Peripherals

In today’s review we are having a look at Keychron’s attempt to create a portable wireless mechanical keyboard, the K3. The K3 not only has a very small footprint and a rechargeable battery, but it also features RGB lighting and a Mac-specific mode.

HP Completes HyperX Acquisition For $425 Million

Back in February, we revealed that HP was set to acquire the HyperX brand, the gaming subsidiary of Kingston Technology. HyperX has been the gaming branding for Kingston Technology...

11 by Gavin Bonshor on 6/2/2021

The Kinesis TKO Tournament Gaming Keyboard Review: A Compact Champion

Today, we are taking a look at the Kinesis TKO Tournament Gaming keyboard, a 60% mechanical keyboard designed with gamers in mind. Looking to tap into the market for...

32 by E. Fylladitakis on 4/22/2021

HP is Acquiring HyperX for $425 Million

In some unexpected news today, HP and HyperX (formerly a division of Kingston) have jointly released a statement that HP is to acquire HyperX gaming peripherals portfolio, and the...

14 by Dr. Ian Cutress on 2/24/2021

The Redragon Devarajas K556 RGB Mechanical Keyboard Review: Jack Of Most Trades

Today we are having a close look at the Devarajas K556 RGB gaming keyboard from Redragon, a Chinese manufacturer of gaming peripherals. The company boasts excellent quality, performance, RGB...

31 by E. Fylladitakis on 2/4/2021

Plugable Updates USB-C 7-in-1 Hub with Ethernet and 4Kp60 Display Support

A major issue faced by owners of notebooks and compact SFF PCs such as the NUCs is the paucity of USB ports or even the absence of often-needed functionality...

5 by Ganesh T S on 1/12/2021

The Corsair Gaming K100 RGB Keyboard Review: Optical-Mechanical Masterpiece

In today's review, we are taking a look at the successor of the Corsair K95 RGB Platinum, the K100 RGB. The new flagship of Corsair’s gaming keyboards is visually...

81 by E. Fylladitakis on 11/19/2020

SteelSeries Acquires A-Volute, Company Behind Nahimic Audio Software

Danish peripherals and gaming headset manufacturer SteelSeries has announced its acquisition of A-Volute, the independent developer of the Nahimic audio software. The Danish manufacturer is looking to take full...

22 by Gavin Bonshor on 4/7/2020

Plugable Launches Low-Cost 2.5 GbE USB Dongle: $30 for a Limited Time

Plugable this week has become the latest peripheral manufacturer to start producing 2.5 Gigabit Ethernet dongles, with the release of their own adapter. Designed to add support for faster...

32 by Anton Shilov on 3/26/2020

Samsung Reveals All-in-One Power Management ICs for Wireless Earbuds

Samsung has formally announced two new all-in-one power management integrated circuits (PMIC) developed specifically for "True Wireless Stereo" (TWS) devices (a.k.a. earbuds). The highly integrated PMICs are being touted...

14 by Anton Shilov on 3/24/2020

Logitech’s Combo Touch Keyboards, with Trackpad, for the 10.5-Inch iPad, Air and Pro

With Apple’s iPadOS 13.4 bringing trackpad support to the operating system, it was just a matter of time before third-party accessory manufacturers created new keyboards with a touchpad. Logitech...

13 by Anton Shilov on 3/20/2020

Logitech Reveals Wireless Charging 3-in-1 Dock

Nowadays many people use more than one mobile device that needs charging, but charging them using separate chargers is sometimes inconvenient since they use too many wires or power...

15 by Anton Shilov on 3/12/2020

The Ultimate Hacking Keyboard Review: A Truly Unique, Truly Expensive Keyboard for Pros

Today we are having a look at the Ultimate Hacking Keyboard, the most overconfident and expensive mechanical keyboard that has ever found its way into our labs. Developed with...

72 by E. Fylladitakis on 3/12/2020

Cypress Announces USB 3.2 & USB4-Ready Controllers: EZ-PD CCG6DF & CCG6SF

Cypress has unveiled a pair of upcoming USB Type-C controllers for next-generation desktops and laptops. The new EZ-PD CCG6DF and EZ-PD CCG6SF controllers are single-chip solutions that support USB...

17 by Anton Shilov on 3/3/2020

MinibeaMitsumi Launches IP68-Rated USB-C/Thunderbolt 3 Connector

MinibeaMitsumi has unveiled the industry’s first dustproof and waterproof USB Type-C connector that is certified for Thunderbolt 3 speeds. The connector can be used for a variety of applications...

21 by Anton Shilov on 2/10/2020

The Corsair K95 RGB Platinum XT Mechanical Keyboard, For Gamers and Streamers

With Corsair acquiring new brands at a steady pace, including Origin PC, Elgato, and more recently, Scuf, the future looks bright for Corsair's gaming division. A major part of...

14 by Gavin Bonshor on 1/16/2020

MSI Shows Off New White Creator Peripherals Range

During CES 2020 at the MSI booth, the company unveiled its latest range of peripherals for professionals. The MSI CK40 keyboard, the CM30 mouse, and CH40 wireless earbuds are...

15 by Gavin Bonshor on 1/15/2020

The Velocifire VM02WS Wireless Mechanical Keyboard Review: Scratching the Itch For the Office Niche

Following our earlier look at the premium Corsair’s K63 Wireless keyboard, it is only reasonable to check what's available at the other end of the spectrum – especially since...

36 by E. Fylladitakis on 1/15/2020

Amazon, Apple, Google, Zigbee Alliance to Develop Connectivity Standard for Smart Home

Smart home devices have been around for many years, but have never become very widespread to a large degree. One of the reasons for this is likely the incompatibility...

42 by Anton Shilov on 12/18/2019

Kensington’s SD5500T TB3/USB-C Hybrid Docking Station: Titan Ridge Inside

Kensington has introduced its new Thunderbolt 3 dock that is guaranteed to work with all USB Type-C hosts. The SD5500T docking station has nine popular ports, which woukd be...

21 by Anton Shilov on 12/18/2019

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