About Ivan B.

Ivan is a web editor at Newegg and contributor to Unscrambled and GameCrate. When he doesn’t have writer’s block, he enjoys covering topics that blur the line between science, art, and technology. You can follow him on Twitter to get in touch.

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Product Launch: Western Digital’s WD Red NAS and WD Red NAS Pro Increase Storage Capacity and Bay Support

Creating your own personal cloud is the best way to manage your digital content. Let’s face it, managing files is not as easy as it should be. While having all our media in digital format allows us to own an unlimited amount of books, music and movies, figuring out how to store and access so […]

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Gadget of the Week: goTenna, Create Your Own Wireless Network When You Need One

There I was, smack dab in the heart of the San Joaquin Valley and I was lost amongst a sea of wild horses and wildflowers. I had decided to veer off the horse trail I was on to do a bit of “exploring” and ended up being separated from my group. I somehow ended up […]

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Your Digital Life Will Last Forever, How Will You Be Remembered?

What happens to your laptop when you die? Before we had computers and the Internet, people kept their cherished memories inside photo albums, filing cabinets and safety deposit boxes. When someone died, their family and friends usually had access to these keepsakes and looked at them whenever they wanted to reminisce about their loved ones. […]

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“Hi, I’m a Mac, and Now I’m Also a PC.” Does the Apple/IBM Partnership Signify the End of the Mac vs. PC Debate?

When Apple unveiled their first Macintosh computer 30 years ago, they also released a notorious commercial that depicted IBM as “Big Brother” from George Orwell’s novel, Nineteen Eighty-Four. In the book, the year 1984 is a dystopian civilization where an omnipresent government punishes individualism and independent thinking. In the commercial, civilians march in unison as […]

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The Ultimate NeweggFlash Deal: A Free CyberPowerPC Gamer Infinity 8800 Pro Desktop

Although flash sale websites have existed for nearly a decade, NeweggFlash has only been around for a little over one year. However, because Newegg is one of the web’s oldest and most trusted retailers, NeweggFlash has quickly become one of the best places to find great deals online. No matter what you’re looking for, NeweggFlash […]

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iBUYPOWER’s Live Configurator Makes It Easier Than Ever to Build Your Own PC

Last week, Newegg teamed up with iBUYPOWER to launch a live configurator on our website. And with 94% of reviewers giving it a five-egg rating, calling it a success would be a huge understatement. Customers from all over the world have chimed in and are applauding the live configurator for being a hassle-free solution that […]

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Sending Americans Back to the Moon Would be a Waste of Time

“Sending Americans back to the moon would be a waste of time.” This is what Buzz Aldrin said recently in response to an interview question asked by a couple of teenage actors from the science-fiction film Earth to Echo. Instead, the second man to ever walk on the moon told the young movie stars that […]

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Man’s Best Friend is Now a Cyber Criminal’s Worst Enemy

Dogs have been used for law enforcement purposes since the Middle Ages when bloodhounds were trained to hunt for outlaws. England’s King Henry I was so fond of using dogs to keep out intruders that he had an entire system of stables, kennels and mews designed to protect the Royal Palaces. By the time the […]

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Newegg Joins Forces with Google to Combat the Patent Troll Problem, Rallying Other Companies to Do the Same

Over the last ten years, more than 10,000 companies have been sued at least once by a Patent Assertion Entity (PAE) — most commonly known as a “patent troll.” During this timespan, more than 33,000 defendants in 14,000 litigations were forced to spend anywhere between $500,000 to $5 million on legal fees alone. And because […]

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The New Dodge Challenger is Ushering in a New Era of Muscle Car Technology, But is It Overkill?

You probably saw a few classic cars out on the road this past Fourth of July weekend. Everything from restored Model T’s to custom hot rods were cruising the streets, and if you’re an automobile aficionado like myself, you look forward to seeing these vehicles in action every Independence Day. But with so many nice […]

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