Logitech Upgrades Harmony Universal Remotes

Posted in Remotes by Darrin Olson on June 9th, 2014

Logitech Harmony Universal Remote ControlsOn Monday Logitech announced some new upgrades and integration with its universal remotes, bringing control over your Sonos speakers and integrating some new on demand media including Amazon’s new Fire TV.

With the upgrades, users of the Harmony Ultimate and Harmony Smart Control on their smartphones will be able to control the volume, playback and favorite access for their Sonos speakers directly from the remote control or smartphone app. With the Smart Control app (only), users will also be able to use the keyboard or voice command to search for content through streaming media devices including Amazon’s Fire TV, Apple TV and Roku.

Logitech officially drops Revue price to $99

Posted in Logitech by Conner Flynn on July 31st, 2011

We knew that it was coming and now Logitech has cut the price of its Revue set-top box from $299 to $99 on its own site and at retailers like Best Buy. That’s some cheap Google TV in a box.

It will also be receiving an update later this summer, which will give you a bunch of new features not included in the current version of the operating system, including the Android Market. $99 is a great deal. It will be interesting to see how many units they sell now.

Logitech Revue Price Drops To $99

Posted in Logitech by Reuben Drake on July 28th, 2011

Logitech is going through some tough times and has today reported that its suffered a $30 million loss in the second quarter of 2011. This poor financial situation has now forced the current CEO of the company to resign, with chairman De Luca taking over.

But their loss is your gain as Logitech has now slashed the price of their Revue box down to $99. Now people might actually buy more of the units so they can accelerate adoption of the Google TV platform.

Logitech Wireless Keyboard Touch K400

Posted in Logitech by Conner Flynn on July 18th, 2011

Logitech is set to release it’s latest compact wireless keyboard, the Touch K400. This good looking keyboard is powered by 2 AA batteries and features a 2.4GHz radio frequency that will let it work from up to 10 meters.

Other features include a built-in 3.5-inch touchpad, left/right mouse buttons, a tiny USB receiver that can be stowed away on the back of the body and it supports Windows 7, Vista and XP. The Logitech Wireless Keyboard Touch K400 will go on sale on July 29th for 4,480 Yen (or about $57).

Logitech C615HD HD Webcam

Posted in Logitech by Conner Flynn on June 19th, 2011

Logitech has a brand new Hd Webcam, the Logitech C615HD. This webcam features full 360 degree rotation, tripod-ready stand and USB extender. You can make 720p HD calls on Skype and it also has Facebook and YouTube uploading features.

It boasts a simple fold-and-go design. Oh and did we mention Full HD 1080p video recording capability? The Logitech C615 HD Web camera costs just $80.

Logitech G400 optical gaming mouse available for pre-order

Posted in Mouse by Conner Flynn on June 13th, 2011

Logitech’s MX518 optical gaming mouse has been around for awhile, and it is finally getting an upgrade as the new G400. The outside design hasn’t changed much. It’s grey in color and has a cable that’s “thinner and twenty-five percent lighter.”

The new stuff is all on the inside. The optical sensor is two times as sensitive with a maximum 3,600 DPI resolution that maintains a tracking speed of 140 inches per second. If you drop $50 you can get a pre-order from Logitech in the US and it will be available on June 19th.

Logitech Tablet Keyboard For iPad And Android Tablets

Posted in Tablet PC by Conner Flynn on May 20th, 2011

Logitech is ready to launch this wireless keyboard for Apple’s iPad and Android tablets. This one is aimed at business users, as the keyboard-and-stand combo is designed to travel easily, set up quickly and get some work done wherever you go.

The keyboard pairs with your tablet over Bluetooth, allowing you to use it on your desk, lap or anywhere within 30 feet of your tablet, which is very handy. The Logitech Tablet Keyboard will cost you $69.99.

Logitech Revue With Google TV To Get Android 3.1 Honeycomb and Android Market

Posted in Logitech by Conner Flynn on May 12th, 2011

Logitech has announced that the Revue Google TV box will get the Android Market and Android 3.1 (Honeycomb) OS this summer. Awesome news! It means very good things for the Google TV platform.

Developers will be able to develop apps for tablets and Google TV using the same SDK. You won’t have to do a thing to get the update. All Logitech Revue Google TV boxes will automatically get the update over-the-air when it becomes available this summer.

Logitech K270 Wireless Keyboard

Posted in Keyboards by Conner Flynn on April 27th, 2011

The Logitech K270 uses Logitech’s advanced 2.4GHz wireless connectivity and offers up to 2-years of battery life. Logitech claims that the advanced 2.4GHz wireless allows you to have almost no signal loss from up to 10-meters away.

The Logitech K270 also features an auto-standby feature that helps you save energy when you’re not using the keyboard. That’s good for the environment and your energy bill. The keyboard also has a tiny USB receiver that is small enough for you to keep in your laptop. The Logitech K270 wireless keyboard will cost you a very reasonable $25.

Logitech Zagg iPad 2 Keyboard Case

Posted in iPad accessories by Conner Flynn on April 8th, 2011

Logitech has teamed up with ZAGG to launch the new iPad 2 Keyboard Case. It’s basically a re-branded version of ZAGG’s ZAGGmate. It doubles as a protective case and will quickly convert to hold your iPad 2 either horizontally or vertically while you type away.

The device weighs 12.8 ounces and also packs in a 510mAh battery, which the company claims is good for “several weeks” of normal use without charging. You also get a Quickstart guide, four optional rubber feet and a micoUSB cable for charging. It will cost you $100.

Logitech M325 wireless mouse

Posted in Mouse by Conner Flynn on April 3rd, 2011

You have to love that tactile feeling you get when you use your mouse’s scroll wheel. Logitech is hoping to give you more of that feeling with the M325 wireless mouse. It features a new “micro-precise” scroll wheel with 72 tiny ratchets, which is a lot more than your mouse wheel has.

Other features include an 18-month battery life and it uses a Logitech Unifying Receiver. If you absolutely must have this scroll wheel, it can be yours for $40 later this month, or £30 right now if you are in the UK. Get clickin’.

Logitech Z906 speakers

Posted in Speakers by Conner Flynn on March 9th, 2011

Logitech has announced a successor to their Logitech Z-5500 speakers. The Z906 are 500W and THX Certified and are designed to create a theater quality experience in your living room. They boast 5.1 surround capabilities, so you will really get into your movies and hear things in all directions.

The Logitech Z906 also offers ported, side-firing subwoofers that pump out 165W of distortion-free bass. The Logitech Z906 speakers will arrive in stores later this month for $349.99.

Logitech Wireless Mouse M515 works for up to two years without recharge

Posted in Mouse by Conner Flynn on January 21st, 2011

Logitech has designed a mouse specifically for use on the sofa. The Wireless Mouse M515 has a sealed bottom case that lets you use it on soft surfaces without getting snagged and caught on the fabric. It can also be used on more traditional computing surfaces as well.

Also, the M515 has up to two-years of battery life thanks to a hand-detection sensor that puts the mouse to sleep when it’s not being used. It also features Logitech’s Hyper-Fast scrolling wheel and Unifying USB micro receiver required for the laptop or home theater PC. The M515 will ship to Europe in April for £49.99 (about $80).

Logitech HD Pro Webcam C910 now Mac-compatible

Posted in Logitech by Conner Flynn on January 4th, 2011

Good news for Mac users. Logitech has announced that its HD Pro Webcam C910 is now fully Mac-compatible. The HD Pro Webcam 910 is plug-and-play ready for Photo Booth, iChat and FaceTime. A free download will deliver integration with iPhoto and IMovie and allow video calling at HD 720p resolution. The Webcam will play nice with video calling clients like Skype, Yahoo! Messenger, and Gmail Voice and Video Chat.

Some other features of the HD Pro Webcam C910 include: autofocus up to extreme close-up range (7 cm), 10-megapixel still photos, Stereo audio from two mics, one on either side of lens.

Logitech freezing Revue shipments for Google TV update

Posted in Logitech by Conner Flynn on December 23rd, 2010

According to insiders, Logitech has suddenly frozen shipments of its Revue box for over a month while waiting for a major Google TV revamp. The company ordered its contractor Gigabyte to stop production from sometime in December through January while Google fixes the software or else puts out a whole new revision. Production would apparently resume in February or March.

Why they would halt production for up to two months without a change in hardware is unknown.