Creative Technologies announces Sound BlasterX AE-5
RGB LED controller built-in.
RGB LED controller built-in.
Creative has released three new over-ear headsets, and we're testing the mid-range one.
Built-in NFC and Bluetooth too.
We've finally got our mits on Gigabyte's enthusiast Z97 mini-ITX board
Creative's new Sound Blaster card costs just £80; can it deliver quality audio?
Creative's first new audio processor in six years has landed, with Xbox and PS3 support.
Creative targets the mid-range headset market with its cut down version of the Tactic3D Sigma.
Pint-sized wireless speakers that kick up a surprisingly large fuss.
Can the follow-up to the excellent Arena headset live up to expectations?
Creative's last Vado HD didn't fare too well against the best of the crop of mini camcorders in terms of image quality. The 3rd Gen Vado HD improves on this, and adds touch-sensitive control buttons too. Read on to see if this is the best pocket camcorder for your money.
We take a look at three gaming sound cards, all priced below £100, and offering a variety of attractive features including Dolby Digital support and optical S/PDIF outputs. Now that EAX is on the wane, are Creative's cards still the best bet for gamers?
We strap on Creative's latest World of Warcraft-branded wireless headset to test the freedom of fantastic, reliable audio with decent battery life. However, they do make you like look like an anime character - read to see if that's a bad thing or not!
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.
The group which represents ISPs in the UK, has rejected calls for them to cut off users who repeatedly share copyrighted material.
An alliance of UK creative industries will today urge the Government to take action against illegal file sharers.
Creative has revealed in a financial filing that it lost almost half its workforce during the last financial year as it struggled to compete in a competitive and shrinking marketplace.
The Total War series is very highly regarded at bit-tech and Empire: Total War, the next game in the series, is just a few months away from release. We visited The Creative Assembly earlier this month to see how the game is shaping up. Read on to find out what we thought...
Adobe has released its Creative Suite 4 product family and includes GPU acceleration in Photoshop, After Effects and Premiere Pro.
In this week's poll, we're asking what brand of digital music player you use. Did you get picked up by the Apple steamroller, or are you using something else?
The MP3 is by far the most popular way to listen to music on your PC, but it's not the best way. We have a look at lossless audio and explain how to get the most out of your music.
Microsoft leaks some details of its new audio API support in the latest version of Direct X 10.1 SDK.
The Creative X-Fi XtremeGamer is a recent addition to the very popular X-Fi family, but for its very affordable price, is it worthy of investment if you're an "xtreme" gamer?
COMPUTEX 2007: The Asus Xonar D2 now features a few more lights, and a lot more product details. We grabbed some pics of the final product, its box and the low down of what goes on inside.
Gaming headsets used to be a frivolous thing that people would laugh at you for wearing, but now they are an almost essential part of a game experience. Join us as we take out the Creative Fatal1ty headset and pit them against the Sennheiser PC 161.
Conventional wisdom suggests that 2.0 speakers are underpowered and lacking bass. Conventional wisdom crumbles in the face of Creative's awesome Gigaworks T20 speakers.
A press release that was dropped in our mailbox shows that Creative may be letting loose its X-Fi chip. Could we be seeing the giant go from producer to designer?
Another CeBIT has come and gone and our week-long jaunt to Hannover is at an end. Here's a roundup of the information and hardware pictures that didn't make it onto the site last week, including Razer speakers, a chat with Creative Labs, Intel's Bearlake chipset and AMD's DTX form factor.
CEBIT 2007: We finally get to see MSI's P6N Diamond for real, two months after we broke news that it supported X-Fi.
CEBIT 2007: How about a PCI-Express x1 sound card? We've certainly been waiting for one ever since the first PCI-Express mobos came out back in 2004. Asus' soundcard could be what the doctor ordered...
Today, we have a look at another soundcard based on CMedia's Oxygen HD chip. However, this time the card comes from HT Omega and is packed with more features. The question is though, is it a more attractive solution than Sondigo's Inferno?
CES 2007 has come and gone. This year, we're recapping the show by taking you inside the convention halls for a tour of some of the best booths on the floor.
MSI's P6N Diamond is the company's upcoming premium nForce 680i SLI implementation. It packs more than a few surprises under its hood, the biggest one being an on-board X-Fi chip.
We put five mice to the test to see how much bang you can really get for your buck. With Santa-time approaching, what festive rodent should you ask for in your stocking?
Windows Vista didn't look like it would support most positional audio, including EAX. However, Creative says it will now - as long as you own an X-Fi.
DVD Jon is now adding DRM instead of taking it away. Has he gone mad, or is this the next big step for your rights? We look at the history of DRM, your rights, and what can be (and is being) done about it.
Looking forward to the next Total War instalment? We take a look at the newly released Medieval 2 demo.
Onboard audio has progressed massively, and Creative X-Fi is the enthusiast's add-in card of choice. Is there room for another soundcard in the market? We find out why the Inferno might be the best choice yet.
Creative has released a new accessory for iPod owners, hoping to improve the quality of sound from compressed audio.