Roccat Kave XTD 5.1 analog review: they’ve got us surrounded!

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Today we’re taking a look at the Roccat Kave XTD 5.1 Analog. As you might have guessed from the long-ass name, this headset offers 5.1 surround sound and an analogue connection to your PC. Roccat are promising a headset that is comfortable, convenient and sounds great for  less than £100, so let’s see how the Kave XTD 5.1 Analog performs.

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Zotac Zbox PI320 pico review: a little bigger, a little better

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Small Windows PCs definitely seem to be in vogue. Last week we looked at the Hannspree Micro PC, and today we’re looking an (admittedly larger) alternative: the Zotac ZBOX PI320 pico. Zotac are something of pioneers in the field of really small but still useful computers, and the Zbox Pico is their smallest effort so far. Let’s see how it stacks up.

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Aorus X5 announced at CES 2015

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The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas is one of the biggest tech events of the year, as manufacturers from across the globe meet to show off their latest and greatest creations. Gaming laptop makers Aorus were at the show this year to announce a new laptop that takes the middle-place in their lineup, between the X3 Plus and the third-generation X7 Pro. The new laptop is unsurprisingly called the X5, and brings both gaming power and style to the 15-inch form factor.

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What will the new iPhones be called?

Apple has followed a very predictable naming structure for their phones for many years now. They operate on a tick-tock strategy similar to Intel’s, offering first a new design and a year later an optimised version. The new designs have new numbers – iPhone 5 – and the optimised versions have the S suffix – iPhone 5S. This year though, that’s set to change, as Apple are expected to release two new phones, both much bigger than their predecessors at 4.7 and 5.5 inches. So what will the new iPhones be called?

Gigabyte announce new line of gaming laptops with Nvidia 800M series GPUs

Nvidia announced the new GTX 800M series of laptop graphics cards this week, which should offer better gaming battery life and between 15 to 60% better performance than equivalent 700M models. Gigabyte have announced five new laptops using these new GPUs, including some redesigns of existing models that we’ve reviewed here on XSR and one entirely new model. Let’s take a look at what was announced.