We use cookies to provide you with a better experience. If you continue to use this site, we'll assume you're happy with this. Alternatively, click here to find out how to manage these cookies

hide cookie message

More Peripherals Articles

  • News: Digitally sketch on paper with Wacom's Inkling

    When it comes to illustration on the computer, artists have had few choices: Scanning, which requires touch-up work (and, if necessary, vector traces); drawing with a mouse or trackpad; or, the most-appealing so far, working on a tablet or pressure-sensitive display. Wacom's Inkling, announced Tuesday, hopes to eliminate these intermediary steps and bring artists back to their roots: drawing on pen and paper.

  • Opinion: Digital Sketch Pen Captures Strokes As They Happen

    Over the years, several companies have tried to make the digital pen happen. Today, a new outfit has added itself to that list: Wacom, which has introduced a digital sketch pen. What distinguishes this digital ink slinger from its predecessors is its narrow target audience: artists.

  • Opinion: Stretchable OLED Display Is Here

    It seems like flexible electronics are a holy grail of sorts. While futuristic foldable gadgets may still be quite a ways off, but some new developments out of UCLA might bring them just a little closer to reality.

  • How-Tos: How to set up a dedicated home media server

    With a dedicated box, you can access music, video and photos from anywhere in the house. We show you how, using a WD TV Live Hub.

  • Optoma PK120 pico projector

    Optoma has unveiled a new pico projector that is barely larger than an iPhone and can beam footage on to any available wall and create an image up to 70in across. The PK120 projector will run off battery power long enough to show an average-length movie.

  • News: Ten One releases Pogo Sketch Pro stylus

    Ten One Design started the iOS stylus craze with the Pogo Sketch; now, the company's attempting to top its previous offerings with the Pogo Sketch Pro.

  • News: Ladies love e-readers, are less keen on tablets

    Women have increasingly become the most frequent buyers of e-readers even as their interest in tablets and smartphones has remained relatively steady, according to Nielsen.

  • ViewSonic PJD5223 3D projector debuts

    ViewSonic has launched a range of 3D projectors that offer a budget alternative to buying a 3D TV. The ViewSonic PJD5 Series DLP projectors have XGA and WXGA resolutions, operate at 120Hz - ideal for 3D viewing - and HDMI connectors so they can be used with a Sony PlayStation 3 or a 3D Blu-ray player

  • News: New Samsung printers print directly from iOS devices

    Samsung's new line of printers includes two machines that let iPhone and iPad users print directly from their mobile devices.

  • News: Booktrack Thinks E-Books Need Sound Effects and Soundtracks

    Have you ever wanted to listen along to the music of Beethoven as you finger-swipe through the pages of A Clockwork Orange on your iPad, or "enjoy" the novel's grisly action as audio sound effects? New York startup Booktrack is gunning for exactly this by adding musical scores and ambient noises to e-books.

  • News: Jawbone LiveAudio plug-in simulates 3D sound

    Owners of Jawbone’s popular Bluetooth Jambox speaker now have an additional way to listen to their music, as the company unveiled a free software update on Tuesday night for the speaker that includes a plug-in called LiveAudio. With LiveAudio, Jawbone aims to recreate the experience of hearing your favorite music live.

  • News: Apple releases Epson 2.8 printer driver update

    If you love your Epson hardware, treat it right. How? With Apple's 2.8 Epson driver update, released Tuesday.

  • Orbitsound t12 v3 soundbar

    Orbitsound has announced a new version of its t12 soundbar. The Orbitsound t12 v3 is a long, narrow speaker designed to sit underneath a flatscreen TV.

  • News: Cisco aims for a go-anywhere router

    Cisco Systems made its fortune selling routers for the cores of enterprise and service-provider networks, but now the company is sending its technology farther from those cozy confines than ever before.

  • News: WikiHouse Puts Housing Design in Your Hands

    Prefab housing has been around since the 1940s. The entire point of prefab was not to have to worry about the construction--all that happened somewhere off-site. It was anonymous and standardized, and led to perfectly serviceable homes that lacked even a breath of personality. After decades in which prefab was relegated to postmodernist architects, the modern DIY movement got to it, resulting in WikiHouse: a mix of Wiki software, computer-aided design programming, and CNC machining techniques that puts building design straight into the hands of the end users.

  • Cocktail Audio Music Streamer

    The Cocktail Audio Music Streamer is a cunning device that rips your CD collection to its hard disk, then catalogues your albums, so you can call them up at will. The network audio player recognises most digital audio formats and can stream tracks stored from a PC and play internet radio stations

  • News: Why Cheap Color Laser Printers Are a Dicey Deal

    Most people shopping for a color laser printer want one because they think it will print quickly, produce good-looking output, and cost less to run than an inkjet printer. But the sad evidence from our tests and research shows that for the cheapest color laser printers, the opposite is true: They tend to be slow, their print quality beyond plain text is mediocre, and their toner costs as much as (or more than) the ink for a comparable inkjet.

  • News: Logitech announces Wireless Solar Keyboard K750 for Mac

    Accessory vendor Logitech on Wednesday announced the environmentally conscious Wireless Solar Keyboard K750 for Mac, the company's first Mac-specific keyboard since the diNovo Edge Mac Edition and the diNovo Keyboard Mac Edition.

  • Opinion: AT&T's First LTE Devices Hit Shelves August 21

    While AT&T finishes preparations on its new 4G LTE network, the carrier will begin selling the first two devices that will connect to it on August 22.

  • News: Minecraft Pocket Edition Hits Android App Store

    So, Minecraft. Or more specifically, Minecraft in your pocket: the long awaited (since it was announced at the end of May, at least) Minecraft Pocket Edition is now up for grabs -- provided you've got $6.99 to spare, and you're one of the folks who picked up Sony's Xperia Play.


IDG UK Sites

Windows 10 release date, price, features UK: Staggered release with PCs coming first this summer -...

IDG UK Sites

In defence of BlackBerrys

IDG UK Sites

How to get a job in design

IDG UK Sites

MacBook Pro 15in preview: better battery life, faster storage and a new discrete graphics chip may...