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Meet the gaming headset that "overclocks" your brain by electrocuting it

Yes, that headline is correct. The $249 Foc.us is being advertised as a tDCS [transcranial Direct Current Stimulation] headset for gamers” that allows users to overclock your brain to increase the plasticity”. The result? Allegedly a user’s synapses fire faster”. Or in other words – Faster Processor, Faster Graphics, Faster …

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UPDATED: Xbox One headset rumours dismissed

UPDATE 2:The source, who has requested to remain anonymous, has now retracted their statement to a simple "no comment". So we’re none the wiser, if we’re being honest. Lots of other sites have had it suggested to them that the headset rumour isn’t true, however. UPDATE 1:It has been confirmed …

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Xbox One does not include a headset in the box

Microsoft’s Xbox One headset will not be included with the Xbox One hardware. The one-ear mono headset and microphone will be seen as an essential purchase for online multiplayer users, but will have to be purchased on top of the 429 console. Microsoft has, however, pointed out that Kinect includes …

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Oculus Rift: WE’RE the next generation of gaming

PS4? Xbox Durango? Nope – VR headset Oculus Rift is the real next-generation of gaming, the company has claimed. Right from the very beginning of 3D games one of the goals has been to make a virtual reality, to make you feel like you’re actually present in the world,” Oculus …

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Scaleform founders and former Gaikai CPO join Oculus Rift project

Virtual reality firm Oculus has appointed Gaikai’s former chief product officer Brendan Iribe as its CEO. Iribe is also the founder of UI tools company Scaleform – the fellow co-founder of which, Michael Antonov, has been appointed as Oculus’ chief software architect. Jack McCaulry, who was a lead developer on …

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Diablo III accessories go on sale

A branded mouse, headset and mats have hit shelves well ahead of the release of Blizzard’s PC RPG Diablo III. The officially licensed periperals from SteelSeries are being distributed in the UK by EntaTech, Gem and Interactive Ideas. They arrive ahead of the anticipated PC game which is due Q1 …

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Sony dates 3D-capable head-mounted display

PlayStation 3 platform holder Sony will launch a 3D-enabled head-mounted display in Japan this November. It was first shown off to the public at CES earlier this year. The device incorporates two 720p OLED screens that give the user the impression of viewing a colossal image and also incorporates 5.1 …

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New Xbox 360 Media Remote and Bluetooth Headset revealed

Microsoft has revealed two new accessories designed to reinvigorate the designs first debuted with the original console back in 2005. Firstly, the new Media Remote sports a very modern black styling in keeping with the Xbox 360 S that was released in 2010. It includes the functions you’d expect of …

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Lygo distributing £250 MW3 headset

A top-of-the-range 249.99 Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 headset will accompany the game’s release in November. It’s one of four limited edition Turtle Beach headsets which will be distributed by Lygo to UK retail. The accessories have been designed by the Modern Warfare 3 audio teams at Infinity Ward …

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