The IEEE has approved a faster FireWire specification which will quadruple speeds. While maintaining backwards compatibility, speeds of 3.2GB/s are boasted.
Many of you would be familiar with the Optimus Maximus OLED keyboard. Well now a less expensive, 15 key version has been released, alias the Optimus Pultius.
Microsoft is expanding its Sidewinder range with the introduction of the new X6 gaming keyboard later this year. The X5 rodent will also be subject to a revamp.
OCZ has expanded its gaming peripheral lineup with the addition of the new Alchemy Series. The Elixir keyboard is the first product to fall into the new lineup.
Razer's recent "Speed of (The) Light" campaign has resulted in a low-end gaming mouse, far short of the flagship we were all expecting. The Salmosa features Razer's 1800dpi 3G Infrared sensor, which offers a 1KHz polling rate. Razer note that the Salmosa offers "speeds of up to 2.25 times faster than other regular gaming mice" and has the "fastest tracking optical sensor in the world". Launch is scheduled for sometime in the third quarter, with a price of around $40.
Razer has launched their PRO|CLICK Mobile rodent, aimed at "professionals who crave mobility." The ambidextrous Bluetooth mouse is available in four colors and will set you back US$49.99, and unfortunately, that's all we know at this stage.
Some details have appeared online regarding Logitech's MX5500 package which includes their MX Revolution rodent. Based around the MS5000, the new keyboard revolves around a built-in LCD that displays and controls music, messages, and even the calculator.
Microsoft have reintroduced the SideWinder branding, this time in the form of a new mouse that could give Logitech's G9 a run for its money. The new SideWinder features a 2000 DPI sensor, 45 IPS, 7080 FPS, macro keys and a built-in LCD.
In response to Microsoft's SideWinder project, Razer have announced their latest ambidextrous rodent at GC in Leipzig, Germany. The Lachesis boasts a 4000 DPI sensor, a 1ms response time, teflon feet, 60-100 IPS and much more to satisfy today's hungry gamers.
Razer have announced a limited edition version of their Boomslang mouse. The re-launched version has been bumped to today's standard but really doesn't seem to offer much more...
San Diego, California ? April 06, 2007 ? Razer announced today the Razer Pro|Type keyboard.
With the recent addition of the right-hand only Deathadder to Razers line-up, dethroning the Copperhead as their top performance mouse, I worrying started to ponder what direction they were heading hereon with respect to all us lefties out there...