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Here's How To Figure Out What Gadgets You'll Have To Replace When You Switch To Windows RT (MSFT)

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If you want to know if your home printer, wireless mouse, or other computer gadget will work with Windows RT, Microsoft's new tablet-oriented operating system, there's now an easy way to find out. Microsoft has added Windows RT to its Windows Compatibility Center website. The site also lists the software...
Here's How To Figure Out What Gadgets You'll Have To Replace When You Switch To Windows RT (MSFT)

Nintendo Wii U GamePad vs. tablets / game controllers: fight!

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The Nintendo Wii U GamePad -- aka "that tablet-looking controller from Nintendo" -- is a strange beast. Perhaps that 6.2-inch resistive screen out front made you think it's a tablet? It's not a tablet. Perhaps those dual analog sticks and slurry of buttons made you think it's a game...
Nintendo Wii U GamePad vs. tablets / game controllers: fight!

Polaroid Snapshots of the First Apple Computers Ever Made

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Technologizer's Harry McCracken has unearthed some photographs taken by Paul Terrell of the Byte Shop in Mountain View, California in 1976. At the time, the Byte Shop was one of the only computer stores in the world, and ended up being the first dealer for an upstart company called Apple...
Polaroid Snapshots of the First Apple Computers Ever Made

Augmented Reality Tattoo Makes Your Skin Come Alive [VIDEO]

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We’ve seen some interesting augmented reality experiments emerging, from shoes as game controllers to music videos to recursive iPhones. But how about AR as a form of body art? A company called ThinkAnApp has made that possible with an augmented reality tattoo.The tattoo’s design is simply a square barcode...
Augmented Reality Tattoo Makes Your Skin Come Alive [VIDEO]

Apple Working on Dedicated iOS Game Controller?

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Pocketgamer reports that Apple spoke with a number of developers at the Game Developers Conference this week about providing game support for a new, official iOS game controller. Apple was rumored to have a physical game controller in the works for the iPhone last year, but nothing has yet seen...
Apple Working on Dedicated iOS Game Controller?

Razer Edge Gaming Tablet: Short-Lived Fun

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Much like other hobbies, videogames come with their own set of equipment. Instead of a baseball bat, gloves and cleats, you’ve got game controllers, headsets and keyboards. There are even gaming laptops, and now, you can add tablets to the list. This past week, I checked out the Razer Edge,...
Razer Edge Gaming Tablet: Short-Lived Fun

How to connect game controllers to your Mac

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If you have a gaming controller lying around, chances are you can use it with your Mac. [Read more]...
How to connect game controllers to your Mac
MHL lets you play a bunch of Android mobile games on your TV (exclusive)
Windows 8, custom game controllers, the HTC One series, and more from The Verge Forums

This could be one of the first Apple authorized iPhone gaming controllers

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We already know that Apple has added support for game controllers in iOS7, but it appears that these plans are further along than first thought.  According to Kotaku, the above image shows an early  iOS gaming controller prototype made specifically for the iPhone 5 by gaming giant Logitech. While...
This could be one of the first Apple authorized iPhone gaming controllers
Google launches Chrome Super Sync Sports experiment, turns mobile devices into game controllers (Video)

Nyko's TegraZone PlayPad game controllers now available: two different styles for $39.99 each

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The PlayPad and the PlayPad Pro controllers from Nyko have just reported for Android gaming duties, each carrying a $39.99 sticker. There's no sign of the multicolored options we saw back in June, but the PlayPad does come in black or white and is bundled with a carry case...
Nyko's TegraZone PlayPad game controllers now available: two different styles for $39.99 each

Disney Revel uses electrical fields for tactile feedback

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A team at Disney Research has created a new wearable tactile technology that effectively changes the sensation felt when touching physical objects, using electricity. Revel can add artificial tactile sensations to almost any surface or object, without having to use the motors and actuators currently employed by touchscreen haptic feedback...
Disney Revel uses electrical fields for tactile feedback
Razer's powerful, convertible Edge tablet is all things to all gamers -- for a price

Apple Acquired 'Lightning' Trademark from Harley-Davidson

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Patently Apple reports on European trademark registration data showing that Apple has acquired at least partial rights to the "Lightning" name used for its new iOS device dock connector from motorcycle manufacturer Harley-Davidson. The transfer appears to have been required because of Harley-Davidson's ownership of the trademark under Class 28,...
Apple Acquired 'Lightning' Trademark from Harley-Davidson

Steam lands on Linux, revving up for a living room battle

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The popular PC gaming service Steam is now available for Linux, with 60 supported games in tow. Steam allows users to purchase games, and provides features such as online play, achievements, and friend lists. Valve, the company behind Steam, released a closed beta for Linux in November, then launched...
Steam lands on Linux, revving up for a living room battle
Valve fires Jeri Ellsworth, who was developing Steam Box game controllers

OS X 10.8.3 Beta Contains Drivers for AMD Radeon 7000-Series Graphics Cards

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As noted by netkas.org and in our forums, the initial beta release of OS X 10.8.3 seeded to developers yesterday contains drivers supporting AMD's latest 7000-series graphics cards, including the high-end "Tahiti" options. The development has naturally sparked speculation that Apple is starting to build in support for graphics cards...
OS X 10.8.3 Beta Contains Drivers for AMD Radeon 7000-Series Graphics Cards

Avenger Advantage launches lever-laden Def-Con 4 controller on Kickstarter (video)

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Avenger Advantage has been bringing tricked out game controllers to Xbox and PS3 for a while now, and it's just upped the hardcore quotient with a new Kickstarter model: the Def-Con 4. On top of the array of levers from the last Avenger that keep hand movement to a...
Avenger Advantage launches lever-laden Def-Con 4 controller on Kickstarter (video)

Nyko wants the PlayPad to be the new standard for tablet game controllers

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Nyko and Nvidia are betting big on a standardized controller input scheme for Android's Ice Cream Sandwich. [Read more]...
Nyko wants the PlayPad to be the new standard for tablet game controllers

Facebook mimics Twitter with hashtags

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Facebook finally rolls out hashtags, Apple gives the green light for iOS game controllers, and Samsung reveals yet another version of the Galaxy S4. [Read more]...
Facebook mimics Twitter with hashtags

Audojo kick-starts iPad gaming case, we go hands-on (video)

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While many of us love playing games on the iPad, we often lament the lack of physical controls inherent to the platform. Audojo is hoping to change this with an iPad gaming case which is launching today on Kickstarter. The accessory works with any iPad 2 or newer, and...
Audojo kick-starts iPad gaming case, we go hands-on (video)
Wooga founder: Touch is a bigger revolution for games than the mouse

Y Combinator's stars shine at Demo Day

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The leading tech incubator's 74 fledgling companies showed off their wares. Things like telepresence robots, new package delivery systems, mobile game controllers, and more, stood out. [Read more]...
Y Combinator's stars shine at Demo Day

Siri 'Eyes Free' Mode Coming to Chevrolet Spark and Sonic in Early 2013

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Back in June, Apple announced that it was working with car manufacturers on a new "Eyes Free" mode for Siri that would integrate with voice command buttons found in an increasing number of car models to allow users to interact with Siri without needing to look at their devices' screens....
Siri 'Eyes Free' Mode Coming to Chevrolet Spark and Sonic in Early 2013

Hulu Plus for Android update improves player UI, expands compatibility

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The Hulu Plus app for Android has a new update, and the most noticeable change is that its player UI to closer match the one on its website and in iOS. It also brings features from those platforms like 10 second skip back and a preview thumbnail in the...
Hulu Plus for Android update improves player UI, expands compatibility

Apple Launches Black Friday Sale in U.S. with Discounts on iPads, MacBook Pros, Airs and More

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Following the international launches, Apple has kicked off its Black Friday sale in the U.S. Online Apple Store. The selection of products on discount are the same as the international stores. The discounted products are listed: - iPad with Retina Display - $41 Off - iPad 2 - $31...
Apple Launches Black Friday Sale in U.S. with Discounts on iPads, MacBook Pros, Airs and More

Broadcom unveils a four-way radio chip to slash the costs of NFC

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More than 1 million Android mobile devices are shipping each week with a technology called near-field communications (NFC), which allows you to tap your phone to another a device and transfer data instantly. But that’s not fast enough for chip maker Broadcom. Today, the Irvine, Calif.-based company said it is...
Broadcom unveils a four-way radio chip to slash the costs of NFC

Zap! 8.5 million devices support Qi's wireless charging

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Recharging mobile devices without plugging them in is becoming more attractive as additional devices support wireless charging technology. On Tuesday, the Wireless Power Consortium (WPC) announced that 110 consumer electronic products are supported with a global installed base of 8.5 million. Ranging from phones to tablets to game controllers, the...
Zap! 8.5 million devices support Qi's wireless charging

ZeptoLab cuts deals with toymakers on Cut the Rope characters

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ZeptoLab is cashing in on its Cut the Rope smartphone game — which has been downloaded more than 100 million times — by announcing several licensing deals today. The company is announcing licensing deals with Hasbro, Mattel, JAKKS Pacific and apparel company LF USA. The merchandising agreements are part of...
ZeptoLab cuts deals with toymakers on Cut the Rope characters
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