Consoles, Games & Controllers tested & reviewed
With so many games getting released or remastered right now there is no better time to invest in some good quality gaming gear, the Kone AIMO from Roccat is a striking gaming mouse packed with features to help you becoming fully immersed in the virtual world. The original Kone was released in 2007, as the first product from Roccat, they have now combined their know-how with almost 30,000 surveyed gamers to produce the Kone AIMO.
With so many of us spending our working days behind a desk working with computers, it is important to know what effect this can have on our bodies. We already understand how sitting still for too long can cause damage to your back, and the latest research suggests there is another danger on your desk that you perhaps haven’t considered.
If you have data you want to ensure never gets into the wrong hands, the diskAshur DT² from iStorage is a USB 3.1 encrypted desktop hard drive with a ton of 007 features to prevent anyone from busting. With capacity options from 1TB up to a huge 12TB, it is the world's first and only NCSC CPA and NLNCSA BSPA certified encrypted desktop hard drive.
The Arctis 3 from SteelSeries is a wired headset specifically designed for gaming and comes in five colours, Black, White, Red, Blue and Grey, featuring surround sound and mic constructed around a ski-goggle style suspension system for hours of comfort. Compatible with PC, Mac, Xbox, VR, mobile phones and tablets, it has a trigger for activating sticky navigation and S1 speaker drivers that produce a well-balanced sound with clear distinction between vocals, music and effects making it good for games and films, but it lacks depth and is vocal heavy to be a
The beautiful Brydge 12.9 Keyboard brings the MacBook experience to the 12.9inch iPad Pro (2017 and 2015 models). Available in both Silver and Space Grey which matches perfectly to you iPad Pro, it features a standard QWERTY layout (note: it is only available in this format). Constructed from a high-guide aluminium it has a sturdy weight to it.
If you’re a fan of gadgets designed to fill a very specific niche, and we here at Gadgethead definitely are, then look no further than the Penclic mouse series, computer peripherals designed to look and handle like a pen. Depending on the model, they come with 3 or 5 buttons and connect via USB or Bluetooth. They have a shiny, plastic body in either white or black and a pen-like stem with a matt coat and smooth, rubbery feel. They come in beautiful, tubular transparent packaging and at least the one model we saw included a small cloth bag to carry the mouse in.
The Tobii Eye Tracker 4C is a clever little device that allows for immersive reality-gaming without the hassle and discomfort of a large headset. Currently the 4C is the only eye tracker on the market that can track both the eyes and head movement. The ‘Tobii EyeChip ASIC’ uses powerful processing combined with the world’s most advanced eye-tracking platform, which reduces CPU load and power consumption from your device. It is ready to roll with Windows 10, with an easy set-up and connection via USB.
Gaems has filled a gap in the market here and created a portable personal gaming environment or basically a secure house for your console with an inbuilt screen to allow you to play anywhere as long as there is a plug socket to hand although it is possible to run it in a car with the appropriate adaptor. It is compatible with HDMI however anything with only a component cable will not be able to run with this device, it has two inputs for headphones, headsets or speakers.