Tag Archive: Gaming


Keep your mobile gaming rig safe with these ASUS ROG Phone 2 cases

If you are looking for a gaming smartphone, then the obvious pick would have to be the ASUS ROG Phone 2 due to its versatility and ability to truly game on the go. However, you will definitely want to protect your investment and your gaming rig, so we have found the best cases for the ROG Phone 2.

Slim and shockproof DDJ Shockproof Shell Case

Staff pick

There is a reason why TPU cases are so popular  [Read More…]

EasySMX makes a footrest on a gaming chair a necessity going forward

I could almost fall asleep in it if it reclined just a bit more.

I have to be honest. I’ve been using a wooden kitchen table chair as my office chair for the last six years or so — granted, I have blankets thrown onto the seat and back to make it more “comfortable”. Obviously anything after that would be a step up. EasySMX’s memory foam chair with a pullout footrest certainly is. But that doesn’t mean  [Read More…]

A new video shows how the Pixel 4 might perform as a gaming phone

In true Pixel season fashion, it appears we are primed for leaks to lead up to the event.

What you need to know The video reiterates the 90hz option for the screen. Unfortunately, there is no confirmation of dual speakers. PUBG appeared to run well on the pre-release hardware and software.

The hits keep coming for Google and its unreleased Pixel 4 line, and on September 12, a new video was posted out of Vietnam showing off  [Read More…]

What’s on Kelly Peirce’s gaming desk: Work, consoles and felty critters

Work, gaming, and hobbies; my desk sees it all and holds a mix of equipment to that end. Due to Fibromyalgia my day usually breaks down a little differently than others: stretching out stiff limbs with a show and tea, working when the fog clears from my mind, gaming a little with friends, and then working again just in case the next day is bad. Toss in a little stabbing felt with needles when things get stressful and  [Read More…]

Civilization VI: Gold Edition is peak strategy gaming, and it’s only $25

Few games have ever managed to capture imaginations across the globe like Sid Meier’s famed Civilization series, in which players use a combination or warfare and diplomacy in order to defeat their enemies and conquer the globe.

The latest iteration of this immensely popular series—Civilization VI—comes packed with even more functionality and character traits, and the Gold Edition is currently available for 75% off at just $ 24.99.

Ideal for both seasoned players and first-timer gamers who have  [Read More…]

Google pulls 85 adware-laden photography and gaming apps from Play Store

The adware-infected apps were being used by fraudsters to monetize affected devices.

What you need to know Google has removed 85 Android apps from the Play Store after security firm Trend Micro found them to be delivering adware. The adware-laden apps were masquerading as photography or gaming apps on the Play Store. Mobile ad fraud campaigns reportedly cost businesses financial losses of around $ 10 million in 2018.

The security researchers at Trend Micro recently found 85  [Read More…]

Black Shark 2 review: Turning up the heat for gaming phones

With an aggressive design and ultra-low touch latency, the Black Shark 2 is one of the best gaming phones you can buy.

Gaming phones are increasingly becoming more and more common, with ASUS, Razer, and Xiaomi offering devices tailored to this category. The first Black Shark device was unveiled last April, followed by the Black Shark Helo in November, and Black Shark 2 earlier this year.

There’s a lot to like in the Black Shark 2: the  [Read More…]

Qualcomm is partnering with Tencent over gaming devices and 5G

You can expect future Tencent games to be highly optimized for Snapdragon-powered flagship Android smartphones.

What you need to know Qualcomm and Tencent have announced that they will be working together on both games and a 5G-enabled smartphone. Tencent will optimize its future games for Android phones powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Elite gaming chipsets. Tencent is reportedly working on a cloud-based game streaming service as well.

Qualcomm and Tencent announced on Monday that they will be working  [Read More…]

Talk to the team with a Logitech stereo gaming headset on sale from $22

Logitech’s G230 Stereo Gaming Headset is an affordable pick for PC gamers that just reached its lowest price in history at Amazon. Now at $ 22.99, picking up a pair today will save you $ 12 off its regular cost.

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The G230 headset features high-quality stereo sound, soft and durable ear pads, and a folding boom mic with noise-cancelling technology. The cable has sound controls including a volume dial and mute, so you can make quick adjustments while  [Read More…]

What’s on James Bricknell’s gaming desk: VR, 3D printing and Spider-Man

With all the craziness around me every day — I have an active 13-month-old and a dog that likes to shout at each other — my desk is my little oasis of calm. I am a big fan of VR, especially the PlayStation VR, and I have my desk set up to accommodate it, even having my PS4 underslung on my desk. I’ve always got some 3D printing stuff hanging out on my desk as well, the printer  [Read More…]