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Riffing on the Rift: Oculus Rift gets big Crystal Cove hardware upgrade at CES 2014

Riffing on the Rift: Oculus Rift gets big Crystal Cove hardware upgrade at CES 2014

Out of all the weird, wacky devices and gizmos that have been releasing lately thanks to Kickstarter — Android gaming consoles, omnidirectional treadmills, 3D printing pens — only one really seems to be onto something big: the Oculus Rift. An affordable virtual reality headset, the Rift actually works as promised — something many other Kickstarter projects fail to do. Now, ...

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Xbox One launch day hardware issues abound, but fortunately no sign of the red ring of death yet

Xbox One launch day hardware issues abound, but fortunately no sign of the red ring of death yet

After the absurd and complicated roller coaster ride of the Xbox 180 pre-launch debacle, the Xbox One is finally finding its way into the living rooms of consumers. While many users are happily channel surfing and playing with their Xbox Ones, some users are hitting major issues. From faulty Blu-ray drives to unexplained buzzing to iPhone-like scuffs, the Xbox One ...

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PS4 price, hardware specs, and games detailed

The PS4′s launch day is finally upon us, and for the first time in the history of game consoles we actually have a very good idea of the hardware that’s actually inside the box. Priced at $ 400 and released on November 15, the PS4 is a very exciting proposition indeed: Not only is it cheaper than the Xbox One, ...

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PS4 vs. Xbox One: How the final hardware specs compare

For the first time in the history of video game consoles, it’s actually possible to do an almost direct comparison of the hardware inside the PS4 and Xbox One. In almost every one of the seven preceding generations, game consoles were outfitted with highly customized chips and CPUs featuring niche, specialized architectures that could only really be compared very generally ...

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