Peripherals

Danish peripherals and gaming headset manufacturer SteelSeries has announced its acquisition of A-Volute, the independent developer of the Nahimic audio software. The Danish manufacturer is looking to take full advantage of A-Volutes' experience to bolster its audio range, with its Arctis series already established in the gaming headset market. SteelSeries is no stranger to the peripherals market, with experience spanning over the best part of two decades. The company has seen successful product launches, and its popular products including its World of Warcraft branded gaming mice. So in a bid to boost its audio range which is spearheaded by its premium Arctics range, it has acquired A-Volute. SteelSeries Arctis Pro Wireless Hi-Fidelity Gaming Headset A-Volutes' portfolio is impressive and its software is used by many system integrators...

HP at CES 2018: The HP Z 3D Camera, for 2D and 3D Scanning

LAS VEGAS, NV — At CES, HP is announcing the first monitor-mounted 3D/2D camera. The down-facing ‘zero-footprint’ camera attaches to the display to capture and digitize 3D objects, 2D...

9 by Joe Shields on 1/8/2018

The Azio Retro Classic Mechanical Keyboard Review: Eyecatching, But Stiff

Today we are taking a look at the Azio Retro Classic, a mechanical keyboard designed to turn heads with its unique aesthetic design. It will certainly appeal to anybody...

49 by E. Fylladitakis on 1/3/2018

Cherry Announces the MW 4500 Mouse with 45° Palm Rest, 1200 DPI Sensor

Cherry has introduced its MW 4500 mouse featuring a rather unique shape that promises to reduce, or even prevent hand fatigue, but only for right handers. The mouse is...

16 by Anton Shilov on 12/18/2017

Silicon Labs to Acquire Sigma Designs, Get Z-Wave IP

Silicon Labs has announced that it had reached a definitive agreement to acquire Sigma Designs in a cash transaction valued at $282 million. By taking over Sigma Designs, Silicon...

5 by Anton Shilov on 12/11/2017

Cherry Launches MC 4900 Mouse with Fingerprint Reader, 1375 DPI Sensor

Nowadays Cherry is known primarily for its mechanical switches for keyboards, but the company also manufactures its own range of peripherals and accessories as well, some of which are...

36 by Anton Shilov on 12/2/2017

MediaTek Reveals MT2621 SoC for IoT: Arm7 MCU, Integrated GPRS/NB-IoT Modem

MediaTek this week announced a new SoC designed for ultra-low-power autonomous IoT applications such as wearables, security sensors, and similar devices. The MT2621 SoC integrates basic computational capabilities...

3 by Anton Shilov on 11/30/2017

GIGABYTE Launches Splash-Proof AORUS K9 Optical Keyboard with Infrared Switches

GIGABYTE has introduced its second AORUS-branded keyboard aimed at gamers. The new AORUS K9 Optical, as the name implies, uses optical/infrared switches with all the advantages they can provide...

6 by Anton Shilov on 11/29/2017

Promise Launches TD-300 9-in-1 Thunderbolt 3 Dock: GbE, HDMI, USB 3.0, TB3 Charging & More

Promise has introduced its first Thunderbolt 3 dock designed primarily for Apple’s latest MacBook Pro laptops, but also compatible with any systems featuring a TB3 header. The Promise TD-300...

18 by Anton Shilov on 11/20/2017

Razer Announces BlackWidow Ultimate Keyboard: IP54 Dust & Splash Resistant Mechanical Keyboard

Razer this week introduced a new version of its popular mechanical BlackWidow keyboard that is splash- and dust-resistant. The BlackWidow Ultimate will be among a few IP54-certified mechanical keyboards...

5 by Anton Shilov on 11/16/2017

Logitech Boosts Precision of G203 Prodigy Mouse to 8000 DPI via Firmware Update

Performance upgrades from hardware manufacturers are always welcome, but in the vast majority of cases even tiny upgrades come in a form of new products rather than in a...

27 by Anton Shilov on 10/7/2017

OWC Launches 13-Port Thunderbolt 3 Dock: GbE, USB-A, SD Card, mDP, FireWire & More

OWC has launched its new docking solution aimed primarily at Apple’s latest Thunderbolt 3-equipped MacBook Pros. Designed to be the “one dock to rule them all", OWC's Thunderbolt 3...

18 by Anton Shilov on 9/21/2017

The Cherry G80-3494 MX Board Silent Mechanical Keyboard Review: Updating a PC Classic

Today we are taking a look at the Cherry G80-3494 MX Board Silent, a mechanical keyboard designed with professionals in mind. Based on the original Cherry G80-3000, the G80-3494...

51 by E. Fylladitakis on 9/20/2017

Logitech Launches the MX Ergo Trackball: Bringing Trackballs into 2017

Logitech is introducing its first new trackball in years. The MX Ergo trackball claims improved precision compared to its predecessors, as well as eight buttons combining modern features with...

32 by Anton Shilov on 9/11/2017

Logitech Launches G603 ‘Lightspeed’: 12,000 DPI Hero Sensor, 1 ms Polling, 500 Hrs Battery

Logitech has introduced its new gaming mouse that weds high mousing precision, a long battery life, and low input lag with a relatively affordable price. The new G603 Lightspeed...

18 by Anton Shilov on 9/6/2017

Logitech’s G613 "Lightspeed" Wireless Mechanical Keyboard Cuts Wires & Input Lag

Logitech this week introduced its new wire mechanical keyboard aimed at gamers, touting its low input lag for a wireless keyboard as a defining feature. While the Logitech G613...

16 by Anton Shilov on 9/1/2017

The G.Skill KM570 ΜΧ Mechanical Keyboard Review: Sturdy & Efficient

In this review we are having a look at G.Skill’s mainstream mechanical keyboard, the KM570 series. The KM570 comes with genuine Cherry MX switches and, depending on the model...

22 by E. Fylladitakis on 8/4/2017

Razer Files for IPO in Hong Kong to Raise $600 Million

This week Razer has made a preliminary filing for IPO on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. The company plans to raise $600 million for future growth, particularly in Asia...

24 by Anton Shilov on 7/8/2017

Corsair Launches Splash-Resistant K68 Mechanical Keyboard

This week at Computex, Corsair took the wraps off of a particularly interesting mechanical keyboard. Dubbed the K68, Corsair is dipping their toe into a feature that we almost...

6 by Ryan Smith on 6/1/2017

Corsair Launches Glaive RGB Mouse: 16,000 DPI, Interchangeable Grips, LEDs

Corsair this week released its latest flagship gaming mouse, the new Glaive RGB. The company's latest right-handed mouse incorporates a new sensor, interchangeable grips, programmable RGB lighting as well...

17 by Anton Shilov on 5/6/2017

The Tesoro Excalibur SE Spectrum Review: A Mechanical Keyboard with Gateron Optical Switches

The popularity of mechanical keyboards and the saturation of the market with a myriad of products has led manufacturers into seeking development of new features and technologies. In this...

21 by E. Fylladitakis on 3/20/2017

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