RHA’s new TrueControl true wireless earbuds offer adjustable ANC, 20-hour battery, more

RHA’s latest product is its TrueControl ANC headphones. These are truly wireless earbuds that offer active noise cancelation and utilize “cutting-edge technology”, providing high-quality audio in a sleek form-factor. You’ll find up to 20-hours of battery life available here, and the unique part is that the RHA Connect App allows you to completely customize your listening experience. What all do the RHA TrueControl ANC headphones offer? Keep reading to find out.

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Wyze takes on Rachio with $50 8-zone smart Sprinkler Controller

It seems the folks at Wyze have been quite busy lately, with the recent launch of a smart Vacuum, new camera, Video Doorbell, Headphones, Thermostat, and many other killer products more. Well, as we head into the holidays, the company is showing no signs of slowing down. Introducing, the brand-new Wyze Sprinkler Controller. That’s right, Wyze now has a product where you can control, schedule, and monitor up to 8-zones of irrigation at your home.

There aren’t many contenders in this space, and Wyze is looking to become the new go-to for smart sprinkler controllers, it seems. Does Rachio have something to worry about with the Wyze Sprinkler Controller? Keep reading to find out everything it has to offer, and make the decision yourself.

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HyperX x Ducky One 2 Mechanical Keyboard launches soon with only 6,500 units made

HyperX and Ducky are once again partnering to launch a limited-edition keyboard. This is the second time the companies have joined forces, and we’re about to get a killer looking keyboard with some awesome features. The HyperX x Ducky One 2 Mini will come in a black colorway and 60% form-factor, offering your desk a gorgeous upgrade without taking up a ton of space. What all will this keyboard have and what makes it so special? Well, we take a look at everything below the fold.

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AOC’s new bus-powered USB-C monitor has VESA mount, built-in battery + 10-point touch

AOC has just announced a brand-new USB-C portable 15.6-inch 1080p monitor that features 10-point touch sensitivity. This display requires nothing more than a USB-C port and DisplayPort Alt Mode, which is found in Apple’s latest iPad Air/Pro, MacBooks, and much more. Whether you’re trying to outfit your backpack with gear to help you work away from your desk or just want something that can be grabbed at a moment’s notice if you need more screen real estate, this is a great choice. What all is this monitor capable of? Well, keep reading to find out more.

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Pokémon’s new holiday collection has sweaters, home decor, and more

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While our minds are on Black Friday here at 9to5Toys today with all of the news leading up to the massive shopping event, The Pokémon Company is turning its attention to the holiday season with a lineup of new ugly sweaters, themed baking utensils, plush, and much more. Head below for a closer look at all of the highlights from the new Pokémon holiday collection.

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Microsoft unveils an Xbox Series X Fridge, and you can win it for yourself

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From the moment that the Xbox Series X hit the scene, Microsoft’s latest console was being compared to a refrigerator rather than a state-of-the-art gaming machine. Now, Microsoft is getting in on the joke by debuting a fridge that looks exactly like the Xbox Series X. And you could even win it for your very own game room. Head below for a closer look and all of the details.

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LUMI review: Learning to play piano Guitar Hero-style with a wireless iOS controller

Today we are taking a closer look at LUMI — ROLI’s new connected light-up keyboard controller for learning how to play piano. ROLI began taking orders after a successful Kickstarter put the new iOS-based learning platform on the map, and we have since had a chance to go hands-on with the Guitar Hero meets MIDI keyboard controller learning system. Head below for more details. 

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ESR launches the “world’s first” MagSafe compatible wireless car charging mount

Well, it’s iPhone day today. That’s right, Apple’s latest-and-greatest iPhone 12 lineup began delivering to customers today, and with it, MagSafe is a thing once again. Well, ESR, a well-known accessory manufacturer, just announced the “world’s first” MagSafe compatible wireless car charger mount. As part of the company’s HaloLock system, this accessory “works seamlessly” with MagSafe, making charging your iPhone 12 while on-the-go “as easy as tapping it to the mount.”

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HyperX’s all-new Cloud II Wireless headset is a new take on a classic

HyperX, one of the more well-known gaming peripheral manufacturers around, just updated its classic Cloud II with a wireless model. The legacy Cloud II was comfortable, had great performance, and was a staple of PC gaming for quite some time. With the new Cloud II Wireless, you’ll find a similar overall build with all-new internals. So, without further ado, let’s take a look at the all-new HyperX Cloud II Wireless Gaming Headset.

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iOttie’s new One Touch Connect Pro with Alexa upgrades your driving experience

iOttie is fairly well-known when it comes to smartphone mounts for your car. The latest from the company is an updated version of its One Touch Connect Pro with Alexa. This second-generation device offers dual high-quality microphones, MFi certification, and even redesigned mounts. What all do you get with the iOttie One Touch Connect Pro with Alexa? Well, keep reading to find out more.

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Mobile by Peak Design is a unique accessory system with cases, tripods, more

Peak Design has to be one of my favorite camera accessory manufacturers around. From making a killer compact tripod to the backpack I carry on every shoot, Peak Design is generally my go-to when it comes to photography gear, and has been for several years now. Well, the company decided to expand its coverage into the smartphone field with Mobile by Peak Design and the Everyday Case. This new ecosystem offers “an innovative connection system [that] unites beautifully designed cases, mounts, and accessories.”

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Nuraphone now offers custom gaming audio with new microphone attachment

I’ve been an avid Nuraphone advocate for a while now, and have owned both the original Nuraphone and Nuraloops. Well, the company has taken notice of the latest trends in tech and launched an all-new Nuraphone Gaming Microphone that attaches to its original headset, giving you personalized sound that can give you a potential leg-up on the competition. What all does this include? Well, keep reading to find out more.

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Plugable’s latest Thunderbolt 3 dock offers 85W USB-C PD charging, much more

Plugable is finally launching a Thunderbolt 3 dock that packs 85W of USB-C Power Delivery charging. The TBT3-UD1-85W, as it’s affectionally called, will offer quite a few perks for those on Windows or Mac who need a high-end Thunderbolt 3 dock. You’ll find multiple USB-A 3.0 ports, an extra Thunderbolt 3 hookup, a front-facing USB-C plug, and much more here, all delivering a high-end single-cable workstation solution for $200.

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Zhiyun Smooth-XS smartphone gimbal offers an all-new sliding mechanism, more

Zhiyun’s Smooth-X was a compact smartphone gimbal launched a few months ago that could transform into a stabilized selfie stick. The brand-new Zhiyun Smooth-XS offers similar functionality with a few key differences, one is the new “easy slide, easy pack” mechanism and the other is the assortment of colors it comes in. What all does the $75 Zhiyun Smooth-XS do? Keep reading to find out.

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Acer’s Spin 7 offers 4G LTE/5G connectivity, ‘multi-day battery life,’ more

Today, Acer is announcing the Spin 7 as “the world’s first notebook powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2 5G computer platform.” While this might seem like a mouthful, the Spin 7 is run off of Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 8cx SoC, delivering sub-6GHz 5G connectivity, which allows you to utilize “blazing-fast 5G speeds” while on-the-go. Multi-day battery life allows you to work for extended periods of time before it’s time to recharge. Also, the 360-degree hinge enables you to utilize it as a laptop or tablet.

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Acer’s new Swift 3/5 laptops have 11th Gen Intel CPUs, Thunderbolt 4, more

Acer’s latest laptops, the Swift 3 and Swift 5, are being refreshed with the latest 11th Gen Intel Core processors and Thunderbolt 4 connectivity. The Swift 5 is designed for those who need more performance in an ultraportable machine, with an Antimicrobial Corning Gorilla Glass touchscreen and more. The Swift 3 offers great performance while maximizing size, with a 13.5-inch 2K 3:2 screen or a 14-inch 1080p 16:9 display. What more do these laptops have to offers? Keep reading to find out everything about Acer’s latest Swift 3 and Swift 5 computers.

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NVIDIA’s latest RTX 30-series graphics cards offer up to 8K60 gaming from $499

Today, NVIDIA announced its upgraded RTX 30-series graphics cards, with the 3070, 3080, and 3090 in tow. These brand-new GPUs sport insane graphical performance, blowing away the last-generation of RTX 20-series cards in both specs and price. You’ll find an all-new cooler here, as well as one of the most powerful GPUs that NVIDIA has ever created. What all can RTX 30-series GPUs accomplish? Well, keep reading to find out.

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Lenovo announces 3 new laptops with next-gen Intel specs, RTX GPUs, more

Lenovo is launching three new premium laptops this holiday season, offering two built for creative professionals and students and an all-new gaming laptop. With powerful new Intel processors and high-quality displays, these laptops are bound to be a hit. You’ll find the Yoga Slim 9i with a genuine leather cover, the Yoga 9i with a 2-in-1 design, and the Legion Slim 7i as a “stylish and savage gaming laptop.” How do these differ from Lenovo’s other offerings? Keep reading to find out more.

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Journey to Batuu with the latest Sims 4 Star Wars expansion coming September 8

The Sims 4 has long been a favorite game of mine that I often return to when I’m not reviewing or playing faster-paced titles. EA, which has long been the studio behind Star Wars games, has bridging two iconic worlds with the Sims 4 Star Wars: Journey to Batuu expansion. Launching September 8, this game pack will arrive on PC, PlayStation, and Xbox systems, bringing with it the ability for players to “play with life” and create their own unique Star Wars story in a galaxy far, far away.

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Logitech’s latest gaming line comes in four colors to express individual style

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Logitech G, the gaming division of Logitech, announced today an all-new lineup of “vibrant gaming gear” which includes a headset, two mice, and keyboard, all coming in unique colors with add-ons to allow expression of individual style. Pricing for the Logitech G Color Collection starts as low as $10, and as part of the announcement, you’ll also find kits to help make your existing gear even more playful and fun.

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NZXT’s new Starter PC lineup offers affordable gaming priced from $699

NZXT, a fan-favorite around here, is introducing an all-new lineup to its BLD series of custom computers: the Starter PC. Offering three different configurations, prices start at $699 for these computers and offer a compelling alternative for those who have wanted to ditch consoles but aren’t ready to build their own desktop yet. Each computer is customizable after you purchase, giving you the ability to upgrade as time goes on, so you’re not locked into a single hardware configuration.

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HyperX’s new Cloud Stinger Core Wireless gaming headset has a 17-hour battery

HyperX is updating its budget-focused line of Cloud Stinger Core gaming headsets with wireless capabilities. Packing a 2.4GHz wireless connection and “stand-out white color scheme,” the new HyperX Cloud Stinger Core Wireless gaming headset packs dual 40mm drivers that “deliver immersive sound with clear mids, highs, and impactful bass.”

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Zhiyun’s latest Crane 2S gimbal offers simplified setup, large camera support

Zhiyun is continuing its legacy with the Crane 2S 3-axis gimbal. Expanding on its DSLR gimbal lineup, you’ll find support for some of the larger camera bodies out there, including the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera 6K, Canon 1DX II, Panasonic S1H, and many others. While most gimbals can’t carry a heavy payload, the Crane 2S puts the competition to shame. Offering an all-new FlexMount system that simplifies setup, a vertical shooting mode, and expandability, this gimbal will be a go-to for cinematographers of all kinds.

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Moment Travelwear launches with backpacks, totes, and organizers from $39

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Moment, a well-known camera accessory company, is launching its Travelwear lineup of bags. These new backpacks, totes, and organizers are designed to let you work “at home, on the road, from the car, or even the park”. You’ll find multiple sizes of bags here designed to fit into any lifestyle, plus a selection of organizers to keep your gear neat and tidy. Head below to find out more about Moment Travelwear, launching November 2020 and priced from $39.

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MSI’s latest Creator 15 laptops offer impressive specs for on-the-go workflows

MSI’s Creator 17 laptops pack a punch and were among the best the company had to offer for high-end content creator-focused computers. But, MSI’s latest Creator 15 laptops are built for design professionals and come in a variety of specs. Offering up to 4K displays, 10th gen Intel CPUs, and up to the NVIDIA RTX 2080 SUPER graphics card, these laptops are built to handle anything you throw at them.

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Turtle Beach updates Stealth 600 + 700 headsets for next-gen consoles

Turtle Beach is updating its iconic Stealth 600 and Stealth 700 gaming headsets for both PlayStation and Xbox with a second generation. Offering up to 20-hours of battery life, wireless connectivity, and high-quality microphones, these headsets are perfect for using with your current and next-generation consoles.

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Legends Ultimate Arcade launches August 31 with 300 games, Wi-Fi, more

While most arcade cabinets come with a few games and that’s it, the Legends Ultimate Arcade is designed to be your one-stop-shop. It offers 300 licensed, genre-defining arcade and console games. It has professional, arcade-quality controls and much more to be a fantastic all-in-one system. With expansions and more available, as well as built-in Wi-Fi and Ethernet for expandability, this really is the do-it-all arcade system that every game room should have.

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AOC’s latest 34-inch curved frameless gaming monitor offers 1440p 144Hz

AOC is launching an all-new gaming monitor that offers a 34-inch display with a frameless design. With a 3440x1440p resolution and the ability to game at up to 144Hz, AOC’s curved monitor is perfect for high-end battle stations. Ready to upgrade your desk and want to find out more about AOC’s latest CU34G2X 34-inch Curved UltraWide monitor? Keep reading to find out what all it can do.

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Turtle Beach launches “Work and School from Home” headsets + bundles from $30

Turtle Beach, a trusted name in the gaming headset community, is launching a new line of “Work and School from Home” headsets with prices designed to fit any budget. Turtle Beach’s latest headsets start at just $30 and include USB sound enhancers, over-ear options, and even some in-ear models. If you’re finding that you’re working from home or handling next semester without visiting campus, having a quality headset is a must.

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Viotek’s latest Super Ultra-wide 49-inch 120Hz monitor debuts at under $1,000

While Ultra-wide monitors have been the standard for high-end gaming for quite a while, Super Ultra-wide is starting to take over the scene. Viotek’s latest Super Ultra-wide monitor, the SUW49DA, offers 49-inches of 120Hz 1440p gaming space designed to handle whatever you throw at it.

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Logitech G intros ‘ultra realistic’ TRUEFORCE racing wheel for next-gen gaming

Logitech G, the gaming division of the well-known peripheral company, is introducing an all-new G923 TRUEFORCE Racing Wheel and Pedals that offer a force feedback system, delivering “next-generation” realism and performance. Whether you game on PlayStation 4, plan to pick up a PS5 or own an Xbox One/Series X or PC, this racing wheel is a must-have for games like Forza and Gran Turismo.

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Olympus launches OM-D E-M10 IV with IBIS, tilting monitor, more

Olympus, though eventually shutting its doors, is releasing one more camera to the masses. Dubbed the Olympus OM-D E-M10 Mark IV, this new camera is “around half the size and weight of other interchangeable lens cameras”, this is designed to offer maximum mobility thanks to a compact build that even extends to the lens lineup. You’ll find a 20.3MP sensor capable of capturing 4K30 video plus in-body image stabilization capable of assisting in capturing steady shots.

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Logitech G PRO X LIGHTSPEED wireless gaming headset arrives at $200

Logitech is upgrading its G PRO X gaming headset lineup with LIGHTSPEED wireless technology for those who prefer to ditch cables. This headset offers “pro-grade” wireless technology and is designed to withstand being used by elite esports professionals, according to Logitech. If you’re looking for a fantastic wireless gaming headset, this could be a killer option for you.

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SmallRig’s all-new Sony A7S III Master Kit is a must for any user

Yesterday, Sony announced its brand-new A7S III DSLR that offers killer 4K 120FPS recording, a flip-out screen, insane low-light performance, and much more. Today, SmallRig, a manufacturer of cages and other camera accessories, announced its Master Kit for the A7S III, which will become a staple of many when picking out a cage for their camera. What all does the SmallRig Sony A7S III Master Kit do? Well, keep reading to find out.

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Plugable’s latest USB-C dock lets you work on-the-go or at home easier [Deal]

Plugable, a well-known brand around here, just launched its latest USB-C multiport Adapter. It offers the ability to hook up an iPad or MacBook to a monitor and a few peripherals, making it super easy to work from home.

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Sony’s flagship 4K SXRD pro laser projector packs HDR 10 + more

If you’re looking into picking up a professional-grade projector, Sony’s latest offering is perfect for you. The VPL-GTZ380 delivers 4K 60Hz 3D signals, 4K 120Hz 4:4:4 10-bit images, and packs HDR 10 and HLG capabilities, true 4K resolution, and much more.

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New BenQ portable projector resembles vintage Mac with USB-C, AirPlay, more

Releases like Anker Nebula Astro and ViewSonic M1 have taken us into a new era of travel-friendly projectors. Today, a new BenQ portable projector is out and it propels things further ahead with single unit that supports Google Cast, AirPlay, USB-C, alongside IPX2 splash and drop resistance. Perhaps one of the neatest things surrounding the new GS2 unit is its vintage-looking design. You could even argue that it a variety of ways, it mimics one of Apple’s early iMac computers but in a colorway that’s more in line with Macintosh Classic. Continue reading to learn more.

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FIFA 21 launches October 9 with updated career mode, attacking systems, more

FIFA is one of the most-played games when it comes to sports series, as soccer is a fan-favorite the world over. While we got a very quick preview of the game during EA’s Play Showcase back in June, we now have more information about a reworked career mode and new online experiences in EA’s FIFA 21.

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LG’s latest monitor is built for high-end gaming with 4K 144Hz G-SYNC, more

LG is hitting it hard with its latest gaming monitor, designed for high-end rigs with a 4K panel that can reach 144Hz G-SYNC or FreeSync Premium Pro. Most computers struggle to hit 1440p 144Hz, so LG is really reaching for the top here. This Nano IPS display offers “the most precise color reproduction possible” and is even VESA DisplayHDR 600 certified. Should this moni4k 144hztor become the centerpiece of your gaming setup? Keep reading to find out more

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Blackmagic’s new URSA Mini Pro shoots 12K RAW that can be…edited on a laptop?

Blackmagic is well-known around here for its (relatively) budget-friendly cinema cameras. While RED charges upward of $55,000 for some camera bodies, Blackmagic has models that are much more affordable for those wanting to shoot with something higher-end than a DSLR but aren’t quite ready for cinema-level gear. Well, the latest from Blackmagic, the URSA Mini Pro, offers something that, really, nobody else can even begin to claim: 12K 60FPS recording. That’s right, the URSA Mini Pro records 12K footage — and it can even be edited on a laptop.

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Acer’s latest monitor packs a 165Hz refresh rate, DisplayHDR 400, more

Acer’s latest gaming monitor has quite a few awesome features — namely its 165Hz refresh rate and the fact that the panel is VESA Certified DisplayHDR400. These two specs alongside FreeSync, a 1500R curvature, and more make Acer’s latest Nitro XZ2 a monitor worthy of most gaming setups.

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AMD + Lenovo launch ‘world’s first’ 64-core/128-thread PRO Workstation

Today, AMD announced a new selection of Ryzen Threadripper PRO processors that offer some insane specs. The entire lineup includes 128 PCIe 4.0 lanes and up to 2TB of ECC RAM, and you’ll find up to 288MB of cache and 128-threads available. While this is quite insane, AMD has partnered with Lenovo to create the “world’s first” 64-core/128-thread PRO Workstation, ready to tackle literally any task you throw at it.

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HyperX launches new DDR4 memory kits up to 256GB 4800MHz, priced from $77

DDR4 memory brought with it many enhancements when upgrading from DDR4. The two biggest new features were faster speeds and higher capacity, both of which HyperX is taking full advantage of with its latest Predator and FURY RGB memory kits. Sporting up to 256GB of RAM and up to 4800MHz speeds, these DDR4 RAM modules are Intel XMP certified and have even been cleared by AMD as “Ready for Ryzen.” What can you expect with HyperX’s latest RAM? Keep reading to find out more.

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RHA TrueConnect 2 truly wireless earbuds have new specs + 44 hours of battery

RHA’s TrueConnect truly wireless earbuds were a hit back in 2018 when they originally launched, and now we’re seeing an all-new version with plenty of upgrades. One of the biggest updates is that RHA packed 44 hours of battery life into the TrueConnect 2, which the original version only offered 25 hours of longevity. You’ll also find a better sound signature, IP55 waterproofing, and a $150 price tag.

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OWC ThunderBay Flex 8 holds up to 128TB, has a PCIe slot, 85W charging, more

OWC is well-known for its high-end storage solutions. Announced back at CES 2020, the ThunderBay Flex 8 is a powerful storage solution that offers Thunderbolt 3 RAID storage, docking, and PCIe expansion in one slim package. That’s right, it can hold up to eight drives, acts as an I/O dock, and even sports a PCIe x16 expansion slot, plus it can charge at up to 85W, all through a single cable.

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eufyCam 2 Pro is all-new with 1-year battery life, HomeKit, 2K recording, more

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Anker’s smart home brand, eufy, just released an all-new 2K security camera dubbed the eufyCam 2 Pro. It packs 2K recording and free local video storage plus much more, including 365-day battery life and on-device human detection software. Priced from $150, these cameras will ensure that your home is properly secured, allowing you to easily view your home from afar, even when it’s dark out, thanks to built-in color night vision. The best part about these cameras is compatible with Alexa, Assistant, and even Apple’s HomeKit.

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Microsoft x 8Bitdo Bluetooth controller works with xCloud, ideal for Stadia

8Bitdo and Microsoft have partnered to make a portable, battery-powered, Bluetooth-connected gaming controller for xCloud and Stadia. This controller takes on the form-factor of old PlayStation controllers with a D-Pad on the left and two joysticks in the center. With an included clip to hold your phone at an angle, this controller is the best way to enjoy gaming while on-the-go.

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Polk Audio’s Assistant-enabled MagniFi 2 soundbar can play Apple Music

Polk Audio is updating its MagniFi lineup with the MagniFi 2 Sound Bar. This series is designed to “reduce the barrier to entry to a multi-channel home theater,” and this all-new soundbar offers a performance-tuned, 6-driver array to deliver a “huge soundstage and outstanding fidelity.” This simple soundbar is a great option for those who want a mid-range home theater upgrade, something that’s better than a standard 2.1-channel setup but not quite ready for Dolby Atmos.

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