PC & Tech Authority Magazine Issue: May 2016
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Issue: 222 | May 2016

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Articles in this issue

Futures: Bitcoin is dead, long live the blockchain

A key Bitcoin developer has declared the digital currency over – but others disagree. Can it survive, or will it be superseded by its own ledger system?

Futures: Interfacing with DARPA’s cyborg soldiers

Will future soldiers be able to use a direct brain interface to control their hardware?

Futures: Why gesture recognition is the future of bionic limbs

Nicole Kobie discovers how smart prosthetics might become affordable and what’s next for human-computer interaction.

Head-to-Head: Synology DS216+ versus QNAP TS-251+ 2-bay NAS

Who has the current best twin-bay NAS on the market - QNAP or Synology? It's a tight race, but only one can win...

One Minute Review: Cooler Master Masterkeys Pro S & L

Cooler Master strips it back, and still blings it up.

One Minute Review: Marley Zion in-ear headphones

Earbuds that sound as good as they look.

One Minute Review: MSI Interceptor DS300 gaming mouse

MSI delivers a mouse that looks and plays the part to perfection.

One Minute Review: Rapoo Wireless Laser Touch Mouse

A touch sensitive, but otherwise a pretty sensible everyday mouse.

One Minute Review: Roccat Ryos MK FX

We're going to need a bigger boat. I mean desk.

One Minute Review: Runtastic Moment

The perfect fitness tracker for people who hate fitness trackers.

One Minute Review: Vivid SSD

Fresh from a successful Kickstarter campaign this SSD combines looks and tough design.

Review: Asus EeeBook E402M Elegant White - the EeeBook ain't'n't dead yet!

And at less than five hundred dollars it's a steal.

Review: Asus PG348Q 34in Gaming Display

Fit for a gaming king...

Review: Asus' RP-AC68U gets wireless signals further

Extend your high-speed reach.

Review: Billion's BiPac 8900AX-2400 is as fast as a router gets

A network tool for advanced users...

Review: Kingston's SSDNow KC400 KC 1TB SSD is too expensive to recommend

Solid performance at an unreasonable cost.

Review: Lenovo ThinkPad Yoga 260

Lenovo blends the best of ThinkPad and Yoga, and the result is an almost perfect business hybrid.

Review: Thermaltake Toughpower DPS G RGB 1250W Titanium

A colourful power plant for your beastly PC, so long as you run Windows.

Review: Thermaltake Water 3.0 Riing RGB 240

Thermaltakes Riing smites the mighty Kraken silently and in colourful style.

Review: Tt esports Challenger Keyboard and Mouse Combo

Good keyboard - bad mouse.

Six of the best third party apps to transform Windows 10

Maybe you’re looking for a more traditional Windows experience, or maybe you want to create the ultimate desktop-focused OS. Whatever you need, there’s an app for you.

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