Picture a PC gaming mouse in your head. A big sensor on the bottom, a few extra buttons on the side, and a sleek design replete with LEDs. What colour is it? Probably black, maybe with red or silver accents in places. Now open your eyes, and have a look at Mionix’s latest line of Castor gaming mice. Notice anything different?
Yup, these mice come in colours that aren’t just black or silver. You can choose from a lovely range of creatively coloured gaming rodents with even cooler names: Frosting (Pink), Ice Cream (Blue), French Fries (yellow) or Shark Fin (Grey). We’ve got an Ice Cream in to review — wish I could say that every day! — so [...]
Mouse bungees are a little-known but essential accessory for professional gamers. They hold and elevate your mouse’s cable, preventing it from dragging and disrupting your aim. If you hate needing to pull your mouse’s cable back into position all the time, this is a simple way to keep everything on lock down. Today we’re looking at a mouse bungee from Speedlink, called the Adjix.FeaturesCable management system for computer mice Holds mouse cable securely in place Minimal cable friction and drag for fluid swipes Non-slip base for total grip Maximum flexibility with incredible grip Easy cable management systemDesign
The Adjix is [...]
The Speedlink Obsidia is a cuter, rounder version of the common gaming rodent. The Pikachu of gaming mice, if you will. The different shape is designed to offer an ergonomic advantage, but inside you’ll still find as many high-grade components as a more traditional gaming mouse. It sounds like a promising combination; let’s put it to the test.Features & Specifications5-button USB mouse Ergonomic design for right-handed use Thumb recess for increased comfort Precise optical sensor from 800 to 3200 DPI DPI switch for toggling between four settings 2D scroll wheel with precise notches Rubberised finish for comfort and a secure hold Quick and easy [...]
Creative’s Sound Blaster remains a legendary name in PC gaming, although today’s gamers might be more familiar with the company’s speakers and headphones than their iconic sound card. Today we’re looking at the Sound BlasterX Kratos S3, a 2.1 desktop speaker system with a focus on gaming that retails for just under £70.Features & Specifications92W 2.1 system w/ analogue connector (3.5mm) satellites: 158 x 95 x 102mm, 0.5~0.6 kilograms subwoofer: 227 x 170 x 227mm, 2.4 kilograms 2-year limited hardware warrantyDesign
The Kratos S3 have a typical gamer design, made from glossy black plastic, matte black wood and a few red accents. [...]
Today we’re looking at another mobile accessory from Just Mobile. This time, it’s the Xtand Vent, an air vent car holder for smartphones. Let’s take a look!
Thanks to John S. for providing the photos and notes that informed the writing of this review. We couldn’t have done it without you!FeaturesVent attachment fits almost any air vent Ball-joint swivel mechanism adjusts viewing angle Patented tightener prevents sagging over time Works with devices from 2.1in/54mm to 3.6in/91mm wide Rotates 360 degrees for portrait and landscape view Mini and featherlight, fits in your pocket Durable aluminum ball joint and quality [...]
Today we’re looking at Speedlink’s super thin mousepad, the CRIPT. This particular mousepad is decorated with a fetching blue / green camouflage, allowing it to stand out proudly on desks of uniform colours. Let’s get right into the review!Unboxing
The CRIPT is packed flat, unlike most mousepads on the market. Inside the box, you’ll find the mousepad, plus the necessary charging cables, instruciton manual and other accessories. Just kidding, it’s a mousepad; there’s no thing else inside.Design
The CRIPT has a not-quite-square shape, listed on the product page as an ‘ergonomic [...]