XIM3 is the next generation of Xbox 360 keyboard and mouse adapters

Posted in Xbox 360 by Conner Flynn on December 20th, 2010

The XIM3 adapter isn’t the first keyboard and mouse adapter for the Xbox 360 console, but XIM Technologies’ latest device could be the best solution so far. It promises to deliver an FPS experience that is very close to the PC. The XIM3 has an integrated LCD display that allows you to customize settings and choose a specific setup for any given title.

The XIM3 uses ‘Smart Translators’ to ensure there’s always 1-to-1 movement between the mouse and your target reticule on-screen. The list of supported titles is expanding, and will no doubt include all the popular titles.

Rayqual adapters for Sony NEX-3 and NEX-5 cameras

Posted in Cameras by Conner Flynn on June 20th, 2010

Rayqual has new line of adapters that will be compatible with the upcoming Sony NEX-3 and NEX-5 cameras. These adapters will let you use Nikon, Canon FD, Pentax and Leica lenses on either Sony camera. Pretty sweet huh? The cameras are good looking too.

These modern lenses were specially designed for crop sensors, with minimal changes made to the focal length since the NEX series ocameras ship with APS-C sized sensors. This should give you some cool lens options.

iLuv’s portable USB adapters

Posted in USB by Conner Flynn on August 14th, 2009

iLuv’s portable USB adaptersiLuv has outed a few new portable USB adapters in the iLuv iAD116 and the iAD117. The iLuv iAD116 only has one USB port, while the iAD117 features three USB ports. Both USB adapters will accept voltages from 100 to 240V at 50 or 60Hz, making them perfect for those who are always traveling or on the go.

Each USB port features outputs of 5V 500mAh, which is suitable for most portable devices, like your PMPs, digital cameras and cellphones. The iLuv iAD116 and iAD117 retails for $14.99 and $19.99 and should come in very handy.

New D-Link adapter uses home TV cabling for network

Posted in Networking by Nino Marchetti on May 29th, 2008

D-Link Coax Ethernet Adapter Kit (DXN-221)

D-Link unveiled yesterday a new adapter kit for those wishing to extend their home networks via existing TV cabling in the home. This new kit is known as the D-Link Coax Ethernet Adapter Kit (DXN-221) and you’ll find it pricing at around $200.

The D-Link Coax Ethernet Adapter Kit (DXN-221) takes signals from attached Ethernet cables and converts them into outgoing data being transmitted via an attached coaxial cable. It comes with with two adapters, each of which includes an Ethernet port as well as a Coaxial F-type connector for bridging the two adapters together. Other adapters can be purchased separately.

iPhone Accessories From Apple Unveiled

Posted in Apple,iPhone Accessories by Chris Weber on June 29th, 2007

Apple iPhone AccessoriesSince today’s the day the public can actually get their hands on an iPhone, Apple thought they may want to get some accessories too and unveiled the accessories lineup on their website, showing off headsets, adapters, travel cables and of course docks.

For $129 you can get the black iPhone Bluetooth headset which delivers 5.5 hours of talk time and up to 72 hours of standby time. The headset comes with the iPhone dual dock which indeed will hold and charge both the iPhone and the headset. It also comes with a USB travel cable (pictured here) which can also charge both the iPhone and the iPhone Bluetooth headset at the same time. Both the dual dock and and travel charger can be purchased separately for $49 and $29, respectively.

The accessory page also has a blurb on it about a new “Works with iPhone” logo …