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Back in February, we revealed that HP was set to acquire the HyperX brand, the gaming subsidiary of Kingston Technology. HyperX has been the gaming branding for Kingston Technology over the years, with memory, flash, SSDs and peripherals all marketed under the HyperX banner. Like many companies with its own gaming-focused brand, Kingston has kept the brand as a disaggregated entity in strategy and marketing. Today, the acquisition by HP of the HyperX brand has been completed for a fee of $425 million, with the acquisition accretive on a non-GAAP for the first full year of ownership. HyperX has been synonymous with the gaming industry for years, from its popular and well-priced Cloud series of gaming headsets to its SSD storage drives and all the...

Giveaway: Patriot Viper V765 Mechanical Keyboard, V370 Headset, & More

We’re back with another giveaway for the month of November, this time from Patriot memory. For this latest giveaway, the company has put together a prize pack containing several...

6 by Ryan Smith on 11/7/2019

Razer Cuts Bluetooth Audio Lag with Hammerhead Wireless Earbuds

Razer this year has been on the rampage of new product announcements, bringing dozens of devices to the market and entering new categories. Adding to the company's lineup, this...

18 by Anton Shilov on 10/31/2019

Apple Unveils AirPods Pro: A New Design with Active Noise Cancellation

Apple today has introduced a new version of its AirPods wireless earbuds, which the company is calling the AirPods Pro. Designed to be an even more premium version of...

41 by Anton Shilov on 10/28/2019

The Sennheiser GSP670 Wireless Gaming Headset Review: Cutting The Cord

Here at AnandTech we usually don’t really review much audio hardware or audio accessories, however we’ve been given the opportunity to take a look at Sennheiser’s new GSP670 gaming...

30 by Andrei Frumusanu on 7/5/2019

ASUS ROG Launches Pink Peripherals

Pink is a color that is rarely used for PC hardware, however over the last couple of months we spotted three manufacturers adopting pink designs for desktops, laptops, peripherals...

37 by Anton Shilov on 6/26/2019

SteelSeries Launches The Arctis 9X Headset: X Marks The Xbox

SteelSeries is well-known in the gaming headset industry, and we’ve been fortunate enough to test out some of their products in the past, including the amazing Arctis Pro with...

16 by Brett Howse on 4/23/2019

Apple Launches 2nd Gen AirPods: Longer Talk Time & Hands-Free ‘Hey Siri’

Apple on Wednesday introduced its 2nd Generation AirPods. The new AirPods supports hands-free ‘Hey Siri’ functionality, a longer battery life for coversations, and faster connect times. The new headset...

18 by Anton Shilov on 3/20/2019

Turtle Beach Acquires ROCCAT: a New Gaming Peripherals Giant Is Born

Turtle Beach, a leading supplier of headsets and a developer of various audio technologies, this week signed an agreement to acquire ROCCAT, a maker of gaming peripherals. The move...

16 by Anton Shilov on 3/15/2019

Acer Spins-Off Gaming Peripherals & Smart Devices Into Premium Accesories Brand

Acer this week announced plans to spin off its gaming accessories and smart devices businesses into a new subsidiary. The new entity, tentatively called Gadget Technology Inc, will focus...

13 by Anton Shilov on 8/10/2018

Alienware Releases Wireless headset and Elite Gaming Mouse

After an absence from the headset market for nearly a decade, Alienware has jumped back in it feet first with the Alienware Wireless Headset (AW988). The headset also happens...

1 by Joe Shields on 6/6/2018

ASUS ROG Delta Gaming Headset with Type-C Connection

Another of ASUS’ announcement at Computex comes in the form of the ROG Delta Type-C headset adding to their line of audio devices. The new Delta headset uses an...

0 by Joe Shields on 6/4/2018

Sony’s Open-Ear Xperia Ear Duo Available for Pre-Order, Set to Ship in Late May

Sony this week began to take pre-orders on its open-ear Xperia Ear Duo headset. The non-obstructive device has been in development for years and is designed to allow a...

11 by Anton Shilov on 5/2/2018

The SteelSeries Arctis Pro Gaming Headset Lineup: GameDAC Or Wireless

SteelSeries is a well-known manufacturer in the PC accessory space, and have been in the gaming headset market for some time. Today they are launching two new products at...

32 by Brett Howse on 3/13/2018

Sony's Open-Ear Xperia Ear Duo Wireless Headphones Due in May

BARCELONA, ESP — Listening to music in headphones and still hearing what is going on around is very useful for joggers and office workers, however wireless headphones that can...

11 by Anton Shilov on 2/28/2018

AnandTech Community Giveaway: Patriot V-Series RGB Gaming Peripherals

One of the biggest drivers in the PC market in recent years is gaming. After we scout out the parts, spend the money, build the PC, and fire it...

27 by Ian Cutress on 2/20/2018

MSI Announces Immerse GH60 Gaming Headset, Vigor GK40 Keyboard and Vigor GK40 Combo

MSI this week has announced two new products to add to its gaming peripherals lineup: the Immerse GH60 Gaming Headset, as well as new Vigor GK40 keyboard. Along with...

6 by Joe Shields on 1/31/2018

VR Startup Varjo Announces Shipping of High Resolution Headset Prototype, Aimed at Professional Markets

Today at Slush 2017, Finnish VR startup Varjo Technologies is announcing that their first formal prototype headset will be shipping within the next month, as well as unveiling their...

19 by Nate Oh on 11/30/2017

Logitech Acquires ASTRO Gaming, Strengthens Portfolio of Headsets for Consoles

In a bid to expand its portfolio of products, Logitech this week acquired ASTRO Gaming, whom is primarily known for its high-end headsets for consoles and PCs. The move...

6 by Anton Shilov on 7/14/2017

Razer Launches The Thresher Ultimate: An Xbox, PS4, And PC 7.1 Headset

This morning at E3, Razer is announcing a new product in their lineup, targeting the console market, with the Thresher Ultimate wireless headset. This is a 7.1 Dolby surround...

16 by Brett Howse on 6/13/2017

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