Creative archive

  • Creative updates Sound Blaster range with new Evo ZxR flagship headset
    Audio

    Creative updates Sound Blaster range with new Evo ZxR flagship headset

    By 12 June 2013

    Creative has launched a new set of flagship gaming headsets in the form of the ZxR wireless headphones. Boasting a clever Sound Blaster chip inside, the headphones feature their own set of built-in sound cards to help boost audio quality. All this high-tech...

  • Creative Dxm Bluetooth speaker system brings self-calibration, modular expansion
    Audio

    Creative Dxm Bluetooth speaker system brings self-calibration, modular expansion

    By 21 May 2013

    Creative has announced a new speaker system, the Creative Dxm. The new modular system is comprised of the Creative D3xm, D5xm and the DSxm subwoofer and looks to enhance the previous ZiiSound system. The system will self-calibrate, meaning you can place...

  • Creative Airwave brings NFC to the portable speaker party
    Audio

    Creative Airwave brings NFC to the portable speaker party

    By 15 May 2013

    Creative Labs has announced a pair of Bluetooth speakers which bring with them the convenience of NFC pairing. The Creative Airwave and Creative Airwave HD Bluetooth speakers will simply need to be tapped with your NFC device to trigger pairing. There...

  • Creative Sound BlasterAxx: New speaker range that is Siri friendly
    Audio

    Creative Sound BlasterAxx: New speaker range that is Siri friendly

    By 30 May 2012

    Creative, the company that used to dominate how you listened to music on your computer, has released a new speaker range that connects to your computer, smartphone, and tablet. The three new Sound BlasterAxx models - yes, that really is the name of them...

  • Creative WP-350 Bluetooth headphones review
    Audio 3.5 out of 5

    Creative WP-350 Bluetooth headphones review

    By 9 February 2012

    People of a certain age will remember that, at one time, Creative Labs was the only name that mattered when it came to PC sound. Sadly for the company, the PC market has dried up substantially. So it began to focus more on MP3 players and other audio...

  • Creative Sound Blaster Tactic 3D Omega Wireless headphones review
    Gaming 3.5 out of 5

    Creative Sound Blaster Tactic 3D Omega Wireless headphones review

    By 14 September 2011

    If you're anything like us, then your gaming days are over and you now have to sneak in a quick blast of Gears 3 when the family has gone to bed. The trouble is, playing that late means you can’t really turn up the volume and enjoy the visceral gunfire...

  • Creative Soundblaster headsets explode into your gaming setup
    Audio

    Creative Soundblaster headsets explode into your gaming setup

    By 1 September 2011

    Creative has decided to use IFA 2011 as the perfect platform for launching four new gaming headsets, which means that one of the Creative Soundblaster quartet is bound to tickle your gaming fancy. All of the headsets come with bold new designs and compelling...

  • Creative ZiiSound T6   review
    Audio 3.5 out of 5

    Creative ZiiSound T6 review

    By 6 May 2011

    Creative has pushed Bluetooth speakers hard, with a range packed full of options. They’ve been pushing the apt-X codec, promising lower latency higher quality Bluetooth audio from their line of speakers and docks. Sitting at the top of the line is the...

  • Creative ZEN Style M300 hands-on
    Audio

    Creative ZEN Style M300 hands-on

    By 5 May 2011

    Creative's latest music, photo and video player - the ZEN Style M300 - sports Bluetooth playback for wireless listening. We managed to get a sneak preview of the tiny gadget at a meet-up with the manufacturer. The diminutive player measures just 55 x...

  • Creative launches WP-Series Bluetooth headphones
    Audio

    Creative launches WP-Series Bluetooth headphones

    By 5 May 2011

    The WP-Series of headphones from Creative not only feature Bluetooth capability, but they also have built-in 'invisible' mics so that they can be used for chatting on your mobile, as well as listening to music. The new range is made up of three models...

  • Creative ZiiSound Dx Series speakers hands-on
    Audio

    Creative ZiiSound Dx Series speakers hands-on

    By 5 May 2011

    Building on the success of its D5 Bluetooth speaker, launched in 2010, Creative has introduced the updated ZiiSound Dx wireless speaker system and we were lucky enough to get a sneak preview. The wireless modular speaker system comprises the ZiiSound...

  • Top alternatives to Flip Video
    Cameras

    Top alternatives to Flip Video

    By 12 April 2011

    Cisco has shocked the tech world by announcing that it is to kill off its famous Flip Video brand, closing down the business and ceasing production of all models. It's a bit of a shocker, as Flip seemed to be one of the dominant brands when it comes to...

  • Creative ZiiO 7 Android 2.2 update arrives on schedule
    Tablets

    Creative ZiiO 7 Android 2.2 update arrives on schedule

    By 25 March 2011

    If you’re struggling to see through the iPad 2 haze, fear not: there is action on the Android front too. Action in the loosest sense of the word, however, as today is the day that the Creative ZiiO 7 gets its step up to Android 2.2. If you’re a customer,...

  • Creative ZiiO 7 arrives at the Android 2.2 arena
    Tablets

    Creative ZiiO 7 arrives at the Android 2.2 arena

    By 18 March 2011

    The Creative ZiiO 7 has received an Android update boost, with its makers announcing that the 7-inch tablet is to get access to Froyo and all the goodies that come with it. We know, this is news that would have been much more exciting around 6 months...

  • The best headphones - tested
    Audio

    The best headphones - tested

    By 13 February 2011

    It may have slipped your attention - so subtle are we at Pocket-lint - but we’ve been running a bit of a series of articles on your ears and how important they are to you. We’ve suggested how you can cut down on noise, how to watch where you work,...

  • Creative ZiiO 7   review
    Tablets 3.5 out of 5

    Creative ZiiO 7 review

    By 27 January 2011

    We’re at a junction in Android tablets, with last year’s announcements coming to market, just we we’re getting excited about the next influx of tablets. The Creative ZiiO 7 is a little late to the party, typical of the types of device we saw towards...

  • 2011 Gadget Calendar - when can you buy that new gadget from CES
    Phones

    2011 Gadget Calendar - when can you buy that new gadget from CES

    By 12 January 2011

    CES has packed up for another year, so now you know all about the new gadgets that are on the way. But when will you actually be able to get your mitts on them? We've put together a list of all the launch dates that we know about to save you scrabbling...

  • Creative InPerson conferencing to improve productivity
    Audio

    Creative InPerson conferencing to improve productivity

    By 10 January 2011

    Getting the balance between work life and home can be a tricky one, and in this ever increasingly "connected" world this fine balance can be even a greater challenge to achieve. What are we to make of Creative's latest InPerson Conferencing launch then?...

  • Creative Sound Blaster Recon3D brings THX to your headphones
    Audio

    Creative Sound Blaster Recon3D brings THX to your headphones

    By 10 January 2011

    The Creative Sound Blaster Recon3D is a new sound card dongle for PC, Mac, Xbox 360 and PS3 users that, say Creative, will upgrade your own headphones to THX quality performance. While the company already offers three gaming headsets in its Tactic 3D...

  • Creative Sound Blaster Tactic 3D Omega hands and ears-on
    Gaming

    Creative Sound Blaster Tactic 3D Omega hands and ears-on

    By 9 January 2011

    We exclusively brought you the news that Creative would be launching a wireless version of its Tactic 3D headphones at CES and now we’ve tracked them down to go hands and ears on.  The new Sound Blaster Tactic3D Omega Wireless Gaming Headset will work...

  • Creative T12 Wireless   review
    Audio 4 out of 5

    Creative T12 Wireless review

    By 16 December 2010

    The Creative T12 Wireless are a 2.0 set of wireless speakers, designed to be hooked up to any Bluetooth device, most likely your PC or mobile phone. Like other Bluetooth devices in Creative’s range, it also features the apt-X codec, promising enhanced...

  • Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Surround 5.1 Pro hands-on
    Audio

    Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Surround 5.1 Pro hands-on

    By 9 December 2010

    Chances are, if you are reading this at home you’re on a laptop. It’s where most computers at home have either gone or are heading too and while that’s great on portability, it’s not so great (9 times out of ten) on the sound front. Creative,...

  • Creative Tactic 3D Sigma review
    Gaming 4 out of 5

    Creative Tactic 3D Sigma review

    By 30 November 2010

    Creative has long made soundcards, and therefore one would think that it knows what it is doing when it comes to making headphones too. So can the Creative Tactic 3D Sigma (a mouthful, but supposedly the last word when it comes to gaming headsets) be...

  • Best Audio Gadget 2010: and the nominees are...
    Audio

    Best Audio Gadget 2010: and the nominees are...

    By 17 November 2010

    We've seen plenty of innovation in the audio sector over the last year - not least with Apple's latest lineup of all-conquering iPods. That in turn has fuelled the ever-growing selection of speaker docks and headphones, of which we've seen a lot of in...

  • Creative THX headphones heading to consoles
    Gaming

    Creative THX headphones heading to consoles

    By 5 November 2010

    Creative have confirmed to Pocket-lint that it plans to release a console-ready version of its newly announced SoundBlaster Tactic 3D headphones in the new year. The headphones, which are just making their way to the PC and Mac, should also be making...