HTC’s virtual reality app store launches today

Viveport, HTC’s app store for its Vive virtual reality headset, is going online worldwide today. Viveport opened exclusively in China this spring, and developers were able to register for a larger beta last month, but the store is now launching publicly in around 30 countries. As part of a 48-hour …

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Logitech made a new webcam in the year 2016

Logitech released it last webcam in 2012. When was the last time you bought a webcam? Today it’s introducing the new C922 Pro Stream Webcam, which records in HD 1080p or 720p at 60fps video. It even comes with a tripod! Maybe you are like me and are wondering, why …

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Apple building $45 million research center in Beijing to develop new hardware

Apple is building a $45 million research facility in Beijing, the Wall Street Journal reports, focusing on the creation of new hardware. The company’s first Chinese research center will employ 500 people and will develop computer hardware, communications, audio, and visual equipment, the Zhongguancun Science Park Administrative Committee said in a post …

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Amazon's next game will be the first to use Twitch's new currency

Amazon’s next game is a four-on-four multiplayer battler called Breakaway, the company announced tonight, and will be the first game in the world to use a new currency developed by popular streaming site Twitch. Both the game and the currency — called Stream+ — were revealed at Twitchcon in San Diego. …

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HBO is now available on PlayStation Vue for $15 per month

A few weeks ago, Sony announced that its PlayStation Vue streaming service would soon offer both Cinemax and HBO. Those networks are both available today as standalone options for $15 per month each, or as part of a larger new bundle. The new Ultra bundle will include all of Vue’s current …

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Nintendo announces Famicom Mini console for Japan

Japanese gamers wondering why the rest of the world gets all of the fun of the NES Mini in November can rest easy —Nintendo just announced a similar retro console based on the Famicom, the original Japanese version of the NES released two years earlier in 1983. The full name of …

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