The Mad Catz Cyborg R.A.T. 9 is the most expensive gaming mouse we know of, but its vast customizability, unique features, and strong performance make it a worthwhile expense for demanding PC gamers.
The term "peripherals" is wide-reaching on purpose to include all the accessories that will surely complete any home office or entertainment set up. Our CNET Editors have tallied the scores and provided their top picks in the list below.
Ashley discusses one company's vision of temporary tattoos topped with tech, improving NASA's Robonaut 5 by challenging university teams to improve upon it and a health monitor that requires a patient to ingest a tiny microphone inside a pill.
A team of researchers has created living rose plants with electronic circuits threaded through their veins.
Chaotic Moon's "Tech Tat" is designed to be a temporary biomonitor. It can be placed anywhere on the human body, making it more discreet than a wrist wearable, and biometrics it gathers are sent to an easy to use app.
Technically Incorrect: An Israeli professor says the amalgamation of man and machine will be the "biggest evolution in the history of biology" in 4 billion years.
Lego and robotics enthusiast Diavo Voltaggio has built himself not just any robot arm, but a robot arm using Lego Mindstorms.
Researchers have created creepy "biobots" wired up to microphones that seek out the source of sounds to help find and rescue disaster survivors.
Artist and cyborg advocate Neil Harbisson has an "eyeborg," a device implanted in his skull that lets him hear colors. Friends can even use an app to beam images to his brain. Crave's Michael Franco talks with him about cyborg advocacy, turning music into clothing, and life with a new sense you can never shut off.
Eminently configurable keys and a surprisingly useful analog stick make the Cyborg Command Unit one of the nicer gaming pads we've seen, but it's still a matter of personal taste whether it can or should replace your keyboard.
Let your geek side loose this Halloween by using a Hack-o-Lantern kit to turn a regular pumpkin into a light-up boo machine.