Logitech

One day after competitor Corsair announced that it acquired mechanical keyboard maker Drop, Logitech has revealed a big purchase of its own. The accessory giant just bought Loupedeck, a Helsinki-based…

Logitech buys editing console maker Loupedeck

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Life after logistics

You’ll have to forgive me, as this is going to be one of those in-between Actuator weeks. I finally took a couple of days off last week after working through the last few weekends, and today I’ve been rewarded with a throbbing migraine. Isn’t the human body magical? Either way, it’s an exciting week for…

11:30 am PDT • June 22, 2023
Life after logistics

Blue Microphones was ahead of the game. The first Snowball was released all the way back in 2005, as the company was celebrating its 10th birthday. Within a few years,…

Blue owned the consumer podcast mic market – now the brand is being phased out

Logitech is moving forward with its handheld gaming console focused on cloud gaming as the company is about to launch its device in Europe. In addition to this release, the…

Logitech launches the Logitech G Cloud gaming handheld in Europe

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The Logitech G Cloud and Shadow are a match made in cloud gaming heaven

It’s time to accept that cloud gaming is the future of gaming. At least for some people — and even though Stadia failed. But that group of people is becoming larger every year. For the past few weeks I have been playing video games on a brand new device — the Logitech G Cloud. But…

4:31 am PDT • October 24, 2022
The Logitech G Cloud and Shadow are a match made in cloud gaming heaven

Logitech is unveiling a brand new device today that is both intriguing and easy to understand. The Logitech G Cloud is a handheld console that focuses primarily on cloud gaming…

Logitech announces a handheld console focused on cloud gaming

I have yet to type on a keyboard that feels as good as Mode Designs’ Sonnet. There have definitely been a few days in the last few weeks since the…

Mode Designs’ Sonnet 65 feels almost too luxurious to type on

Google announced a major update to Google Meet today that includes a number of long-requested features and plenty that you didn’t even know you needed. There is a long list…

Google Meet gets in-meeting reactions, PiP, end-to-end encryption and more

As we wade into the second pandemic-era holiday season, there’s no better time to throw yourself headlong into a new hobby. Or that’s what you should tell your loved ones…

Gift Guide: 10 great cameras for when a smartphone lens just isn’t enough

Welcome to TechCrunch’s 2021 Holiday Gift Guide! Need help with gift ideas? We’ve got lots of them. We’re just starting to roll out this year’s gift guides, so check back…

Gift guide: 11 gift ideas for the friend who is on way, way too many video calls

One of the most popular streaming software makers is in hot water after being called out by top Twitch personalities and the open source project that served as a backbone…

Streamlabs changes its name after backlash from Twitch stars and open source software maker

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Mevo Multicam is a great livestreaming studio-in-a-box, if you can learn to trust it

The Mevo Start 3-pack with the Mevo Multicam App three-camera kit costs $999. Add some good lights and a half-decent microphone, and you have a full multi-cam streaming setup for less than $2,000. That would have been completely unthinkable just a few years ago, and let’s just take a minute to consider how absolutely astonishing…

4:20 pm PST • November 9, 2021
Mevo Multicam is a great livestreaming studio-in-a-box, if you can learn to trust it

The world of marketing has become a world of marketing tech. But marketers are not necessarily engineers, so working with the terabytes of data their campaigns produce can be a…

Funnel, a no-code tool for marketers to organize disparate data sources, raises $66M in ‘pre-IPO’ round

Late last year, Amazon launched support for two-way calling that worked with its Fire TV Cube devices. The feature allowed consumers to make and receive calls from their connected TV…

Amazon’s Fire TV Cube now supports Zoom calls on your TV

The company behind ubiquitous livestreaming software Streamlabs is introducing a new way for streamers to share their gaming highlights to platforms well beyond Twitch. Streamlabs calls the new tool Crossclip,…

Streamlabs launches Crossclip, a new tool for sharing Twitch clips to TikTok, Instagram and YouTube

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Leveling the playing field

There is an atmosphere of collaboration, not competition, around the creation of hardware for gamers within the assistive technology community. 

6:15 am PDT • May 15, 2021
Leveling the playing field

After a relatively quiet couple of months from Oculus on the software front, Facebook’s VR unit is sharing some details on new functionality coming to its Quest 2 standalone headset.…

New Quest 2 software brings wireless PC streaming, updated ‘office’ mode

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Review: Wireless headsets from Logitech, Audio-Technica, SteelSeries, HyperX and more

With the amount of time you’re spending at home these days, you deserve a better headset. A wireless one that works with your computer and maybe your console as well, with a mic for calls and great sound for games and movies. Fortunately there are a lot to choose from, and I’ve tested out your…

12:43 pm PST • December 4, 2020
Review: Wireless headsets from Logitech, Audio-Technica, SteelSeries, HyperX and more

So, this one is going to be a different from last year. Because everything is different from last year. I know 2020 has been a pretty big change for my…

Gift Guide: 7 perfect gifts for podcasters and streamers

Facebook wants to turn the Quest into more than a gaming device. Today, the company shared early demos of “Infinite Office” a new set of features that will bring solo…

Facebook debuts Infinite Office, a virtual reality office space

Google today announced the Google Meet Series One, a new video conferencing hardware suite for meeting rooms. Built in collaboration with Lenovo, the Series One uses high-end cameras and microphones…

Google launches new AI-powered meeting room hardware

I’ve learned a lot during this pandemic. About myself, about the world. But perhaps most important of all, I’ve learned the value of a good chair. In normal years I’m…

The Herman Miller x Logitech gaming chair will set you back $1,500

Logitech has released new versions of its MX peripherals in Mac-friendly finishes, as well as a new K380 wireless Bluetooth keyboard designed for Apple devices. These aren’t dramatically different devices…

Logitech’s new Mac-specific mouse and keyboards are the new best choices for Mac input devices

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How to create the best at-home videoconferencing setup, for every budget

Your life probably involves a lot more videoconferencing now than it did a few weeks ago – even if it already did involve a lot. That’s not likely going to change anytime soon, so why not make the most of it? The average MacBook webcam can technically get the job done, but it’s far from…

2:58 pm PDT • May 13, 2020
How to create the best at-home videoconferencing setup, for every budget

Microsoft’s Xbox Adaptive Controller was a breath of fresh air in a gaming world that has largely failed to consider the needs of people with disabilities. Now Logitech has joined…

Logitech accessory kit makes the Xbox Adaptive Controller even more accessible

Logitech recently introduced a new mouse and keyboard, the MX Master 3 ($99.99) and MX Keys ($99.99) respectively. Both devices borrow a lot from other, older hardware in Logitech’s lineup…

Logitech’s MX Master 3 mouse and MX Keys keyboard should be your setup of choice

If you’re into live-streaming video games, you’ve probably heard of Streamlabs. They make a popular, free software tool for overlaying content on top of whatever game you’re playing, allowing streamers…

Logitech acquires popular game streaming tool Streamlabs for around $89M

Logitech has delivered a new version of its popular MX Master mouse — the MX Master 3. This brand new iteration of the wireless mouse finally adds USB-C charging, which…

The best mouse you can buy finally gets USB-C with Logitech’s new MX Master 3

Logitech has a long history of serving AV nerds with its advanced line of universal remotes. In an age of eight million set-top boxes, dongles and video-on-demand services, the Harmony…

Logitech’s new remote ditches the touchscreen for Alexa
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Blue launches a $100 XLR mic

8:02 pm PST • January 7, 2019

Blue has done a fine job carving a niche for itself in the burgeoning world of amateur podcasters. The company’s USB microphones like the Yeti and Snowball have become a…

Blue launches a $100 XLR mic