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Genius GX Gaming Gila Mouse

Today we’re going to test drive the Genius GX Gaming Gila, a mouse that's specifically geared to MMO/RTS gamers. Coming with a huge assortment of buttons and some unique features as well, the Gila looks rather exciting. With a very attractive price tag of only $66, can the GX Gaming Gila stack up well in a competitive market? Let's take a closer look and find out.



GX Gaming Zabius Headset is Now Available in North America

GX Gaming Zabius Headset is Now Available in North America Experience Explosive Gaming Sound on PS3, XBOX 360, PC and Mac March 27, 2014, Chino, California – GX Gaming,the professional gaming peripheral line by Genius, has launched the Zabius universal gaming headset. This comfortable universal headset system thoroughly brings crystal clear audio from each of its 40mm drivers with explosive bass and pulsing tones to the gaming battlefield on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, PC, and Mac. Compatible with Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, PCs, and Mac Connected by a 3 meter (10 foot) long anti-tangle cable, the in-line controller allows gamers to switch between XBOX 360, PS3, and PC/Mac mode and adjust chat and volume settings on the fly. GX Gaming Style The Zabius gaming headset brings that extra touch of style to any gaming system. Accompanied by 40mm neodymium drivers for crisp, clear sounds, the stealthy black exterior framing, aggressive red trimming, and cool metallic finish ushers gaming style in true GX-Gaming fashion. Brilliant red LED illumination flashes along with the bass. Comfortable for Long Gaming Sessions Comfortable to wear during long gaming sessions, the Zabius’s durable, lightweight framing lowers its center of gravity to evenly distribute headset weight. The ear cup and headband cushions are lined with dynamic fibers designed for active heat and sweat dissipation. Users can adjust the Zabius for a comfortable fit with individually positioned swivel ear pieces a...



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Genius Introduces Energy Mouse in North America– A Combination of Power Bank and Mouse

Two-in-one function saves travel storage space 26 September, 2013, Chino, California – Genius is pleased to announce Energy Mouse — a unique device that serves as both a power bank and a fully functional mouse in one stylish package. With this device, business people, travelers and students can recharge their electronic devices, such as smartphones, when on-the-go, and negates the need to carry a separate power bank. Power Bank Capabilities While on-the-go, smart phones never seem to have enough battery. Equipped with a 2700mAh battery, the Energy Mouse has more than enough juice to fully recharge your electronic devices. No need to worry about draining the power bank battery while using the mouse —a separate battery reserve is used to power the mouse. The built-in lithium-ion battery can be charged with the included USB cable. Rubber Grips for Comfort As a full-sized contoured mouse with rubber hand grips, Energy Mouse brings comfort to notebook users who use unreliable trackpads and tiny, uncomfortable mice. Magic Roller The Genius patented Magic Roller scroll wheel makes it a breeze to scroll up and down on websites and documents. 2.4 GHz Wireless Technology with USB Pico Receiver 2.4 Ghz wireless technology ensures a steady and reliable connection with an operating range of up to 30 feet. The tiny USB pico receiver can be left in the USB port adding more convenient portability. When not in use the pico receiver can be stored under the mouse. Power Level Indicator...



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Genius Releases ECO-u500 and ECO-u1000 Universal Power Banks in North America

Long-life Grade A Samsung cells for charging portable devices on-the-go 12 September, 2013, Chino, California – Genius today announces the ECO-u500 and ECO-u1000, long-life and portable universal power banks with Grade A Samsung cells for recharging both smartphones and tablets, is now available in the US. The ECO’s two USB ports enable two devices to be recharged at the same time, multiple times on the same charge. The ECO-u500 and ECO-u1000 have large capacities of 5,200 and 10,400mAh, respectively, which means that when completely charged, the ECO-u1000 can fully recharge the latest high-end smartphones up to four times and 7-inch tablets more than two times. The device supports all major smartphone and tablet brands, including Acer, Asus, Apple, HTC, Samsung, Nokia, and Sony. Up to two portable devices (up to 2.1 amps) can be simultaneously recharged with these Genius power banks. To recharge your portable device, simply connect it to the power bank using the built-in Micro USB cable or plug in a USB cable to one of the two USB ports. Recharging will not interrupt the use of your portable device. Available in black or white, the sleek cover of this compact and light power bank makes it an aesthetic match for any smartphone and tablet. The built-in Micro USB cable means that you do not need to bring a cable with you when wanting to recharge your portable device when on-the-go. The power status of both ECO-u500 and ECO-u1000 can be seen from the LED power capacit...



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Genius Release of the KB-G265 Gaming Keyboard in North America

Advanced Features Meet Affordability August 27, 2013, Chino, California – Genius is pleased to announced release of the KB-G265 Gaming Keyboard in North America. The KB-G265 is the new and improved version of the KB-G255. It’s perfect for gamers who do not want to break the bank but are still seeking a keyboard with lots of features. As for features, the keyboard boasts blue LED back-lit keys, 8 macro keys, 20 anti-ghost keys, and a 1000Hz polling rate. Blue LEDs and Hotkeys The KB-G265′s all-black exterior is complimented nicely by it’s cool blue LED back-lit keys, making it well-suited for dark gaming environments and LAN parties. The backlight feature can be conveniently turned off at any time by using one of the hotkeys at the top of the keyboard. Eight in all, these hotkeys provide easy access to functions such as media playback, web browser control and more. Top-level Key Response When it comes to key response, the KB-G265 is at the top of the food chain. It’s equipped with 20 anti-ghost keys, so gamers won’t have to worry about whether or not the game will register a key if multiple keys are pressed simultaneously. The KB-G265 also stands out thanks to its 1000Hz polling rate, meaning its response time 8 times faster than most standard keyboards, which have 125Hz polling rates. Smart Design Wire clutter can be a problem for gamers. That’s why the KB-G265 has recesses so the keyboard cable can be positioned so that it goes to the...



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Genius Introduces SP-D150 Notebook Speakers in North America

The perfect marriage of sound and style July 16, 2013, Chino, California – Genius is pleased to announce the launch of SP-D150, a pair of USB-powered cube-shaped speakers, in North America. Now, buyers no longer have to choose between style and sound. These aluminum-finished speakers boast a clean, modern look and feel. Meanwhile, their rich bass and crisp, clear audio will transform notebooks or portable music players into hi-fi stereo systems. Clutter-free The SP-D150 speakers help eliminate clutter, as they only need to be connected to a computer: no other wires or power outlets are needed. The speakers connect through a USB cable and a 3.5mm jack, which means it works PC, Mac, MP3 players, phones and tablets. Volume control at your fingertips The volume control knob on the side of one of the SP-D150 speakers provides a convenient way to adjust the sound output. This saves users the trouble of adjusting the audio through the operating system, and also provides a broad volume range. Price and Availability The SP-D150 notebook speakers are now available in North America in shiny black or white for the suggested retail price of $16.90. Technical Specifications: Total output power: 4 watts (RMS) Driver Unit: 5 x 5cm (2 x 2in.), 8ohm Signal-to-noise ratio: 70 dB Power Source: USB powered Package Contents: Pair of speakers Multi-language user manual Product photos and detailed specs are available at: http://geniusnet.com.tw/wSite/ct?xItem=57196&ctNode=148 About Genius G...



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Genius Introduces Windows 8 Optimized Multi-Touch Keyboard

Breeze Through Windows 8 with TouchPad Gestures July 9, 2013, Chino, California – Genius today releases a next generation wireless keyboard and touchpad combination, SlimStar T8020, in North America. This multi-touch keyboard incorporates Windows® 8 gestures to let users breeze through Microsoft’s® latest touch-based OS with intuitive swipes and pinches, even if users don’t have a touch display. Windows 8 Optimized Multifunctional Touchpad SlimStar T8020 allows users to switch between three different modes on the touchpad – mouse cursor, Windows 8 gestures, and numeric keypad – simply by pressing the MODE key. The multi-touchpad provides the following Windows 8 gestures: slide, swipe, swipe from four edges, zoom in/out, and page up/down, without any additional PC drivers, and these gestures also work in Windows 7/Vista/XP. 11 Function Keys for Media and More There are 11 function keys for media control, Internet access shortcuts and powering off the computer, giving users instant control so they can accomplish tasks faster. 2.4 GHz Wireless Technology The 2.4GHz USB pico receiver allows users to work wirelessly from a distance of up to 15m (49.2ft). For convenience, the tiny USB pico receiver can be stored inside the SlimStar T8020. Light and Slim Only 1.8cm (0.7in.) thick and weighing a mere 289g (10.2oz), the SlimStar T8020 can be easily stowed away and used as a portable full-sized keyboard. This low profile keyboard is perfect for modern-style deskt...



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Genius Introduces the F-1000 Arcade Stick

Bring arcade-quality control home to your PC or PS3 June 18, 2013, Chino, California – Genius is pleased to announce the release of the F-1000 Arcade Stick. Compatible with PC and PS3, the F-1000 Arcade Stick brings professional level arcade-control of the latest games to gamers in their living room. Arcade-Style Layout With an arcade-style 8-button layout, and 4-axis ball-handled joystick the F-1000 Arcade Stick, gives modern gamers the more precise control that an arcade layout provides – helping them take their gaming to the next level. All the Buttons You Need and More In addition to the Select and Start buttons, the F-1000 boasts 13 buttons, including a Turbo button. 12 of the buttons correspond to buttons on a standard Playstation 3 controller, and have markings showing which button they correspond to. This makes the F-1000 an excellent option for gamers who want to make the transition from a standard Playstation 3 controller to an arcade stick. Strong and Sturdy Metal Base Weighing in at a solid 1.866 kilograms, the F-1000 comes equipped with a durable metal base. This base increases the F-1000’s heft and provides a solid and secure feel when you’re draining your opponent’s life bar. Long Cable for Comfortable Gaming The F-1000 comes with a 3 meter USB cable as well as a 1 meter extension cable, giving gamers a longer reach than many wired controllers, and letting them crush foes in comfort from the couch. Availability Now available in the US and Canad...



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Genius GX Gaming Series, Hybrid Peripherals Debut at COMPUTEX 2013

Visit the Genius Booth at Nangang Exhibition Hall, 4F #L0631A Genius today announces that they will be attending COMPUTEX Taipei 2013 from June 4 to June 8, 2013 in Taipei, Taiwan. Genius is extending an invitation to all COMPUTEX attendees to visit their booth (#L0631A Nangang Exhibition Hall 4F) and get a hands-on experience with the latest product offerings. Genius has had a reputation for combining the functions of multiple peripherals into one sleek form factor. Recent innovations include the Ring Series: Ring Presenter, Ring Mouse 2 and Ring Pointer, which unite the functionality of a mouse and/or presenter into the form of a ring. Continuing this trend, Genius will display a new line of hybrid peripherals at their booth. Products in this line will include: Energy Mouse, a wireless mouse acting as a power bank with a 2400mAh lithium polymer battery allowing users to charge their mobile devices Speaker Mouse, a mouse that doubles as a 2.1 speaker system adding more sound to a PC system or mobile device Cam Mouse, a mouse that becomes a camera with QR code scanning functions, instant upload and more Traveler D6600, a wireless mouse that lets users switch mouse control between two different computers with a press of a button Transbar, a portable Bluetooth 2.1 speaker system that doubles as a stand and works with all sizes of tablet PCs Two New Additions to the Award Winning GX Gaming Series GX Gaming Gila mouse, a 2013 CES Innovations Award winner, as well as a 2013 COM...



 
 
 
 
 
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Genius GX Gaming Cavimanus 7.1 Gaming Headset

For gamers having great visuals and performance in a game is something you always strive toward, so a high-end video card is of paramount importance. Of course, the audio experience should not be over-looked, because it also plays a significant part of the total gaming experience. With recent technological advances we are now capable of hearing sounds on a multidimensional sound stage that includes center, front left/right and rear left/right. When we listen to any type of audio in a two-channel mode especially when gaming, we can sometimes lose a certain depth of field for what surrounds us. Capturing that is the crux and objective of every audio experience, whether its high end speakers on your stereo system, or a high performance gaming headset. A gaming headset is precisely what we get to look at on the test bench today. We are very excited for our new arrival, the Genius GX Gaming Cavimanus 7.1 channel gaming headset. The Cavimanus headset brings many exciting features to pro gamers along with 7.1 Channel audio. The headset comes with a vibration function that adds to the heavy base and is designed to rock your world. The volume control and microphone is conveniently positioned on the left ear cup, and you can fold the microphone away during games that don’t require a mic. The vibration feature can also be cancelled with the push of a button. Read on as we put it through its paces to see if the Genius Cavimanus 7.1 gaming headset can become a weapon in you...



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Genius X-G510 Ambidextrous Gaming Mouse

Precision Gaming in a Straightforward Look April 23, 2013, Chino, California – Genius today releases the X-G510, the ambidextrous Genius gaming mouse specially designed to give gamers an edge. Offering unparalleled precision, comfort and functionality, this six-button gaming mouse has the features gamers need to excel in battle, but in a straightforward look. Customizable Lighting System Offering unique aesthetic customization options, the X-G510 features backlighting brightness and pulsation style that can be tuned to your liking. Enhancing the gaming atmosphere during low-light situations, the X-G510′s breathing-like lighting system gradually brightens and dims during game play. On-The-Fly Adjustable Dpi: 500 to 2000 With a dpi button for adjusting dpi on the fly, mouse sensitivity can be adjusted in game as need fit — from low dpi while sniping to high dpi in chaotic free-for-all frag fests. Lightning Fast Response Time With a 1000 Hz polling rate for a lightning-fast 1 millisecond response time to aid in situations that require quick twitch reactions, this Genius gaming mouse is capable of keeping up with any gaming scenario. Onboard Memory for Macros & Button Assignments Simplify the complicated controls of modern games by assigning them to the side or mouse wheel buttons on the X-G510. The user interface lets you store up to 21 macros in three gamer profiles, with up to 20 commands per macro, including pauses, giving you a competitive edge in the heat o...



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EasyPen F610E Slim Pen Tablet for Windows and Mac

Draw & Sketch with Precision March 20, 2013, Chino, California – Genius today releases EasyPen F610E. This slim (.85 cm) graphics-design tablet with a large 6.25” x 10” working area gives you the creative freedom to express yourself. To make the most out of your pen tablet experience, the package is bundled with powerful but easy-to-use Corel Painter Essentials 4 making it easy to create, paint and edit photos on both Windows and Mac. With a fine 4000 lines per inch (LPI) resolution and a responsive 200 report rates per second (RPS), EasyPen F610E features responsive and precise controls perfect for intricate drawings. The cordless pen is pressure sensitive with 2048 pressure levels, making brush strokes thicker or thinner depending on how hard the stylus is pressed, similar to traditional painting. Offering great value, the EasyPen F610E is comparable to more expensive graphics tablets. The cordless stylus also doubles as a mouse. A left-click is achieved by simply pushing down on the stylus. Two buttons near the tip of the stylus serves as a right-click button and a scroll button. Eight macro keys located on the right side of the tablet streamline the creative process. Customize the keys to your most used Office, Internet and Windows functions. EasyPen F610E is bundled with the following software: Corel Painter Essentials 4 – draw and paint from scratch as well as turn photos into stunning paintings. Power Presenter RE II (Windows only) – Turn your screen i...



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Genius Announces SP-960BT Bluetooth Stereo Speaker

Wirelessly Connects to Your Smartphone, Tablet or Notebook for an Enhanced Audio Experience February 7, 2013, Chino, California – Genius, is pleased to announce a portable Bluetooth® speaker – SP-960BT. The SP-960BT connects via Bluetooth to your smartphone, tablet or notebook, enhancing your music and audio listening experience.Ideal for home, the office or a day in the park, the 195mm x 82mm x 82mm SP-960BT is convenient to use and can connect to your Bluetooth enabled device from a range of 30 feet. Two 2” drivers provide four watts of output. The SP-960BT is easy to use. Listening to loud, crystal clear audio and music is as simple as pressing the play/Bluetooth button to sync. A blue LED indicator on the front of the SP-960BT blinks when your device is paired. Volume and track changing can either be controlled from the SP-960BT itself or from your Bluetooth enabled device. Additional devices without Bluetooth capabilities, such as MP3 or CD players, can be connected via the AUX-in jack. Convenience is key. The Genius SP-960BT is compact enough to be easily carried around with you, and can play without being plugged into a power source. This speaker can play continuously for up to fifteen hours thanks to its built-in 1800mAh lithium-ion battery. When the battery does run out, the SP-960BT can be fully charged in no more than 4 hours via the included USB cable. A red LED indicator on the back of the device informs you of low battery and charging status. The Geniu...



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Genius Redesigns the Pen Mouse – Mouse On Your Palm, Jeans and Other Unconventional Surfaces

Genius, after receiving great reception for its Pen Mouse from consumers, has introduced the carbon grey Pen Mouse with a redesigned shape for improved grip and pen clip for portability. Using 2.4 Ghz wireless technology, Genius’ Pen Mouse, shaped like a fountain pen, allows users to sit back in their chair and use their leg, palm, or any number of unconventional surfaces, as a mouse pad. Even while standing or giving presentations users can use Pen Mouse to control their PC. Not just a convenient mousing option, Pen Mouse also helps those with wrist problems such as carpal tunnel syndrome as it prevents aggravating injuries unlike regular mice as it does not require use of the wrist. This mouse functions on almost any surface, including your palm, with its three dpi settings, switchable between 400/800/1200 dpi to accommodate various sensitivity preferences. A slight, downward push activates the left-click, while right-click and flying-scroll buttons, towards the tip of the Pen Mouse, give users a brand new mousing experience that is both comfortable and accurate. Pushing the flying-scroll button and vertically or horizontally moving the Pen Mouse produces fast and convenient scrolling. The wireless Pen Mouse connects to desktops and notebooks via USB with a very small, Pico dongle. Powered by a single AAA battery, Genius’ Pen Mouse enters a power-saving sleep-mode when not in use. To start mousing again, simply press any button. Also, provided is a carrying c...



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Genius Announces 12-Button Professional Gaming Mouse for the GX Gaming Series – Gila

Customize to Your Own Gaming Style January 17, 2013, Chino, California – Genius today announces the Gila professional gaming mouse, a 2013 CES Innovations Award Honoree, to the North American market. Offering unparalleled precision and comfort, the Genius GX Gaming Series Gila is the ultimate configurable gaming mouse. With the 12-button Gila almost every aspect can be tweaked according to gamers’ preferences: on-the-fly dpi changes, weight, LED brightness, pulsation and color as well as macros for a personalized playing style. Precision Control with Sniper Mode and On-The-Fly Adjustable Dpi: 200 to 8200 The Gila packs features for gamers that need to excel. For situations that require pixel perfect precision “Sniper Mode” slows down mouse movements to a dpi of your choice by simply holding down the assigned button. Genius’ GX Gaming Series Gila lets gamers switch among 5 different previously assigned dpi levels directly from the mouse for precision targeting (200 dpi) to lightning fast movements (8200 dpi). Adding Gila’s 1 ms response time to aid in situations that require quick twitch reactions, this GX Series mouse is capable of keeping up with any gaming scenario. Personalized Weight Tuning Customize the weight of the Gila however you prefer. A maximum of six 4.5 gram weights can be added to a compartment in the underside for sturdiness or no weights can be used at all for unburdened lightweight movement. Unique LED Customization Options Offerin...







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