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Tablets and smartphones are turning handheld gaming devices into a niche

NVIDIA projects mobile SoC GPU performance to surpass Xbox 360 by 2014

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Granted, we hope to see a new Xbox before 2014, but if NVIDIA has its way, mobile devices will have enough graphical prowess to surpass the current generation of gaming consoles by that time. The company brought the smackdown today with a chart that combines both historical and projected...
NVIDIA projects mobile SoC GPU performance to surpass Xbox 360 by 2014
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AT&T sets Aug. 23 launch for new shared data plans

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AT&T’s new shared data plans will launch on Aug. 23, the company announced this morning, attempting to nudge its customers into a new world focused less on data limits for individual devices, with charges dependent instead on the overall data used by families in a given month. One big difference...
AT&T sets Aug. 23 launch for new shared data plans

Gift Guide: Sifteo Interactive Gaming Cubes

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Short Version What do you get the person who already has everything? Sifteo Cubes might be the answer. These innovative little gaming devices work together to create interactive gaming experiences with very tactile, imaginative elements you just can’t get on a standard mobile device. Long Version Features: Modal design, additional...
Gift Guide: Sifteo Interactive Gaming Cubes
NVIDIA's handheld Android gaming system available for exclusive preorder today, slated to ship in June for $349
Mobile games beat handheld games in consumer spending last quarter

WiFi alliance begins Tunneled Direct Link Setup certification, hopes to improve media streaming

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You can thank the WiFi alliance for a number of things, and soon you can add TDLS to that list. That's Tunneled Direct Link Setup, if you were wondering, and it's a standard for creating direct links between devices. If this sounds familiar, that's understandable, but TDLS has its...
WiFi alliance begins Tunneled Direct Link Setup certification, hopes to improve media streaming

Sony Adding DualShock 3 Controller Support To Xperia Devices

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Sony appears to be gearing up to offer native DualShock 3 controller support in upcoming Xperia handsets, according to Xperia Blog. The addition of functionality was found in a Sony Xperia SP phone (which has yet to be officially released), and allows a user to connect a PS3 controller...
Sony Adding DualShock 3 Controller Support To Xperia Devices
Qualcomm won't build its own competitor to Nvidia's Project Shield game console
Kindle Fire ignites Android tablet market, overtakes Google in U.S.

Nintendo's $20 Circle Pad Pro Is Coming to The 3DS XL In The U.S. This Friday

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Nintendo is gearing up to bring an extra nub to your 3DS XL, if that’s what you’re into. The company listed the previously Japan-only accessory on its website in the U.S. today, with an anticipated ship date of this Friday. The Circle Pad Pro for 3DS XL is like the...
Nintendo's $20 Circle Pad Pro Is Coming to The 3DS XL In The U.S. This Friday

Valve, the Game Maker Without Rules

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Valve, the innovative maker of Half-Life, shook up the gaming world with Steam, the iTunes of video games. Nick Wingfield of The New York Times reports how Valve is preparing to do it again with wearable gaming devices....
Valve, the Game Maker Without Rules

AT&T announces simplified shared bucket data plans for late August

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AT&T Today announced its shared data plans for smartphone, tablet (phablet?) and Mac/PC users.  Current and new customers will be able to choose plans for all of their devices with one with a fairly simple matrix.  Current customers won’t be forced into these plans but many with multiple devices/family members...
AT&T announces simplified shared bucket data plans for late August

Gaming spending on iOS and Android surpassed dedicated gaming handhelds in Q4 2012: Report

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Nintendo and Sony once held a lock on the mobile gaming industry, but Google and Apple have cracked that wide open with their respective mobile operating systems. A new joint report from IDC and App Annie claims that combined spending on games in the App Store and Google Play in...
Gaming spending on iOS and Android surpassed dedicated gaming handhelds in Q4 2012: Report
Nvidia CEO confirms there will be more Shield consoles in the future

Data suggests iOS may be the most popular gaming platform of all time

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The iPhone makes it easy to get in a quick game while waiting for dinner to be served. Danilo With an overwhelming advantage in sales numbers, Apple's iOS platform appears to be the world's most popular platform for playing games. And judging by the growth of the number of...
Data suggests iOS may be the most popular gaming platform of all time

CHART OF THE DAY: Apple's Giant Gaming Platform In Context (AAPL)

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Apple's mobile gaming platform is huge compared to its rivals. During its iPhone OS 4 presentation Scott Forstall, SVP iPhone software, flashed this slide. He said, "If you look at dedicated gaming devices like the Sony PSP and the Nintendo DS, we just blow them out of the water."...
CHART OF THE DAY: Apple's Giant Gaming Platform In Context (AAPL)

Engadget's holiday gift guide 2012: gaming

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Welcome to the Engadget holiday gift guide! Picking presents for friends and loved ones is never a simple task, and with thousands of options for each category, buying technology can be an especially frustrating experience. We're here to help. Below you'll find today's bevy of curated picks, and you...
Engadget's holiday gift guide 2012: gaming
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NVIDIA To Build A New Home, 20 Years After Our Founding

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Twenty years ago this month, we founded NVIDIA. Our vision that computer graphics would revolutionize computing has propelled us into becoming one of the leading technology companies in the world. We’ve invented the GPU, revolutionized gaming, helped Hollywood make jaw-dropping movies, and powered the world’s fastest supercomputer. Our processors power...
NVIDIA To Build A New Home, 20 Years After Our Founding

Nvidia jumps into gaming devices with Tegra 4-powered "Project Shield" handheld

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Nvidia has taken the wraps off “Project Shield”, a handheld gaming device powered by its new Tegra 4 processor capable of powering 4K video. The device will be the first Tegra 4 device with 38 watt hours of gameplay batteries for up to 24 hours of high definition video. Nvidia...
Nvidia jumps into gaming devices with Tegra 4-powered "Project Shield" handheld

Sony confirms receiving PS3 certification in China, but remains quiet on plans to launch there

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Sony has confirmed that its PlayStation 3 gaming console has received an important quality certification in China, but it stopped short of declaring that it will officially enter the market, Reuters reports. Though the certification does bring Sony, which recently released a slimmed-down version of the PS3, one step closer...
Sony confirms receiving PS3 certification in China, but remains quiet on plans to launch there

These 10 Old-School Gadgets Have Been Reborn In New Tech

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Nostalgia comes from the Greek: Its literal meaning is an ache for the past. Today's gadgets are streamlined and simplified--pure touchscreens stripped of ornament--which spurs our longing for bygone hardware. There's a wave of new technology that scratches that old itch. From the iTypewriter's retro blend of the 20th and...
These 10 Old-School Gadgets Have Been Reborn In New Tech

Samsung acquires Swedish fabless Wi-Fi chipset maker Nanoradio

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Samsung Electronics this morning announced its acquisition of Nanoradio, a Kista, Sweden-based developer of low-power Wireless LAN chipsets for wireless access in mobile phones, tablets, portable media players, gaming devices and more. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed, but the reasoning behind it is obvious given Samsung’s mobile...
Samsung acquires Swedish fabless Wi-Fi chipset maker Nanoradio

Hulu Takes On Netflix With "Hulu Kids," Brings Commercial-Free, Kids' Content To Hulu Plus Subscribers

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This morning, Hulu announced a new section called “Hulu Kids,” which, as the name implies, organizes all the kid-friendly content in one easy-to-access section within Hulu’s video library. The section is available online directly at Hulu.com/kids, and it can also be found in the “Kids” section of the “Browse” menu....
Hulu Takes On Netflix With "Hulu Kids," Brings Commercial-Free, Kids' Content To Hulu Plus Subscribers

Apple working on physical game controller for iPads and other iOS devices

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With Google's Android operating system already bundling rudimentary support for external gaming devices, Apple is reportedly working on its own physical controller to similarly enhance gameplay on its iPad and other mobile devices....
Apple working on physical game controller for iPads and other iOS devices

Microsoft Updates Xbox To Cement Hold On Living Room

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Microsoft's new Smartglass technology, due Friday, combined with a new update to the Xbox, puts the company clearly in the driver's seat to control the evolution of the living room. Microsoft said Tuesday that its Smartglass technology, which makes tablets and phones a "second screen" to complement the Xbox game...
Microsoft Updates Xbox To Cement Hold On Living Room
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