Accessories

Plugable is introducing its Thunderbolt 4 product lineup today, with the TBT4-HUB3C Thunderbolt 4 Hub leading the pack. Joining it are two Thunderbolt 4 cables - the 2m. long TBT4-40G2M, and the 1m. long TBT4-40G1M. Intel had provided detailed updates on Thunderbolt 4 in mid-2020 before releasing it in Tiger Lake-based products. As peak bandwidth (40Gbps) didn't get an upgrade over Thunderbolt 3, many consumers just considered it a branding update. In fact, under the hood, the specifications were being fine-tuned to bring in some features from the USB world. It is these new features that Plugable is focusing on: Hub functionality in addition to the daisy-chaining scheme prevalent in previous Thunderbolt versions Active cables up to 2m in length and supporting up to 40Gbps speeds -...

SteelSeries Launches Low-Cost Gaming Peripherals With The Rival 3 Gaming Mouse, Apex 3, and Apex 5 Gaming Keyboards

Often we see a lot of fanfare when companies launch their latest flagship products, but those products often come at the high-end of the price spectrum, so it is...

13 by Brett Howse on 1/21/2020

Got a Spare $10,000? Here’s Your Keyboard: ADATA’s 24K Gold Design

RGB has been the main ‘feature’ of the gaming PC market of late, with all the fancy lights adding to the ‘bling’ of a standard machine. But what if...

41 by Dr. Ian Cutress on 1/10/2020

Who wants a $14,000 Gaming Seat? Coming to the USA: The Acer Predator Thronos Air

AnandTech’s readers split into a number of categories, and Acer’s Predator Thronos Air certainly falls into the category of ‘whoever buys this has a lot of money’. Acer has...

15 by Dr. Ian Cutress on 1/8/2020

Plugable Launches TBT3-UDZ: A Comprehensive Thunderbolt 3 / USB-C Docking Station

Plugable is introducing three new products at CES 2020, and the most interesting of the three happens to be the Titan Ridge-based TBT3-UDZ Docking Station with a 100W power...

1 by Ganesh T S on 1/7/2020

RGB Everything: A Graphics Card Holder from Cooler Master

In my youth, I spent some stupid amount of money on cold cathode tubes for my PC, the equivalent of RGB LEDs in the early 2000s. I had my...

21 by Dr. Ian Cutress on 10/3/2019

SteelSeries Sensei Turns Ten: Sensei Mouse Relaunched For Its Tenth Anniversary

Today SteelSeries is bringing back one of their classic peripherals, outfitted with the latest tech. SteelSeries launched the Sensei Mouse back in 2009 and it quickly became one of...

27 by Brett Howse on 10/1/2019

Xbox at E3 2019: Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2 Announced

Today at E3, Microsoft took the wraps off an updated version of their Elite controller for the Xbox, which addresses some of the issues of the original and adds...

23 by Brett Howse on 6/9/2019

SteelSeries Launches The Arctis 9X Headset: X Marks The Xbox

SteelSeries is well-known in the gaming headset industry, and we’ve been fortunate enough to test out some of their products in the past, including the amazing Arctis Pro with...

16 by Brett Howse on 4/23/2019

SteelSeries Launches The Stratus Duo Controller

Today SteelSeries is announcing a new controller in their stable of accessories dubbed the Stratus Duo, joining the Stratus XL from the company, and adding some new features and...

9 by Brett Howse on 1/29/2019

Quick Look: Kensington SD7000 Surface Pro Docking Station

Earlier this year, Kensington announced their new docking station specifically designed for the Microsoft Surface Pro. The SD7000 transforms the Surface Pro into a miniature version of the Surface...

16 by Brett Howse on 12/17/2018

SteelSeries Updates The Arctis Headphone Lineup And Offers Standalone GameDAC

Today SteelSeries is announcing a couple of updates to their headset lineup. The Actis lineup is getting a bit of a facelift, and the SteelSeries GameDAC, which previously was...

23 by Brett Howse on 8/28/2018

The SteelSeries Arctis Pro Gaming Headset Lineup: GameDAC Or Wireless

SteelSeries is a well-known manufacturer in the PC accessory space, and have been in the gaming headset market for some time. Today they are launching two new products at...

32 by Brett Howse on 3/13/2018

AnandTech Community Giveaway: Patriot V-Series RGB Gaming Peripherals

One of the biggest drivers in the PC market in recent years is gaming. After we scout out the parts, spend the money, build the PC, and fire it...

29 by Ian Cutress on 2/20/2018

HP Announces 2nd Generation Thunderbolt Dock

Along with the other announcements today, HP is also bringing forth a compact the new Thunderbolt Dock G2 with an (optional) audio conferencing module - a first of its...

8 by Joe Shields on 2/7/2018

The Amazon Kindle Oasis (2017) Review: A Premium Take On The E-Reader

A couple of months ago, Amazon released an all-new Kindle Oasis, and I’ve been using it since mid-November. The E-Reader market is a niche inside of a niche, but...

93 by Brett Howse on 1/25/2018

iBuyPower at CES 2018: RGB LED Lighting... on Power Cables

There's almost nothing left inside a PC that could be fitted with RGB LEDs. At least that was our assumption until we came across iBuyPower's suite at CES this...

18 by Joe Shields on 1/19/2018

HP at CES 2018: The HP Z 3D Camera, for 2D and 3D Scanning

LAS VEGAS, NV — At CES, HP is announcing the first monitor-mounted 3D/2D camera. The down-facing ‘zero-footprint’ camera attaches to the display to capture and digitize 3D objects, 2D...

9 by Joe Shields on 1/8/2018

Western Digital Launches SanDisk iXpand Base SD-Based Storage for iPhone with Backup Capability

Western Digital has introduced its new SanDisk iXpand Base storage solution for Apple iOS-based devices. Just like the SanDisk iXpand flash drive launched several years ago, the new device...

14 by Anton Shilov on 9/6/2017

Logitech Announces The CRAFT Keyboard With Creative Dial Integration

Logitech has added another keyboard to its arsenal, and this time they’ve integrated an input dial into it as well. The CRAFT Advanced Keyboard is designed for “creators” in...

37 by Brett Howse on 9/4/2017

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