One for all and all for one – USB Type-C explained

23 March 2017

USB Type-C, or simply USB-C, is the latest iteration of the ubiquitous USB standard. First introduced in 2014, it’s set to replace not just all previous USB ports, but almost any other port including video, power, sound, and proprietary docking ports. In cellphones it has already largely replaced Micro-USB and most new computers and laptops have at least one USB-C port. Apple is leading the pack in this regard, having replaced all ports except the headphone jack with USB-C in...

MacBook Pro 15” 2016 review

15 March 2017

The new generation of the MacBook Pro 13” and 15” models which Apple unveiled last October mark the first redesign of the popular laptops in four years. The new MacBook Pros feature an overhauled architecture with new hardware and a thinner, lighter body. The keyboard has been replaced with an improved super flat model and some MacBook Pro 13” versions and all MacBook Pro 15” feature the Touch Bar which replaces the F-key row with an OLED touch screen.

Logitech G533 Wireless Gaming Headset Review

3 March 2017

Logitech is back to be part of our Neptun Wave and therefore we decided to take a closer look at one of their devices. As someone who considers himself as somewhat of an audio enthusiast, I decided to review their G533 wireless headset and give you my honest opinion.During the evaluation, I compared the G533 to my Corsair V2100 headset, which is at the time of this writing slightly cheaper.

The Microsoft Surface Pro 4 in the early 2017 Neptun Wave at 20% discount

20 February 2017

If you’re a fan of taking handwritten notes and of compact, light-weight laptops, then you should check out the Surface Pro 4.

Neptun Fenster Frühling - Gut zu Wissen

15 February 2017

Das Neptun Frühlingsfenster ist nun seit zwei Tagen geöffnet; höchste Zeit also, Euch ein paar wichtige Zusatzinformationen zum Angebot zur Verfügung zu stellen.

Kaby Lake – Intel’s latest CPU generation

8 February 2017

Since the last Neptun Wave Intel has been hard at work to bestow some new CPU goodness upon us in the form of their 7th generation CPU series named Kaby Lake. Kaby Lake is the successor to Skylake and it’s the first product following Intel’s new ‘process-architecture-optimization’ model. So instead of using a new production process every second generation, Kaby Lake represents the first CPU series of the ‘optimization’ stage, using the same 14nm transistors as its two predecessors Broadwell...