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Jordan Druber

Video producer for 9to5Toys. Contact me at jordans@9to5Mac.com


Surround sound speaker setups always seem like a good idea, but depending on how a room is laid out, it can be difficult to route cables and get everything set up in a tidy fashion. Enclave Audio is making that much easier though with their wireless surround sound systems that only need one cable and no speaker wires to get everything operational. Today we’re taking a look a the Enclave CineHome II 5.1 surround sound system. Head below to watch the video and see it in action. expand full story

July 30

Today Razer is releasing two new gaming headsets aimed directly at competitive gamers. The BlackShark V2 and BlackShark V2 X feature a similar design, but the BlackShark V2 also holds an ace up its sleeve with the Razer USB Sound Card. With their new TriForce drivers, Hyperclear microphone, and THX Spatial Audio on the BlackShark V2, there is a lot for competitive and casual gamers to love. Head below to watch the video and find out more. expand full story

July 28

Having a surveillance camera or two is a great way to keep an eye on your property when you’re not around. With its easy setup, powerful motion detection controls, clear image, and free local storage, the eufyCam 2 is a great outdoor pick. Head below to watch the video and see it in action. expand full story

July 23

For those who like simplicity and top-tier sound, look no further than the Audeze LCD-1. While they aren’t wireless and don’t have ANC, the LCD-1 headphones pack planar magnetic technology in a portable package. Sound from this pair of cans is highly detailed and accurate for critical reference listening and audio engineers. Check out the video below for more. expand full story

July 21

With more people getting into the content creation world, one of Sony’s latest cameras tries to tackle a lot of hurdles that face first-time creators with an affordable, portable camera. The Sony ZV-1 can easily fit in a pocket or bag and with features like a built-in ND filter, tap to focus autofocus, and a product showcase mode, it’s a great choice for those starting out or wanting to simplify their setup. Head below to see and hear the Sony ZV-1 in action. expand full story

July 17

Lockly has been in the business of smart locks for a while. I’ve been using the Secure Pro for the last year and love it. But with the popularity of video doorbells growing, Lockly saw an opportunity to combine two powerful technologies into one device. The $399.99 Lockly Vision takes the versatile lock tech from the Secure Pro and combines it with the functionality of a video doorbell. Head below to watch the video and see it in action. expand full story

July 14

For gaming, sometimes having a smaller keyboard can make big mouse swipes easier. Razer heard their community asking for a 60% layout and have delivered their first compact keyboard with the Huntsman Mini. Wielding Razer’s Opto-mechanical switches and available in black or Mercury White colorways, the Huntsman Mini starts at $119.99 for the purple clicky switches and $129.99 for the red linear switches. Head below to see and hear it in action. expand full story

July 9

Razer has been putting out a slew of new mice with new technology recently. Earlier this year we took a look at a miniaturized version of the Viper, but today Razer is announcing another scaled-down mouse, the Deathadder V2 Mini. Coming in at $50 and sporting the classic ergonomic design that has sold over 10 million mice since its debut, the V2 Mini caters to those with smaller hands who want a great feeling and performing mouse. Check out the video below to see it in action. expand full story

July 7

With today’s content mixing in more and more vertical video, one of Samsung’s latest displays has you covered to get the most out of whatever you’re watching. The Sero, a 43-inch 4K display, will rotate from a horizontal to a vertical orientation to fill the screen when viewing vertical content. Following our announcement of its availability, we knew we had to get our hands on it. Head below to watch the video and see The Sero in action. expand full story

July 3

If you want to take mobile creation to the next level, adding a gimbal can help ramp up your production quality. And with the new ZHIYUN Smooth-X, it doesn’t even cost very much. Starting at just $59.99, this mashup between a two-axis gimbal and a selfie stick is an affordable way to up your mobile game. Head below to see the video and check it out in action. expand full story

June 30

It might not be your flavor, but these days RGB lighting is built into a large majority of PC Gaming peripherals. And if it is your flavor, then you probably want as much as you can get. Corsair is expanding its colorful options with the brand new iCUE LT100 RGB light towers. Standing about 16.5-inches tall with 46 RGB lights, it’s a great way to add some color or immersion to your gaming setup. Check out the video below to see it in action. expand full story

June 24

When listening to audio on the go, having a pair of headphones with ANC or active noise cancellation can be a great way to forget about the chaos around you. There are plenty of great choices out there, but they can also come with a high price point. Tribit, who is no stranger to affordable audio, has just released the $69.99 QuietPlus 72 ANC headphones. How to they perform for that price? Head below to watch the video and hear our thoughts. expand full story

June 23

No doubt, wireless charging is a very convenient way of making sure devices are juiced up. There are some great budget options and some very attractive premium offerings. Still, the new Lounge Q from Moshi adds their proprietary Q-coil technology to add a quick charging, good-looking and functional wireless charger to a desk or table for $69.95. Check out the video below to see it in action.  expand full story

June 18

Elgato is a well-established brand in the streaming world with its wide range of products that make going live easier. Their Stream Deck, capture cards, and green screens have been high on suggestion lists for streamers. Now with the Wave:3 and their new Wave Link software, Elgato has strengthened their hardware line with a great sounding microphone aimed directly at streamers and creators priced for $159.99. Head below to see the giveaway details and watch the video to hear how it sounds against some competition. expand full story

June 16

True Wireless Earbuds have been coming out with more and more features recently, but that often drives the price up too high for those looking for good earbuds on a budget. But, the 2020 CES Innovation Award-winning EarFun Free true wireless earbuds are here to help. At just $50, they pack wireless charging, an IPX7 waterproof rating, and Bluetooth 5.0. Check out the video below for more details. expand full story

June 11

PGYTECH carries a large line of accessories to make camera gear easier to use. Beyond drone and action camera accessories, they’re now offering a stylish camera bag. The OneMo is a highly configurable 25L backpack that is expandable up to 35L with some great features that make it one of the most versatile bags I’ve tried. Check out the video below to see it in action. expand full story

June 8

There’s no denying that when you’re out on-the-go and using your mobile device, having a portable battery to keep it charged can be essential. Some portable batteries require additional cables, but there are some great options that have cables attached so you don’t forget one. The Jackery Bolt that we’ve reviewed in the past is a great option at a good price point, but if you want something with USB-C, Lightning, and a little extra style, the $74.95 Moshi IonGo 5K Duo is well worth a look. Check out the video below to see it in action. expand full story

June 6

Having a Bluetooth speaker along for an adventure is a great way to bring your favorite tunes with you. There are plenty of options out there, but the new $56 StormBox Micro from Tribit packs some powerful sound and handy features in its small, portable package. Check out the video below to see it in action. expand full story

June 2

There’s no denying that once you start going down the rabbit hole of mechanical keyboards, there’s a good chance you’ll want to customize or build one of your own. Building a custom keyboard can be expensive and time-consuming, but some boards are making that easier with hot-swappable switches. The GMMK or Glorious Modular Mechanical Keyboards from Glorious PC Gaming Race is an easy way to get started with modding a mechanical keyboard. Today we’re taking a look at the GMMK Compact pre-built variant, a 61 key layout that came with Gateron Brown switches pre-installed. Head below to see and hear it in action. expand full story

May 28

If you’re a competitive player on Xbox One, one way to add some more capabilities to your controller is by picking one up with swappable components. Microsoft has its own awesome version with the Elite Series 2, but if you don’t want to drop $180 on a controller, the feature-packed Fusion Pro from PowerA is worth a look at just $80. Head below to watch the video and see it in action. expand full story

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