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Logitech G-Series PC gaming accessory roundup

by Blogger on ‎02-02-2014 01:16 PM - last edited on ‎03-13-2014 10:48 AM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Since I was a kid, some of the best PC gaming accessories have come from Logitech. It seems like they’ve always taken PC gaming seriously. I’ve been spending some time trying out the different accessories in Logitech’s G-Series lineup of PC hardware build specifically with gamers in mind. It is certainly a broad product range, with options for those on a budget, those looking for a premium experience, and everyone in between. Across the board no matter which G-Series accessory I look at it was interesting to see a very consistent focus on an edgy ‘gamer’ style, and core features gearing this stuff ideally for gaming in mind.

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Fitness and Health Gifts for Her

by Blogger on ‎12-08-2013 04:59 PM - last edited on ‎02-21-2014 12:26 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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Let me say up front, you don’t have to be a daily devotee of downward dog, or a lean mean boot camp machine to be concerned about being healthy. We’d all like to make sure we’re in decent shape, eating well, and being active. There's some great new products that will help you do that. Whether for you, or to give as gifts, here are some top picks.

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Greatness happened at Future Shop for PlayStation 4 launch

by Blogger ‎11-16-2013 03:30 PM - edited ‎11-16-2013 03:52 PM

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Every Future Shop opened early yesterday for the release of one of the hottest consoles of the holidays: PlayStation 4. Chris Kattan even made the trip from Hollywood to help celebrate its arrival yesterday in downtown Toronto.

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Beginning Saturday, November 9 until close of business on Monday, November 11, 2013, Future Shop stores across the country are offering customer the opportunity to bring in one used game on a present generation console (Xbox 360, PS3, WiiU, Vita, 3DS) to trade for one his season's hottest titles, Assassin's Creed IV, Battlefield 4 or Call of Duty: Ghosts.

 

 

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Review: Stinky Footboard PC foot controller

by Blogger on ‎10-14-2013 06:25 PM - last edited on ‎10-18-2013 12:22 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

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As a kid taking piano lessons, I always looked at the foot pedals on pianos and organs and thought those would be perfect to control my computer. It would make me feel like some sort of cyberpunk phantom of the opera. That memory came flooding back when I got to test out the Stinky Footboard PC foot controller recently. Think of it like a large custom-mapable footpad. You place a foot (or feet) on it and control it by shifting weight on it to the left, right, forward, and backward.

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Gunnar Optiks Vayper Gaming Glasses Review

by Blogger ‎05-28-2013 07:41 PM - edited ‎05-28-2013 07:22 PM

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The first time I came across Gunnar Optik's Gaming Glasses I honestly wasn't sure what to think.  Meant to cut down on eye strain, headaches, double vision and dry eyes while gaming, Gunnar's capabilities seemed a little too good to be true.  However, as someone who used to get bad eye strain from playing hours upon hours of games growing up, I couldn't help but wonder, 'what if?'.  

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Review: Belkin Thunderstorm Handheld Home Theater

by Blogger on ‎05-20-2013 08:54 AM - last edited on ‎08-30-2013 02:54 PM by JorgeM Recognized Expert

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One of the first complaints we heard about the iPad was decrying the lousy speaker setup. It faces the wrong way, and has tinny sound with low volume. If your audio experience is really important to you, then the Belkin Thunderstorm can help solve that issue once and for all. It transforms the iPad into a great mobile cinematic home theatre experience, perfect for movies and games.

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Thrust into the gaming action with Thrustmaster's Ferrari racing wheels

by Blogger on ‎05-04-2013 03:26 PM - last edited on ‎06-19-2013 03:34 PM by Administrator

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Today's gaming racing wheels are a lot more sophisticated, and even going so far to replicate leading race cars. Thrustmaster, a 20+ years leading gaming accessories company, is leading the way with beautifully crafted Ferrari licensed racing wheels that take your next race feeling like you're literally racing from the track.

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Review: Razer Mamba Wireless Gaming Mouse

by Blogger on ‎03-27-2013 05:23 PM

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Right now is the ideal time to start looking at your PC gaming rig to get it in to shape for all the great 2013 PC games coming out. One of the more popular names in PC gaming accessories is Razer. Today lets take a look at the Razer Mamba Elite wireless gaming mouse.

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How to get your desktop gaming PC ready for spring.

by Blogger on ‎03-20-2013 10:26 AM - last edited on ‎07-04-2013 12:03 PM by JorgeM Recognized Expert

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This spring looks to be a big time for PC gamers. We’ve already seen a bunch of fantastic titles hit shelves for PC gamers. Tomb Raider, Crysis 3, Sim City, and StarCraft: Heart of the Swarm are just a few examples, and there is certainly more to come in the coming months. The year has only just started, after all. Now is the ideal time to take a look at your PC gaming rig and start shopping for upgrades to get it in tip-top shape for all these games to make your experience the best it can possibly be.

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Zotac GeForce GTX Titan Pre-orders now open!

by Blogger on ‎03-07-2013 02:54 PM - last edited on ‎07-04-2013 12:03 PM by JorgeM Recognized Expert

ZT-70101-10P_image1.jpgIt's one of the biggest years in gaming I’ve seen in a long time. If you’re a PC gamer you should be looking to upgrade your rig and get it up to snuff. With that in mind, Zotac’s new Geforce GTX Titan video card is now available to pre-order at Future Shop so let's take a closer look.

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Sweet Valentine's Gift Ideas for Him and Her

by Blogger on ‎02-04-2013 09:19 AM - last edited on ‎01-21-2014 04:37 PM by Blog Editor in Chief

Are you looking for a Valentines gift idea for your sweetie?  OK, let's face it. Roses die.  And chocolates?  Well, they get eaten (and fast!). So why not give him or her something that will last? Show your love with one of these Valentines gift ideas that will bring endless hours of enjoyment!

 

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Review: Corsair Vengeance K60 Gaming Keyboard

by Retired Blogger ‎12-06-2012 03:06 PM - edited ‎12-06-2012 11:31 PM

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If you are old enough to remember the early days of personal computing, you’ll remember that back in the day keyboards (such as the classic IBM Model M keyboard, which is still in production!) were built like tanks, and had a tactile typing experience that can’t be matched by the cheap keyboards that come with modern computers. Most modern keyboards, including many gaming ones, use a rubber dome under the key, which just doesn’t give you the same feel as proper mechanical keys.

 

Recently, though, mechanical keyboards have made a bit of a comeback, especially for gaming, where they can provide the feel, fast reaction times, and sensitivity gamers need. The latest company to bring out a mechanical gaming keyboard is Corsair, well known for their high-performance RAM and power-supplies. Their Vengeance K60 FPS Gaming Keyboard uses Cherry MX Red switches for the keys, and has striking red contoured, textured, and rubber coated WASD keys sitting on a very attractive brushed aluminum chassis. I’ve been using one for a few months now as my personal keyboard, so let’s see what I think after the jump.

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Review: Ion iCade Mobile and Ion All-Star Guitar

by Blogger ‎11-08-2012 02:41 PM - edited ‎11-13-2012 08:58 PM

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The ingenuity in accessories for iOS devices is something easy to acknowledge when you see just how the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch are utilized for any number of nifty gizmos. Ion Audio is one company that looks for these unique and consumer-friendly opportunities to turn an iOS device into something else. The iCade Mobile gives the iPhone or iPod Touch the traditional handheld gaming treatment, while the All-Star Guitar makes the iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch the main part of a toy guitar.

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Getting WoW Ready: New PC monitors

by Blogger ‎09-11-2012 11:55 AM - edited ‎09-11-2012 12:03 PM

 

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We have been looking at a variety of ways to get your PC gaming rig ready for World of Warcraft: Mists of Pandaria. We’ve looked at mice, keyboards, even a selection of gaming PCs. Let's not neglect to look at the one thing you’ll spend all that game-time looking at; your PC monitor. You’re always looking at it. So much so that you can forget about it. Lets take a fresh look at some options you might want to consider upgrading to.

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