A newly discovered set of wireless keyboard vulnerabilities can let hackers take over your keyboard and secretly record what you type. It's called KeySniffer, and it spells death for millions of wireless, radio-based keyboards.
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Of course one-handed keyboards exist. Sure, it's not a peripheral you'd give much thought to (if ever), but circumstances could necessitate the need for a typing device you can use with a single limb. Maltron is one such provider and its range of Single Hand keyboards look as futuristic as they do retro.
Vintage Computing has put together a collection of the most delightfully wacky peripherals from the classic Mac era. Here are our favourites.
Depending on how much you like your hobbies, you'll be prepared to spend a good deal of cash on them. Think you'll like flying drones? $2000 for a DJI Phantom 3 Professional and you're set. Think you'll like snapping photos? Prepare to drop a couple of grand on a good DSLR or mirrorless camera and a couple of grand more on lenses. In that context, Razer's pro-grade podcasting and Twitch streaming mic seems affordable. At $399, it's pricy, but you get what you pay for.
The Xbox 360 Wireless Gaming Receiver is one of the hidden gems of PC gaming — it lets you play loads of Windows PC games from the couch with controllers you already own. Later this year, a $US25 dongle will let you do the same with your Xbox One gamepads too!
About a year ago, I set out to find a keyboard that made using my desktop PC tolerable in the living room. I found the Logitech K400. It's a small, inexpensive keyboard with comfortable keys, plenty of media center buttons and — most importantly — a built-in touchpad. Today, Logitech is launching an update: the K400 Plus. It's... different. Not better. Not worse.
Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo will try their hardest to sell you on PlayStation, Xbox and Wii. But maybe you'll have already spent your money on an alternative game console: a Steam Machine. Today, you can pre-order the fabled Steam Controller, the Steam Link streamer, and one of two different Linux-based gaming PCs.
Roughly three million years ago, when I'd just started at Gizmodo, Logitech's Performance Mouse MX won our Best Wireless Mouse Battlemodo. It was a triumph of ergonomics and it was a joy to use. Well, almost four years later, it's received an update: the MX Master.