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Oculus Rift completes Unreal, Unity integration, reveals new prototype

Oculus Rift completes Unreal, Unity integration, reveals new prototype

The fine folks from Oculus VR are here at CES 2013, and though they don't have a ton of new details to announce, they are showing off their newest prototype of the much loved virtual reality headset. Keep in mind that the headset you're seeing isn't a final version, but with each new revision, we're getting closer and closer to a final product. Those who backed the Kickstarter will also like to know that the gang is still on track to ship developer models out in just a couple of months.

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GameStick announces support for XBMC and DLNA

GameStick announces support for XBMC and DLNA

This morning, the team behind GameStick have announced support for XBMC and DLNA, two of the most sought after features in a product like this. While the company is shipping the GameStick as a dedicated gaming console, they have made sure that users will have the ability to hack the devices and install optional firmware.

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SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: January 3, 2013

SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: January 3, 2013

Welcome to Thursday evening everyone. Today Google settled its antitrust case with the FTC, avoiding fines in return for agreeing to license its standard-essential patents and removing advertising limits. The BlackBerry Z10 has leaked for Verizon and AT&T, while the ZTE P945 phablet has been revealed in leaked renders. Samsung has confirmed its oft-rumored Tizen handsets for 2013, with ASUS announcing a Leap Motion partnership today that will bring gesture controls to its PCs.

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Pebble tips CES 2013 event: “It’s (almost) Time”

Pebble tips CES 2013 event: “It’s (almost) Time”

For those of you that worked with the KickStarter for the device known as the Pebble Watch, you've been waiting perhaps a bit longer than you expected you would to actually see a final product in your hands. Today the folks responsible for the Pebble Watch project have made it clear that they'll be hosting a CES 2013 even that will - quite likely, but no promises - reveal the watch at last.

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SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: January 2, 2013

SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: January 2, 2013

Well folks, after a brief break to celebrate the new year, we're back with the first Evening Wrap-Up of 2013. We heard today that the iPhone 5S might come with a number of color selections similar to the iPod Touch along with a larger screen, while rumors are saying that HTC will unveil its new flagship device, the M7, during CES (which is next week!). There are new services floating around out there that let users install pirated iOS apps without jailbreaking first, and Apple has secured Android sales data from Samsung, despite Samsung requesting that this data remain a secret.

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Elite: Dangerous reaches Kickstarter goal with two days left

Elite: Dangerous reaches Kickstarter goal with two days left

It was a close one, folks, but it looks like Elite: Dangerous will become a reality after all. The latest entry in the much-love space sim series reached its Kickstarter funding goal of £1,250,000 earlier today, crossing the finish line with just over two days left to go. At the time of this writing, there are 51 hours left before the campaign wraps, with developer Frontier Developments adding a number of new stretch goals in these final hours.

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GameStick portable gaming console takes on OUYA

GameStick portable gaming console takes on OUYA

The OUYA seems like a pretty awesome gaming console, and the company finally started shipping out dev units a few days ago, but a new gaming console concept has hit Kickstarter in the form of just a mere flash drive. It's called the GameStick, and it consists of a tiny HDMI dongle-based game console and an accompanying controller that offers portability, and of course, a huge selection of games.

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Gaming hopes and predictions for 2013

Gaming hopes and predictions for 2013

2012 was a great year for gaming, but I have a feeling that 2013 will be even better. We've got a lot of exciting game releases coming up in the next few months, and if we're lucky, we might have a new hardware reveal or two as well. Of course, we won't know for sure what happens until we're further into 2013, but that doesn't mean we can't drop some predictions in the meantime. Read on to see gaming predictions and even a few hopes for 2013!

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POP charger is a go… again

POP charger is a go… again

A project was on Kickstarter a while back called the POP charger. This was a charging device for portable gadgets such as tablets and smartphones that had an integrated Apple 30-pin charger connector and a USB port. The device funded on Kickstarter and then things went bad for the developers of the project.

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