The year 2012 has been tough for a lot of hardware vendors, and the last quarter in particular has been stingy for a lot of companies. It also brought some ungenerous results for Logitech, and the peripheral company reported a loss of $180 million. Retail sales were down 14 percent too, and understandably Logitech has...

I have a confession to make — I’ve always liked Genius. Now whether this was because of their cool name or even cooler logo that they had (a mouse silhouette on the letter G) is up for debate, but the company was alright with me. Of course, they made some good peripherals too, many of which I used. Now with the...