Peripherals

Philips and 3B Tech this week have begun to sell Philips-branded computer peripherals in the USA. The lineup of products includes relatively inexpensive keyboards and mice aimed at gamers and featuring appropriate aesthetics like RGB backlighting. Philips-branded keyboards and mice have been available in China for a while, and now they are formally available in the USA At present, Amazon sells 13 Philips-branded peripherals: wired or wireless keyboards, mice, and combos. All of the products are aimed at gamers and carry either entry-level or mainstream price tags. Numerous keyboards feature mechanical switches, which are rare in these segments, which will attract attention of those who want quality tactile feedback, but aren't necessarily looking for a premium-priced device. The top-of-the-range Philips-trademarked keyboard currently on sale is the...

Corsair Acquires Origin PC

Corsair on Wednesday said that it had acquired Origin PC, a well-known boutique PC maker from the USA. Origin PC will remain a separate brand from Corsair and will...

34 by Anton Shilov on 7/24/2019

Club 3D’s CSV-1562 USB Type-C Dock Has Three 4K Display Outputs

Club 3D has announced its new 15-in-1 USB Type-C docking station which has a total of five display outputs that can drive up to three 4K Ultra-HD monitors. The...

13 by Anton Shilov on 7/17/2019

The Kinesis Freestyle Edge RGB Gaming Mechanical Keyboard Review: An Ergonomic Masterpiece

Today we are taking a look at the Freestyle Edge RGB, the successor to the the first ergonomic mechanical keyboard that we ever reviewed, the Freestyle Edge. Although its...

51 by E. Fylladitakis on 7/16/2019

Dynabook’s USB-C Dock Has 10 Ports & an SD Reader

Dynabook Americas (former Toshiba) has introduced its new multi-port USB-C docking station. The USB-C Dock is designed to bring 10 ports and an SD card reader to ultra-portable laptops...

12 by Anton Shilov on 7/12/2019

The 1STPLAYER Bullet Hunter MK6 Mechanical Keyboard Review: Affordable But Good

In today's review we are taking a look at the Bullet Hunter MK6, a mechanical gaming keyboard with RGB backlighting by 1STPlayer, a peripherals manufacturer based in China. The...

32 by E. Fylladitakis on 7/1/2019

ASUS ROG Launches Pink Peripherals

Pink is a color that is rarely used for PC hardware, however over the last couple of months we spotted three manufacturers adopting pink designs for desktops, laptops, peripherals...

37 by Anton Shilov on 6/26/2019

Azio’s Iris Keyboard: When Style Meets Comfort

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...

7 by Anton Shilov on 6/17/2019

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...

66 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...

17 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

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