Accessories

Mac Catz Titanfall STRIKE3, RAT3, FREQ4D, KUNAI hands-on

Mac Catz Titanfall STRIKE3, RAT3, FREQ4D, KUNAI hands-on

The full Titanfall gaming accessory collection is being made available for up close and person looks by the press this week from Mad Catz, mice to headphones to keyboards and back again. What we're looking at here is Titanfall versions of a set of classic designs as well as new iterations, with orange and white and gray on tap. And they all feel rather excellent to wear and utilize, as well.

Continue Reading

Typo BlackBerry-esque iPhone keyboard draws lawsuit

Typo BlackBerry-esque iPhone keyboard draws lawsuit

Remember that BlackBerry keyboard-looking case for the iPhone that popped up at the tail end of 2013? Looks like BlackBerry saw it too, and they weren't too happy about how similar it looked to their own handset models. The Typo iPhone keyboard is the subject of a brand new California court case which suggests the accessory is a "blatant" copy of BlackBerry's own designs.

Continue Reading

ROCCAT gaming accessories stash to light up CES 2014

ROCCAT gaming accessories stash to light up CES 2014

CES 2014 is sure to be a gaming-filled blast of gadgets, with companies like ROCCAT making sure this week they're not lost in the fray. They certainly won't be with a lineup so large you'd have to be consciously avoiding it to miss it. This new set of devices from the gaming accessory makers at ROCCAT includes new headphones, mice, and keyboards to boot.

Continue Reading

Moto G Shells arrive in colorful replaceable availability with US release

Moto G Shells arrive in colorful replaceable availability with US release

This week the folks at Motorola have unleashed their USA-bound Moto G, ready for the likes of off-contract competition with LG-made Google Nexus 5 and other low-priced unlocked machines. With them comes the arrival - right on time - of the accessory collection that makes the Moto G unique. These are the Moto G Shells and Flip Shells, both of them big parts of the full replaceable back cover collection for the Moto G smartphone.

Continue Reading

PS4 and XBox One hit Evil Controllers customized lineup

PS4 and XBox One hit Evil Controllers customized lineup

Now that both the PlayStation 4 and the Xbox One are well on their way to living rooms and holiday packages across the world, it's high time Evil Controllers got to work on accessories. This team of creators takes the likes of the Xbox One controller and the PlayStation 4's DualShock 4 controller and makes with the modification. They go from as wild as a full-on covering with flame-red skulls to as simple as the replacement of your action buttons with authentic Brass Bullet Buttons - one of their trademark mods.

Continue Reading

Sennheiser G4ME ZERO and ONE bring gaming headphones on a dual-tip

Sennheiser G4ME ZERO and ONE bring gaming headphones on a dual-tip

This week the headphones crew at Sennheiser has brought on a couple of new pairs of blasters made specifically for the world of gaming in the G4ME ZERO and the G4ME ONE. If you've seen our previous reviews of headphones like the Sennheiser Momentum Black, you know the company makes a fine pair of in, on, and over-ears for the masses. What we've got here is Sennheiser working directly with developers at Io-Interactive to create what they hope to present as the world's greatest pair of gaming headphones - with mic attached!

Continue Reading

Coin chat with CEO: will stores accept the next wave?

Coin chat with CEO: will stores accept the next wave?

There's a credit card device by the name of Coin appearing this month with full intention of a full release inside 2014, and this week we've had a brief chat with the founder and CEO of the company to pose a few queries regarding real-world use. While the card itself wont be produced for the public in bulk for several weeks at least, there are quite a few things we needed to find out before we went out and dropped cash on a multi-card device we'd never play-tested ourselves before.

Continue Reading

Switchback Cases aim to change backs with a snap

Switchback Cases aim to change backs with a snap

There's a new set of accessories catching steam this week by the name of Switchback Cases, made to be interchangeable via their back panel whenever the user needs. This accessory works with a single case with a collection of what are called "Switchbacks". Each different Switchback has its own purpose, and packs are sold with several Switchbacks for event-switching use.

Continue Reading

Amazon readies custom Kindle covers for the masses

Amazon readies custom Kindle covers for the masses

This week the teams responsible for pushing as many Kindles as possible this holiday season have hit upon a rather lucrative business: custom-made covers. What Amazon intends on doing here is offering up a service that would normally be done by a variety of 3rd-party accessory makers, doing the work themselves to make the whole business feel much more like a single package. In other words, prospective owners of a Kindle - or those looking to buy one as a gift - will see the competition as a bit less unique now that a Kindle can come with a cover with a photo of their child on it.

Continue Reading