Kingston HyperX Cloud Headset Review

Known worldwide for making affordable SD cards, SSDs, memory modules and USB flash drives, the US-based company Kingston is aiming at gamers. Other than their HyperX brand of RAM modules, the company has added a new product for gaming.


The Kingston gaming headset comes with a detachable microphone and uses Qpad, a pro gaming gear manufacturer, to create the HyperX Cloud.

The headphone box is kitted with HyperX Cloud, a detachable microphone, microphone plug, control box with 3.5mm audio jacks, 200cm extension cable, a 10cm headset splitter, an airplane headphone adapter and a mesh bag.


The HyperX Cloud is a closed back stereo headset with closed back design. The arms and ear cups are aluminium and across the headband is a leatherette cover with foam beneath. It is is not a surround gaming headset.

The performance of the microphone is good as well. Quality is good and clean but it doesn’t have a good background noise cancelling or isolation features.

By teaming up the Qpad, Kingston has managed to create a great headset which is a good fit in your gaming arsenal.

Kingston HyperX Cloud Gaming Headset Features:

  • Soft leather band
  • Memory foam ear pads
  • Interchangeable ear cups
  • Leather + velour cups
  • Closed ear cups
  • 53mm drivers
  • Pure hi-fi
  • Solid aluminum build
  • Detachable mic
  • Audio control box
  • Designed in Sweden
  • Co-developed with Qpad

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Heart Activity

The trick to keeping your heart healthy is moving your body often. Try these exercises, 30 to 60 seconds each, one right after another. Repeat the circuit twice, resting for two to three minutes in between. Do it three times a week, with walking or cycling. The best part – no equipment required.


Stand with feet hip width apart. Reach arms up to chest height and bend knees, keeping them aligned over ankles. Move back as if sitting in a chair. When thighs are about 45 degrees  to the floor, return to a standing position.


Stand with feet hip width apart. Step right leg back, balancing on the ball of right foot. Lower right knee to the floor. At the same time, bend left leg to 90 degrees. Return to standing and repeat on other side.


Stand with feet almost touching and arms dangling. Jump feet to the sides so they’re wider than hip width apart and raise arms overhead. Return to starting position.


Get into a push-up position with legs straight, toes on the floor and hands a little wider than shoulders. With spine straight and abs engaged, bend arms to about 90 degrees, lowering chest towards the floor. Straighten arms.

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Specialized McClaren Reveals New $20,000 Super-Bicycle S-Works Tarmac


The Specialized is continuing to work with the legendary auto racing company, McLaren, on its new limited edition $20,000 S-Works McLaren Tarmac bike.

The carbon-fibre two-wheeler is created using high-tech data simulations and sports some unique features compared to its forebear. The McLaren uses 300 % more high-modulus fibres in its construction, reducing material and therefore weight.

It’s extreme black-and-orange paint-job is done by the McLaren’s Woking-based paint-team that sorted out the finishing coat on McLaren’s six-figure P1 Hypercar.


It’s spec’d with a CLX40R tubular wheelset that’s more than 90 grams lighter than a standard set of CLX 40 wheels and also outfitted with a reliable high-end drivetrain, Dura-Ace 9070 Di2, with a custom EE Cycleworks brakes.

It will be extremely limited with  just 250 of the bikes available worldwide, available in six sizes from 48 to 61cmm. To get one of it register on the  the Specialized’s website and reserve a bike at the Specialized website. Then you’ll be contacted by Specialized to schedule a Body Geometry fit session, as the bike comes with a unique Mclaren S-Works Prevail helmet and custom-fitted S-Works McLaren shoes. After the required data is acquired within the order form, the bike will be built after you’ve paid hefty deposit.

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