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iRocks Rock Series K10 Gaming Keyboard Review
     Mon, Oct 12 2015 | 4:00P | Peripherals | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
iRocks are one of the newest names on the scene, and they’re on a mission to create some really great peripherals, without the premium price tag that often accompanies them. I only recently discovered the brand with the release of their iRocks Spirit Cocoon mouse, which was one of the most unassuming products I’d ever seen, only to be left with my jaw hitting the floor when I saw what it could do (full review here). The K10 gaming keyboard is the second iRocks product I’ve ever seen, and if it is even remotely as interesting as the iRock Cocoon mouse, then it should still be pretty special. Targeted at the budget end of the gaming market, this keyboard looks set to innovate on just how much value for money you can really get from your peripherals.

Element Gaming Beryllium Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Review
     Mon, Oct 12 2015 | 12:03P | Peripherals | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
You don’t have to look very far these days to find a great gaming keyboard, or even just a keyboard for day-to-day work, but that doesn’t mean there’s no room for even more! Element Gaming is a relatively new playing in the gaming market, but they’re quickly making a name for themselves thanks to their cool designs, competitive prices and robust build quality. We’ve only seen two Element Gaming products here at eTeknix, the Hyperion Micro-ATXchassis and the Atomic Mini-ITX chassis, although both scored very well in their respective reviews. After two chassis reviews, I’m certainly eager to see what they have to offer to the world of gaming peripherals.

Azio MGK1-K and RGB Backlit Mechanical Keyboards Review
     Sat, Oct 10 2015 | 4:00P | Peripherals | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
“Azio is a company that is likely not too well known by many PC users, except for perhaps some of the diehards in the crowd. In truth, Azio has been around for 15 years but has been recently expanding their peripheral lineup, with an emphasis on mechanical keyboards. Specifically we’re looking at two of their latest mechanical keyboards today, the MGK1-K and MGK1-RGB. Both are sleek and functional, both come with different illumination effects, and both come with very attractive price tags. Can these two boards stand out?”

G.SKILL Ripjaws KM780 RGB Mechanical Keyboard
     Sat, Oct 10 2015 | 12:02P | Peripherals | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"Upon first look at the KM780, I was taken aback by the design. The bars looked odd to me, but in use they didn't bother me, in fact I had many ideas as to possible uses for them including using them as tie downs for traveling, such as to LAN parties, and for locking the keyboard down to a surface using clamps on the bars – great for systems where the keyboard will move a lot such as gaming PC chair rigs. I was a big fan of the metal accents. The top of the keyboard is brushed aluminum, and the volume knob is knurled metal, too. On the top of the MK780, only the key caps are plastic (not counting the wrist pad). The braided wire sleeve was a nice touch, too, although the cable itself was fairly stiff.”

UltraFire 2000 Lumen Cree XML-T6 LED Flashlight Review
     Sat, Oct 10 2015 | 9:02A | Peripherals | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"I’ve got another LED flashlight for review today from our friends over at EveryBuying and this light is an Ultrafire XML-T6 that features an adjustable focus along with a nice carrying case included. The light can be powered by three AAA batteries or you can use the 18650 rechargeable battery that they do include for you. Read on to learn more… "

Mad Catz S.T.R.I.K.E.M GameSmart Mobile Keyboard Review
     Fri, Oct 09 2015 | 5:19P | Peripherals | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Smartphones and Tablets are part of our everyday lives and that's not something to go unnoticed by all the manufacturers out there so as expected really the mobile accessories market has grown exponentially over the last 5 years. Right now there's pretty much everything people may need to "enrich" their mobile experience including cases, screen protectors, chargers, stylus pens, charging cables, stands, Bluetooth HandsFree, speakers and car kits, car and bike holders, one touch buttons, selfie sticks and even wireless keyboards. Personally I’m not much into mobile accessories since my job has me spend most of my time in a lab but from time to time i do use one of the two tablets we have here (usually to post on Instagram) and i have to admit that a small Bluetooth keyboard would come in handy. Mad Catz released one such keyboard a few months back called the S.T.R.I.K.E.M and today we're taking a closer look at it.

HandAcc 500 Lumens Adjustable Focus Flashlight @ Technogog
     Wed, Oct 07 2015 | 12:34P | Peripherals | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"Up for review today I’ve got a flashlight, an LED flashlight that’s made to be waterproof and shockproof and I have to say it’s very durable. The light features an LED that can output up to 500 lumens but there is a high mode, low mode and a strobe mode. The light is powered by three AAA batteries or a standard 18650 rechargeable battery and they’re also included a mount so you can attach the light to your bicycle to have a headlight essentially to light the way. it’s not a bad light overall, it’s well made and it’s bright. Read on to learn more… "

Razer Tartarus Chroma Review
     Wed, Oct 07 2015 | 12:33P | Peripherals | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The Tartarus is an ergonomically designed keypad with 25 keys at your fingertips with a further alt key and space bar straddling an 8 way thumb pad. You can instantly switch between 8 key maps, save unlimited profiles and unlimited macro lengths to the 25 fully programmable, full anti-ghosting keys. With all this taken into account, it is easy to see how in the Tartarus can become a highly versatile tool in the right hands.

Tesoro Lobera Spectrum Review
     Wed, Oct 07 2015 | 12:00P | Peripherals | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The Lobera Spectrum, may not be good for slaying real wolves, but it comes as a full 16.8M colour per-key backlit mechanical gaming keyboard with fully customisable key remapping and per-key customisable lighting.

SteelSeries Apex M800 Mechanical Keyboard Review
     Sat, Oct 03 2015 | 12:01P | Peripherals | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
The SteelSeries Apex M800 has the most epic lighting effects ever... not to mention having dual processors. In a mechanical keyboard.

TSLaser TS 302 532nm 5mw Focusing Green Laser Review
     Wed, Sep 30 2015 | 1:09P | Peripherals | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
"It’s been a long time since I’ve reviewed any lasers, and I’ve missed it honestly, I love them. I have no real use for lasers, but it’s a guy thing, they’re just cool. Up for review today I have the TS 302 green laser which is 532nm and 5mw power, but it can be focused from a thin beam to more of a wide beam. This type of laser can be used for many things, but it doesn’t burn like you might expect. Read on to learn more… "

XTracGear Carbonic XXL Surface Review
     Wed, Sep 30 2015 | 1:06P | Peripherals | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
So what is the Carbonic XXL Surface and how does it differ from the previously reviewed surfaces? This one is designed to fit beneath your keyboard and mouse. The Carbonic XXL is slim design and will fit more shallow desktop areas with greater ease. In reality this is not as deep as the larger scale surfaces which can consume the desk space over and above what you need it to.

Tt eSports Poseidon Z Forged Review
     Sat, Sep 26 2015 | 4:00P | Peripherals | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
Tt eSports promised gamers a 'gorgeous and sleek' keyboard and they certainly did deliver! Though it is easy to judge a book by its cover and if we were to do that now, out the box, the Poseidon Z Forged is absolutely stunning in such a way most pictures and images simply do not do it justice. But wait, there is more!

Cherry Strait Black Corded Keyboard Review
     Thu, Sep 24 2015 | 9:00A | Peripherals | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
I never was much into notebooks/laptops and one of the reasons has always been the very short and soft keys used in their keyboards (the other has always been the rather small screens) so when many people i know got swept of their feet by the unveiling of the Apple Bluetooth wireless keyboard a while back i really paid almost no attention to it. However i do realize that such keyboards can come in handy since they require less space on your desks and in some cases can improve typing speed without the extra noise of most keyboards but in the end i guess i never felt these were ment for me. Still it seems that many PC users out there are looking for a similar alternative to the Apple Bluetooth wireless keyboard and although not many quality solutions come to mind we did notice that Cherry (yes that Cherry) has been manufacturing a corded keyboard with low profile keys called the Strait so we thought it would be nice to take it for a spin.

Tesoro Excalibur Spectrum Keyboard
     Tue, Sep 22 2015 | 12:00P | Peripherals | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
I am very impressed with the Tesoro Excalibur Spectrum keyboard. Before I even turned the lights on I was very pleased with it due to how sturdy the unit as a whole was, as well as how the keys felt while in use. To me, a good gaming keyboard doesn't have to have ridiculous embellishments and a shape that adds nothing to the performance. The Excalibur Spectrum is definitely understated, until you turn the lights on.

E-Blue Mazer K727 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard
     Sun, Sep 20 2015 | 9:03A | Peripherals | PermaLink
Posted by: STAFF
E-Blue is company that might be as well know as Razer or Logitech but sells a lot of gaming peripherals like gaming mice, keyboards and even gaming chairs. We got the opportunity to test on of their small mechanical gaming keyboards; the E-Blue Mazer K727 Mechanical Keyboard. This is a small compact keyboard that comes with a choice of 4 different mechanical switches: red, black, brown and cyan and backlit keys that can be configured in many ways.

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