Peripherals

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 similar to the older K95, but the K100 RGB actually marks a significant improvement to Corsair's keyboard designs. With new optical-mechanical switches replacing traditional mechanical switches, a second rotary wheel, and more, Corsair has done a lot to not only stand apart in the crowded market for gaming keyboards, but has delivered something that's pleasantly one-of-a-kind.

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...

17 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...

12 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...

68 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...

35 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

Corsair to Acquire SCUF Gaming

Corsair this week has announced that it will take over SCUF Gaming, a manufacturer of advanced gaming controllers for PCs and consoles. By acquiring SCUF, Corsair not only expands...

13 by Anton Shilov on 12/17/2019

Cosemi Launches 100-Meter USB 3.1 Gen 2 Optical Cables

Cosemi has introduced new USB 3.1 Gen 2 active optical cables, which support full speed USB connections at distances of up to 100 meters. The cables are designed primarily...

19 by Anton Shilov on 12/6/2019

Cherry’s Secure Board 1.0 Encrypts Every Keystroke & Has Smart Card Reader

Security is one of the primary concerns for many organizations these days, so makers of hardware and software have been responding in-kind with new security features baked into their...

24 by Anton Shilov on 12/3/2019

GIGABYTE Unveils USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 20 Gbps PCIe Expansion Card

GIGABYTE has introduced the industry’s first PCIe expansion card for USB 3.2 Gen2x2 ports. Offering the latest generation in USB connectivity, with a total throughput of 20Gbps, the board...

12 by Anton Shilov on 11/29/2019

Seagate Reveals FireCuda Gaming Dock: TB3 Dock With 4 TB HDD & M.2 NVMe SSD Bay

Seagate has introduced its first Thunderbolt 3 docking solution designed specifically for laptop gamers. Seagate’s FireCuda Gaming Dock includes a hard drive, an M.2 SSD slot, and features a...

6 by Anton Shilov on 11/13/2019

Microsoft’s HoloLens 2 Now Available for $3,500

Microsoft has started sales of its HoloLens 2 mixed reality smart glasses. Aiming to be a significant upgrade over its predecessor in both field and overall performance, the second...

22 by Anton Shilov on 11/11/2019

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