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Who needs Oculus Rift when you can build your own VR headset

Find the $350 Oculus Rift developer kit a little costly? Why not just build your own version of the Oculus Rift and pay a fraction of the price for all the materials? Sounds like a pretty good deal.

China welcomes all console games… as long as they play by these rules

After lifting a 14 year ban on consoles, the Chinese government has laid out several guidelines that console games will need to follow, and there are a whole lot of them.
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This unassuming desk lamp eavesdrops and live-tweets private conversations

Embedded inside this normal-looking lamp, there's a small computer and a microphone that records conversations, transcribes them, and uploads them to Twitter.

Another World rating listings hint at console and Vita/3DS releases

Newly spotted rating listings in Germany suggest that Eric Chahi's classic platformer Another World is due for a re-release on multiple consoles and handhelds.

Galaxy K? S5 Zoom? We don’t know its name, but Samsung’s next camera phone is coming

Samsung will hold a media event on April 29 in Singapore, where it's expected to reveal the sequel to last year's Galaxy S4 Zoom camera phone. The new model may have a new name, and a brand new design too.

Flash Gordon lands at 20th Century Fox, reboot in the works

Twentieth Century Fox has finalized a deal to bring Flash Gordon back to the big screen. The studio has also hired the writers who recently worked on the upcoming Star Trek 3 to write.
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Netflix locks down Arrested Development producer in multi-year deal

Netflix inks Mitch Hurwitz, the producer and creator of Arrested Development, to a multi-year deal to create original programming for the site. Will there be an AD season 5?

Fatal Frame coming to Wii U

Nintendo and Tecmo Koei have announced development of a new Fatal Frame survival horror game for the Wii U, with the release to be pushed along by a multimedia blitz.

Google and Samsung secretly joined forces to fight Apple in this patent case

In a secret alliance worthy of Game of Thrones, Google and Samsung signed a surreptitious agreement to fight a patent claim from Apple in 2012. Evidence showed that Google offered to cover some of Samsung's legal fees.