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iRULU Walknbook 10.1-Inch 32GB 2-in-1 Tablet PC - Microsoft Windows 10 OS, Quad Core, IPS Display, Metal Cover, 1280*800 Resolution, Detachable Keyboard With Stand - Dark Gray
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Pros: The display on the Walknbook 3 is pretty good. It's very responsive and has a good color gamut. The aesthetics of this device are really nice. The performance is decent when running windows 10 and has a normal-size USB port. The keyboard feels really nice to type on! There's also a button on the keyboard (in place of the right-hand Windows key) to disable the mouse pad so you don't accidentally use it. The device stays relatively cool even under heavy load.

Cons: The mouse touchpad isn't the greatest; I mis-click all the time because of pressing too hard. If I press too hard on a left-click, I also end up right-clicking, and vice-versa.

Being top-heavy, you would think there would be some folding stand that helps support the device when using the attached keyboard. It ends up flopping back from the weight which can be fairly annoying in your lap.

Other Thoughts: The device is approximately like a modern netbook, with improvements on all fronts. It's pretty convenient for what it does and has a good feel to it. The battery life is reasonable, but it would be nice if they could somehow have additional battery capacity built into the keyboard. Sure, it would add to the weight, but that would fix the top-heavy problem and greatly improve the life of the keyboard, effectively killing two birds with one stone.

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CASE ROSEWILL NIGHTHAWK 117 ATX Full Tower Gaming Computer Case, Supports up to 420 mm long VGA Card, 5 Fans Pre-installed, Fan Speed Control
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Pros: The case is a monster. Plenty of room and not over the top in the looks department -- definitely not an appearance that you would regret later. It's pretty sleek aesthetically. There are a lot of fans but they're quiet, thanks to being 120mm. Being able to adjust them also helps. So glad they're not 80mm fans.
Pretty good airflow design. The air moves front-wise inward and upward toward the back, maximizing the space cooled minimizing the amount of turbulence.
There are dust filters which will help keep the inside cleaner for the amount of air moving through this case.
There are many slots with rubber guards that greatly help with cable management.
The insides are pretty roomy; I had plenty of space installing everything and managed to keep it from being a thick mess. The tool-less drive bays are handy.

Cons: I don't really need so many USB2 front ports. I would prefer for the top to have fewer USB2 ports and replace them with a couple more (hub-style) USB3 fast-charge ports. That way I can have easy access to charging multiple devices, such as tablets and phones, from the front of my computer.

The case seems to lack convenient ways to pick up the massive case when it's fully loaded. It could benefit from some handholds to help move it around if needed.

Other Thoughts: This is a large, sturdy steel case (with plastic windows, of course). Plenty of room for components and plenty of room for cooling. It weighs nearly 28 lbs by itself. Be careful if planning to move the case around, as it will be pretty heavy.

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D-Link DCS-2332L Outdoor Wireless Cloud IP Camera, 720P HD, Night Vision, Video Storage with microSD slot
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Pros: Incredibly easy to set up and have running right out of the box. It supports Power over Ethernet so you don't need to use the included adapter to be directly plugged into the camera. 30FPS at 720p is attainable, the infrared night vision works pretty well, and the device has a microphone and speaker to support 2-way audio.

I can also check the camera feed on my phone through the D-Link app, apply region-specific motion detection, and block/filter out areas on the screen as a form of a privacy filter.

Cons: The interface leaves something to be desired. There are a lot of submenus to navigate to find what you need for updates and configuration. The config also don't seem to work entirely in tandem with the mobile app; the app allows some feed options but provides alternate framerates for lower-resolution streams than what is configured on the feed setup on the web interface.

Other Thoughts: That interface seems to inherit from the web-based menu system that their other equipment uses, so if you're used to that it can be okay. The whole thing also feels dated compared to the rest of the product/package design, mainly due to being static pages with older coding styles. Not a big deal, but something notable in terms of UI/UX considering everything else is given the very "new/modern" feeling.

I'd also wish I could manually set from a range of framerate caps rather than choose from a predefined list of 1,4,7,15, or 30 FPS -- mostly because it seems that 30 FPS is just barely attainable for high quality configurations (which could depend on feed processing, depending on configuration), whereas something like 24FPS would be better on the device yet still a reasonably high framerate and lower data consumption.

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Display Name: Zachary H.

Date Joined: 02/14/07

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  • First Review: 09/03/07
  • Last Review: 04/08/16
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