peripherals

Sony Ericsson LiveView Review

Sony Ericsson LiveView Review

A tiny sub-display, for remotely-controlling your Android smartphone and sneaking glances at incoming messages when you probably should be paying attention in class, in meetings or in the midst of romantic dinners: what's not to like about Sony Ericsson's LiveView? The compact OLED display promises to pick out the most important updates from your smartphone and push them out to your wrist or wherever you have the LiveView clipped, but does the real-world experience live up to the marketing promise? Check out the full SlashGear review after the cut.

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Wii Speak Phased Out by Nintendo …Maybe

Wii Speak Phased Out by Nintendo …Maybe

Just about a half a month ago, we reported the fact that Nintendo was asking developers of the game Conduit 2 to not utilize Wii Speak in their game. Looks like it was because now, just a couple weeks later, they've announced they're going to completely phase out the Wii Speak peripheral - perhaps to replace it with something neater?

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LMP Keypad Bluetooth numeric pad for Mac hits FCC

LMP Keypad Bluetooth numeric pad for Mac hits FCC

Apple's wireless QWERTY keyboard is a useful way of cutting the cord on your desktop, but it's not great for those doing frequent numerical entry. LMP appear to be addressing that shortcoming with their Keypad add-on, spotted clearing the FCC recently, a 28-key Bluetooth numeric keypad that snaps onto the side of the regular Apple 'board.

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Moshi Moshi MM03i Bluetooth handset packs iPhone dock

Moshi Moshi MM03i Bluetooth handset packs iPhone dock

Native Union won't give up on the idea of traditional handsets for modern smartphones, and their new Moshi Moshi MM03i even gives you somewhere to dock your iPhone. The new model has a MultiPoint Bluetooth-enabled handset and a special charge/sync cradle with a charging bay and an iPhone dock.

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iPad Magic Pinball accessory makes your tablet a table

iPad Magic Pinball accessory makes your tablet a table

The iPad's sizeable display does make it rather apt for games like pinball, but New Potato Tech are taking things one step further with a custom iPad "Magic Pinball" accessory. Slot in your iPad, run the game (available through the App Store) and rather than tap at the tablet's screen you get proper buttons to hammer away at.

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Slimline PS3 Bluetooth headset incoming?

Slimline PS3 Bluetooth headset incoming?

Sony's PS3 went from chubby to slim; isn't it about time the companion Bluetooth headset lost some of its tubbiness too?  A Kotaku tipster spotted a promo sleeve for what looks to be the second-gen Sony PS3 Bluetooth earpiece, with a $49.99 price-tag and what looks to be simpler fascia controls.

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Sony Ericsson LiveView Nov 19 UK release confirmed

Sony Ericsson LiveView Nov 19 UK release confirmed

The 1.3-inch Sony Ericsson LiveView display - that hooks up via Bluetooth to your Android smartphone and can show SMS, email, call and other information - has found itself a release date.  UK retailer Play is listing the LiveView for £49.99 ($80) with a November 19 release, just as we heard would be the case back in October.

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Scosche iClops iPod/iPad webcam and Optoma Neo-i pico-projector dock incoming

Scosche iClops iPod/iPad webcam and Optoma Neo-i pico-projector dock incoming

The market for iPhone accessories is huge, but it's also 99-percent full of nasty cases we wouldn't want anywhere near our shiny Apple hardware.  However, glancing through iLounge's preview of 2011 products and two stand out: the provisionally-titled Scosche iClops webcam, which gives camera-free iOS devices a 2.1-megapixel CMOS of their own, and the Optoma Neo-i pico-projector iPhone dock.

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Logitech Wireless Solar Keyboard K750 bypasses batteries

Logitech Wireless Solar Keyboard K750 bypasses batteries

Logitech has unveiled its latest keyboard, the Logitech Wireless Solar Keyboard K750, and as the name suggests it relies on the sun for its power.  Looking a little like an oversized solar calculator, the K750 is a 1/3-inch thick but can run for up to three months in total darkness (after a full charge, of course).

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HyperMac kills MacBook/iPod charging kit over Apple lawsuit

HyperMac kills MacBook/iPod charging kit over Apple lawsuit

With a Cupertino lawsuit pending, HyperMac's days offering external MacBook power accessories didn't exactly look to be long-lived.  Now, the company has announced that, as of November 2 2010, they'll be ceasing sales of all their charging cables and car charger kits for Apple hardware.

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USRobotics unveils new USB 3.0 product line

USRobotics unveils new USB 3.0 product line

All the talk about USB 3.0 is enough to give users of computers that lack the new faster port a serious complex. You don't have to upgrade to a new computer to get a USB 3.0 port or two or even four. USRobotics has announced its new line of USB 3.0 gear.

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SteelSeries unveils branded peripherals for Medal of Honor

SteelSeries unveils branded peripherals for Medal of Honor

SteelSeries has a bunch of peripherals for gamers that are cool. We mentioned the companies Shift gaming keyboard a while back that has interchangeable keysets. The cool part about that Shift keyboard is that the keys sets can be changed with sets that are specifically made for individual games.

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