As always, our friends at Razer had some big introductions at E3 this year with their new Razer Blade Stealth and the Razer Thresher Ultimate Gaming Headset.
Mid-2017 Razer Blade Stealth
On their systems side, Razer’s big announcement is the new Razer Blade Stealth. The biggest change for the Razer Blade Stealth is its appearance. While the traditional Razer Blade Stealth is far from being the most “gamer” looking laptop out there, it still has a hard time blending into a meeting room with its black and green color scheme. As such, Razer introduced their new Gunmetal grey color that’s a lot more boardroom friendly with its [...]
In a recent announcement, Razer has launched two new vanguards to their gaming mice lineup: the Razer Lancehead and the Razer Lancehead Tournament Edition.
Based on the same exterior design, the Razer Lancehead will be equipped Razer’s 16,000DPI 5G Laser sensor and wireless capability, while the Razer Lancehead Tournament Edition will use Razer’s 16,000DPI 5G optical sensor and will be wired. Razer claims that the sensors have a resolution accuracy of 99.4% and both mice will use Razer’s Mechanical mouse switches designed by Omron which have a rated lifespan of 50 million clicks. Fans of fancy lighting system will not be disappointed as both mice will [...]
Razer is expanding their Hammerhead lineup of in-ear headphones with a new Hammerhead BT wireless headset as well as a new Hammerhead wired headset designed for use with iOS Lightning devices. The two new headphones complement the already existing Razer Hammerhead V2 and Razer Hammerhead Pro V2.
Similar to the rest of the Razer Hammerhead in-ear headsets, the two new additions to the Hammerhead lineup will feature 10mm drivers along with a carrying case for easy transport.
Razer Hammerhead BT
Designed for gamers on the go, the new Razer Hammerhead BT is a Bluetooth headset featuring the sleek Razer Hammerhead in-ear headset design, [...]
In a recent announcement, Razer is launching an updated version of their flagship desktop replacement notebook, the Razer Blade Pro.
Aimed at high end gamers, enthusiasts, and content creators, the 0.88-inch thin Razer Blade Pro is one of the most feature packed notebooks in existence featuring a 17.3-inch IGZO UHD G-Sync display, an Intel Core i7-7820HK Quad Core CPU, 32GB DDR4 2667Mhz RAM, Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 8GB Graphics and up to 2TB M.2 PCIe SSD in RAID 0. Connectivity options include Killer Wireless AC 1535 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac + Bluetooth 4.1, Killer E2500 Gigabit Ethernet, Thunderbolt 3, three USB 3.0, HDMI 2.0, 3.5mm headphone/microphone combo port and SDXC [...]
Razer recently sent out a warning to its users in regards to fake e-mails containing malware disguised as a fake sponsorship email from Razer.
The fake e-mail offers an invalid sponsorship from Razer. Upon clicking the link provided in the e-mail, the link will redirect its victim to a malware application.
One tell-tale sign of a fake e-mail is that it comes from a Gmail account instead of an official Razer e-mail account. The e-mail is also riddled with grammatical and spelling errors.
Razer stresses that it does not send out sponsorship deals via e-mail. Streamers who are interested in applying for Razer’s sponsorship program can sign up at [...]
In a recent announcement, Razer has launched the new Razer Power Bank designed to be used with the Razer Blade Stealth 12.5″ laptop.
Constructed out of CNC aluminum, the Razer Power Bank packs a 12,800 mAh battery and Qualcomm Quick Charge 3.0 technology, providing the Razer Blade Stealth 12.5″ laptop with an additional six hours of battery life on a two hour charge.
In addition to compatibility with the Razer Blade Stealth, the Razer Power Bank is also compatible with your other USB powered mobile as it also includes both USB Type-A and USB Type-C ports.
The Razer Power Bank will be available beginning in March for $149.99.
If you’ve been eyeing a new Razer Blade 14-inch gaming laptop, you’ll be glad to know that Razer just refreshed the components onboard, now featuring Intel’s recently released Kaby Lake 7th Generation Intel Core i7 Processor and an option for a 4K UHD touchscreen, which will be available for the first time on the 14-inch model.
Updates aside, the rest of the 14-inch Razer Blade remains the same, featuring 16GB of DDR4-2400 RAM, a GeForce GTX 1060 6GB graphics card, Killer Wireless AC, Thunderbolt 3, and up to 1TB PCIe SSD storage all in a form factor just 0.70-inches thin.
Starting price on the Blade 14-inch remains unchanged at $1,899. Those [...]
Razer has been doing some serious shopping lately first acquiring famous audio company THX in late 2016 and according to a recent announcement, they’ve also picked up yet another company, Nextbit Systems Inc.
Nextbit, the company behind the popular cloud connected Robin smartphone, quickly saw a lot of success with the Robin which was a decent mid-range smartphone with a pricetag of just $299 and could be regularly found during the holidays for under $200.
As a part of the acquisition, Nextbit will halt all sales of its Robin smartphone however, will continue honoring warranties for 6 more months, and will continue offering software updates and [...]
Back in 2014, Razer launched their BlackWidow Ultimate Chroma mechanical keyboard which was an instant hit at the time as little competition in the space along with the fact that the BlackWidow Chroma was actually a great mechanical keyboard helped propel it to being one of the most popular gaming keyboards in Razer’s lineup.
Since then, Razer has launched several other Chroma based products including the BlackWidow TE Chroma and BlackWidow X Chroma, leaving the popular BlackWidow Chroma without any updates for the past few years, until now.
As an update to one of Razer’s most popular mechanical keyboards, the recently launched [...]
Razer’s BlackWidow Chroma mechanical gaming keyboard is one of our favorite mechanical gaming keyboards here at Custom PC Review and it looks like Razer is giving it a minor update for 2017.
As a minor update, Razer is for the most part keeping the design of the V2 version of the keyboard the same as the original except it will now feature a magnetic wrist-rest which should help make the keyboard a bit more comfortable for long typing or gaming sessions. Razer will also debut a new switch option as well which will be their new Razer Yellow switch, a linear switch with 45g of actuation force similar in specs to the Cherry MX Red switch.
Aside from these two [...]