Ultimate Ears 700 Noise Isolating Earphones review

Posted in Review by Shane McGlaun on May 1st, 2009

ultimate_ears_700-sbThere is one universal truth when it comes to buying any brand of MP3 player, the stock earphones won’t be very good. The earphones that came with my iPhone were horrible. The sound quality was poor and they had no bass, and they slipped easily out of my ears. One of the best ways to make the music from your MP3 player sound better is by upgrading your earphones to a quality set. Today we are going to look at a high-end set of earphones that will work with any MP3 player out there called the Ultimate Ears 700 Noise Isolating Earphones. Read on for all the details on the Ultimate Ears 700 Noise Isolating Earphones.

Logitech Harmony 1100 Universal Remote Review

Posted in Review by Shane McGlaun on April 24th, 2009

harmony-1100-logitechI talked about the Logitech Harmony 1100 universal remote control back in February when we learned that the slick tablet style remote would sell for about $500. Today we are going to take a hands on look at the Harmony 1100 and see if the touchscreen beauty is worth all that cash. If you are in need of a universal remote for your complex home theater and those cheap, checkout line remotes can’t handle your gear, this may be just the product you need. Read on for all of the details on the Logitech Harmony 1100.

Logitech G19 Gaming Keyboard Review

Posted in Review by Shane McGlaun on April 17th, 2009

logitechg19-sbThe Logitech G19 is the latest gaming keyboard from Logitech and the follow up to the successful G15. Whereas the G15 had a orange backlit LCD with nothing but monochrome content, the G19 gets a full-blown color LCD for watching video and showing game stats. If you are an avid gamer looking for a new and cool gaming keyboard, the Logitech G19 may be just what you want.

SpacePilot Pro 3D mouse unveiled

Posted in Logitech by Shane McGlaun on April 16th, 2009

spacepilotpro-sbIt’s been a long time now since Logitech purchased 3DConnexion, the company that makes those somewhat odd 3D mice. The company was most well known for the short time that Second Life was a big deal with a 3D mouse that make traveling in the virtual environment easier.

3Dconnexion has announced its latest’s 3D mouse called the SpacePilot Pro. The massive device looks like it belongs in the space shuttle with a design more like a game pad than a mouse. Features include a large color LCD screen that shows function key assignments and direct access to applications like Outlook, calendar, and tasks list.

Ultimate Ears 700 noise isolation earphones debut

Posted in Logitech by Shane McGlaun on April 14th, 2009

ultimate_ears_700-sbOne of the things that most music fans notice right away about their new iPod or other MP3 player is that the headphones included with the players leave a lot to be desired. Typically, the most lacking aspect on most earphones or headsets is bass. Thankfully, there are many sets of earphones around that can upgrade the sound quality from your MP3 player.

Logitech has announced a new set of Ultimate Ears 700 noise-isolating earphones. The earphones offer music fans the same audio quality that is enjoyed by 75% of touring musicians says Logitech. The 700 series earphones are each smaller than a dime for comfort.

Logitech Harmony adapter for PlayStation 3

Posted in PS3 by Conner Flynn on March 19th, 2009

Logitech Harmony adapter for PlayStation 3Here’s some awesome news for PS3 owners. It’s been a long long wait, and I mean long, but this device has now hit the FCC. The details are few, but you should be excited. Until now Playstation owners with IR-based universal remotes have had to use bulky IR-to-Bluetooth converters so that the pair can communicate.

That will all change when the E-R0001 hits the market. We’ll have to wait to get the answers to all of your questions, like when? and How much?

Logitech unveils new notebook accessories

Posted in Logitech by Shane McGlaun on March 19th, 2009

logitechn100-sbWhen it comes to notebook accessories and computer peripherals Logitech is one of the biggest names in the market. The company has all sorts of products from mice and keyboards to laptop bags and gaming controllers in its catalog.

Logitech has announced a couple new laptop accessories that are intended to make working on a laptop more comfortable. Many laptops put out a lot of heat, which can make working with the laptop in your lap uncomfortable. Logitech has announced a new product called the Cooling Pad N100 that has a slotted design and a USB powered fan designed to keep your computer cool. The device has rear intake vents rather than bottom vents that can be blocked and it will be available in March for $29.99.

Logitech G19 delayed until May

Posted in Logitech by Conner Flynn on February 18th, 2009

Logitech G19 delayed until MayWe don’t have much info, but without giving a reason, Logitech as delayed the production of its G19 keyboard until May. Those who have been waiting will already be familiar with the specs.

The G19 is a gaming keyboard that features a QVGA resolution color GamePanel LCD screen. The 320-by-240-pixel display will give you valuable in-game information for over sixty games, including World of Warcraft.

Logitech Harmony 1100 available for $500

Posted in Logitech by Conner Flynn on February 6th, 2009

Logitech Harmony 1100 available for $500We told you about Logitech’s flagship Harmony 1100 touchscreen universal remote a month ago and now it’s available at retailers. The main selling point is the customizable, 3.5-inch QVGA full-color touchscreen and the new black anodized aluminum body.

The unit boasts a rechargeable battery and RF capabilities, and the guided online setup makes programming simple. You can get an RF extender that’s sold separately for additional control options, up to 100 feet away.

Logitech Announces Latest Quarterly Financials

Posted in Logitech by Shane McGlaun on January 20th, 2009

LogitechI have been using Logitech products for years now and I am particularly fond of the gaming peripherals and keyboards that the firm makes. I type everyday on a Logitech Illuminated keyboard and game with several Logitech products.

The firm announced its financials for Q3 fiscal 2009 and as you expect in the poor global economic climate, the numbers aren’t good. Logitech has posted sales for the quarter of $627 million, down 16% from the $744 in sales in fiscal 2008.

Logitech G9x Laser Mouse for gamers

Posted in CES 2009 by Conner Flynn on January 6th, 2009

Logitech G9x Laser Mouse for gamersLogitech has a new version of it’s famous and highly customizable gaming mouse, the G9. The design is the same and the spec sheets won’t tell you what is so new about it. But they did up the precision, which is good news. Users can adjust the gaming-grade engine up to 5000 dpi, where before it was only 3200 dpi. The G9x ships in April 2009 for $99.99.

Some specs: Two interchangeable grips (Precision and Wide Load) let gamers select their preferred grip, Save up to five profiles on the mouse’s on-board memory, Built-in weight cartridge holds up to 28 grams of metal weights that gamers can mix and match, Custom-color LEDs let you match your G9x mouse to your personal preference, and the MicroGear Precision Scroll Wheel precise click-to-click scrolling is perfect for weapon selection.

Logitech Harmony 1100 Universal Remote

Posted in Logitech by Conner Flynn on January 6th, 2009

Logitech Harmony 1100 Universal RemoteThe Harmony 1100 is showing itself off in Las Vegas, and the main selling point is the customizable, 3.5-inch QVGA full-color touchscreen. Buttons are so last century. You push them, sometimes they click, sometimes they don’t. Touching a panel is so much more sexy to up your volume and change channels.

It’s a good looking device. The unit features a rechargeable battery and RF capabilities, and a guided online setup makes programming simple. You want one don’t you? Sorry. It’s not shipping to the US and Europe until next month, when it will cost you $499.99.

Logitech G35 Surround Sound headset

Posted in CES 2009 by Conner Flynn on January 6th, 2009

Logitech G35 Surround Sound headsetThe G35 Headset features 7.1 surround sound with built in Dolby technology that is designed to output amazingly detailed gaming sounds. It also feature 6 built in voice changing options, so you can have some fun pretending that you’re Darth Vader while gaming.

Some of the specs: 7.1 surround sound powered by Dolby technology delivers a detailed soundfield. Dolby Pro Logic II is used with Dolby Headphone technology to create expanded stereo sound for files recorded in traditional formats. Three G-keys on headset will give you one-touch command for voice morphing or music controls and you get six voice-morphing options. On-ear audio controls deliver quick access for volume, mic mute and surround sound adjustments. Adjustable, noise-canceling microphone focuses on your voice and not background noise. Full-speed, all-digital USB connection for clean, clear audio. Three swappable headband pads let you choose the one that best fits your head: thin, thick and contoured designs. Compatible with popular VoIP gaming platforms like Ventrilo, TeamSpeak and Xfire.

Logitech G13 gameboard complements keyboard and mouse

Posted in Logitech by Shane McGlaun on December 10th, 2008

Logitech G13 GamepadThere have been gamepads on the market for a long time now from Saitek and Belkin to name a couple. The idea behind a gamepad is to place fewer keys in an arrangement that makes them easier to reach and removes extra keys not needed when gaming. The reality of a game pad is that you often end up having to use it and the keyboard to play complex games needing many keys.

Logitech has announced its first entry into the gamepad market with the G13. According to Logitech, the gamepad is intended to complement the mouse and keyboard, ideally the Logitech G15 keyboard and G9 mouse. The G13 offers three game modes with 25 programmable keys each and a programmable analog stick.

Logitech Announces Comfort Lapdesk for notebook computer

Posted in Logitech by Shane McGlaun on December 8th, 2008

Logitech Comfort LapdeskThere are still lots of laptop users that like to use their laptops actually sitting in their lap rather than a table or desk. The problem is that some laptops put out enough heat to roast your chestnuts after a bit of use.

Logitech has announced a new lapdesk called the Comfort Lapdesk for Notebooks that promises to prevent the heat from the computer from being an issue for the user and lift the screen up to a more comfortable viewing height.