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Logitech G Introduces PRO X Mechanical Gaming Keyboard

Logitech G, a brand of Logitech and leading innovator of gaming technologies and gear, today unveiled the Logitech G PRO X Mechanical Gaming Keyboard. This new keyboard features multiple switch types including Clicky, Linear and Tactile in a tenkeyless design to fit the needs of current and aspiring esports pros.

"I loved the original PRO keyboard, but really wanted a version with clicky switches," said Broken Blade, TSM League of Legends. "Now that I have a PRO keyboard with blue switches, I can't wait to use this in our next tournament." Designed to the exacting standards of the world's top esports professionals, the PRO X gaming keyboard is built to provide esports professionals and competitive gamers with competition-grade reliability and features designed to enhance gaming without getting in the way.

OBS Software Maker Streamlabs Acquired By Logitech For $89 Million

Logitech today announced that it has agreed to acquire Streamlabs of San Francisco, California. Streamlabs is a leader in software and tools for live streaming, allowing game streamers to engage with viewers, grow their brands and channels, and monetize their broadcasts across platforms like Twitch, YouTube, Mixer and Facebook.

Ujesh Desai, general manager and vice president of Logitech G, commented: "We've been fans of Streamlabs and their software since we started partnering with them over two years ago. Their industry-leading software is complementary to our existing gaming portfolio, and we believe we can do even greater things together."

Blue Introduces Yeti X, Professional USB Microphone With Blue VO!CE Software for Creators and Streamers

Blue, a 20-year leading innovator in audio technology and design, today announced the new Yeti X USB microphone for gaming, streaming and podcasting. Yeti X features new Blue VO!CE technology, which enables content creators to dial up professional vocal effects and custom presets at the push of a button. A four capsule condenser microphone array delivers exceptional focus and clarity, high-res LED metering provides visual, real-time feedback for vocal levels, and a multi-function smart knob provides instant control over essential mic functions. Combining legendary Blue audio quality with innovative new features, Yeti X is the ultimate tool for creators who want to deliver professional content and build their audience.

Logitech Announces the G604 LIGHTSPEED Wireless Gaming Mouse

Logitech G, a brand of Logitech, and leading innovator of gaming technologies and gear, today announced the Logitech G604 LIGHTSPEED Wireless Gaming Mouse. A next-generation wireless mouse with amazing battery life, the G604 LIGHTSPEED was designed for gamers who love to game, but also need a versatile tool that can be used for a variety of tasks.

"If you're into games such as Fortnite and WoW Classic, then this just might be the mouse you're looking for," said Ujesh Desai, vice president and general manager of Logitech Gaming. "The G604 LIGHTSPEED was designed to have six thumb buttons, so you can play at your best, and fly through actions and tasks in a heartbeat, giving you complete control. When you combine this with our LIGHTSPEED Wireless technology you get freedom of movement to take your game even farther."

Logitech Announces the MX Master 3 and MX Keys

Logitech announced the Logitech MX Master 3 and Logitech MX Keys, the latest additions to the premium performance Master Series. Each device is incredibly advanced on its own, but even better together. The mouse and keyboard enable powerful and reliable performance that transform the way you work. Engineered and crafted in Switzerland, the MX Master 3 offers ultrafast and ultraprecise scrolling with the all-new MagSpeed Scroll Wheel. Driven by electromagnets, MX Master 3 allows you to silently scroll through thousands of lines in seconds. MX Keys, with Perfect Stroke technology, delivers the best tactile low-profile typing experience on a Logitech keyboard.

"Our newest flagship products are designed for advanced users, such as software developers, engineers or designers, who want to be more productive and need to interact with their digital content at the speed of thought," said Delphine Donne-Crock, general manager of creativity and productivity at Logitech. "The MX Master 3 MagSpeed Scroll Wheel is our fastest, quietest and most advanced scrolling wheel to date, and MX Keys brings you the most comfortable low-profile typing experience we can provide so you can work as long as you want. When used together, these premium performance tools deliver the ultimate solution to your desktop."

Logitech Announces G915 Lightspeed and G815 Lightsync RGB Mechanical Keyboards

Logitech G, a brand of Logitech and leading innovator of gaming technologies and gear, today introduced two new high-performance gaming keyboards - the LogitechⓇ G915 LIGHTSPEED Wireless Mechanical Gaming Keyboard and the LogitechⓇ G815 LIGHTSYNC RGB Mechanical Gaming Keyboard. By combining Logitech G's advanced LIGHTSPEED wireless technology, with its new high-performance, low-profile GL Switches, these new keyboards were designed and built to be the most advanced and innovative keyboards imaginable.

"These new keyboards are perfect examples of what's possible when our award-winning designers and engineers at Logitech G push the envelope of advanced gaming technology and design," said Ujesh Desai, vice president and general manager of Logitech Gaming. "The G915 combines LIGHTSPEED Wireless, RGB lighting and amazing battery life in a sleek, ultra-thin, aluminium case that creates a new standard for gaming keyboards."

Logitech Unveils the G PRO X Gaming Headset

Logitech G, a brand of Logitech, and leading innovator of gaming technologies and gear, today introduced two new PRO gaming headsets, the Logitech G PRO X Gaming Headset and the Logitech G PRO Gaming Headset. Designed and engineered in collaboration with top esports athletes, the newest additions to the Logitech G PRO lineup of gaming gear combine incredible comfort and durability with high performing sound and voice technology, so all gamers of all abilities can hear and sound like a pro.

The PRO X marks the debut of Blue VO!CE software, developed in partnership with the industry-leading microphone expertise of Blue Microphones. Enabled using Logitech G HUB advanced gaming software, Blue VO!CE is a suite of real-time microphone effects that enables clean, professional voice communication. The result is you can tune your voice based on your individual preferences, so teammates can hear you better, or you can sound like a professional streamer.

Logitech G Expands HERO 16K Sensor to New Line-Up of Gaming Mice

Logitech announced that three additional mice in its lineup will be upgraded with Logitech G's exclusive, high performance HERO (High Efficiency Rated Optical) 16K sensor. The new additions to the HERO line-up include the Logitech G903 LIGHTSPEED Wireless Gaming Mouse, Logitech G703 LIGHTSPEED Wireless Gaming Mouse, and Logitech G403 HERO Gaming Mouse, all of which are designed for unrivaled performance and incredible accuracy for gamers of all levels.

"Since its introduction, our exclusive HERO sensor has been a breakthrough in sensor technology, and people love it," said Ujesh Desai, vice president and general manager of Logitech Gaming. "Rolling this out across more of our gaming mice just made sense, and we're excited to offer more gamers the accuracy and battery life needed to perform at their best."

Logitech launches the G502 Lightspeed Mouse, Bringing Wireless to the Family

Logitech has announced an upgraded, improved model of their legendary G502 mouse, in a Lightspeed edition. Ignoring the quantum implications of having a mouse that moves at lightspeed on your palm, the new, updated G502 features Logitech's Latest, in-house Hero 16K sensor: up to 16,000 DPI processed by a 32-bit ARM Cortex-M-based SoC. Logitech says their wireless performance in their proprietary Lightspeed technology is comparable to that of a wired solution, offering 1 ms lag through special, purpose-designed features of the mouse.

Magnetic charging technology available in Logitech's mouse mats mean you'll never be out of juice, with the G502's battery supporting 800 charge cycles before degradation starts to set in. 11 programmable buttons, adjustable weight (starting at 114g up to 130g) and quality of life additions to the mouse's structure, such as rubberized compounds and the G502 Lightspeed's RGB lighting bring this particular rodent up to a $149 pricing.

Logitech G Announces the 2019 MX518 Gaming Mouse

You asked for it, we did it. Over the years, Logitech G community has consistently asked us to bring back the legendary Logitech G MX518, which many consider to be the finest gaming mouse of all time. Today Logitech G is excited to announce that the new MX518 gaming mouse is now available to fans around the world.

The reborn MX518 retains the same shape and feel of the original that made it famous but is updated to the very latest, next-generation technologies, including HERO 16K sensor and the addition of a 32-bit ARM processor for a super fast 1 ms report rate. The MX518 also features eight programmable buttons so you can bind custom commands. With onboard memory, you can also save your preferences directly to the mouse, so you can use it on different systems without the need to install custom software or reconfigure your settings.

Logitech G Announces New Lineup of Gaming Headsets

Today, Logitech G, leading innovator of gaming technologies and products, introduced a new lineup of gaming headsets, engineered to deliver the ultimate in sound science and the most immersive audio gaming experience. "Whether you're into tricking out your battlestation or tearing it up in your favorite battle royale game, we want you to get the superior audio and comfort you deserve," stated Ujesh Desai, vice president and general manager, Logitech Gaming. "We're always exploring new ways to deliver amazing gaming experiences, and that's just what we're bringing to the table with these new headsets."

"Logitech Options" Software Vulnerability Disclosed, Users Should Uninstall Until Fix is Available

(Update 1: It seems that Logitech has launched an updated version of their Options software with a fix for the vulnerabiity - but this only happened after the vulnerabiiity became public. You can go on over Logitech's own webpage to download the updated version, which includes the fix in its changelogs, from here. Safe browsing.)

Adding to the critical vulnerability galore that's been coming out of Google's Project Zero, a researcher has demonstrated how an inherent bug in the "Logitech Options" software renders users vulnerable when visiting web pages. Tavis Ormandy, with Google Project Zero, found that Logitech Options opens a local Websocket port that doesn't require authentication for external commands. Attackers could exploit this issue by sending simulated keystrokes from any website - and thus execute pretty much anything on affected systems.

Plantronics Confirms No Ongoing Discussions with Logitech

Plantronics, Inc., a market leader in the global headsets, voice, and video endpoint market, today confirmed that the Company is no longer engaged in discussions with Logitech International S.A. ("Logitech") regarding a potential combination. While it is Plantronics' practice not to comment, in accordance with Swiss disclosure requirements, Logitech was required to disclose the status of the discussions following recent media reports.

Logitech approached Plantronics regarding a potential acquisition and, consistent with the Plantronics Board's fiduciary duties, the Company entered into discussions with Logitech. Those discussions have ended. Plantronics will not comment further on this matter.

"Our combined organization of Plantronics and Polycom is working tirelessly to help our customers communicate, work, and play, wherever they are," said Joe Burton, President and Chief Executive Officer, Plantronics, "Already the market leader in Unified Communications with the most comprehensive portfolio of communications and collaborations endpoints, our prospects are outstanding. We are working to reinvent the industry with valuable business insights available through unique software and analytics capabilities that span the entire portfolio of endpoints."

Logitech G502 Gaming Mouse Gets an Upgrade

Logitech G, a brand of Logitech, today announced the Logitech G502 HERO Gaming Mouse, an upgraded version of the iconic Logitech G502 Gaming Mouse. Retaining the same iconic shape as the original, the new mouse has been updated with the latest technologies, including Logitech G's next-generation HERO (High Efficiency Rated Optical) 16K sensor, the highest performance and most accurate sensor available today. Coupled with Logitech G's exclusive LIGHTSYNC RGB technology, 11 programmable buttons, five optional weights and braided cable, the world's best-selling gaming mouse just got even better.

"The original G502 is a fan favorite, but we've developed some incredible sensor technology since it first launched," said Ujesh Desai, vice president and general manager of Logitech Gaming. "Adding HERO 16K to G502 makes it even more awesome, and we think people are going to love it."

New Logitech G PRO Wireless Gaming Mouse a Proven Winner

Logitech G, a brand of Logitech, today announced the Logitech G PRO Wireless Gaming Mouse, the first Logitech G LIGHTSPEED wireless gaming mouse designed with and for professional esports athletes. The Logitech G PRO Wireless mouse was built for the highest levels of professional play and features Logitech G's next-generation HERO (High Efficiency Rated Optical) 16K sensor for the ultimate in sensor speed, accuracy and responsiveness. The PRO Wireless mouse also features Logitech G's exclusive LIGHTSPEED wireless technology, the only wireless solution that provides pro grade performance and is actively used in tournament play by top professionals.

The PRO Wireless mouse was designed to be ultra-lightweight at 80g and yet incredibly strong. A feat of engineering, this strong lightweight build is thanks to an advanced 1mm thin wall construction and unique endoskeleton design. The PRO Wireless is also compatible with the Logitech G POWERPLAY Wireless Charging System, for infinite charging and play. The mouse represents more than 2 years of development in collaboration with more than 50 professional esports players globally, and blends extreme performance with the most advanced technologies into a gaming mouse design intended to do one thing: help you win.

Logitech Goes Vertical With Its Most Advanced Ergonomic Mouse

Today Logitech announced the Logitech MX VERTICAL, its most advanced ergonomic mouse that combines science-driven ergonomic design with the performance of Logitech's high-end/flagship MX series. MX VERTICAL is designed to reduce forearm strain and wrist pressure, while its special 57-degree vertical angle is optimized for an ergonomic posture without compromising on productivity.

"We know that many computer users experience discomfort or pain in their hand, forearm and in their wrists," said Delphine Donne-Crock, general manager of creativity and productivity at Logitech. "To address this, we've created our most advanced ergonomic mouse yet, MX VERTICAL, designed with an innovative natural handshake position. The unique angle is optimized for an ergonomic posture and reduces both wrist pressure and forearm strain. With MX VERTICAL, you can maximize your productivity in comfort."

Logitech's Mic'ing Up with Blue

Today, we've got exciting news: Logitech has agreed to acquire Blue Microphones, a leader in studio-quality microphones these past 20 years. Their products are used by music artists - legends and talents such as Bob Dylan and Imagine Dragons - so they can create their own distinctive sound in the highest quality.

And that's not all. If you haven't heard of Blue's Yeti and Snowball lines of microphones, you really need to check them out. In truth, you really have heard them … on most of your favorite podcasts, streams and YouTube channels. Because if you're not using a Blue mic, your go-to internet personalities probably are. We loved Blue and their products the moment we discovered them. And we're convinced we can do great things together.

Logitech G Launches G512 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard with GX Blue Switches

Logitech G, a brand of Logitech dedicated to creating high performance gaming gear, today announced the Logitech G512 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard and a new mechanical gaming switch option, GX Blue. The Logitech G512 is a high-performance mechanical gaming keyboard built on the award-winning design of the G413 and G513. The keyboard offers three different key switch choices - Tactile, Linear and the new GX Blue. The introduction of the GX Blue key switch, which will also be available on the Logitech G513 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard, further expands our lineup of mechanical key switches available on our industry leading keyboards.

"We're excited to bring more choice to gamers," said Ujesh Desai, vice president and general manager of Logitech Gaming. "With three different mechanical switch choices now on our Logitech G512 and G513 keyboards, gamers can pick the switch profile and experience they want."

Logitech G Unleashes G305 Wireless Gaming Mouse

Logitech G, a brand of Logitech, today announced the Logitech G305 LIGHTSPEED Wireless Gaming Mouse, a next-generation gaming mouse bringing LIGHTSPEED wireless technology and the HERO (High Efficiency Rated Optical) sensor to all gamers, in a tried and true form factor. The Logitech G305 uses Logitech G's exclusive LIGHTSPEED wireless technology for a gaming experience that's faster than most wired mice, as well as Logitech G's revolutionary HERO sensor, capable of achieving next generation performance at 10 times the power efficiency of the previous generation of mice. With the Logitech G305, there is no reason to game with a leash.

"For years, we have been committed to delivering wireless performance that was faster than our competitor's wired offerings," said Ujesh Desai, vice president and general manager of Logitech Gaming. "Through our work, wireless has advanced to the point where esports pros are trusting our innovative technology and winning with our wireless mice. With the G305 we wanted to bring the same top-of-the-line technology to everyone. G305 features our HERO sensor and LIGHTSPEED wireless - all for $59.99. There's never been a better time to go wireless."

Logitech G Launches New PRO Gaming Headset

Logitech G, a brand of Logitech, today announced the Logitech G PRO Gaming Headset, offering esports-grade audio performance and features for professional and competitive gamers. The newest addition to the Logitech G PRO lineup of professional gaming gear, the Logitech G PRO Gaming Headset is lightweight, strong and extremely comfortable for extended gameplay. It features Logitech G Pro-G drivers for superior audio, premium leatherette ear pads for excellent noise isolation and a pro-grade condenser microphone for crystal-clear communications. With the clarity and quality of the most advanced gaming headset speaker, gamers can hear every approaching enemy footstep in super-efficient detail. The Logitech G PRO Gaming Headset has also been named the official headset of Electronic Sports League (ESL) CS:GO Pro League, ESL One and ESL Premiership, and will be the headset of choice for several top teams and players.

"As a leading gaming gear manufacturer, we develop what esport professionals, players and enthusiasts are looking for," said Ujesh Desai, vice president and general manager of Logitech Gaming. "The PRO headset was developed in close collaboration with TSM, G2 Esports and London Spitfire players. Our design includes features such as a tournament-grade mic and comfortable leatherette for the perfect headset for esports and pro gamers."

Logitech G Unveils New PC Gaming Speaker and Mechanical Keyboard With LightSync

Logitech G, a brand of Logitech, today announced two new additions to their family of high-performance gaming gear. The Logitech G560 PC Gaming Speaker is the first dedicated gaming speaker system with advanced Logitech G LIGHTSYNC, a technology that synchronizes both light and sounds to gameplay. Joining the speaker is the new Logitech G513 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard. The Logitech G513 also features LIGHTSYNC RGB, provides the choice of two Romer-G mechanical key switches and a premium palm rest for a comfortable experience. Logitech G continues to expand its range of high-performance gear that is purpose-built for the needs of gamers, and push innovation in RGB to new immersive levels.

"Our goal with these two products was to complement our G502, the world's best selling gaming mouse," said Ujesh Desai, vice president and general manager of Logitech Gaming. "With LIGHTSYNC technology we are able to add real intelligence to what RGB lighting can do - synchronizing audio and RGB lighting to on-screen gameplay. If you already own a G502, then the new G513 keyboard and G560 speakers with LIGHTSYNC are the perfect way to complete your desktop, and create a totally immersive solution."

TechPowerUp and nerdytec Holidays Giveaway: The Winner

TechPowerUp and nerdytec brought you a golden opportunity to win a nerdytec Couchmaster Cycon Black Edition lap-stand, along with a full set of gaming peripherals, including a Logitech G413 Carbon keyboard, a Logitech G703 gaming mouse, and a Logitech G533 Wireless gaming headset. Together with these, the Couchmaster Cycon converts your living room couch into a serious and ergonomic gaming station, loaded to the boot with pockets for your Cheetos and Monster drink. Winner takes all in this absolute cracker of a giveaway:
  • David from Burton, United States
A huge Congratulations to you, David!

Logitech Tells Harmony Link Owners to Bid Their Devices Goodbye (Updated)

The Harmony Link, a device that made its introduction back in 2011, basically turns your iPad, iPhone, or Android smartphone into a remote control. With the help of the corresponding Logitech app, users can control up to eight different home theater devices scattered around the house. Harmony Link owners probably woke up today to some very disgusting news. In a short email sent by Logitech to their customers, the company announced its plan to drop support for the device completely in March 16, 2018. This is outright wrong considering customers bought the Harmony Link as a device and not a subscription service.

There's no other way around it though. Many Harmony Link devices are likely to end up in the garbage bin come March of next year. Logitech is currently offering a 35% discount on the new Harmony Hub to soften the blow. However, we doubt their customers will return given the mistreatment. Besides, there's no guarantee that this won't happen again when the company decides to replace the Harmony Hub with the next best thing.

Logitech Develops Bridge SDK to Bring Keyboards Into Virtual Reality

The keyboard is one of the most basic and most used input devices that exist. It's also very useful in the virtual reality realm, since many applications require user input. For this same reason, Logitech has been working alongside HTC to develop a virtual keyboard for VR users. Their efforts have given fruits, and Logitech has officially announced their Bridge SDK. Users are required to purchase a Bridge developers kit which costs $150. The kit comes with a Logitech G gaming keyboard, a small accessory to attach the Vive Tracker to the keyboard, and the necessary software. As you may notice, the Vive Tracker is purchased separately, so that will set you back another $99.

Once everything is hooked up, the Bridge software will position a virtual keyboard over the physical one. Users can then see their hands and type on the keyboard without having to take off their VR headset. The only catch is that you must use the Logitech keyboard as models from other manufacturers aren't supported. However, Logitech does allow users to customize the virtual keyboard to some extent. They can change the keyboard's appearance, the font's size and colors, or highlight and hide the different keys.

Logitech Announces ASTRO A20 Wireless Gaming Headset

Logitech ASTRO Gaming, a leader in premium video gaming equipment, today unveiled the latest entry into its new line of essentially featured gaming headsets with the launch of the studio's ASTRO A20 Wireless Headset. The ASTRO A20 Wireless Headset is designed to make gameplay more immersive, exciting and memorable with a category-leading set of features and enhancements.

The companion to the studio's recently released ASTRO A10, the ASTRO A20 Wireless Headset is a robustly featured wireless audio solution designed to make ASTRO Gaming's renowned build quality, enhanced comfort and audio fidelity more attainable. The ASTRO A20 features two models compatible with PlayStation4, Windows 10 PCs and Mac iOS, and two models compatible with the Xbox One family of devices (Xbox One, Xbox One S, Xbox One X), Windows 10 PCs and Mac iOS.
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