With a growing affinity for gaming and media-related hardware, Microsoft has introduced the SideWinder X4 keyboard. Redmond claims the SideWinder X4 gives gamers more control over their gaming experience with the "industry's most advanced anti-ghosting technology."

The keyboard's anti-ghosting technology ensures that even the most complex key combinations will be recognized by the computer, allowing up to 26 keys to be pressed at once -- a valuable feature for you button mashers. Other more common functions include macro recording and auto macro repeat functions, mode and profile switching, as well as adjustable backlighting.


The ghost busting SideWinder X4 should hit US shelves sometime in March of this year with a retail price of $59.95 and a three-year limited warranty, and Amazon will offer preorders later this week.