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Logitech G502 Proteus Spectrum Review

While at SxSW last month, EBongo and I stopped and spent some time going over the Logitech G-series lineup for 2016. Since the con floor really isn't the best place to get a good impression of an input device, I asked Logitech if they'd be willing to ship me a G502 Proteus Spectrum that I could use for review. I've spent a week with it, and now I'm ready to pass my verdict! Is the G502 Proteus Spectrum worthy of your monster gaming rig? Let's find out in my G502 Proteus Spectrum review!

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Logitech “G” Series Lineup Impressions from SxSW 2016!

As you know, one of WOTS' major events every year is the SxSW Gaming Expo, a three day event that brings together big names from the gaming, anime, and board game vendors under one (very crowded) roof. This time around, EBongo and I set our sights on Logitech, who brought a massive booth to the show in order to demo their gaming-oriented G series keyboards, mice, and headsets.

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agent’s Streaming PC Build for 2016!

I’ve been building my own PCs since around 1996. That’s about… 20 years of custom PCs! About every 3 years, I build a new one. This year, I decided to build a killer streaming rig. After much deliberation and shopping,

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HyperX Savage SSD Review

We met with the fine folks at Kingston/HyperX at PAX South 2016. While we mostly talked headsets, I did follow up with HyperX about their other gaming-rig-related products. They offered to send me a HyperX SSD to check out, so I've put the Savage through its paces as part of my streaming machine upgrade. If you're interested in the HyperX Savage line, check out my review!

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HP Pavilion 15t (Skylake) Laptop Review

After the untimely death of my Lenovo, and because my other Toshiba laptop was getting up there in years, I decided to pick up a new laptop. My main requirements? A Skylake CPU, a dedicated Nvidia GPU, and something in

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Top 8 Tips for Holiday Shopping

Guest writer tlc is back, this time with her favorite tips to save a few bucks on your holiday shopping lists. She's done the family holiday shopping for years, and always manages to get everyone just what they want while still keeping the budget reasonable. Tips ahoy!

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Some Real Advice for New Parents

A while back I wrote a somewhat humorous article about being a parent. Although I was being somewhat silly, all those stories were basically true. After doing this with three kids over the last decade (give or take) I do feel like I could maybe take a crack at writing some serious advice to new parents.

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Ready Player One Review: I’m Ready for the Movie

Ready Player One paints a future with the best video game EVAR!!! Corporate jerks want to ruin it, and the majority of the human race is paralyzed by sloth and apathy. This sounds like a job for a rag-tag group of socially awkward super nerds.

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Our Vacation to the San Francisco Area

My wife and I recently returned from our first real “adults only” vacation since we had our first child, over 7 years ago. Some friends are visiting the area soon, and I also wanted to record the trip while it

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