Head Tracking for Desktop VR Displays using the Wii Remote

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Windows Vista Service Pack 1 release schedule

On February 4, Microsoft released the following details on their release schedule :     In mid-March, we will release Windows Vista SP1 to Windows Update (in English, French, Spanish, German and Japanese) and to the download center on microsoft.com.  Customers who visit Windows Update can choose to install Service Pack 1. If Windows Update determines […]

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Brain control headset for gamers

According to the BBC website, gamers will soon be able to interact with the virtual world using their thoughts and emotions alone. A neuro-headset which interprets the interaction of neurons in the brain will go on sale later this year. “It picks up electrical activity from the brain and sends wireless signals to a computer,” […]

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A Video Game, an M.R.I. and What Men’s Brains Do

Why do men enjoy playing video games more than women? A new study finds that when men play the games, a part of the brain involved in feelings of reward and addiction becomes much more activated than it does in women. This could explain why men are more likely feel more addicted to video games […]

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Intel, Microsoft, NVIDIA, AMD, and More in Gaming Alliance

Gaming Alliance stumps for PC on the San Jose Mercury News has word that a number of major players on the PC gaming scene, including Intel, Microsoft, NVIDIA, and AMD, are preparing to announce a PC Gaming Alliance at next week’s Game Developer’s Conference. Word is the consortium is to promote the PC as a […]

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Male video game addiction is neural, study suggests

Men are more rewarded by video games than women on a neural level, which explains why they’re more likely to become addicted to them, researchers at Stanford University claim. In a brain-imaging study by Stanford’s school of medicine, researchers discovered that, when playing video games, the part of the brain that generates feelings of reward […]

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New 4000dpi Razer Gaming Mouse

Razer has brought out another awesome gaming mouse, the Razer Lachesis. The Lachesis (latin for ‘Bringer of Death’!), boasts a 3G 4000DPI laser, on the fly sensitivity (as with their previous offerings) and 1000Hz Ultrapoling. This is a serious piece of kit. I am very happy with my Razer Diamond back, which has lasted me […]

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