PERIPHERALS NEWS

January 22nd, 2013, 6:33 PM

Func Industries Introduces MS-3 Gaming Mouse

After 18 months of development, Func has entered the gaming mouse market with a sleek, ergonomic mouse called the MS-3.  You have to respect companies like Func which lay low, ensuring their products meet the needs of consumers instead of flooding the market with junk designs.  Their MS-3 may not look like the flashy gaming [...]

January 8th, 2013, 6:00 AM

Corsair Expands Vengeance Peripheral Lineup with K85, M95, M65 & MM600

Corsair’s peripheral lineup is getting a shot of adrenalin with some brand new high end mice, keyboards and a double sided mouse mat.   After a year which saw Corsair expand their popular Vengeance lineup with gaming mats, an excellent case and several headphone designs geared towards gamers, some thought 2013 would bring about a [...]

December 13th, 2012, 7:43 PM

Logitech Announces New Keyboard and Trackpad for Mac/iPad

Logitech’s new Easy-Switch technology can go from being synchronized with your Mac to your iPad to your iPhone – all with the press of a button. Two new Mac-centric products were announced by Logitech this week, the first being a Mac version of their K810 Bluetooth Keyboard, the Logitech Bluetooth Easy-Switch Keyboard.  The second product [...]

November 28th, 2012, 5:19 PM

Can USB 3.0 and Thunderbolt Co-Exist?

Thunderbolt hit the scene like a light drizzle. Its announcement by Intel and Apple was met with a slight air of confusion – don’t they remember FireWire? Why, oh why, would a regular user care about an extra half-second on an MP3 transfer? The situations seemed almost too similar to be credible, with a high-performance [...]

October 25th, 2012, 7:46 AM

Corsair Announces New Affordable Gaming Mouse Mats

Vengeance MM200 and MM400 gaming mouse mats deliver durable, gaming grade surfaces and a best-in-class gaming experience The announcements from Corsair just keep coming.  Just this week we’ve already seen the release of a new Carbide 200R budget gaming case and a refreshed liquid cooler lineup.  Now, Corsair moves into the gaming peripherals area with [...]

September 11th, 2012, 5:32 AM

Rosewill Releases RK-9100 Gaming Keyboard w/ Cherry MX Switches

Rosewill has announced the newest member Rosewill RK-9000 mechanical keyboard family; making its world debut is the new Illuminated RK-9100 series mechanical keyboards. You can now type away for hours in the dark while keeping your swagger.   The current RK-9000 series has 4 models which feature the Cherry MX Blue (RK-9000), Brown (RK-9000BR), Black [...]

August 21st, 2012, 10:48 AM

Kingston Digital to Create Certified USB Flash Drive for Windows To Go

A developing trend of late in business has been the “bring your own device” movement, where employees use their own smartphones or tablets for work instead of relying on company issued equipment. Now Kingston wants to step this up a notch with the announcement that it is planning on offering the entire Windows 8 experience [...]

July 30th, 2012, 11:04 AM

Microsoft Reveals Windows 8 Customized Mice, Keyboards

Microsoft today unveiled a new line of touch-enabled Microsoft branded hardware for Windows 8: the Wedge Mobile Keyboard, the Wedge Touch Mouse, the Sculpt Mobile Keyboard, the Sculpt Touch Mouse, and the Microsoft Touch Mouse. These devices will work with Windows 8, Windows RT and Windows 7 PCs and tablets. Microsoft says it will release [...]

July 25th, 2012, 4:32 PM

ASUS Launches the RT-AC66U 5G WiFi Router

ASUS today launched the RT-AC66U 5G WiFi Router, a superfast router that uses the 5GHz spectrum range to offer a maximum data throughput of 1.3GBps. From the press release: The ASUS RT-AC66U router is the new standard in WiFi. Featuring the world’s fastest WiFi capabilities the RT-AC66U router delivers amazing wireless performance and increased coverage [...]

July 24th, 2012, 3:37 PM

Can 100W USB Make Proprietary Chargers Obsolete?

One of the only major non-Tablet or Ultrabook related stories at Computex this year was Intel’s coming out party of Thunderbolt on the PC. As Intel’s peripheral connectivity protocol is capable of 10Gbps of data throughput, it was marketed at Computex as the USB 3.0 killer. The USB protocol can’t beat Thunderbolt on speed throughput, [...]