Accessories

HipShotDot hands-on: aiming with a suction cup on your TV

HipShotDot hands-on: aiming with a suction cup on your TV

The tiniest and most understated of gaming peripherals SlashGear has happened upon at CES 2014 is, without a doubt, the HipShotDot. This machine works with an LED that attaches to the center of your television’s display that allows you to know exactly where your rifle is pointed in whatever first-person-shooter you’re playing on your console gaming device. We’ve seen this device in full action working with no less than the Xbox One.

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Sennheiser HD6 MIX, HD7 DJ, HD8 DJ hands-on: pro-performance in black

Sennheiser HD6 MIX, HD7 DJ, HD8 DJ hands-on: pro-performance in black

This week Sennheiser has brought a collection of headphones to the public, rolling out earbuds, a brand new color for their classic headsets, and three pairs of new DJ-aimed headphones. This new range comes with a common look througout, but each unit works with a slightly different sound delivery. They’re also in any color you like - so long as it’s black with blue accents.

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Razer Adaro headphones and earbuds series hands-on

Razer Adaro headphones and earbuds series hands-on

While we won’t go too far into the long-term listening experience involved in the Razer Adaro series headphones and earbuds appearing this week at CES 2014, we will say this: they look and feel great. Straight from Razer we’ve heard that they’ve gone back to the drawing board with this whole series, bringing on what they suggest is three key points: durability, comfort, and “uncompromising audio quality.” And they come in black and green, imagine that!

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Corsair Cherry MX RGB keyboard hands-on

Corsair Cherry MX RGB keyboard hands-on

Corsair was here at CES showing off some goodies. There was quite a few items sitting on display and there was talk of the Raptor K40 gaming keyboard as well as the Raptor M45 gaming mouse. While those two items were solid and certainly good options for those looking for new gaming accessories, there was another star here -- a rather colorful keyboard.

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Typo iPhone keyboard hands-on: BlackBerry’s bane

Typo iPhone keyboard hands-on: BlackBerry’s bane

There’s only one Bluetooth-connected iPhone keyboard out there this week that connects the way Typo’s QWERTY does. What we’re aiming to take a peek at here is if the lawsuit aimed at this company by BlackBerry earlier this month is really worth all the fuss. What we’ve found so far is tha yes, when you get up close, there’s no mistaking that this keyboard is directly inspired by BlackBerry’s own classic physical keys.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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