Virtuix Virtual Reality Treadmill Receives £3 Million In Funding

Virtuix the omnidirectional virtual reality treadmill which launched back on Kickstarter in June 2013 raising $1.1 million from 3,000 backers, has just secured $3 million more in its first institutional financing round.

In a similar way to the virtual reality Oculus Rift headset the Virtuix Omni treadmill has been designed to help immerse people in a virtual environment providing them with the ability to run walk and move within the digital surroundings. Watch the video after the jump to see how it is combined with the Oculus Rift headset to provide a fully immersive experience for gamers.


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PlayOn Adding 100+ Channels To Google Chromecast Media Streaming Device

It has been announced today that Google’s Chromecast $35 media streaming dongle will soon be receiving over 100+ new channels for users to enjoy, thanks to new support for the PlayOn service.

The new Chromecast channels include content from CBS, NBC, ABC, Comedy Central and Hulu and no Hulu Plus subscription is required.

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Facebook Acquires Moves Fitness Tracking Applciation

Adding to the list of acquisitions that Facebook has already made this year with the purchase of the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset for $2 billion and the messaging app Whatsapp for $19 billion.

It has been reported today that Facebook has just acquired the motion and fitness tracking app Move which is available on both iOS and Android devices.


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Acompli Email Productivity App Now Available For Free For iOS 7 Devices

Email is a daily burden most of us have to manage in work, at home and on the move and today a new iOS application has launched called Acompli which combines both your email and calendar in one easy to use application.

The iOS Acompli email app supports Microsoft Exchange, Office 365, Google Apps & Gmail and more and can be seen in action in the promotional video after the jump.


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MiniBrake, The Remote Control Childs Bike Brake (video)

Keeping up with a child on a bike while walking can be a lot of fun especially when they are approaching dangerous areas, making you sprint quickly to slow them down before an accident happens.

To stop this and add a little pleasure to a stroll you might take with your young one while on their bike, is the MiniDrake. The MiniBrake is a remote controlled braking system that can be fitted to almost any child’s bike, enabling you to control their speed from a distance.

MiniBrake Remote Control Childs Bike Brake

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Japan Display 10 inch Screen With 3840 x 2160 Resolution Unveiled

If you are in the market for a small but the very high resolution display, Japan Display has this week unveiled a new 10 inch screen which provides a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixel packing in 438 pixels per inch.

The new screen will allowed tablets to have the same number of pixels as you would get on a 4K Ultra HD television, providing a fantastic picture on the smaller devices.

Japan Display

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X-COM: Enemy Unknown Launches On Android Devices For $9.99

Android gamers who have been patiently waiting for the arrival of the awesome X-COM: Enemy Unknown onto the Android operating system. Will be pleased to know that it has now arrived at the Google Play Store for both smartphone and tablet Android devices and is priced at $9.99.

XCOM: Enemy Unknown is a turn-based tactical role-playing video game and a “reimagined” version of the 1994 cult classic strategy game UFO: Enemy Unknown also known as X-COM: UFO Defense.

X-COM-Enemy Unknown

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AttoDuino Arduino Compatible Board “On Steroids” (video)

Developers and makers that enjoy creating projects using the Arduino platform might be interested in a new Arduino development board called the AttoDuino.

The AttoDuino as its creators say is an tiny Arduino development board “on steroids” offering built-in Bluetooth connectivity together with battery management and floating-point coprocessor in a tiny form factor.


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Project CARS Release Date Confirmed With New Trailer (video)

Project CARS which stands for Community Assisted Racing Simulator, as you might have guessed from the title is a new racing simulation video game currently under development by Slightly Mad Studios.

The Project CARS release date has now been confirmed as November 2014 and the racing game will be available for Microsoft Windows, SteamOS (Linux), Wii U, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One next generation games consoles.

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Dark Souls 2 PC Trailer Released Ahead Of Tomorrows Launch (video)

Tomorrow the new Dark Souls 2 game launches on PC and to mark its arrival on computer systems its developers From Software, have released a new trailer to whet your appetite for the game and storyline you can expect to enjoy as you battle your way through its world of foes.

Dark Souls 2 launched for the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 on March 11th 2014 and offers an unforgiving gameplay style in an action role-playing video game set in an open world environment .


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Digispark Pro Arduino Development Board Launches On Kickstarter (video)

Some of our readers might remember the tiny Digispark Arduino enabled USB developer board that launched after a successful crowd funding campaign back in August 2012.

Now the team behind the tiny Digispark have unveiled a slightly larger development board in the form of the Digispark Pro, which has been created to provide users with a tiny Arduino IDE ready, USB and mobile dev board and ecosystem.

Digispark Pro

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New Ace Attorney Game Announced For 3DS (video)

Fans of the Ace Attorney games are sure to be pleased today to know that Capcom has this week confirmed that a new Ace Attorney game is currently in production.

The latest Ace Attorney game is planned for launch on the Nintendo 3DS handheld console and will be directed by series creator Shu Takumi. Watch the video after the jump to see a teaser for the new Ace Attorney project and see it in action.

New Ace Attorney Game

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