Razer’s Firefly Chroma Hard Gaming Mouse Pad boasts customizable RGB lighting and can be picked up for $29.99 shipped, today only, originally $59.99. It offers a micro-textured finish and optimized reflective surface for rapid in-game responsiveness, engineered specially to deliver uncompromising precision even in the toughest of gaming duels, so you can effortlessly secure your victory every time. Calibrate the surface to your mouse and personalize it through 16.8 million colors with Razer Synapse. Product page. Read more for a hands-on video review and additional information.
It was only a matter of time before we started seeing Tesla Cybertruck-inspired creations, including this CyberNUC computer case. It can be used with Intel’s fifth generation to the upcoming tenth-gen NUC due early 2020, complete with the Cybertruck’s unusual roofline. Other features include a stainless steel, wide bars up front / back, all in a 2.2-pound package. Read more for additional pictures and information.
University of Waterloo computer scientists have developed a computer input device that works by simply touching the fingertips in different ways. Called Tip-Tap, it doesn’t require batteries or other modes of power, but instead uses radio frequency identification (RFID) tags to sense when fingertips touch, thus making them perfect for disposable surgical gloves. This means they would have access to things like x-rays and diagrams, without having to touch anything. Read more for a video demonstration and additional information.
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.
Photo credit: Forest Stearns, Google AI Quantum Artist in Residence | Erik Lucero, Research Scientist and Lead Production Quantum Hardware
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.