Rig – A Headset For Multi-Device Connected Gamers There’s lots of gaming headsets compatible with computers and gaming consoles, but until now, there wasn’t a headset that had a solution to receiving phone calls during gaming sessions. Plantronics newly announced RIG allows one to continue to play their game while receiving and answering calls from …more
The Google Chromecast Revolution When Google announced the Chromecast wireless streaming device it rocked the tech industry. For just $35 shipped, the Google Chromecast will turn any ‘dumb’ HDTV into a ‘smart’ TV that is capable of streaming media from Netflix and YouTube. You can also send entire tabs from the Chrome browser on Macs …more
Is your laptop or wireless PC running connecting to your network at the fastest possible speed but you are still lagging when playing online games or when streaming video? You may need to look at upgrading your client to the latest WiFi format, 802.11ac. Read on as we take a look at the Netgear A6200 USB adapter, an under-$60 wireless-AC solution!
We got an early look at an upcoming gaming headset from Cooler Master that blends an array of aesthetics and sound design into the same package. The Pulse-R headset features aluminum materials, illuminated earcups, cushioned full-sized cups for comfort and isolation, an in-line remote, and detachable microphone. Find out if it’s style and substance done right!
Today we take a look at the newest CM Storm Quickfire mechanical keyboard from Cooler Master. The QuickFire XT is the full 104 key sibling to the tenkeyless Quickfire Rapid. The Quickfire XT features four choices of mechanical Cherry MX switches, a detachable braided USB cable, and Fn multimedia keys. Read and see our overview of this new keyboard and what we liked about it!
Have you ever gamed on your PC so long that your wrist aches, back hurts or your hand hurts too bad to grip the mouse? Most desktop and mobile gamers experience some pain at one point in time during long gaming marathons. We recently ran across something a bit off the beaten path called Arnicare Gel and gave it a shot!
Oblanc’s UFO True 5.1 Gaming Headset features an over the ear design and is equipped with 8 drivers that help to provide true surround sound in one headset. The 5.1 Gaming Headset is plug and play even with PC’s that don’t support surround sound. Check out our thoughts on these new and impressive looking headset for gamers!
Wireless-AC is becoming more and more mainstream but what about those solid legacy devices? All they need is a way to connect to your 802.11ac router to enjoy faster 5G speeds. Enter ASUS’s USB-AC53 Dual-Band Wireless-AC1200 Adapter, a simple and affordable way of stepping up to Wireless AC. Read on to see if this little device can deliver.
MSI has recently released their first mechanical keyboards which join other MSI products under their GAMING brand. Up for review is the GK-601, the flagship keyboard of the pair of new keyboards. It features Cherry MX Red mechanical switches, individually backlit keys, and programmable macros, among other things. Can MSI prove itself in new territory? Read on and find out what we think.
Do you have really annoyingly bright LEDs on your PC case or cable set top box? Is your digital nightstand clock is overly bright and blinding you at night? LightDims has a very simple yet genius solution to dim those pesky LEDs down! Read on to see how the LightDims work and what we thought of the original strength, black out edition and the silver edition!
Today we look at the ASUS flagship 802.11ac Dual-Band Wireless-AC1750 Gigabit Router. This router is built on around a Broadcom processor and, like other wireless-AC devices, is designed for gigabit Wi-Fi speeds. If this router looks familiar, it should since it has the same exact shape and dimensions of ASUS’s successful wireless-n dual-band router. Read on to see how this ASUS AC1750 router does against our suit of 802.11ac routers and if the step-up to wireless-ac is worth the cost.
Mad Catz newest additions to the iconic R.A.T. mice are mobility focused designs featuring Bluetooth connectivity and 1-year battery cycles. Are you wondering if these mice are actually robots in disguise? Well they do have lasers! The R.A.T. M is a notebook gaming mouse with a 6400 DPI sensor and the M.O.U.S. 9 has a R.A.T. form with a glass tracking sensor. There’s plenty to see and we have you covered with much more!
Do dedicated sound cards matter? We take a look at ASUS’s two budget PCI-E Xonar sound cards and set the record straight. Both cards feature multichannel surround sound output and virtual headphone surround sound while the DGX packs a dedicated headphone amplifier and the DSX comes with a swappable op amp socket. Read on to see if these cards can bring music to the ears!
Today we take a look at Buffalo’s AirStation N600 802.11n wireless router that is shipped with a customized DD-WRT firmware. Those who are interested in the ultimate customization of their network should read on to see how the WZR-600DHP AirStation competes against several other popular wireless routers!