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Gadgets

X-Gaming USB Joystick

by Johan on March 27, 2012

X-Gaming USB Joystick

The X-Gaming USB Joystick features two direction sticks and 16 programmable buttons for your favorite video game emulators. You just need to plug it into your computer via a USB port. This joystick is equipped with 6 full version authentic Midway Arcade Games for PC such as Joust, Robotron 2084, Smash TV, Gauntlet, Rampage and Defender. If you are interested, you can purchase the X-Gaming USB Joystick for $99.99. [ThinkGeek]

Alesis iO Mix 4-Channel Mixer/Recorder For iPad

The Alesis iO Mix will turn your iPad into a powerful portable studio, allowing you to record multiple mics or instruments directly into GarageBand or any other compatible Core Audio app. The device provides four combo XLR-1/4″ input channels, a switchable 48V phantom power for use with studio condenser microphones and a guitar-direct (DI) switch for guitar recording without an amp. The iO Mix also offers a video output, making it perfect for everything from presentations and corporate meetings to home entertainment and live performance visuals. Too bad, there is no info on pricing or availability so far. [Alesis]

Aerocool Strike-X X1 Notebook Cooler

by Isaiah on March 27, 2012

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Aerocool hits back with their latest notebook cooler, the Strike-X X1. Aimed at gamers, this USB-powered cooler supports for all notebooks up to 19-inch in size and comes equipped with a metal mesh on top, a rubber stand providing a better grip and a built-in 200mm red LED fan that operates at 600 RPM. The Strike-X X1 is available now for 17.72 Euro (about $24). [Product Page]

Arctic Accelero Xtreme III VGA Cooler

by Isaiah on March 27, 2012

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Arctic has introduced a new VGA cooler to its range called the Accelero Xtreme III. Designed for both AMD Radeon (7000/6000/5000/4000/3000-series) and NVIDIA (GTX/GTS/GT/9000/8000/7000-series) GPUs, this high performance cooler sports five 6mm copper heatpipes, a copper base with pre-applied MX-4 thermal compound, 84 aluminum fins and three 92mm PWM fans that work at 900 to 2000 RPM. The Accelero Xtreme III will start shipping from May 21st for $119.95. [Arctic]

Onkyo TX-NR 717 And TX-NR 818 Mid-range Receivers

Onkyo is back with its latest mid-range audio-video receivers, the TX-NR717 and TX-NR818. Designed for the home theater enthusiasts, both 7.2 channel network A/V receivers support the THX Select 2 Plus certification with enhancements to Onkyo’s exclusive WRAT concept. The TX-NR717 features Audyssey DSX and Dolby Pro Logic IIz, as well as multi-channel expansion of stereo sources. It also uses Audyssey 2EQ for room calibration. The Onkyo TX-NR818 provides the audio calibration capabilities of Audyssey MultEQ XT32, three surround processing modes including DTS Neo:X, and Onkyo’s Dual Core Video Engine. The Onkyo TX-NR717 and TX-NR818 will be available in May 2012 for $999.00 and $1,199.00, respectively. [Press Release]