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Matias Tactile Pro 4 Keyboard Review
     Thu, Jul 02 2015 | 12:19P | Peripherals | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The Keyboard Company has just started to bring in the Matias Tactile Pro and has lots of stock for potential enthusiast buyers. The newer v4 version is featuring re-engineered Matias Click switches compared to v3 and are meant to eliminate the ringing sound of the previous Fukka. Be warned that these are not designed to be silent and their sound is similar to a regular typewriter; however, the typing experience is unique and the product is recommended to people which write a lot of documents or get to work in accounting / do a lot of spreadsheet work. We would not recommend it for gaming purposes (the Quiet Pro is more suitable for that).
  FULL STORY @ MADSHRIMPS

Tesoro Excalibur Mechanical Keyboard Review
     Tue, Jun 16 2015 | 9:03A | Peripherals | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
“We’re looking at an interesting mechanical keyboard from Tesoro: the Excalibur G7NL. Appearing well designed, sporting a uncomplicated design, and catering to gamers who want something simple and solid, the Tesoro Excalibur G7NL has some unique features including full N-Key rollover, extensive lighting effects, and perhaps most notable, a very attractive price of only $90. Let’s delve a bit deeper and see if the Excalibur G7NL can stand out in a widening field of mechanical keyboards.”
  FULL STORY @ PUREOVERCLOCK

Tt eSPORTS MetalCaps 38 Piece Mechanical Keycap Set Review
     Tue, Jun 16 2015 | 9:01A | Peripherals | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
“Not too enthusiastic about the look of your mechanical keyboard? Looking for a cool mod? Well, Tt eSPORTS may have the solution for you to add some flavor to your existing keyboard with these metal keycaps. Designed to work with any Cherry MX or Thermaltake certified-style mechanical keys, let’s check out their construction quality and to gain some impressions on what it will actually do for your keyboard, better or worse.”
  FULL STORY @ PUREOVERCLOCK

Oregon Scientific Weather@Home Bluetooth Thermometer
     Sun, Jun 14 2015 | 4:00P | Peripherals | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"Oregon Scientific is well known for their various weather related devices. With the integration of smart devices into our digital lives it was fairly obvious that they would design a product that can interact with our smart phones and tablets. Using Bluetooth technology the base station of the Oregon Scientific EMR 211 can send weather data to your iOS or Android-based device. "
  FULL STORY @ TECHNOGOG

Tesoro Lobera Supreme Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Review
     Fri, Jun 12 2015 | 9:00A | Peripherals | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Tesoro are one of the fastest growing names in the gaming market, they have already impressed me with their Kuven 7.1 gaming headset, and now they’re back to try to impress me with their latest gaming keyboard; the Lobera Supreme. Tesoro don’t have the biggest range of products right now, but everything I’ve seen from them over the last year, both professionally as a reviewer and personally as a gamer, have left me thoroughly impressed. With that in mind, I do have high expectations for this keyboard, which Tesoro will have to live up to if they want to have any hope of competing in an already saturated and fiercely competitive market. “Sword of Bravery - Lobera “wolfslayer” is the sword which symbolized power used by Saint Ferdinand III. It has become one of the most famous swords in the history.” The Tesoro Lebera Supreme has been absolutely packed full of features that will appeal to a gaming audience, such as a switchable N-Key rollover function, mechanical switches (plunger style), macro keys, switchable profiles, live macro recording, full colour illumination, multimedia keys, a built-in USB hub and more! Pretty much everything you would expect from a premium grade gaming keyboard. Now I need to put all of this to the test to make sure it’s as good as it sounds.
  FULL STORY @ ETEKNIX

Corsair Gaming K70 RGB Mechanical Keyboard Review
     Wed, Jun 10 2015 | 9:03A | Peripherals | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The Corsair K70 is one of the best mechanical gaming keyboards on the market. It has superior build quality, exceptional performance and more; but that’s not good enough for Corsair. Now they have returned with the latest edition of their popular K70 gaming keyboard under their new Corsair Gaming brand name. Corsair Gaming is the latest shift in the industry for Corsair, who in more recent years have been building components and peripherals that have become incredibly popular with the enthusiast PC gaming market. The K70 was and still is a great keyboard, but Corsair have been working closely with the ever popular switch manufacturer Cherry, to work on creating some of the best RGB mechanical switches on the market. Mechanical switch keyboards have been limited to a single LED colour for a long time; this was due to the size of the switch and how the LED was mounted. More LEDs could be added, although they wouldn’t provide uniform lighting performance. Corsair and Cherry think that they’ve cracked the lighting problem with their new clear switches.
  FULL STORY @ ETEKNIX

G.SKILL at Computex 2015
     Sat, Jun 06 2015 | 6:19A | Peripherals | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF

G.SKILL International Enterprise Co., Ltd., the world’s leading manufacturer of extreme performance memory and solid state storage, is excited to showcase a completely new series of high end gaming peripherals at Computex 2015! The new Ripjaws series gaming peripherals include two mechanical gaming keyboards, a RGB gaming mouse, and two 7.1 surround sound headsets.
 

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Fully Customizable Ripjaws KM780 RGB / MX Mechanical Gaming Keyboards
 Available in two lighting flavors, full range RGB and crimson red, the KM780 RGB and KM780 MX are fully loaded mechanical keyboards designed and built with durability and practicality in mind for the ultimate gaming and typing experience. Featuring Cherry MX Red and Brown key switches with 50 million key-press lifecycle and a braided 2.0m USB cable, allows the Ripjaws KM780 series keyboard to last for years of daily usage.
 
The KM780 RGB and KM780 MX keyboard is capable of storing your settings within onboard memory, so you’ll have a personalized keyboard experience no matter which computer you’re connected to. You can store up to three independent modes of settings on the keyboard, easily switchable via Mode hotkeys (M1-M3), each containing its own lighting patterns, macro setup, timer setting, key delay and repeat rate, polling rate, and various other settings, so you can have a personalized keyboard layout for each different gaming character, in-game skillsets, or special macro shortcuts for different applications. Combined with per-key programmability and per-key lighting options, as well as 6 extra dedicated macro keys, the possibilities are endless with the G.SKILL Ripjaws KM780 series mechanical keyboard.
 

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MX780 RGB Gaming Mouse
Designed with the latest technology and customizable to fit your own personal gaming style, the Ripjaws MX780 RGB gaming mouse is ambidextrous and features a height-adjustable palm rest and interchangeable side grips to maximize comfort and support for your hand size and grip style.
 
Constructed with a 32-bit ARM processor, gaming-grade Avago laser sensor, and Omron micro-switches, the MX780 RGB gaming mouse is capable of 1000Hz polling rate, 8200 dpi, tracking up to 150ips, and 30g of acceleration with a durability of 20 million clicks. Up to 5 individual profiles can be stored within the device, each profile with its own sets of customizable RGB lighting across 4 lighting zones and unique settings for 8 fully programmable buttons.
 
Also included are gaming grade PTFE glide pads, notched scroll wheel design, and 5 programmable dpi steps with color indicator, making the Ripjaws MX780 RGB the ultimate gaming mouse that adapts to you and your gaming style, not the other way around.
 
G.SKILL Unified Driver System (G.U.D.S.) Software Suite
 
The unifying backbone to enable full customizability for the Ripjaws series mechanical gaming keyboard and gaming mouse, is the G.SKILL Unified Driver System. An intuitively designed user interface allows you to navigate easily through all the settings, manage stored profiles, and customize each mode for each of your own personal gaming style or application use. From choosing color and lighting patterns, to personalized key functionality, experience the freedom to explore and express your own gaming style. 

Ripjaws SR910 / SV710 7.1 Surround Digital Gaming Headset
Listen to your in-game world expand and come alive on the Ripjaws SR910 in real 7.1 surround sound through 10 discrete audio drivers, or on the Ripjaws SV710 in virtual 7.1 surround sound powered by Dolby Pro Logic IIx through dual 50mm drivers.

Dive into a distraction-free audio experience with a circumaural earcup design, immerse yourself in high-precision positional audio with Xear 3D technology, and enjoy extended gaming sessions in comfortable leatherette lined ear pads. When working with teammates, the built-in ENC (environmental noise cancellation) microphone analyzes and reduces background noise for crystal clear voice communication. Complete with an instant-access in-line control and a full audio control software suite that includes a 10-band equalizer and customizable surround sound speaker positioning, the ultimate audio gaming experience is within reach.

The G.SKILL Ripjaws series gaming gear will be available in 2015 Q3 and detail pricing will be announced soon.

  FULL STORY @ GSKILL

 
Thermaltake POSEIDON Z FORGED Keyboard Review
     Fri, Jun 05 2015 | 4:01P | Peripherals | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The Thermaltake Poseidon Z Forged is the newest edition to the Poseidon Z family. It comes in with a lot of new features that can be appealing to most gamers. This is the first mechanical keyboard in the Poseidon series to offer programmable macro buttons. In addition to that, Thermaltake is confident that the Poseidon Z Forged will become a long lasting keyboard, so they are offering the same five year warranty as they did with their previous Poseidon mechanical keyboards.
  FULL STORY @ BENCHMARKREVIEWS

Cougar 500K Gaming Keyboard Review
     Thu, Jun 04 2015 | 4:01P | Peripherals | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"We have been checking out Cougar’s gaming keyboards over the past couple of months. We first took a look at the high-end 700K, then moved down to the more minimalistic 600K, and today we will be taking a look at the more entry-level 500K. This keyboard is actually quite a lot like the higher-end 700K, it has the same 6 programmable G-keys, N-key rollover, a 32-bit ARM processor and on-board memory, the FPS palm rest and more. What it does lack is the aluminum design and mechanical key switches. So if you are not a fan of mechanical key switches this could be the keyboard for you. This has to be one of the more fully-featured non-mechanical keyboards that we have seen lately. Let’s jump in and see what this keyboard can do!"
  FULL STORY @ THINKCOMPUTERS

Efergy Elite Classic Whole Home Power Monitor Review
     Tue, May 19 2015 | 12:01P | Peripherals | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
:"Monitor your entire home's power consumption with this straightforward power monitor from Efergy in the Elite Classic."
  FULL STORY @ TWEAKTOWN

COUGAR 600K Review
     Mon, May 11 2015 | 9:01A | Peripherals | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Holding the middle-ground within its product line-up the 600K comes equipped with Cherry MX switches, a detachable wrist rest, LED backlighting, and an aluminium strengthened backplate. Glancing upon the 600K at first sight, the similarities between the 700k are quite understandable, it's essentially a cut-down version in both size and features.
  FULL STORY @ VORTEZ

Diamond DS3900V2 Ultra USB 3.0 Docking Station Review
     Fri, Apr 24 2015 | 12:00P | Peripherals | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Tyler checks in and tells us all about Diamond's DS3900V2 Ultra USB 3.0 docking station, a DisplayLink powered devices to expand connectivity."
  FULL STORY @ TWEAKTOWN

Cougar 200K Scissor Gaming Keyboard Review
     Mon, Apr 13 2015 | 12:03P | Peripherals | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
“Today we’re looking at the Cougar 200K gaming keyboard, an affordable board that sports rather smart styling and a couple of interesting features, such as lighting effects and anti-ghosting technology. We often see such features on expensive keyboards, but Cougar looks to be targeting gamers who are on a tight budget yet still want something capable. Retailing for only $30, let’s see how this keyboard stacks up.”
  FULL STORY @ PUREOVERCLOCK

Taming the Cougar 600K Mechanical Gaming Keyboard
     Wed, Mar 25 2015 | 12:00P | Peripherals | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Don't beat yourself up if you're not familiar with the Cougar brand. It's a German company that's been in the game since 2007, though its presence in the United States is largely overshadowed by companies like Razer and Logitech, two of the bigger dogs in the gaming peripherals scene. But like Roccat, another device maker headquartered in Germany, Cougar is making an effort to establish a higher level of brand recognition on our home turf by releasing competitive gaming gear that blend form and function. The product we're looking at here is Cougar's 600K Mechanical Gaming Keyboard. It's a subdued version of Cougar's flagship 700K intended for people who want the look and feel of the higher end plank, but not necessarily all the features (or price) that it comes with...
  FULL STORY @ HOTHARDWARE

Logitech G910 Orion Spark RGB Mechanical Gaming
     Sun, Mar 22 2015 | 12:03P | Peripherals | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The G910 Orion Spark is Logitech’s first RGB mechanical keyboard and it looks nothing like their past keyboards. Its exaggerated futuristic looking vibe stands in contrast to the more conserved, if still somewhat overdone G19 predecessor. There’s also the new naming scheme for Logitech Gaming products released since last year which involves tacking on some combination of two words with the first being the name of a character from Greek mythology. For the G910’s namesake, Orion was a giant huntsman who after his death and defeat to a giant scorpion was honorably placed in the night sky as a constellation. Read on to see how this gaming keyboard performs!
  FULL STORY @ LEGITREVIEWS

Roccat RYOS TKL Pro Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Review
     Thu, Mar 12 2015 | 7:23P | Peripherals | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Roccat has one of the best reputations in the PC gaming market. Time and time again they’ve delivered incredibly high-quality peripherals that offer class leading performance. Their Kone and more recently their Ryos gaming mice are still some of the best mice I’ve ever used. Their ISKU is one of the best membrane keyboards on the market and again, their Ryos MK Pro mechanical keyboard which I reviewed a year ago, you guessed it, one of the best keyboards I’ve ever used. It’s for these reasons that I have very high expectations of the Ryos TKL Pro mechanical keyboard I’ll be reviewing today.
  FULL STORY @ ETEKNIX

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