Posts by: Michael Radon

Born in the Midwest, living in the Southwest, Michael Radon grew up wanting to make video games for a living before finding his calling as a writer. Though he often heads out on spur-of-the-moment adventures with little to no preparation, he's just as sure to remember his toothbrush as he is at least two portable consoles, a laptop and five to ten games on his person at all times just for those lulls in the action where he can squeeze in a few levels of gaming.

Roccat Kave Surround Sound Headset

Roccat Kave 5.1 Surround Sound Gaming Headset Review

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As online gaming continues to be the norm, drawing in millions upon millions of players with each major blockbuster release, one of the nuggets of wisdom that is becoming more and more commonplace is that in order to succeed, one of the most vital tools of the trade is a...

AOC Aire Pro LED Monitor

AOC Aire Pro LED Monitor Review

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AOC’s Aire Pro LED monitor provides a good entry point to screens that are nice to look at whether they are powered on or off. The extremely thin screen (less than ten millimeters thick) is quickly noticed for taking up only a small amount of depth while still offering a...

Dingoo A320 Pocket Retro Game Emulator

Dingoo A320 Pocket Retro Game Emulator Review

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One of the problems that game designers have faced in recent years is how to take the hours-long, intensive gaming experiences like Elder Scrolls: Skyrim or the multiplayer of Modern Warfare 3, and make them portable, without chaining a player to his device for long stretches. Attempts have been made,...

Retrolink NES Controller

Retrolink USB NES Controller Review

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It’s been roughly 25 years since the last time I can say with certainty that I’ve held a brand new Nintendo Entertainment System controller. The last time I held one was a couple of days ago, playing old games with my controllers so worn down that certain buttons don’t work...

Korg nanoKEY2

Korg nanoKEY2 Review

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A nice addition to any MIDI setup or to serve as a starting point for anybody with an interest in sound design, the Korg nanoKEY2 takes a considerable step forward from its previous iteration in terms of style. Whereas the first nanoKEY was modeled after the thin, trapezoidal sort of...

Samson Meteor Mic

Samson Meteor Mic Review

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Whether you need a good microphone for podcasting or just to get the most out of your Skype calls, I don’t think you’ll find a better balance of sound quality, good looks, portability, and value than the Samson Meteor Mic. Modeled after the classic studio microphones of long ago, the...

Griffin Stylus and Pen

Griffin Stylus + Pen + Laser Pointer Review

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Eschewing a fancy name, the Griffin Stylus + Pen + Laser Pointer does absolutely everything advertised on the box. Part executive wondertoy, part creative multitool, the Griffin Stylus is a bit pricy when you consider that all three of its features can be purchased separately for a fraction of the...

SuperTooth Disco Bluetooth Speaker

SuperTooth Disco Bluetooth Speaker Review

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Weighing in at under 3 pounds, as soon as you unbox the SuperTooth Disco speaker and see it in its long, sleek velcro carrying case, you almost immediately want to have a barbecue in the park or a backyard party to use it with. In these scenarios, the speaker is...