PERIPHERALS NEWS

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, [...]

May 10th, 2012, 2:31 PM

Mad Catz Adds New Optical Sensor to R.A.T.3 Gaming Mouse

Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. (“Mad Catz”) announced today a change to the Company’s R.A.T.3 gaming mouse. The R.A.T,3 now comes equipped with the Avago 3090 optical sensor able to track at an impressive 3,500 DPI. “Mad Catz listen closely to the needs of the gaming community and some gamers simply prefer the feel, precision and [...]

May 10th, 2012, 10:06 AM

Fractal Design Launches New Fan Controller

The new Adjust 108 fan controller from Fractal Design offers a simple yet clean option to adjust the speed of your case fans. With a brushed aluminum front panel and smooth moving sliders, it does not only emanate quality but also robustness and preciseness. The Adjust 108 Fan Controller manages a total of six fans [...]

May 9th, 2012, 12:32 PM

Logitech Unveils New Indoor Master Security System and Add-On Camera

Today Logitech expanded its Logitech Alert lineup by introducing the Logitech Alert 750n Indoor Master System, a complete video security system in a box that enables you to be there – even when you’re not. Easy installation, wide-angle night vision, powerful PC software and a free remote viewing account let you rest at ease whether at home or [...]

May 8th, 2012, 12:17 PM

Rosewill Releases the RHTS-8206 5.1 Channel Vibrating Gaming Headset

Rosewill, the world leading hardware solution provider, announces their latest 5.1 channel vibrating gaming headset, RHTS-8206, that will enhance the Rosewill gaming headset family. The addition of this headset will raise Rosewill’s gaming footprint to new heights by expanding their already extensive gaming components. Featuring a virtual 7.1 digital surround sound environment and large 40mm [...]

April 30th, 2012, 1:35 AM

ASUS Introduces the Xtion Motion Sensor for PCs

The ASUS Xtion motion sensor brings consumers the first ever whole-body gesture input developed exclusively for PC. It employs sophisticated sensors for precise yet intuitive motion controls, with a user-friendly interface that enables fun and truly interactive gaming, multimedia, and online experiences. Several high profile games offer full Xtion support, with more being added. The [...]

April 27th, 2012, 9:17 AM

LG Makes Dynamic Viewing Experience Mainstream with New IPS Monitors

LG Electronics (LG) today announced the availability of a new line of monitors, the IPS4 series. These monitors feature In-Plane Switching (IPS) rather than conventional Twisted Nematic (TN) panels, allowing for superb color reproduction, exceptional picture quality and unmatched color shift-free wide viewing. Thanks to an impressively wide viewing-angle (178 degrees), the new IPS monitors [...]

April 20th, 2012, 2:37 PM

HP to Build Printer Factory in China

The China Daily is reporting Hewlett-Packard has contracted Foxconn Electronics to open and operate a printer factory in the city of Chongqing, located in southwest China. HP CEO Meg Whitman is reported as saying that the recent merger between HP’s PC and printer it the reason the company wants to expand in China. CEO Whitman told the [...]

April 17th, 2012, 4:24 PM

Samsung, Apple Ordered to Negotiate Patent Settlement Out of Court

 As part of a court ordered interregnum, the CEOs of Apple and Samsung have agreed to change the theatre of their patent war from the courtroom to the boardroom in order to reach a settlement. “The parties have indicated that they are willing to participate in a Magistrate Judge Settlement Conference (MJSC),” Presiding Judge Lucy [...]