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Move over, Oculus: Sony reportedly building virtual reality headset for PlayStation 4

According to separate reports from <i>Eurogamer</i> and <i>CVG,</i> Sony is currently working on a virtual reality headset that could launch as an accessory for the PlayStation 4. <i>Eurogamer</i> says "multiple sources" confirm that the device takes after the Oculus Rift in functionality and would ramp up the sense of …

Google™ Strikes Bizarre Licensing Deal With Nestlé® To Name Next Android™ Kit Kat®

Google has apparently struck a wild licensing deal with Nestlé to use the name ‘KitKat’ for its next version of Android. Though the announcement of the name by Google’s Sundar Pichai this morning struck off an immediate wave of commentary, it seems to go deeper than just a name.<p>If you visit …

Report: Apple testing 64-bit iPhone processor with a “motion tracking” chip

Advertisement<p>8 Comments<p>According to a pair of tweets from Fox anchor Clayton Morris, your next iPhone(s aapl) could be 31 percent faster and have a …

Amazon accidentally reveals new Kindle Paperwhite and September 30th release date

Ahead of any official announcement, Amazon briefly listed an updated, second-generation Kindle Paperwhite on its website this morning. As spotted by users at this Croatian forum, the product listing suggests that Amazon won't be reinventing the wheel with its next traditional e-reader. Instead, the …

Xbox One will support up to eight controllers (update: PS4 supports four)

We've already gotten an intimate look at the Xbox One controller on multiple occasions, but Microsoft's just snuck in some new tidbits about how the gamepad will work with its new console. Ballmer and Co. quietly disclosed on the gaming machine's official site that the gamepads have a 30-foot …

Stock shortages suggest possible new iMac and Airport Express on the way

<i>MacRumors</i> is citing low stocks of Airport Express base stations as suggesting that a faster 802.11ac model is expected soon to match the capabilities of the latest Macs. This would offer wifi speeds almost three times faster than current 802.11n models, a capability that has already been …

Apple’s new iPhone: deliveries due in UK stores by 20 and 27 September

Sources close courier companies reveal delivery dates for an Apple product believed to be the iPhone 5S.<p>Retailers and mobile phone network shops are expecting two deliveries of new Apple products in time for them to go on sale on September 20 and 27, the Telegraph can reveal.<p>Sources close to people …

DEA can access all AT&T records

Vast network of metadata on 4 billion calls each day stored by the phone company can be sifted by the drug agency<p>The New York Times revealed Monday that the Drug Enforcement Administration has access to the entirety of telecom giant AT&T's phone records.<p>The phone company, in return for payment by …

Microsoft Brings New ESPN And NFL Experiences To Xbox One

When Microsoft’s next-generation video game console launches in the fall, it wants to provide users with plenty of reasons to buy one. And what better reason is there than sports? With that in mind, the new Xbox One will feature improved apps for sports fans tuning in to ESPN and the NFL.<p>The new …

Case-Mate’s iPhone 5C designs ‘evleak’ out, including September 20th ship date

<i>Update</i><i>: A bunch more cases have been added below.</i><p>Evleaks, a source with an excellent reputation for reliability, has tweeted two photos of aftermarket iPhone 5C cases, together with a very specific shipping date: 8am on 20th September.<p>It’s widely expected that Apple will announce the 5C (along with …

This bracelet could replace your passwords, your car keys, and even your fingerprints

Fingerprint readers. Face Unlock. Retinal scanners. They're all no better than your average password, at least the way Dr. Karl Martin sees it. "Your face, your iris — they're all physical features that can be stolen, that you leave everywhere."<p>Luckily, Dr. Martin has a better idea. He's planning …

HTC One shows off fancy blue color in hands-on photos

BERLIN -- If you're a little bored of the usual white, grey, and black phones hanging around, then HTC has another option for you. Joining its gorgeous red hue, the HTC One and the<p>One Miniare now available in a shiny new shade of blue.<p>Looks good, right? Have patience though as HTC hasn't yet said …

Mobile Technology

Windows Phone 8 UI at 1080p exposed by leaked screenshot

Microsoft is currently preparing a Windows Phone 8 update to support 1080p devices, but a leaked screenshot has revealed just how the Live Tile user interface will scale to upcoming large-screen devices. Twitter account Evleaks posted the Windows Phone screenshot earlier today, and <i>The Verge</i> is able …

Verizon ices Canadian expansion after acquiring Vodafone stake

After flying into Canada and making noise about acquiring spectrum or buying operators Wind Mobile and Mobilicity, Verizon is taking its ball and going home. You might expect that's because it just dropped $130 billion buying Vodafone's 45 percent stake in Verizon Wireless -- the largest US …

So Much for BlackBerry’s “Clear Shot” at Being No. 3 in the Smartphone Market

Speaking at BlackBerry’s BlackBerry Jam developers gathering last September, CEO Thorsten Heins touted the company’s BlackBerry 10 operating system …

Windows Phone

Apple Patents iOS Unlocking Methods That Determine Level Of User Access To Device Features And Software

A big request from parents regarding iOS has been that Apple implement user accounts on its mobile devices, in order to make it so that a parent can sign in with greater access to device features and apps than a child, for instance. It’s a system that already has an analogue on the desktop, and …

Press Start: Microsoft forced to clarify Xbox One free game deal, Bale stays on Fifa cover and more

Plus, connecting eight controllers to a single Xbox One, how one man is turning Civilization into Warcraft (or is it vice versa) and watch the 25th anniversary Street Fighter II documentary on YouTube!<p>A selection of links, hand-picked by the Guardian games writers.<p>Mixed messages over free FIFA 14 …

PS4 will have voice controls, Sony confirms

<b>Update:</b> A Sony spokesperson has been in touch to confirm that "PS Camera does allow voice recognition". Exciting stuff. Original story follows.<p>We've …