to get attention from the design.>

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Wednesday News Update
Wayne Brooker at Wednesday 4th November filed under Competitions

Crucial BX200 SSD Review (480GB/960GB) @ The SSD Review
Nanoxia Deep Silence 1 Rev. B @ techPowerUp
WD My Book Pro 12TB Thunderbolt 2 RAID Storage Unit Review
iClever IC-BTH02 Bluetooth Headphones Review @ TechnologyX
Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Review @ Vortez
Halo 5: Guardians Xbox One Review
AZZA Nova 8000 Full Tower Case Review @ Neoseeker
AMD Radeon Fury X PCI-Express Scaling @ techPowerUp
Crucial BX200 480GB SATA 2.5 Inch SSD Review @ Legit Reviews
Crucial BX200 Review @ Vortez
Thermaltake Suppressor F51 Review @ OCC
Creative Sound Blaster X7 External USB DAC Amplifier Review
BitFenix Pandora Window Chassis Review - Slimmest Case To Date! @ TechnologyX
SteelSeries Siberia 200 Review @ Vortez
ASUS Transformer Book T100HA @ Vortez
EVGA Z170 Classified Motherboard Review @ Hardware Asylum
ECS LIVA X2 Mini PC (Braswell) @ techPowerUp
Kingston HyperX Fury 16GB DDR4 2666MHz @ Bjorn3d
Crucial Ballistix Sport 2400MHz 16GB Dual Channel DDR4 @ Bjorn3d
Corsair STRAFE RGB – Cherry MX Silent Keyboard Review @ Legit Reviews
SteelSeries Stratus XL - Windows & Android Review @ Vortez
Razer BlackWidow Ultimate 2016 Edition @ Bjorn3d
Mushkin Striker 480GB SSD, Mush On! @ Bjorn3d
BIOSTAR Gaming Z170X ATX Motherboard Review @ Legit Reviews
Thecus W2000+ NAS @ Bjorn3d
Mushkin Atlas Vital 250GB M.2 SSD @ Bjorn3d

Windows 10 Mail sucks
Wayne Brooker at Tuesday 3rd November filed under Competitions
After skipping Windows 8 I felt I simply had to run with Windows 10, not least for the (potential) benefits of DirectX 12. Well, having finally bit the bullet I must confess to feeling somewhat underwhelmed. My gast certainly isn't flabbered. Don't get me wrong, it's OK, almost like the lovechild of Windows 7 and 8. It's just not very groundbreaking.

So what's the purpose of this slightly meandering post? Well, it's simply to share a little find with you. 

If, like me, you're sat aghast that Microsoft would bundle it's latest OS with a mail client that's as buggy, incomplete and featureless as Mail for Windows, you've no doubt been frantically searching for a replacement. I know I was. Then I found Mailbird.

Mailbird is a clean, simple email client with some amazing features (like auto-detecting your server settings from just your email address), and, are you listening Microsoft, the ability to sort your emails into folders and even nested folders all accessible from a simple keyboard shortcut. 
It has integrated social media functionality, it includes some nice task management touches and you can even customize the colours and layout.

Mailbird is free (with reasonably priced paid options for more features) and, above all, I'm not getting paid for saying any of this. 

With a team of responsive developers behind it I'm looking forward to seeing where this may lead. If you're struggling for a solid email client to replace the hash-up that is Windows Mail then why not give it a try?

You can try Mailbird at https://www.getmailbird.com/


Latest News Update
Wayne Brooker at Friday 23rd October filed under Competitions
Streacom FC5 Alpha Fanless Chassis Review @ Madshrimps
Corsair Scimitar RGB Moba/MMO Gaming Mouse Review @ Legit Reviews
Corsair Vengeance LPX 32GB DDR4 2666MHz C16 Memory Kit Review @ Madshrimps
Supermicro C7Z170-SQ (Intel Z170) Motherboard Review @ TweakTown
TechPowerUp 120 Hz Build Guide @ techPowerUp
ASUS ROG Maximus VIII Hero Review @ OCC
Mionix Castor Optical Gaming Mouse Review @ TweakTown
anidees AI6v2 @ techPowerUp
Samsung SSD 950 PRO 512GB M.2 NVMe PCIe SSD Review @ Legit Reviews
Samsung 950 Pro M.2 NVME SSD Review @ The SSD Review
Thermaltake Poseidon Z RGB Gaming Keyboard Review @ TechnologyX
Samsung SSD 950 PRO Solid State Drive Review @ BenchmarkReviews
Samsung 950 Pro M.2 PCIe Gen 3x4 NVMe SSD Review @ TweakTown
Tesoro Excalibur Spectrum RGB Mechanical Keyboard Review @ OCC
Phanteks Enthoo Mini XL Super Micro-Tower Chassis Review @ TweakTown
MSI Z170A Gaming M7 Motherboard Review @ Hardware Asylum
CM Storm Quick Fire XTi Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Review @ Legit Reviews
ASRock G10 AC2600 Gaming Wireless Router Review @ TweakTown
Xigmatek Soundwave-A Mid-Tower Chassis Review @ TweakTown
Zalman ZM1000-EBT 1000 W @ techPowerUp
Shuttle XPC Nano Barebone NC01U Review @ Madshrimps
QNAP TS-251 and TS-451 Review @ Vortez
ASUS SABERTOOTH Z170 MARK 1 (Intel Z170) Motherboard Review @ TweakTown
2-way Radeon R9 Fury X vs. GeForce GTX Titan X at 11,520 x 2160 @ TweakTown
Mad Max Review @ OCC
Mionix Castor @ techPowerUp
MSI Z170A XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM ED. (Intel Z170) Motherboard Review
Cubot H1 Smartphone Review @ Madshrimps
Read Only Memories (ROM) PC Review @ TweakTown
MSI Z170A GAMING PRO (Intel LGA 1151) @ techPowerUp
G.SKILL Ripjaws KM780 RGB Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Review @ TweakTown
Rosewill B2 Spirit Full Tower Case Review @ Legit Reivews

Tuesday's News
Wayne Brooker at Tuesday 13th October filed under Competitions
Patriot Memory Viper 4 Series DDR4 16GB 2400MHz Memory Kit Review @ Madshrimps
SilverStone Fortress FTZ01 Mini-ITX Case Review @ Benchmark Reviews
Creative Sound Blaster Roar 2 Review @ Vortez
D-Link AC3200 Ultra (DIR-890L) Review @ Vortez
EVGA Z170 FTW Motherboard Review @ Legit Reviews
Cryorig R1 Ultimate CPU Cooler Review @ Hardware Slave
Reeven Four Eyes Touch Fan Controller Review @ TweakTown
Kingwin Power Dock PD-2537U3 Dual-Bay Clone Storage Station Review @ TweakTown
ASRock Beebox Mini PC @ techPowerUp
Rosewill Viper Z Mid-Tower ATX Case Review @ Legit Reviews


News Update
Wayne Brooker at Thursday 8th October filed under Competitions
Raijintek Aeneas mATX Cube Chassis Review @ HardwareSlave
D-Link DCH-S160 mydlink Wi-Fi Smart Home Water Sensor Review
Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain Review @ OCC
Plextor M6V SSD (1TB) & PlexTurbo Review @ TechnologyX
Lexar JumpDrive P20 USB 3.0 Flash Drive Review @ Madshrimps
Silverstone ML06-E Mini-ITX HTPC Case Review @ BenchmarkReviews
ADATA XPG SX930 240GB and Premier SP550 240GB SSD @ PureOverclock
AMD FX 8320E CPU Review @ Neoseeker
EVGA Z170 Stinger Motherboard Review @ HardwareSlave
HighPoint RocketStor 6414AS Four-Bay Hardware RAID Tower Review
Logitech G633 Artemis Spectrum RGB 7.1 Surround Gaming Headset Review @ Legit Reviews
Razer Tartarus Chroma Review @ Vortez
Streacom F12C @ techPowerUp
PhotoFast i-FlashDrive MAX 32GB USB iOS Flash Drive Review
be quiet! Silent Base 600 Window Review @ Vortez
Centon C-380 480GB SSD Review @ BenchmarkReviews
Azio MGK1-K and RGB Backlit Mechanical Keyboards @ PureOverclock
BitFenix AEGIS mATX Case Review @ Neoseeker
KingFast 256GB F9 SSD Review @ Madshrimps
Buffalo TeraStation 5200 Windows Storage Server Review @ TweakTown
ADATA HD720 External Hard Disk (1TB) Review - Durability At Its Finest! @ TechnologyX
Gigabyte Z170X UD5 Motherboard Review @ Hardware Asylum


News For Sunday
Wayne Brooker at Sunday 4th October filed under Competitions
Samsung FIT MUF-64BB 64GB USB 3.0 Pico Flash Drive Review @ TweakTown
Corsair VOID Wireless Dolby 7.1 Gaming Headset Review @ Madshrimps
Samsung SM951 512GB M.2 Storage Review @ HardwareSlave
Vantec NexStar NST-370A31 3.5-inch USB 3.1 Storage Enclosure Review @ TweakTown
Gigabyte GA-Z170X-GAMING G1 (Intel LGA-1151) @ techPowerUp
Kingston SDXC UHS-I U3 256GB Memory Card Review @ Legit Reviews
AMD Radeon R9 Fury X in 4-Way CrossFire at 11,520 x 2160 (Triple 4K) @ TweakTown
G.SKILL Ripjaws KM780 RGB Mechanical Keyboard Review @ OCC
Corsair RM1000x 1000W 80 PLUS Gold Power Supply Review @ TweakTown
Thermaltake Core P5 Open Air Chassis Review @ TweakTown
Corsair VOID RGB Wireless 7.1 Gaming Headset Review @ Legit Reviews
The SSD Review has Posted a New Article! @ The SSD Review
Tenda AC15 AC1900 Dual-Band WiFi Router Review @ BenchmarkReviews
Sapphire R7 370 Nitro Review @ OCC
TP-LINK AV1200 TL-PA8030P Gigabit Powerline Starter Kit Review @ TweakTown
Ozone Argon Ocelote World @ techPowerUp
MSI GE72 6QF Apache Pro Review @ Vortez
MSI Z170A Gaming M7 Motherboard Review @ Neoseeker
XTracGear Carbonic XXL Surface Review @ HardwareSlave



News Update
Wayne Brooker at Tuesday 29th September filed under Competitions
Plextor M6V SSD (256GB) Review – A Solid Value Entrant @ The SSD Review
Corsair Gaming Strafe Mechanical Keyboard Review @ TweakTown
Samsung Portable SSD T1 @ Bjorn3d
ROCCAT Nyth Gaming Mouse Review @ Madshrimps
Antec GX505 Window SC Mid-Tower Case Review @ BenchmarkReviews
Kingwin HDD-PS6 Hard Drive Power Switch Review @ TweakTown
Corsair H110i GT AIO CPU Cooler Review @ HardwareSlave
Tesoro Lobera Spectrum Review @ Vortez
B2C Telecom Premium Custom Bookstyle Case for iPhone Review @ Madshrimps
Gigabyte GTX 950 Xtreme Gaming 2 GB @ techPowerUp
BIOSTAR GAMING Z170X (Intel Z170) Motherboard Review @ TweakTown
ASRock Z170 OC Formula Motherboard Review @ Legit Reviews
Gigabyte X99-SLI Motherboard Review - Welcoming & Budget Friendly! @ TechnologyX
CoolerMaster V750W Fully Modulated 80+ Gold PSU @ Bjorn3d
Etekcity Scroll Alpha High Precision Laser Gaming Mouse Review @ TweakTown
Google Chrome Performance Tweak Guide - Make the Browser Great Again @ TweakTown
Diamond GameCaster HD Multiplatform Game Capture/Streaming Box Review @ TweakTown
Inateck FE2005 Review – 2.5-inch USB 3.0 External Drive Enclosure @ Legit Reviews
PowerColor DEVIL R9 390X Review @ Vortez
XFX R9 390X Review @ OCC
Etekcity Scroll X1 (M555) High Performance Optical Gaming Mouse Review @ TweakTown
EKWB EK-XLC Predator 240 @ techPowerUp
OSRAM LIGHTIFY LED Tunable White Light Bulb @ Bigbruin
G.Skill Ripjaws SR910 Real 7.1 Gaming Headset Review @ TweakTown
EKWB Predator 240 AIO Liquid CPU Cooler Review @ Legit Reviews


Tuesday's News
Wayne Brooker at Tuesday 22nd September filed under Competitions
XFX R7 370 4GB Double Dissipation Graphics Card Review @ TechnologyX
NVIDIA Unleashes Desktop GeForce GTX 980 GPU into Enthusiast Notebooks
Phanteks Enthoo Evolv ITX SE Case Review @ BenchmarkReviews
Cooler Master MasterCase 5 Mid-Tower ATX Case Review @ Legit Reviews
ecobee3 Wi-Fi Smart Thermostat with Remote Sensor @ Bigbruin
Tt eSPORTS Commander Gaming Gear Combo Review
MEIZU M2 Note 4G LTE Smartphone Review @ Madshrimps
Phanteks Enthoo EVOLV ITX SE White Case Review @ Hardware Asylum
BitFenix Alchemy 2.0 Magnetic LED Strips Review
Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain Xbox One Review
ASUS Radeon R9 390X STRIX 8GB Video Card Review @ Legit Reviews


Friday's News
Wayne Brooker at Friday 18th September filed under Competitions
AMD Radeon R9 Nano CrossFire @ techPowerUp
ASUS SABERTOOTH Z170 MARK 1 Review @ Vortez
BitFenix AEGIS Core mATX Case Review @ TechnologyX
Tesoro Excalibur Spectrum Keyboard @ Bigbruin
SilverStone CS01B-HS Mini-ITX Case Review @ BenchmarkReviews
Sapphire Radeon R9 Nano Review @ HardwareSlave
AMD Radeon R9 Nano 4 GB @ techPowerUp
Noctua NH-D15S Review @ OCC
GIGABYTE GA-Z170X-Gaming 7 @ Bjorn3d
Asus ROG Poseidon Platinum GTX 980 Ti Review @ Bjorn3d
E-Blue Mazer K727 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard @ Bjorn3d
Razer Mamba Chroma Tournament Edition Review @ Bjorn3d
Mushkin Reactor 512GB SATA III SSD Review
Kingston HyperX Cloud II Gaming Headset @ Bigbruin
EVGA GeForce GTX 960 SSC 4GB Video Card Review @ Legit Reviews
AMD Radeon R9 Fury X Video Cards in 4-way CrossFire at 4K
Synology DiskStation DS415+ Four-Bay SMB NAS Review
HBT+ Turbine 700 Case Review @ Hardware Asylum
Netgear ProSAFE Click 16-Port Ethernet Switch @ techPowerUp
Tt eSports Poseidon Z Forged Mechanical Keyboard Review @ Madshrimps
Corsair VOID Wireless Gaming Headset Review @ BenchmarkReviews
Azio EXO1-K Gaming Mouse Review @ OCC
Corsair Gaming VOID RGB Wireless Dolby 7.1 Headset Review
ASUS STRIX R9 Fury DC3 OC Review @ Vortez
Gainward GeForce GTX 980 Ti Phoenix 'GS' Video Card Review
Mionix Castor Optical Gaming Mouse Review @ Madshrimps



Friday's News
Wayne Brooker at Friday 11th September filed under Competitions
Apple's new iPhones, iPad Pro, iOS 9 and Pencil explained @ TweakTown
Cougar 550M Gaming Mouse Review @ Legit Reviews
Silverstone Tundra TD03-LITE @ techPowerUp
MD Radeon R9 Nano 4GB Video Card Review @ Legit Reviews
AMD Radeon R9 Nano Review @ Hardwareheaven
AMD Radeon R9 Nano Video Card Review - The Fury X Is Dead @ TweakTown
Mionix Castor Optical Gaming Mouse Review @ BenchmarkReviews
Samsung SM863 & PM863 SSD Review (960GB) @ The SSD Review
ECS LIVA X2 Mini-PC Review @ Madshrimps
ASRock Z170 OC Formula (Intel Z170) Motherboard Review @ TweakTown
DXRacer King Series Gaming Chair Review @ TweakTown
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 950 Video Card Roundup – ASUS, EVGA and Zotac @ Legit Reviews
MSI Z170A Gaming M9 ACK (Intel Z170) Motherboard Review @ TweakTown
Plantronics GameCom P80 Wireless Headset Review @ TweakTown
TP-LINK Archer C3200 Tri-Band AC3200 Wireless Router Review @ TweakTown
Seagate Game Drive 2TB Xbox STEA2000403 Add-on Storage Device Review @ TweakTown
GIGABYTE Z170X-UD5 (Intel Z170) Motherboard Review @ TweakTown
Strontium Nitro 566X 64GB MicroSDXC and USB Type-C Reader Review @ TweakTown
ECS LIVA X2 Mini PC Review @ OCC
G.Skill Ripjaws V 3600 MHz DDR4 (2x 4 GB) @ techPowerUp
Kingston microDuo 3C Type-C Flash Drive Review @ Legit Reviews
Creative Sound Blaster Review Roundup @ Hardwareheaven
ASRock Fatal1ty Z170 Gaming K4 Review @ Vortez
Tesoro Kuven Pro Review @ Vortez
Kingston HyperX Predator DDR 3000C15 Quad-Channel Memory Kit Review @ Madshrimps
HIS R7 360 iCooler OC 2GB Video Card Review @ Madshrimps