Remember when the Nod gesture control ring was creating a bit of buzz last year? Although you may not have heard much about Nod since then, the company has been hard at work fine-tuning their product as well as creating a brand new one. On top of it all, Nod Labs has just announced closing $13.5 million series A funding.
Fact: mobile gaming is huge. Also fact: sometimes the convenience of playing games on a smartphone or tablet pales in comparison to playing on a console connected to a beautiful HDTV.
While I, personally, haven’t had the opportunity to play around with the Windows Kinect motion sensor, I’ve seen it in action and it looks quite fun. When it comes to gaming on an Xbox, who doesn’t like voice and full-body gesture control? But now, Microsoft is taking things to the next level with its latest SDK 2.0 for Kinect v2 sensors. Soon, we’ll see Kinect-compatible apps in the Windows Store.
If you’re looking for the latest and greatest hardware to upgrade to, Logitech recently unveiled the world’s fastest gaming mouse.
Believe it or not, I have yet to give in to the set-top box setup at home. I’m still okay with watching TV episodes on YouTube, streaming, and downloading shows. But then with Amazon’s offering, I might consider getting one soon. Amazon recently announced the FireTV.
Creative Labs has been well-known for their Sound Blaster sound cards for PCs. I’ve always used them in my gaming rigs throughout the years. They’re powerful, feature-rich, and have never let me down. Creative has had their brand of speakers over the years, too.
Projectors are oftentimes associated with professional work or school. You know. Presentations in front of groups, or a teacher doing some math work for the entire class to see. Useful? Sure. Fun? Not really.
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For those of you looking to take your mobile gaming to the next level, Samsung definitely has your back. The GamePad, a steel-framed controller can hold devices ranging in size from 4 inches to 6.3 inches, so you could even get a phablet in there. The GamePad wraps around your phone and adds knobs and buttons to your gameplay.
2014 is expected to be a big year for wearable tech and mobility. Many soon-to-release products are going to be featured at the 2014 CES in Las Vegas in just a few weeks.
It’s hard to go a week without hearing about new or popular games releasing for Android and/or iOS. Mobile gaming is rapidly becoming a big deal as smartphones and tablets become more powerful and less expensive. But smartphone and tablet gaming isn’t always the most natural way to play. Some of us prefer that meaty more »
We have yet to see the highly-anticipated Sony Playstation 4 but we’ve heard good reviews already. As early as now, we’re hearing from gamer geeks that they like the PS4 over the One. I’m certain that Sony will sell more than Microsoft and the two gaming consoles will go head to head. Over at Amazon, more »