Accessories

Xbox One Headset now reportedly bundled as Microsoft U-turns again

Xbox One Headset now reportedly bundled as Microsoft U-turns again

Microsoft's Xbox One will now include a headset as part of the standard bundle, it's reported, with the company apparently having another change of heart and opting to include the accessory after gamers voiced their dissatisfaction. The Xbox One Chat Headset had initially been billed as a separate purchase, but according to information from the official Microsoft distributor for the console, ElectronicTheatre reports, will now be thrown in the box too.

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SelfLoops brings ANT+ to all Android devices

SelfLoops brings ANT+ to all Android devices

If you're a fitness nut and/or enjoy knowing bits and pieces of information about the environment around you using smart sensors, SelfLoops may very well have made an accessory you're all about. This SelfLoops ANT+ accessory (as it's so humbly titled) brings about connectivity to fitness and health sensors that use the ANT+ protocol - every single one of them. Then while you're at it, this accessory charges your Android device up on-the-go.

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iPhone game controller pad for iOS 7 leaks

iPhone game controller pad for iOS 7 leaks

Apple is adding physical game controller support in iOS7, and the first gamepad hardware for the iPhone has apparently been caught in the wild. The Logitech-made snap-on gadget is "large enough to fit an iPhone 5" Kotaku says, and indeed has a Lightning connector meaning those with older versions of Apple's handset will either have to upgrade or hope Logitech and others tipped to join in the hardware push will release versions with the older 30-pin connector.

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Mad Catz Project M.O.J.O. hands-on

Mad Catz Project M.O.J.O. hands-on

Though we're still back in the prototype stages here with the Mad Catz Android-based gaming console called "Project M.O.J.O.", we've still had the opportunity to take a look at the basic build here at E3 2013. This machine aims to do battle with the few similar products on the market today, namely OUYA, for starters, and remains without a set of solid innards: they MIGHT be going with NVIDIA Tegra 4 for their final build, for example.

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Nyko turns NVIDIA SHIELD into mini console with simple dock setup

Nyko turns NVIDIA SHIELD into mini console with simple dock setup

The folks at Nyko have decided E3 to be the perfect place to let it be known that they're on-board with NVIDIA and their soon-to-be-released SHIELD gaming device for accessories from the get-go. With a SHIELD Dock aside a Travel and Shell Case as well as a Power Kit, Nyko will be ready for the push as it comes on extremely soon. These accessories will be released what we must assume will be just a bit after NVIDIA's own in-house releases.

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BubblePod makes panoramas a wind-up with 360 clockwork mount

BubblePod makes panoramas a wind-up with 360 clockwork mount

Taking panoramic photos is something most smartphones can manage, but jerky, wobbly 360-degree shots usually come down to user error rather than technical issues. BubblePod is hoping to change that with its new Kickstarter project, a clockwork 360-degree mount that works with tripods for those moments when you came prepared, and slots into the mouth of a spare wine bottle for impromptu social shots.

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Mad Catz Project MOJO Android gaming console aims at OUYA with Tegra 4

Mad Catz Project MOJO Android gaming console aims at OUYA with Tegra 4

This week the folks at Mad Catz have made it clear that they'll be joining the Android In The Living Room fad with a gaming console known as Project MOJO. This device will take on a form not unlike the gaming console known as OUYA and will also be going into competition with the BlueStacks machine GamePop. Each of these machines have one thing in common: they're relying on Google's mobile operating system Android to do the software work.

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