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BitFenix Flo Headset review

There’s a new audio product on the market. Bitfenix has released their new Flo headset. The Flo is supposedly optimized for stellar sound. The claim that its recision-tuned acoustic chambers (equipped with 40mm Neodymium drivers) ensure great dynamic balance. The 40mm drivers are complimented by a detachable microphone and the headset is compatible with PCs, mobile devices and gaming consoles. Continue reading to find out if this headset delivers the audio quality and decibels gamers are waiting to hear.



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Digital Storm Unveils Bolt II – First SFF/Steam Machine Hybrid Gaming PC

Introduction In LAS VEGAS on January 6, 2014, Digital Storm today unveiled at CES 2014 the Bolt II, a small form factor (SFF) and hybrid Steam Machine gaming PC. This is the first liquid cooled Steam Machine and will feature both Steam OS and Windows. Digital Storm’s second generation SFF system has a sleek refined look, increased accessibility and advanced thermal design. By doubling it’s cooling power, the Bolt II separates itself from other SFF and Steam Machine systems by focusing instead on delivering the best graphics possible and refusing to compromise on performance. Digital Storm is not looking to compete with console pricing but is taking aim at the high end of the market. It offers discerning Consumers a PC capable of playing any title on their new 4K display. The Bolt II defies the cookie-cutter mold of SFF systems by giving performance that bypasses most full-size desktop PCs. It has expertly engineered airflow design and large perforated ventilation areas over the graphics card, cooling system, and power supply. It also includes one in the top panel which transfer excess heat out of the system while pulling cold air in. It’s best-in-class 240mm radiator cools any overclocked processor, which drastically reduces system temperature making it the most thermally efficient SFF computer available. Unhappy with simply offering the best performing SFF cooling systems, Digital Storm included their proprietary HydroLux control board, providing users with ...



 
 
 
 
 
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CM Storm Ceres 300

Introduction There’s a new audio product on the market. Cooler Master has released the Ceres 300, an upgraded edition of the previously released Ceres 400. The 300 model features 40mm drivers, thick padded ear cushions and an adjustable headband. The 40mm drivers are complimented by a detachable flexible microphone and the headset is compatible with PC’s, mobile devices and gaming consoles. Continue reading to find out if this headset delivers decibels gamers are waiting to hear from.   Before we get started on the Ceres 300, Here’s a bit about Cooler Master if you didn’t already know:   Pursuing excellence in design, quality, and affordability since its inception two decades ago, Cooler Master has fueled growth through product portfolio diversification. This comes from an endless drive to deliver world class quality and service to its customers. 



 
 
 
 
 
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Tritton Pro+ True 5.1 Surround HeadSet for PC and MAC

Introduction: Our ability to detect sound is one of our most important senses. It helps us communicate with each other, enjoy music to relax and/or detect a possible danger in our surroundings. Sound has become even more important to us over the last few years with the advent of High Definition content. Rich dialog, car chase music, gun battles with large explosions are all added to immerse you deeper into the entertainment experience. Modern day gaming is no exception. If anything, sound is even more important to a gamer then a movie watcher. You don’t get fragged if you’re not paying attention to a sound in a movie, whereas the sound of glass breaking behind you means life or death to the gamer. Gamers need to hear every nuance to perform at the top of his/her game. : This is where top of the line headsets come into play. Tritton Audio, a leader in sound reproduction for gamers has one of the most popular gaming headsets for the console. PC gamers were yearning to use them on their gaming rig of choice. Tritton listened to those requests and is now releasing the Tritton Pro+ True 5.1 Surround headsets for PC/MAC. Let’s see if Tritton carried over all of the features that made them so successful on the console. First, let us learn a little about Tritton. Headquartered in San Diego California, TRITTON technology leads the way in manufacturing high-performance consumer electronics and computer peripherals. Founded in 2000, TRITTON has since evolved and transformed...



 
 
 
 
 
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GamesterGear Cruiser P3210 Review

There's a new audio product on the market, an audio product marketed towards gamers called the GamesterGear brand. Their new line of gaming headsets are geared towards the PC, XBox, and PS3 markets offering five new headsets under the brand. We will be reviewing the GamesterGear Cruiser P3210, which is strictly compatible with the PC & PS3 only. First, here's a brief description of the product: The Cruiser P3210 has a closed back acoustic design with a frequency response of 20Hz - 20kHz and two 50mm drivers @32 ohms. They also have dual 30mm bass enhancing drivers to give us the "rumbling" effect for added environmental affects like footsteps or changes to the environment in your area. The Cruiser P3210 comes with a detachable microphone and in-line controls on a 12.5 ft. cord for that extra length when needed. Now, before we dive into the review, here's a word from the company.



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Mad Catz Announces The Force Feedback Racing Wheel for Xbox One

Advanced Racing Wheel Brings Professional Build Quality and Customization to Next Generation Gaming San Diego – August 21, 2013 – Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. (“Mad Catz”) (NYSE MKT: MCZ) announced today the Force Feedback Racing Wheel, a premium quality racing game controller for the Xbox One console. Designed to offer a highly authentic gaming experience, the genuine suede leather steering wheel houses a raft of technology, such as twin next generation Force Feedback motors and a luxury CNC anodized aluminum wheel face which can be removed from the wheel base should gamers wish to replace or upgrade in the future. “As we approach the Holiday season, excitement continues to mount for Xbox One and we’re pleased to announce our second premium product for the console” said Darren Richardson, the President and Chief Executive Officer of Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. “We have previously commented on how the enhanced performance of Xbox One opens up additional scope for innovation and believe that the precision engineering and customization of the Force Feedback Racing Wheel will appeal to the passionate racing gamer.” Ideal for use with software such as Forza Motorsport® 5, the Force Feedback Racing Wheel ships with a fully adjustable Pedal Set, allowing gamers to adjust the spring resistance, height and spacing on the gas and brake pedals. The Xbox One home entertainment system from Microsoft is expected to launch Holiday 2013. Additional information available a...



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Join Our Brand New Xbox One Dedicated Fan Website at XboxOneForums.net!

  Microsoft just announced their new sucessor to the Xbox 360, and it is not called the Xbox 720. It’s called the Xbox One and it absolutely blew us away! From the fantastic specs to the rich and amazing feature-set, this new Xbox One is poised to take the home entertainment world by storm. The Xbox One will hit retail shelves later on this year and just might transform the way we think about games, movies, music, Skype video calling and more. We are so excited we just had to start a new forum for this white hot device! We wanted to share it with you guys to give you an opportunity to join in on the discussions just begninning. Please check it out at XboxOneForums.net!



 
 
 
 
 
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Eagle Tech Arion Foldable Bluetooth Headset

Bluetooth is a secured wireless technology standard for exchanging data over short distances from fixed and mobile devices. The concept was created in 1994 by Ericcson with the intent of connecting headsets and other small devices to cellular phones. After joining forces with nine other technology companies to develop the standard and the transformation of the modern day smartphone, Bluetooth is now found in millions of devices. One of the companies taking advantage of Bluetooth technology is Eagle Tech with its Arion Foldable headset. Eagle Tech sent us the Arion ET-ARHP200BF headset for review today. Thanks for the opportunity.



Mad Catz and Microsoft team up to release Halo 4 headsets

New Headset Range Expected to Ship in Time for Holiday 2012



Mad Catz® Announces New Range of Wii U™ Products

Range Includes a New TRITTON™ Stereo Gaming Headset and Mad Catz Charging Solutions



Mad Catz® Announces Xbox 360 Publisher License Agreement

Mad Catz to Publish Games on Xbox 360



Mad Catz? Announces Expanded Range of Official Rock Band? Accessories

Additional Products to Launch Alongside Previously Announced Rock Band? 3 Instruments and Accessories on Xbox 360?, PlayStation?3 and Nintendo? Wii?



Nintendo DSi sales surpass 170,000 in first 48 hours

While America and Europe will have to wait until next year to get their hands on the new DSi, its weekend launch in Japan saw sales pass 170,000 within the first 48 hours.




Sony may re-use Cell processor in PlayStation 4

Sony is considering re-using its Cell processor in the PS4. While a die-shrink and slight speed boost will occur, this is the first time Sony has overlooked a new architecture.




DSi to hit America “well into” 2009, Japan next month

Nintendo's new and improved DSi will launch on November 1st in Japan, while Amerca will have to wait until "well into" 2009. Gamespot have a running commentary of the event.







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