Reeven Ouranos RC-1401 Review (Page 1 of 4)

As a Honda fan, I believe they can really make cars that satisfy the majority of people’s needs. For young car enthusiasts who love speed but do not have too much money to spend, a Civic Si is a good choice. For a small family, either an Accord sedan or a CR-V SUV could be a nice daily driver. For a big family who love road trips and there is a boat to tow, nothing will be more suitable than a Pilot. Well, even if you want a more premium car but still enjoy Honda reliability, there will be Acura dealerships you can talk to. The thing is, Honda can basically cover the needs of almost everybody. Nevertheless, the product list of Honda is not endless, hence some customers may be disappointed for not having their dream cars available in the showroom. For example, Honda cannot offer a hardcore single-cab truck. By saying hardcore, I mean the truck should be body-on-frame for high rigidity and have a necessary single-cab for someone who needs a compact truck with maximum bed size. The cost for car companies to design a new model is incredibly high, therefore if there is no sign of great market demand, they will not build a car just for you. However, this is not the case for building a computer. We can freely choose the components to build the special machine we want. The only question is how to choose the right thing for the right build. Luckily, there are lots of reviews to help us evaluate those available products in the market. In this review, a CPU cooler – the Reeven Ouranos RC-1401, will be looked at. Is it a good CPU cooler? Let us read on and find out!

Keyboard Maintenance 101 ft. Cooler Master MasterAccessory Maintenance Kit | Reports

One thing I have taken for granted when living with my parents is that keeping a house clean does not happen by itself. Whether the task is to wash things like dishes or clothing, vacuum the floor, or just pick up after yourself, I never realized how much I did not do at home until I have lived alone. Then there are the dirtier things like cleaning your toilet or taking out the trash. Furthermore, there are maintenance things like checking your furnace filter or fixing small things. All in all, owning a house has made me realize how many chores I need to do to keep the house from looking like a pigsty. Any laziness or carelessness will lead to a messier home. The worst part is that the consequence of not doing so is a slow accumulation, so I could forget about it for a little bit. However, when the mess rears its ugly head, it is a pain to manage. Since I moved out, I have had to balance between doing small amounts of cleaning daily or taking care of things only after it has accumulated for a long while. Similarly, while mechanical keyboards are awesome, many of them can become dirty over some time. With deeper crevices and hard to reach areas, a keyboard can quickly become a dirty peripheral. Today, with some help from Cooler Master's MasterAccessory Maintenance Kit, we are going to take a look at some cleaning tips and also some small modifications you can make. Let us open up the kit and see what we can do!

Google app suite costs as much as $40 per phone under new EU Android deal

From The Verge: Android manufacturers will have to pay Google a surprisingly high cost in Europe in order to include Google’s Play Store and other mobile apps on their devices, according to documents obtained by The Verge. A confidential fee schedule shows costs as high as $40 per device to install the “Google Mobile Services” suite of apps, which includes the Google Play Store. The new fees vary depending on country and device type, and would apply to devices activated on or after February 1st, 2019.

Comcast Touts Gigabit Internet Rollout

From PC Mag: Comcast today said its ultra-fast gigabit internet service is now available to "nearly all" of the 58 million homes and businesses in its service area, which covers 39 states and Washington, D.C.

The deployment, which kicked off 19 months ago, "represents the fastest rollout of gigabit speeds to the most homes in the country," according to Comcast.

The company's residential Xfinity Gigabit Internet service uses network connections that are already in most customers' homes to simplify installation.

Uber tests 'Uber Works' to supply on-demand temporary workers

From CNET: Uber appears to be jumping deeper into the gig economy.

The company has reportedly been testing an expansion to its business model that'll go beyond on-demand cars, bikes and scooters for hire. It's been piloting a program called Uber Works that'll supply on-demand temporary contract workers -- like waiters and security guards -- for events, according to the Financial Times.

Google’s updated Material Design is the future of how Android apps will look

From The Verge: Google is making changes to the visual style and design of its software and refreshing the design guidelines for Android apps. We saw the beginning of this shift with the initial developer release of Android P earlier this year. Today at its I/O conference, Google offered more examples of the colorful icons, rounded corners, and gratuitous use of white space that mark an evolution over the initial Material Design style that’s served as the visual foundation for Google’s apps and many third-party Android apps over the last four years.

Sonos in talks to add Roku's entertainment software to its devices

From CNET: Sonos and Roku may soon become closer buddies.

The two device makers are in preliminary talks about integrating Roku's new entertainment software, Roku Connect and Roku Entertainment Assistant, into Sonos' audio gadgets, according to a person familiar with the conversations. Such a partnership would potentially allow voice commands to be sent to a Roku TV or Roku streamer via a nearby Sonos One speaker.

Essential Lays Off Some Staff, Sharpens Focus on New Product

From PC Mag: The startup behind the Essential Phone is cutting staff.

On Wednesday, Bloomberg reported that Essential Products had laid off about 30 percent of its workforce. The affected employees were part of the company's hardware, marketing and sales divisions.

The startup declined to confirm the number of departing staffers, but told PCMag in an email: "This has been a difficult decision to make. We are very sorry for the impact on our colleagues who are leaving the company and are doing everything we can to help them with their future careers."

Chrome 70 released with Windows web app support and option to disable controversial login

From The Verge: Chrome 70, the latest version of Google’s browser, is rolling out now on Windows, Mac, and Linux computers. The update sees Google reverse some of the controversial changes it made with the last version, by allowing users to stop the browser from automatically signing into their Google account after logging into one of the search giant’s apps. Chrome 70 also brings support for Progressive Web Apps, or PWAs, on Windows.

Diablo III Switch Bundle Launches Nov. 2

From PC Mag: Any new Diablo game release is a big deal for Blizzard and whichever platform it is launching on, even if that release is an old game repackaged. We've known the Switch is getting Diablo III since August, but what we didn't know was Nintendo decided to support it with a Switch console bundle.

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