Review Cooler Master MasterKeys MK750 Review
The new flagship from Cooler Master boasts even more RGB and a lovely memory foam wrist rest.
The new flagship from Cooler Master boasts even more RGB and a lovely memory foam wrist rest.
The wallet-friendly, £55 HS50 Stereo is light on features but strong when it comes to comfort and sound quality - well worth a look.
This eye-catching white keyboard is water-resistant, fully programmable, and has per-key RGB lighting.
Asus has a stab at mid-range headsets with the £100 Fusion 300.
We take a look at this pocket sized eReader, which weighs in at just 150g. It has support for plenty of different formats, including ePub, but its cheap construction and high price made us think twice.
You might use your mobile phone for taking the odd spontaneous snap but a decent digital camera will yield much better results. The same is certainly true for video. We take a look at six of the latest mini camcorders and compare them to the popular iPhone 3GS.
Is your collection of books threatening to take over your home like some unstoppable beast of literary greatness? Never fear! Thanks to the joys of flash memory and E-ink screens, you can now condense your collection into a thin slab of gadgety goodness.
Think toughened storage extends to a bit of rubber around a memory key or wrapping a hard disk in bubble-wrap when you post it? Well that's just not good enough! Join us as we watch ioSafe roast, soak, bash, drop and crushes its latest NAS under the caterpillar tracks of digger before rescuing the data.
A great gaming headset can make the difference between games sounding boring or brilliant.
Our recommendation for the best gaming mouse.
There are hundreds of keyboards out there. We highlight the best.
CM Storm is Cooler Master's gaming wing, and the manufacturer has decided to delve into the world of gaming mice. We check out the Sentinel mouse, a veritable treasure trove of gaming widgets and customisability.
We take a look at German gaming gear manufacturer Roccat's Kova mouse, a peripheral that lets you adjust its settings without the need to add another bit of software to your system.
We take a look at the Free Play from Ultimate Game Chair, which attempts to make gaming better than ever but without breaking the bank. Has cutting the cost resulted in a dip in quality though, or is the Free Play really the ultimate gaming chair? We find out.
Hardware overclocking gadgets are more often than not a load of pants. However, with Asus' Republic of Gamers brand starting to build a bit of a reputation for making usable kit for enthusiasts, we thought we'd get in their new front-panel overclocking gizmo to see if it's up to snuff.
The bit-tech labs are as usual, a bit messy. It's time for the inevitable clear-out, so we've rounded up a bunch of gear for review - some of it rad, some of it bad and some of which contains the actual Secret of Monkey Island! Check it all out in the latest On Our Desk.
Having a hard disk full of MP3s is all well and good if you only ever want to listen to your music when you're sat at your computer. Logitech's Squeezebox Boom is a 21st century stereo that can stream music from your PC and from the web. We crank it up to 11 to see how it sounds.
You defrag your hard disk, delete old programs and route your cables neatly, but when it comes to PC maintenance its likely you're overlooking something obvious - your keyboard. From fluorescent goo to the dishwasher, we take a look at the best ways to shine up your QWERTY keys.
The G19 is the successor to the excellent G15 gaming keyboard and boasts a full-colour LCD screen, a new media key layout and a bunch of new LCD applications. Is it honestly worth the £110 price tag though, or is it all just a bit of a gimmick? We put the G19 through its paces and find out.
No it's not a typo: the Razer Mamba is a wireless gaming mouse that costs the best part of £120. Razer claims it has incorporated wireless technology that matches a wired connection for responsiveness, and if that's not enough to whet your appetite, maybe the 5,600dpi count or Rolex-style packaging will be.
Is your camcorder's size preventing you from taking it with you? Do you need something that's small enough to fit in your back pocket and light enough so you don't know it's there? Want to capture HD movies with a minimum of fuss? Well the Flip Mino HD might be what you've been looking for.
Microsoft's new Sidewinder X8 mouse incorporates its BlueTrack tracking engine, which boasts speeds and specs far in excess of those of laser or optical mice. Here we delve into the technology behind the numbers, and interview Microsoft on the technology and its future.
If you're using your PC, you're almost always using your mouse, which means it's essential to have the right one. We take a look at three new gaming mice vying for your attention; one sporting Microsoft's ludicrously over-specced BlueTrack engine and another made specifically for World of Warcraft.
This time in our On Our Desk round-up we take a look at remote control helicopters, iPhone games, card readers, hard drive enclosures and a copy of the Mass Effect OST - mainly because we've got to give our worktops a good spring cleaning before we move offices.
Razer has come up with something a little bit interesting here - a breed of THX-certified 2.1 speakers that claim to fill any room with sound by bouncing the noise down, rather than forwards. Is it all it's cracked up to be though, or is the Mako just a very small fish in a sea of sharks?
While better known for its power supplies and cases, Hiper has also entered the peripheral market with a range of alloy plated, ultra slim keyboards. We take a look at the Solid Alloy and Super Alloy series and see how they stand-up to use by a stressed out tech journo.
It's that time again and we're rounding up all the bits and bobs once more for a big round-up of the latest gadgetry and gizmogery. We've got books, games, peripherals, memory and...beanbags? Whatever, Joe, Faith, Richard and Tim take a look at what's been on our desks.
It's round-up time once more and this time we've got a boat load of bags, mouse mats, MicroSD cards, hard drive docks, gaming mice and...um, SATA II cables to look at. Check out exactly why bits and bobs have been cluttering our desks lately in the latest round-up.
It's time to sift through the clutter once more and check out the latest gizmos and gadgets from the desktops and dark recesses off the bit-tech offices. This time round we have notebook fans, Antec coolers, a Razer mousemat, OCZ USB key and a copy of Crazy Machines 2!
What is on our desk? This time round we've got hold of a bunch of USB keys, a copy of Zombie Fluxx and a USB powered game of Whac-a-mole and some stylish hard drive enclosures. How do we rate this wondrous bounty? Find out within!
The Saitek Cyborg mouse certainly leaves an impression with it's unusual look and feature-packed shell. Billed as the ultimate in customisation thanks to its scroll wheel tweaks and new dynamic ergonomics, the Cyborg hopes to be the ultimate peripheral. But is it?
Matrix Orbital has been quietly humming away in the background for a couple of years now, working hard on its upcoming series of GX displays and peripherals. We've been involved for a while, but is it time to pull the cover off and show off the new baby? Let's take a look...
The Razer Lycosa is the latest board from Razer and it looks to be a corker. With a slim design and oh-so-pleasing keys, you'd be forgiven if you forgot the touch-sensitive media keys and adjustable backlight. Let's see how it fares in our hands though...
Gaming keyboards are a love 'em or hate 'em kind of device. While many people love extra macro keys, specific WASD layouts and pseudo-cool designs, others don't. So, did we love or hate the Merc Stealth gaming keyboard? There's only one way to find out.
It's a mouse designed to emulate the feel of a gun in FPS games and it isn't going to go down well with Jack Thompson. That aside, has Zalman created a decent peripheral that increases immersion, or just a shoddy piece of half-assed tech? Find out within!
Sure, it says 'Gaming Communicator', but it really means 'headset'. Has Razer, one of the leading peripheral designers, lost the plot? Or is the Piranha really so good that it needs a new title to help stand out from the crowd?
Designed by distinguished modder Ben Heck, the Audio FX is a USB headset that boasts 5.1 channel surround sound, bass boasting force feedback and TeamSpeak certification. Now, we find out if that translates into a decent headset or just a fleet of empty promises.
The Warrior XXtreme could be the best gaming keyboard solution we've ever seen, but the only way to tell is to go hands on with it and see how it handles. We give the new Warrior a full battery of gaming tests to see if it's worth the dosh or not.
We got two Christmas presents from SteelSeries this year - the new SP gaming mousemat and the much-hyped Ikari gaming mouse. What better way to start the new year than to take them both for a spin and see how they hold up.
The Novint Falcon is one of the most impressive and compelling devices we've ever tested - a multi-axis, motion sensitive, force feedback controller for games like Half-Life 2 that allows gamers feel textures, weight and forces in the game world. We take the newest model out for a spin.
SteelSeries are a company with a reputation for making the very tip-top type of peripherals, but can the new Siberia headset convince us that a neckband style strap is the future for headset design? Hmm...
We try out Shure's new entry-level in-ear headphones, which come in at just under £55. Are they worth the cost considering you'll just cover them in wax? We find out by testing them out on some slammin' tunes!
Microsoft has suddenly moved back into the PC gaming input market by bringing the Sidewinder line back to life. Has the company learnt any new tricks in the last few years then, or is the Sidewinder more useless than a dead viper? There's only one way to find out for sure...