peripherals

Bluetooth iPad keyboard case crosses FCC [Updated]

Bluetooth iPad keyboard case crosses FCC [Updated]

Bluetooth keyboards for the iPad aren't exactly rare, but we're still waiting for that perfect pairing: something portable, that doesn't add too much bulk and that makes for an impromptu netbook replacement when you need to batter in a few thousand words on the move.  Shenzhen Paoluy Silicone Technology Co.'s new iPad keyboard case (BL-BKB76), freshly spotted at the FCC, certainly looks like it could hit at least the first two points.

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iControlPad for iPhone production parts now shipping [Updated]

iControlPad for iPhone production parts now shipping [Updated]

It's been a while since the iControlPad team told us the release of the snap-on iPhone gaming controller peripheral was imminent, but general availability looks like it could be fast approaching.  Team member Craig Rothwell has been tweeting photos of the first mass produced sections, and while he's yet to show the central control panel it's obvious how everything will come together.

Update: More photos and availability information after the cut

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Microsoft Arc Touch Mouse gets premature unveil

Microsoft Arc Touch Mouse gets premature unveil

Last we heard, Microsoft's Arc Touch Mouse was due sometime next month; that hasn't stopped German retailer notebooksbilliger jumping the gun and putting up their product page.  According to their details, the Arc Touch Mouse is a wireless peripheral that physically bends for comfortable mousing but flattens out for easier transportation.  It has a large touch-scroll sensor - presumably the grey bar running between the buttons - for easier navigation.

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Nintendo Wii Classic Controller in Gold Included in Goldeneye 007 Classic Edition

Nintendo Wii Classic Controller in Gold Included in Goldeneye 007 Classic Edition

When most video game players think about First Person Shooters (FPS), one of the highest-ranking titles is Goldeneye. It's present on the Nintendo 64 way back in the day was an explosive one, and it provided countless hours of gaming bliss for a countless number of players out there. With the announcement that Goldeneye would be getting a new breath of life for the Nintendo Wii, people started immediately wondering how it would play with the Wii's motion controller. Well, you can also go the "classic" route, if you want -- and it even includes a Classic Controller to go along with it.

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Microsoft Arc Touch Mouse $69.95 MRSP spotted; due September?

Microsoft Arc Touch Mouse $69.95 MRSP spotted; due September?

Details on Microsoft's Arc Touch Mouse continue to dribble out, with the peripheral now showing up with an official MRSP on a reseller price list.  According to that list, the Arc Touch Mouse will be priced at $69.95 - unsurprisingly falling into line with Apple's multitouch peripherals, the Magic Mouse and Magic Trackpad.  Meanwhile, there's also talk of when we can expect to see the Arc Touch Mouse arrive.

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Asus CineVibe Headphones Feature Rumble Feedback

Asus CineVibe Headphones Feature Rumble Feedback

Not only do you want to get the full experience visually, but the same goes for audio, too. Especially when you're playing a video game. If you're just going the mediocre route, then your experience just won't be the best it can be. That's why when a gamer looks at headphones, they have to be sure they're getting the best of the best. Especially for the money they can potentially drop on the pieces of hardware. Asus has a new pair available, called the CineVibe, and just as you might imagine, that "vibe" part is more than just a cool name.

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