Author: Double-Jump

Plantronics BackBeat GO 810 – Active Noise Canceling Headset Review

Right in time to start availability before the holidays, Plantronics has released an assortment of wireless listening products for both casual listening and fitness. Here we will go over their latest product for my favorite listening style, the wireless over-ear Plantronics BackBeat GO 810. Going for an approachable $149.99, the BackBeat GO 810 uses the general silhouette of the Plantronics 2016 flagship BackBeat PRO 2. Yet, it strips away subtle features to make a more...

Pax West 2018: Dying Light: Bad Blood – “Brutal Royal” Game Mode

  Given the successes of battle royal game mechanics as of late, it makes perfect sense for Techland to leap into the ring with its very own multiplayer mode of the same type. Similar to the flavor of gameplay that made PUBG and Fortnite as popular as they have been, Dying Light: Bad Blood is an everyman-for themselves battle set in the game’s zombie apocalypse universe. Players can opt to battle zombies, other players, or...

Pax West 2018: Nexon Showcases MMORPG MapleStory 2, ETA Oct. 2018

MapleStory took up much of my time so many years ago, being a such a surprisingly addicting game that happened to be free-to-play. So it definitely takes me back to see MapleStory 2 having such a lively booth at Pax West 2018. After many years of MapleStory being a strong headliner for Nexon, MapleStory 2 is finally about to hit the states. Advancing past the 2D platformer model that added so much to the game’s...

PAX West 2018: Razer to Release New ESports-Ready Keyboard, Headset and Mouse

At Pax West 2018, Razer unveiled not one, not two, but three new gaming pc peripherals aiming to raise the level cap. This set of separately-sold Razer accessories are designed for esports athletes and are coming right around the corner. Let’s dive into the new Razer BlackWidow Elite keyboard, Razer Kraken Tournament Edition headset and Razer Mamba Wireless Mouse. Razer BlackWidow Elite Keyboard The product that’s closest to availability is the Razer BlackWidow Elite, going...

Snakebyte Tough:Case for Nintendo Switch Review

If you got your hands on a Nintendo Switch and you are feeling antsy about dropping the slender and slick portable console, there may be a solution for you. Snakebyte, maker of gaming peripherals and accessories, has collections of products for your various gaming needs. Snakebyte has products for all of the major gaming platforms, so it should come to no surprise that they have you taken care of for the Nintendo Switch. Here, we...

Multitasking at it’s Best – Logitech MX Master 2S Mouse Review

It’s time to get productive! As an avid user of Logitech’s Performance MX mice whenever I am at the office, I thought it was about time to see the latest and greatest that Logitech had to offer in terms of productivity mice. The Logitech MX Master 2S is a wireless multifunction mouse for the power multitasker of today. It comes in the colors Graphite, Light Grey, and Midnight Teal, and runs for a straightforward price...

Samsung Unpacked 2018: Samsung Galaxy Note9 Unveiled

Today at the Barclay’s Center in NYC, Samsung held their Samsung Unpacked Event, unveiling the new Samsung Galaxy Note9. The Samsung Galaxy Note9 endeavors to push the envelope in mobile device productivity and reliability. This new Galaxy Note device adds even more functionality to its iconic included stylus, the S Pen. The Samsung Galaxy Note9 will be available for pre-order at 12:01 AM EDT on August 10, 2018. All versions of the Galaxy Note9 will...

Catalyst Impact Protection Case – Samsung Galaxy S9 & S9+

The Catalyst Impact Protection Case for the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ is a simple lightweight case that offers drop protection for the S9’s sides. The case features a transparent back and comes in the colors Blueridge Sunset, Black, and Clear. There is a groove in the lower right corner of the case for slipping in the included wrist lanyard, should you choose to use it. The Catalyst Impact Protection Case weighs in at 33g...

myCharge HubPlus C Portable Charger Review

Looking for a portable battery solution for your USB-C devices that handles all of the wiring for you? Well myCharge may just have what you are looking for with their HubPlus C Portable Charger. The HubPlus C Portable Charger is a 6700mAh rechargeable battery with built-in wall prongs, a micro-USB cable and a USB-C cable. You also have a USB port, opening up your charging possibilities even further. With the USB port and cables combined,...

Logitech G512 Carbon Gaming Keyboard Review

At E3 2018 Logitech showed off their latest PC peripheral innovation in the form of the Logitech G512 Carbon Mechanical Keyboard. The G512 is a gaming keyboard by Logitech G that comes in three different key switch options: Romer-G Tactile, Romer-G Linear, and GX Blue. The keyboard comes complete with RGB lighting that is customizable per key, onboard memory for storing those lighting configurations, and function keys which can be programmed with custom functions and...

E3 2018: Razer Releases New Keyboards and Arcade Sticks

At E3 2018, we got a sneak peek at some new peripheral releases by Razer for each of the various gaming platforms. The new Razer Huntsman and Huntsman Elite keyboards feature a brand new switch innovation by Razer. The Razer Atrox and Razer Panthera Arcade Sticks for the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 (respectively) make a return as new Dragon Ball FighterZ edition arcade sticks. Here is what we have on them. Razer Huntsman and Huntsman Elite...

Plantronics RIG 500 PRO eSports Edition Headset Review

We sure do enjoy jumping back and forth between Plantronics lifestyle and gaming headset reviews don’t we? Well, it’s time to hop back over to the gaming side of Plantronics. Now we’re going to cover the new reimagining of the Plantronics RIG 500E headset we reviewed back in 2016. The Plantronics RIG 500 PRO eSports Edition headset, announced during E3 2018, is the new full upgrade from the RIG 500E. It is a closed-back wired...