Intel Core i3-8121U specifications, being used on Lenovo Ideapad 330

Intel Core i3-8121U in Lenovo Ideapad 330 laptop

The Chinese manufacturer Lenovo, has just introduced its new Ideapad 330 cheap laptop. This new model of the manufacturer will be the first, globally, to mount an Intel Cannon Lake processor. The Intel Core i3-8121U is part of the new processors that will be manufactured using the troublesome 10nm node that Intel has been developing these years ago. It seemed that they were reluctant to go to the market, but we can already see that Intel has solved the manufacturing problems for the 10 nm node. At least enough to start manufacturing some processors of its range of laptops. However, we are scared enough that Intel has not officially introduced these new processors with Intel Cannon Lake kernel.

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What is AMD XFR 2 (Xtended Frequency Range) and how will benefit Ryzen 2000 processors?

What is AMD XFR 2

One of the innovations that AMD has presented with its new Ryzen 2nd Generation processors is a much improved version of its boost system. What is AMD XFR 2? The new AMD XFR 2 and AMD Precision Boost 2 have been tuned with both new processors, which already make overclocking unnecessary, except in certain very specific circumstances.

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How to recycle your old gaming laptop in UK

So you have just bought a shiny new gaming laptop. Great but what do you plan to do with the old gaming laptop that you bought seven years back in UK? The simplest thing you can do is throwing it into the trash can and forget that it ever existed. However you can do something that will benefit environment and you too. How to recycle your old gaming laptop in UK?

old gaming laptop in UK

There are certain companies that let you recycle an old and cheap gaming laptop under 500 UK and other parts of England. Recycling is important as gaming laptops have myriad toxic materials inside and they harm the environment if not disposed in proper way. But certain companies extract the working parts of these machines and reuse them in new ones.

Recycling old gaming laptop in UK: In most cases it is financially rewarding too as many online recycling sites pay you for your old gaming laptop. There are some in the UK and some operate in entire European Union. I don’t know how they will operate post-Brexit but for now, all of them are ready to dispose off your old laptop in UK. Most of them offer you an instant online quote and some even pay you the shipping costs. If your gaming laptop does not switch on, then it does not mean that no part of is in non-working state. Many parts are still very much functional and these companies can pay you for them.

recycle laptop uk

So why to recycle an old gaming laptop for money? Well the main reason is if you don’t, they will end up in third world countries where the poor workers will put the gaming laptops in acid to extract the parts having gold in them. This process is extremely harmful for the environment. If you send them to reputed and regulated-by-law companies you will be ensured that they will dispose off the materials of your gaming laptop properly and in most environment-friendly way.

Before you send them in, make sure you wipe off all the personal information. While some companies offer to do that for you, you should delete them yourself. The best way to do that is fully overwriting the hard drive by heavy files. After that reinstall the operating system and if you own a Macbook Pro, you can clone the OS data easily.

Overclock Underclock Moto G4 Plus

A new custom kernel for Moto G4 Plus android phone is released and it lets you Overclock or underclock CPU. In order to flash it, you have to be rooted with Super SU as otherwise Wi-Fi would not work without Super SU installed.

Overclock Underclock Moto G4 Plus

Features of Moto G4 Plus

Easy installation and setup with Aroma installer
Fingerprint sensor as home button
Overclock or underclock CPU
NTFS r/w support
Option to disable fsync
advanced color control
performance and power optimizations
upstream ZRAM with lz4 compression
KSM enabled
brighter HBM
adjust or disable vibration
FIOPS i/o scheduler
Does not modify system partition
Does not overwrite modules
Compatible with systemless root

This is a stable kernel for Moto G4 Plus and it is made for people who depend on your phone.

Bitcoin BTC – USD July 2016 analysis

The bitcoin price technical analysis for the july 2016 is in and our verdict is that it is still stuck in consolidation. However, we are quite sure it is getting ready to make a strong breakout soon. Right now, when converting from BTC to USD, one can see that the price is stuck inside a triangle pattern but we feel it might breakout since it is now at its peak.

Bitcoin BTC – USD July 2016 analysis

We also feel that a breakout in either direction will set a long term tread for the bitcoin rate. Some technical experts say that the price of bitcoin is likely to go down in a big way. Right now, it sits just below the 800-dollar level.

That said if the oscillator reaches the overbought area, then the sellers will be able to regain control of the price action. According to the US NFP report, there was a bit of increase in demand for the US dollar last Friday and the economy added 287000 jobs in June which is higher than the projected 175000 increase.

On the other hand, the unemployment rate rose from 4.7 -> 4.9 percent that is higher than the projected increase to 4.8 percent. Right now, the bitcoin price is waiting to see how the uncertainties of the market stay before deciding on the direction.

Root Samsung Galaxy Grand Max easily and safely: Rooting Samsung Max using Kingroot method

Samsung Galaxy Grand Max can now be rooted using kingroot method. This method was tested on our Grand Max and we can say it is totally safe and secure way. No data is lost during this rooting process.

Root Samsung Galaxy Grand Max

1) On your Samsung Galaxy Grand Max Open Settings > Security > Device Administration > Unknown Source (tick to enable it).
2) Download and install KingRoot APK on your Android Device.
3) Once Installation is completed, you will be able to see the following icon in the Launcher Menu:
4) Tap on the KingRoot Icon to Open it. Once KingRoot Application is launched you will be able to see the following screen:
5) Now, Tap on the Start Root Button to begin the root process.
6) Now, KingRoot will start the rooting process.
7) Within a minute or two you will be able to see the Big Green Tick, which signifies that your device is rooted successfully.
8) Restart your Device manually.
9) Now, as your Samsung Galaxy Grand Max is Rooted Successfully you might want to verify that your device is rooted or not. For that, Download and install Root Checker Application from the Play Store and verify the root status manually.

Another way if above method does not work:

Download and install Terminal emulator app from  here.
Download kingroot zip file
Send the extracted folder “mrw” to the internal storage of your device and make sure that this folder contains 4 files
Open Terminal emulator and type : su
Allow root permission
Type : sh/sdcard/mrw/
then just let this happen it ll auto update everything

Zbox PI221 specifications: fanless windows 10 TV stick

Zbox PI221 specifications (1)

The Chinese company Zotac, which is headquartered in Hong Kong, is well known in our latitudes, and may not be missing at the Computex trade show in Taiwan. We looked around on the ground and among others the Mini PC Zotac Zbox caught us PI221.

Passive cooling

The Zbox PI221 differs from the model with the number PI220 actually only by the passive cooling, the aluminum body comes here without the mini-fan. At Computex 2016, the device has been shown and also convinced the professional audience, since one has been awarded the “Design and Innovation Award in Computers and Systems”.

Zbox PI221 specifications (2)


Of course, the absence of the fan has a noise reduction result, because although only put small fan in mini PCs, can make the already duly noise when the system has to be cooled. When Zotac Zbox PI221, which can be described as classic HDMI PC stick, attempts are made ​​to regulate the cooling via the housing, if it works sustainably, the device needs but only in practice prove. The processing in any case is more than just neat, the aforementioned design prize goes no doubt why perfectly fine. Under the hood send an Intel Atom x5 plugged-Z8300, this has a base clock of 1.44 GHz, if necessary, it goes up to up to 1.84 GHz.

Zbox PI221 specifications (3)

4 gigabyte limit

As memory only two gigabytes installed, but has economic reasons and not technical. Because Microsoft provides a lower-cost Windows 10 license only for devices with four gigabytes available. And in this comparatively new PC-class, the price war is out pretty hard.However, we were able to eat out in experience, that there are certainly considerations when Zotac to offer a 4 GB version, even if this would be between 25 and 50 Dollar more expensive.

SilverStone Redline RL05 review

The famous manufacturer of computer boxes SilverStone pulls out a new model in its line boxes semi tower redline format with the SilverStone Redline RL05 , a box that takes over from the previous models in the series in terms of capacity to store the best components hardware but with a complete redesign of the interior, leaving him completely transparent.

SilverStone Redline RL05 review

The new box RL05 of the Redline series has been created with the goal of exceeding the user experience and their expectations of what the chassis affordable computer, offering a striking visual style and technical features that usually are reserved for models more expensive brands. The RL05 includes two LED 140mm fans to provide the best possible input to achieve a high flow of air through the front filter according to the configuration and characteristic of computer boxes SilverStone of positive air pressure, which not only provides a large cooling but also a low dust accumulation inside the box, since the air escaping from the same prevents it from inside.

The bottom areas of the case where the power supply and the bay device is housed, have covers to clearly separate the individual components of the interior and thus have areas of separate cooling, while allowing users to hide the wires not necessary for building your team, providing a flawless appearance inside.

SilverStone Redline RL05 review (1)

The cooling system of the new SilverStone Redline RL05 is supplemented by the inclusion of a hole in the back for installing a 120mm fan (or radiator of a liquid cooling that employs a fan that size) and two holes on top of the box for installing two fans, consisting of either 120 or 140 mm.

SilverStone Redline RL05 review (2)

The box allows the installation of high-end graphics cards like Nvidia Radeon 490 and 490x with a maximum length of 373 mm and a maximum height of 162.5 mm. In turn, it also allows the installation of heatsinks for processor up to 165 mm in height and power supplies up to 220 mm in length.

Finally, there is a USB 3.0 Type-C located on the front panel I / S to provide a convenient connection for this reversible technology. For enthusiasts who want to mount a PC with features and style first within a budget, the RL05 is an outstanding choice.

HTC One A9 Deodexed, Pre rooted ROM: HTC One A9 Xposed ROM available for download

An XDA developer user has churned out a pre rooted, deodexed and Xposed ROM for the HTC One A9 android phone. It is based on the official firmware from HTC. It is bug free and fine for daily use. In order to flash it, you must be on 1.56 or higher firmware.

Download HTC One A9 Deodexed, Pre rooted rom

Here are its features:

htc car, htc widgets
HTC Boom sound for internal speakers
SenseCamera can read barcodes now
reduced rom size
prerooted boot.img

To flash the ROM, download the firmware from here and put it into HTC One A9 recovery mode. Flash it from there. Again this firmware is based on stock ROM so there are no bugs. Let us know if you have any.

Lian Li DK-04 makes your desktop your computer.

Lian Li DK-04 review

Lian-Li Industrial Co. Ltd , today announced its new desktop chassis Lian Li DK-04 : the first box for personal computers that hold standing. This chassis offers improved design for the enthusiast, better assembly of storage units, improved support for liquid and most importantly cooling.

Lian Li DK-04 review: Standing desks are not only fashionable, but are proving to be beneficial and healthy in many ways. Lian Li has tried to design a new chassis for desktop computers in this spirit. Users can choose to use up to four different height positions from 78 cm to 117 cm, which can make the desktop automatically with touch of a button thanks to the electric motor that incorporates. The DK-04 can serve as a desk for work in a given and move to a table to play in an instant moment.

Lian Li DK-04 (2)

With four racks to install storage units equipped with rubber insulation, the DK-04 can support a total of eight units of 2.5 or 3.5 inches with vibration dampers. These racks are easy to install and remove by thumbscrews and help keep the units quietly and reliably while in use. This table also includes a 5.25-inch bay on the front panel for an optical drive, a fan controller and other extras. The front panel also includes four USB 3.0 ports, audio inputs HD, and slots for the RGB controller for lighting kit that can be purchased as an option.

Lian Li DK-04 (1)

The new Lian Li DK-04 features a new design, sporting a slimmer frame which tapers towards the user for greater legroom. As this is a desk stand, the height can be tuned to match each person. Their legs are steel for maximum structural strength; in this way it is achieved that can withstand loads up to 100 kg.

Equipped with four 120mm air intake from the front of the chassis and expel warm air through four fans additional exhaust mounted on the rear panel, the new DK-04 can also accommodate elaborate configurations liquid coolings . The front fans can be interchanged to facilitate mounting of a large radiator 120mmx480mm, while the rear fans can be replaced by two radiators 120mmx240mm.

The new DK-04 may be purchased from May 10 price of $ 1,499.