Author Archives: Ewdison Then

I’m the co-founder of R3 Media LLC, the media company behind SlashGear & Android Community. At R3 Media, I’m responsible for business development, strategy, and building the company’s culture. My background in high performance computing and application development also see me deal with product development of R3 Media’s properties.

Synology DiskStation DS712+ NAS Review

Synology DiskStation DS712+ NAS Review

With services like Apple's iCloud and Google Cloud Music, it's easy to assume that the future of our data is putting it safe on someone else's servers. There's another option, however, in hosting your own cloud - and backup system - with a NAS. Synology has made a name for itself with flexible, affordable Network Attached Storage that doesn't fall short on performance, and the DiskStation DS712+ is the latest to target home and small business users. Twin drive support, copious multimedia streaming options and the promise of super-fast data rates: there's a lot to like about the DS712+ on paper at least. Check out how it holds up in the full SlashGear review.

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We are hiring! Do you have what it takes to be a SlashGear writer?

We are hiring! Do you have what it takes to be a SlashGear writer?

Do you love tech and consumer electronics? Have you got a burning desire to discover, understand and share the best of the gadget world in a clear, entertaining way? SlashGear needs two new writers to join the team, flexible early-adopters who are passionate about technology, with a strong grasp of written English and the creativity to contribute to editorial and unique content.

Acer TimelineX AS5830TG-640 Review

Acer TimelineX AS5830TG-640 Review

With great power comes great responsibility, and also - if you're talking about Intel's 2011 Sandy Bridge processor line-up, at least - generally sizable pricing. Acer is looking to change that with the new Aspire TimelineX AS5830TG-6402, a lengthy name for a 15.6-inch Core i5 notebook that ticks all the spec boxes for a high-speed desktop replacement only with a bargain $799.99 price tag. Too good to be true or the best deal around? Check out the full SlashGear review after the cut.

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Nike Air Zoom Alpha Talon cleats & Pro Combat Uniforms debut

Nike Air Zoom Alpha Talon cleats & Pro Combat Uniforms debut

Nike invited SlashGear down to the Cowboys Stadium this week, and while we didn't get to play any football, we did get an early look at the company's next-gen uniforms and cleats. The Nike Air Zoom Alpha Talon Cleat has been completely reworked, with extending forefoot sections that add extra traction when necessary, while the 2011 Nike Pro Combat Uniforms feature carbon fiber plating for customizable protection.

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SlashGear Lenovo ThinkCentre M90z Giveaway

SlashGear Lenovo ThinkCentre M90z Giveaway

Earlier this year we reviewed Lenovo's ThinkCentre M90z touchscreen all-in-one PC; now we're giving you the chance to win one of your own. The 23-inch Full HD desktop supports all of Windows 7's native multitouch support and would be equally comfortable as a browsing, media or home-office machine; check out how you can win the M90z after the cut, as well as helping a non-profits to win a bumper crop of five M90z's apiece!

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Acer Aspire 5745DG Review

Acer Aspire 5745DG Review

3D, if you believe the marketing hype, is the future of displays, and so with so many of us sitting in front of computer screens for a fair portion of the day, why shouldn't they get in on the action as well? Acer's Aspire 5745DG promises 3D performance and everyday potency, thanks to a combination of an Intel Core i5 processor and NVIDIA 3D Vision technology, but is this the notebook to get us wearing silly glasses? Check out the full SlashGear review after the cut.

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Samsung 256GB SSD 470 Series Review

Samsung 256GB SSD 470 Series Review

It's not often you find an internal drive where the manufacturer has given obvious thought to aesthetics, but Samsung's new 256GB 470 Series SSD bucks the trend. From its Apple-style packaging to its distinctive casing, the SSD certainly stands out from the crowd. Has Samsung spent too much time on unnecessary design and not enough on performance, though? Check out the full SlashGear review after the cut.

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