Gaming Gear

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In 2011, I reviewed the AntLion ModMic, a boom microphone that you attach to your own headphones.  The latest version is the ModMic 5, which now includes a mute switch, selectable omni/cardioid pattern, and more.  How does it sound?  Let's find out. The latest ModMic comes in a much more polished package vs. the paper… Read More

Posted in: Gaming Gear, Geek Toys, News
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Remember the classic Pong game? If you're a millennial, I'm talking about the arcade game and not the drinking game! If you would like to relive the golden age of video games, you can do so with this kit from Haynes that will give you all the tools and skills (foundation of electronics and soldering)… Read More

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What features make one mouse better than the next? Bluetooth? USB dongle? Programmable buttons? Adjustable DPI? Light effects? Rechargeable battery? I've been testing a Satechi Edge 2.0 Wireless Gaming Mouse for several weeks and it has some of these features. Is it just another mouse, or is it a Gadgeteer worthy cursor mover? Let's find… Read More

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I'm not much of a gamer anymore, but my son (currently age 10) enjoys playing Minecraft and asked for an alternative to the flat-keyed Apple USB keyboard.  I thought this would be a great time to take a closer look at a mechanical keyboard- in this case, the Drevo Gramr 84-key Backlit Mechanical Keyboard. Most… Read More

Posted in: Gaming Gear, iOS, News
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When the iPad first came out years ago, I thought to myself there's something that has some real potential to become a portable gaming device. Over the years the iPads have become more powerful and the games more complex. The one area that lacked for gaming on the iPad was a suitable gaming controller, one… Read More

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Remember in the 80s when video gaming took a major leap from the old Atari systems? You know when 8-bit arcades games like Pac-Man, Donkey Kong, Super Mario Bro., and even TECMO BOWL hit the home gaming system. Nintendo remembers because they are the ones who brought them to you, and now they are bringing… Read More

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There are tons of different types of keyboards out there.  Some are good for home use, some for quiet offices, and other for gaming. VicTsing Technology has come to us with the chance to review the fun looking TOMOKO 104-Key Wired Mechanical Gaming Keyboard. I love the tactile feedback of mechanical switches, so let's see… Read More

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Earlier this year, Julie and I had the chance to review the Samsung Gear VR headset while looking at the Galaxy S7 Edge smartphone. Being my first real go at the VR experience, I had a good time with the Oculus-backed headset. That said, the Gear VR only works with recent Galaxy smartphones thus greatly… Read More

Posted in: Cables, Batteries and Chargers, Gaming Gear, News
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The World of Warcraft movie from Blizzard Entertainment is slated for release on June 10, 2016 and to start the branded merchandising wave off with a splash,  Swordfish Tech is offering WOW inspired tech accessories for pre-order. You can choose between the Alliance or the Horde with accessories that feature the iconic characters and weapons… Read More

Posted in: Audio, Video, TV, Gaming Gear, News
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Today's deal of the day will help you save $15 on three different Amazon Fire TV bundles. If you're not familiar with the Amazon Fire TV, it's a small box that connects to your TV that allows you to watch movies from Amazon Video, Netflix, Hulu and more on your big screen. The Fire TV… Read More

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Most gaming keyboards out there are quite pricey with tons of features. Not everyone can afford a mechanical keyboard, with all the bells and whistles such as macro keys and special LED effects. The Masione LED USB gaming keyboard is an affordable option to those who want a standard macro keys, pretty LEDs, and a… Read More

Samsung Gear VR review

Posted in: Android, Gaming Gear, Reviews
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Julie and I just finished our Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge review last week. Not only did we each receive loaner units of the S7 Edge smartphone, but the Samsung Gear VR as well. After trying it out, we both agreed that the Gear VR deserved a review in and of itself. Dave: I have been… Read More

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Most of us think of a computer keyboard as a tool for inputting letters and numbers, but for gamers, a good keyboard can be the difference between their character living or dying. Am I being overly dramatic? You betcha. I can't help it because the new Logitech G810 Orion Spectrum RGB Mechanical Gaming Keyboard (wow… Read More

Posted in: Gaming Gear, Kid Gadgets
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It's no big mystery why kids (and adults) enjoy playing video games. Duh, it's because they are fun! What if kids (and adults) could easily create their own games and learn something in the process? Bloxels can make that happen. Bloxels is a kid-friendly video game creation platform where kids (and even adults) use a… Read More

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Here you see the latest headphones from Creative Labs, the Sound Blaster X H5 Pro-Gaming headphones. The headphones were recently released at Gamescon in Cologne, Germany. As with music the quality of the gaming experience depends a great deal on the quality of the headphones you use.  These head phones don't disappoint and will give… Read More