Logitech is known for big honkin' gaming keyboards with built-in LCD screens and oodles of configurable buttons. The company's new G110 gaming keyboard is a little less flashy, but it still packs a healthy number of gamer-friendly features, not to mention aesthetic extras to make you stand out at LAN parties.
The G110 doesn't have an LCD screen at the front. However, it features 12 programmable "G-keys," three "M-keys," and an MR key that lets you set up macros on the fly. Load up Logitech's Profiler software, and the company says you'll be able to "assign up to 36 single keystrokes, multi-key macros, or intricate LUA scripts." You can even create game-specific profiles, and there's a setting to disable the Windows and context-menu keys in games.
Not only that, but the G110 includes a high-speed USB 2.0 port and a pair of 3.5-mm audio jacks for a microphone and stereo headset. The keyboard itself connects to the host PC via a single USB cable, so we presume Logitech has built in an audio controller of some sort. (At least, the firm says plugging in a headset turns it into a "high-quality USB audio device.")
Oh, and see the different key colors in the image gallery below? Well, the G110 actually includes red and blue backlight LEDs, which users can control via the Profiler software to make the keyboard red, blue, or "pretty much any shade of purple you can imagine." That functionality has a practical use, too, because the software lets you change the backlighting color depending on the keyboard's "M-mode."
The G110 comes with both Mac and PC software, and it'll set you back $79.99. Logitech doesn't say when it will actually become available, though.
|1. Hdfisise - $600||2. Ryszard - $503||3. Andrew Lauritzen - $502|
|4. the - $306||5. SomeOtherGeek - $300||6. Ryu Connor - $250|
|7. doubtful500 - $200||8. Anonymous Gerbil - $150||9. webkido13 - $135|
|10. cygnus1 - $126|
|GeForce GTX 980 Ti cards compared||20|
|Intel updates IGP drivers for Windows 10||49|
|G.Skill prepares for Skylake with 4GT/s DDR4 memory||24|
|Nvidia releases GeForce 353.62 drivers for Windows 10||18|
|Catalyst 15.7.1 drivers bring Win10 support||30|
|Windows 10 now available for download||54|
|Gigabyte GTX 970 Twin-Turbo cooler moves more air in SLI||13|
|Windows 10 arrives today in 190 countries||174|
|Mionix's Castor mouse shoots for the stars||30|
|TL;DR: Annoying ads annoy users.||+31|