Oculus Rift is a new virtual reality (VR) headset designed specifically for video games that will change the way you think about gaming forever. With an incredibly wide field of view, high resolution display, and ultra-low latency head tracking, the Rift provides a truly immersive experience that allows you to step inside your favorite game and explore new worlds like never before. Read on to see what we found out when we tried one in person.
Have an old SATA or IDE based hard drive laying around that needs to be wiped or mined for valuable files? Maybe you have laptop and want to backup data to another hard drive but only have a internal drive on hand. If so, StarTech has just the thing for you with their USB 3.0 to SATA/IDE HDD Dock that allows the user to connect it via USB. See what we think about it in our review.
Today we take a look at a dual band router from a relatively new name in small office/home office networking. The TL-WDR4300 is a performance optimized simultaneous dual band wireless router combining the blazing fast speeds of 450Mbps using the crystal clear 5GHz band and 300Mbps using the traditional 2.4GHz band. The WDR4300 also carries an inexpensive price tag but looks to have all the same bells and whistles that routers double the cost have. Read on to see what we thought.
As the population of Mac computers grows, so does the third party add-on market. Increasingly, mobile computers are getting smaller like the MacBook Air and with the smaller size comes less port availability. Satechi aims to help expand the number of USB ports available to you in a small, easy to carry form that also matches many Apple computers. Have a look to see what we thought of it.
The Seidio ACTIVE case provides shock absorbing protection with two interlocking layers in a thin case for your Samsung Galaxy S III. It also has an optional built-in metal kickstand that can be used in landscape orientation for a hands free experience when viewing multimedia, managing photo slideshows, and displaying clocks and calendars. Read on to what this case is all about and if it is right for your Samsung Galaxy S III smartphone!
Roccat has provided us with some wonderful PC peripherals and today we’re going to be looking at the Roccat Isku. The Roccat Isku is an illuminated gaming keyboard, which features as many as 36 programmable macro keys, on the fly profile switching and backlit keys. Backlit with ROCCAT Extreme Ice Blue Lighting in 6 adjustable brightness levels, the Isku makes it easy to always hit the right key — even in low lighting. The Isku’s optimized illumination also means it’s perfect for avoiding eye strain during those long gaming sessions.
Now that USB 3.0 devices are starting to become more and more prevalent, the need for open ports to plug them in grows. All the while, mobile computers are getting more and more compact, offering fewer ports. Satechi may have a solution with their colorful four port USB 3.0 hub. While it offers additional ports, will it muck up the USB 3.0 speeds in the process? Have a look to see.
The NETGEAR WNDR4500 N900 Wireless Dual Band Gigabit Router is said to deliver the ultimate performance and range, with a fast, reliable and secure wireless connection to the Internet. The Netgear N900 wireless provides up to 450 + 450 Mbps speed and with simultaneous dual band technology it avoids interference ensuring top WiFi speeds. Read on to see how this wireless router performs when we try it out!
The Corsair Vengeance K60 and M60 are a first person shooter inspired combo of keyboard and mouse. The K60 keyboard is mechanical and features Cherry MX Red switches, while the M60 mouse has 8 programmable buttons and features a 5700 DPI laser sensor. I’m pretty anxious to see how they will perform, so read along to see how they stack up to the competition!
Western Digital has entered the very crowded market of Wireless Routers with their introduction of the My Net Family of Dual-Band Routers including the N900 which we take for a spin today. Besides being dual-band, Western Digital has included a technology called FasTrack which helps prioritize Multimedia data so that any streaming or gaming content is moved to the front reducing stutters and drop outs. Read on to find out what we think about this new router!
The Corsair Vengeance 2000 is a circumaural wireless gaming headset. It features memory foam filled ear pads, as well as a fully adjustable microphone. The Vengeance 2000 also features 7.1 virtual surround sound. Read on to see if we were able to get realistic multi-channel gaming audio and have that play-for-hours comfort that wired Corsair audio products do so well at.
ROCCAT’s website says “A Desert Eagle isn’t worth its fancy name, if you don’t know where to aim.” Their Kave 5.1 Surround Sound Gaming Headset is designed to give gamers the ability to naturally locate their enemies while gaming. Find out how this gaming headset performs in our review as we put it to the test to see what it is all about!
Considering buying a Powerline adapter to connect that Xbox or PlayStation to your high speed internet without drilling holes and running cable in your wall? Maybe you are just tired of the lag your wireless connection gives you when you are trying to stream movies to your television. We take a look at some of the most popular brands of “Gigabit” Powerline Ethernet Adapters from Belkin, D-Link, Netgear, and TRENDnet. Read on to see which one comes out on top.
The Corsair Vengeance 1300 Gaming Headset is designed to pair with your high-end sound card using dual 3.5mm headphone and microphone connectors and accurately reproduces the 3D positional audio generated by X-Fi CMSS-3D and other sound card-based positional audio systems. With custom-engineered 50mm drivers this headset should sound good, but read on to see what we think after using them for a couple weeks.