We have been doing round-ups of various input devices fit for HTPC purposes. Some of the vendors have started shipping with Bluetooth instead of using a proprietary communication mechanism over 2.4 GHz RF. The advantage of Bluetooth is its versatility and presence in almost all modern mobile devices (smartphones and tablets). These don't support a full-size USB host port for plugging in the USB RF receiver dongles. Utilizing Bluetooth enables these input devices to communicate with the rising crop of mobile devices as well as interface with traditional PCs. Communication with PCs can be enabled by using either an inbuilt card - common in most notebooks which integrate Bluetooth and Wi-Fi capabilities in a single mPCIe card - or, an explicit Bluetooth dongle. Logitech recently...

Interacting with HTPCs: Adesso Keyboard Options Reviewed

There are many options in the market for users wanting to interact with HTPCs and media streamers. In this short piece, we review the keyboard / trackball / touchpad...

40 by Ganesh T S on 10/22/2014

SteelSeries Apex Gaming Keyboard Capsule Review

RGB variants of mechanical keyboards are very popular nowadays, but what about those users that want to stick with a classic membrane keyboard and gamers on a budget? SteelSeries'...

19 by E. Fylladitakis on 10/20/2014

Massdrop Infinity: A Fully Customizable 60% Keyboard

Try this one on for size: a compact 60% keyboard with mechanical switches, with a fully customizable layout. Officially launched this past Wednesday and available as a group buy...

36 by Jarred Walton on 10/17/2014

Nixeus MODA Mechanical Keyboard Capsule Review

Today we're looking at the Nixeus MODA, a tenkeyless mechanical keyboard designed for applications where a compact quality keyboard at the lowest possible cost is the main goal. It...

22 by E. Fylladitakis on 10/14/2014

Corsair Gaming K70 RGB Mechanical Keyboard Review

Today is the dawn of a new era for Corsair, as the company has multiple announcements. Corsair is establishing their own gaming brand, announcing the availability of the new...

90 by E. Fylladitakis on 9/22/2014

Rosewill Apollo RK-9100 & RGB80 Mechanical Keyboards Capsule Review

Today we're looking at the two latest mechanical keyboards from Rosewill, the Apollo RK-9100 and the ten-keyless RGB80. Each targets a different group of users, but both have been...

20 by E. Fylladitakis on 9/16/2014

Razer Announces Chroma Keyboard, Mouse, and Headset

Today in Cologne, Germany at Gamescom 2014, Razer revealed their latest updates for their line of peripherals. Launching with a new feature dubbed Chroma, Razer announced three updated devices...

24 by Jarred Walton on 8/13/2014

ROCCAT Integrates Keyboard and Smartphone: The Skeltr

Alongside the Nyth, ROCCAT is also announcing another hybrid technology at Gamescom in the form of a keyboard called the Skeltr. The purpose of the Skeltr is to bring...

8 by Ian Cutress on 8/7/2014

Corsair Vengeance K70 Keyboard Review

Mechanical keyboards are far from a new technology; they are decades old and some of the first mass produced personal computers came with mechanical keyboards back in the 1980's...

59 by E. Fylladitakis on 6/9/2014

Gaming Peripherals from ASUS Launched: The Gladius Mouse and GK2000 Keyboard

While we have not touched on many gaming peripherals in the past here at AnandTech, the market is a large one with major players including Logitech, Corsair, Thermaltake, Razer...

2 by Ian Cutress on 6/2/2014

Corsair Launches K70 and K95 Cherry MX RGB Keyboards, M65 RGB Mouse

We initially covered Corsair’s preview of their Cherry MX RGB project at CES, but today Corsair is formally announcing their Cherry MX RGB range: two mechanical keyboards and a...

24 by Ian Cutress on 6/2/2014

Corsair Raptor K40 Keyboard Review

A few years ago, we witnessed the return of mechanical keyboards and ever since then companies have been fighting a marketing war about whose keyboard is better. The truth...

50 by E. Fylladitakis on 4/10/2014

Razer BlackWidow Ultimate Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Review

Several months ago, we had a quick look at the BlackWidow Ultimate from Razer, a company very well known for their focus on gaming-related products. A few weeks ago...

63 by E. Fylladitakis on 4/2/2014

Interacting with HTPCs: IOGEAR and SIIG Options Reviewed

There are many options in the market for users wanting to interact with HTPCs and media streamers. In this short piece, we review the keyboard / trackball / touchpad...

74 by Ganesh T S on 3/2/2014

Rosewill Cases, Keyboards, and More at CES

Rosewill is one of those manufacturers that seems to dabble in just about everything. We mostly know them for their cases, power supplies, keyboards, and mice, but there’s plenty...

13 by Jarred Walton on 1/14/2014

Roccat Peripherals at CES

Wrapping up the last of my Tuesday meetings (yes, I’m that far behind – I blame the “black plague” that I picked up that knocked me out for the...

3 by Jarred Walton on 1/13/2014

Hands On with Corsair at CES: RGB LED Backlit Keyboards and More

Corsair had plenty to show at their suite, but I’ll be honest: the RGB LED backlit Cherry MX switch mechanical keyboard was by far the coolest looking thing I...

13 by Jarred Walton on 1/13/2014

Corsair Showcase a Technology Smörgåsbord at CES 2014

With another year comes another Consumer Electronics Show, held in Las Vegas every January. CES represents one of the three major showcasing events in the calendar, the other...

19 by Ian Cutress on 1/7/2014

Corsair at CES 2014: A Mechanical Keyboard with Per-Key Full RGB, aka the MX RGB Project

In a small CES preview, Corsair have emailed us about one of their internal design projects they will be showcasing this year at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las...

39 by Ian Cutress on 1/6/2014

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