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Corsair Bulldog Back in Black at PAX Prime

 

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Corsair reveals production version of Bulldog DIY 4K Gaming PC

PAX PRIME 2015 — Seattle, Washington — August 28, 2015 — Last June Corsair unveiled a prototype of Bulldog, a powerful gaming platform that packs the sheer performance of a full-size desktop gaming PC into a gorgeous new all-black, whisper-quiet console chassis designed for the living room. Today at PAX Prime, Corsair is revealing the refined Bulldog production version that will ship in the 2015 holiday season. Continue reading

Corsair Gaming and Team Dignitas collaboration spawns first products: Team Dignitas Edition gaming mouse and mat

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Gaming peripherals leader and internationally-acclaimed eSports team collaborate on precision gaming products built for PC games of all genres

FREMONT, CA — August 26, 2015 — Corsair today announced the first gaming products designed in collaboration with eSports Team Dignitas: the Corsair Gaming Sabre Laser RGB gaming mouse and MM300 Anti-Fray Mouse Mat, Team Dignitas Edition. The two joined forces to combine Team Dignitas’ competitive gaming experience with Corsair’s expertise in developing precision PC peripherals to outfit gamers with products that deliver the competitive edge. Since announcing their partnership in January 2015, Team Dignitas exclusively uses Corsair Gaming PC peripherals in practice and tournaments worldwide. Continue reading

castAR Closes $15+ Million Series A Round from Playground Global

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Investment from Andy Rubin’s Studio to Fuel Augmented Reality Gaming System’s Product Development and Talent Recruiting Efforts

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. – August 19, 2015 – castAR (previously Technical Illusions), an augmented reality gaming startup, today announced that it has closed Series A funding of $15+ million from Playground Global and the company’s seed investors. castAR previously completed a successful Kickstarter campaign in 2013, meeting its target in less than 48 hours, attracting over $1 million in crowdfunding for its gaming system that provides holographic-like 3D images to users for a shared, interactive gameplay experience. The new round of funding will be used to drive forward business and continue product development efforts as the company looks to drive adoption among tabletop and interactive game developers. castAR is also focusing its attention on attracting engineering, business, and design talent as it works towards a 2016 commercial launch. Continue reading

Azubu’s New 3.0 Platform Officially Transitions to Azubu.tv

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Streaming service sets industry standards with customizable modular interface, open platform, and 24/7 customer support

LOS ANGELES – August 5, 2015 – Azubu, the nothing-but-eSports livestreaming platform, today announced that its completely rebuilt 3.0 platform has officially launched. Designed with community feedback and expectations top of mind, Azubu 3.0 is an open-platform service that provides a new user interface and a customizable streaming experience for the eSports community. Transitioning from the beta.azubu.tv URL, the new Azubu experience will continue to be treated as a public beta, with rapid updates, new features, and constant refinement based on community feedback, accessable at Azubu.tv. For users who want to compare the new 3.0 experience to the earlier version of Azubu, Azubu 2.0 will be available for a limited time at oldschool.azubu.tv! Continue reading

Livescribe Rolls Out New Echo Smartpen 8GB Pro Edition Model

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All-in-one Device Digitizes Notes and Syncs Audio

OAKLAND, Calif. – July 28, 2015 – Livescribe Inc. (www.livescribe.com), the leading manufacturer of smartpens, today announced that it is now rolling out a new Echo Smartpen 8GB Pro Edition in time for the Back-to-School sales period. The Echo smartpen is an all-in-one device that digitizes notes written on paper and records audio synchronized to handwriting using the built-in microphone. Then, Echo transfers all your notes and audio to a computer via USB for storage, organization and sharing. Continue reading

HelpAround Launches Personal Alert Button, First App to Act in Real Time on Apple’s HealthKit Data

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Enables chronic patients in distress and their caregivers to alert and conference-in the people they trust, by simply shaking their phone

 

TEL-AVIV, Israel – July 15, 2015 – HelpAround, Inc., the creator of the popular Diabetes Helpers peer-to-peer support network, today announced the launch of Alert: the first health app to act in real-time on incoming Apple HealthKit data. When used on an Apple iOS device and granted access to HealthKit’s blood glucose data, Alert immediately notifies the user to send an alert when an incoming glucose reading is outside of a predefined range.

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World’s First Video Game to be Synched with Home Lighting from Philips

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With Philips Hue, video game Chariot offers innovative, fully immersive gaming experience

QUEBEC CITY – July 15, 2015 – Frima Studio Inc. (“Frima”), Canada’s largest independent game developer and Royal Philips (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHIA) (“Philips”), the global leader in lighting, are proud to announce the integration of Phillips Hue connected lighting  with the hit game Chariot. Frima is bringing immersive home entertainment to a whole new level by making Phillips Hue lighting interact in real time with the gameplay of its popular title. The enhanced Chariot game experience is now officially available exclusively on Microsoft’s Xbox One. Continue reading

LEGO® MINIFIGURES ONLINE NOW AVAILABLE ON PC, MAC, LINUX, IOS AND ANDROID

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Build your team of Minifigures and explore classic LEGO® worlds in an online adventure for LEGO fans of all ages, unfolding seamlessly across all devices

Oslo, Norway – June 29th, 2015 – Funcom today announced that LEGO® Minifigures Online, an online adventure for LEGO fans of all ages, is now available on PC, Mac, Linux, iOS and select Android devices. The game features full cross-platform play, allowing players to play together in the same online world as thousands of other LEGO fans around the globe. Continue reading