EPOS Sennheiser GSX 1200 PRO Review – A superb external 7.1 gaming amplifier/DAC that requires no software installing

EPOS | Sennheiser launched the GSX 1200 PRO a few years ago now, along with the more affordable GSX 1000. It is one of the few devices on the market offering virtual 7.1 sound possessing, which is achieved through a Binaural Rendering Engine built into the device itself. While you may see a lot of … Read more

Nacon Pro Compact Controller Review – A compact wired controller for the Xbox and PC

The new Nacon Pro Compact controller is an officially licensed Xbox controller that is compatible with Xbox Series X|S consoles and Windows PCs. Featuring a 3M cable, this should offer enough reach for most console setups and avoids you having to worry about batteries. The 3.5mm headphone jack is then also Dolby Atmos surround sound … Read more

How Do Twitch Streamers Make Money

If you have considered starting a Twitch channel as a side hustle or even potentially a full time job, then you have probably wondered how twitch streamers make money. Before Twitch was as popular as it is today, there were a lot less avenues to make money from streaming. Nowadays there are more ways than … Read more

Iogear Keymander 2 Mobile Review – A Keyboard/Mouse adaptor for gaming on the iPhone, iPad & Apple TV [GE1337M]

The Keymander 2 Mobile is a similar idea to the various Gamsir peripherals I have reviewed recently. It offers a way to add keyboard and mouse control to your Apple iOS-based devices. You may wonder why this is needed seeing as they have some compatibility built-in, but the Keymander expands the range of compatible games … Read more

EPOS GTW 270 Hybrid Wireless earbuds Review – Wireless earbuds with aptX LL for your PS5 / Nintendo Switch & Phone

Launched at the end of January, the EPOS GTW 270 wireless earbuds are the first in-ear option from the gaming orientated audio brand.

What differentiates these from regular TWS earbuds is that they feature the aptX LL codec reducing the latency from 170 – 270 ms found on typical SBC Bluetooth connections down to 40 ms.

aptX LL is about the best low latency option there is at the moment. LLAC/LHDC LL is the main alternative. It is based on the high definition wireless audio technology from LHDC, but designed for low latency and features an auto-detect gaming mode. Savitech claims LLAC has end-to-end latency of around 30ms. 

Specification

  • Connectivity – Low-latency and Bluetooth 5.1
  • Frequency response – 20-20,000 Hz
  • Battery – 5 hours per charge – 20 total with case
  • IP Rating – IPX 5 water resistance
  • Included: aptX low latency USB-C dongle + USB-C to USB-A extension cable
  • 2 year warranty

Compatible Devices

  • PC
  • Phone (via Bluetooth or Dongle)
  • PS4 / PS5 – EPOS seem confused about PS5 compatibility, some parts of the site say it does have it, others make no mention. I am led to believe it works without a problem though
  • Nintendo Switch

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GameSir VX AimBox Review – An affordable way to enable keyboard & mouse control for the PS5 & Xbox Series X/S

I have covered a wide range of the GameSir peripherals now, highlights include the GameSir G4 Pro, the X2 Type-C gaming controller and the GameSir VX2 AimSwitch. Today I have the VX AimBox, which is an alternative solution to the AimSwitch. With a price of just $49.99 it is a much more affordable solution. However, … Read more

How to Stream on Twitch: Your Ultimate Guide

It has become hard to discuss live streaming and gaming without mentioning Twitch. As the largest live-streaming platform, with over 1.645 billion hours watched per month, gamers across the globe are harnessing this platform to share engaging content and build online communities. However, you may be asking yourself how should I start streaming on Twitch? … Read more

How to improve WI-Fi signal for gaming: Reduce ping & latency causing lag on PS5 & Xbox Series X

Between next-gen consoles, new GPUs and the covid pandemic, gaming has gone massive this year. At the same time, in the UK, our broadband speeds are finally getting decent (dependant on location). Many people now have access to 500Mbps or even synchronous 1Gbps connections. However, if your home network is reliant on Wi-Fi it can … Read more

Gamesir G4 Pro Review – A premium cross platform controller for PC, Android, Nintendo Switch & iOS

GameSir is back with another cross-platform controller. As usual, this offers support for PC, Nintendo Switch, Android and iOS. Sadly, it is not a universal controller; there is no PS4/PS5 or Xbox compatibility, however, it is still one of the best options I have used for what it does. Features Included: Gamepad / 2.4G Receiver … Read more

Best Wireless Mouse in 2020 for Gaming, Laptops and Ergonomic Mice for Work in 2020

You can pick up a half-decent wired mouse for under a tenner on Amazon, but if you are a serious gamer or spend all day sat at the computer working, spending a little extra on a high-quality mouse is well worth the investment. Wireless mice have come a long way in recent years, gone are … Read more

Which Razer Gaming Mouse is Best for Me? Razer Gaming Mouse Buying Guide

Razer has grown to become one of the most recognisable brands in the gaming industry, known for its high-quality products; gaming orientated aesthetics and gear made to maximise your performance. They have a wide range of peripherals, including mice and keyboards from affordable to high end. If you are looking to buy a gaming mouse … Read more

HyperX QuadCast S USB microphone launched with dynamic RGB lighting effects ideal for gaming streamers

Today, HyperX has announced their new QuadCast S USB microphone which has built-in RGB that can be controlled via the HyperX NGENUITY software. If you go all-in with HyperX that means you could control the RGB of your microphone, keyboard, RAM, Mouse and even your mousepad! Microphone Features It is not just about looking good … Read more

GameSir T4 Pro Multi-platform Game Controller Review with support for Nintendo Switch, iOS, Android and PC.

I have previously reviewed the GameSir VX2 AimSwitch and the F4 Falcon, being impressed with both devices from this up and coming brand. Recently, GameSir sent me their T4 Pro to review, which is a multi-platform Bluetooth gamepad that is supported across almost all platforms. The main selling point is the Android compatibility allowing you … Read more