Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Headset Teardown By iFixit

Earlier we informed you that the first Oculus Rift Development Kits were landing in the hands of early Kickstarter backers and developers ready to be put through their paces.

But rather than connecting up their Oculus Rift virtual reality headset to Team Fortress 2 for instance, iFixit has already taken theirs apart revealing the inner workings of the new Oculus Rift device for all to see.

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Basemark X Game Engine Based Benchmark Lands On Android (video)

Rightware Finland based developers have this week announced the arrival of their Basemark X benchmarking software which is based on game engines, on to the Android operating system.

The Basemark X benchmarking software has been designed keeping the usage profiles of modern and future graphic-intensive games in mind, and includes particle effects, advanced lighting effects, post processing, and real-time shadows using shadow mapping.

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Oculus Rift Development Kits Arriving With Early Backers (video)

If you are waiting for your Oculus Rift Development Kit which Oculus VR started shipping on March 29th 2013, you will be pleased to learn that the virtual reality development kits are now starting to arrive to Kickstarter backers.

The Oculus Rift Development Kit is the first stage of the devices development from concept to production virtual reality headset, and we have already seen what the Oculus Rift is capable of playing Valve’s Team Fortress 2 game.

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Bang & Olufsen BeoPlay H3 and H6 Headphones Launch In Europe

Bang & Olufsen have this week launched two new sets of headphones to their range, in the form of the B&O Play H6 and H3, with the BeoPlay H3 being an in-ear design and the BeoPlay H6 an over-ear headphone.

Bang & Olufsen Play has partnered with Danish industrial designer Jakob Wagner to design their new range of BeoPlay H3 and H6 headphones, which have been constructed from that are durable and long-lasting says Bang & Olufsen.

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Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera Unveiled At NAB

At this years NAB digital media show, Blackmagic has unveile two new camera it has added to its range in the form of the Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera and Production Camera 4K.

The Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera is priced at $995 and is capable of capturing 1080p video with 13 stops of dynamic range.

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Skydog Allows You To Take Your Home Network To The Next Level (video)

A new project called Skydog has been launched on Kickstarter this week to help you customise your home network and take it to the next level of customisation.

Skydog comprises of a mobile application and Wi-Fi router that uses the cloud to provide real-time visibility into the Internet use in your home and control over your network. Watch the video after the jump to learn more about the Skydog project and see it in action.


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Status Board App For iPad Launches Created By Panic

If you are looking for handy application to get an overview of your email, local weather, Twitter feed and more from one screen, a new application created Status Board app for iPad by Panic might be worth more investigation.

The Panic Status Board app is priced at $9.99 or £6.99 and allows you to arrange widgets to create a custom layout for your iPad. It even allows you to create your very own coded widgets if you desire.

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Google Street View Hyperlapse Creates A Virtual Tour Of Your Route

If you enjoy using Google Street View you are sure to enjoy this new Google Street View Hyperlapse service which has been created by Toronto-based design firm Teehan+Lax.

Google Street View Hyperlapse allows you to virtual travel along a route either using pre-made routes created by the company or creating your very own using their web based Google Street View Hyperlapse service. Watch the video after the jump to see the Google Street View Hyperlapse technology in action.

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Google Glasses Infographic Explains How They Work

Even before Googleofficially launches their new Google Glasses, they have been causing a few concerns regards privacy, but if you would like to learn a little more about the technology and mechanics behind the revolutionary Google Glasses eyewear.

A new Google Glasses infographic has been created to shed a little light on the technology Google is using in their Google Glasses and how it will function whilst being worn.

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Elysium Trailer Released For New Matt Damon Sci-Fi Movie (video)

Anyone looking forward to the release of the new Elysium film starring Matt Damon film in August will be pleased to learn that a new Elysium trailer has this week been released this week.

Showing you what you can expect from the director of ‘District 9′ Neill Blomkamp and cast including Matt Damon, Jodie Foster, Sharlto Copley, Wagner Moura, Carly Pope and Alice Braga.

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