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MSI Unveils World’s First Gaming Laptop with Mechanical Keyboard

30 Oct 2014 MSI Unveils World’s First Gaming Laptop with Mechanical Keyboard [...]...

18-inch trailblazer outfitted with SteelSeries gaming keyboard featuring Cherry Brown MX Switches City of Industry, Calif. – October 30, 2014 – MSI Computer Corp, a leading manufacturer of computer hardware products and solutions, unveils the GT80 Titan, the world’s first gaming laptop with a mechanical keyboard. First of its kind, MSI’s GT80 Titan ushers the future of gaming by integrating a SteelSeries gaming keyboard with Cherry Brown MX switches into the 18-inch gaming beast.  Mechanical keyboards provide superior tactile feedback, increases durability, and enhances overall gaming experience by eliminating key jamming even during the most heated battle sessions. “Performance is key for gamers and the GT80 Titan will forever change the mobile gaming experience,” says Andy Tung, president of MSI Pan America.  “We are proud to be at the forefront of the gaming evolution and will continue to provide solutions that deliver the most outstanding gaming experience in the world.” MSI’s newest gaming laptop uses standard Cherry switches and a standard keycap with 27mm of thickness, nearly 5 times of traditional laptop keyboards.  It is also the world’s slimmest and lightest 18-inch gaming laptop, measuring 17% thinner and 22% lighter than its closest competitor.  To fully optimize the keyboard, the…

Griffin and Misfit Team Up to Offer Versatile Upgrades for Shine and Flash

30 Oct 2014 Griffin and Misfit Team Up to Offer Versatile Upgrades for Shine and Flash [...]...

New accessories for Misfit products to enhance style, comfort and functionality Nashville – October 30, 2014 – Griffin Technology, one of the world’s foremost creators of innovations for everyday life, and Misfit, makers of the hugely popular Shine Fitness and Sleep Monitor, team up to introduce new accessories for Misfit Shine and Flash. Griffin has created a line of upgrades and accessories that let Misfit users further customize their tracker in a variety of styles and exclusive colors. “The fitness tracker market has boomed over the last few years and as Griffin continues to develop the wearable technology accessories market that we created, we feel it’s important for us to align ourselves with the highest-quality wearable technology devices like Misfit,” said Chris Paterson, General Manager of Design and Product Marketing at Griffin Technology. “Our new partnership will help to further provide Misfit users with new ways to wear their devices and enhance their experience.” Originally introduced in May 2014 and an industry first, Griffin is expanding their popular accessory line for wearables to include newly redesigned accessories for Misfit featuring Ribbon Wristband, Sleep | SportBand and Shoe Pouch. This is the first product line by Griffin for Misfit devices. Ribbon…

Winegard Expands TV Antenna Offering in Truck Market Through Partnership with DAS Distributing, Inc.

30 Oct 2014 Winegard Expands TV Antenna Offering in Truck Market Through Partnership with DAS Distributing, Inc.

Winegard, a leader in antenna design, development, and manufacturing, moves full throttle into the truck market after partnering with DAS Distributing, Inc. to offer its line of antennas directed at professional truck drivers at Travel Centers of America locations and independent stores. The Pathway X1, Carryout G2, Rayzar Amplified, and Rayzar Mini are available at select truck stops across the country with plans to expand to additional stores.

ROCCAT Ryos Family Gets an eSports All-Star

30 Oct 2014 ROCCAT Ryos Family Gets an eSports All-Star [...]...

Ryos TKL Pro mechanical gaming keyboard arrives in stores, in style Hamburg, October 30, 2014 – ROCCAT Studios adds yet another keyboard to its roster of Ryos peripherals in the Ryos TKL Pro gaming keyboard, with an eye cast toward design and function suited for the eSports-centric gamer. The most complete tenkeyless mechanical keyboard on the market, the Ryos TKL Pro hits retailers and online shops worldwide today, arriving with tons of hands-on research and testing already on the books via our own gaming living legend HyuN, the number one StarCraft II player in the world, as well as our engineers and other professional gamers. “I’m in it to win it, so you’ll never see us put gear in our eSports team’s hands that don’t give them an edge,” says René Korte, CEO and founder of ROCCAT Studios.  Team ROCCAT uses the Ryos TKL in competition because it optimizes their play. They have to demonstrate the talent, we have to provide the quality tested gear to help them show that talent. From HyuN to our League of Legends Jungler Jankos and the rest of our amazing team, the Ryos TKL gives them that tool, and now our fans can have…

Kinivo’s ZX100 Mini Portable Speaker Makes it Easy and Affordable To Give The Gift of Music This Holiday Season

29 Oct 2014 Kinivo’s ZX100 Mini Portable Speaker Makes it Easy and Affordable To Give The Gift of Music This Holiday Season [...]...

Priced at less than $20 all season long, this pocket-sized mini speaker produces monumental sound for rocking around the Christmas tree REDMOND, Wash – October 29, 2014 –Kinivo, the creator of lifestyle consumer electronics designed to simplify daily life, is reintroducing the ZX100 Mini Portable Speaker for the holiday season at the lowest price ever. The speaker is the perfect size for stocking stuffers or holiday gifts for price-conscious shoppers who have lots of people to buy for this season. It easily fits into the palm of your hand and is a lightweight option for those who enjoy their music on-the-go. Priced at less than $20 all season long on Amazon.com, Kinivo makes it easy to give the gift of music this holiday. Built to be used virtually anywhere, the ZX100 amps up your mobile’s sound with surprising bass and clarity from a speaker compact enough to fit in the palm of your hand. It also comes equipped with a long-lasting battery, delivering six hours of tunes.  The ZX100’s 360-degree sound design ensures your holiday music can be enjoyed by all. Whether you want to take it caroling, play music while wrapping gifts, or use it to spice up things…

Rachio App Update to Lower Users’ Water Usage by 30%, Integrates with Nest Protect Fire Alarm

29 Oct 2014 Rachio App Update to Lower Users’ Water Usage by 30%, Integrates with Nest Protect Fire Alarm

DENVER – Rachio, maker of the Iro Smart Sprinkler Controller, is excited to announce availability of version 1.7 of the Rachio App with enhanced Evapotranspiration (ET) technology. The update should lower Iro users’ water usage for residential irrigation by as much as 30%.

Mass Fidelity Becomes Top Crowd Funded Canadian Company in History; Core Wireless Speaker Campaign Currently at $885,000

28 Oct 2014 Mass Fidelity Becomes Top Crowd Funded Canadian Company in History; Core Wireless Speaker Campaign Currently at $885,000 [...]...

The Core reaches more than 1840% of goal in successful crowdfunding campaign, with 2,500 contributors from over 80 countries around the world Toronto – October 28, 2014 – The Mass Fidelity Inc. Indiegogo campaign for the ‘Core’ Wireless Speaker System and Core Wireless Sub has continued to gain momentum since this month’s campaign extension and has now become the top crowdfunded Canadian company ever. The campaign launched in early September when it shattered its $48,000 funding goal within 24 hours and currently six days left in the campaign (Nov 2nd). At the time of the campaign extension in early October, the funding total had passed $675,000 and has since generated over $200,000 in additional funding. The Core is a beautiful, compact wireless speaker that combines “better than stereo” sound using Wave Field Synthesis with an impressive feature set including, portability, multi-room functionality and crystal-clear audio. The previous record for Canadian companies was held by the Vanhawks Valour, Connected Carbon Fiber Bicycle which had raised $820,083 CAD via Kickstarter. “When we saw everyone’s reactions after hearing the Core, ranging from industry veterans to music lovers, we knew we had something great on our hands, but we have been absolutely floored by the response…

URBANEARS X MARC BY MARC JACOBS

28 Oct 2014 URBANEARS X MARC BY MARC JACOBS [...]...

Introducing the new Urbanears collection in collaboration with Marc by Marc Jacobs – inspired by the various tones of nature and representative of the elements that come together to give music its raw beauty. Music and fashion have always gone hand in hand. That’s why Urbanears has teamed up with Marc by Marc Jacobs for an exclusive collection of the Humlan and Kransen headphones in stunning colors and textures. They are available now for $60 and $45 respectively at Urbanears.com and at Marc by Marc Jacobs retailers worldwide and online. Music is one of nature’s most diverse gifts, providing everything from raw beats to soothing ambiance and colorful melodies. The new colors have taken this concept to a new level and represent three extremes – Oil, Ocean and Berries – in their purest form. Oil Formed in the earth’s crust over millions of years, oil is a uniquely beautiful and rich liquid. The Oil colorway has a somewhat silky yet crude texture, which is refined and distilled to create a magnificent two-toned headphone set. Ocean An endless source of beauty, the ocean has a unique calming ability. Inspired by the tranquil sounds of the sea, the Ocean colorway provides a…

ROCCAT and Alienware Become Exclusive Partners

28 Oct 2014 ROCCAT and Alienware Become Exclusive Partners [...]...

Two of the biggest names in gaming peripherals and hardware combine creative forces Hamburg, October 28, 2014 – ROCCAT Studios proudly announces an exclusive partnership with legendary cornerstone in PC gaming greatness, Alienware. Together, ROCCAT and Alienware are bringing the first of their collaborative efforts to gaming fans the world over with the melding of Alienware’s incredible AlienFX lighting system, and some of ROCCAT’s most innovative peripherals, the Kone XTD, Isku FX and groundbreaking Tyon gaming mouse. Says René Korte, ROCCAT’s CEO and founder, “We are extremely proud and honored to begin this rich, collaborative partnership with Alienware. Since 1996, Alienware has been a benchmark for quality, exciting design, and love for the PC Gaming community. Like us, they value high standards in every product they bring to the public, and relentlessly strive to innovate. Our ROCCAT family is thrilled to take these first steps in what will without question be a fruitful partnership, combining some of our very best peripherals with Alienware’s AlienFX software.” AlienFX will be paired with the ROCCAT products named above after a driver software update efficient end of November at the latest. Having pioneered some of the most vibrantly striking, highly customizable lighting systems in…

A-Audio Debuts Icon Wireless, the First Bluetooth Over-Ear Headphones with Three-Stage Listening Technology™

27 Oct 2014 A-Audio Debuts Icon Wireless, the First Bluetooth Over-Ear Headphones with Three-Stage Listening Technology™ [...]...

A-Audio Icon delivers premium construction and customizable sound with Base Enhancer, Active Noise Cancellation and Audio modes  MIAMI – October 27, 2014 – A-Audio, a Miami-based audio company founded on the principles of innovation, quality, precision and craftsmanship, today announces the new Icon Wireless Over-Ear Headphones, the latest addition to the A-Audio family of premium headphones. Meticulously engineered to blend optimal sound quality, aesthetics and comfort, the Icon is the ultimate everyday wireless headphone that lets you experience studio quality sound with a cable or without.  The A-Audio Icon is the first wireless headphone to offer Three-Stage Listening Technology™, which allows listeners to choose between Base Enhancer, Active Noise Cancellation and Audio modes. Much like a luxury sports car shifts gears at varying speeds, Three-Stage Listening Technology puts you in the driver’s seat to select the sound that best suits you and your music in the moment. Check out the A-Audio Icon video here. Building on the success of the flagship, award-winning Legacy headphones, the Icon features the freedom of Bluetooth 4.0 technology to connect wirelessly to mobile devices along with A-Audio’s signature aesthetic that turns functional elements into distinctive design features. Inspired by classic auto and luxury timepiece craftsmanship,…