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OXS Thunder Pro Gaming Soundbar review – a nice upgrade over built in speakers, but at what cost

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REVIEW – When I was in college I got into PC gaming and had a friend help me weld custom speaker stands for a surround sound setup to enhance my gaming. Fast forward a few years (decades), and I’ve long since ditched 6+ speaker setups for my hybrid work/gaming desk setup for a couple reasons: […]

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Here’s a magnetic air conditioner for your iPhone!

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NEWS – The REDMAGIC VC Cooler 5 Pro is a liquid-cooled system that has been specially designed for iPhones, complete with a MagSafe magnetic connector on the back. This cooler is being marketed for gamers to keep their phone cool while they are playing some of the most CPU and graphics-intensive games on their iPhones.

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IKEA is launching a new gaming centric product line – meet BRÄNNBOLL

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NEWS – Swedish furniture maker IKEA has announced a new lineup focused on bringing gaming anywhere in the home.  The BRÄNNBOLL line is a refreshing take on the ‘gamer’ aesthetic – vibrant colors and gaming specific utility are found across a variety of pieces that would fit into any decor.  Chairs, storage, and desks are all part

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Take your gaming on the go with this deal on the XREAL Air 2 Pro!

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NEWS – Portable gaming usually translates to a small screen experience, but AR glasses can give you a big screen in a small, inconspicuous package.  For a limited time, XREAL is bundling a pair of noise canceling soundcore Liberty 4’s with the Air 2 Pro glasses. The Air 2 Pro is the latest iteration of XREAL

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ZyberVR Neck Power Bank review – better than a powerbank in your pocket

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REVIEW – I just finished reviewing ZyberVR’s Quest 3 Sky Tower Charging Dock and their ACE Quest 3 Elite Strap, and the only thing missing from this combination of accessories for me for my Meta Quest 3 is an extended battery. Luckily ZyberVR also sent over their Neck Power Bank for review, which claims to

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GameSir G8 Galileo Type-C Wired Mobile Gaming Controller review – GameSir’s done it again

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REVIEW – Mobile gaming has been an interesting product area over the years, with phones evolving from barely playing Snake™ to having full-on console and PC ports in recent years. One of the most exciting new developments for mobile gaming has been sufficient network speeds to enable cloud-based gaming, where a server farm can do

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QRD Stellar T5 wireless gaming controller review – An aptly named Switch Joycon replacement

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REVIEW – Three of my four kids have or had a Nintendo Switch and I’ve always been interested in playing one of them.  For the longest time, they only had the regular included Joycons which were way too small for my big hands. Then a couple of them decided to buy the Nintendo Pro controllers

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This 3-in-1 Nintendo Switch docking station is a must-have and only $17.97

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DEAL NEWS – The 3-in-1 Nintendo Switch Docking Station is a bundle of fun that can fit in your pocket. Purchase it today for $17.97 (reg. $24) through Nov. 26. The holidays are quickly approaching. For many, that means spending time away from the creature comforts of home. Not only does this include one’s bed,

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Jlink 32″ curved gaming monitor review – gaming on a budget just got better

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REVIEW – I’ve made no secret that I’m someone who enjoys video games, whether it be RPGs with beautiful surroundings or FPS where seeing and reacting quickly is important. Due to this, I have always had a monitor that is geared somewhere in the middle, performance-wise, to get the best of both worlds without emptying

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TJD introduces the T101 gaming handheld – A paradigm shift in portable gaming

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SPONSORED NEWS – TJD, a trailblazing technology company, is delighted to unveil the TJD T101 Gaming Handheld, marking a momentous advancement in gaming technology that promises to reshape the gaming landscape. This groundbreaking handheld console proudly features a remarkable 10.1-inch ultra-large screen, firmly establishing itself as the largest in the realm of portable gaming. In

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The nerdytec CYCON² XXL LED Mousepad CYPUNK edition has all the buzzwords a couch desk gamer could want!

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NEWS – A short while ago I had the pleasure of reviewing the Nerdytec Couchmaster CYCON², and it’s now the only way I’ll play mouse-and-keyboard games on the couch (I previously tried various lap desks with mixed results). It came with a small mousepad which has worked fine, but if you want to enhance the

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REDMAGIC 8S Pro smartphone review – for when you need ALL the power

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REVIEW – Most of us use a smartphone these days, but our most desired traits and features can vary wildly from person to person. For years since the inception of smartphones there weren’t many, if any, gaming focused devices until the last few years. This market segment has exploded with new options, and REDMAGIC  has

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The ASUS ROG Maximus offers unrivaled power for gaming and productivity

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DEAL NEWS – The ASUS ROG Maximus Z790 Hero WiFi 6E 1700 12 and 13 Gen ATX Gaming Motherboard is a powerhouse that easily enhances any gaming experience. Purchase it on sale for $591.99 (reg. $799.99) today. There’s a fraternity among gamers and computer builders that isn’t easily broken. At the core of it lies

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UPERFECT UGame K5 17.3″ portable gaming monitor review – For when you want a bigger and faster portable monitor

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REVIEW – Portable gaming monitors have been fairly expensive since the first models hit the market since the panels made for gaming are more demanding than your average consumer panels. Many gamers today demand high refresh rates and minimal input lag, especially if they’re using said portable monitor for e-sports or other fast-paced titles. Previously

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