Razer’s Naga Epic Chroma fits its name with 19 buttons, 16.8 million LED colors

Its been a while since we’ve last seen a truly impressive gaming peripheral. Razer’s Naga Epic Chroma mouse is attempting to stir this pot. It offers, as the manufacturer puts it, “more freedom than ever before” for gamers.

Multiplayer PC gamers can make the Naga Epic Chroma feel personal. They have a choice of 16.8 million (yes, million) color options for its scroll wheel, and thumb grid lighting.

Aside from being flashy and eye-catching, the Chroma illumination effects help you stay away from the dark side, literally, making night-time gaming easier, and more comfortable.

Razer Naga Epic Chroma

An impressive total of 19 MMO-optimized programmable buttons are spread all over the stylish body of Razer’s newest rodent, including 12 mechanical number keys, which are situated on the so-called thumb grid.

Unfortunately, left-handed gaming isn’t encouraged, with no way to move the 12 programmable buttons from the left side to the right. Offered in both wireless and wired configurations, the Naga Epic Chroma claims stunning levels of accuracy, and uber-fast response times as well.

Lag? Forget lag, as the 4G laser sensor captures up to 200 inches per second, and clocks in at a maximum resolution of 8,200 DPI.

For those who take gaming really seriously, Razer allows access to a beta software program called Synapse. This tracks game times, button presses, physically applied pressure, and more. The idea is that these stats can help you become a better player.

Min-Liang Tan, Razer’s co-founder and CEO, promises that gamers will be able to “maximize their gameplay capabilities” and “get the unfair advantage” with Synapse data, and the abundance of optimized buttons.

Capable of lasting a good 20 hours on a single charge, the Naga Epic Chroma weighs a third of a pound, and is fairly pricey.

You can pre-order it now for $130. It will ship sometime in November.

Product Review

Asus Zephyrus S is a laptop for gamers. Everyone else need not apply

RTX graphics have finally made it to gaming laptops, and the first we've tested is the new Zephyrus S. Now with a 17-inch display and those new graphics inside, the Zephyrus' unique design boasts some additional power.

These are the must-have games that every Xbox One owner needs

More than four years into its life span, Microsoft's latest console is finally coming into its own. From Cuphead to Halo 5, the best Xbox One games offer something for players of every type.

Your PlayStation 4 game library isn't complete without these games

Looking for the best PS4 games out there? Out of the massive crop of titles available, we selected the best you should buy. No matter what your genre of choice may be, there's something here for you.

In 2019, laptops are better than ever. Here are the best of the best

The best laptop should be one that checks all the boxes: Great battery life, beautiful design, and top-notch performance. The laptops we've chosen for our best laptops you can buy do all that — and throw in some extra features while…

Switch your WMA files for MP3s with our quick conversion tips

The WMA codec may be great when it comes to multi-channel surround sound, but unfortunately, it falters in terms of compatibility. Check out our guide on how to convert WMA files to MP3 via web-based or desktop methods.

Looking for a new laptop? These 5 notebooks are on sale through Presidents’ Day

If you're ready to ditch your aging notebook, you can score some fantastic Presidents' Day savings right now on Microsoft's Surface Pro 6, Dell's XPS 13, HP's Spectre x360, Lenovo's Yoga C930, and Dell's G5 15 Gaming laptops.

Windows is getting a face-lift in 2020, but you can get a sneak peek right now

Microsoft is increasing the lead time for an upcoming major update to Windows 10, giving Windows Insiders the ability to test it right now, even though it's not set for release until 2020.
Virtual Reality

Getting into VR is spendy. Which headset is truly worth your hard-earned cash?

Virtual reality has finally gone mainstream, but how do you find the best VR headset for you? Check out a few of our favorites, whether you want the best of the best or a budget alternative for your mobile device.

These Windows 10 keyboard shortcuts will take your skills to a new level

Windows 10 has many new features, and they come flanked with useful new keyboard shortcuts. Check out some of the new Windows 10 keyboard shortcuts to improve your user experience and save more time!

What is Wi-Fi 6? Here's a look at the next evolution of the wireless standard

We're exploring the new naming convention for wireless standards, how it affects the devices you buy, and what the upcoming Wi-Fi generation is changing for the better.
Emerging Tech

A.I.-powered website creates freakishly lifelike faces of people who don’t exist

No, this isn't a picture of a missing person. It's a face generated by a new artificial intelligence on the website ThisPersonDoesNotExist.com. Here's how the impressive A.I. works.

The best Presidents’ Day sales 2019: Amazon, Walmart, Dell, and more

Presidents' Day sales are a great chance to score electronics, clothing, home and office stuff, and other goodies at a discount. We’ve smoked out a large handful of the best of these Presidents' Day deals, from tech to bedding, to help…

Keep your MacBook safe and dry with an Under Armour backpack for under $50

Under Armour is having a huge sale this weekend to help you on your quest for a better backpack. The UA Outlet Exclusive sale is going on now through Monday, February 18th, offering great discounts on stormproof backpacks.

Walmart Presidents’ Day sale: Instant Pot, Google Home, and 4K TV deals

Presidents' Day weekend is one of the best times of the year to find deep discounts on 4K TVs, laptops, Instant Pots, clothes, mattresses, and furniture. And Walmart is offering deals on all of those things and more.