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Tt eSports by Thermaltake Poseidon ZX Review
Sep 3, 2014 - in Reviews
Terms like “tenkeyless” and “80% form factor” mean simply, a keyboard without the number pad — and this format isn’t just popular with gamers.
Six Peripherals From Tt eSports, Tested And Reviewed
Nov 20, 2013 - in Reviews
Thermaltake's eSports division sent over keyboards, mice, headsets, and mouse pads for us to look at, so we combined the company's peripheral line-up into one story with six different products tested and reviewed. How well does this gear work together?
Four Keyboards And Four Mice For LAN Party Gamers, Rounded-Up
Feb 14, 2013 - in Reviews
We have four portable keyboards and a quartet of gaming mice that could turn heads at your next LAN party. We put the boards through a number of performance-oriented metrics, and handed the hardware off to some gamer friends for their opinions, too.
Tt eSports Level 10 M Mouse Review: A BMW For Your Hands
Sep 30, 2012 - in Reviews
Take a piece of metal, a few creative ideas about peripherals, and high-end technology. Combine them all with a great design and you get the Tt eSports Level 10 M mouse. Read on to see if this recipe worked out the way that Thermaltake envisioned.
Tom's Hardware's Top 40 Steampunk Computer Mods From Pinterest
Jun 12, 2012 - in Picture Story
Do you like computer mods? How about steampunk? You're in luck. Since joining Pinterest last month, we've come across a ton of fantastic and awe-inspiring homebrewed imagery. Today, we round up the top 40 steampunk computer mods from Pinterest.
Five Mechanical-Switch Keyboards: Only The Best For Your Hands
Jun 12, 2011 - in Reviews
Today's we're venturing into the world of mechanical-switch keyboards, which are oh-so-satisfying to use. We'll present five different models and offer an educational exploration of the technology. At the end of the day, these are all a pleasure to use.
In Pictures: 20 Crazy And Unique Gaming Accessories
Feb 4, 2011 - in Picture Story
Looking for a crazy or unique desktop peripheral? We have 20 interesting devices, some of which you can buy, some of which aren't ready yet, and others that seemingly died during development. At the very least, they all make for entertaining conversation.
20 Mice That Shock And Awe (But Mostly Shock)
May 29, 2010 - in Picture Story
Staying on top of your game means having a decent mouse under your palm. But style counts for a lot as well. We take a look at 20 designs that shock and awe, though you'd be lucky if even one of these specimens found its way onto your wish list.
Are Premium Gaming Peripherals Worth Your Money?
Nov 26, 2009 - in Reviews
Will the right gaming peripherals make you a better gamer? There are a number of high-end mouse, keyboard, and headset vendors out there who'd like you to think that the right $100 add-on will make all of the difference. We put those claims to the test.
Logitech's Wireless Ergonomics
Nov 29, 2007 - in Reviews
We look at Logitech's latest mouse and keyboard to see if their ergonomics and build quality are up to snuff for the price.
Microsoft Breeds Four Unique Mice
Feb 28, 2007 - in Reviews
The company reacts to regain some of its lead in the race through the rodent technology maze.
Feb 14, 2007 - in Reviews
Shopping for webcams can be a hassle. Gear Digest comes to the rescue with a set of hands-on webcam reviews to help you make a reasoned choice.
The Ultimate Mouse Hunt Part Two
Nov 18, 2005 - in Reviews
We recently showed how your overall computing experience can benefit from Logitech's G mouse series. Now Microsoft and Razer say their new mice have raised the bar for dpi, resolution and laser technology even higher.
The Ultimate Mouse Hunt
Sep 12, 2005 - in Reviews
A new crop of mice from Logitech, Microsoft and Saitek show how much your computing experience can hinge on your mouse's dpi, resolution or laser technology. Our analysis and tests show which ones are worth your money.
Color Laser Printers at Bargain Prices
Aug 17, 2005 - in Reviews
The assumption that laser printers offer a faster yet more expensive alternative compared to ink-jet printers no longer holds true all of the time. Color laser printer prices are falling fast, and their print quality is not necessarily inferior to that of ink-jet printers anymore.
Microsoft MCE Keyboard: The Missing Link
Aug 15, 2005 - in Reviews
PCs that use the Windows Media Center interface are experiencing growing success. But for use in a living room, they need an effective peripheral for input. This keyboard, especially designed for that application, is an interesting response to the problem.
Logitech Harmony Pilots: No More "Remote Control Bloat"?
May 17, 2005 - in Reviews
Much ink has been spilled lately on living room entertainment gear. But what about that basketful of remote controls that comes with it? With Harmony, Logitech says it offers a single device that ends what the company calls "remote bloat."
Are You Key-Bored? Maybe It's Time For Something New
Apr 9, 2005 - in Reviews
It's the first thing we touch, and often the last thing we replace. Is it time for you to get a new keyboard?
Razer's Diamondback: The Mouse that Roars?
Dec 2, 2004 - in Reviews
Razer's Diamondback mouse boasts a very fast sensor, superior resolution and a sleek design. But is that enough to put it in the big leagues against competing devices from the likes of mouse pioneer Logitech? Our tests show whether the mouse squeaks or roars.
Desktop Logitech LX: Comfort and Style
Oct 29, 2004 - in Reviews
Unless you are training to win at the next LAN Party or play FPS games 24 hours a day, precision is not the only factor in choosing a mouse and keyboard. Logitech has introduced a new line of cordless keyboard/mouse "desktops" that are innovative, well designed and properly built.
The Logitech Mouse Goes Laser
Sep 24, 2004 - in Reviews
Logitech says it has ushered in what it calls the new "laser mouse" era with the debut of the Logitech MX 1000. THG dissects both laser and mouse to see whether or not laser technology will eventually render traditional optical mice obsolete.
Logitech New Mouse Range Goes Back to the Future
Jul 9, 2004 - in Reviews
Logitech has boosted accuracy, precision and response for its latest crop of gaming mice. Other standard "lifestyle" mice in the new range are a lot smarter. In addition to putting the devices through an exhaustive battery of tests, we interviewed Logitech founder Daniel Borel to learn about Logitech's vision thing.
Annual Review: Six Gamepads
Oct 24, 2003 - in Reviews
Not only are vendors slow to revamp gamepad and other joystick lines, but we never thought we'd have six new offerings for our annual review. Some surprised, some did not.
Optical Mice: Microsoft and Logitech
Oct 20, 2003 - in Reviews
The optical mouse sector has become a two-rat rat race, dominated by Microsoft and Logitech. We tested MS' and Logitech's newest and brightest gear to counter marketing hype with hard testing data. We also threw in for good measure performance results for the Razer Boomslang, touted by Terratec as the latest and greatest gaming mouse. For those of us who don't know enough about what optical mice benchmarks mean, but are afraid to ask, we have included an optical mice tutorial.
High-End Scanning: Epson Perfection 3200 Photo
Aug 22, 2003 - in Reviews
OEMs today try to squeeze everything they can into a single box. Scanners are more often than not combined with a printer or a fax. The days of testing single-task scanners were long over, we thought. But evidently, demand exists for high-end scanners that offer resolutions and performance beyond what all-in-one models offer. We thus decided to test the most popular stand-alone scanners. Much touted by professional photographers ever since it entered the market, Epson's Photo Perfection 3200 proved to meet our high-end criteria.
The Little Keyboard That Can: Auravision EluminX
Aug 15, 2003 - in Reviews
Auravision claims it has produced a unique concept in keyboards with the EluminX, which the company says is commanding a lot of attention in the gaming community. Indeed, the backlit keyboard concept could be an ideal solution for low-light gaming enviroments, while serving specialty mainstream needs as well.
Logitech MX Mice: The Weapon for Quakers!
Jan 10, 2003 - in Reviews
The optical mouse is increasingly taking over trackball technology, and that is not a bad thing. The latest Logitech and Microsoft products are accurate and responsive. But the MX range takes it all a step further. The new sensor is unmatchable for precision and speed, and a new cordless technology does away with lag time.
Joysticks and Wheels: The Winter 2002 Collection
Dec 5, 2002 - in Reviews
The market for PC joysticks and wheels is in the doldrums, and there is not exactly a rash of new releases. Yet we know how a lot of you really love to play games that need these devices, so we have decided to test the latest three, namely the cordless joystick and Momo Racing wheel by Logitech and the Thrustmaster F1 wheel. To round off the tests, and as it has never had a run on this site, we have added the Microsoft force feedback joystick with its new facelift.
4800 dpi: Canon i550
Nov 8, 2002 - in Reviews
The i550 uses the same cartridges as the S750, has a very similar, very fast print motor, a maximum resolution of 4800 dpi versus the 2400 dpi of the older version, and costs less. Has the time come for a change?
4800 dpi All-In-One: HP PSC 2110
Oct 25, 2002 - in Reviews
Hardly any bigger than a deskjet 5550, the psc 2110 prints in 4800 dpi, can reach 10 ppm, produces perfect photos in three minutes and, with its integrated flatbed scanner, works as a color photocopier. A complete review of the new HP all-in-one.