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This review is from: ASUS USB-BT211 USB 2.0 Mini Bluetooth Dongle
Pros: Cheap and tiny. Doesn't protrude from the side of my laptop much. Fairly easy to set up, I just nabbed the drivers off Asus's website directly rather than using the provided (not to mention outdated) driver CD.
Cons: Pretty unreliable for the most part. It works and hasn't died on me in the 1.5-2 years I've owned it, but in terms of connection, it is very hit or miss. Sometimes it will connect to my phone, sometimes it won't, sometimes it will drop the connection halfway through sending files. Transfer rates on the box says "Up to 3.0mbps", and I can honestly say right now that you will never see anything close to that, or even 1.0mbps to be frank. The rates vary from 20-200kbps and it fluctuates a LOT.
Other Thoughts: I have a Dell all-in-one PC that has built in bluetooth that transfer far better and much more stable than this thing. On my Dell I can achieve a stable 300-400kbps transfer rate. As said earlier, this thing fluctuates crazily between 20-200kbps. Can be frustrating at times when you're in a rush to transfer something without any other physical options, but hey for the price paid for this thing, I guess it's a small price to pay. At least it transfers...READ FULL REVIEW
This review is from: Sennheiser Black CX200 3.5mm Connector Canal Stereo Headphone
Other Thoughts: I kind of wish I went with an over-the-ear style headphone rather than another set of earbuds, but I still do not regret my purchase!!READ FULL REVIEW
Pros: This was definitely a big and noticeable step up from my onboard GMA. The fan runs silent but the card may get hot at times, no big deal since I have an exhaust case fan hanging right above it. Graphics are smooth and excellent.
Cons: NONEE!READ FULL REVIEW