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Tech Guide’s 12 Days of Christmas gift ideas – Day 7: Gaming

It’s Day 7 of the Tech Guide 12 Days of Christmas gift ideas and today we’re looking at gaming products.

Computer gaming is huge and it is actually a bigger industry in Australia than the film box office and generates billions of dollars per year.

And it’s not just the consoles and games that are the big money-spinner but the range of accessories that can enhance the experience and make you more competitive.

Here is a full list of the Tech Guide 12 Days of Christmas gift ideas.

Day 1: Smartphones

Day 2: Cameras

Day 3: Wearables/Activity trackers

Day 4: Tablets

Day 5: Speakers

Day 6: Gadgets

Day 7: Gaming

Day 8: Smartwatches

Day 9: TVs/Blu-ray Discs

Day 10: Computers

Day 11: Sport Gadgets

Day 12: Headphones

Today is Day 7 and we’re looking at gaming products

DAY 7 – GAMING

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PLANTRONICS RIG HEADSET – $129

The Plantronics Rigs headset can be used in a number of ways.

Being a stereo headset naturally you can listen to your music as well as link it to your smartphone to answer calls and wear them while you’re playing your games – usually all at the same time.

The onboard mixer lets users control what they’re listening to with the twin sliders and to take a call with one touch.

Plantronics Rig also has an interchangeable mic so you can switch from the noise-cancelling boom that you use for your gaming to the inline mic with mute, call and music control when you’re on the move.

And no matter how you play your games – it works with smartphones, tablets, Mac, PC, Xbox 360, PS3 and PS4 (with an optical cable – sold separately).

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BENQ XL2430T GAMING SCREEN – $499

BenQ’s XL2430T 24-inch gaming screen is specially designed for gamers and multimedia enthusiasts to enjoy their content as it was meant to be seen.

The full high definition display has a high refresh rate of up to 144Hz and a blistering fast 1ms response time to deliver smooth graphics and no lag.

The XL2430T also has an Auto Game Mode to detect the type of game you’re playing and adjust the settings accordingly.

Also on board is Eye Care to reduce eye fatigue with flicker-free technology and low blue light modes.

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 LOGITECH G910 ORION SPARK GAMING KEYBOARD – $249.95

Logitech knows that dedicated online PC gamers rely on speed and accuracy which is why they produced the G910 Orion Spark gaming keyboard.

The keyboard features Logitech’s new Romer-G mechanical switches that offers 25 per cent faster actuation than any other mechanical switch.

It also has improved durability to handle the wear and tear of intense gaming and intelligent illumination to make it easier to locate the groups of keys relevant to your game.

There are also nine programmable buttons to customise your game even further.

Here are some other gaming products we reviewed on Tech Guide this year

PlayStation TV

Call of Duty Advanced Warfare

 

 

 

About Stephen Fenech

Stephen is the Tech Guide editor and one of Australia's most respected tech journalists. He is a regular on radio and TV talking about the latest tech news, products and trends.

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