Accessories

iRing hands-on: motion control for iOS

iRing hands-on: motion control for iOS

The folks at IK Multimedia have created a new accessory for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch that brings motion control to iOS. While you’re not going to just be able to jump in and have motion control abilities with this set of two rings for every single app and the entirety of iOS for start to finish - at least not at first - you will be able to work with some rather interesting sound-system software and a simple Pong game right out of the box.

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Gunnar INTERCEPT Color gaming glasses eyes-on: time for iridescence

Gunnar INTERCEPT Color gaming glasses eyes-on: time for iridescence

This week the folks at Gunnar have released a new collection of their classic line of computer-user-aimed eyewear with INTERCEPT Color. They’ve brought on a set of five new iridescent hues including cobalt, fire, kryptonite, ghost, and ink. We’ve gotten a peek at the full collection and have brought a pair of the INTERCEPT Fire glasses home for a full review as well.

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MSI Interceptor DS200 and DS100 gaming mouse hands-on

MSI Interceptor DS200 and DS100 gaming mouse hands-on

Amongst the massive gaming builds stacked with the finest in next-generation graphics cards presented by MSI this week at CES 2014 were a couple of their own gaming-aimed mice. The smaller of these was the MSI Interceptor DS100, the larger going by the name MSI Interceptor DS200. Both nice work with anti-tangle fabric cords in black specked with red and both work with what MSI calls "exclusive software."

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Sinister gamepad hands-on: a modular crossover oddity

Sinister gamepad hands-on: a modular crossover oddity

While there’s been one whole heck of a lot of oddities appearing in the gaming space this year at CES 2014, one of the strangest has to be the Sinister gamepad from Tivitas. This machine has gone through a lengthy set of development phases that’s still going on today - you’ll notice that these units are made of custom-fitted bits and 3D-printed prototype parts. Most important of all - what exactly is it? Sinister is certainly a mystery to behold, that’s for certain.

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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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