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Toys Deal: iCade Jr. Mini Arcade Cabinet for iPhone 4/4S: $20 shipped

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From 9to5Toys.com: Perfect for any iPhone toting gamer, ThinkGeek offers the iCade Jr. Mini Arcade Cabinet for iPhone 4/4S for just $19.99 with free shipping. That’s $30 off the $50 list price and the lowest price we’ve ever seen for this awesome little game controller. From the manufacturer: Miss the days of hours...
Toys Deal: iCade Jr. Mini Arcade Cabinet for iPhone 4/4S: $20 shipped
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iCade Mobile, The Gaming Adapter For iPhone, Now Shipping

A Game Controller Full of Nostalgia -- And Limitations

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I have a self-imposed ban on videogame consoles in my house. It’s not because I hate videogames, it’s because I love them too much. Though it’s getting hard to resist them with all their integrated entertainment features, for the past couple of years I’ve been able to get my fix...
A Game Controller Full of Nostalgia -- And Limitations

Meet The Wii U Gamepad, Nintendo’s Answer To Gaming On The iPad

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Details are still just mainly technical, but Nintendo just took the wraps off the final version of the Wii U’s controller, now named Gamepad. This came during Nintendo’s somewhat surpassing pre-E3 press conference. The controller itself looks somewhat similar to the prototype unit Nintendo unveiled at last year’s E3. This...
Meet The Wii U Gamepad, Nintendo’s Answer To Gaming On The iPad

iPad: It’s All About the Games

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Businessweek article, the iPad is going to be all about the games. A large portion of the few companies elite enough to actually get their hands on a pre-release version of the iPad are game developers. Gaming is big on the iPhone/iPod touch platform and our own Weldon Dodd’s...
iPad: It’s All About the Games
Adventure Bar Story shows players an RPG world from another perspective

iCade Mobile now available, old school gamers rejoice

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Still walking around with an old, grayscale Nintendo Game Boy just because you like to touch actual buttons while playing one of your favorite games? Well, there’s no need for that any more. The iCade Mobile gaming system for iPhone is now available for purchase. Its older and larger...
iCade Mobile now available, old school gamers rejoice

19 year-old entrepreneur takes aim at gaming hardware with second startup

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At 19 years old, Connor Zwick has earned admission to Harvard, a Thiel Fellowship, acceptance into Y Combinator and a place on Kickstarter. The one thing he’s waiting for? A successful launch of his newest company. Zwick and his co-founder, fellow Harvard drop-out Colton Gyulay, are on Monday launching their newest...
19 year-old entrepreneur takes aim at gaming hardware with second startup

Archos reveals Android-powered TV Connect, puts Play store on your big screen

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There are plenty of ways to get Android on your TV -- from smartphone docks, to dongles and even the officially sanctioned Google TV. But most of them are missing something, be it a simple way to control them or access to the full Play store. Archos is aiming...
Archos reveals Android-powered TV Connect, puts Play store on your big screen

Kid Icarus: Uprising – review

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3DS, Nintendo, cert: 12, out nowKid Icarus was last seen as a Mario-style platformer on the Gameboy 20 years ago, and while its original audience might since have become parents and homeowners, the game itself has grown into a frantic 3D shooter with unique stylus controls.Although "grown" maybe isn't the...
Kid Icarus: Uprising – review

Microsoft kicks out Special Edition Chrome Xbox 360 gamepads

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Microsoft gave Xbox 360 gamers a bonus on Monday by previewing a new and possibly limited-run Xbox 360 gamepad. The Special Edition Chrome Series Wireless Controller covers the entire top surface of the gamepad in a chrome-effect surface, either in blue, red, or silver. They all share the same transforming...
Microsoft kicks out Special Edition Chrome Xbox 360 gamepads
PowerA lets loose its Moga Pro game controller for Android devices
GameStick unveils final design of portable Android console as Kickstarter campaign winds down

EchoStar HDX-410 set-top box runs native ICS, supports terrestrial broadcasts (hands-on video)

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You may be familiar with EchoStar's satellite-based (Dish Network) and Sling Media (Slingbox) products, but the company also manufactures set-top boxes for third-party providers, as well as free-to-air services in the UK. It's this last grouping that'll be able to take advantage of the Android-based device we saw today,...
EchoStar HDX-410 set-top box runs native ICS, supports terrestrial broadcasts (hands-on video)

How to Design a Web App for Google TV

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Google has released a preliminary developer's guide to aid those interested in porting their web or mobile applications to Google TV, the newly announced platform built on top of Google Chrome technology. With Google TV, "television is no longer confined to showing just video" explains Salahuddin Choudhary, Google TV Product...
How to Design a Web App for Google TV
The YC-Backed Coco Controller Will Turn Your iPhone Into A Gaming Powerhouse

Supporting people with disabilities through outreach and accessibility tools

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Globally, there are approximately 285 million visually impaired people in the world—and each one of those people has networks of family and friends. Increasing the accessibility of products impacts not only the millions of people with disabilities, but also the lives of the people connected to them. It’s because of...
Supporting people with disabilities through outreach and accessibility tools
iCade Mobile: A flawed attempt to bring buttons to iPhone gaming
Google TV set-top box for $129 coming from Netgear

Microsoft introduces new Xbox controller with redesigned d-pad

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The new Xbox controller was introduced alongside a brand new console today at an event in a tent outside Microsoft HQ in Redmond, Washington. It looks very similar but has a redesigned directional pad, one of the big complaints with the earlier versions.   The history of the Xbox controller...
Microsoft introduces new Xbox controller with redesigned d-pad

Valve hires Xbox 360 controller veteran for hardware push

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Barinaga was director of mechanical engineering for Xbox accessories, working on projects including the Xbox 360 controller’s rotational d-pad. (Microsoft photo) It’s not uncommon for video game company Valve to hire Microsoft veterans. Co-founder Gabe Newell himself came from Microsoft. But one of these recent hires seems to underscore how serious...
Valve hires Xbox 360 controller veteran for hardware push
Wikipad adds detachable button controls to a 10.1" Android 4.1 tablet

Ringbow hits Kickstarter, promises directional pad-assisted touch gaming

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When we first saw the Ringbow finger peripheral, it was a gangly prototype, tethered to an external battery -- not exactly ideal for a portable tablet accessory. The idea is to strap a D-pad to a user's finger, netting them extra control for touch-based games. Now the duo behind...
Ringbow hits Kickstarter, promises directional pad-assisted touch gaming
The 10 best Bluetooth keyboards for your Apple TV
Saturday Morning RPG brings episodic gaming to the Japanese-style role-playing genre

Tim Cook Should Steal All These Awesome Ideas From The PlayStation Vita [REVIEW] (SNE, T)

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The PlayStation Vita will probably be the last handheld gaming console you will ever buy. It's the ultimate swan song for an industry that is already about to die. But rather than die with a whimper (Dreamcast, we're looking at you), it's going out with a cataclysmic beautiful explosive...
Tim Cook Should Steal All These Awesome Ideas From The PlayStation Vita [REVIEW] (SNE, T)

Netgear officially unveils $130 NeoTV Prime with Google TV at CES 2013

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Netgear just unveiled its NeoTV Prime Google TV box, known as “GTV100″, at CES 2013 in Las Vegas. The company’s latest NeoTV streaming player provides access to on-demand services, such as Netflix and Amazon Instant Video, but it also includes Google TV perks like live TV, the Chrome browser, Primetime,...
Netgear officially unveils $130 NeoTV Prime with Google TV at CES 2013
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