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Samsung's Occulus Headset Sounds Like a Modern Day View-Master

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Samsung is making a virtual reality headset with the help of Oculus Rift. According to a report from …

GameStop dumps its PC games client — you can buy codes for Steam, Origin, or Uplay now

You probably don’t associate GameStop with digital PC games. The company is hoping to change that.<p>The retail giant revealed improvements to its website today that makes it easier to buy PC games. If you buy a downloadable game for your computer through GameStop.com, you’ll now receive an email with …

Moto G leak hints at entry-level, quad-core smartphone with a holiday launch

Motorola may have already spoiled the Moto G launch, but it didn't reveal <i>everything</i>. <i>GSMArena</i> has posted a leaked Phones4U promo card that gives a better impression of the Moto X's budget sibling. The Moto G will reportedly be just a bit smaller, at 4.5 inches, and there's no mention of hands-free …

The NSA Reportedly Bugged The UN’s New York Headquarters

As tensions mount between the United States and other countries over the NSA’s once-secret spying programs, German news magazine Der Spiegel reported earlier today that the NSA has been spying on the goings-on at the United Nations’ New York headquarters for nearly a year.<p>Der Spiegel cites a …

YouTube founders create Mixbit: Vine-like video sharing with a difference

Social Network-backed video sharing apps are all the rage, and now the biggest boys in school have woken up to the idea. MixBit is the brainchild of Chad Hurley and Steve Chen, better known as the founders of YouTube, and is a Google Ventures-backed iOS app that lets you record up to 16 seconds of …

Android this week: Nexus 7 cloned for $149; Google Edition HTC One; Chrome beta updated

Small slate shoppers have a new option to choose this week: Hisense debuted a tablet that looks like a Nexus 7. The Sera 7 Pro tablet uses the same …

Blue Microphones' Nessie now available, promises enhanced sound in real time

Blue Microphones' Nessie is now out on the market, months after we took it for a spin at this year's CES. Named after a cryptid like its older sibling the Yeti, Nessie comes with three modes -- one for raw audio, another optimized for richer vocals and one that enhances instrumental music. The …

$99 7-inch Android tablets could arrive in Q3, new report says

A new report indicates that even cheaper Android tablets may be hitting stores in the very near future.<p>According to <i>Digitimes</i>, 7-inch tablets priced at only $99 could be launched in the third quarter of the year, although the publication doesn’t list any model by name, nor does it mention the OEMs …

Mad Catz confirms M.O.J.O. Android 'micro console'

​<p>Mad Catz CEO Darren Richardson may have already let slip about the forthcoming Android M.O.J.O. console, but now it's been made official. The firm stopped short of giving us all the specifications, but we can tell you that it supports Bluetooth 4.0, and will ship with the company's GameSmart …

Researchers Discover A Mammoth Carcass Full Of Blood

A Russian team from Yakutsk found the carcass in the frozen tundra of the New Siberian Islands.<p>"We suppose that the mammoth fell into water or got bogged down in a swamp, could not free herself and died. Due to this fact the lower part of the body, including the lower jaw, and tongue tissue, was …

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Test drive the Galaxy S4 with Samsung's online simulator

Samsung has been good about providing online simulators for its smartphones, like the Galaxy Nexus and the Note. With the release of its new flagship phone, the<p>Galaxy S4, it has updated the simulator's interface to make the tutorials easier to navigate and much easier to read. The simulator is …

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The Pirate Bay now offering banned 3D-printed gun files

For those who worry that even 24 hours without the ability to download 3D-printed gun blueprints is too much, fret no more: The Pirate Bay is on the case.<p>On Thursday, the U.S. State Department successfully demanded the removal of a set of 3D-printed firearm files from Defcad, a file-sharing site …

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Mobile Gaming Backend OpenKit Now Available To All Developers

OpenKit, an open-source social platform for mobile games, is now open to all developers, according to co-founder Peter Relan. The service, first announced in December, has been in private beta since earlier this year. There are apparently 1,500 developers already testing the service.<p>Relan …