Accessories

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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Logitech grabs KickStarter success behind TidyTilt

Logitech grabs KickStarter success behind TidyTilt

Chalk up another Kickstarter success, with Logitech buying up TT Design Labs, the team behind the $223k funded TidyTilt case for the iPhone. The deal - which will see TT Design Labs' two man team join Logitech - brings not only TidyTilt but the company's next products, TidyTilt+ and JustMount, under the Logitech umbrella, with availability for two out of the three to begin in a few weeks time.

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Turtle Beach Xbox One headsets incoming

Turtle Beach Xbox One headsets incoming

With this week's unveil of the Xbox One, the next thing to think about, naturally, is what sort of accessories are to be expected with the next-generation console, especially since the One won't be compatible with Xbox 360 accessories. However, Turtle Beach is one of the first accessory makers to sign on with the new console and announce that they'll be bringing headsets for Xbox One gamers.

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Microsoft Sculpt Comfort Mouse and Mobile Mouse bring touch tab to your tips

Microsoft Sculpt Comfort Mouse and Mobile Mouse bring touch tab to your tips

Though the Windows 8 user interface still sits in the "generally designed for touch" category, Microsoft isn't being shy about continuing to push their hardware line with clickables like the Sculpt Comfort Mouse and the Sculpt Mobile Mouse this week. The Sculpt Comfort Mouse is made to be a companion of Microsoft's Sculpt Comfort Keyboard, a device we reviewed a few months ago as it worked with Windows 8. Meanwhile the Sculpt Mobile Mouse takes the place of the original Wireless Mobile Mouse 3500, adding a Windows button for bringing you back to your home screen both in Windows 8 and Windows 7.

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NVIDIA SHIELD accessories feature customization and product safety

NVIDIA SHIELD accessories feature customization and product safety

This week SHIELD has been re-introduced by NVIDIA as a product that will, in fact, be available for purchase by gamers in the United States and Canada - and along with it, accessories will be coming straight from the company. While in the past it's been understood that NVIDIA makes graphics-intensive products that find their way into desktop computers, smartphones, tablets, and everything in-between, SHIELD starts the company's first start-to-finish product. In other words, NVIDIA made it and NVIDIA is selling it straight to you.

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