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Plugable Makes High Performance Accessible with Launch of New Affordable Gaming Headset

19 Mar 2019 Plugable Makes High Performance Accessible with Launch of New Affordable Gaming Headset […]...

Redmond, Wash. – March 19, 2019 – Plugable, the leading developer of USB and Thunderbolt devices, launches the Plugable Performance Onyx Gaming Headset. With sound isolation capacity and a sturdy, sleek brushed aluminum design and  wide compatibility across consoles and PCs, the Onyx Gaming Headset is ideal for gamers looking for a capable and affordable headset for gaming and streaming. The Plugable Performance Onyx Gaming Headset is available now for $44.95 on Amazon. Comfort and Endurance for Long Gaming Sessions The Plugable Performance Onyx Gaming Headset features a sturdy brushed aluminum frame with adjustable hinges and comfy memory foam padding on both the headband and the earcups. The adjustable hinges on the headset let gamers personalize the size of headband to optimize fit. A retractable microphone provides clear audio for multiplayer game play. Clear and Precise Stereo Sound The Plugable Performance Onyx Gaming Headset delivers true stereo sound and ditches sound gimmicks, taking advantage of the built-in incredible sound design and accurate audio positioning of today’s hottest games. The Plugable headset’s 53mm drivers reproduce the developer’s original vision for the audio with accuracy and clarity. The clear sound profile allows gamers to accurately hear where their opponent is coming from.…

Plugable Launches Horizontal Dual 4K Display Docking Station in the U.K.

13 Mar 2019 Plugable Launches Horizontal Dual 4K Display Docking Station in the U.K. […]...

Redmond, Wash. – March 13, 2019 – Plugable, the leading developer of USB and Thunderbolt devices, launches the UD-6950H Horizontal 4K Display Docking Station for Windows users in the U.K. and four major European markets including Italy, Spain, Germany and France. The UD-6950H is the perfect solution for a streamlined and efficient workspace that maximizes productivity while eliminating clutter. The docking station solves the HDMI or DisplayPort dilemma by supporting two extra displays of either type. In addition, the dock adds six additional USB ports along with wired network and audio to connect any device to your laptop. Streamlined Performance The UD-6950H is a one-stop upgrade for Windows laptops or desktops. To provide users maximum flexibility with the monitors they connect, the dock offers two DisplayPort and two HDMI outputs for mirroring or extending a Windows desktop to up to two external monitors. The dual monitor capability allows users to multitask across various screens. The UD-6950H supports monitors from 720p up to 4K. Both the two DisplayPort and two HDMI outputs are backwards compatible, allowing interoperability with previous DisplayPort/HDMI specifications. Wide Ranging Multi-Connectivity The UD-6950H docking station streamlines connecting to other peripherals as an all-in-one solution for users. It features a Gigabit Ethernet port for hard-wired network…

Team Rogue and Find Your Grind Unveil New Junior Rogue Team Roster

27 Feb 2019 Team Rogue and Find Your Grind Unveil New Junior Rogue Team Roster […]...

The second semester of the gaming accelerator program will guide the next generation of esports athletes through mentorship and learning opportunities from some of Fortnite’s top influencers, including Benjamin “DrLupo” Lupo NEW YORK – February 26, 2019 – Team Rogue, in partnership with Find Your Grind (FYG) and backed by ReKTGlobal, today announces the 18-member team roster for Junior Rogue’s spring 2019 session. Junior Rogue is a semester-long professional gaming accelerator program that provides amateur Fortnite players with opportunities to succeed in esports. In addition to providing access to esports experts and resources unique to the Junior Rogue program, students will also receive a $500-scholarship and hands-on opportunities to learn from Benjamin “DrLupo” Lupo, captain of Rogue’s Fortnite team and the first individual professional esports athlete to be sponsored by State Farm. Junior Rogue accepted only 2 percent of applicants for the spring 2019 semester, kicking off March 4, 2019. The hand-selected roster members, all under the age of seventeen, include hyper-competitive and streaming-focused players, and gamers who aren’t afraid to disrupt the status quo and produce creative, engaging content. Some of the players were also recently recognized by “Rogue Nation,” Team Rogue’s auxiliary group and fan club. The 18…

Americans Plan to Spend $81B of Tax Refunds on Tech, Clothing and Travel

20 Feb 2019 […]...

The average American expects to receive $2,154 from their tax refund this year 2 in 5 Americans are relying on their tax refunds to pay off outstanding debt and are concerned about IRS delays impacting their refund, following the recent government shutdown Millennials are the most reliant on their tax refunds, with 60% relying on their refund to pay off outstanding debt Yet, 67% of millennials admit to having made frivolous refund purchases in past years 30% of millennials are planning to make a smartphone purchase using their refund money While most Americans plan to put their refunds towards savings (40%) and bills (40%), nearly half expect to splurge at least 25% of their tax refunds on shopping and entertainment Top areas of planned spend for Americans include travel (25%), clothing (23%) and electronics (20%) To uncover how Americans are planning to use their tax returns this year, Decluttr—leading tech buy-back site and refurbished tech seller— surveyed 2,012 Americans, revealing that consumers plan to spend $81B of their tax refunds on shopping, entertainment and other experiences. Shopping / Spending Category % of People Spending in this Category Travel 25% Shoes/apparel 23% Electronics 20% Home and Garden 13% Beauty & Health…

With Eve Flare, Indulge in the Aura of Any Color You Wish, Anywhere You Want

19 Feb 2019 With Eve Flare, Indulge in the Aura of Any Color You Wish, Anywhere You Want […]...

Eve Systems today announced that the portable LED lamp Eve Flare is now available in the US and Canada. The lamp offers 6 hours of untethered illumination, wireless charging, and IP65 water resistance. The Eve app makes it easy to explore ready-made shades or fine tune custom colours. Leveraging the power of Apple HomeKit and a direct Bluetooth connection to the iPhone or iPad, Eve Flare ensures an extremely simple setup that eliminates the need for a bridge.Eve Flare is available for for USD $99.95 from Eve or Amazon. “Wherever you need a pop of light, it is easy with Eve Flare. Find a spot, open the Eve App, pick the perfect shade and enjoy hours and hours of soothing light,” says Ina Hirsch, Director of Marketing. “As with all Eve products, there’s no bridge required so Eve Flare is built to go from your bedroom to your balcony to your garden and beyond.” Highlights Invigorate any space with beautiful light moods Control your ambience via your iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, and Siri Set the perfect outdoor atmosphere thanks to IP65 water resistance Enjoy 6 hours of illumination and charge wirelessly Transport easily using the carry-and-hang handle HomeKit-enabled for unparalleled…

Vervent Audio Group Creates Focal Naim America and Focal Naim Canada

14 Feb 2019 […]...

New York, NY – Vervent Audio Group (VVAG), the French brand leading acoustic and electronic innovation at the crossroads of luxury design and cutting-edge technology, is announcing its strengthened position in North America and acceleration of its international ambitions, with the acquisition of Audio Plus Services & Plurison. The two major distributors of high-end audio equipment in the US and Canada, extend the expertise and excellence of Vervent’s iconic brands, Focal and Naim. Focal and Naim combine pleasure and innovation with their exceptional materials, avant-garde processes, and pure, sensational and emotional experiences. With their portfolio of reference products for music lovers in Europe, America and Asia, both Vervent brands, with the addition of Audio Plus Services & Plurison, are further establishing themselves as key players in the North American audio market. With the acquisition of Audio Plus Services & Plurison, Vervent Audio Group is creating its new North American subsidiaries, Focal Naim America and Focal Naim Canada. The brand subsidiaries signal a new investment phase and direction for Vervent in the US and Canada, while maintaining its goals of increasing the quality of its services, driven by the desire to work more closely with its retailers. By creating its own distribution…

Focal Launches New Wireless In-Ear Headphones, Sphear Wireless

14 Feb 2019 Focal Launches New Wireless In-Ear Headphones, Sphear Wireless […]...

In 2015, Focal launched Sphear, a pair of in-ear headphones that became a market reference for their audio quality and comfort. Now, Focal is introducing Sphear Wireless, the in-ear headphones that massively increase freedom of movement and heighten stylistic emotions! New York, NY –  Focal – a recognized leader on the global stage for high fidelity products – is announcing their next generation in-ear headphone, Sphear Wireless, for those who are hungry for sound and freedom. Each Focal product has its own attributes, and Sphear Wireless is no exception, combining listening quality, comfort and freedom of movement. As the wireless evolution of Sphear, these new in-ear headphones provide excellent tonal balance, expert treble handling and plenty of dynamics. The sound is precise. The bass-reflex system is explosive, reproducing a controlled and realistic bass. And although it’s wireless, Sphear Wireless meets all connected listening needs thanks to their aptX® compatible Bluetooth® module. With Sphear Wireless, listeners can simply enjoy quality sound, without the hassle of wires. A Choice of Listening Modes Sphear Wireless has two listening modes to cater to all sound tastes: Neutral Mode, which is true to the original artistic work, and Loudness Mode, which lets you adjust to…

STEELSERIES ANNOUNCES FULL FORTNITE COMPATIBILITY FOR ALL MULTI-PLATFORM MOBILE CONTROLLERS

13 Feb 2019 STEELSERIES ANNOUNCES FULL FORTNITE COMPATIBILITY FOR ALL MULTI-PLATFORM MOBILE CONTROLLERS […]...

SteelSeries boasts a comprehensive line of critically acclaimed controllers for Fortnite mobile across iOS and Android.  CHICAGO – February 13, 2019 – SteelSeries, the global leader in gaming peripherals, today announces full Fortnite compatibility across all its mobile controllers including the new Stratus Duo, Stratus XL and Nimbus. This comprehensive family of critically acclaimed controllers is ready for Fortnite on mobile or PC. “With the massive success of Fortnite, we want to ensure gamers have the best possible gaming experience regardless of what platform they’re playing on,” said Tino Soelberg, SteelSeries Chief Technical Officer. Stratus Duo   The Stratus Duo is SteelSeries’ newest full-size multi-platform controller. Gamers can easily swap between the Bluetooth connection for mobile gaming on Android, Oculus Go and Samsung VR and the low latency 2.4GHz wireless connection for gaming on Windows. Gamers no longer need to struggle with awkward touchscreen controls while playing mobile games on their Android devices. The Stratus Duo mirrors the familiar size and layout of console controllers but sports an upgraded design from the Stratus XL with a new trigger design featuring Magnetic Hall Effect sensors that keeps triggers consistent and precise. The controller also includes high performance clickable analog joysticks that…

Plugable Launches the First NVMe SSD Enclosure with a Completely Tool-free Design

13 Feb 2019 Plugable Launches the First NVMe SSD Enclosure with a Completely Tool-free Design […]...

                  Requiring no screwdrivers and featuring improved heat dissipation, the Plugable USB-C NVMe Enclosure enables maximum performance for high-capacity SSD storage. Redmond, Wash. – Plugable , the leading developer of USB, Thunderbolt, Bluetooth and power-related devices, launches the 10Gb USB-C (USB 3.1 Gen 2) NVMe SSD Enclosure, the first high performance NVMe enclosure to feature a completely tool-free, spring-loaded design for inserting and removing a compatible SSD, along with advanced thermal management to maximize performance and device lifespan. With a sleek and slim profile, a rugged aluminum body for improved heat dissipation, and USB Type-A and Type-C host compatibility, the Plugable USB-C NVMe Enclosure is an optimal solution for safeguarding SSDs when moving from the workplace to the home office and achieving maximum transfer performance speeds on PCs, Macs and Linux devices. Portable, Tool-Free Design Unlike other NVMe enclosures that need screwdrivers to secure the SSD in place, the Plugable USB-C NVMe Enclosure enables opening the enclosure using a slide-lock, then gently aligning the NVMe notch into the socket and securing it in place with a tensioned rubber peg. Once the SSD is secured, users slide the cover back into place and…

Focal Unveils Inaugural DAC & Amplifier, Arche

12 Feb 2019 Focal Unveils Inaugural DAC & Amplifier, Arche […]...

New York, NY – Focal – a recognized leader on the global stage for high fidelity products – is announcing its first foray into the DAC and amplifier market with the launch of Arche, an audiophile DAC and amplifier that is entirely designed and manufactured in France. In less than three years, Focal has established itself as a key player in the high-end headphones market with international recognition from the press as well as users and with Arche, it is redefining yet another ultra-high-end experience for audiophiles and amateurs alike. An All-In-One Solution for Headphones Arche is a unique electronic solution developed by Micromega for Focal. It combines a digital-analog converter, as well as two pure class-A amplification modes (voltage and hybrid) designed especially for headphones. Arche also offers presets for every set of Focal headphones to make sure you get the absolute best from the combination. Where Micromega brings its expertise in manufacturing high-end electronics, Focal’s acoustic knowledge shines through in the remarkable performance it delivers. Music lovers therefore get an all-in-one solution for their headphones, whilst benefiting from the performance delivered by the converter to drive their home hi-fi system. The Ultimate in High-Fidelity Upon entry of the…