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Syd Bolton has over 30 years of experience with computers and runs Canada's only interactive computer museum, The Personal Computer Museum (http://www.pcmuseum.ca) in Brantford, Ontario. Syd lives and breathes technology of all kinds and is always trying something new. He is also Canada's top videogame collector. Find out more at http://www.sydbolton.com.

Review: ASUS 34” ROG Swift Ultrawide Curved IPS G-Sync Gaming Monitor

With its wide panoramic 34" display, wide colour range and curved display, is this ASUS Republic of Gamers monitor the ultimate gamer experience?

Review: BenQ SW2700PT 27″ Colour Monitor for Photographers


 Not all monitors are created equal, and in fact, some monitors are now designed for very specific purposes. The BenQ SW2700PT 27″ colour monitor is designed specifically for photographers and video editors. Does it live up to this lofty goal? What other features make it stand out in this space? Read on to find out all that you can expect with this monitor and maybe learn just a little of what you didn’t expect.

Enhanced PC Gaming: learn more about keyboards


 Keyboards are often the most common peripheral we have connected to our computers and yet a lot of us don’t really give them a second thought when it  comes to what we have connected to our computers. Perhaps the one that came with your computer is just not good enough, certainly if you plan on doing any gaming on your machine. This article explores the details of why you might want to consider a better keyboard for yourself and some of the common things to look for.    

Enhanced PC Gaming: learn more about headsets

 There is perhaps nothing more personal than a headset when it comes to your computer. What works for one person may not work for another and vice-versa. No matter what your personal preference is, however, there is no denying that headsets have come a long way.  This article takes a look at some of the features to look out for in headsets for gaming, and whether or not the price difference between the low end and the high end is worth it.

Review: Samsung CF591 27″ Frameless, Curved Monitor [Video]

 Computer monitors have come a long way since the green and amber screen monochrome views into the digital world we once had. You might have heard about curved screens and how effective they are, especially with gaming. This article explores that and more.  

Review: Samsung CF391 32″ Curved Monitor [Video]

 Curved monitors promise to ease the eye-strain and deliver a more enhanced gaming experience on your PC. Some people are not sure about how well curved monitors actually work, so make sure you read on to find out Syd Bolton’s experience with the Samsung CF391 32″ monitor and watch the included video to help make your own conclusions.

Enhanced PC Gaming: Learn more about controllers

Gaming controllers have a rich history from the early joysticks on the Atari 2600 to the more sophisticated gaming flight controllers used on modern PCs. In this article we look at a brief history of controllers, find out how some innovations came out much earlier than you likely thought, and find out what controllers are some of the best to get today for the best gaming experience on your PC.

Belkin WeMo Maker: control just about anything with your smartphone

If you have ever wished that you could control your garage door, lamp, or other “non-smart” device from your smartphone without breaking the bank, this simple and innovative solution will let you do just that without a tremendous amount of effort but at the same time it will make you feel like an accomplished do-it-your-selfer.

PC accessories that can add new awesomeness to gaming

PC Gaming can be a lot of fun but it can also be extremely expensive to keep up with the latest gaming rigs. These accessories can extend the life of your current gaming rig and bring out a whole new level of awesomeness to a setup you already have.

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