Peripherals

Azio demonstrated its Iris keyboard at Computex. The new product comes in two pieces that will be sold separately: the keyboard itself (dubbed K-Pad Unit) as well as a numpad (called N-Pad Unit). Traditionally for Azio, the Iris will use mechanical switches from Cherry. Azio’s Retro Classic mechanical keyboard featured a really eye-catching design with its typewriter-style round-shaped keys, yet many reviewers and users complained about its comfort back in 2017. Azio tried to capitalize on design of its Retro Classic products and introduced numerous new versions back at Computex 2018, though it looks like adoption of the product did not expand outside of its target audience (people primarily buying for style). That said, Azio decided to change its approach. Azio’s Iris keyboard uses more traditional...

Corsair Unveils Nightsword RGB and M55 RGB Pro Gaming Mice

Corsair, the peripheral, cooling, and jack of all trades powerhouse has unveiled two new gaming mice, the Nightsword RGB, and M55 RGB Pro Gaming mouse. The Corsair Nightsword RGB...

5 by Gavin Bonshor on 6/13/2019

USB-IF: USB4 Products Coming in Late 2020

The USB Promoter Group is hard at work developing the USB4 specification. We met with them at Computex this year, and the good news is that the spec is...

64 by Anton Shilov on 6/12/2019

Infineon Set to Acquire Cypress for $10 Billion

Infineon on Monday said that it had signed an agreement to take over Cypress Semiconductor, strengthening its portfolio of physical interface technologies. The move will add a set of...

0 by Anton Shilov on 6/3/2019

Steelseries Unveils Fully Adjustable OmniPoint Switch Actuation on Apex Pro, Apex Pro TKL

During Computex 2019, SteelSeries announced two new keyboards with a new switch type and a newly designed switch concept. Both the SteelSeries Apex Pro and Apex Pro TKL feature...

7 by Gavin Bonshor on 5/30/2019

ASMedia Demonstrates ASM3242 USB 3.2 2x2 Controller: Available in August

ASMedia has finished development of its USB 3.2 2x2 controller and will make it available to makers of motherboards in the coming months. The company is demonstrating cards featuring...

11 by Anton Shilov on 5/29/2019

SiFive Acquires USB 2.0 and 3.x IP Portfolio to Strengthen RISC-V SoCs

SiFive, one of the world’s leading developers of controllers and SoCs based on the RISC-V instruction set, has acquired USB IP portfolio from Innovative Logic, a silicon IP designer...

5 by Anton Shilov on 5/23/2019

HP Enters Premium Gaming Peripherals: Photon Mouse, Outpost Mousepad, Clothing

HP has introduced its new premium Omen-branded premium gaming peripherals: the Omen Photon mouse as well as the Omen Outpost mousepad. Featuring a sensor with a precision range of...

9 by Anton Shilov on 5/22/2019

Viper Gaming Launches Two New Optical RGB Gaming Mice: V550 and V551

Viper Gaming, the gaming peripheral arm of memory giant Patriot, has released two new gaming mice based on Pixart Optical sensors, the V550 and V551. The V550 features an...

4 by Gavin Bonshor on 5/17/2019

Cooler Master Launches the Compact SK621 Wireless Bluetooth Mechanical Keyboard

Back at CES 2019, Cooler Master unveiled three new and interesting wireless mechanical keyboards that would be launching later this year. Now the company is finally starting things off...

17 by Gavin Bonshor on 5/10/2019

Corsair Releases The New Ironclaw RGB Wireless Gaming Mouse

Adding to their ever-growing range of PC gaming peripherals, Corsair has unveiled its Ironclaw RGB wireless gaming mouse. Similar to its predecessor, the Ironclaw RGB, the new wireless variant...

3 by Gavin Bonshor on 5/9/2019

Logitech Launches G502 Lightspeed Mouse: The Classic Mouse Goes Wireless

Logitech this week is introducing an upgraded, wireless version of its popular G502 mouse. Dubbed the Logitech G502 Lightspeed, the new wireless gaming mouse uses the company’s latest Hero...

16 by Anton Shilov on 5/8/2019

AirUnleashed Wireless Charging Mat: An Attempt at an Apple AirPower

When Apple cancelled its AirPower wireless charging mat earlier this year, many users of the company’s latest devices got upset, yet spawned a number of third-party options that offer...

23 by Anton Shilov on 5/2/2019

Razer Expands Availability of Quartz Pink Blade Stealth 13 Laptop & Peripherals

Modern users tend to be very different and demand unique lifestyle devices with a distinctive design. To address certain audiences, companies need to take rather extraordinary measures and introduce...

14 by Anton Shilov on 4/18/2019

Logitech Unveils Slim Folio Pro Keyboard for 3rd Gen iPad Pro

Logitech this week has introduced its new keyboard cases for Apple’s latest 3rd Gen 11-inch and 12.9-inch iPad Pro tablets. The Logitech Slim Folio Pro keyboard features backlighting and...

11 by Anton Shilov on 4/4/2019

SilverStone Launches MS10: a 10 Gbps USB-C Adapter for SATA M.2 SSDs

As SATA SSDs slowly give way to M.2 SSDs, so too have the SSDs' use cases. Besides internal storage, of course, SATA SSDs have also commonly been used as...

20 by Anton Shilov on 4/1/2019

Apple Cancels AirPower Wireless Charging Mat

Apple today has cancelled its AirPower wireless charging mat, citing the difficulties the company has encountered in getting the mat to meet its ‘high standards’. The company emphasized that...

30 by Anton Shilov on 3/29/2019

SilverStone EP14: A Miniature USB-C Hub with HDMI, USB-A, 100 W Power

With hundreds of different USB Type-C adapters and docks on the market, manufacturers are trying hard to make theirs more attractive. To that end, they now tend to design...

14 by Anton Shilov on 3/19/2019

Turtle Beach Acquires ROCCAT: a New Gaming Peripherals Giant Is Born

Turtle Beach, a leading supplier of headsets and a developer of various audio technologies, this week signed an agreement to acquire ROCCAT, a maker of gaming peripherals. The move...

16 by Anton Shilov on 3/15/2019

USB4 Specification Announced: Adopting Thunderbolt 3 Protocol for 40 Gbps USB

The USB Promoter Group has announced the upcoming release of the USB4 specification. The new standard is based on Intel’s Thunderbolt protocol and supports a range of features, including...

56 by Anton Shilov on 3/4/2019

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