The Razer Basilisk Ultimate just might be the best computer gaming mouse currently available. Featuring 11 programmable buttons, including the renowned multi-function paddle, HyperSpeed wireless, a 20000dpi optical sensor, and an optical mouse switch that actuates at the speed of light. That’s not all, it boasts 14 Razer Chroma lighting zones with 16.8 million colors that can perfectly illuminate your gameplay, especially since each lighting zone can be individually programmed in Chroma Studio. Read more for two videos and additional information.
Logitech’s Bluetooth Multi-Device Keyboard is compatible with smartphones, tablets, computers and more, all for $19.99, today only, originally $49.99. This handy accessory comes complete with an integrated smartphone / tablet cradle, which makes it a breeze to switch between typing on three different Bluetooth devices – just turn the Easy-Switch dial to switch typing between them. Product page. Read more for a hands-on video review and additional information.
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Google’s 54-qubit Sycamore processor managed to perform a truly random number generation in a mere 200-seconds, a task that would have taken about 10,000 years for a modern supercomputer to execute. This test involved running random quantum circuits on quantum processors as well as traditional supercomputers and getting results from a random quantum circuit is nearly impossible without a quantum processor. Read more for a video and additional information.
SanDisk’s 256GB Extreme microSDXC UHS-1 Memory Card with an adapter is fully Nintendo Switch compatible, and can be picked up for $40.39 shipped, today only, originally $53.81. This high-performance microSD card handles 4K UHD video recording, Full HD video and high-resolution photos with ease, offering read speeds up to 160MB/s and writes up to 90MB/s. Product page. Read more for a video and additional information.
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Here’s a first look at Google’s next laptop, the Pixelbook Go. This prototype features a keyboard similar to its predecessor, USB-C ports on each side, and a single 3.5mm headphone jack to the left. As you’ll see in the hands-on demonstration, the front-facing speakers are not what you’d expect from a budget-priced laptop and would compete with some of the higher-end offerings. Read more for a video and additional information.
You either hate the new cheese grater Mac Pro or love it, and if it’s the latter, there will soon be an option for PC users. It’s called the Dune Pro, a case that is set to go live on Kickstarter in a little over a week. The case is mainly crafted from aluminum and supports motherboards that are up to EATX in size, full-sized graphics cards and sports 360mm water cooling radiators. Like other PC cases, you can configure it however you like, whether it be for storage or multiple graphics cards. Read more for two hands-onn video and additional information.
WD’s 2TB Black My Passport USB 3.0 Portable HDD is great for automatically backing up your important files, or just as an everyday storage device, and it’s being offered for just $59.99 shipped, this weekend only, originally $79.99. Built-in 256-bit AES hardware encryption with WD Security software helps keep all of your files safe, and you can easily add a ‘return-if-found’ message as the password prompt in case your hard drive ever gets lost. Product page. Read more for a hands-on video review and additional information.
MSI’s GL63 15.6″ Gaming Laptop is great for casual gamers, and it’s being offered for just $549 shipped, today (Labor Day) only, originally $699. Featuring a 15.6″ Full HD eDP IPS-Level, an Intel Core i5-8300H 2.3 – 4.0GHz processor, NVIDIA GeForce GTX1050 4G GDDR5 graphics, 8GB of DDR4 2666MHz (Max Memory 32GB), and a 256GB NVMe SSD. You’ll also be able to feel every engine sound wave roaring past you with giant speakers and a Dynaudio sound system. Product page. Read more for a hands-on video review and additional information.
Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) officially announced today that it has custom-built a new supercomputer, called Aitken, for NASA’s Ames Research Center to support modeling and simulations of entry, descent, and landing (EDL) for the agency’s missions and Artemis program. This mission aims to land the next humans on the lunar South Pole region by 2024. Read more for a video and additional information.
The original Apple iMac G3 was introduced by Steve Jobs on August 15th, 1998 and it stood out because of its unique egg-shaped look, with a CRT monitor that was enclosed in a Bondi Blue colored translucent plastic case. The slot-loaded optical drive was innovative for its time, as many computers still had the front-loading version, and there was also no floppy drive in sight. Later, it was offered in a total of thirteen different colors, including Strawberry, Blueberry, Lime and more. Read more for two videos and additional information.