Peripherals

Researchers say any USB peripheral could steal your data, even a coffee-cup warmer

So you’ve got a nice secure thumbdrive , but did you ever think to lock its port ?


Penguin United’s Eagle Eye brings WASD to your PS3 shooters, disrespect to your enemies (video)

With the PS3′s plethora of USB ports scattered across the front, you’d think it’d be a no-brainer that all shooters on the console would support keyboard and mouse controls to make the FPS purists happy. Sadly that’s not nearly the case, so it’s up to companies like Penguin United (creators of a fine array of silly Wii peripherals) to fill the void.


Dell Streak now available unlocked for £449

Not a fan of being tied down to a single network ?


Tron gaming peripherals soothe your nostalgia with calming blue light (video)

We don’t have the foggiest idea whether Tron: Legacy will serve to reboot Disney’s venerable light cycling franchise, but it’s certainly got peripheral vendors in high gear — you’ll be able to hack the ENCOM Digitizing Molecular Laser with a genuine Tron keyboard and mouse or toss virtual light discs with an Tron-themed Xbox 360, PS3 or Wii controller this holiday season. Gaming favorite Razer crafted this $130 laser-etched keyboard with swappable numpad and programmable macros; it will ship alongside a $100, 5600dpi laser mouse in October, and PDP will provide the console controllers for $50 at an unspecified date


Razer Starcraft II and Xbox 360 peripherals hands-on

Razer ‘s meteoric rise from second-tier mouse maker to top-shelf peripheral guru has been nothing short of incredible, and its success has enabled it to start to focus a little more on the niche groups. Such is its latest addition: a keyboard, mouse, and headset designed just for RTS gamers, and specifically for Starcraft II . We spent some time sampling their APM-enhancing abilities, and checked out the latest revision of the company’s upcoming Xbox 360 Onza controller too.


Seven45 Studios may have a six-string guitar, but your bud’ll be playing air drums (video)

You think you’ll hit these colored pads? Think again, because while Seven45 Studios ‘ Power Gig rhythm game has you shredding on the sweetest axe we’ve seen , it doesn’t actually come with drums — you’ll be waving sticks in the air instead, while four colored sensors pick up your motions.